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  • The Joy Of Sacrifice Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,232 views

    The sacrifice of Christ made our salvation a full and free gift; our personal sacrifice is the joyful response that makes ministry possible.

    February 2, 2003 1Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem, but the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while nine-tenths remained in the other cities. 2And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem. ...read more

  • Why God Used Stephen In Such Powerful Ways

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 23, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,134 views

    The Lord multiplies those who are willing to follow Christ in all aspects of life even if it means personal sacrifice. Stephen spoke out against the idolatry of the people who trusted more in the gods of their own making than Jehovah. (Acts 7:40) It might

    Why God Used Stephen’s Willingness to Die for What He Believed (Acts 7) Illustration:Ministry that costs nothing, accomplishes nothing. John Henry Jowett. 1. Jesus said, “If anyone will come after me let him deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow me.” (Luke 9:23) The Lord ...read more

  • "The Rest Of The Story" Series

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Mar 13, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,676 views

    This is a Palm Sunday-Passion Sunday message. I begin with why people like to read novels... mystery, suspense, anger murder & personal sacrifice. The Bible contains the greatest story every told... the messages quickly covers the life of Jesus and why

  • No Greater Sacrifice Series

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Sep 13, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,691 views

    The sacrifice of Jesus Christ is greater than all the sacrifices of the Old Testament for several reasons.

    NO GREATER SACRIFICE Heb. 9:1-15 We have seen that Jesus Christ has a superior High Priesthood to that of The Old Testament. Last week we discovered that the New Covenant is superior to that of the Old. In Chapter nine, we will discover that the Heavenly Sanctuary or tabernacle is superior ...read more

  • A Mothers Love

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on May 14, 2002
    based on 159 ratings
     | 14,636 views

    Mothers are soft voices saying, "I love you." And mothers are a link to God, a child’s first impression of God’s love. Mothers are all of these things and much, much more.

    INTRODUCTION Sermonic Theme Opening Statement: Mothers are teachers. Mothers are disciplinarians. Mothers are cleaning ladies. Some mothers are gardeners and landscapers. And most mothers understand that baking cookies is more important than washing windows. Mothers are nurses and doctors and ...read more

  • David, A Man After God's Blessing

    Contributed by Russ Cochran on Dec 10, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,569 views

    David had to make a decision to go after the presence of the Lord and receive His Blessing.

    David, A man after God’s Blessing 2 Samuel 6:12-23 I.David Wanted God’s blessing. 1.David wanted the presence of God. 6:2 a)The Ark was symbolic of God’s presence. b)It contained important contents of the faith. A gold pot that had manna in it, Aaron’s rod that had budded, and the tables of ...read more

  • Have You Done What You Could?

    Contributed by Ivan Casteel on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,833 views

    Challenge to believers to accomplish their best for the Lord.

    PP0548 DATE HAVE YOU DONE WHAT YOU COULD? Mark 14:1-9. Mr 14:1 After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death. 2 But they said, Not on the feast ...read more

  • Your Sacrifice

    Contributed by Robbie Boyd on Aug 3, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,402 views

    This is drama/sermon focusing on the story of Abraham sacrificing Isaac; with the attention paid to Isaac and his cooperation.

    (Build an "altar" of wood on a table on the stage area. Have an older man [Abraham] and an older teenager [Isaac] act out the scene as you describe what is happening. Make sure the teenager is large enough to be able to "overcome" Abraham, if he chose to. Dress contemporarily) Tell an ...read more

  • The Altars Of Abram Series

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Sep 11, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,264 views

    The greatest need of your family, your life, our country is to build altars. God is looking for altar builders to commune with him. We may have everything in life but if we do not have an altar it is nothing to God. God did not look at Abram’s status or h

    The Altars of Abram This sermon is part of the sermon series Abraham – Father of Faith Scripture portion: Genesis 12 & 13 Introduction: God expects man to commune with him. This is the reason he created us. An altar is a raised place, usually used for worship. In the Bible we read about ...read more

  • Keys To The Harvest Of This Generation

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Mar 31, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,054 views

    An outline sermon to encourage believers to do the commission of Jesus, to evangelize the world.

    KEYS TO THE HARVEST OF THIS GENERATION! (John 4:35 KJV) Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. 1. SEED (Mark 4:31 KJV) It is like a grain of mustard seed, ...read more

  • How To Hear From God

    Contributed by Billy Noel on Jun 12, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,018 views

    If we intend to hear from God there mst be repentance and real comitment

    How to hear from God? I Samuel 7:1-13 The life of the believer is full of mystery. Each day brings new surprises We don’t know what to expect or where it will lead us But what we do know for sure is the enemy is still the enemy And our need to hear from God remains unchanged But there are ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Jan 4, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,373 views

    One of the misunderstood topics of the Bible and one not covered so much in preaching is the subject of fasting. What is it and is it for us today?

    Fasting Griffith Baptist Church – 1/6/08 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 6:16-18 The Introduction My pastor and his wife were recently invited over to dinner at the house of a member of their congregation. When they arrived, dinner preparations were almost finished, and the member’s young ...read more

  • The Da Vinci Code: Fact Or Fiction (Part Three: Was Jesus Married?)

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 2, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,222 views

    This message deals with the Da Vinci Code’s lies about Jesus being married to Mary Magdalene and having fathered a child with her.

    DAN BROWN’S CLAIMS: “Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene. They had a child. After Jesus’ death, Mary fled to France. Today, there are physical descendants of Jesus’ bloodline.” - The Da Vinci Code makes some wild assertions here. Brown claims that after Jesus’ death Mary fled to France in ...read more

  • Consecrated Priesthood Series

    Contributed by Gregory Neill on Jan 31, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,998 views

    Lesson 4 in a series on holiness as seen in the book of Leviticus; examining God’s priesthood.

    Consecrated Priesthood Leviticus Lesson #4 I. Introduction A. Types and Shadows 1. The Old Testament is all about types and shadows. a) Hebrews 10:1 – “For the law having a shadow of the good things to come, and not the very image of the things…” b) The tabernacle, offerings, occasions ...read more

  • How To Win Big

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 124 ratings
     | 5,120 views

    Jesus has a deep desire to help us move beyond "get by" thinking into the victory of winning big

    How to Win Big Matthew 14:13-21 March 15, 1998 Morning Worship Introduction 1. What does it mean to win? Vince Lombardi said:Winning isn’t the most important thing it’s the only thing, winning is important in our society, For many people winning means to be the very best, NCAA tournement and ...read more