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  • Naaman's Servant Girl: The Insignificant One Who Shares Good News Series

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 14 ratings

    Naaman’s servant girl was in many ways insignificant, but she pointed Naaman to God, the one who could heal him. We are called to do the same

    2 Kings 5 To some of us this morning that will be a familiar event from the Bible, but for others you may have heard it for the first time. For some of you the suggestion that God heals bodies and heals hearts will be familiar; but for some of you the idea that God heals bodies and heals hearts more

  • Plan The Job Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 35 ratings

    Preparations for Rebuilding the Walls of Jerusalem

    Introduction: Book of Nehemiah One of my favorite books along with the Book of Acts, Man’s faith and God in action. Resume of Book: Nehemiah’s prayer Neh.1 Artaxexes send Nehemiah to Jerusalem Neh.2 1-10 Nehemiah inspects the walls of Jerusalem Neh.2 more

  • Preparation For Reconstruction Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 21 ratings

    Do your homework!

    IV. PREPARATIONS FOR THE ACTUAL RECONSTRUCTION Nehemiah: a) He "cases the joint" Neh. 2:11-17 In God’s Work it is important to see what you are being called to do and to see if you are prepared to do it. we are not robots. we are called to take an active interest in the Life the lord has more

  • Beginning To Rebuild Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 38 ratings

    How Nehemiah begins to re-build the walls of Jerusalem.

    Introduction In this morning’s text, we will look at how Nehemiah begins to re-build the walls of Jerusalem. I think that the state of walls of Jerusalem / is not a bad picture / of the state of some of our parishes in England today. Perhaps the state of repair of the walls will not more

  • It Gotta Be A Sacrifice

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 46 ratings

    What makes the "Better Sacrifice?"

    The two brothers walked slowly across the field, each one lost in his own thoughts and each one asking the same question, Why? The question keep coming back to both of them. What made the difference. Why was one acceptable and one not? Was one better then the other? And the more they thought more

  • Noah And The Animals

    Contributed by Michael Cotie on Mar 12, 2001
    based on 91 ratings

    Description of the animals and types seen in some of Noah’s story.

    Noah and the Animals Genesis 6 - 7 03/11/01 Intro. The story of Noah has long been debated. "Could a flood have covered the whole earth" people ask. But, that is not the question we have at hand today. Core: Our question is did Noah take baby animals into the more

  • The Pain That Changed Me

    Contributed by Eli Hernandez on May 24, 2002
    based on 36 ratings

    When our background is full of pain and agony, we can only depend on God for deviverance

    Rev. Eli Hernandez The Pain That Changed Me 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 Introduction Usually when we read the Bible, a chapter like the one we just read is skipped. We don’t want to deal with the length and pronunciation of these difficult names. Sometimes we even ignore the fact that something more

  • Jump-Starting Jabez

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 14, 2001
    based on 104 ratings

    We have learned, thanks to Bruce Wilkinson’s writings, to treasure the prayer of Jabez; but what can we intuit that Jabez’ mother did for him: she honored his uniqueness, she owned her own pain and shared it with her son, and she move him toward faithful prayer.

    You know how they say that behind every good man there is a good woman? Well, they used to say that. That is a pre-feminist proverb. Now they say that alongside every good man there is a good woman, like Newton’s Law, equal in force but opposite in direction! But I certainly find it true more

  • Rahab A Trophy Of Grace Series

    Contributed by Robert Robb on May 14, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    Rahab’s conversion

    Study 4 Rahab – A Trophy of Grace: Introduction This evening in our studies of the book of Joshua we come to what is probably one of the most well known incidents in the whole of the book – the salvation of the prostitute Rahab from Jericho. From a purely literary point of view chapter 2 is more

  • The Ass With 20/20 Vision

    Contributed by Howard Flynn on May 18, 2001
    based on 176 ratings

    To lose your vision is a tragedy, but to restore it is a blessing.

    Come with me in your imagination to the battlefield of Saratoga in New York where in 1777 two battles of the Revolutionary War took place. You will notice on that battlefield an obelisk or pillar standing as a monument to what happened there. At the base are four deep niches for the bronze figures more

  • Wave The White Flag Series

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    The best thing that a person can do is to surrender to God - give up control, surrender the glory, yield your independence to God.

    Two hundred years after Christ, China’s Han Dynasty began its ruthless conquest of neighboring territories. During a particular battle, an enemy soldier, knowing he was defeated, stripped off part of his shirt and waved it in the air. It was an act of surrender – thus began the tradition of more

  • Frogs

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 2, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    Pharoah delayed in getting rid of the plague of frogs; we procrastinate in getting rid of sin.

    Exodus 8:1-11 – Frogs You remember George Burns, TV star of the 50’s and 60’s, one half of the comedy duo Burns and Allen, with his wife Gracie Allen. I heard a story about Mr. Burns. His friends always kidded him about his singing. Burns, a master of self-deprecating humor, more

  • Genesis 13:5-18 Series

    Contributed by John Shearhart on Nov 12, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    Abram and Lot separate

    Genesis 13:5-18 John Shearhart November 14, 2010 Have you ever thought about what you’d do if you had a million dollars? I used to think of how wonderful it would be if God moved someone to give the church a large amount of money—then we’d be free to do whatever we wanted. We could have nicer more

  • Jonadab Who? The Unfamiliar Backstory To Blessing Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Feb 15, 2011
    based on 8 ratings

    A look at the obscure Old Testament daddy Jonadab, and the blessing given to his descendents.

    Introduction: A Opening Illustration B Jonadab lived in a period of Israel’s history that should ring familiar with modern America & Western Church. 1 King Ahab & his queen, Jezebel, had turned the nation of Israel away from the God of their fathers, steering it down a course of more

  • Balaam

    Contributed by Kerry Dunn on Feb 20, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    God is in control.

    Balaam num22:1-24:5 moab feared Israel so they sent for Balaam to curse Israel.To encourage him to go they sent payment for his service. Num22:7 reward of divination-the art or practice of using omans or magical powers these people must have seen or heard of the power that Balaam more