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  • A Dynamic Church Shares Generously Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Jul 28, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    God rewards those who trust him enough to invest in his kingdom.

    Scripture Introduction You work hard for your money. Why would you give it away? Jerry Lewis hosts an annual telethon to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Last year 63 million dollars was pledged—a significant amount, no doubt. Still, however, on a per gift basis, neither more

  • Renew Violence Series

    Contributed by Robert Butler on Oct 8, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    While Jesus forbids the use of the sword as a means to advance the kingdom of God, the New Testament does not teach an absolute or principled pacifism.

    Violence – we are a culture awash in it. Violence is on our TVs and devices, whether in the form of entertainment or the nightly news. We can’t go a day without hearing about some new statistic about the death rates in “CHIRAQ” or Chicago or about another ISIS moment in the Middle East. For many of more

  • Eat, Drink, And Be Merry

    Contributed by Austin Mansfield on Sep 17, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    When our wants become more important than other people’s needs, we are no longer focused on God or following Jesus. We’re following ourselves in a meaningless cycle to get more things to leave behind when we die.

    Other Scripture used: Ecclesiastes 1:12-14;2:1-23 Psalm 49 Colossians 3:(5-11)12-17 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. (Psalm 19:14) There’s an more

  • God Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    God created both rich and poor for His reasons, not ours.

    GOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Proverbs 22:2 Introduction – Story of Rockefeller interview. I met a millionaire in Hyde Co. His automatic response to the question, “How are you,” was “If I could just make that next nickel, I believe I would be alright.”. In this world there are only two more

  • All In Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 3, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    To follow God requires 100% effort. It's "All In" or "All Out" in our service -- no holding back!

    1. Examination At 3:00 a.m. one cold morning a missionary candidate walked into an office for a scheduled interview with the examiner of a mission board. He waited until 8 a.m. when the examiner arrived. The examiner said, “Let us begin. First, please spell baker.” more

  • The Confidence Of God

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    One of the ways that we live in the light of Easter is by living in the confidence of God.

    1. Today, we continue our April series, Living In the Light of Easter,” by examining the second I am of our identity, as Neil T. Anderson says, in Christ, “ I am secure in Christ.” 2. Last week we looked at being accepted in Christ. And we are accepted on the basis of our faith and trust in more

  • How Much Is Enough? Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jul 2, 2013
    based on 8 ratings

    This sermon looks at the negative attitude of being stingy and God's cure for it.

    How Much Is Enough? John D. Rockefeller lived from 1839 to 1937. In 1916 he became the first person in the world to reach a nominal personal fortune of one billion dollars. He was the founder, chairman and major shareholder of Standard Oil Company. By the time of his death it is estimated that more

  • A Christmas To Remember

    Contributed by Othey Mcnew Jr. on Dec 16, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    A message based on the first Christmas as written in Luke that shows it is better to give than receive.

    A Christmas to Remember Luke 2: 1-12 1And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. 2(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) 3And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. 4And more

  • True Happiness

    Contributed by Donnie De Loney on Feb 8, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Psychologists say that people need 3 things to make them happy. 1. Something to DO. 2. Something to LOVE 3. Something to LOOK FORWARD TO!

    TRUE HAPPINESS John 14:1-21 Psychologists say that people need three things to make them happy. 1. THEY NEED SOMETHING TO DO.. 2 THEY NEED SOMEONE TO LOVE 3. THEY NEED SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO. However, to be truly happy and satisfied we must make sure that we are more

  • God Bless Us With Happiness

    Contributed by Donnie De Loney on Feb 7, 2011

    Ways to find happines in our lives

    God Bless Us With Happiness Luke 12:15-20 15And He said to them, “Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.” 16Then He spoke a parable to them, saying: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded more

  • Treasures In Heaven Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Apr 20, 2001
    based on 76 ratings

    Seeking things of heaven vice things of earth helps keep us focused in the right direction

    TREASURES IN HEAVEN Matthew 6:19-24 Eccl. 5:10-20 Introduction – Story of Rockefeller interview. I met a millionaire in Hyde Co. His automatic response to the question, “How are you,” was “If I could just make that next nickel, I believe I would be alright.”. In this world there are only two more

  • 4 Different Kinds Of Givers

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 16, 2013

    4 Different Kinds of givers (outline taken from Damluka Friday Pele)

    HoHum: Started a series for Youth Group called Generation Change that talks about financial matters. Learned something about John D. Rockefeller in the video but now let’s hear the rest of the story. The very first person to reach the status of billionaire was a man who knew how to set more

  • Salvation Purchased By The Son

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 27, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Ephesians 1:7-10 shows us the blessings of redemption.

    Scripture We are currently in a series of sermons on Ephesians 1 that I am calling, “God’s Supreme Purpose.” The Apostle Paul’s emphasis in chapter 1 is not on what we must do for salvation, but rather on what God has done for us in Christ. Ephesians 1:3-14 shows us how each Person of the Trinity more

  • The Miracle Of The Moment

    Contributed by Scott Spencer on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    Have you ever stopped to consider how important timing is to everything that exists? Do you plant tomato plants in November? Outside? Do you paint the outside of your house in January? Does any sane person go swimming in the icy River in February? No? Why

    The Miracle of the Moment - Galatians 4 Sermon series: the Miracle of Christmas Scriptures: Galatians 4 Introduction (look at watch until 60 seconds have passed). Exactly one minute has passed. Isn't that amazing? My watch tracks time. It has a second hand that moves every second. Sixty seconds more

  • How To Find The Right Balance Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 1, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    The ideal Christian life is a balanced life. But how can we attain that balance? Our text can be divided into several steps that lead us toward a balanced mentality.

    How to Find the Right Balance (Philippians 3:15-21) 1. Mr. Alvin Verette of New Roads, Louisiana, owns and operates the nation’s first drive-in Funeral Home. For the convenience of time-pressed mourners, the deceased is displayed before a five-by-seven foot picture window. Friends and relatives more