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  • Have We Accomplished Enough

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,564 views

    The work of the ministry always goes on, in spite of past successes. That is why we need a practical assessment of where we are and where we are going.

    Title: Have We Accomplished Enough? Text: Luke 12:16-21 Introduction Church, we have had a good year. God has allowed us to accomplish, and even surpass, all of the goals we set for the year. Attendance is up. Giving is up. Spiritual growth is evident. We have started new ministries, and ...read more

  • The First And Second Temple

    Contributed by Jaco Bester on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 4,488 views

    Far too often we are Kept back and even demoralized by the memories of past successes of other people, afraid that we won’t live up to the expectations placed upon us - take heed from the prophet Haggai!

    "THE FIRST AND SECOND TEMPLE" HAGGAI 2:1 - 9 SCRIPTURE: In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the month, came the word of the LORD by the prophet Haggai, saying, Speak now to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high ...read more

  • Forgetting And Focusing Series

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Oct 8, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 11,586 views

    Release your past to Christ, both successes and failures. Reach toward your glorious future, living with one foot in eternity as you remember where you’re heading. And daily seek to grow closer to Christ. Make it your daily ambition to know Christ better.

  • Leave Your Past In The Past

    Contributed by Charl Swart on Jan 18, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,371 views

    It is during this time of year that we tend to look back at the previous year or years. We reflect on our accomplishments and sometimes we linger on our failures. The problem is that many people stay in the past in stead of reaching for the future.

    INTRODUCTION It is usually during this time of year that we tend to look back at the previous year or years. We reflect on our accomplishments and sometimes we linger on our failures. There might have been personal trials that you faced or maybe your plans did not come to fulfilment. Maybe you ...read more

  • The Necessity Of Forgetfulness

    Contributed by Steven Shubert on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,467 views

    Loss of memory has been often been looked at as a weakness, a failure; however, in our walk with Christ, forgetfulness is often an absolute necessity.

    The Necessity of Forgetfulness Phil. 3:13 Luke 9:62 1) Introduction a) We have often maligned forgetfulness, as being a weakness, a problem area, and it is true that, often, being unable to remember can be a frustration to us. However, there is a time when forgetfulness becomes an ...read more

  • "The Power Of Endurance”

    Contributed by Martin & Elder Nedra Wilson on Apr 14, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,176 views

    I’m always amazed at the lack of endurance that is seen in the area of faith when it comes to the saints of God. Not trying to be funny at all, but overall the body of Christ is very lazy.

    “The Power of Endurance” Philippians 3:13 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but [this] one thing [I do], forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, 14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ ...read more

  • Reaching For The Goal

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,426 views

    4 Steps to reach your full potential in Christ based on Philippians 3:12-14

    Reaching for the Goal Philippians 3: 12-14 12 Not that I have already attained this -- that is, I have not already been perfected-- but I strive to lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus also laid hold of me. 13Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself to have attained this. Instead ...read more

  • David Vs Goliath (Who Are You?) Series

    Contributed by Scott Berry on Jul 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,165 views

    We often align ourselves with the 'good' character, but stop and consider afresh which character you are like in this story. Are you self-sufficient? Fearful? Jealous? Grow to be more like David!

    David vs Goliath This is so much more than the story of an underdog vs a giant. Which character are you like? (eg facebook quiz) Are you a Goliath? (vs 4 – 10, 42 - 44) Trusting in natural talent, physical security, past success Show contempt for others that you do not understand, ...read more

  • Forgetfulness Is Not A Bad Thing

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jul 17, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,209 views

    Though we sometimes can't remember things and get frustrated, the Bible says forgetting some things is good.

    Forgetfulness Is Not A Bad Thing Philippians. 3:1-16 1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. For me to write the same things to you is not tedious, but for you it is safe. 2Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilation! ...read more

  • Forget The Things Of The Past Series

    Contributed by Rev. Reynaldo Bechayda on Sep 9, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,994 views

    A sermon on how a believers are expected to move forward... forget the things of the past and finish the race.

    “Forget the Things of the Past” Philippians 3:12-13 (ESV) Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. 13 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting ...read more

  • When Your Memories Become Your Enemies

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Sep 3, 2009
    based on 46 ratings
     | 6,907 views

    Do you live in the past? Jesus said, "No one who has put their hand to the plow and looking back is fit for the kingdom of heaven." Why is looking back dangerous? Let’s explore it together.

    When Your Memories Become Your Enemies: Learn To Look To Jesus INTRODUCTION I want to talk with you today on the subject: WHEN YOUR MEMORIES BECOME YOUR ENEMIES Did you know that your mind is one of God’s greatest creations? That’s why the mind is a terrible thing to waste, because ...read more

  • A New Beginning For You!

    Contributed by Ryan Peters on Jan 3, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,689 views

    It is important that we realize that God desires to bless His children. We are ready to embark upon the best, most prosperous years we have seen thus far. Get ready Get Ready Get Ready!

    A New Beginning For You! Intro: End of one beginning of the New • We can look back • Next year I want to look back at the best year so far • God has been Good to me. • No matter how good or bad 2009 was 2010 is here and God has a New Beginning for you. Some of us need it…. Stagnant… • Lets ...read more

  • There Are More Fish In The Sea

    Contributed by Michael Bowen on Nov 22, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 4,609 views

    Three reasons why churches die.

    There Are More Fish In The Sea - John 21:1-6 Introduction: A young boy attended his father’s church for the first time. During the whole service the young boy was bored to tears and couldn’t wait for the service to end. When the service was finally over the father in the son were in the ...read more

  • Church Is The Place To Be

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Nov 5, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,319 views

    How to enjoy life in Christ

    CHURCH IS THE PLACE TO BE "Joy No Matter What" One does not have to ignore the difficulties in order to be joyful. One only has to decide that you will not let them get you down. One can live this day with joy, even though there may be no objective grounds for being joyful. Joy is its own ...read more

  • A Resolution Worth Keeping

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jan 7, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 982 views

    In Philippians 3, Paul discusses the most important goal a person can have, eternal life. Sometimes we lose sight of the goal. We get bogged down in the details of religion or in the strains of everyday life. Paul reminds us that as Christians we need

    Philippians 3:12-14 In a popular cartoon, the main character, MARVIN is making his New Year’s Resolutions: 1. Be more patient with my parents. 2. Be nice to my cousin Megan. 3. Eat my strained broccoli. 4. Sleep through the night. Then, he looks at his fingers wrapped around a ...read more