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  • I Thank God For You

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 1, 2008
    based on 33 ratings
     | 9,037 views

    Paul thanked God for his brothers and sisters in Thessalonica. 1- He was thankful for their work of faith 2- He was thankful for their labor of love 3- He was thankful for their endurance of hope

    INTRO.- ILL.- Bill, Jim and Scott were at a convention together and were sharing a large suite on the top of a 75-story skyscraper. After a long day of meetings, they were shocked to hear that the elevators in their hotel were broken and they would have to climb 75 flights of stairs to get to ...read more

  • God's Gift—hope! Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 5,481 views

    IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS (Part 3) Someone has said, “Christmas is not about presents but presence—His presence.” Jesus is Emmanuel—God with us. Christmas makes it possible for God’s presence to fill our hearts and lives, and with His

    INTRODUCTION: In the classic Dr. Seuss story, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the Grinch comes upon a sinister plan to stop Christmas from coming to Whoville. Once the last Who in Whoville had gone to sleep on Christmas Eve the Grinch disguised as Saint Nick sneaks into every house in the ...read more

  • The Ideal Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 28, 2009
    based on 104 ratings
     | 10,582 views

    Their ENERGY, their ELECTION, their EXAMPLE, their ENTHUSIASM, and their EXPECTANCY. More than a rough draft, Paul’s first letter to any church was the final word on what a church should be. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    The Ideal Church I Thessalonians 1 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/IdealChurch.html This is Paul’s earliest writing of at least thirteen books. But you couldn’t tell it. It may have been a first draft but that made no difference for he wasn’t the real author. That’s inspiration...perfection ...read more

  • What Motivates You?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 18, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 4,539 views

    When people are asked what it is that motivates them to go to work every morning, most people respond by saying, "I do it for my family, or for my friends, or to pay the bills or to keep myself occupied." Seldom do people align their motivations with the

    What Motivates You? When people are asked what it is that motivates them to go to work every morning, most people respond by saying, "I do it for my family, or for my friends, or to pay the bills or to keep myself occupied." Seldom do people align their motivations with the the kind of ...read more

  • You May Overflow With Hope

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Dec 9, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,042 views

    Advent 2(A) - You may overflow with hope by the endurance in God’s word in order to become an encouragement to others.

    "YOU MAY OVERFLOW WITH HOPE" (Outline) December 6, 2009 - ADVENT 2 - Romans 15:4-13 INTRO: One often associates the word hope with the future. Today’s verses describe the word hope as one of the present gifts God gives to every believer. Notice the words in our verses for today: ...read more

  • A Walk To Remember

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,889 views

    More than any other miracle, the resurrection proves that Jesus is who he said he was - the Son of God.

    A Walk To Remember Text: Lk. 24:13-35 Introduction 1. Illustration: Easter is to our faith what water is to the ocean, what stone is to the mountain, what blood is to your body. It is the unique substance of redemptive reality. It is the first and final word in the dictionary of God. It ...read more

  • Personal Prophecy Series

    Contributed by Kurt Heisey on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,389 views

    This is first of a series on discerning the will of God and looks at how we should handle "words for God" that we or others think come from the Lord. It helps us determin what is of God, our self, or the enemy to deceive us.

    Discerning Prophecy 10/6/2002 I. Intro to Rom. 12:1-2... the will of God A. Prerequisites 1. Therefore... (11:33-36) in light that God is awesome, more than you can imagine 2. Offer self as a living sacrifice (12:1)... living for God, not for self. 3. Do not conform to ...read more

  • Love And Sacrifice, Part 1

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 87 ratings
     | 10,980 views

    The twelfth chapter of Romans opens with one of the most powerful exhortations in the New Testament, as we are urged to offer our bodies as living sacrifices to God, refusing to be conformed to the world, but instead being transformed by the renewing of o

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: In my reading this week, I came across a funny story that sets up our theme today. His name was Bud. He was a factory worker with more than a slight resemblance to Archie Bunker. Every single day he’d come home sweaty and dirty. He’d go in the back door, grab an ...read more

  • The Best Is Yet To Come! Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 21, 2001
    based on 113 ratings
     | 6,163 views

    What God can do with a heart full of hope!

    Last week, we looked at how Ruth stepped forward and in a bold move, visited Boaz at the threshing floor in the middle of the night to propose marriage. Scene 1: Taking Care of Business (vv. 1-12) Boaz went to the city gates where the official business was taken care of. In the presence ...read more

  • Fix The Problem Series

    Contributed by Tom Doubt on May 17, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,708 views

    This is the 3rd "F" on how to fly with spiritual engine failure: ask God for wisdom to FIX the problem.

    FIX THE PROBLEM BACKGROUND: A. Illustration: Apollo 13 lifted off 2:13 PM April 11, 1970 [Apollo 13 web site]. James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise read their instruments at 55:52:31 into the flight. The master caution light was triggered by low pressure in hydrogen tank #1. At 55:54:57 ...read more

  • "Developing Longsuffering”

    Contributed by Matt Kyzer on Apr 30, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 10,389 views

    Correct me if I am wrong, but everyone wants to “Develop Joy” right? And not to many of us would pass on the opportunity to live a life of “Peace”, however it’s this fourth characteristic that many have trouble developing within their Christian characte

    “Developing Longsuffering” Job1:1ff Introduction: I pray that everyone is getting something out of this series on “Developing Character”. I hope that we are not just warming a pew, listening to good music, and leaving here unchallenged. My desire is that each one of us would take seriously ...read more

  • Facing The Giants: Evidence Of Christian Growth Series

    Contributed by Jonny Hunt on Aug 28, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 8,064 views

    In these verses is a list of virtues that should be growing in the life of the believer. They are best translated by referring to moral excellence, practical wisdom, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness and unselfish love.

    Sherwood Baptist Church has one of the most dynamic media ministries of any church in America. They have produced Facing the Giants, arguably the best feature-length movie ever made by a local church. It’s a God-glorifying, excellently created sports film in the tradition of Hoosiers, Remember ...read more

  • The Resurrection: How Can Something So Old Be So Fresh?

    Contributed by Shannon Lewis on Apr 7, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,636 views

    The Resurrection is an old yet fresh truth bringing hope, love and faith into our lives!

    The Resurrection: How can something so Old be so Fresh? Easter Sunday 07’ Shannon Lewis Living Springs A/G Bandera, Texas www.lsagbandera.com John 20: 1-16 1Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been ...read more

  • Love And Sacrifice, Part 4

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,325 views

    Ray Stedman tells about a boy who was in the army. He was a Christian and had formed the habit of praying beside his bed before he went to sleep. He kept up this practice in the army, but he became an object of mockery and ridicule to the entire barracks.

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: Ray Stedman tells about a boy who was in the army. He was a Christian and had formed the habit of praying beside his bed before he went to sleep. He kept up this practice in the army, but he became an object of mockery and ridicule to the entire barracks. One ...read more

  • Dealing With Criticism

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 13, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,601 views

    Fifty-two practical ways of dealing with criticism.

    Dealing With Criticisms (Philippians 2:13-16) Without an ability to deal with criticisms many people give in to discouragement, anxiety or angry over reactions. Quote: Advice from Dr. Mitchell’s life: Someone in his congregation pointed out several faults in him and his preaching. ...read more