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  • Divine Opportunities & Purpose

    Contributed by Tesh Njokanma on Jan 27, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,226 views

    God has a great plan for our lives which He wants to see fulfilled. He is watching to see that His Word concerning our lives is fulfilled (Jeremiah 1:12). The devil doesn’t want to see this plan actualized. The way he comes about this is to get us to mis

    Introduction Our lives matter to God. There is a purpose behind your existence… Ephesians 2: 10 tells us that there are good works which God prepared in advance for us to do. Those good works are God’s plan and purpose for our lives; what He created us to do. God doesn’t wait for you to be an ...read more

  • Waiting On God Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 27, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,288 views

    Don't go ahead of God. Instead, wait on Him

    An article in Time.com a few years ago noted that ketchup flows out of a glass bottle at a rate of .028 miles per hour. That's slower than a Galapagos tortoise, which, according to the San Diego Zoo, zips along at a blazing 0.16 miles per hour, or almost six times faster than ketchup. However, ...read more

  • Nothing New Under The Sun Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Giffin on Mar 28, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,355 views

    The second in a series of when sin is in the camp. This focuses on the tactics of Satan in tempting man to sin.

    NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN Text: Ecclesiastes 1: 9-10 An old saying goes “everything old is new again”. Clothes that considered “cool” when I was a teen are in fashion again. Classic style for cars is all the rage. Nick at Night and T V Land show the old classic shows. It seems that things are ...read more

  • God Sticks To His Plans! Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 5, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,040 views

    God will respond to people’s concerns but will always stick to His perfect plan!

    In the Book of Isaiah Chapter 14, we can read God’s plans for Israel. Verse 24 of Isaiah 14 states, The LORD Almighty has sworn, "Surely, as I have planned, so it will be, and as I have purposed, so it will stand.” God told the prophet Jeremiah, “For I know the plans I have for you, plans to ...read more

  • Is God Your Master Planner

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Dec 31, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,140 views

    knowing God’s will for your life

    Intro: a preacher visited a home one day and the mom was terribly upset that the family bible wasn’t on the coffee table. As they sat with the minister she told her daughter to go get the book that we all live by in mommies room. The daughter reappeared a few minutes later with the J.C. Penney ...read more

  • Entrust Your Soul To The Lord

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Jul 25, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,165 views

    Entrust Your Soul to the Lord 1) Because he rescues from enemies; 2) Because he forgives; 3) Because he guides

    I have a family heirloom here that I want to entrust to someone for safekeeping. It doesn’t look like much but it is valuable to me. It’s a hat that my great-uncle wore. I’m proud of my great-uncle because he was our synod’s first resident missionary to Zambia, Africa and influenced greatly all ...read more

  • Surviving The Wait

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jan 20, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,956 views

    Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not going to sleep. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any new command that may come; third, the ability to do

    Opening illustration: A professor in a world-acclaimed medical school once posed this medical situation - and ethical problem - to his students: "Here’s the family history: The father has syphilis. The mother has TB. They already have had four children. The first is blind. The second had died. The ...read more

  • I Am So Persuaded

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Sep 17, 2015
     | 3,367 views

    THROUGHOUT HISTORY MEN AND WOMEN HAVE MADE STATEMENTS OF FAITH THAT ENCOURAGED PEOPLE, AND GAVE THEM THE COURAGE TO STAND FOR THEIR BELIEFS. wE NEED TO HAVE A SOLID STATEMENT OF FAITH TO THE WORLD TODAY.

    I AM SO PERSUADED 2 TIMOTHY 1:1-12 THROUGHOUT HISTORY MEN AND WOMEN HAVE MADE STATEMENTS OF FAITH THAT ENCOURAGED PEOPLE, AND GAVE THEM THE COURAGE TO STAND FOR THEIR BELIEFS. THESE PEOPLE MADE STATEMENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD. IN 1517 MARTIN LUTHER PUBLISHED HIS 95 THESIS WHICH FOREVER ...read more

  • Picturing A Joyful Jesus Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jan 8, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,775 views

    A look at another side of Jesus. The side of a joyful, personable man that would take time out of his life to attend a wedding feast.

    (Significant inspiration and segments of this sermon taken from Max Lucado’s writings on this passage.) There was a woman who goes to the post office to buy stamps for her Christmas cards. She says to the clerk, "May I have 50 Christmas stamps?" The clerk says, "What denomination?" The ...read more

  • Cold Feet At A Fiery Bush Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 18, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,411 views

    God uses broken people.

    COLD FEET AT A FIERY BUSH Exodus 3.1-22 S: Change C: God’s call to mission Th: Movin’ On Up! Pr: GOD USES BROKEN PEOPLE. Type: Inductive I. ROUTINE II. CURIOSITY III. “HINENI” IV. MISSION V. DOUBT VI. “YHWH” VII. SUCCESS PA: How is the change to be observed? • Understand ...read more

  • Help Me, Help Me! Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 9, 2014
    based on 88 ratings
     | 20,282 views

    We can learn to help one another through Paul’s experience about asking for help. 1- We must be motivated by Christ to help one another 2- We must struggle with one another in prayer 3- We must rescue one another from evil

    INTRO.- We all need help in life, even the best of us. God allows us all to get to that point in life even though we’d like to be as independent as possible. ILL.- The soldier's first article of faith is summed up in an 1865 letter from Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman to U.S. Grant: "I knew ...read more

  • When Worship Is Pointed The Right Direction

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 17, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,302 views

    An examination of worship to help people better understand how meditating on the person of God is the basis of our worship, and to practice that before we leave the building Meant to be preached at the very beginning of a worship hour and then followed b

    Isaiah 6:1-5, Ezekiel 1:22-28; Psalm 8,29,95; Titus 1:16 Introduction - Barbara McKeever, Urbana, Ohio -- Said that in the middle of a soloist's number at church, her young grandson Chandler tugged her sleeve and whispered, "She can't sing very well, can she?" She knew that the woman had a ...read more

  • Powerful Short Prayers Part 2 Series

    Contributed by David Diyanni on Nov 8, 2015
     | 1,679 views

    This is a sermon about the power of short prayers.

    The Power of Short Prayers Part 2 Nehemiah’s short prayer Introduction A. We are continuing our sermon series on “Powerful Short Prayers.” There are so many of these prayers that are recorded in the Bible. They are recorded for our benefit that we might learn something from ...read more

  • Worthless Worship

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 30, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,864 views

    Too many of our day seem to think that because they sit through church services that they have participated in worship. However, that isn’t necessarily true. Sadly, many Christians these days are simply going through the motions, without heart involvement

    WORTHLESS WORSHIP Copyright August 2010 by Rev. Donnie L. Martin. All Rights Reserved. Text: Mal. 1:11-13 I. DISRESPECTFUL SERVICE A. Israel Doubted And Denied God’s Loving Relationship. B. Israel Was Showing God No Respect. C. Israel’s Worship Was Without Reverence. II. DISQUALIFIED ...read more

  • Lessons From The Wilderness

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jun 19, 2018
     | 219 views

    Lessons we learn from the time the Jews spent wandering in the wilderness

    Lessons from the Wilderness - 2/13/05 - Exodus 15+ Turn with me in your Bibles today to Exodus 13. As we have been looking at the Old Testament together, we are reminded that these lessons in these first books of the Bible are very relevant for us today. This was the Bible that Jesus knew and ...read more