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  • Reflect On The Past But Get A Vision Of The Future

    Contributed by James May on Dec 30, 2012
    based on 9 ratings
     | 14,650 views

    Dwelling on the past will put our journey into the future into jeopardy. Focusing on the future, where God is already waiting, will produce victory in life. We need a clearer vision of what lies ahead in order to be truly victorious in Christ.

    Reflect on the Past but Get a Vision of the Future Sunday. December 30, 2012 By Rev. James May As I began to put together the Powerpoint presentation for this message, the first picture that I found to use was so very appropriate. It is a picture of the windshield of a car as it is ...read more

  • I Almost Finished Well

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 2, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,057 views

    This is a sermon reflecting on the past year and on the need to finish well in the Lord.

    1 Kings 12:1-13:29 I Almost Finished Well, In the Lord 1/23/2000 1 Kings 12:25-33 1 Corin. 9:24-27 Our year has come to an end. How many of us have started on a project in 2006 with great expectations of what we were going to do, only to have that project sit around and eventually left ...read more

  • Building Great Attitudes For The New Year Series

    Contributed by Manny Salva Cruz on Jan 3, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,912 views

    Attitude is everything. In this first message of the year, we will study the importance of Building Great Attitudes in our service for God based from Joshua 14. There are three things that Caleb told Joshua that can inspire us. .

    INTRODUCTION: Happy New Year to everyone! Welcome to the year 2016. This is the year of the new beginnings for most of us. This is the year when we will reaffirm our goals and purposes why we are on earth. This is the year when we will leave behind and not dwell our past mistakes. This is the ...read more

  • Looking Backward, Looking Forward

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 10, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,910 views

    Psalm 40 leads us in reflection on the past and a vision for the future. This was a new year’s sermon.

    Looking Backward, Looking Forward January 2, 2005 Intro: (Calvin and Hobbes) Looking Backward: Are you glad the old year is over? As you look back over 2004, are you glad it’s done? For some of us, that answer is a big YES! We look back and see lives uprooted by floods in basements and ...read more

  • Has God Been Faithful?

    Contributed by James May on Dec 29, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,327 views

    A reflection of the past year and the things that God has accomplished through the local church and a look at what is ahead.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • A New Year A New You Part I

    Contributed by Chris Carroll on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,849 views

    New Years is always the perfect opportunity for us to reflect on the past to recommit to the present and to plan for the future. The great intellectual giant Socrates once said “an unexamined life is not worth living.” And so at the end of 2007 and the

    A New Year, A New You. Part I Well Christmas came upon us so fast and now it has passed. And now comes the season of Deck the Halls with piles and piles of bills to help us remember what we did this Christmas season. Maybe you heard the story of the young college student and she came running ...read more

  • In The Mean Time Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 3, 2015
     | 2,701 views

    This message is part three of a series I started in 2008. This message examines how we walk during our "mean times" while also reflecting on the past seven years.

    In The Mean Time – Part 3 Scriptures: Heb. 11:7-17; Psa. 37:23; 119:133; Phil. 3:14 Introduction In 2008 I did a two part series I titled “In the Mean Time.” This message will be part three of that series although it’s being delivered seven years later. In 2008 I ...read more

  • Consider Your Ways Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Feb 15, 2010
    based on 17 ratings
     | 11,748 views

    When the calendar turns to a new year, many of us take the time to reflect on the past. We think about the good times and the difficult times we have been through. We think about opportunities we might have missed or things we might have done better. That

    Here we are at the beginning of a new year. At the Watchnight service, we talked a little bit about resolutions. I don’t know whether you make resolutions or not, but what I do know is that you have probably done some reflecting on the past year. That what we do when the calendar turns. ...read more

  • The Prayer Of A Beggar

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Nov 27, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,848 views

    In Psalms 40 David outlines five steps that he took to have his walk with God restored: reflecting upon past deliverance, singing a new song, prayer of confession and protection from his enemies and the beggar asking God for speedy delivery.

    THE PRAYER OF A BEGGAR Psalms 40 Online Sermon: http://www.mckeesfamily.com/?page_id=3567 We can all remember a time when we have waited patiently for God to deliver us from the dark pit of our sins. We know as children of God (John 1:12) and ambassadors of Christ (2 Corinthians ...read more

  • Knowing God

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 4,166 views

    There is a great difference between knowing God and knowing about God.

    Knowing God John 14:7-11 Thought: Many people know alot about God and about scripture, but they fail to ever truly know God. I. There is a difference between book knowledge and relational knowledge A. The Pharisees were well versed in the Word, but were not close to ...read more

  • The Panting Deer

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on May 6, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,001 views

    Why art thou cast down, O my soul?

    THE PANTING DEER Psalm 42-43 There is such a thing as speaking truth into raw emotion. Imagine a situation where you are one of the worship team in the Temple at Jerusalem, and you are taken hostage to Samaria (cf. 2 Kings 14:14). On the way your heart identifies with a deer panting for water ...read more

  • Live, Move, Be, In Him

    Contributed by William Akehurst on Oct 29, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,739 views

    In HIM we live and have life. In HIM we move with HIS purpose and intent In HIM we are about be-ing. Everything about our existence comes from HIM.

    Live, move, be, in HIM Acts 17:28 (KJV) 28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; In HIM we live and have life. In HIM we move with HIS purpose and intent In HIM we are about be-ing. Everything about our existence comes from HIM. So today as you look back on the life you have ...read more

  • Preparing For The New Year By Seeing What God Has Been Up To

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Dec 29, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 13,466 views

    A sermon to help us prepare for the New Year by focussing on what God is up to

    The time between Christmas and New Years is a good time to reflect. To reflect on the past year, and to contemplate the future. Janua, which is the start of the word January means a door or a window that allows a person to look both ways. So no wonder it was chosen to be the first month of the ...read more

  • "I Will Do A New Thing

    Contributed by Barry Edmondson on May 27, 2007
    based on 40 ratings
     | 9,492 views

    This message deals with God Bringing Revival into Individual lives and Into The Church

    Intro: There are many people who think that God has stopped moving in their midst they think that God stopped moving a long time ago. But that’s not true!!! Its because they don’t have their attention on what God is doing today. He said,” I will do a new thing”. Expl: The fundamental ...read more

  • Do Not Forget Him!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Dec 18, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,767 views

    NEVER FORGET YOUR GOD!

    Do not forget HIM! Deuteronomy 6: 12 “ then beware, lest you forget the LORD who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.” The popular pop singer, Usha Uthup was in an elevator in the New York hotel in Manhattan when it stopped moving on the 22nd floor. ...read more