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  • Bad Tenants

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
     | 1,832 views

    The Master provides, sends and punishes; the tenants rebel and are destroyed; what about us?

    Talk: The Bad Tenants Intro • Homicide, parricide, matricide, fratricide, suicide, genocide… • Deicide "I feel like a walking abomination. I feel like I am the closest thing to Lucifer on this planet, and I feel like that all the time. I feel that things that go wrong (in) my life are a ...read more

  • The Wedding Feast

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,624 views

    Five characters- indifferent rebel, violent rebel, hypocrite rebel, responsive guest, loyal servants. Includes children’s talk.

    Children’s talk- Josh’s party  London  Josh, 13th birthday  Dad, who had a big business with lots of workers and a big house in Chelsea, threw a party  Posted invites to his friends: David, Rebecca & Paul (brother and sister), Rachel and James (sister & ...read more

  • Blocker Or Bearer

    Contributed by Deborah Guptill on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,317 views

    Are you a spiritual block to someone? Or is someone a spiritual block to you?

    Matthew 16:21-28 Jesus Predicts His Death 21From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life. ...read more

  • The Root And Destiny All Of Evil Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jul 1, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,320 views

    Dare we talk about this fire that Jesus mentions? Is it real? Is it a literal place with literal fire and wailing and gnashing of teeth? I am convinced that it is. Let me tell you why.

    The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like… – Part 4 The Root And Destiny All Of Evil Matthew 13:36-43 We have been working our way through the kingdom parables in Matthew 13 for the past few weeks. My hope is that each of us is gaining a much better understanding of three things: 1) that the depth of ...read more

  • Born Again

    Contributed by Joanna Beveridge on Jan 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 923 views

    To be born again means trusting God enough to leave the safety of our old life

    “Very truly, I tell you, no-one can see the kingdom of God without being born from above.” Jesus always chose the words he used very carefully. To appreciate that this is true you only have to think about the stories he told to illustrate the message he was trying to get across. Think about ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Wheat And The Tares Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jun 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,673 views

    We are to be loving, kind and accepting of the people God places in our lives, even though we are to be discerning and unaccepting of their sinful choices. Yet, even in this, we are to do so in love. For we do not know where that person stands with God or

    The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like… – Part 2 The Parable Of The Wheat And The Tares Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Before we begin today, let’s make sure we are all clear about what a parable is and what the difference is between a parable and an allegory. Anyone care to give me their understanding of ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Sower And The Seed Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jun 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,715 views

    Today we have the first occasion where Matthew uses the word parable. And, as we have seen in the past, the first time that something occurs in the Bible is very important to note and pay special attention to.

    The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like… – Part 1 The Parable Of The Sower And The Seed Matthew 13:1-23 The very first phrase of the first verse of our passage today says a great deal about our Lord and His approach to ministry. We have already seen what a full day He has had. We know from the flow ...read more

  • "The Gospel, A Two Edged Sword"

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jan 22, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,119 views

    A sermon for the 4th Sunday after the epiphany

    4th Sunday after the Epiphany Luke 4:21-30 "The Gospel, A Two Edged Sword" 21 And he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing." 22 And all spoke well of him, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth; and they said, "Is ...read more

  • Blessed Is The Man Who Trusts In The Lord

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,768 views

    Trusting in God and life’s situation

    Today we read what may have seemed to be a very familiar passage to you, however with a different twist. The reading from the Gospel is Jesus’ Sermon on the Plain, and it sounds very familiar to the Matthews Gospel account of the Sermon on the Mount. However, there are some differences in the way ...read more

  • What's It Worth To You?

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,446 views

    An examination of the Kingdom of God.

    WHAT’S IT WORTH TO YOU? - Matthew 13:44-46 In Jesus’ ministry, He taught a great deal about the Kingdom of Heaven or the Kingdom of God. It was only natural, as He was teaching, for people to wonder how to become part of the Kingdom, how to get in on the Kingdom of God. In response to ...read more

  • Jesus' Invitation Free But Costly Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Mar 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,350 views

    God’s invitation to the Great Feast (God’s kingdom) is free but it is costly as it demands that we put Jesus above all else.

    We continue this second week of our 40 day journey through Lent as we walk with Jesus to the cross. Last week I reminded us of the scripture passage from Luke 9:51 which said “When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.” Jesus, knowing full well what would ...read more

  • The Self - Righteous Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,607 views

    exposition on Matt ch 21 v 23-46

    THE SELF-RIGHTEOUS Matthew 21 v. 23 - 46 In this portion we find :- 1. The Problem with the Self-righteous v. 23 the chief priests and elders "by what authority?" They were vexed "came unto him", vocal "said", and vindictive about His works "by what authority doest thou these ...read more

  • Missions & Minas

    Contributed by Christopher Raiford on Oct 10, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,222 views

    Mission Festival sermon that reminds us to be faithful with the use of the means of grace

    Luke 19:11-27 While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once. He said: "A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to return. ...read more

  • Change For The Better Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 14, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,582 views

    Parables of Christian Living, Pt. 5

    CHANGE FOR THE BETTER (LUKE 16:1-12) I searched the web for what makes a good hire and what makes a bad hire to the following quotes: “A good hire is hard to find.” “Making a good hire is important, keeping a good hire is far more important.” The cost of making a good hire is high; the cost of ...read more

  • The Cry Of My Heart Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 14, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,117 views

    Parables of Christian Living, Pt. 6

    THE CRY OF MY HEART (LUKE 18:1-8) Prayer is a way of life and inseparable from life for most people. A Newsweek poll several years ago (“Is God Listening?” Newsweek 3/31/97) indicated that 54% of those the magazine surveyed prayed on a daily basis - 25% said they pray to God once a day and 29% ...read more