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  • An Attitude Of Expectancy Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 30, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 15,086 views

    When Jesus ascended from the Mount of Olives to His throne in glory, He left His church in an attitude of expectancy. How can we develop an attitude of expectancy?

    AN ATTITUDE OF EXPECTANCY Acts 1:3-14 INTRO: Some of the most exciting periods of our lives are the times of anticipation. I can remember counting the days until a birthday or Christmas or the end of a school year. Expectations quicken our steps and brighten our eyes as we reach out to ...read more

  • Forgetting And Focusing Series

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Oct 8, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 11,583 views

    Release your past to Christ, both successes and failures. Reach toward your glorious future, living with one foot in eternity as you remember where you’re heading. And daily seek to grow closer to Christ. Make it your daily ambition to know Christ better.

    Philippians 3:10-14 Forgetting and Focusing I noticed an odd phenomenon in the military. When people were drawing close to retirement or their discharge date, their whole demeanor changed. They started dragging to formation. Their PT efforts became weakened. Their work grew subpar, or average ...read more

  • Tearing Down The Walls

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,056 views

    overcoming through Christ

    Intro: a new pastor decided to teach the young boys class to see where they were at Biblically. He asked them, who tore down the walls of Jericho? Not one of them knew. So he called a board meeting about the situation that no boys knew who tore down the walls of Jericho. One board member spoke up ...read more

  • He Calls You To A Whole New Life

    Contributed by Michael Wiley on Jan 7, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,261 views

    As we say goodbye to one year and hello to another, should we make plans and set goals or leave it up to God?

    He Calls You to a Whole New Life: To a New Whole Life Michael Wiley December 28, 2008 Proverbs 6:6; 16:3; 21:5 Introduction: We come to the end of another year. It is time to look back, and reflect. What changes have occurred in 2008? Loss of job, new job? Etc.. We said goodbye to my ...read more

  • Leave Your Past In The Past

    Contributed by Charl Swart on Jan 18, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,371 views

    It is during this time of year that we tend to look back at the previous year or years. We reflect on our accomplishments and sometimes we linger on our failures. The problem is that many people stay in the past in stead of reaching for the future.

    INTRODUCTION It is usually during this time of year that we tend to look back at the previous year or years. We reflect on our accomplishments and sometimes we linger on our failures. There might have been personal trials that you faced or maybe your plans did not come to fulfilment. Maybe you ...read more

  • Parable Of The Drag-Net Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 25, 2007
    based on 94 ratings
     | 16,479 views

    We live in the days of ’invitation’, but there is coming a day of ’separation’ as God examines all those pulled up in the net. Link included to entire series with formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Templates.

    Parable of the Drag-Net Matthew 13:47-50 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/DragNet.html Of all of Jesus’ parables He has now given to His disciples, I’m sure this is the one they could relate to the best because it uses an illustration from the fishing world, and most of these guys had ...read more

  • Joy Stealers

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Feb 8, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,850 views

    A Believer should be joyful...This message gives 3 stealers of your joy.

    "JOY STEALERS" Gal 4:8-18 * For 2009 I’ve ask us to make this the “Year of Joy” with joy being understood as the acrostic, “Jesus-Others-Yourself”. In calling us to this Christ-like attitude we heard scriptures verses like this; “The Joy of the Lord is my strength”, “Restore to me the Joy of my ...read more

  • The Grace Of God The Father Series

    Contributed by W. Bryan Wheeler on Jan 31, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,294 views

    The grace of God that brings salvation should fill us with wonder and astonishment; with praise and adoration for the ‘God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ’ because—He CHOSE US in Christ… He PREDESTINED US to adoption as sons… and He has ACCEPTED US in

    Exposition on Ephesians - #4 ‘THE GRACE OF GOD THE FATHER’ Preached on January 7th 2001 Text: Ephesians 1:4-5 Intro: We’ve described our study in the book of Ephesians, as a kind of spiritual treasure hunt. For those of us who have some experience in searching for spiritual treasure, ...read more

  • Cultivate Patience & Faithfulness Series

    Contributed by Chad Garrison on Mar 2, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,124 views

    We are all called to continually "Cultivate" the Fruit of the Spirit. Here we focus on Patience & Faithfulness.

    Cultivate the Fruit of the Spirit Patience/Faithfulness A Quick Recap: cul·ti·vate vt 4. to improve or develop something, usually by study or education 5. to develop an acquaintance or intimacy with somebody, often for personal advantage Galatians 5:22-25 22But the fruit of the Spirit is ...read more

  • Overcoming The Mountain Of Disappointment

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Nov 26, 2013
     | 2,830 views

    What will you do with your disappointments? Will you allow them to stop you. Or, will you allow God to use them to strengthen, temper and intensify your life?

    Pastor Allan Kircher Shell Point Baptist Church November 3rd, 2013 Haggai 2:1-9 OVERCOMING THE MOUNTAIN OF DISAPPOINTMENT Satan/always doing/utmost/stall/work of God. • He hindered/Jews/building/temple • Today he endeavors/hinder/people/God/spreading/gospel. • Only ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount Intro

    Contributed by David Taylor on Oct 8, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 781 views

    Anb introduction to the Sermon on the Mount

    Sermon on Mount Keys to greatness April 25, 2004 Today we start working our way through the Sermon on the Mount. I will start the Sermon on the Mount with an eight-week series on the Beatitudes. To do that I want us to look at the Beatitudes with a wide-angle lens to see the larger context ...read more

  • Christ: Our Provision

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,445 views

    Christ is not only the provider of all our needs, He Himself is the Provision.

    (Read 1-14) The feeding of the five thousand is an account from the ministry of Jesus with which most, if not all, of us are very familiar. It is significant to note that it is the only miracle of Jesus that is recorded by all four gospel writers. Even John, who wrote his gospel some ...read more

  • Fresh Start....with Myself - A Message On Making Wise Decisions Series

    Contributed by Mark Nichols on Jan 20, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,093 views

    You can’t change the past, but you can change the future! It start with making good decisions that will affect your future.

    TEXT: Matthew 4:1-11 Proverbs 14:12 TITLE: A Fresh Start…With Yourself - A Message on making wise choices SERIES: Fresh Start TOPIC: Decision Making OCCASION: Burnside Christian Church, January 18, 2009 PROP.: Important decisions are like seeds. We don’t know exactly what they’ll ...read more

  • Getting Creative With God

    Contributed by Bradley White-Findeisen on Feb 8, 2001
    based on 82 ratings
     | 2,259 views

    God continues his creativity through us.

    GETTING CREATIVE WITH GOD If one were to ask an unbiased observer to name that institution in our society which clearly espouses creativity, we can be sure that he would not name our twentieth-century church. This is an indictment of how we Christians feel about the mandate God has given us for ...read more

  • A Study Of The Book Of Romans Lesson #20 Series

    Contributed by James May on Oct 9, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,842 views

    Continuing Study of the Book of Romans chapter 8:29-8:39

    Book of Romans Lesson # 20 By Rev. James May Romans Chapter 8:29 – 39 At the end of our last lesson we talked about Romans 8:28 where Paul writes, “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” ...read more