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  • Awake From Idolatry

    Contributed by Rufus Elijah Yamoah on Jul 13, 2015
     | 1,395 views

    God is calling His children to give up the sin of Idol worship in their lives.

    God wants to awake us from our sleep The reason why God establish the Church is to put divine order in the world. The world is in chaos because the church has gone to sleep. God is calling us to subdue. We cannot look up to the government for change and order. If the government can make the ...read more

  • Why Christians Should Avoid Sexual Sin Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on May 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,568 views

    Temptation is a powerful thing, but the consequences of giving in to sexual sin are even greater.

    Why avoid sexual sin? I Corinthians 6:18 1. Illus. of my daughter • When our children were at home, we had what we referred to as the house rules. If you were going to live in our house, then you had to tell us where you were going and who you were going with, etc. • As an older teenager, ...read more

  • Giving Up Lent For Lent

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Feb 24, 2015
    based on 8 ratings
     | 22,297 views

    I am giving up Lent for Lent this year, at least the way the Church typically does Lent. Lord is not interested in what I give up for just 40 days and return to it. He is interested in me giving up the sins in my life which will make Easter more joyous

    TITLE: GIVING UP LENT FOR LENT SCRIPTURE: ST LUKE 9:22-24 / II CORINTHIANS 13:5-6 Although Easter is the most significant of the Christian holidays it does not enjoy the kind of enthusiastic fanfare afforded Christmas or even Thanksgiving. Lent is a forty-day period before Easter. It ...read more

  • Your Place To Give With Open Hands Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Aug 29, 2016
     | 1,528 views

    God has a place for the unlikely, places where the Lord will direct us to GIVE. Let’s look quickly at seven unlikely and perhaps unexpected ways we can give: Unlikely places to give because your sins are forgiven.

    UNLIKELY - Your Place to Give with Open Hands John 3:7-8 MsgB “So don’t be so surprised when I tell you that you have to be ‘born from above’—out of this world, so to speak. You know well enough how the wind blows this way and that. You hear it rustling through the ...read more

  • What Is Lent? (For Ash Wednesday)

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 933 ratings
     | 140,488 views

    Should you give up something for Lent? A Lenten attitude what Jesus really wants us to give up.

    Luke 18:9-14 “WHAT IS LENT?” (Ash Wednesday sermon) “There’s nothing wrong with me,” the man says. “But sir, you’ve just been in a terrible car accident. You’re bleeding and have some deep bruises. There may be internal damage!” “There’s nothing wrong with me!” “At least have a doctor ...read more

  • Did You Get What You Asked For This Christmas

    Contributed by Craig Smee on Jan 6, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 670 views

    A look at what we asked for and what we got, compared to what Christ is asking of us and what we give him.

    Did You Get What You Wanted? So did you get what you needed? Those gifts, were they practical, sentimental, nice to haves, or something you just wanted for quite some time? For the children, Christmas is something that is too long in the coming, and is over far too quickly. QUESTION AND ...read more

  • Cutting Out The Secret Sins In Our Life Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,225 views

    Secret sins can destroy us if we do not take care of them.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Today I want us to examine a delicate subject. This is a subject that if it is ignored or written off can and will come back to bite us at some point in our life. • This issue of dealing with the “secret sins” in our life can be one that will gnaw at us like a slow ...read more

  • Give Up Mockery For Lent

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Feb 18, 2014
     | 1,147 views

    Mockery is the child of pride

    Why do people make fun of other people? What is the root cause of that? We all know how it works. Someone comes over to you and wants to you about her, or about him. There's something wrong with that person. There's something weird about that person. There's something about that person that makes ...read more

  • Be Careful

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jul 14, 2006
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,647 views

    This sermon uses Herod as an example of how even in today’s world people give in to the pressure of the world instead of being careful to live as Christ commands.

    Mark 6: 14 – 29 – Be Careful Intro: My grandmother was fond of saying, “Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” --- I used to think she was quite a philosopher until in college I read William Shakespeare and discovered she wasn’t a philosopher. She was just quoting ...read more

  • Who’s To Blame? Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Jul 1, 2011
     | 1,399 views

    We always want to blame someone else for our sins.

    James 13-16-Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, ...read more

  • Giving Birth To Death

    Contributed by David Watters on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,309 views

    In this life we have the opportunity to create a world around us of darkness and death...or...we have the opportunity of creating a world of light. With our Lord’s help, we can become ’Light to a Dark World’.

    Sermon: Giving Birth to Death Scripture: James 1: 14-15 Good morning! First...this morning, I would like to start out with a little story. Once upon a time there was a man who thought he was dead. His concerned wife and friends sent him to the friendly neighborhood psychiatrist. ...read more

  • Authentic Life Part 3 - James 2:14-Ff Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Aug 19, 2010
     | 1,435 views

    James is a no nonsense leader speaking to the church. Those words are still relevant today as the same issues continue to arise.

    Study of James: Wisdom and Practical Christian Living JAMES 1: 9-14 The Book of James is probably the oldest book of the New Testament, written perhaps as early as A.D. 45, before the first council of Jerusalem in A.D. 50. James was martyred in approximately A.D. 62, according to the historian ...read more

  • Spiritual Cleansing

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Feb 26, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 8,011 views

    An Ash Wednesday.

    Spiritual Cleansing Delivered on Ash Wednesday, 2005 By The Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh Senior Pastor Mpittendreigh@goodshepherdpc.org I John 1:5-9 5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. 6 If we claim ...read more

  • Temptation Vs. Testing And Trials - What's The Difference? Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Aug 6, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,885 views

    Earlier in the first chapter of James much has been said about testing and trials but now James turns his attention to temptation. How are they alike and how are they different, especially since the Greek word is the same for both? Let's take a look!

    James 1:1-15 “James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. ...read more

  • Amazing Grace Series

    Contributed by Mark Johns on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,671 views

    God’s Grace doesn’t come without an obligation on our part. We must Believe(have faith) and act upon that faith (obey the Gospel), etc.

    AMAZING GRACE - Titus 2:11-2; Ephesians 2:5 BUT GRACE DOES NOT: 1. CIRCUMVENT JESUS CHRIST John 1:17; Eph. 1:7; I Cor. 1:4; Luke 6:46 2. IGNORE THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST Acts 20:24,32; Col. 1:5-6; Acts 11:19-23 3. PERMIT ACCESS APART FROM FAITH Rom. 5:1-2; Eph. 2:8-9; Rom. ...read more