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  • Finding Your Place Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 16, 2008

    God has given you a unique personality. He has wired you with a unique personal style which he doesn’t necessarily want to change but to use for His kingdom work.

    Finding Your Place 1 Corinthians 12:12-27

 Paul Fritz writes, One afternoon, one of my seminary students took me to the Jos Museum. He said, ``Sir, I want to show you something my father made!’’ Naive as I was in those early years of being in Africa, I thought he would show more

  • Our Purpose: Urging Each Member To Serve Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    3rd in 5-part series on casting vision and clarity for the purpose of our church.

    “OUR PURPOSE: URGING EACH MEMBER TO SERVE THE LORD WITHIN THE CHURCH” Ephesians 4:11-16 INTRODUCTION: The story is told of a very large woman who attended a banquet and absolutely gorged herself on the buffet and afterwards felt very, very guilty. She said to her husband, "I shouldn’t of more

  • Sacrificial Service Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    The foundation of ministering under the anointing of the Holy Spirit is understanding how to exercise our Spiritual gifts through sacrificial love.

    Turn your Bibles to 1 Corinthians 12:31b-13:7 Title: Sacrificial Service Theme: Influential Church Membership Series: Essentials for Church Growth Listen as I read 1 Corinthians 12:31b-13:7, “…And now I will show you the most excellent way. If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, more

  • Overcome Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Oct 28, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    It’s time to overcome. As a believer you don’t have to live in defeat... learn to overcome. Breathe in the things of God, Breathe out ministry.

    Get Back Up: Overcome life with Joy in Adversity John 16: 28 I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father." 29 Then Jesus’ disciples said, "Now you are speaking clearly and without figures of speech. 30 Now we can see that you know all more

  • Prismatic Gifts 1 Series

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on May 7, 2001
    based on 80 ratings

    Foundational teaching re:Spiritual Gifts

    Intro As part of his project for the 1997 Greater Idaho Falls Science fair, freshman Nathan Zohner urged people to sign a petition demanding strict control or total elimination of the chemical "dihydrogen monoxide." Many were shocked to learn there was no regulation of it, despite the following more

  • Our Relationship To God. Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 30, 2010

    Our Relationship to God. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Session 1: Our Relationship to God. Reading: Romans chapter 12 verse 1-3. • Newspapers contain a number of things - for example ‘Headlines’; • Here are a few that they would probably have changed. Ill: • “Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case” • “Red Tape Holds Up New more

  • Essential To Implementation-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 16, 2010

    Part 1 of a 2-part sermon. Paul highlighted/elucidated the necessity of agape love to the application of Christianity. Thus agape love is essential to the implementation of Christian belief. But how is agape love essential to my Christian faith?

    ESSENTIAL to IMPLEMENTATION-I—1Corinthians 12:31-14:1 Attention/Need: Valentine’s Day is upon us. Our society is confused about the meaning of love. “Love” can actually carry a variety of meanings in our society. Most often love is portrayed in a romantic, sexual or setimental more

  • Gifts

    Contributed by Malcolm Chester on Jan 5, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon based on 1 Corinthians 12 about various gifts to offer to the mission of the church

    Leslie Griffiths, the well known Methodist minister and former President of Conference, tells of the time when he was invited to Easter People where thousands of people of all ages used to gather at a seaside resort for a Christian festival of worship, seminars, fellowship and fun. He was more

  • Shaped To Serve

    Contributed by Kevin Litchfield on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon from the purpose driven life series

    This morning I want to begin a discussion of another of God’s purposes for our lives. Over the last few weeks we have seen that: First we were created for God’s pleasure- we were designed to be in relationship with God. Second- we were formed for God’s family- and as a result God desires to place more

  • Gifts

    Contributed by Ervin Kimrey on Jun 11, 2005
    based on 23 ratings

    This sermon gives a better understanding of spiritual gifts. How and why are they given and to who. With God’s help we can discover, develop, and deploy our gifts.

    GIFTS 1 Cor. 12 1-11 I. GIFTS ARE GIFTS, NOT REWARDS A. They are not the result of holiness B. The church at Corinth, notoriously unholy, but abounded in gifts (1 Cor.1:7) C. Gifts are dispensed by the Holy Spirit “as He wills” (1 Cor. 12:11b) II. EVERY CHRISTIAN HAS GIFTS (Eph. more

  • The Church Needs You!

    Contributed by Martin Kim on Nov 30, 2004
    based on 17 ratings

    It is God’s plan that everybody get involved in the work of the church by contributing their spiritual gifts.

    The Church Needs You! 1 Corinthians 12:1-12 The Seattle Central Korean SDA Church is a fine church. And I believe that it deserves the best. I believe that you deserve the best. I want you to help me out this morning. Help me to understand what the perfect youth pastor should look like? more

  • Part 1 - What Is Spiritual Warfare Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Oct 8, 2004
    based on 17 ratings

    This Whole Armor of God Series looks deeper nito Spiritual warfare, what the bible says it is and what each part of the armor represents.

    SPIRITUAL WARFARE & THE WHOLE ARMOR OF GOD (SERIES) Rev. Bruce A. Shields First Baptist Church of Tawas City Michigan What is Spiritual Warfare? „« Ephesians 6:12 (NIV) PRAYER Our battle is not against evil people, nor temptations, but the spiritual force more

  • Gift Empowered Ministry, The Application Of Spiritual Gifts Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Nov 30, 2005
    based on 58 ratings

    The Scriptures list and speak regarding spiritual gifts. Here, Paul is teaching the Corinthian believers truth concerning spiritual gifts. From his manner of writing, it is easy to discern, that the Corinthian church was involved in dispute over the val

    GIFT EMPOWERED MINISTRY The Application of Spiritual Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 INTRODUCTION: A spiritual gift is, “the supernatural ability to carry out the work of Christ through his church.” Twice in this chapter, and in three other places, The Scriptures list and speak regarding more

  • Spiritual Gifts: Service After Surrender Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jul 26, 2005
    based on 546 ratings

    Link included to 9 sermon series on all 6 gifts from Rom. 12...all are in Formatted Text with Powerpoint Presentations.

    Spiritual Gifts, pt. 1 “Service after Surrender” Rom. 12:3-8 Entire series with powerpoints can be found here: This statue is outside a church in San Diego. Vandals broke off the hands years ago. A plaque reads, "I have no more

  • Invest Your Life Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 15, 2010
    based on 9 ratings

    Believe that you have something that is unique, that you must contribute for His cause, through faith, and be rewarded.

    Big Idea: Believe that you have SOMETHING that is UNIQUE, that you can CONTRIBUTE for His cause, through FAITH, and be REWARDED. If you were asked at the end of your life, “Was it worthwhile?” how would you answer it? • How do you really measure whether your life is more