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  • Marks On Isreal

    Contributed by Doug Sanders on Dec 22, 2000
    based on 108 ratings

    We need to quite practicing religion and repent and turn to God.

    I. Marks of a sinful nation (v.2-4) A. Forgotten nourishment (God calls court into session and shows how He has nourished His children, but they rebelled against Him) B. Forgotten ownership (An ox knows his owner, a donkey knows his home, but His children more

  • Sbnr... Really? (Spiritual But Not Religious)

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Nov 16, 2015

    Spirituality grows best in an authentic faith community - Church!

    Title: SBNR – Really? Text: I Samuel 1:4-20 Thesis: Spirituality grows best in an authentic religious community. Introduction Some years ago, the toy manufacturer Mattel came up with an interesting scheme to promote the latest version of its world famous doll, Barbie. The new Barbie more

  • Who's Your Daddy?

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Jun 14, 2003
    based on 69 ratings

    It is only natural for the children to resemble their parents in looks and manner. The same is true of our spiritual heritage. It is only natural that we should imitate and be like our spiritual father. But too many people want to practice religion an

    INCONSISTENT CLAIMS - “ABRAHAM IS OUR FATHER” Verses 39-41a They claimed a linage to Abraham as their ticket to heaven. A Godly heritage can be a powerful influence, but never guarantees righteousness. They were really interested in honoring themselves, not Abraham. Jesus wanted them to see more

  • A Doer Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Sep 2, 2014

    The book of James

    A Doer James 1 I. The unaffected hearer A. Deception B. Discouragement C. Dullness D. Doubt E. Defilement II. The understanding doer A. He reflects the Word B. He reacts to Word 1) Profitable result 2) Practical religion more

  • Your Heart Is The “matter”! Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Dec 18, 2015

    PROPOSITION: Since Christ is the Great Physician; your depraved heart can be surgically repaired by Him.

    Your Heart is the “Matter”! Jeremiah 31 PROPOSITION: Since Christ is the Great Physician; your depraved heart can be surgically repaired by Him. I. What is wrong with your heart? A. Sin has been ingrained into your heart! 1. You have an inward propensity to pursue more

  • The True Way To Heaven

    Contributed by Terry Tuley on Nov 21, 2000
    based on 56 ratings

    An evangelistic Message to stir people to realize there is no other way to heaven except through Jesus

    THE TRUE WAY TO HEAVEN John 14: 1-6 It was the time of the Last Supper. Here we find Jesus and his disciples gathered in a little upper room preparing to eat together for the last time. Jesus had tried to prepare his disciples for what was ahead. They had literally left all to follow him and more

  • The Deadly Dangers Of Deceitful Deeds

    Contributed by Randall Bates on Sep 14, 2005
    based on 26 ratings

    The works of the flesh are a dangerous proposition

    THE DEADLY DANGERS OF DECEITFUL DEEDS (03.09.03 AM) GALATIANS 5. 16 - 26 1. DANGERS. „³ V. 21 - shall not inherit the kingdom of God. „³ 1 Cor 6.9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God. „³ More dangerous than death. „³ More dangerous than destruction. The more

  • Reasons For Rejecting Jesus

    Contributed by Bart Leger on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 37 ratings

    People reject Jesus for many reasons. Here we find a few reasons why.

    Some excuses given to police: Seat belts: • I WASN’T wearing my seat belt as I was getting changed; • I KEEP getting in and out of the car and it’s a nuisance. Red lights: • I COULDN’T stop for the red light as I was going too fast; • I COULDN’T stop because it’s a heavy vehicle and more

  • Moving Forward

    Contributed by Richard Reid on Aug 18, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    Taking your next step spiritually.

    Moving Forward James 1:25-27 8/14/06 But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does. If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his more

  • Friend Or Foe

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Sep 1, 2001
    based on 23 ratings

    A decision must be made; will we be a friend of the cross or a foe or enemy of the cross? This sermon looks at the characteristics of both.

    FRIEND OR FOE PHIL 3:17-21 During a Billy Graham crusade in Australia, a Melbourne daily paper received this letter: "I have heard Dr. Billy Graham on the air, viewed him on television, and seen reports and letters concerning his mission. I am heartily sick of the type of religion that insists more

  • "Godliness": Our Pursuit For Our Growth Part 6 Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Sep 7, 2010

    Keep in mind that to do what is right to make us distinct is doable, adding godliness to steadfastness.

    Have you ever tried swimming against the current? For those of us who tried, I believe we found it so difficult and we even felt like drowning. I think that’s the same drowning feeling when we talk about living a godly life in an ungodly world. Either we feel like giving in or giving up. Yet, more

  • Spiritual Birthmarks

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 76 ratings

    There is much confusion today about what a Christian really is. Is your Christianity authentic? John tells us how we can know for sure.

    SPIRITUAL BIRTHMARKS Matt. 7:15-23 INTRO. Have you ever been conned, deceived, lied to? How did you feel when you learned the truth? You were probably angry and you probably promised that you would never let that happen to you again. It is often the most painful lessons that we remember more

  • The Plain Truth

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 7, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    What people need today more than anything else is the truth concerning their eternal destiny.

    THE PLAIN TRUTH Prov. 23:22-25 INTRO. The world today is hurting for the truth. We hear a lot about the "credibility gap". That is the difference between what the people are told and the real truth. There is a credibility gap in the presentation of the gospel also. Many people are lost more

  • Answering The Call

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Aug 28, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    God is calling each of us to listen to Him, to hear Him to seek Him. Isaiah 51:1-8 has a lot to say about heeding that call.

    Answering The Call ISAIAH 51:1-8 Answering the call? Who? Have you heard God calling you? Yes – you! Do you consider yourself faithful? Do you consider yourself righteous? Do you seek righteousness? “Listen to Me, My people; and give ear to me, O My nation: for law will proceed from Me, and more

  • "Growing The Church” - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Aug 26, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    What are the biblical characteristics of a growing church?

    Last time, as we focused on verses 11 and 12, we made note of the two essentials of church growth - gifted leadership (v. 11) and committed membership (v. 12). A church will never rise higher than the skills of the leadership and will go no farther than the commitment of the more