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  • Purposeful

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 12, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,163 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"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on May 7, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 11,394 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

  • Purpose Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 27, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,098 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

  • The Purpose Of Temptation

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Jul 21, 2001
    based on 239 ratings
     | 8,330 views

    Our immediate reaction to a heartache, or a successful achievement that took years to overcome, must be one of getting ready for the next hurdle. If you don’t have any hurdles to jump in your life – if there aren’t any goals set for you right now – if yo

    The Purpose of Temptation Chris Smith Matthew 4:1-2 Oscar Wilde once said that he could resist everything except temptation. An old cartoon had the two characters looking at each other with a caption below them saying, “How come opportunity knocks only once, but temptation beats the ...read more

  • The Purpose Of The Pastor

    Contributed by Larry Bergeron on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 111 ratings
     | 14,118 views

    The Purpose of the Pastor is to do two things: 1) Love His Lord, and 2) Feed His Lord’s Sheep

    THE PURPOSE OF THE PASTOR John 21:14-17 By Dr. Larry A. Bergeron Red Bay Church of God / September 24, 2000 / AM Turn In Your Bibles To The Gospel Of John, Chapter 21, Verses 14 Following. We Will Be Reading From This Passage In A Moment. INTRODUCTION Last Week we looked at the ...read more

  • Life On Purpose

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,279 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 Oct 18, 2000
    based on 343 ratings
     | 19,058 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

  • God's Purpose

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 278 ratings
     | 49,050 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 16, 2004
    based on 126 ratings
     | 22,062 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

  • "Our Purpose”

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,563 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

  • The Purpose Of The Church

    Contributed by David Taylor on Nov 30, 2004
    based on 78 ratings
     | 5,089 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

  • Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 76 ratings
     | 6,221 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 12, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,296 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

  • What's The Purpose? Series

    Contributed by Bud Rose on Nov 26, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,523 views

    The second sermon in a series on the power of the Holy Spirit and what His purpose is today in the lives of believers.

    WE’VE GOT THE POWER – 2 “WHAT’S THE PURPOSE?” Introduction: Last Sunday, I spoke on, “Where It All Began”. We talked about where and when the New Testament Church actually began. I hope we can all agree that according to Scripture, that The New Testament Church began on Resurrection Sunday, ...read more

  • A People With Purpose Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jan 8, 2006
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,081 views

    We are to be a devoted people.

    A PEOPLE WITH PURPOSE Acts 2:42-47 S: Church C: Purpose of the Community Th: A People with Purpose Pr: WE ARE TO BE A DEVOTED PEOPLE. ?: What? To what are we to be devoted? KW: Activities TS: We will find in our study of Acts 2:42, four activities to which, as believers in the Lord ...read more