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  • Bear The Cross To Wear The Crown

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Sep 8, 2013


    BEAR THE CROSS TO WEAR THE CROWN (MATTHEW 16:21-28) Being a disciple of Christ is quite costly in many parts of Asia and Africa even though it is quite a tame or mild affair in the Western world. In Iran, 32-years old pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, leader of a network of Iranian house churches, was more

  • What Does Jesus Think About "I Have To Find Myself"? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 8, 2013
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    An examination of what it means to "deny yourself and take up your cross."

    JESUS' OPINION: Jesus says the path to life is not in “finding yourself” but in “denying yourself.” - Matthew 16:24; Mark 8:34. - I’m thinking of the stereotypical statement that is so common that it’s almost a cliché: “I’ve got to go find more

  • What Did Jesus Mean By "Whoever Loses His Life For Me Will Find It" Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 19, 2013
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    A look at Jesus' difficult (and frequently ignored) teaching that "whoever lose his life for me will find it." What does that mean? What does it look like to live that out?

    WHAT DOES "LOSE YOUR LIFE TO FIND IT" MEAN ANYWAY? It means to pursue Jesus’ path even at the expense of my desires. - Matthew 10:39; Matthew 16:25; Mark 8:35; Luke 9:24; Luke 17:33; John 12:25. - This is a foreign concept to many Christians. In the American church we largely ignore more

  • Why Aren't More Of Us Dying?

    Contributed by Terry Frazier on Mar 10, 2012
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    The Church needs to learn to die to self more collectively but it begins on an individual basis first. Like Jesus said, "Not My Will But Your Will Be Done!

    Why Aren’t More Of Us Dying? When you read the Title in the Bulletin this morning, did it make you think “what is the preacher going to preach about today”? I hope that he doesn’t want us to die! I want to tell you today that yes; I really do want all of you to die today. more

  • El Camino De La Cruz Es Abnegacion Series

    Contributed by Raquel Martinez on Mar 19, 2012
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    Durante las semanas antes a la pasion de Jesus, vamos a meditar en lo que significo para Jesus caminar ese camino hacia la cruz.

    EL CAMINO DE LA CRUZ Primera Parte 1. El camino de la Cruz es de abnegación. “Si alguno quiere seguir en pos de mi, niéguese a si mismo, tome su cruz y sígame” Mat. 16:24 Introduccion: Abnegacion significa negarse a uno mismo. No poner nuestros gustos, o intereses en primer lugar more

  • Sharing Grace: God's Favor Imitated By His People Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Apr 1, 2012

    We are sharing the grace of God when we are imitating the God of grace. So, the question is, How did Christ display grace to us? There is no greater display of the grace of God than the Cross of Christ.

    Purpose: To describe who Christ's real followers are. Aim: I want the listener to imitate Christ's willingness to give His life. INTRODUCTION: The grace of God is so complete and full that we could never exhaust all there is to know about it. In an attempt to learn more about God's grace as we more

  • Committed

    Contributed by Bret Bone on Oct 24, 2011
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    Life have you puzzled? Join us to find out how all your pieces fit.

    Committed SLIDE- Puzzle pieces Prayer I want to begin this morning by introducing you to an imaginary church family that I am going to call the Kenny’s. When we first meet Kenny’s they are attending services at First Church but they leave First Church because the services more

  • Your So-Called Life

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 17, 2011
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    Jesus calls us not just to live differently, but to die to ourselves and to regard our lives as not our own

    Matthew 16;24-27 Intro: I recently ran across a quote from Richard Wurmbrand, a preacher who spent many years in prison under Rumanian communists because of his testimony for Jesus. Wurmbrand says he was trying to explain systematic theology to a Russian preacher of the underground church more

  • Set Your Mind On God’s Interests

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jul 24, 2012
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    We must keep our eyes on God; it’s all about God, not us.

    Set Your Mind on God’s Interests June 21, 2009 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: We must keep our eyes on God; it’s all about God, not us. Focus Passage: Matthew 16:21-28 I. Get Behind Me Satan (v 23a) a. Just a few verses more

  • Whose Call Will You Answer? Series

    Contributed by Paul Basehore on Aug 19, 2015
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    We all have to hear the call of the world and the call of our Savior. It’s up to us, though, how much we listen, and how much attention we pay to each call.

    Calling -- Whose Call Will You Answer? Since school is starting (or already has started), I wanted to begin a new series on calling and what it means to be called. Before we can really get into the meat and potatoes of calling, I felt it important to first describe the different callings at work more

  • God In The Drivers Seeat. Series

    Contributed by John Gullick on Apr 25, 2016

    A sermon that uses the series title top gear to talk about powering forward with God this sermon is putting God in the drivers seat of your life.

    God in the drivers seat. “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat; I am.” (Matthew 16:24 MSG) Matthew 16:24-25Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV) 24 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let more

  • Pt. 1 - Self Denial Series

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Aug 17, 2014
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    An in depth study of the demands of true discipleship.

    "Three Laws of the Discipleship" Pt. 1 -- Self Denial Matthew 16:24-28 Introduction: As I begin today's message let me say that the definition of what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ has changed radically from what the Savior spoke of in this section of Matthew's Gospel. In this more

  • Did You Know?

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Sep 3, 2014

    Sermon asks us did you know statements from the scriptures.

    Did you know? Matthew 16:21-28 It's a phrase we love to attach to the odd-but-essential insights and idioms (sayings, phrases, insights) that friends, warning labels and parents throw our way. • Head Over Heels: Very excited and/or joyful, especially when in love. more

  • Christ Following Pt 3 Series

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Aug 31, 2014

    A sermon that challenges the contemporary notion of discipleship.

    "Three Laws of Discipleship" Pt. 3 -- Following Jesus Matthew 16:24-28 Introduction: This morning we're going to take a look at the third aspect of discipleship that our Lord speaks about as He seeks to prepare his disciples for what is up ahead. If you recall two weeks ago when we started more

  • Three Discipleship Questions

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Sep 2, 2014

    Following Peter's confession that Jesus is the Messiah, the Lord gives sobering instructions on the challenges of discipleship.

    Three Questions For Disciples Matthew 16:21-26 Introduction 1. We have just heard Peter make the greatest confession: Jesus is the Messiah. This has been the aim of Jesus all along. Now He entrusts to them the reality. 2. Matthew 16:21-26. This text asks some questions of us in more