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  • The Meaning Of The Incarnation Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 150 ratings
     | 3,532 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

  • The Meaning Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 7,077 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

  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Brodie Bruner on Nov 17, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,028 views

    This sermon examines the profound topic of The Meaning of Life from a wordly and then Godly perspective to bring the listener to a point of clarity in their life's meaning and purpose.

    The Meaning of Life To begin our discussion of the meaning of life, we began with life's end, death. Bill Moyers, the famous commentator who spoke at SMU during the week, quoted on death: "Each night when we pitch our tent, we are one day's walk closer to our final ...read more

  • By Any Means

    Contributed by Rick Gatten on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 935 views

    This seemingly insignificant phrase, "by any means", is actually used to express the urgency of attaining some object sought, along with the means for its attainment. It occurs just four times in the New Testament.

    Intro: This seemingly insignificant phrase, "by any means", is actually used to express the urgency of attaining some object sought, along with the means for its attainment ... It occurs just four times in the New Testament, and it is interesting that these four occurrences seem to follow a ...read more

  • Mean Christians

    Contributed by Vance Elzinga on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 3,112 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
     | 7,029 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

  • This Means War

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Mar 12, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,459 views

    We are in a war, we have an enemy who is taking from us things that should be ours. It’s time to declare war on him!

    “This Means War!” SHOW DVD CLIP FROM THE MOVIE, PEARL HARBOR…OF INITIAL BOMBING We Are In A War In 1941 – the world was at war. And America had an enemy, though she tried her best not to believe or think about it. BUT – regardless of what they thought or believed - the empire of ...read more

  • This Means War

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 8,701 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 Promise Of Meaning Series

    Contributed by George Odell on Dec 8, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,114 views

    Sermon 2 of an Advent/Christmas series on the promises we find in the Christ Child.

    The Promise of Meaning Isaiah 40: 1-11 How many of us have asked the question what purpose does this highway. What were those who constructed this highway thinking when they were building this road? Sometimes we question meaning for many things in our lives. It is in this wonderful chapter ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Man Series

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,713 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

  • Meaning Of The Wine Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on May 13, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,330 views

    What’s in a glass of wine? What’s in a tiny glass of wine? Forgiveness, rightness, closeness, conscience-cleansing, redemption, cleansing- that’s what. It’s not so little, is it? The amount of beverage might be little, but it carries big meaning!

    Meaning of the Wine April 5, 2003 Each time we come to church and participate in the Lord’s Supper, the second symbol we use is wine. Now that’s a potentially controversial symbol today, in some circles, but was a very ordinary matter of meals in Jesus’ day, and still is in many cultures. Just ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 18, 2004
    based on 68 ratings
     | 4,658 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

  • Christmas Means Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Dec 16, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,951 views

    This is the 2nd sermon in the series "From The Cradle To The Cross". This is also a Christmas sermon.

    Series: From The Cradle To The Cross [#2] CHRISTMAS MEANS…? Luke 2:1-20; Matthew 2:1-12 Introduction: 1. Anticipation of the birth of Jesus by Joseph and Mary. 2. Our celebration of Christmas. 3. Different reactions to the birth of Christ, then and now. It’s all about… The Profit Luke ...read more

  • Meaning Of Membership Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Aug 2, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,599 views

    The common communion of Christians includes conviction, conversion, and commitment to membership. And the benefits are out of this world.

    Acts 2:41-47 The Common Communion of Christians – A commitment to Membership A young man came to the Grand Canyon for the first time and when he got to the edge and saw it he gasped, “Wow! Something big happened here!” 150 years ago an Indian from the dessert plains made it across the ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Baptism Series

    Contributed by George Bannister on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 339 ratings
     | 21,446 views

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