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  • Thanksgiving - Rejoicing With Those Who Rejoice

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on May 15, 2001
    based on 171 ratings

    I’m convinced that one of the most difficult things that the Scripture asks us to do is found in Romans 12:15. That verse says, “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” (PowerPoints available - #184)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #184.) ILL. It’s Thanksgiving Day & the aroma of roast turkey fills Charlie Brown’s house. more

  • The Reward Of Faithfulness

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 12, 2002
    based on 119 ratings

    The parable of the talents has more importance than we often understand. We used this sermon as a way of introducing gift centered ministries.

    OPEN: We use numbers all the time without knowing their significance or their meaning. For example: How many feet in a mile (5280 feet). Do you know why? The term mile come from the Latin word "mille" - meaning 1000. To the Romans it was the distance a soldier could cover in 1000 paces - about more

  • The Upside Down Kingdom

    Contributed by James Tetley on Jul 3, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    The kingdom of God totally contradicts the Kingdom of this World

    The passage we will be looking at this evening is from Matthew 20 vs. 1-16. Often subtitled the workers in the vineyard. The approach I am going to take is that we will split the passage up into sections – read the story together and then I will offer you some thoughts on each part. But more

  • 18 Pentecost A

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 320 ratings

    We do not want what we deserve but what we need. That is forgiveness and grace.

    18 Pentecost A Matthew 20:1-16 September 22,2002 There was a newspaper story some years back of a man who sold his asphalt company for $422 million. That was not the reason for the story, but it became a story worthy of newspaper attention when he gave $128 million to his workers. For those more

  • Wisemen

    Contributed by Peter Parry on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 155 ratings

    The wisemen seeking Jesus came to worship Him.

    WISEMEN (Mt.2:1-12) Tradition has it that there were three wisemen and their names were Balthazar, Melchoir, and Gaspar, but in the Bible it simply says that wisemen from the East came to Jerusalem saying: “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in more

  • Grace That Makes You Say Wow!

    Contributed by Jeremy Herr on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 523 ratings

    Exploring and applying the amazing grace of God.

    Grace that makes you say, “WOW!” Illustration- Christian Conference in Britain, “oh that’s easy, its grace.”- C.S. Lewis What do you think of when you hear the word grace? In the Christian community we are surrounded by the word. I mean I go to a school named Grace Bible College, this more

  • The Blessing Of Working For The Vineyard Owner

    Contributed by Brian William on Nov 10, 2005
    based on 24 ratings

    Serving in the vineyard of God’s Kingdom is a true blessing because the work is done with the confidence that God’s reward awaits at the end of the day.

    Every morning they line up on the streets – dozens of people outside the temporary services agencies in Chicago. They’re lined up at 6:00 am each morning looking for a job, but these agencies won’t find jobs for them. They’ll only find them work to do – work for one day. By 7:00 am, over 100 of more

  • It Is All About Grace / Grace Is The Difference

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Sep 19, 2011
    based on 453 ratings

    When Edward Everett Hale was Chaplain of the Senate, someone asked him, Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale? He replied, No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country. We all need to receive the Grace of God. It Is All About Grace!

    For those who are not familiar with an Anglican Service; Four Scriptures are read prior to the Message. Today's readings are Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105: 1-6,37-45; Philippians 1:21-30 and Matthew 10:1-16 When Edward Everett Hale was Chaplain of the Senate, .....someone asked him,..... "Do you more

  • It's About Grace Series

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Oct 10, 2007
    based on 70 ratings

    God’s grace is a free gift that is available to all of us. It is a free gift that we receive but it isn’t what we deserve. It is about mercy, not fairness. And, it is for the last as well as the first. Thankfully, what we can all say is, It’s about gr

    A story is told about Fiorello LaGuardia, who, when he was mayor of New York City during the worst days of the Great Depression and all of World War II, was called by many New Yorkers “the Little Flower” because he was only five foot four and always wore a carnation in his lapel. He was a more

  • An Attitude Of Grattitude

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 10, 2007
    based on 31 ratings

    Thankfulness is essential for the Christian!

    An Attitude of Gratitude Introduction: We are approaching the time of the year that we call thanksgiving. It is a time where we set aside one particular day of the year to return thanks to God for what He has done and how he has blessed us. We do indeed have something to be thankful for more

  • God's Fair Wage

    Contributed by James May on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 68 ratings

    God’s wages for service in His Kingdom will be fair and just for everyone.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many more

  • Christ's Final Week - What Would He Have Us Know?

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 14, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    An overview of Christ’s last week on this earth and its lessons for us

    Christ’s final week - what would he have us know? When a man knows the end is near - only the important surfaces. Impending death seems to distil the vital. The trivial is bypassed and the unnecessary is overlooked. Only the important things remain. This is what it was like for Christ in more

  • The Task Of The Servant Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 13, 2012
    based on 73 ratings

    Jesus tells of 3 servants who were given valuable "talents". Why was the Master in this parable pleased with the first two servants, but angry with the 3rd? And how did the "value" of those talents effect the decisions of each of those three men?

    OPEN: Does anybody know what is the highest mountain on earth is? (Mt. Everest) This mountain is located in the Himalayas on the borders of Nepal and China. And because it is the highest mountain on earth, it is a popular destination for mountain climbers. But you need to have a lot of money to more

  • What's So Amazing About Grace

    Contributed by Martin Kim on Sep 21, 2004
    based on 56 ratings

    Helping people to understand the concept of grace

    What’s So Amazing About Grace Before we open our Bibles this morning, I have a couple of questions for you. When does God love you the most? When does God love you the least? Please think about those questions. Let’s open up our Bibles to Matthew chapter 20. I want to look at a parable. more

  • The Cost Of A Christ-Centered Life

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 3, 2003
    based on 28 ratings

    Salvation is a free gift, it can’t be earned or deserved. However, for the Christian to live a life Centered on will cost us something. David would not give what did not cost him what are our "costs"?

    "The Cost of a Christ-Centered Life" SONG TO INTRODUCE THE MESSAGE - "Yes, Lord, Yes" Oh, how we MUST say yes! -Like Isaac’s willingness as he gave his life on the altar...we too must be willing to say YES to what God asks? Now, I know that most of us have already said yes to the more