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  • God From God, Light From Light Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Dec 30, 2014

    The anointing by the Holy Spirit makes all special knowledge worthless. Gnosis is not the way to salvation.

    Feast of St. Basil and St. Gregory (January 2) Thirteen Days of Christmas Let’s be clear about something as we move into the new year. The word “Christ” in English is the same as “Christos” in Greek and “Mashiah” in Hebrew. It means ...read more

  • Do You Gossip?

    Contributed by Donnie De Loney on Jan 9, 2010
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    Most Christians don't take the sin of gossip seriously. Here is what the Word says about it.

  • Going Out And Coming Home Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Oct 23, 2010
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    The Christian experience of Christ and of worship is an unique celebration of the going out of creation and the coming home of redemption.

    Monday of 30th week in course 25 Oct 2010 The Spirit of the Liturgy Today’s Gospel is ideal for reflection on true worship and the Jesus-centered vision of the Christian Sabbath. The God of the Sabbath, who became human, restored the meaning of the Sabbath as a day of liberation, a day ...read more

  • The First-Born Over All Creation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 21, 2018

    The chief religions of Paul’s time included Gnosticism, stressing gnosis as essential to salvation, viewing matter as evil, and combining ideas derived from mythology, ancient Greek philosophy, ancient religions, and, eventually, Christianity.

    5/7/18 Tom Lowe Lesson IIA2: THE FIRST-BORN OVER ALL CREATION (Colossians 1:15b-17) • Numbers in brackets [a], correspond to “Special Notes” following each verse. • NIV Bible is used throughout unless noted otherwise. Colossians 1:15b-17 (NIV) (Text) 15b the firstborn over all ...read more

  • Living Virtue Confirmed By Knowledge Series

    Contributed by Raymond Smith on Jan 23, 2008

    #2 In the scriptures there is the assumption that anyone who is born again of the Spirit of God, that that person has the very power of God to live a life of godliness. This is not a life that is some unproductive barren wasteland, but a life that is full

    The Enlargement of Life Living Virtue confirmed by Knowledge Reading: 2 Peter 1:1-11 There is a premise in the scripture, that anyone who is born again of the Spirit of God has within them the very enabling power of God to live lives of godliness. The premise is not that we are a people who ...read more

  • Do We Really Want To Know Jesus Series

    Contributed by Doug Fannon on Sep 17, 2017

    Do we really want to know Jesus personally and intimately, or do we just know about Jesus?

    Intro Video: A Greater Need (available for download from Sermon Central) Do we really want to know Him? If Jesus is all the Bible claims Him to be, Son of God, taking the penalty of my sins, shedding His blood for me, as my Savior, I want to know Him. Philippians 3:7–11 (NKJV) 7 But what ...read more

  • Growing Up And Going Out

    Contributed by Dan Thompkins on Jan 11, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Growing in the knowledge of God is ultimately part of growing in the Spirit as your level of faith will never exceed your knowledge of God.

    Growing Up and Going Out   Text: 2 Peter 3:18 PPHC – April 15, 2007 P.M.     “But grow in grace, and [in] the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him [be] glory both now and for ever. Amen.”   Objective: Children are given to parents as a gift from God. These “gifts” come to ...read more

  • Which Gospel

    Contributed by Mike Parry on Jun 16, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    This was part of our Da Vinci Code sermon series. We examined the Gnostic gospels, using primary sources and the early church fathers and contrasted them with the New Testament Gospels.

    “Which Gospel” Truth Behind the Da Vinci Code FCC – May 28, 2006 Introduction: Today we are wrapping up our 4 week sermon series on the Da Vinci Code. Why have we been talking about a book of fiction? Do you know that a week ago, the movie’s opening weekend brought in $77 million…that is ...read more

  • Complete In Christ (Part 1)

    Contributed by Tony Bartolucci on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings

    Exposition of Colossians 2:8a dealing with the believer's sufficiency in Christ.

    {Not a manuscript: transcribed from cassette recording} Well let’s take our Bibles together and turn with me to Colossians chapter 2. As we continue in our study together, let’s read verses 8 through 10: "See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, ...read more

  • Da Vinci Code: A Faith Of Our Design Or God's? - Part One Of Series Series

    Contributed by Scott Weber on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 40 ratings

    This is the first part of six part series on "Decoding The Da Vinci Code" that deals with the errors of Dan Brown’s book and the truth of history and the Bible.

    Decoding The Da Vinci Code – pt. 1 “A Faith of Our Design Or God’s?” Picture of book Exerpt from “Breaking The Da Vinci Code” By Collin Hansen | posted 11/07/2003/CCN online “Perhaps you’ve heard of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code. This fictional thriller has captured the coveted number ...read more

  • Confirm Your Call

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 13 ratings

    The heart of the call of God is comming to the place of seeing my talents dont amount to a Hill of beans in the light of His glory & goodness.

    2 PETER 1:10-11 10 Therefore, brothers and sisters, be all the more eager to confirm your call and election, for if you do this, you will never stumble. 11 For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you. WHERE THERE IS A ...read more

  • Confession Of Sin

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Mar 17, 2003
    based on 11 ratings

    Confession of Sin

    Confession of Sin 1st John 1:8-2:2 Jeff Hughes I. Introduction a. By way of introduction, let’s briefly go over the three verses we studied last time. b. First, we looked at The Message - God’s sinless perfection, and how God’s message to us is a promise, and not just a message, by looking ...read more

  • "The Incarnate Word"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Aug 8, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    We have first hand testimony in the epistles of John; the kind that would be accepted in any court of law; of the incarnate existence of Jesus Christ. John proclaims him to us for the sake of our joy and fellowship

    -and the life was manifested, and we have seen and bear witness and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us – WHAT WAS FROM THE BEGINNING Y’know what I like about the Bible? Well, I like lots of things about the Bible. But one thing I like ...read more

  • Hidden Treasures In Christ

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jun 30, 2013

    To show that CHRIST is our Hidden treasure.

    I. EXORDIUM: Is CHRIST our hidden treasure? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that CHRIST is our Hidden treasure. IV. TEXT: Colossians 2:3 (Amplified Bible) In Him all the treasures of [divine] wisdom (comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes ...read more

  • Understanding Jesus Series

    Contributed by Daniel Bauder on Apr 26, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Intoduction to I John

    UNDERSTANDING JESUS Part One Adapted from a series of messages by Mike Wilkins I John 1:1-4 April 20, 2008 Broadway Baptist Church Rev Dan Bauder INTRODUCTION Today we are starting a series of messages from I I John entitled, “UNDERSTANDING JESUS.” The Gospel of John was written with ...read more