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  • A Lazy Christian Is An Oxymoron Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 11, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,821 views

    Your work matters to God. There is great value in honest, hard work. Laziness is a landmine that can destroy a person and anyone around that person.

    INTRODUCTION An oxymoron is the combination of contradictory words linked together. The plural of oxymoron is oxymora, so here are a few of my favorite oxymora: (1) jumbo shrimp; (2) pretty ugly; (3) working vacation (4) tight slacks; (5) Microsoft works; (6) humble Texan; and the one ...read more

  • The Master Builder

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Dec 23, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,051 views

    Some of the greatest truths respecting Christ were spoken in disparagement This man recievth sinners and eateth with them He saved others, Himself He cannot consider Yet there is so much more

    Sermon The Master Builder Mark 6:3 Some of the greatest truths respecting Christ were spoken in disparagement This man recievth sinners and eateth with them He saved others, Himself He cannot consider I. Various Views and Testimonies Concerning Christ a. His own countrymen knew Him only ...read more

  • Instructions For Living

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jul 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,188 views

    Because we are no longer unregenerate, we must live according to God’s standard.

    Instructions for Living August 3, 2008 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: Because we are no longer unregenerate, we must live according to God’s standard. Focus Passage: Ephesians 4:25-32 Introduction: I. Our Speech (vs. 25, 29, ...read more

  • Our People Must Learn

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Sep 15, 2013
     | 1,076 views

    To enumerate the things we need to teach our people.

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you teach your people? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the things we need to teach our people. IV. TEXT: Titus 3:14 (Amplified Bible) 3:14 And let our own [people really] learn to apply themselves to good deeds (to honest labor ...read more

  • What Are You Satisfied With?

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Feb 19, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 1,339 views

    What we are satisfied with determines what we do and how hard we work.

    What are you satisfied with? What we are satisfied with determines what we do and how hard we work. God does reward honest labor. What about spiritual life? Paul said, “Be ye filled with the Spirit.” I. What are you satisfied with in church services? 1. Lessons 2. Prayer 3. How ...read more

  • The Last Change

    Contributed by Gregory Kirk on Oct 4, 2016
     | 2,364 views

    Funeral Sermon

    The Last Change My change.—Job 14:14 Job 14:14 14 If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare and service I will wait, till my change and release shall come. This was a very natural mode of expression for ...read more

  • God Is Able

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jun 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,685 views

    To show that GOD is able and working all grace to super abound in us so that we can be a channel of blessing to others.

    I. EXORDIUM: Is GOD able? Yes. II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers/unbelievers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that GOD is able and working all grace to super abound in us so that we can be a channel of blessing to others. IV. TEXT: 2 Corinthians 9:8 (Amplified Bible) And God is able ...read more

  • As Servants Of Christ Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Jul 23, 2012
     | 1,687 views

    Presents how Christians are to conduct themselves in the workplace.

    Introduction Today is Sunday, the first day of the week but better known to most people as the last day of the weekend. Tomorrow is Monday – back to work or to school. Back to the daily grind. Today you are in here in worship, fellowshipping with brothers and sisters. You are nice; you are ...read more

  • Sloth & Diligence Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 13, 2012
     | 3,397 views

    We can be complacent or strive toward quality work, for excellence.

    Sloths are mammals who move only when necessary and even then very slowly. They’re known to dig their curved claws into a tree branch and hang without effort for hours-on-end; they are as unmotivated as they look! Sloth Sloth is something we make jokes about, but few think of it as sin. ...read more

  • Too Busy To Work

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on May 29, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,655 views

    We can apply this principle of diligence to our spiritual lives, not simply our jobs. If we become lax or idle in our pursuit of God (worship, prayer, service, etc.), we will find ourselves missing God’s will.

    Too Busy to Work 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12 6 In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers, to keep away from every brother who is idle and does not live according to the teaching you received from us. 7 For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not ...read more

  • Dry Morsels Or Sweet Relish?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 11, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,098 views

    Often what appears as hopelessness is God’s opportunity to show His stuff!

    Dry Morsels or Sweet Relish? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr, Kyfingers@aol.com I have a carrot, an egg, and a tea bag. I asked what does hot water over a period of time do to these three things. The carrot gets soft. The egg gets hard. The tea bag brings out flavor. I have learned that ...read more

  • Biblical Boomerangs

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Aug 23, 2009
    based on 26 ratings
     | 6,364 views

    the Bible tells us about some boomerangs of which we need to be aware. Each has the amazing skill of returning to the hurler. Consider these four boomerangs – the boomerangs of sin, generosity or liberality, proclamation and witnessing, and of service.

    “Biblical Boomerangs” Ecclesiastes 11:1 “Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.” Introduction: There is an Australian weapon called the boomerang, which when thrown properly follows a singular curve, returns back to the hand of the thrower. Simply you throw a ...read more

  • Work Till Christ Comes

    Contributed by Jason Spangler on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,544 views

    Your work reflects who your are, so put forth the greatest effort to make the most impact in your work by following Paul’s example to the Thessalonians; remember, vocation is ministry more so that ministry is vocation

    2 Thessalonians 3: 6-15 Title: Work till Christ comes: “do what is right” Introduction: How does Eschatology, the theology concerning the second coming, the Parousia (pah-ro̅o̅-seeʹuh), affect our behavior? • Talk of the end of the world tend to make people behave ...read more

  • Humble Beginnings

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,363 views

    The humble beginnings of Jesus in Bethlehem are not really so humble at all because he came to deliver all of us regardless of our place on the economic ladder or position in society.

    Humble Beginnings Luke 2:8-20 December 16, 2007 A couple of years ago, Toni and I were trying to get home from vacation. Our plans called for us to catch a plane out of Miami International Airport to Chicago and then on to Fort Wayne. The problem occurred when we arrived in Miami just a ...read more

  • I Will Give My Tithe Series

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Jan 8, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,995 views

    How resolutions can radically change your life.

    Five Life Changing Resolutions Part 2 I Will Give My Tithe Proverbs 3:9-10 Scripture Reading 9 Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: 10 So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine. I. Our ...read more