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  • Coming To The End Of Myself

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 313 ratings
     | 11,931 views

    A personal story of great heartache and pain - overcome by the Love of Jesus

    Through out the last thirty-five years I have walked with the Savior one lesson continues to prove itself day by day - the more I learn about Jesus, I discover how little I really know and how much more I NEED to know! It never ceases to amaze me that every time I think I have reached a pinnacle of ...read more

  • The Pursuit Of Excellence

    Contributed by Mike Spain on Apr 2, 2002
    based on 143 ratings
     | 10,131 views

    Here is a motivational message that will drive home the point that pursuing excellence is not always fun, and may not bring instant results. However, the end result (if found in Christ) is worth more than gold.

    The proof of your DESIRE is in your PURSUIT! Daniel 1:8-17 Daniel 3:13-18 Four theorems from the text 1. The pursuit of excellence will most always seem foreign to those on the OUTSIDE looking IN! (See Dan. 1:10 and 3:14) In 1:10 - The official didn’t understand why Daniel would not ...read more

  • The Spirit Led Life Part 7 (Patience) Series

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Feb 27, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 11,976 views

    Patience in the lives of Christians as in God can actually hold the door of salvation open to non-believers.

    Gal 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, Gal 5:23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. I have been preaching on the fruits of the Spirit, tonight we are looking at a very difficult fruit to obtain and that ...read more

  • Be Fully Charged With The Spirit's Empowering

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 26, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,582 views

    Ask yourself what are the reasons why many content themselves in living on low power when they could be operating on the awesome power of the Holy Spirit of God and the word’s sanctifying influence.

    Acts 1:6-8 What is the source of your power? Theme - We can only know the power of the Spirit through being His witnesses in our Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the utter most parts of the earth. (Acts 1:8) Quote:Faith in God makes great optimists. Over in Burma, Judson was lying in a foul ...read more

  • We Have Spirit-Security

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Mar 16, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,400 views

    The Spirit secures our hope in Christ through faith

    Most everyone scrimps and saves for retirement. This is done in different ways. Some people have money automatically taken from their paychecks. Others invest in the stock market. Then there are those who don’t believe in long-term investments or the stock market, so they simply stash money ...read more

  • Going The Extra Mile Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Apr 12, 2002
    based on 103 ratings
     | 9,638 views

    This is a revamp of a same sermon I did in 1996, I hope it is better this time

    INTRODUCTION • One winter day a man went shopping at the local neighborhood mall. When he returned to his car he noticed a rather foul odor coming from under the hood and so he checked the engine. In the compartment he discovered a dead cat rather mutilated from being caught in the fan belt. ...read more

  • Jesus: The One And Only Series

    Contributed by Chuck Herring on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 138 ratings
     | 8,457 views

    Jesus Christ is the one and only Savior for the whole world.

    “JESUS: THE ONE AND ONLY” Acts 4:12 April 7, 2002—FBC, Richland Is our culture asking us to give up Jesus for a greater religious cause? Joseph Stowell, the President of Moody Seminary spoke at a Pastor’s Conference and related the following personal story. This past November he went to ...read more

  • Who You Give God Your Lunch?

    Contributed by Jeffery Karnes on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,062 views

    A semon about having faith that what you give to God (money, time, talents, etc....) will be used to glorify his kingdom

    Would you give God your lunch? John 6:1-13 I am going to talk about giving this morning. Now don’t get up and walk out, I know a brand new youth pastor giving his first sermon in church doesn’t need to start telling the congregation how they need to give more money, so that is not what I am ...read more

  • Strike Up A Passion

    Contributed by Wes Humble on Jan 6, 2003
    based on 164 ratings
     | 31,860 views

    To be consumed with God and God things through daily servanthood.

    Strike Up a Passion Part One: Faithful to his Call: The Submission God is looking for a people full of passion. Christ followers are passionate people. Christ followers are people who burn with a passion to serve God and others. Too often we take the life changing grace that has ...read more

  • Overcoming Pornography

    Contributed by Joe Fornear on Sep 2, 2004
    based on 120 ratings
     | 12,745 views

    How to overcome the secret sin of pornography or any secret sin.

    Irene Pepperberg, a visiting professor of animal behavior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is teaching a parrot how to surf the Internet. "Parrots are very social creatures," she says, but people who own them "leave them alone eight or nine hours a day." She says that leads to boredom ...read more

  • How To Ask God For Help

    Contributed by John Tung on Feb 7, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 8,146 views

    When we need God, don’t be afraid to ask!

    I. Introduction - the Benefits of Reading Psalms One of the benefits of reading the Psalms is that they present us with pictures of what godly people in the past have experienced and how they got through them. And when we read those stories it gives us encouragement to keep on living for God even ...read more

  • When Life Seems Unfair Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on May 1, 2002
    based on 244 ratings
     | 22,549 views

    911, Part Three

    WHEN LIFE SEEMS UNFAIR (JOB 1:1-2:10) The year 2001 was a sad year for a family I had known for more than ten years. The family was a staunch Christian family and for four generations the tight-knit family had served tirelessly in church. The matriarch of the family was a widow and her two sons ...read more

  • My House Will Be Called A House Of Prayer

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Mar 29, 2003
    based on 138 ratings
     | 15,595 views

    This sermon is a call to Prayer. As a church we get busy doing many things, but we must not leave our source of effectiveness.

    MK 11:15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple area and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, 16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts. 17 ...read more

  • The Secret Of True Happiness

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Apr 20, 2003
    based on 168 ratings
     | 25,781 views

    The psalmist uses the contrasting illustrations of a tree and chaff to share the Secret of True Happiness, telling us what it is, where it’s to be found and why we need it.

    THE SECRET OF TRUE HAPPINESS If the mythical man or woman in the street was asked what he or she longed for most, I expect the answer, in many cases, would be “happiness”. Jesus had something to say about this in His great Sermon on the Mount when He said: “happy”: "Blessed are ... the poor in ...read more

  • Towards A Celebration Lifestyle Series

    Contributed by Matt Day on Aug 22, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 11,408 views

    Study on Nehemiah 12, identifying the significance, process and fruits of celebrating God’s work in our lives.

    Celebrate! – Nehemiah 12 Kids celebration message : What has been the best thing happened in your week? What has been the worst thing? It’s easy to be thankful when nice things happen, harder to be thankful to God when not so nice things happen. It says in bible – give thanks in all ...read more