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  • The Elims Of Life

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 28, 2004
    based on 63 ratings

    There is another day beyond this one. There is an Elim just beyond Mara. An "old-fashioned" Pentecostal faith-builder.

    The Elims of Life Exodus 15:23-27 -- "And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah." "And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?" "And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD more

  • Last Second Salvation Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    “I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise.” The story of the thief receiving salvation is the most amazing example of saving faith in the entire Bible. It’s never too late to turn to Christ and even the worst of sinners can be saved at

    Last-second Salvation Last Sunday I mentioned that it’s much easier to preach about forgiveness than it is to practice it. This was made very clear to me right after the second service when I was talking to a 9-year-old boy. He had a scratch on his forehead and I asked him if he had gotten into more

  • La Historia De Dos Mares

    Contributed by Amat Fernandez on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 192 ratings

    Aqui encontramos dos mares, uno que reparte todo lo que tiene y posee vida y otro que quiere retenerlo todo y tiene nada.

    LA HISTORIA DE DOS MARES Lectura: 1 Timoteo 6:10 10 porque raíz de todos los males es el amor al dinero, el cual codiciando algunos, se extraviaron de la fe y fueron atormentados con muchos dolores. INTRODUCCION: En Israel hay dos mares que estan unidos por un rio, el Jordan, uno se llama more

  • The Jesus Family Tomb: Have We Found The Bones Of Jesus?

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on May 24, 2007

    The Christian faith is founded on the confession that Jesus has Risen. If the Tomb that has been making all the news lately is that of Jesus, what impact does it have on the Christian Faith? Can we still believe?

    The Jesus Family Tomb: Have we found the bones of Jesus? John 20:1-18 A few weeks ago, on March 4th, the Discovery Channel aired a documentary entitled “The Lost Tomb of Jesus.” If you saw it, you may have noticed right up front that it was very well done. Obviously behind its more

  • Myrrh Series

    Contributed by Troy Richards on Dec 20, 2006
    based on 34 ratings

    The third of three sermons looking at how God used the gifts of the wise men to tell about Jesus and His life.

    Review: What do we know about the wise men? (little to nothing, just that they were from the east-Matt. 2:1) What was the first gift? (gold) What did the gold represent? (purity, marriage and kingship) What came next? (frankincense) What did frankincense represent? (Jesus as healer and more

  • Is This Naomi?

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 88 ratings

    What changes have you noticed in your life?

    IS THIS NAOMI? 19 So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem, that all the city was moved about them, and they said, Is this Naomi? 20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with more

  • When Life Becomes Bitter

    Contributed by David Campbell on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    When hopes are dashed and life takes a bitter turn, where do we go? There is a tree that will change your life!

    "When Life Becomes Bitter" Exodus 15:22-26 Pastor Dave Campbell The people of Israel had just come through a powerful deliverance through the Red Sea! For these people, it was the first time any of them had experienced freedom from the bondage of Egypt. It was a new day with new more

  • The Bitter Return Series

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on May 10, 2003
    based on 65 ratings

    Four observations about the way that God was at work in bringing Naomi and Ruth to Bethlehem.

    - - - - - - - - - - - All scripture quotations are from the New Living Translation of the Bible - - - - - - - - - - - A father was trying to explain to his four-year-old daughter the concept of marriage. But she just wasn’t getting it. So he decided that maybe some visuals might help. He more

  • Ruth, The Woman Who Went On An Adventure Series

    Contributed by Michael Thomas on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 154 ratings

    A message about how with God’s guidance we too can take a risk & go on an adventure

    Message for Sunday March 11/01 Ruth, the woman who went on an adventure My wife has told me that as a child or even as an adult she never dreamed that one day she would be living in the United States. Her family, her friends, her life was there in El Salvador. When I proposed to her in December more

  • A Kiss Or An Embrace

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on Jan 3, 2008

    Blessing in wholeheartedness

    A kiss or an embrace Rth 1:1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. Elimelech and family left Bethlehem which means the more

  • Characteristics Of Character Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Jan 21, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    This message looks at the integrity of Naomi, Ruth and Boaz

    They moved for the same reasons that families all over the world all through history have moved. Economic reasons. Karen read the story earlier how a man name Elimelech moved from Bethlehem to the country of Moab because of a famine that spread across Israel. There was a scarcity of luxury items more

  • Horton Hears A Who: Characteristics Of Character

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Mar 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    In the trailer for Horton hears a Who, Horton says “I meant what I said and I said what I meant, an elephant is faithful one hundred percent.” So I used that as an intro to Character.

    Horton Hears a Who Characteristics of Character Has anyone been to see “Horton Hears a Who” yet? It’s one of those movies that is on my gotta see list, probably will happen Tuesday night. I grew up reading Dr. Seuss books including Horton Hears a Who and last week I caught this particular more

  • It Was Empty

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 16, 2001
    based on 70 ratings

    An Easter Sermon about the meaning of "empty" and how significant it is.

    PARROTTSVILLE COMMUNITY SUNRISE SERVICE 2001 IT WAS EMPTY LUKE 24:1-3 INTRODUCTION / ILLUSTRATION… $25,000 Pyramid (p) Does anyone here enjoy game shows? They are definitely fun to watch. I think that my most favorite ones to sit down and watch would have to be “The Price is Right” and more

  • "Finding Grace"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Sep 12, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    Ruth asked Boaz in verse 10, "How is it that I have found grace in thy sight?" Here is a message with a great four point answer, enjoy!

    Title: "Finding Grace" Introduction: Both Ruth and Naomi were saying these words, "Why me?" Naomi was saying these words in bitterness. She wanted to be called Mara. Bitterness leads to depression and depression stays home. Note that Naomi had enough strength to walk from Moab to the more

  • The Valley Of Baca

    Contributed by Robert Massey on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 203 ratings

    Christains all pass through valleys of despair and depression. Here are three truths that will aid the believer while he/she is in the valley.

    THE VALLEY OF BACA (Weeping) Psalms 84:1-8 Wouldn’t it be great if we never went through valleys in our Christian experience? If things were always on an even keel, or better yet, high up on the mountain slopes. While Brenda and I were in Montana, we used to drive up Beartooth Pass to a more