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  • Be Reconciled To God Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 20, 2019

    Man is out of fellowship with God. He is separated and rebellious. God took the initiative to bring man and God together again. He did so at the cross.

    BE RECONCILED TO GOD II CORINTHIANS 5:18-21 INTRODUCTION: Man is out of fellowship with God. He is separated and rebellious. God took the initiative to bring man and God together again. He did so at the cross. Note “All this is from God.” Reconciliation is not achieved by man but by God. ...read more

  • Inheriting God’s Love Dna Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 1, 2019

    We inherit a certain DNA from our parents; believers have one spiritual parent, the Father. We evidence our family relationship by evidencing His qualities, especially love.

    Inheriting God’s Love DNA (I John 4:7-21) 1. There is much debate about whether obesity is genetic. Identical twins raised apart. 2. As one strand of DNA asked the other, “Do these genes make me look fat?” 3. Seriously, though, I have greatly enjoyed the results of a DNA test through ...read more

  • "The Purpose Of The Resurrection" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on May 4, 2010

    Why was Jesus raised from the dead?

    In Genesis 1-2, we read the Creation account and how God planned for us to live. In the midst of it all, a recurring phrase appears. Six times after God creates something the text says, "and God saw that it was good." He is pleased. Things are the way He intended for them to be. On day six, the ...read more

  • Employer—employee

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 6, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    A message on how God provides for our needs.

    EMPLOYER—EMPLOYEE Matthew 20:1-16 INTRO: What’s in it for me? That is the question you hear most often when you ask someone to do something for you. People are always interested in what they will get out of the things they do. This is the same question that the disciples asked Jesus in Matthew ...read more

  • Strength For The Way Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Mar 2, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    God is in the restoring, renewing, reviving business.

    “Go in Peace: Strength for the Way” Psalm 23:2-3a “He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” Why would God be in the restoring, renewing, reviving business? Perhaps it’s because we are so often weak and tired. ...read more

  • Marriage; An Original Idea

    Contributed by Kelly Randolph on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 164 ratings

    I suppose since the beginning, people have been sharing their wisdom about the nature and purpose of marriage.

    I suppose since the beginning, people have been sharing their wisdom about the nature and purpose of marriage. I would like to share with you two or three58.htmlsk for, he's arrived." But if we look closely at the text, we discover that Adam is lacking something. What is it? B. Adam was ...read more

  • God's Grand Opening Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    I preach expository messages, and this is the nineteenth in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “God’s Grand Opening” Acts 10:34-48 September 16, 2007 It came to be known as “Black Sunday”. Following a 15-day heat wave, the thermometer on that July day registered 110 degrees. The asphalt, laid only the night before, was still steaming, and thus the ladies who came attired in high ...read more

  • "Generosity Pays"

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 56 ratings

    The generosity of the widow Zarephath to the prophet Elijah was in direct response to the initiative of God. Our generosity to others should be of the same nature.

    Sermon.987 See O.T. Characters.017 “Generosity Pays” I Kings 17:7-24 The generosity of the widow of Zarephath to the prophet Elijah was in response to the initiative of God. Generosity is a virtue we should cherish, as well as it is a personal response to the initiative of God, and a ...read more

  • Lesson 8: Consequences By Rejecting Faith Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Falwell on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    How can you protect yourself from the temptations that destroyed Lot?

    A. SETTING – GENESIS 19:1-38 1. A Compromiser. How can we but describe Lot? First, Lot compromised with sin. Second, Lot compromised with God, even though he was saved. “God rescued Lot out of Sodom because he was a good man who was sick of all the immorality and wickedness around him. Yes, ...read more

  • An Awesome Encounter With The Living God

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 6, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    An encounter with God does two things - it reveals our unworthiness and releases our God given calling

    An Encounter with the Living God Story: Last Friday (06-02-04) I went to the funeral service of my CME tutor John Aves, who died on the Lord’s Day in Bethlehem from a heart attack at the age of 52. John was over in Bethlehem as an “Ecumenical Accompanier” and has, for his work there been awarded ...read more

  • Why We Need Jesus Series

    Contributed by Rob Hall on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    the problems our sin creates for us and for God

    Why we need Jesus. The problems sin creates 10-16-05 am Text: II Cor. 5:17-22 Intro: 1. Last week we started looking at our problem, sin. 2. We noticed the two basic premises of sin, the two core ideas of sin: a) distrust and dishonor of God, stealing from God ...read more

  • Scriptural Aspects Of Identity Series

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Dec 29, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    This is the fourth sermon in a series of four entitled “Our Identity In Christ” which takes four of the many Scriptural principles underlying the doctrine of our identity in Christ to undergird our belief system and effect behavioral change.

    The Greatest Day in my life physically was the day I was born. The Greatest Day in my life spiritually was the day I was born again. The Greatest Decision I ever made physically was the day I chose to walk. The Greatest Decision I ever made spiritually was choosing to walk according to the ...read more

  • God's Four Calls

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 28, 2007
    based on 25 ratings

    God’s call to us is fourfold. Are you listening for His calls?

    The Bible tells us of many who responded to the call of God. Abraham was called while living in Ur of the Chaldees to leave his homeland and set-out for an unknown land that God would show him. Moses was called from the burning bush while he was tending sheep in the wilderness of Midian to go ...read more

  • The Da Vinci Code: Women And Christianity Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on May 10, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    A look into the role of women in Christianity and some answers to questions raised by The Da Vinci Code.

    Decoding the Past “Women and Christianity” May 14, 2006 Introduction: Happy Mothers Day! I am so glad that you chose to spend the morning in worship with us today. Today we want to look at the topic of “Women and Christianity.” As we discussed last week, the book and movie “The DaVinci Code” ...read more

  • A Picture Of Grace! Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 22, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    This section from the life of David perfectly illustrates God’s grace toward us.

    1. Illus. of horse thief • Back in days of old west, a man was accused of stealing a horse. • His lawyer said to him, “Don’t worry, I’ll see that you get justice in that courtroom. • With a guilty look on his face the man replied, “Mister, I don’t want justice, I want mercy!” 2. Isn’t that what ...read more