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  • Who Is This Man Jesus? Series

    Contributed by Floyd Johnson on Mar 23, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,171 views

    This is the first of a series of sermons on the life of Christ. Today we look at the world’s perceptionof Jesus.

    Intro.: In the summer of 1997 I was introduced to eight pictures of Jesus Christ. 1. It was part of the journey that brought me here – I was spending the biggest part of my summer serving as a chaplain at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute – a state mental hospital. 2. Mornings were spent ...read more

  • The Mathematics Of Grace

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 92 ratings
     | 2,092 views

    Grace does not add up. It does not make mathematical sense. Maybe that’s why its grace.

    God’s sense of mathematics does not make sense: God leaves the 99 to find the 1. Luke 15 God counts a penny as much as millions. Mark 12 God doesn’t pay by the hour. Matthew 20 ----1) God’s grace is to be received not deserved.(Mt. 20:10) ----2) God’s grace is ...read more

  • How Grace Changes Everything Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 4, 2001
    based on 224 ratings
     | 26,130 views

    When we encounter God’s grace, it changes everything because we die to our old way of live, are introduced to a new way of life, and find a new master.

    In his book "What’s So Amazing About Grace," Christian author Philip Yancey writes about a friend who invited him out for a cup of coffee one night (Yancey 179-80). This friend, it turns out, is contemplating leaving his wife after 15 years of marriage because he’s found someone younger and ...read more

  • The Church As A Filled Community Series

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,553 views

    Second in a series of 5 sermons on the Core Characteristics of the Church. Acts 2:42-47 describes the nature of the Early Church and in this sermon we see how God filled their daily lives and how he desires to fill ours.

    The Church as a Filled Community (Second in the series: The Core Characteristics of the Church) Acts 2:43 John 14:15-21 For our Lenten emphasis this year we are embarking on a journey that takes us inside the early community of believers, asking the question, “What made these people able to ...read more

  • Open The Eyes Of My Heart, Lord Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Mar 9, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 7,511 views

    8th in the series "Coversations With Jesus." Jesus gives sight to one blind man, but the spiritually blind Pharisees fail to perceive the Light of the World.

    Introduction: Clip from DVD "AT First Sight" where bandages are taken off of Virgil’s eyes. Medical experts have found that Virgil’s experience is typical of those who have either never had sight or who lost it at an early age. Even if a medical miracle is somehow able to restore the ...read more

  • Where Is God When Disaster Strikes? Series

    Contributed by William Norman on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,094 views

    God is worthy of your toughest questions.

    On July 28 this year, I included in the prayers one item of thanksgiving and one of intercession. The thanksgiving was related to what the media were calling “The Miracle at Quecreek.” You may recall nine miners were rescued after being trapped for three days 75 metres underground in a water-filled ...read more

  • What Burns You Up? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 17, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,615 views

    We have a choice: we can either learn from the real Jesus of Scripture, or the Jesus we’d prefer to believe in.

    What Burns You Up? (John 2:13-22) Introduction 1. Imagine attending a church service in 50A.D.. The small congregation of Jewish believers has opened up the meeting for sharing, and one a man about 60 stands up to share…. 2. I came to believe in Yeshua last year, though I met him in the ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit-Unity And Diversity In God Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,500 views

    An introduction to the Trinity, One God, and The Holy Spirit.

    INTRODUCTION Mark 1:9–11 A Japanese convert struggling to grasp the idea of the Trinity. Honorable Father, very good,” he said to his missionary teacher. “Honorable Son, very good. But Honorable Bird, I do not understand at all.” Illustration taken from A. Todd Coget at ...read more

  • Martin Luther King: A Prophet To America

    Contributed by Harold Miller on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 218 ratings
     | 12,884 views

    Though a flawed man, King inspired change in an entire nation through moral and spiritual appeal

    "M L King: A Prophet to America" Haggai 1:1-4,12-15 2:1-9 [sermon notes. 1/94. Harold Miller, Corning NY] going to look at a prophet --from God-- to America. but first want us look (briefly) at prophet God sent to Isr . turn to Haggai 1 "1:1" when is this? who are these ...read more

  • Seeing Jesus With Open Eyes Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 23, 2001
    based on 87 ratings
     | 2,141 views

    A sermon adapted from an IVP Bible Study by C. Nystrom to aid in story telling abilities

    SEEING JESUS WITH OPEN EYES JOHN 9:1-41 QUESTION: HOW DO YOU SEE JESUS? We want to see Jesus, and hear Him, and know Him. But sometimes we encounter times in our lives when we almost deaf and dumb and unfeeling to His touch. Yet, if we really think about it and review our lives with ...read more

  • Am I Repeating Myself? Series

    Contributed by Jay Patton on May 20, 2002
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,285 views

    This is a sermon about the importance of finding your source of joy in Christ and Christ alone.

    Introduction: A Preacher’s Verse – 1 Peter 1:12-14, I don’t mind repeating myself because Peter did, and so did Paul as we see today. READ SCRIPTURE/PRAY Background: Paul’s shifting from giving us Godly examples to follow to warning us about falling prey to false teachings which will certainly ...read more

  • Who Is This Man Jesus - Temptation Series

    Contributed by Floyd Johnson on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,042 views

    This is the second of a series of sermons on the life of Christ. Today we look at His tempation - which follows His baptism and precedes the Sermon on the Mount.

    Intro.: The Apostles Creed summarizes the life of Christ like this -- I believe in Jesus Christ, our Lord: Who was conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. 1. Yet, the life of Christ is so much more. 2. Today ...read more

  • Motivation

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,932 views

    What is our motivation to resist temptation?

    Motivation! When the circulation of the Pravada (formerly the official mouthpiece of the Communist party) fell, it was the “church” of the Communist party. The editors remarked wistfully that Christianity and Communism have many of the same ideals: equality, sharing, justice and racial harmony. ...read more

  • Survival Of The Fittest Or Triumph Of The Meek? Series

    Contributed by Soon Hock Lim on Mar 16, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,551 views

    Just how realistic is the way of Jesus, the way of the Beatitudes, and the Sermon on the Mount? Just how true is Jesus’ statement, “Blessed are the meek for they will inherit the earth”? (Mt 5:5.)

    SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST OR TRIUMPH OF THE MEEK? On Friday nights while all of us should be at our Cell Groups, ntv7 is showing the 2nd series of Survivor—this time at the Australian Outback. While I don’t want you to cut short your CG meeting to head home to catch the programme—still, I think ...read more

  • But If Not Series

    Contributed by Louis Bartet on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 24,612 views

    Living with confidence in the sovereignty of God.

    TITLE: BUT IF NOT TEXT: Daniel 1:1-4; 3:16-18 TOPIC: God’s Sovereignty, When The Miracle Doesn’t Come 16Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego replied to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to give you an answer concerning this matter. 17“If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us ...read more