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  • What Was Jesus’ Purpose? Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on May 16, 2016

    Realizing who Jesus is AND living for Him becomes a matter of more than faith, but real (everyday) life application. Will we surrender to Him fully, or continue to hold onto our “stuff? If we will ever love others, we must start by loving Him first.

    What was Jesus’ Purpose? John 1:6-13 Introduction - The gospel of John screams of the faith that we should have in Christ -- It is the clearest example of living life FOR the one who redeemed you and I -- He also knew the Jewish culture, and his writing is evangelistic in more

  • The Reading Of The Will Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    God’s will for someone, no matter what other details there are, boils down to loving Him first and serving others, just the same as for Peter.

    A pastor received a call from a church that offered him a salary four times what he was then receiving. Being a devout man, he spent much time in prayer trying to discern what God wanted him to do. One day a friend met the pastor’s young son on the street. “Do you know what your dad is going to more

  • Showing Love

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Some have difficulty showing love, but not those that have been born of God. They are the beloved. They have experienced the love of God and His love shows through them.

    Showing Love By Greg Johnson February 14, 2007 1 John 4:7-11 How did you show your love today? With this being Valentine’s day, many gave and received gifts; chocolate, flowers, cards…. Some have difficulty showing love, but not those that have been more

  • I'm Putting My Heart Upon The Alter.

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Sep 2, 2002
    based on 63 ratings

    I’m Putting My Heart Upon the Alter. Give Him your best.

    I’m Putting My Heart Upon the Alter. HHM Pastor Jim Parisi Sept 1, 2001 Sometimes you can love or desire something so much that it could cloud your vision and focus for God You start to focus on an object or a person, your eye becomes fixed on it, and we lose sight of the Lord You more

  • Insults

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Jun 27, 2017

    How do we handle insults and family opposition to us being a Christian?

    Intro Are we men and women of God or mice? Do we stand for what is right or do we let the world push us around and tell us to be quiet about our faith? Goal Let’s learn to be courageous disciples. Plan Let’s examine Matthew 10:24-39 and how to stand up against opposition to our faith more

  • Follow Me

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Apr 7, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    What does it mean to follow Jesus?

    Mid-week Message/Devotion April 4, 2018 Follow Me! Matthew 10:34-39 “And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.” Matthew 10:38 Jesus isn’t mincing any words here is He? If we are going to be Followers of Christ, HE must come first in our more

  • Colliding With Our Destiny

    Contributed by Daniel Cabrera on Mar 24, 2011

    Discover How to align ourselves with our destiny, in order to collide.

    COLLIDING WITH OUR DESTINY Intro: What Should We Be Doing to align ourselves for a head on collision w/our destiny? When Out Of Alignment - we drift/hit something on the side (of life) rather than a head on collision Other Wrd's 4 Collide: Hit, meet head-on, plow into Text. Ecc more

  • The Great Banquet

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    God takes the initiative to invite us to connect with Him. Many are too preoccupied with things, too busy making a living, and too caught up by other loves, to be able to make a wise choice.

    Someone said (in verse 15), "Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the Kingdom of God." To be eating at the feast in God’s Kingdom is a blessing. - God wants us to fellowship with Him. He wants us to come back into His Kingdom. - God is inviting us today, and Jesus wants the people to more

  • Stewardship Of Our Heart Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Mar 7, 2011

    This is part one of a series on stewardship that deals with stewardship of the heart

    Topic: Stewardship This month we are going to do a series of 3 messages on Stewardship. What is stewardship? Stewardship is an individual’s responsibility to properly manage everything which God has entrusted to his or her care.” What are we to be stewards of?We are to be more

  • Communion: A Time To Refocus

    Contributed by Stephen Evans on Feb 15, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    It is not without purpose that the Lord gave us the ordinances of the church. Communion offers us a special time to refocus the inner man.

    Title: Communion: A Time to Refocus Text: 1 Corinthians 11:23-24 Date: February 19, 2012 Place: Washington A/G Introduction I. Revival & Communion A. The Table is spread 1. What were your thoughts? 2. Will you stay? B. Every communion ought to bring personal revival 1. Jesus said, more

  • Hell - Who Really Chooses?

    Contributed by David Leach on Apr 5, 2015

    Another great myth: A God of love won’t send me to Hell (regardless of whether I choose to fully devote my life to Him while I’m here on earth)

    The reasoning faculties of our natural minds are capable of jumping to all manner of false conclusions about God and eternity. Especially if we choose to ignore the truth of God’s own words, we will be prone to substitute our own pet teachings. Often the motive for such wrong beliefs is to more

  • An Argument For Worship Series

    Contributed by Kerry Bauman on Oct 31, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    God created His people with a purpose: to worship Him and seek His face.

    An Argument for Worship Text: Exodus 3:7-12 Introduction: What is worship? Have you ever tried to define the word? It’s really not as easy as one might think. • Some equate worship with music. In fact, when a worship leader, during a service, says, "Let’s just take some time now to worship," more

  • Sound Church Equals Sound Believers

    Contributed by David Jenkins on Jul 30, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    Sound Church equals Sound Believers

    Acts 2:42, "They joined with the other believers and devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, sharing in the Lord’s Supper and in prayer." An essential in every sound biblically based church will be the devotion to God’s Holy written Word. It is sound theology more

  • Impartial To All

    Contributed by David Rogers on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    HOw Jesus came for all not just certain people or races.

    ARE YOU IMPARTIAL JAMES 2:1-13 1. DO NOT JUDGE I have often sat and thought about what it really means to be a Christian. I asked myself questions about how I was supposed to act, show my faith, or speak. I have thought about how I was supposed to treat other people. What were some more

  • Getting Off The Fence

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Emphasizes the importance of making a decision for Christ wholeheartedly.

    GETTING OFF THE FENCE A week ago yesterday, I had the opportunity to perform the wedding ceremony for an old high school friend of mine. After the wedding, I went to the reception and visited with some other old friends. Sitting around the table, telling stories from the old days, the parents more