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  • Far Sighted Or Near Sighted?

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,389 views

    Does devotion to God free us from the responsibility to think deeply? How far ahead should we think?

    1. Many of you wear glasses; if you need longer arms to read, that usually means you are "far sighted..."; to drive, near-sighted; both. Porcupine backed into cactus...."Pardon me, honey!" 2. Others wear contacts for the same reason--I could never stomach fishing around in my eye.... 3. In ...read more

  • The Near-Sighted Church

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 17, 2011
     | 3,164 views

    In this sermon we look at what causes evangelistic near-sightedness and how to overcome that condition. This sermon is based on an excellent sermon by Dan Williams.

    Introduction: A. I like the story of the policeman who pulled a lady driver over and asked for her license. 1. After looking at her license, he said, “Lady, it says here that you should be wearing glasses.” 2. The woman answered, “Well, I have contacts.” 3. The ...read more

  • Are You Nearsighted? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 25, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,573 views

    Are you serious about growing in the Lord, are you nearsighted? If you actively pursue growth, you are on the road to great spiritual blessing.

    Are You Nearsighted? (2 Peter 1: 5-11) 1. One of my favorite riddles is this one Q: What did the near-sighted porcupine say when it backed into a cactus? A: Pardon me, honey! 2. If you are near-sighted, you see objects that are near, but distant objects are blurry or unclear. To put is ...read more

  • Shepherd Or Hired Hand

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on May 4, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,769 views

    This sermon investigates our relationship as sheep to Christ Jesus, the Good Shepherd.

    John 10: 11 – 18 Hired Hands? Intro: Once there was a blonde who was really sick of all the blonde jokes. She decided to dye her hair and change her hairstyle. After her new makeover, she decided to take a drive through the countryside. She happened upon a shepherd with a large herd of ...read more

  • What Kind Of Shepherd?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on May 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,252 views

    What kind of shepherd are you looking for in your life?

    John 10: 11 – 18 What Kind of Shepherd? Intro: There was once a blonde who was really sick of all the blonde jokes. She decided to dye her hair and change her hairstyle. After her new makeover, she decided to take a drive through the countryside. She happened upon a shepherd with a large ...read more

  • The Revival Kings # 2 Jehoshaphat Series

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 75 ratings
     | 8,064 views

    Second in a series on the OT revivals in Judah. King Jehoshaphat

    THE REVIVAL KINGS #2 Jehoshaphat II CHRON. 17-20 THE KING WHO WAS NEAR-SIGHTED Introduction Here we have the story of a king who was very godly but lacked the ability to see far off. He was godly but not wise in the long term. To be far-sighted means you can¡¦t see clearly up ...read more

  • Making Sure Of Your Election

    Contributed by Billy Cox on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,110 views

    As we approach election day we need to be concerned about a far more important election than the one determining the government of our country.

    I was coming home from San Antonio Tuesday night and called my brother to see if he would like to meet me for coffee. He said no, he was on his way to the capital. He asked “when else in my lifetime will I get to see someone either accept or concede the Presidency of the United States?” So I met ...read more

  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Oct 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,497 views

    This passage gives us insight as to how to please God! He has done so much for us that He is worth the effort!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • We spent our time together last week examining the issue of having an intimate relationship with God. God desires us to be close to Him. • He paid a great price through His Son Jesus in order for that relationship to be possible. • When you have a very close or ...read more

  • Open The Eyes Of My Heart

    Contributed by Greg Glassford on Aug 7, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 8,959 views

    GOD IS IN THE CORRECTIVE VISION BUSINESS! GOD IS IN THE EYE-OPENING BUSINESS! WHEN GOD OPENS EYES, THINGS BECOME VERY, VERY CLEAR.

    MARK 8:22-25 (read) INTRODUCTION How many of you wear glasses, contacts, or have had Laser Eye Surgery to correct a vision difficulty? Now you can see BETTER! ILLUSTRATION When I was in the First Grade, one day while walking home from school I began running through a backyard only to ...read more

  • Why Are We Here?

    Contributed by David Parks on Jan 30, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,013 views

    If you are here to glorify God you will be able to love your mate, parents, children or the brethren even when they are not very lovable

    Why are We Here TEXT: Acts 6:1-7 INTRODUCTION: 1. Why are We here? 2. It seems as if any time two or more people get together, if they don’t understand why we are here there will be trouble. 3. It is true in the family, on the job. 4. The growth of the early church has been a ...read more

  • Keeping Faith When The Glow Is Gone

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Feb 21, 2009
     | 6,208 views

    God wants us to rise and shine rather than succomb to the darkness.

    Title: Keeping Faith When the Glow is Gone Text: II Corinthians 4:1-6 (Mark 9:2-9) Thesis: God wants us to rise and shine rather than succumb to the darkness. Introduction: It has been a busy week for Colorado state high school wrestling fans as 2a through 5a division wrestlers have vied ...read more

  • Miss The Point? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Sep 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,787 views

    Have you ever missed the real point of a situation? It is easy to miss the point and minor on majors, and major on minors.

    MISS THE POINT? IS YOUR PERSPECTIVE RIGHT? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com THIS IS A TWO PART SERIES. The great Bible commentator --- Matthew Henry was robbed one time. In his Journal that day he penned the words: Let me be thankful... #1 Because I was never robbed ...read more

  • The Rewards Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jan 7, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 7,154 views

    Malachi - The Final Prophet (part 8) Godly Insight for Today & Malachi 3:13-18

    ✎ Like many adult children, I have some things left over from my growing up days still tucked away somewhere at my mom and dad’s house. One is a wall plaque I was given the summer of my high school graduation. My name is engraved below the words "Evangel Temple Worker of the Year." This ...read more

  • Choose Wisely

    Contributed by Marcos Suazo on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,211 views

    Too many times we get caught up in situations that put us at a crossroad and we find it difficult to figure out which way is the best way to go. That is because the devil is good at what he does, his job is to make the wrong choice look as right as possi

    Choose Wisely Genesis 25: 29-34 29 One day when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau arrived home exhausted and hungry from a hunt. 30 Esau said to Jacob, "I’m starved! Give me some of that red stew you’ve made." (This was how Esau got his other name, Edom – "Red.") 31 Jacob replied, "All right, ...read more

  • The Blind Eye Surgeon

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,469 views

    To avoide harsh and incorrect judging, recognize your limitations, remember your personal debt to God, and admit your own weakness.

    The Blind Eye Surgeon Matt. 7:1-5 INTRO.: ILLUS.: Back in the days when such surgery was done in hospitals, I was visiting a patient who had cataract surgery. Her surgeon came into the room and bragged that this was his 3,000th cataract surgery. “And just look how clear and pretty that eye is,” he ...read more