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  • This Is The Day: Rejoice!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Aug 10, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,615 views

    To rejoice is a choice. People with far less are happier than we are. Why? Because they focus on enjoying today and don't fret about tomorrow. Jesus said to do that! We need to be grateful for what we have.

    THIS IS THE DAY: REJOICE! Ps. 118:24 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: THE SOUR INTERVIEW 1. Some people have a knack for picking things. Hannah went to a citrus Farm and asked Henry, the manager, if there are any jobs available at the farm. 2. He told her that the only job available was for a ...read more

  • A Merry Heart Does A Body Good...

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Feb 21, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,740 views

    A message meant to encourage Christians to have a more positive outlook on life rather than live in the negative all the time.

    A Merry Heart Does a Body Good… Various Scriptures July 22, 2007 I’d like to think that I’m overall, a pretty positive guy. I like to joke around, I like to laugh, and I try not to take myself too seriously. But every now and again I have to stop and wonder if I really am that positive ...read more

  • Clean Slate Developing A Closer Walk With Thee Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sims on Jan 13, 2016
     | 2,721 views

    Starting fresh as we forget about our past and begin to focus on what we can and will do in order to gain a closer relationship with God

    Clean Slate Isaiah 43: 18-19 Well 2015 is in the books, one year of our life gone. I’m sure that all of us here today, as well as people all over the world experienced joy and happiness as well as heartache and pain as we journeyed through our life this past year. I want you to think ...read more

  • Solving Big Problems Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Sep 26, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,627 views

    Gaining insights on how to have the positive outlook it takes to face problems effectively - based on Christ’s healing of the man born blind.

    (CEV) As Jesus walked along, he saw a man who had been blind since birth. 2 Jesus’ disciples asked, "Teacher, why was this man born blind? Was it because he or his parents sinned?" 3 "No it wasn’t!" Jesus answered. "But because of his blindness, you will see God work a miracle for him. 4 As ...read more

  • I'm A Believer

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,808 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

  • The Eye Opener

    Contributed by Chris Beam on Mar 21, 2015
     | 6,522 views

    There are several important eye-openers that we can gain from this miracle that will help give us a positive outlook when we face problems in our lives.

    The Eye Opener John 9:1-11 Over the past several weeks we’ve been looking at the miracles recorded in the Gospel of John so that we can see how Jesus’ can make our impossible situations possible. This week, however, I want to skip over the fifth miracle of Jesus walking on water ...read more

  • Our Victory Is Certain Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Feb 5, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,086 views

    If anyone had ever had a reason to be afraid and discouraged it would have been Paul as we find him here in a Roman jail writing to one of his closest friends. How can we have a positive outlook when we are living in a negative situation?

    Our Victory is Certain II Timothy 4:16-18 Purpose: To describe the commitment we should have to serving Christ. Aim: I want the listener to be inspired to stand up for Christ every day without wavering. INTRODUCTION: If anyone had ever had a reason to be afraid and discouraged it would ...read more

  • Extreme Makeover: Soul Inspiration Series

    Contributed by Todd Bishop on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,876 views

    Everyone has something in their life that needs to be made new.

    Reasons we are encouraged/discouraged? (get answers from audience) These are all situational. Circumstances change. ILLUSTRATION: Roller coaster analogy-112 hours a week on an actual roller coaster. We are awake approx. 112 hours a week and life can be like a roller coaster. ...read more

  • Work It Out: Turning Tough Times Into Personal Growth

    Contributed by Mark Jobe on Sep 15, 2011
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,580 views

    1) Start choosing an attitude of joy 2) Persevere so you can grow 3) Ask God for wisdom and he will give it 4) Don’t rely on your resources to get through 5) Remember there is reward and blessing in the end.

    Which James? Author: There are several men named James mentioned in the New Testament (5), but reliable tradition assigns this book to the one called James the Just - the half-brother of Jesus. Jesus had brothers (Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3), and brother of Jude (Jude 1:1), who led the church in ...read more

  • The Journey Of Joy

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,105 views

    The secret of finding joy in life is looking in the right place and looking in the right person, God.

    The Journey of Joy Selected Passages September 3, 2001 Introduction I. The Road to Happiness A. Construction on the highway: We have all seen more than our share of highway construction. Lots of heavy equipment rearranging the terrain, moving earth and removing old pavement. It causes long ...read more

  • Priorities In Prayer

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,837 views

    What are your priorities. Are they reading the paper before prayer - Prayer should always before Paper

    Priorities in Prayer Psalm 5:1-3 Bro Rodney Fry FBC Lead Hill 7/29/2007 Introduction: The Psalmist Sorts out His Priorities He decides God will have the best hours of the day He Offers God the mornings of his life Spurgeon Spoke on the Importance of starting the Day with ...read more

  • Faith Without A Friend

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,916 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

  • Developing A Church That Cares

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on May 3, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,867 views

    building a community of faith

    Intro: ILL. A youth minister was attending a Special Olympics where handicapped children competed with tremendous dedication & enthusiasm. One event was the 220-yard dash, Contestants lined up at the starting line, & at the signal, started running as fast as they could. One boy by the name of ...read more

  • Huwag Maging Negatibo

    Contributed by Marvin Salazar on Aug 28, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,470 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

  • How To Accomplish A Big Hard Scary Job Lesson 11 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 17, 2017
     | 1,140 views

    When you don't know where to start

    A. SIZE UP BIG JOBS WITH A BIG OVERALL PERSPECTIVE: JOSHUA 10:16-43 1. Why big jobs defeat us? a. We’re scared of failure. b. We don’t know where to start. c. We’ve failed at big jobs before. d. Lack of motivation. e. Worthy goal, but not with my limitations. “God led Israel to cross ...read more