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  • Worship That Works

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Jun 22, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 11,167 views

    Second Sunday after Pentecost: What is worship that is real and authentic? We look at Jesus’ teachings about this to learn how to honor God in worship.

    The Bible describes perfect worship. It occurs around the throne of God. That is a place where there is no pain, or sadness; A place where no sun or moon are needed because God is there to provide light and warmth; A place where the chaos and all that disturbs is replaced by the perfect peace. It ...read more

  • "Imitators Of Christ" Series

    Contributed by Gary Smith on Jun 22, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,634 views

    To be a truen New Testament Church we must do what Jesus did. WDJD What did Jesus do? Let us discover what Jesus did and become Imitators of Christ.

    “Imitators Of Christ” Prepared For Fort Payne For Wed. Night, June 18th 2003 Text; Matt 4:18-22 (KJV) 18 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. 19 And he saith unto them, Follow ...read more

  • Cast Your Net Into Deeper Water

    Contributed by Monte Robinson on Jul 20, 2003
    based on 140 ratings
     | 35,505 views

    Challenge your congregation to see God work in their lives by persevering, because when God does work in our lives, it empowers us to walk away from this life and follow the Son.

    Let’s read Luke 5: 1-11 Pray Ill. Jake and the rain. I. Background A. This is the description of the first disciples being chosen by Jesus by the Lake of Gennesaret—Christians commonly refer to this lake as the Sea of Galilee. B. Some believe that this may have been a first encounter of Jesus and ...read more

  • Fishers Of Men

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 13,928 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
     | 16,969 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
     | 2,835 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
     | 7,938 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
     | 9,032 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

  • Curious, Convinced, Or Committed

    Contributed by Mike Dubose on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 15,921 views

    When Jesus Christ calls disciples, he’s looking for committment... Some of us appear to be more curious than we are committed...

    Curious, Convinced, or Committed Matthew 4: 18-22 January 27, 2002 As I was preparing the message, I was thinking about our fish fry that was scheduled for today… Unfortunately, Ricky had some complications with his shoulder and we’ve had to postpone the fish fry… But I thought ...read more

  • Jesus Begins His Ministry Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 9, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 6,224 views

    Jesus begins proclaiming the Kingdom of God and calls a group of disciples to join him in brining people into God’sd Kingdom

    Today we continue with our study of the first few chapters of Matthew’s gospel, looking today at the beginning of Jesus’ public Ministry. Remember that Jesus has been baptised by John in the River Jordan, probably somewhere near Jerusalem. There he’s heard God’s voice affirming his identity as ...read more

  • Being A Disciple Series

    Contributed by J. Richard Lord, Jr. on Feb 10, 2002
    based on 78 ratings
     | 11,059 views

    Are you a true disciple or just a "Jesus Groupie"

    Sermon preached on 2/3/02 PARKVIEW CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE J. Richard Lord, Jr. BEING A DISCIPLE OF JESUS Matthew 4:12-25 What drew you to church today? What was it that caused you to get out of bed on your day off, go to the trouble of getting dressed and coming to church this morning when you ...read more

  • People Fishing

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 10,093 views

    Sermon for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany The Call of the Disciples

    3rd Sunday after Epiphany Matthew 4:12-23 "People Fishing"   I would like to share with you part of a sermon preached by Charles Spurgeon, one of England’s most powerful preaches during the 1850’s where his church grew from 300 members to well over 5000. I have many what I call "heroes" in ...read more

  • Follow Me!

    Contributed by John Howard on Feb 23, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 20,739 views

    Our problem is when we get past the gates of salvation we sit down and wait, like we have arrived. Really that is just ebeginning of what God has for us.

    Follow Me! Matt 4:18-22 Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee when He saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew, casting a net into the lake; they were fishermen. Jesus said to them, ‘Come with me, and I will make you fishers of men.’ And at once they left their nets and ...read more

  • Fads In Religion

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on May 6, 2002
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,011 views

    People are hungry, spiritually today. Yet often people look for a quick fix. What does it mean to follow Jesus? What does it mean to fish for people?

    Bibliography: Culture Shift, lesson 8 I learned something interesting this week. Let me ask you something. Have you seen Miss Cleo on television lately? You know who Miss Cleo is, don’t you? Have you noticed that her commercials haven’t been on television lately? It seems that Miss Cleo is ...read more

  • Taking The First Step Series

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 7, 2002
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,410 views

    1 of 4 of the series In Pursuit: The Jesus Walk. When we say we are followers of Christ what are we really saying? This message uncovers the first step in walking the Jesus Walk.

    TAKING THE FIRST STEP Matthew 4:18-20 READ AT BEGINNING OF SERVICE: Luke 9:23 (NIV) 23 Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. INTRODUCTION As a parent I’ve noticed something interesting taking place in the ...read more