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  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 7, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,492 views

    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 ...read more

  • "My Will Be Done" (Hezekiah) Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,165 views

    Understanding God’s purpose in illness

    "My will be done" (Hezekiah) Rev Dr Robert Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Outline: Hezekiah’s: Illness (vs 1) Outcry (vss 2-11) Outcome (vss 12-21) Introduction: A friend of mine serves as a ...read more

  • Survivor 6: How To Survive Your Finances Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 189 ratings
     | 8,928 views

    This is the sixth message of my SURVIVOR series, focusing upon a proper perspective for personal finances and the ongoing battle against materialism. (10-20-02)

    Opening Activity Begin this message with a fun activity. The following items are needed: 1. An empty, old bottle 2. A large key made of cardboard and spray painted gold. The key will have the verses of Matthew 6:19-21 printed and attached to one side. 3. A treasure map with the following ...read more

  • Facing The Future

    Contributed by Joe Durai on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,172 views

    How do I face the many crossroads that will come up in an uncertain future?

    FACING THE FUTURE Let us reflect and absorb the Bible’s perspective of facing the future. A popular saying is Religion is man’s attempt to reach God but Jesus is God’s attempt to reach man. We all come to crossroads at several junctures in our lives and we wonder which is the path we should ...read more

  • Deciding To Suffer?

    Contributed by Steve Moore on Oct 6, 2004
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,574 views

    A look at the difficult area of suffering and how the Christian can begin to gain understanding of its purpose.

    INTRODUCTION These verses are one of the all-time best passages in scripture concerning how we live & work within the work place. Submission to the grueling boss for the sake of Jesus. There’s a great 3 point sermon in here concerning Christianity in the work place. But, instead, we are ...read more

  • Soul-Quake Tsunami

    Contributed by Jyoti Banerjee on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 143 ratings
     | 3,088 views

    The Asian tsunami requires a response from Christians. This message seeks an answer from Joel.

    While many in this land were still celebrating at Christmas parties in the early hours of Boxing Day 2004, the Australian and Eurasian tectonic plates in the earth’s crust moved violently against each other. The impact of the crash was so massive that scientists tell us that the earth wobbled ...read more

  • A Question Of Balance

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 8,836 views

    How to move on when your life is out of balance

    A Question of Balance Some of you may be sufficiently old enough to remember the Moody Blues album ‘A Question of Balance’. In it, the songs speak of the desire to find a balance in life, in society, in the world. And although that album was produced over thirty years ago, nevertheless I’m sure ...read more

  • When Faced With A Crisis

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 57 ratings
     | 7,275 views

    In these chapters God’s people are facing a crisis. And in their bad choices we discover 4 things we need to do when we face a crisis.

    "WHEN FACED WITH A CRISIS TEXT: ISAIAH 8-12 FOR EVERYTHING THAT WAS WRITTEN IN THE PAST WAS WRITTEN TO TEACH US, SO THAT THROUGH THE ENDURANCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE SCRIPTURES WE MIGHT HAVE HOPE." -- RM 15:4 "THESE THINGS HAPPENED TO THEM AS EXAMPLES AND WERE WRITTEN ...read more

  • Worship From The Cave Of Danger Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jun 25, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 4,645 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

  • God's Healing For My Life

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 3,424 views

    Healing is to be sought within the God given resource of the local church, but will we have the faith to use it.

    God’s Healing for my life by Andrew Chan, Senior Pastor, PBC, Vancouver, BC A man was driving along a rural road one day when he saw a three-legged chicken. He was amused enough to drive along side it for a while, and as he was driving, he noticed the chicken was running at 30 mph. ...read more

  • A Soldier's Story

    Contributed by Duran Johnson on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 120 ratings
     | 15,677 views

    This message is to encourage the people of God to endure the hardships and trials of life.

    "Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ." (2 Timothy 2:3) Introduction I have become a big fan of the Apostle Paul as I continue reading and digesting the letters written by him in the NT. I’m particularly intrigued by his multi-faceted personality. In this second ...read more

  • Beaten To Bear Light

    Contributed by Derek Anglin on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,042 views

    Every Christian should understand the importance of being beaten to bear light in the is world because of the following truths outlined in Exodus 25:31

    In this portion of scripture, the candlestick can be compared to a Christian. The candlestick was made with a purpose and that was to bear light. We learn from the text that the candlestick started out as something valuable, gold. It was not bearing light as gold but the gold was used as it was ...read more

  • Defeating Disappointments

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on May 27, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,414 views

    Looks at dealing with the disappointments in our lives.

    Have you ever been disappointed? Really disappointed? Maybe you watched as your dreams crashed and burnt, or perhaps someone you loved and trusted let you down. My cousin’s 17 year old daughter has been planning her audition for Canadian Idol since it was first announced. She has an incredible ...read more

  • Job: The Big Picture Series

    Contributed by James Dunn on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 165 ratings
     | 9,965 views

    One of the questions that has been around for thousands of years is: "If God loves me, why on earth would He allow me to suffer so much?" Dr. Dunn helps us take a look at the big picture surrounding this question as it relates to suffering.

    Job: The Big Picture Job 1-2 Intro: Kurt Cobain ended his life about 10 years ago (4/1994). filled with bitterness and anger. He was the founder and lead singer of the group "Nirvana." His violent suicide prompted a lot of questions. "Why? He had it all…a great career, dedicated fans, ...read more

  • Paul's Thorn- Power In Weakness Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jul 12, 2005
    based on 59 ratings
     | 7,638 views

    What was Paul’s thorn in the flesh, and what can we learn from it?

    Paul’s thorn- power in weakness. 2 Cor 11:30-12:10 WBC 10 July 5am How many people do you know who, when they are challenged as to their credentials, as to whether "God is with them" respond - "actually, I’m an utter coward. I’ve had to cry off with my tail between my legs. (… ’take time out’… ...read more