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  • The Baptism Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 28 ratings

    Jesus’ baptism is a transitional point in his life. In this lesson we answer the questions why was Jesus baptized and why must we be baptized.

    Introduction: A. We’ve come this morning to celebrate who God is and what He is doing in our lives. 1. Hopefully, as we have been meeting the Lord in praise and prayer and in communion, we continue to experience His transforming presence and power in our lives. 2. And now as we turn our more

  • Nine Attitudes To Live By - The B Attitudes Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Oct 31, 2007
    based on 200 ratings

    This is an overview of the nine "Be" Attitudes for Christian living. Nine full sermons will follow. This sermon can be used as an introduction to the series or as a stand alone sermon.

    Nine Attitudes to Live By - The B Attitudes In the gospel of Matthew chapters five, six and seven we have a sermon of Jesus. This section of scripture has come to be known as: “The Sermon On The Mount.” It’s called the Sermon on the Mount because in chapter five Matthew tells us that when more

  • Requirements To Receive The Baptism Of The Holy Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Shows the requirements to receive the baptism in the Holy Spirit

    Title: Requirements to receive the Baptism of the Holy Spirit Theme: Text: Matthew 3:11 Matthew 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and more

  • Two Baptisms And Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Nov 20, 2018

    In Matthew chapter 3 we see John the Baptist speaking of two different baptisms; the baptism of repentance and baptism with the Holy Spirit. Are they the same or are they complimentary?

    Two Baptisms and Thanksgiving Please stand as we read our newest memory Scripture together … Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder. And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, more

  • Entire Sanctification

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Nov 26, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Is Entire Sanctification and a life of holiness possible? Must we always be enslaved to sin? Can we be set free from sin and become slaves of God as Scripture says?

    Entire Sanctification Please stand as we read our newest memory Scripture together … Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder. And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The more

  • Repentance With Jesus

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Dec 9, 2007

    An Advent sermon that encourages us to engage in daily repentance with Jesus.

    As we get closer to the end of the year what are you looking forward to? School finishing. Holidays. Christmas Day. Presents. Family get togethers. The prophet Isaiah in chapter 11 lays out a picture of something that all followers of Jesus Christ can look forward to. Listen again to more

  • Presumption

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 9, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Religion does not create a relationship with God, nor does ritual. It is refinement born of repentance that shapes that relationship. Repent, relate, and receive.

    “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?” Famous words supposedly spoken by journalist Henry Morton Stanley somewhere in Tanganyika at the end of his expedition to find the missing explorer. “I presume”. It means, “I think I know what I am doing. Would you please confirm it for me? You look like what I more

  • Signs Along The Way: An Urgent Warning Series

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Dec 5, 2007

    John the Baptist was not out in the wilderness pursuing fame or fortune. He was calling for repentance, a change in life style. Repentance is an about face from sinful behavior to a life that imitates Jesus, that produces "fruit". (Gal. 5) Sadducees and

    In Jesus Holy Name December 9, 2007 Text: Matthew 3:1-12 Advent II - Redeemer “Signs Along The Way: An Urgent Warning” The Advent season places our feet on a journey to the manger in Bethlehem where God the Creator invaded our humanity. John Gugel, in his Advent devotional “Signs more

  • "Making Crooked Roads Straight"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 16 ratings

    A sermon on repentance and moving out of the "wilderness".

    “Making Crooked Roads Straight” Matthew 3:1-12 By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor, Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN “John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, ‘Repent for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” John appeared in the more

  • Making A Positive Impact For Jesus

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Dec 7, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    John the Baptist made a big impact on many people. This sermon encourages people to make a positive impact (for Jesus) upon people, and not simply to be going through the motions

    Just occasionally we come across someone who makes a big impact upon us. Early in my life John Stainer made an impact upon me. At the time he had a big bushy beard – a bit like I imagine John the Baptist. John was my Sunday school teacher (John Stainer that is, not the Baptist), and he made an more

  • "Look, Jesus Is Coming"

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Dec 3, 2007
    based on 32 ratings

    A sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Advent

    2nd Sunday Advent Matthew 3:1-12 "Look, Jesus is Coming" "In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, "The voice of one crying in the more

  • Turn Around

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Dec 9, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    A Sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Advent-Year A.

    “In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.’” -Matthew 3:1-2 There always seems to be “the hottest gift item of the year” to buy each year. The most memorable in my mind was the craze a few years more

  • Prepare For Christmas

    Contributed by David Vanheuvelen on Dec 8, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Are you ready for the coming of the Messiah? Instead of preparing for a holiday, let’s prepare for the coming of the Savior.

    Title: Prepare For Christmas Text: Matthew 3:1-6 December 2, 2007 New Hope Community Chapel Goal: Changed Lives. Changing from preparing for a Holiday to preparing for the coming of the Savior Main Point: What is the one thing I want my audience to know? They need to be prepared for the more

  • Christmas Presence - John The Baptist

    Contributed by Tim Hedberg on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    A Christmas Presence for Baby Jesus.

    For the next 4 Sundays we are going to be spending our time preparing for Christmas by becoming familiar with those people God invited to be at his son’s birth. When God decided the time was right, he birthed his son in the flesh to be Immanuel - "God with us" and when he did he sent out some more

  • What's Your Real Birthday?

    Contributed by Stephen Becker on Dec 11, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    The sermon explores baptism in light of Jesus’ baptism. If Jesus needed to be baptized, what does this say about us? We sinners are called to repentence and baptism.

    What’s Your REAL Birthday? Baptism into the body of Christ Matthew 3:1-12 Stephen H. Becker, M.Div. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church 2nd Sunday in Advent December 9th, 2007 When is your BIRTH-day? I mean, your real birthday? No, I’m not talking about your D O B —your date-of-birth—like you more