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  • Banished But Blessed

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 65 ratings
     | 17,424 views

    Why had God allowed such hardship to come into John’s life? Sermon explores John’s experience on Patmos and his revelation of Christ.

    Banished But Blessed Revelation 1:1-20[1] 11-21-04 Intro To set the stage for our message this morning I want you to imagine with me for a moment how you would feel if you had just received an unjust sentence—You will be transported to the Alcatraz of Asia Minor—a desolate island about six ...read more

  • Hardships And Rewards Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 4,885 views

    PAUL USES THREE PORTRAITS TO EXHORT TIMOTHY TO DEDICATE HIMSELF TO THE HARD WORK OF THE GOSPEL MINISTRY – FOCUSED ON THE ULTIMATE REWARD

    TITLE: THE RIGHT STUFF FOR THE HARD WORK OF THE GOSPEL MINISTRY (COUNT THE COST … AND BE WILLING TO PAY IT!) HARDSHIPS AND REWARDS! BIG IDEA: PAUL USES THREE PORTRAITS TO EXHORT TIMOTHY TO DEDICATE HIMSELF TO THE HARD WORK OF THE GOSPEL MINISTRY – FOCUSED ON THE ULTIMATE ...read more

  • Those Grumblin' Israelites

    Contributed by Jyoti Banerjee on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,625 views

    God took the Israelites out of Egypt into the desert. Why? So that he could mature them into the people He wanted them to be. Are we prepared for the desert in our own pilgrimage as Christians?

    Those Grumblin’ Israelites: Pilgrims in the desert Intro I am not sure what your day has been like so far, but it cannot be going worse than the experience of Mathieu Boya. Boya was practicing his golf swing in a pasture adjacent to Africa’s Benin Air Base. With one swing of the golf club, a ...read more

  • Why Does God Allow Hardship In Our Lives

    Contributed by Ray Carver on Dec 13, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 5,761 views

    Have you ever look around at your life and simply asked: WHY? Have hardships and trials ever come into your life for seemingly no reason? Hear are a few possible reasons why.

    WHY DOES GOD ALLOW HARDSHIP IN OUR LIVES? Text: Psalm 73:1-2 Intro: Have you ever look around at you life and simply asked: WHY? Have hardships and trials ever come into your life for seemingly no reason? I want to share a few things from my own personal experience, only to illustrate the ...read more

  • What Happens When We Die? Series

    Contributed by Kerry Bauman on Apr 27, 2006
    based on 48 ratings
     | 9,193 views

    To the first step in getting to heaven is to physical death. This message seeks to answer three questions: Why must we die? When will we die? What happens when we die?

    Introduction: Ernie just wanted to go home. Nobody knows why he abandoned his family in the first place. Chris and Jennifer Trevino were cruising down a Texas highway at 60 miles-per-hour, out in some of the most barren territory on earth, when Ernie bailed out of the family truck without anybody ...read more

  • Count It All Joy

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Feb 2, 2008
    based on 23 ratings
     | 5,241 views

    The Call Of James Is That We Count The Trials Of Life As "All Joy". In This Sermon We Will Look At What This Means...

    “Count It All Joy” James 1:2-8 02/03/2008 INTRODUCTION: May the words of my lips and the meditation of my heart be always acceptable in thy sight, giving praise, glory and honor to Your name our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen! • Are you going through a trial today? Are you struggling through ...read more

  • What The Word Of God Says About The Man Of God

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Feb 16, 2010
    based on 57 ratings
     | 40,344 views

    A sermon examining what God expects from those who shepherd His flock.

    What The Word Of God Says About The Man Of God 2 Timothy 4:1-5 I found an illustration that sums up what most people expect out of a pastor: The Perfect Pastor The perfect pastor preaches exactly 10 minutes. He condemns sin roundly but never hurts anyone’s feelings. He works from ...read more

  • Choice To Rejoice

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Feb 9, 2010
    based on 251 ratings
     | 95,427 views

    We are not a victim of the circumstance. We have a choice to rejoice.

    For Those not familiar with an Anglican Service there are three Scriptures readings prior to the Message. Today's assigned readings are: Zephaniah 3:14-20; Philippians 4:4-9; and Luke 3:7-18. What a powerful message ....in the Gospel of Luke and ....in Paul's letter ...to the believers' gathered ...read more

  • When God Doesn’t Make Sense

    Contributed by Kelly Benton on Mar 20, 2012
    based on 30 ratings
     | 19,544 views

    There are some Biblical realities that we need to come to grips that will help us answer the question of where is God when life hurts?

    Last Sunday I received a phone call from a man wanting to test drive our 2002 Ford Excursion that we had for sell. It was parked in Augusta and I told the man that I could meet him in about 15 -20 minutes. I met the man and he seemed like a really nice fella that wanted to surprise his wife ...read more

  • Invincible

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,790 views

    You can’t defeat Jesus!

    #2006-12 Title: Invincible Text: Matthew 28:1-15 Truth: You can’t defeat Jesus! Aim: I want them to trust and obey Jesus. Life ?: Why can’t Jesus be defeated? INTRODUCTION Jerry Seigle and Joe Shuster were barely out of high school in the down and dirty days of the Great Depression ...read more

  • Peer Pressure Series

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Aug 6, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 29,335 views

    The youth of this generation face incredible peer pressure. How can they combat it?

    Peer Pressure (NIV) (How Ungodly Friends Lead You Astray) INTRO The youth of our generation faces incredible peer pressure and dangers every day in the world. Every day: 1,000 unwed teenage girls become mothers 1,106 teenage girls get abortions 4,219 teenagers contract sexually transmitted ...read more

  • Fan Or Follower?

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Jul 8, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 10,093 views

    There is a big difference between a fan of God and someone who is a true follower. Which are you?

    Fan or follower? Mark 10:17-22 Last week a tragedy struck Washington D.C. when one of the metro rail trains crashed into another train. That accident really struck me in an emotional way because I was just on those trains one month ago. While reading about the accident the thought, “that ...read more

  • Go To Hell!

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,270 views

    An examination of the rich man and Lazarus helps us the understand the reality of hell and the fact that we don’t want anyone to go there.

    Oct 29, 2000 Luke 16:19-31 ¡§Go to Hell!¡¨ INTRODUCTION A motorist was picked up unconscious after a crash, and was being carried to a nearby [gas] station. Upon opening his eyes, he began to kick and struggle frantically. Afterwards he explained that the first thing he saw was ...read more