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  • Evil Intent, Good Intent

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 3, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,395 views

    The story of Joseph is the display of the providential power of God to to accomplish his good purposes. Let’s consider what teaches about us teaches about us, about God, and what it all means for us.

    Genesis 37:12-36 Evil Intent, Good Intent 10/2/16 D. Marion Clark Introduction “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” So Joseph assuages the fears of his brothers after the death of Jacob, and so he articulates the providence of God. The story of ...read more

  • Don't Let Temptations Sink You Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jan 10, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,124 views

    Though so often we start out with such good intentions, things happen in our life to trip us up from serving God. What are those things and how can we avoid them?

    Paul has just gotten finished encouraging us to pursue our relationship with the Lord and our being used by Him in the furtherance of the gospel like we were competing for the Olympic games, or in a boxing match where winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing! It’s a ...read more

  • Intentional Living

    Contributed by Brendon Bridges on Nov 2, 2000
    based on 144 ratings
     | 6,326 views

    distinguishing the difference between WHAT IS IMPORTANT and that, which is UNIMPORTANT. It is possible to spend much of our time “MAJORING IN MINOR ISSUES AND MINORING IN THE MAJOR ISSUES”.

    INTENTINAL LIVING – Introduction: John 15:1 A doctor, an architect, and a lawyer were arguing over who had the oldest profession. The doctor said, "Well the first operation was performed on Adam, so the medical profession is the oldest." "No," said the architect, "Architectural planning and ...read more

  • An Intentional Witness Series

    Contributed by Rob Culler on Mar 21, 2001
    based on 103 ratings
     | 3,826 views

    Fifth in a six-part series of living intentionally and not just letting life happen to you.

    Living an Intentional Life: Witness INTRODUCTION: President Clinton was down in the swamps where he slipped away from the Secret Service and was out jogging long the scenic paths that crisscross the country. As he was jogging, he accidentally tripped and fell off a narrow bridge into the ...read more

  • Intentional Relationships Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Nov 30, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,892 views

    If we are to live life to the full, we must have intentional relationships with other Christians

    Keys to Life August 22, 2004 Intentional Relationships This summer, we have been preaching through a series called “Keys of Life” and we have hit on many different topics. Today I want to talk about the key of relationships – specifically intentional relationships between ...read more

  • Letter Of Intent

    Contributed by Brian Mann on Nov 19, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,446 views

    As a Christian; and see if you will agree with me on this, its so easy to get caught up in the work of the ministry or the “Call” so much so that we can become out of touch with the “Caller” We can become so focused and driven to build the “Church” that w

    “A Letter Of Intent” Mt 18:11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. 12 How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray? 13 And if so be ...read more

  • The Intention Of The Ascension

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,655 views

    In the final post-resurrection appearance of Jesus, He ascends into Heaven to send the Holy Spirit to indwell each believer to fulfill the Commission He gave them.

    “The Intention Of The Ascension” Acts 1:1-14 INTRODUCTION: Since Easter Sunday, we have been studying the “Post-Resurrection Appearances Of Jesus”. We saw how Jesus appeared to: o The women at the tomb. o The 2 disciples on the Road to Emmaus. o The 10 Disciples, with Thomas ...read more

  • The Intentional Life Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 7, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,875 views

    God demands that the Christian live his or her life with intentionality, not by the default setting of obliviousness.

    The Intentional Life (Philippians 4:8-9) 1. The two greatest leaders of the Reformation were Luther and Calvin. 2. Luther was a fun loving guy; he loved to dance, sing popular songs, and enjoy fun for the sake of fun. He took a song they sung in the bars, wrote Christians words to it, and ...read more

  • Good Intentions Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 12, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,804 views

    Moses obeyed God, but the intial reaction was Pharoah’s orders and the Hebrews’ backlash. Sometimes we get misunderstood too. But hang in there anyway!

    Good Intentions – Exodus 5-6 At their school carnival, our kids won four free goldfish (lucky us!), so out I went Saturday morning to find an aquarium. The first few I priced ranged from $40 to $70. Then I spotted it—right in the aisle: a discarded 10-gallon display tank, complete with ...read more

  • Bad Intentions

    Contributed by Kenneth Cox on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,597 views

    This sermon deals with the situational irony in the life of Joseph.

    BAD INTENTIONS The workweek seems to have more hours in it than it used to have. A housewife with three children she adores becomes tired, exhausted, and wondering why she ever married in the first place. A healthy, robust man suddenly becomes ill and has to be rushed to the nearest hospital ...read more

  • Intentional Ministry Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on May 15, 2012
     | 3,686 views

    If we want to minister like Jesus we must be intentional, unconditional and relational.

    There’s a story about a local fitness center, which was offering $1,000 to anyone who could demonstrate that they were stronger than the owner of the place. Here’s how it worked. This muscle man would squeeze a lemon until all the juice ran into a glass, and then hand the lemon to the ...read more

  • Intentional Relationships Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 25, 2010
     | 5,661 views

    Without intentional, spiritual relationships, our love for God can grow cold

    Commitments January 24, 2010 Intentional Relationships Ecclesiastes 4:8-12 In Romania, after communism fell, we in the west became aware of the many orphans there who were basically warehoused in huge orphanages. They were vastly understaffed. So the babies, while they had most of their ...read more

  • Good Intentions

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Mar 2, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,539 views

    God is interested in your obedience; not your intention to be obedient.

    Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75 Supplemental Scripture passages: • "If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. (John 14:15 NASB) • Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin. (James 4:17 NASB) • For the word of God is living and active and sharper ...read more

  • Giving With Intent Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Feb 17, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,254 views

    In today’s world many are struggling financially, this series is to help us understand how to be rich in a way that honors God ( Adapted from a series by Craig Groeschel, lifechurch.tv)

    As a parent, when I had young children, I remember times that I would give something to one of my children and ask them to share it with their brother/sister. For example you are on a trip in the car and hand child “A” a bag of French fries and ask them to share it with their brother/sister. Before ...read more

  • Intents Of The Heart Series

    Contributed by Patrick Ziegler on Oct 17, 2015
     | 1,838 views

    The intents of the heart leads to actions. This passage reveals the intents of Jesus and the Pharisees. The hearer is challenged to do good and save life like Jesus taught.

    Mark Series Intents of the Heart Mark 3:1-6 October 18, 2015 AM Introduction: Once again we find Jesus teaching to the people with the Pharisees standing by listening for an opportunity to find something wrong with His teaching. In this instance it is on the Sabbath day. Jesus is going to ...read more