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  • A Call To Life

    Contributed by John Vella on Jan 6, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 731 views

    We are called to live our lives as fully as possible.

    Seeds for Sowing, Vol. V, Issue 2, No. 8A Second Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year C January 14, 2001 Readings: * Is. 62:1-5 * 1Cor.12:4-11 * Jn. 2:1-12 A Call to Life Today’s story of the wedding feast at Cana is, among other things, a call to life. God promises us a new life ...read more

  • A Cheerful Heart Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 4, 2012
    based on 28 ratings
     | 19,056 views

    God’s Proverbs instructs us in how God wants us to live. These Proverbs teach us that God has designed us to function better when we are cheerful. Even our physical & emotional health is effected by our spiritual mood.

    A CHEERFUL HEART PROVERBS 15:13, 15; 17:22 In the Bible the heart can be the center or focus of passions; the center of the thought processes and even the spring of conscience. Heart, in fact, is associated with what is now meant by the thinking, the will, and the emotions of personal ...read more

  • "Mother's Four Qualities"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on May 6, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,245 views

    Four godly qualities every mother should possess.

    Mom’s Day – 2008 May 11, 2008 ”I thank God, whom I serve, as my forefathers did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers. Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy. I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first ...read more

  • A Loaf Of Bread, A Jug Of Wine, And Laughter

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 3, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,612 views

    Dated 1989. Our faith is not joyless. God uses the simplest of things to bring us support and gladness in the midst of difficult times.

    Says the poet, "A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and Thou beside me singing in the wilderness … Wilderness were paradise enow" The very picture of romantic fulfillment. All I need is a chunk of good fragrant bread, a flask full of the vintner’s art, and you whom I love, and I will be fulfilled. ...read more

  • How Paul Showed Us How To Cope With Perplexing Ironies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,540 views

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies 2 Cor. 6:7-10 (Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing)

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies - 2 Cor. 6:7-10 Illustration:Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: To choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s way. Viktor Frankl, concentration camp survivor. Philippians ...read more

  • Where Is Your Mind Set?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 97 ratings
     | 9,303 views

    Where Is Your Mind Set? (Rom. 8:6-8)Attitude determines so much about a person. Here are some tips in setting your mind on being an overcomer.

    Where Is Your Mind Set? (Rom. 8:6-8) Quote:Let the mind of the master be the master of your mind. Illustration:Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: To choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s way. Viktor Frankl, concentration camp ...read more

  • Things Hell Will Never Have

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 9, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 9,592 views

    This message deals with the horrors of Hell by showing the things that will not be present there.

    THINGS HELL WILL NEVER HAVE Text: Ps.9: 17 Intro: Everything in our physical world possesses certain qualities that make it what it essentially is. For instance, water is made up of two molecules of hydrogen and one molecule of oxygen. Any other mixture, and you won’t have water. ...read more

  • Leadership That Lights Up The World

    Contributed by Jeremey Brown on Nov 28, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,616 views

    Taking about becoming a leader for Christ in the darkest places.

    1 Peter 2:9-10 I Peter was written around 63-64ad to the churches that were all around middle east the churches where being persecuted by death prison stoning. The purpose of Peters letter was to remind the people that they belong to God that we belong to Him, he loves us and is still there for ...read more

  • No One Can Steal Your Joy

    Contributed by Richard Ridgeway on Mar 29, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,289 views

    A Sermon on Joy and how to keep it.

    Introduction: I can only imagine what is going through your mind now… If there were Balloon thought Bubbles what would they say? A study at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg documented that there is a unique pattern of brain wave activity when a person listens to a joke. By ...read more

  • Stress Busters

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 10, 2001
    based on 171 ratings
     | 8,608 views

    Life is full of stress which needs to busted or removed from our lives.

    STRESS BUSTERS Matthew 11:28-30 INTRO.- Stress. Who needs it? No one. Who wants it? No one. Who has it? Everyone. ILL.- Joe Krebs is a local TV anchorman in Washington D.C. His three-hour morning newscast requires that he wake up every morning at 2:30 a.m. He found out about the ...read more

  • "Steadfast Hope" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,594 views

    A. The depths of despair (vss 1-2); B. God’s forgiveness (vss 3-4); C. The process of waiting and hoping (vss 5-6); D. Motivation to tell others (vss 7-8).

    Psalm Steps> “Steadfast Hope” -Psalm 130 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Introduction and Outline Psalm 130 is a literal Song of Ascents—it climbs from the abyss of depression to the high ground of steadfast hope. In this brief penitential psalm we ...read more

  • Preparing For Tomorrow…today

    Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 103 ratings
     | 7,904 views

    As Christians we find ourselves in the position of waiting for the return of our Lord. How do we maintain an attitude of expectancy while in this position of waiting. The parable of the ten virgins teaches us a few things.

    Preparing for Tomorrow…Today Text: Matthew 25:1-13 Intro: The title of my message tonight is “Preparing for Tommorow…Today” Now now matter what the title sounds like this is not an will planning clinic…and then again maybe it is! Illus: The story is told of a man who dreamt one night that ...read more

  • The Presence Of Joy Series

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jan 24, 2009
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,658 views

    How joyous will our lives be at the end of life’s journey? This is one of the most probing and personal questions that could be asked of every single one of us here today!

    Robert Robinson was just a small boy when his dad died, and this meant that he had to go to work while still very young. Without a father to guide him, he fell in with bad crowd of friends. One day his gang harassed a drunken gypsy. Pouring more whiskey into her, they demanded she tell their ...read more

  • Jesus: The Life Of The Party Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Jun 1, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,658 views

    This message looks at Jesus’ life and how ministered through social engagements.

    Our text opens with Jesus and His disciples receiving an invitation to attend a wedding celebration in Cana of Galilee. This event often leaves us scratching our heads. We picture Jesus as being a man on a mission, focused and always serious. We have a very difficult time picturing Him having fun ...read more

  • Who's In Charge Here? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 9, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,726 views

    Conflicts often arise when people forget who's in charge. So, who is in charge and how should we use that knowledge in how we respond to our earthly authorities?

    OPEN: August 1994, as a Korean Air jet plane was landing it skidded across a rain soaked runway and rammed a safety barricade. There were 160 passengers on board and just before the plane exploded into flames they all escaped to safety. What was the cause of the accident? According to news ...read more