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  • Love Forsaken

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 21, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,217 views

    A sermon about love for the Lenten Season

    Luke 13:31-35 Love Forsaken   There was a little boy named Bobby. Bobby was like most boys of the age 6, he liked to run and play. But Bobby had problem with his ears. It wasn’t a problem that the doctors could help him with. Bobby’s problem was, he didn’t like to listen when he should. When his ...read more

  • What Is Lent?

    Contributed by Wayne Searls on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 568 ratings
     | 79,320 views

    A sermon to challenge believers to participate in a period of fasting during the Lenten Season.

    WHAT IS LENT? 2 Corinthians 13:5,6 TEXT: Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test your-selves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?; unless in-deed you are disqualified. 6 But I trust that you will know that we are not dis-qualified. PROPOSITION: To ...read more

  • "God's Foolishness And God's Wisdom" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Feb 21, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,228 views

    How do we view the cross during this Lenten Season that speaks to us in a meaningful way? Is the cross applicable to our 21st century life?

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Church Third Sunday of Lent February 27, 2005 “God’s Foolishness and God’s Wisdom” I Corinthians 1:18-25 INTRODUCTION: Story: When a group of churches advertized their Easter services, no reference was made to the cross. This omission was deliberate. One ...read more

  • From Sacrifice To Liberation Series

    Contributed by Paul Kallan on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,289 views

    It may be possible that we have false gods in our life; and we may have a false idea of the One True God. But this lenten season demands us to let God Himself correct and transform our faith into a life-saving one.

    The Film „Gangs of New York“ revolves around a battle between two political parties – Tammany Hall and Native Americans –to gain the power of the city. It is a bloody battle in which many are injured, many lose their possessions and still more lose their lives. It is the result of an attempt to ...read more

  • "First Things First"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,152 views

    What are the firstfruits that we should give to God?

    Iliff and Saltillo Churches February 29, 2004 First Sunday of Lent “First Things First” Deut. 26:1-11 INTRODUCTION: Today is the first Sunday of the Lenten Season, a 40 day period of time, in which we can reflect on our lives and make changes. Today’s scripture is applicable to us as well ...read more

  • Ash Wednesday, Year C

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Feb 24, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 7,559 views

    The Lenten Journey involves repentance, prayer, fasting, almsgiving, deeds of loving-kindness.

    Sermon for Ash Wednesday, Year C Based on Isa. 58:1-12 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson There is a novel by Muriel Spark called Memento Mori. It tells about a group of friends, all over sixty-five, who one by one receive anonymous phone calls telling them, “Remember, you must die!” The ...read more

  • Getting To The Bottom Of It All Series

    Contributed by John Vella on Feb 14, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 101,679 views

    We are asked to remember who we are, and then to act out of that knowledge.

    Seeds for Sowing, Vol. VI, Issue 2, No. 13 First Sunday of Lent- Year A February 17, 2002 Readings: * Gen. 2:7-9, 16-18, 25; 3:1-7 * Rom. 5:12-19 * Mt. 4:1-11 Getting to the Bottom of it All What to do? Once again, we find ourselves at the beginning of the Lenten season. And ...read more

  • "Open Hearts" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,298 views

    We must have open hearts to fully experience God’s presence in our lives.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches March 3, 2002 Third Sunday of Lent “Open Hearts” Psalm 95 INTRODUCTION: Pilgrim worshipers sang Psalm 95 as they approached the Temple for a festival. It was a typical “entrance liturgy” where people would progress from outside the temple, through the ...read more

  • "Protection For The Spiritual Journey"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,809 views

    How can we be protected from the temptations of Satan?

    First United Methodist Church First Sunday of Lent--Sunday Night February 29, 2004 “Protection for the Spiritual Journey” Luke 4:1-13 INTRODUCTION: Today’s scripture sets the tone for the Lenten Season. The temptation of Jesus takes us on a spiritual journey into the wilderness and ends ...read more

  • Following Jesus Into The Wilderness

    Contributed by William Mouser on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,626 views

    Lent is one of the earliest observances of the church. Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness is a model for spiritual preparation for future effectiveness and fruitfulness in ministry.

    Psalm 25, Genesis 9:8-17, 1 Peter 3:18-22, Mark 1:9-13 For most of the past 500 years, there was an almost infallible way to tell Catholics from Protestants: the Catholics were the ones who had a cross-shaped smudge of ashes on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday. But, those times are changing. ...read more

  • Listen! What Do You Hear

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,958 views

    Easter Sunday Sermon

    Easter Sunday Mark 16:1-8 Listen ! What do you Hear?   16:1 ¶ And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week they went to the tomb when the sun had ...read more

  • Understanding Christianity

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,571 views

    The situation in the Middle East, and our own situation - many comparisons help us better understand Christianity.

    John 17:1-16: UNDERSTANDING CHRISTIANITY During these past few weeks, it is virtually impossible to not know what is going on with the war in Iraq. Never before, in world history, have reporters had this much access to soldiers what they are doing. On TV, you’re able to see what the desert is ...read more

  • Spiritual Cleansing

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Feb 22, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 8,372 views

    An Ash Wednesday.

    Spiritual Cleansing Delivered on Ash Wednesday, 2005 By The Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh Senior Pastor Mpittendreigh@goodshepherdpc.org I John 1:5-9 5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. 6 If we claim ...read more

  • The Feet Of Christ

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Mar 7, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,477 views

    We stand at the feet of Christ, guilty of the sin that precipitated those feet being nailed to the cross. But those wounds also mean forgiveness, grace, and healing.

    The Feet of Christ Luke 7:36-50 First Sunday in Lent March 5, 2006 Feet. We don’t think too much about our feet, do we? We pretty much take them for granted…that is unless they start to cause us trouble…blister on our heel, a corn on our little toe, an ingrown toenail. Pretty much though, ...read more

  • Wilderniss Into Oasis Series

    Contributed by Paul Kallan on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,771 views

    When we experience wilderness in life, it is difficult to uphold our moral standards. Rooted in God and with the power Jesus gives us, we can try to overcome the attractions and promises of evil.

    Mark 1.12-15 describes the Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness. After the baptism in the Jordan, the Spirit leads him to the wilderness to spend fourty days of fasting and prayer. There he is tempted to give up the call of God and yield to the temptation to react to situations in the normal ...read more