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  • Have It Your Way?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 13, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,378 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.

  • Why Did The Cheering Stop?

    Contributed by Jerry La Pere on Mar 19, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 9,409 views

    A historical look an the first Palm Sunday and how crowds, then and now, haven’t changed.

    Why Did the Cheering Stop? First Preached at Allen Park Baptist Church 3/20/2005 Scripture:Matthew 21:1-11 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey ...read more

  • Christmas - Joy Or Despair?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 13, 2001
    based on 422 ratings
     | 15,404 views

    Herod issues an order that all little boys two years old & younger in Bethlehem are to be murdered. In horror, we wonder how anyone could have reacted that way to a baby’s birth. (PowerPoints available - #180)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #180.) A. Please listen as I read these familiar words found in Matthew 2:1-12. “After Jesus was born ...read more

  • Five Spirits That Limit God

    Contributed by Et Tapper on Aug 10, 2005
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,967 views

    These are five spirits that limit God’s work in the believers life and the church.

    5 SPIRITS THAT LIMIT GOD INTRODUCTION: PS 78:41 I COR 10:6-13 THESE ARE THE 7 SPIRITS THAT LIMIT CHRIST JAMES 3:13-15 DEMONS DON’T JUMP ON YOU FROM ONE DAY TO THE NEXT. – LIKE FLEAS THE PROCESS OF THE DEVIL’S INFLUENCE ON YOU IS BY INVITATION. THE DEVIL DIDN’T MAKE YOU DO ...read more

  • Experience Grace

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Sep 16, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,062 views

    Experience Grace and find the freedom to start fresh.

    Dakota Community Church September 18, 2005 Experience Grace I want to welcome you to Dakota Community Church this morning but more than that I want to welcome you to experience grace and a fresh start. There are many possible reasons for needing grace and a fresh start. - Battling ...read more

  • Watch Out For Idols Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 19, 2004
    based on 142 ratings
     | 11,218 views

    Idols come in a variety of forms and will keep us from being delighted by God, delivered by God and being developed by God.

    INTRODUCTION I want to conduct a little quiz this morning. I want you to raise your hand if you know the 4 following people: Reuben Studdard (winner of American Idol contest) Kenny Chesney (local boy, winner of his first Country Music award) Annika Sorenstam (Best lady golfer, just competed ...read more

  • Hero Worship? Disappointments? Temper Fits

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,115 views

    DISAPPOINTMENT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EXPECTATION AND REALITY, we must learn to deal with disapointments.

    HERO WORSHIP AND DISAPPOINTMENTS AND TEMPER FITS By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr.  Kyfingers@aol.com I did this as a two part series. TEXT: 2 KINGS 5:11 But NAAMAN WAS WROTH, AND WENT AWAY, and said, "BEHOLD I THOUGHT, HE WILL COME OUT TO ME, AND STAND AND CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD GOD, AND ...read more

  • Recognizing (And Recovering From) Spiritual Abuse

    Contributed by Jim Miller on May 18, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 6,989 views

    Spiritually abused Christians and spiritual abusers are more prevalent than you may think. This sermon identifies spiritual abuse and offers some remedies.

    INTRODUCTION I am a victim of spiritual abuse. And, chances are, if you have been a member of a church or religious organization for any length of time, you are too. Spiritual abuse surfaces in an assortment of forms: sometimes in-your-face flagrant; other times behind-your-back subtle. It emerges ...read more

  • A Crying Savior Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 148 ratings
     | 2,993 views

    This is the 5th sermon in the "Who Is Jesus Christ" series. This sermon looks at what causes our Savior to cry. This is also a "Palm Sunday" sermon.

    Sunday Morning March 24, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: Who Is Jesus Christ [#5](Palm Sunday) A CRYING SAVIOR John 11-12 Introduction: 1. As men, we see crying as weakness. I tell my children, especially my four-year-old daughter, that tears are reserved for when you are hurt or ...read more

  • Confronting Your Future As If It Were Now

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Nov 17, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,446 views

    A right now message for your next time.

    Confronting Your Future As If It Were Now INTRODUCTION IN THIS DAY AND HOUR THAT WE ARE IN; THE PROPHETIC WORD IS; "PROCESS." WHICH ARE THE STEPS OR GRADATIONS OF GOING TO OR UP. AS ONE OF THE GREAT THEOLOGIANS HAVE SAID, "NEVER LOOK AT WHAT YOU’RE GOING THROUGH BUT RATHER LOOK AT WHERE YOU’RE ...read more

  • How Jesus Dealt With Disrespectful Sheep

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 7, 2004
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,330 views

    Disrespect of leaders is a common problem that few seem to have a solution for. Jesus knew the best ways to deal with His people when they failed to show Him the respect He deserved. Resepct is essential as it is a deferential esteem that proceeds obedien

    How Jesus Dealt With Disrespectful Sheep Mark 8:33 Disrespect of leaders is a common problem that few seem to have a solution. Jesus knew the best ways to deal with His people when they failed to show Him the respect He deserved. Resepct is essential as it is a deferential esteem that ...read more

  • Stop Pretending

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,980 views

    Some people are looking for masks to be able to hide their inner sense of inadequacies. Others are looking for masks that can make them into the cultural image of someone great. Still others are looking for identities that will make themselves acceptable

    Stop Pretending ``We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.’’ (2 Cor. 10:5) Some people are looking for masks to be able to hide their inner sense of inadequacies. Others are ...read more

  • I Can Change People Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 19, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,283 views

    Third in a series on popular illusions. We think we can change others, but shaming them will not work. Nor will forcing them. Only a spiritual-relationship crisis will do so. Help them see how sin injures Christ and they will change.

    There have always been folks who have thought they could change the world, people who were unwilling to leave things as they are, who want to make a difference, who want to get things done. They want to change the world. The trouble is, they usually run up against harsh human reality. Eighty or ...read more

  • There's A Difference In Hear Say And Truth Series

    Contributed by Tiger Gullett on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,919 views

    The third message in a series from "The Sermon On The Mount" dealing with the effects of our attitudes.

    INTRODUCTION: Have you ever heard something that you thought to be truth, and possibly even told someone else what you had heard, only later to find out that it wasn’t true? It was just hear say ! I remember eating pop rocks when I was a little boy. You know those little hard candies that began to ...read more

  • Don't Take With Broccoli (Whose Line Is It?) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 2, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 5,738 views

    Caiaphas was allowed to give one of the most powerful prophecies regarding Jesus’ mission to earth. And yet, Caiaphas was a ruthless, ungodly and illegitimate High Priest. Why would God use him for this purpose?

    OPEN: A mother shared this incident about taking her son to the doctor: “Because of an ear infection, my young son, Casey, had to go to the pediatrician. I was impressed with the way the doctor directed his comments and questions to my son. When he asked Casey, "is there anything you are allergic ...read more