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  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 7, 2003
    based on 48 ratings

    Trying to get a grip on the hardships of life.

    Title: Why Me Why Now? Text: Philippians 4:10-13 Do you know someone whose life is falling apart? ‒ The business man who’s business is great until the market goes south. ‒ The college kid who has a career in baseball ended with a torn ligament. Introduction: Have you ever more

  • Sufferers On Trial Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 1

    SUFFERERS ON TRIAL (LUKE 13:1-5) On the day the terrorists struck New York and Washington D.C., I received an e-mail from a friend that hinted strongly that America was under attack for forsaking God. Two days later, Jerry Falwell commented harshly: “I really believe that the pagans, and the more

  • More Than Conquerors Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 2

    MORE THAN CONQUERORS (JOHN 9:1-7, 34-39) One embarrassing game day, after giving up nine home runs in a row, Charlie Brown cried out in despair, “What can I do?!!” He complained to his catcher, “We’re getting slaughtered again, Schroeder. I don’t know what to do. Why do we have to suffer like more

  • The Fugitive Planet Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 3

    THE FUGITIVE PLANET (GEN 3:1-15) The mythical story of the Pandora’s Box tells of how Greek god Zeus’ plotted to ruin man, seal his fate and cause suffering on earth. Zeus created the beautiful Pandora, sent her to humans and gave her a mysterious chest or box, along with a warning not to open it. more

  • The Lord Of All The Earth Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 5

    THE LORD OF ALL THE EARTH (ISAIAH 40:15-24) One day a man goes to a pet shop to buy a parrot. The assistant takes the man to the parrot section and asks the man to choose one. The man asks, “How much is the yellow one?” The assistant says, “$2,000.” The man is shocked and asks the assistant why more

  • The Origin And Destiny Of Evil

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 7

    THE ORIGIN AND DESTINY OF EVIL (EZEKIEL 28:11-19) The biggest winner after the events of 911 did not show up to claim the prize. Oddly, people stop noticing, blaming or challenging him once a war or disaster breaks out. He is not a Taliban official, an Al-Qaeda fighter or a suicide bomber. George more

  • The Last Laugh Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 8

    THE LAST LAUGH (PSALMS 52) On the cover of the May 21, 2001, Newsweek magazine was the full-size head of a man, except that the face of the man is indistinct because the print is in the form of a red X-ray film or an undeveloped photograph. The word E V I L in bold covers his nose and mouth, but more

  • Doomsday Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 10 (Final)

    DOOMSDAY (MARK 13) Christians are often confronted with apocalyptic, millennial and eschatological expectations whenever a disaster occurs. On the morning of 9/11, a relative called from overseas, asked if we were alright and eventually ended the call with a sigh and an exclamation: “This is the more

  • Quick, Get The Umbrella Series

    Contributed by Roger Nelmes on Jan 29, 2008

    Tonight we are going to look at the first 18 verses of James chapter 1. We’ve called it, “Quick, go get the umbrella” because James is trying to get them prepared for the storm.

    The Perfect Storm: Quick, get the Umbrella Opening Illustration: In October of 1991, the "Andrea Gail" left Gloucester, Mass. and headed for the fishing grounds of the North Atlantic. Two weeks later, an event took place that had never occurred in recorded history. A storm stronger than any more

  • What Does The Christ Follower Do In A Recession?

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Feb 6, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    What does the Christ Follower do in a recession? What does the Christ follower do when things go south? What does the Christ follower do when things don’t look so good?

    This message is an edited version of a sermon given at Loving God Fellowship. Copyright © 2008 Loving God Fellowship, Inc. . You are encouraged to share this message with those you know that are hungry for God’s Word. What does the Christ Follower do in a more

  • The Great Injustice Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    3rd in 5 part Series using the popular TV show, CSI, to investigate the death and subsequent resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    THE GREAT INJUSTICE: Caiaphas’ Conspiracy CSI: Murder of God - Week 4 MATT.26:57-68 INTRODUCTION: (Intro mpeg to CSI:31) It’s amazing that sometimes in our twisted world that what’s right can be unjust - that some things that are legal don’t give justice to others. Perennially perky more

  • I Will Yet Praise You Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Part one of three-part series Emotions, this message deals with depression.

    “I Will Yet Praise You” Emotions, part 1 Psalm 42 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers November 12, 2006 Have you ever been depressed? The story is told of a businessman whose wife was experiencing depression. She began to mope around and be sad, lifeless—no light in her eyes—no more

  • Freedom From Fear

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Mar 29, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Hearts are failing in our day due to fear, but you can live in freedom from fear. God desires that you live in freedom from fear. To reach your full potential in the Kingdom of God, you must live in freedom from fear.

    Freedom from Fear By Greg Johnson March 28, 2007 Many in our day live in total control of their life, but when something is shaken, their confidence quickly turns to fear. Jesus described our day when He said (Luke 21:25-26 NIV) “There more

  • Comment Survivre Aux Orages De La Vie

    Contributed by Créteur Fabien on Apr 11, 2007

    Une des choses sur lequel Jésus insiste dans ce passage est l’obéissance : Il a exigé que les hommes doivent écouter. Une des grandes difficultés qui se posent à nous aujourd’hui est le fait simple que les hommes souvent ne savent pas ce que Jésus a dit o

    "COMMENT SURVIVRE AUX ORAGES DE LA VIE" MATTHIEU 7:24-27 "C’est pourquoi, quiconque entend ces paroles que je dis et les met en pratique, sera semblable à un homme prudent qui a bâti sa maison sur le roc. 25 La pluie est tombée, les torrents sont venus, les vents ont soufflé et se sont more

  • God On Trial

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Apr 26, 2007

    Response to the Virginia Tech Massacre dealing with the Christian response to things like this

    Text: Romans 9:14-21, Title: God on Trial, Subject: Theodicy, Date/Place: NRBC, 4/22/07, AM A. Opening illustration: “Our God who is omnipotent is also weak in that God has imposed limitations on God’s omnipotence to give us the space to have a real autonomy” – Bishop Tutu, “The only answer more