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  • True Godly Character Series

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,912 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

  • Stephen: A Man Of Godly Character

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Sep 17, 2005
    based on 70 ratings
     | 7,611 views

    In the story of Stephen we see that when we are empowered by the Holy Spirit of God we can confront and confound our culture. It is by the same character that Stephen lived an abundant overcoming life that we too can live a life of peace, power, and purp

    Intro: In the story of Stephen we see that when we are empowered by the Holy Spirit of God we can confront and confound our culture. It is by the same character that Stephen lived and abundant overcoming life that we too can life a life of peace, power, and purpose. Stephen is the hinge in the ...read more

  • Integrating God's Influence Into Life

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,700 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
     | 1,529 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
     | 2,766 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
     | 4,107 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
     | 5,711 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 33 ratings
     | 2,256 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
     | 5,702 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
     | 60,298 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

  • The Man In The Mirror Series

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jun 30, 2005
    based on 71 ratings
     | 7,528 views

    This sermon will encourage men and father’s to examine the character of the man they see in the mirror.

    When you examine the man you see in the mirror, are you pleased with what you see? Obviously we are not speaking of looks. We are speaking of character. We are speaking of a life that is pleasing before God. In Genesis 39 we find a man who decided to live a God honoring life. He chose to ...read more

  • Give Attention To Your Character

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on May 1, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 9,554 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

  • Why Should We Hope In God?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 77 ratings
     | 9,526 views

    Have you ever wondered why it is so important to hope in God? Many people place their hope in parents when they are young, in their peers when they are teenagers and in their careers as they mature. Most people learn too late about the futility of placing

    1. Have you ever wondered why it is so important to hope in God? Many people place their hope in parents when they are young, in their peers when they are teenagers and in their careers as they mature. Most people learn too late about the futility of placing their hope in anyone but Jesus Christ. ...read more

  • When Life Is Over – Leaving A Legacy

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Feb 26, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,575 views

    WHEN LIFE IS OVER – Leaving a Legacy Only the living can change how they will be remembered. If your life were to end today will you be happy with the way people remember you? What are you doing to insure that you leave a legacy that will carry on long

    WHEN LIFE IS OVER – Leaving a Legacy Psalm 1 INTRODUCTION: In January 2003 the Ohio State Buckeyes played for the National Championship. In his pre-game speech head coach Jim Tressel wanted to encourage his players to step up to another level. Tressel asked his players a very powerful question: ...read more

  • True Change

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Dec 8, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 6,789 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