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  • The Prodigal Father (Returning To The Ideal Father)

    Contributed by Steve Klein on May 18, 2015
    based on 3 ratings

    Many fathers in today's world are wasting their opportunities and neglecting their duties. They are prodigal fathers! God is the perfect Father, and human fathers would do well to learn and return to His ways.

    The Prodigal Father returning to the Ideal Father INTRO: The world has set aside June 21st as a day to honor fathers. Of course if you are striving to please God, you will "honor your father" more than just one day a year (Ephesians 6:2). But "Father's Day" is a day on which some individuals more

  • Paul, The Pastor (His Farewell Address) Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 13, 2003
    based on 67 ratings

    Modern church leaders have often neglected the duties of overseeing the spiritual welfare of individuals and families. Sadly, biblical pastoral oversight is set aside for more promising programs. Instead, programs, facilities, and finances are impersonall

    INTRODUCTION Savage Wolves: PT BARNUM - THE CIRCUS SHOWMAN - He delighted in showing an exhibit: THE HAPPY FAMILY - Lions, Tigers, and a little lamb. One asked if they had problems, Barnum said “Aside from replacing the lamb from time to time, there’s no problem.” We all know that there are more

  • Will Ignorance Be A Good Excuse On Judgement Day

    Contributed by David Goering on Aug 19, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Showing why all men are without excuse and are responsible to their Creator and to show why carnal men love to use the excuse of ignorance to justify themselves.

    SCRIPTURE: Romans 1:19-20 "Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they more

  • A Spiritual Church

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 12, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    One of Jesus’ last challenges to the Disciples/Church before the day of Pentecost.

    A SPIRITUAL CHURCH Luke 24:49 INTRO: The text is part of Christ’s last commission to His disciples before the Church was organized after Pentecost. All candidates for God’s Church must have the Holy Spirit dwelling in them. If our Church more

  • If A Man Will Not Work, He Shall Not Eat

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 30, 2013

    To remove idleness and being busybodies inside the church.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you eating and not working? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To remove idleness and being busybodies inside the church. IV. TEXT: 2 Thessalonians 3:10-11 (Amplified Bible) For while we were yet with you, we gave you this rule and charge: If more

  • Beware Of Seducing Spirits

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Jun 20, 2008
    based on 26 ratings

    Paul is writing here about a "last day" condition.

    1 TIM. 4:1 “BEWARE OF SEDUCING SPIRITS” A) Paul here was writing about a “last day” condition … “The Spirit speaketh expressly …” * The Greek word for “expressly” is “rhetos” and means: “In specific terms, in plain words, or distinctly, so that there can be no question about what is being more

  • Dangerous Detours

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    We are all on a spiritual journey. The detours we take on that journey can destroy our spiritual life.

    We live in a noisy world with many voices calling us in many different directions. We want to be on the path that God sets before us, if we’re honest, we’ve all taken some detours along the way. Some of them have gone into destructive paths that have been very costly to us. Some of the detours have more

  • Fatal Attraction Series

    Contributed by Kelly Dufour on Aug 4, 2011

    Lessons we learn from the story of David and Bathsheba. 2 Samuel 11.

    There’s an old saying that goes: Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you'll ever want to pay! Read: 2 Samuel 11:1-5 David neglected his duty (vs. 1). A compromise of duty leads to a moment of vulnerability. more

  • Losing Jesus

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 109 ratings

    Once we come to Christ in faith, our relationship is secure in Him. However, it is possible to loose our fellowship with Him.

    LOSING JESUS Luke 2:41-52 INTRO. Many think the underprivileged child is the one who does not have the right kind of education or food or clothing...or perhaps one from a broken home or one whose father has been killed or imprisoned. But the true underprivileged child is the one raised in a more

  • Do You See This Woman?

    Contributed by Kreigh Hurst on May 5, 2001
    based on 124 ratings

    The customs of the day allowed this woman to show her total devotion to Jesus and is in contrast to Simon’s refusal of Him. Hers is an example of how we should approach the master.

    Introduction: Mother Teresa is a woman whose name has become synonymous with greatness. This correlation may have resulted from her philosophy of greatness. She simply believes, "We can do no great things; only small things with great love." Such words are reminiscent of our Lord’s immortal words more

  • A Call To Patience

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 29, 2016
    based on 10 ratings

    How long, Lord?

    A CALL TO PATIENCE. James 5:7-10. ‘Patience is a virtue,’ suggests the old adage. Yet when we pray for more patience what do we get? We get more affliction! This subject was mooted early in James’ epistle, when he somewhat surprisingly suggested that we ‘should count it all joy’ when we fall more

  • Revival Begins With Leadership -- Pt 1 Of 2

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 216 ratings

    Main Idea: Revival will not come to the church until it’s leadership is revived.

    Main Idea: Revival will not come to the church until it’s leadership is revived. Introduction: Tonight, we begin a two part message about the revival that occurred under the leadership of King Hezekiah. This account is the most extensive account of a Biblical revival in the scriptures. And I more

  • Worship: Cosmic But Rooted In History Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Oct 9, 2010

    Worship must be cosmic and rooted in history, more than an act of socialization and focused on the act of becoming images and likenesses of God

    Monday of 28th Week in Course Spirit of the Liturgy Columbus Day There are two kinds of spiritual slavery–that horrible condition St. Paul warns against in today’s reading. The first is a slavish obedience to law, the kind of nit-picky legalism that the Pharisees specialized in, more

  • Excuses That Could Keep You Out Of Heaven

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 20, 2010
    based on 8 ratings

    An "excuse" is something said to hide the real reason for wrong actions. It is an attempt to cover up a shortcoming or sin. Beware! Excuses can damn not only the character but the souls of men.

    Intro: Summarize the passage. An EXCUSE is something said to hide the real reason for wrong actions. It is an attempt to cover up a shortcoming or sin. For example, every man has excuses for his neglect of duty; the debtor makes excuses for delay of payment; the student for being absent or failing more

  • "Just Doing My Duty"

    Contributed by Jeremy Raby on Sep 10, 2011
    based on 14 ratings

    Sermon on the 10th anniversary of 9-1, about the churches responsibility in all this.

    This morning is the 10th anniversary of 9-11. Certainly we want to pause and remember the things that transpired on that day, certainly we want to remember the lives that were lost at the hands of terrorist, who for the first time attacked us on our own soil. I remember the day well. I was an more