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  • Resurrection Eyes

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 3, 2018
    based on 58 ratings
     | 5,283 views

    As we wrestle with the question of resurrection and after life, we come to the point that life can be lived with a certain amount of hope, adventure,daring and confidence. See this world and this life through our Lord's eyes. Through resurrection eyes.

    If you are not familiar with an Anglican Service there are four passages of Scripture that are read prior to the Message. Today's assigned readings are: Haggai 1:15 - 2:9; Psalm 14:1-22; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-17 and Luke 20:27-38. A Church Elder came by to visit the new pastor ... one Sunday ...read more

  • "Living Up To Religious Expectations.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 4,256 views

    Year A Third Sunday in Advent December 16th, 2001 Matthew 11: 1-11 Heavenly Father empower us to accept Jesus on his terms and not expect him to change to fit our preconceptions of God. Amen.

    Year A Third Sunday in Advent December 16th, 2001 Matthew 11: 1-11 Heavenly Father empower us to accept Jesus on his terms and not expect him to change to fit our preconceptions of God. Amen. Title: “Living up to religious expectations.” The Baptist, in prison, sends his ...read more

  • Have It Your Way?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,307 views

    Many times we seek to understand and manipulate God by our human ideas. We need to get rid of our preconceptions about what God is doing in our lives and let Him direct how we think and pray.

    Do you ever watch one of those martial arts movies – pick one, any one, it doesn’t matter – how about "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon?" There is always a scene, at least one, where the hero or heroine is taking on a whole group of bad guys or gals. Two of them square off in the middle – and when ...read more

  • Removing The Filters Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,736 views

    Often times where someone comes from or how they sound alters how we hear them. This was the case for those hearing Jesus. But if you really listen to his words they do deeper than you can image.

    You’ve heard the ad "People judge you by the words you use. To make a powerful impression you need a powerful vocabulary. You need Verbal Advantage." Though this is true I think we also judge people by how they say words and where they come from. We hear an accent in someone and we think "Deep ...read more

  • Even His Brothers Did Not Believe

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Aug 12, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,426 views

    And from the belief of Jesus brothers we also receive a great blessing... Their eventual conversion provides overwhelming evidence of the resurrection of Jesus. We receive a great heritage from the brothers of Jesus.

    Even His Brothers Did Not Believe Introduction Today I’m going to share with you a message about the brothers of Jesus… we’re going to focus specifically on their lack of belief in their earthly brother, who they would have called Yeshua… and their eventual faith in Jesus Christ, The Son of the ...read more

  • Recognizing Christ In The Word And Sacrament

    Contributed by Michael Pahls on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 58 ratings
     | 1,655 views

    Presents the narrative of the disciples walk to Emmaus as a perpetual template for the experience of the resurrected Christ as his presence is manifested in the proclamation of the Word and in the celebration of the Eucharist.

    RECOGNIZING CHRIST IN THE WORD AND SACRAMENT Luke 24:13-35 INTRO. THE MOVIE IS NEVER AS GOOD AS THE BOOK I would like to begin my remarks this morning by reflecting on a phenomena that is in many ways unique to our modern culture. A couple of years ago a friend suggested to me that I ...read more

  • Candlemas

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 77 ratings
     | 7,412 views

    The Perseverence, the Perception and Prophetic Message of Simeon

    Bale 03-02-02 Candlemas Lk: 2:22-40 The perseverance of Simeon Story: On 12th February 1809 a baby boy was born in a one-room log cabin with a dirt floor on a farm in Kentucky. He grew up to be a man of rugged determination. And although he had less than a year of formal education, ...read more

  • Believing Jesus Completely Series

    Contributed by Clark Bates on Aug 25, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,260 views

    This examination of the trial of Jesus challenges us to consider our our faith.

    BELIEVING JESUS COMPLETELY MARK 14:53-65 Are you a believer? If you are what difference is it making in your life? A man who was an avowed atheist was enjoying a swim in the ocean when out of the corner of his eye he caught a glimpse of a dorsal fin, headed right for him. He began to swim ...read more

  • He Knew Everything About Me Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 160 ratings
     | 12,254 views

    3rd in the series "Conversations with Jesus." Jesus offers unconditional love to the woman at the well.

    Clip from final scene of "Shrek" Fiona: "I was supposed to be beautiful" Shrek: "But you are beautiful" Unconditional love. It’s the deepest longing of our hearts, because each of us harbors deep inside the fear that if others really knew us, that they would want nothing to do with us. In ...read more

  • Overview Of Acts Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,319 views

    Acts- the ’acts’ of who? ‘The continuing Acts of Jesus, to the glory of the Father, by the power of the HS, through Christians… to the end of the earth”

    Acts overview Acts 1:1-11 WBC 21/4/2 am ACTS Such an important book! Without it wouldn’t know: - who Paul is (or that once called Saul). His background - background of many of the churches that our epistles are written to - how they came into being - Galatian, Ephesian, Philppian ...read more

  • When Following Jesus Separates Friends Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Feb 14, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,310 views

    God calls us to decide for Jesus, even when doing so divides families and friends.

    Scripture Introduction Two snowflakes drop softly from a dark cloud. The wind twists and twirls these “friends,” so that appear to play “Tag, you’re it!” One bumps the other, then jumps away; the second chases and almost reaches his “opponent.” They bounce up and down, giggling as they swing ...read more

  • The Heaven And Hell Investigation: What Series

    Contributed by Mike Rexroat on Nov 6, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,250 views

    First in a four part "investigation" into heaven and hell.

    Ok, so now you’re probably wondering…Mike…what’s the deal with the hat? Well…there’s two things going on with the hat. Number one….I am a huge Sherlock Holmes fan and one of my buddies from work got to go to Europe a couple of weeks ago. He was in London and was on Baker Street where Sherlock ...read more

  • In Remembrance Of Him: The Chief Cornerstone

    Contributed by Pat Herlitz on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 62 ratings
     | 4,967 views

    The phrase, "Chief Cornerstone," illustrates for us Jesus position as Head of the church.

    Title: IN REMEMBERANCE OF HIM: THE CHIEF CORNERSTONE INTRODUCTION. 1.) Matt. 16:18 I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. 2.) God has a plan of ultimate completion for his universe; and Jesus is the focal point of that plan. SUPPLIMENTAL BIBLICAL TEXT: ...read more

  • Keeping Up Appearances

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 57 ratings
     | 5,148 views

    The danger of the Pharisee tendency today

    Matthew 23 Keeping Up Appearances Introduction We all know Hyacinth Bucket from the television sitcom ‘Keeping up Appearances’. Now although it may not be politically correct to make judgements about people, we all know that we all do it. And we can all make a judgement about the ...read more

  • He Washed Feet

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,769 views

    The extreme willingness to serve, seen in Christ’s washing of feet, sets the example for us.

    He Washed Feet Cornwall/Montreal March 19, 2005 Being servants is not a modern concept and is one that, frankly, we don’t appreciate all that much. We live in an age of ‘rights’ and when we try to fight for rights- when even students will go on strike to try to force a provincial government to ...read more