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  • The Ways Of A Man

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Oct 2, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,154 views

    This message deals with the way the Lord works with the inner motives of a man and how that ultimately all have to stand the test of time.

    THE WAYS OF A MAN TEXT: Proverbs 16:2 Proverbs 16:2 KJV All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits. I. INTRODUCTION—THE DEATH OF OSAMA BIN LADEN -The pursuit of this terrorist. Came about because of a tip the CIA received from a prisoner in ...read more

  • A Heart Full Of Grace Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 5, 2012
    based on 36 ratings
     | 20,332 views

    Because God has made us righteous in Christ, He expects us to live righteously or with right behavior. Such behavior is the outward manifestation of the inward transformation, & the only sure proof that such inner transformation has taken place.

    Matters of the Heart Series COLOSSIANS 3: 12-17 “A HEART FULL OF GRACE” In our text the Bible describes what God expects of the believer in response to what He has done for us by His Amazing Grace. Because God has made us righteous in Christ, He expects us to live righteously or with right ...read more

  • Not Judging Others Motives

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 1,281 views

    Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God. - 1 Corinthians 4:5 Judging is the easiest thi ..

    Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God. - 1 Corinthians 4:5 Judging is the easiest thing to do. Everyone discerns and judges ...read more

  • Doing What He Said Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Nov 9, 2015
     | 2,042 views

    Wrap up of Sermon on the Mount series from Matt. 7:24. “…everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” Summary of 16 messages from Matthew 5 - 7.

    Doing What He Said Matthew 5-7 – Sermon on the Mount – Living from the Heart Matthew 7:24-29 24 "Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the ...read more

  • Pressing On To Possess That For Which Christ Jesus First Possessed Me

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Mar 1, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,093 views

    The inner motivation of our hearts must be a response to God's love and not any attempt to earn God's love.

    Pressing on to possess that for which Christ Jesus first possessed me Phil 3:12-21 Feb 13, 2011 Intro: I don’t really consider myself a “runner”, though I guess that since I run most days on the treadmill for fitness I suppose I should. But I just don’t see myself ...read more

  • An Audience Of One Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Oct 1, 2015
     | 3,417 views

    True worship is all about God, not about us. How important it is that we serve God and communicate with Him in a way that takes the focus off of us and puts it on Him!

    An Audience of One Matthew 6:1-6 "Be careful not to do your 'acts of righteousness' before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2 "So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on ...read more

  • Search Your Motives

    Contributed by Nnaemeka Durueke on Jul 9, 2016
     | 2,116 views

    IN ALL YOU DO, ACKNOWLEDGE THAT GOD'S WAY IS THE BEST

    SEARCH YOUR MOTIVES MAIN TEXT: PROVERBS 21:2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs the hearts. PROVERBS 16:2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs the spirits. Our motive always must reflect a desire to please God, and not to ...read more

  • Do Something About It Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,138 views

    We see something that needs to be done. We can either walk away, point it out to someone else, or do something about it.

    Do something about it! Neh. 2:11ff When I was in High School, I had a love for classical music and for Broadway musicals. 1812 Overture was one of my favorites, as well as Handel’s “Messiah” especially the Halleluiah Chorus. If you notice each piece has three parts, which are often ...read more

  • Supernatural Boldness Requires Pure Motives

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,259 views

    SUPERNATURAL BOLDNESS IN PROCLAIMING THE GOSPEL REQUIRES PURE MOTIVES AND PROPER CONDUCT (THE MARKS OF SPIRIT-FILLED CHURCH PLANTERS) A.

    SUPERNATURAL BOLDNESS IN PROCLAIMING THE GOSPEL REQUIRES PURE MOTIVES AND PROPER CONDUCT (THE MARKS OF SPIRIT-FILLED CHURCH PLANTERS) A. Supernatural Boldness in Proclaiming the Gospel Can Be Identified by the Power of the Holy Spirit in the Context of Persecution (:1-2) Illustr.: Just as you ...read more

  • The Spirit Of Prayer

    Contributed by Nathaniel Sadela on Jun 22, 2017
     | 1,985 views

    Building a culture of prayer

    Prayer is an essential part of our Christian race, since it has a pivotal role to play in the fulfilment of our destiny. The more we pray, the more we understand God's ways. The deeper we plunge into prayer, the clearer His ways and thoughts become to us (Isaiah 55:8-9). The mysteries of God’s ...read more

  • Beware Of False Prophets Series

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Jan 27, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,875 views

    This is a study on the Sermon on the Mount. This is the 14th sermon in the series.

    Sermon on the Mount Pt 14 Beware of False Prophets Matthew 7:15-20 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good ...read more

  • Beware Of False Prophets Series

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,659 views

    Tonight from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, let’s see what He is going to teach us about false Prophets and teachers.

    Jesus Sermon on the Mount Part 20 Beware of False Prophets Pm Service March 15th 2009 Matthew 7:15-20 Introduction No one likes to be deceived. No one likes being taken advantage of. No one likes being conned! It does not matter whether it is our personal lives (family & friends), our ...read more

  • The Illusion

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on Apr 3, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,178 views

    The adoration of the Palm Sunday crowd turned out to be an illusion. How about us?

    THE ILLUSION Pastor Eric J. Hanson April 5th, 2009 (Read Mark 11: 1-10) Whenever we approach the matter of preaching about Palm Sunday, there is a certain sadness involved. This is because we have already read and heard how the story ends. You and I know that the cheering crowds of Sunday ...read more

  • The Gift Of Serving Series

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,026 views

    This sermon is the third in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the Gift of Serving in order to allow the Holy Spirit opportunity to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    We’re looking at the Motivational Spiritual Gifts from the Word of God. And we’ve already established the fact that there are three categories of gifts; Motivational, Ministry and Manifestation gifts. Last week we looked at the Gift of Prophecy, the heart gift of Prophecy and the person who ...read more

  • The Answer In You

    Contributed by Darrell Coats on May 22, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,179 views

    This is a sermon designed for confirmands but also applicable for the general congregation.

    The Answer in You (A Sermon on Confimration Sunday) 2 Corinthians 13:5-10 Introduction: Today is confirmation Sunday. This morning we’ll be confirming seven confirmands: Chris Franklin, Phillip Haines, Nick ...read more