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  • Preparing To Be Prepared

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Dec 18, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,122 views

    Advent message.We must be prepared and ready for the Christmas season. It takes determination and excercising our faith.

    Preparing to be prepared Luke 1:1-25 Disclaimer: This was prepared from resources from sermon central and private study. Introduction- It’s official Thanksgiving and Black Friday are behind us. It is officially the Christmas season. Let the ...read more

  • Prepare Series

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Feb 12, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,822 views

    This is the 1st in a Lenten Series, and deals with ’preparation".

    It was said that Martin Luther King never prepared, but always preached based on what the Holy Spirit gave him to say. One day upon walking in to a large Cathedral to preach for a crowd, he asked God what he was to preach on, the answer came "You should have prepared". John Wooden once said ...read more

  • Prepared

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Nov 6, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,339 views

    It is easier to SAY you are prepared for the return of Christ Jesus than it is to LIVE prepared.

    Matthew 25: 1 – 12 / Prepared! Intro: The story is told of a photographer who was also a skydiver. He jumped from a plane along with several friends and filmed the group as the each dove out of the plane and opened their parachutes. The cameraman jumped out of the plan enjoying himself and was ...read more

  • Be Prepared Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 90 ratings
     | 1,788 views

    Be prepared for Jesus' return.

    Be Prepared! Matthew 25:1-13 I. Preparation (1-4) A. Virgins – All who have been invited to the wedding B. The Wise 1. Lamps 2. Sufficient oil 3. Responsibility to be prepared a. Implies respect for the ...read more

  • Be Prepared!

    Contributed by Andrew Schroer on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 3,359 views

    Death is just around the corner. Jesus could return at any moment. Are you prepared?

    In days gone by, kings and nobles were accustomed to having court jesters, or fools as they were called, to entertain them. Many years ago there lived a king who enjoyed the folly of his court jester. Jokingly the king gave his jester a scepter and told him that if someday he found someone more ...read more

  • Preparations

    Contributed by James May on Dec 7, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,510 views

    We are making preparations for the coming of Christmas but are we making preparations for the coming of the Lord?

  • Be Prepared Series

    Contributed by David Marks on Oct 7, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,956 views

    “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” -- John Wooden Have you ever asked, “How am I going to make it in this world?” Or a similar question. We are going to be looking into how we can live in this world over the next couple of weeks. 1 Peter 1:13

    “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” -- John Wooden Have you ever asked, “How am I going to make it in this world?” Or a similar question. We are going to be looking into how we can live in this world over the next couple of weeks. 1 Peter 1:13-16, I believe helps us understand more how ...read more

  • Be Prepared

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Sep 29, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,917 views

    His return is certain – it will happen. It is imminent – that is, it could happen at any time. It will be sudden – like a thief in the night. Luke 12:40 tells us that we need always be ready so that His return will not catch us off guard.

    “Be Prepared” Luke 12:35-43 Lord Baden Powel, the founder of scouting gave the Boy Scouts their motto: “Be prepared”. What he was seeking to do was to instill in his scouts a readiness for any emergency. The scout should never be taken by surprise. He is always to be ...read more

  • Preparations Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,769 views

    This is an Advent sermon.

    Intro: Preparations for Christmas: decorations, shopping, food, company, travel, programs, parties, etc., etc. Read Luke 3:1-6. John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus’ ministry. Misconceptions about the Messiah’s first coming. Thought to be political and military. Reality it was ...read more

  • Preparation

    Contributed by James Powell on Dec 30, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,136 views

    Preparing for the return of Christ

    August 20, 2006 Mt 25:1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. Mt 25:2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Mt 25:3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: Mt ...read more

  • Preparation Series

    Contributed by Lito Sacatropiz on Jan 14, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,600 views

    Preparation

    Text: Luke 12:35-40 Subject: Preparation Theme: Servant’s Preparation for Master’s Return Proposition: All Christians should always be prepared as He comes. T.S.: We need to be well prepared because the time now is near. Introduction: There was a young boy who gave his Father a ...read more

  • The Preparation Series

    Contributed by Dave Collins on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 95 ratings
     | 1,736 views

    This sermon will be preached about John the Baptist and how he prepared the way for the Lord; we must now go out and preach the good news.

    Scripture Reading- Intro: John the Baptist, both family and follower of Jesus, but also the one that prepared the way for him to come. I. The Writings Anchor verse: Mark 1:2-3 It is written in Isaiah the prophet: "I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way" --"a ...read more

  • Prepare!

    Contributed by John Oscar on Feb 8, 2017
     | 3,837 views

    Preparing our hearts for the wonder of Christmas

    Prepare WHAG December 18th, 2016 Scripture: Isaiah 40:3-5 You’ve probably noticed that we are doing the Christmas season a little different this year. We are celebrating the Advent Wreath, focusing more on prayer and meditation during the service, and trying to focus more on the real reason for ...read more

  • Preparation

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 8, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,466 views

    Jesus rides into the city on the donkey.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: “President Nixon once told about talking to Winston Churchill’s son; he told him how much he admired the prime minister’s great ability at giving “extemporaneous” speeches. Churchill’s son replied, “Oh, yes. I’ve watched my father work for hours preparing those ...read more

  • Preparation Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Apr 17, 2013
     | 1,959 views

    Message about being prepared to share our testimony and story with others.

    Title: Preparation for Joining the Story Theme: How to be prepared to share our story with others. Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-5 Introduction Last Wednesday night we started a short series called Join the Story. It is important that we see this life as a journey and a story in history that ...read more