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  • Are You Wasting Your Life

    Contributed by Mike Wimberly on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,820 views

    If we fail to invest our lives in the purpose God gave our lives will be wasted

    ARE YOU WASTING YOUR LIFE? MARK 8:34-38 I just celebrated another birthday. The years seem to go by faster as each one passes. I am thankful for the years the Lord has given me. As I get older I am reminded of the importance of using this life to fulfill the purpose God gave me. As I look ...read more

  • What Discipleship Involves

    Contributed by Mike Turner on May 15, 2005
    based on 83 ratings
     | 7,915 views

    A look at what being a disciple of Christ really involves.

    What Discipleship Involves Mark 8:34-38 Leadership magazine once ran a cartoon that showed a church building with a billboard in front that said: "The LITE CHURCH: 24% fewer commitments, home of the 7.5% tithe, 15 minute sermons, 45 minute worship service; we have only 8 commandments—your ...read more

  • Go For The Gold! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,434 views

    Second in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game!"

    Today is "Get In The Game" Sunday. Today we are launching our "Get In The Game" giving campaign. Our goal in this campaign is for each of us to prayerfully consider what God has to say to us about what we should give over the next four years to help our church pay off our debt on the construction ...read more

  • Aim For Excellence! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,159 views

    Third in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game."

    Last week, we began our consideration of the things that need to be true of us, as the people of God, if we are going to make sure that we "Get In The Game" for God and live lives that count for Christ. We said that we can know we’ve "Got Game" if we: Go for the gold; Aim for ...read more

  • Make The Commitment! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,957 views

    Fourth in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game!"

    We are continuing in our consideration of the things that need to be true of us, as the people of God, if we are going to make sure that we "Get In The Game" for God and live lives that count for Christ. We said that we can know we’ve "Got Game" if we: Go for the gold; Aim for excellence; Make the ...read more

  • Expect God To Work! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,444 views

    Fifth in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game!"

    Today we will conclude our consideration of the things that need to be true of us, as the people of God, if we are going to make sure that we "Get In The Game" for God and live lives that count for Christ. We said that we can know we’ve "Got Game" if we: Go for the gold; Aim for ...read more

  • The Things Of God Or The Things Of Men? Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Apr 20, 2005
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,567 views

    What the most difficult problem that faces the church today? Its that we try to do God’s will by using human means. Learn how not the short-circuit God’s way of growing you.

    For more Bible studies and an audio version of this study go to: http://www.livingwatersweb.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=54&Itemid=101&TapeNumber=2004-010 One of the biggest problems in the church today is trying to accomplish God’s will using human methods. We are fooled ...read more

  • My Purpose In Life Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,865 views

    Our relationships with other people are vital avenues for God’s Spirit to reach people and touch lives. We are instruments that God uses to love people and offer them the gift of faith.

    Mark 8:27-38 “My Purpose In Life” INTRODUCTION Have you ever found yourself questioning the purpose of your life—asking “Why?” Often, we find ourselves questioning our purpose for living, when we are confronted by difficult times in our lives. We wonder about our purpose in life when ...read more

  • "The Cost Of Following Jesus" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 141 ratings
     | 17,898 views

    How do we determine the cost of following Jesus? What does it take to follow Him wholeheartedly.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM church Second Sunday of Lent February 20, 2005 “The Cost of Following Jesus” Mark 8:31-38 INTRODUCTION: At the beginning of this chapter we see 4000 people fed with 7 loaves of bread and a few fish. Jesus told his disciples to feed the people and when they said, ...read more

  • Carry Your Cross

    Contributed by Phillip Wright on Apr 25, 2004
    based on 71 ratings
     | 13,525 views

    Many would say they are committed Christians but what is their level of service?

    Carry Your Cross Mark 8:34-38 Rev. Phillip A. Wright Mark 8: 34 When He had called the people to Himself, with His disciples also, He said to them, "Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. NKJ Need: Every believer needs to make a ...read more

  • Go The Distance

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 14, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,683 views

    This is about total commitment to Christ.

    I am sure you have seen that wonderful bumper sticker that says something to the effect, “Whoever dies with the most toys wins.” It seems that is the way many people think about life. The chief goal in life for many people is comfort and luxury. Many of the “poor” in the United States have ...read more

  • Faith's Famous Four Words

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Sep 17, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,499 views

    A Sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 19 Peter telling Jesus he is the Christ

    14th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 19 Mark 8:27-38 "Faith’s Famous Four Words"   27 ¶ And Jesus went on with his disciples, to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, "Who do men say that I am?" 28 And they told him, "John the Baptist; and others say, Elijah; ...read more

  • A Love We Don't Expect Series

    Contributed by Maurice Schaus on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,764 views

    God’s love reaches us when we least expect it, inviting us to take up our Cross and follow.

    There’s just something about a surprise party. I think it has to do with the surprise part of the deal. It’s like your day is going along, maybe you’ve even forgotten that it’s your birthday. You’re just going through your day, thinking about a project you have to do after supper, and then, BAM! ...read more

  • The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 324 ratings
     | 43,156 views

    The Text is the Gospel Reading for Common Lectionary, Year B, the theme is characteristics of a Disciple as seen in this text.

    THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP—MARK 8:27-38 --by R. David Reynolds Billy Graham has said, “Salvation is free, but discipleship costs everything we have” [--Edythe Draper, Drapers Book of Quotations for the Christian World (Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1992)]. In our text this morning ...read more

  • In Giving Everything We Gain Everything

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 12, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 5,033 views

    The giving away of our lives for others through Christ is where real life is found.

    Mark 8:34-38 "In Giving Everything We Gain Everything" The first question in the Bible is found in Genesis, chapter 3. God asks Adam and Eve, "Where are you?" The answer?... ... "I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid." And so we have not only the first question in the Bible, ...read more