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  • Powerless

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on May 7, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 9,927 views

    Our powerlessness is the result of at least one of three things and more often than not is the result of the combination of all three - Lie Faith, Lax Lives, and Little connectivity!

    POWERLESS MATTHEW 17:14-21 INTRODUCTION: In Matthew 10:1 we read that Christ gave the disciples power over and the authority to act against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. They were sent into Galilee to preach the kingdom of God ...read more

  • The Powerless Disciple

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 3, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,079 views

    God wanted to clearly give us an example of what happens when we are disconnected from His power. If you want to have power with God, you must give yourself to faith, prayer, and fasting. These three things will keep you from being a powerless disciple

    When we think about Jesus, we think about is ability to do what no one else has ever been able to do. The uniqueness of His ministry, or what made Him different from other “so called” prophets is not only was he a great teacher, preacher and evangelist, But along with is teaching and preaching ...read more

  • The Gift Of New Life Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 133 ratings
     | 14,122 views

    New Year’s Resolutions are based on the idea that if I can only change this part or that part of my life, I can be a new person. Jesus says, that only He can bring about the new creation... find out why

    OPEN: With Jan. 1st just around the corner, many people are thinking aboutNew Year’s resolutions. An article a couple of years ago listed the top 5 New Year’s Resolutions: #5: stop smoking #4: make more money, #3: improve relationships #2: exercise more #1 most popular New Years resolution… ...read more

  • Unleashng The Power Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Feb 6, 2005
    based on 93 ratings
     | 16,648 views

    Spiritual lifelessness is bound up in faithlessness which is exhibited in powerless prayer.

    (some material from Bill Hybels) SERIES: “THE CHALLENGE TO THE CHURCH FOR 2005” TEXT: MATTHEW 21:18-22 TITLE: “UNLEASHING THE POWER OF PRAYER” INTRODUCTION: A. Prayer has been called “communicating with God” --Here are some prayers from kids ...read more

  • Beauty And The Beast Pt.3 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 18, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,392 views

    The 3rd fairy tale we will look at: "Possessions are powerless."

    INTRO: Thought: How many possessions does a man need? Tolstoy writes a story about a man who lived in Russia who worked for and finally accumulated 1300 acres. His passion was to accumulate land. A stranger came by one day and told him about land in the East where you could have what you could ...read more

  • Being Ready For The Enemy

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 76 ratings
     | 7,969 views

    When Jesus Christ organised His church, He equiped her for battle, He did not leave her powerless.

    When the sun rose over Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, it seemed like the most unlikely place to start a war. The weather was perfect. Light winds. Cool temperatures. Blue skies dotted with puffy clouds. The birds had begun to fill the morning air with the songs given them by their Creator. ...read more

  • "How To Stay On The Mountain?"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,359 views

    In this message I hope to give an answer to the question, "Why the Church seems so powerless at times? Why can’t we cast out the demons?"

  • Do You Know The Holy Spirit?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 61 ratings
     | 5,919 views

    A sermon showing that God’s Spirit is holy; an attribute we so often fail to remember. We discuss the absolute need to rely upon the Spirit or we will be powerless as Christians.

    A man who was raised in the city bought a farm and moved to the country. He soon bought a cow. When he went to buy the feed for the cow, he was told the best way to use it for maximum milk. Several weeks later, the man came back to the store and said there was something wrong with the feed ...read more

  • Outside Of Ourselves Series

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Jan 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,043 views

    Christianity is rooted in moving outside of ourselves – to the oppressed and the powerless. If we are going to go where God desires we will need to move outside of ourselves and move into the lives of others. In chapter 2, James provides two illustrations

    Outside Of Ourselves James 1:26-2:26 Caring for unwanted children, building hospitals and schools, providing financial assistance to needy families, providing food for the hungry and homes for the homeless, advancing literacy, caring for widows, championing the abolition of slavery, advocating ...read more

  • Part 2 - Genesis 16:1-6 - I Keep Coming Back! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 4, 2010
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,942 views

    A young woman is being abused by the person she is living with. She feels powerless and no longer in control of her life. Oh, she has not been physically assaulted, nevertheless she feels hurt, scared and humiliated.

    Part 2 - Genesis 16:1-16 - I KEEP COMING BACK! A young woman is being abused by the person she is living with. She feels powerless and no longer in control of her life. Oh, she has not been physically assaulted, nevertheless she feels hurt, scared and humiliated. She is being threatened and ...read more

  • Rejoice, For Today Is The Day Of Salvation!

    Contributed by David Richardson on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 8,828 views

    At just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. The sacrifice of Jesus enables God to once more look upon man and to hold out His heart and hands to man and say "Come, now is the day of salvation."

    Title: Rejoice, for Today is the Day of Salvation! Scripture: Romans 5:1-8 5:1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in ...read more

  • The Graves That Couldn't Be Shut

    Contributed by Dennis Cocks on Apr 2, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 4,642 views

    In our text we see the singularly most important and impressive truth of the resurrection is a cemetery filled with graves which men were powerless to close. These graves were opened at the time that Jesus died; but those inside the graves would not come

    EASTER: THE GRAVES THAT COULDN’T BE SHUT TEXT: MATTHEW 27:50-54 INTRODUCTION: Let me begin by reviewing the sermon that I gave two weeks ago titled “Was Jesus Crucified On Good-Friday?” If you still have your chart, please take a look as I remind us of the timeline. We learned from ...read more

  • An Honest Confession Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 16, 2008
    based on 28 ratings
     | 5,696 views

    God’s victory over sin (59:15b-21) is not provided until genuine repentance is entered. The outpouring of God’s grace in our lives awaits our humble honest admitting to the hideousness of our sins & our powerlessness to save ourselves from them.

    ISAIAH 59: 9-15a AN HONEST CONFESSION This section continues describing the people’s sin, but now its seriousness, their helplessness to change, and the effects of their sins become realized by people. Isaiah has just boldly confronted the people ...read more

  • 12 Steps To Recovery Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Jan 4, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,511 views

    This series focuses on the 12-step program for recovery as adapted from the Alcoholics Anonymous program. This sermons gives an overview and discusses the first step.

    Twelve Steps To Recovery Part 1 Scripture: Romans 7:14-25; James 1:23-24; 2 Kings 5:1-15 Introduction As we begin a new year, I am led to do this series on the “Twelve Steps to Recovery” based on the twelve step program of Alcoholics Anonymous. I will not present the entire series ...read more

  • More Power

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 13, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,613 views

    It is the heart cry of the need and desire for more power in the believer’s life. Without God’s power the church will have little if any impact on others. Why is it that some people don’t experience more power in their lives?

    More Power Mark 9:14-29 Introduction: Many get caught up in the desire for more money, more power, more influence, more prestige. Many who follow this pursuit profess to be dedicated Christians. What they fail to realize is that what they need and should desire most is more of the power of God ...read more