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  • Developing A Positive Spirit Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jan 6, 2006
    based on 20 ratings

    Learning how to develop a positive spirit from the case history of the prophet Jonah.

    1 out of 4 in the series, "Second Chances, Your yesterdays don’t always have to determine your tomorrows." We’re going to begin a new series today by learning from the case history of the Old Testament prophet Jonah. We’re pretty familiar with Jonah’s story. Skeptics foolishly believe more

  • #1 Exclusive Faith Series

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    The issue our text addresses is that it insists that Faith in Jesus Christ Excludes Every Other Option. For the fact of the matter is that, for the most part, we only turn to Jesus when we have ran out of options: He’s usually our last option.

    One of the greatest affronts to the majesty of the Master occurs when we ask His help in prayer, and then rely on Something or Someone else in addition. We have this tenacious tendency of using this Jesus/And strategy; Jesus/And… my money, my medicine, my doctor, my parents, my spouse, my friends, more

  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 48 ratings

    Trying to get a grip on the hardships of life.

    Title: Why Me Why Now? Text: Philippians 4:10-13 Do you know someone whose life is falling apart? ‒ The business man who’s business is great until the market goes south. ‒ The college kid who has a career in baseball ended with a torn ligament. Introduction: Have you ever more

  • Grieving The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by D Dimedio on Nov 11, 2004
    based on 79 ratings

    What it means and what the effects of grieving the Holy Spirit.

    There are some amazing truths contained in the NT concerning the person of the Spirit of God. I am afraid that because He is unseen, He is so often overlooked. Yet He is so frequently mentioned and given such prominence, that we overlook Him at our own demise. In our text we are given a more

  • How To Treat Those Who Are Negative/Critical Series

    Contributed by Mark Magee on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 54 ratings

    In this message, let’s look at five pro-active commitments that will help us be positive in a negative world.

    A. One time after church, a father gripped to his son all the way home. He’d found fault with everything in the service. He criticized the preacher, the sermon, the music, and everything in general. The boy, who had noticed what his father put in the offering plate, said, “Well, Dad, what can more

  • Jesus On Right Ministy Series

    Contributed by Daniel Villa on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    Jesus teaches His Followers how to minister effectively to loved ones when rejected.

    JESUS ON RIGHT MINISTRY (What to do when others reject your efforts for ministry) Matthew 7:1-12 Kingdom Life Series #23 Sermon Objective: Disclose Jesus’ strategy for reaching out to people that we care – family members, friends, colleagues and others who are close to more

  • Dispositional Sins

    Contributed by Ronald Crandall on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    We take a look at just a few of them. How do we overcome a state of mind that is negative?

    Dispositional Sin By: Pastor Ron Crandall Intro: Dispositional Sins what are they? This morning I want to look at maybe few if we have time. What is the defition of Dispositional Sin: Innate Temper; natural tendency of the mind Turn with me to Act 7:53 Acts 7:53 53 you who more

  • Containing Our Complaining

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Feb 13, 2004
    based on 141 ratings

    Paul wrote: "Do all things without murmuring or complaining ?" Pretty tall order isn’t it ? This sermons deals with "Containing our Complaining"

    “CONTAINING OUR COMPLAINING” Phil. 2:14, Deut. 1:26-38 On the seventh day God rested....and on the 8 th day God started answering complaints. A man dreamed of joining a monastery. His goal in life was to become a monk. So one day he went to a monastery and talked to the head monk and said, more

  • Stop Your Murmuring!

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Jun 15, 2005
    based on 38 ratings

    Murmuring is destructive to the individual and also to everyone around them. the best way to deal with it is to simply stop doing it.

    Stop your murmuring!! *Numbers 14:1-10 Then all the people began weeping aloud, and they cried all night. 2 Their voices rose in a great chorus of complaint against Moses and Aaron. “We wish we had died in Egypt, or even here in the wilderness!” they wailed. 3 “Why is the Lord taking us to more

  • Grumpy Old Christians

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 31, 2001
    based on 29 ratings

    There are too many grumpy old Christians in this world that are hurting the spread of the Gospel and not helping the spread of the Gospel. Remember Gospel means Good News- not Bad Critical News!

    Grumpy Old Christians Thesis: There are too many grumpy old Christians in this world that are hurting the spread of the Gospel and not helping the spread of the Gospel. Remember Gospel means Good News- not Bad Critical News! Texts: Phil. 4:8 8Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever more

  • The Dead Dog Syndrome - A Man After God's Own Heart Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 24, 2005
    based on 69 ratings

    Shimei suffered from a spiritual illness that can plague even the most godly man or woman. He suffered from a "critical spirit." What can we do make sure we don’t fall prey to the same sickness in our lives?

    OPEN: An older couple were on a trip across country and they stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch. As they got up to leave, the woman forgot and left her glasses on the table. They were several miles down the road before she realized she didn’t have them and to make matters worse, her husband more

  • Finding True Joy

    Contributed by Joel W. Lohr on Oct 27, 2001
    based on 81 ratings

    A look at Romans 14 to determine what Christians can do to encourage others in the faith while growing towards Righteousness in our own lives as well.

    So often, the things that the world considers to be joy giving are in very stark contrast to the message of the gospel. It is perhaps no more clearly illustrated than in our scripture reading for today. Looking at the political world, the business world, the financial world, the world of more

  • Trading Spaces Series

    Contributed by Georgina Pando-Connolly on Apr 13, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    Trading Spaces is a really popular Reality TV Show where homeowners compete and everyone hopefully ends up with a beautifully decorated room. Jesus traded spaces with us. . .

    Trading Spaces Because he had grown up just outside New York City a young pastor barely knew a cow from an ear of corn. That is, until he married a small town country girl from Ohio and traded spaces. Trading New York City for a small rural community, the day of his first sermon he tried very more

  • Developing A Grateful Heart

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 65 ratings

    We need to ask God to change our hearts from 1. Complaints to Praise. 2. Criticism to Encouragement. 3. Cynicism to Faith.

    Two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an enraged bull. Immediately they ran toward the nearest fence. The storming bull ran after them in hot pursuit, and they realized that they were not going to make it. Terrified, one man shouted to his friend, “Say a prayer, John. more

  • We Have Come This Far By Faith - A Farewell Sermon

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 57 ratings

    This sermon was my last sermon at Wakelee Church. It uses a wheelbarrow for an analogy for the body of Christ in transition.

    “We Have Come This Far By Faith” – A Farewell Message Wakelee Church ~ June 12, 2005 Hebrews 12:1-2 & Ephesians 2:8-9 (quotes taken from The New King James translation unless noted) Theme: Over these past seven years, we have lived our faith. In the future, we will need our faith even more