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  • The Applause Of Heaven

    Contributed by Duke Jeffries on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,087 views

    A. Introduction 1.

    A. Introduction 1. There is a biblical doctrine of r __ __ __ __ __ __. It holds that, since God is absolutely and perfectly just, He must punish evil and reward what is good. a. Proverbs 24:11-12 [ NIV ] Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering towards slaughter. If you ...read more

  • Treasure Hunt

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 1, 2000
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,690 views

    Trust in God, not riches.

    Treasure Hunt Matthew 6:19-24 "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. [20] "But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; [21] for ...read more

  • Practicing Your Piety In Secret

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 91 ratings
     | 5,226 views

    The life of faith is low-profile. We minimize ourselves so that God can be magnified and glorified. Contrasts showy piety and quiet faith actions.

    Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day in Lent, the season of the church year during which we focus our attention on our devotion to God before Easter. Ash Wednesday gives us an unusual opportunity to focus on our mortality and our sin. These are not popular topics, nor issues that we like to ...read more

  • Secret Fasting Series

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Jan 7, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 4,191 views

    When I fast I’ll focus exclusively on God.

    June 24, 2001 Secret Christianity – Part 3 INTRODUCTION There has been a lot of talk about consumer privacy lately. Have you gotten any of those statements in the mail recently? Our life insurance company, our bank, the company that holds our retirement account – all sent us statements on ...read more

  • What Is Prayer?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,965 views

    Prayer is a means to establish, deepen, and sustain our relationship with God.

    In the book, Steps Toward Spiritual Growth, the story is told of a man who was opening an adult bookstore in a small town despite the objections of many people in the community. A group of Christians from a neighboring church decided to gather for an all-night prayer meeting to ask to somehow block ...read more

  • Where Is My Heart Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 5,137 views

    One thing, that I have not really stressed, all that much in my ministry – sure I mention it occasionally – but usually, only in passing – and it is the essential truth, that I want to talk about for the next 3 weeks - >>>>> okay, here it is - steward

    “Where Is My Heart?” Recovering A Vital Truth – part one Back in the early 1980’s I was stationed in Yorktown Virginia and would occasionally make the 4 hour trip back home to Maryland. I remember coming back home one time, it was starting to get dark, I was on I-495 bypassing Washington DC – ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jul 15, 2001
    based on 235 ratings
     | 15,645 views

    A series of sermons from Richard Foster’s book "Celebration of Discipline. A top 10 book for any Christian’s bookshelf.

    CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE: FASTING MATTHEW 6:16-18 INTRODUCTION Moses the lawgiver, King David, Elijah the prophet, Queen Esther, the prophet Daniel, Anna the prophetess, the Apostle Paul, and Jesus Christ. All of these people in Scripture have one thing in common. Now I realize that perhaps ...read more

  • Perception Is Reality Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 11,300 views

    This is the 5th sermon in the "Discipleship" series. This sermon ask the question, "What kind of influence are we for Christ?"

    Sunday Evening October 14, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church (Preached at Pleasant Green Baptist Church) Series: Discipleship #5 PERCEPTION IS REALITY Matthew 5:13-16; 6:1-18 Introduction: 1. I have heard many times that, “Perception is reality.” I have always wondered if that is accurate, but the ...read more

  • The Model Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 8, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,857 views

    exposition on Matt ch 6

    THE MODEL PRAYER Matthew 6 v. 1 - 18 God’s warnings - against hypocrisy " take heed " and God’s will - how to work, fast and pray The Marks of the Christian life There are duties:- (1) To others . v . 1 - 4 Almsgiving or good deeds (2 To God v. 5 - 15 Praying (3) To ourselves and God v. ...read more

  • When You Fast... Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,639 views

    #2 of 4 sermons on biblical fasting.

    When You Fast… (Matthew 6:16-18) I. The Wrong Way to Fast A. Fasting as a hypocrite 1. To gain a sense of God’s approval and self-approval 2. To fulfill a religious act 3. To gain religious recognition B. Fasting for recognition 1. Danger of feeling “super-spiritual” 2. Danger of ...read more

  • The Spiritual Disciplines Of Fasting And Prayer

    Contributed by Mike Flack on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 15,756 views

    Looking at the Spiritual Disciplines of Fasting And Prayer for today’s believer

    THE SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES OF FASTING AND PRAYER Matt. 6: 5-8. 16-18 I want to share with you this morning on the SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES OF FASTING AND PRAYER. The problem with that title is the difficult word, DISCIPLINE! Yes, fasting and prayer are what we call spiritual disciplines that by ...read more

  • The Sacrifices We Make

    Contributed by Joel W. Lohr on Feb 28, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,803 views

    Lenten thoughts as we contemplate the sacrifices we make for Christ and compare those to the sacrifices he has made for us.

    In the lesson that we have read there were huge crowds of people following Jesus. They were listening to his sermon, hanging on his every word. Some of them were listening intently betting their souls on him and still others were listening to him and waiting for him to talk himself right into a ...read more

  • Whom Do You Serve? Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Mar 3, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,301 views

    What Jesus says is important about our duties as Christians.

    WHOM DO YOU SERVE? Matthew 6:1-18 INTRODUCTION: Why are you here? There are more answers to that question in this room this morning than we care to think about. Some are here because their parents brought them. Some are here because they think if they come here then God is “paid off” for ...read more

  • Whom Do You Serve?

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,916 views

    A call to serve and glorify God

    WHOM DO YOU SERVE? Matthew 6:1-18 INTRODUCTION: Why are you here? There are more answers to that question in this room this morning than we care to think about. Some are here because their parents brought them. Some are here because they think if they come here then God is “paid off” for ...read more

  • Jesus On Right Fasting Series

    Contributed by Daniel Villa on Sep 11, 2002
    based on 131 ratings
     | 12,476 views

    Jesus on Right Fasting seeks to encourage disciples to practice intentional fasting by showing its purpose and benefits.

    JESUS ON RIGHT FASTING Matthew 6:16-18; Isaiah 58:8-12 Kingdom Life Series #20 “And now about fasting. When you fast, declining your food for a spiritual purpose, don’t do it publicly, as the hypocrites do, who try to look wan and dishevelled so people will feel sorry for them. Truly that is the ...read more