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  • Tired And Weary

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Jul 13, 2001
    based on 406 ratings
     | 39,583 views

    We find rest in the Lord.

    Text: Matthew 11:28-30 28. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 30. For my yoke is easy, and ...read more

  • Why Bother?

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,110 views

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001 Ecclesiastes 1:2; 12-14; 2:18-23 Title: “Why bother?”

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001 Ecclesiastes 1:2; 12-14; 2:18-23 Title: “Why bother?” Written probably about three centuries before Christ, the Book of Ecclesiastes marks an advance over the doctrine of divine retribution. Simplistically put, that doctrine stated ...read more

  • Strong Winds On Deep Waters

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 121 ratings
     | 8,197 views

    The Storm Jesus Calmed provides three indisputable themes that demonstrate that IT REQUIRES REAL FAITH AND NOT MERE PRETENSE TO FOLLOW THE LORD THROUGH STRONG WINDS ON DEEP WATERS.

    Lessons from Storms in the Bible #5 -- July 29, 2001-- AM STRONG WINDS ON DEEP WATERS -- The Storm Jesus Calmed -- Luke 8:22-25 INTRODUCTION: (1) Jim Nicodem took his two youngest kids to the Batavia quarry. It has a beautiful sand beach with shallow water. [Anyone can play in the ...read more

  • Are You Willing To Shout

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Aug 6, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 4,755 views

    This sermon involves Bartimaeus’ willingness to shout out because of a need in his life. We must be willing to shout or cry out to the Lord as well to get Jesus’ attention.

    Are We Willing To Shout? NLF 7/29/2001 Joshua 6:8-20 Luke 17:11-19 Text Luke 18:35-43 Shouting is a natural thing we do to either get someone’s attention or to express our approval and excitement. We shout when we want somebody to take action, such as when they need to make a change. ...read more

  • The Woman In The Crowd

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Aug 7, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 2,603 views

    This is a life where hope was born.

    THE WOMAN IN THE CROWD And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea. And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet, And besought him greatly, ...read more

  • The Wind In The Treasury Series

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,825 views

    GOD READILY HAS A STORM IN RESERVE FOR ACCOMPLISHING HIS WILL. Here are three winds from the treasury of God.

    Storms of the Scriptures #2: June 3, 2001 -- AM THE WIND IN THE TREASURY Psalm 135:5-7 INTRODUCTION: (1) The potency of prayer hath subdued the strength of fire; it has bridled the rage of lions, hushed anarchy to rest, extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst ...read more

  • The Thorn

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 62 ratings
     | 2,001 views

    God can deliver you from the pain you are feeling.

    THE THORN And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he ...read more

  • Worship From The Cave Of Danger Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jun 25, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 4,186 views

    IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH

    BIG IDEA: IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH I. (:1-3) GOD’S KINDNESS AND TRUTH WILL SHELTER ME FROM DESTRUCTION A. (:1) Take Shelter in God "He hideth my soul in the cleft of the rock" 1. God’s Shelter is Gracious 2. God’s Shelter is Safe "under ...read more

  • Turning The Tables Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jun 25, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,209 views

    THE WICKED ARE THE ONLY LOSERS WHEN THEY TRY TO AMBUSH THE RIGHTEOUS

    BIG IDEA: THE WICKED ARE THE ONLY LOSERS WHEN THEY TRY TO AMBUSH THE RIGHTEOUS I. (:1-2) HIDE ME FROM SECRET ATTACKS A. Hear my voice Bring our complaints to God as prayers for deliverance B. Preserve my life "from the dread of the enemy" Not just deliverance from their attacks, but ...read more

  • Reasons To Believe In A God Who Allows Suffering

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Apr 17, 2001
    based on 15 ratings
     | 567 views

    a feeble attempt to answer the Why? question

    -----SUFFERING COMES FROM THE FREEDOM TO CHOOSE Gen. 2:15-17 -----SUFFERING REVEALS WHAT IS IN OUR HEARTS Matt. 13:1-9 -----SUFFERING GIVES OPPORTUNITY TO TRUST GOD JAMES 1:2-5 -----GOD SUFFERS ALONG WITH US JESUS WEPT -----IN TIMES OF CRISIS, WE FIND ONE ANOTHER 2COR. ...read more

  • Coping With Failure

    Contributed by Gordon Moyes on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 68 ratings
     | 3,115 views

    How does the Christian respond when we fail? By faith!

    The word that rhymes best with "Australia" is "failure"! During the Olympics, our success in the pool, on the courts, on the track and other fields of competition, saw us in an unusual situation: we were victorious! The flag flying at the top brought cheers. The national anthem brought tears to the ...read more

  • Healing On God's Terms

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 177 ratings
     | 1,471 views

    Today, a lot of Christians demand miracles, and expect them on their own terms, not God's.

    HEALING ON GOD'S TERMS! (2 Kings 5:1-19) [HTTP formatted copy of this sermon is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/2kings5.html] NAAMAN - AN OLD TESTAMENT EXAMPLE II Kings 5:1-19 1 Now Naaman, captain of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man with his master, and ...read more

  • Spiritual Gift Of Healing

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 219 ratings
     | 2,908 views

    Not one miracle performed by Jesus and the Apostles can be performed today by anyone claiming to have the gift of healing. Conversely, none of the so-called miracles today were done by Jesus or the Apostles.

    SPIRITUAL GIFT OF HEALING (Mark 16:20, Acts 14:3) Updated 5/1/01 [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/healing.html] [HTTP formatted outline to use as a handout is at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/healing-outline.html] MIRACLES OF ...read more

  • What Is God Doing When Life Takes A Turn For The Worse? Series

    Contributed by Ricky Burke on Dec 7, 2000
    based on 104 ratings
     | 2,025 views

    This is the second sermon in a series of messages based on Job. This series is called, "When Life Takes a Turn for the Worse."

    What is God doing when life takes a turn for the worse? I believe the answer is found in what many scholars believe is the oldest book of the Bible: the book of Job. This book records the story of a man named Job whose life took a turn for the worse. Remember? He lost his finances, children, ...read more

  • Come Home To The Flock Series

    Contributed by Chaz Brown on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,275 views

    Why do we stray away from God’s love. Can we Come home?

    Come on back to the flock! By Rev. Chaz M. Brown I am working in a local convenience store at nights for a well-known company. I see hundreds of people. I can see in many of them their eyes, and faces. I can see their pain and their suffering without their saying so. One man in particular ...read more