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  • Abstain From Evil

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Nov 6, 2008
     | 2,053 views

    LEARNING TO REFRAIN FROM EVIL.

    ABSTAIN FROM EVIL 1 THESSALONIANS 5:14-22 INTRO: DECISIONS 1: PERSONAL CHOICES A) EVERYONE HAS AN OPINON B) WE BASE A LOT OF OUR EVERYDAY CHOICES ON WHAT WE BELIEVE OR FEEL PERSONALY C) EX: ELECTION, BIGGEST VOTER TURN OUT IN HISTORY, TWO SIDES, TWO VIEWS, THE VOTE FOR MOST CAME ...read more

  • Wisdom From The Preacher

    Contributed by Arliss Beavers on May 15, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,983 views

    There is a time to speak and a time to refrain from speaking.

    5-18-08 SS lesson Wisdom from the Preacher Ecc 5:1-5 Ecclesiastes 5: 1-5 1. Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil. 2. Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine ...read more

  • 8. Honoring God With Your Body Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Mar 28, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 11,384 views

    All Christians should refrain from any activity with their body that does not honor it as the temple of the Holy Spirit.

    INTRO: John 8:31-32 (NIV) To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” The messages in this series on Real Life Christianity have been a bit heavy. Paul deals with some ...read more

  • Come And See

    Contributed by Mickey Bell on Apr 27, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,988 views

    When it comes time to telling others about Jesus, we need to refrain from sharing our thoughts, our views and our religion. We just need to tell them to "Come and See"

    Come and See John 1:44-46 How many of you like first hand experiences? You have to check things out for yourself… Others can tell you about it but you want to see it yourself. What about when you experience something exciting: You want to tell others about it. Movies – “Have you ...read more

  • The Anatomy Of Rebellion: Forehead, Heart, And Mouth

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 17, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,527 views

    We rebel against God when we refuse to learn anything new, when we resist His love, and when we refrain from telling others about Christ.

    Parenting is the toughest job in the world. Nobody has it harder than parents. Amen? Now this insight didn’t come out of a book somewhere. This is not just some Freudian theory, cooked up in the psychology lab. I learned this truth, that parenting is the toughest job in the world, in another ...read more

  • Treat Others The Way You Want To Be Treated

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Feb 20, 2006
    based on 94 ratings
     | 48,282 views

    Jesus is not just saying to refrain from doing to others what you wouldn’t want done to you, but He is saying do to others what you would have them do to you.

  • You Gotta Have A Crazy Story

    Contributed by Johnny Knight on Aug 11, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,205 views

    Paul Simon, wrote a song a number of years ago. The refrain in the song went, “still crazy after all these years, yes I’m still crazy after all these years.” Let it be said at my funeral, “There lies a nut who was still crazy after all these years.” And m

    You Gotta Have A Crazy Story Psalm 116:16-19 Tracy, was a little girl who was listening very closely to the preacher during the morning worship service. But she left service puzzled. She said, Mommy, didn’t our pastor say today that God is bigger than we are? Her mother was pleased to see ...read more

  • Know And Believe The Love Of God (Part 2)

    Contributed by Efren V. Narido on Feb 16, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,137 views

    And if God “gave His one and only Son” to all those He loved much, would He refrain to give them repentance, forgiveness, faith, new heart, new spirit, perseverance, His Spirit and other things for their eternal joy?

    “He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all-how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?” (Rom 8:32.) In Part 1, we learn that God is also loving others in a very special way. The intensity or degree of His love is greater for His children – the ...read more

  • Calling In The Heavy Artillery Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,193 views

    UNDESERVED, MALICIOUS, PERSONAL ATTACKS CALL FOR DIVINE VINDICATION

    BIG IDEA: UNDESERVED, MALICIOUS, PERSONAL ATTACKS CALL FOR DIVINE VINDICATION INTRODUCTION: When have you come under vicious, unjustified personal attack? What were the circumstances? How did you feel as your attackers heaped slander upon slander to try to ruin your good name and cause you ...read more

  • Is God Smiling Down On You? Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,942 views

    SEEKING GOD’S FAVOR IS THE FIRST STEP IN SPIRITUAL REVIVAL

    BIG IDEA: SEEKING GOD’S FAVOR IS THE FIRST STEP IN SPIRITUAL REVIVAL I. (:1-3) SEEKING THE FAVOR OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD Trying to get God’s attention ("Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel") tender, compassionate shepherd A. (:1a) The Good Shepherd Can Provide Guidance and Direction "Thou who ...read more

  • Blurring The Line Series

    Contributed by David Richardson on Dec 26, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,291 views

    What do people actually know about God? What do they actually know about His power? And, what do people really know about the gospel?

    Series Title: The Line in the Sand Message Title: Scripture: Romans 1:16 16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Introduction: What do people actually know about God? What do ...read more

  • The Reign Of A Holy King Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,497 views

    3 DISTINCTIVES OF THE LORD’S REIGN AS A HOLY KING

    BIG IDEA: 3 DISTINCTIVES OF THE LORD’S REIGN AS A HOLY KING I. (:1-3) HE REIGNS IN MAJESTY -- SOVEREIGNTY A. Majesty is Based on Greatness and Uniqueness 1. "The Lord reigns" -- He is the only one who reigns; He reigns supreme 2. "He is enthroned above the cherubim " 3. "The Lord is ...read more

  • He Only Is My Rock And My Salvation Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 57 ratings
     | 4,045 views

    SECURITY MUST BE FOUND IN GOD ALONE

    BIG IDEA: SECURITY MUST BE FOUND IN GOD ALONE INTRODUCTION: Where do people look for security? I. THESIS STATEMENT / REFRAIN -- TESTIMONY OF A MAN OF FAITH SECURITY MUST BE FOUND IN GOD ALONE (:1-2) Heb. word "alone" occurs 6 times at the beginning of verses 1,2,4,5,6,9 A. Single ...read more

  • Stewardship: Doing In Times Of Little Series

    Contributed by Anthony White on Feb 28, 2009
    based on 19 ratings
     | 8,086 views

    With the looming economic meltdown, persons are tempted to not be faithful in their stewardship. This sermon is an encouragement to be involved despite the hard times now being faced.

    Stewardship: Doing In Times Of Little 1Kings 17:1-24 Since 2004, we have always set aside February as stewardship month, in which we talk about the use of our spiritual gifts, the use of our time and the use of our resources. Last week I started the stewardship series, by looking at ...read more

  • Praise God For Working All Things Together For Good

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 13, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,742 views

    Praise God for His omnipotent ability to work ALL things together for good for those who love God and all are called according to His purposes. Sometimes when we doubt that the Lord can work good out of adversity we need to remember

    Praise God for Working all Things Together for Good (Rom. 8:28,29) Praise God for His omnipotent ability to work ALL things together for good for those who love God and all are called according to His purposes. Illustration: The employers were also asked to list the "most unusual" questions ...read more