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  • The Game Of Mutually Assured Destruction Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 11, 2015
    based on 19 ratings
     | 14,854 views

    It's one game board, but two games. Checkers and Chess are not only played differently, but they illustrate for me the difference between how the world deals with conflict and how God would have us do so. Do you know the difference?

    OPEN: (We showed a picture of a checker board on the overhead) What is this game? That’s right, it’s a checkers game. How many of you have ever played checkers? (almost everyone held up their hands) You know, I did not realize it until I began my research for this morning’s ...read more

  • Becoming A Kind Person

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,461 views

    Practical direction for real life found in Deuteronomy. In our day, we need guidance and to have the responsibilities of kindness defined.

    As I looked for a theme that unified some of the commands of Deut. 22-25, the word that seemed to do it was kindness. What is kindness? Goodwill. Consideration. Thougtfulness. Gentleness Concern. Thinking of the consequences to others; thinking of the impact of our words and actions upon others, ...read more

  • Cool To God, Not So Cool To Us Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,318 views

    God’s Idea of Cool Sometimes Surprises Us. Sometimes what is cool to God is not so cool to us. We must learn to understand God’s way of thinking and adjust our minds to tune in with His revealed will. Let’s note three qualities that are so essential t

    Cool To God, Not So Cool to Us (Luke 18:1-14, Matt. 20:1-16) INTRO 1. It amazes me how little has changed in the teen world since I was a teen. I reached the age of 20 in the Fall of 1976, by the way. 2. The music doesn’t sound much different, except for rap---which is not new; it is simply ...read more

  • How To Wisely Use Your Rights As Paul Did

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 865 views

    Learning to utilize and assert your rights in a godly manner

    How To Wisely Use Your Rights as Paul Did (Acts 16:35-40) Illustration:Early in my career as a doctor I went to see a patient who was coming out of anesthesia. Far off church chimes sounded. "I must be in heaven," the woman murmured. Then she saw me. "No, I can’t be," she said. "There’s Dr. ...read more

  • Serves 'em Right Series

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Jul 7, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 899 views

    Jesus once again raises the standard, I want revenge, but Jesus says,

    GETTING WHAT YOU DESERVE MATTHEW 5;38-42 38"You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’£ 39But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. 40And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let ...read more

  • Precious Time!

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,465 views

    A short exhortation for Youth.

    PRECIOUS TIME Proverbs 3:13-35 (A short exhortation for Youth) THE TRUE STORY OF THE LAST SUPPER. The painting of the Last Supper is extremely interesting and instructive. The two incidents connected with it afford a most convincing lesson on the effects of right and wrong thinking in the ...read more

  • Love- The Secret To Your Success

    Contributed by Dr. Keion Parrish on Jun 9, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,636 views

    The Secret to your Success

    Sermon 2 John 6 “And what this love consists in is this, that we live and walk in accordance with and guided by His commandments- His orders, ordinances, precepts, teaching. This is the commandment, as you have heard from the beginning, that you continue to walk in love-guided by it and ...read more

  • The Outstretched Arms

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Mar 30, 2009
     | 1,405 views

    Christ’s suffering & cost to secure for us the free gift of salvation.

    James A. Harnish (Tampa, Florida), in his 1993 Easter sermon, tells the story of a little boy who was not exactly happy about going to church on Easter Sunday morning. His new shoes were too tight, his tie pinched his neck and the weather was just too beautiful to be cooped up inside ... As he ...read more

  • Matthew 5 – Part 19 – "But The Guy Is A Jerk And Deserves It!” Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jan 8, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,113 views

    Most action movies have some aspect of revenge in their storyline. When the bad guy finally gets killed, I agree with the hero as he says, “The guy was a jerk and deserved everything he got!” Am I the only one? Jesus challenges my thinking!

    Matthew 5 – Part 19 – “BUT THE GUY IS A JERK AND DESERVES IT!” Most action movies I have seen have some aspect of revenge in their storyline. And I must admit it, when the bad guy finally gets killed, I am there saying on the inside “The guy was a jerk and deserved everything he got!” Am I the ...read more

  • How To Utilize Christ's Principles Of Missions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 26, 2001
    based on 177 ratings
     | 3,744 views

    Guidelines for a growing church that knows how to put mission back in the great commission

    How To Utilize Christ’s Principles for Missions Quote: The greatest sin that most Christians make is the sin of omission. Here are some time tested guidelines for helping us avoiding the sin of omitting the great commission in our service to the Lord Jesus. Illustration:It is easy to ...read more

  • Living Between Being Lost And Being Found

    Contributed by John Roy on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 6,299 views

    Life is lived between being found and being lost. What does it mean to be found?

    Living Between Being Lost and Being Found Luke 15:4-32, Matthew 9:18-26, John 4:1-22, and John 8:1-11 There’s an enormous hunger for God in this world. Often people feel the hunger, but they don’t know what they are really hungry for. "I’m hungry, but I don’t know for what," we say as ...read more

  • Make Room For Mercy - Make Room For God Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 3, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,482 views

    As we head out full bore into a victorious life in Christ, sometimes we forget the qualities of mercy and ownership. God reminds us of who He is and who we belong to.

    One of the big problems in being in battle is that you don’t know when to quit. During World War II some Japanese soldiers holed themselves up on small islands in the Pacific and hid away decades after hostilities ended. Some were even told the war was over but did not believe it. Two years ago, ...read more

  • Marks Of Godly Sorrow Pt 2

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Jan 5, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,511 views

    Three more marks of a truly repentant person 1.Longing to see others do right 2.Zeal to see God glorified 3.Vengeance – desire to see the guilty punished

    Part 2: Marks of Godly Sorrow 2 Corinthians 7:8-11 8 For even if I made you sorry with my letter, I do not regret it (though I did regret it, for I see that I grieved you with that letter, though only briefly). 9 Now I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because your grief led to ...read more

  • The Deal Of A Life Time: Forgiveness... The Pearl!

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 8, 2018
     | 390 views

    Have you ever found a hidden treasure? The pearl speaks of FORGIVENESS. The gates of heaven swing on the hinge of forgiveness. Give the gift of forgiving and set yourself free.

    THE DEAL OF A LIFETIME… THE HINGE OF FORGIVENESS… ONE OF THE GREATEST GIFTS YOU CAN GIVE. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I have a 4 inch hinge that I bought at Ace Hardware. I open with the HINGE, and we discuss what a hinge is designed to do… Later in the lesson, I have a ...read more

  • The King Is Returning Home With Expectations

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Nov 5, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,456 views

    Jesus focuses on our expectations prior to His coming and at His coming

    November 7, 2004 Luke 19:11-27 While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once. He said: “A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed ...read more