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  • A Personal Encounter With Jesus.” Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 28, 2006
    based on 19 ratings

    # 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 more

  • Keeping Up Appearances Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 20, 2008
    based on 29 ratings

    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 more

  • Understand His Power

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    Personal encounter with God through the power of the resurrection.

  • Oh I Want To See Him

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 178 ratings

    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 more

  • Can You Believe It?

    Contributed by David Asch on Mar 31, 2005
    based on 38 ratings

    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 more

  • Close Encounter Of The Best Kind

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Nov 9, 2002
    based on 19 ratings

    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 more

  • Doubting Thomas Encounters The Risen Lord

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Mar 15, 2001
    based on 347 ratings

    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 more

  • The Centurion Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Mar 25, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    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 more

  • Prologue To First John Series

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Jul 19, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    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 more

  • The God Who Sees Me Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 79 ratings

    In Genesis 16 Hagar, the servant girl of Sarai has a personal encounter with God and calls Him "El Roi" "The God who sees me"

    Genesis Series # 4 CHCC: February 4, 2007 The God, Who Sees Me Genesis 16:1-14 INTRODUCTION: An atheist was out fishing in Scotland, when all of a sudden a huge Dragon type Amphibian began to emerge from the water. With snarling teeth it slithered closer to the atheist. In desperation more

  • Peter's Prejudices Purged Series

    Contributed by Matthew Street on Oct 13, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    God challenges Peter’s prejudices in three ways firstly i. through a vision ii. through a personal encounter with Cornelius iii. By turning up himself in the person of the Holy Spirit.

    How do we feel about those people who live at the other end of our road? How do we feel about those people who live on the new estate or come from the old village of Peasedown? How do we feel about people from Wellow, Midsomer Norton, Radstock or Combe Down. How do we feel about people from more

  • The Savior Of The World Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 31, 2008
    based on 64 ratings

    The woman’s bold witness opened the way to Jesus. That stage of belief is only introductory. They needed a personal encounter with Jesus. The magnificent climax is that the Samaritans come to settled conviction & acclaim Jesus as the Savior of the World.

  • Getting Your Faith Out Of The Tomb

    Contributed by Wayne Burnett on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 121 ratings


    GETTING YOUR FAITH OUT OF THE TOMB JOHN 19:40 - 20:2, 19-30 I. THE EMPTY TOMB A. The resurrection of Jesus is foundational to the Christian faith B. The thing I want to deal with is not the resurrection of Jesus but the dead faith of the disciples C. It wasn’t the body of Jesus that was more

  • Shall Not Prevail

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Oct 19, 2000
    based on 88 ratings

    Jesus has given us the victory, let's act like it.

    Today we are going to analyze something that all of us know. Today we are going to examine the church. With this I am not saying that we will be talking about this church or congregation, but we will be analyzing the foundation of Christ's church. We will be analyzing not only the base but also the more

  • Jacob's Three Journeys

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 11, 2012
    based on 15 ratings

    Life is a journey with the Lord. How far have we gone? Where have our striving taken us? Our entire life should be one continuous seeking of God’s will, worship experience, and giving of praise to God for everything.

    Intro: On journeys and pilgrimages (Examples). See I Pet. 2:11; Heb. 11:13; Gen. 4:12. (Cf. believers and unbelievers). Read Gen. 47:9. Jacob lived about 147 years; Isaac 180 years; Abraham 175 years. Jacob had many journeys and struggles in his long and eventful life but none more meaningful than more