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  • Pre-Mothers' Day: "... Because Her Hour Has Come ..." Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on May 5, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others, in wake of Mothers’ Day, many mothers forget the anguish of child birth.

    6 May 2007 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Fort Ord Chapel Seaside, California BIG IDEA: Seeing their baby and experiencing the joy of being a mother causes many mothers to forget the anguish of birth. References: John 16:16-22 (RSV); Psalm 30:5 (KJV) For his anger endureth but a moment; more

  • Turning Tests Into Testimonies

    Contributed by Nate Barbour on Sep 4, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    Learn how to overcome in any situation and turn your test into a testimony of victory!

    Turning Tests into Testimonies How to Overcome in Any Situation 9/03/03 I. Introduction One year there was a terrible flood that deluged a small midwestern town located in a valley between two rivers. Both rivers had overflowed their banks and the rains continued to fall day and night. There was more

  • Praying The Price For The Supernatural

    Contributed by C.a. Mccracken on Mar 21, 2005
    based on 44 ratings

    If we want to go beyond the norm into the realm of the supernatural we must PRAY the price.

    “Praying The Price For The Supernatural” John 16:20-21 20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. 21 A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is more

  • Eleventh Hour Peace

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 10, 2001
    based on 25 ratings

    Peace seems so elusive; the armistice signed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month was not permanent, and now we are dealing with the 11th of September. But we are never more near deliverance than when our troubles deepen, and we can wait ac

    Peace! What an elusive thing peace is! Most of the time, we don’t have peace. And when we get it, we cannot keep it. Peace is hard to come by and even harder to keep. In a railway carriage in the forest of Compiegne, in France, gathered representatives of imperial Germany and of the allied more

  • Journeying To Joy Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 29, 2003
    based on 567 ratings

    Being joyful is more than just being happy. We’ll focus on the true meaning of joy and look at several “joy-busters.”

    Journeying to Joy Rev. Brian Bill June 15, 2001 Our family spent this past Wednesday at a Water Park up in God’s Country. We had a blast! There were lots of smiles and laughter. The girls really liked the wave pool and we all enjoyed slides with names like the “Corkscrew,” “Twister,” and more

  • In A Little While-Prayer

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on May 31, 2003
    based on 95 ratings

    This sermon is about the necessity of prayer in our lives.

    “In a Little While” By Rev. A. LaMar Torrence, Cross of Life Lutheran Church Scripture: John 16:1-24 I yet believe that like the Psalmist that I too shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.” That is what faith is. Faith is simply believing that one day we will see the more

  • The Joy Of God

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Dec 27, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    God can give us a joy that lasts forever

    Two weeks ago I finally gave in and started getting a subscription to the Boston Globe. I was tired of repeatedly feeling dumb because people would tell me about stuff that was going on in the world and I hadn’t even heard about it. Some people kept telling me, just go online or watch the news, more

  • Your Grief Will Turn To Joy!

    Contributed by Raphiel Manenge on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    In this world there a troubles and challenges.Just like labor pains they work for our good.If we stand in faith our grief turns into joy!

    “I tell you the truth; you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. 21A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world. more

  • Cause For Encouragement Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 21, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Expository sermon on Jesus’ promise of the Holy Spirit and the encouragement we can draw from Him.

    Cause for Encouragement Fortifying the Foundations #36 John 16:5-33[1] 5-23-04 Have you ever been hit with such a jolt of grief that you could not speak? That’s the condition I think these disciples were in by the time we get to our text. They are overwhelmed by the realization that Jesus is more

  • Never Defeated

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    We are confident of victory.

    NEVER DEFEATED John 16.16-33 S: Victory in the face of Pain and Opposition C: Holding it together when “bad” things happen Pr: WE ARE CONFIDENT OF VICTORY. ?: How? How is it to be observed? KW: Contrasts TS: We will find in our study of John 16.16-33 two contrasts that show how and why we can be more

  • The Truth About Trouble

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Jan 3, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    This sermon from The Exchanged Life perspective attempts to assist the believer in coming to a point of trust in Christ as Savior, Lord and Life through suffering thus ultimately being set free from Self.

    All of us encounter trouble from time to time in our lives. Sometimes the trials and tribulations come as a test. Sometimes they come for the glory of God. And sometimes they come as a way of bringing us to the end of our Self, of depending on our abilities and of depending on our own resources more

  • Pre-Easter Tensions Series

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Mar 8, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Step out onto the other side of Easter and into the shoes of the disciples. See how they might have experienced the tense moments leading up to the crucifixion, and how htey might have heard Jesus’ words from John Chapter 16.

    Sermon for CATM – March 9, 2008 – Pre-Easter Tensions [Note: This sermon discusses some of the tensions leading up to the original crucifixion and how painfully difficult it was for the disciples to first hear the words from Jesus written in John 16:16-33. It has no happy ending and little Easter more

  • Know Where You Are Going Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    We are in teh midst of an amazing race. We need to know where we are going if we are going to win!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • How many of you watch the show the Amazing Race? • The Amazing Race is one of those reality shows in which teams of two travel all around the world. • There are several legs to the journey. During each leg of the journey, the teams are presented with unique challenges more

  • No Tribulation Please, We're Christians

    Contributed by Stuart Blount on Apr 19, 2001
    based on 71 ratings

    We are not immune from the pressures and challenges of life. In Christ’s strength we can not only triumph but prosper.

    NO TRIBULATION PLEASE, WE’RE CHRISTIANS ! Life can be troublesome. It can be tiring, frustrating, disappointing and painful. It is probably true for all of us that our first introduction to life was a slap on the backside. As we entered this world after a pretty difficult journey from Moms womb more

  • Surprised By Joy

    Contributed by Tom Lovorn on Apr 9, 2001
    based on 147 ratings

    The same joy that surprised the followers of Christ in the upper room that first Easter can bring us joy that is permanent, powerful, and plentiful.

    Near the end of the nineteenth century a little church high on the cliffs at the entrance to the English Channel was destroyed by a hurricane. A few weeks later, a British Admiral came to ask the pastor if they intended to rebuild the church. The clergyman explained that they were a poor more