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  • Overcoming Worry Series

    Contributed by John Graves on Jan 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    An expository sermon on Matthew,some try to allegorize this passage of calming the storm but in doing so they lose most of its true meaning.

    The Relevance of the Text. How many of you here this morning would consider your faith as something the Lord Jesus would be pleased with? All too often our faith is not something that pleases the Lord. Every one of us here today could probably give a time in our lives when we were in a place more

  • Finding The Faith To Follow Jesus

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Sep 10, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    How can we find the faith to follow Jesus?

    Finding the Faith to Follow Jesus Matthew 8:18-34 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - July 15, 2007 *How long has it been since you lost something? I lose stuff all the time. I can’t find my glasses or I can’t find a note I needed. Sometimes I even lose stuff on my computer. more

  • Go To The Other Side

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Sep 3, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    With Jesus command, His disciples started out to do just as He told them. However, on the way, something happened. There arose a great tempest or storm, and the boat they were in was covered with waves. They were afraid and lost sight of what the master t

    Matthew 8:18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about Him, He gave a command to depart to the other side. 19. Then a certain scribe came and said to Him, "Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go.’’ 20. And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the more

  • Go! What Are You Waiting For? Go!

    Contributed by Juan Lane on May 6, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    We need to find what is holding us from doing the will of God. Move it out of the way and then GO!

    GO! What are you waiting for? GO! Scripture Reference: Matthew 28:19 (KJV) Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Part I Matthew 8:28-32 (KJV) Matthew 8:28 And when he was come to the other more

  • Breaking Up With Jesus

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 30, 2006
    based on 30 ratings

    A sermon based on Matthew 8:28-34 (and other gospels) about the Gadarene Demoniacs. Sermon asks the question of why the whole city wanted Jesus to leave their region.

    Sermon for 1/29/2006 Introduction: Seinfeld episode where George breaks up with his girlfriend "It’s not you, it’s me." ~George. Before George can say his line, his girlfriend beats him to the line. "If it’s anybody, it’s me." I get this in our text. They don’t threaten Jesus with His more

  • Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    what it takes to be a disciple

    The Costs of Discipleship Matthew 8:18-34 July 20, 1997 Intro: Did you ever hear about the pig and the chicken who got together one day on the farm. They got to talking about how nice their farmer was, and that they should do something nice in return for him. The chicken made the suggestion more

  • Because Of The Storm

    Contributed by Willie Fagg on Nov 20, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Encouraging Sermon

    Because of the Storm Matthew 8:23-27 1. The Situation The Were In A. They were following Jesus. B. They were in a boat. (A tight place with nowhere to run) 2. The Storm That Came While They Were Following Jesus A. It was a sudden storm. (No warning) B. It was a more

  • Living Scared

    Contributed by Billy Noel on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Living By Faith rather than fear

    Living Scared Matthew 8: 18-27 Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself— FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, speech (inaugural address, 1933) When our actions do not, Our fears do make us traitors. —SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth Intro: Everybody has a phobia/fear It more

  • Dealing With Struggle Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Apr 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    How do we deal with struggle and suffering? What is the Biblical perspective on knowing if God cares as we walk through life?

    Struggle: a biblical perspective to Maturity in Christ Matthew 8: 23 When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him. 24 And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep. 25 And they came to Him and woke Him, more

  • The Call, The Cost And The Calm

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 15, 2006
    based on 148 ratings

    In the life of Christ we learn what our relationship to God should mean to us.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A man was driving home from work one evening when he suddenly realized that it was his daughter’s birthday and he hadn’t yet bought her a gift. So, the man rushed off to the nearest toy store and asked the sales clerk, "How much is that Barbie in the window?" The sales clerk more

  • The Storm Before The Calm Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Aug 24, 2006
    based on 194 ratings

    [Hurricane Katrina--1 year later.] Jesus and His disciples are on a stormy sea, and we can learn much about our voyage thru life by way of this passage. Link included to formatted MS Word text and PowerPoint Presentation.

    The Storm Before the Calm Matthew 8:23-27 1 year ago this week a powerful storm and devastating surge came to the Gulf Coast. Though it’s calm now and the waters receded, left in the wake is devastation still to this day. Oft in literature life is compared to a voyage at sea. The same is more

  • 911 Aftershocks

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Sep 13, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    We were shocked by the events of 9/11! We are shocked by storms. God is shocked by our fear and lack of faith!

    I. We are Shocked by Storms A. Jesus first addresses would be followers 1. Some only follow for conveniences,19, 20 2. Some only follow when it is convenient, 21 B. Jesus addresses His willing followers, 23 II. We are Shocked When He Sleeps, 24, 25; Mark more

  • The Anchor Holds

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 31, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    There is a tempest in all of our lives one day or another. A Tempest so large we believe that we are to perish in the waves and wind.

    The Anchor Holds, Tho the Sails are Torn. Matthew 8:24-26. And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. And his disciples came to him and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we more

  • God Is Present Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Aug 11, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Our source of strength as we face the storms of life is that God is present "in the boat" with us.

    Matthew 8:23-27 “God is Present” INTRODUCTION After the monsoon storm of last Tuesday, we can easily identify with the disciples and the tempest in which they found themselves. Even with the advantages of Doppler radar and the eagerness of weather reporters who finally had something to more

  • Jesus, Master Of Creation

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 19, 2005
    based on 45 ratings

    Message from the event of Jesus’ calming of the storm. Warning! This is not your usual sermon on Jesus "calming the storms of life..."

    Jesus, Master of Creation Matthew 8:23-27 October 16, 2005 Introduction We had earlier discussed three things Jesus demonstrated his authority over. First we looked at the fact that he exercised authority over illness, whether it had "physical" origins or demonic origins. He more