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  • The Nearsighted Devil

    Contributed by Marie Tombow on Feb 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,630 views

    To put life into proper "focus" -- it is not limited to the grave -- By becoming acquainted with God’s plan of redemption through His Word, the Bible, we enable Him to bring our lives into "focus."

    The Nearsighted Devil Genesis 3:1-10 Purpose: To put life into proper "focus" -- it is not limited to the grave -- Intro: My nearsightedness; my glasses were broken and I couldn’t see beyond the end of my nose -- While in the Navy, I was in charge of getting the barracks cleaned before ...read more

  • Are You Nearsighted? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 25, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,677 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

  • Nearsighted Christians Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 31, 2021
     | 575 views

    A Christian with spiritual myopia is all caught up with an entangled with what is under his nose, but he has lost the vision of the distant past and the upcoming future in God's plan. He is forgetful of the cross, and blind to the glory of the future.

    F. W. Boreham, the famous Australian preacher, had an instructive experience in St. Paul's Cathedral. He and a friend were looking at Holman Hunt's well known painting, "The Light Of The World." The Savior stands before a closed door with a lantern in His hand, and He is ...read more

  • The Near-Sighted Church

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 17, 2011
     | 4,934 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.

  • Feed The Hungry

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Aug 6, 2015
     | 6,187 views

    We must address the needs of those at our doorstep and in our local community, but we can’t be nearsighted. We can’t ignore the desperate needs of the poor worldwide.

  • A Passionate Pursuit Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Mar 28, 2010
     | 1,987 views

    The second purpose of spiritual growth is that we become focused and not forgetful.

    I remember the first time I had to wear corrective lenses when I was in college. Before that, I have always assumed that my eyesight is normal. I noticed that I have trouble seeing things from afar. But I just thought that the reason why I could not clearly see things from a distance was because ...read more

  • What Kind Of Shepherd?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on May 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,799 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

  • "Enduring Faith"

    Contributed by Kevin O'connor on Oct 15, 2018
     | 2,653 views

    What we must add to our faith to deal with an apostate culture

    “Enduring Faith” #1 (2 Peter 1:1-11) In an age of ever-increasing apostasy, we have several books in the Bible written to help us with what Jesus called the great falling away. Enduring Faith 1. Durable: able to withstand wear, pressure or damage from this culture. 2. Stable: not likely to give ...read more

  • Like A Rock

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,642 views

    The importance of growing and developing as believers.

    20, October 2002 Dakota Community Church Like A Rock Introduction: 2 Peter 1:5-11 5For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7and to ...read more

  • Confirm Your Call

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,966 views

    The heart of the call of God is comming to the place of seeing my talents dont amount to a Hill of beans in the light of His glory & goodness.

    2 PETER 1:10-11 10 Therefore, brothers and sisters, be all the more eager to confirm your call and election, for if you do this, you will never stumble. 11 For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you. WHERE THERE IS A ...read more

  • Don't Just Sit There - Do Something!

    Contributed by Jyoti Banerjee on Aug 19, 2003
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,691 views

    Faith and works are not mutually exclusive - only two sides of the same coin.

    James 2 vv 14-26 Don’t just sit there. Do something! My dearest Sally, I love you more than anything else in the whole world. I would climb the highest mountain just to be with you. I would walk across the hottest desert just to be with you. I would swim the deepest ocean just to be with ...read more

  • Just Tenting Series

    Contributed by Vance Elzinga on Jun 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,816 views

    Also drawing from 2Cor5.1-5, this Fathers Day sermon challenges us to let others see that we regard this life as "tenting."

    HOOK Story of an influential teacher... and the legacy that we all might leave. Post-exile emerging generation… What kind of legacy would they leave? Question for every generation. YOU The desire to leave an impact on kids, have them turn out, etc... Identify with the desire to see kids ...read more

  • A Diamond Buried In The Mud? Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 5,746 views

    As a little diamond buried in the mud, there is a BIG PLAN for you! Patience.

    How precious you are to us and to the Master. I want you to know....ye are more valuable than many sparrows. Consider the Ravens....and God feedeth them: how much more precious you are than the birds. (Luke 12) For our lives consist not in abundance of the things which we dream of. This is a ...read more

  • Open The Eyes Of My Heart

    Contributed by Greg Glassford on Aug 7, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 12,095 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

  • The Gift Of God's Great Promise

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 31, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,305 views

    2 Peter 1

    THE GIFT OF GOD’S GREAT PROMISE (2 PETER 1) The clergyman’s eloquence may have been at fault, still he felt annoyed to find that an old gentleman fell asleep during the sermon on two consecutive Sundays. So, after service on the second week, he told the boy who accompanied the sleeper ...read more