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  • How Are You Doing In Your Walk With Jesus? Series

    Contributed by Dr. George Calhoun on Oct 30, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,863 views

    Accept God’s way, turn away from your way, then follow His way.

    How are you doing in your walk with Jesus? Are you growing? Are you making any headway in your growth as a disciple? Does God ever whack you on the side of the head to get your attention? Has He been doing it lately? As we have been studying Scripture together, particularly in Luke, we have seen ...read more

  • Three Ways To Hinder Your Spiritual Growth Series

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Oct 3, 2008
    based on 49 ratings
     | 14,691 views

    The Parable of the Soils describes four ways to respond to God. Three of them hinder spiritual growth. In this parable Jesus is saying, "You must take responsiblity for your personal spiritual growth."

    [This sermon is contributed by Hal Seed of New Song Church in Oceanside, California and of www.PastorMentor.com. Hal is the author of numerous books including The God Questions and The Bible Questions. If you are interested in The Bible Questions Church-wide Campaign, please visit and watch Hal’s ...read more

  • Is Your Heart Ready To Listen? Series

    Contributed by Randy Hamel on Jul 15, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,212 views

    This passage looks at the parable of the four soils in Luke 8 - our attitudes will determine whether we hear from God and whether the Word will be received in good soil and reproduce fruit in our lives.

    Acknowledgement - Rick Warren, Saddleback Church Today we’re beginning a new series "How to Hear God’s Voice". o One of the most basic claims of Christianity is that God speaks to people. All through the Bible you see the phrase, "And God said or The word of the Lord came to ……………….." ...read more

  • The Life Of Mary Magdalene

    Contributed by Charles La Porte on Jun 18, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,964 views

    Lessons Learned from Mary Magdalene: 1. My God has FORGIVEN much, much LOVE I give to Him 2. My God KNOWS me and WANTS me 3. My God NEEDS me

    FORGIVEN, FREED & DELIVERED John 8:1-12 / Luke 7:36-50 We see here two stories about a woman named Mary Magdalene… Mary came from the town of Magdala located just west of the city of Capernaum… which is why she is given the Identity of May Magdalene… Of the 4 Gospels… (Matt thru John) the ...read more

  • "Ear” God's Word

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on May 20, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,228 views

    “Ear” God’s Word 1) By listening prayerfully, asking for understanding 2) By listening persistently, seeking depth of knowledge and conviction 3) By listening attentively, blocking out earthly cares and concerns

    Can you palm a basketball? Can you grip a basketball with one hand so that you can pick it up off the floor and wave it around without it slipping out of your hand? I can’t palm a basketball and there’s nothing I can do about it. I stopped growing a long time ago. My hands won’t get any bigger than ...read more

  • Prepared For Abundance

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Feb 16, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,643 views

    The four soils of life, hardness, shallowness, distraction and soil prepare for Christ

    Intro: in reading the parable of the sower, the soil and the potential of the seed for harvest, a thought comes out of this story, no one wants to miss heaven, no one wants to fail God, everyone would love to realize their full potential in Christ. There is no problem with the seed, no failure in ...read more

  • 0302 Pre-Lent Ii (Sexagesima): Parable Of The Sower Series

    Contributed by Mark Woolsey on Jan 28, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,177 views

    Exegesis of the Parable of the Sower. How does one aquire "good soil"?

    Sermon: Parable of the Sower Text: Luke 8:4-15, II Cor 11:19-31 Occasion: Sexagesima Who: Mark Woolsey When: Sunday, Jan 27, 2007 Where: Providence Reformed Episcopal Church Luke 8:4-15, NKJV: "A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell by the wayside; and it was ...read more

  • Spreading The Word Of God Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,370 views

    The parable of the sower.

    Series: Stories from the Kingdom Text: Luke 8:4-16 Title: “Spreading the Word of God” Introduction • What is a parable? o It is an earthly story that uses common life situations to illustrate biblical truths about the Kingdom of God. • Jesus was not interested in just telling ...read more

  • Bloom Where You Are Planted Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 22, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,963 views

    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 1

    BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED (LUKE 8:4-15) Motivational writer Dennis Kimbro says that some people are like wheels - they don’t work unless they are pushed. Some people are like trailers - they have to be pulled. Some people are like kites - always up in the air, and if you don’t keep a string on ...read more

  • Harvest: What Kind Of Soil Are You?

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 30, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,923 views

    A short, challenging, all-age talk given at a harvest festival service.

    I love the ‘Mr. Men’ books by Roger Hargreaves! I also enjoy reading the ‘Little Miss’ books too, but my favourite has to be Mr Greedy. A few years ago it was the children’s book that I read more than any other and as a result it’s required a lot of sticky tape to hold it together. I particularly ...read more

  • What Kind Of Soil Are You?

    Contributed by Robert Cox on Sep 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,554 views

    The Parable of the Sower

    LUKE 8:4While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town, he told this parable: 5"A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds of the air ate it up. 6Some fell on rock, and when it ...read more

  • Patience Series

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 166 ratings
     | 40,532 views

    The reason of failures in Storms is lack of Patience. What does Bible patience mean?

    Standing In the Storm #6 PATIENCE There is a parable in Matt.7 about two houses. One is built on a rock and another was built on sand. This is a great lesson about the way ALL PEOPLE face storms in life. One house stood while the other fell. This is the way people do when faced with all the ...read more

  • Cultivate A Heart To Hear God Series

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Jul 14, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,511 views

    (Parts of this message were condensed from a sermon by Rick Warren) How do we hear the voice of God, above the din of a noisy world?

    Introduction: I. Have you noticed; A. We live in a noisy world. B. By noisy, I mean 1. Lots of competing ideas 2. Lots of competing ideologies 3. Lots of competing standards of living, and ideas of what is right and wrong, C. And all of these different noises seem to be ...read more

  • How's Your Heart For God's Gardening Series

    Contributed by Kevin Cummins on Jun 12, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,314 views

    Christ talks about 4 different soils, each representing a heart and how receptive it is to God’s Word. How receptive are you to God’s Word?

    Here is one for the teachers in the crowd today! It was at the end of the school year, and a kindergarten teacher was receiving gifts from her pupils. The florists son handed her a gift. She shook it, held it overhead, and said, "I bet I know what it is. Some flowers." ...read more

  • 7. The Parable Of The Sower Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on May 29, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,170 views

    If we want our lives to be fruitful for the Kingdom, we must cultivate the “soil” of our lives and eliminate impurities.

    INTRO: This week Ann and the kids did some planting. We have a little plot in our backyard that we’ve designated for the kids’ garden. Last year we planted a few things – including a short lived goldfish pond, in that area, and on one of the sunny afternoons Ann took them out there and put some ...read more