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  • A Greater Purpose Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,645 views

    Part of an extensive study in Philippians, we are reminded here that God has a greater purpose for our trials.

    Content in Christ: A Study in Philippians A Greater Purpose Phil. 1:12-14 Illus. Old mule fell into a ditch. “Shake it off and step up”. What do you do when the “stuff” of life piles up on you? Phil. – Content in Christ. Review (love, encouragement, prayer) Memorize? Up to this point, ...read more

  • The Greater Purpose Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Oct 23, 2017
     | 4,093 views

    In a crisis, we trust God's greater purpose and seek God's perfect will.

    We saw how the Lord provided for Elijah in the drought, first at the brook and then at the widow’s home in Zarephath. • By doing that, God also saved the widow and her son from death, and sustained all three of them for the duration of the famine. • Miraculously the supply of flour and oil did ...read more

  • Restoration Of Israel And Their Responsibility In World To Be A Witness Series

    Contributed by Rev.andrew B Natarajan on Oct 15, 2016
     | 3,303 views

    The people of Israel are redeemed, chosen for a greater purpose of being a witness to God.

  • His Ways Are Higher!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Oct 25, 2013
     | 3,311 views

    His ways are higher! He would equip you well for the job!

    His ways are higher! Isaiah 55:9 " For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways, And My thoughts than your thoughts.” I desperately needed God to release help for me; with truckload of work, I had very few hands to do it. Top priority was one more ...read more

  • God's Sovereign Rights

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 8, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 631 views

    To help people understand that the Lord’s Sovereign power means that He has the right to do whatever He wants to with our lives for His greater purposes.

    Unit 13 – Power Lesson 36 – Job’s Mountain of Problems – Job 1:1-2:10 Preparation for the Teacher 1. Aim: To lead the people to understand that the Lord’s Sovereign power means that He has the right to do whatever He wants to with our lives for His greater purposes. 2. Explanation of the ...read more

  • Your Situation Is Very Temporary! Focus On The Eternal!

    Contributed by Kelly Durant on Feb 22, 2015
     | 5,330 views

    Pain, in our lives, is temporary as well as wealth and those who are injust provoking suffering.

    Your Situation Is Very Temporary! Focus on the Eternal! By Kelly Durant 1 Peter 1:23-25 23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.24 For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of ...read more

  • The Secret Of Joyful Giving Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 5, 2004
    based on 51 ratings
     | 7,059 views

    Most of us when we think about joy in connection with money, think about the joy that it will bring when we get it, but the greatest joy of money is when we give it away for a greater purpose.

    Restoring the Joy A Study of the Book of Philippians Sermon # 13 “The Secret of Joyful Giving” Philippians 4:10, 14-19 Today we are going to finish a series that we have been calling “Restoring the Joy.” ...read more

  • Called To Return Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Apr 27, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,455 views

    God calls us to return to completing His business. In Genesis 43 we will see Jacob and his sons return for grain and for God’s greater purpose--the Salvation and Continuation of the Nation of Israel.

  • Fruits That Bring Delight

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 31, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,605 views

    Without a consistent renewing of our spiritual, emotional and mental capacities with the fruit of the Spirit we will grow weak, vulnerable to temptation and unable to fulfill God’s greater purposes for lives.

    Fruits That Delight (Psalm 34:8-12) "Oh taste and see that the Lord is good." We often hear about the need to eat our daily portion of fruits and vegetables. A healthy diet should contain at least 4-6 serving of fruits to build up our anti-oxidant levels that fight against the free radicals ...read more

  • The Power Of Faith

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on May 21, 2007
    based on 50 ratings
     | 33,160 views

    Jesus comes to us as the "I Am" in the situation we are in. His power is not confined to or limited by circumstances. We are to trust that He always acts on time, in His own way, to accomplish a greater purpose.

    Martha’s brother Lazarus was dead. • Jesus said to Martha: “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believers in me will never die.” (John 11:25) Martha sees God’s answer as something that can happen only in the future. • ...read more

  • The Suffering Servant Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 54 ratings
     | 22,589 views

    The Servant is not a helpless victim of circumstance, but One who in His submissiveness & innocence fulfills the greater purposes of God. Thus in the end He will prosper & be victorious, for His vicarious suffering is God’s plan to accomplish His purpose

    ISAIAH 53: 7-9 THE SUFFERING SERVANT [Matthew 27:57-60 / Acts 8:26-40 / 1 Pet. 3:8-18] Pascal, one of the greatest and most influential scientific minds of all time, wrote these meaningful words: "The greatest of the proofs of Jesus Christ are the ...read more

  • The Stone Of Destiny Series

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Apr 7, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,586 views

    Sometimes what we think is so very tragic actually sets in motions things that moves our lives towards a greater purpose in God. This is the eighth message in the David series.

    DAVID—A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART 08—THE STONE OF DESTINY TEXT: 1 Samuel 20:18-22 1 Samuel 20:18-22 KJV Then Jonathan said to David, To morrow is the new moon: and thou shalt be missed, because thy seat will be empty. [19] And when thou hast stayed three days, then thou ...read more

  • The Beneficial Effects Of Persecution 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,175 views

    Persecution has a way of accomplishing God’s greater purposes despite outward evidences. Luke wrote, "At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem and they were all scattered throughout the regions·" (Acts 8:1) Discorda

    1. Persecution has a way of accomplishing God’s greater purposes despite outward evidences. Luke wrote, "At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem and they were all scattered throughout the regions·" (Acts 8:1) Discordant factors have a way of ...read more

  • How Jesus Used Healing In His Ministry

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 25, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,051 views

    Many people fail to understand God’s greater purposes for physical suffering. Instead of allowing the disciples to drag Jesus into a complicated discussion about sin and suffering, Jesus stated an important fact about sickness when He said, "This blind ma

    How Jesus Used Healing in His Ministry John 9:1-9:38 Many people fail to understand God’s greater purposes for physical suffering. Instead of allowing the disciples to drag Jesus into a complicated discussion about sin and suffering, Jesus stated an important fact about sickness when He ...read more

  • The Test Of Power And Authority

    Contributed by Manny Salva Cruz on Aug 24, 2014
     | 2,118 views

    Many times, we get hurt and we wanted to take revenge. But God reminds us through the story of Joseph that we have been placed by God in that position of authority for a greater purpose and that we must always manifest a humble heart.

    THE TEST OF POWER AND AUTHORITY Last week, we talked about the promotion of Joseph to the second highest in command of Egypt. He had been lifted up from the dark dungeon of despair to the palace of great responsibility, authority and power. It was a long process of waiting patiently and ...read more