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  • The Rough Road Of Discipleship

    Contributed by John Shearhart on Mar 9, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,163 views

    The road of discipleship is difficult

    The Rough Road of Discipleship Mark 8:31-38 John Shearhart October 18, 2009 Introduction In his book, Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman writes, “I believe I am not mistaken in saying that Christianity is a demanding and serious religion. When it is delivered as easy and amusing, ...read more

  • Let’s Here It For All Us Losers Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jul 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,017 views

    A study of the Gospel of Mark 8: 34 – 38

    Mark 8: 34 – 38 Let’s Here It For All Us Losers “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. 35 For whoever desires to save his life ...read more

  • “make The Commitment” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jan 21, 2013
     | 2,768 views

    If our lives are going to count for Christ, we need to make the daily commitment to live for Him as opposed to living for ourselves.

    We are thinking about how we, as believers, can “Get In The Game” for God and live lives that count for Christ. We said we can know we’ve “Got Game” if we: Go for the gold; Aim for excellence; Make the commitment; & Expect God to work. In “going for the ...read more

  • “expect God To Work!” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jan 28, 2013
     | 3,118 views

    When we are serious about daily deciding to Get In The Game for God, we can expect to see God work in our lives to bring about some wonderful exchanges.

    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 ...read more

  • Picking Up Your Christ Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 4, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,157 views

    This sermon deals with 3 things we must do to be a disciple according to Jesus's invitation to come follow Him.

    Picking Up Your Cross Glenville 2/3/2013 Esther 4:1-16 Mark 8:34-38 We are in week 5 of our Insanity For Christ series. We have looked at Who Is God--Why Jesus, Who Am I-- Why Am I Here, What’s The Cost, Fanatic or Fair Weather Fan and today we look at Picking Up Your ...read more

  • “go For The Gold!” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jan 7, 2013
     | 2,763 views

    If our lives are going to count for God, we need to live with our eyes on the prize.

    God has a plan for our lives. We all have a “race marked out for us” (Hebrews 12:1). We are called to “Get In The Game.” But how can I make sure I am running the race that God has marked out for me? George W. Truett defined true success as “Knowing God’s will and ...read more

  • The Cost Of Living Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Jan 17, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,382 views

    Dominant Thought: Following Jesus means being willing to accept His plans for self-denial, and not being ashamed of the Lord Whose lifestyle and mission is contrary to the world's mode of thinking

    A guy was on a business trip and thought it would be nice to come home with a little gift for his wife. He stopped off at a perfume counter in a nice store. “How about some perfume?” he asked the clerk. She showed him a bottle of really nice perfume - $120. “Oooh, ...read more

  • "Get Behind Me, Satan"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Mar 1, 2012
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,481 views

    A sermon about the cross-centered life.

    Mark 8:27-38 “Get Behind Me, Satan” I’ve read that marketing firms have now learned how to make money from churches. One congregation sent a glossy advertisement out describing their “casual, creative, contemporary church.” They listed five reasons for ...read more

  • Follow Me

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Mar 3, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,994 views

    Sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Lent, Year B

    Mark 8: 31 – 38 / Follow Me Intro: Have you ever heard the expression, “to cook someone’s goose”? It actually began as a reference to a man whose last name means “goose” in Czech ---- John Hus. John was the pastor of Bethlehem Church in Prague where 3,000 ...read more

  • Cross Too Heavy?, Get Help

    Contributed by Thomas Beckette on Mar 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,536 views

    We all have crosses to carry and we need to determine what our crosses are, what do I do with them and what will encourage me to carry my cross/

    Today's scripture gives us the true meaning of discipleship. No parable, no allegory, no story...just to the point very plain sharp and poignantly truthful words from Jesus. We actually see two theologies here. A theology of Glory: or Show and tell; come and see the way a God is suppose to be ...read more

  • Value Engineering

    Contributed by Jon Lipka on Mar 4, 2012
     | 2,708 views

    No servant is above his master, and the disciples of Christ are called to follow Him to the Calvary, however costly this may be.

    Who’s coming off of a great week? Me too. But my brother made me homesick with a photo of the beach where we grew up. Living in Hawaii, I was never much of a surfer, but I did enjoy boogie boarding. There’s nothing quite like catching a wave, sliding along the waters’ azure arch. ...read more

  • Why Did God Find Favor With Avram?

    Contributed by Randy Stephenson on Mar 4, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,045 views

    Setting your mind on the things of God instead of the things of man.

    Mark 8:31–38 (ESV) I would like to ask a question for your personal meditation. How do you become aware of God’s active presence being with you? Reading the Book of Genesis, we are introduced to Avram. A person God would later re-named Avraham. This person was being drawn into ...read more

  • When Jesus Comes Again, Will His Loving And Saving Grace Be Found In You?

    Contributed by Randy Stephenson on Mar 4, 2012
     | 2,835 views

    Why did God find favor with Abraham? What did Peter say to cause such a strong rebuke from Jesus?

    Mark 8:31–38 (ESV) I would like to ask a question for your personal meditation. How do you become aware of God’s active presence being with you? Reading the Book of Genesis, we are introduced to Avram. A person God would later re-named Avraham. This person was being drawn into ...read more

  • Evaluation Our Values Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Jan 23, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,412 views

    Jesus tells us the cost of discipleship and the values we must hold to follow Him.

    (My illustrations are from my files, primarily. No intention is implied that they are original. I have simply used them too much to remember where I found them. Variations of them can all be found on the internet, even on this site). Jesus addresses the crowd to share with them the values ...read more

  • A Different Drummer Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 13, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,003 views

    Not much is said about self-denial and sacrifice in today's church and society, but it is central to the life of a disciple of Jesus Christ.

    Mark 8:31-38 “A Different Drummer” INTRODUCTION Selective hearing is a curious human phenomenon. We have the ability to hear only what we want to hear. Teenagers can hear the word “food,” but they have trouble hearing, “Do your homework,” or ...read more