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  • Layman And Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 20, 2021
     | 677 views

    It is one of the most agreed upon factors in the world today among Christian leaders that layman must get into the act of evangelism for the show to go on. The church dies whenever it fails to stimulate an adequate birth rate through evangelism.

    Sirhan Sirhan, the convicted slayer of senator Robert Kennedy, had considerable opportunity to be saved. From the time when he was 12 years old he went to Protestant, fundamental, evangelical Baptist Sunday Schools and churches in Pasadena. He was not impressed with the Gospel, however, but was ...read more

  • Achieving Excellence Through Lay People Series

    Contributed by Rudolf E. Y. Mensah on Jul 11, 2020
     | 1,000 views

    Accomplishing great and mighty things through lay and ordinary people is the act of strong leadership and excellence.

    When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 Introduction Accomplishing great and mighty things through lay and ordinary people is the act of strong ...read more

  • The Special Role Of The Laity Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 2, 2015
     | 4,099 views

    Lay people in the Church, especially women, serve a vital role in spreading the Gospel and building community.

  • Privacy And Priesthood Of All Believers

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 145 ratings
     | 2,673 views

    Every believer is equally a priest in full-time Christian service, and there are no "lay" people. Believers have privacy, and their spiritual life is between them and God.

    PRIVACY & PRIESTHOOD OF BELIEVERS (6-12-01) (1 Thes. 4:11-12; Rev. 1:5-6, 5:9-10) [HTTP formatted version of this outline is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/priests.html] 1. All born-again believers are PRIESTS in full-time Christian service (Rev. 1:5-6, 5:9-10). ...read more

  • World War Won! - Memorial Day - Independence Day Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 25, 2003
    based on 274 ratings
     | 13,502 views

    Good for this time of continuing war...Eye-opening scriptures to help lay people understand why war is sometimes necessary, and sometimes even recommended by God. Link included to Formatted Text and Powerpoint.

    World War Won! Prov. 14:34 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/WarAndFreedom.html Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people. We take our freedom for granted. Here we sit today, praying, singing, fellowshipping, worshipping God together, reading His Word…w/out fear of ...read more

  • They Won't Believe Unless They Hear It From You Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 6, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,279 views

    We don't witness because we see only downsides; yet many will go to their graves without faith unless lay people preach the Gospel by word and deed

    Monday of 10th Week in Course 7 June 2010 You Will Be My Witnesses Why do we hesitate to boldly share our faith with those we meet? I think the reason is that we see only personal downsides to the action. Elijah spoke the word of God to the king of Israel. We’ve forgotten the king, ...read more

  • Motivations For Missions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 8,818 views

    Bible students, Pastors, and lay people without motivations for missions become complacent. Without the proper kinds of motivations, people might involve themselves in missions for other reasons than doing the will of God. Motivations for Missions from t

    Motivations For Missions Introduction - Bible students, Pastors, and lay people without motivations for missions become complacent. Without the proper kinds of motivations, people might involve themselves in missions for other reasons than doing the will of ...read more

  • Partners With God Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 1, 2021
     | 632 views

    Man tries to say there are saints and non-saints, but Paul says, all who are in Christ are saints. Man says, there are clergy and lay people. Paul says to the Philippians, you are partners with me in the Gospel.

    Chuck Swindoll was told this true story of Joe Gibbs, head coach of the Washington Red Skins. Joe's friend Frank looked out the window one morning and there was his faithful Labrador Retriever sitting on the front porch with something hanging from the dog's jaws. A closer look revealed it ...read more

  • How To Mobilize People For Action

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 49 ratings
     | 5,415 views

    Too many people are worried about things being done right that they neglect doing the best things. Few lay people think that they have what it takes to be used of God as those who are professionally trained ministers. However, God equips everyone uniquely

    How to Mobilize People for Action (Eph. 11-13) "It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists and some to be pastors and teachers to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Mobilize The Laity

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,292 views

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us wisely pray to the Lord of the harvest to send workers into His harvesting fields.

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us wisely pray to the Lord of the harvest to send workers into His harvesting fields. Jesus said, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest to send more workers into His fields." (Matt. 9:36-38) Ask the Lord to help you pray with ...read more

  • Be Respectful Series

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Mar 17, 2008
    based on 68 ratings
     | 14,634 views

    The Bible teaches us that it is important for the leaders and those they lead to love and respect each other

    "Be Respectful!" TEXTS: 1 Thess. 5:12-13; Stephen Hawkins is one of the finest scientist in the world today, with a mind so brilliant that he has been compared to Einstein and others who have shaped the world with their keen intellect. Yet, with his mind in perfect working order his body ...read more

  • Ten Things I See In '99

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,031 views

    Ten things to look forward to in the coming year, as the new Millennium draws closer.

    TEN THINGS I SEE IN ‘99 By Jerry Falwell INTRODUCTION 1. I SEE THE NEW MILLENNIUM AS A SENSE OF DESTINY. I am not one of those “crazies” that predicts that the Lord will come in the Year 2000 because we don’t know when the Lord is coming. He said, “But of that day and that hour ...read more

  • Avoid Other's Affairs

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Feb 13, 2019
     | 1,914 views

    A study in the book of 2 Chronicles 35: 1 – 27

    2 Chronicles 35: 1 – 27 Avoid other people’s affairs 35 Now Josiah kept a Passover to the LORD in Jerusalem, and they slaughtered the Passover lambs on the fourteenth day of the first month. 2 And he set the priests in their duties and encouraged them for the service of the house of the LORD. 3 ...read more

  • Bringing In The Sheaves

    Contributed by Claud Owens on Aug 11, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,719 views

    Addresses the nead for more congregational involvment in evangelism

    “Bringing In The Sheaves” Gospel Reading: Matthew 28: 18 – 20 Hear, O Israel, you shall love the Lord your God with all of your heart, all of your mind, all of your strength, and all of your soul. Now hear what Jesus replied when asked “What is the greatest commandment?” “you shall ...read more

  • Is "Church" A Dirty Word? Series

    Contributed by Steven Spillman on Jun 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,731 views

    At this point in Christian history we’ve been so ingrained with our concept of what “church” is, it can be a real shock to our systems to find out what the Bible says it is.

    I may have opened a can of worms by bringing up the definition of “church.” At this point in Christian history we’ve been so ingrained with our concept of what “church” is, it can be a real shock to our systems to find out what the Bible says it is. I got a phone call from my buddy Roger this ...read more