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  • Purposeful

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 12, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,339 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
     | 6,269 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 7, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 11,677 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 Jul 31, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,177 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 1, 2004
    based on 85 ratings
     | 10,795 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

  • The Purpose Of The Pastor

    Contributed by Larry Bergeron on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 111 ratings
     | 14,277 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

  • The Purpose Of Temptation

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Jul 21, 2001
    based on 239 ratings
     | 8,436 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

  • Life On Purpose

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,446 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 Purpose Of Testing Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,559 views

    As Christians today, we have to endure testing. But God doesn’t only call us to endure it, He calls us to have joy in it. He calls us to have joy in it because there is a purpose behind it.

    1. Testing produces patience (3) 2. Testing produces perfection (4) 3. Testing wants wisdom (5) 4. Testing finds faith (6-8) JAMES 1:2 It’s back to school time, isn’t it? Teachers are excited. Parents are excited. Kids are excited. You can just feel the excitement in the air, can’t you? ...read more

  • The Purpose Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 3, 2007
    based on 30 ratings
     | 10,822 views

    Purpose Driven Concepts. Five Purposes presented as an acrostic - SHINE. Second Sermon in this Series - God’s Committed Community.

  • Purpose And Promise Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 30, 2010
    based on 27 ratings
     | 7,051 views

    1- The purpose of the law 2- The promise of God

    INTRO.- ILL.- One of golf’s immortal moments came when a Scotchman demonstrated the new game to President Ulysses Grant. Carefully placing the ball on the tee, he took a mighty swing. The club hit the turf and scattered dirt all over the President’s beard and surrounding vicinity, while the ball ...read more

  • A People With Purpose Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jan 8, 2006
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,150 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

  • What's The Purpose? Series

    Contributed by Bud Rose on Nov 26, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,566 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

  • There Is A Purpose In The Storm Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 9, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 13,377 views

    This story in the life of Jesus and His disciples, in the boat upon the sea, conveys another world, a world where storms rise up out of nowhere and life itself is put at peril.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 20 There Is A Purpose In The Storm. Luke 8:22-25 In 1976 Gordon Lightfoot recorded a haunting ballad entitled “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.” [1976, Moose Music, Ltd.] The Edmund ...read more

  • Living On Purpose

    Contributed by David Derry on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 221 ratings
     | 17,019 views

    How to know your purpose in life and live it out.

    Living on Purpose December 1, 2002 Today’s sermon is entitled “living on purpose” Do you know what your purpose is? Do you know what drives you? As you think about that question, you may be picturing a certain aspect of your life. For example: · Home life · Spiritual life · Work ...read more