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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 8 ratings
     | 10,174 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
     | 3,923 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

  • Looking Backward, Looking Forward

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 10, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,405 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
     | 4,946 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
     | 1,321 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

  • Consider Your Ways Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Feb 15, 2010
    based on 17 ratings
     | 9,769 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
     | 1,900 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

  • The Year In Review

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Apr 20, 2017
     | 2,193 views

    AS THE YEAR COMES TO A CLOSE WE OFTEN TAKE TIME TO REFLECT ON IT. LET US NOT FORGET TO USE OUR REFLECTIONS AS STEPPING STONES INTO THE FUTURE.

    THE YEAR IN REVIEW THE YEAR 2014 IS RAPIDLY DRAWING TO A CLOSE. I DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU BUT I FOUND THIS YEAR TO GO BY EXTREMELY FAST. I THINK I NOTICE THE YEARS PASSING QUICKER AS I GROW OLDER. MANY GROUPS AND PEOPLE USE THIS TIME TO LOOK AT THE YEAR IN REVIEW, AND ALSO TO ANTICIPATE WHAT ...read more

  • Knowing God

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 2,924 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
     | 2,756 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

  • 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
     | 8,829 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
     | 8,300 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

  • What’s On Your Mind? What Are You Thinking About?

    Contributed by Lola Olanrewaju on Sep 2, 2017
     | 1,332 views

    One of the most important steps we can take toward achieving our greatest potential in life is to learn to monitor our thoughts and its impact on our attitude.

    Proverbs 4:23 says "Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it". One of the most important steps we can take toward achieving our greatest potential in life is to learn to monitor our thoughts and its impact on our attitude. Everything we perceive in the physical ...read more

  • God In The Middle Of Human Events

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 30, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,341 views

    During Memorial Day weekend, we celebrate the sacrifices of those who died that we might live in freedom and in peace. While remembering their accomplishments, we must also ask ourselves where is God in the history and human events?

    I Chronicles 29:10-20 “God in the Middle of Human Events” INTRODUCTION People often comment that they see God in numerous places in nature like a beach sunset, on a mountain top panorama, and the gently flowing water of a forest stream. It is more difficult for us to see God in ...read more

  • The Shepherds And The Magi Series

    Contributed by Troy Horne on Mar 28, 2009
     | 6,036 views

    Looking at the shepherds and Magi response to Christ’s birth.

    "The Characters of Christmas: The Shepherds and The Magi" 1. The message within Christmas is that the Gospel is for everyone. I know this may seem a rather simplistic statement but as I have reflected on these past few weeks, I have come to realize more and more how true this is. Consider ...read more