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  • Hard Sayings—wineskins Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,087 views

    UNDERSTANDING THE SIGNFICANCE OF THE NEW CLOTH AND THE NEW WINE AND WINESKINS IS AN IMPORTANT REMINDER OF OUR RELATIONSHIP TO CHRIST.

    Hard Sayings—Wineskins Mark 2:21-22 INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: There are many literary forms used in the Bible. There is poetry, proverb, legal document, dramatic narrative, hymn, sermon, theological treatise, personal letter, and apocalyptic vision. And sprinkled into all of these genres ...read more

  • Increase Our Faith!

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,836 views

    Jesus gives us some hard saying in this text that need to be understood around Jesus’ disciples asking for their faith to be increased.

    -My son likes going to AWANA. He enjoys playing games, hearing bible stories, singing to campfire songs. He doesn’t exactly enjoy memorizing bible passages. He give up several times while I am trying to help him learn the passages. I have to prod him on, telling him he can do it and that we are ...read more

  • Time To Decide Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on May 27, 2002
    based on 120 ratings
     | 6,884 views

    Jesus calls us to make a decision. Follow him, or not -- you must decide!

    Time To Decide The Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh Joshua 24:1-15 "If serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But ...read more

  • Time To Decide

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,747 views

    There comes a time to make commitments -- are you ready to make one?

    In the Old Testament book of Proverbs, in chapter 30, there is a wonderful verse. The writer says in verse 18, "There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, ...read more

  • Why People Follow Jesus

    Contributed by George Rennau on Jul 6, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,299 views

    Why are you a follower of JESUS? Is it because of His claims and promises. Is it because of His signs and wonders. Or is it because He is the only source to fill the need of your life.

    Title: Why People Follow Jesus Text: John 6:35, 47-54, 60-69 Introduction: 1. Some because they like what he said Luke 6:20-23 "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for ...read more

  • Joining The Journey To Jerusalem Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jul 29, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,869 views

    Jesus’ call is to complete discipleship. Total love. Abandoning ourselves to Him. No half heartedness, no “yes, but first…”, no giving Jesus just a piece of us. He wants it all, because it is all broken and it all needs to be healed, and then He gives

    Joining the Journey To Jerusalem: Breaking Boundaries Luke 9:51-63 May 24, 2009 Intro: Journey… Bob Dylan asks “How many roads must a man walk down, before you can call him a man”? Tom Cochrane says, “Life is a Highway”. Robert Frost said that “two roads diverged in a wood…” We seem to ...read more

  • Sensation Chasers Or Jesus Chasers

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Aug 25, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,328 views

    Jesus’ congregation drops from 5000 to 13 in one day because he wants followers who are Jesus Chasers, not Sensation Chasers

    John 6:52-70 – Sensation Chasers or Jesus Chasers Let’s say for a moment you are responsible for hiring and firing your church pastor • The church is doing great. You have more than 5000 people attending • The senior pastor is a great guy, people like him, he’s a captivating speaker, and has ...read more

  • The Elims Of Life

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 28, 2004
    based on 63 ratings
     | 8,355 views

    There is another day beyond this one. There is an Elim just beyond Mara. An "old-fashioned" Pentecostal faith-builder.

    The Elims of Life Exodus 15:23-27 -- "And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah." "And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?" "And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD ...read more

  • "Will You Turn Away?" Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 69 ratings
     | 11,606 views

    #22 in the series. This text details three Amazing Attitudes towards Jesus.

    A Study of the Book of John “That You May Believe” Sermon # 22 “Will You Turn Away?” John 6:60-71 It is amazing to consider that chapter six of John’s gospel began with the amazing ...read more

  • Learning To Play Hurt #2 Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Oct 18, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,765 views

    Just think of the examples of sports hero’s that had to play their best games hurt. Well, you may have to learn to keep on even when you are hurt.

    LEARNING TO PLAY HURT? (This is part two of a two part series) By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Many of the thoughts and illustrations in this series I adapted from a sermon by Pastor Wayne B. Smith of Lexington, KY. TEXT: John 6:60 THIS IS A HARD SAYING... John 6:66 From ...read more

  • The Table Of Life

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 9, 2002
    based on 308 ratings
     | 32,251 views

    The remembrance of eternal life at the Lord’s Supper table.

    Sunday Morning May 4, 2000 Bel Aire Baptist Church Hobbs, NM THE TABLE OF LIFE JOHN 6:51-58 Introduction: 1. Three old men, tired of being old, sneaked off from their retirement village on afternoon for a stolen dip in a nearby pool. It was an indoor pool, in ...read more

  • Promise, Possibility, & Potential Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Apr 30, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,816 views

    1 of 5 on the church. This message was given on Baby Dedication Day. Every Child is a promise, a possibility, and a potential… There are no exceptions. None...

    The Birth of God’s Family MCC Baby Day – Promise, Possibility, and Potential Every Child is a promise, a possibility, and a potential… There are no exceptions. None Every child of man and every child of God is made with a promise, a possibility and a potential while not always realized is ...read more

  • When God Asks You To Do Something You Do Not Understand Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Dec 5, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,607 views

    Faith is a difficult subject for beleivers, it becames even more difficult when God asks us to do something we do not understand. We learn several practical lessons from the Joshua’s encounter at Jericho which will help us when God asks us do something we

    Introduction: A man was quiet a bit overweight, he had tried several ways to lose the weight, but had no success. Finally he decided to visit his minister and ask him if he had any solutions to his weight problem. The minister said he had just the solution. The man was to go home and wait for a ...read more

  • At The Cross - The Cross & Fruitfulness Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 307 ratings
     | 49,179 views

    Death comes before resurrection. In John 12, Jesus is telling us death comes before ministry.

    OPENING: Two engineers, one from I.U. and the other from Notre Dame, were out in a yard standing by a flagpole, vigorously discussing something. A student from Purdue happened by and asked what they were arguing about. "Oh," replied the student from I.U., "we were discussing how best to determine ...read more

  • Widow Series

    Contributed by Michael Treston on May 9, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,814 views

    A new look at what it means to give up everything to follow God

    Economics What makes you uncomfortable to talk about? Money is essential our society does not function with out it. When we set up our priorities, When we look at our timetables we do so with an under lying belief, a hidden voice at the heart of us speaks which shapes and influences how we ...read more