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  • True Godly Character Series

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,856 views

    Nurturing Godly character in our lives involves "taking off" old habits and "putting on" new ones.

    True Godly Character Love and Wisdom; God and You Colossians 3:1–14 (This message is begun wearing dirty, torn or worn clothes ... shirt, scarf, shoes, socks, jewelry ... and in the middle changed into a nicer suit. This should be done in a quite non-provocative way, no pants or revealed skin ...read more

  • Integrating God's Influence Into Life

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,655 views

    Learn four steps each of us can take to develop godly character.

    Last week, we identified the adversaries Paul overcame so that he could progress in his resolution to know Christ and to make Christ known to the world. These adversaries are arrogance, arrival, affections (plural), accomplishments of the past and apathy. Throughout the week, I got feedback ...read more

  • The Sacred Matters Series

    Contributed by Robert Odle on May 13, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,492 views

    In our quest for godly character we must recognize the war and respect the holy--especially the Holy Name of God.

    Character Counts! The Sacred Matters (Matthew 12:33-37) Theme: Christian discipleship is a war against all that would desecrate that which is holy. Purpose: What do I want to happen in the hearer when I preach this sermon? A. Increased insight. After I preach this sermon, the hearer ...read more

  • Firm Footing Series

    Contributed by Steve Miller on Aug 13, 2006
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,729 views

    Desire to have lasting influence? if you don’t have a firm footing, you won’t get very far. 1.)Influence is built on reputation, but, 2.)Reputation comes from Godly character, so, 3.)Godly character leads to lasting influence.

    Firm Footing Key text: Acts 5:12-14, Acts 6:1-7 Series: Vertigo: Discovering Your Direction through Service: 1.The Way Up is Down 2.Firm Footing 3.A Little Does a Lot 4.Inside Out Written by Steve Miller, with prep and collaboration through the NRHC Carolina Network, ...read more

  • Forgiveness Matters Series

    Contributed by Robert Odle on May 13, 2003
    based on 76 ratings
     | 4,064 views

    In our pursuit of godly character we must learn to forgive. We must also learn the biblical difference between frogiveness and reconciliation.

    Character Counts! Forgiveness Matters (1 John 3:16-18) Theme: God?s character requires Him to forgive. Those seeking godly character must learn to forgive. Purpose: What do I want to happen in the hearer when I preach this sermon? A. Increased insight. After I preach this sermon, the ...read more

  • Diligence Matters Series

    Contributed by Robert Odle on May 13, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 5,620 views

    The pursuit of godly character requires two things: (1) put God first, and (2) remove forces that erode God’s influence

    Character Counts! Diligence Matters (Proverbs 4:20-27) Theme: Character development is not an important part of life?it IS life! Purpose: What do I want to happen in the hearer when I preach this sermon? A. Increased knowledge. After I preach this sermon, the hearer should be able to ...read more

  • Family Matters Series

    Contributed by Robert Odle on May 13, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,172 views

    In our pursuit of godly character we must recommit ourselves to doing family God’s way: children submit and parents nurture in God’s ways.

    Character Counts! Family Matters (Ephesians 6:1-4) Theme: God created the family to reflect His character. Purpose: What do I want to happen in the hearer when I preach this sermon? A. Increased insight. After I preach this sermon, the hearer should be able to see that the American ...read more

  • Why We Need To Look To The Holy Spirit For Healing

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 103 ratings
     | 5,657 views

    The Lord often uses the processes of healing to accomplish His greater will in the forming of Godly character in our lives. Moses wrote, "The Lord made a decree and there he tested them. He said, ‘If you listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God

    1. The Lord often uses the processes of healing to accomplish His greater will in the forming of Godly character in our lives. Moses wrote, "The Lord made a decree and there he tested them. He said, ‘If you listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if ...read more

  • Memories Mothers, Grandmothers And Home Mothers Day

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on May 8, 2015
    based on 45 ratings
     | 60,182 views

    "Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you." It is the only one of the 10 commandments with a promise. A Godly Mother translates the Bible into her everyday life. Updated May 2018.

    We have come together today ......First and Foremost ... to honor... the Lord Jesus Christ ...with our worship. This day... May 13th.... is also a time, ...to honor ...our mothers, ...grandmothers ...and the mothers ...of our children. Worship and Motherhood ...... are lifetime tasks, ...read more

  • Give Attention To Your Character

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on May 1, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 9,477 views

    In this sermon you will consider the importance of developing a Christ honoring character.

    It is necessary at times to give extra attention to components of our lives. Sometimes it may be your weight. Sometimes it may be a health issue. Sometimes it may be an emotional issue. However, one aspect of our lives should receive life time attention. That is our character. What kind of story ...read more

  • True Change

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Dec 8, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 6,625 views

    What is the secret to change? The only true change I know of is that which the Holy Spirit imparts and we must work in cooperation with Him.

    True Change  God never changes but I believe he is continually calling for change in our own lives  He is constantly molding us into the image of Christ  I have been asked many times, “What is the secret to change?”  The only true change I know of is that which ...read more

  • Disciplines For Godliness

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,915 views

    Learn three disciplines for growing in godliness.

    By way of review, we talked last Sunday about how to regain hope in life. The three steps were, 1) accept God’s forgiveness through Jesus Christ, 2) build your hopes on your relationship with God and 3) commit to living out the power of God’s Word, the Bible. You can get the message on tape if ...read more

  • Spiritual Leadership

    Contributed by Jose Cabajar on Mar 12, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,303 views

    Spiritual leadership is a special opportunity given to God-chosen individuals for a special purpose.

    Spiritual leadership is a very important subject worthy to be considered for deeper study. Its indisputable value and amplification has reached a new milestone. Its admirable effects are now being desired by highly competitive and intellectual people in the secular realm. Men of integrity have seen ...read more

  • Who Is The Greatest?

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 26, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 12,708 views

    This is a message on what it takes to be "The Greatest" in God’s Kingdom. It discusses the role of a "Servant Leader" and seeks to explore specifics about being "great" in the Kingdom of God.

    Who is the Greatest? Illustration: Muhammad Ali today is called the greatest. But it hasn’t always been that way. He became the greatest in the eyes of the world over the last 40 years. Muhammad Ali used to “float like a butterfly” and “sting like a bee”. He dazzled crowds with his amazing ...read more

  • How Can The Lord Help Us In Times Of Affliction?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,601 views

    The following are some suggested responses to afflictions: 1. Let the Lord take away the pain of your afflictions. Paul writes, "Who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we have received from God. For just as the sufferings of Christ flow ...read more