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  • Why Doesn't God Talk Audibly To Me? Lesson 3 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 24, 2017

    Listening for God

    Psalm 103:1-13; Psalm 103:22 AN ORATORIO OF STEADFAST LOVE The book of Psalms begins with the consideration of the truly blessed man (Psalm 1:1), and ends with a crescendo of praise in which all that breathes is exhorted to praise the LORD (Psalm 150:6). En route there are highs and lows, more

  • Prayer - Why Prayer Seems Unanswered

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Mar 6, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    God loves us and wants to give us good gifts, but He is restrained by our lack of obedience and service.

    WHY GOD DOES NOT ANSWER PRAYER. ILLUSTRATION There were two widow women, each with only a single son. The two young men both got involved in drugs and they both ended up in prison. The women were devout Christians and both had been in constant prayer for many years. When their two boys were more

  • The Man Who Had It All

    Contributed by Michael Bowen on Nov 28, 2001
    based on 37 ratings

    Two characteristics of the rich young ruler.

    The Man Who Had It All - Mark 10:17-22 Introduction: A family attended church one Sunday for the first time in years. When they got home they began to discuss the service around the table. The father said, "Well I thought the preacher preached too long and too loud." The mother said, "Well I more

  • Beware Bad Advice

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jun 17, 2005
    based on 26 ratings

    A sermon outline that follows three men and their choices.

    I. The man of God who allowed himself to be deceived. 1. He ADMITTED that the Lord told him not to eat or drink anything in the land. (Verses 9 & 17) (Luke 12:48 - "Unto whomsoever much is given of him shall much be required.") (See also James 4:17) 2. He ACCEPTED the prophet’s word on the more

  • Second Of Four Things That Will Change Your Life...obedience Series

    Contributed by Clayton Beck on Jan 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    You want God to change your life…be obedient to him?

    Four Things that Will Change Your Life Series 2…Obedience… (Summarize Gen 6:1-12…) Gen 6:13 ¶ And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth. 14 Make thee an ark of gopher more

  • When More Faith Is Not The Problem

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 31, 2017

    This passages initially looks like a call to greater faith, but what Jesus is actually saying points in the opposite direction.

    WHY DID JESUS SAY THAT? Who wants a flying mulberry tree? - Luke 17:6. - This verse is generally taken as a generic injunction to have more faith, but let’s think about it for a moment. It’s a peculiar request when you think about it. Why exactly would anyone want to watch a mulberry tree more

  • The Spirit Of Jonah

    Contributed by Charles Gilbert on Aug 7, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    How the lack of answering God’s call can effect more than yourself, and it challenges to answer the call.

    The Spirit of Jonah Jonah 4:9-11 The spirit of Jonah is vexing today’s church. There are occurrences in this short event in the life of Jonah that portrays a very pro-longed problem in the church, problems that undermine the very reason for the existence of the church. The spirit of more

  • Nothing But The Truth

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 22, 2002
    based on 65 ratings

    We desperately need balanced ministries in our churches today. This sermon is an attempt to focus on how to get a balanced ministry.

    NOTE: This sermon was taken from Warren Wiersbie’s "Be Series." I got this message from my late father’s library, and did not know his source until today --- 5-21-09. NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH 2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 INTRO: Paul had a balanced ministry. In these letters, he moves more

  • Introduction To Judges Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 5, 2018

    The rulership of some of the judges overlap because not all of them ruled over the entire land. Judges describes cycles of apostasy, oppression, and deliverance.

    INTRODUCTION The book bears the fitting name Judges, which refers to unique leaders God gave to His people for their preservation against their enemies. “16Nevertheless the LORD raised up judges, which delivered them out of the hand of those that spoiled them. 17And yet they would not hearken more

  • Nothing But The Truth

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Mar 12, 2016

    Paul had a balanced ministry. In these letters, he moves from prophecy to practical Christian living.

    NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH 2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 INTRO: Paul had a balanced ministry. In these letters, he moves from prophecy to practical Christian living. He turned from the negative (Satan’s lies) to the positive (God’s truth). and from warning to thanksgiving and prayer. We more

  • God's Not Changing

    Contributed by Martin Holland on May 17, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    In a ever changing world there is the comfort of knowing that God changes not.

    God’s Not Changing Malachi 3:6 We live in an ever changing world but in all this we have the certainty that our God changes not! See: Psalms 102:25-27 But thou art the same… Mention: Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and for ever Also: James 1:17 With whom more

  • The Necessity Of Obedience Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    Obedience is a must for those who want to have a right relationship with God.

    The Necessity of Obedience [Give background of text- jailed & miraculously freed] Acts 5:25-32 Intro: If you know the story of the first man and woman in the Bible, you know that God gave them only one restriction: Don’t eat from one certain tree or you will certainly die. With a little more

  • God Say's, I Will, I Will, I Will

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 5, 2010
    based on 16 ratings

    What the OT couldn't do, Christ did through the New. This word is intended to bring wholeness and help

    God say's, "I Will, I Will, I Will" Text: Galatians 3:1-7NLT Galatians 3:1-7NLT  1 Oh, foolish Galatians! Who has cast an evil spell on you? For the meaning of Jesus Christ’s death was made as clear to you as if you had seen a picture of his death on the cross. 2 Let me ask more

  • Obedience Series

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Dec 29, 2000
    based on 120 ratings

    Excerpt from the Book, Living Forgiven

    Obedience Obedience is difficult and requires deep commitment. Webster defines the word as "following the commands or guidance of; to conform to or comply with." *Becoming a Christian requires obedience. It is the key condition of your relationship with God. His Lordship demands obedience, more

  • Do All Pray-Ers Get The Same Results?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    This message examines why some people are powerful in prayer while others are of little impact.

    - [Have some massive weights on platform off to the side.] I have before me here on the platform some heavy weights and I want to ask you a simple question: do you think I can lift these weights over his head? [Try it and can’t.] - Because I don’t work out, the fact that I could not lift more