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  • Christ's Principles Of Communications

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,602 views

    Communications can never be more effective than its source.

    Communications can never be more effective than its source. Jesus communicated in such a way that people were amazed at His authority, power and truthful insights. The problem with so many communicators in our modern world is they are relying on theories that have not been given to them by God. Let ...read more

  • Aligning Our Priorities With God's Plans

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 48 ratings
     | 4,715 views

    Jesus said, "Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men.

    Jesus said, "Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men." (Matt. 4:19) Characteristics of fishers of men: 1. They catch fish. They do more than talk about fishing in meetings. Neither do they allow themselves to be caught up in such maintenance activities as repairing their nets, buying the ...read more

  • How Jesus Mentored His Disciples

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 26,144 views

    1. Jesus made sure that beyond truth taught, the disciples acquired the right attitude toward God and their ministries.

    1. Jesus made sure that beyond truth taught, the disciples acquired the right attitude toward God and their ministries. The Lord Jesus knew that it was not enough for the disciples to learn ideas without embracing the best disposition found in their Master. Jesus said, "If you hold - develop deep ...read more

  • Fishers Of Men

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 13,968 views

    What are the implications to us today of the expression that Jesus used when he said "I will make you fishers of men"

    Briningham/Gunthorpe 20-01-02 Briningham 20-01-02 Fishers of Men - Mt. 4:12-22 This morning I would like to focus on three words from our Gospel reading. I want to look at the phrase "fishers of men" Story: There’s often more to life than appears on the surface. Take ...read more

  • Real Followers Sacrifice Everything Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 260 ratings
     | 16,994 views

    The first of a real followers series based on Mike Slaughter’s book

    Real Followers sacrifice everything, Matt 4:18-22 Eric A. Snyder, Minister Farwell Church of Christ January 6, 2002 Two Hells’ Angels met a priest who was walking with crutches. They asked him what the problem was. He told them that he had slipped in his bathtub. The "Angels" continued walking ...read more

  • Stage Two: For The Sake Of Others

    Contributed by Doug Koehler on Jan 25, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 2,841 views

    What is often overlooked about this text is the fact that Peter and Andrew were already disciples of Jesus (Matthew refers to Simon’s new name, Peter) when they were called to be fishers of men. After they have already followed Jesus for their own sakes,

    Matthew 4 verse 19-20 What is often overlooked about this text is the fact that Peter and Andrew were already disciples of Jesus (Matthew refers to Simon’s new name, Peter) when they were called to be fishers of men. After they have already followed Jesus for their own sakes, now they were being ...read more

  • A Light In The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 7,949 views

    Jesus is the promised light to the people who walked in darkness. Examines the metaphor of "light" and what it actually describes.

    A Light in the Darkness Text: Matthew 4:12-25 Introduction When I was in 4th Grade my class took a field trip to the Cave of the Winds. At one point in the tour they turned the lights off and we experienced total darkness. Then in the distance someone lit a single match. It was amazing the ...read more

  • Fishing 101

    Contributed by Chad Ballard on Jan 31, 2002
    based on 117 ratings
     | 9,070 views

    How to be a "fisher of men".

    Fishing 101 Matthew 4:18-22; Jeremiah 16:14-17 Rev. Chad H. Ballard Read Matt. 4:18-22 I have heard sermon after sermon in my lifetime based on the scripture, “Come and I will make you fishers of men.” And in my shallow thinking, I knew that the simplest meaning was that Jesus was calling His ...read more

  • Available Disciples

    Contributed by Andy Taylor on Feb 1, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 4,649 views

    Jesus wants to train you as a fisher of men, are you willing?

    ARE YOU AVAILABLE? 1/14/01 EP  The Devil fishes for men with lures and hooks, but Jesus wanted to train men to fish for men. Matthew 4:18 through Matthew 4:22 18And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into ...read more

  • Where's Zebedee? Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Mar 7, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 4,188 views

    Zebedee, as many fathers today, missed out on the best things he could find by being satisfied with what was good.

    Where’s Zebedee? And straightway he [Jesus] called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him. Mark 1:20 Where was Zebedee’s wife? Matthew 20:20; 27:56, “Then came to him the mother of Zebedee’s children with her sons, worshipping ...read more

  • Contageous Christianity

    Contributed by Wayne Burnett on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 102 ratings
     | 5,274 views

    THE MINISTRY OF JESUS WAS CONTAGEOUS, SPREADING LIKE WILDFIRE. THE WORLD TODAY NEEDS CONTAGEOUS CHRISTIANITY.

    CONTAGEOUS CHRISTIANITY MATT 4:13-25 I. CONTAGEOUS A. Generally a word used when someone is ill or sick -common question "Is it contageous?" B. contageous (Compton’s) - spread by direct or indirect contact; communicable: said of diseases; carrying, or liable to transmit, the causative agent of ...read more

  • Seven Key Principles Of New Testament Evangelism.

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 14, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,635 views

    Study of principles of evangelism developed by Gene Getz.

    Seven key principles for of NT evangelism. Matt.4:19 Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” - New King James Version. Clear from Scripture: that first disciples were recruited to evangelize. So are we but how? Developed from Gene Getz. (1984). "Sharpening the ...read more

  • The Fisherman

    Contributed by James May on Jun 26, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 22,100 views

    Jesus calls us to be fishers of men. We can learn a lot about catching "fish" if we examine how the fisherman does it.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • Abundance

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Jun 28, 2001
    based on 110 ratings
     | 10,256 views

    God desires for us to live in abundance. But what does that mean? How do we manifest abundance in our life?

    Abundance 1 Kings 17  God has intended for us to live life in abundance. John 10:10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.  What does abundance mean? • dense • ...read more

  • The Unchanged Church

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,670 views

    This sermon shows how the attitude of the church has declined concerning winning the lost to Christ. The church needs to change.

    Scripture: Matthew 4:12 – 17 Title: “The Unchanged Church” Introduction: This is a MESSAGE for the CHURCH of TODAY! When Jesus began His earthly ministry there was a well-oiled religious machine in place called, “Phariseeism.” This religious system was well known all across the known world at ...read more