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  • Harvesting Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Aug 5, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,257 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
     | 466 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
     | 16,493 views

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

    A Declaration of Dependence Ps 33:10-22 10 The LORD foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples. 11 But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. 12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he ...read more

  • Harvesting Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Apr 21, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,745 views

    Gifts of Thanksgiving

    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

  • Driving Through The Desert

    Contributed by Robert Nixon on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,927 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 Feb 29, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 856 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

  • The Model Prayer?

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Oct 8, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,165 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
     | 1,323 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

  • Rock And Pray Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,305 views

    Life is a series of challenges and battles, and its main issue is "Who gets the glory?"

    Rock and Pray Exodus 17:1-16 1. The Virginia Tech Massacre is on our minds. You may not know this, but Matt and Janet Dawson graduated frome there -- and met at Virginia Tech. ICR founder Henry Morris was at one time a faculty member there. 2. Marylu and I have literally dozens of friends ...read more

  • Divine Disciplines For Financial Health - Pt. 1 Series

    Contributed by Dan Thompkins on Jan 11, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,493 views

    Stewardship over our finances is very importanct to God and to those that are looking to Christian for guidance and hope.

    “Divine Disciplines for Financial Health” - Pt 1 of 2   Date: Oct. 22, 2006 PPHC – A.M. Service     Why do we need lessons on finances in the church today? Christ taught more on financial management than on any other subject. Sixteen (16) of His thirty-eight (38) parables deal with money ...read more

  • Just A Little Talk With Jesus

    Contributed by Don Bradley on Dec 11, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,655 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

  • Jesus Teaches Us To Pray

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jul 23, 2010
     | 1,811 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

  • The Right Motive For Fasting Series

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,159 views

    The benefits of truly fasting are enormous, but there are also dangers. We can fast for the wrong reasons. This is the point of this passage of scripture. Jesus will council us on the wrong and right motives for fasting.

    Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 13 The right Motive for fasting Matthew 6:16-18 Introduction Fasting means to abstain from food for some religious or spiritual purpose. A study of the practiced by Jesus and by the great leaders of the bible reveals what God means by fasting. Very ...read more

  • The Prayer Of Jabez: Ask For His Protection Series

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Aug 24, 2001
    based on 128 ratings
     | 4,941 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

  • P.u.s.h.

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 109 ratings
     | 6,746 views

    Pray Until Something Happens!

    Sermon.988 See Parable.014, 016 “P.U.S.H” Luke 18:1-14 Notice that this passage of scripture is two separate parables which are connected by a major theme. Jesus told many parables that illustrate the principles that prayer is an obligation and a privilege that should be practiced ...read more