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  • The Fairy Tale Ending / Grab For The Gusto

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on May 18, 2012
    based on 148 ratings

    You only go around once in life, so you've got to grab for all the gusto you can." Some of you may remember that television commercial. But, what exactly is gusto?

  • Fog And Jelly Beans

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Jan 4, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A look at how we would live if we knew that our life was about to end. This was a message for the first Sunday of the New Year

    Having grown up in the Maritimes and spending most of my teens years around boats and ships of one description or another I am fairly familiar with fog, especially when you consider my formative years were spent in Saint John or as we fondly remember it CFBC, Canada’s Fog Bound City. And some fog more

  • Put On The Full Armour Of God Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Mar 19, 2017
    based on 7 ratings

    Spiritual warfare is very real in the life of the believer, but we have not been left helpless or without defence. God has given us specific tools to use in our daily spiritual battle.

    We continue in our series on Discovering our Destiny, and our focus in recent weeks has been on Conquering our Fears, and this morning we are thinking about the Armour of God. The Armour of God.... We are in a spiritual battle and we don’t wrestle against this physical world, but against the more

  • How To Grow Closer To God

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 10, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    1. Choose to be friends with Christ (vs. 4-5). 2. Humble your heart before God (vs. 6-7a & 10). 3. Move toward the Master (vs. 8). 4. Complete your cleansing (vs. 8-9). 5. Trust God for your triumph (vs. 6-10).

  • "The Key To Getting God's Attention"

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 16, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Here is the biggest obstacle we face when we are considering becoming a follower of Jesus. This is the hardest part. We want all the benefits but we still want to be in control.

    “The Key to getting God’s Attention” James 4:1-10 The Bible tells us that at the beginning of what we now refer to as holy week or the week of passion that Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and that the crowds were following Him. At that point He was easily the most more

  • The Secret Power Of Joy

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Jul 12, 2013
    based on 21 ratings

    This is your time for restitution, to take back what the devil took from you

    I didn't come here tonight just to preach I came to prophesy God sent me with a prophetic word just like it happen in the Bible the word of the Lord would come to his prophets the word of the Lord came to me. the word of the Lord came to me and he said to me prophesy that God is restoring Joy to more

  • Trying Times

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on May 29, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    A comparative depiction of drawing nigh to God (Christ Jesus)in modern times as the prophets and kings (fathers) did in the early days.

    Trying Times by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (5/29/2013) “Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you, Cleanse your hands, ye sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double-minded (James 4:8, King James Version (KJV), [Patience in afflictions])”. “Let not more

  • Becoming A Great Church

    Contributed by James Lee on Nov 3, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    This outline comes from a sermon by Cary Paulk In order to have great communities we need great churches. We need churches impacting the community for Jesus… In order to have greater churches, we need churches filled with great Christians. In order to

    How would you like to see your community become a greater community? In order to have great communities we need great churches. We need churches impacting the community for Jesus… In order to have greater churches, we need churches filled with great Christians. In order to have churches more

  • Do Not Slander One Another Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 2, 2012
    based on 133 ratings

    James tells us why we must not slander one another. 1- Slandering makes you a judge of others 2- Slandering makes you above the law 3- Slandering makes you above the lawgiver

    INTRO.- ILL.- Who said, “Read my lips. No new taxes”? "Read my lips: no new taxes" is the famous phrase spoken by then presidential candidate George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention as he accepted the nomination on August 18th. Written by speechwriter Peggy Noonan, the line more

  • Today Or Tomorrow We Will Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 2, 2012
    based on 187 ratings

    James gives us the proper perspective for life. 1- Don’t be quick to make plans in life 2- Recognize how quickly life disappears 3- Seek the Lord’s will in all things 4- Acknowledge the sin of doing nothing

    INTRO.- Today or tomorrow. Well, what about today and tomorrow? What are you going to do today? And tomorrow? Hopefully, on the Lord’s Day you will always make it priority to worship the Lord with the Lord’s people wherever they assemble. And personally speaking, I think many Christians more

  • You Can't Have It Both Ways

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 8 ratings

    The attitude of many "Christians" is that they want the blessings of Christ but yet they want to be able to indulge in all the worldly pleasures too. They think having the best of both worlds is the perfect, complete package; a great life. Let’s see what’

    YOU CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS James 4:1-12 INTRODUCTION: There’s a Van Halen song called, “Best of Both Worlds”. Some of the lyrics are, “I want the best of both worlds, and honey I know what it's worth; If we could have the best of both worlds, a little bit of more

  • Submit Yourselves To God Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Apr 17, 2012
    based on 300 ratings

    How do we submit to God? What is required to do this? 1- We submit by resisting 2- We submit by moving 3- We submit by grieving

  • Planning Your Future

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Mar 27, 2012
    based on 19 ratings

    You want to face your future? Face your future by giving your heart to Jesus Christ and letting and Holy Spirit of God be in you to guide you.

  • 2012: The End Or A New Beginning? Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Mar 14, 2012
    based on 35 ratings

    Will 2012 mark the end of the world or will it be yet another opportunity for us to surrender our plans, hopes and ambitions to God. This expository sermon suggests we Surrender our plans, Savor each moment, and Seek God's will. Custom PowerPoint is avail

    New Years 2012 Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 1/1/2012 Today is the first day of a new year and, according to certain prophecy pundits, it could be your last year on earth! Both soothsayers and science-fiction scribes have been predicting the end of the world in 2012 more

  • You Adulterous People Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 14, 2012
    based on 219 ratings

    What does spiritual adultery mean? Several things according to this text. 1- Spiritual adultery means friendship with the world 2- Spiritual adultery means opposition to God 3- Spiritual adultery means giving in to the devil