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  • "High Expectations”

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Feb 16, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 8,866 views

    There are four truths that the Holy Spirit of God wants you to grasp as you labor diligently in the work of the Lord. As He brings revelation and illumination of these truths Christians will remain steadfast, faithful, and joyful in their work with Jesus

    Turn your Bibles to Jeremiah 29: 11 Title: “High Expectations” Theme: “Grasping the Promises of God in the Lord’s Work” Listen As I read Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” ...read more

  • High Expectations Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Sep 22, 2008
     | 4,153 views

    There are some reasons God has and we should have "High Expectations" for life.

    HIGH EXPECTATIONS Romans 8:16-25 * In 1999 the Broadman Holman Publishers released a book written by Dr. Thom Rainer entitled, “High Expectations.” The thesis of this book is that churches who expect much from their members get much. Conversely, it is true that if a church expects little, it ...read more

  • Heavenly Provisions For High Expectations

    Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Jan 6, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,504 views

    How do we reconcile the gulf between where God is demanding we be, and how far our own ability will get us. The answer for this is found in God’s word!

    “Heavenly Provision to meet High Expectations,” Text: Romans 1:16-17 Intro: Tonight I would like to bring you a message entitled “Heavenly Provision To Meet High Expectations.” I started out with a title simple called “Expectations,” but the more I worked on it, the more I realized that there ...read more

  • Expectations

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Dec 9, 2016
     | 4,923 views

    Have you ever been in a situation where people did not live up to the hopes and expectations you had for them? If so, you can probably understand why John the Baptist was confused in the reading we heard from Matthew’s Gospel.

    Have you ever been in a situation where people did not live up to the hopes and expectations you had for them? If so, you can probably understand why John the Baptist was confused in the reading we heard from Matthew’s Gospel. Why was he confused? There are two possible reasons. One is ...read more

  • How High Is The Bar?

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Jun 7, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,853 views

    He wants us to awake with great expectations every morning, with Him right smack dab in the center of them... Not only meeting..but exceeding those expectations!

    How High Is The Bar? Ephesians 2:4–-7, NKJ “But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us...raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His ...read more

  • How To Meet God's Expectations

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 96 ratings
     | 13,327 views

    This sermon teaches us about the greatness of God’s kingdom and the high expectations that go along with it.

    WHAT DOES GOD EXPECT FROM ME? Matthew 13:31-33;44-50 July 14, 2002 Pastor Steve Dow INTRODUCTION: Too many Christians today take their religion too lightly. Commitment among Christians is at an all time low? The Bible commands us to give ten percent of our income to God and yet the ...read more

  • I Did Not Sign Up For This (Life)! The Dilemma Of Our Lot In Life

    Contributed by Kelly Durant on Jul 16, 2016
     | 2,708 views

    Many people are unhappy about the life they have to live. Even the rich are not satisfied. In life we have to learn to suppress our selves from high expectations and just content ourselves in God's service!

    I Did Not Sign Up For This (Life)! The Dilemma of Our Lot In Life Kelly Durant Ecclesiastes 2:17 Therefore I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was distressing to me, for all is vanity and grasping for the wind. 2. How many of you have ever ordered a cheeseburger at a fast ...read more

  • Disruptions Of The Christmas Season Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Dec 27, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,373 views

    What were your expectations for the Christmas holiday? Did you have an expectation of a perfect time with family and getting that perfect gift? Did reality meet with your expectations? Mary and Joseph had high expectations, but a disruption was placed in

    Sermon Brief Date Written: December 21, 2010 (edited) Date Preached: December 17, 2006; Repreached Dec 26, 2010 Where Preached: OZHBC (AM) OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Sermon Series: Christmas Sermons Sermon Title: Disruptions of The Christmas Season Sermon Text: Matt 1:18-25 ...read more

  • Spiritual Leadership In The Church And In The Home Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 15, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,393 views

    God has created men and women with equal status and value, but with different roles. God has given the primary role of spiritual leadership in the church and in the home to men. God has very high expectations for the kind of leadership men employ in the home and in the church.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of two police officers who responded to a call from the dispatcher concerning a bad traffic accident. 1. When they arrived on the scene, they found a father, mother and two children who were all unconscious inside the wrecked car. 2. After the ambulances arrived ...read more

  • Expectations: Are You Swimming Or Sinking?

    Contributed by Eric Ferguson on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,214 views

    Sometimes our EXPECTATION of something is due to our frantic pace, we don’t notice sin creeping into the back seat of our lives, putting us at great risk. Thank God that he’s always on the lookout for us, and that at times he uses setbacks to rescue us f

    Expectations: Are You Swimming or Sinking? Jonah1:1 – 4:7 OPENER: Get a roll of toilet paper (individual is better) that is pre-wrapped. Carefully undo the wrapping and tape a $10 bill inside the roll and close the packaging. Tell teens that inside the paper bag is: Something that is very ...read more

  • Mindset Of Mercy Series

    Contributed by Phillip Calvert on Jan 19, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,951 views

    We often limit our expectation of God by the excuses we give Him to bless us. But God wants us to expect more from Him than what we can perform or deserve.

    RAISING THE BANNER OF EXPECTATION MINDSET OF MERCY Psalms 23:6 Faith comes by hearing God’s word- Romans 10:17 · To understand · Matthew 13:29 Faith alive is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen – Hebrews 11:1 · This doesn’t mean that to prove we have ...read more

  • A Minute Before Joy

    Contributed by Devon Witherspoon on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 12,331 views

    Though we suffer many situations in life and many of them get us depress. It may seem like the suffering will never end, but GOD want to remind us that this suffering is only temporary. Yet, his love, joy and peace endured forever

    I want you to take in for a thought today this situation. Follow me now, the time now is 5:59 am, and at this time, if one was listing they could hear the loud wailing of men and women crying. And they are crying because, three days ago, they witness the death and burial of their Lord and Savior. ...read more

  • A Church Participating In Ministry Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Mar 15, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,697 views

    This sermon talks about participation in the local church.

    A Church Participating in Ministry! Rosina Hernandez Church history OT to NT to today OT priests- Ex. 28:2 Fancy clothes High Priest Gap between priests and the people That “gap” exists in the church today The preacher is the trained one of God We’ll wait to be ministered to by ...read more

  • Dealing With Disappointment

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Nov 21, 2012
    based on 99 ratings
     | 29,413 views

    Expectation plus reality often times results to disappointment. Disappointments if not address in the proper perspective will result in negativity and pessimism. Christians are not exempted on this. And worse we may become critics of God as we can blame H

    DEALING WITH DISAPPOINTMENTS Expectation plus reality often times results to disappointment. Disappointments if not address in the proper perspective will result in negativity and pessimism. Christians are not exempted on this. And worse we may become critics of God as we can blame Him for ...read more

  • Send Me

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Apr 10, 2008
     | 2,508 views

    total commitment to follow the Lord is echoed in the words of Isaiah, "Send Me."

    Send Me TCF Sermon Text April 6, 2008 Isaiah 6:8 (NIV) 8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!" Here’s the prophet Isaiah, fresh from an encounter with the living God, demonstrating a willingness to ...read more