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  • Touching The Heart Of God

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on May 9, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 108 views

    This Mother’s Day, Pastor Dennis will be looking at how we go about touching the heart of God and the three H’s of prayer that God hears.

  • Four Gospel Pictures From The Parables Of Jesus

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on Apr 24, 2021
     | 205 views

    But did we allow that consuming power of God's love reshape our lives? Did we make a decision to give our whole lives to Jesus Christ the savior of all? That is the question I want you to ask yourself today.

    "Kenneth Clark, internationally know for his television series Civilization, lived and died without faith in Jesus Christ. He admitted in his autobiography that while visiting a beautiful church he had what he believed to be an overwhelming religious experience. "My whole being," ...read more

  • What Must I Do To Be Saved? Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Mar 31, 2021
     | 218 views

    In answer to the question: There seem to be a lot of different ideas about how a person can be sure to be allowed into Heaven. I have a lot of family members who tried different approaches. Are they in Heaven or not?

    Question to be asked: There seem to be a lot of different ideas about how a person can be sure to be allowed into Heaven. I have a lot of family members who tried different approaches. Are they in Heaven or not? Intro: I’m going to guess that the main reason for this question is that someone ...read more

  • How God Evaluates Worship

    Contributed by Chuck Gohn on Mar 28, 2021
     | 331 views

    This sermon compares and contrasts man's view of Sunday worship to God's view of Sunday worship.

  • Dos And Don'ts Of Salvation

    Contributed by Simon Bartlett on Mar 22, 2021
     | 292 views

    A defibrillator can’t save someone while it’s in its cabinet. It has to be taken down and operated. In the same way, Jesus’ death and resurrection don’t save a person unless a person makes use of them. A person has to respond to them. There are some 'dos' and 'don'ts'.

    In recent years something new has appeared on many high streets: defibrillators. Defibrillators can be life-savers if someone suffers a heart attack. They aren’t only on high streets, of course. I like to do ‘Park Run’ (when it’s happening!) and lots of Park Runs have defibrillators. You often ...read more

  • The Pharisee And The Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Oct 31, 2020
     | 2,120 views

    Through this parable Jesus teaches that salvation is not found in comparative righteous. You can’t compare yourself, by looking down on others, and conclude you are justified. You can’t compare yourself, by looking up to others, and conclude you are not justified.

  • God, I Thank You That I’m Not Like Other People! Series

    Contributed by Marlou Javier on Oct 5, 2020
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,106 views

    Humility Is a Choice. The Pharisee’s lack of humility and abundance of pride was his problem.

    DEVELOPING BIBLICAL HUMILITY: 1. Do not point a finger to others. EXPLANATION: - We are saved by God's atonement and mercy, not by our righteous deeds. - Righteousness is NOT a human achievement instead of a gift of God’s grace. Luke 18:9 (PHILLIPS) “Then He gave this ...read more

  • The Paradox Of Poverty Series

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on Jul 30, 2020
     | 1,765 views

    Jesus started the sermon with a startling announcement that the “poor in Spirit” are the ones who will be blessed and get to be part of the Kingdom. What does this mean?

    The Jesus Manifesto: Blessed are the Poor in Spirit Matthew 5:3; Luke 18:9-14 Chenoa Baptist Church 7-01-18 Yeezus? Kanye West is a musician, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. He’s also Mr. Kim Kardashian. He is famous for being outlandishly arrogant and calls himself ...read more

  • Effective Fasting Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jan 1, 2020
     | 4,809 views

    Fast when out of your despair, you feel totally dependent upon God.

    One day, Kathy Cash’s husband, of Dallas, Texas, announced to the family that he was going to fast and pray. Ginny, their 5-year-old, had recently learned that fasting meant not eating. “No!” she shouted. “You can't fast! You'll die!” Her dad carefully explained that many men and women ...read more

  • God Is Merciful

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 16, 2019
     | 3,591 views

    “And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast saying ‘God be merciful to me a sinner’” Luke 18:13.

    Introduction: Our theme for today’s sermon is “God is merciful”. Mercy is at the heart of the Christian faith and God is not just merciful, He is rich in mercy. Mercy is an aspect of God’s nature that spares us the punishment we justly deserve. God’s mercy is unchanging and eternal. Cain killed ...read more

  • Real Righteousness

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Oct 29, 2019
     | 1,996 views

    Luther's studies reveled that we are saved by grace through faith, and not by works. That thought is the heart of what the reformation. This sermon ties into the reformation with the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector.

    Opening and Introduction Tonight, is a special day as we celebrate the reformation. Just over 500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed 95 theses on the Wittenberg church door, which changed the landscape of Europe, and the world. Luther’s disagreement with the Catholic church was very similar to the ...read more

  • What He Said About Spiritual Pride Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Oct 28, 2019
     | 3,014 views

    In the story of the Pharisee and the Tax-Collector Jesus does not compare their deeds... he compares their hearts.

    Series: What He Said Title: What He Said About Spiritual Pride Text: Luke 18:9-14 Thesis: In the story of the Pharisee and the Tax-Collector Jesus does not compare their deeds… he compares their attitudes. Those who exalt themselves will be humbled an those who humble themselves will be ...read more

  • Justified Or Not?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Oct 25, 2019
     | 1,583 views

    Who is justified in God's eyes?

    Justified or Not? Luke 18: 9 - 14 Intro: A man went to visit a psychiatrist. “Doc, I’ve got 2 problems.” The doc said, “Tell me about it.” The man began, “First of all, I think I am a Coca-Cola machine.” The doc sat the man down and started therapy which lasted weeks. After giving it his ...read more

  • Standing And Status Before God

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Oct 24, 2019
     | 2,003 views

    This sermon looks at the parable of the Tax Collector and Pharisee, and answers the question, "How do I approach God?"

    On the eve of those 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s birth in 1983, someone wrote, “In most big libraries, books by and about Martin Luther occupy more shelf room than those concerned with any other human being except Jesus of Nazareth.” In other words, next to Jesus Christ, Martin Luther is ...read more

  • A Prayer God Hears

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Oct 24, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,504 views

    Jesus shows two very different prayer styles, and in so doing, reveals two very different heart styles. One will enter the kingdom of heaven; one won't. Our prayer life should reflect humility throughout.

    Luke 18:9-14 A Prayer God Hears Last week we looked at a parable where Jesus taught us to be persistent in our prayers: pray always, never give up, and above all, keep the faith! Today, in the very next passage in the Bible, Jesus makes a different point: he really points to the very crux of our ...read more