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  • Real Friendship

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Aug 22, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,559 views

    There are some friends who would give of themselves to make you succeed. Jesus is such a friend.

    Real Friendship August 21, 2011 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: There are some friends who would give of themselves to make you succeed. Jesus is such a friend. Focus Passage: I Samuel 20:1-42 Supplemental Passage: "Greater love has no ...read more

  • (What A Friend We Have In Jesus)

    Contributed by Derrick White Sr on Jan 8, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,390 views

    IN THIS WORLD YOU CAN FIND ALL KINDS OF FRIENDSHIPS THERE IS A FAKE FRIENDSHIP-- WHERE FOLKS WHO SAY THEY ARE YOUR FRIENDS WILL FAKE YOU OUT WHEN YOU NEED THEM THE MOST

  • A Friend Is More Than A Hyperlink Series

    Contributed by Tim Hbc on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,020 views

    Looking at the ’friend questing’ of Facebook, and asking what God says about real friendship.

    Note: Earlier in the service Mark 2:1-12 AND 1 Samuel 20:35-42 have been read and the story re-told and explained. These are great examples of friendship in the Bible. The story of Ruth and Naomi could also be used.) Introduction... [Project my Facebook page onto screen and ask if people ...read more

  • True Friendship

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Aug 28, 2004
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,346 views

    Euripides (C. 484-406 B.C.) said, “Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.” In Luke 5, we see a man who was fortunate to have 4 real friends, who cared deeply about him. They provide a valuable lesson to us.

    TRUE FRIENDSHIP LUKE 5:17-26 INTRODUCTION: Euripides (C. 484-406 B.C.) said, “Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.” In Luke 5, we see a man who was fortunate to have four real friends, who cared deeply about him. They provide a valuable lesson to us as ...read more

  • Won’t You "Friend" Me? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 18, 2012
    based on 172 ratings
     | 39,792 views

    Facebook friends really aren’t friends, they’re casual acquaintances on the internet. But real friendship is a powerful thing that Jesus not only gave us, but taught us to use for His kingdom. What does Friendship mean to Jesus and to us?

    OPEN: I read about a woman who telephoned a friend and asked how she was feeling, "Terrible," came the reply over the wire, "my head’s splitting and my back and legs are killing me. The house is a mess, and the kids are simply driving me crazy." Very sympathetically the caller said, ...read more

  • If I Have 600 Facebook Friends, Why Do I Still Feel Lonely?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 23, 2013
     | 3,445 views

    This message addresses the ironic situation we find ourselves in today: more connected than ever yet lonelier than ever. The message focuses on the idea that having 2 or 3 good friends is more important than having 600 Facebook "friends."

    [Video: see attached sheet – “The Innovation of Loneliness” – only use part of it – it’s at vimeo.com/70534716] FIRST THINGS FIRST: It’s a lie that you can have 600 friends. - For our purposes this morning, I want to use the terms ...read more

  • "Why Can't We Be Friends?" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Mar 14, 2016
     | 2,736 views

    A message on the topic of loneliness and how to solve it.

    “Why can’t we be Friends?” Matthew 26:36-45 In my early twenties I moved to another city and state for my first BIG job. I was hired by a construction firm in Baton Rouge to do payroll and keep up with Job Costs at Exxon Chemical. The plant was massive. It stretched for 11 ...read more

  • Holy Friendship

    Contributed by William Nieporte on May 17, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,522 views

    A sermon about friendship as a gift from God.

    Holy Friendship! Texts: Mark 14:32-34; John 15:12-17; Galatians 6:2 In Shakespeare’s Henry V the English and the French are on the verge of battle. The English are outnumber by the French five to one. They expect to be slaughtered. While preparing for the battle, Henry overhears one of ...read more

  • Seven Commitments For Spiritual Growth

    Contributed by W F on Jan 27, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,070 views

    Don’t tread water - or worse - lose ground in your spiritual life. Make these seven commitments for spiritual growth in 2007.

    INTRODUCTION What do you want to achieve this year? While you’re thinking about that why not consider what you want to achieve in your spiritual life in 2007. Did you grow in your faith in 2006? Or did you tread water – or worse – did you lose some spiritual ground? Here are seven commitments that ...read more

  • Improve Your Relationships

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 18, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,717 views

    "Of all the commandments, which is the most important?" Jesus replied, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’" (Mark 12:28

    Jesus loved His disciples and they loved Him with unmitigated affection. The Lord knew how to build relationships with the twelve apostles through intimate communications, sharing of their resources and developing trust in the process of building Christ’s church. The disciples were so committed to ...read more

  • How To Build Close Relationships With Your Disciples

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 73 ratings
     | 14,200 views

    Jesus knew how to win the trust, confidence and love from His disciples because He chose men who were committed to the goals of the heavenly Father. If you really want to have close relationships, base them around mutual goals of giving God glory through

    If you want to know how to build close relationships with your disciples, follow the model given by Jesus Christ. Jesus loved His disciples and they loved Him with unmitigated affection. The Lord knew how to build relationships with the twelve apostles through intimate communications, ...read more

  • Divine Encouragement 1 Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Nov 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,103 views

    Exposition of Acts 18:1-17 broken up into two messages about the encouragement Paul received from God in Corinth

    Text: Acts 18:1-17, Title: Divine Encouragement, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/9/08, AM A. Opening illustration: Talk about the saints that experienced depression and discouragement: Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Job, Elijah, Jeremiah, Spurgeon, and Luther—talk about his wife telling him God is ...read more

  • How To Find The Right Ministry For You Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Nov 25, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,319 views

    How God uses spiritual gifts to direct us into the right ministry

    Title: How to find the right ministry for you Text: Acts 6:1-7 Review of last week Last week we began a new sermon series “Discovering your shape.” (How God shapes us for ministry) We saw from scripture that we are both saved for service and shaped for service.(Eph. 2:11) “We are God’s ...read more

  • Pressure Cooker

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 17, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 9,957 views

    Life is filled with pressure cooker moments that could lead to an explosion. So it is imperative that we learn how to manage the pressure cooker moments in life.

    Pressure Cooker Thesis: Life is filled with pressure cooker moments that could lead to an explosion. So it is imperative that we learn how to manage the pressure cooker moments in life. Video Illustration: From Back stage Patty- She talks about how she is under tremendous ...read more

  • Breaking Through The Line Of Mediocrity

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Oct 10, 2010
    based on 304 ratings
     | 38,265 views

    Are you tired of living the status quo? Do you want to live beyond the standard? Do you want to break through the line of mediocrity and exprience the life changing power of God. You need to learn from the life of Ruth.

    BREAKING THROUGH THE LINE OF MEDIOCRITY Reading: Ruth 1:1-18 The invisible dividing line between mediocrity and excellent life is evident in many people today. Everywhere, you can find people who after several trials and failures resolve to accept the status quo and believe the voice of lies ...read more