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  • "Holy Hands"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    We are called to be the Holy Hands of Christ.

    Mark 1:40-42 “Holy Hands” By: Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist, Newport News, VA Jesus’ hands were holy hands. Hebrews chapter 4 tells us that Jesus was “tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin.” But the religious people of Jesus’ day certainly more

  • Holy Hands/Holy Living

    Contributed by Clifton Hartley on Oct 13, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This sermon is an actual prayer preached as a sermon dealing with living our lives as Christians and being different from the world.

    God, we humbly come to you in prayer, asking that you touch our hearts (hand over heart), mind (hands over head), body (hands/arms hug body), and soul (extend arms east to west) as we take in your Word (hold up Bible), through your Holy Spirit - may we grow in righteousness and holiness as more

  • Lifting Holy Hands

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 3, 2003
    based on 89 ratings

    God wants us to have clean hands, and just like Mama used to inspect our hands before dinner, let us lift our hands for God to inspect while we pray.

  • Holy Hands Bring Holy People

    Contributed by Mark Wood on Mar 9, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Dr. Wood used this sermon to bring his listeners to the point of understanding that the first church was on target to build the church of today. He used an illustration to show God’s desire to have breakout churches reaching people for Jesus.

    Suppose I take a match and drop it into a can of gasoline? Suddenly it would have a great release of energy. On the other hand I can take that same can of gasoline and put into the tank of a car and it can go through the course of gas lines and make its way into the carburetor and then it be more

  • Why Should We ‘raise Holy Hands In Prayer’? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jan 17, 2015

    What do we do with Paul's instructions for us to "raise holy hands in prayer"? Why would he ask us to do that?

    WE'RE SUPPOSED TO DO WHAT? Paul commands us to lift holy hands in prayer. - 1 Timothy 2:8. WHY DO THAT? We can use our body’s position to focus our heart’s direction. SOME "HOLY HANDS" EXAMPLES: 1. Hands lifted skyward is an expression of surrender. 2. Hands cupped more

  • What About Your Gestures?

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Aug 21, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    The gestures of worship - lifting up holy hands in praise - must be in sync with the gestures of holy living.

    Gesture Theology Ephesians 5:15-20 August 20, 2006 I remember the very first sermon I ever preached. It was at License to Preach School down at DePauw University during the summer of 1972, between my freshman and sophomore years in college. I knew that I was headed for seminary by that time, more

  • Essential Equipment - Prayer Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 25, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    What does prayer change? Most of believe prayer’s most important purpose is to change circumstances... but that may not be true.

    OPEN: A young boy was observed by a minister in church praying very fervently; but much to the preacher’s surprise, he was also heard to say from time to time: "Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo." So preacher approached the boy after he had apparently finished his prayer and said, "Son, I was very pleased to more

  • For The Men

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Aug 24, 2013

    To enumerate men's activities inside the church.

  • Prayer Keys - Holiness Series

    Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Aug 6, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    A holy life is characterized by being separated from the world to God. A holy life is characterized by godly sorrow for sin. “I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer.” A holy life is characterized by effective prayer.

  • God's Priorities For You

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 24, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    What really matters?

    God’s Priorities for You 1 Timothy 2:1-8 Sermon by: Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church, West Monroe, LA Jan. 16, 2005 *What really matters? -This week I watched part of a documentary about the crash of a Concorde jet in France. *Over 100 people died, and it all started because of a more

  • Behavior Of Men And Women Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 25, 2011
    based on 27 ratings

    In our text, Paul speaks of the behavior of Christian men and women.

    INTRO.- Our world is full of bad behavior. However, it’s not supposed to be in the church! Christians are supposed to be somewhat different from other people in the world. ILL.- Geroge Gallup wrote: There’s little difference in ethical behavior between the churched and the unchurched. more

  • Maundy Thursday

    Contributed by David Trexler on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 31 ratings

    Maundy Thursday--My most favorite Church service of the Year

    Maundy Thursday 2007 Tonight believe it or not is probably my most favorite Church service of the year. To me, in this one special evening, through the Scripture readings, one can see most clearly the Hand of God at work throughout the history of the world. Tonight we recall the history of more

  • Gender Roles In Worship Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 31, 2005
    based on 67 ratings

    # 5 in series on 1 Timothy. Deals with gender roles in the church.

    “Living For Christ In A Confused and Confusing World” A Study of Paul’s Letters to Timothy Sermon #5 “Gender Roles In Worship!” 1 Timothy 2:8-12 In chapter one doctrine was the subject of consideration and his priority in chapter two more

  • When We All Get Together Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 3, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    This sermon addresses the sometimes "sticky" topics of hand-raising and women in the church. If Paul would be "appalled" with any legalistic interpretation of his advice to Timothy.

    I Timothy #2 CHCC: April 22, 2007 When We All Get Together I Timothy 2:1-15 INTRODUCTION: Last Sunday, we looked at I Timothy chapter 1 where Paul gave a young minister named Timothy direction on how to handle false teachers in the Church at Ephesus. Paul charged Timothy to defeat more

  • The Divine Mystery Of Men Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jun 14, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    This sermon explains why God has placed men first in His redemptive plan. (Credit for this interpretation of the passage goes to Jack Hayford.)

    Father’s Day The Divine Mystery of Men 1 Timothy 2:8-15 June 16, 2002 Intro: A. [illustration] Three men were talking over coffee. Two of them are talking about the amount of control they have over their wives, while the third remains quiet. After a while one of the first two turns more