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  • Good Intentions Are Not Enough

    Contributed by Jeff Kolk on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 127 ratings
     | 15,612 views

    Good intentions need Godly action to benefit the kingdom of God

    "Good Intentions Are Not Enough" Proverbs 16:1-3 INTRODUCTION: + In the 18th Century James Boswell is said, "Hell is paved with good intentions." Actions must be taken and followed through in order for the intention to become a reality. Boswell’s quote is a summary of human nature not to ...read more

  • Anxiety

    Contributed by Patrick Lane on Dec 20, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 2,687 views

    Freeing ourselves from the tyranny of good intentions

    Last week I asked you what you were afraid of, what fears could paralyze you. And we talked at length about a common fear of most everyone, the fear of being forgotten and alone. There is a close cousin of fear I’d like to ask you about what makes you anxious. Anxiety is a little less intense ...read more

  • Donkeys, Detours & Divine Direction

    Contributed by Wayde Wilson on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 295 ratings
     | 24,674 views

    Most of us have good intentions about serving God. But when it comes to sin and the subject of obedience, good intentions don’t cut it.

  • "The Holiday Season Stress Factor”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,032 views

    Martha is a classic example of how we undertake projects for God with good intentions and blow them all out of proportion. Sometimes the things we set out to honor God with we end up dishonoring God with.

    “The Holiday Season Stress Factor” Luke 10:38-42 Intro: I was reading this past week an article titled, "Christmas Pressures." In it they gave these statistics. · 80% of the families interviewed (80 families in all) experienced stress at Christmas. · 83% of those interviewed experienced ...read more

  • Discovering Your Inheritance (Through Redemption) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 115 ratings
     | 2,083 views

    Discover Your Inheritance Through the Redemptive Work of Jesus Christ!

    Introduction In this study, we will begin to recognize and realize our position within the body of Christ. We will also discover the treasures of authority and blessings paid for and afforded to us through the redemptive work of the cross. We will, specifically, focus on the promises given in ...read more

  • Some Reasons Why Certain People Will Not Make It To Heaven

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,458 views

    Reasons why some people refuse to take advantage of the free offer of eternal life found in Christ Jesus

    Some Reasons Why People Will Not Enter Heaven (Acts 24:22-27) Illustration:More than four out of every five Americans agree that "we all will be called before God at judgment day to answer for our sins," says a poll conducted for the Times Mirror company. National and International Religion ...read more

  • What Lies Beneath

    Contributed by Ed Doss on Oct 24, 2000
    based on 70 ratings
     | 1,389 views

    Satan's efforts to steal faith

    What Lies Beneath Ed Doss Sunday July 23, 2000 Rev. 12:7 The Bible says that there was a great war in Heaven. ~ Satan and his Demons fought against God and his Angels ~ But he was not strong enough and the Bible says that he was hurled down to Earth and there was rejoicing in Heaven ~ ...read more

  • How Jesus Gave His Disciples A Goal Greater Than Their Own Pleasures

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 144 ratings
     | 13,596 views

    How Jesus Gave His Disciples a Goal Greater than Their Own Pleasures - John 14:12-16

    How Jesus Gave His Disciples a Goal Greater than Their Own Pleasures - John 14:12-16 Many people lack motivation because they do not have a higher goal than merely pleasing themselves. Jesus gave His disciples a purpose that would transcend their earthly worries and pleasures. Jesus said, "If ...read more

  • The Problem Behind The Problem

    Contributed by Michael Bell on May 24, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,114 views

    This message demonstrates that IT IS NEVER RIGHT TO DO WRONG TO DO RIGHT!

    {INTRO}-Many of you will remember the Los Angeles Riots in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial... Wrong verdict...people took law into their own hands... They were justifiably angry, but their actions were unjustifiable...rioting & killing...What we saw was a perfect example of a much deeper ...read more

  • Being Christ Minded

    Contributed by Donovan Myers on Apr 27, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,768 views

    Issuing from following Christ are some responsibilities...

    PHILIPPIANS 2:1-11 Whether the relationship is between a parent and a child, between a boy and girl, or between former strangers who now form the body of Christ; there are some things that must be present if the relationship is to be authentic or real. There must be genuine friendship and ...read more

  • Worship In Spirit And Truth

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Nov 13, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,888 views

    The scripture shows the importance of conforming to God’s image to worship instead of demanding that God conform to our worship.

    Worship in Spirit and Truth 2 Samuel 6: 1 Again David gathered all the choice men of Israel, thirty thousand. 2 And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, whose name is called by the Name, the LORD of Hosts, who ...read more

  • The Greatest That Is In You

    Contributed by Ronald Fair on Feb 7, 2001
    based on 92 ratings
     | 1,355 views

    Like the potential in a seed so is the undeveloped greatness in you, Rev. Fair’s sermon speaks of the possibility that each of us have with God’s love and guidance.

    THE GREATEST THAT IS IN YOU Matthew 20:17-34 INTRODUCTION I hold in my hand one of the most marvelous things in the whole world. It is brown in color, stream lined in shape, and so small that if I dropped it, I would have difficulty finding it again. Science can duplicate ...read more

  • 5 Keys To Success In 2002

    Contributed by David Gale on Dec 30, 2001
    based on 150 ratings
     | 5,400 views

    Five Key Biblical concepts to having a better, deeper, more fruitful year in Christ

    5 Keys to Success in 2002 It is not what happens to you this year that will make or break you, it is how you react to what happens you that will make or break you. The 5 keys found in the bible for our success can be spelled out in one word...R. E. A. C. T. React is an acronym for ...read more

  • When Jesus Interrupts The Outcast Series

    Contributed by Brian Credille on Mar 9, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 3,840 views

    Jesus was not afraid to reach out to the "outcasts" of His society. When He did, important truths were revealed that we need to know.

    "When Jesus Interrupts the Outcast" Luke 5:27-32 INTRODUCTION Have you ever felt like an outcast? Some people are rejected by people because of their race, color, or background. Some are rejected for their beliefs. Some rejected because of behavior. You can be poor or rich, powerless or ...read more

  • Hard Times

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,832 views

    The trials of Job.

    Text: Job 1:6-22; 2:1-10; 13:15 Intro: If ever there has been a man who has seen hard times it was Job. Job suffered the loss of all that he had within a moment measured only by hours. These were hard times in the life of Job indeed. In Job we see a clear demonstration of how a child of God ...read more