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  • "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Good Church Or A Great Church

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 39 ratings

    What does it take to make a church a great church?

    The Church. The Church. When I say church, what do you think of? A little white clapboard building with a steeple and a bell, or perhaps the Crystal Cathedral in California. Maybe you don’t think of a building instead you think of people, perhaps your friends and fellow believers at BCC come to more

  • A Prevailing Church: Binding Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Apr 20, 2002
    based on 71 ratings

    The guesses of the people about Jesus’ identity give us clues about their perception of His character. Jesus used their grasp of His similarity to John the Baptist, Elijah, and Jeremiah to focus on the authority to bind and loose. They, and He, bound rel

    Have you ever needed to find out what somebody else really thought of you? Do you know what it is like to ask someone what their opinion is of you – and then you wait for what seems like an eternity for the answer, and when it comes, you are still not sure if it is good or bad? Do you more

  • Who Do You Say I Am

    Contributed by Jack Warford on Jan 13, 2002
    based on 84 ratings

    Jesus was beginning to build His Church, but before He could start He had to make sure that His disciples knew exactly who He was. As His disciples today we must know exactly who He is also. Our answer will determine where we will spend eternity.

    Jesus was beginning to build His Church, but before He could start He had to make sure that His disciples knew exactly who He was. As His disciples today we must know exactly who He is also. Our answer will determine where we will spend eternity. How we answer this question will either qualify us more

  • Name It And Claim It

    Contributed by Mike Dubose on Mar 17, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    Who is this man called Jesus? It’s an eternal life question all of us have to deal with. Do you know the answer?

    Name It and Claim It Matthew 16: 13-20 March 17, 2002 As we inch closer & closer to Easter, I want us to stop & take a breath today… (Take a breath! Relax, & slowly take a deep breath & slowly breath out…) They say that when you learn to breath properly, taking slow, deep breaths, more

  • Jesus Keeps Secrets?

    Contributed by Jimmy Davey on Dec 28, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    Mathew 16 teaches us how spiritual discernment lets us judge false teachers, about the good and bad of secrets and our faiths saving message.

    Matthew 16 Main focus: The Holy Spirit I. 16:2-4, The Pharisees and Sadducees were living in the flesh, thus Christ serves that they have no comprehension of the spiritual realm. They have no spirituality themselves. Sign of Jonah = a sign of judgment: as the Son of Man was judged so shall more

  • Defining The Church

    Contributed by Christopher Roberts on Dec 13, 2001
    based on 127 ratings

    What exactly is the church ... A community center, a social action organization, or a gathering of people set apart from a sinful world and set apart to a life devoted to God’s calling? Peter, the rock, helps us define the true purpose of the church.

    Please e-mail me with any comments or if you use any part of this at your church at I would love to hear about it. God Bless! - Chris To define the church there is no better place in the Bible to look than at the 16th Chapter of Matthew and Peter’s confession at Caesarea more

  • Questions, Questions

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 306 ratings

    A Sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 14 A sermon on Jesus’ question, who do men say that I am

    14th Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 16:13-20 "Questions, Questions " Life is full of questions, Questions abound everywhere. What am I going to do with my life? What will I be? Will the kids turn out all right? What will tomorrow bring? Not only do these practical question beg for an answer, but more

  • Life Comes By Death Series

    Contributed by Christopher Roberts on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    Jesus’ death was an example for all of His followers. Jesus teaches us that true discipleship is to confess with our actions that life, abundantly with Jesus comes by death of our desires for His desires.

    Please e-mail me with any comments or if you use any part of this at your church at I would love to hear about it. God Bless! - Chris Jesus and His disciples had been through a lot together. Prior to the discussion we read about this morning Jesus had healed and preached and more

  • Rocky - Preparing For The Fight Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 4, 2003
    based on 118 ratings

    Why did Jesus take His disciples to Caesarea Philippi? Why go to a pagan, idolatrous city to ask His disciples the most important question of His ministry?

    OPEN: I read once the story of a young black man in the ghettos. He was fortunate in that he had both of his parents, and they struggled to make ends meet. But for his birthday that year they had scraped together enough money to pay for a brand new bicycle. A few days later someone stole it. more

  • The Church Christ Is Buliding #1

    Contributed by James Phillips on Jun 22, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    Frist in a series of sermons on the Church that Christ’s has bulit. This one shows what the foundnation is.

    SERMON #1 THE CHURCH CHRIST IS BULIDING 1. WHEN YOU BUILD A BUILDING YOU HAVE TO BUILD IT ON SOMETHING, BUT ON WHAT? A.MATTHEW 7:24 27 24 "Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine, and acts upon them, may be compared to a wise man, who built his house upon the rock. 25 "And the more

  • What We Believe: The Church (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 11 ratings

    Discover the three essentials of Jesus’ Church

    We’ve spent almost two months worth of Sundays looking at what our church believes. What we believe determines how we behave. There was a time when people believed the earth was flat. They didn’t dare to travel too far for fear that they will fall off the edge of the earth. What you believe more

  • Who They Both Are Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jun 27, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    who is Peter in the light of Christ

    PETER: WHO THEY BOTH ARE! MATTHEW 16.13-23 Recently I have been working through a journal workbook based on John Eldredge’s book Wild at Heart. One of the chapters in the book requires you to ask some people to answer questions about you. One of the people whom I asked to answer the questions more