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  • Chastisement Of God!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Sep 4, 2015

    Disobedience to the Word of God could seriously jeopardize your astute financial planning, business, career and destroy your peace of mind. Caveat! The churning would do good for us!

    The churning would do good! Isaiah 30:13”therefore this iniquity shall be to you like a breach in a high wall, bulging out, and about to collapse, whose breaking comes suddenly, in an instant..” I have watched the best flavor come out of any kind of fruit juice and sorbet from more

  • Hope In Jesus!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Apr 14, 2014

    As God takes us through the labyrinth of life struggle, He cleanses us from all impurities and brings us out refined as gold.

    Hope ! Second Word of Jesus from the cross:"Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43 What a wonderful word of HOPE! Look what Jesus said to a thief, ‘Today, you will be with me in Paradise!’ Jesus is simply adorable! Cheer up friend! We are not more

  • What Refining Looks Like

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Aug 2, 2018

    Many people are entering into wilderness seasons in their lives. Most have no idea what is happening as the Spirit of God gently leads them into the wilderness, just as He led the Israelites through Moses thousands of years ago.

    Because we know so many are entering times of refining, we need to really understand what refining is, what it does and what it may look like. That way we will recognize it when it shows up, and work WITH God and not against Him in the process. If you work against Him, you will only be in the more

  • Bougainvilleas! Series

    Contributed by Bala Samson on May 9, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    Bougainvilleas are the stars of a drought year! The drier it is, the more profusely and brilliantly they bloom, and in colors ranging from white through pink, yellow, orange and mauve to magenta.

    Bougainvilleas! James 1:2 “My brethren count it all joy when you fall into various trials…” We need spiritual maturity to really understand this scripture! Not many of us like problems, we would like to have a year full of joy and peace and only then we would praise God. more

  • Thriving In Your Season

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Apr 18, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    As in the natural so in the spiritual. Each season has it's challenges, a short message on thriving in your season.

    Thriving in Your Seasons PPT 1 title PPT 2 text Eph 5:16 making the most of your time, because the days are evil. We are in a time of seasonal change and I felt impressed to preach on this subject. After this I will be beginning a series on the subject of rest, that will blend into a series more

  • Trials And Persecutions

    Contributed by Timothy West Sr. on Aug 11, 2010

    There are many reasons we face trials in life.

    Why Do We Face Trials I. We must all face trials and persecutions in our walk with God. A. Our trials are fiery trials  I Peter tells us that as believers there WILL be times that we will face problems, persecution, and trials of our faith!!  He compares our trials to more

  • Overcoming Your Wilderness

    Contributed by Akanji Solomon on Sep 11, 2018

    christian faith and expectation

    SERMON: OVERCOMING YOUR WILDERNESS THEME SCRIPTURES: DEUTERONOMY 8:15-16 He led you through the vast and dreadful wilderness, that thirsty and water-less land, with its venomous snakes and scorpions. He brought you water out of hard rock. He gave you manna to eat in the wilderness, something more

  • John Speaks To Ustoday

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Dec 1, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    A Sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Advent, Series A

    2nd Sunday in Advent, December 8, 2007 “Series A” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, God of the prophets, you sent your messenger into the Jordan wilderness to prepare human hearts for the coming of your more

  • Confessing Faith In The Name

    Contributed by Greg Nance on May 22, 2013

    What a great message we find in the early chapters of Acts. This is our history as followers of Jesus Christ. Our call is to faith and confession in the Name of Jesus.

    (Read Acts 3-4 with slides) Lesson: Sharing the gospel is part of the churches identity. It doesn’t matter what the world says we should do, we answer to a higher authority and we must not be silent. Let me see if you agree with me or not here: A church that does not confess its faith more

  • The Ascension Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 6, 2004
    based on 39 ratings

    Acts Study, 3rd sermon--Now He’s our High Priest with the ministries of Intercession, Inspection, and Intervention

    The Ascension Acts 1:9-11 Goodbyes aren’t easy, esp. if they will be gone long. Ill—Babe Ruth said goodbye at Yankee Stadium, eaten up w/ cancer, and w/ tears he said goodbye. Ill—Watergate hearings, goodbye to staff, walked across lawn, then said goodbye and waved again on Marine more

  • Others

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Aug 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating


    Text: Hebrews 11:35b-40, Title: Others, Date/Place: NRBC, 8/5/12, AM Opening illustration: Bro Howard, former pastor, who got cancer of the throat and could not preach. Complained until another pastor said, "You are not exempt." Background to passage: these verses bring an ominous but more

  • Joy In Salvation Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of 1 Peter 1:3-9

    Text: 1 Peter 1:3-9 Title: Joy in Salvation Date/Place: LSCC, 5/1/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: Illustrations file- Joy—“Prescription for Joylessness” B. Background to passage: These are Peter’s first words following the greeting to believers scattered all over Northern more

  • Count It All Joy

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Jan 30, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    How God proves us with tests.

    James 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3. knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. Have you ever really stopped and considered that more

  • " The Wow Factor" Series

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Jul 25, 2011
    based on 8 ratings

    This sermon the typifies the heart of God for New Testament Church , it’s Governmental Order, its Witness, and its Atmosphere. It is taken from 1Kings 10:1-0, 13. Queen Sheba's visit to King Solomon.

    THE WOW IN CHURCH The following sermon was preached at Rain Outreach Centre, Ontario, Canada. This sermon the typifies the heart of God for New Testament Church , it’s Governmental Order, its Witness, and its Atmosphere. It is taken from 1Kings 10:1-0, 13. In this sermon the Queen more

  • In The Fire! Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 30, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    WHEN the fire comes, don’t let it burn you; instead, let it refine you. How? Don’t be surprised or ashamed by the fire. Instead, be glad in the fire, glory in the fire, and give yourself to God in the fire.

    A man went to see his doctor in a state of high anxiety. “Doctor,” he said, “you have to help me. I'm dying. Everywhere I touch it hurts. I touch my head and it hurts. I touch my leg and it hurts. I touch my stomach and it hurts. I touch my chest and it hurts. You have to more