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  • Hindrances To The Growth Of The Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 6,038 views

    Hindrances to the Growth of the Church

    Hindrances to the Growth of the Church Learning Objective The students will be able to explain some of the major hindrances to the qualitative and quantitative growth of the church. Introduction - When a child is not growing we look for causes. The child may not be growing because he is ...read more

  • Alcohol Intake, A Hindrance To Anointing

    Contributed by William Baeta on Sep 23, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,234 views

    “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit”. (Eph. 5:18)

    Introduction: We bring you greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it”. (Psalm 118:24) Let us rejoice and thank the Lord for His abundant blessings and for His constant revelations to remind us to be ready as the end ...read more

  • Don't Just Be A Bush Be A Tree

    Contributed by Ramil Olalia on Oct 14, 2016
     | 2,241 views

    Many Christians settles at mediocrity of Christians life. Contented with the common activities that common Christians does but I thank God for the few that decided to be more than that. Christians that are decided to go extra mile.

    Introduction: Most of the bush stay as bush, they are contented for how tall they can be. But mustard can grow more than a bush, it can grow into a tree. Even ordinary bush could grow into a tree but it will go through tough painful process. As Christian we often become convenient for what we ...read more

  • Pull The Covers Back Over Your Head...

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 1, 2015
     | 1,420 views

    I heard there is a lion out there, let's go to bed and pull the covers back over our heads? Just quit God and die?

    **PULL THE COVERS BACK OVER YOUR HEAD.** By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I. PULL THE COVERS BACK OVER YOUR HEAD! I CAN'T. YOU KNOW I CAN'T. THERE IS A LION IN THE WAY? I MUST WARN YOU --- DO NOT EVEN TRY --- THERE IS A LION OUT THERE SOME WHERE AND THAT LION WILL EAT YOU ...read more

  • Clutter That Hinders

    Contributed by Travis L. Billings on Aug 5, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,133 views

    Because of the clutter and the noise in our lives, we often fail to see what Jesus does and can do for us. It seems as if we are constantly grasping, but never grabbing hold of that which changes us for the better.

    He walked on water which shows us that nothing can separates us from Him. He made that water into wine which shows us He can create something out of nothing. He ate and drank with people that we would never want to be caught around which shows us that we are all deserving of even the smallest ...read more

  • Jesus: The Most High!

    Contributed by Kelly Durant on Nov 28, 2015
     | 1,194 views

    People live with too much stress.Jesus offers a way to deal with it. Man's ways fail.

    Jesus: The Most High! Kelly Durant John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. 2. When I first started out evangelizing in the 1970’s, there were a lot of drugs, oriental ...read more

  • Regaining Your Cutting Edge

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jul 14, 2017
     | 5,803 views

    A prophet lost his axhead/ cutting edge and needed to recover it. It was the key to his growth. Problem was, it was borrowed: he was trying to overcome his hindrances to growth by a borrowed anointing! A special stick altered its properties. Find out why.

    REGAINING YOUR CUTTING EDGE 2 Kgs. 6:1-7 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. A police officer saw a man dressed as a cowboy in the street, complete with huge stetson hat, spurs, and six shooters. "Excuse me, sir," said the police officer, "who are you?" "My name's Tex, officer," said the cowboy. ...read more

  • Are You A Peacemaker?

    Contributed by G Buie on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 22 ratings
     | 413 views

    “PEACEMAKER” eirenopoios {i-ray-nop-oy-os'} One that love peace; one that practices peace; one that brings about peace. ++++++ 1. Make Peace among family members and other associates. A). THE PEACEMAKER IS ONE THAT: 1. HAS AN ATTENTIVE HEART: (Matt 5:8) “Blessed are the pure in heart: ...read more

  • Nurturing The Child To Bear Fruit

    Contributed by William Baeta on Feb 28, 2014
     | 2,197 views

    “As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me" John 15:4.

    Theme: Nurturing the child to bear fruit Text: Deut 6:6-9; Gal. 5:16-26; Jn. 15:1-5 Today is Children and JY Sunday and our theme for the sermon is ‘nurturing the child to bear fruit’. Every child deserves to grow up “increasing in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God ...read more

  • #8remove The Weight: Laziness Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 5,104 views

    In lesson #8 We consider the terrible weight of LAZINESS to the church.

    8 of a 12 part series. #6 REMOVE THE WEIGHTS ... LAZINESS By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Hebrews 12: 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, LET US LAY ASIDE EVERY WEIGHT AND SIN WHICH DOTH SO EASILY BESET US, AND LET SO RUN ...read more

  • The Wheat And The Tares

    Contributed by Paul George on Jan 29, 2004
    based on 43 ratings
     | 5,362 views

    The parable of the sower describes the work of Christ; the parable of the wheat and tares describes the work of Satan.

    The parable of the sower describes the work of Christ; the parable of the wheat and tares describes the work of Satan. The parable of the wheat and tares is a prediction of the history of Christianity. The "field" represents the religious world, in which the wheat and the tares "grow together. This ...read more

  • The Debt Of Forgiveness (Revised)

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 7, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 883 views

    I have a choice to make everyday of my life. I can live each day in the disappointments and heartaches of sin. Or, I can choose to live in the forgiveness of Jesus Christ.

    This evening we live in a world that believes there are certain things that can influence your life. Those who put their confidence in astrology believe your life is planned out by: · Pattern of the stars · Positioning of the moon and sun · The month you (or your spouse) were born in Some ...read more

  • The Mark Of A Christian Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 7, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,447 views

    Exposition of John 13:34-35 regarding the command to love one another

    Text: John 13:34-35, Title: The Mark of a Christian, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/10/10, AM A. Opening illustration: “even now, there is nothing else that causes the heathen to stumble, except that there is no love…Their own doctrines they have long condemned, and in like manner they admire ...read more

  • "I'm Hungry, Lord" Series

    Contributed by Allen Hern on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 4,492 views

    The growth of our salvation is impossible without spiritual birth and a hunger for spiritual food.

    “I’m Hungry, Lord” BREBC September 8, 2002 a.m. Subject: Spiritual Growth Theme: The Means of Spiritual Growth Passage: 1 Peter 1: 22 - 2:3 Jocelyn fell off the couch the other day. You remember Jocelyn, our newest granddaughter who was here in July? She was born 3 weeks early so took a ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,954 views

    "There is no success without sacrifice. If you succeed without sacrifice it is because someone has suffered before you. If you sacrifice without success it is because someone will succeed after." (Adoniram Judson)

    Opening Illustration: Henri Nouwen was also a person whose heart was to serve the Lord. And as a world-renown Catholic educator and teacher he had a great deal of success in encouraging others in their faith. Yet one day, God asked him to leave that and become a house parent in the Le Arche ...read more