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  • Jesus In And Out Of The Boat Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Aug 7, 2018

    Two stories from the life of Jesus that illustrate to us the importance of starting and staying in a relationship with Him

    JESUS IN AND OUT OF THE BOAT There once was a young man named Jimmy who had heard a family rumor that his father, his grandfather and even his great-grandfather, all "walked on water" on their 21st birthday. When the day of his 21st birthday came, he believed that if they could do it, so could he. more

  • Expect Contrary Winds And Wet Blankets.

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Aug 3, 2018

    Grinch is real and thriving in many places. Life can become a wet blanket. Never allow the Grinch to knock you down and keep you down. This storm is a great faith opportunity. SHAKE IT OFF.

    EXPECT CONTRARY WINDS & WET BLANKETS By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Our enemy desires to be a GRINCH and steal the joy of abundant life. He is a killjoy. Life can become a wet blanket. We must not allow other people to become a wet blanket to us. Life is full of difficult more

  • Risking Life And Limb

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 27, 2010

    Communion Message for September 6, 2009 and the introduction to the Fall 2009 series, “Getting Your Feet Wet!”

    People who are learning to speak English as a second language probably wonder what a phrase like ‘he risked life and limb’ really means. What does it mean? According the it means, “to do something dangerous where you might get hurt.” (Source: more

  • Progress Not Perfection

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 27, 2010

    The fifth in a six-part series ‘Get Your Feet Wet.’

    This morning we begin with this quote from Max Lucado. (Slide 1) Whether or not storms come, we cannot choose. But where we stare during a storm, that we can. (Source: Max Lucado via, October 12, 2009) (I think that he has been reading John Ortberg’s book!) Look more

  • Gravitational Energy Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 28, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    We need to tap into the power of Jesus through the Holy Spirit so that we can defy the pull of this world.

    Sermon: Gravitational Energy Series: Get Energized Opening: Video - open with Song = Gravity video Insert You Tube video of Shawn McDonald singing Gravity live (time - 4:24) Explanation of video and its lyrics: Pastor Mike comes up reads the lyrics to the song have on power point more

  • This Is How You Go (Part One) Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Mar 10, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    Sermon 18 in our series on the Baptist Faith and Message

    This is How You Go! Part One (BFM #18) Text: Matthew 14:22-36 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) In his book Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back Charles Swindoll tells a story about a farmer who wanted to impress his hunting buddies. So this farmer went out and bought the smartest, most expensive more

  • Water Walking 101 Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Mar 10, 2014
    based on 20 ratings

    What does it take to walk on the waters of faith? This message looks at what we can learn from Peter as he stepped out of the boat and walked on water

    Water Walking 101 Matthew 14:22-33 Walking on Water requires Courage (14:27) Obedience (14:28-29) Obedience to Jesus’ Commands appears Risky Dependence on our own wisdom actually is Risky Perseverance (14:30-31) Intro Slide Good day. We are about 2/3 of the way done with more

  • In The Storm Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jan 28, 2014

    We all move through storms in life, Jesus will always be there for us.

    In the Storm Matthew 14:22-32 August 4, 2013 Do you ever feel like life is cruising along. The family is healthy, work is good, retirement is good, friends are good, there’s no real stress in life. All seems really, really good. You feel good about life, no cares, no worries. Even more

  • Take A Leap Of Faith And Get Out Of The Boat

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Apr 13, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    When we feel the storms of life, we need to remember this story of Peter stepping out of the boat and walking toward Jesus, and the leap of faith he took. If he could do it, so can we.

    Three local ministers decided to go fishing one day. They got into a boat, went a short distance out on the lake, and started fishing. After a few hours, one minister ran out of bait. Since they were close to the shore, he stepped over the side of the boat and walked across the water to the bait more

  • Jesus To The Rescue

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Sep 15, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    In the midst of the storms of life, Jesus will walk on the water of our problems and come to our rescue - if we will call on Him.

    Jesus to the Rescue Matthew 14:22-33 • The “World English Dictionary” defines rescue in this way; ‘to bring someone or something out of danger, harm, or attack…and to deliver or save.” This story is about rescue on many levels. • For several years I was more

  • Our Great Peril If We Won’t Let God Answer And Remove Our Doubts.

    Contributed by David Leach on Jan 5, 2014

    Each of us is choosing to believe God or doubt God, moment by moment, depending on what or who we are looking at, and the thoughts we are allowing to occupy our minds:

    1 Our great peril if we won’t let God answer and remove our doubts Each of us is choosing to believe God or doubt God, moment by moment, depending on what or who we are looking at, and the thoughts we are allowing to occupy our minds: Matt 14:29 So He (Jesus) said, "Come." And when Peter more

  • Peter Walked On Water

    Contributed by Gregory Lilly on Mar 21, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    Although Peter is seen as an outspoken member of Jesus' Inner Circle, this message reveals the degree of Peter's faith in Who Jesus is and shows us what truly was in his heart.

    Matthew 14:29-31 Peter was oftentimes outspoken and yes, sometimes his mouth got him into trouble. On this occasion, though, his mouth opened up the door to an opportunity to reveal the strength of his faith. Although we like making fun of Peter and some of the things that he said, more

  • The Miracle Series: Walking On Water (The Catch Of The Day)

    Contributed by Joey Hanner on Sep 13, 2018

    Its one thing to weather a storm, but its another to ask God to do something impossible in the midst of a Storm. Peter is a great example of a true leader literally coming to the surface.

    The Miracle Series: Walking on Water. “The Catch of the Day” Matthew 14:22-33. Wouldn’t you like to be...... Have you ever ask God to let you do something seemingly impossible—— in the midst of a storm? That’s were true leaders are born. That’s Peter, more

  • Get Your Mule Out Of The Boat

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jul 28, 2018
    based on 5 ratings

    Our Lord's voice could be heard above the storm. No storm, no turmoil, no tortuous test is too great for our Lord. No matter how dramatic the storm may be his voice can be heard and his Rhema can be received.

    The Navy branch ... of the service ... called the "Seabees" ... had a unique slogan ... during World War II, (Pause) "If it's difficult, ... it will take a day or two. If it's impossible, ... it will take a little longer." (Pause) It seems to me ... there are a number spiritual truths ... more

  • Becoming A Water Walker

    Contributed by Joseph Stapleton on Jul 30, 2010

    A challenge to chruches to step out in faith bsed on thoughts from John Ortenberg's Book.

    Becoming a Water Walker (All my sermons use illustrations from and the scripture is NIV unless otherwise noted) (This sermon was based on John Ortenberg’s Book and credit was given to the author) It takes great deal of FAITH to build God’s Church, especially more