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  • Taking New Ground

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Jan 14, 2020
     | 6,407 views

    This sermon is about taking New Ground - Spiritually, Physically, Mentally and Socially. The intent is to help others discover ways in which they can take New Ground through the Bible, Prayer, Spiritual Discipline and Having a Yes Heart!

    Scripture: Genesis 13:14-18; Joshua 1:1-11; 1 Chronicles 4:10 Theme: Taking New Ground With God INTRO: Grace and peace this morning from God Our Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Did you know that you can learn a lot and grow a lot from just reading, gleaning, meditating and ...read more

  • The Narrow Gate And The Universal Love Of God Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 22, 2019
     | 1,183 views

    The Church and her missionaries do all these things in response to the commands of Jesus to love even unbelievers as Jesus loves them, to do to others as they would want others to do to themselves

    Tuesday of 12th Week in Course 2019 St. Dominic Henares, bishop If you look carefully at the long Biblical accounts of the life of Abraham–here identified as Abram before the Lord changed his name–you might wonder why God chose him. The answer is similar to the reply to the question “why does God ...read more

  • Letting God Choose Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jun 19, 2017
     | 12,457 views

    Abraham and Lot discover how to let God help us to make the right decisions and choices in our lives.

    Introduction: A. How many of you have enjoyed watching the TV show “Let’s Make a Deal” over the years? 1. It has been on and off the air since its beginning in 1963. 2. The longest running and best known host was Monty Hall, but Wayne Brady has been hosting the show since 2009. 3. We can ...read more

  • Tested By Broken Relationship Lesson 4 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 21, 2017
     | 3,131 views

    Escape from spiritual failure

    A. ESCAPE FROM SPIRITUAL FAILURE 1. You have to leave your place of trouble. “Abram went up from Egypt” (Gen. 13:1). 2. Remove your loved ones from trouble. “His wife . . . and Lot with him” (13:1). 3. Get by yourself. “Into” the Negev (desert) (13:1, NLT). God usually puts people ...read more

  • Abraham: A Journey Of Faith - Setting A Peacemaker Pace Series

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Sep 25, 2016
     | 5,660 views

    God's promises make it so that we don't have to cut others off to get ahead. We already have heaven so we can afford to be generous to others.

    We’ve all seen those drivers—the ones that keep changing lanes because they believe this will catapult them ahead of traffic so they arrive at their destination a whole two minutes faster! These lane weavers put others at risk because of their self-centered drive to get ahead. Not ...read more

  • The Patriarchs Making Choices Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Aug 23, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,659 views

    The Patriarchs Making Choices Genesis 13 David Taylor March 20, 2016

    The Patriarchs Making Choices Genesis 13 David Taylor March 20, 2016 The African impala can jump to a height of over 10 feet and cover a distance of greater than 30 feet. Yet these magnificent creatures can be kept in an enclosure in any zoo with a 3-foot wall. The animals will not jump if ...read more

  • Give And Take Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on May 19, 2016
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     | 4,934 views

    In order to heal broken relationships, give to the relationship; don’t take from it and get all you need and more from God Himself.

    Pastor Van Morris, from Mt. Washington, Kentucky, tells the story of a married couple, who had a fight and ended up giving each other the silent treatment. A week into their uneasy silence, the man realized he needed his wife's help. In order to catch a flight to Chicago for a business meeting, he ...read more

  • Selflessness Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Sep 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,394 views

    Authentic relationships are enhanced when I yield my rights in order to prevent unnecessary fights

    For the past several years, we’ve spent some time around Mother’s Day and Father’s Day to do some topical preaching on the family. And in a culture that is increasingly pressuring us to abandon what the Bible teaches about the family, that teaching is more needed than ever. ...read more

  • Returning To Your Alter

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Mar 23, 2015
     | 2,367 views

    When we get away from our worship (alter) we will find ourselves far away from God

    Intro: Have you ever wondered what to do when you have failed God? - What is an alter? I. Return to your alter (v.1-4) - Failure means we have left true worship - 12:10-20 - The first thing to go is our trust in God (12:13) - So we handle things without God - The next thing to go is our ...read more

  • “lessons Learned Along The Journey” Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Jul 10, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,846 views

    Journey of Faith, part 3 “Lessons Learned Along the Journey”

    Journey of Faith, part 3 “Lessons Learned Along the Journey” Gen 13:1-18 David Taylor Introduction – Abraham is someone to look to for encouragement and to emulate their lives. Abraham is a model of fiath for us, not perfection but a growing trust in God as he grew to know ...read more

  • The Life Of Abraham, Part 3: Lot Is Not The Heir. Series

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Feb 6, 2014
     | 2,740 views

    Lot makes the wrong choice and sells out his inheritance for the promised riches of this world

    The Life of Abraham, Part 3: Lot is not the Heir. Genesis 13:1-18 Introduction In the last lesson, we left Abram heading back to the desert, having been expelled from Egypt with all he possessed. And we can see from the beginning of the text today that Abram managed to spoil the Egyptians in ...read more

  • Genesis 13:5-18 Series

    Contributed by John Shearhart on May 8, 2013
     | 3,387 views

    Abraham’s faith is proven through his treatment of Lot and leads Abraham to worship.

    Abraham returns from Egypt to the place he had settled earlier between Bethel and Ai. He’s fairly wealthy and has lots of livestock, but he’s not alone: And Lot also, which went with Abram, had flocks, and herds, and tents. 6And the land was not able to bear them, that they might ...read more

  • Choices?

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,441 views

    Most of the time what seems a good choice in the sight of the world is not necessarily the right and good choice in the sight of God. Things might seem very good on the surface but for the end result and eternity sake they just don’t level up. And what is

    Opening illustration: The teenager expressed the view of many. Speaking of the wild parties he attended, the 16-year-old declared, “Without these parties, my life wouldn’t have any purpose.” Attitudes like this result from a string of bad choices that multiply until life loses its meaning. Examples ...read more

  • All That Glitters Is Not Gold Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jul 7, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,794 views

    Mature Christians walk by faith and not by sight.

    All That Glitters Is Not Gold Text: Genesis 13:1-18 Introduction 1. Illustration: A family from a remote area was making their first visit to a big city. They checked in to a grand hotel and stood in amazement at the impressive sight. Leaving the reception desk they came to the elevator ...read more

  • Blossoms In The Dessert - The Victory That Only Faith Can Bring Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Apr 5, 2012
     | 4,346 views

    Abraham and Lot. Two believers. One trusted God, and the other trusted in his own achievement, power and wisdom. The question for us as we examine their lives and story is simply this. Who do you trust?

    As we come to Genesis 13, we find a chapter that gives us a powerful contrast between two very different people, Abram and Lot. While we are tempted to think that Lot was not a true believer, 2 Peter 2:7–8 tells us that he was indeed a believer, "And if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly ...read more