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  • The Rich Young Ruler

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Aug 7, 2001
    based on 61 ratings

    Never did a young man display a brighter promise, but broke down more pathetically.

    THE RICH YOUNG RULER And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. He saith unto him, more

  • A Church On Fire

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Nov 30, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    There is nothing more pathetic than a drowsy and lethargic church. When a church loses its fervor for Christ, it ceases to be an organism and becomes merely an organization.

    A CHURCH ON FIRE 2 Chronicles 7:1-3 Scripture Text: Matthew 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: Introduction: Many of us love an more

  • How Hospitable Are We?

    Contributed by Gilbert Varela on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    How do you feel when someone welcomes you, specially if that is the first time you are there? There is nothing that the sad, frustrated, lonely, pathetic, empty soul does not like more than a friendly and smiling face saying “welcome”.

    How Hospitable are We? Genesis 18:1-8 NT: Hebrews 13: 2 1 The LORD appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day. 2 Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of more

  • What They Didn't Know Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 27, 2016
    based on 23 ratings

    When Jesus was crucified, some turned away and some ran away from Him. But there was at least one man didn't do that and his life changed forever. Do you know who that man was?

    OPEN: (We opened the sermon with a video by the group “CityALight” and their song “Jerusalem” [fade at time stamp 1:51]). I shared that video this morning, not only because I really like that song, but also because it more

  • Betrayed,tried And Denied Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 28, 2001
    based on 43 ratings

    an exposition on Matt ch 26

    BETRAYED, TRIED AND DENIED Matthew 26 v. 47 - 75 1. The Lord’s Betrayal v. 47 - 56 see:- (a) The Timing of it -" Gethsemene" (b) The Tragedy of it v. 47 "lo, Judas, one of the twelve" i.e.he was as much saved as the rest of the disciples (c) The Thoughtlessness of it v. 47 "a great more

  • How Not To Be Left Behind

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Oct 23, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    ready for Christ’s return

    Intro: years ago at Bible College one of the hot topics of many students was figuring out who the anti-Christ would be, what part of the world he would come from, was the mark of the beast just 666 or three sets of six numbers, and of course tabulations for the month and year of Christ’s return. more

  • Contrasting God And Man - Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Nov 18, 2008

    This message majors on the "Accurate View of Mankind"

    Contrasting God and Man – Pt 2 Habakkuk 1:12-17 * If I could have one wish at this point in my life, I would wish that I go back in my life and began to serious study God’s word as a young man. There is an old gospel song entitled, “Wasted Years” which expresses my sentiments in this regard. more

  • Two Big Mistakes Churches Make With Their Youth Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Feb 16, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    A look at two of the biggest mistakes tha the church makes with their youth.

    HOW ARE CHURCHES DOING WITH OUR YOUTH? Not great. - Cite stats. TWO BIG MISTAKES CHURCHES MAKE WITH THEIR YOUTH: 1. WE DISMISS THEM. - 1 Timothy 4:12a – “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young. . .” - Paul here alludes to the idea that more

  • Money Worries: What’s The Sign You’re Too Focused On Money? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 16, 2014

    A look at how worry is a sign that money has too much of our heart as well as the first step toward fixing that.

    MONEY WORRIES: If money is so important to me, how do I stop worrying about it? - Luke 12:22, 29 – “do not worry” - Worry comes naturally to us and worrying about money comes naturally to us. OUR WORRY FOCUS: You worry about things you love. - We don’t worry more

  • What Would Jesus Say To Those Whose Well Has Run Dry?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 151 ratings

    This message on reclaiming joy in your life deals with the sources of joy as well as paths toward recovering joy in your life.

    - When we’re stressed and distressed by the state of our lives, we find ourselves in pathetic condition: - we’re irritated by even the smallest inconveniences and problems, - we rarely laugh, - we’re quick to snap at people, - we flop into bed each night, exhausted, - we have no joy more

  • Cast Down

    Contributed by James Lowe on Apr 6, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Getting up when we are cast down

    Cast Down Ps 42:11 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God. It is believed that David was the author of this psalm. Even more

  • God Knows Your Case

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jun 16, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    No matter what your situation is God knows your case

    KNOWING YOUR CASE John 5:1-7 Intro: In the reading of our text we find a man who lying at the pool of Bethesda by reason of his infirmity. We also know by reading that he is at least 38 years old if not older. So he has been in this shape longer than the Lord Jesus has been alive. This more

  • A Needed Salvation

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Aug 13, 2013

    When Jesus met the demoniac He saw the man as a person with a need. Jesus met that need, like He meets OUR need.

    A Needed Salvation Jerry Watts Mark 5:1-15 * Today, let’s not over-complicate this narrative from the life of Jesus. In point of fact, Jesus sees a man with a need, it is a deep need, and He meets the need. Case closed. * I submit to you that every person who does not know Christ more

  • Expecting The Best

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 324 ratings

    The Law of Expectations says that, basically, we get what we expect out of life. We tend to see what we expect to see, we tend to feel what we expect to feel, we tend to act the way we expect to act, and eventually, we tend to achieve what we expect to ac

    Most people never take advantage of God’s abundant resources. Eph. 3:20 in the Amplified Version says, "God is able to do superabundantly, far over and above, all that we dare ask or think. Infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thought, hopes, or dreams." We never tap into the more

  • Lazarus Come Out

    Contributed by Jacob Kutty on Apr 27, 2006
    based on 19 ratings

    Theree people with different attitude can be changed in to one by the Lord

    Lazarus come out Jesus came to the house of Lazarus. In the Gospels we can see that Jesus went to the house of different people. In Cana he went to the wedding ceremony. He went to the House of Peters Mother-in-Law. He went to the house of Jairas. During his ministry he went to so many more