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  • Submit To One Another Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 6, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,866 views

    In this lesson we learn that submission is the essence of Christianity, and leads to the freedom from having to have our own way all the time.

  • The Man Who Tried To Control Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 22, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,225 views

    How did Peter go from being the guy who declared "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the Living God" to being the guy who said "Nope! I don't know the man?"

  • Unity

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Jan 29, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,447 views

    We can’t convert the world from its emphasis on self to a life in Christ unless we are united in purpose-unless we love one another. When we ignore the will of God in order to have our own way, the result is discord and disunity. Unity begins with us.

    Several years ago, when I was working for a local lumber mill, the company had a contest where the employees were encouraged to come up with a slogan that portrayed the company’s mission. The slogan was to be used on all of the company’s promotional material. The winning entry was ...read more

  • Ba Christian Vs Cultural Christian

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 8, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,183 views

    Cultural Christianity means to pursue the God we want instead of the God who is. It is the tendency to be shallow in our understanding of God, wanting Him to be more of a gentle grandfather type who pampers us and lets us have our own way. It is sensing a

    Opening illustration: Throughout our life, Maureena and I have been exposed to a number of cultures but we have yielded to none, not even the one that we were born in. The weaning process takes a longer time for some than others. The impact that the culture has in the church in America is ...read more

  • Disagreements And Unity In The Body Of Christ

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 26, 2015
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,712 views

    That all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. - John 17:21 The world is helpless divided as people have strong opinions on so many different top ..

    That all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. - John 17:21 The world is helpless divided as people have strong opinions on so many different topics and choices in life. These strong beliefs ...read more

  • He’s Not Given Up On Us Yet

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 3, 2011
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,562 views

    God doesn’t give up on us even when we give up on ourselves. As someone has said, “It ain’t over until God says it’s over.”

    He’s Not Given Up On Us Yet Philippians 1:1-6 There are times that Christians may become discouraged and feel like giving up because things aren’t going well. Some may feel that either they have messed up in life and cannot be used by God or that God for whatever reason has just given ...read more

  • Grace And Going Our Own Way Series

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Mar 14, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,014 views

    If our stubborness persists, God will let us go our own way of disobedience but not without consequence.

    Grace And Going Our Own Way Romans 1:24-32 I. When God Lets Us Have Our Own Way A. Children are famous for wanting their own way. They chafe under the rule of their parents, especially if their parents do not allow them to do the things they want to. If the rules are too stringent, rebellion ...read more

  • Submission Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jul 15, 2001
    based on 55 ratings
     | 2,495 views

    A series of sermons from Richard Foster’s book "Celebration of Discipline." A top 10 book for any Christian!

    CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE: SUBMISSION MARK 8:34 INTRODUCTION The purpose of any spiritual discipline is freedom. The discipline is a tool to aid us in our spiritual lives. Each discipline has value only when we keep God in perspective… and each discipline brings freedom. I want to ...read more

  • Establishing A Christian Home

    Contributed by Bill Lobbs on Nov 2, 2000
    based on 114 ratings
     | 4,357 views

    Building strong family relationships in the home.

    Establishing A Christian Home Pastor Billy G. Lobbs Theme: Building strong family relationships in the home. Text: Ephesians 5: 22-31, "Wives submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of ...read more

  • Living Life To The Teeth

    Contributed by Lorenzo Nicholson Sr. on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,076 views

    Life is short and uncertain.

    Life-Line For Jesus Community Church 12/15/01 Lorenzo Nicholson Sr. Living Life To The Teeth Ps 139:14 “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works.” James 4:14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is ...read more

  • Putting On Christ

    Contributed by Dennis Casanova on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,664 views

    It is both difficult and easy in accepting Christ. Once done we begin to grow and finally after much study begin - "Putting on Christ "

    Putting on Christ While our natural hearts desire is to have our own way - being centered on money, ambition and pleasure our hearts as Christians hope to acquire - Integrity, Honesty, Chastity and and the good Christian Principals that Christ so inspired us to possess. Through Christ’s ...read more

  • The Call: Greatness

    Contributed by John Ong on Nov 27, 2017
     | 3,859 views

    If you believe in Jesus, then also believe in His promise that someday, the world will be destroyed and we will all be in Heaven with glorified bodies and the greatest of whom were those that during this life have sacrificed, served and been selfless.

    Some people see Christians as someone who are not strong, muscular and powerful; we tend to think that they’re not supposed to fight back even when they’re being pushed around. Some of us don’t see Christians as great in some aspects simply because some think they are just Christians, and for some, ...read more

  • Dark Vs. Light

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Mar 15, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,053 views

    Sermon for the fourth Sunday in Lent, Year B.

    John 3: 14 – 21 / Dark Vs. Light Intro: I want to take a survey this morning. I’m going to appoint someone to count for me. If you like milk chocolate, raise your hand. --- If you like dark chocolate, raise your hand. --- If you don’t like chocolate, raise your hand. ...read more

  • Disciples And Deceivers Series

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on May 30, 2016
     | 2,544 views

    The early church contends with deceivers in their midst

    SERIES: Adventures in Acts 005 TITLE: Disciples and Deceivers TEXT: Acts 5:1-12 INTRO: Our text, today, is one that is often passed over, because some strange things happen in it, and it makes people feel uncomfortable. The early church was in great revival with thousands getting ...read more

  • "Self-Denial"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 9, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 6,532 views

    Self-Denial means freedom to follow Christ.

    Luke 9:23-25 “Self-Denial” By: Kenneth Emerson Sauer Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA www.parkvieew-umc.org Self-Denial is not something that we talk a whole lot about these days, but I am convinced that it is the key—not only to our eternal salvation—but also ...read more