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  • The Bridge Of A Personal Encounter (Series)

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 25, 2018
     | 822 views

    Christianity is more than a religion, it is a personal relationship with Jesus. The gods of this world are dead. Jesus is alive and well and He invites us to know him. Jesus takes marred clay and changes us.

    THE BRIDGE OF A PERSONAL ENCOUNTER By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com. (This is several part lesson.) DO I REALLY KNOW JESUS? IS MY EXPERIENCE WITH JESUS PERSONAL TO ME? AM I GROWING AND DEVELOPING CLOSER AND CLOSER. Jesus is much more than a religion, Jesus is all about a ...read more

  • A Personal Encounter With Jesus.” Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 28, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 10,706 views

    # 5 in series -A Study of the Book of John - “That You May Believe.” We learn four things about the Lord from Nathanael’s personal encounter with Jesus.

    A Study of the Book of John “That You May Believe” Sermon # 5 “A Personal Encounter With Jesus.” John 1:43-51 Last week we looked at “The Requirement of Following Jesus” by looking at the call of Andrew. What stands ...read more

  • Joy And Hope: A Personal Encounter With Christ In The Church Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 22, 2012
     | 1,324 views

    The Constitution on the Church in the Modern World gives us a kind of charter for the substance of the New Evangelization.

    Monday of 34th Week in Course 2012 Documents of Vatican II: Gaudium et Spes The redeemed pictured in John’s Revelation stand in the Father’s house on Mount Zion, that is the heavenly mountain, and they are with the Lamb, redeemed by the blood of the Lamb. What are they doing for ...read more

  • A Changed Man Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jun 6, 2015
     | 2,894 views

    The gospel is about transformation from the inside out through the power of the risen Jesus.

    A Changed Man Text: Acts 9:1-19 Introduction 1. Gary Habermas was a young doctoral student at Michigan State in the 1970s struggling with his faith. Like so many young people who grow up in a Christian family and eventually leave home and their faith as well, he was definitely rethinking ...read more

  • An Encounter To Remember

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Apr 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,325 views

    Personal Encounters with Jesus

    Many of us can recall some moment in time that stands out as a turning point in our lives. Maybe even some very important person, you may have met, whether at a fair, or town celebration or even on an airplane. For example, take my best friend from back home, Craig. When he was in fourth grade, ...read more

  • The Day Jesus Stopped The Parade

    Contributed by Joshua Hetrick on Feb 28, 2012
     | 1,218 views

    Personal Encounter with Jesus

    RANSOM TEXT: I Tim. 2:4-6 INTRODUCTION: 1. Paul introduces his first epistle to Timothy by stating his election as an apostle of Jesus Christ “which is our hope” (I Tim. 1:1). A. Paul uses this word (elpis) at least 37 times in his writings. B. Perschbacher, in his THE NEW ...read more

  • Keeping Up Appearances Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 20, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 23,432 views

    We need to have a personal encounter with the risen Jesus.

    Keeping Up Appearances Text: John 20:1-29 Introduction 1. Illustration Bruce Larson said, “The events of Easter cannot be reduced to a creed or philosophy. We are not asked to believe the doctrine of the resurrection. We are asked to meet this person raised from the dead. In faith, we move ...read more

  • Understand His Power

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,269 views

    Personal encounter with God through the power of the resurrection.

    (Pre-service intro) We are celebrating an event that over a billion people around the world are gathering this day to celebrate: An event more people will bet on than the Super Bowl An event more people will cheer than the Oscars An event more people will partake of then the O.J. trial. ...read more

  • Oh I Want To See Him

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 178 ratings
     | 13,207 views

    Isaiah’s vision of God is pattern and motivation for our personal encounter with the Almighty

    -- The nation of Judah was in a time of transition and uncertainty. -- Uzziah, who had become king at age 16 and ruled 52 years, had died. -- He had come to the throne at a difficult time and had won many battles against Judah’s enemies. -- He strengthened the nation and it prospered as he ...read more

  • Can You Believe It?

    Contributed by David Asch on Mar 31, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,565 views

    A narrative sermon, in which Thomas tells of his personal encounter with the risen Christ.

    CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? John 20:19-31 Good morning. My name is Thomas. You may call me Didymus, all my friends do. Where I come from Didymus means “twin” I am very pleased to be with you as you celebrate Easter. Already, it has been quite a celebration. And from what I’ve heard, you all have ...read more

  • Prologue To First John Series

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Jul 19, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,302 views

    In 1 John 1:1-4, the apostle shares out of his own personal encounter with “the Word of Life.”

    PROLOGUE TO FIRST JOHN I John 1:1-4 The prologue of 1 John is similar to the prologue in the Gospel of John. The “beginning” in John 1:1 is a reference to the beginning of time. When time began, “the Word” (Logos) already existed. The “beginning” in 1 John 1:1 can refer to the ...read more

  • Close Encounter Of The Best Kind

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Nov 9, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,368 views

    One personal encounter with the Living God is better than all the revival stories ever told.

    Back in the seventies there was a movie that maybe you remember. It was a big hit because at the time there were reports from all around the world concerning UFO sightings. It was a phenomenon that continues today though we don’t hear as much about it. The movie was “Close Encounters of the Third ...read more

  • Know For Sure

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jun 4, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 656 views

    There can be no spiritual journey or rightful claim to Christianity without first having a personal encounter with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

    WE DETERMINE IF CHRISTIANITY BECOMES DEFINED AS EITHER RELGION OR RELATIONSHIP. THE DEFINING FACTOR OF WHAT CHRISTIANITY BECOMES IS BASED SOLELY ON WHERE WE DECIDE TO PUT JESUS IN OUR LIFE. SO, JUST HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A CHRISTIAN? WHAT CRITERIA WOULD YOU SAY NEEDS TO BE ...read more

  • Doubting Thomas Encounters The Risen Lord

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Mar 15, 2001
    based on 347 ratings
     | 25,756 views

    Thomas heard of the resurrection second-hand and had to have a personal encounter with Jesus before he came to faith.

    DOUBTING THOMAS ENCOUNTERS THE RISEN LORD The first Easter Sunday morning was a time of indescribable joy - Jesus had risen from the dead. Friday was the day of the funeral, but Sunday turned it into a festival! It was almost too good to be true. The disciples could hardly take it in. One ...read more

  • The Centurion Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Mar 25, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 9,995 views

    Part 6 in Easter series, focusing on the personal encounter of the centurion at the cross with the crucified Christ and its lessons and parallels for each of us.

    SURPRISING ’STARS’ OF THE PASSION Part 6: The Centurion Rev. Todd G. Leupold, Perth Bible Church, Easter Sunday AM 3/23/2008 INTRODUCTION: As I certainly hope everyone has realized by now, today is Easter – Resurrection Sunday! It is the day in which we commemorate that day of days ...read more