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  • When God Is Pleased, Nothing Else Matters

    Contributed by Anthony Hodge on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,465 views

    This sermon is designed to help aid those individuals who struggle with being accepted by others.

    When God is pleased, nothing else matters (Luke 3:21-22; Colossians 3:23-24) Too often we as human beings seek outward affirmation from those around us. While there is nothing wrong with being liked or thought well of, there is a danger in seeking such types of affirmation. As ...read more

  • David's Wrong Approach To Worship Series

    Contributed by Wah Lok Ng on Oct 9, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 4,566 views

    Even King David, the greatest worshipper in the Bible, made mistakes in his worship.

    DAVID’S WRONG APPROACH TO WORSHIP BY NG WAH LOK Text : 1 Chron 13:1-14 Introduction: David is regarded as the greatest worshipper in the Bible. The blue prints for worship in the Temple was given to him. However, we find that even the greatest worshipper in the Bible made mistakes ...read more

  • Christmas Gifts: What Do You Get For The God Who Has Everything Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 128 ratings
     | 8,750 views

    What do you get for the person who has everything? It is the nagging question everyone faces when buying gifts. But, God has told us what kind of gifts He would be pleased with.

    OPEN: Tom and Joe had been high school buddies, but when they grew up, Joe left town to find his fortune. He became a very successful salesman, but never married. One day, he returned to his hometown and met Joe in a local restaurant. They exchanged stories of how their lives had changed over the ...read more

  • 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12

    Contributed by Ray Scott on May 14, 2003
    based on 78 ratings
     | 15,203 views

    This is the first message in a series on the book of 2 Thessalonians. Paul gives encouragment to Christians who are going through trials and tribulations.

    2 Thessalonians 1:1-12 INTRODUCTION: A few months after writing his FIRST letter to them, Paul writes his SECOND letter to the Christians at Thessalonica. WHY did he write this 2nd letter? o The 1st letter didn’t answer all their questions. o Persecution had intensified (1:4). o They ...read more

  • "Peace" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 26, 2001
    based on 160 ratings
     | 13,592 views

    Part 2 in a 4 part Christmas series

    (Read text) I could be wrong, but I think that the most commonly misused and misapplied word in the language of man, is ‘love’. If my supposition is accurate, then surely the second most misused and misapplied word is, ‘peace’. Mankind has never known peace. Peace is not the absence of ...read more

  • Suffering In Days Of Ease Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 3,471 views

    We are to have the right perspective, recollection, aspiration, actions, and attitude in suffering.

    "Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution" (2 Timothy 3:12). This does not mean that every Christian will suffer physical abuse as evidence of true salvation. While many Christians have sealed their faith with their blood, many more have had to withstand the ...read more

  • Abc's Of Giving - Desired But Not Required Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 15, 2002
    based on 118 ratings
     | 10,075 views

    If the tithe is no longer required, why should I give it?

    The following sermon was used in conjunction with the book "Take God at His Word, Book 2: Expect a Harvest" written by Dr. Kregg Hood, Sweet Publishing (5750 Stratum Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76137) Dr. Hood has an excellent packet to go with this sermon series that would be well worth your ...read more

  • Let Us Offer Up Sacrifices Of Praise! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Aug 13, 2002
    based on 188 ratings
     | 24,297 views

    #5 in the "Let Us" Series

    #5 "LET US OFFER UP SACRIFICES OF PRAISE!" TEXT: Heb. 13:15-16; Rom. 12:1-2 INTRO: Mention the word "Worship" to someone and see how they respond! To most people the idea of "Worship" is something that happens on a Sunday morning in a building somewhere called a Church. For some, ...read more

  • You Don't Love Me Like You Use To Series

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 99 ratings
     | 8,955 views

    Lost Zeal

    YOU DON’T LOVE ME LIKE YOU USE TO REV. 2:1-5 INTRODUCTION: IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDID THING, IT MAKES THE SOUL TO REJOICE AND THE HEART TO SING. YES, LOVE CAN MAKE WEAK MEN STRONG, SAD HEARTS GLAD BECAUSE IT MAY BE THE BEST EXPERIENCE ONE’S EVER HAD. LOVE CAN DO WONDERS IF ...read more

  • What To Do With Your Faith

    Contributed by Ron Crow on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 370 ratings
     | 16,759 views

    We must realize that faith is not a commodity to be gained, but a life to be demonstrated.

    What to Do with Your Faith Selected Scripture Introduction We operate on faith everyday...just not always faith in God. Illustration: Faith is central to all of life. For example, you go to a doctor whose name you cannot pronounce and whose degrees you have never verified. He gives you a ...read more

  • Chiseling Away At God

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 164 ratings
     | 8,017 views

    For most people, their image of God is too small. A proper view of God controls your obedience, your faith and your peace.

    June 4, 2000 Exodus 20:4-6 “Chiseling away at God” INTRODUCTION Every time that I go into Wal-Mart, I am reminded that there is a major group of American soldiers that does not yet have a memorial in Washington, DC. This group is composed of the men and women who served our country ...read more

  • Falling Prey To The Popularity Trap

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 1, 2000
    based on 113 ratings
     | 6,721 views

    Teach the congregation to break free of the need to please others.

    Falling Prey to the Popularity Trip Ecclesiastes 2:14-16 14 The wise man's eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I know that one fate befalls them both. 15 Then I said to myself, "As is the fate of the fool, it will also befall me. Why then have I been extremely wise?" ...read more

  • Life Without Christ Part 2

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Mar 28, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 5,168 views

    A Biblical Description of man without God

    (*See part 1 for the first four points) 5- The Man Without God is Powerless to Live Above Sins Grip On His Life. Ecc 7:20 There is not a righteous man on earth who does what is right and never sins. John 8:34 Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. 2 Pet ...read more

  • Is God Just?

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 21, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,782 views

    There is a difference between how the world responds to life’s darker moments and how God’s best servants react. It is the difference between desiring and deserving.

    OPENING: A magician working a cruise ship had recently purchased a parrot to be part of his act. However, the bird was not only clever but also annoying. It was constantly telling the audience how the magician accomplished each trick. For example, the bird would say to the audience, "He has the ...read more

  • Do You Make God Sick?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 82 ratings
     | 4,293 views

    Keeping Christ out of your life is nauseous to our Savior.

    DO YOU MAKE GOD SICK? REVELATION 3:14-20 Introduction: I am sure that every one of us have heard someone who has said upon learning of another person?s offensive or obnoxious action(s), ?I can?t believe he (she) did that. They make me sick.? There is a place in the Bible where God said that ...read more