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  • An Outpouring Of Thankfulness Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 7, 2011
    based on 27 ratings
     | 38,484 views

    Paul’s prayer burst into an overflow of thankfulness & praise. This thankfulness was because their lives demonstrated that God was at work in them and in the church. The Gospel was bearing fruit in & through their lives.

    COLOSSIANS 1: 3-8 AN OUTPOURING OF THANKFULNESS [1 Peter 1:3-8] Paul gave continual thanks to God in his prayers. So it was natural that when Paul prayed for the church at Colossae, the prayer burst into an overflow of thankfulness and praise. This thankfulness was because their lives ...read more

  • Nine Steps To Improving Your Personal Devotions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 23, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 5,402 views

    (Sin to Confess - Promise to Claim - Attitude to Change - Command to Obey - Example to Follow - Person to Imitate - Error to Avoid - Truth to Believe - Something to praise and thank God about). I Corinthians 13

    Nine Steps to Improving Your Personal Devotions (I Cor 13:4-8) Illustration:"I have met many young mothers who are discouraged by their inadequate devotional life. The term "quiet time" only reminds them how little "quiet" or "time" they have for Bible reading, prayer, and meditation. When ...read more

  • To Hope Again

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on May 8, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,423 views

    God provides hope as we look forward to the answer to our prayers. We see Him work little by little as we continue to speak words of praise and thanks. Hope sustains us until the answer comes.

    May, 2007 To Hope Again Ezekiel 37:1-15 INTRODUCTION: For years the children of Israel had experienced both good times and bad times. When their situation seemed most hopeless God would send a prophet to give a spark of hope and prophesy words showing God’s faithfulness to a rebellious and ...read more

  • I Think, "Some Change" Is Gonna Do You Good!!

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Jan 2, 2012
    based on 21 ratings
     | 14,695 views

    Jesus is the master life changer, He is in the life changing business,  His grace, mercy and favor will revolutionize your life if you will let it!   Praise God, thank You Jesus for your faithfulness!! Let me tell you how He changed....

    Jesus offers, Real Change, Real Hope The new year, comes around so quickly it seems like and it usually brings so many the opportunity,  to reevaluate the different things that they want to see come about in their lives. New things they want to see happen, new habits they want to see form, ...read more

  • Praising God Is A Ministry.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 103 ratings
     | 2,172 views

    Year C Third Sunday of Easter--April 29th, 2001. Psalm 30

    Year C Third Sunday of Easter--April 29th, 2001. Psalm 30 Title: “Praising God is a ministry.” This is a very old psalm whose origins are lost in antiquity. The Heading or Title attached to it “A Psalm. Dedication song for the house. Of David.” ...read more

  • Where Are You From? Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Sep 13, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,372 views

    2nd of 4 messages from Jonah focusing on our individual responsibility to God as his servants. This message is from chapter 2 and the prayer of Jonah.

    Four questions God asks Every Believer Where Are You Going? Where Do You Come From? What Are You Doing? What Do You Care About? In this first message from the first chapter of Jonah we talked about the calling of God and what happens when you reject that calling. How you become ...read more

  • Exodus Or Resurrection.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,215 views

    Year C. Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. July 8th, 2001 Title: “Exodus or Resurrection.” Psalm 66

    Year C. Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. July 8th, 2001 Title: “Exodus or Resurrection.” Psalm 66 As the structure of this psalm shows, it is a juxtaposition of praise and thanksgiving, of communal and individual prayer and of past and present experience. Verses one to four, give thankful praise ...read more

  • I Am A Sinful Person.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jan 27, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 2,475 views

    Year C Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany February 4th, 2001

    Year C Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany February 4th, 2001 Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Heavenly Father, “I am a sinful person,” thank you ...read more

  • Five Keys To Giving Thanks Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 327 ratings
     | 189,332 views

    This is a sermon of Thanksgiving. My prayer is that God is thanked – with joy and gladness – with thankfulness and gratitude – and with a heart dependent on Him.

    Five Keys To Giving Thanks What Do You Think of When You Think of Thanksgiving? Eating, Football, Long Weekend, Shopping, History, or Family? Thanksgiving is much more than any of this. True thanksgiving is not just a day for food, football, and family. It’s not just a holiday every fourth ...read more

  • How To Develop A Devotional Message

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 12,815 views

    To personalize the interpretation and application of any scripture use the following acrostic: S-P-A-C-E-P-E-T-S (Sin to Confess - Promise to Claim - Attitude to Change - Command to Obey - Example to Follow - Person to Imitate - Error to Avoid - Truth t

    How to Develop a Devotional Message (2 Tim 2:15) "Study and be eager and do your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial) a workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing (rightly handling and skillfully teaching) the Word of Truth." (2 ...read more

  • Pointing Out To Another What We Have Experienced From God's Hand To Share

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Apr 7, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 4,182 views

    Year C Easter Sunday April 15, 2001 Psalm 118

    Year C Easter Sunday April 15, 2001 Title: “Pointing out to another what we have experienced from God’s hand to share the joy of solution.” Psalm 118:1-29 This Song of Thanksgiving was sung in the context of a thank offering liturgy. We can easily divide the Psalm into two scenes: verses one ...read more

  • The Valley Of Blessing

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Sep 2, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 15,758 views

    Sometimes we face situations that leave us filled with fear and uncertainty. We don’t know how to respond because our situation seems impossible. But God works in ways we cannot see and if we will do life with Him, our growing trust in Him will compel us

    The Valley of Blessing Intro: It was Easter morning, 1799, and the people of Feldkirch, Austria, were terrified. They believed this Easter would likely be the very worst day of their lives. Outside the gates stood the army of Napoleon, and he wanted in. The citizens were ready to raise the white ...read more

  • Gospel Messages From Genesis 5

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Feb 15, 2003
    based on 72 ratings
     | 2,558 views

    Do you think that all those geneologies in Genesis 5 are boring and there for no apparent reason? Learn the meaning of the names, and you will never look at this chapter the same!

    It is important to understand that in the Jewish Culture, names that were chosen were very significant. For example, Jesus means "savior", Moses means "to draw forth", and Isaac means "laughter", because Sara laughed when she was told that she would bear a child. If we examine the meanings of the ...read more

  • The Grateful Living Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,011 views

    WE ARE GLAD AND WE ARE GRATEFUL BECAUSE HE IS GOD AND HE IS GOOD

    THE GRATEFUL LIVING (the name of our Praise Group -- as opposed to the Grateful Dead) BIG IDEA: WE ARE GLAD AND WE ARE GRATEFUL BECAUSE HE IS GOD AND HE IS GOOD INTRODUCTION: A Psalm for Thanksgiving; How do you spend Thanksgiving? What type of thankful tone do you bring with you to ...read more

  • Let The Lord Jesus Christ Be In Control

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,962 views

    We know that many are being disqualified because they allow the lusts of the flesh to overcome them instead of being an overcomer. Let us run with temperance the race that is set before us so that we are not disqualified and set aside by the Lord Jesus Ch

    Let the Lord Jesus Christ Be in Control (Rom 15:14) Perhaps one of my favorite songs comes from the pen of Eliza Hewitt who wrote: "More about Jesus would I know. More of His grace to others show. More of His saving fulness see. More of His love who died for me. More about Jesus let me ...read more