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  • "We All Need Some Encouragement"

    Contributed by Bobby Touchton on May 5, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,641 views

    Originally a Mother’s Day sermon directed to men who are incarcerated, this message focuses upon the Christian act of encouragement as seen in the lives of Philemon and Barnabas.

    Submitted By Dr. Bobby J. Touchton Ashland, Kentucky INTRODUCTION. Let me begin by reading an email, entitled, "What My Mother Taught Me," My other taught me RELIGION: When I spilled grape juice on the carpet, she instructed, "You better pray the stain will come out of the carpet." My ...read more

  • Christmas Through The Eyes Of Others

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,294 views

    This sermon takes a look at Christmas through the eyes of others such as missionaries, law enforcement, and the incarcerated. It reminds us that the message of Christmas rings clear and true in spite of whatever circumstances we may face.

    THROUGH THE EYES... John 1:1-4 INTRODUCTION: A. There was nothing more exciting than Christmas when I was a kid 1. After searching the Sears and JCPenneys Christmas catalogs I had put in my order of things I wanted, but it was always a surprise as to what we would actually find under ...read more

  • Invasion From Hell [end Times / Tribulation] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 2, 2006
    based on 79 ratings
     | 14,344 views

    The worst demons of all time have been incarcerated for thousands of years in the pit of the abyss...but hell goes on holiday in our text during the tribulation. Link included to formatted MS Word text and PowerPoint Presentation.

    Invasion from Hell Rev. 8:13-9:12 Do you believe in the existence of angels? Surveys show that most people do…but did you know that those same surveys also show that most people do not believe in the existence of demons?! If you believe in angels you MUST also believe in FALLEN ANGELS!…aka ...read more

  • As If You Were Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Nov 1, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,283 views

    An encouraging message that we are to "put ourselves in their place" when we remember all our fellow Christians who are suffering and imprisoned for their faith in Christ.

    AN ELDERLY WOMAN WAS GIVEN A STACK OF PAPERS TO FILL OUT WHEN SHE ENTERED THE ADMITTING OFFICE OF A HOSPITAL. SHE PATIENTLY WAITED HER TURN FOR A HOSPITAL OFFICIAL TO SEE HER. WHEN ASKED, SHE HANDED THE OFFICIAL HER INSURANCE CARD AND ALL OF THE ADMITTING PAPER WORK. WHEN SHE WAS ASKED TO GIVE ...read more

  • Invitation To The King's Table

    Contributed by Naveen Balakrishnan on May 22, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,361 views

    A wonderful picture of what Communion with the LORD is all about as evidenced in the story of Jehoiachin and Evil-Merodach from 2 Kings 25.

    “Invitation to the King’s Table” 2 Kings 25:27-30 A. Jehoiachin’s INCARCERATION. (v. 27a) John 8:34; Romans 6:12-13, 16 i. His bondage to Sin. John 8:34; Jeremiah 13:23; Psalm 51:5; Genesis 6:5; 8:21 ii. His bondage to Satan. John 8:44; 1 John 3:8, 10 iii. His bondage to Sin Cursed Earth. ...read more

  • How Big Is Your God

    Contributed by Richard Clouse on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,563 views

    We can measure the size of the God we trust by comparing Him to the situations around us which takes great faith.

    (How Big is Your God?) Acts 16:22-34 Paul and Silas are in jail for preaching the Gospel. Very few of us have ever been incarcerated for preaching so it is hard to say what we would do if we were one of these two men. We can learn from them that the bigger your God, the bigger the tasks you ...read more

  • The Pathway To Victorious Praise Series

    Contributed by Michael Jakes on Jan 4, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,440 views

    In spite of circumsances,we must battle through and praise God

    The Pathway To Victorious Praise pt.4 in the sermon series ’Lessons From Macedonia’ Acts 16:22-26 In spite of circumstances, we are commanded to praise God.The enemy will do all he can to stop us but we must battle through. 1.The enemy will use: a.Intimidation ...read more

  • Are We There Yet?

    Contributed by Anthony Hodge on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,230 views

    This sermon declares that being in ministry can be just as exciting as going on a family trip and just as children ask the question in the sermon’s theme, the church should continue to ask it as well.

    Are we there yet? (Matthew 25:34-46) Our theme for today’s message can help many of us reflect back to our youth when we were with our parents, grandparents, other relatives or guardians. I’m referring to occasions when we were going on some type of family outing. It could ...read more

  • You May Never Know If You Let Go Series

    Contributed by Juan Lane on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,334 views

    We have to hold on to the thing that God has blessed us with even when it doesn’t make sense to.

    You May Never Know If You Let It Go (Divorce Series Part 3) Scripture Reference: Genesis 41:9 - 16 Genesis 41:9 Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day: 10 Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain of the guard’s ...read more

  • Divine Release Series

    Contributed by Oyewole O. Sarumi on Mar 12, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 31,440 views

    It is the desire of God to grant release and relief to His people. However, God's people must play their part in the divine principle for God to move His hands or send help. Man y believers expect God to do His part without the man's part - this will not

    DIVINE RELEASE Text::Mk.11:2-3, Isa.49:25 Introduction An Illustration: Around 8pm in the evening, a Sister was driving home after a Bible study. She got to a check point where police were checking, and was waved to stop. The officer came to her and asked her to come down and open the boot of ...read more

  • The Prison That Couldn't Hold Peter

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Sep 14, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,188 views

    This shows how faith is necessary in prayer and how answered prayer increases our faith.

    THE PRISON THAT COULDN’T HOLD PETER TEXT: Acts 12:1-19; 24 INTRODUCTION: Some people have trouble staying out of prison because of their criminal conduct, but Peter had trouble staying out of prison because of his Godly conduct. This chapter records ...read more

  • See Instead Of Being Seen Series

    Contributed by Tiger Gullett on Feb 1, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,411 views

    The fourth message in a series from the "Sermon On The Mount." This series looks at The Importance Of A Correct Attitude.

    1. THERE IS AN IMPLICATION TO CHRISTIAN DUTY -when you give, when you pray, when you fast WE ARE CALLED IN THESE VERSES TO: A) GOOD DEEDS - B) PRAYER - C) FORGIVENESS D) FASTING OUR DUTY DOESN’T BEGIN AND END IN THESE VERSES, WE ARE ALSO CALLED TO: Obedience To ...read more

  • A Good Man Is Hard To Find

    Contributed by Tommy Davis on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 107 ratings
     | 39,025 views

    Men’s Day Celebration message presented to a predominately African American congregation.

    A Good Man Is Hard to Find Text: Jeremiah 5:1 Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment, that seeketh the truth; and I will pardon it. My brothers and ...read more

  • The Superiority Of Christ

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,054 views

    NO COMPARISIONS TO OUR CHRIST

    THE SUPERIORITY OF CHRIST HEBREWS 1:1-4 INTRODUCTION: THE JUSTICE SYSTEM OF THESE UNITED STATES, WHEN COMPARED TO OTHER COUNTRIES IS BY FAR, SUPERIOR. HOWEVER, MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS, OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM IS NOT WITHOUT FLAWS AND SHORT COMINGS. LADY JUSTICE WHO STANDS WITH SCALES IN HER HANDS ...read more

  • Holy Communion Ordinance Of A New Beginning

    Contributed by David King on Apr 23, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,668 views

    As believers, we need to understand what God has blessed us with in the ordinance of the Holy Communion or the Lord’s Supper. Appropriate observance and understanding will add to us all the benefits it carries.

    HOLY COMMUNION ORDINANCE OF A NEW BEGINNING “For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second. For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the ...read more