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  • What Can I Say?

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Jun 15, 2019

    This is a farewell sermon I preached at two of the churches I've been serving as I move on to my next appointment.

    Ah … famous last words. Here’s a few I thought you might enjoy or find interesting: When convicted murderer James W. Rodgers was put in front of a firing squad in Utah, he was asked if he had any last requests. “Yeah,” he said, “bring me a bullet-proof vest.” Drummer Buddy Rich died after more

  • Know The Power Of Resurrection!

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Apr 22, 2019

    The Apostle while still on earth pursued the power of resurrection through Jesus Christ and the love of God!

    Let us continue our worship by learning from God’s Word given through the Apostle Paul and addressed to a church in Philippi about 2000 years ago. God’s Word is eternal, inerrant and life changing and so the Letter to the Philippians are for our church today as well! I suppose we can say that it is more

  • A Prosperous Hand Is Seldom Pious

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Apr 13, 2019

    Should we not resist to flaunt wealth or even seek it as a pastor when the world and even poor Christians think we lack integrity loving mammon rather than God?

    "Piety and prosperity seldom go hand in hand..." "We live in a day when the temptation to the indulgence of the flesh is very great. Luxuries are common. Piety and prosperity seldom go hand in hand, and in many a case the prosperity that piety and power have brought has been the ruin more

  • Rejoicing Over Bad Things?

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Mar 17, 2019

    "Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right." Who in his right mind rejoices at wrong?

    Second Sunday of Lent 2019 One of the great themes of Christian literature, both in and out of the Scriptures, is the need for each of us to make a deliberate choice between the Two Ways of living. There is the way of life and the way of death, the way of following God’s will and law, or the way more

  • Profit And Loss Phil. 3 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 18, 2019

    We are searching for Joy in the journey this year and positioning ourselves to experience joy this year. Today we need to measure our lives in light of what is profitable for eternity and what is considered a temporary earthly loss.

  • Setting A Good Example (Part Two) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Oct 1, 2018
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    Paul was a good example. Paul said in 1st Cor. 11:1, "Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ." How did Paul set a good example?

  • A Colony Of Heaven

    Contributed by John White on Aug 17, 2018

    In this passage Paul describes some changes that should mark the life of a believer. He sets the bar of Christian living very high for himself and for all those who profess to follow him as he follows the Lord Jesus Christ.

    A Colony Of Heaven Philippians 3:13-21 “Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but [this] one thing [I do], forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ more

  • Keep Running The Race Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Apr 30, 2018

    Message 11 from Philippians

    "Keep Running the Race” Paul’s letter to the Philippians offers some key elements to “Maintaining the Joy of the Lord No Matter What”. I. ADOPT THE RIGHT AXIS -- SUPERIOR PERSPECTIVE The Exaltation of Christ in Everything Passion to Praise Jesus II. MAINTAIN THE RIGHT ATTITUDE -- SUPERIOR more

  • Inheritance Factor Pt 5 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Apr 19, 2018

    19th in a series on the wonder of God as our loving Father. This message continues the discussion of heaven as our inheritance.

    “The Reward & Inheritance Factor -- Heaven” Pt 5 (The Fatherhood of God Message 19) X. The Reward and Inheritance Factor We inherit our Dad’s riches and resources A. PRESENT AND FUTURE REWARD B. FUTURE INHERITANCE C. INTERMEDIATE HOME D. RENEWED HEAVEN AND more

  • Where Is Your Citizenship? Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Feb 28, 2018
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    Are we more impacted by our earthly citizenship or our heavenly citizenship? God wants us to be dwellers on earth but controlled by heaven.

  • Drifting Along

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Apr 25, 2017

    Drifting leads to ruin

    Drifting Along (Philipians3:12-21)) Intro: The two trappers In the mid 1800’s their were two trappers that had been trapping muskrat and beaver all summer and fall. They had been working their traps in the Cumberland Platue area of Tennessee. With their packs full of furs more

  • A Citizen Of An Unseen Country

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 8, 2017
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    How we live reveals our understanding of who we are. As citizens of Heaven, Christians exhibit defined characteristics.

    “Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their end is destruction, their god is their belly, and they glory in more

  • Making The Right Choices

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 28, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    Many people have echoed that same cry, “If only I had known, I would have done things differently than I did.” Our choices have consequences that can affect not only our life but also the lives of those around us. (PowerPoints Available - #309)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #309.) TEXT: Philippians 3:17 21; Joshua 24:15; John 10:10 As most of us are well aware there has been a lot of talk more

  • Peter, Paul, And Andrew

    Contributed by Gary Eller on Jan 17, 2017

    Everyone needs a hero!

    PETER, PAUL, AND ANDREW PH 3:17-21 17 Brethren, join in following my example, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern. 18 For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: 19 whose end is more

  • Guided, Guarded, And Guaranteed Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Dec 15, 2016

    Paul offers another example for the church to follow, guiding their faith. He offers a word of caution, seeking to guard them from apostasy. Finally he offers a word of comfort regarding the Lord's return, a guarantee for the believer.

    Guided, Guarded, and Guaranteed Philippians 3: 17-21 A young boy looked up at his grandfather and wondered aloud, "Grandpa, how do you live for Jesus?" The respected grandfather stooped down and quietly told the boy, "Just watch." As the years went by the grandfather was an example to more