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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

  • The Wind In The Treasury Series

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 51 ratings

    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 more

  • The Thorn

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 63 ratings

    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 more

  • Just War

    Contributed by Peter Baumgartle on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 148 ratings

    Should Christians go to war? (... in aftermath of World Trade Center)

    A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE ON WAR Years ago, when I was in the military stationed in Great Britain, a zealous European accused me of being a hypocrite. He said, “How can you call yourself a Christian and serve in the U.S. Military?” (The implication was that Christians are to be peace-loving and more

  • "A Praise In The Midst Of Confusion"

    Contributed by Kevin Smith on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 51 ratings

    We as believers need to learn how to give God TRUE praise, even amidst chaos & confusion.

    Habakkuk 3:17-19 Habbakkuk says in verse 18, "Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, in the God of mine salvation." He was basically saying that even amidst all the confusion, strife, stress, mess, and destruction and chaos, he was STILL going to praise God, no matter what... And for a few minutes I more

  • Down Through The Years The Lord Has Been Good To Me

    Contributed by Mcclinton Hall on Jun 30, 2005
    based on 31 ratings

    This sermon encourages those who have been going trials and tribulations for a long time.

    Down Through The Years, The Lord Has Been Good To Me I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. Psalm 37:25 My brothers and sisters, the opening words of our text in Psalm 37 could have been written by any of us, for more

  • He Has Shown You, O Man

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Apr 1, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    A sermon given at the London School of Theology. When things go wrong in our lives God is the first to get blamed! Here, God challenges the Jews to remember (his past goodness) and recognise (that THEY are in fact the ones who have grieved Him)

    Micah 6:1-8. LBC (London School of Theology). Monday 10th Jan 94 Walking home from work one lunchtime this week I passed one of the guys I know in the street (because his son’s a christian...) sweeping snow off his car. Seeing me he said "thank you God" (kind of Eyore style) as he swept a load more

  • What Did They Do To Deserve That?

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Apr 6, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    When disaster strikes, the question is not ’what did they do to deserve that?’. The question is - ’What am I going to do about it?’

    Luke 13: 1-9 What did they do to deserve that? We have had another week of disaster. Once again we’ve seen large numbers of people killed and maimed, most particularly in the awful disaster at Madrid. At once again we might ask the question ’what on earth have they done to deserve that?’. And more

  • Breaking Free In The Spirit

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Jul 9, 2004
    based on 66 ratings

    Why does sin come back and revisit us? How can we be set free?

    When we fail to recognize the bondage we are living in, we will never be able to break free in the Spirit and accomplish what we could through and for Jesus Christ. We are living in the times of bound generations. This is something I could talk about in late January after the rush of more

  • Jesus Is Waiting Series

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 3, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    What really matters in life.

    I have done 3 funerals in the last month. I’m getting tired of doing them, so all of you knock it off. I don’t want to do any more funerals for a while. Two of the funerals I did I didn’t know the people personally, so their families had to give me something to talk about at the funeral. It is a more

  • Experiencing Loss Without Becoming Lost Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 3, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    Seeking the Lord’s guidance during times of loss and grief.

    YOUNG GIRL AT COVENANT HOUSE WITH PAINT CAN OF MOTHER’S ASHES Some years ago I read the story of a young girl that came what became well known as Covenant House here in L.A…. “She came to our front door Tuesday morning, dressed in dirty rags, holding a little aluminum paint can in her arms. more

  • Jumping In The Midst Of Storms Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Jesus wants us to cry out to him our deepest thoughts and feelings about what is going on in the world. He will always answer because He is in control.

    There are a lot of people in this world who wake up everyday with thoughts of fear in their minds because of the storms that surround us. The more and more news that floods our lives just builds this constant anxiety and stress; another school shooting, another terrorist attack, another threat. more

  • Are You A Christian Weirdo? Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 2, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    Exposition of 1 Peter 4:12-19

    Text: 1 Peter 4:12-19, Title: Are you a Christian Weirdo? Date/Place: LSCC, 2/26/06, AM A. Opening illustration: talking the other day to someone down south who asked about the snow. Piper talking the other day about the anomaly of the American church for the past 300 yrs and the 164K martyrs more

  • Who Cares...when I Am Stressed And Depressed? Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Third in a series exploring life crisis, inspired by the Outreach materials for the "Who Cares" campaign. This message explores stress and depression.

    (This message extensively based on the sermon starters provided in the "Who Cares" package materials from Outreach.) He is believed to have been one of England’s finest preachers, C.H. Spurgeon. Some may know that he was referred to in many circles, and is still known today as the Prince of more

  • The Burdens Are Heavy

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Apr 11, 2007
    based on 35 ratings

    "Self" is who we rely on in most storms, but "self" has no ability to help. It is "God" who must be depended on for He alone has the ability to help us in our valleys of despair. (Audio will be placed at

    A man was in the hospital for tests, and the doctor came in to see him. The doctor said he had some bad news and some really bad news for the man, and wanted to know which one he wanted to hear first. The patience said to tell him the bad news first. The doctor said the bad news was he more