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  • The Play

    Contributed by Paul Getter on Jan 12, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    The Play- one of the greatest football games of all time.

    VIDEO CAN BE FOUND ON YOUTUBE--THE PLAY The Play refers to a last-second kickoff return during a college football game between the University of California Golden Bears and the Stanford University Cardinal on Saturday, November 20, 1982. Given the circumstances and rivalry, the wild game that more

  • Trying To Play God?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 8, 2014

    Are we trying to play God today? What are we substituding for God?

    TRYING TO PLAY GOD? IS IT A SMALL THING? Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. I place a chair in front of the group. I discuss: WILL THIS CHAIR HOLD ME? No, this chair can't? No, it will hold me? There is only one way to prove if the chair will or will not hold me? I MUST SIT IN THE more

  • Playing The Fool

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 5, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Sarcasm betrays anger at ourselves or at others, but we cannot let it fester. We need to come to the Cross, where there is reconciliation.

    Words have power. The things we say to one another have power. Kids may deal with smart-mouths in the schoolyard by chanting, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me." But that’s rubbish! Don’t you believe it? Names do hurt. Words hurt. The things we say to each other do more

  • Playing God Series

    Contributed by Joel Smith on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    You are God’s catalyst for change.

    Several years ago a movie came out called Bruce Almighty staring Jim Carrey. It’s a good movie about a guy who is frustrated at the way his life is going, so he blames God and tells Him he could do a better job if he were in charge. God, played by Morgan Freeman, grants Bruce all of His powers. more

  • Word Play Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Dec 10, 2008

    While most Nativity plays at our SS Christmas programs focus on Matthew and Luke, this Word Play is found in John. It tells the story of Jesus’ birth from Heaven’s point of view.

    WORD PLAY One of the great highlights of the Advent season is watching our Sunday School students re-enact the Nativity. I remember as a child myself how on Christmas Eve we would have our Sunday School program, receive our goodie bags and go home to open presents. The Nativity play was a more

  • Playing With Fire

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    In this lesson, I discuss the folly of infidelity from Proverbs 5-7, and use Tiger Woods to illustrate how someone who had everything can lose so much.

    A. The story is told of a man with two badly burned ears who went to the emergency room for medical treatment. 1. “What happened,” asked the doctor. 2. “Well, my wife was ironing while I was watching the ballgame on TV,” began the man. 3. “She put the hot iron near the telephone and when more

  • Play To Win

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Nov 6, 2010

    Sermon preached at the funeral of a retired physician.

    PLAY TO WIN Isaac Butterworth 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 (NIV) 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not more

  • Playing The Man Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 3, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Fourth of five in our vision 2011 series: New Riverlutions regarding the commitment that would be required to achieve the vision presented

    Text: 2 Samuel 10:1-14, Title: New Riverlutions, Res #2: Playing the Man, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/30/11, AM A. Opening illustration: the pig and the chicken gonna cook bacon and eggs for the farmer, 40 Inspirational Speeches in Two Minutes video, “to do the same things in the same ways and more

  • Playing By The Rules Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Jul 11, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Christian’s are called to play by the rules. What are the rules?

    Text: Colossians 3:18-4:1 Title: Playing by the rules 1.Rules for Christian employers. (4:1) 2.Rules for Christian employees (3:22-25) 3.Rules for Christian fathers (3:21) 4.Rules for Christian children (3:20) 5.Rules for Christian husbands (3:19) 6.Rules for Christian wives more

  • Playing The Fool Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Jan 23, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Saul played the fool by 1)Ignoring godly counsel 2) Disobeying God 3) Giving into negative emotions

    Playing the fool 1 Samuel 26:23 1. Illus. of Alfred Nobel • In 1866 Nobel invented dynamite and built up companies and laboratories in more than 20 countries all over the world. In the process, he amassed a considerable fortune. • When Nobel’s brother died, the newspaper made a mistake and more

  • Playing To Win Series

    Contributed by Sam Greene on Dec 8, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    The compelling nature of the Law of Love motivates the believer to seek the higher good.

    Introduction: Our text reveals the compelling nature of the Law of Love and its relation to the believer. We’ll discover it has something it keeps, something it seeks, and somethings it reaps. Being impacted by the love of Christ will not leave you as before. It’s life changing work begins deep more

  • Play It Safe Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 4, 2005
    based on 25 ratings

    20th in series on Joshua. This is about the tribe of Manasseh wanting more land, but not willing to fight for it. They lacked courage, so they whined about their condition. Sound familiar?

    Joshua 17:11-18 – Play It Safe I read of a report called Play It Safe. The report said, "Avoid riding in automobiles because they are responsible for 20% of all fatal accidents. Do not stay home because 17% of all accidents occur in the home. Avoid walking on streets or sidewalks because more

  • Playing With Fire Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 2, 2004
    based on 36 ratings

    When confronted with sexual temptation, Joseph dropped his garment and ran. This is a good example for us to follow as we are confronted with sexual temptation daily.

    Genesis 39 March 21, 2004 (At the startr of this sermon I lit a candle at the front of the church and allowed it to burn throughout the message) Many boys in the process of growing up go through a stage where they are fascinated with fire. Good for light and heat. But if the more

  • Playing On The Road Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Mar 26, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    The games are on every day. Basketball now takes center stage. March Madness and the game it features teaches us kingdom principles that can help us win in the game of life!

    March Madness Pt 4. Playing on the Road Introduction: We have discussed playing with fouls, the triple threat of giving, praying and fasting, and the need to take timeouts and to end timeouts. This morning I want to talk to you about a subject that every coach and player knows is generally more

  • Playing Hurt

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 29, 2001
    based on 89 ratings

    We have to play game of life even though we get hurt.

    PLAYING HURT I Peter 4:12-16 INTRO..- ILL.-A college football coach walked into the locker room before a game, looked over to his star player and said, “I’m not supposed to let you play since you failed math, but we need you in this game. So, what I have to do is ask you a math question and more