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  • "High Expectations”

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Feb 16, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 7,489 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
     | 2,931 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
     | 1,906 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

  • How To Meet God's Expectations

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 96 ratings
     | 11,153 views

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

  • Expectations: Are You Swimming Or Sinking?

    Contributed by Eric Ferguson on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,550 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
     | 1,350 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
     | 10,898 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 2 ratings
     | 1,225 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

  • Send Me

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Apr 10, 2008
     | 1,745 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

  • Building Ponderosa

    Contributed by Harold Rose on Feb 13, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,746 views

    The building of the Temple was a high water mark in the spiritual development of God’s people.

    BUILDING PONDEROSA – 1 Kings 6:11 “Then the word of the Lord came to Solomon, saying: Concerning this temple which you are building, if you walk in My statutes, execute My judgements, keep all my commandments and walk in them, then I will perform My word with you which I spoke to your father ...read more

  • Is God Smiling Down On You? Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,851 views

    SEEKING GOD’S FAVOR IS THE FIRST STEP IN SPIRITUAL REVIVAL

    BIG IDEA: SEEKING GOD’S FAVOR IS THE FIRST STEP IN SPIRITUAL REVIVAL I. (:1-3) SEEKING THE FAVOR OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD Trying to get God’s attention ("Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel") tender, compassionate shepherd A. (:1a) The Good Shepherd Can Provide Guidance and Direction "Thou who ...read more

  • Core Values -- Equipping Series

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on May 6, 2006
     | 1,938 views

    We are in our series on Core Values. Core Values are the DNA that define who we are, what we are in infancy and in greatness. What God has called us to be. They are not just creeds on plaque or notes in book somewhere. They are the essence of who we a

    Core Values: Equipping – Five Hour Heroes – Ephesians 4:11-16 11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, 12 to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we ...read more

  • The Prayer Of An Ambitious Mother

    Contributed by Spencer Miller on Apr 25, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,133 views

    Mothers of today should be ambitious for their children to enter into fellowship with Jesus Christ.

    Many have tended to join with the other ten apostles in an attitude of hostility toward Salome, the mother of James and John, because of her prayer for preferential consideration for her sons. It is significant to note that while Christ corrected her He did not berate, criticize or condemn her. ...read more

  • Moses: The Prayer For Pity Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,141 views

    Part 2 Moses was often called to intercede on behalf of the Israelites but most of the time was in distress himself

    MOSES THE PRAYER FOR PITY “I JUST CAN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE” Date: March 3, 2002 PM service Place: Allendale Baptist Text: Numbers 11:10-15 Introduction We are told and read that Moses was a man of great faith. Because of his great faith God was able to use this man like no other. But in ...read more

  • A Message To The Graduates

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on May 23, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 26,363 views

    A short message for the graduates to remember as they end one season of their lives and begin another.

    A MESSAGE TO THE GRADUATES OF 2005 First of all, congratulations on your achievements in this, the last year of your High School endeavor. Your hard work and dedication has finally paid off. You have passed one of the many road marks which are set before you in this life. But as with ...read more