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  • Praying For Problem People

    Contributed by Doug Newton on Aug 24, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    How can you pray for problem people? Yes, Paul’s example is good. But it won’t happen until Jesus makes you really, really want to pray.

    Imagine you are an avid long distance runner and someone comes up to you who has never run a marathon and asks, How can I run a marathon? What would you say? You’d probably ask them about how much they currently run to diagnose how far along they are and then you’d start talking about the kind of more

  • Trouble Lurks In The Shadows

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Oct 3, 2018

    A study in the book of 1 Kings 11: 1 – 43

    1 Kings 11: 1 – 43 Trouble lurks in the shadows 11 But King Solomon loved many foreign women, as well as the daughter of Pharaoh: women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites— 2 from the nations of whom the LORD had said to the children of Israel, “You shall not intermarry more

  • Why Am I Surrounded By Problem People And Problem Situations? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 23, 2014

    A look at the call to "fight the good fight."

  • 3 John: Church Politics 101 Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 18 ratings

    3 John is a reality check for the church. It is about church politics, problem people, and the problems they cause.

    Through the New Testament 06 Church Politics 101 3 John Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO 3 John is a reality check for the church. It is about church politics, problem people, and the problems they cause. A lot of us would like to think more

  • Treacherous Living Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Nov 19, 2015

    In this passage God is going to reveal what He calls treacherous living. Problem: People deal treacherously against their brother.

    Introduction: According to Dr. Lana Staneli, author of a book on marital triangles, “Of those who break up their marriage to marry someone else, eighty percent are sorry later. Of those who do marry their lover, which is only about ten percent, about seventy percent of them get a divorce. more

  • How Shall We Return? Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Nov 19, 2015

    In this verse God is calling His children back to Him. Problem: People fall away from God.

    Introduction: There are two great days in a person’s life -- the day we are born and the day we discover why. To make God’s name great through your life… The Main Point: Since Jesus Christ is the Lord of hosts; you ought to walk with Him through the use of your more

  • What Have We Spoken Against You? Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Nov 19, 2015

    In this passage God is addressing disappointed and disillusioned people who accuse Him of being unfair. Problem: People speak against God.

    Introduction: What speech is spoken against God? 1) vain speech (uselessness or false) Exo 20:7 "You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain. 2) deceptive or smooth speech (lying) Rom 16:18 For such men are more

  • Refuse To Rob God Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Nov 19, 2015

    God used Malachi to warn His people about their sin and to call them into the place of His blessing. Problem: People fail to give in a scriptural manner.

    Introduction: Pro Football Player Braylon Edwards' Vow In 2007, the Cleveland Browns rookie announced that he'd give $10,000 in scholarships to 100 Cleveland-area eighth-graders "if they could graduate high school with over a 2.5 GPA and 15 hours community service." It was called the "ADVANCE more

  • What I Think Of When I Hear Jesus' Name

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Dec 2, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    What’s the biggest problem people face? What’s the greatest news anyone could ever hear? What’s the greatest decision that every person faces? These 3 questions get answered in this evangelistic Christmas sermon.

    Introduction Whenever I think of Christmas, there are a lot of names I think of immediately: Santa Claus Kris Kringle St. Nick Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer I think of all the names of the people on my list that I had to shop for this Christmas I think of the names of gifts I would more

  • The Day Of His Coming! Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Nov 19, 2015

    In this passage God will give His people a final admonition to come back to Him before 400 years of silence. He is using the second coming of Christ as their motivation. Problem: People fail to prepare for the return of Christ.

    Introduction: God is admonishing the nation of Israel to come back to Him. Do you think God is admonishing America… the church… families… individuals? How presumptuous it would be of us to ignore His plea to prepare for His earthly return. The Main Point: Because Christ is more

  • God Takes Promises Seriously Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 24, 2010
    based on 24 ratings

    Anytime you think the Bible is out of date & doesn’t deal with contemporary problems just go back & read Nehemiah. The problems Nehemiah & the people faced are some of the same problems people face today. (Powerpoints available - #320)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (This is the sixth of a Leadership series featuring Nehemiah. Some ideas & illustrations in these messages were based on or benefited more

  • Blueprints: A Study In 2 Corinthians Series

    Contributed by Travis Jarrett on Nov 12, 2008

    Part 1 of 5

    “Blueprints: A Study in 2 Corinthians” Part 1 – Cleaning House NewSong Church – 08/03/08 To watch/listen to this message online go to or contact **NOTE: THIS IS A CONCEPT OUTLINE FOR THIS MESSAGE. GRAPHICS AND MULTIMEDIA ARE AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT THIS more

  • Buried Talent

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    the parable of the talents and the outcome

    Intro: generally the story of the buried talent is about our responsibility in giving of our finances. But talents go beyond just our money, people have gifts, abilities that God has given them to use, but in many cases these talents get buried. Today, let’s look at the problems associated with a more

  • Community Advice

    Contributed by Kenneth Anthony on Oct 15, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    Troublemakers are in every church. St. Paul advices Titus to ignore troublemakers and focus on good works. Good works seen as best way to focus community and combat dissention.

    Community Advice Do you remember growing up and receiving unsolicited advice from your parents? I always hated listening to these lectures on life because I thought I knew infinitely more that my folks. I thought they knew nothing. Certainly it was they who needed enlightening by me. Mark more

  • "The Hypocrite” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 6, 2018

    Jesus gives us the profile of a hypocrite.

    This Sunday and the next, we're going to take a look at two problem people. We refer to them as problem people because Jesus had a problem with them; and He let them know it! We're talking about the hypocrite and the legalist. (READ TEXT) Jesus addressed a Pharisee and the experts in the law. In more