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  • Give Me A Reason To Shout

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Dec 9, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Advent sermon on the joy of Christ’s birth.

    GIVE ME A REASON TO SHOUT Luke 2:8-38 December 5, 2009 Pastor Brian Matherlee A few weeks ago the Panthers played on Thursday night and Pastor Josh and I went along with Dave Lawlor and another friend. We had a great time and really appreciated the gift of the tickets. Pastor Josh and I more

  • Am I Repeating Myself? Series

    Contributed by Jay Patton on May 20, 2002
    based on 15 ratings

    This is a sermon about the importance of finding your source of joy in Christ and Christ alone.

    Introduction: A Preacher’s Verse – 1 Peter 1:12-14, I don’t mind repeating myself because Peter did, and so did Paul as we see today. READ SCRIPTURE/PRAY Background: Paul’s shifting from giving us Godly examples to follow to warning us about falling prey to false teachings which will certainly more

  • Opening Ourselves To True Joy:opening Ourselves To 'christ'mas Series Series

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Dec 20, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Jesus was born as the True Joy of ’Christ’-mas. To find true joy we must open ourselves to Him!

    “Opening Ourselves To true joy” Opening ourselves to ‘Christ’-mas Luke 2:1-10, John 15:11,16:16-24 (quotes taken from the NKJV unless noted) Wakelee Church ~ December 19, 2004 Theme: Jesus was born as the True Joy of ‘Christ’-mas. To find true joy we must open ourselves to more

  • It Will Be Worth It All

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Dec 22, 2002
    based on 71 ratings

    The joy of Christmas morning fades, but the joy of Christ’s second Advent will never diminish.

    This week, I read an article in USA Today, in which various celebrities were asked to name their most memorable Christmas present. These were A-list celebrities; people with money and fame; people who can have pretty much anything they want. Catherine Zeta-Jones, for example. You may know her as more

  • The Lord Of The Joy

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 17, 2014
    based on 7 ratings

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    Lord of the Joy John 16:19-22 How many here are saved? How many here have joy? It should be the same exact crowd. A joyless Christian ought to be a contradiction in oxymoron. [Read text] How many know about the sorrow of v. more

  • Joy Inexpressible

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Apr 4, 2005
    based on 29 ratings

    Christ’s joy lives in us when we remian focused on our belief in God’s promises. (This sermon was for our Holy Humor Sunday, which focuses on the joy of Christ’s last laugh in his victory over death.)

    “Joy Inexpressible” I Peter 1:3-9 (quotes taken from the NKJV unless noted) Wakelee Church ~ Holy Humor Sunday, April 3, 2005 Theme: Christ’s joy lives in us when we remain focused on our belief of God’s promises. Introduction – Joy is often a hard thing to come by…. Illus. Questions more

  • Unquenchable Joy

    Contributed by Beth Garrod-Logsdon on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    God’s unquenchable joy flows in our lives every minute of everyday – but we have to stop and recognize it before we can share it

    Unquenchable Joy Luke 7:11-17 & Ephesians 3:16-21 Did you know that in America nearly 90% of people say they believe in God? But only 45% of people who believe in the Christian God are regularly in worship! In other words, 55% of our brothers and sisters in Christ rarely come to the family more

  • Be Elated Series

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Mar 17, 2008
    based on 72 ratings

    Biblical joy is not a simple feeling but a frame of mind

    “BE ELATED!” TEXT: 1 Thess. 5:16 One of the 3 great promises of the Declaration of Independence (i.e. "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”) is the pursuit of happiness ... or joy. Biblical joy goes far beyond mere happiness ... in fact it is much greater than simple more

  • Remember The Joy

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Apr 28, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Our strength to live out this Christian life is NOT rooted in effort but rather in “THE JOY OF THE LORD!!!” In our sermon today we will see: 1. WE HAVE PERMISSION TO ENJOY GOD (8:9,10) 2. WE HAVE A PROCESS FOR ENJOYING GOD (8:10a) 3. WE HAVE

    “THE JOY OF THE LORD IS OUR STRENGTH” “Second Sunday after Easter” Nehemiah 8:9-12 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Introduction: (Read passage) • Over the last several weeks I have preached messages of misunderstanding who Christ is, applying the resurrection of Christ to your heart, having more

  • Beyond The Cross

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Show the importance of discipleship after the cross

    Title: Beyond the Cross Theme: To show the importance of true discipleship. Text: Matthew 28:18-20 Mat 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and more

  • Christianity In A Nutshell Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Jul 18, 2015
    based on 6 ratings

    A sermon summing up the heart of Christianity

    Christianity In A Nutshell I Peter 1:8-9 Listen online at - or - Several weeks ago Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) killed a bill on the floor of the senate by using a method that is called a "filibuster". This is more

  • The Joy Of The Christian Life!

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 41 ratings

    This simple message shows the profound joy that comes from knowing Jesus!

    The Joy Of The Christian Life Philippians 1 Introduction: The book of Philippians will teach us the Biblical concept of joy. I want us to look at the foundation upon which our joy rest. That foundation is the Christian life. This Christian life is impossible without more

  • All That Christ Has Received From The Father

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings

    ALL THAT CHRIST HAS RECEIVED FROM THE FATHER HE HAS GRACIOUSLY GIVEN TO US Introd: (This would make a nice children's sermon for Christmas. Have packages wrapped with a card inside with each of these gifts.) I. GIFTS GOD HAS GIVEN TO CHRIST A. AUTHORITY over all men (17:2) B. THE ELECT more

  • The Joy Of The Christian

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Sep 1, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Joy in Believing; Joy in Hearing; Joy in Obeying; Joy in Abiding - these are the keys to knowing the Joy of the Lord in our lives.

    THE JOY OF THE CHRISTIAN 1. JOY IN BELIEVING I Peter 1:8 & 9 Jesus Christ . . . 8 You love him even though you have never seen him. Though you do not see him, you trust him; and even now you are happy with a glorious, inexpressible joy. 9 Your reward for trusting him will be the salvation more

  • No Fear! Series

    Contributed by Jay Patton on May 20, 2002
    based on 23 ratings

    Don’t let fear stop your joy in the Lord Jesus.

    Introduction: Colors illustration Read Scripture/Pray Background: Paul switches from his status to theirs – perhaps they’ll have to go on without him. Purpose Statement: In The face of trials... I. Be worthy (v. 27) A. This is central 1. Act like the new creation that you are 2. Importance more