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  • Eternal Reason To Say "Thanks" Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Sep 21, 2017

    He loves us. How can this be? I don’t know, but it’s something worth saying “thanks” for, and it is always true, every day, including those days when everything seems to be going wron

    Colossians 1:12-14 Thanks. There’s that word again-thanks. How often do you say ‘thanks’? When someone brings you a cup of coffee, do you say thanks? I think most of our times of giving thanks are related to immediate actions before us. But Paul offers us something we can be grateful for more

  • The Christmas Annunciation

    Contributed by Ron Huson on Dec 3, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Why Did God To Visit Us?

    The Christmas Annunciation I-The Christmas Story Begins With Zacharias And Elizabeth A-The Miraculous Birth Of One Who Would Herald The Coming Of Messiah B-The Last Prophesy Given In The Old Testament -Malachi 3:1a; 4:4-5 II-The Ministry Of Elijah -Getting The Attention Of The People Back To more

  • Champions For Jesus

    Contributed by Jon Sullivan on Mar 18, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    Since Christians do not where on official unifrom what sets a Christian apart in the eyes of the world?

    CHAMPIONS FOR JESUS Introduction: Olympic overview. We look at these atheletes as champions. What does it take to be a champion for Jesus. Read II Timothy 4:7,8. 1986 Rules for the torch bearers. I) WEAR THE OFFICAL UNIFORM. Romans 13:14 Galatians 3:27 Acts 2:38 Ephesians more

  • Delivered From Darkness Series

    Contributed by William Morris on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 38 ratings

    Third message in a series of nine messages from Colossians. Deals with overcoming sin.

    Sermon by: Dr. Todd Morris Text: Colossians 1:13-17 Title: Delivered from Darkness Date: July 21, 2002 Introduction: This morning we looked at the fact that we are heirs of the King through our faith. We saw that faith is the key to every promise of God. This evening I want us to key more

  • Have Salt In Yourselves

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 31 ratings

    Explain purpose of salt in New Testament context and apply it to our call as believers

    I. Purification A. Newborn infant — umbilical cord was severed, infant was washed, rubbed with salt, and wrapped in clothes to keep limbs straight (Ezekiel 16:4) B. Salt is acidic and there was no lysol, bleach, etc. II. Perpetual Desolation A. Abimelech razed Shechem and sowed it with more

  • Awake Thou Sleeper

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Mar 23, 2014
    based on 6 ratings

    The tension between light and darkness resolved as we shake off our drowsiness!

    AWAKE THOU SLEEPER! Ephesians 5:8-14 A. Paul contrasts what believers once were (darkness) with what we now are (light in the Lord) (Ephesians 5:8). i) We are to walk IN the light (1 John 1:7), for the ‘fruit of the Spirit’ (Galatians 5:22-23) IS the fruit of light (cf. Ephesians 5:9); more

  • The Best Of Times In The Worst Of Times

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 121 ratings

    In a bad-news, good-news world, we need to remember that God’s good news 1. Is greater than the world’s bad news. 2. Transforms the world’s bad news. 3. Will do away with the world’s bad news.

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had more

  • Treasure

    Contributed by Raymond Smith on Jan 23, 2008

    What and Where is Your Treasure

    Treasure reading: Matt.13:44+45 When one speaks about treasure, there is often formed in peoples minds romantic pictures of adventures on the high seas, or in the depths of a wilderness, be it jungle or desert. There is the travelling for miles with an old map with the mystical "X",marking more

  • What Child Is This? (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus came to earth to bring light and life.

    Receive my sermon of the week by email: Visit my blog: People like to go home for Christmas. We long for familiar sights and sounds and smells. We sing songs about going home to celebrate Christmas. I’ll be home for Christmas You more

  • Light Affects Series

    Contributed by Patrick Ziegler on Apr 20, 2013

    Every person should serve Jesus because of how He Who is Light affects us.

    Ephesian Series Light Affects Ephesians 5:8-14 April 14, 2013 AM Subject: Light Central Theme: How Light Affects Objective: Every person should serve Jesus because of how He Who is Light affects us. Introduction: I’m loving this series in Ephesians. There are some great teachings more

  • Stumbling In The Dark.

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 30, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    ➊ Things to Know 1. LIFE 2. FELLOWSHIP 3. JOY ➋ Conditional 1. OBEY 2. BELIEVE 3. REPENT

    - Seems a couple got themselves a new Jeep Cherokee for Christmas and drove it to visit relatives in Michigan. The guys decided to do that male bonding ritual of duck hunting. So they load up the Cherokee with decoys, food, beer, guns, warm clothes, etc., and head off for the lake. Now it’s a more

  • "Turning The World Right Side Up"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 26, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    A sermon on the beatitudes.

    Matthew 5:1-12 “Turning the World Right Side Up” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN www.eastridge There’s an old movie about the first test pilots to break the sound barrier. No plane had ever flown faster than the speed more

  • "Christ Is Christmas"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 23, 2013

    A sermon for Christmas Eve.

    "Christ Is Christmas" Luke 2:1-14 After Jesus was born, He was wrapped in strips of cloth and placed in a manger. A manger, of course, is a feeding trough from which donkeys, horses, and other animals eat. I don't know about you, but when I think of the manger I picture it made out of more

  • Jesus The Light Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Dec 2, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Part 1 of 5-part series, Jesus in Isaiah. 1) Light was predicted; 2) Light arrived; 3) Light came surrounded by darkness; and 4) We have a role today in bringing light to the world.

    Jesus the Light Jesus in Isaiah Isaiah 9:1-7 December 3, 2006 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers Last week we concluded our series on Emotions in the Psalms. I hope that brief series was enough to get you interested in reading the Psalms. Psalms may be more about you than any other more

  • Our Hopelessness Vs. God's Faithfulness

    Contributed by Michael Karpf on Feb 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Because of God's mercy and loyal steadfast love, we have hope, no matter how hopeless our situation.

    OUR ENDING FAITHFULNESS VS. GOD’S UNENDING FAITHFULNESS Lamentations 3:1-40 It is great to be back at AIT. I remember attending our 42nd anniversary. To think we would flooded out soon never crossed my mind. I know many of you have lost much and I have been praying for you continually. more