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  • On Purpose

    Contributed by Bradley White-Findeisen on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,068 views

    Someone asked me on Sunday if we were going to finish the 1st chapter of I Corinthians tonight. I said that perhaps we would although I thought it would take another couple of nights to finish. I had the lesson for tonight prepared a couple of weeks ago. If I taught that lesson, we'd get pretty ...read more

  • On Purpose

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,128 views

    The Church has a specific purpose. But what is it? Our Purpose is to...

    ON PURPOSE—Mark 12:28-31 & Matthew 28:18-20 An elderly woman went into the doctor’s office. When the doctor asked why she was there, she replied, "I’d like to have some birth-control pills." Taken back, the doctor thought for a minute & then said, "Excuse me, Mrs. Smith, but you’re 72 years ...read more

  • Purposeful

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 12, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,330 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

  • The Purpose

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,084 views

    Why do we care about the unreached? What difference does it make? What is all the fuss about anways? Those questions will be looked at

    2 Peter 3:12 PURPOSE Missions Conference 2001 Introduction A. It’s that time again. It is that time once a year were we… B. Many of you have grown up in this Church. Maybe in an Alliance Church all the time. It seems like all your hear about is missions…. C. I know many of you are sick of ...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
     | 2,176 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

  • Life On Purpose

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,443 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
     | 19,268 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

  • New Purpose Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 73 ratings
     | 1,715 views

    Serving God even when it

    I guess we all know the difference between a pessimist and an optimist. A pessimist is someone who describes a glass as half empty while an optimist sees it as half full. A pessimist is someone who, on your birthday, will say: "May your day be better than it probably will be!" Some people are born ...read more

  • A Purpose In Living Series

    Contributed by Brian Credille on Mar 11, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 2,017 views

    Jesus provides for all people a purpose and meaning to life that will truly bring fulfillment and satisfaction.

    "A Purpose in Living" Matthew 5:13-16 INTRODUCTION 1. People today are groping for some kind of meaning to life. People are turning to illegal drugs, immoral lifestyles, and some to suicide because life is a meaningless cycle of disappointment and despair. 2. Many Christians suffer in ...read more

  • Growing On Purpose

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 9,099 views

    Anytime we get close to Jesus the devil will throw a fit

    April 22, 2001 Sand Flat Baptist Church David Yarbrough Growing On Purpose Mark 9:2-29 Illustration: We often fail to consider the gradual, cumulative effect of sin in our lives. In Saint Louis in 1984, an unemployed cleaning woman noticed a few bees buzzing around the attic of her home. ...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

  • The Purpose Of The Pastor

    Contributed by Larry Bergeron on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 111 ratings
     | 14,269 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

  • Purpose Of The Church

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 28, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,257 views

    Exhortation to church on our purpose on a membership Sunday.

    We will be a church deeply in love with God. We will fervently worship God with our whole heart, soul, mind, strength, time, and finances. We will avoid the complacency of lukewarm, status-quo religion. We will pursue a deeper relationship with God through committed prayer, fasting, studying ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Worship Is . . .? Series

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Nov 3, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 12,843 views

    The purpose of worship is to experience God.

    Have you heard about the little boy who attended church for the first time and was asked how it went? He replied, "The music was nice but the commercial was too long." Or have your heard about the recent experience of a pastor who changed the order of worship so that the sermon was given before ...read more

  • There Is A Purpose In The Storm Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 9, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 13,366 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