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  • Plug Into Power Series

    Contributed by Mark Jones on Feb 23, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,372 views

    this is a look at the vision of Zechariah-where is shown two olive trees connected to an oil lamp, as the angel explains its significance. We are shown the source of power for the Christian Life in this ancient prophetic vision.

    Plug Into Power! Introduce the cast of characters and the scenario: Ezra (Scribe), Nehemia (Engineer), Haggai (rugged outspoken prophet), Zechariah (Prophetic Priest) Joshua (High Priest) , Zerubbabel (Governor of Judah). Zechariah 4:1-10 Now the angel who talked with me came back and ...read more

  • Sharing Christ - Let The River Flow 2

    Contributed by William Akehurst on Nov 25, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,067 views

    Let the river of life flow through you and produce a light to shine to the world.

    2011.11.13.Missions Sunday Version 2. Sharing Christ - Let the River Flow William Akehurst HSWC Romans 1:16-20 UNASHAMED I am not ashamed of the Gospel. It is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believes. The just shall live (eternally) by faith. COMMANDED to go into all ...read more

  • Growing Pains Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 2, 2020
     | 432 views

    This sheltering interlude is a time when we should be, and many of us have been, acquiring more understanding of our faith.

    Tuesday of the 4th week of Easter 2020 “Growing Pains” When the authorities in Jerusalem, a few years after the Resurrection of Christ, determined to wipe out the new Jesus cult that was attracting so many converts, their persecution had an unintended result. The Jesus contagion spread all over ...read more

  • Jesus, The Light Of The World

    Contributed by Bill Burnett on Dec 3, 2006
    based on 37 ratings
     | 9,562 views

    How Jesus came to be a light to a dark world.

    JESUS... THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD John 1:4-5 4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. (NKJ) John 1:9 (Jesus)... was the true Light which gives light to every man coming into the world. ...read more

  • The Servant Of Isaiah 42

    Contributed by Adam Cain on Aug 21, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,056 views

    The purpose and identity of the servant described in Isaiah 42

    Ch 42 opens with 1st of 4 servant songs – 42:1-4, 49:1-6, 50:4-9, and 52:13-53:12 Berhard Duhm coined the term "servant songs" in his German commentary on Isaiah published in 1892 This whole passage talks of the servant – his purpose on earth and the source of his power in heaven Read Isaiah ...read more

  • Ignite Our "Wicks" In 2006

    Contributed by Sonny Hyde on Dec 27, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 5,111 views

    Asking God to help us "burn brighter" in the upcoming year.

    Ignite Our Wicks in 2006 Matthew 5:16 I. Introduction Ok, everyone, I want you to sing along with me if you know this song. Give me oil in my lamp, keep me burning. Give me oil in my lamp I pray. Give me oil in my lamp keep me burning, burning, burning, keep me burning ‘til the break ...read more

  • Introduction Of The Servant Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Feb 4, 2004
    based on 124 ratings
     | 9,543 views

    There are 5 Servant Songs (some say 4--but I’m using 5). This sermon serves as an introduction of the series, and it serves as an introduction of Christ’s earthly ministry.

    (some of the ideas for this sermon I got from an old sermon of my dad’s (also Larry Brincefield). If he had an original source, it is unknown to me. If you recognize anything herein that I need to give credit for; please advise.) Sunday, January 18, 2004 Title: Bruised Reeds and Smoking ...read more

  • A Christian's Influence Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 44 ratings
     | 10,421 views

    Jesus, using Salt and Light as an illustration, taught his disciples that we must be a different influence to others. Not as the world has seen, but a difference!

    INTRODUCTION ILLUSTRATION: A Peanuts cartoon showed Peppermint Patty talking to Charlie Brown in which she said, “Guess what, Chuck? The first day of school, and I got sent to the principal’s office. It was your fault, Chuck.” Charlie Brown responds, “My fault? How could it be my fault? Why do ...read more

  • Overflowing In Hope

    Contributed by John Herrmann on Dec 7, 2001
    based on 249 ratings
     | 15,380 views

    This message offers the source and necessity of hope in Christ contrasted with the hope the world may give us

    Overflowing in Hope Romans 15:4-13 A city slicker moved to a farm and bought a cow. Shortly after, the cow went dry. A farmer, who got word of this, expressed surprise. The city man said he was surprised too. “I can’t understand it, for if a person ever was considerate of an animal, I was ...read more

  • His Name Is Counselor Series

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Dec 9, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,161 views

    Using texts from the prophecies of Isaiah, this is the 3rd in an Advent, Christmas, Epiphany Series on "The Names of Jesus." It is the second name of the Messiah in Isaiah 9:6.

    WHAT’S IN A NAME?: HIS NAME IS COUNSELOR! --Isaiah 9:6 How you punctuate a sentence can make a difference in its meaning. Many of our modern translations of Scripture omit the comma between wonderful and counselor in our text. The meaning, therefore, would be that Jesus is a Wonderful ...read more

  • Hanukkah 2012

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on May 6, 2013
     | 2,010 views

    Hanukkah is a minor Jewish feast in the context of the other high holy days.

    Hanukkah 2012 A Hanukkah is a minor Jewish feast in the context of the other high holy days. 1 It isn’t an observance commanded in the Torah (later feast/inter-testimental times). a In modern times, Jews/Gentiles both, Hanukkah has become a prominent feast, right along side ...read more

  • Lanterns, Torches & Weapons

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Apr 5, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,066 views

    Just as the Gethsemane mob sought Christ with their lanterns, torches and weapons, people today (including veteran Christians) come with their lanterns, torches and weapons - misunderstanding the Christ they seek after.

    I. RUMOR: AMAZING WHERE IT LEADS PEOPLE & WHAT IT LEADS THEM TO DO A. Somewhere Someone Got The Idea If They We’re To Arrest Jesus = War B. Notice That They Sent A Detachment Of Troops 1. One commentator suggests this amounted to 300-600 soldiers 2. Not only Roman soldiers, but ...read more

  • Where In The World Is The Light

    Contributed by Scott Carroll on Mar 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,050 views

    SHEDS LIGHT ON THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING A WITNESS IN EVANGELISM.

    WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE LIGHT Matt 5:14-16 14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. 15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before ...read more

  • Parable To Ponder

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on May 28, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,037 views

    Three parables of Jesus. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    SERMON OUTLINE: • Parable 1: The Light (vs 21-25) • Parable No 2: The Growing Seed (vs 26-29) • Parable No 3: The Mustard Seed (vs 30-34) SERMON BODY: Ill: • Often on our Camps & Houseparties; • The young people often want more than the norm when it ...read more

  • We Can Be Wise! Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 17, 2013
     | 2,767 views

    Are we too mentally lazy to think? Being wise will help you rise!

    We Can Be Wise! (Proverbs 21:20-23) 1. I have always enjoyed funny last words. Here are a few: No, he doesn’t bite? Hey look a light at the end of the tunnel. "It's a dud! It's a dud! It's a du...". What does this button do? So, you're a cannibal. Are you sure the power is off? Pull ...read more