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  • Yes, Jesus Loves Me!

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 32,980 views

    I wrote this funeral message for a mentally handicapped adult who was very child-like. It is based on some of the more obscure verses of "Jesus Loves Me."

    INTRODUCTION: One of the most familiar Christian songs in the world is “Jesus Loves Me.” Most of us can recall one or two verses, but did you know that the author of the song, Anna Bartlett Warner, originally wrote seven? BODY: As I looked at some of the more obscure verses, I quickly realized ...read more

  • The Virtue Of Joy (3 Of 10) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Armbrester on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,977 views

    Joy and happiness seem to be the same thing. But there is a profound difference. Joy is a virtue because it comes from within and is not contingent upon the circumstances around us.

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was a member of the U.S. Supreme Court for 30 years. His mind, wit and work earned him the unofficial title of "the greatest justice since John Marshall." At one point in his life, Justice Holmes explained his choice of a career by saying: "I might have entered the ...read more

  • Is There No Balm In Gilead?

    Contributed by Larry Elder on Jul 12, 2003
    based on 78 ratings
     | 36,243 views

    Today as we look around, we see continued suffering, pain and hurts in the lives of the people. People who need a miracle of emotional, physical or spiritual healing that can only come from God.

    Is there No Balm in Gilead? Jeremiah 8:22… Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people? Background: • Jeremiah was weeping over the spiritual condition of Israel and epically the godless state of Judah. • Degrading ...read more

  • Keeping Our Head Above Water

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 147 ratings
     | 16,945 views

    No matter what the waters of life may hold or how raging the rivers may be, the child of God can rest in the promise: "I will be with thee."

    KEEPING OUR HEAD ABOVE WATER “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.” Isaiah 43:2a WHEN YOU PASS… No one is immune from trials, tribulations, troubles and distresses in this life. These things affect us all. Jesus ...read more

  • Dealing With Disappointment Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on May 18, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,218 views

    In spite of what seems to be insurmountable problems, we find strength by clinging to God.

    Dealing With Disappointment 2 Chronicles 36, Daniel 1 (First in the series Dare to be a Daniel) Introduction: He lived a life of dashed hopes and shattered dreams. His mother died when just a boy. He had to work in the fields to help his family. He only attended school sporadically, but read ...read more

  • The Image Of God Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 112 ratings
     | 7,849 views

    In this sermon we explore what it means to be made in the image of God.

    It has been almost 150 years since Charles Darwin published his book on the origin of species. In those 143 years, Darwin’s theory of evolution has come to be the dominant scientific view of the origin of life on planet earth. Now again this week I am not going to spend a great deal of time ...read more

  • Why Go?

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 893 views

    Why go to the unenlightened heathen with the Gospel? Because they are sinners in need of Savior.

    Why Go? Rom. 2:12-15 INTRO.: When we talk about the mission of the Church to send the Gospel all over the world, the question always comes up; "What happens to the heathen who never hear anything about God?" or "If we are judged by the light available to us, then they can get to Heaven without ...read more

  • Sing A New Song

    Contributed by Dan Mahan on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 54 ratings
     | 14,811 views

    A look at how to refresh our worship experience by personalizing the way we sing and praise God.

    Sing a New Song “Sing a new song to the Lord!” Psalm 96:1 Have you ever got a song stuck in your head—a good one, or a bad one-or even a stupid little song. Our daughter Danielle use to go around the house singing the song “This is the Song that Never Ends.” I can’t remember now how the ...read more

  • Reaching Your Potential

    Contributed by Brian Mccutchen on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 100 ratings
     | 7,210 views

    Our potential is only limited by what we believe we cannot do!

    Reaching Your Potential Philippians 4:10-13 Introduction: A. Our potential is only limited by what we believe we cannot do! B. E. Paul Hovey once said: "A Blind man’s world is bound by the limits of his touch; an ignorant man’s world is bound by the limits of his knowledge; a great ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Suffering

    Contributed by Arulselvam Rayappan on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,031 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

  • We Are Labourers For God

    Contributed by Charles Mccall on Jul 1, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 11,943 views

    We as ministers for Christ are labourers or teammates working together for Christ.

    I Corinthians 3:1-9 Topic: We are laborers together with God The church is in Corinth was located in the southern part of Greece. The church in Corinth was founded by the Apostle Paul during his second missionary tour, where he had spent a year and an half teaching the word of God to ...read more

  • "Triumphant Faith--Revised"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,239 views

    Faith is triumphant when we still have it despite life’s difficulties.

    Psalm 27:1-9 “Triumphant Faith--Revised” By: Reverend Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA Last week I was on the phone with my parents when out of the blue my mother asked me, “So how is your theology doing these days?” The question caught me by ...read more

  • Born To Grow Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,436 views

    Christian maturity shows itself in Christian love.

    Born To Grow (I Peter 1:22-2:3) 1. After a very difficult day at the office, a psychologist walked through his front door and said, "Honey, I’ve had a terrible day. All I did was listen to one problem after another. So, please, don’t tell me about any more problems. Talk to me, but just give me ...read more

  • Looking To The Future

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 29, 2013
    based on 41 ratings
     | 38,007 views

    What did the angels mean when they asked the disciples "Why do you stand here looking into the sky?" Were they rebuking them for wanting to see Jesus when He came back? Or was there something deeper that they (and we) need to hear?

    It seems Moody Bible Institute supports a home for mentally handicapped children. One day the President of Moody (Joseph Stowell) went there for a visit. While walking through the corridors, he noticed that the windows were covered with tiny little hand prints. He asked the director, what that ...read more

  • Why Does God Allow Tragedy?

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Jan 4, 2005
    based on 99 ratings
     | 2,971 views

    Discussion about the earthquake and tsunami in SE Asia and Africa.

    Why Does God Allow Tragedy? Various Scriptures January 2, 2005 Introduction As you all know, a major tragedy struck southeast Asia last Sunday. An earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale set off tidal waves that hit 12 countries including India, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia, where the ...read more