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  • To Be There

    Contributed by Germain Brown on Nov 3, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 1,664 views

    This sermon is to express the importance of being a Christ - like friend to others in need.

    Dedicated to honor My Lord, Jesus Christ and in honor of my close friend, Orlando P. Tijerina To Be There In the book of John chapter 15 verses 13 & 14 it states: “Greater love has no man than this that he that lays down his life ...read more

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

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,718 views

    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 ...read more

  • Keys To Adaptability

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,603 views

    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 ...read more

  • I Can Relate Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 1,725 views

    Peter gives guidelines for relationships with Saints, Sinners & the Savior.

    I Can Relate Text: 1 Peter 3:8-22 Introduction I have different kinds of relationships with different people in my life--and that’s appropriate. Proposition: In the same way as Christians we should relate diferently to different people. Interrogative: This morning as we look at ...read more

  • A Pattern Of Friendship Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Nov 16, 2001
    based on 130 ratings
     | 5,967 views

    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 ...read more

  • How To Be A Friend Of God

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 199 ratings
     | 17,432 views

    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 ...read more

  • Lonely? Find A Friend In Jesus!

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jan 13, 2004
    based on 130 ratings
     | 8,982 views

    For anyone who has ever felt lonely, Jesus offers His friendship; a friendship based on: Sacrifice, Submission, Salvation, and Service.

    If this sermon is helpful to you look for my latest book, “The Greatest Commands: Learning To Love Like Jesus.” Each chapter is sermon length, alliterated, and focuses on the life and love of Jesus. You can find it here: www.amazon.com/gp/product/1606471120 Lonely? Find A Friend In ...read more

  • Live For The Day Of Christ Jesus

    Contributed by Christopher Goelzer on Feb 4, 2004
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,284 views

    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 ...read more

  • Examples Of True Friendship

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 13,217 views

    Lessons on friendship from the life of David

    Friend Day 1 Sam 18 Intro: This sign was seen at the front desk of a country inn, over in England: “Please introduce yourself to your fellow guests since we are one big, happy family. The management is not responsible for valuables left in your room!” We live in a society today that ...read more

  • Open Hearts, Open Homes

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,509 views

    The need to interact in one another’s lives

    “Open Hearts, Open Homes” Luke 8:21, 9:5 Intro: Do you have a close friend, a brother or sister in Christ that you can turn to? Many of us don’t. Sometimes our friends are like the “body neighborhood.” Have you ever heard about the “body” neighborhood? Fred Somebody, Thomas Everybody, ...read more

  • Developing Your Friendship With God Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,455 views

    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 ...read more

  • What? A Friend We Have In Jesus!

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,204 views

    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 ...read more

  • Do You Need A Best Friend?

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Aug 23, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,256 views

    The awesome truth that God wants a personal, intimate relationship with us, if we will choose Him.

    Do You Need a Best Friend? Pastor Glenn Newton August 10, 2003 RO 5:6 You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. 7 Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous man, though for a good man someone might possibly dare to die. 8 But God ...read more

  • Is God Your Friend? Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Nov 16, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,673 views

    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 ...read more

  • Friends

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,542 views

    This is a sermon on friendship, suitable for "Friendship" Sunday.

    Turn with me to 1 Samuel 18. Read 1 Samuel 18:1-5. This is one of the classic passages in the Bible about friendship. The friendship of Jonathan and David reached legendary proportions. The one thing that made their friendship unique is the fact that Jonathan was the heir-apparent to the ...read more