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  • I Can Do Everything Through Him Who Gives Me Strength Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Jul 9, 2018
    based on 17 ratings

    Introducing the chapter of Romans in which he describes salvation as reconciliation, Paul says, "Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (5:1 NIV). I want us to think about 5 A’s illu

    Text: "I can do everything through him who gives me strength (Phil. 4:13 Niv). Scripture Reading: Philippians 3:3-4:20 Introduction Introducing the chapter of Romans in which he describes salvation as reconciliation, Paul says, "Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have more

  • Does He Fuel Your Fire? Series

    Contributed by Daniel Devilder on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    This is the 3rd of 8 "Health Signs" of a Growing church, "Passionate Spirituality." Our Pursuit of him makes all other pursuits pale in comparison. This series adapts the theology and theory of the work "Natural Church Development" by Christian Schwarz,

    Does He Fuel Your Fire? Philippians 3:7-11 Healthy Condition #3: Passionate Spirituality (Had this listed on a power point) If you’ve been calling yourself a Christian, you should stop. If you have ever encouraged someone to become a Christian, you should never do that again. WHY? "85% more

  • Embracing The Kingdom Focused Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Inspired by several resources. Gene Mimms’ books "The Kingdom Focused Church" and "Kingdom Principles for Church Growth, Rick Warren’s "Purpose Driven Church and Thom Rainer’s "Simple Church."

    THE KINGDOM FOCUSED CHURCH Embracing the Kingdom Focused Church Philippians 3:7-20 > The – Kingdom – Focused – Church. Think about those 4 words for a second. Each word has significant meaning. > The – An article denoting specific, distinctive nature. It identifies something which is more

  • Relighting The Fire

    Contributed by David Scudder on Sep 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Our passion for Christ toggles from hot to cold all too frequently. How can we love the Lord more passionately and consistently?

    Relighting the Fire Philippians 3:7-11 Purpose: To challenge believers to pursue a passionate walk with Christ. Aim: I want the listener to take the necessary steps to get closer to Christ. INTRODUCTION: When Paul met Jesus on the Damascus road his whole life was forever changed. Jesus more

  • Giving Thanks

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Thanksgiving message

    Giving Thanks Thursday is Thanksgiving, a time when we come together with friends and family and enjoy the blessings of God. We fix large family meals, sit around and eat until we are full, stuffed actually and continue in conversation, laughter and relaxation. This is the atmosphere for those more

  • Longing For The Likeness Of The Lord

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Paul had a great longing to be like his Lord. We as modern-day Christians should have that same consuming desire to be like Jesus.

    LONGING FOR THE LIKENESS OF THE LORD Text: Ps.17: 15; Phil.3: 8, 9 Intro: Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “longing” as a “strong desire; yearning.” It almost goes without saying that everyone has strong desires of one sort or another. And the list of things for which people desire more

  • "That I May Know Him”

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 45 ratings

    This message was birthed out of my personal burden to really know Him. I share it in hopes that others will have a greater desire to "really know Him".

    "THAT I MAY KNOW HIM” TEXT: Philippians 3:10 W. Max Alderman INTRODUCTION: Paul said in 2 Timothy 1:12 “… for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I more

  • Knowing Christ Personally Will Change Your Life Series

    Contributed by Scott Jordan on Jul 12, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    2nd in the series Living in the 21st Century

    Knowing Christ personally will change your life Living in the 21st Century If you don’t know Christ you can’t you tell someone else about Him. I. Knowing Christ is the most important knowledge we can have. Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of more

  • When Things Entrap Us Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Jul 10, 2007

    Most people believe joy comes from the things they own. In reality, things can steal our joy quickly. Paul understood how things could steal our joy, that is why he gave us two admonitions to keep us from the snare of materialism. Each of these admonitio

    Our culture is trapped in a disease for the desire of things, and we are not sure what to do about it. Consider the following facts… Gambling 60 % of adult Americans gambled in the last 12 months 20 years ago, two states had legalized gambling, while 48 states outlawed gambling – today 48 more

  • Giving Up To Gain Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    In order to find true salvation we will need to give up on the things that we thought would get us to heaven and claim our place in heaven through Jesus Christ and be blessed by His presence.

    Giving Up to Gain Philippians 3:4-11 Intro As we travel down the pathway of life, we all have at one time or another lose sight of reality. Times will come when we have to take a step back in order to see the whole picture before moving forward. Saul of Tarsus, believed in his heart that more

  • Have You Lost Your Passion?

    Contributed by Robert Bravo on Jul 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Sometimes we can be Christians for so long that it is possible we might lose our passion for God. We need to get a fresh passion every day.

    Phil 3:1-16 says: Philippians 3:1 - 16 (NIV) 1Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. 2Watch out for those dogs, those men who do evil, those mutilators of the flesh. 3For it is we who are the more

  • Holy Ambition

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on May 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    In Christ can be found a limitless supply of spiritual wealth.

    HOLY AMBITION Philippians 3:7-14 Paul’s Damascus Road encounter with the Lord (Acts 9) completely turned him around. It revolutionized his whole being. In Christ he had found a limitless supply of spiritual wealth that made everthing else as worthless. May we cultivate the holy and more

  • I Press On Toward The Goal For The Prize

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Apr 30, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Pressing on toward perfecting Grace in Christ

    Each day of our Christian lives we are in a race, once we have accepted Christ as our Lord and Savior, we begin the process of growing as followers of Christ towards perfection. Through the commitment of spiritual discipleship we spend time in daily prayer, study the scripture, as well as have more

  • Living In The Power Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Apr 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The Apostle Paul said, "I want to know Christ and the power of His resurrection." Paul’s ultimate goal in life was to know Christ and the power associated with Christ’s resurrection.

    Living in the Power of the Resurrection Have you invited someone to visit church with you only to be turned down for some excuse or other? Here are ten top reasons people give why they don’t go to church. 10 – Can’t find a polyester leisure suit to wear. 9 - Relate more to Rock Band and more

  • The Place Of Priority Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    There are a lot of things that can be idols for us, but only God satisfies. What does it take to put God first, in that place of priority in our lives?

    For those of you who have been following Canadian Idol, you’re not going to want to miss tomorrow night. Over the past three weeks we’ve seen the judges narrow the field of contestants from 13,000 all the way down to 143. And by the end of tomorrow’s show, we’ll be left with a mere 30 hopefuls to more