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  • To Stir You Up

    Contributed by Andrew Stringer on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,278 views

    We need to be stirred up by remembering some precious truths!

    TO STIR YOU UP II Peter 1:9 Introduction: As we walk down life’s highway as Christians, sometimes we get a little weary and foot-sore. We sometimes become complacent with the way things are. Whatever the case is, from time to time, we need to be stirred up! Now the Lord can do one ...read more

  • The Cost Of Discipship

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Nov 1, 2006
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,583 views

    Discipleship does not come easy. There are some things we must do in order to be good disciples.

    THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP Luke 9:23-27; 14:25-33 INTRO: It is said that a text without a context becomes a pretext. Therefore, before examining these passages, let’s put them into context. Luke 9:23-27 follows hard upon verses 18-22. Note especially verse 22, "The Son of Man must suffer many ...read more

  • The Da Vinci Code: Fact Or Fiction (Part Three: Was Jesus Married?)

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 2, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,245 views

    This message deals with the Da Vinci Code’s lies about Jesus being married to Mary Magdalene and having fathered a child with her.

    DAN BROWN’S CLAIMS: “Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene. They had a child. After Jesus’ death, Mary fled to France. Today, there are physical descendants of Jesus’ bloodline.” - The Da Vinci Code makes some wild assertions here. Brown claims that after Jesus’ death Mary fled to France in ...read more

  • A Declaration Of Dependence

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 483 ratings
     | 16,371 views

    We celebrate our independence from foreign rule on July 4th, but let us also celebrate our dependence upon God!

    A Declaration of Dependence Ps 33:10-22 10 The LORD foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples. 11 But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. 12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he ...read more

  • Principles Of Proclamation Series

    Contributed by Larry Starett on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,005 views

    An exposition of John 15:22-27, with special emphasis on the need to testify of Christ.

    Principles of Proclamation Pastor Larry Starett July 20, 2003 AM Service John 15:22-27 INTRODUCTION: A teenaged girl who was taking First Aid lessons burst through the door of her home and said, "Mom, I just saw a horrible accident and I was able to use my First Aid Training!" "What did you ...read more

  • Holy Boldness I

    Contributed by Jerry Lewis on May 25, 2004
    based on 71 ratings
     | 11,834 views

    Boldness is Something Desired by almost all Christians. These First Believers in the Early Church Prayed for Boldness and God Answered in a Mighty Way. The Whole Building Shook with the Power of God, they were All Filled with the Holy Spirit, and they Sp

    HOLY BOLDNESS I Prov 28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion. Acts 4:13 KJV 13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had ...read more

  • Active Participants Through Spiritual Gifts

    Contributed by Eric Muldoon on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 103 ratings
     | 5,327 views

    We are meant to be active participants in the Body of Christ, and God has assigned each one of us a function in the Body.

    At conversion - God incorporates us into the Body. He puts us in a community relationship w\all believers, and we share a common life in Christ. We are not meant to be passive participants - eg. "silent partners" God intends all Christians to be active participants and has assigned each one ...read more

  • When Jesus Invites You To Dinner Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 25, 2002
    based on 300 ratings
     | 30,920 views

    “The Parable of the Great Banquet” tells us three things about the wonderful invitation of God.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 39 “When Jesus Invites You To Dinner” Luke 14:15-24 Jesus was in the middle of a Sabbath dinner that had grown more and more tense. The tension had grown from the moment that Jesus had entered ...read more

  • Wheat And The Tares

    Contributed by Niles Lloyd on Aug 14, 2002
    based on 110 ratings
     | 9,692 views

    COULD IT BE POSSIBLE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN DECIEVED ABOUT YOUR SALVATION? SATAN HAS FOOLED UNTOLD MILLIONS INTO THINKING THEY’RE SAVED WHEN THEY ARE LOST!

    WHEAT AND THE TARES JUL. 25, 99 TEXT: MT. 13:24 - 30..... 36 - 43 INTRO: IF YOU WAS WITH US A COUPLE OF MONTHS AGO, I HAD PREACHED A MESSAGE OUT OF MARK 4 ON THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER. IT IS AT THIS SAME POINT IN THE SCRIPTURE HERE IN MATTHEW 13. JESUS IS SITTING IN ...read more

  • Give Us A King Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 99 ratings
     | 25,148 views

    The problems that Israel faced when they stepped outside of God’s will and demanded a king immediately.

    A Study of the Life of Samuel Sermon # 6 ”Give Us a King!” 1 Samuel 8:1-18 Many People are painfully aware that things would be far better in their lives if they had made wiser decisions. It is especially frustrating to ...read more

  • The Hill To Die On

    Contributed by Mark Kennicott on Mar 20, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,086 views

    Where does our confidence lie? In our tradition, our religious heritage, or in the finished work of Jesus Christ upon the cross? This sermon reminds us that boasting in anything but the cross is a tragic mistake, and explores how such boasting leads us

    Gal 6:14 But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. Those who peddle advice and package wisdom say to pick your battles carefully. When deciding to stand your ground, to draw your own proverbial ...read more

  • How To Forgive

    Contributed by William Mouser on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,676 views

    Peter’s question about how often to forgive allows Jesus to answer a different question: what is forgiveness.

    What is forgiveness? Matthew 18:21-35 As I’m sure most of you have noticed, in our worship here we recite the Lord’s prayer twice during our worship. In the history of Christian worship this is a fairly low number of times to use the Lord’s prayer. When Thomas Cranmer revised the Sarum Mass ...read more

  • A Man Without A Vision Is A Man Without A Future

    Contributed by Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Jul 3, 2013
    based on 13 ratings
     | 20,554 views

    Solomon, in his wisdom and under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit wrote, In Proverbs 29:18 “where there is no vision the people perish”."The NKJ translates it, "Where there is no revelation the people cast off restraint..."

    A man without a vision is a man without a future "Where there is no vision, the people perish; but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. "-Proverbs 29:18. In the first place, the word "vision" used here has to do with the Word of God. Where there is no Word of God, where there is no message of ...read more

  • Rules In The Service Of Relationships.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 1,795 views

    Year C Sixth Sunday after Pentecost July 15th, 2001 Luke 10: 25-37 Title: “Rules in the service of relationships.”

    Year C Sixth Sunday after Pentecost July 15th, 2001 Luke 10: 25-37 Title: “Rules in the service of relationships.” Jesus tells the story of the Good Samaritan in response to a lawyer’s question regarding the meaning of “neighbor” in the great commandment “Love your neighbor.” THE LAWYER’S ...read more

  • The Da Vinci Code: Fact Or Fiction (Part Four: Mary Magdalene's Big Role)

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 5, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,912 views

    This message looks at Mary Magdalene’s biggest scene in the Bible - not as Jesus’ wife, but as the first person to meet the risen Savior.

    The Da Vinci Code’s Claim: “Mary Magdalene’s most important role was being married to Jesus.” - As we noted last week, Dan Brown claims in his book that Mary Magdalene is of monumental importance because she was married to Jesus. (We also noted that Brown claims that she had a child with Jesus ...read more