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  • Evil Intent, Good Intent

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 3, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,305 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
     | 2,003 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 Discipleship

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Mar 15, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,711 views

    Although we find it easy to be distracted by a thousand voices calling in our world, it is crucial that Christians be focused on serving Jesus in intentional ways. Mary of Bethany is a wonderful example of this!

    Intentional Discipleship John 12:1-8 Introduction Although we find it easy to be distracted by a thousand voices calling in our world, it is crucial that Christians be focused on serving Jesus in intentional ways. This is a story of celebration and worship that takes place in the home ...read more

  • The Intentional Life Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 7, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,988 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

  • Intentional Parenting Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Dec 19, 2018
     | 2,375 views

    The Intentional Parent: Sets boundaries, Corrects purposefully, Invest wisely, Live honorably

    This is us: Intentional Parenting. Ephesians 6:1-4 The Intentional Parent: 1. Sets boundaries v.1 Boundaries help the child feel safe. Boundaries protect children from their own foolishness. Boundaries limit narcissism and entitlement. Boundaries help your child develop ...read more

  • Intentional Ministry Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on May 15, 2012
     | 5,318 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

  • The Intention Of The Ascension

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 5,468 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

  • Bad Intentions

    Contributed by Kenneth Cox on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,763 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 Grounding

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Feb 20, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,687 views

    Living for God isn’t something that just happens. It must be intentional.

    February 22, 2009 Morning Worship Text: Ephesians 5:15-21 Subject: Living for God Title: Intentional Grounding Most of you know that I like sports. I am a life long sports fan – especially for our hometown teams. I love the St. Louis Cardinals, the Missouri Tigers (football and ...read more

  • Original Intent

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Feb 27, 2019
     | 1,254 views

    A study in the book of Ezra 6: 1 – 22

    Ezra 6: 1 – 22 Original Intent 6 Then King Darius issued a decree, and a search was made in the archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon. 2 And at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of Media, a scroll was found, and in it a record was written thus: 3 In the first year of ...read more

  • Good Intentions

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jan 4, 2019
     | 2,122 views

    A study in the book of 1 Chronicles 29: 1 – 30

    1 Chronicles 29: 1 – 30 Good Intentions 29 Furthermore King David said to all the assembly: “My son Solomon, whom alone God has chosen, is young and inexperienced; and the work is great, because the temple is not for man but for the LORD God. 2 Now for the house of my God I have prepared with ...read more

  • Intentional Impact Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 17, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,731 views

    Exposition of Nehemiah 11:1-12:26 about the measures taken to strengthen the city to the glory of God

    Text: Nehemiah 11:1-12:26, Title: Intentional Impact, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/20/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Tell about Armitage Baptist Church reaching out to Muslims in the city in the aftermath of 9/11. “If one percent of evangelicals living outside the inner city had the faith and courage to ...read more

  • Intentional Living

    Contributed by Brendon Bridges on Nov 2, 2000
    based on 144 ratings
     | 9,072 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

  • Intentional Commitment

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Feb 15, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 226 views

    My first sermon in Fiji on my first Sunday in Fiji. A call to intentional commitment.

    Commitment. Colossians 1:24-2:5. I am so excited about being in Fiji. (This is my first Sunday in Fiji of a three-year appointment at this stage.) This weekend that has just gone; the officers of the Fiji Division along with Territorial staff have engaged in teaching on the 'we commit ...read more

  • An Intentional Witness Series

    Contributed by Rob Culler on Mar 21, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 5,473 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