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  • Against All Likelihood

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,886 views

    So every time there are opportunities in the church they will be met by opposition. Opportunity and opposition go together.

    Against all likelihood Ezra 4-6 7/15/07 We have been preaching through this little book of Ezra. The book of Ezra talks about the small remnant of Jews that went back to Jerusalem after being captive in Babylon for 70 years. Their purpose was to rebuild the temple of worship. So, they were to go ...read more

  • Faith Or Presumption? Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,408 views

    19th in series on Joshua. This deals with Caleb and his faith. The question is asked, though: what is faith, and what is presumption? Sometimes what we call trust is really superstition.

    Joshua 14:6-14 – Faith or Presumption? Today we are straying from the controversial topics I’ve been speaking on lately. This message comes with the intention to build up your faith, not make you question it all. Today we are looking at the OT character of Caleb. Turn with me as we read ...read more

  • Responsibility

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 18, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,031 views

    The Lord makes it clear that it is the responsibility of the priests to minister in the tabernacle and protect it from being defiled.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: Philip Melancthon, the great Reformation theologian, once said to his friend Martin Luther, “This day you and I will discuss the governance of the universe.” What Luther said in response was unexpected: “This day you and I will go fishing and leave the governance of ...read more

  • The Source Of True Happiness Series

    Contributed by Brad Nelson on Dec 21, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,624 views

    All of mankind is on a search for happiness, but we are looking in the wrong places.

    THE TRUTH ABOUT HAPPINESS The Source of True Happiness Psalm 146:5 Introduction: What was the most frequently given answer in the video, “What are you looking for?” Happiness! People desire to be happy. The pursuit of happiness has become our chief aim in life. It’s our purpose. We ...read more

  • The Hand Of God Was Upon Him

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Aug 7, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,321 views

    The story of Ezra is presented as an encouragement for us to study God’s word, practice God’s will and teach God’s law.

    THE HAND OF GOD WAS UPON HIM Ezra Introduction: Ezra was a contemporary of Nehemiah. In about 457 B.C. Ezra led a group of Jews from captivity back to Jerusalem. The purpose of his journey was to restore the worship of God in the temple. Ezra was a scribe (scholar). He was one of the ...read more

  • Caleb The Man Of Faith

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Oct 9, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,507 views

    An example of determined faith and its resulting victory.

    CALEB - THE MAN OF FAITH I THE CLAIM OF FAITH v.6 You know what the LORD said . . . about you and me a. DIVINE INFALLIBLITY I Kings 8:56 "Praise be to the LORD, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through ...read more

  • Caleb's Confidence And Comfort

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,178 views

    Caleb (like Christ) had confidence and comfort in God, contrasted with the crowd’s cowardice and condemnation.

    1. CALEB’S CONFIDENCE (Trusting God) cst. CROWD’S COWARDICE (Trusting ourselves) NUMBERS 13:1-14:10 Courageous spy (v6- outsider yet leader; v20- obedient & brave; v22- the fearsome Anakim- what are yours?) Apt to bring out good in things (v20, 27- good fruit- what are yours?) Leadership ...read more

  • Hey, Don't Blame Me

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Mar 20, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,630 views

    Aaron was guilt of Blame-Shifting. He was an accesory to the Sinai sin by aiding and abetting it. It’s an age old problem found elsewhere in the Bible. Learn to spot blame-shifters and recognize it within yourself.

    I. AARON SAID, DON’T BLAME ME! A. Aaron Blamed … 1. People for their Depravity (v. 22) 2. Moses for his Delay (v. 23) 3. Furnace for its Delivery Of A Calf (v. 24) a. reminds me of when we were kids b. mysterious creature named “I don’t know” always got blamed for our mischief c. mom ...read more

  • Search For Success

    Contributed by Micah Fries on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,119 views

    As we live our lives in culture that is dramatically opposed to God we must be careful to live lives that honor Him. Our church has unfortunately lost it’s impact as a result of the decline of holiness among its people. This sermon will help us to learn h

    “Search for Success” Joshua 14:6-15 I.) Directed by a passion for God (6-8) a. Conviction (7) [in my heart!] “And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Send men to spy out the Land of Canaan, which I am giving to the children of Israel; from each tribe of their fathers you shall send a ...read more

  • God Reveals His Anger

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Jun 7, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,003 views

    Aaron responded to popular demand and made an idol for the people to worship. Israel was about to discover that punishment as well as divine enablement is a work of God.

    GOD REVEALS HIS ANGER Exodus 31–34“My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest” (Ex. 33:14).Aaron responded to popular demand and made an idol for the people to worship. Israel was about to discover that punishment as well as divine enablement is a work of God.   Overview God enabled ...read more

  • A Fighting Senior Citizen Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 181 ratings
     | 36,247 views

    At 85 years old, Caleb takes on the giants of the promised land.

    A Fighting Senior Citizen – Joshua 14:6-15 Intro: 20 Signs That You’re Getting Old 1. You’re asleep, but others worry that you’re dead. 2. Your back goes out more often than you do. 3. You quit trying to hold your stomach in, no matter who walks into the room. 4. You buy a compass for ...read more

  • When A Good Man Does A Bad Thing Or Golden Calf Religion

    Contributed by Chris Anderson on Nov 1, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 2,313 views

    A sermon warning against false worship, and the problems with disobeying God.

    When A Good Man Does A Bad Thing or Golden Calf Religion Exodus 32 Aaron, I believe, was a good man. If not, I do not think that God would have chosen him to head the priesthood for the nation of Israel. He was mightily used of God to help Moses as he led the people. I’m sure there were ...read more

  • The Senior Saint Who Asked God For A Mountain

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Apr 26, 2004
    based on 127 ratings
     | 13,335 views

    AS WE LOOK INTO THE LIFE OF CALEB, WE SEE THAT HE WAS A FAVORED MAN, A FAITHFUL MAN, A FEARLESS MAN,A FOLLOWING MAN, A FRUITFUL MAN,AND A FIGHTING MAN.

    THE SENIOR SAINT WHO ASKED GOD FOR A MOUNTAIN JOSHUA 14:1-3 J. Hudson Taylor was the founder of the China Inland Mission. One day a man, attempting to find out the difficulties of missionary work, asked Hudson Taylor, what is the hardest mission in the world? Without any hesitation ...read more

  • I Want That Mountain

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 118 ratings
     | 2,198 views

    Mountain top experiences

    JOSHUA 14:6-13 "I WANT THAT MOUNTAIN" A) I don’t believe any of us enjoy the valleys that we go through in this life! * So we need to look for the mountain top experiences to help us survive the valleys, * Because what you get on the mountain will help you in the valley! B) However, just ...read more

  • Caleb - Faithfulness In Action

    Contributed by Dan Chromy on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 208 ratings
     | 84,543 views

    We can expect to receive the inheritance God has promised to us when we faithfully trust God for His provision.

    What do we need to do to inherit the blessings that God has promised us? Aren't we promised greater blessings than what the world has to offer? Before we accepted Jesus Christ as our Savior, we sought to fulfill our own desires. We recognized that in order to be successful, we needed to ...read more