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  • Are You Nearsighted? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 25, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,227 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

  • The Nearsighted Devil

    Contributed by Marie Tombow on Feb 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,452 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

  • The Near-Sighted Church

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 17, 2011
     | 4,332 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

  • Feed The Hungry

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Aug 6, 2015
     | 5,251 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.

    “For I was hungry and you fed me…” In 2000 it was estimated that 925 million people worldwide suffered from hunger, which was caused in part by a spike in global food prices…and you only have to go to Superstore or Sobeys to see how high food prices are these days! Hunger ...read more

  • A Passionate Pursuit Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Mar 28, 2010
     | 1,749 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

  • Holy Spirit Power Part 2

    Contributed by Francis Chan on Sep 14, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 14,451 views

    Make sure of your salvation, but it doesn’t say make sure by looking back at a decision that you made. The way that you make sure of your calling and election is by practicing these qualities.

    Let me give you a couple of warnings before I get started today. We had an awesome, awesome service last service, but let me just say this. Stick with me through the whole talk. Typically, you can hear a message and doze off for a little bit. And catch five minutes here and think, ‘Ooh! That ...read more

  • Shepherd Or Hired Hand

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on May 4, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,861 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
     | 1,562 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

  • Increasing Our Faith Series

    Contributed by Terry Denis on Jan 29, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,843 views

    Putting our faith to work by adding godly virtues in increasing measure.

    Increasing our Faith 2 Peter 1:1-11 Introduction. In this encouraging epistle, Peter expressed the wonderful grace of God who gave us everything we need for life and godliness made possible by our knowledge of Jesus Christ who called us to his glory and excellence. The basic element of faith is ...read more

  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Oct 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,195 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

  • Confirm Your Call

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,752 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

  • Like A Rock

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,335 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

  • Add To Faith? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Aug 29, 2013
     | 2,830 views

    why add to faith?

    Last week we noted that God has given to people everything needed for life and godliness; and God desires every Christian to participate in His divine nature. God has given everything needed for a Christian to live a wonderful abundant life! How are we responding to this God who gives the best for ...read more

  • Don't Just Sit There - Do Something!

    Contributed by Jyoti Banerjee on Aug 19, 2003
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,289 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

  • The Best Is Yet To Come: From Good To Better Series

    Contributed by Daniel Owens on Jan 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,175 views

    God specializes in changing people; taking us from where we’ve been, to where we are, to where we ought to be.

    II Peter 1: 3-11 3. His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness. 4. Through these He has given us His very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine ...read more