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  • The Loyal Friend

    Contributed by Ken Durham on Nov 16, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,016 views

    Friendship above and on the Earth

    THE LOYAL FRIEND A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverb18:24 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart and the pleasantness of one’s friend springs from his earnest counsel. Proverb26:9 Introduction It’s an amazing ...read more

  • Good News And Pleasant Memories

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 16, 2008
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,583 views

    In our text, Paul speaks of good news and pleasant memories that come from his relationship to his Christian brothers and sisters. 1- Good news and pleasant memories come when faith is working 2- Good news and pleasant memories come when fellowship is en

    INTRO.- ILL.- The New York Times reported this story. For Coach, God and Archery Are a Package Deal, Aug. 19, 2008 BEIJING — Two weeks before leaving to compete in the Olympics, the archer Brady Ellison waded into a pool not far from the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., and was ...read more

  • The Friend Of God

    Contributed by Kl Burrus on Oct 5, 2007
    based on 49 ratings
     | 8,087 views

    What does it take to be God’s friend? What was it that Abraham and God had that made theirs such a unique friendship?

    THE FRIEND OF GOD “And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God” (James 2:23). There is within the human personality a need that is universally felt. It is a need that is sought and ...read more

  • Showing Mercy To Your Neighbors

    Contributed by Vinnie Cappetta on Feb 26, 2006
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,604 views

    Everyone wants to be a "Good Samaritan" or a good neighbor, but there are 100’s of excuses we use to keep us from doing so. Find out the top five excuses and how to erase them from your life so that you can show real mercy to your neighbors.

    Showing Mercy to Your Neighbor Luke 10:25-37 Modern day Good Samaritan A conservative, republican-voting CEO flew from Boston to Atlanta on business. In a dimly lit corner of the rental car lot, three men assaulted him, took his wallet and laptop and left him bleeding and unconscious. ...read more

  • Everybody Needs A Friend

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 3, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 6,797 views

    The wrong kind of friend will lead you into sin. You need the right kind of friend who will be comitted to you, be honest with you and build you up. Everybody needs that kind of friend.

    Disclaimer: Source material for this sermon has been gleaned from many different sources. I have attempted to acknowledge these sources whenever possible. I am especially indebted to Rick Hine, Pastor of Bedford Baptist for the conceptualization of this message. Please feel free to use this message ...read more

  • A Blue Print For Lasting Friendships

    Contributed by Tim Parsons on Jul 9, 2006
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,719 views

    This sermon deals with Our Friendships and Gives insight to what a True Friend Is.

    Gods Blueprint for Lasting Friendships Proverbs 18:24 and Selected Passages A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. 1. One of the most severe epidemics of our time is loneliness. Though most of us are ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of A True Friend Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Oct 24, 2006
    based on 33 ratings
     | 19,551 views

    We need to be and have Christian friends who sacrifice, and encourage us in the Lord.

    What are two of the most popular comedies in syndication (reruns) on television right now? Seinfeld and Friends. Why do these shows continue to be so popular even after the show has ended? Is it because they are so well written and funny? Well probably. But it is interesting that they share ...read more

  • Be Faithful

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,935 views

    the importance of lifting others up in prayer and encouraging others

    Be Faithful 2 Timothy 1:3-8 Primary Purpose: To discuss the importance of lifting others up in prayer and to encourage one another Tradition tells us that Paul was freed from his first imprisonment that the book of Acts ends with. He went back to Asia Minor and Greece and was later ...read more

  • Friends

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,249 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

  • Friendship, Fellowship And Followship

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on May 17, 2004
    based on 154 ratings
     | 10,014 views

    Three things that the church needs in order to grow.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A cartoon once showed a little boy sitting beside his father and mother at church. The little boy said to his father: “Mom wants to cook the dinner, you want to play golf, I want to play football. Why are we here?” Why do people come to church? Hopefully, they come because they ...read more

  • Examples Of True Friendship

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 13,044 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

  • I Need A Real Friend

    Contributed by William Wilmore, Jr. on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 209 ratings
     | 31,454 views

    There are times in each person’s life when real friends are needed.

  • How Can The Lord Help Us When Our Actions Speak So Loudly People Are Not Hearing What We Want To Communicate?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 77 ratings
     | 2,462 views

    How Can the Lord Help Us When Our Actions Speak So Loudly People Are Not Hearing What We Want To Communicate? I Cor. 13:1-3

    Many people are searching for the solution to the problem of interpersonal communications. It may be safe to say that the single biggest problem of communications is rooted in the reality that some people’s actions speak so loudly others cannot hear what they are saying. Quote: I know you ...read more

  • Am I My Brother's Keeper?

    Contributed by Tom Lovorn on Nov 11, 2000
    based on 162 ratings
     | 26,347 views

    We still ask the third question in the Bible, "Am I my brother's keeper?" to excuse our responsibility for our fellowman.

    Am I My Brother's Keeper? Genesis 4:9; 1 John 3:11-24 Introduction This past week I installed a new ISP on my computer. I had to set up the DNS and the TCP/IP. Then I had to configure the SMTP and the POP. If you don't know what I'm talking about, maybe you'd better read the FAQ. By the ...read more

  • Solving Big Problems In My Life Through Teamwork Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 25 ratings
     | 12,236 views

    Three ways teamwork can help me solve my big problems.

    As we continue our series today on Teamwork, “Together We Make a Difference,” we’re going to look at “Solving Big Problems in My Life Through Teamwork.” A lot of the problems I face in life, especially the bigger ones, often aren’t solvable on my own. Not only do I need God’s help but I also ...read more