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  • Go The First Ten Feet

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Apr 8, 2017
     | 2,763 views

    Self-denial is to be lifted with Jesus—and the first ten feet of his ascent is on the Cross. You cannot reach for Jesus without letting go of the things you’re holding onto. Make it your passion to go the first ten feet with Jesus.

    "When I am lifted-up," Jesus said, "I will draw all people to myself." And just in case you are tempted to interpret this up-lifted status to mean something glitzy, John sticks in a little commentary in verse 33 to make clear that the "lifting up" Jesus had in mind was the cross. Ultimately Jesus ...read more

  • The Time Has Come Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 5, 2017
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     | 11,356 views

    Turning to Christ involves repenting of sins, rejecting selfish living and all that is unjust, renouncing Satan and all evil. It’s living every day as a disciple of Christ, loving God with our whole heart, and our neighbour as our self, until life's end.

    Sermon by Rev George Hemmings ‘1, 2, 4, 7, 9, Here we come.’ That’s how my sons, Micah and Joshua, like to count down when we play hide and seek. There’s usually not much time to get ready! Actually every time they count down differently. One moment they’re ...read more

  • Focus On Jesus Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 29, 2015
     | 4,424 views

    We easily get sidetracked from our walk with God in our traditions or preferences. The key to worship and a walk of faith is to focus on Jesus above ourselves.

    1. Pulpits A preacher described a special interest he had as a guest speaker to various congregations. "Whenever I preach in a church I haven't been to before, I am always anxious to stand behind the pulpit to get a feel for it. I want to stand there and look out at the still empty pews and ...read more

  • “jesus’ Own Prediction Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Feb 8, 2016
     | 4,845 views

    Jesus predicts his own death on the cross and again declares His Deity.

    2 7 2016 “Jesus’ Own Prediction” John 12:20-36 In our last study we ended with the hyperbole by the Pharisees in John 12:19: “See, this is going nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after Him!” Now this was an exaggeration since the WHOLE world did not go ...read more

  • I Want To See Jesus

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Jan 24, 2014
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     | 11,395 views

    Explains who Jesus is (in part)

    “Jesus” January 28, 2014 Matthew 11:1-6 “After Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in the towns of Galilee. When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples to ask him, ...read more

  • Glory Road Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
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     | 5,474 views

    Our words, actions and lives are to glorify God. In other words, we are to reflect Christ for others to see. The problem is trying to reflect the light of Christ.

    Glory Road John 12:20-26 Steve May tells the story of Dennis Byrd, who was an up-and-coming defensive tackle for the New York Jets. He was predicted to help turn the Jets organization around and recorded 27 sacks in his first 3 years. Then tragedy struck. On November 29, 1992, the Jets were ...read more

  • Helping Others

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Jun 22, 2015
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     | 4,669 views

    Jesus expects us to help others even when we don’t want to help them. He expects us to love others just like he loves us.

    Boys and girls, can you tell me about some times when you’ve had to help other people, especially when you didn’t want to or when you’ve been in a bad mood? Well, that’s what Jesus expects us to do. He expects us to help others even when we don’t want to help them. He ...read more

  • Hearing The Voice Of God

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Apr 13, 2015
     | 2,707 views

    Friends if you die to your old nature you will hear the voice of God the Father crying out to you like a clap of thunder that lifts the hairs off the back of your neck and that shakes your bones.

    Message: Hearing the voice of God Friends do you know people who are logical and methodical in their thinking? Well on this occasion Jesus is met by such a group. They are Greek. Now saying that today may not mean what it meant in Jesus time. You see the Greeks believe that it ...read more

  • The Tensions Of Choices Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Mar 23, 2015
     | 4,628 views

    At every turn Jesus faced down the tensions of his choices... and did the right thing to the glory of God and the good of others.

    Title: The Tensions of Choices (Someone introduced me to DQ Orange Julius Smoothies this week… Text: John 12:220-33 Orange, Strawberry Banana, Berry Pomegranate, Mango Pineapple. Oh, the inhumanity!) Thesis: At every ...read more

  • Following Jesus –the Hardest Thing To Do

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Mar 21, 2015
     | 3,107 views

    Jesus claimed that his death would draw people to God because he made the ultimate sacrifice. He gave his life for us, and that’s a powerful truth.

    Good morning boys and girls! How many of you have had to do something that wasn’t easy to do? What do you think is the hardest thing we would ever have to do? Well, one of the hardest things we have to do is to be a follower of Jesus. Following him is one of the best things we can do ...read more

  • Christians Find Glory In Unlikely Places

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Mar 22, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,239 views

    Christians Find Glory In Unlikely Places 1) Glory in death; 2) Glory in service

    If you had to buy milk and eggs, would you go to a sports store? If you wanted to eat a big juicy hamburger, would you stop by a sushi restaurant? No. A sports store is an unlikely place to find groceries, and a sushi restaurant is an unlikely place to sink your teeth into a meaty hamburger. What ...read more

  • An Act Of Worship

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Mar 28, 2015
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     | 3,351 views

    True worship puts focus where it belongs, fulfils God's will, inspires jealousy, enriches everyone around, and anoints the worshipper

    John 12 Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. 3 Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an ...read more

  • Seek And You Will Find…great Expectations

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Jun 25, 2015
     | 5,419 views

    Jesus is the new covenant that God promised to his people in Jeremiah 31:31-34. In Jesus, God united us to him with bonds that can never be broken, and through this new covenant, we and Jesus can look death in the eye and see victory.

    Today’s Gospel passage marks the beginning of a change in Jesus’ ministry. The coming of the Greeks is seen as anticipating the coming of the Gentiles into the community of believers. While it is true that before the events in our Gospel reading Jesus spoke to the woman at the well and ...read more

  • Did Anything Good Come Out Of Nazareth?

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Jan 9, 2018
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     | 10,256 views

    Philip, just an ordinary guy - called to ministry and in turn brings along a friend, Nathanael. This reading shows how Jesus uses ordinary people, doing ordinary things.

    Mid-Week Message/Devotion January 10, 2018 Reading: John 1:43-51 Did Anything Good Come Out of Nazareth? If we read this passage with an element of curiosity and desire to dig into the nuances a little bit, it becomes not only informative but also entertaining. It’s a short reading ...read more

  • Upon Further Review Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Oct 27, 2015
     | 5,249 views

    In John 12.20-36 where the Greek-speaking Jews asked to see Jesus. Three things stand out from this episode, People WANT to see Jesus; People NEED to See Jesus; and People WILL See Jesus. As His disciples we can aid or hinder people in seeing Jesus.

    1. What Will They Find? The story that I begin with today is a true story. A woman named, Helen, lived in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. They found her body one night at the door of Emmanuel Pentecostal Church. Helen had been trying to get into the church. But she never got further ...read more