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  • Faith Fixed And Focussed On Jesus

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Sep 17, 2017

    The call to worship God is the call to live now connected to eternity. Fixing our eyes on Jesus, living for His worship, makes everything in life better.

    September 17, 2017 Sermon - Fixed on Jesus I want to talk today about fixing our eyes on Jesus. I want to talk today about fixing our eyes on Jesus because everything flows, everything good flows, from fixing our eyes on Jesus. There is in life, I've discovered, nothing more beautiful, more

  • Running With Patience

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Nov 18, 2015

    The Christian life is like a race, we need to run with patience and faith in Jesus, so as to be able to win the prize at the end.

    RUNNING WITH PATIENCE Study Text: Hebrews 12: 1 - 4 Introduction: - A common metaphor for the Christian life in the NT is that of a runner in a race. - During the course of his ministry, Paul wrote that he ran the race in such a way as to obtain the prize. - That is he disciplined himself more

  • The Race Of Life: Starting Well Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jun 14, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    A well-lived life requires teamwork, preparation, endurance and focus.

    Starting Well—The Race of Life: Introduction Racing, Dale Earnhardt once said, is life. Well, Earnhardt actually had it backward. Life is a race. Racing to work, racing home, racing to some type of sports practice, racing to recreational activities, racing to church. Racing here more

  • The Shame Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Mar 23, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    consider the shame of the cross

    Series: Cross Examination The Shame Of The Cross Hebrews 12:1,2 I. The Shame Of Being NAKED Before The Creation (Mark 15:24,25). II. The Shame Of Being NUMBERED With The Criminals (Mark 15:26- 28) III. The Shame Of Being NOUGHT To The Crowd (Luke 23:11). A. The more

  • Fix Your Eyes

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Mar 28, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    To run the race of faith you need to fix your eyes on Jesus and remember that He is our AUTHOR, our PERFECTOR and our ENCOURAGER.

    FIX YOUR EYES Early on the morning of Feb. 17, 1994 James Rich got into his new twin engine Piper Seneca airplane at an airport near Louisville, KY. The plan was to make a 30 minute flight to Crossville, TN to visit a friend. But he hadn't slept much the night before. So as his plane left the more

  • Secrets Of A World Class Runner

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 25, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    Milton Berle, David Letterman, & Chuck Norris on running. A World Class Runner gives us the secrets of running our Christian race at peak performance to a photo-flash finish befitting the accolades of heaven!

    THE SECRETS OF A WORLD CLASS RUNNER Heb. 12:1-7 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Comedian MILTON BERLE said, “My doctor recently told me that jogging could add years to my life. I tried it. He’s right! I feel ten years older already.” 2. David Letterman said, "I pulled a hamstring during the New more

  • Going Through The Big D Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Nov 5, 2012

    Exposition of Hebrews 12:3-11

    Text: Hebrews 12:3-11, Title: Going through the Big D, Date/Place: NRBC, 11.4.12, AM A. Opening illustration: B. Background to passage: C. Main thought: A. Encouragements for discipline (v. 3-5a) 1. The writer gives three encouraging pieces of insight in order for them to think about more

  • We Win Series

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Nov 12, 2012

    Winning the race of the Christian life

    Hebrews 12 - 10/28/12 PRAY - Turn with me this morning to the book of Hebrews, chapter 12. We have been going through this book that talks about the “better” system we have in Jesus Christ. The book is written to Jewish Christians who were tempted to go back to the OT sacrificial more

  • Learning To See God's Way Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jan 21, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    Vision comes from clearly seeing what God has planned from the foundation of the world in Jesus. He calls us to develop fully devoted followers, those that do what He says because they love Him. We must have eyes only for Jesus if we are to succeed.

    Intro: The entire message of Hebrews seems to be that there is something better. What we find is that faith in Jesus doesn’t take away from our lives actually it brings better things. As I like to say, “The longer you know Jesus the gooder life gets.” Hebrews is a letter more

  • Baggage

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011

    The first message as the full-time speaker at a church where I had previously been filling in, preached the first Sunday after a move. Autobiographical, allegorical, and life-applicable.

    Hebrews 12:1-3 – Baggage Let me tell you something right from the start: we hate moving. I know we only moved less than 10 minutes away, but that didn’t make things radically different from moving away. Sure, we used several pick-up trucks instead of a U-Haul, and we made several more

  • An Enduring Heart Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jan 27, 2012

    This is the last sermon in the series and focuses on Jesus' ability to endure to the end and finish the race by focusing on the prize.

    Introduction: A. Last Sunday was New Year’s Day, and I was on vacation. 1. I really appreciate everyone allowing me to take a vacation, and especially Alan and Mike, and the other elders for picking up the slack. 2. Since we did a “stay-cation,” I took the opportunity to visit more

  • A Bare Log Series

    Contributed by Mark Opseth on Dec 12, 2011

    The Master Carpenter now strips the tree of its branches and begins to peel away the bark. We must rid ourselves of the things that hinder and the sin that so easily entangles.

    Our theme for this Christmas season is The Carpenter’s Workshop. The Master Carpenter, Jesus, is busy working on His project – us, the Church, preparing himself a gift for his return. Last week we talked about how a tree needs to be felled in order to get to the wood. The Master more

  • Enduring With Runners Cramp

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Sep 11, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    Show video about lady runner falling, and getting up and wins the race. Ten years ago, Flight 93 soared over the skies of Pennsylvania, headed possibly to destroy the White House or the US Capitol. Todd Beemer said a prayer with others on board flight,

    Enduring With Runners Cramp Hebrews 12:1-3NKJ Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking unto Jesus, the author and more

  • The Tortoise And The Hare- Trip Wires To Beware!

    Contributed by David Wilson on Nov 7, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    In running the race set before us- we must be aware of dangerous trip wires that will keep us from moving forward in our quest for godliness.

    The Tortoise and the Hare While the real text that we’re going to deal with begins in Hebrews 12:12—it is so important to see the context of this chapter. It extends back a few chapters. Hebrews has a double-edged theme. On one hand the author is proclaiming that Christ is so much more

  • Jesus The Better Way: He Establishes A Better Family Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jan 24, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    We are part of God’s family and the character of God is being fashioned within us; his intent is for us to bear the “family resemblance.

    JESUS THE BETTER WAY: JESUS ESTABLISHES A BETTER FAMILY HEBREWS 12:3-13 Big Idea: We are part of God’s family and the character of God is being fashioned within us; his intent is for us to bear the “family resemblance.” Supporting Scripture: • Reading from the Old Testament: Job 5:17-26 • more