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  • We Are The Light

    Contributed by Steve Gladwell on Aug 26, 2001
    based on 41 ratings

    Asking if we are truly light in our communities.

    Reflections on understanding the Church. How do you sum up all the teaching that we have heard in the last seventeen weeks? How do you summarise a book of 14 chapters and 200 pages in one sermon? I could go through each chapter one by one picking out the main points, starting from the first sermon more

  • Dismantling The Darkness

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 39 ratings

    This dark world needs Light. Jesus is the Light, but we are to be bearers of the Light. How can we do that, thus, Dismantling The Darkness? This message discusses some of those issues.

    The late President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge, was a man of few words. He returned home from attending church one Sunday. His wife had been unable to attend, but she was interested in what the minister spoke about in the service. Coolidge responded with just one word: "Sin." She more

  • The Light Of A Disciple

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Oct 13, 2001
    based on 46 ratings

    When we follow Jesus we are called to share His light witha dark world

    The Light of a Disciple Matthew 5:14-16 October 14, 2001 Introduction Some of you may or may not have noticed that our church recently placed a light on the post of the new parking lot. We have rented it from the power company for a few dollars a month and the result has been well worth the more

  • Radiate Series

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Oct 7, 2001
    based on 14 ratings

    Our text for this day speaks to us of being different. It calls us to be God’s People in this present world! It calls us to stick out, to make a statement, to live with reckless abandon.

    RADIATE MATTHEW 5: 1-16 OCTOBER 7, 2001 BRIGHTEST DAY/RALLY DAY INTRODUCTION: Is this normal? This is a statement by Max Lucado after the event of September 11, 2001. Also read “The letter from Hell.” TRANSITION THOUGHT: Our text for this day speaks to us of being different. It calls us to be more

  • Perception Is Reality Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 176 ratings

    This is the 5th sermon in the "Discipleship" series. This sermon ask the question, "What kind of influence are we for Christ?"

    Sunday Evening October 14, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church (Preached at Pleasant Green Baptist Church) Series: Discipleship #5 PERCEPTION IS REALITY Matthew 5:13-16; 6:1-18 Introduction: 1. I have heard many times that, “Perception is reality.” I have always wondered if that is accurate, but the more

  • Salt And Light Witnessing Series

    Contributed by Jose Marin on Oct 21, 2001
    based on 974 ratings

    We are the salt the silent work of influence and the light the visible manifestation of God in people’s lives.

    “Salt and Light Witnessing” Matthew 5:13-16 THEME: We are the salt the silent work of influence and the light the visible manifestation of God in people’s lives. INTRODUCTION: a) There are two things that we value that seem so insignificant but are part of our survival. We either complain more

  • Cheerful Givers

    Contributed by Fred Mueller on Oct 24, 2001
    based on 55 ratings

    A sermon preparing the congregation to pledge, emphasizing the need of the giver to give, not the need of the church to "get."

    The Reformed Church of Locust Valley Pentecost XX October 21, 2001 Mt. 5:13-16, II Cor. 9:6-15 “Cheerful Givers” “Giving isn’t about the receiver or the gift but the giver. It’s for the giver.” That’s the theme of our annual stewardship program called more

  • How Salty Are You Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 134 ratings

    Part 6 in Sermon on Mount Series, looks at our need to make a difference.

    If you were going to make a statement that would indicate the worth of someone who meant a great deal to you what metaphors would you use. "a million bucks" "gold" "silver" "pearls" "priceless" "a mint" how about "Salt" For the past several weeks we have been following the words of Christ as he more

  • A Candle In The Darkness

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    The image of being "the light of the world" is quite important to the Christian life

    A CANDLE IN THE DARKNESS MATTHEW 5:14-16 OPENING ILLUSTRATION… “Take off the Sticker” (p) My wife and I were traveling to Greeneville the other day and I became frustrated. We were in our car, which really has no markings that we are Christians other than the “Pastor” sticker I have placed in more

  • Developing Contagious Christian Character

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on May 1, 2001
    based on 378 ratings

    A look at the kind of Christian who is salt and light.

    Developing A Contagious Christian Character Matthew 5:13-16 There is a problem facing us as we approach this week’s theme: Were Christ to be bodily present in our church this Sunday, we would delight in introducing him to others. This problem was summed up a number of years ago in a song called more

  • This Little Light Of Mine Ain't So Little Anymore! Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Apr 20, 2001
    based on 46 ratings

    This is how others are to see Christ through us

    “THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE” AIN’T SO LITTLE ANYMORE Matthew 5:13-16 PROPOSITION: To help the listener understand Christ’s expectation for others to see Christ in us. INTRODUCTION: I am reminded of a man who attended our church for several weeks while he was in the area on business. (The story more

  • Lamps Without Light

    Contributed by James May on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 57 ratings

    Christians are to be the light set on a hill that show forth the love of God to the lost. We must learn from Eli, Hophni and Phineas how not to lose that light.

    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 more

  • Let Your Light Shine

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 9, 2001
    based on 484 ratings

    Let your light shine in the world

    INTRODUCTION Last week in Matthew 5:13, Jesus said that you are the salt of the earth. Jesus wanted us to see the relationship that the members of the body of Christ are to have with the world. In today’s passage, we find Jesus teaching concerning the citizens of the kingdom as to their PRIMARY more

  • "You Go Be Light"

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Sep 24, 2001
    based on 104 ratings

    For us to be an effective dark destroying light for Christ requires that we do at least for things.

    “you GO be LIGHT!” Last Sunday was without a doubt one of the most powerful times we have had in this building… God’s power, Spirit, presence and comfort were here in a mighty way…AND when Marie came up second service and said – “I’m ready to be baptized..” - well what more can we say… except, more

  • Who Is Watching Me?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 57 ratings

    This sermon deals with God wanting others to look at us, because we have been called to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world.

    Who Is Watching Me? Psalm 1:1-6 Acts 5:1-11 Text Matthew 5:13-16 Have you ever had the feeling you were being watched, even though nobody appeared to be around? Well today, we are on more tapes and videos than many of us ever imagined. When we go into the bank, we are on video more