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  • How To Renew Your Thinking

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 96 ratings
     | 26,051 views

    Paul urged the early Christians to replace their old sinful natural responses to difficulties with new attitudes. The great apostle wrote, "Put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires. To be made new in the attitude of your mi

    Someone once said, "Attitude is everything." People with great attitude succeed. Those with negative attitudes fail. 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, ...read more

  • Imitators Of God

    Contributed by Don Jones on Nov 6, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,066 views

    Veterans Day message centered on becoming imitators of God.

    Imitators of God Ephesians 5:1 Don Jones Introduction I think everyone in this room knows the old adage, "the acorn does not fall far from the tree". I would have to say that after 26 years in the public school and 5000 students later that particular adage is pretty accurate. I was ...read more

  • Transformed By God Series

    Contributed by Warren Curry on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 43 ratings
     | 5,190 views

    One thing must happen for something or someone to be transformed. There must be a CHANGE.

    Transformed by God 2 Corinthians 5:17 A businessman owned a warehouse that had sat empty for months and needed repairs. Vandals had damaged the doors, smashed the windows, and trash was everywhere inside the building. The businessman showed a prospective buyer the property and took great pains ...read more

  • Ringing In The New

    Contributed by Dan Mahan on Jan 1, 2007
    based on 112 ratings
     | 34,132 views

    Does God care about the resolutions you make this New Year? Yes! Does God care if you keep your resolutions or not? Yes! A look at how Daniel found the strength to stand by his resolution. Christ’s desire is to change your life for the better.

    Ringing in the New By Rev. Dan Mahan Col 3:9-10 “You have taken off the old self with it practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge and in the image of its Creator.” It’s time to make New Year resolutions. Have you made yours yet? Last New Years I made 6 ...read more

  • How Grace Changes Everything Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 4, 2001
    based on 224 ratings
     | 25,900 views

    When we encounter God’s grace, it changes everything because we die to our old way of live, are introduced to a new way of life, and find a new master.

    In his book "What’s So Amazing About Grace," Christian author Philip Yancey writes about a friend who invited him out for a cup of coffee one night (Yancey 179-80). This friend, it turns out, is contemplating leaving his wife after 15 years of marriage because he’s found someone younger and ...read more

  • Following The Leader

    Contributed by Stuart Blount on Sep 6, 2001
    based on 416 ratings
     | 12,932 views

    What is authentic discipleship ? Surely it is that which Jesus taught. In this message we look at the terms Jesus laid down for those who would choose to follow him.

    FOLLOWING THE LEADER The Terms of Authentic Discipleship The children’s game ‘following the leader’ has introduced all of us to the concept that Jesus sought to initiate among his DISCIPLES. Watching, walking, imitating, responding as the leader does. Matthew 16:21-28 The setting and ...read more

  • Trading Spaces Series

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,772 views

    A study on Ephesians 4:17-32, this is the second in a series on how to clean up our lives by stopping what’s wrong, changing our thinking, and starting to do what’s right.

    How many of you are familiar with the television show “Trading Spaces”? It is my wife’s favorite show. If you are not familiar with it, let me explain it to you. Two couples who are neighbors and friends (hopefully) appear on this show. Each couple is paired with an interior designer and ...read more

  • "If You Have Heard Him" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,512 views

    We need a renewed mind to see ourselves as newly created in the likeness of God, then put on the new man daily. (# 18 in the Unfathomable Love of Christ series)

    “But you did not learn Christ in this way, if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught in Him, just as truth is in Jesus, that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit, and that you be renewed in ...read more

  • Importance Of Piety In Discipleship Series

    Contributed by Daniel Dennison on Jun 25, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,142 views

    This is the 3rd sermon in a series of 8 on the biblical characteristics of a disciple.

    Discipleship Series, Sermon #3, purity, 6-17-03 Last week we continued our discipleship study by looking at the principal of submission. We learned the importance of submitting to God and surrendering all areas of our life to him. That was the first principal we looked at, because as we ...read more

  • Understanding "The Flesh" Series

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Dec 29, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,493 views

    This is the first sermon in a series of two from the perspective of The Exchanged Life which seeks to help the believer to understand what the programmed flesh is.

    I often hear believers comment as they’re attempting to live the Christian life, “My life seemed a lot easier when I wasn’t a Christian.” Or, they’ll say, “Why am I having such a hard time, when those who don’t live for Christ seem to be so ‘happy go lucky’, they seem to live without a care in the ...read more

  • Doesn't God Know That Honesty Isn't Always The Best Policy? Series

    Contributed by Eddie Johnson on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,304 views

    Taking a look at why lying is such a big deal.

    (Exodus 20:13) "You shall not lie." Are You Willing To Take A Lie Detector Test? Are You A Power Liar ? (Lying for posture and position) Are You A Payback Liar ?(Lying for revenge) Are You A 7-11 Liar ? (Lying for convience sake) Are You A Rubber Band Liar ? (Lying ...read more

  • The Truth Be Told Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,667 views

    This message is the second in the series and deals with the importance of truth, both biblically to God and practically towards us.

    THE TRUTH BE TOLD Col 2:4 Exodus 20:16 INTRODUCTION: Here is an interesting bit of information I came across -- One of the most telling examples is our view of truth. In the 1960s, 65 percent of Americans said they believed the Bible is true; today that figure has dropped to 32 percent. Even ...read more

  • Extreme Mental Makeover! Series

    Contributed by Lanny Carpenter on Apr 18, 2004
    based on 79 ratings
     | 6,491 views

    Describes the renewal of the mind which takes place in the life of a believer.

    EXTREME MENTAL MAKEOVER EPHESIANS 4:20-24 INTRO.: The important word in our society today is "makeover." 1. It is a phenomenon that has swept our country by storm. 2. Some people are having radical surgeries, some go on extensive diet and exercise plans, and some are having their hair ...read more

  • H-O-L-I-N-E-S-S

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Jan 28, 2006
    based on 58 ratings
     | 10,622 views

    Why do Christians need to be holy? I. BECAUSE OUR GOD COMMANDS IT (V. 14) II. BECAUSE OUR GOD IS HOLY (V.15-16) III. BECAUSE OUR WORLD IS WATCHING US(2:12)

    H-O-L-I-N-E-S-S 1 Peter 1:14-16,2:12 Introduction: I understand, this is the 4th Sunday that holiness is being discussed to you. So I guess, you know very well now the meaning of Holiness but please allow me to refresh you by citing some meanings as define by other Christian ...read more

  • Put It Off Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jun 4, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 6,293 views

    A call to repentance of the specific sins Paul mentions

    Put It Off ¡V Eph. 4:25-5:2 Steve Simala Grant ¡V Oct. 20/21, 2001 Intro: Some sermons are a whole lot easier to preach than others. Sermons about the character of God, about His love and faithfulness and awesome power are a whole lot easier to preach than those about sin, especially ones ...read more