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  • Follow Me

    Contributed by Joanna Beveridge on Feb 2, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,896 views

    How can we "sell" Christianity in today’s world?

    The second part of today’s Gospel reading told us about Jesus calling Andrew, Simon Peter, James and John to be his disciples. This was probably not the first encounter with Jesus for any of them. We know, for example, from last week’s reading from St John’s Gospel that Andrew was already a ...read more

  • The Call To Discipleship

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Jan 26, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,586 views

    A sermon for the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany, comparing the Gospels description of the call of the first disciples.

    3rd Sunday after Epiphany, January 27, 2008 “Series A” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, your Son called people in the midst of their daily routines to be his disciples and to spread the news of your ...read more

  • Working Together To Fish For People

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Nov 2, 2015
     | 2,780 views

    The apostle Paul tells us that we have to work together and be united in their faith in Christ. When we work together to fish for people, we can do great things.

    Good morning boys and girls! How many of your have ever gone fishing? What do you have to take with you when you go fishing? Suppose you forgot to take one of these things with you? Would you be able to catch any fish? Everything you need to go fishing works together to help you catch ...read more

  • A Light In The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Dec 1, 2015
     | 6,050 views

    The region that Jesus began His ministry brings to us some great truth about the Kingdom of God.

    A Light in the Darkness Matthew 4:12-17 Ill. Driving through Texas, a New Yorker collided with a truck carrying a horse. A few months later he tried to collect damages for his injuries. "How can you now claim to have all these injuries?" asked the insurance company's lawyer. "According to the ...read more

  • Beginning Ministry Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Jan 4, 2016
     | 4,169 views

    The beginning of Christ's ministry here on earth. The pivotal event was the arrest of John the Baptist.

    I. Introduction A. A little old lady sold pretzels on a street corner for 25 cents each. Every day a young man would leave his office building at lunch time and, as he passed her pretzel stand, he would leave her a quarter, but would never take a pretzel. This went on for more than five years. ...read more

  • Fishers Of Men Series

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,811 views

    Our role in sharing the gospel.

    Sermon-2/11/07-Matt. 4:12-25-Fishers of Men Story of a fisherman. Reputation for being the greatest fisherman in the area. On days when most people would come back with 2-3 fish, he’d come back with 2-3 hundred. -Game warden decides to investigate. -Shows up at the man’s house, identifies ...read more

  • Call Of The Fishermen

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,281 views

    A sermon for the third Sunday after the Epiphany The call of the disciples

    3rd Sunday after the Epiphany Matthew 4:12-23 "The call of the Fishermen" 12* Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee; 13* and leaving Nazareth he went and dwelt in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14* that what was ...read more

  • What Does It Mean To Follow Jesus?

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 34 ratings
     | 15,846 views

    This sermon looks at how following Jesus is a life long committment of listening to Jesus and reflecting HIS light.

    Imagine being like those fishermen. Sitting at work, in a place that is familiar to you a place you are comfortable with, even if things were occasionally a bit difficult, then all of a sudden some character comes up to you and says "Hey come, follow me, and I will make you fishers of ...read more

  • Led By The Spirit, Still Tempted

    Contributed by Betty Johnson on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,945 views

    We can repent and believe, but we will never grow if we don’t overcome temptation by God’s Word.

    Lead by the Spirit - still tempted Scripture: Matthew 4:1-17 As we start our message this morning, I want you to look at Matthew 3, verse 2. “John said, ‘Change your hearts and lives because the kingdom of heaven is near.’” Jesus’ first message as he began his preaching ministry was the ...read more

  • Jesus: The One Who Lights Our Way Series

    Contributed by Joe La Rue on Feb 25, 2009
     | 4,197 views

    A consideration of how Jesus fulfilled the promise God made through Isaiah, that the Messiah would cause a light to shine on the people walking in darkness.

    TITLE - Jesus: The One Who Lights Our Way SERIES - Matthew’s Portrait of Jesus As The Fulfillment of God’s Promises (Sermon # 6) TEXT - Matthew 4:12–17 DATE PREACHED - March 1, 2009 COPYRIGHT © JOE LA RUE, 2009 ALL RIGHTS ...read more

  • A Messiah On The Move Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 6, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,861 views

    Moving forward in our faith is a requirement for a healthy spiritual life.

    A Messiah On the Move Text: Matt. 4:12-25 Introduction 1. Illustration: Living in Ohio during the cold winter months teaches us many things. However, one of the most important is the need to keep moving forward. When we drive on the ice and snow we do well as long as we keep moving ...read more

  • I Will Make You Fishers Of Men

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,025 views

    We can learn a lot from the qualities needed to be a good fisherman, to enable us to be good fishers for men.

    I will make you Fishers of Men – but we don’t start with the Barracudas Story: I occasionally take Bari (my Bernese Mountain Dog) down to the gravel pits for a walk. It’s a bit muddy at this time of year and there is quite a bit of flooding down there too I took Bari down a number of ...read more

  • Let's Talk Fishing

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jan 24, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,884 views

    We are not called by Christ to talk about fishing for people or wait until we have the proper equipment or bait. We are called to fish.

    Matthew 4: 12 – 23 / What Do I Use For Bait? Intro: Some people just love to fish! --- No offense intended to those who love it; but, I HATE IT! It’s not that I haven’t tried it. I have. I just don’t like it. First of all, I don’t like to get my hands sticky or dirty. Next, I can’t sit ...read more

  • Radical Jesus Series

    Contributed by Dennis Munn on Jul 12, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,586 views

    The second in the "Who Is Jesus?" Series

    Who Is Jesus? Message 2: Radical Jesus Text: Matthew 4:12-17 Introduction: Today we continue the Who Is Jesus series that’s based in Matthew’s gospel by examining Radical Jesus. We’re going to be taking a look at the radical nature of Jesus’ message, and as with many of the sermons delivered ...read more

  • Laying A Sure Foundation For Ministry!

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jan 1, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,832 views

    Paul address several elements that we need to build a sure ministerial foundation. Make sure to includes these building stones.

    HOW CAN I LAY A FOUNDATION FOR MINISTRY?? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com LAY A SURE FOUNDATION... PAUL WAS A GREAT MAN OF GOD... BUT HE KNEW EACH MAN OF GOD NEEDED A SUPPORT STRUCTURE AS A FOUNDATION... WE WILL ALL FACE THE RAIN, THE FLOODS, AND THE WIND. 1. RAIN--- ...read more