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  • Have A Go!

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 1,490 views

    Fear of failure is no excuse for inaction.

    Text: Mt 25:14-30 I recently came upon this interesting list of words. Let’s see if you know what they mean: 1.Peladophobia: fear of baldness and bald people. 2.Aerophobia: fear of drafts. 3.Porphyrophobia: fear of the color purple. 4.Chaetophobia: fear of hairy people. 5.Levophobia: ...read more

  • And Yet

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jan 28, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,305 views

    God had chosen to work with the nation of Israel and yet they refused to do as God asked.

    And Yet . . . / Luke 4: 21 – 30 Intro: There was once a family that owned a treasure that had been handed down from one generation to another for decades. It was a genuine antique Tiffany vase. It was kept on the mantel in the living room as a special object of enjoyment. One day when ...read more

  • 4 F Christians

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Mar 24, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,814 views

    Examining why so many Christians have become inactive in the Church.

    Scripture: 2 Timothy 2:1 – Title: “4 ‘F’ Christians” Introduction: During the FIRST two World Wars (1 – 2) a classifications system was used to determine which area of service the person would be assigned to. Every person that was of the acceptable age received a CALL to Service ...read more

  • Rise And Shine

    Contributed by Shad Comeaux on Sep 15, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,773 views

    This sermon helps us to understand the urgency of awakening out of spiritual inactivity.

    Do you remember during your childhood, and perhaps our youth can relate to this now, when you had fallen deep in sleep? I mean you were past counting sheep and you were on cloud 9. Everything was perfect, and you were having the best dream you had in months. Then you were suddenly awakened by ...read more

  • Where Are The Rich? Series

    Contributed by Daniel Colvin on Feb 23, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 853 views

    Being wealthy monetarily does not mean we have the right be inactive spiritually.

    Where are the rich? James 5:1-6 Introduction I was looking at this scripture wondering what the Lord wanted to say from this passage and I thought well we are dealing with the rich maybe we should look at the Biblical perspective of money. I am learning when I think to much about a message it ...read more

  • The Sin Of Settling Down

    Contributed by Joseph Wallis on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 160 ratings
     | 9,999 views

    A sermon on the need to press on in our Christian lives and not settle down and become inactive in the Lord’s service

    THE SIN OF SETTLING DOWN TEXT - 2 Kings 2:1-14 INTRO. - We are living in difficult times. There are many temptations we all have to face. One of these temptations is for God’s people to go to sleep spiritually. It is the temptation to settle down spiritually and never go on to take and ...read more

  • Revival And Prayer Series

    Contributed by Maximiliano Zapata on May 14, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 4,584 views

    The very word Revival implies that things aren’t as good as they need to be. It implies spiritual decay and inactivity.

    Last week, we talked about revival and the need for humility in seeking it. The very word, Revival implies that things aren’t as good as they need to be. To revive something implies that there is some kind of spiritual decay or inactivity going on and it needs to be revived, to be made alive ...read more

  • The Reluctant Sprit Series

    Contributed by James Macinnes on May 24, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,347 views

    The reaction of the tribes of Isreal to being called into battle and the results of such action/inaction and how it applies to the church today.

    The Reluctant Spirit. Judges 5:15b-18 “honorable mentions” and the “dishonorable mentions rebuke towards four and one half tribes whom did not come. “suppose they gave a war and nobody came?” Ruben: The tribe that was sentimental but not decisive . . . therefore could not act. Name ...read more

  • #3danger: Waiting And Rusting Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,373 views

    The Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz would rust when he would get damp or be inactive. So do Christians. Spiritual rust can be very dangerous.

    THE DANGER OF WAITING: --- SPIRITUAL RUST! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com This is part #3 on Waiting on the Lord. 1. Waiting and Patience -- the dirty words? ; 2. Habakkuk’s Waiting Room; 3. Danger of waiting and spiritual rust; 4. The five levels of waiting; 5. Waiting ...read more

  • Some Assembly Required

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,786 views

    Designed for a day devoted to reclaiming inactive members, this sermon argues that the spiritual life is like a piece of equipment: unpack, read the instructions, assemble, plug in the power.

    Nothing you purchase comes ready to go. You can’t buy anything ready to use. Everything takes finishing and finagling before you can use it. You would think that when you have paid good money for your purchase, it would be ready. But not so. Something else always has to be done. ...read more

  • From Frustration To Faith Series

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 215 ratings
     | 5,510 views

    Habakkuk was perplexed why god seemed inactive when both church and state of Israel was corrupt but was assured that God was working his purposes out.

    Do you sometimes get frustrated? If so, you’re not alone. The prophet Habakkuk did! The golden days for Israel when King David and King Solomon ruled a united and prosperous nation were long gone. The nation had split in two and was held in scorn by its powerful neighbours. But what was ...read more

  • The Church Needs More Ready People

    Contributed by David Rigg on Feb 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,120 views

    There are far too many inactive people in the churches today. Here’s a sermon that challenges us to be ready and to go to bat for Jesus. The message contains a baseball story to drive home the point.

    The Church Needs More Ready People John 21:15 – 21 15 So when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You." He said to him, "Feed My lambs." 16He said to him again a second time, ...read more

  • Benaiah Vs. The Lion Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 17 ratings
     | 15,994 views

    Our greatest regret at the end of our lives will be the lions we didn’t chase.

    FEARLESS is a five-part series based on Old Testament stories of people who faced great fears. It’s often said that humans are born with only two fears: the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises. It doesn’t take us long to learn many more fears. Phobias: • Arachnophobia – the fear of ...read more

  • Let The Worshippers Arise!

    Contributed by Ed Pruitt on Jan 16, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,079 views

    It is time for the sleeping Children of God to wake up

    DISCLAIMER: Since there are a large amount of sermons and topics and illustrations that are posted on Sermon Central, I feel it is necessary to place this disclaimer on all of the sermons that I submit. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the ...read more

  • Why Stand Ye Gazing

    Contributed by Richard Hosea on Mar 10, 2008
     | 3,054 views

    To help people understand their place in sharing the gospel

    Why Stand Ye Gazing Acts 1:8 and Matt. 28:19-20 Simmons Loop Baptist Church 3-9-08 am You who have small children and those of you with grown children know about the “Why” questions that pass from the lips of children. Daddy, can I go out and play in the road? No! Why? Because you might get ...read more