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  • The Danger Of Little Things Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 21, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,723 views

    Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees- build your faith upon the Word of God, not signs. Pay attention to the works of God in our lives.

    On Colorado’s Long Peak lie the remains of a giant 400-year-old tree. Age, storms, and avalanches couldn’t bring it down. What did? A tiny beetle you could crush under your foot. It ate right through the bark and devoured its heart. Be careful of little things. • Little attitudes; but if ...read more

  • Good News: A Fish Story

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jan 24, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,071 views

    To "fish for men" we must be willing to follow in the footsteps of Christ Jesus.

    A Fish Story – Mark 1: 14 – 20 Intro: As a boy I went fishing with my dad and grandfather. I wasn’t a very good fisherman because you had to be quiet and that has never been easy for me. --- The story is told that Mark Twain loved to fish; but, he hated to catch fish. He went fishing to ...read more

  • Bearing In Mind

    Contributed by Rob Ross on Jan 14, 2001
    based on 109 ratings
     | 1,361 views

    What are some biblical characteristics that our church should emulate?

    Verse: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Topic: Church Probing Question: What is church? Key Word: characteristics Subject: characteristics of church Aim: To encourage the congregation to identify desirable church characteristics. Title: Bearing In Mind Introduction Illustration: (Name Brand ...read more

  • Follow Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,542 views

    The first of Jesus great commands to "come, follow me".

    THE GREAT COMMANDS OF JESUS Part One—Follow Matthew 4:19 Sunday, November 11, 2007 Pastor Brian Matherlee Introduction I was driving the other night and saw a car with those stick on characters that depict their family. Usually it has the stick outline of a dad, mom, a couple of kids and ...read more

  • Digesting The Golden Veal - Golden Calf Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jun 16, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,883 views

    We today fool ourselves. There is sin in our lives and we may stop the sin, we may see to it that the sin is eliminated from our lives – but that is not the same as being repentant and turning away from our sin.

    Mark Twain was a man who became quite hostel towards the Bible and towards the Christian faith. He was so persistent in his attacks upon Christianity, that his wife, who was a devote Christian, became so discouraged, she eventually turned her back on Jesus Christ – something Mark Twain regretted ...read more

  • Let's Go Fishing

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jan 13, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,264 views

    What happes when fishermen stop fishing. What happens when a church stops?

    Let’s go fishin Matthew 4:17-4:22 I have never been any good at fishing. Perhaps, when I was a kid it seemed slow and boring. That was brought on by the family curse of almost never catching anything. I get it from my dad, he is exactly the same way. Now he used to try. He took me ...read more

  • Cornerstone Living

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Jun 15, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,358 views

    Sometimes the passages that are easy to understand are the scariest.

    CORNERSTONE LIVING Text: I Peter 2:1 - 10 Mark Twain is quoted as saying , “Most people are bothered by those passages in the Bible which they cannot understand; but as for me, I always notice that the passages of Scripture which trouble me the most ...read more

  • Faithfulness To The Faith Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 3, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,694 views

    We are only one generation from extinction. It is vitally important to pass along our faith to the next leaders of the church.

    March 2, 2003 23In those days I also saw that the Jews had married women from Ashdod, Ammon and Moab. 24As for their children, half spoke in the language of Ashdod, and none of them was able to speak the language of Judah, but the language of his own people. 25So I contended with them and cursed ...read more

  • Proverbial Wisdom

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jul 26, 2004
    based on 183 ratings
     | 8,223 views

    Proverbial wisdom from chapter 16. 1- Plans 2- Pride 3- Prosperity

    INTRO.- Quips and quotes. - A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. - A bulldog can whip a skunk, but sometimes it’s not worth it. - A clean house is a sign of a misspent life. - A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. - A closed mouth gathers no feet. - A diplomat is one ...read more

  • How To Raise Happy Parents (And Be One Too) Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 1,515 views

    Being a responsible child (or adult) is a full-time job, a job that is much easier when we follow some relationship guidelines.

    Four Principles for Raising Happy Parents (These keys work for parents, too.) I. Be Understanding A. Parents feel responsible for you B. Pressure from others (comparison) brings frustration C. Rejection brings a mix of loneliness or pride D. Guilt often results from teaching/living an ...read more

  • Special Lessons For Spiritual Leaders

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,324 views

    The Bible places a premium on spiritual leadership. The Bible places high standards on those who serve in the churches with a position of leadership.

    Special lessons for spiritual leaders Malachi 2:1-17 06/04/06 The Bible places a premium on spiritual leadership. The Bible places high standards on those who serve in the churches with a position of leadership. The Bible places high standards on those who serve as deacons. The Bible places high ...read more

  • Who Owns This Church? Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Jan 8, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,091 views

    One church sign in Mississippi read: “Church for sale, must find new owner ASAP! Who is the owner of the Church The Book of Revelation reminds us that Jesus Christ owns His church!

    “The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John, who bore witness to the word of God, and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, to all things that he saw.” (Revelation ...read more

  • The Clothes That Make The Man

    Contributed by Brad Lewis on Feb 13, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,779 views

    Considers why God wanted Aaron and his sons to wear the priestly garments.

    Exodus 28:1-6 1“Have Aaron your brother brought to you from among the Israelites, along with his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, so they may serve me as priests. 2Make sacred garments for your brother Aaron, to give him dignity and honor. 3Tell all the skilled men to whom I have given ...read more

  • Fishers Of Men

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Jan 22, 2006
    based on 117 ratings
     | 19,620 views

    In the fullness of time comes Jesus, interrupting lives and calling persons to salvation and discipleship.

    Third Sunday after Epiphany 2006 Dr. Paul G. Humphrey For audio or video version go to: http://www.forministry.com/USTNUMETCVFUMC/Sermon.dsp?sermonsite_action=view_sermon&sermonsite_sermonid=9471 Story has it that Mark Twain loved to go fishing, but he hated to catch fish. The problem was he ...read more

  • Mute

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 9, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,544 views

    A sermon on Zechariah from Luke 1

    Sermon for 8/8/2010 Mute HoHum: Last weekend Crystal and I went to my family’s reunion in Indiana. I saw relatives there I haven’t seen for years, cousins, aunts and uncles. Lee, my brother, and I played horseshoes. Lee scored all of our points and we got beat soundly. We got ...read more