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  • How The Holy Spirit Can Lead You As He Led Joseph

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,179 views

    1. The Holy Spirit led Joseph in many ways, but chose to speak to him through dreams. Moses wrote, "Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more. He said to them, ‘We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood ...read more

  • Let The Spirit Lead You As He Did With Joseph

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 24, 2005
    based on 51 ratings
     | 4,603 views

    Failure to be aware of how the Holy Spirit is leading us is an indication of our need to grow in enlightenment, discernment and spiritual resonance with the voice of the Spirit of God. Joseph is a good example of one who overlooked the short term persp

    How The Holy Spirit Can Lead You as He Led Joseph Genesis 37:5-37:38 Too many of us fail to grow in our sensitivity to the leading of the Holy Spirit. As a result, disappointments are allowed to develop into discouragement that eventuate in depression. Failure to be aware of how the ...read more

  • Our Goal Is To Press On To Claim The Prize Of The Calling Of Christ Jesus.

    Contributed by Dr. Stafford Miller on Apr 1, 2001
    based on 81 ratings
     | 3,735 views

    As we press on to be like Christ, we should examine our lives and identify those things that tempt or lead us to temptation.

    THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN THE SEASON OF LENT, THE MESSAGE FOR SUNDAY THE 1ST OF APRIL, 2001 THE TEXT ARE: The LESSON:.....PHILIPPIANS 3: 12-14 PRAYER...MAY THE WORDS OF GOD AND HIS MESSAGE SPOKEN THIS HOUR BE BOTH A WORD OF COMFORT AND CHALLENGE WE PRAY THAT IT WILL CHALLENGE THOSE WHO ...read more

  • How God Turns Things Around For Our Good

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings
     | 38,693 views

    Too many people live with a feeling of fatalistic pessimism that adversely affects their thinking, emotions and behavior. The Lord has a way of turning around the most difficult situations for our good. Pessimists think their circumstances are the worst p

    1. Too many people live with a feeling of fatalistic pessimism that adversely affects their thinking, emotions and behavior. The Lord has a way of turning around the most difficult situations for our good. Pessimists think their circumstances are the worst possible because they believe that ...read more

  • How The Spirit Guides Us To View Success From God's Perspective (Phil. 4:12

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 21, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 5,116 views

    How the Spirit Guides Us To View Success From God’s Perspective (Phil. 4:12,13)

    How the Spirit Guides Us To View Success From God’s Perspective (Phil. 4:12,13) Illustration:George MacDonald said, "In whatever man does without God, he must fail miserably or succeed more miserably" Warren W. Wiersbe, The Integrity Crisis, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1991, p. 42. 1. The ...read more

  • Drawing More Power From Christ's Resurrection

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 136 ratings
     | 6,264 views

    Ten ways to draw more power from Christ’s resurrection to help you overcome problems.

    Drawing More Power From Christ’s Resurrection This Easter we are besieged with scandalous attacks against the divine power of Jesus Christ with the DaVinci code, the gospel of Judas and the ABC series called the Jesus papers. Each of these heinous attempts to discredit, delude and deceive ...read more

  • Progressing Through The Storm 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,255 views

    Have you ever wondered why some people are afraid to progress when conditions appear difficult? Most of us are hesitant to try something new unless we are given guarantees

    Illustration:When Pablo Casals reached 95, a young reported threw him a question: "Mr. Casals, you are 95 and the greatest cellist that ever lived. Why do you still practice six hours a day?" And Mr. Casals answered, "Because I think I’m making progress." Your goal is to make progress every day ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Realize That Things Are Not As Bad As They Seem Or As Successful As They Might Appear

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 1,440 views

    The Holy Spirit gives us the wisdom and the adaptability to see our situations more from God’s evaluative perspective. Paul wrote, "I know how to enjoy plenty and live in abundance. I have learned in any and all circumstances the secret of facing every si

    How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Realize That Things Are Not as Bad as They Seem or as Successful as They Might Appear (Phil. 4:8-13) Illustration:Faith understands that God intervenes in the natural course of events; on the other hand, if the natural course of events should happen to answer ...read more

  • How Jesus Managed To Always Come Out A Winner

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,384 views

    Occasionally people wonder how they can possibly make the most of adversity. Most of us feel like giving up. Consider Jesus Christ who experienced betrayal from one of His closest companions, Judas Iscariot. No doubt Jesus felt angry and tempted to lash back for such improbity. However, Jesus knew ...read more

  • Draw More Power From Christ's Resurrection

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 24, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,875 views

    We sing the song, "Finding more power than I ever dreamed. I’m learning to lean on Jesus." Yet, many of us are not fully appropriating the power of His resurrection in our lives. Here are ten steps to living more in the light of His resurrection power, pu

    Draw More Power From Christ’s Resurrection Acts 2:22-2:36 Christ’s resurrection gives us the assurance that all things done in the name of Jesus and for His purposes, will be victorious. Even though many Christians realize this truth they still live in with self-doubts. Many people ...read more

  • Progressing Through The Storm

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,283 views

    Whether we progress or not often depends on whether we more afraid of God or men. Peter knew that it was impossible to withstand the power of God without losing big time! Making progress despite difficult circumstances

    Progressing Through the Storm (Acts 11:10-26) Illustration:"THEY MAY TRIP SEVEN TIMES, BUT EACH TIME THEY WILL RISE AGAIN." (PROVERBS 24:16 NLT) GET UP, GET OVER IT, GET GOING Jonas Salk, who invented the vaccine that wiped out polio, conducted 200 experiments before he got ...read more

  • Plentiful Rain

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Aug 23, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,497 views

    No doubt but what we enjoy times of HARVEST in our lives. We don’t enjoy those times of struggles, trial and tribulations, but we will always remember HARVEST TIME. That’s what I call it…you know…those days when we suddenly come out of a period of time

    Harvest Time Our text today is from the book of Psalms. Psalms is filled with lots of passages of praise and worship unto the Lord about what He has done. Reading from Psalms helps us get in touch with how we feel down deep on the inside. You should know that those feelings, those emotions ...read more

  • Temptations Church Members Face Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 25, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,052 views

    Temptations common to church members

    SERIES: “FATAL TEMPTATIONS” TEXT: SELECTED TITLE: “TEMPTATIONS CHURCH MEMBERS FACE” INTRODUCTION: A. Native hunters in the jungles of Africa have a clever way of trapping monkeys. They slice a coconut in two, hollow it out, and in one ...read more

  • What Did Jesus Say To Kurt Warner?

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,588 views

    Jesus spoke to Kurt and Brenda and said, “Kurt and Brenda put your faith in me and you will discover that all things are possible with me as long as you put me first!”

    What did Jesus say to Kurt Warner? Thesis: Jesus spoke to Kurt and Brenda and said, “Kurt and Brenda put your faith in me and you will discover that all things are possible with me as long as you put me first!” The Warner’s favorite Texts: Matthew 6:33 “But seek first his kingdom and his ...read more

  • An Encounter With The Risen Lord

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 72 ratings
     | 5,850 views

    Demonstrates how religious ritual, even good religious ritual cannot bring the spiritual satisfaction that we crave. Only an intimate encounter with the Lord Jesus Christ can bring what our souls desire.

    An Encounter with the Risen Lord Christianity and the Bible make a lot of promises. When we tell people about Christ we promise them fulfillment: peace, and joy, and happiness. We promise them that Christianity is a relationship with Christ that will bring meaning to their life. And we offer all ...read more