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  • Love Your Enemies To Show That You Are Children Of God Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 29, 2008


    Celebrity Adoption is all the rage — the more exotic the setting the better. Angelina Jolie became the poster child for international adoption, traveling the world to rescue babies from tough places. Mohawked son Maddox was first, adopted from Cambodia in 2002. After Brad Pitt signed on as dad, the more

  • New Year's Revolution

    Contributed by Roger Nelmes on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    We’re talking about a REVOLUTION…a passion burning deep within us that we can’t contain…passion to see the world around us change…this is our mission!

    New Year’s Revolution Resolution = “the act of determining” Revolution = “A Revolution is where passion takes on purpose to effect a radical change in one’s surroundings.” Revolution Cry…by Steve Fee When passion takes on a purpose and searching one embrace the light When skeptics find more

  • Live Like A King

    Contributed by Paul Shafit on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Make the beattitudes your way of life

    Live Like A King Matthew 5:3-48 The Sermon On The mount Is one of the most often preached and professed of all Scripture passages, but is among the least practiced. One reason is that though many say they live by its tenets, more

  • The Schemes Of The Devil Part 5: Unforgiveness Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 17, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Part 5 continues to focus on unforgiveness.

    The Schemes of the Devil Part 5: Un-forgiveness Part 2 Scriptures: Luke 17:3-4; Matthew 5:43-48 Introduction: In my message last week, I shared with you the fact that we are required to forgive if we want God to forgive us. Jesus taught that God will only forgive our sins (and forget about more

  • You Have Heard It Said | But I Say To You ... Series

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Sep 7, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This is a study of the Sermon on the Mount. This is the 4th sermon in the series.

    Sermon on the Mount Pt 4 You have heard it said | But I say to you … Matthew 5:21-48 [To save space - please read separate] OPENING REMARKS A. Structure 1. Today A. People are structured. We desire to know what the rules and boundaries are in order that we may not stray too far from our more

  • The Sin Of Thought Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    WE cannot fully understand GRACE unless we understand the depths of the fall.

    The SIN of Thought Matthew 5:21-22 To understand the gift of GRACE we have to discover the depths of SIN. Sometimes we think that sinning is only the dirty dozen or breaking the 10 Commandments. In the passage read this morning, we discover the Spirit of the Law. Jesus said, “You have heard it more

  • Principles Of Peacemaking

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Nov 19, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    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 insisted more

  • Love Your Enemies Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Nov 30, 2007

    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 more

  • Turning The Other Cheek, Are You Sure?

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 50 ratings

    A look at the historical context of Jesus commands to turn the other cheek, give away your cloak and go the extra mile to see what they really mean.

    Introduction The passage we read is at least on the surface one of the most difficult passages in the Bible, if we are to live by it. Every time you here the passage preached or talked about there is always a but, or a bit that says it doesn’t mean this. Or sometimes but it can’t mean this, Jesus more

  • The 2nd Mile Series

    Contributed by Ivan Casteel on Feb 11, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    The Second Mile Philosophy is a service that not many Christians apply themselves to today.

    THE SECOND MILE Matthew 5:38-42. (Mat 5:41 KJV) "And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain." INTRODUCTION: (Explain Vs. 38-42) This scripture is from the very well known passage of the “Sermon On The Mount”. This was very early in the life of the Disciples. Jesus gave them more

  • Give And Take

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    There are many areas in which we must give and many areas in which we must take.

    Life is a “give and take” proposition. A. This is true in the area of material possessions and money. 1. We give of our time and talents in the work place and we take an agreed upon wage for our efforts B. This is true in love and emotional support. 1. We are more

  • Loving Those We Hate Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 82 ratings

    Part 9 of Sermon on Mount Series, the tough job of loving those who hurt us

    Salt, Light and those We Love to Hate November 17 1996 Matt. 5:38-48 Matthew 5:43-44 (NIV) "You have heard that it was said, ’Love your neighbour and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, This particular command comes from Leviticus 19:18 more

  • Radical Love Can Bruise Your Ego

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    loving your enemies is great in theory...

    Radical Love can bruise your ego. WWJD is easy at times but some times it goes totally contrary to human nature. Example - Matthew 5:38-48. The problem is with wwjd is it makes sense until it comes time for getting even Loving your enemies is great in theory but the practice is so much more

  • Radical Love!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 13, 2001
    based on 74 ratings

    Your faith, what you have been taught, what you believe about God & His will for your life, makes all the difference in the way you act, in the values you hold dear, & in the standards that guide your life. (Powerpoints available - #116)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (REVISED: 2019) (Powerpoints used with this sermon are available for free. Just email me at and request #116.) TEXT: Matthew 5:38-41; Luke 23:34 A. Fifty-two years ago Ethel & I became more

  • Forgiving Our Enemies

    Contributed by John Howard on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    Christ challenges us to love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us.

    Forgiving Our Enemies Matt 5:43-48 With the events of 11 Sep - Came a lot of anguish and horror - Then came anger and the desire to find the terrorists - Who did this terrible thing - These are normal human reactions - And are something we all experience - But we are called as Christians to be more