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  • Who Is This Man Jesus? Series

    Contributed by Floyd Johnson on Mar 23, 2003
    based on 24 ratings

    This is the first of a series of sermons on the life of Christ. Today we look at the world’s perceptionof Jesus.

    Intro.: In the summer of 1997 I was introduced to eight pictures of Jesus Christ. 1. It was part of the journey that brought me here – I was spending the biggest part of my summer serving as a chaplain at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute – a state mental hospital. 2. Mornings were spent more

  • Palm Sunday- What Do We Expect?

    Contributed by Simon Harrison on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 115 ratings

    A simple exploration of what Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem might have been like without the benefit of hindsight- and what this teaches us today.

    I remember as a small child really enjoying palm Sunday. At a small church in the middle of nowhere, I have this memory of being given a palm cross and being told to wave it about. Waving things about was what I was normally told NOT to do, so perhaps this is why it stuck in my mind. The other more

  • Faith Is The Substance Part 2 Series

    Contributed by John Brewster on May 10, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    Faith is the substance. This is part 2 showing how we can grab hold of the promises of Christ from the supernatural realm and bring them into the natural realm of life.

    FAITH IS THE SUBSTANCE PART 2 Hebrews 11:1 (KJV) Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. SUBSTANCE is what pulls things from the supernatural realm into the natural realm for us The more we give ourselves to God - the more we can pull from the more

  • Dead-End Detours Along The Road To Forgiveness

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 127 ratings

    This message unpacks 4 of the common reasons that people do not persevere on the journey of forgiveness.

    Text: Galatians 6:1, 7, 9. - Our text sets the stage for what we want to discuss today. - Verse 1 places before us the call to forgiveness. This passage actually can be used in a much broader way, but given our immediate context this morning we’re dealing with the way this text more

  • Stage Two: For The Sake Of Others

    Contributed by Doug Koehler on Jan 25, 2002
    based on 49 ratings

    What is often overlooked about this text is the fact that Peter and Andrew were already disciples of Jesus (Matthew refers to Simon’s new name, Peter) when they were called to be fishers of men. After they have already followed Jesus for their own sakes,

    Matthew 4 verse 19-20 What is often overlooked about this text is the fact that Peter and Andrew were already disciples of Jesus (Matthew refers to Simon’s new name, Peter) when they were called to be fishers of men. After they have already followed Jesus for their own sakes, now they were more

  • From Empty To Eagle

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 11, 2004
    based on 80 ratings

    Funeral sermon for Henry L. Stewart, local resident, known as an amateur artist. The images of the four living creatures in Revelation become metaphors for the stages of life.

    Some look at the earth, but never see the sky. Some see the sky, but never fly. But to some it is given to see and to fly. To some it is given to be an eagle, soaring with strength and power. But I must ask – do you know how empty the eagle is before he flies? From empty to eagle; do you know more

  • Please Introduce Me

    Contributed by Sherry Parker on Mar 22, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Disciples of Christ introduce others to Jesus.

    "Please Introduce Me" Sermon by Rev. Dr. Sherry Parker Trinity United Methodist Church 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany Scripture Text: John 1:29-42; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Years ago I was taking a tour of the state capitol building with some friends who worked there. We were riding on the more

  • Reverence And Discipline

    Contributed by Johnny Small on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 64 ratings

    This sermon is about how we should reverence God and how God disciplines those that He loves.

    The Lord Disciplines Those He Loves This week when I was performing my duties as a Hospital Chaplain, I was talking to a couple and we started reminiscing about our childhood. Things have changed a lot since I was a child. We now have indoor bathrooms, central heat and air conditioning, more

  • "Hope In The Midst Of Hopelessness" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Nov 26, 2004
    based on 60 ratings

    Where does hope come from and how do we get it when life brings us to the point of hopelessness?

    Iliff and Saltillo UM churches First Sunday of Advent November 28, 2004 “Hope in the Midst of Hopelessness” Isaiah 2:1-5 INTRODUCTION: Today is the first Sunday of Advent and our theme is HOPE. What is hope? Emily Dickenson puts it this way: “Hope” is the thing with more

  • Developing The Discipline Of Gratefulness

    Contributed by Denise Raterta on Oct 31, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    Just how does one develop the discipline of gratefulness, joy and contentment, the way Paul envisioned it? Consider the following steps...

    Developing the Discipline of Gratitude Thankfulness is increasingly following a lonely trail nowadays. People seem to fall more frequently into the mire of ingratitude, especially when greatly impacted by the stresses of this world. Human beings throughout history have demonstrated their more

  • What's The Big Deal?

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 14, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    This is about undistracted worship.

    Do you remember “Let’s Make A Deal” with Monty Hall? People would dress up in goofy costumes and carry signs to get his attention so he would come to them to make a deal. They would barter and trade. Unknowingly contestants would trade away a new car for 5 baby pigs. Or, they would trade away more

  • How Can I Forgive Myself?

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 98 ratings

    Forgiving ourselves can be one of the most difficult things we can do.

    INTRODUCTION • Throughout the years, you will hear a lot of sermons on forgiveness. We are told we are supposed to forgive others as Jesus has forgiven us. We are told we are supposed to forgive and forget the evils others have perpetrated against us! • One sermon that we do not hear a lot more

  • I Am Blind So I Might See

    Contributed by David Rogers on Jun 27, 2005
    based on 95 ratings

    A sermon that discuss how we are blind to opportunities and the work of God in our lives.

    I Am Blind So That I Might See Acts 9:1-18 Rev. David Rogers Bethlehem Baptist Church April 24, 2005 I have asked myself many times how blind I must be. Things that are right there in front of me and I can’t see them. Sometimes It is physical objects that I can’t see and other times more

  • Hannah: A Mother With Vision

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on May 13, 2002
    based on 174 ratings

    Hannah was a mother with vision for her children, and taught them life-changing lessons.

    HANNAH: A MOTHER WITH VISION By JERRY FALWELL Hannah was a mother who properly prepared for her children, and you can learn life-changing lessons from her. This morning I am going to speak of five things that Hannah did: 1. Hannah prayed to have a child. 2. Hannah prayed for her child’s more

  • God And Emotions Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Nov 16, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    God created emotions and they are a wonderful tool to use in our worshipping of Him.

    God and Emotions Montreal/Cornwall October 4, 2003 God is emotional, often passionate, but rarely placid. This statement is quite contrary to the image that most have of God. Traditionally, God’s people have thought of God as stable, unchanging, grand, majestic, and attentive. All of these more