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  • Holy War

    Contributed by Roger Nelmes on Jan 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    There were three things to prepare for Holy War…

    HOLY WAR Contextual information… 1. Samuel 1-2a – Elkanah has two wives, one with children the other w/o. Hannah, the wife that is barren, makes a vow to God that if He gives her a son, she will give him back to God for service. God grants her prayer and she dedicates him to God by putting more

  • Holy War! Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Jun 3, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Many pastors, including this one, preached series on the subject of “spiritual warfare” including strong emphasis on confronting and defeating evil. Then, September 11 happened. Suddenly ‘holy war’ had a whole new meaning.

    Holy War! Text: Joshua 10-11 Pew Bible page 344 I need to start my message this morning with some disclaimers. Oh yes, it’s one of those! First of all, I am asking for a fair hearing. I know that this is a controversial topic and I also know that if you only hear the buzz words and more

  • Holy War! Series

    Contributed by Thomas H on Oct 6, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    In the famous passage of Ephesians 6:10-20, we are told to arm ourselves with God’s armour. Why? It is because we are engaged in a spiritual battle - a holy war!

    Ephesians 6:10-20 Holy war How do you view Christianity? How do you view the the Christian life? How do you view your life as a Christian? How do you view your role as a part of Christ’s church? I have come to realise that different Christians view the Christian life differently. Some people more

  • A Holy War Indeed

    Contributed by Anthony Hodge on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 24 ratings

    This sermon addresses the concept of war from a literal standpoint as well as from a spiritual standpont.

    A Holy War Indeed (Joshua 10:1-15) We have been bombarded with literature, media coverage, and may have even had persons come up to us and state that a war is being fought as a result of God’s intervention on behalf of a people. While in most instances that I have just more

  • Holy War – Then And Now Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    struggling with the "complete destruction" of the residents of Canaan, especially in light of our culture and the prevalence of Holy War talk since Sept. 11

    Holy War – Then and Now Joshua 10-11 - July 20/21, 2002 Intro: Plans were introduced this past week detailing various proposals for what to do with the site on which the World Trade Center towers stood until last September 11. The clean-up is completed, the search for human remains more

  • Our Holy War Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Oct 30, 2015


    Our Holy War Esther 8:11-13 1. The Jews intent was to conquer the enemy...we convert the enemy - 8:11, cp. Galatians 1:23-24 2. The Jews benefit from the enemy...we bless the enemy - 8:11, cp. Romans 12:19-21 3. The Jews avenged the enemy....we advocate for the enemy - 8:13, cp. Luke more

  • War: What Is It Good For? Series

    Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Mar 13, 2003
    based on 165 ratings

    This sermon addresses the issue of war. It discusses the three main views on war held by Christians: holy war, pacifism, just war. It also gives some practical ways we can react to these stressful times.

    War: What Is It Good For? Various Passages The front page of Sunday’s Cincinnati Enquirer carried a story about 7 boys from the village of Cleves (which is just down the road from our church building) who graduated from Taylor High School last year and joined the military and will all be more

  • Restorative Justice #4: Samson's Revenge, Jesus' Redemption Series

    Contributed by Anne Grant on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 45 ratings

    Two men made for God’s purpose: one chooses his own pleasure and becomes a terrorist bent on revenge, fighting a holy war. He commits suicide bringing down a building, killing thousands. The other gives up his rights, chooses death, and redeems the world.

    Samson’s Revenge and Jesus’ Redemption, Judges 13-16 Restorative Justice Series #4 Trinity United Methodist Church, Providence, RI October 7, 2001 Rev. Anne Grant We have been hearing some powerful stories about heroism Over the past few weeks. We read them in newspapers and more

  • Should Christians Go To War?

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    Three positions on Christians waging war

    ¡§Should Christians go to war, and if so, in what circumstances?¡¨ The subject we are going to talk about today is nearly too current with what¡¦s been going on in the Middle East, ¡§Should a Christian go to war, and if so, in what circumstance?¡¨ „X Before we get into the subject, let¡¦s start more

  • Turn,turn,turn

    Contributed by Kermit Reaves on Aug 2, 2007
    based on 25 ratings

    Hear me, O Lord, hear me, that this people may know that thou art the Lord God, and that thou hast turned their heart back again."

    TURN, TURN, TURN Biblical Text: 1 Kings 18: 24 and 37 "And call ye on the name of your gods, and I will call on the name of the Lord; and the God that answereth by fire, let him be God. And all the people answered and said, ’It is well spoken.’" "Hear me, O Lord, hear me, that this more

  • Living The Kingdom Life: An Introduction Series

    Contributed by Marty Boller on Jan 9, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    #1 in a series focused on the foundational biblical truths found in The Prayer of St. Francis: Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace.

    Turn to John 14: 15-21 15) “If you love me, you will obey what I command. 16) And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever— 17) the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he more

  • The War With Iraq

    Contributed by Ray Scott on May 2, 2003
    based on 21 ratings

    What does God think about war in general ... the war in Iraq in particular?

    “The War With Iraq” INTRODUCTION: Romans 13:1-5 Several things we need to consider: 1.- We must face the reality of evil in the world. There are some people that you just can’t negotiate with … because they are EVIL. War is never good … and should be avoided unless it is absolutely more

  • Is Al Qaeda Following Muhammad And Allah? Series

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 18, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    It has gotten to the point that the terms “terrorism” and “Islam” may be viewed as synonymous because of the actions of al Qaeda. Are they interpreting the Qur'an correctly?

    The media has portrayed a telling picture of the perpetrators of 9/11: a picture of violence and hatred toward America. They have been portrayed as “the main enemy of the West and […] as a hotbed of terrorism that threatens Western civilization and its democratic values” (Khan n. more

  • Christmas Is About Warfare

    Contributed by Clarence Talley on Dec 19, 2000
    based on 58 ratings

    The Advent of Jesus Christ is the continuing saga between good and evil

    CHRISTMAS IS ABOUT WARFARE by Rev. Clarence Talley, Sr Youth Pastor and Professor of Art PVAMU Don’t be alarm but Christmas is also about warfare. Christmas is more than the fulfillment of the promised Messiah. It is also an escalation in the war between the forces of good and evil. No more

  • Everything Will Be Thrown Down!

    Contributed by David Smith on May 31, 2018

    "Jesus said ’Do you see these great buildings?’ Not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.’" (Mark 3:2)

    It is such an offensive thing to say! Oh, I know that nothing in permanent in this life and that the greatest of our human institutions and heroic achievements will eventually pass and go the way of all flesh, but I really didn’t want to be confronted with that just now!. And though they take more