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  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,719 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

  • When You Hit Bottom Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 30, 2001
    based on 214 ratings
     | 7,279 views

    This is the 1st sermon in the series "Life Challenges". This sermon shows how we can still praise God even in the worst of circumstances.

    Sunday Morning November 4, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM Series: Life’s Challenges [#1] WHEN YOU HIT BOTTOM Job 1 Introduction: As I begin a new series this morning, I can assure you that I have prayed and prayed about what God would have me to preach. I stayed up almost all ...read more

  • Living In Pain Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 30, 2001
    based on 179 ratings
     | 2,369 views

    This is the 2nd sermon in the series "Life Challenges". This sermon is about being able to keep serving God even when you don’t feel like it.

    Sunday Evening November 4, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM Series: Life’s Challenges [#2] LIVING IN PAIN Job 2 Introduction: For some of us, like myself, when we are sick or injured we carry on about for days and weeks and months; but there are people in this church that have to ...read more

  • When Your Family Falls Apart Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 206 ratings
     | 2,457 views

    This is the 4th sermon in the "Life’s Challenges" series. This sermon looks at when your family collapses and what you can do.

    Sunday Evening November 11, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM Series: Life’s Challenges [#4] WHEN YOUR FAMILY FALLS APART 2 Samuel 13 Introduction: I will never forget the day that I was called to go sit with a 4-year-old that had just watched her daddy kill her mother. The ...read more

  • Just War

    Contributed by Peter Baumgartle on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 148 ratings
     | 2,048 views

    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 ...read more

  • Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Oct 3, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 6,169 views

    Why do bad things happen to good people? Let’s look at Job to see if we can find the answer

    INTRODUCTION  Open with the “A Hero’s Faithful Final Hour.” (www.crosswalk.com)  Why did this have to happen to all these good people?  I could sit up here today and read you story after story about the good people who died in 911 2001.  Many people are asking ...read more

  • The Power Of Togetherness

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 28 ratings
     | 13,346 views

    This sermon shows the great power that people have when they work together and especially Christian people. Considering the events of Sept. 11 2001 "Togetherness" is a necessity.

    Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9 Title: “The Power of Togetherness” Introduction: God’s blessings was “Withdrawn” because the people were working to bypass God. Our nation has been blessed beyond any other nation on the face of this earth. We have been the nation to be desired to be a part of because ...read more

  • Surviving In A World Of Pain

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 99 ratings
     | 1,127 views

    After the tragedy of terrorism we have suffered, our citizens will be struggling with how to cope. Three concerns will be why bad things happen, how do I keep my heart holy, and what can I do to help?

    Face up to: I. Stark Reality (vs. 2-3, 5) A. Bad things DO happen to good people 1. The Psalmist expected them 2. John 16:33, “In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world” 3. Matthew 5:45, “He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and ...read more

  • To Whom Are They Terrorists?

    Contributed by Cooper Abrams Iii on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,611 views

    Message taken from Psalm 27:1-6 addressing the fear caused by the event of September 11 and terrorism.

    To Whom Are They Terrorists? Psalm 27:1-6 September 16, 2001 by Cooper Abrams, Calvary Baptist Church, Tremonton, Utah Introduction: Most of America is focused on the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by Arab terrorists. It is certainly a despicable and ...read more

  • Why?

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 110 ratings
     | 5,814 views

    Addresses some of the questions that arise from the tragedy of the 9/11/01 bombings

    Introduction When I was a kid, I was afraid of a lot of things. Like many kids, one of the scariest times was that moment after my Mom tucked me in, and shut off the light and I lay awake in my bed, waiting for sleep to come. I had some serious concerns. I liked to lay on my stomach and hang my ...read more

  • Why Bother?

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,284 views

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001 Ecclesiastes 1:2; 12-14; 2:18-23 Title: “Why bother?”

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001 Ecclesiastes 1:2; 12-14; 2:18-23 Title: “Why bother?” Written probably about three centuries before Christ, the Book of Ecclesiastes marks an advance over the doctrine of divine retribution. Simplistically put, that doctrine stated ...read more

  • Are You Willing To Shout

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Aug 5, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 6,231 views

    This sermon involves Bartimaeus’ willingness to shout out because of a need in his life. We must be willing to shout or cry out to the Lord as well to get Jesus’ attention.

    Are We Willing To Shout? NLF 7/29/2001 Joshua 6:8-20 Luke 17:11-19 Text Luke 18:35-43 Shouting is a natural thing we do to either get someone’s attention or to express our approval and excitement. We shout when we want somebody to take action, such as when they need to make a change. ...read more

  • The Thorn

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Aug 18, 2001
    based on 63 ratings
     | 2,442 views

    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 ...read more

  • Our Unfailing God

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Jun 24, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 9,776 views

    God will provide.

    Text: Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Introduction: Do you have needs today? If so, what or who are you trusting in to meet those needs? If you are going to God and fully trusting him then those needs will be met. God ...read more

  • Ground Zero Series

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Sep 9, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,995 views

    Ground Zero events change everything around us. Suffering is a reality, and suffering comes from the presence of sin in us and in our world. But with Jesus as our foundation, we can have forgiveness and security.

    Sept. 8, 2002 Genesis 3:1 - 24 ¡§Ground Zero¡¨ INTRODUCTION I need you to do something for me this morning. Each of you should have received four slips of paper as you came in today. If you do not have these, please raise your hand, and an usher will get them to you. On these four ...read more