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  • “come Follow Me And I Will Make You Fishers Of Men” Series

    Contributed by Leslie Tarlton on Jan 19, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    Conclusion - most important verse in NT - for understanding our role as Christians.

    “Come Follow Me and I Will Make You Fishers of Men” Matthew 4:12-25, Mark 1:14-20, Luke 5:1-11 Pray Turn to Matthew 4:12-22 Conclusion - most important vs in NT - for understanding our role. As a test of my conclusion, I asked a brother in the Lord who was a very good more

  • Are You Just A Fan Or A Follower?

    Contributed by George Durham on Jul 8, 2014

    Are you just a fan of Jesus, as a good teacher? Or are you a committed disciple of Christ.

    Are you Just a Fan or a Follower? Matt.4:18-22 Most common answer when I ask people, “How do you know you are a Christian? “Because I believe in Jesus!” • Hindu’s believe in Jesus + 330 million other gods! • Muslims believe Jesus was a more

  • Jesus: Friend Of Sinners; Peter: Friend Of Jesus

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Sep 1, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    The life of the disciple Peter teaches us much about the amazing, unconditional love that Jesus has for us as sinners that can transform our lives.

    JESUS: FRIEND OF SINNERS; PETER: FRIEND OF JESUS INTRO TO SPEAKER: Discuss our road trip to BC and rained-out camping trip with my family. INTRO TO TOPIC: I wrestled all week with a topic for this morning’s message. When I woke up this morning, I asked the Lord, “What do you want more

  • Working Together To Fish For People

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Nov 2, 2015

    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 more

  • True Disciple

    Contributed by John Ong on Jun 17, 2015

    It is vital that we first heed the words of our Savior and count the cost of discipleship before we truly desire to be His followers.

    Citing Luke 14:26, the disciple of our Lord Jesus Christ should put his Master above those closest and beloved to him. “If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, … he cannot be my disciple. It is vital that more

  • "God Makes You"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Jun 22, 2015

    God can make you a disciple, make your name great, make you a great nation, make you a great name, God can make us spectacular if we follow the right person, if we make right preparation, and be in the right places.

    God Makes You. Matthew 4:17-22 1. The Scripture says Follow Christ and He will Make you. 1. Matthew 4:19 Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men." 2. Abraham Followed and God makes him a Great Nation .Genesis 12: 2"into a great nation and God says and I will make you blessed; I more

  • Empowering For Adventure Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 22, 2016
    based on 17 ratings

    Jesus chose "ordinary, unschooled" men to be His disciples. For 3 years He equipped them for a ministry that turned the world upside down. But how did Jesus change them so they were ready for that adventure. And how can He do the same for us?

    OPEN: In 1972, NASA launched a space probe named Pioneer 10. The satellite’s primary mission was to reach Jupiter, study the planet and its moons, and beam the data back to earth. Scientists regarded this as a bold plan, for at that time no earth satellite had ever gone beyond Mars, and they more

  • Fisher's Of Bait Required

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Jan 21, 2016
    based on 5 ratings

    This is the foundation of how the Church grows. For years I’ve been bothered by the GIMMICK VS. GOSPEL approach to ministry in general and evangelism in particular. It seems we don’t think God’s gospel is quite good enough to reach folks,

    Some thoughts in this message are from the archives of C.H. Spurgeon who preached in the 1800’s TITLE: FISHERS OF MEN….NO BAIT REQUIRED SCRIPTURE: ST. MATTHEW 4:18-20 / ST. MARK 1:17 Since my return to Ardmore, Deacon Cooley and a few other brothers have taken me out fishing. more

  • Steps A Minister Has To Do To Be Successful In His Ministry!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Jan 16, 2016

    Being a minister requires more than what he expects his people to be to have a life of victory. Can we do it? These steps may help.

    STEPS A MINISTER HAS TO DO TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN HIS MINISTRY! Mat 14:19 (KJV) And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the more

  • What Is Repentance?

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Jan 12, 2017
    based on 2 ratings

    In this passage Jesus teaches us about Repentance - Repentance involves 1. Revelation and Realization 2. Redemption and Renewal 3. Reorientation and living a life of Righteousness

    Scripture: Matthew 4: 12 - 23 Theme: Repentance In this passage Jesus teaches us about Repentance - Repentance involves 1. Revelation and Realization 2. Redemption and Renewal 3. Reorientation and Righteousness INTRO: Grace and peace from God our Father and from His Son Jesus more

  • Out Of The Darkness

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Jan 26, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    Jesus calls us to bring light into the darkness 

    Matthew 4:16-22 When we proclaim our profession of faith, we say: ‘We believe on One God. . . God from God, Light from Light’. . . I imagine that all of us have been afraid of the dark at some time in our lives. . . afraid of the monster under the bed, . . . the more

  • My Magnificent Obsession

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Mar 17, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    The Christian life is more than a casual admiration of a good man called Jesus (If it is anything it is A MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION with the most wonderful, incomparable, person who ever lived, and still lives in us through his precious Holy Spirit.

    Matthew 4: 18 - 20 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 me, and I will make you fishers of men. 20 And they straightway left their more

  • "Oh No It Isn't!" - "Oh Yes It Is!"

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Jan 24, 2017

    A panto style sermon on the theme of Evangelism for the third Sunday of Epiphany (Don't mistake the light hearted nature of the presentation for a lack of depth in the content)

    This sermon, being delivered in “panto” season is interactive. Alan:`I say “Dare” you say “share” Alan:` Dare All: Share Alan:` Dare All: Share [Alan passes the mike around various people who each speak as if sharing their faith in a natural way with a friend] Simon Harris “What did more

  • Follow Me!

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Jan 22, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    Jesus' call of the first disciples reminds us that God takes the initiative to pursue us; that God calls us into relationship, not rules; and that God's mission becomes our mission: to teach, preach, and heal a hurting world.

    Matthew 4:18-23 Follow Me Today we’re talking about fishermen. Anyone here like to fish? Two avid fishermen go on a fishing trip. They rent all the equipment: the reels, the rods, the wading suits, the rowboat, the car, and even a cabin in the woods. They spend a fortune. The first day they go more

  • Understanding Temptation Series

    Contributed by Dan Proctor on Oct 31, 2016

    Why do we sin against God? Why do we mess up, make terrible choices, and then have to live with the consequences? Why do we get ourselves into bondage to sin and certain destructive patterns of behavior?

    Understanding Temptation Matthew 4 Introduction: 1. Why do we sin against God? Why do we mess up, make terrible choices, and then have to live with the consequences? Why do we get ourselves into bondage to sin and certain destructive patterns of behavior? • Have you ever done more