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  • When Being Good Is Not Good Enough

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 80 ratings
     | 12,499 views

    Too often we want to base our salvation on works when we should never lose sight of God’s grace.

    WHEN BEING GOOD IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH SCRIPTURE: Ephesians 2:8 “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 2:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.” INTRODUCTION: As a teacher, what is one of the things you want from your students? You ...read more

  • Enough

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 22 ratings
     | 8,803 views

    Wealth leads us to illusions wherein we lose sight of God; poverty leads us to spiritual disease. Pray for enough to satisfy real needs and to be able to give for others.

    You don’t have to raise your hands on this one. But I do wonder how many of you spent some time this week fantasizing about that Powerball lottery. What would you have done with $250,000,000? What dreams would you have indulged? What unthinkable thoughts did you think? Well, now, I, being a ...read more

  • Keepers Of The Flame

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Jul 26, 2016
    based on 7 ratings
     | 28,343 views

    We all know that God is a consuming fire, and we all know that we are to live a life on Fire for God, but what we at times lose sight of is that God has made us responsible for our own flame.

    Primary text Le 6:12-13 Keeper of the flame Secondary text Acts 2:1-4 One of the most exciting and powerful things that happened on the day of Pentecost was every head got a flame. I think one of our greatest failures as Christians is that so many fail to ...read more

  • The Waiting Game

    Contributed by Mark Kennicott on Mar 20, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,719 views

    Waiting on the Lord seems like a simple directive, but what do we do while we wait? This sermon offers some Biblically based suggestions.

    Psa 130:1 Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD. Psa 130:2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. Psa 130:3 If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? Psa 130:4 But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou ...read more

  • Part Two: Remember Series

    Contributed by Andy Stanley on Feb 23, 2009
    based on 59 ratings
     | 14,623 views

    The second of a four-sermon series on the Biblical response to uncertain times.

    Looking for more sermon ideas from Andy Stanley? Visit www.andystanleysermons.org. ******* Scripture: 1 Kings 17-19 Idea: When looking ahead makes you fearful, look back and remember. There are things we have forgotten. There are things we don’t know. Introduction There are things we ...read more

  • The Antidote For The Root Of Bitterness Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,496 views

    STICK CLOSE TO GOD AND BITTERNESS WON’T STICK TO YOU

    BIG IDEA: STICK CLOSE TO GOD AND BITTERNESS WON’T STICK TO YOU INTRODUCTION: Bitterness is a tough enemy to get rid of. The more you give it a foothold, the more it festers and grows and contaminates your whole being. I. HOW DOES BITTERNESS WORM ITS WAY DEEP INTO OUR HEART? A. (:1-2) ...read more

  • Why Do So Few Have Assurance Of Their Salvation?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,024 views

    Why Do So Few Have Assurance of Their Salvation? - I John 5:11-13

    Why Do So Few Have Assurance of Their Salvation? - I John 5:11-13 Assurance of Salvation - To be absolutely confident that God will act on His promise to save us from hell, death, sin and destruction through the substitutionary atoning death of Jesus Christ. I know that if I were to die today I ...read more

  • Forces In Society - Fear Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,797 views

    Comparison between the worldy fears that assail us and the fear of God which brings us peace.

    Forces in Society #1 – Fear - Psalm 103 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni July 15, 2007 Text - Psalm 103 Ps 103:1 Praise the LORD, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Ps 103:2 Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits— Ps ...read more

  • The First And Greatest Commandment / Short Homily In Lent

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Feb 12, 2013
    based on 219 ratings
     | 89,022 views

    To Love the Lord Your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind and with all your strength; you must be in relationship with Him. You must have a passion for that relationship.

    Let us pray.... Let us pray.... O Heavenly Father .... help us to be mature in the faith. To be passionate ....in our relationship with you and with those that you place into our lives. ....That we may be open to the transforming power of the Holy Spirit and be conformed to the image of your ...read more

  • When Brought Low - Look Up

    Contributed by Tim George on Sep 16, 2001
    based on 227 ratings
     | 19,839 views

    As the dust settles and the fires subside in New York, how do we face this calamity? How do we face any the great calamities of life? Psalm 46 offers us God’s answer.

    WHEN BROUGHT LOW – LOOK UP (PSALM 46) On the first day of the invasion of Normandy, 1500 American soldiers were killed. At Pearl Harbor, 2500 Americans were killed. At Antiteham or Sharpsburg, 4700 Americans were killed during the Battle of Bloody Angle. Throughout American history, the Battle ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Vs. Thanks-Living

    Contributed by William Barnes on Nov 21, 2002
    based on 366 ratings
     | 38,450 views

    Scripture admonished us to be thankful in all circumstances. This means our thanksgiving is to be continual and not contingent. 3 reasons for "continual thanksgiving"

    “Thanksgiving Vs. Thanks-living (part 2)” Intro: The fact that God expects us to thank Him for His blessings in our lives, is evident in the words of Jesus, to the one lone ex-leper who returned to thank Him. Luke 17:15 “One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a ...read more

  • What Makes Jesus Mad Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 110 ratings
     | 14,792 views

    Monday reveals a side of Jesus many would rather not have to deal with. Everybody likes a Jesus who teaches us to love our neighbors and takes little children into his arms. People honor a miracle worker who heals the sick and promises to answer our pra

    Day by Day with Jesus Series What Makes Jesus Mad Mk 11:11-19 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO On Sunday, Jesus entered the city riding on the foal of a donkey. But he came in humility. Warrior kings rode in on prancing stallions. Jesus ...read more

  • Be-Attitudes #7 - Pure In Heart Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,932 views

    Continuing my Be-Attitudes series, focusing on the avoidance of hypocrisy and the need to focus on Jesus as the ONLY way to God.

    The Be-Attitudes #7 – Pure in heart Matthew 5:8; John 14:1-7 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni March 4, 2007 Text 8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. 14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. 2 In my Father’s house ...read more

  • Seven Deadly Sins: Pride Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 20, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 9,749 views

    Discusses the sin of Pride

    The Seven Deadly Sins Introduction It has been said time and time again “sin creates a desire to sin”. I have found this to be a very true statement. When I think of the lies that I told as a child, if I got away with the first lie, then it became easier and easier to keep lying. It was ...read more

  • Waiting For The Promised Land

    Contributed by David Hodgin on Jun 14, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,036 views

    How God’s promised land applies to our lives, past, present and future. How God works with us even when we fail.

    Waiting for the Promised Land One of the reoccurring themes in the Bible is that there is a place called the Promised Land. When we use the phrase Promised Land we are usually synonymous with the geographical place called Israel, but it can be so much more. A Land of Promise Gen. 2:8 Gen. ...read more