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  • Bringing Real Issues To Jesus

    Contributed by Chris Green on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 196 ratings
     | 5,958 views

    Jesus is concerned with our issues; He is waiting us to decide to approach Him with them.

    This woman, Mark says, had an issue of blood. He gives no specific diagnosis, but most likely she suffered from an unending menstrual flow. Her issue created issues; it generated a burden of pain and pressure and persecution. She had social issues, marital issues, spiritual issues, bodily ...read more

  • Modesty In An Mtv World Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jun 4, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,492 views

    This is the first of four sermons preached for the series "Reality Room." Using reality TV has a hook to talk about real issues, not contrived or assisted TV scenarios.

    “MODESTY IN A MTV WORLD” 1 Timothy 2:9 and Selected Scriptures INTRODUCTION TO SERIES: (Drama: “The Bachelor” ) That drama is not too far from reality. In a January 2004 interview with Joe Millionaire’s Evan Marriott, he told how the whole show had been faked. From adding “smooching ...read more

  • Conviction In A Tolerant World Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jun 4, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,444 views

    This is the third of three sermons preached for the series "Reality Room." Using reality TV has a hook to talk about real issues, not contrived or assisted TV scenarios.

    “CONVICTION IN A TOLERANT WORLD” Daniel 3 and 2 Timothy 3:16-17 INTRODUCTION TO SERMON: Wow! Good people, people who care for each other but with very different stances on a very tough situation. Which one’s right? Did you hear Angie’s significant other address the core problem here: He ...read more

  • Angry Over Vines

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Dec 1, 2008
    based on 45 ratings
     | 13,500 views

    This sermon examines our pre-occupation with things as opposed to the need to focus on God’s work of evangelism and missions.

    Have you ever found yourself getting angry over something that is foolish? These little episodes reveal something about the human personality. I read a story that reveals this truth. One dark rainy night a salesman had a flat tire on a lonely road. To his dismay he had no lug wrench. Seeing a ...read more

  • The Devil Made Me Do It Part Ii

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 3,413 views

    THE HOLY SPIRIT LEADS US SUCCESSFULLY THROUGH THE DEVIL’S ATTACK!!

    THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT PART II: LET’S TRY THAT AGAIN LUKE 4: 1-13 SUNDAY JUNE 29, 2003 INTRODUCTION: A woman bought an extravagant dress and the husband asked, “Why did it have to be so extravagant?” She said, “The devil made me buy it.” The husband asked, “Why didn’t you say get behind me ...read more

  • Heart Trouble Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 43 ratings
     | 13,151 views

    This sermon takes a close look at Simon Magus,the converted sorcerer whose heart was not quite right. It is designed to help Christian deal with old habits and attitudes that sometimes emerge during the Christian walk.

    Subject: Heart Trouble In The Church Text: Acts 8:9-24 Introduction: Up to this point, the early church had experienced its empowerment, which brought signs, wonders and miracles, and rapid growth. In chapter seven, it suffered its first martyr, Stephen. Saul kept the coats of those who stoned ...read more

  • Stewardship: Is It Really About The Money?

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Oct 24, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,382 views

    STEWARDSHIP IS NOT ABOUT OUR MONEY, IT IS ABOUT THE CONDITION OF OUR HEARTS!

    STEWARDSHIP: IS IT REALLY ABOUT THE MONEY? MATTHEW 6: 19-24 SUNDAY OCTOBER 10, 2004 INTRODUCTION: Subject: Football...blonde version Football analysis by a blonde... A guy took his blonde girl friend to her first football game. They had great seats right behind their team’s bench... After ...read more

  • Things To Know For Times Of Trouble

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Aug 22, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 8,241 views

    We can learn a lot from Gideon as what we are to remember in our times of trouble

    INTRODUCTION • How many of you have had a life where you have had no difficulties? Life has been easy with no challenges. I would venture to say there are not too many people who can lay claim to a life without challenges and difficulty. • How many times have you been in the midst of a ...read more

  • Sick Religion And Healed Hearts

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 101 ratings
     | 11,713 views

    Religion is sick when it is system-only, salvation-only, or self-only. Christ gives us instead a relationship with Himself, a model of life, and an embracing compassion.

    Religion is either one of life’s greatest blessings, or it is one of the sickest things we do. Religion can be wonderful. I assume that because you are in church today you agree with that. Religion can be fulfilling, it can be instructive, it can be inspiring. Religion has driven so much of ...read more

  • Where Is Your Faith?

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 7, 2005
    based on 68 ratings
     | 28,157 views

    The encounter in the storm tells us we need to (1) put our trust in God; (2) do not let fear paralyze us, and (3) faith comes from knowing the Word of God.

    Jesus asked, “Where is your faith?” I believe this is the same question the Lord would like to ask us today. Where is your faith? Where or what do you put your trust in? In yourself – your own wisdom and strength? Your career? Your family? No human being can live without faith in someone ...read more

  • The Touch That Transformed

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Feb 16, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 6,060 views

    Every Christian must ultimately decide whether they will continue to follow their own self-devised path or make full commitment to Christ, and that decision is often made in the midst of a crisis.

    The Touch That Transformed Text: Gen.32: 30-31 Intro: A study in the life of Jacob, the son of Isaac, reveals much about human nature. More importantly, it reveals many spiritual truths about the Christian’s walk with God that need to be acknowledged and applied to daily life. I won’t ...read more

  • Responses To The Cross Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 23, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 8,238 views

    Luke tells the story of the crucifixion from the viewpoint of the participants in the drama. As we see the death of Jesus from their perspective we become aware of the varied responses to the cross.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 65 “Responses To The Cross” Luke 23:26-43 In the last message (Sunday evening) we witnessed that Pilate had determined Jesus to be innocent. It was his desire to release ...read more

  • Jacob And The Blessing Series

    Contributed by Rik Wadge on Dec 2, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,170 views

    Part IV of a six week series demonstrating how God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

    Story: The phrase “God Bless you” is said to have been originated by St. Gregory the Great, in the year 594 AD. +He appointed a formal prayer to be said to people who sneezed. At that time it was believed that the air was filled with dangerous impurities and that those who sneezed violently were ...read more

  • Always Enough Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Nov 11, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 5,390 views

    God’s grace is always enough no matter what the circumstances may be.

    Always Enough Text: 2 Cor. 12:7-10 Introduction 1. Illustration: A man returns from a foreign holiday and is feeling very ill. He goes to see his doctor, and is immediately rushed to the hospital to undergo tests. The man wakes up after the tests in a private room at the hospital, ...read more

  • Women Of Faith

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 16, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 5,118 views

    God honors the prayers of women of faith!

    WOMEN OF FAITH I SAMUEL 1: 1-20 MOTHERS DAY MAY 13, 2001 INTRODUCTION: E-mail: what men know about women: list of one through 10 with all ten lines blank! Erma Bombeck writes: For the first 4 or 5 years after I had children, I considered motherhood a temporary condition – not a calling. It ...read more