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  • Get Over It

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 68 ratings

    Many need to get over their hurts that they have experienced in the church and go on for God instead of quitting on God!

    PHIL.3:13-14 “GET OVER IT!” A) So, here you sit tonight, as a child of God, and the Bible says that you are to forget everything behind you! * You should be reaching forward! * This is why people are failing in life! * We are either living in the past, or we are living for now, and we more

  • What's New?

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jan 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    What do you think of when you hear the word, “new”? Fresh, pure, clean? Another new year is upon us. How will we approach it? What will we do with it? Will it be a repeat of last year? Will we be a repeat of last year? Or will we experience newness? How c

    WHAT’S NEW? INTRODUCTION: What do you think of when you hear the word, “new”? Fresh, pure, clean? Another new year is upon us. How will we approach it? What will we do with it? Will it be a repeat of last year? Will we be a repeat of last year? Or will we experience newness? How more

  • Leaving The Past Behind Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Dec 20, 2019

    We have a new life and a new identity in Jesus; the old way of living life doesn't matter anymore. We have to be able to leave the past behind, and we need to do three things so that we can accomplish this feat.

    INTRODUCTION • VIDEO • SLIDE #1 • It’s is already that time of the year again, time to make those awesome life-changing New Year’s resolutions. • You know, those heartfelt resolutions that you made about this time last year, you know, the ones that lasted a few days to a few weeks, you know, the more

  • Leave Left Behind Left Behind

    Contributed by Steve Keeler on May 9, 2010

    To truly forgive someone means you will treat that person as if he or she had never done the wrong in the first place.

    Leave Left Behind - Left Behind by Steve Keeler Psalms 103:8-12 "The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness. He will not always strive with us, nor will He keep His anger forever. He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor rewarded us according more

  • Godly Forgetfulness

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Jan 12, 2014

    If not left behind us, our pasts, our mistakes and sins are ever in front of us, and we spend our time tripping over or dodging them. God wants us future- focused, not past-ensnared.

    The following is a brief homily given during a weekly mid-week event called: "The Feast" at Yonge Street Mission in Toronto, Canada. The future is a big mystery. One thing that we all share in this room is a lack of knowledge about what’s going to happen in the future. Often we think of the more

  • Fagedabowdit!

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Mar 23, 2014

    If we are going to be able to move forward then we need to forget what is behind.

    FAGEDABOWDIT Last week I talked about how we need to have confidence in God. We need to have confidence in God so we can overcome sin and get through the difficulties in life. If we lack confidence we won’t grow and reach our full potential. Today, in carrying on the theme of looking at more

  • Living In The Rearview Mirror

    Contributed by Tom Etterlee on Jul 20, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    Rearview mirrors are good for backing up and seeing where you have been, but as long as you are looking back you can’t go forward. The Bible says that you are to forget things behind you. You should be reaching forward! INTRODUCTION: A) The reason why some people are failing in life is because they are living in the past, and they are not obeying what the Bible says! B) We must learn how to let go of the past! * Paul says, “Forgetting those things which are behind ...” 1. To forget more

  • Overcoming Your Past

    Contributed by Kevin Bockus on Jan 6, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    There are negative things from our past that hold us back, we can overcome the past and experience a great today and tomorrow.

    Text: Philippians 3:12-14, Luke 15 - Prodigal Title: Overcoming Your Past Subject: Overcoming sin and faults Proposition: You can overcome your past. Interrogative: How can I overcome my past? Transition: Scripture shares with us several truths to help us overcome our past. Objective: more

  • Knowing Christ Is Our Greatest Gain

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Apr 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Lent 5(C) - Knowing Christ is our greatest gain. It means we leave behind sinful pasts and we press on toward God’s goal.

    KNOWING CHRIST IS OUR GREATEST GAIN (Outline) March 29, 2009 -- LENT 5 -- Philippians 3:7-14 INTRO: Our world makes many promises of “great gain”. Recently those grand promises of great gain have become great losses. Such are the empty promises of a sinful world. Not so with the God’s more

  • On Track & Moving Forward Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sims on Jan 19, 2018

    Forgetting about our past and moving forward in our walk with Christ. We also look at tools and strategies the devil uses in order for us to stumble

    Last week we talked about getting back on track and what we needed to do in order to accomplish that. To get back on track we needed to; 1. Look back and see where we got off track, or veered off course. 2. Alter our course appropriately 3. Commit to moving forward by strengthening our walk more

  • Happy New Year…maybe!

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Apr 22, 2022

    I want to wish each of you a HAPPY NEW YEAR! But my wishing you a HAPPY NEW YEAR is not a gurantee that you will have one.

    What will guarantee you a HAPPY NEW YEAR is the things I want to share with you from God’s Word. Illus: For example, when President Bill Clinton was going through a sex scandal in the White House the pundits in Washington could not figure out how he could survive this scandal MENTALLY. That is, more

  • I'm Pressing On

    Contributed by Rodney V Johnson on Jan 7, 2017

    This is a New Year message focused on our decision to move beyond our past to press towards the goal within our future. It asks the reader to consider the impact of past failures on our present and future plans.

    I’m Pressing On Scriptures: Philippians 3:8-14; 4:13 We have entered into a new year that represents a year of change for our lives. This year represents the first year of the rest of our lives. This statement will make more sense shortly. The title of my message this morning is more

  • Put Your Behind In The Past

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jan 8, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Four choices to make if you’d live in hot pursuit of a God-consumed life.

    Philippians 3:13-21 Put Your Behind In The Past Woodlawn Baptist Church January 7, 2007 Introduction Have you ever heard of or taken the time to read the resolutions of the preacher Jonathan Edwards who was made famous in the Great Awakening? Over a period of time, he wrote… 1. Being sensible more

  • Pressing On

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 29, 2011
    based on 10 ratings

    As another year comes to a close we need to press to become more like Jesus

    Pressing On Philippians 3:12-16 January 1, 2012 Morning Message A prudent question is one half of wisdom – Francis Bacon Are you closer to Christ today than you were on January 1, 2011? It seems like such a simple question but the answer is anything but simple. The question calls into more

  • Don't Forget To Forget Your Past Series

    Contributed by Daniel Sanders on Dec 26, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    ?u???the past behind and forgetting it is one of the most trying thing for most Christians to do. But Paul encouraged us not just to put our pass life without Christ behind, but also to count it as garbage and above all, as being lost; completely forgo

    Watch Night Message 2004 Don’t Forget to Forget You Past Will You Carry Your Old Mess Into the New Year? Or Will There Be A New Beginning? Introduction: Church, are you ready for the New Year? - Are you ready for a fresh new start? - Are you ready to soar with the eagles? - Are you ready for more