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  • A Kingdom Of Invitation

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 10,240 views

    Jesus has extended an invitation to the world to join Him in heaven.

    A Kingdom Of Invitation Matthew 22.1-14 August 31, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. The nature of Weddings: Lots of preparations to be made, dress bought, tuxedos rented, cakes to ordered, flowers picked out and invitaions to be sent II. Prepartion of the guest list: One of the worst ...read more

  • Which Type Of Soil Are You? Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Aug 14, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,014 views

    The kingdom begins with us, what will we choose to do with the Good News about the kingdom, which soil will we choose to be?

    What comes to your mind when I say the kingdom of heaven or the kingdom of God (since they are used interchangeably in the gospels)? [Allow the congregation to give their input]. Perhaps pearly gates, gold streets, the throne room of God himself? Most of our thoughts of the kingdom revolve ...read more

  • The Parables Of The Mustard Seed And The Leaven Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jun 24, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,362 views

    Learning all of this stuff is just a bunch of stuff if it doesn’t do something to us, change something about us and enrich those around us. If we do not bear the kind of fruit that makes people more aware of Jesus Christ just because we’re around, then a

    The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like… – Part 3 The Parables Of The Mustard Seed And The Leaven Matthew 13:31-35 Before we begin today, I would like once again to make sure that we are all clear about what a parable is and what the difference is between a parable and an allegory. Let’s go over our ...read more

  • How To Become Great In 2008

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Dec 11, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,356 views

    A basketball coach got a glimpse of the success philosophy when an alumni of the university told him; “Coach we are behind you, win or tie.”

    How to Become Great in 2008 A Success Message for the New Year If you want to become great in 2008 you can! Just exactly what is success? People are infatuated about success. You can see an emphasis on success and winning in just about every sphere of life. It seems important to drive the ...read more

  • Buy Oil While The Sun Shines Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 22, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,538 views

    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 9

    BUY OIL WHILE THE SUN SHINES (MATTHEW 25:1-13) A good friend called me shortly on the Saturday afternoon exactly a week before the day of my wedding. He asked hesitatingly, “What are you doing?” I sensed something was not right and asked him what he meant. After a brief pause, he asked meekly: ...read more

  • The Greatest In The Kingdom

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 88 ratings
     | 12,408 views

    1- the humbled child 2- the welcomed child 3- the sinful child

    INTRO.- Greatness. Who is the greatest person in America? Obviously, that depends on your viewpoint and what you’re talking about. If you are looking at physical beauty many people will name someone in Hollywood. ILL.- Some say, for example, that George Clooney is the sexiest man in ...read more

  • Parable Of The Drag-Net Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 25, 2007
    based on 94 ratings
     | 16,836 views

    We live in the days of ’invitation’, but there is coming a day of ’separation’ as God examines all those pulled up in the net. Link included to entire series with formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Templates.

    Parable of the Drag-Net Matthew 13:47-50 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/DragNet.html Of all of Jesus’ parables He has now given to His disciples, I’m sure this is the one they could relate to the best because it uses an illustration from the fishing world, and most of these guys had ...read more

  • Parable Of The Pearl Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 24, 2007
    based on 95 ratings
     | 16,368 views

    The church is God’s Pearl of Great Price. How the pearl was WROUGHT, how it was SOUGHT, and how it was BOUGHT. Link included to formatted text for entire series, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    Parable of the Pearl Matthew 13:45-46 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/Pearl.html This parable is going to sound a whole lot like the previous one we just studied on the hidden treasure, but with a great twist and special illustration that I know will be a blessing to you. Common ...read more

  • The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 84 ratings
     | 12,391 views

    1- The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner 2- The kingdom of heaven is like men working 3- The kingdom of heaven is like getting paid

    INTRO.- The kingdom of heaven is a kingdom. It is a country, a domain, an empire. It is similar to our country and yet it is not similar. Heaven is not America and America is not heavenly! ILL.- When Edward Everett Hale was Chaplain of the Senate, someone asked him, “Do you pray for the ...read more

  • Which Side Of The Door? Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Apr 23, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,413 views

    when God closes the door on the last day which side will you be left standing on?

    Luke 13.22-30 The story is told of a little Jimmy who came home from school and asked his parents the following question: “Where did I come from?” Mum looks at Dad, Dad looks at Mum – the ‘birds and the bees’ moment has suddenly arrived. Mum smiles and as she leaves the room she says ‘This is ...read more

  • The 7 Stages Of The Prodigal Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 12, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 15,707 views

    Do you have ever wonder whatt causes someone to walk away from God or how it could even happen to you? Learn the stages and how to get with God and even stop the Prodigal in his tracks.

    The 7 Stages of the Prodigal We can be a prodigal and not even know it. The young man in this parable "came to himself" when he was slopping with the pigs. But if we are aware of the stages we might come to ourselves much earlier and avoid some of the consequences of being estranged from God, ...read more

  • You Think Your Life Is Sorted? Well Think Again! Series

    Contributed by John Foster on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,127 views

    Some people have heard of the teachings of Jesus Christ. They have read the bible. They have eaten the bread and drank the wine in church. The trouble is that although they know OF Jesus they do not yet know him personally.

    You think your life is sorted? Well think Again! This is the stark message from our bible reading in Luke’s Gospel. This is the first episode in our 10:30am series of sermons leading up to Easter and just beyond. Over the next few weeks we are walking with Jesus through the latter part ...read more

  • Parable Of The Friend At Midnight Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 7, 2007
    based on 91 ratings
     | 11,099 views

    Putting persistence in our prayers--When Jesus was asked by His disciples to teach them to pray, He said they need to ask, then seek, and knock until the door opens. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    Parable of the Friend at Midnight Luke 11:1-13 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/FriendAtMidnight.html INTRODUCTION 1. In studying the parables of Jesus, we have seen how He used the parabolic method of teaching on different subjects.... a. Mostly on the theme of the kingdom of heaven ...read more

  • Kingdom Everywhere Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,579 views

    Part 1 in series Kingdom Stories, the first in a series of four messages that examine Christ’s parables about the Kingdom of God.

    Kingdom Everywhere Kingdom Stories Wildwind Community Church David K. Flowers March 11, 2007 We begin a new series today that I have entitled Kingdom Stories. If you read the gospels, you will see that Jesus was constantly referring to the Kingdom of God, or – in Matthew – the Kingdom of ...read more

  • New Beginnings!

    Contributed by Ken Durham on Jul 13, 2005
    based on 94 ratings
     | 10,604 views

    Sometimes we just have to let everything go, have everything stripped away, put everything behind us and start again with the only sure foundation the Rock Jesus

    NEW BEGINNINGS Scripture Reading: Luke 5: 36-38 1: Introduction: When was the last time you sat down and took stock of your life. Perhaps the beginning of the year? I wonder how many of those New Year resolutions you can even remember making ~ let alone kept! It may seem strange to ...read more