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  • Entering The Wilnderness

    Contributed by John Vella on Feb 2, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Making space for God.

    First Sunday of Lent (B) March 5, 2006 Readings: more

  • Ask, Seek, Knock Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on May 3, 2005
    based on 38 ratings

    1. Prayer’s cornerstone is the character of God. 2. Prayer is powered by our persistence. 3. Prayer is founded on faith.

    A Chicago based company claims the prize as one of the world’s largest magazine fulfillment firms. Translated, that means they handle subscription mailings by computer. One of their main responsibilities is to send out renewal and expiration notices. But as computers do, there was a malfunction more

  • Rough Knees Series

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 19, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    Message series in book of James: “Extreme Makeover: What Really Looks Good to God”Encouragement to seek God in prayer especially when circumstances weigh you down

    Rough Knees 13Are any among you suffering? They should keep on praying about it. And those who have reason to be thankful should continually sing praises to the Lord. 14Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in more

  • Living With Things You Cannot Change

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Sep 18, 2005
    based on 22 ratings

    Godly people encounter painful things that will not change this side of eternity.

    Living With Things You Cannot Change 2 Sam. 12:13-20, 23; 2 Cor. 12:7-9a Sept. 18, 2005 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: A Diann Beck testimony B Then David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD." And Nathan said to David, more

  • Shaken, Not Stirred

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Nov 18, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    God stirs believers to serve after they have come boldly to Him in prayer.

    "Shaken, Not Stirred" Acts 4.31 NASB (1 of 1) November 14, 2004 Chester FBC, Chester, Illinois Mike Fogerson, Speaker A Video of Acts In a magazine some time ago there appeared an article about the installation of a new organ in a New York City church. It was a rare and costly more

  • Why Revival Tarries, Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jul 15, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    God is always here, but where have the people of prayer gone?

    Why Revival Tarries, Part 3 May 25, 2011 A And he took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and smote the waters, and said, Where is the LORD God of Elijah? and when he also had smitten the waters, they parted hither and thither: and Elisha went over. 2 Kings 2:14 (KJV) “Where is the more

  • Power Of Persistent Prayer

    Contributed by Richard White on Feb 16, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    We have not because we ask not. There is power in persistent prayer.

    The Power of Persistent Prayer James 5:13ff Luke 18:1-18 Recently there has been much information in the media about the Islamic faith. You might have learned more about the Muslims in the last year than you did all the rest of your life. I was interested to learn about one of their “Five more

  • If My People

    Contributed by Richard White on Oct 30, 2009
    based on 41 ratings

    Using our greatest weapon in order to defeat our greatest enemy and bring revival to our land.

    If My People… 2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. The sentence, as it continues, forms what is probably the more

  • Worthy To Be Called Mother

    Contributed by Richard White on May 9, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    The title and idea comes from other contributors to this website. What does a mother really do? She prays persistently to move the Hand that made the world.

    Worthy to be called Mother (Outline) Matthew 15:21-28 Mark 7:24-30 She is worthy of the title MOTHER, she cares so much for her daughter she was willing to go to great lengths to have her daughter healed. She must have heard of Jesus, she is a Gentile, yet she calls Jesus by a Jewish title. more

  • My House Shall Be A House Of Prayer

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 32 ratings

    Above all, the flavour of the church should be prayer.

    A Most Amazing Jesus Cornwall June 21, 2003 One of the most amazing Jesus actions is recorded in the gospel of Mark, where we looked last week to see some of the ways he cares for us and for us to know what we can take to him for help. This action seems most unexpected and, even, out of more

  • Startled By Prayer

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 7, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    A sermon on prayer from the lives of Hezekiah, Zechariah, and Cornelius.

    Sermon for 9/4/2005 Startled by Prayer Introduction: Tell the story of the new minister going to call on a lady in the hospital. He prayed over her and she was healed. WBTU: At the UNC- Chapel Hill Campus House and I was praying and Michael Walker came up behind me and startled me. more

  • Keep Your Old Tire Jack!

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 26, 2016

    Pray shamelessly, pray persistently, pray expectantly (Outline taken from Sermon Central's David Taylor at:; Last point adapted from Michael Mack from Small Group Vital Signs, pg. 142)

    HoHum: It was a dark night. The traveler had a flat tire on a seldom used road. To complicate matters, he could not find his tire jack. The only solution lay in appealing to someone in the dark farm house down the road. As he approached the house, the traveler thought to himself, “I’m more

  • Help Wanted Prayer Challenge - Reloaded

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Apr 10, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    When Jesus talked about a "church growth" plan, He told the disciples, first and foremost, to pray to the Lord of the harvest.

    Help Wanted Prayer Challenge Reloaded TCF Sermon January 8, 2012 The unemployment rate has been in the news a lot. As our nation’s, and indeed the world’s economy struggles, businesses are challenged to make enough to pay the workers they need to do the job. So some businesses make do with more

  • Elizabeth Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jun 29, 2008
    based on 23 ratings

    While you wait for something new, God is working on you.

    God Uses Ordinary People: Elizabeth Luke 1:5-25 Rev. Brian Bill 6/29/08 One day a man passed by a farm and saw a beautiful horse. Hoping to buy the animal, he said to the farmer: “I think your horse looks pretty good, so I’ll give you $500 for him.” “He doesn’t look good, and he’s not for more

  • Finding Power In Prayer

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 21, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    The early church understood the key to spiritual power flowed from an active prayer life. The church needs to get back to the practice of prayer.

    Finding Power in Prayer Selected Passages from Acts Introduction I need Thee Every Hour Sweet Hour of Prayer I Must Tell Jesus What a Friend We Have in Jesus The hymn book is filled with wonderful songs about the subject of prayer and each one of these were a vital part of the church more