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  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,649 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

  • Facing Life’s Difficulties Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jun 6, 2010
    based on 28 ratings
     | 8,870 views

    How we are to take joy amid the hardships of Life.

    Sermon: Facing Life’s Difficulties Series: James - Real Faith for Real Life James 1:1-12 Background of James Written by James, the Lord’s Brother Written around 45 A.D. Written to show that a Real Faith is lived with Real Actions in Real Life James tells us a real faith Finds Joy in ...read more

  • Why Does God Allow Suffering? Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,739 views

    There is no easy answer to the most taxing question of ’Why does God allow suffering?’- but we, as Christians, have the only answer.

    “Why does God allow suffering?” WBC 16/1/5pm Readings come during sermon THE PROBLEM This is, indeed the biggest problem - Though I have come to a point of peace and some understanding on it. For me. - but I don’t have a full ‘satiating’ answer to it o and you may not be able to, ...read more

  • Calming The Storm

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,945 views

    The storms of life somtimes cause us to fear. But, like His disciples on the sea of Galilee, we can find peace in Jesus’ purpose, presence, and proclamation!

    Calming the Storm by Scott R. Bayles #122 Church of Christ Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:7 Invitation Song: "Master the Tempest is Raging" Helen Steiner Rice, in A Book of Courage, speaks through the poem Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled. She writes: Whenever I am troubled and lost in ...read more

  • The Fullness Of Christ

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 7,501 views

    How are we, as Christians, to deal with the physical, emotional, and spiritual drains in our lives? How are we, as people of God, to deal with these issues? Paul tells the Colossians and he tells us that Jesus can fill us in the midst of all the drains

    THE FULLNESS OF CHRIST COLOSSIANS 2:9-15 INTRODUCTION... sermoncentral.com/print_friendly_illustration.asp?illustration_id=6249 A little boy who lived far out in the country in the late 1800s had reached the age of twelve and had never in all his life seen a circus. You can imagine his ...read more

  • Leaning Into The Turns: Trusting God When You Don't Know What Comes Next

    Contributed by Lisa Delay on Aug 28, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,727 views

    God wants us to lean into the blind turns of life and trust Him. It may not come natually to us but it ensures a safer journey. Article from ethoughts weekly installment - wit4life.com

    For the first time in a long time I got a chance to ride with my husband for a few hours on his motorcycle. I couldn’t help feeling very nervous at first. As I got use to the sensation of zooming around bends I thought---“I feel an ethoughts weekly coming on”. C.S. Lewis, the author of the Lion, ...read more

  • New Beginnings

    Contributed by Justin Yarnell on Dec 31, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,343 views

    God wants to do new things in our life, but we have a part to play!

    My wife and I came on board full-time here last June, and we brought with us the vision of reaching the unsaved and training people up in the ministry to which God has called them to. I said from the very beginning that it was going to take some time. As I said a few weeks ago, we had to ...read more

  • Angeles

    Contributed by José Soto on Mar 29, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,205 views

    Los ángeles fueron creados para proteger y cuidar a los que confían en Dios. Y tal confianza será puesta a prueba por el sufrimiento y la tragedia, por los problemas. ¿Te has preguntado cuánto más doloroso sería este mundo sin la presencia de los áng

    Ángeles Introducción El pecado de adorar ángeles puede haber forzado a muchos en el pasado a irse al otro extremo de rechazar el beneficio que podríamos recibir a través de ellos. La Biblia habla mucho de los ángeles, pero no hemos puesto atención al mensaje. La revelación que la Biblia ...read more

  • Full Of Sound And Fury Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Feb 13, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,570 views

    This is part 3 of a 5 part series on surviving the storms of life. Thunderstorms represent the next level of storms in life. Storms that have some danger but are usually short lived. Themes of refuge and strength are discussed.

    Surviving the Storms of Life Full of Sound and Fury Psalm 46 We have been talking over the last two weeks about surviving and even thriving amidst the storms of life. Last week we looked at the April showers of the storm world. Those storms that make life difficult, that increase the stress of ...read more

  • Simple Promises For Life' Storms Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Apr 30, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,583 views

    Third sermon in a series that looks at dealing with life’s storms from a biblical perspective.

    Simple Promises for Life’s Storms John 6:15-21 I. We are Governed By His Providence “Immediately Jesus made His disciples get into the boat and go to the other side before Him…” – Matt. 14:22 A. Our storms are never incidental B. Our storms never surprise our Lord II. We Have the ...read more

  • Our Fear Of Pain Series

    Contributed by Richard Pfeil on May 16, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 952 views

    Deals with one of the reasons people give for taking thier lives into thier own hands near the end of life, the second part of a 3 part series.

    End of Life: Our Fear of Pain TEXT: Hebrews 2: 5-11, 14-18 Sunday, August 18, 2002 This series on death and dying was not written to be morbid. It was written because these are issues we will all face in our lives. Although you may not leave here inspired, you will leave informed on ...read more

  • Coping Consistently In Crisis And Challenge Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jan 13, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,621 views

    What does Paul tell us and show us of how we can (should!) cope in crisis and challenge.

    Coping consistently in Crisis and challenge Philippians 1:18b-30 WBC 15/01/06pm Forgive me if you’ve heard this before A stressed-out woman on a busy boulevard is tailgating an honest man. Suddenly, the light turns yellow, just in front of him. He does the honest thing, and stops at the ...read more

  • A Christian Response To Aids

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Nov 20, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,230 views

    four questions we need to ask as Christians in response to AIDS

    A Christian Response to AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus that has spread over the last 20 years in countries all over the world. Already more than 33 million people throughout the world are infected. More than 14 million have died. HIV is a virus. Illnesses caused by a ...read more

  • Vally Series

    Contributed by Carl Kelleher on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,575 views

    In-depth analysis of the 23rd Psalm

    Title: “He Is The God Of The Valley” Psalms 23: 4 “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of Death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your Rod & Your Staff, they comfort me.” Every one of us likes to have a Mountain Top Experience with God; -Because ...read more

  • Job: Victim Or Victor

    Contributed by Brandon Robards on Aug 25, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,068 views

    Victimhood is a choice, but not the right choice.

    Job: Victim or Victor? When I was 12 years old I tried out for my first basketball team. It was my sixth grade year, and I was struggling to make new friends. Two elementary schools fed into the middle school, and my sixth grade class had over 250 students. Of those 250 students, only 20 came ...read more