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  • Put God In A Square Box Series

    Contributed by Rob Short on Mar 18, 2001
    based on 132 ratings
     | 3,966 views

    The second in the series. About limiting God and how our view of God effects our life. Our attempts to try and manipulate God.

    The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Christians (2) Put God in a Square Box Cardiff Heights 9 January 2000 Tonight we come to the second in our series on the seven habits of highly ineffective Christians. Some of you are perhaps concerned by the topics we are looking at since your desire ...read more

  • Have It Your Way?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 13, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,486 views

    Many times we seek to understand and manipulate God by our human ideas. We need to get rid of our preconceptions about what God is doing in our lives and let Him direct how we think and pray.

    Do you ever watch one of those martial arts movies – pick one, any one, it doesn’t matter – how about "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon?" There is always a scene, at least one, where the hero or heroine is taking on a whole group of bad guys or gals. Two of them square off in the middle – and when ...read more

  • Actions & Consequences Series

    Contributed by John Barr on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,269 views

    Overcoming obstacles that have defeated us in the past. Joshua had to help Isreal overcome Jericho in order to inhabit the promised land. Based on the book of same title authored by Gary Inrig. Sermon 2 in series

    ACTION & CONSEQUENCES Is it possible to fail while relying on God? Number 14: 20-24; 39-45 1) Actions Brings Consequences (vs. 39-40) a) Sin of Presumption (vs. 44) presumption means "overstepping bounds; taking liberties" Proverbs 19:21 "Many are the plans in a ...read more

  • When Not To Give Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 24, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,920 views

    Ananias & Sapphira died because of the way in which they gave their offering... what did they do wrong?

    OPEN: (I opened with an old Camp Song which I sang at the beginning of the sermon) Ananias and Sapphira got together and conspired a plot to cheat the church and get ahead They knew God’s will but didn’t do it tried to cheat the Holy Spirit Peter prophesied and then they both dropped ...read more

  • A True Faith

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 1, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,764 views

    To call people to a true and living faith.

    A True Faith Luke 11:37-44 Primary Purpose: To call people to a true and living faith When you think of a Pharisee, what comes to mind? You don’t think of someone fun and enjoyable to be around. Most of us think of someone like Jesus encountered: stern, legalistic, cruel, rigid and ...read more

  • 245 - Gold In The Trash

    Contributed by Joel Vicente on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,130 views

    This study will explore God’s purpose to give you wealth.

    Sermon Study #245 – GOLD IN THE TRASH Illustrate humor A woman gave her son Billy 2 quarters. One was for his Sunday School offering. The other was for an ice cream cone on the way home from Sunday School. Billy was flipping one quarter in the air and catching it on the way down. This happened ...read more

  • Our Unpredictable God

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,449 views

    Should we look at our relationship with God as a way to avoid life’s miseries, or as a way to get to know Him and find strength to endure the curves life sends our way?

    1. My wife makes a mean Broccoli soup; never turns out at mo-in-laws 2. The newspaper is always there--except the one time in your life in which your photo is included... 3. The truth of the matter is that life is unpredictable. And so is God. 4. Don’t get me wrong: I believe God is faithful. ...read more

  • How To Become Wise

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 9 ratings
     | 576 views

    Introductory Considerations 1. We need it to become mature Christians. We need it to deal with the trials and testings of our faith. We need it to knowhow to respond to various situations. We need it to make the important decisions that affect our lives, our families and our church. 2. We ...read more

  • The Raiders Of The Lost Ark

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Jul 20, 2001
    based on 185 ratings
     | 10,600 views

    This message uses the experiences of David bringing back the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem in comparison to the Church bringing back the Power of God into Action today.

    Scripture: 2 Samuel 6: 1 - 23 Title: “The Raiders of the Lost Ark” Introduction: For 100 long years the Ark of the Covenant had been separated from the tabernacle and other places of worship. After its capture by the Philistines at Aphek (1 Sam. 4:11) it remained in Philistia for seven months, ...read more

  • How Does God Warn The Disobedient? (Rom. 11:1-10)

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 29, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,564 views

    How Does God Warn the Disobedient? (Rom. 11:1-10)

    How Does God Warn the Disobedient? (Rom. 11:1-10) People often insist that they should be given adequate warning before they are expected to behave in a certain way. Illustration: When I was a child I would protest vigorously if I was not given fair warning before receiving punishment. ...read more

  • Pastors (Clergy, Ministers, Preachers)

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 2,228 views

    What characteristics should mark a pastor’s life? Paul briefly described some qualifications that the elders or overseers should have. Paul had given Timothy a similar set of instructions for the church in Ephesus.

    PASTORS (Clergy, Ministers, Preachers) WHO PASTORS ARE What characteristics should mark a pastor’s life? BIBLE READING: Titus 1:5-9 KEY BIBLE VERSE: I left you there on the island of Crete so that you could do whatever was needed to help strengthen each of its churches, and I asked you to ...read more

  • The High Cost Of Sin

    Contributed by Pieter Botes on May 17, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 5,751 views

    Ever wondered why God is so serious about sin Let’s look together at it’s consequences

    The Cost of Sin 1. Read 2 Samuel 24: 1 – 10 2. Vs: 10 I have sinned ----- Topic today from the Word of God: Sin Why is Sin so important? What does the God say to His people: You and me? “Be Holy for I am Holy” Even God’s mighty man (btw God has no mighty men, Men have an ...read more

  • Bringing Back God's Glory Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 95 ratings
     | 37,146 views

    The capture of the ark and its removal to the land of the Philistines only symbolizes what is already true, what has been true for a long time, the glory of God has departed from Israel.

    A Study of the Life of Samuel Sermon # 4 “Bringing Back God’s Glory!” 1 Samuel 4:1 – 6:17 We have seen how Samuel dominates the first three chapters of 1 Samuel and now he fades into the background while the spiritual condition and ...read more

  • The Ecstasy And The Agony

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 75 ratings
     | 2,831 views

    The "ecstasy" surrounding the Triumphal Entry and the "agony" of Christ¡¦s realization that the masses rejected Him as their King.

    The Ecstasy and the Agony Luke 19:37-44 37 When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen: 38 "Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!" ...read more

  • A Lesson In Motives

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 3,254 views

    There is a danger in doing the right thing for the wrong reason. We must make sure we are doing the right things for the right reason.

    Text: Matthew 20:20-24 To bring this text before you today in the manner in which I am commissioned will not be an easy task. In fact, the subject matter in this message will perhaps be different from most messages on this text. A few of the message titles I came across for this text were ...read more