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  • After All, I Didn't Kill Anybody

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 9, 2014
     | 2,003 views

    There is a good reason to avoid the near occasions of sin, but not even that is enough to make us the image of Christ.

    “What’s bothering you so much? After all, I didn’t kill anybody!” That lame excuse is often given to people who have seen another doing wrong. The wrong action could be anything short of murder. Maybe it’s a so-called “white lie,” told by somebody to ...read more

  • Murder He Spoke Series

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Oct 23, 2014
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     | 3,340 views

    Jesus was well known for upsetting people's "apple carts." In this sermon He challenges us to go beyond the obvious sin of murder and to dwell on anger, judgment, and provoking others.

    Don’t you hate it when someone comes along and “upsets the apple cart?” This saying originated sometime in the 1800’s. The idea behind it was that a farmer had carefully loaded his cart with apples to take and sell at the market place. However, some clumsy oaf would come ...read more

  • Anger Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on May 30, 2016
     | 7,720 views

    To harbor anger is murder. To attempt to worship while you harbor anger is not just useless, it is Hypocrisy and In reality it is also blasphemy

    I. Introduction A. A woman was taking her time browsing through everything at a friend's yard sale, and said to her, "My husband is going to be very angry I stopped at a yard sale." "I'm sure he'll understand when you tell him about all the bargains you found," her friend replied. "Normally, ...read more

  • This Is Us - Pt. 3 - Grown Ups Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Mar 22, 2017
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     | 7,148 views

    Do we know who we are? With all of our hang-ups, challenges, gifts, warts and all, “THIS IS US!” Understanding our identity is essential for our health.

    This Is US! Pt. 3 - Grown Ups I. Introduction “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” That was the declaration of the Ralph Ellison who was the author of the Invisible Man. Time and time again in Scripture we see folks who don't know who they are and they struggle and ...read more

  • Infinite Love For Infinite Sadness Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 10, 2017
     | 2,201 views

    To enjoy infinite love curing our infinite sadness, we need to live by the moral code Jesus taught, the code of loving even our enemies.

    Thursday of 2nd Week in Course 2017 Joy of the Gospel “Our infinite sadness can only be cured by an infinite love.” Those words of Pope Francis ended our reflection last Thursday on the encyclical Joy of the Gospel. Now God’s love is unconditional. He loves even jerks, even sinners like me and ...read more

  • Let Your Righteousness Exceed Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 11, 2016
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     | 3,721 views

    Our righteousness is measured against that of Jesus–who loved us all the way to the cross and challenged us to follow His love.

    5th Sunday after Pentecost 2016 A Reading from the first Epistle of St. Peter Beloved: All of you, have unity of spirit, sympathy, love of the brethren, a tender heart and a humble mind. 9 Do not return evil for evil or reviling for reviling; but on the contrary bless, for to this you have been ...read more

  • Power Of Obedience

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 25, 2017
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     | 64,087 views

    Obedience is inherit in the relationship of man (as a created being) with God, the Creator. The New Covenant does not do away with the need for obedience to God. In fact, it supply the strength to live that way. Heaven will be a place of obedience to God.

    Romans 5:19 9/25/16 Intro The most important issue in your life right now is your obedience to God.i Every problem you face is in some way related to this issue. Every solution in your life is ultimately found in obedience to God. My subject today is the power of obedience. Obedience opens to ...read more

  • How To Handle An Unjust Attack (Ii) Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 25, 2017
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     | 7,484 views

    This is the 2nd part of message begun previous week. This sermon comforts believers with assurance that God is working things together for their good and instructs them on how to respond to unjust attacks from other people.

    pt. 2 Matt. 10:29-31 10/30/16 Last weeki we introduced our text in Mark 10:29-31. “So Jesus answered and said, "Assuredly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My sake and the gospel's, 30 who shall not ...read more

  • Your Mission To Your Family Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 7, 2014
     | 2,727 views

    We are sent to be a gift, a blessing, to every human being we encounter, especially in our family.

    Thursday of the 10th Week in Course 2014 Lumen Fidei One of the beautiful things we lost with the new liturgical calendar is the Octave of Pentecost. Pentecost is the birthday of the Church, the day when evangelization of the nations began in earnest and in the Holy Spirit, so it deserves to ...read more

  • Settle The Matter Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 29, 2015
     | 7,580 views

    As we continue our series on the places where Jesus said, “I tell you the truth”, today we're in Matt. 5:21-26 where Jesus stresses the importance of dealing with our anger and mending relationships.

    SETTLE THE MATTER Matt. 5:21-26 INTRODUCTION: As we continue our series on the places where Jesus said, “I tell you the truth”, we find ourselves at the place where Jesus stresses the importance of dealing with our anger and mending relationships. We’ve all had times where we ...read more

  • Your Anger Kills Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jul 22, 2015
     | 3,640 views

    Righteous living includes seeing anger from God’s perspective and deals with it.

    April 15, 2012 “Your Anger Kills” Matthew 5:21-26 Ultimately, the commands of God reveal the character of God. 1. Selfish anger is unacceptable to God. vv.21-22 Our anger, almost exclusively, is not in defense of truth and righteousness, it is in defense of ...read more

  • "Cross" Your Heart Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Sep 10, 2015
     | 3,326 views

    In the cross, Jesus illustrates the relationship that we have with God (the vertical) and others (the horizontal). It appears that God places a much higher emphasis on the horizontal than we may realize.

    1. [Angry Toddler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_UVgmPDMRY 2. Matthew 5.21-24 a. Remember WE have offended someone in this Scenario b. "Coping with difficult people is always a problem; especially if the difficult person happens to be you." -John Maxwell 3. Anger is one thing that Jesus ...read more

  • The Seriousness Of Forgiveness

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 16, 2018
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     | 9,991 views

    We are told to forgive because God forgave us. We can do that when we take off the old garments of bitterness and anger and replace them with love, compassion and humility. Today we'll see Jesus communicating how serious forgiving others is.

    THE SERIOUSNESS OF FORGIVENESS Last week we looked into the subject of forgiveness. I started by saying we first had to answer the question of whether or not we want to forgive. And if we do we need to determine how to go about it. We looked at Paul's words in Eph., and Col. and saw that we ...read more

  • The Second Mile Is So Rewarding To Them That Know How.

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Feb 19, 2017
     | 4,559 views

    This sermon supports the understanding of humility, which used properly is one of the best weapons in a Christian’s arsenal; and that is by traveling a second mile on a difficult, lonely road; a road Jesus traveled, a road that he want us to travel.

    This sermon was delivered at Holy Trinity, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland on Sunday the 19th February 2017; Holy Trinity is a Scottish Episcopal Church in the Dioceses of Glasgow and Dumfries. The readings for today are from: Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18 1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23 Matthew 5:38-48 Psalm ...read more

  • Have You Murdered Someone Lately? Series

    Contributed by Jerry Owen on Mar 30, 2017
     | 6,094 views

    Jesus talks about murder and reveals that we can be guilty of murder without ever physically killing someone.

    HAVE YOU MURDERED SOMEONE LATELY? Matthew 5:21-26 A. WAYS TO MURDER YOUR BROTHER. 1. Physically Murdering Him. Mt 5:21 “You have heard that the ancients were told, ‘You shall not commit murder’ and ‘Whoever commits murder shall be liable to the court’ The murder rate in America is ...read more