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  • Changing Our Focus Series

    Contributed by Carl Greene on Feb 5, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    People with humility don’t deny their power; they just recognize that it passes through them, not from them.

    We have begun our journey into an understanding of what it means to be disciple of Christ. We’ve talked about the issue that sometimes we tend make becoming a disciple too hard, and too often when we here the word disciple, we tend to cringe and hide. It’s not that we don’t want to serve God, we more

  • Jesus Goes To Jerusalem Series

    Contributed by John White on Mar 14, 2008

    Examining the lessons we can learn from the day Jesus enters His city, Jerusalem.

    Jesus Goes To Jerusalem Matt. 21:1-17 Jesus’ road to Calvary was deliberately foreordained. Paul tells us Jesus arrived on schedule to complete His mission as planned on planet earth. "But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, To more

  • Jesus Hates Hypocrisy Even More Than You Do! Part 1: The Need For Humility

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Nov 6, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    First message looking at the "woes" that Jesus brings down on the Pharisees and religious leaders during Holy Week

    Jesus Hates Hypocrisy Even More Than You Do!  Part 1 - The Need for Humility Matthew 23:1-12 October 19, 2008 NOTE: THE ME/WE/GOD/YOU/WE FORMAT IS BORROWED FROM ANDY STANLEY’S BOOK, "COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE." Me/We: I’m willing to bet that no one likes a hypocrite. At least no one I know more

  • The Giant Of Religion Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Jun 4, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Today we are going to look at a very cruel giant, the giant of religion

    INTRO: A young girl became a Christian in an exciting revival at her church and was baptized the closing Sunday morning. That afternoon she ran through the house singing and dancing. Her sour grandfather rebuked her with these words, “You ought to be ashamed of yourself. You just joined the more

  • Serve To Seen (What Not To Do)

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Dec 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    This is a sermon that focuses on what NOT to do as a Christian

    Matthew 23:5-12 Everything they do is done for men to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long; they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues; they love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have men call them more

  • Woe To Those Who Don't Believe

    Contributed by David Rogers on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon dealing with people who call themselves Christians but the really don’t believe that God says what He means and means what He says.

    Woe to those who don’t believe Bro. David Rogers Pastor Bethlehem Baptist Church Winona Ms Matthew 23:1-39 Prayer Introduction Years ago, I heard a story about a preacher who went to a small town to preach a series of gospel sermons. His attempt was to evangelize that little town. He preached for more

  • Partners In Service

    Contributed by Daniel Haas on Oct 31, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Listening to the right teacher makes you a wonderful partner in service.

    - Authorities helpful in our lives: parents, teachers, leaders - you better not always do what they tell you, try responsible listening instead - try responsible listening instead - Priesthood of Believers: We are all teachers. - phylacteries and fringes = tefilin and bangs - more

  • The Faces Of The Stranger Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Sep 20, 2001
    based on 65 ratings

    Let’s talk about what makes it difficult for us to form community, and in so doing, we will also find an explanation for the turmoil our world is seeing and has always seen.

    The Faces of the Stranger Pastor Jim Luthy I’ve really wrestled this week whether to return to our series on community or to talk about the recent attacks on our nation. On one hand, we are being asked to return to normal, whatever that means, and these messages on community are meant to equip us more

  • Dealing With Disappointment

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Mar 30, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Everybody has to learn to deal with disappointment.

    Dealing with Disappointment 1. Don’t “Dis” me man. Means to dishonor. In modern terms. 2. Most of us know the absolute horror, embarrassment, frustration and pain of disappointments in our lives. 3. The word Disappointment means to disgrace or (by impl.) put to the blush:-confounded, dishonoured. more

  • Let God See The Plumbing

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    When it comes down to it, do you let God in on the inside of you - or do you hold Him at arms length? Take a lesson from the religious establishment of Jesus’ day - let God into the ugly inner parts of your life, and let the Great Plumber heal you.

    A few years back I did a remodeling project at my house - the carpenter did much of the work but I cut costs by doing the plumbing myself. After putting in a bathroom over our garage the area was covered up by sheetrock. One day as I was walking to my car I felt a drop of water hit my eye. I more

  • Woe

    Contributed by James Phillips on Jun 19, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    Jesus tells us not to be like the Pharisees.

    WOE MATTHEW 23:1 39 MATTHEW 23:1 12 Pharisees Exposed 1 Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples, 2 saying: "The scribes and the Pharisees have seated themselves in the chair of Moses; 3 therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their deeds; for more

  • Part Time Christians,hafe Way Salvation

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 16 ratings

    Jesus spoke of those who were going to be luke warm in the last days, the last days are here.

    Part Time Christians. Half way salvation. Jesus was teaching to pick up your cross and follow me. Letting the dead bury the dead. A look into part time Christians, ready only at a weeks notice. more

  • Recognizing (And Recovering From) Spiritual Abuse

    Contributed by Jim Miller on May 17, 2003
    based on 71 ratings

    Spiritually abused Christians and spiritual abusers are more prevalent than you may think. This sermon identifies spiritual abuse and offers some remedies.

    INTRODUCTION I am a victim of spiritual abuse. And, chances are, if you have been a member of a church or religious organization for any length of time, you are too. Spiritual abuse surfaces in an assortment of forms: sometimes in-your-face flagrant; other times behind-your-back subtle. It emerges more

  • "Why Do People Reject Jesus Christ?" Series

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Mar 10, 2004
    based on 31 ratings

    This is sermon #3 in my series on Passion Week. It answers the question-"Why Do People Reject Jesus Christ?" This is Day 3 of Passion Week- A Day of Controversy. Jesus is attacked and challenged. He answers His enemies with stunning rebuke.

    Passion Week Day 3(Tuesday)before the crucifiction, A Day of Controversy and Personal Attacks. Text: Matthew 23:1-39 Title: "Why Do People Reject Jesus Christ?" Introduction- This morning, we will be considering Day 3 of Passion Week, which more

  • Jesus' Classroom

    Contributed by James Chandler on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 109 ratings

    Jesus taught some very important lessons about Christian character near the end of his life. Here are three of them.

    Last week we saw Jesus coming into Jerusalem in the “Triumphal Entry.” Remember the scene...Jesus on the back of a donkey. People lining the streets with palm branches. Hosanna, Hosanna! This week the scene changes. It’s no longer an exciting street lined with people. Now it is a classroom. more