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  • Amazing Grace, How Sweet The Sound, That Saved A Wretch Like Me Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 39 ratings


    BIG IDEA: FOR THE FOREMOST OF SINNERS, THE PRIVILEGE OF SERVICE AND THE PARADOX OF SALVATION MAGNIFY THE GRACE OF GOD Def. of Paradox: "a statement or proposition seemingly self-contradictory or absurd, and yet explicable as expressing a truth"; How could Christ Jesus choose to save someone ...read more

  • Servanthood Series

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 13, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    The attitude of servanthood made the New Testament church unique. It is a necessary ingredient for any church and/or believer.

    Church Essentials: Part Six Servanthood - Philippians 2:4-9 We live in an egocentric age where the "what's in it for me" mentality has permeated every aspect of our society and sadly has infiltrated the lives of today's professed Christians. Instead of asking ourselves "How can I best be used ...read more

  • Thanksgiving: Counting Our Blessings

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Nov 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    thankful for the provision of salvation; thankful for the preservation of the Scriptures; thankful for the presence of the indwelling Spirit; thankful for the possibilities in supplication; thankful for the privilege of service; thankful for the partnersh

  • Thanksgiving, A Time To Count Our Blessings

    Contributed by David Rigg on Nov 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This sermon uses an amusing story to emphasize how some people can be down right unthankful!

    Thanksgiving: COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS Psalm 100 1 A Psalm of Thanksgiving. Make a joyful shout to the LORD, all you lands! 2Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. 3Know that the LORD, He is God; It is He who has made us, and ...read more

  • The Greatest Business

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jan 25, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    Examine the high calling of being a servant of Jesus Christ.

    What is the greatest business in the world? You have probably heard some variation of the story of the three boys who were comparing notes concerning their fathers. One boy (who’s father was a poet)said "My father can write a few words on a paper and get $10,000 for his work." Another boy (who’s ...read more

  • An Eager Spirit Series

    Contributed by Bart Leger on Aug 19, 2007

    If you were to characterize your approach toward your Christian service would you identify yourself with a racehorse eager to bolt out of the gate or the broken down nag lazily munching grass in the back forty? What will make the difference?

    An Eager Spirit If you were to characterize your approach toward your Christian service would you identify yourself with a racehorse eager to bolt out of the gate or the broken down nag lazily munching grass in the back forty? Or how about a sprinter at the starting blocks ready for the ...read more

  • Overcoming The Problem Of Loneliness Series

    Contributed by Dan Proctor on Jun 13, 2013

    Loneliness is the #1 emotional problem facing Americans today. You will find lonely people in church, in restaurants, in movie theaters, and in big crowds. In our text, Jesus shares three great truths that will help us to conquer and overcome loneliness.

    Overcoming The Problem Of Loneliness www.crbible.com/sermons Loneliness – a common fact 1. Loneliness is the #1 emotional problem facing Americans today. One person said, “It is the most devastating malady of our age.” It attacks teens, married people, singles, middle-aged, ...read more

  • What Do You Do For Christmas? Series

    Contributed by Jim Erwin on Dec 16, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    Christmas is more than gifts.

    What Do You Do for Christmas? What is Christmas – Part 1 Luke 2:8-20 I have entitled my sermon “What Do You Do for Christmas?”. This will be a question that every one of us will receive during this holiday season. You and I as Christians need to be prepared to answer this question. I submit to ...read more

  • Positive Giving

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 8, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    What motivates you to give? The Corinthians had an easy time setting unrealistic giving goals that set them up for failure, but a hard time giving in a way that released the gift to God and brought Him glory. In this chapter Paul gives us some valuable le

    Giving is one of those subjects that pastors either ignore or really focus on. For us at Calvary Chapel, we teach through the Scriptures so when a chapter comes along on any particular subject then we teach it. Giving should be a part of every growing Christian’s experience, and I’m not ...read more

  • “you Were Shaped To Serve God” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 14, 2013

    God has uniquely shaped each of His children to serve Him by serving others.

    Today going to look at God’s fourth purpose for your life: You were Shaped to Serve God. (READ TEXT) The word, “workmanship,” can be translated, “masterpiece.” Notice, the Bible says that through faith in Christ, that is what you already are. In other words, ...read more

  • A Passion For The House Series

    Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on Jul 12, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    God is looking for those who have a passion for His House, for those who have a zeal for His House, for those who are in love with His House - those who share His heart for His house.

    Journeying with John, It’s a Trip (JWJ-12) A Passion for The House John 2:12-25 Before becoming president Teddy Roosevelt was a Sunday School teacher. One day a boy came in with a shiner, and Teddy asked him what had happened. He said another boy was tormenting his sister, so he took a swing ...read more

  • Overcoming The World

    Contributed by Anthony Perry on Apr 19, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    This message describes what Christ and the author of 1 John means when they talk of Christians having the power to overcome the World.

    1 John 5: 1-10 Overcoming The World I have heard there are only three kinds of people in the world. There are the “I wills”, the “I won’ts,” and the “I can’ts.” The “I will do it” people accomplish and overcome every obstacle in their way; the “I won’t do it” folks oppose everything and make ...read more

  • Corrupt Christians

    Contributed by Gregory Mc Donald on Sep 6, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    What more could we want...what more could we ask for? The God of all creation is with us...He's working all things out for us...He's on our side! As long as we trust Him...and allow Him to work in our behalf. As long as we keep ourselves from corruptio

    CORRUPT CHRISTIANS EXODUS 32 One of the things that seem to plague most Christians is the idea of standing against the mainstream when it comes to the area of faith. I can't tell you how many times people have expressed their frustration with trying to convince unsaved men and women about ...read more

  • Power Grab Series

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jul 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Grasping after power that belongs to God is not only wrong, it's dangerous.

    This is communion Sunday. Here on the table are special elements set aside for worship. In the Presbyterian tradition, only a minister of word and sacrament is authorized to consecrate the elements. And only ordained officers of the church are granted the privilege of distributing the elements to ...read more

  • Wicked Tenants In A Wicked World

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Apr 24, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    The parable of the wicked tenants is a statement of God’s concern for his people and a declaration that God’s plan cannot be defeated by man. If we love God, we realize that he knows the best way for us to live.

    He was, by all accounts, a successful man. This builder of fine homes in an upscale American suburb was known to all as a creative craftsman, a shrewd businessman, a fair-minded employer, and a generous benefactor. But he was aging now, and before he set out for Florida for the winter, he ...read more