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  • Lessons From The Life Of Rehoboam

    Contributed by Mark Holdcroft on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 16,698 views

    Rehoboam inherited the promises of both his father and grandfather. As we look at how he entered those promises we can learn from his mistakes to ensure that we don’t make the same.

    Lessons of Rehoboam Today I want to look at the grandson of David and to learn a few lessons from the life of the man who is remembered as the one who split the kingdoms of Israel. Rehoboam was a man who had great big footsteps in which to follow. His grandfather was a great warrior and a ...read more

  • The Blame Game Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,076 views

    This message looks at how we blame others for our sin.

    It started out innocently enough, but then again it usually does. They were the first couple and they had everything they could ever want. They lived in a beautiful garden in fellowship with their creator. We don’t know exactly where the Garden of Eden is or was Although some have tried to guess, ...read more

  • It's All Small Stuff Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,417 views

    Isaac

    IT’S ALL SMALL STUFF (GEN 26:12-33) Snoopy, Charlie Brown’s dog, was having one of those lazy, carefree days doing nothing as he plopped his stomach on the floor in his kennel and then walked around aimlessly and restlessly, sighing in his thoughts: “I’m growing old, and I’ve never done anything. ...read more

  • Lessons From The Life Of Job

    Contributed by Dennis Cortes on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,099 views

    From the life of Job we can learn valuable lessons on how to deal with suffering in our own lives.

    LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF JOB "Behold, we consider those blessed who remained steadfast. You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful."(James 5:11) 1. THE MAN JOB. A. Job was a holy man. (Job 1:5, 8; ...read more

  • Job- My Redeemer Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 62 ratings
     | 6,762 views

    Job’s hope in the resurrection to come

    JOB: MY REDEEMER JOB 19 VERSES 23-29 When the Berlin wall came down and when communism fell one of the amazing things that happened was that people had access to the files that the secret police had kept on them. For many people it made uncomfortable reading. People whom they trusted had ...read more

  • Lot, The Loser

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,345 views

    Lot’s choices in life turned him into a spiritual loser. His losses wound up being far greater than he could have ever imagined.

    LOT, THE LOSER Text: II Pet.2: 7, 8 Intro: As I gave the title of this message, you may have thought it a little unkind. However, the point of that title was not unkindness, but to simply encapsulate the overall outcome of Lot’s life. In a very real sense, Lot lost everything of ...read more

  • How To Have Victory In Life

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Feb 15, 2005
    based on 104 ratings
     | 40,555 views

    In the life of Hezekiah we see how to have victory in life.

    HEZEKIAH, "HOW TO HAVE VICTORY IN LIFE" TEXT: II KINGS 18-20; 2 CHRONICLES 29-32 INTRODUCTION Everyone wants victory in life, don’t they? Most people want to be successful in what they do. Athletes, train for years to be victorious on the field or in the arena. Lawyers, go to ...read more

  • I Did It My Way Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 140 ratings
     | 24,744 views

    The story of Cain is the story of a man determined to do life his way rather than God’s way. It didn’t work then. It won’t work now.

    I Did It My Way Genesis 4:1-16 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: If our text were a movie, I have the perfect musical soundtrack for it. It is the song Frank Sinatra made famous. In fact, it became his theme song. Sinatra ...read more

  • Walking With God Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 22, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,059 views

    Lessons from Genesis 5 explain what it means to walk with God in a ever darkening world.

    Walking With God Genesis 5 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: On December 26, 2004, the world watched in horror as the story of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia unfolded. An earthquake beneath the Indian Ocean triggered a huge ...read more

  • Biblical Mothers

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Aug 4, 2005
    based on 95 ratings
     | 7,612 views

    Since the time of Adam and Eve, it has fallen to raise their children for the Lord.

    Biblical Mothers Genesis 3:20 20 Adam named his wife Eve, because she would become the mother of all the living. READ: Psalm 113 Since the time of Eve, it has fallen to mothers to raise their children for the Lord. Our mothers bring us into the world. -They nurture us. -They provide for ...read more

  • How Big Are Your Dreams?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 487 ratings
     | 37,049 views

    Little dreams lead to little service, but big dreams can lead to big service, so ask yourself, "How big are our dreams? And what are we going to do about them?" (PowerPoint available - #124)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #124.) A. Do you remember hearing about the 12 spies who Moses sent to spy out the Promised ...read more

  • The Prayer Of Jabez

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 836 ratings
     | 120,431 views

    Jabez prayed a model prayer that God would bless him, increase his territory, place his hand upon him and keep him from evil.

    “Now Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, ‘Because I bore him in pain.’ And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, ‘Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep ...read more

  • A Second Chance God

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 22, 2001
    based on 147 ratings
     | 16,593 views

    Even when we blow it, God is willing togive us a second chance if we repent.

    A Second Chance God 2 Chronicles 33:1-11 Luke 22:31-33 Mark 14:66-72 Have you ever tried something and failed really bad at it? Failure is rarely a reason to give up and quit. We just finished listening to a zillion campaign commercials. Among the candidates who lost are ...read more

  • Above And Beyond

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 22, 2001
    based on 130 ratings
     | 8,564 views

    When we do more than what’s expected, we put ourselves in the place to be used greatly the God.

    Above and Beyond Genesis 24:1-9 Matthew 5:38-48 Test Genesis 24:9-20 Sometimes in order to obtain things that are truly worth having, we have to go above and beyond the call of duty. We’re often touched ...read more

  • Secrets Of Fruitfulness In The Life Of Joseph

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 422 ratings
     | 45,401 views

    This sermon is a study of the qualities in the life of Joseph that made his life a very fruitful one.

    SECRETS OF FRUITFULNESS IN THE LIFE OF JOSEPH ********************************************* OUTLINE 1.FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD 2.FAVOUR WITH GOD AND MAN 3.FAITHFULNESS IN HIS RESPONSIBILITIES 4.FEAR OF GOD 5.FORGIVING NATURE 6.FORTITUDE 7.FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT THE MESSAGE ...read more

  • Dealing With Disappointment Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 2, 2001
    based on 200 ratings
     | 25,047 views

    One minute Joseph is a seventeen- year-old boy with all of his life ahead of him and in the next a slave who’s only prospect is a life of drudgery. A look at how he hands disappointment.

    “When Life is The Pits” A Study of the Life of Joseph Sermon # 4 “Dealing With Disappointment” Genesis 39:20-23 – 40:1-8, 14, 21-23 For the last several weeks we have been engaged in the study of a man by the name ...read more

  • Dealing With Delay Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 2, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 20,463 views

    Joseph teaches us how to deal with delay when we find ourselves in one of the "waiting rooms" of life.

    “When Life is The Pits” A Study of the Life of Joseph Sermon # 5 “Dealing With Delay” Genesis 40: 23- 41:1-40 What we are talking about today is the “waiting rooms” of life. Have you ever noticed that some ...read more

  • Dealing With A Seared Conscience Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 2, 2001
    based on 140 ratings
     | 15,570 views

    Notice God’s gracious methods of awakening the conscience of Joseph’s brothers.

    “When Life Is the Pits” A Study of the Life of Joseph Sermon # 6 “Dealing With A Seared Conscience” Genesis 42:1-28 Are there things that happened in the past that the mere mention of creates a new sense of pain ...read more

  • Dealing With Rebuilding Trust Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 15,247 views

    The past had shattered Joseph’s ability to trust his brothers. In order to trust his brothers, Joseph needed to know and believe two things –

    “When Life is the Pits” A Study of the Life of Joseph Sermon # 8 “Dealing With Rebuilding Trust!” Genesis 43:15-34, 44:1-14 Trust is a valuable commodity, it is hard to obtain and easy to lose. Trust is one of the ...read more

  • Dealing With Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 390 ratings
     | 31,365 views

    The story of Joseph gives us a model for forgiveness!

    “When Life is the Pits” A Study of the Life of Joseph Sermon # 9 “Dealing With Forgiveness!” Genesis 45:1-20 “Simon Wiesenthal lost 89 relatives in Hitler’s death camps. He has devoted his life to finding ...read more

  • Fire Shut Up In My Bones

    Contributed by David Dailey on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 388 ratings
     | 51,652 views

    If you have cooled down spiritually. refire

    Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said, I will not make mention of Him nor speak any more in His name. But His Word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones and I was weary with forbearing and I could not stay. Jeremiah had become discouraged in verse 7 he said, Lord everyone mocketh me. I ...read more

  • The Ingredients Of A Life Of Faith Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 62,134 views

    Three specific ingredients necessary for a life of faith, drawn from the life of Abraham as recorded in Hebrews 11.

    A Study of Hebrews 11 Sermon # 2 “The Ingredients of a Life of Faith” Hebrews 11:8 – 19 Have you ever stopped to think about how you get God’s approval in life? Can you gain God approval by being religious? No. Can ...read more

  • A Fatal Attraction

    Contributed by Kirk Devine on Aug 10, 2001
    based on 229 ratings
     | 15,743 views

    Deals with the power that sin has over us and what it will do if not dealt with.

    A FATAL ATTRACTION! JUDGES 16 (v 4-5,16-20,30) In this life I have discovered that everything that seems good to you isn’t necessarily good for you…! There are some things in this life that you may find yourself drawn to that are not meant for your good… Even though they may seem enjoyable to ...read more

  • The God Of The Second Chance Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 178 ratings
     | 24,881 views

    A look at four things about God’s call to Moses to service.

    A Study of the Life of Moses Sermon # 4 “The God of the Second Chance!” Exodus 3:1-10 Dr. John R. Hamby Moses had seen the suffering of the people and he knew that he was to be the deliverer but he was ...read more

  • Learning In God's School Of The Desert Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 112 ratings
     | 12,325 views

    How we can learn from our "wilderness" experiences in life.

    A Study of the Life of Moses Sermon # 3 “Learning in the School of the Desert” Exodus 2:15–25 Dr. John R. Hamby You will remember that when Moses stepped out on his own to become the deliverer of Israel it ...read more

  • Jacob's Night In The Hardrock Motel

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 185 ratings
     | 26,901 views

    When Jacob finds himself alone with his pillow a stone he has an encounter with the Lord. We talk about being "between a rock and a hard place" and how we can triumph even when things are tough.

    Charles W. Holt email: cholt@gt.rr.com JACOB’S NIGHT IN THE "HARDROCK MOTEL" Genesis 28 Just this week I have had two separate individuals on two separate occasions tell me, when speaking of their trying circumstances and having to make tough decisions, "I feel so alone, I feel I have no ...read more

  • Excuses Instead Of Service Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 581 ratings
     | 143,631 views

    When God calls Moses he offered excuses instead of service and so do we at times.

    A Study of the Life of Moses Sermon # 5 “Excuses Instead of Service” Exodus 3:10-15, 4: 1-17 Dr. John R. Hamby Why is that we feel that we can offer excuses when it comes to things of the ...read more

  • Have You Lost Your Cutting Edge For The Lord?

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 655 ratings
     | 56,268 views

    The young student prophet of Elisha lost his iron axe head in the Jordan River. He lost his cutting edge for the Lord, have you?

    Sermon.992 See #.478 “Have You Lost Your Cutting Edge For The Lord?” Second Kings 6:1-7 This event took place in the 8th century BC. There are many people in this Bible story, but there are two main characters, an unnamed prophet student, and the prophet Elisha. You remember that ...read more

  • The Consequences Of A Hard Heart Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 121 ratings
     | 19,002 views

    Pharaoh’s four responses to God when he is commanded to let the Children of God go, illustrate the consequences of a hard heart.

    A Study of the Life of Moses Sermon # 7 “The Consequences of a Hard Heart” Exodus 7-10 Dr. John R. Hamby Proverbs 29:1 states the biblical principle, “He who is often rebuked, and hardens his ...read more

  • Stuck Between A Rock And A Hard Place Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 302 ratings
     | 64,695 views

    Have you ever found yourself in a predicament? We have a lot of word pictures in the English language to describe being in a predicament.... Moses and the people of Israel found themselves in such a predicament. The Israelites found themselves trapped b

    A Study of the Life of Moses Sermon # 9 Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Exodus 14:1-15, 21-31 by Dr. John R. Hamby Have you ever found yourself in a predicament? We have a lot of word pictures in the English ...read more