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  • The Harsh Consequence Of A Private Faith

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Mar 6, 2014
     | 1,774 views

    A look at why we need to be public in our belief and three things to help embolden our faith.

    BELIEVING ON THE INSIDE: If what’s on the inside is real, it will make it out. - Luke 12:8-9. - Many people have the idea that as long as I have “Jesus in my heart” then I’m ok. - And often implicit with that is the idea that my faith can be a private thing. ...read more

  • A Place To Belong Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on May 30, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,474 views

    Just what does it mean to belong? How do you know?

    “A PLACE TO BELONG” Message 18, Day 17 in the Series based on Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life Rev. Todd G. Leupold, BBC, AM, August 22, 2004 INTRODUCTION: Please allow me to take the next few minutes to tell you about several people – people you may even know. First, I’d like to ...read more

  • Rediscovering Our Voice - Stephen

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Apr 16, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,889 views

    Look at Stephen the martyr & how we are called likewise to rediscover our voice in sharing our faith & speaking prophetically too

    2 Peter 2:1-10 Acts 7: 51-60 Summary prior to Acts reading Stephen is in Jerusalem around AD 30. He is one of the most trusted men in the Church; a very good man who the Bible says was full of both the Holy Spirit and love. The early Christian community trusted him & chose him to be ...read more

  • Lent 2013 Week 2 Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Feb 27, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,790 views

    Taking a look at the reaction of the Pharisees to Jesus healing on the Sabbath and the eternal nature of Christ revealed in His, "Oh Jerusalem, Jerusalem" monologue.

    This is the second week of the Lenten season and in the Scripture we are about to look at we see an incident that took place as Jesus was headed for Jerusalem in order to complete the work for which He came to earth. We know that Jesus was headed to Jerusalem because it says back in Luke ...read more

  • A Spirit Of Timidity

    Contributed by Dan Cale on May 2, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,875 views

    This sermon explores Pauls letter to Timothy and finds 5 secrets for power filled living.

    A Spirit of Timidity 5 Secrets to Power Filled Living II Timothy 1:1-18 Before we get started this morning let me ask you a question. How many of you would admit freely this morning that you are living a timid Christian life? The problem with that question is that Timid is a relative term. ...read more

  • How To Recognize Saving Faith Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,344 views

    James says that a faith that will take you to heaven will always have certain characteristics.

    Vs 18. James is not teaching salvation by works. We can’t “see” salvation; we can only see the results of salvation. HOW TO RECOGNIZE SAVING FAITH JAMES 2: 14-26 1. Illus. of funeral • It was the first time it happened to me, but it certainly wouldn’t be the last time. • As a young ...read more

  • Faith That Steps Out

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Mar 20, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,866 views

    A look at Joseph of Arimathea and his decision after the death of Jesus to go public with his faith. What holds us back from being public with our faith?

    - Who is Joseph? - Joseph of Arimathea is the main person we’re going to look at here. The gospel of John tells us that Nicodemus accompanied him, but we’re going to focus on Joseph. Some details about him: a. He was a prominent member of the Sanhedrin, the Jewish ruling council (Mark ...read more

  • A Place To Belong Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 7,985 views

    Are you a church attender or a church member? Does it matter which you are, or which you choose to be?

    A Place to Belong Purpose Driven Life #17 Cornwall/Montreal December 6, 2003 Are you a church attender or a church member? Does it matter which you are, or which you choose to be? Maybe you’re not sure, right now, what you want to be and are exploring to decide what you want to be. It does ...read more

  • Right Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,598 views

    Right Fellowship within the chrisian life

    RIGHT FELLOWSHIP In the film The Lord of the Rings there is a scene where Frodo has brought the One Ring to Rivendell, to the Council of Elrond the elf-lord. The Council decides that a Fellowship should accompany Frodo and do all within their power to see that the mission is accomplished. The ...read more

  • Righteous Judgment Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on May 26, 2009
     | 1,569 views

    How do we balance Righteous Encouragement with Righteous Judgment. Taken from two teachings by Mike Bickle, IHOP.

    Introduction Two part series- based on two teaching- Mike Bickle. Helping Others Overcome by the Word of Our Testimony Righteous Judgment in a Culture of Honor We live in an age when the onslaught of the enemy against the people of God is growing more intense. If is important we understand- ...read more

  • The Gaze Of God

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 16, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,112 views

    A Sermon for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 7

    5th Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 10: 24-39 Proper 7 The Gaze of God Today in America, we are also facing another challenge to our relationship to God, the individuality of faith, private faith, which is seen as more important than the body of Christ; the church individual, and the church ...read more

  • 2 Peter 1.1-11 Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Nov 4, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 6,685 views

    Peter’s gospel. Perseverance depends on us working with God, the challenge is to be faithful

    2 Peter 1.1-11 Do you remember the Hitler diaries which appeared a few years ago? Or what about those films of Bigfoot? Crop circles? The Da Vinci Code? All pretending to be something they are not. They are fakes masquerading as the genuine article. Peter in his second letter deals with ...read more

  • You And Me In The World

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on May 7, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,200 views

    God has a view of what he expects his children to be. In His view they are a family of priest sent to represent Him in the world.

    You and Me in the world Last week we talked about vision…We tried to see vision via God’s eyes….Which I believe is not limited by the walls of a building or a membership. A church that does not have a vision that extends past the walls or the church property is held back by man made limits and ...read more

  • Acts 17 - Make An Impact Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 7, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,940 views

    Go public with your faith. Touch lives where you are. Believe you have the answer the lost world needs to hear.

    If God leads us, and leads us to where He wants us to be, so that we can share what we know about Him and Christ, and thus allowing His Spirit to work in the hearts of the hearers, then it goes to show that all of us can make an impact in someone’s life. • We may not have planned for ...read more

  • When We're Embarrassed Of Jesus

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Mar 27, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,078 views

    A look at Peter denying three times and at five examples of times when we are embarrassed of Jesus.

    EVERYONE LOVES JESUS IN CHURCH: Whether I’m embarrassed of Jesus often changes with a spike in the cost. - Mark 14: 27-31, 50, 67-68. - It’s easy to love Jesus when there’s no cost involved. It’s easy to love Him when there’s no pressure. - As the costs ...read more