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  • Your Righteousness Must Exceed That Of The Pharisees & Saducees Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 22, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,062 views

    1) THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THE SCRIBES AND PHARISEES 2) THE RIGHTEOUSNESS GOD REQUIRES, 3) THE RIGHTEOUSNESS GOD GIVES

    There are many differences between Americans and Canadians. One prominent public one is the moral expectations that Americans require of the political leaders. Republican candidate Mitt Romney, has been striving expensively and perhaps successfully for the Republican Party nomination for President ...read more

  • Oh To Be Great Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jan 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,204 views

    This message explores the God given desire to be great. Inspired by "The Seven Longings of the Human Heart" by Mike Bickle.

    ("Invincible" – Movie Clip from ScreenVue featuring the Philadelphia Eagles open try-out) Oh, to be great! Each and every morning, before the sun comes up, grown men punish their out of shape bodies on the basketball court at the YMCA in an effort to live out a dream of greatness. How many ...read more

  • Be Ye Holy

    Contributed by Ben Peak on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 9,041 views

    As Wesleyans, also believe that there is a second work of grace. This second work is called entire sanctification.

    This morning I want to share with you something that is one of the fundamental messages of the Wesleyan doctrine. Really, it is what sets us apart from many other churches and types of theology. It’s one of the distinguishing tenets, if not the distinguishing tenet, of our heritage. I’m talking ...read more

  • Leaving 2007

    Contributed by Jose Imperial on Dec 29, 2007
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,589 views

    Leaving 2007

    Jesus said in Mat 5:18 For most certainly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter or one tiny pen stroke shall in any way pass away from the law, until all things are accomplished. This verse speaks that the Lord knows the least detail and will see it ...read more

  • Why We Need Christmas

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 751 views

    We need Christmas because the incarnation provided what we needed in order to be saved from our sins.

    Every year, much of the world celebrates Christmas without really understanding why. We’ve done a great job of perpetuating the “what” and the “how” of Christmas. Even though we lament the fact that Christmas has lost a lot of its meaning, at least in this country, almost everyone, regardless of ...read more

  • The Gift Of Relationships Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Dec 17, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,408 views

    We are given the gift of relationships. What steps need to be taken to restore fractured, broken relationships, restoring them to where God intends them to be?

    - Sibling rivalries as children! Somewhat funny looking back - Healthy rivalries – hockey! (Toronto and Montreal) - Tragic when sibling rivalries end up with broken homes and families. They can live within miles of each other but behave as if there is a continent between them. - Deeper lesson of ...read more

  • Misplaced Desire Series

    Contributed by Jim Erwin on Dec 14, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,053 views

    Being in lust is like eating eye candy and playing in the pig pen. God can help us overcome our misplaced desires for someone else.

    Misplaced Desire Responsible Love with Others Part 5 Matthew 5:27-30 "You have heard that it was said to those of old, "You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes ...read more

  • Kingdom Of The Heart - Respect Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,899 views

    This is sermon #2 of the Sermon on the Mount Series. (#1 was preached by Ronnie Morgan). In this section of Matt. 5 Jesus explains what the "good life" really is by contrasting it with anger, contempt, and malace which lead to murder. (with help from Dal

    The Sermon on the Mount #2 Kingdom of the Heart - Respect Matthew 5:17-26 CHCC: September 16, 2007 INTRODUCTION: What do you think most people want out of life? I’ve noticed that when you ask parents what they want for their kids, they usually say something like, “I don’t care what job ...read more

  • Kingdom Of The Heart - Respect, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,190 views

    This sermon is a continuation of the theme from sermon #2 and deals with Matt. 5:27-37 in the Sermon on the Mount series. This section deals with adultery, divorce, and swearing.

    The Sermon on the Mount #3 Kingdom of the Heart - Respect( part 2) Matthew 5:27-37 CHCC: September 23, 2007 INTRODUCTION: Last week we saw the first point Jesus made about the Kingdom Heart. He taught that if we hold Anger in our hearts, it will grow to Contempt and Malice. No one ...read more

  • Living In A Fishbowl Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,178 views

    You live in a fishbowl and people are watching to see if your walk matches your talk.

    I remember when I was pastor of a church and living in the parsonage directly across from the church. It was like living in a fishbowl. It was the glass house syndrome where it seemed everyone could see right into our house. People knew if I was home, because my car was parked there. They knew who ...read more

  • Love Your Enemies Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Dec 5, 2007
     | 1,657 views

    It is easy to love people of your own kind, but the Lord calls us beyond that.

    Two men were on a cruise ship together and began to talk. Finally one of them asked, “Do you believe in God?" He said, "Yes." I asked, "Are you a Christian or a Jew?" He said, "A Christian." I said, "Me, too! Protestant or Catholic?" He said, "Protestant." I said, "Me, too! What ...read more

  • True Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,450 views

    Can you imagine the faces when Jesus told them their righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees to go to heaven?

    Can you imagine the faces of all the people sitting on the Mount of Beatitudes listening to Jesus preaching the Sermon on the Mount, when Jesus told them their righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees to go to heaven? In Jesus day there were many people deeply concerned about ...read more

  • A Matter Of The Heart Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,402 views

    I remember the shock I felt as a teenager when the minister confessed to our small town church that he had broken all ten of the Ten Commandments.

    I remember the shock I felt as a teenager when the minister confessed to our small town church that he had broken all ten of the Ten Commandments. He had my complete attention when he told us he planned to use the morning sermon time to tell us how he had broken all of the Ten Commandments. My ...read more

  • Principles Of Peacemaking

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Nov 22, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,107 views

    Retaliation is so easy to do and such a natural reaction to insult and injury. But Christ shows us how to be supernatural in our response to hurt to show the real love and power of Christ in our lives. Being changed doesn’t just mean on the outside, but

    Principles of Peacemaking Griffith Baptist Church – 10/28/07 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 5:38-42 Purpose: We should not think of retaliation but of peace for the cause of Christ. The Introduction When he was an attorney, Abraham Lincoln was once approached by a man who passionately ...read more

  • Living In The Second Mile

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Nov 19, 2007
    based on 84 ratings
     | 41,202 views

    I believe that we as Christians are required to live in the second mile. I have been working with people and Pastoring long enough to observe that all successful people live by the second mile principle.

    Title: Living in the Second Mile Scripture: St. Matthew 5:41 (Adapted from sermon from Rev. Edward Hardee, 7/2000) Preached at Perfected Praise Worship Center, Oklahoma City On Sunday, November 18, 2007 http://www.thewordministryokc.com We have entered into this Thanksgiving week, in ...read more