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  • Halftime

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Jan 9, 2006
    based on 21 ratings

    The road to victory may depend greatly upon the right halftime adjustments.

    Have you considered the time as it relates to your life? In our text, Paul viewed his life from past to present. It was a kind of halftime assessment of his life. H e realized that he had accomplished much but the prize remained before him. In this halftime assessment, Paul decided to forget the more

  • Excuse Me, But I Got To Press On

    Contributed by Rev. M Edmunds on Oct 12, 2005
    based on 68 ratings

    “The Ultimate Glory-Moving together in one direction, purpose and toward one goal.”

    Paul, who is the writer of our text, challenges the Philippian church to press on in unity to become the best that they could be for Christ. Rather than be complacent with where they were, they needed to set their sights higher. As men and women of God who have different perspectives, needs, more

  • Why You Should Pray Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Oct 13, 2005
    based on 33 ratings

    All believers should experience an intimate and powerful relationship with God through prayer because of the following 4 benefits. 1. Increased intimacy with God. 2. Wisdom and understanding. 3. Power to experience miracles. 4. Peace and joy amidst

    Can You Hear Me Now? 40 Days on God, Prayer, and Cell Phones 1. The Advertisement: Why You Need It October 8/9, 2005 Don Jaques BIG IDEA: All believers should experience an intimate and powerful relationship with God through prayer because of the following 4 benefits. 1. Increased more

  • The Race Of Faith

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Oct 7, 2005
    based on 35 ratings

    Keeping the faith can sometimes be very much like jogging: its a battle against yourself.

    You’ve see them along side the road. They often wear ragged and loose fitting clothes. Their expression is usually a mixture of pain and determination. You’ve seen them in the rain, you’ve seen them in the snow, you’ve seen them when the sun is blistering hot and the humidity is nearly more

  • What To Do With Your Burdens

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 6, 2005
    based on 815 ratings

    Some burdens are meant to be SHARED, some burdens are meant to be SHOULDERED, and some burdens are meant to be SHED. Link included to formatted text version, handout, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    What To Do With Your Burdens Gal. 6:2-5 [Some burdens are meant to be SHARED, some burdens are meant to be SHOULDERED, and some burdens are meant to be SHED. Link included at bottom to formatted text version, handout, and PowerPoint Presentation.] We all have burdens. Some have a physical more

  • A New Year Challenge

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Oct 3, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Challenging for commitment in the year ahead

    A CHALLENGE FOR THE NEW YEAR “I do concentrate on this; I leave the past behind and with hands outstretched to whatever lies ahead I go straight for the goal -my reward the honour of being called by God in Christ.” [Philippians 3:14 J B Philips] As we face another New Year, it is good to more

  • The Transformed Life Of A Disciple

    Contributed by Byron Maynard on Apr 22, 2005
    based on 138 ratings

    Jesus never hid from his disciples what it would cost to follow him. To follow Jesus we need a transformed mind, a transformed heart, and a transformed lifestyle.

    Sermon preached 4/05 THE TRANSFORMED LIFE OF A DISCIPLE by Pastor Byron K. Maynard Jesus never hid from his disciples what it would cost to follow him. The Apostle Paul also testified of this when he said, What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of more

  • How Does The Empty Tomb Affect Me Today?

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Apr 5, 2005
    based on 41 ratings

    I share a couple important thoughts about how the Empty tomb, the resurrection affects us today as Christians

    The Empty Tomb and how it affects me today Pastor Glenn Newton April 3, 2005 Text: Philippians 3:10-14 10 I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11 and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection more

  • Just One Thing

    Contributed by David Seeley on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 104 ratings

    There are several places in God’s Word where the need of the hour came down to just one thing. Take a look at them with me and may God bless you.

    Text: Philippians 3:13 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. Paul, the Apostle, is telling us here what one thing he intends to do. Before we examine his goals I more

  • Looking Back, Planning Ahead

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 23, 2004
    based on 460 ratings

    In preparation for the new year we must look back, but also plan ahead.

    INTRO.- ILL.- Someone came up with these humorous observations or insights about life. 1) A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. 2) I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put it in the food. 3) If it weren’t for STRESS I’d have no energy at all. 4) Whatever hits the fan will more

  • Motivated To Move On In 2005

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Dec 17, 2004
    based on 204 ratings

    Are you more moved by your past or are you more motivated about your future? I want to motivate you to move on in 2005! Move on and face the future with strength, security and success!

    “Motivated To Move On In 2005” Philippians 3:12-14 Here we are about to enter a new year! If you’re like me you probably ask yourself, “I wonder what will happen in this New Year?” or “What unexpected event with take place this year?” I was talking to a man while in line at Save Mart and he more

  • Running The Race Of Life

    Contributed by Ray Estes on Dec 6, 2004
    based on 94 ratings

    This sermon is about forgetting the past and pressing on toward Christ-likeness.

    Running The Race of Life Philippians 3:12-14 Do any of you ever make out “To Do” lists? – a list of things that need doing throughout the day. Do you always complete your list everyday or do you sometimes have to carry over some things to the next day? If you seldom complete your list, then I more

  • Leaving The Past In The Past

    Contributed by George Rennau on Nov 17, 2004
    based on 89 ratings

    It’s hard to move forward when you keep the past in the present

    Introduction There was once an absent-minded professor who became so absorbed in his work that he forgot the simplest details. One morning his wife said, "Now Henry, remember, we are moving today. Here, I’m putting this note in your pocket. Don’t forget." The day passed by and the man came home more

  • Where Are You Going?

    Contributed by Bruce Smith on Nov 10, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    Where is your life taking you, are you heading in the right direction?

    WHERE ARE YOU GOING? If we were to stand in an Airport check in line what would be the most likely question that people would ask us? That’s right "Where are you going" But if I were to stand in the foyer of a Hotel in Bancock or Singapore the question would be more like "Where have you more

  • Yesterday Ended Last Night

    Contributed by Warren Curry on Sep 21, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    We have to learn to leave the past in the past. Stop trying to make right, the wrong made years ago. We must keep our eyes forward, looking at what lies ahead.

    Yesterday Ended Last Night Philippians 3:12ff Introduction: Illustration: Thomas Edison Biographers have written that Thomas Edison, the inventor of the light bulb, made over nine hundred light bulbs that didn’t work before he finally made one that did. Nine hundred times he went to all the more