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  • I'm A Believer

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,026 views

    A sermon on how to maintain a positive outlook on life (outline and material adapted from Marvin Phillips from a workshop at North American Christian Convention)

    Sermon for 8/22/2010 Introduction: One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver slammed on his brakes, skidded, and missed the other car by inches! ...read more

  • Faith Without A Friend

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 1, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,967 views

    Be challenged to believe God when you can’t find anyone else to believe Him with you. It’s great to have a friend to have faith with you, but is it always necessary? Find out in this message.

    I want us to dive deep into the pool of faith, hopefully being instructed and encouraged to believe God - regardless of circumstances or other evidence that says not to. Faith is not only critical in the Christian life, it is a crucial element in the human life. Faith and hope are essential ...read more

  • Huwag Maging Negatibo

    Contributed by Marvin Salazar on Aug 24, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,597 views

    Huwag Maging Negatibo (Short Sermon)

    Philippians 4:8 Katapustapusan, mga kapatid, anomang bagay na katotohanan, anomang bagay na kagalanggalang, anomang bagay na matuwid, anomang bagay na malinis, anomang bagay na kaibigibig, anomang bagay na mabuting ulat; kung may anomang kagalingan, at kung may anomang kapurihan, ay isipin ninyo ...read more

  • A Simple New Year’s Resolution

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 1,289 ratings
     | 111,952 views

    In this new year, let’s make this one simple resolution -we’re going to make a change for the better. (Powerpoint available - #329)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2011) (Powerpoints used with this sermon are available free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request # 329.) ILL. Have you heard about the man who moved into a retirement community to spend the rest of his life ...read more

  • How To Give Courage To Others – Encouragement Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Apr 22, 2008
    based on 55 ratings
     | 31,086 views

    This sermon looks at three ways to give encouragement. 1. With your WORDS. 2. With your ACTIONS. 3. With your ATTITUDE.

    How To Give Courage to Others – Encouragement I heard another preacher speaking about encouragement a few months ago – and it really impressed me. The way that he defined encouragement was: “to add courage to”. He said, “A person who gives words of encouragement is ...read more

  • What To Do With Your Faith

    Contributed by Ron Crow on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 370 ratings
     | 16,869 views

    We must realize that faith is not a commodity to be gained, but a life to be demonstrated.

    What to Do with Your Faith Selected Scripture Introduction We operate on faith everyday...just not always faith in God. Illustration: Faith is central to all of life. For example, you go to a doctor whose name you cannot pronounce and whose degrees you have never verified. He gives you a ...read more

  • The Yellow Light

    Contributed by John Beehler on Dec 1, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,824 views

    We need to slow down and remember the reason for the season

    The Yellow Light This is the time of year when everyone starts getting ready for Christmas. The stores have the trees and Christmas decorations on display. They’re running sales trying to encourage all of us to spend, spend, spend. Elevators are filled with all of the ...read more

  • Containing Our Complaining

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Feb 13, 2004
    based on 141 ratings
     | 17,323 views

    Paul wrote: "Do all things without murmuring or complaining ?" Pretty tall order isn’t it ? This sermons deals with "Containing our Complaining"

    “CONTAINING OUR COMPLAINING” Phil. 2:14, Deut. 1:26-38 On the seventh day God rested....and on the 8 th day God started answering complaints. A man dreamed of joining a monastery. His goal in life was to become a monk. So one day he went to a monastery and talked to the head monk and said, ...read more

  • Sacrifice: Hope Series

    Contributed by Todd Bishop on Mar 29, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 10,622 views

    We are able to sacrifice because of the hope we have in Christ.

    Four weeks we started our new series … ‘SACRIFICE’ … and we learned three principles about sacrifice – 1) Sacrifice requires love, 2) Sacrifice requires trust, and 3) Sacrifice requires obedience … Sacrifice is NEVER easy, but God has asked us to sacrifice our time, our talents, and our ...read more

  • Making A Mark For Our Master

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 35 ratings
     | 9,780 views

    Psalms 37:37 Mark the perfect [man], and behold the upright: for the end of [that] man [is] peace. A Country preacher had spend the week at a preaching convention in a near-by city. When he came back to his local Church, he decided to try out some of the new words he had learned. He asked one ...read more

  • A Cheerful Heart Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 4, 2012
    based on 28 ratings
     | 18,905 views

    God’s Proverbs instructs us in how God wants us to live. These Proverbs teach us that God has designed us to function better when we are cheerful. Even our physical & emotional health is effected by our spiritual mood.

    A CHEERFUL HEART PROVERBS 15:13, 15; 17:22 In the Bible the heart can be the center or focus of passions; the center of the thought processes and even the spring of conscience. Heart, in fact, is associated with what is now meant by the thinking, the will, and the emotions of personal ...read more

  • Stolen Property

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Oct 31, 2002
    based on 121 ratings
     | 6,199 views

    Satan seeks to steal our spiritual blessings--the intangibles. Be alert.

    Stolen Property John 10:7-10 7 Therefore Jesus said again, "I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep. 8 All who ever came before me were thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. 9 I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. He will come in and go out, ...read more

  • Containing Our Complaining

    Contributed by Andy Cobb on Feb 22, 2006
    based on 46 ratings
     | 5,423 views

    An exhortation to control complaining

    Introduction: A man dreamed of joining a monastery. His goal in life was to become a monk. So one day he went to a monastery and talked to the head monk and said, “What do I need to do to join.” Was told that it was more difficult that what he thought. In our monastery monks are only allowed to ...read more

  • Life Is Beautiful

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Dec 9, 2006
    based on 22 ratings
     | 7,698 views

    Life is beautiful, life is short, enjoy the beautiful life God has given you.

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE #1 How many times do we let things cause us to focus in on the difficult times of life? We see war, murder, theft, and other bad things along with job uncertainties, families falling apart among other things. There is so much going on around us that is ugly it can be ...read more

  • The Holy Innocents

    Contributed by Kristopher Morris on Dec 26, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 5,039 views

    This soon after celebrating Christmas we read the account of Herod’s slaughter of Bethlehem’s baby boys. What does this tragic story mean for us today?

    The Holy Innocents Matthew 2: 1-18 December 28, 2003 Two weeks ago on my drive to church, the radio broadcast some spectacular news. I had to double check the dial to make sure this wasn’t some early morning comedian telling a joke. Nope, it was NPR, and yes it seemed what they were ...read more