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  • When Life Seems Unfair Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on May 2, 2002
    based on 244 ratings
     | 22,069 views

    911, Part Three

    WHEN LIFE SEEMS UNFAIR (JOB 1:1-2:10) The year 2001 was a sad year for a family I had known for more than ten years. The family was a staunch Christian family and for four generations the tight-knit family had served tirelessly in church. The matriarch of the family was a widow and her two sons ...read more

  • "Wisdom From Above For Living Here Below" Series

    Contributed by Chris Santasiere on Jan 17, 2002
    based on 276 ratings
     | 26,620 views

    This sermon comes from Proverbs 2:1-9 and focuses on the hope we can find from heavenly wisdom.

    “Wisdom From Above For Living Here Below” Proverbs 2:1-9 January 13, 2002 Introduction With as crazy as our world is around us, we need every advantage that we can possibly get to help us in life. When times are tough as they are now…our country at war, many people laid off from their jobs, ...read more

  • "God...i Have A Problem"

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 4,677 views

    Facing a problem or challenge? Here is God’s 5 step strategy for working through it!

    "God…I Have a Problem" Acts 1: 12-26 January 27, 2002 I) Intro A) Find current illustration of a problem that people are familiar with. 1) From the illustration make the connection that we all have problems to deal with B) Recap (See notes from Sermon titled Change is Constant) 1) ...read more

  • Tired And Weary

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Jul 13, 2001
    based on 406 ratings
     | 40,887 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

  • Strong Winds On Deep Waters

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 121 ratings
     | 8,536 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

  • God's Healing For My Life

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 3,354 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

  • "My Will Be Done" (Hezekiah) Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,088 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

  • Worship From The Cave Of Danger Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jun 25, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 4,594 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

  • He Can Overcome Our Hurts

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 30, 2018
    based on 897 ratings
     | 77,474 views

    Here was a man, for 38 years unable to walk, a burden to others, & probably with little sense of self-worth. Let's see how Jesus dealt with this man and his needs. (Powerpoints - #203)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (REVISED: 2018) (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #203.) TEXT: John 5:1-15; Matthew 11:28-30 A. When you look around at the people who attend church on ...read more

  • Defeating Disappointments

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on May 27, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,360 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

  • Beaten To Bear Light

    Contributed by Derek Anglin on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,016 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

  • A Soldier's Story

    Contributed by Duran Johnson on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 120 ratings
     | 15,560 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

  • Survivor 6: How To Survive Your Finances Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 189 ratings
     | 8,898 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

  • I Have Seen Your Tears

    Contributed by Reggie Corfield on Sep 22, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 13,535 views

    You can change the mind of God with prayer, a broken heart and tears!

    Text - 2 Kings 20:1-11 1. In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came to him, and said to him, "Thus says the Lord: Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover." 2. Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 22, 2003
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,285 views

    Looking at the life of Elijah, this sermons examines how we can overcome discouragement in our lives

    A little girl had been trying for months to learn the art of tying her shoes. She finally grasped the knack and was able to do it by herself. Her parents expected the child to be delighted, but were surprised by her disappointment. Her father asked why she was crying. She sobbed, "I just learned ...read more