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  • Treasure & The Loving Guard

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Jun 12, 2019
     | 1,041 views

    A combination of two Devotionals on Proverbs 2:1-8. Wisdom calls out like a lover inviting her beloved, and God, our Lover, promises to protect us, to guard us from harm, through His wisdom.

    Proverbs Chapter 2 1. My son, if you accept my words and treat my commands as treasures 2. So that you pay attention with your ear to wisdom and bend your heart to understanding 3. If you say “YES!” to discernment, and call out with your voice for understanding 4. If you seek her like silver and ...read more

  • Live A Life Of Love Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 5,542 views

    Having pursued understanding and received grace, Paul calls us to live on another level. It begins with living a life of love, which requires that we continually put off the old and put on the new.

    Live a Life of Love Pastor Jim Luthy Ephesians 4:25-5:2 In the film "Grand Canyon" an immigration attorney breaks out of a traffic jam and attempts to bypass it. His route takes him along streets that seem progressively darker and more deserted. Then the predictable nightmare: the man’s ...read more

  • So, Live On Another Level Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 3,238 views

    You don’t have to live like many of those around us are living—in despair and fear and shame. You can have a new life. You can put on a new self.

    So…Live On Another Level Pastor Jim Luthy Ephesians 4:17-24 You’ve pursued understanding and received grace. So what? That’s a great question: "So what?" We’ve reduced it to be the question of the lazy and uncooperative: "So?" But the truth is, people who make a difference ask that ...read more

  • Receive Grace To Present Christ Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Feb 27, 2002
    based on 128 ratings
     | 3,274 views

    The presence of God will never be revealed to us, through us, or in us, if we don’t receive our gifts and employ them in unity.

    Receive Grace: To Present Christ (Together) Ephesians 4:1-16 Pastor Jim Luthy What we have learned so far from Paul’s letter to the church in Ephesus is that we are to pursue understanding and receive grace. Having pursued understanding, we know that we are blessed in the heavenly realms, ...read more

  • Submit To One Another Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 7,345 views

    Submitting to one another is not a matter of law, but of liberty. It is not the chain of bondage we tend to make it out to be. Rather, it is the triumph of one who has been set free.

    You are Free to Submit to One Another Ephesians 5:21-6:9 Pastor Jim Luthy In our study of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, we have learned the importance of pursuing understanding and receiving grace. Those who understand the blessings we have in Christ and have received the grace to proclaim ...read more

  • Live As Children Of Light Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,914 views

    A child of light concerns himself with conduct that is personally and morally fitting for those who are blessed and have Christ dwelling in them.

    In our study of the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Ephesus, we were first challenged to pursue understanding—we are blessed in the heavenly realms; we can know Christ more and more, and as we know him he will become for us our only prize, our greatest treasure; we are God’s completed work, ...read more

  • The Church You've Always Longed For Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,070 views

    I preach expository messages, and this is the fifth in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “The Church You’ve Always Longed For” Acts 2:42-47 5.20.07 What is this thing called “church” supposed to be? False ideas about church… • A building • A high-falutin’ affair where you dress up and go to • A “show” where you’re entertained, sort of an “amateur hour” about ...read more

  • Be Strong Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 10,440 views

    Living on another level requires us to recognize that what we see is not the only reality. We must recognize that there is not only the natural, but the supernatural, and we survive in both realms by being strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.

    Be Strong! Ephesians 6:10-20 Pastor Jim Luthy I received an e-mail the other day with the subject reading "How did we ever survive?" I don’t know who authored it. Looking back, it’s hard to believe that we have lived as long as we have. As children, we would ride in cars with no seat ...read more

  • Healing For Calloused Hearts Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 99 ratings
     | 8,315 views

    Jesus wants to produce life in you and through you. His number one desire is healing the one thing that can stop you—a calloused heart.

    Healing for Calloused Hearts Matthew 13:1-23 Pastor Jim Luthy Let’s try a few riddles from justriddlesandmore.com. Write down your answers and I’ll give the solutions at the end. 1. Cathy has six pairs of black gloves and six pairs of brown gloves in her drawer. In complete darkness, how ...read more

  • You Are God's Workmanship Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 96 ratings
     | 70,447 views

    In the way that he has made us his and made us vessels that can be filled—and be useful—we are a finished product. We are God’s workmanship.

    Pursue Understanding: You Are God’s Workmanship Pastor Jim Luthy Ephesians 2:1-10 We’ve already seen that to live on another level you need to understand that you are blessed and that Jesus is your reward. Now we must add to that the understanding that we are God’s workmanship, his ...read more

  • Purpose And Value Of Bible Study Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 9, 2006
    based on 28 ratings
     | 7,313 views

    Our lives should involve a diligent search for truth and wisdom. Why Bible study must accompany Bible reading and prayer and how how Bible Study provides FRAMEWORK for all the other disciplines.

    Purpose and Value of Bible Study (Fifty Days of Consecration #7) 1 Timothy 4:1-16[1] 5-1-05 Intro I want to begin this morning by sharing with you some results from a Bible knowledge test published by the Vancouver Sun. Here are some of the answers given by people who said they knew ...read more

  • 8 Steps To Spiritual Living

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on Sep 29, 2014
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,648 views

    This was a Bible Class lesson I taught on how to live a spiritual life. The 8 steps to spiritual living

    8 Steps to Spiritual Living By Bishop M.L. Maughmer, Jr. Isaiah 28:9-10 “Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, ...read more

  • When God Makes You Uncomfortable Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Sep 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,021 views

    Part 3 in the series Faith Basics. This message looks at four specific times when God’s presence will make us uncomfortable, and a choice we’re presented with in each circumstance.

    When God Makes You Uncomfortable Faith Basics, part 3 Wildwind Community Church David K. Flowers Sept. 9, 2007 Jn. 3:19-21 Human beings have a funny way of thinking about things a lot of the time. We always wonder if our experiences are “normal,” that is to say “like the experiences of ...read more

  • Easter 101

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Mar 17, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 6,110 views

    An Easter teaching for seekers and those who may have questions about what happened on that Sunday when Jesus arose. http://www.sermonlist.com/2008.html

    Every Easter Sunday, we find people sitting in churches that have no real understanding of just what went on at Easter, or why it happened. They come to church because they have a yearning to hear the story of Christ, but they leave with just as many questions as they had before they came in. ...read more