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  • Empty Or Full, It Does Make A Difference

    Contributed by R. Wayne Hagerman on Apr 1, 2008

    The Resurrection of Jesus and His empty tomb are the hingepoints of our Christian belief system. Without them, it is all for nothing!

    John 20; 1 Corinthians 15 Empty or Full? It Does make a difference! There are four major Religions and thousands of smaller ones in this world today. The four largest are Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, & Hinduism. Of these and all the others, only one claims a living God, a living Savior, more

  • Knowledge Without Intimacy With Christ Leads To Emptiness

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 51 ratings

    People who are empty often lack an intimate communication and relationship with Jesus Christ

    Knowledge Without Intimacy With Christ Leads to Emptiness (Acts 18:24-28) 1. Why do you suppose that many knowledgeable people lack an eternal sense of meaning? Illustration:On ingenious teenager, tired of reading bedtime stories to his little sister, decided to record several of her more

  • Do You Really Care?

    Contributed by Judah Thomas on May 17, 2002
    based on 36 ratings

    We ask people how they are doing, but do we really care? This message is to inspire people to reach others.

    Tell a story of when you did help someone in need. [Romans 12:9-11] Don’t just pretend that you love others. Really love them. (What do people answer when asked, “How are you doing?” When we ask the question do we really care?) Hate what is wrong. Stand on the side of the good. {10} Love more

  • Journey Like Jesus Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Oct 8, 2004
    based on 12 ratings

    Being imitators of God will cause us to travel certain paths in life. The path of Love, Truth, Forgiveness, and Obedience.

    Intro: There seem to be many imitators today. But for the most part the imitations are cheap imitations. They are just surface cover ups as a way to make a living or to cheat people. From Wal-Mart you have Great Value In branson and many other towns you have the famous people imitators But more

  • Practicing The Power Of Love

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 24, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    This sermon deals with the true meaning of love that Apostle Paul wrote us.

    When a man loves God, he finds a motive for loving his neighbor and unless he loves God, there will be no motive for loving his neighbor. In the world of the 20th century, loves seems to be so far: Crime rates is increasing, there are more violence on the streets. People are more lovers of more

  • How God's Love Becomes Our Love

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Feb 16, 2001
    based on 134 ratings

    It is God’s powerful love, shown through our lives, that brings us to love one another as we should. How does this happen?

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ February 18, 2000 John Dobbs HOW GOD’S LOVE BECOMES OUR LOVE Introduction: In this three part series of messages we have talked about: *God’s incredible agape love – and the way he loves us in spite of our weakness, mistakes, inadequacies, and more

  • Beaten But Still Forgiving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 19 ratings

    Stephen’s example of forgiveness amidst persecution

    Stephen’s Example of Forgiveness – Acts 7:34-60 Illustration:Karl Menninger, the famed psychiatrist, once said that if he could convince the patients in psychiatric hospitals that their sins were forgiven, 75 percent of them could walk out the next day! Today in the Word, March 1989, p. more

  • The Power Of A True Love!

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Feb 4, 2005
    based on 405 ratings


    The Power of a True Love 1 Corithians 13:1-13 Illustrations Newspaper columnist and minister George Crane tells of a wife who came into his office full of hatred toward her husband. "I do not only want to get rid of him, I want to get even. Before I divorce him, I want to hurt him as much as more

  • Are You Lonely

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 70 ratings

    Thesis: We defeat loneliness by doing something about it.

    Thesis: We defeat loneliness by doing something about it. Intro.: 1. Illust. A number of years ago the following ad was placed in a Midwestern newspaper: "I will listen to you talk for 30 minutes without a comment for $5.00." Sounds like a scam, doesn't it? It was not. Person placing ad more

  • Forgiveness

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    A devotion on Forgiveness.

    FORGIVENESS Matt 18:21-35 * As we come to the Lord ’s Table tonight, I offer this thought; “Divine forgiveness is the central part of the gospel.” Jesus left heaven to make provision for our forgiveness • The word of God teaches that divine forgiveness is intrinsically tied to human forgiveness. more

  • A Cry For Clemency

    Contributed by Kevin Burden on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    God wants to demonstrate His mighty power in our world so that people will know that He is the true and living God and recognize their need for Him. God sometimes allows crises in our lives so that He can fulfill the promise of Psalm 50:15 which says, “Ca

    Psalm 130 A Song of degrees. 1 Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD. 2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. 3 If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? 4 But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be more

  • The Mistakes Of A Young Man

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Jul 24, 2009
    based on 21 ratings

    The young man made several crucial and critical mistakes when he stood before Jesus

    The Mistakes Of A Young Man Mat 19:16 And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? Mat 19:17 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt more

  • Why The World Can't Get Well

    Contributed by Don Campbell on Dec 14, 2013

    Most agree that the world is sick, but many disagree on the exact diagnosis or nature of the illness and the prescription for curing the world's ills. There is a balm in Gilead, and this sermon attempts to show that it is the only cure.

    WHY THE WORLD CAN’T GET WELL INTRODUCTION A. Our title assumes that the world is sick. 1. One will get over 600 million hits if one Googles “Is the world sick.” a. Some of these have to do with pollution of the earth and some have to do world health, but many of them are more

  • Everydaay Hope Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Dec 18, 2013

    Message of hope. The hope that sustains us through rough times and keeps us focused on the things of Christ.

    Everyday Hope 1 Peter 1:3-7 Introduction- As we get closer to the Christmas season, in the 2nd week of Advent, we must stay focused on Jesus. All the distractions only put Jesus on the outside looking in on our Christmas instead of us looking in on Jesus and the true reason of more

  • Through My Most Grievous Fault Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Mar 3, 2011

    Change is inevitable; growth is optional, morally, spiritually, liturgically.

    First Sunday of Lent 2011 The Spirit of the Liturgy The fruit was, she had to admit, highly attractive. Over the weeks since her creation, she had time to ponder it, to wonder why the fruit of this one tree was off-limits to her and her new husband. She had even invented a foil for her more