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  • Waiting On God Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 21, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    Don't go ahead of God. Instead, wait on Him

    An article in a few years ago noted that ketchup flows out of a glass bottle at a rate of .028 miles per hour. That's slower than a Galapagos tortoise, which, according to the San Diego Zoo, zips along at a blazing 0.16 miles per hour, or almost six times faster than ketchup. However, more

  • Is Divine Forgiveness A Do-Over?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 12, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    A look at how God's forgiveness does not always undo the consequences of our sin.

    OUR QUESTION: Why won’t God fix my problem? - We see Him blessing others and wonder why those same blessings are flowing toward us. - We see God move powerfully in another’s life and we wonder, “Why not me?” The problem might hearken back to past mistakes. - more

  • Grow Up

    Contributed by Willem Hartley on Feb 6, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    God does not allow suffering and difficult situations to destroy us rather He uses it to help us Grow Up into the promises He has for us

    Grow up Good morning church. Do you know the dumbest question someone could ask, and unfortunately the question mainly comes from christians. Are you ready? The dumbest question is : Why do bad things happen to good people? Taking the question at face value proves it stupidity.. more

  • The God Who Sees Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 10, 2014

    God's Plans for you are seen in His plans for a mother and child.

    • It was the 1956 Rose Bowl. I remember it well. I was one year old. Michigan State was playing UCLA in football, the score was tied at 14-14 with only seconds to play. Duffy Daugherty, Michigan State's coach, sent in placekicker Dave Kaiser who booted a field goal that won the game. When the more

  • Using Abram & Hagar To Understand Reproductive Technology

    Contributed by Frederick Meekins on Dec 30, 2013

    Using Abram & Hagar To Understand Reproductive Technology

    Scripture reminds us there is nothing new under the sun. And even though the way certain things are accomplished and the settings might change to some degree, most human dramas have not changed all that much since the earliest days of recorded history. One such desire that has been a constant more

  • Unmasking Al Queda:biblical Propehcy Being Fulfilled

    Contributed by Kayode Eleyinte on Aug 7, 2013

    Not many christian understands that one of the bible prophecy is playing out in the Middle East and as regards the rise of radical Islamic terror groups. We are at the threshold of the fulfillment of age-long prophecy. We need to watch.

    The al queda terror group has been around for quite some time.They had been a big threat to the lives and properties of many nation in Asia,both Central Asia and Middle East.Their murderous activities has leap over the borders of Asia into Europe,America and Africa.The fear of al queda has more

  • Abraham: The Beginning Of The Covenant Series

    Contributed by Paul Basehore on Jan 5, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    God keeps His promises, even when they don’t make sense.

    It’s a new year, so it’s time for people to start making new year’s resolutions! A resolution is just a promise you make to yourself in order to improve yourself. Many people make resolutions like promising to exercise, or eat better, or study harder in school, that sort of thing. more

  • If It Is In The Bible Is It Okay With God

    Contributed by David Owen on Nov 28, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    People in the Bible had more than on wife why can I.

    I have had several people say to me over the years that I don't see why it is not okay for me to have more that one wife. Abraham did. Well let take a look and see if it was alright with God if he had more than one wife. Genesis chapter 16 verses 3 and 4. And Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar her more

  • What Happens When We Get Tired Of Waiting On God’s Answer?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Mar 20, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    A look at the consequences of trying to manufacture an answer rather than waiting on God to come through for us.

    OUR SITUATION: We have a real problem and God seems to be late. - Genesis 16:1, 3. - Verse 3 notes that they’d been living in Canaan for 10 years at this point. Ten years is a long time to wait, especially for something as meaningful as a child. - We don’t want to minimize the more

  • There Are No Shortcuts Series

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Oct 16, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    When we try to do things our way instead of relying on God's promises, we only make a mess of things.

    My dad was the king of shortcuts. While others stuck to the major roads, he took the back streets to avoid busy intersections throughout Tokyo where we lived. My dad had such a knack for finding these shortcuts that even the Japanese members of his congregation started to ask him the quickest way more

  • Telling Haggar Goodbye

    Contributed by J Richison on Aug 11, 2017

    Parting ways with the things that pertain to our past.

    “Goodbye, Haggar” Genesis 16: 1-6 Philippians 3:13-15 Genesis 21: 9-14 Galations 4: 22-31 Goodbye to a woman and a son that I love? In the text Father Abraham is dealing with trouble in the home, trouble in the more

  • The Vultures Are Circling (Attitudes)

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Sep 20, 2017

    Have we ever considered our attitudes. Christianity is not a religion it is a relationship. The vultures are circling while we are going to the desert?

    THE VULTURES ARE CIRCLING? YOUR ATTITUDE WHILE TRAPPED DYING IN A DRY DESERT... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. RELIGION VS. RELATIONSHIP... Text: Romans 8:15-17 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby more

  • A Runaway Is Found, A Poor Decision Is Exposed

    Contributed by Gregory Fisher on Jul 16, 2018

    Abram and Sarai are desperate for an heir. So desperate, in fact, that they are willing to try anything...and, do. As life spins out of control the impact of their poor choices affects more than just their own relationship. But, God shows up as a searching and seeking God.

    A Runaway Is Found, A Poor Decision Is Exposed, And Faithful People are Tested. Text: Genesis 16: 1-16 16 Sarai, Abram’s wife, hadn’t yet produced a child. She had an Egyptian maid named Hagar. Sarai said to Abram, “God has not seen fit to let me have a child. Sleep with my maid. Maybe I can more

  • Part 1 - Genesis 16:1-6 - Forget It! I'll Do It Myself! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 3, 2010
    based on 74 ratings

    In my arrogance and indignation I have said in effect, "FORGET IT LORD, I'LL DO IT MYSELF!" GOD'S TIMETABLE IS OFTEN NOT MY TIMETABLE. It is not Him that needs to change.

    Part 1 - Genesis 16:1-6 - FORGET IT! I'LL DO IT MYSELF! I remember seeing some shorts to a movie once where a millionaire agrees to pay a couple a million dollars if the wife will sleep with him for one night. What would you do? The answer to that question tests your character. Impatience is more

  • Part 2 - Genesis 16:1-6 - I Keep Coming Back! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 4, 2010
    based on 34 ratings

    A young woman is being abused by the person she is living with. She feels powerless and no longer in control of her life. Oh, she has not been physically assaulted, nevertheless she feels hurt, scared and humiliated.

    Part 2 - Genesis 16:1-16 - I KEEP COMING BACK! A young woman is being abused by the person she is living with. She feels powerless and no longer in control of her life. Oh, she has not been physically assaulted, nevertheless she feels hurt, scared and humiliated. She is being threatened and more