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  • The Long Way Home

    Contributed by John Blair on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 79 ratings

    INTRODUCTION: When I was in the 6th grade, I remember very plainly that there was a certain boy who had one goal in life. That was to chase me down and try to beat me up—he lived for this. One day my sister came to meet me at lunch and told me that she heard there was a plan for this boy to ...read more

  • Which Road Do You See?

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Apr 13, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    For many people they see the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem as a Triumphal Entry and it was for us but it was not so for Jesus. For it was one of sorrow and death.

    Palm Sunday 2003 John 12:12-26 Introduction: In John chapter 11 we see the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead, and how the chief priest and Pharisees began to plot to put Jesus to death. And then in the beginning of chapter 12:1 we see the story of how Jesus came to Bethany and ...read more

  • Welcome Home

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 84 ratings

    God is waiting to welcome every prodigal home

    Welcome Home Luke 15.11-32 October 5, 1997 - Friend Day Morning Service Introduction I. The Restoration of the Pulpit Furniture: The furniture from the old church, symbols of the history of the church and people, they were put into the prayer room, they were painted yellow, recently the ...read more

  • Dinner To Go Series

    Contributed by Marc Bertrand on Nov 5, 2004
    based on 54 ratings

    A Narrative in five movements: Heavy Hearts, Broken Hearts, Passionate Heart, Burning Hearts, Peaceful Hearts

    I. Heavy Heart – The Long Walk Home There’s a grief that can’t be spoken. There are wounds that will not heal. My eyes are blind; my heart, a stone. Somehow the sun has nerve to rise again. Somehow the clouds break to reveal a blue sky. Somehow the birds still sing. Somehow it is still ...read more

  • Doing Things The Hard Way

    Contributed by Norayr Hajian on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 84 ratings

    God had Moses lead the Israelites out of Egypt - but he did it the hard way - by hardening Pharoah’s heart. Why is it that sometimes God makes us go through things the hard way?

    This week I’ve been reading in the book of Exodus. And in my reading, I noticed something strange: · First, God commanded Moses to go to Egypt, where he had fled from years before, and to go and risk his life confronting the Pharoah. · Then God turns around and says, in effect, “Oh, by the way, ...read more

  • Joy Settled! Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Jun 22, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    Part 7 of study of Philippians

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS Bible Teaching Ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC Dr. Russell Brownworth, Pastor "But one thing I do; Forgetting what is behind..." Philippians 3.13b ------------------------------------------- If there is one impossibility that exists, it is ...read more

  • Carrying God's Treasures In A Dangerous Land

    Contributed by Charles Trout on Jan 23, 2001
    based on 130 ratings

    How to journey through a dangerous land to make it home.

    Carrying Precious Treasures In A Dangerous Land. Ezra 8:21 21Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance. It is often the case that we ...read more

  • The Walk That Makes All The Difference

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 20 ratings

    Discovering our God given Identity

    Finding Out Who We Are Luke 15:11-20 , 21, 22-24 September 26, 2002 I. I want to talk about something this week that applies to everybody, and I know that’s hard to do but this is a sure fire thing. A. I heard someone else talking about something similar last week and I stole some ...read more

  • God's People Without A Home

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Sep 8, 2001
    based on 14 ratings

    There are similarities between the Israelites at the crossing of the Red Sea and those outside our church families.

    In 1997, 20th Century Fox released an animated musical about Anastasia, lost princess of Russia. In the film, we first meet Anastasia leaving an orphanage that has been her home for the last ten years. She has forgotten her identity, but she knows she has one. She longs for a family, but she is ...read more

  • I Will Follow You...but!!

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jun 26, 2001
    based on 101 ratings

    A Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

    4th Sunday after Pentecost Luke 9: 51-62 "I will follow you, but......"   Do you know of a little word in our language which if placed after a statement, becomes the biggest negative word in our language? The word is but, as in, I will follow you, Lord, but it negates all that come before. Or, ...read more

  • Advent Through The Eyes Of A Prophet Pt. Ii

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Dec 7, 2003
    based on 17 ratings


    ADVENT THROUGH THE EYES OF A PROPHET PT. II: PREPARE THE WAY ISAIAH 40:1-11 2ND SUNDAY IN ADVENT DECEMBER 7, 2003 INTRODUCTION: Twas’ the night Jesus came Twas’ the night Jesus came and all through the house, not a person was praying, not one in the house. The Bible was left on the shelf ...read more

  • Have You Been Homesick Lately?

    Contributed by Mark Evans on Jan 7, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    Meant to "encourage" the saints in his\her endurance in the race in that whenever we feel "homesick for heaven" that it can and should be a reminder to us of our "purpose" and "perspective" here on earth; and exhorts the Christian to live "enlight of His

    Have You Been Homesick Lately? TEXT: 2 Cor. 5:1-8 Intro. Sometimes we get tired, sometimes we feel alone, and sometimes we feel misunderstood, other times we have feelings of frustration and weariness. We get hurt, we make mistakes, we make bad decisions, bad things seem to happen, loved ones ...read more

  • "Hold On!"

    Contributed by Fred Mueller on Dec 13, 2002
    based on 42 ratings

    An advent sermon about the Day of the Lord, waiting for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. The call to be faithful witnesses while we wait for God’s consummate action.

    The Reformed Church of Locust Valley Advent II December 8, 2002 Is. 40:1-11, 2 Peter 3:8-15a “Hold On!” “But do not ignore this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The ...read more

  • Do I Have Enough? Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    Second sermon in series - "Living Life On Purpose - Christ’s Answers to Man’s Questions". This sermon deals with the disciples’ question at the feeding of the 4,000.

    Last week we asked the question, "Am I Good Enough?", and saw that "in Christ", indeed we are good enough. Today we want to digest Christ’s answer to the question, "Do I Have Enough?" This is the second sermon in the series, "Living Life On Purpose, Christ’s Answers to Man’s ...read more

  • What's A Christian Response To War?

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Oct 21, 2001
    based on 50 ratings

    Begin with central affirmation Christ is Life, wills for us to have life, however wars will be here, until we find Christ who can stop wars.

    “What’s a Christian Response to War?” By Andrew Chan, senior pastor, PBC Vancouver Oct.21, 2001 “ The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give life in all its fullness.” John 10:10 (NLT) Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to ...read more