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  • Missing The Mark

    Contributed by James Chandler on Mar 7, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    The bullseye is God’s righteousness, we have all missed the mark and sinned. We have all been like David and let sin into our lives. This message addresses sin, it’s consequences and the need for repentance.

    Sin 2 Samuel 12 1. We have all missed the mark. God’s bull’s eye is righteousness. Living right for God. From Adam on, all men except Jesus himself have missed the mark We should thank God when he sends people into our lives more

  • Missing The Mark Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Dec 17, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    This message series inspired by Kyle Idleman's book, "Not a Fan."

  • Don't Miss The Mark

    Contributed by Thomas Dibble on May 22, 2003
    based on 47 ratings

    The only way I can miss the mark is if my attention is drawn away from the mark. If my attention and my focus is constantly on the mark there’s no way I can miss it. But if something takes my attention off the mark there is that possibility that I could

    Paul says in verse 12 of Philippians 3, that he had not attained everything that God had in store for him. The great apostle Paul who we revere and hold up said even I haven’t attained everything that God has for me. But I press on everyday that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has more

  • Miserably Missing The Mark Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Mar 4, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    Third in a Romans series dealing with the sinfulness of man and his great need for the Righteousness of God.

  • Failing In Your Success

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jun 19, 2012

    You can have it all and still miss the mark.

    Failing in Your Success August 26, 2007 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: You can have it all and still miss the mark. Focus Passage: I Kings 3:1-3 & 11:1-6 Supplemental Passage: I John 2:15-17 I. The Mistake of Unholy Alliances a. II more

  • Close Is Not Enough Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 19, 2014

    Knowledge is good, effort is commendable, and lifestyle is important. However, you can get all that right and miss Jesus.

    "If our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost" (II Cor. 4:3). Mark 12:28-34 Is close always good enough? Not when you think about it. • If 99.9 percent were good enough ... • The IRS would lose 2 million documents this year. • 22,000 checks will be deducted from the more

  • Occupy Jesus Series

    Contributed by Joe Adaline on Nov 13, 2011

    The occupy Wall Street movement has missed the mark. It is faceless and pointless. People need Jesus as the center of life, a more abundant life.

    In recent days, I have watched protesters, anarchists and the homeless camp in our nation’s parks and sit outside businesses and city halls with signs of protest. What is their point, what are they doing? Let’s look at a typical day in the life of a protestor. 10AM get up, 11 AM smoke, 12 noon, more

  • God Of Grace And God Of Glory Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 30, 2014

    Have you ever been in a relationship with someone and it seemed like you could not please them? That’s somewhat true of God, because if you try on the basis of your own behavior to earn God’s approval or his glory, you’ll miss the target every time.

    INTRODUCTION People often say about others, “To know him is to love him!” This is really true of Jesus. To know Jesus is to love him. If you know him, you love him. If you don’t know him, you can’t love him until you do know him. I hope today you will meet him if you more

  • Name The Benefits Of Worry?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 5, 2014

    We can miss the mark and spend much of our time in useless areas. There are many dangerous habits we can drift into... Bring your worries and cares to Jesus.

    IS THERE ANY PROFIT TO WORRY? WHY INVEST IN WORRY? I MISSED IT! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. I do this in two parts, you will need to condense to do in one part... I. HAVE YOU EVER MISSED IT? HAVE YOU EVER LOST SIGHT OF THE GOAL? A. TEXT: Galatians 6:9 And let us not more

  • How Big Is God

    Contributed by Selwyn Robins on Jul 14, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    Understand the undescribable ways God has moved in our lives. Seeing what caused us to miss the mark which lead to our promised blessing. Know that "God is a man that he should lie."

    How Big Is God (Gen 18:1-9, 10-14) "Is any thing too hard for the Lord... (PRAY) I want you to focus on the title, "How Big Is God". Here is Abraham in the plains of Mamre (grove of Oak Trees) in his tent and receives three visitors, one being our Lord God. Immediately he humbles more

  • "What's Wrong? Or Has The Word Of God Lost It's Potency?" Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 30, 2004
    based on 13 ratings

    Why has modern American Christianity missed the mark by such a distance? Is the Gospel no longer as potent as it used to be? Has the potency of the Bible run low like antique prescription medicine?

    "What’s Wrong? Or Has the Word of God Lost It’s Potency?" (Matt. 13:1-53, Mark 4:1-34, Luke 8:4-18) Intro 1. The evangelical world has lost confidence in the Word of God. ---TNIV is just one example¡Xchange in English usage is one thing 2. How Christians "do church" is reflective of what more

  • Why Jesus Wants Us To Understand The Whole Meaning Of His Command, "Sin No More"

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 30 ratings

    1. Jesus wants us to understand that sin is missing the mark of living up to the Holy character qualities of God (His holiness, truth, love, joy, peace, purpose, perspectives, power, purity, patience, righteousness, greatness, strength, forgiveness, knowledge, wisdom etc).

    1. Jesus wants us to understand that sin is missing the mark of living up to the Holy character qualities of God (His holiness, truth, love, joy, peace, purpose, perspectives, power, purity, patience, righteousness, greatness, strength, forgiveness, knowledge, wisdom etc). The Lord wants us to more

  • Hitting The Mark

    Contributed by Samuel Fulkerson on Feb 14, 2013
    based on 3 ratings

    The Hebrew word for sin is defined as one who misses the mark (bulls-eye) when shooting an arrow. The Hebrew word for Torah is defined as one who hits the mark (bulls-eye) when shooting an arrow. Make sure you are hitting the mark!

    Stats from Polls taken since 2000: “In 2012- The American Bible Society conducted a study and found that although 85% of American households own at least one Bible, 36% of Americans read from the Bible less than once a year. Of those polled, 79% saw themselves as “knowledgeable about more

  • Samson: Sidelined By Sin, Pt 3 By Dr. Winson Butler

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Aug 10, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    Success lies not in achieving what you aim at but in aiming at what you ought to achieve. Samson missed the mark. His aim was his pleasures. It cost him the ultimate sacrifice, his life. It’s easy to see ourselves through his mistakes. Let’s examine it to

    Introduction The name Samson comes from the Hebrew word meaning "strong" His life was to be an example of strength and honor. We can divide his life into three equal parts: 1. His Conception 2. His Calling 3. His Corruption When all is said and done, Samson was sidelined by sin. He was more

  • A Scandalous Love Affair With Broken People Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 19, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    There are skeletons in every closet: embarrassing family members with a checkered past who have missed the mark in God’s eyes. But while some may have fallen short of God’s will for their lives, no one is beyond redemption. And the Bible reminds us that n

    A Scandalous Love Affair: With Broken People Matthew 1 The Rockefeller family is considered to be one of the most philanthropic families in the world, helping humanity globally in issues like economics, religion, education and environmental affairs. Yet the Rockefeller family tree is filled with more