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  • A Sexually Pervasive & Permissive Society Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 8, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,486 views

    Here we learn of the poisoning and deadly consequences of sexual permissiveness.

    PROVERBS 5: 1-14 A Word to A SEXUALLY PERVASIVE & PERMISSIVE SOCIETY [1 Kings 11:1-8] A man ordered a book on sex education from Broadman Press a several years ago. The materials in the warehouse are coded by number, so the keypunch operator handling the order punched the code into the ...read more

  • Some Ask, "Why Does God Allow Evil And Suffering In The World?"

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 28, 2002
    based on 116 ratings
     | 11,482 views

    God is so great that nothing happens without His permission, and in that permission His ultimate plan unfolds. In His plan He is able to use for good what man intends for evil. God is in control

    Illustration:As C.S. Lewis wrote, "The greatest evil is not done in those sordid ’dens of crime’ that Dickens loved to paint...it is conceived and...moved, seconded, carried, and minuted...in clean, carpeted, warmed, and well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and ...read more

  • From The Mouths And Backs Of Donkeys

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,267 views

    learn from two donkeys about going to the cross - cudos to R.L. for most of this by permission

    “From the mouths and backs of donkeys” Fellow Redeemed: Donkeys are famous for being stubborn. They’re the kind of pack animals that don’t seem to get much respect, probably because they don’t give much respect. Compare someone to a horse, with terms like “she’s quite a fine philly,” or ...read more

  • The Will Of God

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 20, 2013
    based on 10 ratings
     | 12,423 views

    Understanding the difference between the sovereign will of God, the perfect will of God, the permissive will of God and the ultimate will of God.

    On November 30, 2012, Sandy Hook Elementary School, had its security protocol upgraded, requiring visitors to be individually admitted after an identification review by video monitor. The school had 456 children enrolled in kindergarten through fourth grade. The doors to the school were locked ...read more

  • Launch Pad Disasters Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,495 views

    3 of 4 messages on parenthood. This message deals with discipline and four mistakes Parents make - Over Indulgence, Over Protection, Over Permissiveness, and Over Activity.

    Parenthood – Launch Pad Disasters May 7, 2006 Undisciplined Children are Unloved Children The Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as his child. So hold on through your sufferings, because they are like a father’s discipline. God is treating you as children. ...read more

  • Getting Real With Your Enemies Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,516 views

    Hostility comes from the obsessed, self-absorbed heart, and often offers permission for random acts of violence. Jesus got real with His enemies by naming their madness but trusting His own defense to God.

    Stress strengthens. That is a physical fact. It is also a spiritual truth. Stress strengthens us. When we face opposition, we grow. When we deal with differences, we become stronger than we were. Strange as it may seem, and unpleasant though it may feel, give thanks when you ...read more

  • Get The Mansion!

    Contributed by Neal Gray on Aug 15, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,260 views

    What does sanctification mean? It means to 1) separate, 2) dedicate, and 3) to be filled. All of this happens by the power of God; but He will not intrude upon our lives unless we grant Him permission in sincere faith.

    "Get the Mansion!" Author: Dr. Neal Gray Passage: 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 Purpose: What does sanctification mean? It means to 1) separate, 2) dedicate, and 3) to be filled. All of this happens by the power of God; but He will not intrude upon our lives unless we grant Him permission in ...read more

  • A Stroll Through The First Cemetery

    Contributed by Billy Kryger on Sep 2, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,712 views

    A sermon from Genesis 5 on the Surety of Death, The Shortness of Physical Life and The Security of Eternal Life. Many thanks to Dr. Roger Campbell for permission to preach and share this outline with my own additions and illustrations.

    INTRODUCTION: Ø Cemeteries intrigue me. o I lived by a cemetery when I was a boy. o My wife grew up next to a cemetery. o Not long ago we drove through the cemetery here. Ø The epitaphs tell the history of a community. o They often illustrate the depth of Christian faith. o They sometimes ...read more

  • Do It On God's Appointed Time

    Contributed by Pastor Ade Oyeyemi on Feb 15, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,972 views

    Often we run our program and expect God to comply with what we are doing, but the easiest way to get things done and right is to work with God's timetable. Christians are to learn patience and reliance on God, anytime we operate on the permissive will of

    The Ultimate Substitute God commanded Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, Abraham’s precious son, to Him. Abraham did not ask any questions but obeyed because he trusted wholeheartedly in God and believed something was going to happen. God, in response to Abraham's faith and obedience, provided a ...read more

  • The Keys To Heaven And Hell Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 17, 2011
    based on 170 ratings
     | 46,569 views

    Is it only Peter who got the "keys" to the Kingdom of Heaven? And what does it mean to "loose and bind" as Jesus told them they could do?

  • A Word To The Wise On Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 26, 2013
    based on 76 ratings
     | 30,770 views

    God calls us to live righteous lives. But Romans tells us that no one is righteous. So, God wants to me to be righteous. I want to be righteous... but no one is righteous so I can’t be righteous. How can that possibly make sense?

    OPEN: Back in 1929, Chicago had a problem. In fact, the tentacles of that problem infested much of the nation around Chicago. The problem had a name. And that name was Al Capone. Capone was a criminal. A wicked man who literally ran the city of Chicago. He owned most of the politicians and ...read more

  • Flee Baby, Flee Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 8, 2015
    based on 17 ratings
     | 15,885 views

    The world paints those who oppose immoral sex as being prudes and bigots. It's hard to withstand the humiliation and embarrassment that we can face when we speak up. So why should we? And how should we stand for morality in a faithless world?

    Years ago I heard a famous radio preacher tell of an experience he had while doing a seminar in a large city. After he had gotten done speaking he returned to his hotel, got on the elevator, and as he touched the button of his floor, a couple of very attractive women got on with him. "What ...read more

  • Leaders Or Servants Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 13, 2016
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,875 views

    Do we trust God enough to honor and obey those in authority over us? It's easy to do that when they're good leaders... but what about when they're driven by selfishness and love of power?

    OPEN: At a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, on Election Day, nurses went in to the room of a 72-yr-old woman to prepare her for open-heart surgery, only to find that the woman wasn’t there. Instead they found a note which read, “Gone to vote, back in 30 minutes.” An ...read more

  • Principles For Christian Conduct

    Contributed by George Barton on Mar 17, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,298 views

    Gives 6 questions which one should ask himself concerning a particular action.

    PRINCIPLES FOR CHRISTIAN CONDUCT 1 CORINTHIANS 6:12-20 (1 Cor 6:12 NIV) "Everything is permissible for me"??but not everything is beneficial. "Everything is permissible for me"??but I will not be mastered by anything. (1 Cor 6:13 NIV) "Food for the stomach and the stomach for food"??but ...read more

  • Quitting Is Not An Option - Part #1

    Contributed by Ric Freeman on Jul 14, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 12,107 views

    Satan can’t win unless we quit

    Why Quiting Is Not An Option - part #1 July 13, 2003 AM Matthew 14:22-26 Mark 4:36-39 This morning I want to deal with the spiritual implications of quiting -- Or giving up in times of difficulty. Tonight I want to look at the everyday realities of what happens when we quit -- But this ...read more