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  • Portrait Of A Servant (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Feb 29, 2016

    This sermon is based on chapter 7, of Charles Swindoll's book, Improving Your Serve. The sermon uses the first four Beatitudes as a character portrait of a servant.

    Introduction: A. Don’t you love asking kids what they want to be when they grow up? 1. Unlike the minion in the picture, I don’t ask them because I am still looking for ideas! 2. I like to ask them to see what is going on in their little heads. 3. This second picture is a good more

  • Let Your Light Shine

    Contributed by Robert D. Gordon, Jr. on Feb 11, 2016

    Matthew 5: 13-16

    Thankful for God’s Handiwork Psalm 104, passim 1. Some of you might want to add variety to your Thanksgiving dinner conversation for those of you who are mischievous: • During the middle of the meal, turn to mom and say, "See mom, I told you they wouldn't notice that the turkey was four months more

  • Discovering A Biblical Worldview Series

    Contributed by John Dixon on Feb 14, 2016

    The Christian Worldview has permeated all of Western Civilization. The impact of Christian thought is the source of the freedoms that we enjoy. To separate Biblical truth from our society is to doom our culture to self-destruction.

    Matthew 5:13-20 NASB 13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men. 14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be more

  • Salt & Light Series

    Contributed by Charl Swart on Feb 17, 2016
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    Jesus said that we are the salt of the earth and the light for the world. He compared our relationship to the world with salt and light. What does this mean? Why does Jesus compare us to salt and light? What is the significance related to this?

    INTRODUCTION We are busy with a series on the Sermon on the Mount. Last week we discussed the beatitudes and we looked at the characteristics of a citizen of the Kingdom of Heaven. We then proceeded to look at the benefits of being a citizen of the Kingdom of heaven. This week we look at the more

  • Pride: The Kyrptonite Of The Poor In Spirit (Blessed Are The Poor) Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jul 2, 2015

    Introduction: A “Blessed” is mentioned nine times in the Beatitudes. 1 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 (NASB)

    The Beatitudes: 2015 Summer Sermon Series Pride: The Kyrptonite of The Poor in Spirit (Blessed Are The Poor) 6/14/15 CFBC, Chester, IL Dr. Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: A “Blessed” is mentioned nine times in the Beatitudes. 1 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for more

  • The Beauty Of Mercy Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jul 22, 2015

    Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy

    The Beauty of Mercy Matthew 5:7 Secret #5: To get mercy, you must give mercy. Mercy (Gk. eleos)=compassion; kindness or good will towards the miserable and afflicted that results in action. Grace deals with sin and guilt but mercy deals with the pain and misery that more

  • The Beauty Of Clarity Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jul 22, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

    The Beauty of Clarity Matthew 5:8 Show some pictures and ask people what they see; multiple options w/in each picture. What do you see? You see what your heart is attuned to; what your heart values. Turn to Matthew 5:8 as we continue this series on the Beatitudes. In these Beatitudes, more

  • The Beauty Of Reconcilliation Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jul 22, 2015

    Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God

    The Beauty of Reconciliation Matthew 5:9 blessed (makarious): supremely happy. peace (eirene): more than just the lack of conflict; it is a state of being bound together; being properly related. Where does this peace come from? God Colossians 1:19-20 How is this peace given? more

  • The Beauty Of Poverty Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jul 22, 2015

    Blessed are the poor in Spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

    The Beauty of Poverty Matthew 5:3 The Sermon on the Mount: a new way of viewing how one has a right relationship with God. blessed=makarious (Greek)=supremely happy. OUR secrets keep us from discovering THE secrets Jesus is revealing about how to gain supreme happiness. more

  • The Beauty Of Hunger Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jul 22, 2015

    Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled

    The Beauty of Hunger Matthew 5:6 1st Secret: Poverty is beautiful. 2nd Secret: Brokenness brings healing. 3rd Secret: Selflessness is rewarding. Righteousness? a. Conformity to God’s law b. Moral or personal piety c. Making things right d. Being more

  • Outside The Box Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Sep 17, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    We love to come to church, to sit in this wonderful place, to bask in God’s special presence here. But Christ calls us beyond these walls. This place is not the destination of our spiritual life, but the launching point for our work in God’s Kingdom.

    These days, if I have a few minutes to enjoy a TV show, my go-to is either some sort of home improvement show the likes of which you find on HGTV, or a cooking show, like “Chopped,” “Hell’s Kitchen,” or “MasterChef.” Though, I must admit, my favorite is more

  • Portrait Of A Servant (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Mar 7, 2016

    In this sermon, we examine the second four Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount to discover the characteristics of a servant.

    Introduction: A. How many of you have been to an art museum? 1. Do you run through an art gallery, or do you walk slowly and thoughtfully? 2. To really appreciate art, you have to take your time and contemplate the masterpiece. 3. For example, let’s consider Leonardo De Vinci’s more

  • Blessed Are The Pure In Heart

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Mar 10, 2016
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    For the Christian, purity ought to be more precious than life, for without purity we can never really have life. If we are going to enjoy the blessings of God in this life and in the one to come, possessing a pure heart is not an optional quality.

    BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART Study Text: Matthew 5: 8 Introduction: - The heart is used metaphorically to signify the inner person – the heart is the control centre of a man’s mind, emotions and will. It is our invisible innermost being which shapes our lives, attitudes, more

  • The Work Field

    Contributed by John Ong on Nov 5, 2015

    For most of us, the easiest way to create a happy life is by simply living according to how we want it to be. There are too many obstacles life and we simply want to choose the shortcuts.

    The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. – Mother Teresa For most of us, the easiest way to create a happy life is by simply living according to how we want everything to be. There are way too many obstacles life and we simply want to choose the more

  • The Problem With Pursuing Your Passion

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 16, 2015
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    1. Everyone says “Follow your heart”. But “The heart is deceitful above all things . . ." 2. we tend to be passionate about things we're good at, but getting good takes a lot of work 3. It's difficult to see the difference between passion and addiction

    The most common career advice people hear these days is that in order to be happy you have to pursue your passion. This is the first generation I’m aware of that has swallowed such a lie. Today I’d like to present three problems, huge reasons that pursuing your passion as a path to more