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  • Jehovah-Rapha “the Eternally Self-Existent One Who Heals” Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Jul 4, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Today we are going to learn why God would allow so many Jews to be thirsty and then lead them to a pool of worthless water.

    Purpose: To show how God used bitter water to display His power. Aim: I want the listener to be confident in God’s ability to solve any problem. INTRODUCTION: Today’s text occurs right after God delivered the Jews from slavery in Egypt and from the entire Egyptian army. Excitement more

  • The Good And Beautiful God: God Is Good Series

    Contributed by Scott Walker on Jun 4, 2011

    The world's narrative about God is that God is an "Angry God" seeking to destroy us if we get out of line. But Jesus tells us that God is good and just. When we see the final picture, we will be amazed at how good and just God is.

    “The Good & Beautiful God: God Is Good” John 9:1-6 January 23rd, 2011 "Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life.  As long as it is day, we must do the work of him who sent me. Night is coming, more

  • Trust Me

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on May 4, 2011

    God’s answer to all of life’s challenges is the same: Trust Me - an exposition of Isaiah 40

    Trust Me TCF Sermon May 1, 2011 Sometimes, reading the newspaper can be entertaining. How about these headlines? • 4-H Girls Win Prizes for Fat Calves • After Detour to California Shuttle Returns to Earth • Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft • Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot more

  • Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Mar 24, 2011

    We can't understand how incredible the comfort of God is unless we accept our pain and mourn it.

    Blessed Are Those Who Mourn Matt 5:4 March 20, 2011 Intro: Today, the second Sunday of Lent, our journey through the teachings of Jesus commonly called the “beatitudes”, brings us smack into the middle of a rather difficult teaching: “God blesses those who mourn, for they more

  • True Passion - Suffering For Jesus

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 61 ratings

    This sermon looks at the nature of true passion for Jesus which involves suffering. The doctrine of suffering is covered with the teaching of the Apostle Peter on suffering being referred to.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: The word used for ’suffer’used here in the Greek is ’pascho’ which is where we get the word ’passion’ from. Indeed, Christ’s suffering is often called ’The Passion’. We must ’arm ourselves with the same mind’ - that is a mind that joyfully endures suffering for the sake of more

  • When Life Tumbles In

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 76 ratings

    Job wanted to know: What is the benefit in being good? Where is God? What should my response to God be?

    The most difficult part of being a pastor is regularly walking into situations which are filled with tragedy and brimming with raw emotion. The added pressure for a pastor is that there is a silent expectation in some people’s minds that you are supposed to have some answers — or at least some more

  • God's Tough Love

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jun 27, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    Often God has to spank as part of His loving discipline. Heb. 12:6 “…whom the LORD loves He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives." There are at least 3 purposes to God’s tough love or chastening - instruction, correction, and prevention.

    God’s Tough Love Job 5:17-18 “Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects; therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty. For He bruises, but He binds up; He wounds, but His hands make whole. Have you ever thought that God was upset or angry with you? When we go through more

  • Do Not Fear Series

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Mar 1, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    God says to all who walk with him, "I am with you, I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you."

    Do Not Fear 06/22/08 AM Text: Isaiah 41:10 Introduction Isaiah 41:10 “Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” This is God’s message to his more

  • "God Is With Us"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jun 2, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    Jesus reaches out to us saying, “Don’t cry. It really will be alright,” and if we are willing-- if our eyes are open to God’s never ending presence among us, if we look for Him in the dim and mist of our confusion, hurt and pain--we will see that He is ri

    Luke 7:11-17 “God is with Us” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN What is it that you most dread in this upcoming week, month or year? Maybe it’s something that you know is going to happen, like a traumatic move to a new house, more

  • You Are More Than A Conqueror

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Jan 27, 2010
    based on 8 ratings

    Because of Christ's love, you are more than a conqueror of all of life's problems.

    Have you ever witnessed a team getting beaten very badly? Just last month, in Major League Baseball, the White Sox lost to the Twins, 20-1. Can you imagine losing by that much? How would that feel? The most lopsided loss in modern baseball history was when the St. Louis Browns lost to the more

  • In All Things God Works For The Good

    Contributed by David Mende on Dec 13, 2017
    based on 6 ratings

    "And we know that in all things GOD works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." We see this verse fulfilled in the lives of Joseph, Esther, and Jesus. Please take time to rate this sermon.

    In All Things God works for the Good Rom 8:28 – “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” (KJV) Rom 8:28 – “And we know that in all things GOD works for the good of those who love him, who have been more

  • Thank You God For The Broken Road

    Contributed by Erik Hines on Nov 28, 2008
    based on 11 ratings

    This sermon gives hope to all that have went down a broken road, and helps us to see that God uses these struggles often times to build character in us.

    Thank you God for the Broken Road! THE SCARS OF LIFE Some years ago, on a hot summer day in south Florida, a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his house. In a hurry to dive into the cool water, he ran out the back door, leaving behind shoes, socks, and more

  • Stop Drop And Listen

    Contributed by Robert Bravo on Jun 16, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    In this life we will have trouble. When trouble Come we need to stop what we are doing, drop to our knees and listen for direction from God. We can be confident that he will talk to us and guide us.

    Stop drop and Listen John 10:22-30 (NIV) 22 Then came the Feast of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, 23 and Jesus was in the temple area walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. 24 The Jews gathered around him, saying, "How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us more

  • Finding Comfort In Times Of Trouble

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on May 5, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    Are you in the midst of a valley? Having a bad day? Just because you’re a Christian doesn’t mean you won’t go through STORMS! This message is designed to help you to find peace in life’s troubles.

    SUPERNATURAL CHURCH #5: FINDING COMFORT IN TIMES OF TROUBLE OPENING: The Story So Far: In Acts chapter 1: Jesus told His disciples to wait for the Promise of the Father In Acts chapter 2: The Holy Spirit fell on the day of Pentecost and the church was born In Acts chapter 3: Peter and more

  • Pain Has A Purpose

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    We all know pain is going to be a part of life. The main question is "why". If I understand God’s purpose for pain I can deal with it.

    March 12, 2006 Second Sunday in the Season of Lent -------------------------------------------------- Then he began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. more