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  • Do You Love Me? A Haunting Question For A Busy Church

    Contributed by Tom Lawson on Jan 6, 2001
    based on 219 ratings
     | 8,104 views

    An inductive sermon exploring the idolatry of our (often Christian) busyness in light to the need for "Sabbath times" of relationship-building

    DO YOU LOVE ME? A Haunting Question for a Busy Church John 21:15-17 and Deuteronomy 5:12-15 I love my wife Linda. I do. Now, to be honest, there are times that I do not enjoy being with her. But I do love her. To be painfully honest, she’s not a very exciting person for me to talk. There ...read more

  • Facing The Charcoal Fire

    Contributed by Brian Credille on Jan 21, 2001
    based on 126 ratings
     | 9,107 views

    The account of Peter’s betrayal of Jesus and restoration by Him provide guidance and hope that the "fire" of betrayal and sin in our lives can give way to the "fire" of restoration and renewal!

    "FACING THE CHARCOAL FIRE" John 18:15-18,25-27; 21:1-19 INTRODUCTION Every day we face situations that put our faith and commitment to Christ to the test. Many of those situations are like facing fires, dangerous and destructive, that would derail and devastate God’s plan in our lives. John had ...read more

  • Give Up On Yourself

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,221 views

    A devotional for young believers

    “JESUS CAME AND TOOK THE BREAD, AND GAVE THEM, AND THE FISH LIKEWISE. 14 THIS IS NOW THE THIRD TIME THAT JESUS WAS MANIFESTED TO THE DISCIPLES, AFTER HE WAS RAISED FROM THE DEAD. 15 SO WHEN THEY HAD FINISHED BREAKFAST, JESUS SAID TO SIMON PETER, ‘SIMON, SON OF JOHN, DO YOU LOVE ME MORE THAN ...read more

  • Lovest Thou Me

    Contributed by David Dailey on Feb 14, 2001
    based on 146 ratings
     | 4,597 views

    A searching question for each Christian.

    LOVEST THOU ME? John 21:17 He saith unto him the 3rd time,"Simon son of Jonas, lovest thou me?" Peter was grieved because he saith unto him the 3rd time," lovest thou me?" And he said unto him Lord thou knowest all things. Thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him "Feed my ...read more

  • The Power Of Loving Jesus

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Feb 25, 2001
    based on 254 ratings
     | 22,142 views

    Power for ministry and daily life flows from our love for Jesus

    The Power of Loving Jesus John 21:15-17 February 25, 2001 Morning Service Introduction A wealthy old man had just recently married a lovely young lady and was beginning to wonder whether she might have married him just for his money. He asked her, "If I lost all my money, would you still love me?" ...read more

  • Giving Up?

    Contributed by Ottawa Pullen, Jr. on Mar 13, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 5,815 views

    This sermon helps us focus on Jesus in times of despair.

    Giving Up? By Ottawa R. Pullen, Jr. Senior Pastor, Light Of The World Church 7800 Bissonnet, Suite 260 Houston, Tx. 77074 Have you ever felt like giving up? Have you messed up everything in your life to the point that you feel that there is no need to carry on. There is a biblical ...read more

  • A Second Chance

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 57 ratings
     | 3,850 views

    Thesis: Jesus gives second chances to those willing to take them.

    Thesis: Jesus gives second chances to those willing to take them. Intro.: Announce text: John 21--a resurrection appearance of Jesus to his disciples. I. A FISHING STORY (21:1-14). < Read and comment ... > A. After Verse Three: 1. Peter, James, & John are fishermen by trade. 2. Why do they ...read more

  • What About John, Lord?

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,065 views

    Intro.: 1.

    Intro.: 1. Focus on a story recorded for us in John 21. a. Jesus has risen from the dead (made various appearances). b. Peter and several other disciples go fishing. c. Jesus and the miraculous catch of fish (21:4-14). 2. Our concern is the conversation following breakfast (21:15-22). a. ...read more

  • House Arrest

    Contributed by Chris Thron on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,213 views

    How may we deal constructively with our loss of "freedom" as we grow older and become saddled with more and more family responsibilities?

    "Jesus said to Peter, ’When you were young you were free to get up and go wherever and whenever you wanted: but when you get older, others will take you and lead you where they want and not where you want.’"(John 21:18) Tradition says the apostle Peter was crucified in Rome, several years ...read more

  • Live For Today

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 149 ratings
     | 16,183 views

    Leaving the past behind and getting on with our spiritual walk

    It had been an interesting spring. I suppose interesting would be a good word to use here. They had seen their best friend tried in a Roman Court and sentenced to death. They had seen him nailed to a cross and die, they had seen him taken down and buried. Three days later they saw him alive ...read more

  • Paralysis By Analysis

    Contributed by Jack Warford on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 3,666 views

    Many churches today have a paralysis brought on by analysis; they are so busy gathering and reporting numbers that their lambs and sheep are not being fed, and their flock is not being cared for. Resulting in spiritual paralysis.

    Why are we so fixated on counting numbers? Why do most pastors think of success as it relates to numbers? Nowhere in the Bible does Jesus tell us to count the sheep. He tells Peter if you love Me then you will feed my lambs, care for my sheep, and feed my sheep. Many churches today have a ...read more

  • Breakfast With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Apr 16, 2001
    based on 129 ratings
     | 5,169 views

    A narrative retelling of Peter’s breakfast with Jesus that leads fallen disciples to declare their love for Him, receive His forgiveness and a new assignment to serve Him.

    Text: John 21:4-19 Title: Breakfast with Jesus – or – A New Assignment for a Fallen Disciple Series: Conversations with Jesus (C) Topic: Christian Living Theme: Christian Living & Failure Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness Calling God’s people in my care to tell Jesus that they love ...read more

  • To Follow Christ...

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,129 views

    This is what Christ demands if we are to follow Him: Humility, Ministry, Complete Obedience

    TO FOLLOW CHRIST… John 21:15-19 Introduction: Jesus is risen, now what? Two weeks after Easter, let’s look at where the disciples were and what Jesus had to say about it. This is what Jesus says to those who would follow Him. I. A lesson in humility A. Peter had seen Jesus several time since the ...read more

  • Love-Love-Love.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 168 ratings
     | 21,470 views

    Year C Third Sunday of Easter--April 29th, 2001. John 21: 1-19

    Year C Third Sunday of Easter--April 29th, 2001. John 21: 1-19 Title: “Love-Love-Love.” Jesus appears to his disciples. At his word they catch a huge amount of fish. They share a meal that Jesus prepared. Then Jesus commissions Peter as pastor of his ...read more

  • Final Things Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 22, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 4,518 views

    Jesus last words to his disciples, reinstating Peter as the leader of the church.

    Jesus has risen. He’s appeared twice to his disciples as a group. The second time he tells Thomas that those who believe in Jesus without having seen him are blessed, and John concludes chapter 20 with the statement that the things he’s written are here so that we who read them later may believe ...read more