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  • Did You See The Gorilla?

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Feb 20, 2006
    based on 22 ratings

    The heart of this message is how very easy it is for us to miss some of the really BIG issues of the Christian life because our focus and attention is elsewhere.

    DID YOU SEE THE GORILLA? Matthew 28:16-20 1. “Most people like to think of themselves as alert and aware. But under the right circumstances, even the most observant people can be blind to what’s going on around them.” • With those words CBS commenced a report entitled “What You See Depends more

  • The Man In The Gorilla Suit

    Contributed by David Wilson on May 16, 2011

    It's all a matter of focus.. We can focus on the World's point of view or on God's Word.

    TEXT: Psalm 1:1-6 TITLE: The Man in the Gorilla Suit Date: May 15, 2011 I’m blessed today because Brother Marty provided the sermon illustration I needed for the message I felt led to bring. At Traffic School, the group was asked to view a video of two basketball teams. One team wore more

  • 800-Pound Gorilla? Or The First Pope?

    Contributed by William Mouser on Aug 23, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    In Matthew 16, Jesus confers on Peter (and, later the other Apostles) authority to rule the Church, founded on the truth of Peter’s confession that Jesus is the Messiah.

    Matthew 16:13-20 800-Pound Gorilla? Or the First Pope? There’s a phrase that’s popular in modern discussions of any number of topics, and that phrase is this: “an 800 pound gorilla in the room.” An example would be this line which I plucked from a blog entry on the international economy as more

  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    Contributed by Nate Barbour on Oct 25, 2006
    based on 18 ratings

    Find out who you really are in Christ in this message on identification.

    who do you think you are? O2 – 11.05.05 Tonight we’re going to examine the subject of who you really are. A lot of people are suffering from a case of mistaken identity, especially teenagers. Think about it, it’s during your teenage years that you are discovering who you are and who you’re more

  • Go Mad

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on May 27, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    The Choice to live an ordinary life is no longer an option! How you can go from ordinary to extraordinary!

    Go MAD Ephesians 5:15-16 “Be very careful, then, how you live-- not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” (NIV) Go MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Everyone wants to have a certain degree of SUCCESS. Accolades and awards, tributes and trophies may more

  • Part 1 - They're A Loyal Family Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Sep 4, 2007

    God has told us how He wants us to live our lives; our job is to obey!

    1Then God spoke all these words: 2I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; 3you shall have no other gods before£ me. 4You shall not make for yourself an idol, whether in the form of anything that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth more

  • Thou Shalt Not Lie To Thyself!

    Contributed by Jim Mccutchen on Oct 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    The tragedy is people lie long enough they start believing their own falsehood. Who are you really? What do you see when you look into the mirror?

    THOU SHALT NOT LIE INTRO: Everyone looks really good from up here this morning. But did you look this good when you woke up this morning? You have that morning dazed look · Your hair is sticking out in strange places, · We men get to shaven that rough looking over night growth of more

  • God Can! Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 4, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    When things seem impossible to us, God can!

    SERIES: “LESSONS FROM THE EARLY CHURCH” TEXT: ACTS 19:8-20 TITLE: “GOD CAN!” INTRODUCTION: A. Three boys who lived in the same neighborhood got to bragging one day. None of the three could top the other two until they started bragging more

  • Holding Life Together When It Feels Like Its Falling Apart

    Contributed by Richard Burkey on May 19, 2005
    based on 23 ratings

    For those of us who feel life unraveling, Paul offers Jesus who holds life together even when it feels like it is falling apart.

    Holding Life Together When It Feels Like Its Falling Apart Colossians 1:9-20 (New International Version) 9For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and more

  • What We Believe: Mankind (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 13 ratings

    Discover your value and potential as a human being

    We’ve spent four Sundays looking at what God is like and what difference knowing the true picture of God makes in our lives. Every time you hear someone say that they don’t want anything to do with God, you can be sure that if they told you what kind of God they don’t want anything to do with, more

  • Six Days Of Creation Vs. False Evolutionary Teaching Series

    Contributed by John Wright on Mar 22, 2010

    Genesis 1:1-31 reports that all of creation was during six literal days and Gen. 1:11&12, 21, 24&25 teach that everything reproduces after its own kind and evolutionist can not provide any true missing links that are half ape and half man.

    INTRODUCTION 1. Open your bibles please to Genesis 4:4-10. 2. The title for our lesson is EVOLUTION AND IT’S THEORIES ABOUT CREATION ARE FALSE BUT THE SIX DAYS OF CREATION AS TAUGHT IN THE BIBLE IS TRUE! 3. The background for Genesis 4:4-10 is that the two sons of Adam and Eve had offered more

  • What’s In A Difficult Week?

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 10, 2017

    Have you ever had a difficult week? Have you? I certainly have, Sometimes I’ll get like, “What’s the use!” No one will escape a difficult week in losing a loved one. Grief over-the-top, not seeing your way out. “We’ve all had difficult weeks.” Moreover, m

    What’s In A Difficult Week? Luke 22:39-46NKJB Have you ever had a difficult week? Have you? I certainly have, Sometimes I’ll get like, “What’s the use!” No one will escape a difficult week in losing a loved one. Grief over-the-top, not seeing your way out. more

  • The Power Of Your 'something'

    Contributed by William Noel on Dec 3, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    How God uses trials in the lives of His children

    The Power Of Your ‘Something’ Dan. 3:19-27 Intro. · Did I ever tell you about PJ’s first job? PJ was having a hard time finding a job, but one day he saw an add in the paper. The OKC Zoo was hiring an actor to play a gorilla. PJ said, ‘I could do that’, so he arranged an interview. more

  • The Man In The Mirror

    Contributed by Nate Barbour on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 88 ratings

    Get to know the "real" you as you look into the mirror to find your true identity.

    The Man in the Mirror An Accurate Reflection of the Real You 5/7/03 I. Introduction A man was looking for a job and he noticed that there was an opening at the local zoo. He inquired about the job and discovered that the zoo had a very unusual position that they wanted to fill. Apparently more

  • Whenever? Series

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Oct 20, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Are you held captive by the fear within your mind? Here’s hope when your heart condemns you!

    Whenever? I John 3:18-24 There once was an out of work actor named Daniel. He was so down and out that he’s ready to accept any acting part that came along. One day he saw an advertisement in the paper: ACTOR NEEDED TO PLAY A GORILLA. "I could do that," Daniel thought. Daniel arranged an more