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  • The Parable Of The Diligent Servant

    Contributed by James Snyder on Jul 15, 2013

    If I am going to be faithful to the Lord in my service, I must be adequately prepared and the preparation is my responsibility.

    Everybody in the world has been fascinated by the court case here in Florida. The whole world is focused upon this case anxiously awaiting the outcome. The attorneys on both sides have laid out their case for the jury to make a decision. You can be sure that the lawyers on both sides vigorously more

  • Twenty Mississippi - Ready Or Not He Will Come

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Aug 9, 2013
    based on 65 ratings

    As a child I really enjoyed playing hide and go seek. Little did I realize as a child how much this game of hide and seek paralleled the Return - The Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

    As a child I really enjoyed playing hide and go seek. I loved it .... no matter if I was the one hiding ...... trying not to get caught, ...... or if I was the one seeking; .... who was trying to catch those hiding .... unexpectedly. Although I have not played in a quite some time,.... I do more

  • The Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Joe Tilton on Aug 3, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    There has never been wide-spread agreement regarding a description of the Kingdom of God. Yet, what do we do about this important subject? Read on.

    August 11, 2013 The Kingdom The farmer’s son was returning from the market with the crate of chicken’s his father had entrusted to him, when all of a sudden the box fell and broke open. Chickens scurried off in different directions, but the determined boy walked all over the more

  • Living With Nothing To Fear

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Aug 12, 2013

    When we live faithfully as followers of Christ we have nothing to fear at His return.

    Is Today the Day? The End Times is a hot ticket... always has been and likely will be until the end. We are inundated with Apocalypse scenarios… most recently film goers can catch Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse and currently you can catch TV episodes of Doomsday Castle, along with more

  • God Pleasing Faith.

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Sep 8, 2013

    Everyone has faith, everyone has mustard seed faith like it or not and we cannot get through one single day without living by faith. Yet there are many different kinds of faith, and we want to home into God pleasing as that is the one that gets results.

    This sermon was delivered to both St. John’s and St. Oswald’s, Scottish Episcopal churches in Girvan and Maybole on the 11th August 2013. Prayer: Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of our hearts be acceptable to you O Lord. Amen. Introduction: Everyone has faith, more

  • Ready For Christ’s Return

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on May 1, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    There are some who are eagerly waiting for Christ's return, In fact some don't want Him to return now and desire to continue doing what they are and then there are those who believe this is just a hoax and don't believe that He will ever return. Which one

    Opening illustration: A teacher tells her young students, “Class, I’m going down the hall for a few minutes. I don’t expect to be away long. I’m sure there won’t be any trouble. I trust you to work on your assignments while I’m gone.” Fifteen minutes more

  • Be Prepared

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Sep 29, 2013
    based on 6 ratings

    His return is certain – it will happen. It is imminent – that is, it could happen at any time. It will be sudden – like a thief in the night. Luke 12:40 tells us that we need always be ready so that His return will not catch us off guard.

    “Be Prepared” Luke 12:35-43 Lord Baden Powel, the founder of scouting gave the Boy Scouts their motto: “Be prepared”. What he was seeking to do was to instill in his scouts a readiness for any emergency. The scout should never be taken by surprise. He is always to be more

  • Readiness - The Watchword For The Faithful Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 4, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    The Parable of the Wedding Feast. (Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: • Be alert (Vs 35) • Be Waiting and watching (vs 36-40) • Be specific (vs 41) • Be Working (vs 42-53) SERMON BODY: Ill: • When Winston Churchill was in his early thirties; • He tried with all his powers to awaken the English speaking world; • To the impending more

  • Are You Ready?

    Contributed by Kumar Aryal on Jun 9, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Are you ready for the Second Coming of Christ?

    ARE YOU READY? Luke 12:39-40 Introduction Good morning church! I am glad to be here with you all this morning and thankful to God for this great opportunity of sharing His word. Let us begin our time with the word of prayer: Pray Illustration I would like to begin our time together more

  • Does The Non-Believer Get Points At Final Judgment For Going To Church?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 9, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    A look at how knowing more about God without accepting Him worsens your Judgment Day.

    AN INITIAL CONFUSION: What do the “many blows” mean for a Christian? Answer: This is for non-believers. - Luke 12:47-48. - For me, one of the first places that my mind drifted in thinking about this passage was the idea of purgatory. After all, where else do you get the idea of a believer more

  • Life's Short Stay Awake (The Parable Of The Serving Master)

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Aug 4, 2016
    based on 52 ratings

    The translation we heard states that the servants are waiting for the master a better translation describes servants who are expecting the master.Waiting is passive, much like waiting for a bus or a cab. Expecting denotes excitement, energy, enthusiasm.

    For those not familiar with and Anglican Service; There are four Scripture readings directly before the Message: Today's assigned readings are: Isaiah 1:10-20; Psalm 50:1-8,23-24; Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16 and Luke 12:32-40 Bethlehem and Jerusalem are only 7 miles apart. Bethlehem ... the place of more

  • Rapture: When You Least Expect It

    Contributed by John Gaston on Sep 27, 2015

    The 7 signs of Christ's soon coming

    RAPTURE: WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT Acts 2:20 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Two sisters inherited the family farm. They desperately needed a bull to breed with their heifers and they only had $600. 2. The brunette told her sister, "I’m going to go look at a bull-calf in Jewett. If I decide to more

  • The Son Of Man Is Coming

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Aug 7, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Are we ready to open the door for Jesus upon His return? Let’s look at the parable of the waiting servants in Luke 12:35-48. A Year D Sermon.

    Are we ready to open the door for Jesus upon His return? Let’s look at the parable of the waiting servants in Luke 12:35-48. Ready Luke 12:35 “Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit.” As a household servant would have had the lamps lit for the owner’s return, so do many of us leave more

  • The Final War And Judgments Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jun 14, 2018

    Message 26 in our exposition of Revelation exploring the final war and judgments.

    The Revelation of Jesus Christ “The Final War and Judgment” Rev 20:7-15 Review I. Prologue II. Messages to the churches III. Last days G. Marriage of the Lamb 19:7-11 H. Return of Christ 19:12-22 I. The MILLENNIUM 20:1-6 Jesus appeared to John with a message concerning the final more

  • The Watchful Servants

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 20, 2018

    You need the real meat that is the Holy word of God so you can discern the times and see how near the Masters coming is. You are not to fall into idleness or be defeated by being beaten down by this world of distraction. WATCH!

    The Parable of the Watchful Servants Luke 12:35-48 Message: God’s plan to redeem the world to Himself involved the birth, life, death and resurrection of His son Jesus Christ. Jesus remains the key figure in God’s plan but many have dismissed Jesus imminent return and have allowed their more