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  • Judas - A Nominal Desciple

    Contributed by David Parks on Sep 21, 2006
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    A New Year’s sermon challenging member to be more than just a name on the role.

    A Nominal Disciple Text: Acts 1:17: Read: vs. 15-19. INTRODUCTION: 1. Nominal followers were one of the great obstructions to Christ’s ministry. Their interests were— 1) Being entertained by His miracles, (Mt. 16: 1). 2) Finding opportunities to criticize and second-guess Him, (Luke more

  • Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

    Contributed by Troy Horne on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    The irony that those who should have recognized the signs of Christ’s arrival were completely oblivious while "foreigners" recognized them.

    Mt. 2:1-12 ”Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign” I want to begin by asking a question. How many wise men were there? Anybody venture a guess? We typically say three, don’t we? The truth is we don’t know exactly how many there were. But we tend to say three because there were three gifts that more

  • Facing The New Year In A New Way Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Mar 3, 2008
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    God promises to do a new thing within us. Here are four new things we can look forward to in the new year

    TEXT: ACTS 16:1-15 TITLE: “FACING THE NEW YEAR IN A NEW WAY” (updated for 2008) OPEN: A. It’s almost February. Why are talking about the New Year? --Isn’t the newness of the new year kind of wearing off? 1. I’ve found that talking about the new more

  • Have We Accomplished Enough

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 26, 2007
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    The work of the ministry always goes on, in spite of past successes. That is why we need a practical assessment of where we are and where we are going.

    Title: Have We Accomplished Enough? Text: Luke 12:16-21 Introduction Church, we have had a good year. God has allowed us to accomplish, and even surpass, all of the goals we set for the year. Attendance is up. Giving is up. Spiritual growth is evident. We have started new ministries, and more

  • A Resolution To Christ

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 26, 2008
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    A New Year’s Sermon

    A RESOLUTION TO CHRIST 2 Corinthians 7:1 INTRO: We are approaching a New Year in our lives. As we approach this new year, we need to take stock of the past year and review our service to God. After doing that, we need to make some resolutions for the more

  • Desire And Faith

    Contributed by Don Baggett on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    This is a passage that is filled with promise. It promises the things that people want most in life: long life, peace of mind, favor with God and man, direction for life, health and strength, and fulness of provisions.

    This is a passage that is filled with promise. It promises the things that people want most in life: long life, peace of mind, favor with God and man, direction for life, health and strength, and fulness of provisions. In John 5:6, Jesus asked the man at the pool of Bethesda if he wanted to more

  • In With The New

    Contributed by David Richardson on Dec 27, 2007
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    New Year’s Message

    Message Title: In with the New! Scripture focus: Hebrews Introduction: Another year is just around the corner, and along with it are those that want to resolve or decide to change a certain way they do things or the way they conduct business, maybe even the way they treat their own family more

  • Determined Decisions

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 29, 2007
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    This is my annual New Year’s message for 2007

    Determined Decisions Selected Passages December 30, 2007 Morning Service Parts of this message are adapted from the Decision Making devotional included in John Maxwell’s One Hour with God. Former president Ronald Reagan once had an aunt who took him to a cobbler for a pair of new shoes. more

  • A New Beginning

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Dec 29, 2007
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    Dealing with the constant need to face ’A New Beginning’ with God. A special time is at the New Year, but at all times we can start afresh as the Lord challenges us.

    A NEW BEGINNING Exodus 12:1-17 For our mediation this morning, I want to look at the thought of ‘A NEW BEGINNING’. You will see the connection with the time of year, as we approach what can be thought of as a new beginning. There is a line of reasoning that time continues on from one day to more

  • Turn Turn Turn

    Contributed by David Ward on Dec 31, 2007
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    A year’s end/New Year’s message adaptable to many occasions. BIG IDEA: "God’s got it, even though we don’t get it"

    “Turn Turn Turn” Ecclesiastes 3:1-17 INTRODUCTION: "End of Year" Lists are everywhere in the media as a new year approaches: Most Newsworthy Events of the Year, Famous People Who Have Died This Year, Most Notable Sports Stories of the Year, Most Annoying People of the Year (Paris, Britney, more

  • A New Year's Commitment

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Here’s a sermon based on the Book of Nehemiah and dealing with making a commitment for the new year. A true story illustrates what happens when commitments are broken.

    NEW YEAR’S COMMITMENT Nehemiah 9:32-38 32 "Now therefore, our God, The great, the mighty, and awesome God, Who keeps covenant and mercy: Do not let all the trouble seem small before You That has come upon us, Our kings and our princes, Our priests and our prophets, Our fathers and on all more

  • Making The Most Of The New Year

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    As you transition into the new year are there questions on your mind. There are on mine. What I believe to be a very important question for my life and the life of the church. Did I make the most of 2007. 2 terific truths from God’s word show us how w

    Intro: As we transition into this new year a question has been on my mind. Did I make the most of the last year. It is not a question for the faint at heart. It is an examining question, it is a difficult question. Will I be honest enough with myself about this hard question? As I look over more

  • Pressing On

    Contributed by Robbie Shivar on Jan 7, 2008
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    As we look back over the passed year and our failures, we can do better in the current one by Pressing On!

    Introduction: Some years ago, Isaac Stern, the famous violinist, was performing at Lincoln Center in New York. He was playing Mozart’s “Violin Concerto No 3 in G.” Zubin Mehta was directing the New York Symphony. Everything was going beautifully, until suddenly Isaac Stern, this musical genius, more

  • Hardly New

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jan 7, 2008

    In Christ, we are supposed to be a new creation but we don’t always feel like new creations. We will hear some suggestions make "the old is gone and the new has come" into a reality.

    Hardly New 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 January 6, 2008 Happy New Year! A new year. New opportunities. New hope. This is a reminder that we don’t have to get stuck in the same old patterns of last year. So we make a (or several) New Year’s resolutions. I resolve that in 2008 I will or will stop…? more

  • Examples And Warnings

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Jan 10, 2008
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    Let us learn from the past and depend on God for the future.

    EXAMPLES AND WARNINGS 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 INTRODUCTION ILLUSTRATION Different Asian countries celebrate New Year in different dates and ways. In Vietnam, the New Year is called Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet for short. It begins between January 21 and February 19, the exact more