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  • Don’t Even Try

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    Dont try togo alone.

  • The Way Up Is The Way Down Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Dec 8, 2005
    based on 44 ratings

    Many people want to see changes taking place in their lives. The usual prescription given today is, "Just try harder!" But that doesn’t produce true, genuine, lasting life-transformation. In James 4:6-10 James teaches how God changes a person.

    Scripture I once read a Peanuts comic strip where Lucy told Charlie Brown that she would hold the football for him to kick. But when he ran up to kick the ball, she pulled it away. Charlie Brown went flying through the air and fell flat on his back. Well, one day Lucy went up to Charlie Brown ...read more

  • Happiness Is Connected To "Be Attitudes" !? 2 Series

    Contributed by Samuel Troyer on Mar 28, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Happiness is connected to our attitudes and the Beattitudes.

    Happiness is connected to Be”attitudes” II !? Matthew 5:1-5:12 <click> Last week in our message we shared four of the eight conditions required to enjoy happiness. The first was to be poor in spirit; second, to mourn; third, to be meek; and fourth, to hunger and thirst for righteousness. ...read more

  • Can You Be Sure ?

    Contributed by Steve Lawrence on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    Can we be sure as a christain we are no longer slaves to sin.

    CAN YOU BE SURE ? Text: Romans 6: 8-14 Introduction: One of my favorite TV sitcoms from the early 80”s was M.A.S.H., among the colorful characters that made up the cast was a corporal named Klinger. In one episode Klinger decided he would publish a camp newspaper. He was really just ...read more

  • Overcoming The Problems Of Complacency

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 80 ratings

    Overcome the problems of apathy, indifference and complacency by discovering key errors to avoid.

    Overcoming the Problems of Complacency, Indifference and Apathy (Judges 18) Many Christians are suffering from the problem of an apathetic attitude to God’s priorities. By their complacent attitudes some believers fall into the trap of selfish indifference to the passions of God for the five ...read more

  • The Full Armor Of God

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 57 ratings

    Using Spiritual Armor to fight a super-natural Battle.

    The Full Armor of God Eph. 6:10–18 INTRODUCTION It was the first day of basketball practice and the coach handed a ball to each player. “Boys,” he said, “I want you to practice shooting from the spots you might expect to be in during the game.” One of the boys who was pretty much there as ...read more

  • Recovering A Sense Of Balance Series

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 77 ratings

    Jesus uses our relationships to heal us - a Sermon in a series on RELATIONSHIPS.

    I want to tell you the story of John Charters. I found his story in a newspaper some time back. John was one of those jet-setting high flyers that make so many people envious. He had a beautiful home in Surrey, a glamorous wife, a large expensive car - you know the picture. But one day John had ...read more

  • Aunt Bee's Medicine Man Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    This was a short message given following a video episode of The Andy Griffith Show as part of an unorthodox summer outreach message series

    Mayberry Moments: Aunt Bee’s Medicine Man Scripture Reading: 1 Cor. 10:12-13 Well, maybe you’ve never bought a bottle of Colonel Harvey’s elixir, but my guess is that every one of us here has been deceived a time or two, and that’s what I want to take a few minutes to talk about, ...read more

  • The Enemy Within: Anger Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jan 22, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    A sermon on the danger of anger and how Jesus would have us handle anger.

    The Enemy Within: Anger. Matt. 5:21-24 INTRO.: Matt. 5:21-48 records a group of six sayings Bible scholars sometimes call the “antitheses” section of the Sermon on the Mount. They set Jesus’ teachings in contrast to the legalistic practices of the religious leaders. Each begins, “you have heard, ...read more

  • What Is Your Name? Week 2 Series

    Contributed by Randy Bennett on Aug 17, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    What does it mean to live our lives UNVEILED, reflecting God’s glory?

    Big Idea: What does it mean to live our lives UNVEILED, reflecting God’s glory? Scripture: 2 Corinthians 3:7-18 Point 1: If you are IN CHRIST, you are a NEW CREATION! 2 Corinthians 5:17 – “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” For those of you ...read more

  • Job: With Friends Like These Series

    Contributed by James Dunn on Mar 9, 2005
    based on 35 ratings

    Well meaning friends desire to help those who are hurting. In their sincerity, they may actually hinder rather than help.

    With Friends like These Job 4-8 Four Different Friends: 1. Eliphaz – became proud as he spoke of his supposed insight to Job’s situation… 4:12-16 He made three incorrect assumptions of Job’s situation: a. Innocent people never suffer. b. Those who are suffering are being punished for ...read more

  • It's Off To Work We Go! Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Jun 19, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    Message #3 in Series: "Pursuing Excellence," focus is on serving the Lord by demonstrating excellence in our work places.

    Series: Pursuing Excellence Message #3: “It’s Off To Work I Go” -- Pursuing Excellence In the Workplace Colossians 3:23 - "But whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men,knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. It is the ...read more

  • Preparations Series

    Contributed by Eric Amundson on Dec 17, 2000
    based on 95 ratings

    The "Good" of this news!

    This passage starts with judgment, and it ends with good news. I hate to tell you this – it’s not very Christmas-sy, but good news will always have to have judgment in it. If there is no judgment in the story anywhere, then there is nothing, “good” about it. It is just news. And so as we ...read more

  • Hungry For The Highway Series

    Contributed by Michael Schwer on Mar 19, 2002
    based on 28 ratings

    God has made a way through our wilderness of sin, Weakness of humanity and Wickedness of the World. A way through the worlds "facade" of what it calls life.

    Hungry for the highway Isaiah 35 Introduction [Hook] In the Movie "the Truman show" Truman doesn’t realize the truth that his great hometown life is a façade-orchestrated and created by an evil producer who wants to hold him captive to increase the shows ratings. The movie is a parody of ...read more

  • "Do Not Be Afraid"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 15, 2007
    based on 51 ratings

    A sermon about living into the person God has called you to be.

    Jeremiah 1:4-10 “Do Not Be Afraid” By: Rev. Ken Sauer Pastor of Grace UMC Soddy Daisy, TN www.gbgm-umc.org/grace-sdtn My freshman year of college I took a public speaking course. It was a relatively small class and we had lots of fun giving our speeches. I remember our first ...read more