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  • Psalm 38 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Feb 28, 2020
     | 2,094 views

    David, realizing the harmful effects of his sins on his health and overall well-being, implores the Lord to bypass the discipline he fully knows he deserves.

    For Sermon Central researchers: I have posted a series of 15 sermons on the Psalms. In recent personal studies I have found the psalms to be richer and more thought-provoking than I had fully appreciated. I had too often swept swiftly through psalms without slowing down to inquire as thoroughly as ...read more

  • Earthquakes Examined Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 20, 2021
     | 1,058 views

    The first thing I learned about earthquakes in the New Testament is that they can be completely positive with no harmful effects. Our text is a case in point. Paul and Silas are delivered from prison by the violent earthquake that opened all the doors.

    It was in Santa Clara, California, in the summer of 1988 that Lavonne and I experienced our one and only earthquake. We were in a motel and the bed began to vibrate like it does when you put a quarter in the machine at the side of the bed. It only lasted a few seconds, but even that made ...read more

  • Recognizing Jesus For Who He Really Is

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Feb 14, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,922 views

    Getting correct ideas about Jesus.

    Recognizing Jesus for Who He Really Is Matthew 16:13-20 January 28, 2007 Have you ever been in a situation where you got to know someone and realized that they were nothing like you were led to believe? Someone had warned you that this person was someone who couldn’t be trusted, or was a ...read more

  • The Problem Of Lingering Sin

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Jul 9, 2017
     | 1,848 views

    Justification does not destroy our sinful nature. It is a lens thru which we see our propensity to sin

    In his writings entitled The Confessions, Saint Augustine addressed himself eloquently and passionately to the enduring spiritual questions that have stirred the minds and hearts of thoughtful men since time began. Written A.D. 397, The Confessions are a history of young Augustine's fierce ...read more

  • The Problem Of Lingering Sin

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Jul 9, 2017
     | 1,203 views

    Justification does not destroy our sinful nature. It is a lens thru which we see our propensity to sin

    In his writings entitled The Confessions, Saint Augustine addressed himself eloquently and passionately to the enduring spiritual questions that have stirred the minds and hearts of thoughtful men since time began. Written A.D. 397, The Confessions are a history of young Augustine's fierce ...read more

  • The Problem Of Lingering Sin

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Jul 9, 2017
     | 1,630 views

    Justification does not destroy our sinful nature. It is a lens thru which we see our propensity to sin

    In his writings entitled The Confessions, Saint Augustine addressed himself eloquently and passionately to the enduring spiritual questions that have stirred the minds and hearts of thoughtful men since time began. Written A.D. 397, The Confessions are a history of young Augustine's fierce ...read more

  • The Distracted Christian

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Aug 11, 2017
     | 7,042 views

    Distraction prohibits us from learning to know God better. Reach for Jesus when the waves engross you.

    Baseball fans all know the late Yogi Berra (; the legendary catcher for the New York Yankees in the 50’s. He had an amazing career at the plate, offensively and defensively. Some consider him the greatest catcher in the history of baseball; his lifetime batting average of .285 and great ...read more

  • Following The King Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 23, 2015
     | 2,599 views

    Israel is pictured as a vineyard. God looks for the fruit of righteousness but finds only injustice. God promises a faithful king who will judge with righteousness.

    Isaiah 5:1-7, 11:2-5 “Following the King” INTRODUCTION The texts that we have before us today may seem rather divergent. In chapter five, God is pictured as a gardener—a vine dresser—and the Southern Kingdom of Judah as wild grapes. In the second passage, chapter ...read more

  • Things Hell Will Never Have

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 9, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 11,467 views

    This message deals with the horrors of Hell by showing the things that will not be present there.

    THINGS HELL WILL NEVER HAVE Text: Ps.9: 17 Intro: Everything in our physical world possesses certain qualities that make it what it essentially is. For instance, water is made up of two molecules of hydrogen and one molecule of oxygen. Any other mixture, and you won’t have water. ...read more

  • A Call To Life

    Contributed by John Vella on Jan 6, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 1,236 views

    We are called to live our lives as fully as possible.

    Seeds for Sowing, Vol. V, Issue 2, No. 8A Second Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year C January 14, 2001 Readings: * Is. 62:1-5 * 1Cor.12:4-11 * Jn. 2:1-12 A Call to Life Today’s story of the wedding feast at Cana is, among other things, a call to life. God promises us a new life ...read more

  • Where Is Your Mind Set?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 97 ratings
     | 11,885 views

    Where Is Your Mind Set? (Rom. 8:6-8)Attitude determines so much about a person. Here are some tips in setting your mind on being an overcomer.

    Where Is Your Mind Set? (Rom. 8:6-8) Quote:Let the mind of the master be the master of your mind. Illustration:Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: To choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s way. Viktor Frankl, concentration camp ...read more

  • How Paul Showed Us How To Cope With Perplexing Ironies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,363 views

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies 2 Cor. 6:7-10 (Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing)

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies - 2 Cor. 6:7-10 Illustration:Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: To choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s way. Viktor Frankl, concentration camp survivor. Philippians ...read more

  • Cross-Contamination (Part Two)

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 8, 2020
     | 1,656 views

    This is part two of two of my series on our need to cross-contaminate. Not with germs, bacteria or a virus...but with the gospel.

    CROSS CONTAMINATION (part two) Cross-contamination is the process by which bacteria or other microorganisms are unintentionally transferred from one substance or object to another, with harmful effect. This term has come up often since the pandemic started. Normally we would do our best to avoid ...read more

  • One Angel's Opinion Of God's Judgement Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Oct 26, 2013
     | 2,135 views

    When we have the perspective of heaven we'll see that God's judgment is right.

    The third angel poured out his bowl on the rivers and springs of water, and they became blood. Then I heard the angel in charge of the waters say: “You are just in these judgments, you who are and who were, the Holy One, because you have so judged; for they have shed the blood of your ...read more

  • Living A Happy Life

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 25, 2009
    based on 24 ratings
     | 17,893 views

    Paul urges us to live a joyful life in Christ. We are to (1) choose to rejoice in Christ, (2) let go of our worries through prayer, and (3) think and meditate on God’s truths.

    Philippians 4:4-4:9 How can we live a happier life? Paul gives us three principles: 1. CHOOSE to Rejoice Always Paul says we can choose to rejoice - it is a choice. • We are not victim of the circumstance • If we believe God, then He is our Guide, not fate, not some kind of force. Paul ...read more