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  • The Gold Standard Series

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 10, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,751 views

    God doesn’t merely want to meet our expectations, God wants to raise our standards.

    The Gold Standard I want to apologize if what I’m about to share is repetitious. I think my opening illustration was shared with me by our friend and Chairman of Deacons, Robert Johnson, a few months ago, but I’m not positive. Anyway, in 1900, a company called the Detroit Automobile Company ...read more

  • The Gold Standard

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 7, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,257 views

    Our Lord reframes an ancient code, moving it from passive compliance to active obedience. He calls us to go to practice an unselfish standard of fairness/righteousness. This is what He did. And this is what He empowers us to do.

    James Cash Penny started a general merchandise store in Kemmerer, Wyoming in 1902, which he built into a multi-billion dollar enterprise on the guiding principle of the Golden Rule. For years J.C. Penny stores were called “Golden Rule stores”. It was Mr. Penny’s belief that ...read more

  • Accentuate The Positive Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 7, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,177 views

    Prudent, accurate, honest, sensitive communication is a major theme threaded through Proverbs. This emphasis is mandated because words & actions are the way we relate to one another. Basically, we need to accentuate the positive & eliminate the negative.

    PROVERBS 25: 11-18 ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE Prudent, accurate, honest, sensitive communication is a major theme threaded through Proverbs [e.g. chapters 15 and 18]. This emphasis is mandated because words and actions are the way we relate to one another. Basically, we need to accentuate the ...read more

  • A Prayer For God's Intervention

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 8, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 22,735 views

    Now, more than ever, we need the intervention of God in our nation.

    A PRAYER FOR GOD’S INTERVENTION Habakkuk 1:2-4 Habakkuk is a short book, only 3 chapters long. It has only one focus but oh what a focus that is! Habakkuk was frustrated in ministry. He was doing his very best to reach the people around him with the truth. He was attempting to get them to ...read more

  • The Purifying Fire Of Trials Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 19, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,992 views

    Our lives are orchestrated by God to refine us.

    The Purifying Fire of Trials (I Peter 1:6-9) 1. Life is filled with difficult to answer questions. Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible crisp, which no decent human being would eat? If the professor on Gilligan’s Island can make a radio out of coconut, ...read more

  • Why Do I Need To Go To Church? Series

    Contributed by Scotty Killingsworth on Jan 10, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 11,755 views

    With this talk today I am going to make the case that church attendance is vital because everything you hold dear can be taken away from you. The church offers the best hope on earth of carrying your precious treasures through a dangerous land.

    S011202 Why do I need to go to church? Ezra 8:21 A sermon by Scotty L Killingsworth Preached to the Evergreen Church Springfield, Mo. Second sermon in the series-Sermons I would bring a friend to hear. Beginning The Fellowship of the Ring tells the story of a Hobbit who has in his ...read more

  • True Riches Vs. Uncertain Riches

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Apr 12, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,509 views

    It is so easy to "mess up" with money, but the Scriptures give us clear instructions on how to guard our stewardship.

    TRUE RICHES Vs. UNCERTAIN RICHES TEXT: 1 Timothy 6:6-19 W. Max Alderman INTRODUCTION: America has a standard for comparing the relative value of those things that are in the material realm. We use what we refer to as the Gold Standard. For ages ...read more

  • All I Want For Christmas Is...gold! Series

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Dec 5, 2008
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,096 views

    What Birthday gift will you give Jesus? You would be wise to bring GOLD!

    All I Want for Christmas is...Gold Matthew 2:1-11 When do you start your Christmas Shopping? • The Day After Christmas • The 4th of July • The Day School starts • Black Friday • ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Matthew 2:1-11 1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the ...read more

  • What Good Are You? Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,340 views

    Kings of Judah, Pt. 8: "Jotham"

    WHAT GOOD ARE YOU? Thomas J. Watson, Jr. had big shoes to fill. His father was the first president of IBM who built a worldwide industry during his 42 years at IBM. He was presented with honorary degrees by 27 colleges and universities in the United States and four abroad. Watson was named ...read more

  • Building A Temple For The King

    Contributed by Kenneth Anthony on Aug 14, 2006
    based on 67 ratings
     | 27,633 views

    We are each the temple of the Holy Spirit. Sermon explores the materials of our faith that build on the foundation of the Gospel.

    Building A Temple for the King The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy was going to fall over. Scientists traveled each year to measure the building’s slow descent. They reported that the 179-foot tower moved about one-twentieth of an inch a year, and was once 17 feet out of plumb. They further ...read more

  • The Power And Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Carlis Clinton on Feb 6, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 25,093 views

    This sermon looks at the power available through prayer and the real purpose behind praying.

    The Power and Purpose of Prayer: Making Prayer Your Second Language series part 1 Pastor Carlis Clinton (Community Seventh-day Adventist Church) ESL (English as a second language) classes are for people who want to learn English as a second language. There are courses like this available all ...read more

  • Reach Out Don't Freak Out

    Contributed by Greg Stier on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 8,990 views

    As good as we are as a church when it comes to leading people to Jesus I wonder how good we could become if every member of this church was actively reaching out to their friends with the gospel message? Are you? When’s the last time you shared the gospe

    It’s great to be back here at Grace preaching once again. This is my home church and I’m very proud of what God is doing here. I travel all across the nation preaching the Word of God. In many of my sermons I hold Grace Church up as a shining example of what it means to have a church that takes the ...read more

  • Who Died And Made You Boss? Series

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Mar 4, 2002
    based on 117 ratings
     | 5,402 views

    An authentic biblical community submits to the authority of Jesus.

    His Name is Jesus – Part 1 March 3, 2002 Big Idea: An authentic biblical community submits to the authority of Jesus. INTRODUCTION A. When I was a kid, we had a way of putting someone in their place if they got a little bossy. Let’s say on the playground at recess a big game of ...read more

  • "The Greatest Of These"

    Contributed by Quintin Morrow on Mar 3, 2003
    based on 134 ratings
     | 6,064 views

    An exposition, with full text outline, of I Corinthians 13.

    The Rev’d Quintin Morrow St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Fort Worth, Texas www.st-andrew.com I Cor. 13 March 2, 2003 The Message Outline: I. The Primacy of Love (vv. 1-3). A. Without love we are nothing. B. Without love we accomplish nothing. II. The Particulars of Love (vv. ...read more

  • The Circle Maker 3: Pray Hard Series

    Contributed by Mark Batterson on Nov 15, 2011
    based on 16 ratings
     | 12,723 views

    The Bible is a promise book and a prayer book. And while reading is reactive, prayer is proactive. Reading is the way you get through the Bible. Prayer is the way you get the Bible through you.

    Introduction In standardized math tests, Japanese children consistently score higher than their American counterparts. While some assume that a natural proclivity toward mathematics is the primary difference, researchers have discovered that it may have more to do with effort than ability. In ...read more