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  • "We All Need Some Encouragement"

    Contributed by Bobby Touchton on May 5, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,700 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.

  • Invasion From Hell [end Times / Tribulation] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 2, 2006
    based on 79 ratings
     | 14,471 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

  • Christmas Through The Eyes Of Others

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,449 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

  • As If You Were Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Nov 1, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,322 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

  • How Big Is Your God

    Contributed by Richard Clouse on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,619 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

  • Are We There Yet?

    Contributed by Anthony Hodge on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,397 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
     | 1,375 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

  • How Are You Going To Get Out?

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jul 15, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,977 views

    Like Barabbas, many people are in bondage to their sins and because of their sins. Find out how Barrabas got there and how he got out.

    HOW ARE YOU GOING TO GET OUT? Mark 15:7 Intro: The text tells us about a man named Barabbas who has been incarcerated and is simply waiting execution. There is not a lot in the Bible about Barabbas. There is nothing about his youth or his parents. It seems Barabbas may have been brought up ...read more

  • The Prison That Couldn't Hold Peter

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Sep 14, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,441 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
     | 1,440 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

  • Guarding The Entrance Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Gear on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,894 views

    the Christian must guard the entrance of his heart from Satan, who seeks to destroy the sheep

    Chapter 10: Jesus, The Good Shepherd. Week One: Guarding the Entrance. (10:1-21) I. Introduction. A. I once worked as a Loss Control Manager at a major retail establishment. Part of my duties were to observe the night cleaning crew to make sure that they were doing their job and not pilfering ...read more

  • Elements Of A Godly Father

    Contributed by William Noel on Dec 31, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,073 views

    Three Biblical Proofs Of What A Godly Father Looks Like!

    · Tonight, 40% of all American children will go to sleep in a house in which their fathers do not live. · Before the age of eighteen, more than 50% of our children will spend a significant portion of their childhood living apart from their fathers. · A generation ago, an American child could ...read more

  • The Old Rugged Cross Made The Difference

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jan 7, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,658 views

    What a great joy to know the cross can make a difference in the life of a sinner!

    THE OLD RUGGED CROSS MADE THE DIFFERENCE Colossians 1:19-21 Intro: Most of us sitting in the sanctuary today are saved. We have accepted the gift of salvation and while we have all had failures for the most part I believe we try to live right. But if we could ever grasp what Jesus done for ...read more

  • The Superiority Of Christ

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,138 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

  • The Neccessity Of A God Given Vision For The Local Church

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Jun 25, 2003
    based on 249 ratings
     | 22,577 views

    This sermon reminds us that the survival and growth of the church is predicated upon the knowledge of its God-given vision.

    Introduction: No organization will survive without vision. Apart from vision, individuals will perish. Without vision our children will perish. Without vision, communities will perish. Without vision, churches will perish. Without vision, societies will perish. Without vision, lost souls will ...read more