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  • What Does It Mean To Be Dead To Sin But Alive In Christ?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 20,822 views

    What Does It Mean to be Dead to Sin but Alive In Christ?(Rom. 6:1-5)Are you letting the life of Christ revitalize all aspects of your personal life, relationships and activities?

    What Does It Mean to be Dead to Sin but Alive In Christ? (Rom. 6:1-5) Illustration:Sin, its effects: How does a worm get inside an apple? Perhaps you think the worm burrows in from the outside. No, scientists have discovered that the worm comes from inside. But how does he get in there? Simple! ...read more

  • Fellowship In The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Nov 1, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 3,121 views

    Paul’s ministry, like ours was one which relied not just on the power of God, but on many fellow workers sharing the load in the fellowship of the gospel.

    Rom 15:14-16:27 The King of Syria was having trouble in his war with Israel. Every time he set up an ambush, Elisha, the prophet, would warn the king of Israel. So the King of Syria decided to send an army to capture Elisha to put an end to this nuisance. The army arrived at Dothan where Elisha ...read more

  • A Soldier For Christ

    Contributed by Marc Bertrand on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,527 views

    Prepared and preached on November 11th to coincide with the Canadian Remembrance Day. This message could be modified for an American audience and used on any date.

    A Soldier For Christ Today is remembrance day. It is on this day every year that we pause to remember the thousands of Canadian soldiers who laid down their life in the past century to ensure that the Western World remained free. Certainly some were their by compulsion, drafted into a war ...read more

  • How To Enjoy Life More

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 11,854 views

    This sermon examines how we can enjoy life more.

    Introduction: Psalm 122:1 says, “I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord.” KJV How many of you can honestly say that you are glad to be in the house of the Lord this morning, as opposed to the finest hospital in America? Let me ask you another question this ...read more

  • The Last Supper

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 13, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,104 views

    This sermon examines the Last Supper in which Jesus institutes a "New Covenant" with His Disciples.

    Introduction: If you knew that you were going to die tomorrow what would you want to do? Would you want to go somewhere that you’ve never been before, or see something that you’ve never seen before? If you knew that you only had a few hours to live who would you want to talk to? Who would ...read more

  • Are We Living In The Last Days?

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 1, 2007
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,882 views

    This sermon examines some of the ’signs of the times,’ recorded in Scripture.

    Introduction: Recent articles or cover stories from Tabloids? On Paul Harvey’s noonday broadcast on Thursday of this week He said, “that (1/3) one third, of the nations of the world today are at war. Many of them with themselves.” Some prophecy scholars believe that Jesus’ prophecy ...read more

  • Gifts Of Service, Teaching & Exhortation Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 10, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,065 views

    Each of us has different giftedness and God has bestowed these gifts so our local body can grow in a balanced and effective way. These gifts are like tools in the box of the Master Carpenter.

    ROMANS 12: 6-8a GIFTS OF SERVICE, TEACHING AND EXHORTATION Here in Romans 12 we encounter a partial treatment of spiritual gifts. Previously we learned that we all have "gifts that differ according to the grace given to us." In verses 6-8 Paul enumerates seven forms of Christian ministry ...read more

  • Jesus Christ--The Cornerstone Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 25, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 23,526 views

    A spiritual temple requires a very specific kind of building material. It is to be built of living stones—the very lives of those who have become spiritually alive through faith in Jesus Christ. Such building must begin with Jesus for He alone is the foun

    1 PETER 2: 4-6 [Renewing Hope Series] JESUS CHRIST--THE CORNERSTONE [Matthew 7: 24-27 / Ephesians 2:20--22] God has called us to the life of building, not destroying. After Peter has instructed us to rid ourselves of evil and to grow up in our salvation, he proceeds to tell us how to do ...read more

  • "Making An Impact Through Work" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Aug 30, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 16,859 views

    What practical ways can we relieve the suffering of others and make life better for people. How can we translate our Christianity into our daily life through work.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches September 4, 2005 Dr. Marilyn S. Murphree Making an Impact Through Work Acts 9:32-43 INTRODUCTION: “What do you do for Christ each day?” a faithful Christian said. And I replied, “I drive a truck and fill the ...read more

  • As Others See Us

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 186 ratings
     | 23,672 views

    John the Elder writes an appraisal of three church members: Gaius - who serves others, Diotrephes - who hinders others, and Demetrius - who attracts others.

    AS OTHERS SEE US The third letter of John is one of the shortest in the New Testament but it has much to say to us. It’s a warm and honest pastoral letter. A straight from the shoulder message from a pastor to his people. Where encouragement and commendation are ...read more

  • Spiritual Warfare

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 103 ratings
     | 16,385 views

    This sermon discusses the fact that we as Christians are egaged in an ongoing spiritual war with the forces of evil.

    Introduction: We as a nation are engaged in a War on Terrorism. Our enemy dealt a serious blow to us on September 11, 2001. Since then we have taken the fight to our enemies but they have not given up. In fact they continue to kill our young men and women serving in Iraq on a daily basis, while ...read more

  • God Meant It For Good!

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 34 ratings
     | 11,137 views

    This is a narrative sermon of the story of Joseph.

    Introduction: Joseph’s story is a story that has everything in it, including political intrigue, sibling rivalry, love and hate, jealousy and compassion, lust and ambition, heroism and pity. Of course, Joseph is the Hero, but as we will see God is the main character as well as the director. One ...read more

  • Getting Out Of The Pew

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,710 views

    This sermon attempts to motivate Christians to get out of the pew and get involved in the ministry of the church.

    Introduction: Every now and then I come across something that is so good I need to share it with you. This is the opening week of the College football season. Tennessee won their game with California yesterday, and UK plays Louisville tonight in their opener. So this is for those of you who are ...read more

  • It Is Time

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on May 6, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 7,946 views

    This sermon examines the idea that it is "Time" we as Christians stop doing a few things and start doing others.

    Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 Solomon – The wisest man to ever live is making the point in this passage of Scripture that Timing is Important. That “there is an appropriate time for everything under the sun.” Introduction: Of course we know Soloman was right. Timing is ...read more

  • Is The Handwriting On The Wall?

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 1, 2007
    based on 34 ratings
     | 10,013 views

    This sermon takes a look back at ancient Babylon and compares it to modern day America.

    Introduction: Most of you here tonight have probably heard the phrase or expression “The handwriting is on the wall” before. But what some of you many not realize is that the phrase originated from an event that is recorded in the Bible. Turn with me if you will to Daniel 5:1-6. (NIV) On ...read more