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  • The Battle Of Attitudes!

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Oct 8, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 5,044 views

    LIFE IS BUT A BATTLE OF ATTITUDES! THE BATTLE IS BETWEEN PESSIMISM AND OPTIMISM.

    LIFE IS BUT A BATTLE OF ATTITUDES! THE BATTLE IS BETWEEN PESSIMISM AND OPTIMISM. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Proverbs 15:13 A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. Proverbs 15:15 --- He that is of a merry heart ...read more

  • How God Turns Things Around For Our Good

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings
     | 38,401 views

    Too many people live with a feeling of fatalistic pessimism that adversely affects their thinking, emotions and behavior. The Lord has a way of turning around the most difficult situations for our good. Pessimists think their circumstances are the worst p

    1. Too many people live with a feeling of fatalistic pessimism that adversely affects their thinking, emotions and behavior. The Lord has a way of turning around the most difficult situations for our good. Pessimists think their circumstances are the worst possible because they believe that ...read more

  • By The Spirit Of God Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Nov 14, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,436 views

    We are discouraged -- because of the attacks on our nation, the problems in our families, the economy, or financial problems. We can be pessimistic and think things will never improve. We can be optimistic and think we have the power to bring about chan

    By the Spirit Of God Maynard Pittendreigh Zechariah 4:1-11 We are continuing our study of the Minor Prophets. Last week we looked at Haggai and this week we look at Zechariah. Both of these prophets are preaching at the same time – late in the year of 520 BC. Both of these ...read more

  • Philadelphia's Door Of Opportunity Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,923 views

    Encouragement to walk through every "open door" of opportunity that God gives us for ministry.

    WHEN WE ARE FACED WITH NEW AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND WE TELL OURSELVES "I CAN NEVER CHANGE, THAT’S NOT MY STYLE" OR SAY "THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN," WE PRESUME TOO MUCH AND BELIEVE TOO LITTLE. IN JESUS CHRIST, GOD RENDERS ALL OF OUR FINAL CONCLUSIONS PREMATURE AND ALL OF OUR TALK ...read more

  • A Spy Story

    Contributed by Norm Beckett on Jul 31, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,715 views

    To know that God is available to help you face your fears

    A SPY STORY “And Moses sent them to spy out the land of Caanan” (Numbers 13: 17). I don’t mind a spy story do you? There is something about the mystery and intrigue that gathers around a good spy yarn that just gets you in. You might have read spy stories by Tom Clancy, Len Deighton, ...read more

  • In And Out Of Depression Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,593 views

    Just as David went into a "funk" of depression while he waited for God, we too need to watch out for periods of depression as we wait for God to work in our lives.

    What can make us fall into “the pits?” -Taking the wrong viewpoint “David said in his heart…” -Pessimism “I shall now perish…” -Defeatist thinking “There is nothing better for me…” What happened to Israel’s future king? +He lost his own identity and became displaced “Make ...read more

  • Micah Series

    Contributed by Michael Goodfellow on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 11,351 views

    Continuing a series on the minor prophets.

    Today I continue my teaching on the Minor Prophets with Micah. He is the last great prophet of the 8th century, the century which gave us Amos and Hosea and Isaiah. His father’s name is not recorded leaving some to think he was of low birth, from a peasant family. He was from a small village in the ...read more

  • Be Happy Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,453 views

    The church of Jesus Christ needs to be filled with therapists who dispense laughter and happiness to all they come in contact with.

    Be Happy- part 1 Thesis: The church of Jesus Christ needs to be filled with therapists who dispense laughter and happiness to all they come in contact with. Introduction: Today is Palm Sunday and Scripture describes for us what happened that day when Jesus rode into Jerusalem Matthew ...read more

  • How To Overcome Depression Or Discouragement

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 138 ratings
     | 14,986 views

    1. Depression (Feelings of dejection, sadness, apathy, inertia, difficulty in gaining energy or excitement, fatigue, pessimism, hopelessness, fear, attitudes of worthlessness, hopelessness, loss of interest, inability to experience pleasure, a loss of self-esteem or potential) is experienced by ...read more

  • Giving Thanks

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,779 views

    For Christians, thanksgiving should not end at the observance of the holiday, but should be a constant attitude of the soul.

    Thanksgiving Day began with the Pilgrims of the Plymouth Colony. In 1621, Governor Bradford appointed a day of thanksgiving, a day of feasting and expressing gratitude. Abraham Lincoln, in the midst of the Civil War, in 1863, established the annual celebration of Thanksgiving when he issued a ...read more

  • Three Steps To Victorious Living

    Contributed by Greg Cooper on Jan 11, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 63,415 views

    IT IS NOT GOD’S WILL FOR HIS CHILDREN TO WALK IN DEFEAT, BUT TO LIVE DAILY IN VICTORY.

    Title: Three Steps To Victorious Living Text: I John 5:4b Intro: ABC Wide World of Sports use to come on with the words “The Thrill of Victory and the agony of defeat.” There is nothing as exciting as winning. The taste of victory in our lives is sweet. Victory is essential to our health and ...read more

  • Test The Spirits, Whether They Be From God Or Not.

    Contributed by Arthur Potter on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 76 ratings
     | 1,344 views

    Let me ask you a question. How many people do you think stay home now, that used to enjoy a rich, full, spiritual life with God. And why do you think they stay home?

    Look around you this morning, tell me what do you see? Let me ask you a question. How many people do you think stay home now, that used to enjoy a rich, full, spiritual life with God. And why do you think they stay home? The only explanation is that they did not as we studied, “Test the ...read more

  • Dealing With Idiots And Other Difficult People

    Contributed by Jim Miller on Aug 24, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 7,400 views

    Christ had to deal with difficult people in His own inner circle. How did He deal with them? And how does He deal with us?

    Dealing With Idiots and Other Difficult People Romans 12.18 "If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone." INTRODUCTION. Do you have some difficult people in your world? A. I’ll bet you have some difficult people in your life too. A ... 1. SHERMAN TANK for ...read more

  • Expect Great Things From God And Attempt Great Things For God - Isa 54:1-4

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 16, 2002
    based on 219 ratings
     | 38,370 views

    Expect Great Things from God and Attempt Great Things for God - Isa 54:1-4

    Expect Great Things for God and Attempt Great Things for God - Isa 54:1-4 Illustration: Just before his first London crusade, Billy Graham was asked by a newspaper reporter, "Are you an optimist or a pessimist?" Billy said without hesitation, "I’m an optimist! I know God and I have read the end ...read more

  • 911 Hope

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,690 views

    Text from a 911 service

    911 Hope In a time of economic uncertainty and personal insecurity, couples around the country have defied the pessimism and decided to have a child. Many of these couples say they were influenced to do so because of the events of September 11. They saw the towers burning and when they got home ...read more