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  • We Are Blessed

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 31, 2011
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,382 views

    The beatitudes: 1. Are often misinterpreted. 2. Help us to be like God. 3. Are not promises for the present, but guarantees of our future.

    We Are Blessed Matthew 5:1-12 Blessed are those who have gone through a divorce. Blessed are those who cannot pay their bills and may be facing bankruptcy. Blessed are those who have just heard that they have a terminal illness. Blessed are you when you have been fired from your job. ...read more

  • How The Cults Misread The Bible

    Contributed by Glenn Robinson on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,500 views

    This sermon illustrates eighteen ways the Bible can be misinterpreted. Recognizing these fallacies will help us interpret correctly.

    Have you ever been presented a doctrine you disagreed w/ only to have them quote a vss. which seems to support it. Just as there are rules for grammar, math, and science - so are there rules of interpretation. HERMENEUTICS - the rules for Biblical interpretation. 1st rule - Context. A ...read more

  • House Cleaning

    Contributed by Devin Hudson on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 141 ratings
     | 15,850 views

    7th sermon in a John series

    Cleaning House John 2.12-25 What gets you worked up? What gets you excited? Some people get excited over ballgames. Some get worked up over political issues. Others are energized by work. I know some who get excited over things such as cars or trucks. Such individuals work diligently to keep ...read more

  • Unfailing Love

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Feb 9, 2001
    based on 151 ratings
     | 3,779 views

    Learning about the power behind agape love.

    WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE WORD "LIFE," THE WORD "LOVE" IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ABSTRACT TERM IN THE ENTIRE BIBLE. LOVE, OF COURSE, WAS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENTS OF THE TEACHING OF JESUS. LOVE IS WHAT DESCRIBES THE NATURE OF GOD, PROVIDES THE BASIS OF CHRISTIAN ETHICS, AND MANIFESTS ...read more

  • The Walk Of Witness Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Jul 4, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,905 views

    The witness of every Christian is critical. Few realize that all Christians DO have a witness to our world. Tragically the witness of some does more damage to the Kingdom than good.

    THE FORWARD WALK ¡V PART FOUR ¡§THE WALK OF WITNESS¡¨ JOSHUA 22:9-34 (NIV) ¡§So the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh left the Israelites at Shiloh in Canaan to return to Gilead, their own land, which they had acquired in accordance with the command of the Lord through ...read more

  • The Picture Of Perfect Assurance

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 2, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,588 views

    All things DO NOT work together for good EXCEPT to those who love God and are the called according to His purpose.

    THE PICTURE OF PERFECT ASSURANCE And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28. Perhaps this is the most misinterpreted scripture in the Bible. This is because many well-intentioned people quote ...read more

  • Forgiving And Living

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 8, 2001
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,332 views

    To lead the people to understand how to show forgiveness to those who have hurt us by doing good to them without expecting anything in return.

    Unit 11 – Hard Times Lesson 32 – Joseph’s Dreams Come True – Genesis 42 Preparation for the Teacher 1. Aim: To lead the people to understand how to show forgiveness to those who have hurt us by doing good to them without expecting anything in return. 2. Explanation of the Aim: God fulfills ...read more

  • Tearing Down The Walls And Barriers

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 11, 2002
    based on 183 ratings
     | 11,451 views

    Jesus faced 16 major walls while ministering to the woman at the well!

    Little Walls ...... Big Barriers. .... By Wade martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com 16 Walls Jesus tore down. Hidden in Bible stories are many neat truths, let us ponder THE WOMAN AT THE WELL, AND SEE HOW JESUS OVERCAME every obstacle that the enemy threw up, I hate throw ...read more

  • Confidence In The Face Of Rumors Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 4,544 views

    Four ways to face rumors about the end of the world with confidence.

    One of the biggest threats to confidence in our lives is rumors. Just ask office workers when a rumor starts that the company is going to have to lay people off. Before most of the workers were confident and secure in their jobs, but that rumor produces uncertainty, insecurity, and anxiety. That ...read more

  • Deliverance - Psalm 124

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 31,322 views

    God often shows up when all other hope is gone.

    Today we conclude our series of messages on the "Songs of Ascent," Psalms 120 – 134. These are traveling songs, sung by the people of ancient Israel on their journeys up to Jerusalem, as they made their way to the capitol city for the three annual feasts. Taken together, these Psalms form a kind of ...read more

  • Grace

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 3,093 views

    Year C First Sunday of Lent March 4, 2001

    Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Heavenly Father empower each of us here at Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church to know our identity as your children through our baptism. Amen. Romans 10: ...read more

  • God's Protection.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Feb 28, 2001
    based on 103 ratings
     | 7,732 views

    Year C. First Sunday in Lent, March 4, 2001

    Year C. 1st Sunday of Lent March 4th, 2001 Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Heavenly Father empower each of us here at Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church to know our identity as your ...read more

  • 7 Ways To Serve One Another Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Dec 12, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 16,484 views

    So how do we rightly relate to one another in our small groups? I have found there is no reason to "reinvent the wheel" in responding to this question. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in his classic work, Life Together, explains 7 ways to serve your small group.

    Last week, I used an illustration to show that Jesus should be the center of our small group meetings. He is the real leader of the small group. He is alive. He comes to us in the person of the Holy Spirit. And he is Lord. But lying underneath this goal of our gathering is the reality that we ...read more

  • How To React In A Contentious Situation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 3,807 views

    How to respond when you face sharp differences of opinions with others

    What To Do When You Have a Sharp Difference of Opinion With Others (Acts 11:1-20) Illustration: Paul overcame differences with the good of love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. (2 Tim. 1:5) Few do so today because they end up giving into feelings of anger, hurt or ...read more

  • The Perils Of Misusing Privilege

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 13 ratings
     | 956 views

    Some of the dangers and difficulties of misuing the privileges we are given

    The Perils of Misusing Privilege (Acts 13:16-41) Illustration:Two shopkeepers were bitter rivals. Their stores were directly across the street from each other, and they would spend each day keeping track of each other’s business. If one got a customer, he would smile in triumph at his rival. ...read more