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  • Inadequate Assessments

    Contributed by Chris Johnson on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    There are many opinions about Jesus that, while good in themselves, are inadequate.

    As Jesus and the Disciples are in the area of Caesarea Philippi, He asks them a question. At first, it seems to be just a simple, straightforward question but we can be assured that Jesus has a profound purpose in asking it. 1. He did not ask it to gain information because He already knew the more

  • Insufficient Faith Starts With An Inadequate Knowledge Of The Truth

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 73 ratings

    People who suffer because of inadequate faith should begin to grow in their initimate knowledge of Jesus Christ

    Insufficient Faith Comes From an Inadequate Knowledge of the Truth (Acts 19:1-7) Illustration:Sir Alexander Mackenzie is a Canadian hero. An early fur trader and explorer, he accomplished a magnificent feat when he led an expedition across Canada from Fort Chippewyan on Lake Athabasca to more

  • Is God Unfair? Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    An inductive exploration of the unfairness of life and an elimination of inadequate answers to the question “Is God unfair?”

    Introduction: There are three ancient questions that are as current as the latest news bulletin. Many people refuse to think about them. Others consider them the “Three Questions No One Asks Out Loud.” 1. Is God unfair? 2. Is God silent? 3. Is God hidden? The book of Job struggles with more

  • Love God & Your Neighbor Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 36 ratings

    An inductive message that seeks to eliminate inadequate answers to the question “How can I know God is working in my life?” As a result, individuals prompted by the Holy Spirit will pray at the altar rail to receive God’s help in order to love Him with a

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to love God and their neighbors. Visual Illustration: “Stone Tablets” marked I and II for the two greatest commandments. Key Question: How can I know God is working in my life? 1. Some people suggest looking for more

  • Tell Them I Am Has Sent Me To You

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 7, 2004
    based on 118 ratings

    There are times when we hesitate to do God’s will because of feelings of inadequacy. Moses felt so inadequate to lead the children of Israel that he offered several excuses to God, but found God to be His adequacy. A right concept of God is essential to s

    Tell Them I AM Has Sent Me to You (Ex. 3:13,14) There are times when we hesitate to do God’s will because of feelings of inadequacy. Moses felt so inadequate to lead the children of Israel that he offered several excuses to God, but found God to be His adequacy. A right concept of God is more

  • Able To Accomplish Abundantly Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    God intends for the church to be the instrument of redemption, full-faceted, and intends for us, though we may think we are inadequate, to be its agents. Challenge your imaginations as to what the church might be able to do by letting God do what He is a

    If you were to ask the average person, out on the street, what he thinks of the church, what answers might you get? What do people think about churches? I’m sure I don’t know the half of it. But I know some of the things they say: They say that church is all talk. Ceaseless talk. Noisy gongs more

  • Overcoming Feelings Of Inadequacy Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 25, 2003
    based on 68 ratings

    Here are some self-help principles for overcoming feelings of inadequacy from Daniel chapter five.

    What makes people behave badly? We partially answered that question last week in the sermon, "Putting an End to Self-defeating Behavior" based on Daniel chapter four, but the Word of God is going to expand our understanding this week. The Bible gives us an example of some very bad behavior more

  • "You Can Do This"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Feb 2, 2004
    based on 69 ratings

    When God calls us we will know it and he will equip us to do the job.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches February 1, 2004 “You Can Do This” Jeremiah 1:4-10 INTRODUCTION: How does God communicate with you? Are his plans always clear? Never clear? Are you ever unsure whether it was really God speaking to you? We probably all have uncertainties that we more

  • Act Like Who You Are! Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Sep 23, 2003
    based on 27 ratings

    An admonition for the church to Act Like Who You Are, you are the Holy Temple of God!

    Act Like Who You Are! 1 Cor. 3:1–23 INTRODUCTION One day there were two dairy cows grazing in a field next to a major highway. As they watched the traffic passing along they saw a shiny tanker truck filled with milk. On the side of the truck were the words, "Grade A, Pasteurized, more

  • God's Courtroom Of Faith

    Contributed by Dan Chromy on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    When we know God’s Word, we can rely on God’s wisdom for the decisions we make regarding matters of faith.

    Introduction For the past three months I had the privilege of participating in jury duty, and throughout my service it became apparent that my least favorite days of the term were the jury selection days. Once a month, all of the people who had been summoned for jury duty more

  • Priorities - Part Two

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 56 ratings

    1. This morning we considered what it is that fill up our lives. The big items that we think about the most, that we work for the hardest, the things we would fight for the most if someone tried to take them away. The things that are our priorities. 2. We considered that God and serving Him more

  • We Are Vaulable

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Sep 19, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    This is just an outline about we are vaulable to God. A baby is not a choice its a child

    Sermon The Human Life is Valuable to God Luke 12:7 I. We (humans) are valuable because God knows us. Fear the Lord Not Man there are things to fear in life, some very serious things. However, there is a vast difference between what men usually fear and what God says to fear. The things men more

  • The Shame Of God

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Oct 4, 2002
    based on 43 ratings

    Our shame can be healed.

    From time to time I have said to you that one of the challenges of being a pastor is that when you preach, there is always the possibility that someone in the audience is thinking, "Pastor, you are telling my story. You are talking about me." And then they think that everyone knows that the person more

  • The Key To Effective Testimony

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on May 9, 2002
    based on 31 ratings

    The three keys to effective testimony 1. Being God’s witnesses 2. Waiting for God’s timing and 3. In God’s power

    Sharrington/ Swanton Novers/ Blakeney 12-05-02 Acts 1:6-14 Story: A man was arraigned for murder in Los Angeles about 70 years ago. The case against him looked pretty good, but his lawyer thought of an ingenious ploy. In his more

  • God Encounters: Gideon Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Jul 6, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    This is about Gideon’s God encounter.

    Have you ever felt inadequate for the task at hand? When I was a kid, a professional carpenter helped us re-roof our house. I took ten swings of the hammer to the nail in, but he only took two. Once my boss asked me to take a look at her care engine. Then there was the time that our kids were more