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  • Boredom On The Job Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 13, 2015
    based on 14 ratings
     | 14,888 views

    Boredom is a constant complaint of many workers, but Solomon points to the one thing that can turn the emptiness of the workplace into a powerful tool for our faith. What is this "one thing" that can makes such a big difference for us?

  • God Vindicates

    Contributed by Rev. Dr. Leslie Verghese on Sep 10, 2018
     | 875 views

    Psalm 64

    David usually mentions his enemies in his prayers, but this prayer is entirely about them except the last verse. This is made apparent in the first petition, where he asks God to hear him and preserve his life from fear of the enemy (v. 1). He asks to be hidden from the “secret counsel of the ...read more

  • A Smooth Sea Never Made A Skilled Sailor.

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Jul 25, 2020
     | 1,692 views

    These trials or test, this virus, these riots are taking a toll on us.

    Sermon Title: A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor. Scripture Text: John 16:33 As we consider all these trials or test, this virus, and these riots that are taking a toll on us. Let us push God to the forefront of our lives. John 16:33 (NLT) 33 I have told you all this so that you may have ...read more

  • Living Stones

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on May 22, 2011
     | 4,735 views

    Let us be willing to be built into a living cathedral for God, so that all people in our valley will be attracted to Jesus, and come into God’s holiness, and to be sanctified in his holy presence

    INTRO I’m so proud of my baby girl. She's working on a project for the school’s science-fair by growing citrine-like, rock crystals in the basement. What normally takes thousands of years to do in nature; chemists have somehow been able to reproduce in a matter of weeks. I think ...read more

  • Breaking Hard Ground And Breaking Hard Yokes

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on Dec 30, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,101 views

    When we work for God, He works for us.

    Hos 10:10 It is in my desire that I should chastise them; and the people shall be gathered against them, when they shall bind themselves in their two furrows. [bound together in a rut] Hos 10:11 And Ephraim [ double fruit]is as an heifer [part grown cow]that is taught, [accustomed expert and ...read more

  • When Technique Eclipses Relationship-Part 1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,027 views

    We incur certain liabilities when our relationship to Jesus is eclipsed by technique. Part 1 of a 3 part sermon.

    WHEN TECHNIQUE ECLIPSES RELATIONSHIP-Part I—Revelation 2:1-7 OR Firstless Love A man who spends all his time at work—Neglecting his family in order to do it—Forgetting that his initial drive for the work is to meet his family’s need. Jesus reprimanded the Ephesian church because their first ...read more

  • Breaking Hard Ground Breaking Hard Yokes

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on Mar 21, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,141 views

    Christians will grow out of sin.

    Hos 10:10 It is in my desire that I should chastise them; and the people shall be gathered against them, when they shall bind themselves in their two furrows. [bound together in a rut] Hos 10:11 And Ephraim [ double fruit]is as an heifer [part grown cow]that is taught, [accustomed expert and ...read more

  • Philadelphia's Door Of Opportunity Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,982 views

    Encouragement to walk through every "open door" of opportunity that God gives us for ministry.

    WHEN WE ARE FACED WITH NEW AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND WE TELL OURSELVES "I CAN NEVER CHANGE, THAT’S NOT MY STYLE" OR SAY "THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN," WE PRESUME TOO MUCH AND BELIEVE TOO LITTLE. IN JESUS CHRIST, GOD RENDERS ALL OF OUR FINAL CONCLUSIONS PREMATURE AND ALL OF OUR TALK ...read more

  • When Your Thread Gets Tangled...

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Jul 6, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,188 views

    Pentecost 3: Whom do you seek when you find yourself in trouble? We get sage advice from David in the words of Psalm 28.

    If there is one thing that is highly valued today its self-reliance. Folks value the capacity in others to stand on their own two feet; to have the where-with-all to weather the storms; to adapt, overcome and conquer. It’s a trademark of our times. We strive to raise our children to be independent, ...read more

  • I'm Working More But Enjoying It Less

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 27, 2014
     | 2,621 views

    A sermon on labor, work from Ecclesiastes (Title, Material and outline adapted from Dan Blazer's book, Life Is Worth Living, chapter 5)

    Introduction: Solomon in Ecclesiastes at times has a positive outlook on work, labor. Ecclesiastes 3:12, 13, NIV. Ecclesiastes 5:18, NIV. Ecclesiastes 9:9, NIV. At other times Solomon is downright negative about work and labor. “What does man gain from all his labour at which he ...read more

  • Not Even A Minnow! This Hurts.

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Nov 2, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,465 views

    Have you ever gave your best effort and came away with nothing? The battle is in our attitudes. We must go back to the drawing board --- There is more. We must exert a greater effort ...

    NOT EVEN A MINNOW! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I HAVE TRIED AND I STILL HAVE NOTHING TO SHOW FOR MY EFFORT? Luke 5:5 And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net. ...read more

  • Do Not Be Afraid

    Contributed by Jackie Barker on Apr 3, 2013
     | 2,893 views

    Because Jesus has risen from the grave we have nothing to fear...

    I have a confession to make. I am not a morning person. I mean really. It takes me about an hour to become human… so Tim has plied me with Coffee and spoken to me nicely for the last hour… so I should just be coming round about now. But in all seriousness – there is nowhere ...read more

  • Christmas Is For Sinners

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 14, 2009
     | 2,326 views

    A textual sermon on 1 Timothy 1:15 (Idea came from Boyce Mouton)

    Christmas is for Sinners 1 Timothy 1:15 Introduction: From Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol we read about Ebenezer Scrooge. “Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grind-stone, Scrooge! A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner!” ...read more

  • Thyatira Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 7,969 views

    1. Let’s look at the City. 2. Let’s look at the Church.

    Sunday, October 5, 2003 Title: Thyatira Text: Rev. 2:18-29 Introduction 1. Praise the LORD! He hasn’t forgotten His churches! He hasn’t forgotten His people! He is still communicating... He is still seeking a relationship... He is still ministering... He is still ...read more

  • Self-Control: The Balancing Fruit

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Nov 30, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,948 views

    Self control brings balance to our lives.

    Last Sunday I asked you to be ready to share ways that we demonstrate the Fruits of the Spirit as a church. That will take place in a few minutes, as we first need to address the final fruit - self-control. There have been a few “experiments” if you will during this series as a way to try to ...read more