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  • A Christians Checkbook- Spiritual Bailout Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Sep 22, 2023
    based on 2 ratings

    This is the 168th sermon in the series Action". This is the 5th sermon from Ephesians.

    Series: Action [#168] A CHRISTIAN’S CHECKBOOK- SPIRITUAL BAILOUT Ephesians 2:1-7 Introduction: As we continue in our series, “Accounting”; I want us to talk about what a bailout is in financial terms. In 2008, President Obama bailed out some large industries- The Auto Industry, the Banking more

  • Bulging Eyes Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 21, 2012

    The bulging eye’s disease which Jesus is talking about here is directly related to what our minds and hearts dwell on. When Jesus readjusts the false scale for sin he makes it clear that lusting after another is already the first step of sin and the same

    Series: Cliff Hangers Jesus teaching from the Sermon on the Mount: These teachings were risky, some would even say very dangerous, they would be teachings that would be opposite of what the religious leaders of the day were teaching, and they would become points of dissension and points of more

  • A Good Word For The Diligent Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Feb 8, 2012
    based on 7 ratings

    The words diligence and industry do not carry as positive a connotation in our society as they once did. But the Bible exalts those that work over the "leisure-holics," and those who work with diligence over those who work with negligence.

    PROVERBS 10: 1-5 A GOOD WORD FOR THE DILIGENT [Proverbs 6:6-11] The subscription stated as "The Proverbs of Solomon" informs us that we have come to a new portion of the book. The first nine chapters have set forth beautifully in what has been mainly connected discourse concerning the nature more

  • Embracing The Cross

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    As the farmer must suffer to attain the joy of harvest, so we must embrace our crosses in life to attain the joy of union with the Father.

    Tuesday, March 3, 2009 Word and Suffering I always encourage my students to plant gardens. The reasons are many, but one of the biggest is that one cannot understand Scripture without knowing something about agriculture. It’s only been in the past couple of hundred years that Catholics have been more

  • Value Industry Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 13, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Christian parents need to model and teach a good work ethic.

    The apostle Paul gives us a powerful word here about the value of industry. He says that the people of God should be known as an industrious people. Apparently, some of the folks at Thessalonica did not heed Paul’s instructions given here, because in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, Paul wrote again about more

  • A Warning Against Laziness & Procrastination Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 5, 2011
    based on 14 ratings

    Ants are used as models of industrious workers whose diligence provides for the present & prepares for the future. Laziness keeps one from fulfilling their physical & spiritual responsibilities & realizing the potential of their earthy & eternal future

    PROVERBS 6: 6-11 A WARNING AGAINST LAZINESS AND PROCRASTINATION [John 4:31-38] God speaks to us most clearly and directly through His Word, but if one does not trust the wisdom of His Word, then he can extract wisdom from observing nature and fallen man. Nature teaches us to be prepared and more

  • A Spiritual Bailout Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 2, 2019

    This is the 5th sermon in the "Accounting" series from the Book of Ephesians.

    Series: Accounting [#5] A SPIRITUAL BAILOUT Ephesians 2:1-7 Introduction: Paul began the book of Ephesians with a song of praise; then he continued with a powerful prayer. In our text today, Paul begins to preach a sermon. Paul begins his sermon with a description of what we once were. Paul more

  • The Path Of Purity Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jun 22, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    In this sermon I discuss several of the admonishions given to us by Paul as to how Christians should live their lives.

    The Path of Purity Text: Ephesians 5:1-7 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) Now before I begin let me just say that this sermon is rated NC17, no one under 17 is admitted without an adult… just kidding, but I bet I got some of your attention there didn’t I? There is a slogan today in marketing and more

  • People Our Church Could Not Do Without

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 208 ratings

    There are just some people the church has to have.

    PHIL. 4:1-7 "PEOPLE OUR CHURCH COULD NOT DO WITHOUT" A) Paul organized many churches and his interest in them never ceased! * This was only natural! * Some of these churches pleased him, some of them disappointed him! B) It seems that the church at Philippi was his favorite! * In the text, he more

  • Christian Truckers In A Changing World

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Hulse on Mar 21, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    Beloved, there is an ever-changing world before us with people hurt, confused and looking for a reason to live, therefore may we lay aside our differences and begin working together in unity & harmony that we can make a difference in our industry and in our Nations.

    SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES (Psalm 126:6) “He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.” (Proverbs 11:30) “The fruit of the righteous is a tree of more

  • The Noble Woman Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Sep 27, 2004
    based on 95 ratings

    Final sermon in Proverbs & Parables series. The qualities of the Noble Woman found in Proverbs 31 are applied to the Church as the bride of Christ. The church should have Integrety, Industriousness, be Inclusive and Influential, and be confident in her I

    The Noble Woman Proverbs 31 SCRIPTURE READING: Proverbs 31:10- INTRODUCTION: Today we’re ending our study of Proverbs. In sermons and in our Pueblo Groups we’ve covered topics from finances to child-raising . We’ve seen God’s wisdom for working right, for talking right and for living right. more

  • The Letter To The Ephesian Congregation Series

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on May 23, 2015

    The danger of being dutiful and pure without love for Christ Jesus.

    Verse 1 - The message is sent by the One Who walks among the congregations and Who supports and holds accountable the leadership of the congregations. Verse 2 - Jesus begins with the statement "I know". Because He walks among the congregations, He knows everything about each congregation. Jesus more

  • The Issues Of Marriage Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 4, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    This message is the first of three or four from the 1 Cor., and is inteded to be part of the series. This message looks at some of the pressure on marriage and the high view Scripture has of marriage.

    THE ISSUES OF MARRIAGE Part 1 1 Corinthians 7:1-7 I THE DANGER BEFORE MARRIAGE – 7:1 Our society is inundated from so many directions with sights, sounds, and activities, destined to fracture the bulwark of marriage. From attempts to redefine what constitutes a marriage, to shows bent on more

  • The 7th Letter - To The Church In Laodicea Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jun 24, 2020

    The Church in Laodicea is called Lukewarm by Christ . However he offers a wonderful

    The letter to the Church in Laodicea (Revelation 3:14-22) This is the seventh and final letter written to the seven churches of the Apocalypse that we find in Revelation Chapters 2 and 3. It is written to the Church at Laodicea. This is the one church that Jesus has not one good word more

  • Don't Give Up!

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Mar 18, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Message encouraging the people to not give up in the fight against legalized abortion as birth control.

    Don’t Give Up! Galatians 6:9 March 9, 2008 NOTE: THE ME/WE/GOD/YOU/WE FORMAT USED IN MY MESSAGES IS BORROWED FROM ANDY STANLEY’S BOOK, "COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE." Introduction William Wilberforce was a politician in England during the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. He served in Parliament more