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  • Preparing Your World To Meet Jesus-1 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 21, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,365 views

    Jesus’ ministry expansion began with a mission briefing. What must a mission briefing cover to prepare the world to meet Jesus? 22 principles to prepare your world for Jesus. Part 1 of a 5-part sermon.

    PREPARING YOUR WORLD TO MEET JESUS-I —Luke 10:1-16 See 9:1-9—The 12’s commission Need: It takes much more than one ‘lone wolf’ to bring down the prey. A lot of basic Christian tenets in this section! Jesus ministry expansion began with a mission briefing. Preparing your world to meet ...read more

  • Don't You Know?

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Dec 19, 2005
    based on 115 ratings
     | 13,591 views

    Three things we learn about Jesus from this childhood account.

    Luke 2:40-52 Didn’t You Know? Woodlawn Baptist Church December 18, 2005 Introduction Several years ago the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article by Dr. Paul Ruskin on the Stages of Aging. In the article, Dr. Ruskin described a case study he had presented to his ...read more

  • Setting The Stage For The Spirit Of God-1 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,266 views

    How do Jesus’ prior acts prepare us for what the Spirit will do in His physical absence? 8 ways in which the Stage is Set for the Spirit of God

    SETTING THE STAGE FOR THE SPIRIT OF GOD—Acts 1:1-3 Luke recorded for Theophilus an account of Jesus earthly acts/ministry. There is an account of Jesus’ acts which precedes the acts recorded in this account. How do Jesus’ prior acts prepare us for what the Spirit will do in His ...read more

  • Pastors: Leading As Shepherds

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Mar 24, 2005
    based on 158 ratings
     | 30,508 views

    Three responsibilities of pastor / shepherds.

    God’s Glorious Church Pastors: Leading as Shepherds Ephesians 4:11 Woodlawn Baptist Church March 20, 2005 Introduction A survey was recently done as one group set out in search of the perfect pastor. Many people responded, and today I want to share the results with you. According to this ...read more

  • They That Wait

    Contributed by Glenn Branham on May 3, 2005
    based on 78 ratings
     | 35,292 views

    Waiting on the Lord entails patient faith and is rewarded by His strength.

    "They That Wait" Is. 40:29-31 He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. 30 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; 31 but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not ...read more

  • B-Setting The Stage For The Spirit Of God-2 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on May 5, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 762 views

    Part 2 of a 5-part sermon. Luke recorded for Theophilus an account of those acts which preceded the coming of the Holy Spirit in Jesus’ physical absence. 17 acts setting the stage for the Spirit of God.

    B-Setting the Stage for the Spirit-II—Acts 1:4-8 Luke recorded for Theophilus an account of Jesus earthly acts/ministry as well as an account of those acts which preceded the coming of the Holy Spirit in His absence. How is the stage set for the acts of the Holy Spirit? 8 ways in which the ...read more

  • The Wise & The Foolish

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Aug 8, 2005
    based on 383 ratings
     | 63,217 views

    The parable of the ten bridesmaids tells us: 1. You must be spiritually prepared. 2. No one can do it for you. 3. There is a day called "Too Late."

    In April, 1988 the evening news reported on a photographer who was also a skydiver. He had jumped from a plane along with several other skydivers and filmed the group as they individually dove out of the plane and opened their parachutes. As the video was being shown of each member of the crew ...read more

  • Tug Of War

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Aug 31, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,274 views

    Some of us might feel like we are in a tug of war, not knowing what the outcome will be. Plant your feet, stand your ground and pull for the things of God like never before. You are on the winning side.

    Tug Of War Jeremiah 1:1-10 1 The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin: 2 To whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign. 3 It came also in the days of ...read more

  • When God Signs Your Death Warrant

    Contributed by Kenneth Tankersley on Jun 14, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,670 views

    JESUS HAD JUST SAID TO THE UNBELIEVING PHARISEES, (V30)“HE THAT IS NOT WITH ME IS AGAINST ME. IF YOU SHOULD CROSS OVER THAT SPIRITUAL DEADLINE AND TAKE “ONE MORE CHANCE” FOR THE LAST TIME AND FIND YOURSELF FACING GOD’S ETERNAL JUDGMENT. YOU WILL HAVE TO F

    WHEN GOD SIGNS YOUR DEATH WARRANT TEXT: MATHEW 12: VS. 31,32 INTRODUCTION: JESUS HAD JUST SAID TO THE UNBELIEVING PHARISEES, (V30) “HE THAT IS NOT WITH ME IS AGAINST ME”. 1 John 5:16 If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him ...read more

  • Christmas Is Coming To Town!

    Contributed by Jofrey Bustamante on Dec 10, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,884 views

    Preparations necessary for Christmas celebrations.

    Introduction: A pastor received a Christmas card with a note in it, from a lady in his congregation. He said she was very complimentary about his preaching and compared him with Chuck Swindoll. She finished by writing, "I think you are one of the really great preachers of all time." Later that ...read more

  • Remembering 9/11

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Sep 11, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,924 views

    Today Across America, America remembers the attack against her on September 11, 2001. It is good for us to remember the events of 911. We should never forget what took place on 911. And we should never forget the lessons learned by these events.

    REMEMBER 9/11 Joshua 4:1-7 INTRODUCTION: Today Across America, America remembers. America remembers the events of September 11, 2001 when our seemingly inviolable security was shattered as nearly 3000 people from 90 countries perished from terrorist attacks upon our soil. It is good for us to ...read more

  • Ready Or Not

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Jun 16, 2011
     | 907 views

    Following up on His teaching in Matthew 24, Jesus gives an illustration from normal life about being ready for His coming or not.

    Passage: Matthew 25:1-13 Intro: The crisis in Japan has kind of faded into the background for us, though not for them. 1. fears of “the end of the world” have faded, as they invariably do. 2. other disasters, like tornados in SE. 3. but when we think about the end of the ...read more

  • The Wise And The Foolish

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Jun 16, 2011
     | 982 views

    It's a common enough topic. Some people know how to invest, and others don't. But the result of each is critical. Especially in the lives of our children.

    Passage: Matthew 25:14-30 Intro: We have talked a lot in the last few weeks about being “ready” for the return of Christ. 1. might wonder what that means. 2. “PJ, it’s Mother’s Day!!!” 3. absolutely, and mothers in specific and parents in general can ...read more

  • It’s All About The Shoes! Series

    Contributed by James Parker on Jun 20, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,942 views

    This morning we are going to learn something that some women already know, It’s all about the shoes! Let’s look at this as we have with the other pieces. we will determine first what Paul is speaking about. What are these shoes that the soldier would wear

    We have spent the last few weeks taking some time to study the whole armour of God. This spiritual armour is given to us because we are in a battle. It is not a battle of flesh & blood, it is a spiritual battle therefore the equipment we need is not of aphysical, but a spiritual nature. Paul who is ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Ten Virgins Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jul 29, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,536 views

    The parable of the ten virgins is given to accentuate the incalculable importance of being spiritually prepared to meet Christ when He returns to earth, because after He appears, unbelievers who are then alive will have no further chance for salvation.

    A fun part of summer are the frequent weddings that occur. So much has changed over the years with weddings. No longer just a formal service in a church with a standard liturgy and vows, now couples often write their own vows, and for the more ambitious couples, it may be an outdoor service at an ...read more