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  • Purposeful

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 12, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,183 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
     | 11,437 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
     | 6,143 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

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

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,122 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
     | 10,674 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

  • Purposeful Ministry Series

    Contributed by Jeff Stewart on Oct 19, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 2,804 views

    Describes the role of the pastor, deacons and members of a purposeful church.

    Purposeful Ministry September 29, 2002 Oran FBC Selected Scriptures INTRODUCTION: Over the last few weeks we have discovered and examined the purposes of the church. We have learned that churches must evangelize, not only overseas, but also right in their own backyards (Acts 1:8). We have ...read more

  • Living On Purpose

    Contributed by David Derry on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 221 ratings
     | 16,696 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

  • Living With Purpose

    Contributed by Benjamin Sharpe on Aug 16, 2002
    based on 164 ratings
     | 9,419 views

    God has a specific goal and purpose for his Church and for each individual Christian. Satan’s intention is to cause the Church and the individual Christian to deviate from that destiny and, in so doing, to thwart the will and design of God.

    Luke 4:1-13 Living With Purpose The temptation of Jesus was for the purpose of distracting him from his ultimate goal and purpose in life. And that goal, that destiny, was to go to the cross as the atoning sacrifice for humanity. Satan’s intent in the wilderness was to defeat God’s purpose for ...read more

  • The Priority Of Purpose

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 104 ratings
     | 4,225 views

    God has placed us here for a purpose. Now is the time to know what it is. Now is the time to act on it.

    THE PRIORITY OF PURPOSE Philippians 3:7-14 INTRO: It was a “business as usual” prayer meeting night in a little suburban church. The church seated 500; 475 voted to stay at home. Twenty-five faithful souls were present. The organ cranked out the hymn with all the gusto she could muster. The ...read more

  • Love With A Purpose Series

    Contributed by Jason Powers on May 3, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 7,193 views

    Discovering the purpose of our "personal relationship with our Lord and Savior" by looking at Exodus 3:1-10. God wants to save His people, and He chooses the ordinary things to be His spokesmen.

    “First Love: Love with a Purpose One of the catch phrases of Christianity is the phrase, “personal Lord and Savior.” It’s a good phrase; it implies several things: § It implies that Jesus and God are personal, that they’re intimately concerned with the very smallest details of your life. It ...read more

  • Purposed Discipline Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,298 views

    In 1 Corinthians 5, Paul severely admonishes the church for it’s failure to discipline an erring brother. The lesson we need to take from the Corinthian problem is: Don’t Forsake Christ’s Plan of Discipline.

    Purposed Discipline Series: Studies from 1 Corinthians 5:1–13 1 Corinthians INTRODUCTION UCLA sociologist, James Wilson, has observed an interesting fact about city life: The crime rate escalates on those streets where broken windows are not repaired. His study showed that the failure to ...read more

  • God's Purpose

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 30, 2004
    based on 144 ratings
     | 4,326 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

  • God's Purpose

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 278 ratings
     | 49,075 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
     | 22,067 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

  • There Is A Purpose In The Storm Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 9, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 13,199 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