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  • The Wisdom Prayer

    Contributed by David Deborde on Sep 10, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    Solomon’s prayer in 2 Chronicles 1.6-13 as a model for our prayers of guidance

    I. Obedience and Sacrifice precede Wisdom and Guidance (vs. 6) - we may withold tithes, service, participation, etc. until God does something - when we give these things to God, He will then guide us (vs. 7) - while God may not appear in the middle of the night to ask us what we more

  • Illumination: Hearing From God Series

    Contributed by David Beirne on May 19, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Part 6 of The SPIRIT-Led Lifestyle. Can I really hear from God? Will He speak to me in a way I can understand?

    The SPIRIT-led Lifestyle (Part 6) For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are children of God. Romans 8:14 Illumination: Hearing From God 1 Corinthians 2:9-16 Illumination: direct communication from God to you. Can God really speak to me? Can I really hear Him? The Possibility more

  • America In Crisis & God's People

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 108 ratings

    The World Trade Center/Pentagon Destruction and America’s future create apprehension; what is the Christian’s understanding of these things?

    Americans in Crisis And God’s People Intro 1. The events of the past week have tried us all; it has also brought out the good and bad in our society. 2. The good: no looting, volunteers, blood donations, and prayer meetings… 3. The bad: some people hardly watching it, watching videos more

  • The Power Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on May 4, 2005
    based on 123 ratings

    This sermon looks at six aspects of the power of prayer as seen in the passage.

    Here Peter is waiting for whatever Herod may have in store for him. Escape by his own means is not an option. He is being guarded by 16 soldiers that work 6 hour shifts in fours. One soldier is chained to each side of him and the other two are standing outside the cell to make sure he can’t get more

  • Blessed Are The Pure In Heart Series

    Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 17, 2001
    based on 170 ratings

    Sixth in a series of sermons on the Beatitudes - developing Christian character

    Blessed Are the Pure in Heart TEXT: Matthew 5:8 INTRODUCTION · Benjamin Franklin was committed to making himself a better person. So much so that he carried around a little book with a list of 13 virtues that he wanted to incorporate into his life. Each day he would concentrate on a more

  • The Voice Of God

    Contributed by Joe Adaline on Oct 8, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    We need to know with certainty when God speaks to us. We need to know what he is saying, and we need to know it is from Him. Jesus gives us instructions and challenges in our text this morning.

    Downtown is a large City-County building. It holds many municipal and county courtrooms. Probate court is there. Every day, petitions and writs are read and heard, telling the will and wishes of the testator. The person who’s will was to wish after his death, such and such would happen, such a sum more

  • Listening Guide To 4 Play: Four Key Plays To A Winning Marriage Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 16 ratings

    This is the listening guide for the 4 play material, adapted from Jack Allen’s work.

    Session One First Down: Focus on the Goal A. It’s hard to keep focused in a marriage. a A successful football team will line up for first down with one clear goal: To execute the play as a single unit. Not flawlessly, just successfully. b Matthew 19:5-6 "[5] and said, `For this reason more

  • How To Choose Your Chums And Comrades Series

    Contributed by Gregg Barbour on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 129 ratings

    Help your kids learn how to choose the right kinds of friends.

    How to Choose Chums and Comrades doing math with friendships gregg barbour. JAM. 8/10/03 Earl C. Willer tells the story of two men who grew up best friends: Though Jim was just a little older than Phillip and often assumed the role of leader, they did everything together. They even went to more

  • Blessed Are The Mothers

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on May 14, 2006
    based on 186 ratings

    1- A mother’s care 2- A mother’s praise

    INTRO.- ILL.- Did you hear about the oldest living mother? SAN AGUSTIN, El Salvador - Friends and relatives of Cruz Hernandez’s gathered Wednesday, May 3, 2006, to celebrate her 128th birthday, a milestone that might make her the world’s oldest person. Hernandez, who relatives say spends most of more

  • How Can I Know God's Will?

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 58 ratings

    One of the great mysteries of Christianity involves knowing God’s will for a person. Often we resort to fleeces, fasting, flipping, feelings or floundering to coax God into telling us His will. Use this GUIDE to know God’s will for your life...

    In his letter to the Ephesian church, Paul exhorted them to “redeem the time, because the days are evil. So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” It seems that one of the great mysteries of the Christian walk involves discovering God’s will for a person. That more

  • Week 1: Believe Series

    Contributed by Timothy Eldred on Jul 25, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    When you care about the dreams and visions of young people they hear their call from God and believe.

    A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: Dear Pastor, I want to thank you for taking the time to teach the Pray21 principles of Believe, Belong, Become, and Be from your pulpit during the next few weeks. As a pastor myself, I know how dedicated you are to accurately teaching God’s Word, so I have worked more

  • Let The House Be Built

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Sep 6, 2003
    based on 48 ratings

    Fasting and prayer is imperative to receiving God’s will in our lives.

    September 7, 2003 Morning Service Text: Ezra 8:21-23; 6:3 Subject: Prayer and Fasting Title: Let the House Be Built I love to read stories about how children perceive God. Most of the time, they are so innocent. Jesus said concerning children, “”whoever does not receive the kingdom of more

  • Got Stress?

    Contributed by Dennis Jones on Feb 21, 2007

    We live in a stressful sinful world every day and every where we go. Like the commercial says, “Got Milk?” My question today is “Got Stress?”

    GOT STRESS? "The population of this country is 200 million. 84 million are retired. That leaves 116 million to do the work. There are 75 million in school, which leaves 41 million to do the work. Of this total, there are 22 million employed by the federal government. That more

  • The "Be"-Attitudes Of Prayer

    Contributed by David Brockhouse on Aug 3, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    From our earliest memories of kneeling by the bed to recite, "Now I lay me down to sleep..." pray has played an important role in our lives. If you’ve forgotten the "who, what, when, where, why and how" of praying, here are some helpful "Be-Attitudes" tha

    From our earliest memories of kneeling by the bed and saying, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. If I should live another day, I pray the Lord will guide my way,” followed by the customary “God bless” list: more

  • The "Be"-Attitudes Of Prayer

    Contributed by David Brockhouse on Aug 5, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    In today’s fast pace, highly technological world, communications come at dizzying speeds and in the most impersonal of ways. In Busines a simple phrase is used to warn folks about over-communication: Be Brief. Be Bright. Be Gone. Thankfully, for the Chris

    From our earliest memories of kneeling by the bed and saying, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. If I should live another day, I pray the Lord will guide my way,” followed by the customary “God bless” list: more