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  • Four Frghtening Thoughts

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,058 views

    Sets forth four utterances of God that have frightening consequences if not heeded.

    FOUR FRIGHTENING THOUGHTS "God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?" Numbers 23:19. I. THE FRIGHTENING THOUGHT OF GOD’S PATIENCE RUNNING OUT! “And the Lord ...read more

  • Who Christ Has Made You ....now

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on May 17, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,033 views

    Don’t be discouraged...Don’t be condemned. Christ has done in you, what He said would do.

    Fads growing up... Styles Change so Fast...One thing one day...something else the next ROMANS 8 :9-11 Who Christ has made you ....NOW 1. Now... you have been justified Romans 5: 8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 9 ...read more

  • Avoiding The Distortions

    Contributed by Colin Thornby on Nov 6, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,147 views

    Just like the Sadducees, we can selectively read scripture and so make false and disastrous assumptions about Christ and his call (Luke 20:27-40)

    One of the curious things about religious people is that they can develop very fixed ideas about what is right and what is wrong. Sometimes these are bolstered by appeals to their religious texts, sometimes it is based on experience, or a sort of philosophical position. Jesus interaction with ...read more

  • How Jesus' Life And Ministry Contrasted With The Pharisaical Religious Leaders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,830 views

    Jesus’ values were based on loving the Lord with all of one’s heart, soul, strength and mind. (Luke 10:27) The Pharisees’ values were rooted in their traditions and their religious laws

    How Jesus’ Life and Ministry Contrasted With the Pharisaical Religious Leaders Illustration:The trouble oftentimes with religious people is that they try to be more spiritual than God himself. Frederick Buechner. 1. Jesus’ values were based on loving the Lord with all of one’s heart, ...read more

  • The Religious Challenge

    Contributed by John Knight on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,878 views

    Overcoming religiosity and legalism. (a piecing together of three sermons from sermoncentral)

    The Religious Challenge Mark 7:1-13 Introduction: Christmas phonies My experience with religious phonies Christian legalists made them that way I. Pharisees As Imitations Respected religious leaders Keepers (guardians) of the Law Became a members only club Jesus defines ...read more

  • The Blind Chapter

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jul 22, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,775 views

    When our eyes close in death we will no longer be able to see as we do now. Only the light of God can open our sinful eyes to our blindness and save us from eternal darkness.

    John Chapter 9 The Blind Chapter Blindness can be a physical condition as in today’s text. It can and is also a spiritual condition for many who live in a dark and sin filled world. While walking along with his disciples Jesus sees a blind man. The disciples ask Jesus who sinned, this ...read more

  • Communion Confusion

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Oct 2, 2018
     | 1,493 views

    Is communion a sacrament, ordinance or memorial? Are bread and wine mere symbols or is there something deeper?

    Is Communion a sacrament, an ordinance, or a memorial? Are bread and wine mere symbols or is there something deeper? Let’s look at what Jesus said in Luke 22:14-27. Passover Luke 22:14 “When the hour had come, He reclined at the table, and the apostles with Him.” The appointed hour that the ...read more

  • Jesus Explains The Law

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Feb 11, 2017
     | 3,053 views

    Jesus explains the laws on murder, adultery and bearing false witness

    Intro If we could read a commentary on the Old Testament from Jesus Christ how would that be? Well, we actually have that in the Sermon on the Mount. Goal Let’s see the intent of the law by its author, the One who is God with us. Sermon Plan Let’s examine Matthew 5:21-37, the laws on ...read more

  • When God Changes Your Plans Series

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Dec 20, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,932 views

    God interrupts. Plans change. We glorify God when we submit to His plans rather than ours.

    Poet Laureate John Masefield wrote these lines in his famous poem The Everlasting Mercy (New York: Macmillan: 1912). . . “He who gives a child a treat makes joy-bells ring in Heaven's street, And he who gives a child a home builds palaces in Kingdom come, And she who gives a baby birth brings ...read more

  • Rest For Our Souls

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Jul 5, 2017
     | 2,227 views

    Where can we find rest from our heavy burdens?

    Intro What burdens do we carry? What does criticism of believers who are different from us do for us? Where can we find rest from these heavy burdens? Purpose Let’s find rest from the heavy burdens that we and others place upon ourselves. Plan Let’s look at what Jesus had to say ...read more

  • After All, I Didn't Kill Anybody

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 9, 2014
     | 1,120 views

    There is a good reason to avoid the near occasions of sin, but not even that is enough to make us the image of Christ.

    “What’s bothering you so much? After all, I didn’t kill anybody!” That lame excuse is often given to people who have seen another doing wrong. The wrong action could be anything short of murder. Maybe it’s a so-called “white lie,” told by somebody to ...read more

  • Our Rock!

    Contributed by Samuel Fulkerson on Nov 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,155 views

    Our Rock is not their rock; Our God is not their god; Our Faith is not their faith.

    Quotes Song: Father Abraham had many sons; Many sons had Father Abraham; I am one of them and so are you; So let's all praise the Lord. .. -Kids Song "Let’s have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it." - Abraham ...read more

  • James - An Introduction Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Aug 21, 2013
     | 1,744 views

    The letter that is written by James to the Jews scattered abroad is a letter that is often misunderstood and misused.

    A Study of the Letter of James James 1:1 August 14, 2013 James is a book that has long been misunderstood by many believers! We have seen some great men of faith come to the conclusion that what James seems to teach is in conflict with the teachings of grace from the Apostle Paul. Martin ...read more

  • Test Your Hearing

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 18, 2013
     | 1,264 views

    It is important to "Hear" God clearly. Eli, Israel, and Saul did not. Samuel, the great judge and prophet did.

    1. Hearing Test A former artillery soldier was worried about his wife's hearing. So, during his annual physical exam he asked his doctor what to do. The doctor gave him some simple instructions. He said, "Talk to your wife in a normal voice, first at a distance and then closer. Pay special ...read more

  • The Letter And The Spirit: Murder Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 15, 2014
     | 1,885 views

    OUTLINE: The Letter of the Law (Do Not Commit Murder) The Spirit of the Law (Anger and Hatred are the Root of Murder) The Application of the Law (Seek Peace with Others)

    The Letter and the Spirit: Murder Matthew 5:21-26 There is a famous quote about the Bible which has been attributed to everyone from Abraham Lincoln to Mark Twain. The quote is this: “It’s not the parts of the Bible I do not understand that worry me, it’s the parts I do ...read more