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  • Purposeful

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 13, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,902 views

    Coming from spiritual death, the believer now not only has life but also has a purposeful life - a life that has the honor and glory of God as its object.

    PURPOSEFUL! EPHESIANS 2:8-10 Before an individual comes to Christ, Ephesians tells us that he or she is dead in trespasses and sins. His or her life has little or no meaning in light of eternity. When a person comes to Christ, the Word of God tells us that the Holy Spirit quickens or gives ...read more

  • Purpose Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 27, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,682 views

    This is the 5th sermon in the series "God’s Gift Of..."

    Family Worship December 20, 2009 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: God’s Gift Of… [#5] PURPOSE Ruth 4:13-22 Introduction: Through my years of school, I have taken many history classes. One of the things that always interested me was in trying to figure out if any ...read more

  • "Purpose"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on May 9, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,635 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that before they were born God had formed and shaped them for a particular PURPOSE, which requires His Holy Spirit to set them apart in preparation for His Service.

    Jeremiah 1:5 (MSG) *Jeremiah 1:5 (GW) 7 May 2006 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris CP Walker Multicultural Gospel Service Taegue, South Korea BIG IDEA: The Lord who formed and shaped us knows the particular PURPOSE he intended us for, but unless He ...read more

  • A Purposed Donation To Life, Or Running With No Purpose

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 3, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,037 views

    What donation are you making to the Kingdom? Many have not purposefully planned on giving, you should, you can!

    A PURPOSED DONATION TO LIFE OR RUNNING WITH NO PURPOSE By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com This is a two part series, or can be done as one part if you move points very quickly! I take a bow and a quiver of arrows, and hold them in my hands as a point of visual contact. TEXT: 1 ...read more

  • Adopted For A Purpose - Purpose Driven Life Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 9, 2004
    based on 85 ratings
     | 10,334 views

    Adoption is often seen, by those who have been adopted - as a mark of rejection or abandonment. But God sees it as an opportunity and an adventure.

    OPEN: One woman shared a story of her childhood as a victim of polio. She said, “When my mother left me in Sunday School I always asked to wear her locket. She thought I liked the locket, but that wasn’t it at all. I knew I wasn’t worth coming back for, but I knew she would come back for her ...read more

  • "Our Purpose”

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,460 views

    *God says to those who come near Him that He ‘must’ be regarded as holy and that He ‘must’ be glorified

    “Our Purpose” Matthew 22: 37 SERMON OBJECTIVE: To inspire a more powerful worship experience by encouraging the people to open their hearts to God and allow Him to help their worship to come to life INTRODUCTION: Tonight we are going to discuss ‘worship’ The word comes from the root ...read more

  • Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 76 ratings
     | 6,076 views

    Prayer serves many purposes in our lives. The best purpose may be that prayer changes our focus, but prayer also changes our actions

    The Purpose of Prayer 02/06/05 Intro: We are in week 2 of a 3 week series on prayer. Last week we looked at the priority of prayer and the need for a focus and worship of Christ as we approach him in prayer. I issued you a challenge of spending 15 minutes each morning focusing your mind and ...read more

  • Power With A Purpose Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Feb 15, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,148 views

    Part one of this series deals with the Holy Spirits power in the Church of today. What is it for and what does God want from us?

    Walking In the Spirit Pt 1 ¡V Power with a Purpose Acts 1:4-11 George Barna ¡V several years back brought a man to the US from China to see the church and it¡¦s impact. As he left Barna asked him what he thought of the church in the US ¡V ¡§It¡¦s amazing, he said, how much you have accomplished ...read more

  • The Purpose Of The Church

    Contributed by David Taylor on Dec 1, 2004
    based on 78 ratings
     | 4,890 views

    The five purposes of every church

    The Purpose of Christian Community Church Moving Ahead Together, Part 1 September 5, 2004 There is no such thing in the Christian life as maintenance only movement - forward or backward. If you are not growing spiritually then you are dying spiritually. There is no way getting around that ...read more

  • Formed For A Purpose Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 8, 2004
    based on 141 ratings
     | 38,114 views

    The Bible repeatedly tells us we were created with a purpose. So, why do we have such a hard time believing that?

    OPEN: Several years ago, the Country Gazette in Franklin, Massachusetts had this listing in its classified section: “Unknown item for sale. We know it’s valuable; we don’t know what it is. If you can identify it, we’ll sell it for $250.” APPLY: Now isn’t that interesting? They had no idea what ...read more

  • God's Purpose

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 278 ratings
     | 48,691 views

    1- God’s purpose in our church 2-God’s purpose in our sinful world 3- God’s purpose in our hurting world

    INTRO.- ILL.- Here is what some call “The Property Laws of a Toddler.” 1. If I like it, it’s mine. 2. If it’s in my hand, it’s mine. 3. If I can take it from you, it’s mine. 4. If I had it a little while ago, it’s mine. 5. If it’s mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way. 6. ...read more

  • A Forbidden Purpose

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 126 ratings
     | 21,818 views

    This is about understanding God’s will.

    A young lady attended a missionary service several years ago. As she heard the missionary share the stories of danger and success, she knew that God was calling her to be a missionary. She prayed about it, and talked to several people about this. She just knew that God was calling her to be a ...read more

  • God's Purpose

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 30, 2004
    based on 144 ratings
     | 4,164 views

    1- God’s purpose in our worship 2- God’s purpose in our relationships

    INTRO.- Where are you headed? Where are you going? ILL.- Two friends went hunting for moose in Canada every year. Each time they were flown out to the marshland in a small bush plane. After landing them at the hunting site, the pilot said, “I’ll pick you up in four days and you can only ...read more

  • Life On Purpose

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,959 views

    I can’t forget the story one of our members tells about his childhood. He asked his dad the big question: "Why am I here?" That’s a thoughtful question from a little boy. Here’s what his dad said. "How the h___ do I know?" My friend is still reeling from the shock of that response. But how would ...read more

  • The Purposes Of Storms

    Contributed by David Wilson on Feb 10, 2008
    based on 342 ratings
     | 18,679 views

    Those storms in our lives don’t always come from our sin-- in fact, following Christ will lead us directly into the eye of the storm.

    1. ALL PROBLEMS IN LIFE ARE NOT RELATED TO SIN! The Jews believed strongly that if something bad happened to someone, they had done some sort of sin. If a person was stricken with an illness it reflected on some sort of sin. If he suffered financial loss, it was sin-related.. If his children ...read more