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  • Prepare To Pray

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Nov 11, 2014


    Prepare to Pray Habakkuk 2:20-3:1 I. Our connection with God - II Chronicles 20:6-7, 12: John 17:23 2. Our confession of sin - Jonah 3:5-10; I John 1:9 3. Our commitment to obey - II Chronicles 14:3-4; John 14:15 4. Our confidence before God - Ezra 10:1-2; I John 5:14 more

  • Preparing To Pray Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 7, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    First of a three part sermon series looking at the prayer of Jesus found in John 17. While a full manuscript is not available, a tape of the sermon can be obtained at no cost.

    Reading of John 17:1-26 Sensed Purpose - To prepare us for our 40 Days Of Prayer by looking at some possible thoughts of what we might want to remember about prayer and include in our prayers. Utilizing the backdrop of Jesus Prayer versus The Lord’s Prayer. Start with the message before more

  • On Guard, Alert And Praying

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Dec 2, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Facing difficult times by being prepared and praying for the return of Christ.

  • Living Prepared Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Nov 12, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    Are you living prepared? The time is near according to Peter, we are called to be prepared!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Have you ever found yourself totally unprepared for a meeting or some event? • Have you have those dreams of having something come up that you were responsible for yet you were unprepared. That is scary to think about isn’t it? • I still have reoccurring dreams of more

  • Teach Us To Pray

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    This sermon examines the basics of prayer.

    In Luke 11:1-13 Jesus teaches us the basics of prayer. These can be broken down into three categories. I. Prayer involves a right Attitude.(vs. 1)In verse 1 we read "And it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, ’Lord, teach us more

  • A Journey In Prayer

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on May 18, 2007

    Examine the aspects of prayer found in the Lord’s prayer.

    Beginning today we are asking you to join us in 40 days of focused prayer. This prayer focus will lead up to our capital funds campaign. In preparation for this time of prayer I want to share a message entitled “A Journey in Prayer.” The material I share today could be taught over a period of weeks more

  • How To Pray Like You Mean It (Acts - Part 21) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Four Ways to Prepare yourself for prayer...

    How to Pray like you mean it Acts Series: ¡§Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian¡¨ Part 21 Pastor Jeff Christopherson June 8, 2003 Acts 12:25-13:12 FOUR WAYS TO PREPARE YOURSELF FOR PRAYER: ¡§Prayer does not enable us to do greater work for God. Prayer is a more

  • Preaching At An All-Age Service

    Contributed by Martin Erwin on Jul 14, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    Preaching to an all-age congregation is something we all find hard to do. Here sre some tips on how to make it a positive experience for all.

    Preaching at an All-Age service Preaching at an all-age service is for many of us, the most difficult environment in which to speak. I prefer speaking to adults, either in an evangelistic setting, or in Bible teaching. And many of us, though not specialists, can turn our hand at a children’s more

  • Weakening The Adversary’s Hold Through Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 29, 2014

    What a friend we have in Jesus, a friend who is competent and capable when the challenges of life seem more than we can bear.

    Weakening the Adversary’s Hold Through Prayer (Mark 9:14-29) 1. A Barna poll in 2009 of people who professed to be some sort of Christian — not necessarily evangelical — states the following: “Four out of ten Christians (40%) strongly agreed that Satan “is not a more

  • The Church Needs Your : Presence / Time Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sims on Feb 6, 2014

    This series is based on the pledge we make as united Methodist to support the church with our Presence , Prayers and Gifts. Todays Sermon gets us focused on the importance of spending time with Jesus

    The story at the beginning of this sermon is not mine but it is all over the internet so I don't know who to give credit to. Key verse Matthew 25:14-30 Today’s Verse Luke 10: 41-42 Satan called a Meeting with his evil angels one day. This is what Satan said, "We can't keep the more

  • Getting Started, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 13, 2014

    Becoming a Person of Prayer Getting Started

    Becoming a Person of Prayer Getting Started Matthew 6:9-15; Luke 11:1-4 November 14, 2010 I am spending several weeks on prayer because part of our vision is to train us to be followers of Christ. The quality of our devotional life to a great extent determines the quality of our spiritual more

  • A Journey Like Never Before Pt. 2

    Contributed by Gary Eller on Nov 7, 2016

    A journey with God into the New Year

    A JOURNEY LIKE NEVER BEFORE TWO PAUL TIMOTHY APOLLOS JOHN WHAT DO THESE MEN HAVE IN COMMON?? THEY ACTUALLY PASTORED/MINISTERED IN THE CHURCH IN EPHESUS! REV. 2 VS 1-5 Revelation 2:1-5 (NKJV) 1 "To the angel of the church of Ephesus write, 'These things says He who holds the seven stars in more

  • Finding God In The Future Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jun 1, 2017

    This series was designed to help people find God in unexpected places. Also that advent isn't a season that comes and goes. If you linger over the birth of the Savior Jesus it should create and attitude of celebration.

    Intro: For the past six weeks we have discovered some amazing truths about finding God in Unexpected places. I hope that you have discovered that advent isn’t simply a season that comes and goes. As we linger over the memory of the birth of our savior it produces in us an attitude of more

  • It Is Just Not Fair

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Mar 9, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    Only acts of righteousness done for God’s glory will be rewarded.

    IT IS JUST NOT FAIR MATTHEW 6:5-14 MARCH 10, 2002 INTRODUCTION: And now the end is near and so I face the final curtain. My friend I’ll make it clear, I’ll state my case of which I’m certain. I’ve lived a life that’s full, traveled each and every high way. And more, more than this, I did it my more

  • Slow Down - And Listen

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 25, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    The Parable of Dives and Lazarus

    NR 26-09-04 Lk 16:19-31 Dives and Lazarus Story: A little girl was standing outside her Sunday School classroom when the pastor - a liberal theologian - noticed she was holding a big storybook entitled, “Jonah and the Whale.” The pastor wanted to have some fun with her so he asked her, more