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  • How Will You Light Your Christmas?

    Contributed by Joe Jones on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,806 views

    Today is the first Sunday in Advent….a time for us to begin our preparations for the celebration of THE ONE that would change the face of the earth with his life. It’s the season when you and I participate in an earthly story with a heavenly meaning.

    How Will You Light Your Christmas? Dec 2, 2001 Today is the first Sunday in Advent….a time for us to begin our preparations for the celebration of THE ONE that would change the face of the earth with his life. It’s the season when you and I participate in an earthly story with a heavenly ...read more

  • "Light Breaking Through Darkness" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 58 ratings
     | 6,059 views

    Every Christian was once living in darkness with a heart filled with sin and hopelessness. How did the light of the gospel begin to break through?

    Iliff and Saltillo United Methodist March 6, 2005 Fourth Sunday of Lent "Light Breaking Through Darkness” II Corinthians 4:3-7 INTRODUCTION: Every Christian you have ever met--including yourself--was once living in darkness with a heart filled with sin and hopelessness. “But God, ...read more

  • Shine Series

    Contributed by Mike Parry on Aug 15, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 7,928 views

    Uses the acrostic SHINE to show how Jesus is the Light of the World. Several OT references are used.

    “The Light of the World” The I AM Statements of Jesus FCC – August 12, 2007 Text: John 8:12 Introduction: This morning we are continuing a new sermon series, The I AM statements of Jesus from the Gospel of John. Jesus made an incredible statement to the Jews in response to a discussion ...read more

  • Our Days Are Numbered

    Contributed by Darron Khan on May 29, 2002
    based on 115 ratings
     | 31,859 views

    This sermon was designed to direct its audience to the reality of death and how living in the light of death will serve to keep our lives focused and our priorities in order.

  • The Hidden Gospel

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jan 19, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,211 views

    However, regardless of how bright the light of the Gospel is there are those who are blind to the truth. To them the gospel is hidden. How does such brilliant light become so veiled or hidden that men see not the Light?

  • "Five Unfathomable Truths"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 4, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 849 views

    Seeing is not believing nor is understanding a requirement for believing. Jesus, the Master teacher, told Nicodemus there are many things in life that you will never understand, but you had better believe.

    Title: "Five Unfathomable Truths" Introduction: Nicodemus was confused. As a teacher, he felt impressed to "stay after class" and talk to the master teacher. His basic complaint, "I don’t understand." The reply of Christ is the basis for today’s outline. Nicodmus there are many things ...read more

  • A Light In The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 8, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,789 views

    Christmas Eve Candlelight Service message. It points people to Jesus as the Light of life.

    A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS John 8 :12 During this time in which we celebrate the physical birth of the Lord Jesus, let’s be mindful of how much brighter this world is because He came into it. Jesus declared in John 8 :12, I Am the Light of the World. He who follows Me ...read more

  • Finding God's Will: Turn On The Headlights Series

    Contributed by Dan Morrison on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,529 views

    IS THE WORD OF GOD IMPORTANT IN FINDING THE WILL OF GOD?

    Finding God’s Will: Turn on your headlights Review: Yield; prayer; not complicated but we need to talk about another signpost to find the will of God; going to Knoxville a tunnel; Entering a dark tunnel sign says to turn on your headlights; what do you think this means as it relates to finding ...read more

  • A Form Of Godliness

    Contributed by Dick Webster on May 2, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 9,095 views

    Christians today have lost the real Christianity of old. We must leave our "religion" and seek the Biblical Truths.

    A Form Of Godliness 2 Timothy 3:1-6; 1 Kings18:21 God’s Word is clear - in the end times man will fall away from His Word and law We are told in 2 Timothy and again in Revelation 3 In 1 Kings we also see the indecision of the Israelites Elijah was prophesying and may not have even been ...read more

  • The Light That Calls Us To Sanctification Series

    Contributed by Paul Fredericks on Dec 15, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,278 views

    God’s light calls us to sanctification as seen through the new birth of Saul following the events on the road to DAmascus.

    God¡¦s Light Calls Us To Sanctification (Separates) Acts 9:10-19 7 Dec 2002 ¡V Pearl Harbor Day fellowship community INTRODUCTION: Our family has begun our devotion, using the Advent card we were all given last Sunday. The answer, of course, is just a small light. We are studying a ...read more

  • "Your Life As A Light"

    Contributed by Terry Brooks on Apr 10, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,233 views

    This sermon helps the hearer develop their relationship with God in order to be a light shining in this dark world.

    “Your Life as a Light” Matthew 5:14-16 Begin by playing “Waiting for the Light to Shine” from “Big River” Big River is my most favorite musical. In this story, Huck Finn is making his way through life and waiting for the “Light” to shine that will tell him what life is all about. Just as ...read more

  • Law-Abiding Citizens

    Contributed by John Beehler on Jan 1, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,601 views

    You can have all the things of this world, but if you don’t have Jesus, you have nothing.

    Law-Abiding Citizens There was a family who had no interest in spiritual things, & therefore never went to S.S. or church. But one Christmas their little boy was invited by his best friend to attend the S.S. Christmas Program, & he went. This was a new experience for him, & when ...read more

  • Are You Having An Identity Crisis?

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Sep 18, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,882 views

    Salt and Light

    Do you know who I am? • My parts alone could be deadly. As a soft metal I can explode in water. As a yellowish gas I am poisonous to breathe. Do you know who I am? • You consider me common, but I have been considered of great value; I have even been used like money. Others have used me as a ...read more

  • Ignite Our "Wicks" In 2006

    Contributed by Sonny Hyde on Dec 27, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,223 views

    Asking God to help us "burn brighter" in the upcoming year.

    Ignite Our Wicks in 2006 Matthew 5:16 I. Introduction Ok, everyone, I want you to sing along with me if you know this song. Give me oil in my lamp, keep me burning. Give me oil in my lamp I pray. Give me oil in my lamp keep me burning, burning, burning, keep me burning ‘til the break ...read more

  • The Promise

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Dec 1, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 14,272 views

    Sermon for the first Sunday of Advent, considers what’s important about prophecy

    Before we start is there anyone who’s good at untangling things? I’ve got these Christmas lights and since it is the first Sunday of advent I was hoping to use them as an illustration. Here you work on these and we’ll get back to you in a little bit. (hand the volunteer a wad of hopelessly ...read more