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  • Yes, Jesus Loves Me!

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 33,338 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

  • How To Tell A Horse From A Cow Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 13, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,419 views

    Christians need to be of one mind and one love. But too often we're so focused on ourselves that we can't reach that goal. So how do we change our self-centered way of thinking?

    OPENING: A city boy had never been on a farm before and he asked a farmer: “Mister, why doesn’t this cow have any horns?” The farmer cocked his head for a moment, then began in a patient tone, “Well, cattle can do a powerful lot of damage with their horns. Sometimes we keep ’em trimmed down with a ...read more

  • The Virtue Of Joy (3 Of 10) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Armbrester on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 4,081 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

  • Keeping Our Head Above Water

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 147 ratings
     | 17,184 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

  • The Image Of God Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 112 ratings
     | 7,959 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

  • I Can Do All Things Through Christ Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 1, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,466 views

    The believer can overcome all of lifes dificulties through the power of Christ in them.

    I Can Do All Things Through Christ Introduction; Mary Groda’s story: "*Mary could not read and write. *Experts labeled her as mentally handicap *During her teenage years, Mary was sent to reformatory for 2 years *It was in this reformatory that Mary spent 16 hour days learning - By the time ...read more

  • Why Go?

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 940 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
     | 15,076 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

  • A Broken Or Flexing Spirit? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 7, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,330 views

    Serving the Lord is a privilege as we bring light to a dark world, but demoralizing as we are beaten down. Despite the challenges of being light in a dark world, we should not lose heart.

    A Broken or Flexing Spirit? (2 Corinthians 4:1-6) 1. When Marylu and I lived in the Chicago area, we had the privilege of going to the top floor of both the Sears Tower (now called Willis Tower) and the Hancock Building. 2. As one rides up the high speed elevator to the hundred and something ...read more

  • God Uses Our Personality Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 14, 2018
     | 941 views

    Many of our conflicts arise because we have different personalities, and thus different perspectives. When an issue comes up — especially one that is neither black or white — we tend to latch onto the response dictated by our personality.

    God Uses Our Personality! (Acts 15:36-41) 1. Happy Mother’s Day to our moms! We appreciate you. 2. Moms have a variety of personalities. Here is a true account: My mother is always trying to understand what motivates people, especially those in her family. One day she and my sister were ...read more

  • Looking To The Future

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 29, 2013
    based on 41 ratings
     | 38,362 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

  • Speechless

    Contributed by Peter Pharis on Nov 22, 2013
     | 1,355 views

    We hear the story of God's grace and repeat our favorite verses of His gift of salvation. How many times are you rendered speechless over the greatness of His gift?

    Movie about 10 years ago called RADIO. About a man who learned that life is not about winning and power but true wealth and joy comes from goodness, forgiveness and love. A football coach takes a liking to a mentally handicapped young man and invites him to share in the practices and football ...read more

  • Under Construction

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 26, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,390 views

    A sermon from Mark 1:1-8 for the Christmas season (Outline and some material adapted from Sermon Central’s John Hamby at: http://www.sermoncentral.com/sermons/preparation-for-christmas-john-hamby-sermon-on-christmas-64230.asp)

    HoHum: Do we have any travel plans during the Christmas holidays? Do any of us visit out of town family and friends? We did when I was a teenager. Some of my fondest childhood memories of the Christmas holidays were times when we went to visit my grandparents in northern Indiana. I don’t know ...read more

  • "Triumphant Faith--Revised"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,276 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

  • We Are Labourers For God

    Contributed by Charles Mccall on Jul 1, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 12,389 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