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  • Your Heavenly Language

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on Jun 30, 2015
     | 1,584 views

    The proper uses of speaking in an unknown (to the speaker) language, both in private, and in public settings.

    Heavenly Languages Explained Pastor Eric J. Hanson May 24, 2015 Today is Pentecost Sunday. This is a good time to remember what happened on the first Pentecost after the resurrection and ascension of the Lord, and to consider what these things means for us now. Let’s review Acts 1:1-14 ...read more

  • "In A Manner Of Speaking": 'the Wheat And The Tares' [part Five]

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Oct 1, 2016
     | 4,536 views

    as with all of Jesus’ parables there is “a message behind the message,” and this parable is no different. In a word, it’s not only important what Jesus said, but what He did not say!

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, March 14, 2010 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter In a Manner of Speaking: The Parable of “The Wheat and the Tares” Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43 There are several interesting facets to this ...read more

  • The Gift Of Freedom

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 5, 2003
    based on 110 ratings
     | 10,731 views

    How are we to use our freedom in Christ?

    INTRODUCTION Do you think the world thinks when a person gives their life to Jesus that they are free? Does the world think that our lives are about a bunch of ¡§you cannot do that¡¨ rules? True freedom cannot exist without boundaries. Freedom and discipline have come to be regarded as ...read more

  • I See The Light! Series

    Contributed by Steve Lawson on Jan 7, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,640 views

    The strength of our faith is tied up in our ability to hear God.

    I think that it’s important to consistently remind ourselves that we do not serve a silent God. Throughout the pages of Scripture we see a God who is involved in His people’s lives and wants to speak to them and DOES speak to them. We see in the Bible a God who desperately wants to redeem mankind ...read more

  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 64 ratings
     | 31,129 views

    James asks his readers where their continual desire to fight amongst themselves comes from. And his answer is surprising. Rather than point his finger at an outward cause of their strife, he tells them it is because of each of their individual selfishne

    1. What are the Prevailing Symptoms of selfish pride (4:2-5) 2. What is the Primary Source of selfish pride (4:6) 3. What are some Practical Solutions for selfish pride (4:7-12) JAMES 4:1 Two old friends were sitting on the front porch one Sunday afternoon when one of them began to confess ...read more

  • "Construction Equipment" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,944 views

    God gave gifts for the building up of the Church. Apostles prophets, evangelists, pastors, teachers. (#14 in the Unfathomable Love of Christ series)

    “And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ; until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, ...read more

  • Are You Seasoned

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 7,549 views

    Spiritually mature is being properly seasoned

    Are You Seasoned Leviticus 2:13-13 “Are You Seasoned?” Seasoned: The Etymology of the word seasoned is from the French “assaisoner” meaning to ripen, to give food more flavor or zest by adding seasoning or savory ingredients, to give a distinctive quality to, to treat as wood or a ...read more

  • Every Member A Minister

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 17, 2011
     | 1,737 views

    For the people to understand the place of spiritual gifts in the Church; to understand their personal responsibility to employ spiritual gifts to serve others; to understand the biblical assurance of what those gifts will accomplish when each part does it

    Ephesians 4:7-16; Romans 12:1-8; I Peter 4:10-11; I Co 14:12 Colossians 1:27-29 Intro: Ephesians 4:11-16 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body ...read more

  • "Lessons On Orderly Worship" 1 Cor Pt 14 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 9, 2008
     | 4,009 views

    Paul tells the Corinth church to eagerly desire the speaking gift of prophecy for it builds up the church and to not forbid speaking in tongues for it has its place in worship too. Both speaking gifts used properly build the believer up and encourages the

    “Lesson’s on orderly worship!” 1 Corinthians 14 - pt 14 Opening Illustration: The 7 wonders of the world - clip Thesis: Paul tells the Corinth church to eagerly desire the speaking gift of prophecy for it builds up the church and to not forbid speaking in tongues for it has its place in ...read more