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  • I Hope So!

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jan 21, 2014

    Hope is described in the dictionary as a "feeling" that all will be well. But the hope found in the Bible is an "assurance" that all will be well.

    This past Monday marked the one year anniversary of my Mom’s passing. She had some very unique sayings such as, “Raise the window down. You have your shirt ront-serd- outers. (wron side out).” Although a simple woman, she loved drama. She always had her ears perked to catch the more

  • Wrapped - Pt. 3 - In Hope Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Dec 25, 2016

    No one pays that much attention to the wrapping. It’s what is inside that counts . . . right? Maybe this Christmas we should stop and consider how the gift was wrapped.

    Wrapped Pt. 3 - In Hope I. Introduction There is usually very little attention paid to the wrappings. Even if great time and effort is made to make sure each corner is tucked and folded perfectly. Even if the bow is picked to match exactly. Even if every seam is exact. Most of the time all the more

  • Hope On Empty Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Mar 28, 2010

    Certainly the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ should give us hope. A two part series for Easter that looks at the importance of hope in our walk with God.

    Our Hope in God Pt 1 Hope on Empty Introduction As we enter the Easter season- talk about hope. Certainly- resurrection of Christ- should bring us hope. 1 Cor 15:20-26 Jesus came to give us life- eternal, abundant life. Abundant- beyond, superior, over and above, more than more

  • Everything Happens For A Reason Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Apr 23, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    Part 6 of 10 in a series dedicated to debunking commonly held myths that we think are in the Bible but really aren't, myths that can and often do have devastating effects on our faith.

    INTRODUCTION: “Everything happens for a reason” – that statement hanging on our wall, when taken at face value is 100% correct. Life is a cause=effect existence, every action has a reaction… Event; Burning of Academic Hall (MU) in 1892 – Reason; First electric more

  • Hope In A Hopeless World

    Contributed by Ray Searan on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    Over the past few years, our world has definitely experienced a massive amount of uncertain times. According to scripture there will be many more times of uncertainty in the future. During the previous century, which ended in 1999, it can be argued that w

    Text: 1st Peter 3:8-16 Introduction: Over the past few years, our world has definitely experienced a massive amount of uncertain times. According to scripture there will be many more times of uncertainty in the future. During the previous century, which ended in 1999, it can be argued that we more

  • Experiencing Hope Expressing Hope

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Jun 16, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    This text is troubling because it doesn’t seem to connect, but when you dig in it has a beautiful message of praying for the nations.

    Experiencing Hope/Expressing Hope (Mark 11:1-24) Sometimes we have a conception that people who approach life in a lighthearted manner don’t take things seriously enough. We often believe that they don’t care about things, that they have a kind of laize faire approach toward life, that they more

  • Revival Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 21, 2017

    To accomplish Revival, God uses 1) The Preaching of the Word (Ezekiel 37:1-6), 2) The Prayer of God’s Servant (Ezekiel 37:7-9), The Power of the Holy Spirit (Ezekiel 37:5-14).

    An early morning fire that completely destroyed the historic Hortop Mill in Everton on this past Thursday, Jan. 19 is being treated as suspicious. The original fire call came in at about 3:30am and when firefighters arrived at the mill, located on Evert Street, just south of the Eramosa River, it more

  • Do You Believe That I Love You?

    Contributed by Daniel J. Little on Mar 5, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Believing that God loves you and turning to Him for help moves His heart with joy. This kind of weakness and need results in the blessing that comes to those who are poor in spirit.

    DO YOU BELIEVE THAT I (GOD) LOVE YOU? Pastor Daniel J. Little - The Landmark Church, Binghamton, NY 2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich. more

  • Drawn Upward: Embracing The Pleasures Of This World Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Apr 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating


    Something is Out There: Rumors of the Invisible World of the Sacred God 3/22 Drawn Upward--Embracing the Pleasures of this world INTRODUCTION John and Cathy Skip Church (drama) subject: Seeking Heaven on Earth Bruce D. Rzengota John and Cathy Skip church for a ski trip John and more

  • Heavenly Hope

    Contributed by Stephen Fournier on Aug 28, 2002
    based on 227 ratings

    Titus 1:2

    HEAVENLY HOPE TITUS 1:2 There once was a preacher who was at a dinner and was asked to get up and give a short 10 min talk. Well we all the dangers involved in asking a preacher to get to give a short talk. Anyway, after the 20 min had expired the preacher just kept on talking. After 35 more

  • Asa: The Man Called Foolish Series

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 21, 2002
    based on 90 ratings

    Part 5 of 6 of the series, Who’s That? Stories of little known people of the Bible. A characteristic of this King at the beginning of his reign was that he totally relied on God. Yet near the end of his reign he is called foolish! Read on to find out wh

    ASA: THE MAN CALLED FOOLISH 2 Chronicles 16:1-14 Read at beginning of service: 2 Chronicles 15:1-7 (NIV) 1 The Spirit of God came upon Azariah son of Oded. 2 He went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin. The LORD is with you when you are with him. If more

  • Are You A Wise Guy Series

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on Mar 22, 2013

    Are You A Wise Guy, the 4th installment from the book of James series, this passage still has some gaps in it with the Illustration etc but you will find the outline workable. James is all about wisdom and a good life in this passage.

    Background Material James Biographical Info: • The author was James, Jesus' half-brother; James and Christ had different Fathers (Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3). • James, also called James the Just, (Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3). • James was not a believer (John 7:3-5) until after the more

  • Good News For Discouraged Believers

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 17, 2003
    based on 74 ratings

    Peter reminds discouraged believers of who they are. They are God’s people. AND PETER – after reminding them of who they are takes the next several verses to remind them (and us) of what it means to be God’s people… (Living God’s Way -part 1)

    Good News For Discouraged Believers Living God’s Way – part one 1 Peter 1:1-12 THIS MORNING - we are about to begin an exciting journey AND I am really pumped up and jazzed about it. YOU SEE – we are going to being doing something during the next 10 Sunday mornings that we only do about once more

  • "Healing For The Us"

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 29, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    We need a healing in the United States spiritually. To receive this healing of the land we must follow the pattern laid out by the Word of God in 2 Chronicles 7:14. If the church does these steps then the Lord promises to forgive and to restore America.

    “A Healing for the US!” Opening Illustration: From Blue Fish TV – Our Christian Heritage – this reflective clip takes a historical look at the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the godly intent of the men who signed it. Thesis: We need a healing in more