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  • Persistence Pays Off

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Mar 20, 2015
     | 2,460 views

    Have you prayed, and prayed, and there still seems to be no answer? Does it seem as if God is asleep, and absent from your cry? Don't give up, don't lose heart, don't quit now, but just keep praying until the answer comes.

    A group of male seminary students were gathered in the chapel one day. The dean of the seminary was challenging the students in the area of prayer. He instructed them to be careful what they asked God for. He said, "Men, don't ask God for a big church, because of the stress, problems and worries ...read more

  • From Mara To Elim

    Contributed by Larry Semore on Feb 9, 2017
    based on 2 ratings
     | 11,812 views

    A great message about overcoming hopelessness and bitterness

    From Mara to the Wells of Elim Exodus 15:22-27 NKJV “So Moses brought Israel from the Red Sea; then they went out into the Wilderness of Shur. And they went three days in the wilderness and found no water. 23 Now when they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were ...read more

  • Jesus Ministers 24/7 With Compassion And Pity

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Sep 9, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 443 views

    Jesus desires to get away for a time of solitude with his disciples but it isn';t to be

    Weekend Message/Devotion Mark 7:24-37 September 9, 2018 Jesus Ministers 24/7 with Compassion and Pity As we read and ponder Mark’s gospel reading for today, one cannot help but picture Jesus seeking a little time to get away from the crowds and the harangue of the Pharisees that followed him ...read more

  • Planting Five Rows Of P's In Your Garden Of Gethsemane

    Contributed by Steve Steve on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 210 ratings
     | 6,958 views

    How Jesus did and how we should plant five rows of P’s in our Gethsemane. The five P’s being Participation, Prayer, Persistence, Patience, and Peace.

    Planting five rows of P’s in your garden of Gethsemane I. Plant a row of Participation A. Jesus went with his disciples to the garden of Gethsemane. 1. Jesus wanted his friends to support him not only in prayer, but also just by being there. 2. Later on he pleads with them to watch and ...read more

  • Conversations With God

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 839 views

    As Christians, we are to strive after a persistent, ceaseless prayer-life that is built on two-way conversation.

    IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT PRAYER DOES NOT NEED PROOF OUTSIDE ITSELF BECAUSE ITS PROOFS ARE WITHIN. IT IS IN THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF MAN, LIKE BREATHING, EATING AND DRINKING, AND HE PRACTICES IT AS PART OF HIS VERY BEING. PRAYER IN THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN IS ESSENTIAL YET SO FEW MAKE IT SO. AS ...read more

  • The Church Needs Your : Prayers Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sims on Feb 6, 2014
     | 1,697 views

    The Church needs You, and it especially needs your prayers. Besides you pledge to do this when you joined the church.

    Last week we read Matt: 25:14-30 the parable of the talents , through this parable we established that we should be good stewards of all that God has given us. We also looked at what we pledge to do when we join the church and how we pledge to support the church with our prayers, our ...read more

  • Meet The First Sister Wives Series

    Contributed by Troy Luttrell on Mar 20, 2015
     | 1,729 views

    We will learn that despite the decisions (positive and negative) of our family members, it truly is by grace that we can have a successful walk with God.

    Introduction: Ill: Deception is prized by our sinful nature. Don Richardson; Papa New Guinea – the people valued Judas I. over Jesus because the best men were the deceivers in their eyes. Jacob will experience this same type of culture. It is bad enough when “deception” is a ...read more

  • The Fruit Of The Spirit & Crys Of The Christians.

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on May 24, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 980 views

    A descussion with Christians and their outlook for their future.A walk thru the Bible for help.

    The Fruit of The Spirit, Our relationship with God. Christians are crying out for help in this, the end of times, are we ready to accept our responsibility? We have to know whom we are in God, explaining this to Christians sometimes offers some difficulties in ...read more

  • Psalm 6: Guilt--No, Mercy--Yes! Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on May 24, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 9,330 views

    David cried out to God, overwhelmed by his guilt, and found mercy. So can we.

    Sunday Night, May 25, 2003 Title: Psalms for Psummer Psunday Nights "Guilt--No, Mercy--Yes!" Text: Psalm 6:1-10 Introduction 1. Psalms is such a special book of the Bible. A. Charles Haddon Spurgeon wrote: "more and more is the conviction forced upon my heart that every man <and woman> ...read more

  • Pt. 8 Healing Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on May 6, 2013
     | 1,607 views

    Our un-named Syrophoencian woman (Although called “Justa” by Constitine as early as the end of the 2nd century) had a lot going on. She was a woman, Gentile, desperate because her daughter was demon possessed.Scripture tells us she “cried out.”

    Healing 8 A 21 Jesus went away from there, and withdrew into the district of Tyre and Sidon.22 And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed."23 But He did not answer her a word. And His ...read more

  • Healing: Don't Take "No" For An Answer

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Aug 20, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,893 views

    When a woman had a demon possessed son she cried out to Jesus. When he ignored her, she didn't take no for an answer. Be persistent in your prayer for healing.

    Healing 8 A 21 Jesus went away from there, and withdrew into the district of Tyre and Sidon.22 And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed."23 But He did not answer her a word. And His ...read more

  • When God Turns "Somehow" Into "Someday"

    Contributed by Doug Koehler on Aug 13, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,222 views

    It’s frustrating to have family members or friends reject Jesus. Paul identifies with this hurt and (along with other pages of Scripture)helps us to discover God’s solutions, helping to turn our heart from "SOMEHOW" into "SOMEDAY"!

    Hi, thank you for looking at this sermon. I hope it helps. Please do not say the sermon did not help you just because you did not like the style or could not use the entire message for your own needs. I have discovered a few souls automatically hit the ’did not help me’ button if the message they ...read more

  • A Messiah Of Expectation Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Aug 28, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,946 views

    Since God loves us so much, we can expect that He will answer our prayers.

    A Messiah of Expectation Text: Matt. 7:7-11 Introduction 1. Illustration: When I was a little boy, my Mom worked as a nurse at St. Thomas hospital in Akron. She was the head nurse in the nursery on second shift for 25 years. Of course because she worked second shift she wasn’t able to be ...read more

  • Pray And Believe! Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Sep 7, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,417 views

    Based on the Parable of the Persistent widow, this sermon encourages people to pray and pray and pray again. We preached these sermons in conjunction with the Pray 21 project that brings youth and adults together to pray for 21 days.

    BELIEVE AND PRAY! Believe and pray! This may sound backwards. Should we not pray believing that God will answer our prayers? Yes, but this simple little exercise of semantics puts the foundation of faith before the act of prayer. Many of us pray but few of us believe that our prayers will be ...read more

  • Jesus Speaks On Money Management

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Sep 15, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,308 views

    Jesus uses the example of a bad man to teach us important principles about managing our money.

    Jesus Speaks on Money Management Luke 16:1-9 INTRODUCTION Money management. This is something we must learn early in life. My son was once working on a merit badge for Scouts that in part required him to keep a three-month budget. He had to record all his income as well as his expenses. At ...read more