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  • Mean Christians

    Contributed by Vance Elzinga on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 3,194 views

    (How to deal with the reality of unredeemed behavior in the church)

    2Timothy 3 – “Mean Christians” (How to deal with the reality of unredeemed behavior in the church) Opening Here’s how things are going to be in the “last days” i.e. NOW. FACE IT I want to introduce you to some people, here… Notice first the misdirected love: (1) lovers of themselves ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Love

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 8, 2001
    based on 231 ratings
     | 7,147 views

    Jesus teaching on love is totally radical. He pushes us to practice love, rather than giving excuses, and he points out that to love is to be a neighbour to anyone we might come across who needs our care.

    You may remember the Beatles, back in the 60’s singing "All you need is Love." There’s no doubt that there was a great truth carried in those simple lyrics. If we were to look around the world today, it’s clear that a good dose of love would cure many of the world’s ills. But it’s easier said than ...read more

  • The Meaning Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Apr 16, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 7,152 views

    An Topical message on the difference that the resurrection makes.

    Easter Sunday 2002 Sunrise Service Read Matthew 28:1-7 Illustration: I read a story not too long ago about a particular family who was watching the Easter story on television. Although the entire family had seen the movie before one little girl was particularly moved by the movie. As Jesus ...read more

  • Easter Means .....

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 59 ratings
     | 22,384 views

    This sermons breaks down the meaning of Easter, using Palm Sunday and Passion Sunday illustrations.

    Jesus was going on up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethpage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples into the next village and told them they would find a donkey and they were to bring that donkey back to Him so He could ride it into Jerusalem. They found the ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Apr 23, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 12,335 views

    There are many different philosophies of life, some more helpful than others. This message focuses on what life is really all about.

    14, April 2006 Easter Sunday Service The Meaning of Life We are here this morning to celebrate the greatest event in human history. This is the day that we remember the empty tomb and the final victory over death. John 5:24 "I tell you the truth; whoever hears my word and believes him ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Christmas

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 47 ratings
     | 27,971 views

    We have some strange ideas about THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS. We hear Happy Holidays, Which could mean anything. Today I want to look at the Christmas story and see THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS.

    The Meaning of Christmas Lu 2:8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field,keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were ...read more

  • The Meaning Of The Incarnation Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 150 ratings
     | 3,620 views

    Jesus’ coming as a servant is highlighted in his washing the disciples feet at the last supper

    Well, it’s the day before Christmas. Tomorrow we celebrate the birth of God’s only Son who came to live among us. As the first chapter of John tells us: (John 1:14 NRSV) "the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and ...read more

  • This Means War

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 9,058 views

    We Christians need to understand that we are in a spiritual war. This war is for the souls of the lost who are all around us. These individuals need to be rescued from the enemy which is made up of spiritual forces of evil. It’s our job as Christian warri

    This Means War! Thesis: We Christians need to understand that we are in a spiritual war. This war is for the souls of the lost who are all around us. These individuals need to be rescued from the enemy which is made up of spiritual forces of evil. It’s our job as Christian warriors to fight for ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Man Series

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,783 views

    What does it mean to be created in the Image of God, and the institution of the cultural mandate to fill and subdue the earth.

    The Meaning of Man Job 7:17 "What is man that You magnify him, And that You are concerned about him, Psalms 8:4 What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him? Psalms 144:3 O LORD, what is man, that You want to know him? Or the son of man, that You ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Baptism Series

    Contributed by George Bannister on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 339 ratings
     | 21,683 views

    This message deals with the meaning of Believer’s Baptism.

    TEXT: Romans 6:1-14 ETS: The Apostle Paul illustrates the realities of salvation through the symbolism of Christian baptism. ESS: Believers are to live out the new life that Christ has given to them. OSS: Believers will commit to live out the life pictured in their baptism. PQ: What is the ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Suffering

    Contributed by Arulselvam Rayappan on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,085 views

    We will never be tried beyond our strength.Jesus Christ our Lord shows us that suffering and death have meaning and helps us to carriy our burdens cheerfully.

    SUFFERING There is a natural revulsion to suffering in us all. No one likes pain or irritation. Our natural inclination is to avoid suffering at all costs. What a lot of weeping there is in the world! If we could gather it in one place it would fill a sea, a great ocean. We are not free from ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Advent

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Dec 10, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 4,812 views

    This sermon focuses on the Gospel being "good news." Advent is about the "coming" and "arrival" of Jesus, the Messiah - anointed one.

    “The Meaning of Advent” Luke 2:10-11 The Christian world celebrates the season of Advent on the four Sundays prior to Christmas. Today is the second Sunday of Advent. The dictionary gives two descriptions for Advent “Coming” and “Arrival.” The message of Advent is about the coming and ...read more

  • The Means Of Grace

    Contributed by Brian William on Nov 10, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,573 views

    Sometimes we experience God’s love directly. But other times, we receive God’s love *through* things like prayer, reading the Bible, and Holy Communion

    [This was from a sermon series I preached based on the sermons of the founder of Methodism, John Wesley. While the illustrations and language are updated, many of the concepts and ideas, as well as the general structure and message of the sermon, are taken directly from Wesley’s sermon entitled ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 17, 2004
    based on 68 ratings
     | 4,797 views

    A Funeral Sermon

    The Meaning of Life… (Everett Gaskill) Adapted from Sourcebook of Funerals “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” Lord of all creation, we have rejoiced at a time of birth; today we cry at a time of death. Our hearts have soared at a time of dancing; ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Resurrection Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 28, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,594 views

    5th of 5 on life after life. This was preached on Easter Sunday. Credit for the main illustration goes to Matthew Rogers. Sermon Central contributor.

    It was a windy but sunny spring day in May of 1986… Matt was a part of the team but the best runner was John Waller. John was somewhat of a living legend at that time in boys track. He was an incredibly gifted runner who had consistently placed in the top 5-10 spots in the mile run at the ...read more