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  • Meaning Of The Wine Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on May 12, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,453 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

  • This Means War

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,825 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

  • The Meaning Of The Incarnation Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 150 ratings
     | 3,825 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

  • By Any Means

    Contributed by Rick Gatten on Feb 10, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 987 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

  • The Promise Of Meaning Series

    Contributed by George Odell on Dec 6, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,223 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

  • Mean Christians

    Contributed by Vance Elzinga on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 3,284 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 Man Series

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,884 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 Membership Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 31, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,762 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

  • Christmas Means Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Dec 15, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,585 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

  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Apr 23, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 12,512 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 Discipleship Series

    Contributed by Wincci Yin Chee on Jun 1, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,933 views

    Discipleship equals growth!!!

    The Meaning of Discipleship What is discipleship? -To the Greek, the process of discipleship is a way to pass down ideas, thingking…Example: Plato, Aristotle… -In modern days, discipleship taking place on city street corner. -Local drug pusher is a discipler the looking for a young ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Suffering

    Contributed by Arulselvam Rayappan on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,129 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 Means Of Grace

    Contributed by Brian William on Nov 10, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,696 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 Christmas

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 54 ratings
     | 13,178 views

    This sermon depicts the true meaning of what Christmas really is; through God’s forgiveness; His help in our storms; and the hope He gives us for our future.

    Last week, I talked about how Christmas is a time of love. God loved us enough to send His Son to be our sacrifice. Jesus loved us enough to be that sacrifice. And now, God wants us to love Jesus enough to sacrifice our will to Him. I explained that love is the willingness to sacrifice ...read more

  • The Meaning Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Apr 16, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 7,238 views

    An Topical message on the difference that the resurrection makes.