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  • How To Draw Closer To God.

    Contributed by Robert Webb on Mar 12, 2016

    renewing your mind

    How easy it is for the devil to get our minds and thoughts off track, thinking about things we should not. This is why our minds need to be saturated and fortified by the Word of God. If what you are thinking about is what is right, you cannot be thinking about what is wrong. Our mind is ...read more

  • How To Grow Closer To God

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 10, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    1. Choose to be friends with Christ (vs. 4-5). 2. Humble your heart before God (vs. 6-7a & 10). 3. Move toward the Master (vs. 8). 4. Complete your cleansing (vs. 8-9). 5. Trust God for your triumph (vs. 6-10).

    How to Grow Closer to God James 4:4-10 (Read vs. 1-10) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 22, 2015 *Nothing is standing still in this world. You may think you're still, but every moment of every day, we are on a planet spinning at over 1,000 mph. On top of that we are ...read more

  • More Of You In My Life Series

    Contributed by Daniel Colvin on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    James gives us clear instruction on how to live closer to God.

    More of You in my life James 4:7-10 Introduction George Mueller was a man of faith and miracles in the 19th century preaching, teaching, and praying through the work God gave him. He was asked onece what was the secret of his service, George Mueller said: “There was a day when I died, utterly ...read more

  • Body And Spirit

    Contributed by Chris Summers on May 11, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Body and spirit , the rageing war.

    Body and Spirit Good morening everyone. Today I want to talk about the war between the body and the spirit. How many of you have ever fasted ? Now not because there was no food in the house or because you wanted to lose those 5 ...read more

  • Remedy Part 4: The Remedy For Meaninglessness Series

    Contributed by Stephen Collins on May 3, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Why are we here? What’s the point? All of our striving and searching for meaning ultimately lead to dead ends that don’t satisfy us. God provides the remedy by transforming our lives to be like His Son.

    REMEDY The Remedy for Meaninglessness “Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee..” Saint Augustine, 420 A.D. Key Scripture: Romans 12:1-2 Icebreaker: "What have you done that you believe in and you are proud of?" That’s the ...read more

  • Losing Our First Love

    Contributed by Bradley Cotten on Dec 1, 2005
    based on 40 ratings

    A sermon preached to try to inspire the church to not only do things that are Christ-like but to do them for Christ, because He is our first love.

    Show a video title "Who Is God?" (i have this so email me if you want to use it.) Reading of the Text: Revealtion 2:2-5 In the scripture text, Jesus is telling the church of Ephesus that they are doing a lot of great things. They have worked hard, and have perservered. They have a hard time ...read more

  • See Or Be Seen

    Contributed by Rusty Wright on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    What is our motivation for going to church or serving God’s creation?

    See or Be Seen 6-17-07 Luke 7:36-50 There was once as boy who, like many kids in school, was having a real problem with math— well, more than a problem. No matter what his parents did, one on one tutoring or peer mentoring, their son never received a grade better than a “D” on any ...read more

  • Speaking Through The Word

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Jun 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    God has always had a speaking voice. Are you listening to His Word? (Bible)

    Speaking through the Word Numbers 7:89 89 And when Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak with him, then he heard the voice of one speaking unto him from off the mercy seat that was upon the ark of testimony, from between the two cherubims: and he spake unto him. {with ...read more

  • Getting Right For Prayer Series

    Contributed by Tommy Davis on Aug 8, 2001
    based on 124 ratings

    Tuesday night of revival series focusing on 2 Chronicles 7:14.

    “Getting Right For Prayer” On last night we looked into the very first part of this particular passage of scripture which refers to God’s people as being called by His name. And from that passage, we addressed the question, “What Does It Mean to Be Called By God’s Name?” After discovering ...read more

  • How Can The Love Of God Be Upon Me If I Hate My Neighbor.

    Contributed by Chris Summers on Feb 14, 2007

    We don’t know the hearts of others only Father does therefore we must ernestly seek the salvation to all includeing our worst enemies.

    How can the love of God be upon me if I hate my neighbor. Good evening everyone . Today we’re going to be talking about the love of our Father and how or even why it doesn’t seem to be upon us sometimes . You know that feeling when you have said that thing you shouldn’t have said or ...read more

  • Peace Through Obedience To The Word

    Contributed by Austin Mansfield on Jun 3, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    If most people haven’t read God’s word, they aren’t seeing Christ’s command, and there’s nothing in their hearts for the Holy Spirit to help them understand. So the peace that Jesus promises us is lost for the lack of trying.

    In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Jesus says that those who love him will keep his word; and those who don’t love him won’t keep it. Those who keep his word will be filled with the Holy Spirit, who will teach us and guide us according to the will of the ...read more

  • The Rewards Of Giving

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on May 20, 2002
    based on 128 ratings

    God ensures that generosity will be a mark of authentic biblical community by rewarding those who give.

    May 19, 2002 Big Idea: God ensures that generosity will be a mark of authentic biblical community by rewarding those who give. INTRODUCTION It’s been a very interesting week, hasn’t it? Since we were here last Sunday, the Cubs haven’t won a single game. (And they’ve had 6 tries!!) Star ...read more

  • Worship That Pleases God Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    God wants all of you, presented to him in worship that goes beyond Church time, to include all the time.

    Worship that Pleases God Purpose Driven Life #13 Montreal/Cornwall November 8, 2003 God wants all of you. He wants you to present yourself- your whole self- as a living sacrifice to Him and in your doing of this, you will be offering the worship to God that He made you to offer Him. He has ...read more

  • Fragrance Of The Father Iii Series

    Contributed by Richard Wafford on Apr 13, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus is in the life changing business. Look at all the examples that God gives us in regards to his life changing business, Elisha,Jacob Saul of Tarsus, Peter, James, John,Martha and Mary, the list goes on, have we been through a change?

    Fragrance of the Father Part 3 Script: Romans 6:5-23 Introduction: In his book, A Ready Defense, Josh McDowell states: “You can laugh at Christianity; you can mock and ridicule it—-but it works. If you decide to trust Christ, start watching your attitudes and actions, because Jesus Christ is ...read more

  • Living In The New Year 2012

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Dec 28, 2011
    based on 383 ratings

    Paul writes that we are to live wisely, making the most of our opportunities and seeking God's will

    Living In The New Year 2012 Ephesians 5:15-17 Intro: Today is the first day of 2012. It seems like only a year has gone by since I stood in this same spot and delivered to you a message from God’s word about how to live closer to God in 2011. . Time sure does fly when you are having fun ...read more