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  • Inside Out And Upside Down

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Feb 14, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,590 views

    How are we blessed or living in woe?

    Inside Out and Upside Down Luke 6:17 – 26 Intro: Raise your hand if you think you are blessed? What is the meaning of “blessed”? For believers, is the blessed life synonymous with the successful life? Is it the Christian version of the good life? A loving marriage, obedient children, a ...read more

  • When They Oppose You Lesson 1 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 13, 2019
     | 365 views

    Remember, you must be a good testimony for God in all things.

    A. Introduction: We Are Instructed To Pray For . . . 1. People. “I exhort . . . that supplication, prayers, intercession and giving thanks be made for all people, for kings and for all who are in authority” (I Tim. 2:1-2). 2. Those over us, (boss, president, governor, pastors, etc.) 3. Healing. ...read more

  • What About Imprecatory Psalms? Lesson 2 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 13, 2019
     | 63 views

    Principles for imprecatory prayers.

    A. Introduction: 1. Imprecatory means judgment, i.e., asking God to punish, kill, and throw into hell (Psalm 2, 37, 69, 70, 109, 143). 2. David throws them into hell. “Let Satan the accuser stand at his right hand . . . let his days be few . . . let his children be fatherless, and let his ...read more

  • Willing And Able Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Feb 12, 2019
     | 915 views

    Will we choose to be Willing Contributors or Wanting Consumers?

    1. John Ortberg tells about a carpenter in San Francisco who is a disciple of Jesus. For years he felt inferior as a disciple because he was “just” a blue collar worker. He had not fancy degrees. He had not special gifts of teaching. Then one day it dawned on him that if Jesus could be a carpenter ...read more

  • Sermon On The Plain

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Feb 12, 2019
     | 1,794 views

    Have you noticed that Jesus often says the exact opposite of popular ideas? Christianity is for thinking people. Jesus did not establish a Church where people just check their brains at the entry door and blindly follow men. We worship God also with our minds. Jesus challenges us to think.

    Have you noticed that Jesus often says the exact opposite of popular ideas? Christianity is for thinking people. Jesus did not establish a Church where people just check their brains at the entry door and blindly follow men. We worship God also with our minds. Jesus challenges us to think. Perhaps ...read more

  • God Says: You Are Priceless

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Feb 7, 2019
     | 3,912 views

    This is a sermon sharing the Good News that God says that we are priceless. It is a sermon dedicating to helping people realize their worth so that they can be uplifted and in response uplift others.

    Scripture: Luke 6:17-26; Genesis 39:1-23; (Call to worship - Psalm 8) Theme: Recognizing Your Worth Title: God Says: You Are Priceless! INTRO: Grace and peace to everyone in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. I want to talk to you this morning about recognizing your true ...read more

  • The Sermon On The Plain: An Exposition Of Luke 6:17-38

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 30, 2019
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     | 4,716 views

    Jesus calls us to radical discipleship.

    The Sermon on the Plain: An Exposition of Luke 6:17-38 Scholars debate whether this sermon is another version of the Sermon on the Mount. It indeed shares a lot of common themes. Scholars who want to diminish the authority of Scripture try to prove that both evangelists copied and arranged ...read more

  • Moving In The Opposite Spirit— 6th Sunday In Ordinary Time

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jan 27, 2019
     | 420 views

    A “Manual” for Escaping Our Vicious Cycles through non-violence is what the Sermon on the Mount has been called; to transform the adversary - and, in the process, to be transformed ourselves.

    1). Mary Lou Kownacki relates the following tale: It seems that in a certain village a snake had bitten so many people that few dared to go into the fields. Finally, it was taken to a wise person who tamed the snake and persuaded it to practice the discipline of nonviolence. When the villagers ...read more

  • The God Kind Of Love

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jan 27, 2019
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     | 580 views

    God has given us His grace to aspire towards this high standard of AGAPE Love.

    THE GOD KIND OF LOVE Luke 6:27-38 The Sermon on the Plain is directed towards those who ‘came to hear’ Jesus (Luke 6:17). It was ‘toward His disciples’ that Jesus first lifted up His eyes (Luke 6:20). That emphasis is repeated at the beginning of the present passage (Luke 6:27). These are ...read more

  • Blessings And Woes In The Gospel

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jan 20, 2019
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     | 2,222 views

    Jesus pronounces His followers Blessed, and pronounces woes against those who are taking their ease in this world.

    BLESSINGS AND WOES IN THE GOSPEL Luke 6:17-26 The context here teaches us that Jesus had spent a whole night alone on the mountain praying to God (Luke 6:12); then He called His disciples to draw near and from them He chose His twelve Apostles (Luke 6:13). Jesus came down with them all and ...read more

  • Rock Solid Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on Dec 16, 2018
     | 614 views

    The foundational principles of discipleship are discussed by Jesus with the present day attenders of the Synagogue, The Pharisees and His new Disciples. Much can be learned from these teachings of Jesus about how to conduct ourselves in hostile environments.

    Lead In Scripture: Luke 6:27-49 Introduction: Re-cap last week. Share a story of God sustaining you. I. Love Your Enemies - Jesus knew that the road the disciples would travel was going to produce several enemies. Therefore, He began to teach them how to respond under attack. • Luke 6:27 MSG - ...read more

  • The Golden Rule

    Contributed by Hans Krause on Oct 19, 2018
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     | 1,682 views

    "Love" should be more than just a buzzword for Christians. God showed his love for us when we were still sinners. Likewise, we should love our friends and our enemies alike and show it by treating them the way we want to be treated.

    [This sermon was preached on 8 July 2018, 7th Sunday after Pentecost / 3rd year, ELCF Lectionary] Years ago, a man came to me for help. His life was in a mess. When he looked to the past, he saw many relationships that had shipwrecked. Several of them were still haunting him almost daily. His ...read more

  • We Witness Despite Persecution And Exile Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 8, 2018
     | 451 views

    Preaching and living a lifestyle conditioned by the precepts of the Gospel is not a particularly popular path, and may get you shunned, even exiled.

    Thursday of 23rd Week in Course 2018 St. John Chrysostom Today I am celebrating the sixteenth anniversary of the ordination of the diaconate class of 2002, and therefore my own ordination. As a preacher, it’s particularly happy to be ordained on the feast of St. John Chrysostom, who is the patron ...read more

  • You Want Me To Do What For My Enemy? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 12, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,545 views

    Jesus said we should love our enemies. But I don't even like them, why should I even want to show them love?

    OPEN: I’ve always loved limericks, and years ago I ran across this one: “There once were 2 cats from Kilkenny Each thought there was one cat too many They fought and they spit, and they clawed and they bit. Till instead of two cats (pause) there weren't any.” (Pulpit Helps 3/97 p. 8) Now ...read more

  • Woe. Don't Do That! Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 21, 2018
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,330 views

    Jesus stressed the need to help the poor and needy. It's a powerful commandment, but there are those who would warp it to meet their own agendas (rather than God's). But how would they do that?

    OPEN: Chicago is just about to approve a new entitlement. They intend to give 1,000 unemployed families $500 per month with no strings attached (total of $6 million per year). The argument seems to be that automation is robbing people of jobs and so this is intended to put money in the pockets of ...read more