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  • New Year's Resolutions

    Contributed by Johnny Small on Dec 27, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 7,337 views

    Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? Do you keep them? Let’s look at resolutions that we should make and keep.

    New Year’s Resolutions We are again approaching another New Year. Many of us will make New Year resolutions and most of us will never keep them. How many of you have already made your New Year’s resolution? Typical New Year’s Resolutions: Lose weight Eat less Exercise more Spend less Save ...read more

  • Picture Id

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 75 ratings
     | 6,166 views

    This is a story format message which doesn’t make its point until the very end.

    About once every two or three years I get sick. It happened to me Sunday afternoon while I was delivering our son Kirk back to UC San Diego. Coughing, wheezing, runny nose, the whole shebang. So on the way back north on Monday morning I stopped at the Kmart in Temecula to stock up on Kleenex and ...read more

  • Love / Hate Relationships

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,119 views

    REAL LOVE IS SHARING IN THE NATURE OF GOD!

    LOVE / HATE RELATIONSHIPS READ TEXT ROMANS 12: 9-21 PREACHED TEXT MATTHEW 5: 43 –48 INTRODUCTION: The pilot was Jewish, and the co-pilot was Taiwanese. It was the first time they had flown together, and it was obvious by the silence that they didn’t get along. After 30 minutes, the Captain finally ...read more

  • Loving Those We Hate Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 82 ratings
     | 12,034 views

    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 ...read more

  • Radical Love Can Bruise Your Ego

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Oct 24, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,044 views

    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 ...read more

  • Love In The Midst Of War

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,835 views

    Jesus calls us to love our enemies. We need to do this this now more than at any other time in our history. (Written as a response to 11/9, but quite relevant today)

    Text: Mt 5:43-48 The last few weeks have been some of the most memorable of our lives. Memorable for all the wrong reasons, but memorable nonetheless. Who will ever forget those terrible pictures of airliners crashing into the towers of the World Trade Center? How many will forget the weight that ...read more

  • Just Like Your Father

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 9, 2001
    based on 130 ratings
     | 14,278 views

    Let’s take one more look at the subject of love. And in doing that, there are 3 things I want you to see: 1. The Magnificence of God’s Love. 2. The Mediocrity of Man’s Love. 3. The Maturity of Christian Love. (Powerpoints available - #135)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are availaable for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request # 135.) A. I’m convinced that if there is one thing the world really needs to know more about, & to put into ...read more

  • Jesus, You Gotta Be Kidding Series

    Contributed by Frank Walker on Nov 24, 2001
    based on 58 ratings
     | 7,035 views

    This has to be the hardest of Jesus’ teachings in Matthew 5.

    A story in the Sunshine Magazine about a professor of psychology illustrates how difficult it is to love others. Although he had no children of his own, whenever he saw a neighbor scolding a child for some wrongdoing, he would say, "You should love your boy, not punish him." One hot summer ...read more

  • Influencing Our World For Christ

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Dec 5, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 11,512 views

    A call to be people of impact for Christ.

    Influencing Our World For Christ Various Scriptures I. Introduction Today our topic is “Influencing Our World for Christ.” The idea of our time together is to look at just some of the many ways we can make a difference as we live and work in a world that doesn’t seem to have much time for ...read more

  • What About The Violence In Christian History? Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jun 9, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,605 views

    We need to ask: 1) Why is there violence in Christian history? 2) Why is there violence in present day Christianity? 3) What can be done about it today?

    Sadly, there are many people today who reject Christianity because of the hypocrisy and inconsistencies of the church and individual Christians throughout history. They point to some of the ugly parts of the church’s past like the Crusades, the witch trials, and the Inquisition. The Spanish ...read more

  • It's The Second Mile That Counts

    Contributed by James Groce on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,458 views

    There are some great responsibilities in this life, but there are also great rewards.

    I. Introduction A. This is one of the most interesting and compelling passages in the entire Bible B. What does this passage hold for us in instruction? C. In applying the principles Jesus taught here—how ...read more

  • A New Commandment

    Contributed by Roger Thompson on Jun 18, 2002
    based on 75 ratings
     | 30,695 views

    A sermon on the command of Jesus to love one another.

    TOPIC: ?A New Commandment? TEXT: John 13:34-35 Here?s the scene, from the 13th chapter of the Gospel of John: Jesus and his disciples are in the Upper Room. It?s the Last Supper. Judas has already left to do his evil deed of betrayal. Jesus and the other eleven disciples are still at the ...read more

  • How To Fix The Other Guy Series

    Contributed by David Salisbury on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 4,102 views

    Lesson 6 in a series. This lesson focuses on how we relate to people who don’t like us.

    How to Fix the Other Guy Matthew 5:38-42 In Brazil, several Indians who had been refused an audience with then President Ernesto Geisel because they were not wearing ties told the press they would “insist that any government official visiting an Indian Village must wear a feathered headdress ...read more

  • Fix Your Love Series

    Contributed by David Salisbury on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,296 views

    Lesson 7 in a series. This lesson focuses on how to love our enemies.

    Fix Your Love Matthew 5:43-48 Intro. Did you ever wonder why we like super heroes so much? I mean what is it about us that wants to fly, leap tall buildings, bend steel and stop bullets? Why do we have such a fascination with being able to read peoples thoughts or turn invisible? I think ...read more

  • More Than Enough

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 9,681 views

    A sermon meant to inspire the "extra mile" kind of faith

    More than enough Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ December 15, 2002 The man told his doctor that he wasn’t able to do all the things around the house that he used to do. When the examination was complete, he said, "Now, Doc, I can take it. Tell me in plain English what’s wrong ...read more