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  • Who Is Watching Me?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,263 views

    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 ...read more

  • How Now Shall We Live? Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 20, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 5,416 views

    When we belong to Jesus, how are we expected to live/

    INTRODUCTION  How many times have you heard people say that your faith is a personal thing. How many times have people been scolded for bringing their “religion” to the workplace, the athletic field, the schools or to the government?  Have you ever felt the pressure that tells you ...read more

  • Let Your Light Shine

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 9, 2001
    based on 484 ratings
     | 139,878 views

    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 ...read more

  • Can I Be His Candle? Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 8,786 views

    Study on a Candle for the Lord.

    I PONDER : HOW IMPORTANT CAN A LITTLE LIGHT BE? The use of a candle is a good illustration for a lesson. A good text is found in Luke 15, the Lost Chapter: Luke 15: 8 Either the woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, DOES SHE NOT LIGHT A CANDLE, AND SWEEP the ...read more

  • Mystery Of Light Part 3

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 26, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,846 views

    Scientists are baffled by the mystery of light they can study it but still don’t understand what light is. God is light according to the Bible and he’s as mysterious as light in the natural sense but like scientist we can study God and understand what l

    Mystery of Light part 3 Opening Illustration: Video clip – To reference Bob’s comment last week at the end of the service. Show video clip on the need for son glasses (humorous). Thesis: Scientists are baffled by the mystery of light they can study it but still don’t understand what light is. God ...read more

  • Fix Your Cape Series

    Contributed by David Salisbury on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 3,888 views

    The second in a series. A look at the distinctive nature of Christians.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 2 Fix Your Cape Matthew 5:13-16 “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men. You are the light of the world. A city that is ...read more

  • Let Your Good Works Glorify Your Father

    Contributed by Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks on Sep 22, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 5,679 views

    A sermon of encouragement for Christian workers who are feeling as if they are not and have not done enough to serve God!

    (Sermon By: Evangelist Carolyn Malaika Foster- Brooks of Lyons, Georgia delivered to the St. Luke AME Church.) SCRIPTURE: Matthew 5:14-16....Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorif ...read more

  • Citizens Of Heaven, Impacting Earth

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 6,738 views

    A message given on Faith and Freedom Sunday, urging active involvment in a society in bad need of Jesus.

    Citizens of Heaven, Impacting Earth Matthew 5:14-16; Philippians 3:20 October 6, 2002 Introduction Today is Faith and Freedom Sunday, a special day of prayer and instruction started by the Alliance Defense Fund, founded by such people as Dr. James Dobson, Bill Bright, and Larry Burkett. The ...read more

  • Relational Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Brian Moon on Jan 15, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 11,174 views

    Part three of this series looking into why people love this place. This message deals with our model for evangelism.

    “I Love this Place” part 3 (Relational Evangelism) Brian A. Moon I have a question for you all tonight… it is a little tricky so be careful in how you answer. How can you tell when something is on fire? The answer is not smoke, it is not heat, it is not light, the answer is because it burns. Fire ...read more

  • We Have This Ministry

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Jun 30, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,961 views

    Every believer has a ministry.

    We Have This Ministry 2 Corinthians 4:1-7 Reading: Matthew 5:13-16 Intro: 2 Corinthians 4:1-7 Whether or not you know it…you have a ministry. -When you see the word ministry in the Scripture, think servant -We often think of having a ministry as having some ...read more

  • Shine The Light!

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,070 views

    A message encouraging us to not just "rail against the darkness" but to be active in bringing the light of God’s Word to society.

    Shine the Light Matthew 5:14-16 October 27, 2002 Introduction You’ve probably noticed that the days are getting shorter. Actually, the days are still the same length. They are 24 hours long, just like they’ve always been. But the darkness is getting longer. Night falls earlier, and the light ...read more

  • Eternity Matters Iv: The Severity Of It: Hell

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Feb 1, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,841 views

    THE SEVERITY OF HELL SHOULD INFLUENCE OUR BEHAVIOR!

    ETERNITY MATTERS IV: THE SEVERITY OF IT: HELL MATTHEW 5: 13 – 30 FEBRUARY 2, 2003 INTRODUCTION: Story: Dr. Ian Paisley, the fiery Irish cleric and politician was reputed to have been preaching one Sunday on the End Times - and in particular on the Day of Judgment. As he reached the climax of his ...read more

  • The Remanant! A Call To Christians Amidst The Tragedy Of Columbine.

    Contributed by Michael Dephillips on Feb 5, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,470 views

    A call for God’s people to serve Him through the constraint of the Holy Spirit instead of at their convenience.

    " The Remnant " Matthew 5:11-16 (Prayer) Blessed are you when men shall hate you and shall speak evil things about you for my name’s sake. Blessed are you in God’s eyes and on heaven’s golden shores when you are despised and rejected by the world and by men for the name of Jesus. Rejoice! ...read more

  • A Candle In The Darkness

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,817 views

    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 ...read more

  • Developing Contagious Christian Character

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on May 1, 2001
    based on 378 ratings
     | 30,349 views

    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 ...read more