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  • An Exclusive Invitation To Rest & Discipleship

    Contributed by Matthew Grise on Jul 31, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,199 views

    Matthew 11:25-30. The familiar invitation to come to Jesus is explored.

    AN EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO REST & DISCIPLESHIP MATTHEW 11:25-30 INTRODUCTION - Most everyone likes to receive an invitation to a special event. Perhaps the event is a graduation or wedding. Sometimes we send out invitations for birthday parties. Ladies send out invitations for baby ...read more

  • "Come" Invitations From Our Master

    Contributed by Rex E. Faile on Mar 6, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 325 views

    This sermon speaks to a few of the "Invitations" that God has given both Believers and Non-Believers

    Message Today: “COME" Invitations from the Master Come is the “invitation” . It may be issued to one, few or many, or to ALL. Free-will places the “reception of the invitation” square in the hands of the one invited. I CHOOSE to accept or decline the Invitation... I CHOOSE to ...read more

  • Bowling Alone: Dying For Lack Of Hope

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 24, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,249 views

    The aloneness that has become a hallmark of our modern age presents a great opportunity for the people of God to present the message of life. As Christ calls people to rest in Him, the churches must echo that call.

    “Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” [1] Robert Putnam raised a red flag for people living in ...read more

  • We Need To Marginize!

    Contributed by Jeffrey Benjamin on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,015 views

    Just as Adam walked in the Garden with God, as is related in Genesis 3:8, this intimacy can be had today if we don’t squeeze Him out!

    Title: We Need to Marginize! Theme: Rest / Margin Thesis: Jesus calls us to rest. Text: Mt. 11:28-30 and Mk. 6:31 Intro How many of us are glad to be here today? Whew!!! or Ffllbbppbb!!! Sigh of relief? or Sigh of exhaustion? Pray I. Marginless Living If one more thing comes ...read more

  • Being In Awe Of God Series

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Dec 9, 2011
     | 872 views

    How to be poor in spirit not on the outside but only on the inside is the place where God can do His greatest work. We need to rely on the only One who can save us from Hell's grasp and the only One who can help us conquer fear and worry.

    What do you think of this statement: “Sin” to see God? In our fourth lesson about “Being In Awe Of God” some of you just can’t get past the fact that you are in some sort of pit that you can’t get out of. Then you feel unworthy of asking God for anything since ...read more

  • Joy In The Waiting Room

    Contributed by Marie Harvin on Sep 14, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,225 views

    This sermon tells us that while we are here on earth we are in God’s waiting room and we should make our time useful and joyful.

    If you ever had an appointment with a doctor, dentist, lawyer, etc, you have notice when you arrive at their office, usually the first thing the receptionist say is, have a seat. We will be with you soon. The offering of a seat is an invitation to rest while you are waiting. While you are ...read more

  • Rest In Christ

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Oct 27, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,317 views

    Through the Mercies of God and the sacrifice of Jesus, we have the promise of salvation but God’s Grace provides us so much more: things that accompany salvation.

    Rest in Christ 07/18/04 AM Text: Hebrews 4:11-16 Introduction This lesson is grown from thoughts which began during our Sunday morning Bible class where we are undergoing a study of the book of Hebrews. We recently examined Hebrews Chapter 5 and the phrase “things that accompany salvation” ...read more

  • The Door

    Contributed by Kenneth Tankersley on Apr 29, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,024 views

    >> JESUS SAID BEHOLD, I STAND AT THE DOOR AND KNOCK, AND IF ANY MAN HEAR MY VOICE, AND OPEN THE DOOR** AND ALLOW ME TO COME IN, WE WILL FELLOWSHIP TOGETHER. IN OUR TEXT TODAY, JESUS SAYS “I AM THE DOOR”. HE GAVE US THE MOST SIMPLE ILLUSTRATION HE COULD

    3/21/04 THE DOOR JOHN 10: 7--11 INTRODUCTION: REV. 3:21>> JESUS SAID BEHOLD, I STAND AT THE DOOR AND KNOCK, AND IF ANY MAN HEAR MY VOICE, AND OPEN THE DOOR** AND ALLOW ME TO COME IN, WE WILL FELLOWSHIP TOGETHER. IN OUR TEXT TODAY, JESUS SAYS “I AM THE DOOR”. HE ...read more

  • Rest For Our Souls

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Jul 5, 2017
     | 1,769 views

    Where can we find rest from our heavy burdens?

    Intro What burdens do we carry? What does criticism of believers who are different from us do for us? Where can we find rest from these heavy burdens? Purpose Let’s find rest from the heavy burdens that we and others place upon ourselves. Plan Let’s look at what Jesus had to say ...read more

  • Satans Best Weapons Series

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Oct 27, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,373 views

    One of Satan's best weapons is "Worry". This lesson will show steps on how to stop this paralyzing emotion.

    Satan’s best weapons are Worry, Fear and Doubt. Some of us have one or more of these. If you don’t have any of them then you are probably in heaven:) For "Part I" we will be talking about worry. As I was reading in the NIV Study Bible a side bar for worry in Matthew Chapter 6 says ...read more

  • A Great Invitation Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 13, 2006
    based on 46 ratings
     | 6,764 views

    Jesus said that though many won’t respond, we still need to extend His Great Invitation--Decision leads to Development and Discovery. Link included to formatted text and PowerPoint Template.

    A Great Invitation Matthew 11:16-30 Children love to play games. And in vv. 16-17 the Lord gives an illustration of children playing games. v. 16-17 “This generation” is the people of the Lord’s day who rejected Him…but it also speaks of humanity in general, inc. our generation. What ...read more

  • Living The Sweet Life

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Apr 9, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,321 views

    There are plenty of doors for us to choose from, with only one leading to the sweet life.

    Living The Sweet Life John 10:9-11 April 8, 2007 Easter Sunday Chester First Baptist Church, Chester, Illinois Dr. Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: A Today there will be enough Peeps ate that if all lined up end to end, they would circle the planet. (That’s a lot of ...read more

  • Take My Yoke Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Oct 11, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,963 views

    The third in a series of messages from passages unique to Matthew’s gospel. Taking on Jesus’ yoke provides rest to the weary.

    Matthew’s Unique Message #3 Take My Yoke Matthew 11:28-30 CHCC: June 17, 2007 SCRIPTURE READING: Matthew 11:28-30 INTRODUCTION: This week my brother-in-law, Bob, and his family stopped by to see us on their way to South Padre. They were full of enthusiasm as they looked forward to ...read more

  • New Wine

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Jan 3, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,043 views

    The underlying reason for all of Jesus' mighty works is clearly stated in John 2:11, “In order that they might see, and seeing believe.”

    Out of the vast amount of material available to John, the writer of the Gospel, he has carefully chosen his material as an eyewitness of all Jesus did and said, In his writing he has a clear, guiding purpose. John 20:30-31 tells us, "Many other signs therefore Jesus also performed in the presence ...read more

  • Sanctifying Time Series

    Contributed by Jeremy Houck on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,619 views

    We are still in need fo a Sabbath today. This sermon gives 4 reasons why this Command was necessary and then 3 things that the Sabbath still protects

    Let’s begin tonight by reading the Ten Commandments found in Exodus 20:1-17. Tonight we come to the 4th Commandment. "Remember to keep the Sabbath holy.” Now for so many of us this is the Command that we have been waiting for. We understand the need to only serve God, and we agree that we ...read more