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  • Attributes Of Christian Love

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jul 4, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,945 views

    We have been made in the image of God, & God expects better of us than to fashion our lives according to the instincts of a beastly nature. So let's consider what the Bible says about some attributes of Christian love. (Powerpoint Available - #333)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com & request #333.) TEXT: 1 John, 4:7; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 A. The Bible has a lot to say about love. In fact, from beginning to end that ...read more

  • The Evidence Of Godly Love Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Jun 24, 2016
     | 4,105 views

    Love is a powerful force and motivator in our lives. Love compels us to act, affecting our lives and our behavior toward others. Love motivated Christ to bear our sin on the cross. Genuine love has the power to transform lives.

    The Evidence of Godly Love 1 John 4: 17-21 There are three words we never tire of hearing: I love you. No doubt we all have spoken those words many times in our lives, and I am sure we have been sincere, hopefully most of the time. I do fear there are times when words are empty though. We may ...read more

  • Building A Relationship That Lasts Series

    Contributed by Dan Carroll on Jul 28, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,499 views

    This sermon assists couples who want a marriage that will stand the test of time.

    INTRODUCTION • Philippians 2:2-5, “…living in harmony, and keeping one purpose in mind...be concerned about the interests of others...” I. LOYALTY IS A LOST CAUSE • Studies tell us those who stay in marriage are the ones who win in the end. • Reality is ...read more

  • The Secret Of Happiness In Marriage

    Contributed by Fernando Cabrera on Oct 27, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,914 views

    Sermon on marriage

    The Secret of Happiness in Marriage Ephesians 5:25-30 1. Myth: The reason there is so much misery in marriage because husbands and wives seek their own pleasures a. The real problem is that husbands and wives do not seek happiness in the pleasure of their spouse b. Secret of happiness in ...read more

  • Let's Grow Up!

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Jul 30, 2009
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,010 views

    The marks of a mature Christian

    We must no longer be children, tossed to and fro and blown about by every wind of doctrine, by people’s trickery, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming. But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and knit ...read more

  • Living A Life Of Obedience

    Contributed by Robert Webb on Sep 24, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 5,643 views

    Many times we do God’s will so long as we see the sense of it and agree with it, yet we feel free to change it around a little to suit our lives ignoring His commands.

    A Poll years ago said people are impressively religious on the surface, and the poll went on to reveal that 3 out of 4 people surveyed “do not connect religion with their judgements of right and wrong. Obedience to God is a problem, but it’s not new to our age People have always ...read more

  • The Conviction Of Love Series

    Contributed by James Bohrer on Sep 6, 2017
     | 3,988 views

    REAL LOVE GOES BEYOND MERE SENTIMENT. LOVE MUST BE BASED UPON THE WILL TO LOVE EVEN WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES MAKE IT DIFFICULT. LOVE ACTS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE OTHER PERSON.

    RUTH 1 The Conviction of Love Love is a choice. God loved us when we behaved in unlovable ways. Romans 5:8 “ CHAPTER 1:3-10; 14-19 3 Then Elimelech, Naomi’s husband, died; and she was left with her two sons. 4 They took for themselves Moabite women as wives; the name of the one was Orpah ...read more

  • Love Does Not Envy

    Contributed by Samuel Fulkerson on May 30, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,187 views

    ENVY is called a “green-eyed-monster” and can be defined as a resentful emotion which "occurs when a person lacks another’s (perceived) superior quality, achievement or possession and wishes that the other lacked it." Oh, but God’s love overcomes all.

    Quotes: “Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own."- Harold Coffin “Envy, after all, comes from wanting something that isn’t yours. But grief comes from losing something you’ve already had.” ― Jodi Picoult "Never underestimate the power of jealousy and ...read more

  • Completion Of A Good Work

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Dec 8, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 823 views

    What will it take to liberate us from our prisons and lead us into circumstances where we experience unending joy?

    Completion Of a Good Work – Philippians 1: 3 - 11 Intro: Michaelangelo Buonoarti was one of the world’s most talented sculptor. Many have enjoyed his work in pictures or photos. Others of us have seen the real thing. There is a set of 4 sculptures Michaelangelo done around 1453 that some ...read more

  • Evidence That We Know

    Contributed by Terry Stivers on May 27, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,117 views

    Does the world know that we know Jesus? What evidence do we show that give them the confidence to follow the One we know?

    EVIDENCE THAT WE KNOW Eph. 4:11-16 INTRO: Arab Proverb states: He that knows not and knows not the he knows not: He is a fool – shun him! He that knows not and knows that he know not: He is simple – teach him! He that knows and knows not the he knows: He is asleep – wake him! He that ...read more

  • An Open Letter Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Feb 24, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,438 views

    In prison Paul writes his "son" Timothy and gives him final lessons in being a godly man and evangelist

    An Open letter to a Son 1 Timothy 1:1-11 The epistles called 1 and 2 Timothy are a mentors heartfelt words to a son. Paul uses these letters as further instructions to a young evangelist that he has watched grow up in Christ. Timothy was an associate of Paul’s on his second and third ...read more

  • Christian Obedience

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Aug 31, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,885 views

    Obedience is one evidence of our fellowship with God.

    CHRISTIAN OBEDIENCE 1 John 2:3-11 Today, we are going to study another test of fellowship with God and that is obeying His commands. Please open your Bibles to 1 John 2:3-11. EXPOSITION Read 1 John 2:3. 3We know that we have come to know him if we obey his commands. What does ...read more

  • No Fear In Love Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Sep 24, 2015
     | 2,650 views

    We love because God first loved us, especially when we were completely unlovable. We must remember it is God who made our relationship with Him possible, and Christians should approach Him with confidence knowing His love for us is without end.

    No Fear in Love 1 John Bible Study, Part 11 1 John 4:14-21 Introduction - A person saved by love (Christ’s love for us) must be able to show love -- We may have trouble loving perfectly, but there is a difference between: • Loving perfectly, and, • Not loving at all ...read more

  • How To Evaluate Love According To The Scriptures Instead Of Human Standards

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 17, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 896 views

    "People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care!" A book about how to overcome feelings of fear and anger would be incomplete without a description of Paul’s teachings on love in I Corinthians 13. Perfect love is able to cast away f

    HOW TO EVALUATE LOVE ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES INSTEAD OF HUMAN STANDARDS One evening while appearing on CNN’s Larry King Live, Jack Kemp, the honorable congressman from New York, made an insightful comment about the reactionary religious right when he said, "People don’t care how much you ...read more

  • New Year's Resolution To Love As Jesus Loves

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 24, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,161 views

    Let us ask the Lord to help His love overflow from our hearts and minds as prescribed by the word of the one who said, "By this will all men know that you are my disciples when you have love for one another."

    A New Year’s Resolution to Love as Jesus Loves 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Illustration:A father wanted to read the paper, but was being bothered by his little daughter, Vanessa. Finally, he tore a sheet out of his magazine, on which was printed the map of the world. Tearing it into small ...read more