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  • Lasting Peace Has A Price

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Aug 18, 2013
     | 4,607 views

    Lasting Peace Has A Price 1) It cost Christ his life. 2) It costs Christians friendships.

    Do you recognize this man? This is Neville Chamberlain. Chamberlain was British prime minister between 1937 and 1940. He’s best known for the phrase “peace for our time.” That was something he declared after the Munich Agreement in 1938 when he made a pact with Hitler to give ...read more

  • Jesus Brings Division

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Aug 20, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,373 views

    The sermon describes how being a disciple can cause division with the world, family, and priorities in ones life.

    Jesus brings Division Luke 12:49-56 1. Being the Disciple of Jesus "Man it's all Good" • I wake up every day I am blessed • I can't wait to share the good news that is written in my heart that another heart might be blessed • I once was crooked now I am straight • I ...read more

  • Fire On The Earth

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 17, 2013
     | 2,086 views

    We should understand that the fire Jesus wanted on the earth both purifies and activates Christians for mission.

    Twentieth Sunday in Course 2013 Fire on the Earth Fire on the earth, a baptism with which to be baptized, a shameful cross to be endured–those were the destinies that drove Jesus on as He fulfilled the Father’s will. Moreover, in our own ways those are the destinies that beckon us ...read more

  • Jesus Fire

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Jul 27, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,066 views

    JESUS CAME TO BRING FIRE - A FIRE THAT IS 1. Finely FOCUSED 2. Divinely IGNITED from Heaven 3. Purifies us towards a life of RIGHTEOUSNESS and 4. It to be EXPERIENTIAL

    Scripture: Luke 12:49-56 Theme: Jesus' Fire Proposition: Jesus came to bring fire - A fire that is: 1. Focused 2. Divinely Ignited 3. Righteous 4. Experiential INTRO: Grace and peace from God our Father and from His Son Jesus Christ who came to take away the sins of the world. ...read more

  • Being Transformed Into Glory Is Not Pleasant, But It Is Necessary.

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Dec 1, 2016
     | 4,914 views

    We agree that we are being transformed into the likeness of Jesus, but this is not easy, nor is it painless. God therefore will use any means to achieve this, even our own families to agitate and root out an imperfection in us.

    This sermon was delivered to St Oswald’s, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 15th August 2010; St Oswald’s is a Scottish Episcopal Church in the Dioceses of Glasgow and Dumfries. The readings for today are: Jeremiah 23:23-29 Psalm 82 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Luke ...read more

  • Conflict

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Aug 17, 2016
     | 4,445 views

    Is conflict always avoidable? Is conflict always a sign of failure? Can good come from conflict?

    Intro Is conflict always avoidable? Is conflict always a sign of failure? Can good come from conflict? Goal I want us to learn that conflict is a part of the full Gospel message. Sermon Plan We will discuss Luke 12:49-56, a world on fire, family conflict and interpreting the ...read more

  • The Harsh Words Of Jesus

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Aug 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,633 views

    The world wants peace... remember the Coca Cola song? Jesus notes that his peace is different ant this text is about "judgment" in regards to his Messiah ship. There is evil in the world... our own selfish nature would desire that we build bigger barns.

    In Jesus Holy Name August 14, 2016 Luke 12:49,51 “The Harsh Words of Jesus” People want peace and harmony. We want peace and harmony for our families, for our communities and for our world. Personal security and national security are big issues in our ...read more

  • Not Peace But A Sword!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Oct 23, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,887 views

    Not Peace but a Sword - Luke chapter 12 verses 49-53 - sermon by Gordon Curley. PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). The Cross is key regarding Fire. (vs 49). (2). The Cross is key regarding Suffering & Death (vs 50). (3). The Cross is key regarding Division (vs 51-54). SERMON BODY: Ill: • Oftentimes, a logo signifies the presence of a product or a company; • That we know all too ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit Of Witness And Division Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Oct 21, 2018
     | 2,080 views

    The Spirit empowers, but the Spirit also divides. Because the Holy Spirit causes us to change our lives, and to summon our family and friends to the Christian way of life, conflict often emerges in relationships.

    Thursday of the 29th Week in Course 2018 The phrase, “fire that Our Lord came to cast down upon the earth” is reminiscent of an encounter Jesus had in his earthly life with James and John, sons of Zebedee. Some town had refused hospitality to Jesus and the disciples, so those two asked Jesus for ...read more

  • It’s Go Time! Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 179 ratings
     | 42,777 views

    The first 2 letters of the GOSPEL are "GO"! Let’s go INVITE them, let’s go INSTRUCT them, let’s go INSPIRE them, and let’s go INVOLVE them. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    It’s Go Time! Luke 14:16-23 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GoTime.html I thought about titling this message “It’s Time to Go” but I was afraid you’d get up and leave. But one thing is for sure: We have reached a great crossroads as a church…we have come to the STOP sign and paused for the ...read more

  • Fire! Fire! Fire!

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Mar 13, 2015
     | 6,047 views

    God wants for us the fullest, richest and deepest life we can have because he loves us. In return, he expects us to do Christ's work in this place, and in our own generation. In his name and by his power, we are to confront the world of evil.

    Three men died and were waiting to receive entrance through the Pearly Gates. The first man said to St. Peter, "I was a preacher of the gospel, serving faithfully for over 50 years". Peter told him to step aside for further consideration. The second man said, "I was also a preacher of the gospel; I ...read more

  • Interpreting The Ministry Of Jesus

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,471 views

    Being a follower of Jesus will bring us into conflict with those who are not his followers. However, being his follower means that we are called to help others to interpret his ministry so that they might become his follower too.

    On and off, for the past 19 years Moira and I have been delighted to be able to spend time at her parents’ time-share apartment in Spain. The weather is predictably hot and the sun shines brightly! However, I was careless in packing my case. I was disappointed to arrive in Spain and discover that I ...read more

  • The Limits Of Peace Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,286 views

    The cross of Christ not only brings peace, but also division. When faced with opposition and division, disciples of Christ stand firm while loving and respecting their opponents.

    Luke 12:49-56 “The Limits of Peace” INTRODUCTION The night sky was cloudless and filled with stars. Shepherds watched their flocks, while they huddled around a campfire. Suddenly, they were surrounded by a multitude of angels. They were told not to fear because the angels brought them ...read more

  • Prophets And Losses

    Contributed by Austin Mansfield on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,876 views

    False prophets are not just an Old Testament problem. We have them in full force today, in all denominations, telling us that God is “doing a new thing,” misinterpreting Isaiah 43:19 to justify sin.

    Other Scriptures used: Jeremiah 23:23-29 Psalm 82 Hebrews 12:1-14 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. (Psalm 19:14) False prophets are not ...read more

  • All Is Not Easy In The Kingdom Of God

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,123 views

    All Is NOT Easy in the Kingdom of God 1) It wasn’t easy for Jesus. 2) It won’t be easy for us.

    There was a young girl who loved to sing and wanted to make a career of it since it seemed like an easy way to make lots of money. So when the girl won a pass to meet her favourite artist, the first thing she blurted out was: “Oh, I would give anything for your career!” “Anything?” the artist ...read more