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  • Preach What The Word Says Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 13, 2016
     | 2,058 views

    understand the meaning of the words we read

  • A Woman Who Touched The Lives Of Others

    Contributed by Tom Walker on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 241 ratings
     | 3,485 views

    In Acts 9:36-43 the Bible refers to a woman by the name of Dorcas. The name literally means, "a gaze

    In Acts 9:36-43 the Bible refers to a woman by the name of Dorcas. The name literally means, "a gazelle", which of course is the female of a roebuck. She has the distinction of being the first Greek female mentioned in the New Testament. She was a resident of the seaport city of Joppa, located on ...read more

  • What Does It Mean To Be A Christian? Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Moy Hernandez on Oct 27, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,052 views

    The Greek word used in all three of these passages of scripture is Christianos just like the Spanish word and it literally means a follower of Christ.

  • The Greatest Cover-Up In History: The Atonement

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Sep 25, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,118 views

    The Hebrew word Kippur or Kâpar literally means to cover-over or to cover-up. Yom Kippur points to the greatest cover-up in history.

    THE GREATEST COVER-UP IN HISTORY: THE ATONEMENT LEVITICUS 16:1-22 God established one day in the year to be set aside for Israel to observe that gave the most solemn representation of two facts – the sinfulness of men and God’s provision for a cover-up for men. That day is what we know today as ...read more

  • The Orphan Adopted

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 3, 2013
     | 1,990 views

    Adopted - literally means "to place one as a son" - Deliberately chosen - Making him or her the rightful heir to inherit the fathers estate

    -2 Sam 9:1-13 – MEPHIBOSHETH = “destroying shame” - The Adopted Lame Orphan - Father & Grandfather dead - Became lame on both of his when he fell at age 5 – 2 Sam 4:4 - Orphan - Child permanently bereaved of or abandoned by their parents. > Word found only once in ...read more

  • Be Filled With The Fruits Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 85 ratings
     | 11,380 views

    The word ‘work’ taken from verse 6 comes from the Greek word ergon, which literally means ‘to produce an accomplished product by hand’. We

  • Ephphatha!

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jul 12, 2018
     | 1,923 views

    Jesus’s Ephphata prayer is the opening up, the removing of the “impediment” of spiritual deafness for us. It’s an Aramaic phrase which literally means “be released.”

  • Spirit-Control Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 42 ratings
     | 2,468 views

    Jesus calls the Holy Spirit (depending on your translation) a “Helper”, “Comforter”, or “Counselor” (vs 16). This title literally means one who comes alongside to assist us, working in and through us, encouraging us along life’s way.

    “I Believe” -Sermon Series on the Apostles Creed “Spirit-Control” John 14:16-27 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts One phrase we hear a lot in church is a way of either introducing worship or ending a prayer: “In the Name of the Father, and of the ...read more

  • The Greatness Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Apr 30, 2011
     | 1,244 views

    The word ‘gospel’ (Old English for God’s spell) literally means ‘the story of God.’ It is the good news. It is the message of hope, of peace, and of grace… the message of salvation. In 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, the Apostle Paul outlines the three parts of

    The word ‘gospel’ (Old English for God’s spell) literally means ‘the story of God.’ It is the good news. It is the message of hope, of peace, and of grace… the message of salvation. In 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, the Apostle Paul outlines the three parts of the ...read more

  • Avoiding Apostasy Series

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,639 views

    The word apostasy , literally means to withhold under. Depending on your bible it may say shrink back, draw back, turn away, and the key to understanding that word is that it refers to withholding or hiding out of sight because of timidity or fear. The w

    The word apostasy is for obvious reasons not a popular word in the church. On the one hand it sends shivers down your spine, on the other hand many people don’t even believe in it. Frankly, I would prefer not to preach a sermon on it especially on a long weekend, but I said I would preach ...read more

  • Part 1 Loving Believers—becoming A Loving Church Series

    Contributed by Kyle Sullivan on Nov 10, 2014
     | 1,474 views

    To Love one another.

    John 13:34-35 “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (NIV) Question: How do I show love? Loving Believers: 1) Be Genuine. Vs. 9 Question: Why don’t we love ...read more

  • Secured For Battle Series

    Contributed by Terry Williams on Aug 26, 2013
     | 1,486 views

    Sermon deals with assurance of salvation and the call to be a true disciple of Jesus.

    Jude: A Call to Defend Secured for Battle Jude 1-2 Passage 1 Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James, To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: 2 May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you. Introduction The key verse to Jude is verse ...read more

  • Your Worship Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 24, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,228 views

    This is the 2nd sermon in the series "Your".

    Series: Yours (Malachi) [#2] YOUR WORSHIP Malachi 1:6-14 Introduction: 1. Worship (Webster’s Dictionary) 1: to honor or reverence as a divine being or supernatural power. 2: to regard with great, even extravagant respect, honor, or devotion. 2. Worship (Greek) [proskuneo] Literally means ...read more

  • Stained-Glass Masquerade

    Contributed by Scott Johnson on May 16, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,783 views

    So often in the Church we pretend that everything is perfect, but truth is, it isn’t. The book of James offers insight into how to cure this ailment.

    Stained-Glass Masquerade (James 5:13-16) Intro: Do you ever walk in to a church service and begin to question the validity of the perfection that’s displayed? Do you ever look around at the people and ask “Is there anyone in here who fails?” or “Has anyone fallen down in their walk with God ...read more

  • Sin's Aftermath Series

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Jun 25, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,468 views

    Sin is serious and the church is doing a disservice to people if we of all people, do not take it seriously.

    SIN’S AFTERMATH (Genesis 3:14-24) Sin is serious and the church is doing a disservice to people if we of all people, do not take it seriously. Some of the stories about sin may be humorous, but the effects of sin are anything but. Today we are going to see the reality that sin, which often ...read more