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  • Making The Most Of A Bad Situation

    Contributed by Larry Wise on Mar 21, 2010
    based on 29 ratings

    How to handle trials, unfairness and inustice

    Making the Most of a Bad Situation I Peter 2:18-25 ILL.- On Veterans Day a Boulder, Colorado, man parked his car in a metered area. Noting a sign saying “Sundays and Holidays Excepted,” he didn’t put in a coin. But his car was ticketed, and he went to city hall to ask why. more

  • Trials? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Sep 21, 2015

    How doe we handle trials?

    Let’s start by opening our Bulletins and note our focus here on a Sunday morning: we worship God with our singing; we worship God with our prayers; we worship God with our giving; and we worship God with His words from the Bible. We start a new message series today with the Letter by more

  • What Jesus Taught Us About Handling Trials

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Mar 16, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    Sermon preached Easter weekend in the first person - pastor dressed in period costume as Pontius Pilate - and members of the congregation interacting as characters in the Easter story.

    Allow me to introduce myself to you. My name is Pontius Pilate. You probably know me as the Roman official who presided over the trial that ended with the sentence of crucifixion for Jesus the Christ. Being the governor of an out-of-the-way and insignificant Roman province like Judea was not more

  • God Of The Monsters

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 24, 2017

    God uses 2 monsters to tell Job and us how to handle trials and life's hard blows.

    GOD OF THE MONSTERS Job 40,41 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: WHERE IS YOUR FAITH? 1. For the umpteenth time Vickii Youngston went to her pastor to tell him, "I'm so scared! Joe says he's going to kill me if I keep coming to your church!" 2. "Vickii, this is a common trial" replied the pastor, more

  • An Unforgettable Mountaintop Experience Series

    Contributed by James Wallace on Aug 4, 2016

    Why God gives us Mountaintop Spiritual Experiences--to be remembered as we go through the valleys of life.

    Eye-witness to the Messiah An Unforgettable Mountain-Top Experience Matthew 17:1-13 Did you know that a bad memory can be one of the greatest weaknesses in your spiritual life? It has been for me on at least two occasions, and probably more than I can remember—remember, I have a bad more

  • A Perfect Storm

    Contributed by Scott White on Sep 17, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    We all face storms, trials, tribulations in our life; sometime physical, sometimes emotional. But Jesus is always there with us, ready to protect and comfort.

    Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve seen a rain line approaching during a storm? You step outside to just look around and off in the distance you see that rain moving in. You can see the rain headed your way, feel the wind kicking up, maybe see flashes of lightning and hear some more

  • How To Get Recruits Jesus' Way

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Review how we get people to ministry

    How to get recruits Jesus’ way Matt.9:35-38, 10:1-42 1. Serve like Jesus (v.35) a. Proximity: Go to where people are (towns and villages) b. Persuade: Teach God’s people where they are gathered (teaching in the synagogues) c. Preach with reach: Demonstrate what u teach that the good more

  • Wisdom

    Contributed by Paul Redwine on Jan 2, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    Wisdom is something every Christian servant should ask for when in need of help through the trials of life.

    Wisdom, James 1:5-8 Paul Redwine, Northside Christian Church, Sunday, June 22, 2003 CONCLUSION [ILLUS - JOKE] A man was pulled over by a policeman and asked if he knew he was going too fast. He said, ‘I’m sorry officer. I had my cruise control on and just forgot the speed limit changed.’ more

  • Wandering From Truth Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jan 25, 2016

    We are to help one another in not wandering from truth

    We finish today our study of the Letter by James. God spoke through James to give Christians practical instructions. Do you and I want to know how to live on earth while we wait for the return of Jesus Christ? This letter by James tells us how to handle trials, how to deal with temptations and more

  • When Storms And Troubles Won't Go Away Series

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Sep 28, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    2nd in the series James Troubles and Storms come into the life of a Christian. Not "if" but "when" James provides direction and hope

    In Jesus Holy Name August 27, 2006 Text: James 1:1-4,12 Pentecost XII, Redeemer “When Storms and Troubles Won’t Go Away” The Book of James 2nd in the Series Max Lucado in his book “Eye of the Storm” tells this story: Chippie the parakeet never saw it coming. Once second more

  • Discipleship Ii: Four Basic Habits Of A Disciple” Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
    based on 98 ratings

    Four habits that must be developed to grow spiritually.

    1. The habit of time with God’s Word (John 8:31-32). This will provide you with perspective. In a spiritual sense, it means seeing life from God’s point of view. In the Bible, the words understanding, wisdom, and discernment all have to do with perspective. The opposite of perspective is more

  • Turning Trials Into Triumphs Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 114 ratings

    In the message James the half brother of Jesus will teach us we CAN turn our trials into triumphs. (Real Faith For The Real World - prt one)

    "Turning Trials Into Triumphs" TEXT: JAMES 1:1-12 Today we begin a study of the book of James. But before we begin our study I think it would be good for us to do a little background about this great book in God’s Word. Now, one thing that often adds a great deal of insight to the more

  • Romans 8:12-17

    Contributed by Zak Saenz on Jan 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Romans 8:12-17

    Romans 8:12-17 12Therefore, brothers, we have an obligation—but it is not to the sinful nature, to live according to it. 13For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live, 14because those who are led by more

  • The Truth About Trials Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on May 2, 2010

    Trials are designed to mature us. Growing old is not synonomous with growing up

    Truth about Trials James 1:2-4 * (Show clip from Forrest Gump – Life is like a box of chocolates) – Did you hear that last line? “You never know what you are going to get.” My comment is that while there is ‘some’ truth in the previous statement, I believe more

  • Living Out God’s Word Series

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Apr 20, 2014

    Are we just hearers of the Word, or are we doers?

    Living Out God’s Word James 1: 19-27 Let me start by going back to Jesus’. Let us start with Jesus’ advice to his disciples. In Mark 9:33 onwards he finds out that the disciples have been arguing about who is the greatest. And his advice is simple. Mark 9:35 (NKJV) And He sat more