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  • Pursued And Pursuing Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 18, 2010

    A good shepherd is serious about feeding the sheep and protecting the sheep; that process begins by rehearsing and growing in our relationship to God.

    Pursued and Pursuing (2 Peter 1:1-2) 1. This bit of strange news was released by the Associated Press this past week: RIVERTON, Wyo. – Officials say a magnifying glass set on a stand in a sunny room started a small blaze in a Wyoming home. UPS worker Buddy Armstrong was delivering a more

  • Pursuing . . . Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jul 21, 2015

    part 2 looks at Solomon's attempts to find joy through other means.

    Pursuing . . . Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26 July 19, 2015 It’s hard to believe that it was only 15 days ago when we celebrated the 4th of July. We know the Declaration of Independence declared declares we are endowed by our Creator with the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of more

  • Pursue Holiness

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 4, 2001
    based on 65 ratings

    Sermon for Commissioning of Missionary couple. Holiness as a lifelong pursuit.

    "Train yourself in godliness, 8for, while physical training is of some value, godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come." It might seem a strange thing to those of you who know Hugh and Dorothy well, to preach on the pursuit of godliness at more

  • Pursuing Excellence

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jun 14, 2010
    based on 21 ratings

    Excellence is defined as “possession chiefly of good qualities in an unusual degree; surpassing virtue, merit, worth, value”. To achieve excellence there must be discipline & tenacity of purpose. We are to pursue excellence in our walk, work, and worship

    AchievementPursuing Excellence 1 Corinthians 15:58 “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding (excelling) in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.” Introduction: One definition of “Excellence” is more

  • Pursuing Peace Series

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 56 ratings

    This message is based on the fruit of the spirit and focuses on three types of peace. It concludes with practical insights to help people get along with one another.

    Pursuing Peace Dr. Marty Baker July 7, 2002 Galatians 5:22-23 Over the last several weeks, we have watched the violence continue between the Israelis and the Palestinians over the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Even last night, Palestinians fired a mortar shell at a an more

  • Pursuing Peace

    Contributed by Barry Edmondson on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    Jesus Christ is the Peace Giver

    “Pursuing Peace” Text Varried. Intro: Peace peace wonderful peace coming down from the Father above sweep over my spirit forever I pray with fathomless billows of love. In A world that’s filled with turmoil and strife many people are looking for peace. Any number of pursuits might seem AS more

  • Pursuing Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Daniel Villa on Feb 10, 2003
    based on 210 ratings

    Pursuing Wisdom encourages people to seek God’s wisdom for life.

    WISE LIVING SERIES 1. PURSUING WISE LIVING Proverbs 1:1-7 All of us carry with us the collective wisdom passed on to us by the people who’ve been most significant in our lives. We’ve picked this wisdom up from parents, friends, teachers, leaders, relatives, barbers, and just about more

  • Pursuing Unity Series

    Contributed by Steve Lawson on Jan 9, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    Our faith is strengthened when we are in unity with others.

    “...until we all reach unity in the faith” Job security? Probably. But if my job is to promote unity in the Body of Christ then I’m working hard toward unemployment. Hmmm. If my job is “to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up, until we all more

  • A Pursuing God Series

    Contributed by Mark Sanders on Aug 10, 2015

    The first sermon in a series on Jonah, concentrating on 3 timeless truths: God takes notice of sin (and takes it seriously), running from God is not healthy, and God always pursues us.

    (Slide #1) The Running Man: A Pursuing God Jonah 1 In 1987 a movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger called “The Running Man” came out. This was a movie about a futuristic game show (set in todays time) that used convicted criminals as what they called “Runners” more

  • Pursue The Prize Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Apr 12, 2016

    If you want to be fully and completely like Christ, then look ahead to Christ, the goal; look around for positive examples, and look up to heaven.

    A customs officer observes a truck pulling up at the border. Suspicious, he orders the driver out and searches the vehicle. He pulls off the panels, bumpers, and wheel cases but doesn’t find a single scrap of contraband. He is still suspicious, but doesn’t know where else to search, so more

  • Pursued By Grace

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on May 18, 2015
    based on 5 ratings

    A sermon examining the amazing fact that Jesus calls us unto salvation.

    Pursued By Grace Acts 9:1-18 This week we saw the verdict concerning Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. On April 15th 2013 he and his brother planted several bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. 3 people were killed and 264 people were injured. Following the bombings on April the 18th there was more

  • Pursue Love

    Contributed by Mitch Davis on Jun 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The paramount of Christianity is love. We have been taught what it is, exhorted to practice it and yet many still do not practice it when it is most needed.

    Pursue Love Theme: A proactive behavior unto God INTRODUCTION A. There really is no greater subject in the entire world than love. 1. That said, some talk about it seemingly to the exclusion of other vital areas of our walk in the Lord. 2. Conversely, some refrain from talking about it or do more

  • Pursue Purpose Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Oct 3, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    A look at the purpose of our lives beginning wiht spiritual gifts. Utilizes Rick Warren’s SHAPE diagram.

    Dare to Pursue “Pursuing Purpose” October 1, 2006 Me: Everyone wants to have a purpose in life. We all want to feel needed and feel like we are contributing to something that really matters. It is easy for us to get caught up into thinking that we don’t really make a difference or we aren’t more

  • Pursuing Holiness Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Aug 15, 2007
    based on 73 ratings

    This is the second sermon in this series based on Jerry Bridges book, "The Pursuit Of Holiness".

    Pursuing Holiness – Cleaning Up Every Christian is to pursue holiness. Every Christian is called to live a holy life. Every Christian is to strive to stay away from sin. Holiness is not an option. The Bible says: “He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it more

  • Pursuing Passion Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Sep 30, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    Seeking a passion for God in our everyday life.

    Dare to Pursue “Pursuing Passion” September 17, 2006 Introduction: Passion is an interesting topic for a Sunday morning. One of the reasons it is so interesting is that we sometimes aren’t really sure how to define it. Right now on your listening guide, write down a two or three word more