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  • Life Change Happens Best In Small Groups Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 75 ratings

    small group series #4

    Life change happens best in small groups, #4 of the core values of Christian community series Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ October 27, 2002 A couple of years ago Tammie and I were living in central Ohio we had just bought a house and been there for a few months. Tammie more

  • Don't Bug But Hug

    Contributed by Sang Kwon on May 5, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    What is the meaning of mercy in the Bible?

    Back in my high school years in Korea, I had a really great friend named ¡°Jong-Sun¡±. We were like the closest friends not just in school but also in the world. Literally we did everything together during that time. We ate, we played, we studied, and sometimes we even slept together. Don¡¯t get more

  • Becoming A True Friend Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 76 ratings

    True friendship is based on love, because only love will endure the tests that friends experience as they go through life together. As we become friends with others, we recognize our need to develop our friendship with Christ because He’s the only one we

    Becoming a True Friend As his UCLA football team suffered through a dismal season in the early 70s, head coach Pepper Rodgers came under intense criticism and pressure. Things got to be so bad that his friends even bailed on him. As he reflected on that tough year, Pepper said this, “My dog was more

  • Friends Forever

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 64 ratings

    Some characteristics of true friendship as revealed in the word of God.

    September 21, 2002 I. INTRODUCTION: A. Story of David and Jonathan 1. 1 Samuel 20:1-42 2. Story of devotion, faithfulness, bravery, and commitment amidst strife, hatred, and jealousy. 3. David’s lamentation over Jonathan’s death a. 2 Samuel 1:25-26, “How are the mighty fallen in the midst more

  • Why Trust And Love Bring Out The Best In A Person

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 67 ratings

    If you want to have the greatest impact on others then let love and trust be your emphasis

    Why Trust and Love Brings Out the Best in a Person (Acts 20:7-15) Paul’s goal: "The goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith." (2 Tim. 1:5) Illustration:In his book Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis wrote, "Do not waste your time bothering more

  • Keys To Adaptability

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    Some people refuse to adapt because they have never learned the secrets to godly change

    Adaptability (Acts 18:1-4) Illustration:Vivian H., for 2 and a half years lived in a home without running water. She had to drive to a spring and load up five gallon jugs to haul back home. All the while there was a perfectly good well with a 600 gallon reservoir on her property. The water was more

  • How To Be A Friend Of God

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 199 ratings

    From the life of Abraham--an example of how he, and thus, we can be God’s friends.

    How to Be a Friend of God James 2:21-26 21 Was not our ancestor Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar? 22 You see that his faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete by what he did. 23 And the scripture was more

  • Finding Faithful Friends Series

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on Aug 10, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    A person may have many acquaintances and several casual connections, but good friends are hard to find. This sermon continues our look at the book of Philippians and highlights two of Paul’s faithful friends - Timothy and Epaphroditus.

  • A Pattern Of Friendship Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Nov 16, 2001
    based on 130 ratings

    For our children to learn about Biblical friendships, we must model friendship for them. They need to see us involved in friendships where God can strengthen and shape our lives.

    What Parents Owe Their Children: A Pattern of Friendship Everyone needs friends. Our children as they grow make and break friendships. And there have been plenty of sermons and lessons documenting how friendships can break our children. We all want our children to have the right kind of more

  • I Owe A Debt To A Friend

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 20, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    We should value our friends and express our love to them.

    I OWE A DEBT TO A FRIEND By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: Proverbs 27:17 Iron sharpeth iron; so a man sharpeth the countenance of his friends. 1 Kings 3:3 Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and more

  • Developing Your Friendship With God Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 17 ratings

    God wants you as a friend.

    Developing Your Friendship with God Purpose Driven Life #12 Cornwall November 2, 2003 God is to be your closest friend. Last week, we looked at this and how, through prayer and meditation, you can be closer to Him than you are now. You, frankly, can be as close to God as you want to be and it more

  • Is God Your Friend? Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Nov 16, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    You are not primarily a servant of God. You are God’s friend!

    Is God Your Friend? Purpose Driven Life #11 Cornwall/Montreal October 25, 2003 You are not, primarily, a servant of God. But you are, primarily, a child of the living God and, as a child of God’s family, you have available to you the closest friendship relationship possible. You are designed more

  • Live For The Day Of Christ Jesus

    Contributed by Christopher Goelzer on Feb 4, 2004
    based on 42 ratings

    Encourage and empower the beleivers to enjoy their partnership in the gospel until the Lord’s return.

    NIV Philippians 1:3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the more

  • What? A Friend We Have In Jesus!

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 49 ratings

    Excellent for friend day

    What? A Friend We Have in Jesus? Luke 10:30-37 Best known parable of the Bible…the Good Samaritan. v. 30a a very rugged, rocky pass, and perfect for thieves as there were so many places to hide behind rocks and corners! Robbery was so common on this road between Jerusalem and Jericho that more

  • The Fellowship Of The Father

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Mar 5, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    What is fellowship and what is it’s true purpose? What is the difference between fellowship and relationship. God places high a high importance upon fellowship.

    Eph:2:4: But God, who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith he loved us, It is important for us to know that first of all we are greatly loved by God the Father. We can’t come into any kind of a close personal relationship with some one including our Heavenly Father if we think more