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  • Olympic Sport

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 11, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    Paul often compared our living the Christian life to the athletes who participated in the ancient Olympic games. This lesson examines those similarities.

  • Conscience Olympics

    Contributed by Craig Smee on Jul 6, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    Relying on the discipline of God.

    ADVANCE The resolution we are looking at today is relying on the discipline of God. Prov 3:11-12 Discipline vs Disciple The word discipline derives from the word disciple. Now when I say to you we need to be a disciple of Jesus we all go ok that’s not so bad, but when I say to you we need more

  • Olympic Glory

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 16, 2011

    Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9 regarding running the Christian life race to win the prize. Do you run to win? Are you in the Christian life to spectate? Is your Christian life just flailing along in laziness, flabbiness, outta shape, and without clear p

    Text: 1 Cor 9:23-27, Title: Olympic Glory, Date/Place: NRBC, 5/15/11, AM A. Opening illustration: Shoot for an “A” next time…British athletes 10,000 training for Olympics B. Background to passage: On the heels of his two chapter discussion on the willing limitation of Christian more

  • Olympic Or Smack Down

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Is your prayer life real or just an exaggerated production?

    Genesis 32: 22-32 Olympic or Smack Down? Prosper CRC: Falmouth, MI April 8, 2001 PM On a Thursday night not to long ago I caught a few minutes of WWF Smack Down, trying to get a current picture of what comes to mind when the word wrestling is mentioned. It has been quite a few years since I more

  • Olympic Lessons For Christian Warfare

    Contributed by Bobby Mcdaniel on Feb 19, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    This message compares and contrasts the preparation and protective gear of the Olympic athlete to the preparation and protective gear of the Christian soldier.

    Scripture Ref: Ephesians 6:10-18 Other Ref: The Bible Knowledge Commentary The Preacher’s Commentary The Believer’s Bible Commentary The Complete Word Study Dictionary 1. Introduction a. Many of us have been “glued” to the TV lately, attracted to and more

  • Valentine's Day, The Olympics And Religion

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Feb 7, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    About God’s incredible love for us inspite of our sin which gives us security to move into our world to bless others in Christ’s name

    Valentine’s Day, The Olympics and Religion Eph.3:14-4:16 a. One thing in common in all three: PRESSURE! In the Olympics – go for the gold! Try telling the Canadian men’s hockey team if they don’t feel it. Tell Elvis Stojko if he does not want to succeed badly and go out in a blaze of glory more

  • "Welcome To The Christian Olympics"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    This message compares the "Judgment Seat Of Christ" to the Olympic games, where rewards will be given.

    “Welcome To The Christian Olympics” INTRODUCTION: Did you catch any of the Olympics? I always enjoy the gymnastics, the swimming & the diving, and the boxing. The 1980 Olympics where the U.S. Hockey Team beat the Russians will always be a highlight of my Olympic memories. Did you catch any more

  • Like Is Like The Olympics

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 23, 2004
    based on 204 ratings

    The Olympics: 1- the sports 2- the training 3- the spectators 4- the rules 5- the rewards

    INTRO.- ILL.- A man was discussing his tennis technique with a friend. He said, “My brain immediately barks out a command to my body: ‘Run forward, and fast.’ It says, ‘Start right now. Drop the ball gracefully over the net and then race back to position.’” His friend replied, “And then what more

  • Life: The Greatest Olympics

    Contributed by John Ingham on Aug 19, 2004
    based on 80 ratings

    Encouragement to enter and finish the Christian Race in the closing days of time.

    Life: The Greatest Olympics Hebrews 11:39 –12:2 Preached by John Ingham –August 2004 INTRODUCTION: 1.There is nothing quite like it. Have you ever been in a large stadium full of people cheering for a team or even more…for you as you were participating in a sporting event? How the more

  • A Christian Olympic Champion

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 69 ratings

    The story of Eric Liddle who won the gold medal for the 400 metres in the Paris olympics of 1924 and remained true to his Christian faith, featured in the film "Chariots of Fire".

    A CHRISTIAN OLYMPIC CHAMPION Here’s a symbol I’m sure you’ll recognise: it’s the Olympic Rings ( ) I wonder if you know what they represent? It’s the five continents – Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe. You see how more

  • Winning Gold In The Olympics Of Life

    Contributed by David Vanlandingham on Mar 1, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    The main points of the sermon discuss five essential attitudes necessary to successfully compete in the game of eternal life.

    Sermon – February 21, 2010 David Vanlandingham Winning Gold in the Olympics of Life Philippians 3:12-14 Introduction: A. Winter Olympic Games are incredible examples of what’s possible 1. Those athletes do things I know that are impossible! 2. Examples: figure skating, more

  • An Olympics Story And Beyond...

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Jul 12, 2012

    Deriving some spiritual lessons from the great athlete Jim Thorpe’s saga on public fickle-mindedness during this Olympics time...lessons to which audience/congregation can easily "connect" at a time "Olympics fever" is in the air...

    AN OLYMPICS STORY AND BEYOND... Hey, it’s Olympics time!!! From July 27th to August 12th, thousands are going to throng the Stadia in London and billions are going to be glued to their TV sets enjoying the rich fare being dished out by more

  • Hey, It's Olympics Time!!!

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Aug 8, 2016

    Gleaning spiritual lessons from the "Piece de resistance" of any Olympic Games-the Marathon race -using the acronym R.A.C.E.

    HEY, IT'S OLYMPICS TIME “…I have finished THE RACE…” – Apostle Paul (2 Tim 4:7) Hey, its Olympics time!!! There are several athletic events which would capture the imagination of Sports more

  • Running Your Race - God's Olympics

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 83 ratings

    Whether you realize it or not, as a Christian you are in a race. Salvation is the gift that puts you in that race. How you run that race and finish it is the theme of this message.

    Running Your Race Heb. 12:1-3 Intro. Ill. - Eric Liddell “The Flying Scotsman” (Note - Read about Eric Liddell’s life at the end of Sermon notes) (If possible play the theme from the movie "Chariots of Fire" some time during the service. Dino, the Christian concert pianist, more

  • Everybody Needs A Team (Spiritual Olympics)

    Contributed by Paul Newell on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 71 ratings

    Spiritual Olympics; Part Two Everybody Should Be Part Of The Team; Let there be real harmony so there won't be divisions in the church.

    Spiritual Olympics; Part Two Everybody Should Be Part Of The Team; Let there be real harmony so there won't be divisions in the church. I plead with you to be of one mind, united in thought and purpose 1 Cor. 1:10 Intro: · Of all the Olympic events of the past week , the team event more