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  • Philadelphia's Door Of Opportunity Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,890 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
     | 2,156 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

  • When Technique Eclipses Relationship-Part 1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 693 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

  • "Taking A Trip Out Of God's Will--Where Does It Lead?"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Jun 20, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,692 views

    God gives us choices so that our life can lead to a good journey and ending, blessed and productive.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches June 22, 2003 “Taking a Trip Out of God’s Will--Where Does it Lead?” Psalm 1:1-6 INTRODUCTION: How many of you have heard people say, “I didn’t have any choice in the matter?” Maybe you have made this statement yourself, “I didn’t have any choice.” When ...read more

  • Self-Control: The Balancing Fruit

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Nov 30, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,788 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

  • Boredom On The Job Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 13, 2015
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,866 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's Plan

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 20 ratings
     | 9,450 views

    God uses many different types of people that we would never choose - He can use you!!

    God’s Plan It never ceases to amaze me the people that God chooses to do His work. We would choose “the wise, the mighty, the noble”.Vs 26 1 Corinthians 1:27 – 31 We often think that God cannot use us. We have no talents that God can use. We have no ability We have no education. We ...read more

  • The Ministry Of The Armor Bearer

    Contributed by Jimmy Dillon on May 23, 2007
    based on 26 ratings
     | 29,516 views

    Describes how we need modern day armor bearer’s to stand with our church leaders/pastors

    THE MINISTRY OF THE ARMOR BEARER (part 1) Various Passages Introduction A couple of weeks ago, I preached on being part of the body You and I have been given special talents and enablements, spiritual gifts to operate in the body of Christ We all need each other…every member must be a ...read more

  • The Value Of Rest

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 178 ratings
     | 18,918 views

    Rest is important. Here are four reasons why.

    By and large, Americans don’t value rest and relaxation. On the contrary, we’ve made a virtue of unceasing labor; we brag about how busy we are, as if the hectic pace of our lives is proof that we’re important and significant. We feel guilty when we’re not working, and we’re suspicious of anyone ...read more

  • I'm Not Perfect, But ... Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 21, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 31,652 views

    We justify not being mature by claiming that we are just like everyone else, or that we are at least working on that goal. But our example is Jesus, who gathers up our incompleteness into Himself and shows us the way to mature.

    When I first announced the title of this message, “I’m Not Perfect”, somebody was sharp enough to reply, “Yes, we’ve noticed, we’ve noticed.” Well, thanks a heap! Don’t you know by now that when I say something self-deprecating, you are supposed to shower me with compliments and bathe me in ...read more

  • Are You Ready For A Miracle?

    Contributed by James May on Apr 25, 2004
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,919 views

    Miracles aren’t a problem with Jesus in your boat but they are always triggered by obedience.

    Are You Ready for a Miracle? by Pastor James May Luke 5:1-11, "And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets. ...read more

  • On The Dotted Line Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 5,989 views

    Even though vows are seldom kept, there are a few vows every follower of Jesus Christ ought to make and strive to keep.

    January 26, 2003 1Now on the sealed document were the names of: Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah, 2Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah, 3Pashhur, Amariah, Malchijah, 4Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch, 5Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah, 6Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch, 7Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin, ...read more

  • Building The Sanctuary

    Contributed by James May on Feb 1, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 10,887 views

    Just as David provided for and commanded Solomon to build the temple, we are commanded to provide for and build our lives into a sanctuary for the Lord.

    BUILDING THE SANCTUARY 1 Chronicles 22:18-19, "Is not the LORD your God with you? And hath he not given you rest on every side? For he hath given the inhabitants of the land into mine hand; and the land is subdued before the LORD, and before his people. Now set your heart and your soul to seek ...read more

  • The Prayer At The Pillar

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 22, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,585 views

    This message is to inspire those who have made some mistakes in the past to get back up and be useful to God.

    THE PRAYER AT THE PILLAR TEXT: Judges 16:25-30 Judges 16:25-30 KJV And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made them sport: and they set him between the pillars. ...read more

  • How To Get To Heaven

    Contributed by Roy Sommerville on Mar 2, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,700 views

    The inadequeacy of the moral plan to get to heaven, demonstrated by the rich young ruler

    How To Get To Heaven There are two ways to get to heaven. The first is God’s plan, and the second, the Moral plan, or man’s plan. We could call God’s plan the D.O.N.E.-Done- plan. Everything that needed to be done to assure you a place in heaven was done by Jesus Christ, through His death and ...read more