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  • "The Potters House"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Sep 13, 2013
    based on 3 ratings

    At the potters house we go to hear a message and the message is we learn we are formed, shaped and created, God wants to do a work in our life, we are a work in progress, and the message at the Potters House is molding and shaping us into his image.

    "The Potters House" Jeremiah 18:1-11 1. The "Potters House" is a place to receive a Message A. Note God told Jeremiah "GO" The message is coming when you get to the Potters House: • 2"Go down to the potter's house, and there I will give you my message." 2. The Message at the ...read more

  • The Powerful Presence Of God

    Contributed by Chris Blackshaw on Oct 31, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Moses, is called by God, he experiences that powerful presence and is moved to do great things in his name.

    In our readings this afternoon we have a very strong and powerful message. We read about Moses, a man who was a reluctant leader of God’s people, a man who thought he was a bad speaker and a man who doubted himself to do the job that God wanted him to do. Yet despite his own feelings ...read more

  • We Are Clay In The Hands Of God

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Aug 17, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    God shapes us. Applying it to Christian education.

    WE ARE CLAY IN THE HANDS OF GOD. Isaiah 64:8-9: Yet, O Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter. We are all the work of your hand. Do not be angry beyond measure, O Lord. Do not remember our sins forever. I think it’s safe to say that we’re not always ...read more

  • Saved For Service Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Nov 25, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    This is a series on how God shapes us for service

    Text: Ephesians 2:8-10 Title: Saved for Service Introduction Today we are beginning a new sermon series on “Discovering your SHAPE.” How God has uniquely shaped each one of us for service. “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith- and this not from yourselves, it is the ...read more

  • In The Hands Of The Potter

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 2, 2004
    based on 94 ratings

    God shapes us like clay to be used for His purposes

    Sermon for 5/2/04 7 p.m. SBC Philippi, Philippi, WV In the Hands of the Potter Jeremiah 18:1-6 Primary Purpose: God uses various means to shape us and mold us for His purposes. Introduction: When I was in 10th grade, I took an art class. We had drawing, painting and scratch board and ...read more

  • 'christian' Means 'like Christ'

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 88 ratings

    Too many church goers think they are Christians because they do not know the real definition of the word "Christian".

    We were created by God to worship Him. That is our purpose. God’s plan is for us to worship Him. But, there is something else we are supposed to do, too. We are supposed to be like Christ. If you would take a random poll and ask people in America what they think being a Christian means, most ...read more

  • When You Don't Like Where God Is Leading You

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 19, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    A look at struggles we have with the idea that God gets to shape us rather than us being in charge of our lives ourselves. What does it mean to let Him shape us like a potter shapes the clay?

    WHAT GIVES YOU THE RIGHT TO BRING THAT INTO MY LIFE? We want to be shaped in the way we choose. - It can be painful to be shaped. - Like a potter pressing his fingers into the clay to mold it into a different shape would probably not “feel good” to the clay if it were sentient, so ...read more

  • Don’t Underestimate Self Or The Lord

    Contributed by Ralph Lassiter on Sep 16, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Don't underestimate what you can do with the Lord on your side

    Text: 1 Corinthians 1:26 – 31 Many of life’s responsibilities require that we make estimates. • A rough calculation of the amount, value, worth or power of something. We estimate how much . . . • Paint is need to paint a room or a house; Time we need to take a trip ...read more

  • Growth Through Trials

    Contributed by Scottie Gray on Jun 21, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    God uses trials to strengthen us.

    Father God we pray to you, our one and only God. We worship your Holy name. We pray a mercy seat in the middle of the sanctuary, so that you may join us with your presence, and hear our praise. We ask for your cleansing, and a desire to hide your Word in our hearts. Father God, we ask that you take ...read more

  • Dare To Pray A Daring Prayer (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Oct 12, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Let us dare to conquer challenges.

    One of the things I have to come to terms with when I turned 40 last month was midlife crisis. On this month’s issue, Reader’s Digest came up with a timely article on midlife. It says in its “Lust, Libido and Midlife Crisis” article that “Studies of mental health over people’s lifetime have found ...read more

  • Helping Spiritual Young Adults Help Others Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 20, 2014

    Making Disciples; Making a Difference Helping Spiritual Young Adults Help Others

    Making Disciples; Making a Difference Helping Spiritual Young Adults Help Others Mat 20:25-28 We started this series seeing that Jesus defined the win for us as making disciples. A disciple is someone who follows Christ, is being changed by Christ, and is committed to the mission of Christ. ...read more

  • Masterpiece

    Contributed by John Harvey on Jan 18, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    God is the Master Artist of human life.

    “Masterpiece” Sanctity of Human Life Sunday January 22, 2006 Introduction: Christmas is always a fun time at our house. We love the decorations, the food and just spending time together. The last few years have been especially interesting for me because my parents have taken up the hobby of ...read more

  • How To Find The Right Ministry For You Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Nov 25, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    How God uses spiritual gifts to direct us into the right ministry

    Title: How to find the right ministry for you Text: Acts 6:1-7 Review of last week Last week we began a new sermon series “Discovering your shape.” (How God shapes us for ministry) We saw from scripture that we are both saved for service and shaped for service.(Eph. 2:11) “We are God’s ...read more

  • Friends

    Contributed by Jerry Stepp on Jul 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon was done on Friend Day, with the hope and encouragement that we can all be friedly to one another as Christ is the exampel for us to follow.

    Friends John 15:12-17 Introduction: We all need friends, but few understand the basics about forming quality friendships. A true friend is someone whom we enjoy mutual affection, interests and respect for. The best friends are those who are helpers in times of trouble. Those who are ...read more

  • Come Shake Our Land

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Nov 28, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    The god of Early Grey Tea and Cucumber sandwiches will never draw people to church. But there is a different God who will....

    “Excuse me - we’ve lost something.... oh what was it ?… oh yes GOD - have you seen him anywhere?” Sounds crazy doesn’t it - how could we not notice God. “O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence ...read more