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  • Idol Worship Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Aug 12, 2014
     | 4,129 views

    Idols we worship. Part 3 of 3.

  • When You Really Need God To Show Up

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Jun 5, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 9,466 views

    The story is Elijah's proposed show-down between God and Baal at Mount Carmel. God doesn't want just part of us. He wants all of us, and he will tolerate no substitute, because he knows nothing else will satisfy in his place.

    1 Kings 18:20-39 When You Really Need God to Show Up Today’s story might be called, “The Great Show-down at Mount Carmel.” It is an ultimate, winner-takes-all kind of challenge, Yahweh God vs. Baal. Which one is real? Which one will come through for his people? But why all ...read more

  • American Idol Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Aug 12, 2014
     | 3,926 views

    A look at the different idols we worship.

    American Idol June 29, 2014 Isaiah 44:9-20 As I was doing my Bible reading this week, I read Psalm 115 and I immediately thought of Isaiah 44. We’ll read these passage in a bit. I had a different topic and scripture planned for today, but I felt the Lord leading me to talk about this ...read more

  • We Are What We Worship

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 25, 2015
     | 6,297 views

    4 areas from which many idols come (Material adapted from Greg Laurie's book, The Great Compromise, Chapter 5 called "What's Your Golden Calf?", pgs. 71-87)

    HoHum: James Michener, tells the story of a man named Urbaal, who, was a farmer living about 2200 B.C. He worshiped two gods, one a god of death, the other a goddess of fertility. One day, the temple priests tell Urbaal to bring his young son to the temple for sacrifice—if he wants good ...read more

  • Final Thoughts

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Nov 8, 2014
     | 2,438 views

    In John's final thoughts and instructions as he closes this epistle, we see encouragement to pray for each other, admonishment for sin in our lives and a warning about the future.

    Final Thoughts 1 John 5: 16-21 Intro: Don’t you just love this time of year. The air is brisk and there is a sense of cleanliness in the air this time of year. . Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner. Tis the season to be jolly and happy. . There is another holiday ...read more

  • The Kisses Of The Bible

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,384 views

    Modern culture has a lot to say about kisses. Songs, poems, movie and TV shows are filled with kissing. (See Lovapalooza 2004 world record for 5200+ couples kissing). A kiss is an expression of affection and love. A study of the word “kiss" (mentioned 20X

    Intro: Modern culture has a lot to say about kisses. Songs, poems, movie and TV shows are filled with kissing. (See Lovapalooza 2004 world record for 5200+ couples kissing). A kiss is an expression of affection and love. A study of the word “kiss" (mentioned 20X) gives us amazing insights. What can ...read more

  • Idols Never Satisfy

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Sep 16, 2013
     | 3,180 views

    Your reason for going to church is what you worship. Make sure it's not trusting in something that's false but it is because of your love and devotion to JESUS!

    Idols Never Satisfy Acts 19:23-41 Introduction We are called to have a common purpose in what we do -- The purpose is to worship, to love, and to celebrate Christ and share Him always -- That is our challenge, mission, and it is STILL where we find ourselves today Most will ...read more

  • Responding To Trouble

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Sep 23, 2013
     | 3,688 views

    This sermon examines two critical question for a believer to understand and apply: 1) Can suffering be God's will for us? -and- 2) How should we act when we know suffering awaits us? (Acts 21)

    Responding to Trouble Acts 21:1-36 Introduction We are called to have a common purpose in what we do -- The purpose is to worship, to love, and to celebrate Christ and share Him always -- That is our challenge, mission, and it is STILL where we find ourselves today Most will ...read more

  • Keeping The Faith In A Hostile World Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 2, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,374 views

    External and internal conflict, a clash of values

    Keeping the faith in a hostile world—Judges chapters 1-2 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts (Scripture Reading: 2:6-19) The slogan of the Outback Steak House is “No Rules—Just Right”…but I suspect that if you showed up and didn’t wait for the hostess, ...read more

  • Idol Worship

    Contributed by Michael Ghaly on Aug 25, 2015
     | 9,920 views

    when there is confusion at any area of life there must me spiritual warfare. this warfare may come by worshiping idols.

    Judges: Judges 17:6,1-13 Idolatry-----Idol Worship “‘You must not make for yourselves idols, so you must not set up for yourselves a carved image or a pillar, and you must not place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down before it, for I am the LORD your God. Lev 26:1 What is ...read more

  • Ego: Edging God Out Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Jul 22, 2018
     | 1,956 views

    Jesus left us with a great inheritance. An inheritance of God's presence and His fellowship. However, many of us fail to experience that sweet fellowship because we Edge God Out of our lives. How do we do this? What are the consequences?

    EGO: Edging God Out On Good Friday, we examined whether Jesus left us a will, a will bequeathing everything He had to us, which included the awesome presence of God. We established that Jesus actually did exactly that. John 17:24 (NKJV) Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with ...read more

  • Trapped In Idolatry Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 4, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 9,861 views

    Examining the idols in our lives, we see what keeps us from receiving God’s blessing

    SERIES: “LESSONS FROM THE EARLY CHURCH” TEXT: ACTS 19:23-41 TITLE: “TRAPPED IN IDOLATRY” INTRODUCTION: A. The dictionary definition of “idol”: “an object of excessive devotion or admiration” --Fails to capture the biblical sense ...read more

  • Modern Idolatry (2) Series

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Aug 30, 2010
    based on 55 ratings
     | 13,812 views

    "...punishing the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand of generations of those who love me and keep my commandments". Three-four generation vs. a thousand of generatio

    ILL. A certain credit card company has a commercial set in the board room of some international corporation. A merger is in progress. The CEO says: everything is set to be finalized on the 28th. The janitor, who happened to sweep around, turns & says, "Sorry, I’m only available on the 12th. ...read more

  • And You Call Yourself A Christian? Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jul 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,942 views

    The danger that confronts religious people is that they rely on their performance to gain right standing with God.

    Scripture Several years ago I was pulled over by a police officer for running a red light. “Why did you do it?” he asked. “Well, Officer,” I explained. “I am a pastor. One of the members of our church is about to have open heart surgery at Harrisburg General Hospital. I got off to a late ...read more

  • Wounded In The House Of My Friend

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jan 3, 2012
    based on 175 ratings
     | 131,614 views

    The child of Jeroboam was sick and was not responding to treatment. Jeroboam did not know what to do. So, he decided to go and find out from the prophet what was wrong. He wanted to know the source of the sickness. But because he had offended the God of I

    This week, we are looking at the message entitled, “Wounded in the house of my friend.” Zechariah 13:6 says, “And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.” A careful ...read more