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  • The Biblical Demand For Growth

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 158 ratings

    Christian Growth Series

    1. 2 Pet. 3:18 "But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ" a. The life implanted in regeneration needs developing and nurturing. Paul’s favorite term for undeveloped Christians is "babes in Christ," whom he calls "carnal" Christians in contrast to "spiritual" more

  • Hindrances To The Growth Of The Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 33 ratings

    Hindrances to the Growth of the Church

    Hindrances to the Growth of the Church Learning Objective The students will be able to explain some of the major hindrances to the qualitative and quantitative growth of the church. Introduction - When a child is not growing we look for causes. The child may not be growing because he is more

  • The Strategy Of Power

    Contributed by Davon Huss on May 25, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    A sermon on Ephesians 1:18-23 (adapted from an article in Truth for Today, February 1995)

    Sermon for 5/23/2004 Ephesians 1:18-23 The Strategy of Power Introduction: A. Linda Down discovered real power and she needed it. She had dealt with the limitations of cerebral palsy all her life. One day, she got this crazy idea of running the New York Marathon. But Linda walked with more

  • Looking Through The Windshield Not The Rear View Mirror Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Jan 6, 2003
    based on 90 ratings

    Ephesians Series #6 When we evaluate our lives we must ask two questions: First,God show me what you see.And second God show me what I need to do to plan for the future. As we do this we allow God to shape us into what He has.

    A Walk that is Worthy Part 6 Looking through the Windshield not the rear view mirror Text : Eph 2:1-7 Intro: This morning I would like to continue on with our series entitled a walk that is worthy. Specifically this morning I would like to bring you a message entitled… "Looking through more

  • Growth As A Goal

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 43 ratings

    We need to survey our growth patterns, we establish 6 growing rules.

    GROWTH Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Today, I ponder growing? Why do some grow to be 5 feet, others 7 feet tall? Why do some mature by 18 and others are 60 and never mature? Increase comes from God, this is known by all. But why do some increase and others have a more

  • Spiritual Infancy

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 33 ratings

    new believers

    Intro: in the weeks ahead I would like to have a growing up seminar on Wednesday nights, discussing the doctrines of Christ using Hebrews chapter 6, moving toward perfection, and having an understanding of repentance, faith toward God, baptisms, laying on of hands, resurrection from the dead, and more

  • Growing In God's Grace

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Nov 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    There are many Christians who are content to receive God’s grace on their lives, without growing and developing and maturing into the image of Christ.

    Growing in God’s Grace There are many Christians who are content to receive God’s grace on their lives, without growing and developing and maturing into the image of Christ. Christians, who are complacent in their spiritual lives, who only seek after grace to cover their sin. Grace is more

  • Faith In Jesus Name Series

    Contributed by Victoria Michaels on Feb 8, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Only faith in Jesus name can produce uncommon result. The impossible is attainable when you have a working faith in Christ Jesus.

    FAITH IN JESUS NAME! By Victoria Michaels Heb. 11: 1(NTV) “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. John 14: 1, (NTV) “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, trust also in me.” James 1:2-4, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you more

  • Four Of A Kind Series

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Oct 3, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Message deals with the four men who lowered the paralyzed man down through the roof, talks about healing, but also reaching the sinners for Christ, using the paralytic as an example of how hard we must work to save souls.

    FOUR OF A KIND A SERIES ON JESUS: PART III (HEALING) BIBLE VERSE: Mark 2:1-12 1 A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. 3 Some men more

  • Persevering Through Trials

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Oct 9, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    The theme of this sermon is that as we "keep our eyes fixed on Jesus" we will persevere through all our trials and as a result be enabled by the Holy Spirit to minister to others.

    “PERSEVERING THROUGH TRIALS” --James 1:2-12 and Hebrews 12:1-3 Gianni Poli of Italy won the 1986 New York Marathon in 2:11:06. On March 2, 2003, Mark Yatich of Kenya won the Los Angels Marathon in 2:09:52. To me, however, the real hero of both marathons was the man who finished dead last more

  • Vision Statement 1998

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    The Vision Statement of 1998

    VISION STATEMENT 1998 By Jerry Falwell INTRODUCTION A Doctrinal Statement tells others what you believe. Our doctrinal statement tells others we are an evangelical educational institution. A Mission Statement tells how an organization does its ministry. As an illustration, the mission more

  • Tour Of A Greenhouse

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 69 ratings

    In pursuit of a vision of discipleship, this sermon explores the picture of the church like a greenhouse: growing, nurturing, and transplanting. Concluding with a call to examine the soil of our soul.

    Becoming a Greenhouse pt 2: Tour of a Greenhouse Matt. 13:1-9; 18-23 The Parable of the Sower (Matt. 13:1-9; 18-23): “A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. Some fell on rocky places, where it did not more

  • Is This A Molehill Or A Mountain?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 21 ratings

    Let’s study personal spiritual growth, and maturity, and how worry hinders growth and maturity in the church?

    IS THIS A MOLEHILL OR A MOUNTAIN? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: Luke 21:26 Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth, ... 2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord. LOOK AT HOW WORRY more

  • A Healthy Body

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jan 28, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Examine the characteristics of a church that is functioning as a healthy body.

    Introduction- Last month I went for my annual physical. My doctor checked my pulse, my blood pressure, did blood tests, listened to my heart and lungs. He gave me a clean bill of health. I have an annual physical every year. All of us are concerned about our bodies and our healthy. You might be more

  • Patience - James 5 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 127 ratings

    Patience is a necessary character trait if you want peace and perseverance for your life. Patience is a key to a fulfilling life.

    Patience Thesis: Patience is a necessary character trait if you want peace and perseverance for your life. Patience is a key to a fulfilling life. Skit: By Covenant Drama team on patience Opening Illustration: Start by wasting time in the beginning of the sermon. Pretend your not more