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  • Edify One Another Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 73 ratings
     | 4,412 views

    Many Christians are weary and worn by this life. Edifying ¡V building-up by Christian brothers is the only hope some of us have!

    October 14, 2001 ¡Kand edify one another, even as also ye do. Out of ancient Greek history we find the king of Sparta boasting to a visiting monarch about the mighty walls of Sparta. The guest looked around, but he saw no walls. I¡¦d like to see those walls. Show them to me! The Spartan ...read more

  • Funerals And Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 265 ratings
     | 19,174 views

    We learn much from times of sorrow and loss, times when we are confronted with the reality of death, opportunities when we can learn from God

    “A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. In the same way, the day you die is better than the day you are born. It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. For you are going to die, and you should think about it while there is still time. Sorrow ...read more

  • A Happy Heart Makes The Face Cheerful

    Contributed by Darrin Koone on May 10, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,446 views

    A look at what we have to rejoice about in Chrsit primarily from the Psalms and Proverbs.

    One sunny Sunday morning, Henry Jones awoke to find his wife standing over him,shaking him by the shoulder. "You have to get up," she urged. "We have to get ready for church.” "I don’t want to go to church," he replied. "I want to stay in bed.” Crossing her arms over her chest, his wife ...read more

  • The Game Of Mutually Assured Destruction Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 11, 2015
    based on 18 ratings
     | 14,532 views

    It's one game board, but two games. Checkers and Chess are not only played differently, but they illustrate for me the difference between how the world deals with conflict and how God would have us do so. Do you know the difference?

    OPEN: (We showed a picture of a checker board on the overhead) What is this game? That’s right, it’s a checkers game. How many of you have ever played checkers? (almost everyone held up their hands) You know, I did not realize it until I began my research for this morning’s ...read more

  • Funerals Better Than Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,544 views

    If we’re open, we can discover a lot from times of sorrow and loss.

    Overcoming Futility—a sermon series on Ecclesiastes “Funerals Better Than Parties”, 7:1-12 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts These may sound like dark words, but they contain profound wisdom. People often refuse to face death, and are reluctant to ...read more

  • 16 Pentecost C

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Sep 20, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 2,820 views

    Jesus invites us to be shrewd in our efforts to spread the gospel, and extravagant in our praise of God.

    16 Pentecost C Luke 16:1-13 23 September 2001 Have you ever been suckered by someone shrewd? So shrewd that you can only admire his shrewdness? I once attended a trade fair and entered a whole lot of the draws that are always there. The next week there was a knock at the door with a man ...read more

  • "Help! I Can't Forgive Myself"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on May 26, 2003
    based on 279 ratings
     | 14,042 views

    The forgiveness of Jesus is inclusive and applies to forgiving ourself for things we have done.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches June 1, 2003 “Help! I Can’t Forgive Myself” John 21:9-19 INTRODUCTION: Garrison Keillor who is the host of the Prairie Home Companion on Public Radio tells of a man in Lake Wobegon who was saved 12 times at the altar of a Lutheran church that never gave ...read more

  • Getting A Handle On Loneliness

    Contributed by Jim Mccutchen on Sep 12, 2010
    based on 24 ratings
     | 9,087 views

    In the very first book of the Bible the word of God says it is not good for man to be alone – I will make him a help meet. Loneliness is one of the most heart wrenching feelings you can experience. You do not have to be alone to feel alone. You can

    HOW CAN I HANDLE LONLINESS? INTRO: It has been said that an individual can live forty days without food, four days without water, four minutes without oxygen, and about four seconds without hope. In the very first book of the Bible the word of God says it is not good for man to be alone ...read more

  • Building A Winning Team Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 22, 2016
    based on 8 ratings
     | 17,960 views

    God's blueprint for His church includes something that makes no sense. God builds His church with losers. The rejects of society. The people no one else wants. Why would He do it that way?

    OPEN: In the first part of the 1900s, New York City had two major league baseball teams. One was called the New York Yankees (obviously) But in the early 1900’s what was the name of the other team? (NY Giants) In 1957, the Giants decided they liked the climate better in San ...read more