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  • "He Is No Fool....make A Decision" ~ For What Will You Give Your Life?

    Contributed by Scott Sharpes on May 23, 2016
     | 2,778 views

    For what will you give your life? Ex.of Eric Liddell, Jim Elliot. Abram:Overcomng fear of uncertainty; Moses: Overcoming fear of inadequacy; David: Overcoming fear of difficulty. "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose!"

  • Come And Follow Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,296 views

    What did Jesus really call the disciples to when he asked them to follow?

    Come and Follow May 11, 2008 Me: Influences in my life that I have followed: Coach Cates- hitting Gary Stanley- Speaking Bill Walthall- Serving You: who has influenced you? Who do you follow? Where are you following them? God: Today we are going to look at a story from the life ...read more

  • The Peril Of Presumption Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 4, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,325 views

    James helps us not to fall prey to the peril of presumption in today’s text. He does so by first looking at the problem of presumption. Then he helps us understand the perspective of providence.

    Scripture Jim Elliot was martyred fifty years ago today on January 8, 1956. The life and death of Jim Elliot is the testimony of a man committed to the will of God. He sought God’s will, pleaded for it, waited for it, and—most importantly—obeyed it. Jim Elliot’s martyrdom at the tender age of ...read more

  • Brave Believers Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Aug 15, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,234 views

    4th in a sereis on the book of Acts. The stories of Stephen and Phillip affirm there are times in our lives when we must make a stand. There is no room to give in to the urge to cut and run in cowardly retreat!

    Brave Believers Acts 6:8-8:40 (Fourth in the series, What’s Next? The Adventures of Growing in Christ) An early Christian leader named Tertullian (164-200AD) declared: “Kill us, torture us, condemn us, grind us to dust. The more you mow us down, the more we grow, for the seed of the ...read more

  • Have You Heard His Call?

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jan 20, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 1,651 views

    An exploration of possible reasons why Jesus’ disciples must leave everything and follow Him – eliminating all but the fact that His call makes sense when we realize that He gave up everything for us.

    Text: Luke 5:1-11, 27-31 Title: Have you heard his call? Topic: Christian Living Theme: Committed Christian Living Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to commit everything to Jesus as they follow him. Response: Individuals will receive Communion ...read more

  • Who Do You Identify With

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,211 views

    This is a sermon about persecution and the persecuted church.

    “USA! USA! USA!” the chant goes as the United States’ hockey team skates down the ice hoping to score a goal. All Americans wish to see the United States’ hockey team win, even those who don’t like or understand hockey. There is solidarity when our national team is playing. It’s more than a ...read more

  • God And The Tsunami

    Contributed by William Yates on Jan 8, 2005
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,549 views

    God will allow disasters in this world in order to demonstrate His love to those in the aftermath and to draw others to a saving knowledge of Himself.

    This past week I was watching MSNBC and every night on this news program people were discussing why God would allow the tsunami. There were Christians discussing this and atheists. One Christian lady on the program felt that it was God’s wrath being poured out upon the victims of the tsunami. ...read more

  • Introducing Job, A Man Loved And Admired By God. Series

    Contributed by William Huegel on Jan 27, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 10,696 views

    Today, I’m beginning a series of sermons from the book of Job. Suffering and pain is what the book of Job is all about. If you have ever gone through anguish and pain of a sudden and tragic loss you may know something of which this book of Job speaks.

    “Introducing Job, a Man Loved and Admired by God.” Job 1: 1:1-5, 13-22 Rev. Wm. A. Huegel Wallingford FBC Jan. 8, 2006 Introduction to the sermon: During the recent tragedy in West Virginia in which 11 coal miners were killed following an explosion in the mine, a woman, ...read more

  • Giving Is Receiving Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 22, 2018
     | 1,498 views

    Most today focus more on their personal desires than the needs of others. We are urged to gain all we can and put much of that away in reserve. Society teaches the pathway to success is through gain. The Bible teaches we must give if we are to receive.

    Giving is Receiving Acts 20:35 There can be no doubt that we live in a selfish and inward focused world. The majority today have little concern for the needs of others, and few are willing to make any sacrifices to benefit someone else. Dr. Adrian Rogers described the mentality of many today. ...read more

  • Pioneers Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 20, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,486 views

    The Book of Acts should be called the Book of the Holy Spirit chronicling the lives of spirit filled missionaries, ordinary, everyday people who are possessed by the spirit of Jesus. It describes their “Pioneer Adventures” because it’s about the in-breaki

    Pioneers Acts 4 George Washington Bush was born in Pennsylvania in 1778 and was a veteran of the War of 1812 fighting in the battle of New Orleans. In 1830, he moved to Missouri where he met and married Isabella, a young German American. One of the first African Americans to head out West, Bush ...read more

  • Christianity Isn't For Sissies Series

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Feb 13, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,284 views

    It is commonly thought that Christianity is just for sissies not real men. However, the evidence shows that is far from true.

    Christianity isn’t for Sissies Debunking Myths of Christianity Sermon #1 Matthew 10:16-39 For many years Satan has used the lie that Christianity is just for sissies and cowards. He has got many people to believe this Myth and propagate to others. They say, “real men don’t follow the ...read more

  • Risking I All For Jesus Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Nov 14, 2003
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,618 views

    Being more than a survivor means risking everything for God’s sake

    Listen to this comment I heard the other day. “We’ve adopted such an attitude of “risk avoidance” that I’m afraid we may well miss the next great advancement. We’re so afraid of failure that we may not pursue that next step.” This quote was from 1997 and was made on a TV show about “stealth ...read more

  • Absolutely Priceless

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 261 ratings
     | 4,722 views

    Being part of the kingdom of heaven, being a disciple of Jesus Christ, is worth whatever sacrifice one has to make

    DAN: Hi, Ryan, is there something I can do for you? RYAN: Oh, no, but there is something I can do for you! DAN: What's that? RYAN: Well, I am holding in my hand a ticket for the Packer/Viking game at the dome on Monday night, December 20. DAN: Oh, wow! Are you serious? RYAN: ...read more

  • Dedication

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 9, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,932 views

    The dedication of the Tabernacle and how it applies to how God orders things in the church today.

    Thoughts about the passage: Elizabeth Elliot tells in her book “Passion and Purity,” how on her first date with Jim Elliot (one of the five martyred missionaries in Ecuador), they went to a missionary meeting at Moody Church in Chicago, late in April. The speaker was one of the daughters of the ...read more

  • Freedom Isn’t Free

    Contributed by Steven Platt on Jun 7, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,161 views

    Memorial Day Sermon. It opens honoring those who gave their lives for our country, but ultimately honors those who gave their lives for our King. It closes with the ultimate Memorial Service for us as Christians, the Lord’s Supper.

    Freedom Isn’t Free October 12, 2000. To some people, this may be a loved ones birthday. To others, maybe the day they bought their first new car. October 12, 2000. Undoubtedly, mothers were busy making Halloween costumes or perhaps even a few were beginning to buy Christmas gifts ...read more