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  • I've Got The Joy Series

    Contributed by Bobby Daniel on Oct 29, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,328 views

    The first sermon in a 4 week series looking at Paul’s Letter to the Philippians, a study about joy.

    I’ve got the Joy Phil. 1:1-14 Intro: Ask: Who went to children’s camp as a child? Who went to youth camp? Who had to wait until they were an adult to go to camp? (That’s me!) I’ve got a song that I’m sure if you have been to camp, you may know…sing “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy” and stop on ...read more

  • Joy Junkers Series

    Contributed by Bobby Daniel on Oct 29, 2007
     | 835 views

    2nd sermon about joy in a 4 week series looking at the letter to the Philippians.

    Joy Junkers Phil. 2:1-18 Intro: In the summer of 1990, finished first year of college (first freshman year) and working at CHBR in Kosciusko. Christian less than a year…some would question how much I looked the part because of my hair; confess to having a mullet. Yet Bro. Dan saw something ...read more

  • A Lazy, Hazy Day Series

    Contributed by Bobby Daniel on Oct 29, 2007
     | 774 views

    Sermon #4 in a series about joy from Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Previously preached for another congregation, but reworked and retooled for this series.

    A lazy, hazy day Phil 4:10-23 Goal: How to find contentment and peace so that we can enjoy life. Intro: I grew up in South Louisiana…less than a 20 mile distance from the Gulf of Mexico…and more often than not the weather could be described as hot and humid. Obviously the heat and humidity ...read more

  • Exponential Joy Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,455 views

    Does our faith show us how tomeet any and every situation...and come out on top? From slight adjustment to major makeover the Bible guides our steps. Attitude is key.

    In his excellent book, Laugh Again, Pastor Chuck Swindoll relates a true story that illustrates the innocence of childhood. One evening a grandmother was spending time with a very precocious granddaughter The little girl looked up and asked, “How old are you Grandma?” The woman was startled and ...read more

  • Ever Expanding Joy Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 18,089 views

    The world is both a hard and a beautiful place. We may experience stratospheric highs in one season only to plunge into abyss. but we more often have to work our way through the regular ups and downs, and bumps of life.

    Introduction There was once a farmer who began to look at his farm through critical eyes. Every place he looked on his farm he saw something wrong. So he decided to sell and move somewhere else. He contracted a realtor who came out to look things over. Then the realtor called to get the farmer’s ...read more

  • Descending Into Greatness Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,743 views

    Putting others before ourselves will bring us to our knees. Learning to give ourselves away is also the first step to a deeper experience of true joy.

    There is something that stirs deeply within us when a man or woman gives up their life for another. A few decades ago Roger Rosenblatt wrote a moving tribute in Time Magazine. It was about a passenger on Air Florida Flight 90 that crashed into the Potomac River. The nameless 50-some-year old man ...read more

  • Working Out Our Salvation Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Oct 31, 2007
     | 2,089 views

    Scripture teaches the Christian life involves both God’s sovereignty and human responsibility. It’s not one or the other; it’s both.

    From the earliest days of the church, the relationship between the sovereignty of God and the responsibility of believers has been debated. Is the Christian life essentially a matter of passive trust or of active obedience? Is it all God’s doing, all the believer’s doing, or a combination of both? ...read more

  • Get Risky For God Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Oct 31, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,426 views

    We all need someone who can speak truth into our lives, whatever the cost. We also need to be that someone for another friend. Such relationships, based on hearts united in Christ, form bonds that allow us to risk great things for God.

    Introduction I don’t know about you, but it’s easy for me to forget that the letters in the New Testament were first written as real letters. They deal with real life and real people—but I can forget that. I mean I don’t write letters that sound anything like Paul’s letter to the church in Rome! ...read more

  • The Highest Priority Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,389 views

    Whether you’ve been walking with Jesus for a short or a long time, it’s good to take stock of your goals and priorities.

    Introduction Many of the New Testament letters were written to address problems in the churches. A good illustration is 1 Corinthians when Paul offers counsel on issues like division in the church, immorality, lawsuits among believers, spiritual gifts and the resurrection. 1 Corinthians deals with ...read more

  • The Ultimate Endgame Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 850 views

    Nobody’s perfect. The words are both true and of some comfort. But as Christ followers the Good News is far better. Jesus is perfect. and if we pursue him passionately, that rubs off on us in this life.

    Introduction Billy Graham is now in his late 80’s and he suffers from Parkinson’s disease. His worldwide evangelism ministry has spanned more than sixty years. Awhile back, Billy was invited to speak at a luncheon in North Carolina. After many wonderful things were said about him, Billy stepped to ...read more

  • The Three Greatest Joy Robbers Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,978 views

    Life gets messy. That’s no surprise. What is surprising is how easily we forget that God wants joy to be our regular experience of life. And it’s the stuff a a messy life where we’ll experience God’s joy. We’re called to live in harmony, peace and of cour

    Introduction Over the years I’ve noticed a pattern in how God works in my life. Whenever I’m going to speak about a particular topic God first allows me to personally experience it. I need to tell you…this is not always fun! But God seems to set things up so I have to live out the principles that ...read more

  • Got Joy? Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Nov 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,552 views

    The way of the world seems to focus on pleasing ourselves or pursuing a life of ease. But that brings no lasting satisfaction. God is so much bigger and has so much more for us, no matter our circumstances.

    Introduction Years ago, Robert Fulghum wrote a profound essay. This is how it began. “Most of what I really need to know about how to live…I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the sand box at nursery school. These are the things I ...read more

  • The Pursuit Of Happiness? Series

    Contributed by Bobby Daniel on Nov 6, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,606 views

    Sermon 3 of a 4 part series on the book of Philippians. This sermon is about 2/3 my original thought combined with some great points from Pastors Ed Young and Troy Dobbs.

    The Pursuit of Happiness? Phil. 3:10-21 Intro: Sing “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands” We live in a country where we believe that there is a God given right for us to seek out our own happiness. In fact in our country’s Declaration of Independence, we are told that each ...read more

  • Why Praise The Lord?

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Nov 7, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 12,197 views

    With Psalm 150 as the basis this sermon explores highlights two main points of why Christians not matter who they are can always praise God.

    1 Praise the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens. 2 Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness. 3 Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre, 4 praise him with tambourine and dancing, ...read more

  • An Attitude Of Gratitude Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 69 ratings
     | 37,800 views

    An attitude of gratitude opens up our lives for God’s will to be done in and through us.

    Intro: Edward Spencer was a ministerial student in Evanston, Illinois, and also a member of a life-saving squad during his school years. In 1860, a ship went aground on the shore of Lake Michigan near Evanston, and Spencer waded again and again into the frigid waters to rescue seventeen ...read more