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  • A Practical Faith For Real Life Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 6, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,708 views

    Jesus was out to prepare His disciples for their greatest trial, His crucifixion. But He was also giving us direction to prepare for the realities of life.

    A Practical Faith for Real Life (Matt. 26:31-35, John 13:33-38, Mark 14:27-31; Luke 22:31-38) 1. Students at Bible College/seminaries…lose track of the real world…There used to be an old saying, "It takes 10 years to get over seminary…" 2. In our church, we try to encourage an "honest ...read more

  • A Living Example Of Practical Faith Series

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Oct 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,040 views

    James was a pastor/servant whose life portrayed the practical faith which he encouraged his readers to live by.

    SERIES - JAMES "A Living Faith for Practical Living" "James: A Living Example of Practical Faith" James 1:1 James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. Today, being the first Sunday of 1998, my prayer is that not ...read more

  • A Church The World Needs, Not Wants--Pergamum Pt6 Series

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Oct 14, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,694 views

    “Be the church would ya!” Young people practice faith in the same way their parents practice faith. Studies today call this “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism”. It is a very self-centered spirituality; a self-absorbed Christianity.

    Title: “A Church The World Needs--Not Wants--Pergamum” Introduction: I HAVE FOUR CHILDREN and I can tell you—kids, are smart—they know when you aren’t living up to what you believe and what you say! I worked with inner-city, street-wise kids for several years ...read more

  • Look Who "Gets It"!

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on Oct 12, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,848 views

    As far as Jesus is concerned it's not so much religiosity and background but practiced faith in him which counts. This story isn't as much about thankfulness as it is about WHO was thankful.

    Is anyone here a Canadian? If you were Canadian you would know that tomorrow is Canadian Thanksgiving. In the States we have Thanksgiving on November 25th this year. The Chinese had their Autumn moon festival a few weeks ago. The Koreans had their three day harvest festival, Chuseok, just ...read more

  • Attribute Eight | A Man Integrates Motive Series

    Contributed by Vince Miller on Apr 29, 2018
     | 1,275 views

    He is aware that his motives are easily swayed by internal and external, positive and negative forces, that attempt to satisfy his desires. Therefore, he must be cognizant of the battle by directing his desire toward God.

    Well as we continue our path to discovering what it means to be a man of God, we are discussing the attributes of a man. And of course – we look at our model man, who is Jesus Christ. And as promised each time, we said we’d look at a – something that he told us to do, and something that he did as ...read more

  • Prayer That Works Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Dec 26, 2016
     | 5,262 views

    This message flows out of a personal desire to be more effective in prayer and a desire to help others along that journey as well. How do we move into greater spiritual authority so that our prayers get answered?

    15/11/22 www.LifeChurchSpringfield.org My message this morning flows out of a personal quest for more effectiveness in prayer. Anybody here like to be more effective in your prayer life? By effective I mean “answered prayer.” I’m ok with answers that say to me, “Richard, you are asking amiss on ...read more

  • The Heart Of Prayer Is Prayer Of The Heart

    Contributed by Michael Cariño on Sep 6, 2017
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,955 views

    Prayer that truly touches the heart of God and changes the world comes from a heart that is passionately dependent on God. Prayer is a great privilege and a great responsibility for believers.

    The of Heart Prayer Is Prayer of The Heart Matthew 6:5-15 Prayer that truly touches the heart of God and changes the world comes from a heart that is passionately dependent on God. Prayer is a great privilege and a great responsibility for believers. While it is true that God is in-charge of what ...read more

  • Getting Ready For Great Things

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Dec 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,533 views

    Are you tired of merely making it. Do you wish to do great things? We must realize that Jesus said we would do great things. He clearly tells us in John 14 that great things come from a personal, practical, patterened, powerful faith in a great God.

    Intro: This is a wonderful passage. It is a passage that is full of Jesus. Jesus is comforting His disciples who are just beginning to realize he is going to die. Thomas says we don’t know the way Lord and Jesus says I am the way. Philip is looking for a spectacular sign and Jesus just wants ...read more

  • Marvelous Faith

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jan 26, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,149 views

    A Pastoral Care message based on the text’s narrative challenging God’s people in my care to put their faith in Jesus into practice.

    Topic: Faith Theme: Practical Faith Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to put their faith in Jesus into practice. Response: Individuals will indicate their desire to grow in the practice of their faith by requesting a “NEXT STEPS” ...read more

  • Becoming A Contagious Storyteller Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Dec 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 846 views

    How do we develop in our lives so that we are effective "storytellers"? This message looks at the promise that we are not alone and that Jesus Himself is always in our corner.

    INTRODUCTION A. Beginning of this series, I asked you to decide then to make the series count. a. We can’t get something out of nothing – career, relationship, etc. b. Several prayer cards were turned in – We’ve all been praying B. Through the OneAnother Home Groups I’ve learned a lot in ...read more

  • Useless Faith Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 25, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,093 views

    Faith is so much more than a passive agreement to a set of doctrines. Saving faith transforms the one who believes. Without this transformation, how will anyone know whether we are saved, or merely pretending to be a follower of Christ?

    JAMES 2:20-26 USELESS FAITH “Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless? Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up his son Isaac on the altar? You see that faith was active along with his works, and faith was completed by his ...read more

  • A Profitable Faith. Series

    Contributed by James Mccullen on May 6, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,200 views

    Some people do not see any benefits from being a Christian. Our faith is profitable, and we need to be able to share that in convincing manner. In this passage James gives some illustrations concerning a provable faith.

    A Profitable Faith. James 2:14-26 C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES2-2.WPD {14} What use is it, my brethren, if a man says he has faith, but he has no works? Can that faith save him? {15} If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, {16} and one of you says to ...read more

  • A Godly Mother's Contribution

    Contributed by Steven Cook on May 8, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,784 views

    A sermon about godly mothers in our life.

    “The Godly Mother’s Contribution” Prov. 24:3-4; 2 Tim. 1:3-7 By Dr. Steven G. Cook I. Introduction Origin of Mother’s Day – In a small Methodist church in Grafton, WV, a Sunday school teacher named Anna Reeves Jarvis, decided to honor mothers. Her daughter actually is credited with ...read more

  • Faith

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 9, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,888 views

    James features on works showing our faith NOT works driving our faith

    James 2:1-17 Story: One man I admire greatly is Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941). Maximilian Kolbe was a Catholic priest, who was put in a Nazi concentration camp for his faith. On May 28, 1941, he was transferred to the concentration camp at Auschwitz. During his time there, he would share ...read more

  • Traveling Beyond The Impossible Series

    Contributed by W F on Sep 21, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,541 views

    A real Believer can count on God to overcome the impossible without knowing how he will do it. (Part 3 "Passing Lifes Tests - The How Test")

    Passing Life’s Tests Hebrews 11:8-19 Part III - Traveling Beyond the Impossible - The ‘How’ Test Hebrews 11:11-12 INTRODUCTION a. Movie - Pearl Harbour. When challenged by the Japanese opposition President Roosevelt stands from his wheel chair and says, “Don’t tell me it can’t be ...read more