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  • How To Present The Gospel To Materialists And Philosophers

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 12, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,248 views

    How to Present the Gospel to Materialists and Philosophers - Acts 17:16-34

    How to Present the Gospel to Materialists and Philosophers - Acts 17:16-34 Illustration:A recent survey of Discipleship Journal readers ranked areas of greatest spiritual challenge to them: 1. Materialism. 2. Pride. 3. Self-centeredness. 4. Laziness. 5. (Tie) Anger/Bitterness. 5. (Tie) ...read more

  • Paul's Sermon On Mars Hill

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 11,331 views

    To examine Paul’s sermon on Mars Hill to the philosophers of his day

    Paul’s Sermon on Mars’ Hill, Originally preached on 2/23/03 7 pm worship service FBC Hull Scripture reference:Acts 17:18-34 Primary Purpose: To see how Paul addressed the philosophers of his day with the truth of God’s Word After Paul was led by night to go to Berea. After establishing the ...read more

  • Loving Truth

    Contributed by James Groce on May 4, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,706 views

    Pontius Pilate even attempted to engage Jesus Christ in a philosophical discussion of the nature of truth when he asked “What is truth?”

    ******************* Loving truth 2 Thess. 2:10b “…because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.” It is sobering to realize that this statement implies that we don’t naturally love the truth. Nor, for that matter, can we be saved without loving the ...read more

  • Why Was Jesus Born?

    Contributed by Jerry Lewis on Dec 13, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 8,946 views

    The Purpose and Reason for the Coming of the Christ Child to the Earth. Why did he Come into the World? Why was He Born a Baby in the Little Town of Bethlehem? There are Many Ideas and Philosophical Answers that men propose but God Clearly tells us i

    WHY WAS JESUS BORN? John 1:1-4, 14, 18 Christians Rejoice at Christmas. Rejoicing at Christmas, though, has nothing to do with Bells ringing, Snow on the ground, Presents under the tree, or Visits by Santa. The True Joy of Christmas is found in knowing that Jesus is Born, and Brings A ...read more

  • The Entrance Of Sin

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Apr 14, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,142 views

    One of the great mysteries that puzzles philosophers is solved in Genesis 3. Sin is no unexplained remnant of humanity’s supposed rise from beastiality, but a heritage flowing from Adam’s fall. Yet the focus in these two chapters is not on the fact of sin

  • Arriving On Time

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,798 views

    Time is one of the great philosophical questions of all time – if I may make such a circular statement. Humankind has been in conniption fits since the dawn of time trying to discover its nature. What is time? How does it move? We know how to tell tim

    Note: Although not quoted directly, I am sure that this sermon was greatly influenced by Chuck Swindoll’s work Living on the Ragged Edge. Arriving on Time Ecclesiastes 3:1-22 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI April 17, 2005 This morning I want to dispel one of the most widespread myths to ...read more

  • The Ultimate Reality Show

    Contributed by Bill Bowdle on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,316 views

    God, our Creator, is the ultimate, final reality behind the veil of mystery that scientists, philosophers, and seekers of every stripe, seek to penetrate. But God initiates his own search to reach out to us in Christ, and to connect us with his Ultimate

    Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. INTRODUCTION ============= Reality TV has risen in recent 4-5 years to seize the Entertainment World. Survivor - captured huge ratings 2-3 yrs ago- a show called the Mole burrowed into the home of Kate Pahls a ...read more

  • How Do You Receive The Word Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 5, 2008
     | 745 views

    The philosophers of Paul’s day are not really that much different from what we see in the world around us in a post-Christian society. How Paul addressed them can help us in dealing with people who collect thoughts like Matchbox cars.

    What did you collect as a child? I collected a number of things, pennies, model trains, marbles, and Matchbox® cars. I would wait anxiously until my mother would drive me down to the toy store so I could drool over the latest and greatest tiny little car or truck. I used to show off my more ...read more

  • What Is Truth?

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Mar 3, 2007
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,655 views

    As he presides over Jesus’ trial, Pilate asks a poignant question. It is a question with which philosophers, orators and men of all walks of life have wrestled. It is a question that begs an answer. Let’s see what is truth and what is not truth.

  • Holy Trinity

    Contributed by John Fruner on Aug 13, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,152 views

    For Trinity Sunday, using the Roman Lectionary

    The Holy Spirit has been explained as being the mutual bond between the Father and the Son in order that when one of the Divine Persons is active, the others are involved. I like this explanation and definition because I find approaching this doctrine, and thus attempting to understand it and ...read more

  • Using Comparisons Between The Traditional Versus Progressive Outlooks In Cr

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 859 views

    Using Comparisons Between The Traditional versus Progressive Outlooks in Cross-Cultural Evangelism

    Using Comparisons Between The Traditional versus Progressive Outlooks in Cross-Cultural Evangelism Introduction - Throughout the world there is a growing trend towards more effective - contextual evangelistic approaches. Increasing evidences of God using preaching that draws from people’s ...read more

  • Small But Powerful Series

    Contributed by Jeremias Fababier on Sep 1, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 15,766 views

    The power that lies in our tongue. it could destroy or build lives

    TOPIC: SMALL BUT POWERFUL Text: James 3:1-12 Introduction: Ano Ang pinakamabigat na tinapay? Hopia! Ano ang isa sa pinakamakamandag na hayop? (ILL. Most Potent Venom – A scientist has found out that poison from the skin of a tiny South American tree frog is far more toxic than any other ...read more

  • A Profitable Faith. Series

    Contributed by James Mccullen on May 6, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,217 views

    Some people do not see any benefits from being a Christian. Our faith is profitable, and we need to be able to share that in convincing manner. In this passage James gives some illustrations concerning a provable faith.

    A Profitable Faith. James 2:14-26 C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES2-2.WPD {14} What use is it, my brethren, if a man says he has faith, but he has no works? Can that faith save him? {15} If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, {16} and one of you says to ...read more

  • The New Chicken Littles: The Unfounded Fears Of Atheists Today

    Contributed by Chuck Colson on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,103 views

    Didn’t you know? The Southern Baptist Convention is going to take over the U.S. government! So says Kevin Phillips, author of American Theocracy—one of many anti-theist writers jumping on the bestseller-list gravy train.

    This article is from BreakPoint WorldView magazine: http://www.breakpoint.org/contentindex.asp?ID=146. -------------------------------------------------- Didn’t you know? The Southern Baptist Convention is going to take over the U.S. government! So says Kevin Phillips, author of American ...read more

  • A Word About Christmas Series

    Contributed by Blake Inscore on Dec 5, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,914 views

    There are many words we can use to describe Christmas but Christmas isn’t about words but about THE WORD--Jesus Christ!

    A Word About Christmas Part 1 Introduction: People have all kinds of different ideas about Christmas and as we enter this Christmas Season I’d like to share with you a few ideas about Christmas. But I don’t necessarily want to share with you my ideas about Christmas, but instead to share with ...read more