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  • On The Run And Searching For Water

    Contributed by James May on Feb 25, 2012
    based on 9 ratings

    Like the deer pants after water, the people of God are often hounded by adversity and the enemy of our souls. Often we find ourselves running the wrong way, becoming thirsty and dry spiritually. It's time we started running to Jesus, our only true sourc

    On the Run and Searching for Water By Rev. James May I know that I’ve told this before, but I want to begin this message again by bringing to your mind the story of the lion and the gazelle that dwell on the Serengeti plains of northern Africa. Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. more

  • The Gift (Present) Of God's Presence

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Mar 20, 2017
    based on 3 ratings

    God is present in our joy, our despair, and in our hope.

    As I and many of you are trekking through the Bible in our daily Bible reading, toward the end of February, one of our reading assignments was Psalm 42. I want to spend a little time in that Psalm today as we talk about the present of God’s presence. There is said to be a strange plant in South more

  • How To Get Up When You Are Down!

    Contributed by John Putty on Apr 15, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    A message dealing with depression. Is it Biblical? Can believers be depressed? What can we do if we become depressed?

    Title: How to get up when you are down! Text: Psalms 42 Intro: Do you ever feel like Charlie Brown? You know what I'm talking about,‑when nothing ever goes right. In fact, everything is out of control! Even your dog tells you what to do! Charlie Brown goes to kick the football while more

  • The Presence Of God Or I'd Rather Have Jesus

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Feb 1, 2003
    based on 119 ratings

    Why do we Pray? Why do we read our Bibles daily? Why do we Give? Why are we at the Church when the doors are open? Do we think that by doing these things that we are earning "points" with God? Are we trying to obligate God to bless us? Duty or Desire?

    The Presence Of God Illustration In 1943, a lady by the name of Rhea B. Miller wrote one of the greatest hymns ever written: I’D RATHER HAVE JESUS! This wonderful hymn so influenced one young man that it determined the direction of his entire life. This young man had grown up with devoted more

  • Refreshing My Down Times Series

    Contributed by James Botts on Aug 28, 2002
    based on 119 ratings

    “Refreshing My Down Times” explores how to get a lift from God when you’re feeling down about life. Psalm 42:1-11 gives the practical steps to being refreshed in midst of not-so-happy times.

    The Crossing Community Church Times Of Refreshing “Refreshing My Down Times” Pastor Jim Botts August 18th, 2002 Introduction How many of you are joggers? How about marathoners? In a marathon there are those stations along the route where the runner can grab a refreshing drink as they make their more

  • Beating The Spiritual Blahs

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 80 ratings

    Everyone faces times of spiritual difficulty and disillusionment. When we do, we need to realize that God is always faithful and will stay with us through even the toughest times.

    A couple of weeks ago my wife Pam and I had the chance to travel with the Jr. High/High School bands to NKU for a band festival. After the morning festival, the entire group went to Kings Island to spend the rest of the day. Now band festivals are okay, but for us, the big draw of the trip was the more

  • Swallowed Up Or Spewed Out Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 10 ratings

    God disciplines us when we turn aside from His will: either we get swallowed up in addictive behavior, churchianity, busy-ness, and controversy; or God spews us out as ill-equipped, unreceptive, divisive. Confess our distress, admit our limitations, and

    What parent does not dread this awful experience? In your care is a small child. You turn your back for just an instant –to answer the phone, to get a drink of water – and when you come back to that child, she is coughing and choking, clutching at her throat. Those curious eyes saw something more

  • Depression

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 24 ratings

    Depression is one of the most common psychological problems, affecting nearly everyone through either personal experience or through depression in a family member. Each year over 17 million American adults experience a period of clinical depression.

    (Slide #1) Job 30:16-17 16 "And now my heart is broken. Depression haunts my days. 17 My weary nights are filled with pain as though something were relentlessly gnawing at my bones. NLT (Slide #2) Job 30:25-28 26 So I looked for good, but evil came instead. I waited for the light, but darkness more

  • The Antodote For A Troubled Life

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 69 ratings

    I must use this period of ministry in addressing those very special saint who are experiencing UNUSUAL TROUBLE and are TROUBLED thereby. I need to address you because You and Your Experience has been Overlooked and given Too Little Attention by the minist

    “Trouble in my way, I have to cry sometimes. So much trouble, I have to cry sometimes. I lay awake at night, but that’s alright; Because I know Jesus will fix it after awhile.” Here we are again. I want to use this ‘Preaching Moment’ to deal with what’s going on underneath our skin. So, WE NEED TO more

  • My Soul Thirsts For God - All Saints Day Memorial Service

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Nov 4, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    A short talk given at our annual Memorial Service where we invite family members to come and give thanks for the life of a loved one who has died recently.

    Throughout my life I have been encouraged by the faith and by the actions of some very unlikely people. During the summer I spent some time talking to people with a variety of disabilities and impairments and I have to say I found myself both inspired and uplifted. Watching the Paralympics was more

  • Psalm 42 - Hope For The Downcast Soul Series

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Apr 6, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    In my series where I am working through a rich experience of preaching the Psalms.

    HOPE FOR THE DOWNCAST SOUL TEXT: Psalm 42:1-11 Psalms 42:1-11 KJV To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. [2] My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? more

  • Overcoming Depression Series

    Contributed by Landon Winstead on Dec 30, 2013

    There are some tools that God has given us to deal with depression.

    As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? My tears have been my food day and night, while people say to me all day long, “Where is your God?” These things I remember as I pour more

  • Intimacy With Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Lay Man on May 28, 2015

    As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. - Psalm 42:1 Intimacy requires excitement, joy, desire. It is something that you want to do with your time. When we enjoy something in life we take time, discipline and even suff ..

    As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. - Psalm 42:1 Intimacy requires excitement, joy, desire. It is something that you want to do with your time. When we enjoy something in life we take time, discipline and even suffer to get what we want. Having intimacy with more

  • Rekindle Your Passion

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Mar 17, 2019


    REKINDLE YOUR PASSION (PSALMS 42:1-2 ) INTRO: SKIT: SATAN GOT YOUR JOY AND PASSION (1.) Two-person skit: the chained, the Devil (2.) Devil; Wraps chains around the chained (3.) Devil” I’ve got it I’ve stolen his JOY” (4.) Chained “ whoooa is me I’m miserable “ (5.) Devil “I’ve got his more

  • 75. The Church - Our Worship Leader Series

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Nov 16, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    The risen Christ now “lives to intercede” for us as our high priest in God’s presence.

    IN GOD'S IMAGE 75 - THE CHURCH - OUR WORSHIP LEADER This message is part of a series of 90 sermons based on the title, “In God’s Image – God’s Purpose for humanity.” This series of free sermons or the equivalent free book format is designed to take the reader through an amazing process beginning more