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  • Harvesting Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Aug 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,900 views

    Thanksgiving is really recognizing our dependence upon God

    I want you to know I am thankful…I am thankful that we only elect presidents once every four years – even though we have to watch their political ads for ever. I am thankful that teenagers will grow up and have children of their own who will become teenagers. I am thankful that the space ...read more

  • Collect For Trinity 1 And John Newton

    Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on May 28, 2018
     | 339 views

    The collect for Trinity 1 is a prayer made for us all as it identifies our real need and our dependence upon God - it puts everything into perspective. Many of the great have fallen from high office or fallen out of favour from such a lack of dependence.

    Collect for Trinity 1 and John Newton The collect for the 1st Sunday after Trinity is a prayer made for me and made for you. It’s a prayer that identifies our real need and our dependence upon God. It is a prayer that if we our honest with ourselves puts everything into perspective. ...read more

  • A Declaration Of Dependence

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 483 ratings
     | 16,259 views

    We celebrate our independence from foreign rule on July 4th, but let us also celebrate our dependence upon God!

  • 7. The Hidden Power Of Prayer And Fasting Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Nov 22, 2005
    based on 98 ratings
     | 127,124 views

    All believers can multiply their effectiveness in prayer by utilizing the discipline of fasting.

    BIG IDEA: All believers can multiply their effectiveness in prayer by utilizing the discipline of fasting. Key scripture: Matthew 6:16-18 Why should we fast? 1. We fast in obedience to Jesus’ teaching. (Matt. 6:16-18) 2. We fast to demonstrate our dependence upon God. (James 4:10, 1Cor ...read more

  • The Model Prayer?

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Oct 8, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,917 views

    A look into the intent of Jesus in the prayer He gives His disciples in Matthew 6:9-13.

    THE MODEL PRAYER? Matthew 6:9-13 INTRODUCTION: One night a father heard his young daughter talking, although she was alone in her room. The door was cracked just enough so that he could see that she was kneeling beside her bed in prayer. Interested to find out what subjects a child would bring ...read more

  • Are You Poor? (Hix)

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Sep 8, 2013
     | 1,221 views

    It is being able to say, “I can do nothing without Christ!” and in the same breath, you can say, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!”

    Matthew 5:3-“Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Attitude-There was a football team one time, that had a lot of good players, they had a lot of talent, they had a good coach, and they were expected to go all the way to the playoffs maybe even the super bowl, ...read more

  • Driving Through The Desert

    Contributed by Robert Nixon on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,830 views

    The Hebrew nation, Elijah, Jesus and others were driven into the desert. What is God doing when we "are driven into the desert"?

    DRIVING THROUGH THE DESERT INTRODUCTION: Describe living in Arizona and camping Out in the desert as a Boy Scout. Describe how easy it was to get lost and separated. (Superstition Mountains). The desert has been used by God many times throughout the Bible. The Israelites in the Wilderness, the ...read more

  • Divine Imbalance

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Mar 1, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 809 views

    We need God to bring divine imbalance to us so that we become more dependent upon Him and less on our comfort zone.

    Divine Imbalance Intro.: The church has managed, with all her knowledge and experience to paint herself into a corner. She as become a stereotype. Most churches have learned to function quite well without God. But don’t kid yourself, the world sees right through this situation. They see our ...read more

  • Just A Little Talk With Jesus

    Contributed by Don Bradley on Dec 13, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,050 views

    A sermon addressing some misconceptions on prayer.

    JUST A LITTLE TALK WITH JESUS Matthew 6:5-8 Introductory Statement: I once saw a poster in an Adult Christian Education classroom that said, “Prayer is not the last resort.” I thought, ‘That’s true. It should be the ...read more

  • Don't Let The Fire Die Out! Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on May 21, 2001
    based on 121 ratings
     | 13,478 views

    Through repentance, prayer and thanksgiving we can keep the fire of Pentecost from burning out in our lives.

    A STORY HAS BEEN TOLD ABOUT HOW DWIGHT L. MOODY ONCE CALLED ON A LEADING CITIZEN IN CHICAGO TO PERSUADE HIM TO ACCEPT CHRIST. THEY WERE SEATED IN THE MAN’S PARLOR. IT WAS WINTER AND COAL WAS BURNING IN THE FIREPLACE. THE MAN OBJECTED THAT HE COULD BE JUST AS GOOD A CHRISTIAN OUTSIDE THE CHURCH ...read more

  • The Prayer Of Jabez: Ask For His Protection Series

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Aug 24, 2001
    based on 128 ratings
     | 4,674 views

    This is the fifth and final lesson in my series based in I Chronicles 4:10.

    ASK FOR PROTECTION I Chronicles 4:10d INTRODUCTION: Paul Harvey told about a 3-year-old boy who went to the grocery store with his mother. Before they entered the grocery store she said to him, "Now you’re not going to get any chocolate chip cookies, so don’t even ask." She put him up in the ...read more

  • Freedom

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 116 ratings
     | 3,716 views

    Truth Sets you free!

    FREEDOM John 8:31-32 KJV "Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." On July 4th we celebrate the birth of a free nation. Our founding fathers recognized ...read more

  • Jesus Teaches Us To Pray

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jul 25, 2010
     | 1,648 views

    Jesus teaches us five distinct ways of formulating our prayers to our Heavenly Father.

    PRAYER IS A PART OF EVERY CHRISTIANS LIFE IN SOME WAY. HOWEVER, HOW WE USE PRAYER AND WHAT WE UNDERSTAND THE DEFINITION OF PRAYER TO BE CAN BE VERY DIFFERENT! WE ALL HAVE DIFFERENT DEFINITIONS OF WHAT PRAYER IS TO BE USED FOR AND WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT. WE ALSO HAVE MANY DIFFERENT WAYS OF ...read more

  • Malachi Chapters 3 & 4 Series

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on Jul 3, 2015
     | 1,902 views

    Dealing with issues of real substance in finishing up this book study

    MALACHI CHAPTERS 3 & 4 Bible Study by Pastor Eric Hanson This is the latest in the series of teachings on the book of the prophet Malachi. If you missed any of the earlier ones, just ask for them and either of the elders will gladly get you what you need. This chapter covers many things in ...read more

  • Declaration Of Dependence

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 19, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,805 views

    This is a devotional that I used on the Fourth of July at our Church Picnic.

    "Declaration of Dependence" Psalm 33:10-22 Today…we celebrate this nation’s "Independence Day." It all began 226 years ago, when on July 4th, 1776, 56 brave men signed a document known as "The Declaration of Independence." For these men to sign such a document and press on with ...read more