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  • Key Players In The Crucifixion: Peter Misplaced Confidence Series

    Contributed by Dennis Cocks on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 50 ratings

    We have read the four accounts of Peter’s predicted denial of Jesus. Each gives us a little bit different information than the other three. In Matthew Peter says, “Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee.” Mark adds, “But he spake th

    KEY PLAYERS IN THE CRUCIFIXION: PETER MISPLACED CONFIDENCE TEXT: Matthew 26:31-35; Mark 14:27-31; Luke 22:31-34 John 13:33-38 INTRODUCTION: We have read the four accounts of Peter’s predicted denial of Jesus. Each gives us a little bit different information than the other three. In more

  • Be Humble, Everyone.

    Contributed by Neal Gracey on May 15, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    How do you and I avoid self-exaltation? How does your church avoid it? Beloved, humility is a matter of the heart and a complete understanding of our relationship with the Lord.

    Be Humble, Everyone! This story told by Jesus is a familiar one to many. It’s the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector from Luke 18:9-14. I won’t go into the parable itself; we can do that in class, but this story does remind me of several people I know and you probably more

  • Living The Kingdom Life: Where Doubt, Faith Series

    Contributed by Marty Boller on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    #5 in a series focused on the foundational biblical truths found in The Peace Prayer of St. Francis: Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace.

    Doubt and faith. These are huge topics. Let’s admit right up front that all of us find ourselves in the midst of doubt sometimes. Can you admit that openly? While we are sharing true confessions, let’s also admit that we really don’t completely understand faith sometimes either. We wonder more

  • Deceived Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Jun 1, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    What would you do if you were in the place of the people of the region of Gibeon, knowing your cities were the next in line for this invading horde of people who marched around fortresses until the walls fell down, if you were facing an invader who seem

    Deceived! Text: Joshua 9 Joshua’s conquest of Canaan, Israel’s promise Land, gives us some great life lessons about how to own God’s promises! Last week, I spoke to you from the 7th chapter about the importance of keeping the covenant with God and how our choices, both good and bad, have a more

  • Get On The Right Trail Series

    Contributed by Edward Walker on Mar 9, 2007

    There is only one way, God’s Way, to true joy and blessing

    Part One - Get on the Right Trail There is only One Way—God’s Way—to true Joy and Blessing Based on the text of Philippians 3:1-6 Introduction 1. I Feel Like Traveling On My heav’nly home is bright and fair, I feel like traveling on, Nor pain, nor death can enter there I feel like more

  • Treasure And Your Heart Series

    Contributed by Justin Miller on Aug 31, 2011

    1. Today we’re in Matthew 6:19-24 where Jesus talks about our priorities.

    1. Today we’re in Matthew 6:19-24 where Jesus talks about our priorities. Specifically in regards to money. It’s always funny to me when people say churches shouldn’t talk about money. Have you heard that rule? I realize some churches abuse this teaching to take advantage of more

  • Temptation Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 3, 2012

    How temptation comes and how to withstand it.

    Introduction Have you ever been in this situation? Parents do this a lot; teachers, coaches also revert to it. Someone wants to tell you a story. As you are listening, you start to grow uncomfortable as you realize there is a moral to the story which is about to be applied to you. Paul is more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Feb 8, 2010
    based on 9 ratings

    What does it mean to be poor in Spirit?

    Poor in Spirit The Beatitudes – Attitudes to Live By Slide Good Morning. On a visit to the Beethoven museum in Bonn, a young American student became fascinated by the piano on which Beethoven had composed some of his greatest works. She asked the museum guard if she could play a few more

  • Enhancing Cross-Cultural Evangelism With Spirit Led Ceremonies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 9 ratings

    Enhancing Cross-Cultural Evangelism With the Use of Spirit Led Ceremonies

    ENHANCING CROSS-CULTURAL EVANGELISM WITH CEREMONIES Introduction - In a cross-cultural evangelism class one of the students shared an interesting case study of how a deficient understanding of the importance of ceremonies hindered the spread of the gospel in Kaduna State, Nigeria. In Dumi more

  • A Fable Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Aug 30, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    Gideon's failure appears to be ambition sneaking in after he made the right original decision that poisoned Abimelech's character. Jotham's fable is a cautionary tale.

    I know you’ve all heard me quote the brilliant Jewish novelist, Elie Wiesel, on many occasions. The famed author of Night and Jewish philanthropist once said, “Some stories are true that never happened.” He didn’t mean, of course, that we should chuck our healthy skepticism more

  • Your Ways, Your Paths

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Mar 17, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    God guides us through:1) A Path of Trial (Psalm 25:1-3), 2) A Path for Training (Psalm 25:4–5), 3) A Path for Thought (Psalm 25:6–7), 4) A Path for Teaching(Psalm 25:8-10)

    The hardest part of any journey is the part that you have to take alone. It is especially difficult if you have not traveled the path before. When we lose someone we care about so much, like the loss of Doreen this week, we are called to continue the journey of life minus one who has thus far more

  • The Promise Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Mar 28, 2015

    In Ephesians 2:11–12 Paul shows the need for the work of Christ, the Promise of the Gospel of reconciliation, for Jew and Greek by First, Describing the former Social (Ephesians 2:11) then Spiritual alienation of Jews and Gentiles (Ephesians 2:12).

    One of the most striking developments in middle eastern politics as of late is the statement by Israeli president Benjamin Netanyahu, at the end of his reelection campaign. In the last gasp of the campaign, Netanyahu announced a change of mind. He was now opposed to a Palestinian state. He’s more

  • Jesus The King Series

    Contributed by Edgar Mayer on Apr 2, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus, the king.

    Rev Dr Edgar Mayer; Living Grace Toowoomba Church; Message on Jesus the King; Date: 22 November 09 For more sermons and other writings check the following homepage: The King [Jesus was controversial (John 2:13-25 – cleansing the temple with a whip and more

  • Using Legends To Evangelize Across Cultures

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 14 ratings


    USING LEGENDS TO EVANGELIZE ACROSS CULTURES Introduction - Every society is proud of its traditions, culture, and historical discoveries. When I first came to Africa it amazed me at what reverence the people gave to the stories of past. Parents told legends about Joseph and his brothers to more