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  • Moments Of Decision - Part Two Series

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Feb 17, 2003
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,425 views

    Paul always had to consider his commitment to Christ before he would make his decisions.

    MOMENTS OF DECISION This morning I want us to consider how important it is for us to walk in the ways of the Lord. Sometimes, this is not easy to do. Especially when we consider our commitment to Christ when we have to say, or do, the right thing. We all have heard it said that, “One thing ...read more

  • Jesus - King Of Kings

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Dec 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,502 views

    Early in America's history, tax collectors asked for that which belonged to the king of England, and colonists frequently said, "We have no king but Jesus". I ask you:"Is Jesus still our King?"

    ILLUSTRATION Let me present you with a portion of the speech John Ashcroft gave at Bob Jones University back in 1999. Ashcroft said: “A slogan of the American revolution which was so distressing to the emissaries of the king that it was found in correspondence sent back to England, was the ...read more

  • Keeping (A Godly) Perspective

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 25, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,213 views

    Since we know God is sovereign we don't have to worry in times of trouble (1 week after presidential election chaos)

    "Fellow citizens! Clouds and darkness are round about Him. The dark waters of the seas and stars of the skies form His pavilion. Justice and judgment are the establishment of His throne. Mercy and truth go before His face. Fellow citizens, God still reigns! He will enable the government in ...read more

  • Ministry Of Reconciliation

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Sep 2, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,428 views

    If you are not sure if politics are important for God’s people to concern themselves with, I would suggest that you study the hand of God in the politics of the Old Testament.

    The news events of this past week have been interesting to say the least. Men like the Rev. Jessie Jackson step down while other men like John Ashcroft step forward. The appointment of Senator John Ashcroft to be our nation’s Attorney General is unprecedented. Senator Ashcroft is a devout ...read more

  • What Should We Think About Abortion? Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 29, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 2,356 views

    A reflection on current trends in abortion and what a Christian should know from Scripture.

    WHAT SHOULD WE THINK ABOUT ABORTION? QUESTION: What is your standard for right and wrong? OPENING ILLUSTRATION… Bush Blocks U.S. Abortion Aid By SANDRA SOBIERAJ, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - On Monday’s anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, President ...read more

  • Rescurrection From The Dead

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,104 views

    An Easter Sermon about no need for a gravestone because the "tomb is empty"!

    I. Used Tombstone...Real Bargain (1) Dr. Paul Stuckey is pastor at Grace United Methodist Church in Dayton, Ohio. He tells the story of an eye-catching ad in a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, newspaper’s classified section. Big, bold letters advertised "Used Tombstone. " The ad’s text read as follows: ...read more

  • What Rule Do You Live By?

    Contributed by Jeremiah Parker on Feb 23, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,330 views

    Do unto others as they do unto you? So they will do unto you? Or as you would have them do unto you?

    What Rule Do You Live By? Text: Luke 6:31-35 Intro: “My relationship with God is part of my relationship with men. Failure in one will cause failure in the other.” (Andrew Murray) “The most important thing my dad taught me is that there are more important things than me.” (John ...read more

  • Blameless Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 29, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 1,749 views

    Second in a series on shepherding/mentoring in the church.

    Sermon for 1/21/2001 Blameless, above reproach 1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:6 Introduction: One of the powerful figures in Wall Street fell in love with an actress. For many months he was always seen escorting her about in the fashionable circles of town. Deciding to marry her, he first put a ...read more

  • P.u.s.h.

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 109 ratings
     | 6,734 views

    Pray Until Something Happens!

    Sermon.988 See Parable.014, 016 “P.U.S.H” Luke 18:1-14 Notice that this passage of scripture is two separate parables which are connected by a major theme. Jesus told many parables that illustrate the principles that prayer is an obligation and a privilege that should be practiced ...read more

  • Living Authentic Lives

    Contributed by John Knight on Jan 31, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,460 views

    The call to live holy, transparent lives at all times.

    Living Authentic Lives Luke 6:27-38 Introduction: Several years ago, in Long Beach, California, a fellow went into a fried chicken place and bought a couple of chicken dinners for himself and his date late one afternoon. The young woman at the counter inadvertently gave him the proceeds ...read more

  • Making A Stand For God

    Contributed by Wayde Wilson on Jan 12, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 5,454 views

    We can sense in the strength of this one famous statement that Joshua was a man who knew who he was, who knew what he believed, and who was willing to live in such a way as to back up his words with his actions.

    INTRO: Why do we admire Joshua? Why has this moment in time been immortalized, serving as an inspiration to so many people down through the years? Why does it still touch some place deep inside our hearts when we hear those famous words, "As for me & my house…?" The reason this phrase is so well ...read more

  • It's Off To Work I Go - Iii Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Dec 8, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,601 views

    The biblical work ethic crosses cultural and biblical boundaries. Healthy attitudes toward our work are a vital part of personal fulfillment in life.

    It’s Off to Work I Go (III) 1Thes. 4:11-12 1-19-03 We have been talking about our attitudes toward work. The Bible teaches a work ethic that transcends culture, crosses generations, and is applicable to every one of us—a Biblical View of Work. As we embrace the word of God in this ...read more

  • Growing Grand Kids Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 30, 2014
     | 2,294 views

    If we want to raise grand kids, then we must teach them to obey without putting them down, but bringing them up to follow Christ.

    Several years ago (1997), Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of aviator Charles Lindbergh, was invited to give the annual Lindbergh Address at the Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum. They were commemorating the 70th anniversary of her father's historic solo flight across the Atlantic. On the day ...read more

  • Below The Poverty Line Series

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 8, 2011
     | 1,403 views

    All of the beatitudes - and the rewards that accompany them - presuppose humility, acknowledgement of of one's dependence on God's mercy.

    Are you happy? If not, what would it take to make you happy? “What is happiness?” and “How can I get happiness?” are two of the most pressing questions facing people in the United States today. Most of us don’t have to worry a great deal about food, clothing and ...read more

  • Seeking Answers

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Oct 17, 2013
     | 1,471 views

    The world is seeking answers, but they are looking in the wrong place and they are asking the wrong questions.

    Seeking Answers Matthew chapter 7:7-7:12 Introduction- Please turn to Matthew 7:7-12 Usually, I set up the text before we read it, but this morning I am going to let it speak for itself. Matthew chapter 7:7-7:12 That sounds good, right? But here is a perfect example of why ...read more