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  • My Church Or His Church

    Contributed by Scott Snyder on Mar 2, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    What did Jesus have in mind when He said, "I will build My church"?

    My Church or His Church? Pastor Scott D. Snyder Matthew 16:13-18 Introduction: (A person’s possessions are an indication of the quality of that person—expound.) You don’t expect, at least you shouldn’t expect, to find a lottery ticket in the pocket of a true disciple of Christ. Or a bill from more

  • Eternal Conspirators Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 125 ratings

    If God is not involving you in changing someone's eternal destiny, could it be because you're not asking him to?

    When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him. "What are you arguing with them about?" he asked. A man in the crowd answered, more

  • Becoming A Holy Versus Healthy Church

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 26, 2003
    based on 152 ratings

    The dangers of evangelistic outreach and church growth that are driven by purpose rather than God's presence are explored.

    "Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the LORD your God. Keep my decrees and follow them. I am the LORD, who makes you holy." (Leviticus 20:7-8 NIV) Multiplied numbers of books on church growth have been written that try to explain the characteristics of so called more

  • Jesus Yes The Church No?

    Contributed by David Parks on Jan 29, 2003
    based on 43 ratings

    Many claim to love Jesus but despise his church. Is this bilblical or logical?

    JESUS, YES! THE CHURCH, NO? INTRODUCTION: 1 We are living in an age that has seen the rise of license and the decline of responsibility. 2 Today many seem to be desperately looking for some strange type of Utopia in which there is happiness without responsibility. 1) Many children expect their more

  • Pentecost - The Lord’s Church

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jul 29, 2002
    based on 334 ratings

    Two very different churches, aren’t they? Both are very busy in what they are trying to do. But one is dying. Why? What is the church supposed to be? And what is the church supposed to do? (*Powerpoint available - #238)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2013) (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #238.) ILL. In one of my sermons 2 years ago I told you about the Broadway Presbyterian Church in Upper Manhattan, more

  • The Nature Of The Church

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Oct 13, 2002
    based on 16 ratings

    An expository sermon designed to show the true nature and character of the Church as Jesus designed it.

    THE NATURE OF THE CHURCH Matthew 16:18 INTRODUCTION: One Sunday morning a stranger wandered into a small country church in the middle of the sermon. The man was unkempt and dirty, and clearly smelled of alcohol. The usher tried his best to seat him off in a far corner but instead the man walked to more

  • The Church Moves Forward

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Dec 8, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    In ordaining two elders, we are making a powerful statement about the organized Christian church.

    The Church Moves Forward Cornwall/Montreal November 30, 2002 Today, we’re making a powerful statement about the church, and a very positive statement, at that, in performing these ordinations.Jesus founded the church. The church came from the heart of God, through Jesus, and the activity of the more

  • Kingdom Essentials

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 37 ratings

    A basic message about the Kingdom of God.

    Kingdom Essentials Various Scriptures September 26, 2004 Introduction I can’t tell you how honored I am to be here today, and how humbling it is to be asked to speak to you about missions, especially since you’ve never heard me preach before. I’d better warn you of a couple things. First, I more

  • "Don't Lose Your Key"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 24 ratings

    Every Christian has a "key" of the gospel ... that will unlock the door to the Kingdom of Heaven. We need to use it through the proclamation of the Word of God.

    “Don’t Lose Your Key” Matthew 16:13-20 INTRODUCTION: We continue in our series on ‘Great Events In The Life And Ministry Of Jesus’. Jesus is getting closer to the cross – 16:21 Jesus wants the Disciples to see how far they’ve come … SO … He asks – 16:15 o If they are going to establish the more

  • The Importance Of Knowing What You Believe And Why

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 15, 2004
    based on 4 ratings

    Do you know what you believe, and why you believe it? There are some serious reasons you should. This message is part of a series, and focuses on Bible truth regarding the Church.

    CBC = 15 Aug. 2004 = 6 P.M Page 3 of 3 What do you believe, and why? = # 3 = (various, topical) We have been discussing the importance of knowing what you believe and why - 2 Tim. 3.16-17 = It’s God’s Word = Particular purposes = Maturing up to do good works - What’s the best good work we can do? more

  • Jesus Asks: Who Do You Say I Am?

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Sep 5, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    PENTECOST 14(A) - When Jesus asks, "Who do you say I am?" by grace the believer responds: Christ, the Son of the living God and Christ our solid, enduring Rock!

    JESUS ASKS, WHO DO YOU SAY I AM? Matthew 16:13-20 - September 5, 2004 - Pentecost 14 MATTHEW 16:13-20 13When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Son of Man is?" 14They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still more

  • I Was Blind, But Now I See! Series

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Aug 5, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    4th part of "A Purpose driven life" series by Pastor Gomez Sr.

    *Matthew 16:13-19 Mark 8:27?30; Luke 9:18?21 When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, saying, "Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?? So they said, "Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.? He said to more

  • What Keys Do You Hold?

    Contributed by James May on Aug 21, 2004
    based on 48 ratings

    Jesus gave His disciples some keys to the Kingdom of Heaven to be used in binding and setting free things in Heaven and in the earth. What are those keys and how are they used?

    WHAT KEYS DO YOU HOLD? by Pastor Jim May There are many types of “keys” in the world. There are islands that are called “keys”, like those in the Gulf of Mexico at the tip of the Florida Peninsula. There are keys that are points of knowledge that open the understanding to science and more

  • Church - It's Not About You! (Part 1)

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Sep 11, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    Message attempting to take the focus off us and onto God and the unreached.

    Church – It’s Not About You! (Part 1) Various Scriptures September 12, 2004 Introduction We’re setting aside our study of Matthew for a few weeks, because I want us to just cover something that is at the basis of what we are trying to accomplish as a church here at AWC. If you have been part of more

  • Apostolic Discipline

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jul 1, 2004
    based on 17 ratings

    In the 1500’s John Calvin wrote "What in the world will happen if every man is allowed to do as they please?" We are living in a time he predicted would come. We must return to Apostolic disciplne in the Church.

    APOSTOLIC DISCIPLINE RESTORED TO THE CHURCH. 11 July 2004 Ian Johnson Papatoetoe Elim Church. THE MAN WHO DIDNT WANT TO GO TO CHURCH I am reminded of a story about a person who didn’t want to go to Church. He told his mother this and she told him that he had to go. "But mom, they don’t like me more