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  • Be Prepared - Serve Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Dec 17, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Even when we are faced with struggles in our Christian faith, God assures us of his presence and his movement in our lives and world. He also invites us to look beyond our struggles and involve ourselves in the ministry of spreading the kingdom

    Matthew 11:2-11 “Be Prepared—Serve” INTRODUCTION 2007 has been a year full of surprises—both good and bad. I was reminded of this when a member of Desert Streams sent me an E-mail that contain this thought, “I have noticed that as a group we have faced many challenges of late—roadblocks more

  • Prepared To Serve The King

    Contributed by Sam Peters on Feb 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    What does it mean to do service for the King? Listed are seven characteristics of faithful service & stewardship.

    Prepared to Serve the King 1 Chron 4:21-23 21 The sons of Shelah the son of Judah were, Er the father of Lecah, and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of them that wrought fine linen, of the house of Ashbea, 22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, more

  • Whenever You Come, Come To Work

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 28, 2001
    based on 81 ratings

    It is important that when we come to the Lord, we come prepared to serve and to work.

    Whenever You Come, Come To Work 3/21/99 Ecclesiastes 11:1-6 Matthew 20:1-16 Suppose you had hired Jim to come and work for you. During the interview, Jim, told you “I just can’t wait to get in there and work on the job.” Well the first day on the job, the first thing Jim did was to more

  • God Is At Your Door

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 91 ratings

    God is at Your Door. Be prepared to serve him. Be prepared to listen to him.

    Ding-dong! “Is anybody home?” What do you do when someone is at your door? It depends on who it is doesn’t it? If it’s a friend you will make your way quickly to the door to let him/her in. If it’s a stranger you probably won’t be so accommodating, at least not until you find out what that stranger more

  • Whom Will You Serve?

    Contributed by Ned Bartlebaugh on May 23, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    God’s people are created to serve, called to serve, and prepared to serve.

  • Are You Hearing Voices? Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Dec 4, 2012

    The desert becomes a place of listening for those preparing to serve God. In the desert John would prepare the way for the Messiah (God). In our own deserts we must hear the voice of God in our preparation to serve him.

  • Positioning For Power, Acts 1:1-26

    Contributed by Damon S Adams on Apr 11, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    This message examines the preparation and provision of power to the church and believers by our Saviour in order for us to carry out the Great Commission.

  • I Know Just The Right Person For The Job!

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Jun 13, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    We often can feel inadequate and ill-prepared to witness our faith, and to share God's Word with others. However, like the prophet Isaiah, God has prepared us through our life experiences and His Word. He has forgiven us, and He has sent us.

    “I know just the right person for the job!” This is a phrase that we can be very familiar with in our lives. It is one that we heard with the elections, as people told us whom they taught were the best candidates. It is a phrase we may hear at work as we suggest people for vacant positions. It more

  • Willingness Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Nov 21, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    During the season of Advent, we should examine our hearts and our willingness to serve God so that, like Mary, we are prepared to serve God humbly by saying, "Here I am, Lord, use me."

    I imagine that as the Thanksgiving festivities wound down this week, several of us took the extra time and opportunity to begin decorating for Christmas. We pull the boxes of decorations from their storage places, we unpack the Christmas tree and assemble it again, paying careful attention to make more

  • God's School Of Faith

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Oct 10, 2014

    Characteristics of Elijah's ministry; 5 lessons from God's "School of Faith"

    READ 1 KINGS 18:7-15 “Elijah the Tishbite of the inhabitants of Gilead;” this is literally all that we know about his parentage and locality. That’s remarkable considering we know about the genealogies of other prophets and leaders of Israel. Even the term “Tishbite” more

  • The Need For Preparation

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    In our impatient world we do many things on the "spur of the moment", even in our churches. This message is about God’s expectation of being prepared as his servants.

    THE NEED FOR PREPARATION Luke 12:47 INTRO: There is a great need today for preparation. We do many things with out first preparing to do them. Today, we want to look at some of these things and see if we can find the need to prepare. I. PREPARATION FOR more

  • Serve With Focus Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 11, 2003
    based on 33 ratings

    This is the 3rd sermon in the series "A Faithful Servant".

    Series: A Faithful Servant (2 Timothy)[#3] SERVE WITH FOCUS 2 Timothy 2:14-26 Introduction: [Play Video Clip ¡§The Time Is Now¡¨] 1. ¡§My house is full; but My field is empty¡¨. 2. The field is ripe unto harvest. 3. Christians must focus on the Gospel of Christ. We must focus on¡K Being more

  • The Marks Of A Godly Man

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    A Godly Man is a man who has established a personal relationship with God.

    I. A Godly Man is a man who has established a personal relationship with God. A. He knows God personally. 1. He knows Christ as Savior a. II Timothy 1:12 "For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is more

  • Wake Up!

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 28 ratings

    Christians must learn to live in eager anticipation of the return of our Savior, Christ Jesus.

    Matthew 24: 36 – 44 / Wake Up!!! Intro: One day a cardinal was approached by an anxious, agitated priest who said, “A woman claims to have seen a vision of the Savior in the chapel behind the main alter. What should we do?” To which the cardinal answered, “Look busy!” --- For literally more

  • Drop The Worry

    Contributed by Gary Washburn on May 31, 2002
    based on 26 ratings

    Worry is a sin. How do I stop it? This simple message demonstates how to practically drop your worries.

    I Peter 5:5-10 Intro: Have everyone print on a piece of paper their #1 worry, problem they are currently facing. This is something they think about everyday. (Do not give details/names/incidences that anyone could recognize this as your problem.) Have them fold them in two and hold for now. more