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  • Forgetting And Focusing Series

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Oct 8, 2017
    based on 5 ratings

    Release your past to Christ, both successes and failures. Reach toward your glorious future, living with one foot in eternity as you remember where you’re heading. And daily seek to grow closer to Christ. Make it your daily ambition to know Christ better.

    Philippians 3:10-14 Forgetting and Focusing I noticed an odd phenomenon in the military. When people were drawing close to retirement or their discharge date, their whole demeanor changed. They started dragging to formation. Their PT efforts became weakened. Their work grew subpar, or average more

  • Committed To Serve Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Dec 7, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Paul had experienced much success in ministry, and yet he knew he had not arrived. He resolved to release the past, embrace the present, and anticipate the future. We must continue to seek all the Lord has for us. We cannot be complacent or satisfied.

    Committed to Serve Philippians 3:12-16 As you study the life of Paul, you realize the opportunities he once enjoyed. As far as men were concerned, Paul once had it all – power, position, and prestige. He was a rising star with a bright future within the religious elite in Jerusalem. All more

  • Becoming A High Performance Christian

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Jun 4, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    This message challenges the believer to be the absolute best that they can be for our Lord Jesus Christ.

    Becoming a High Performance Believer John 11:43-44; 12:1-11 I. A High Performance Believer is a Living Witness – Lazarus A. A living witness must be different 1. Different standards 2. Different priorities B. A living witness must be raised from the dead (truly born again) (v. 43) more

  • Committed To Finishing Well

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Dec 30, 2018

    Paul found himself within a Roman prison, but he refused to be defeated. Although confined and isolated, he desired to continue for the Lord. As long as he lived, he wanted to be useful for the Lord. He refused to allow circumstances to dictate his life.

    Committed to Finishing Well Philippians 3: 13-14 Most will agree that living the Christian life can be difficult, especially in today’s environment and rapidly changing culture. While believers once enjoyed a majority, we now find ourselves in an increasing minority. We are continually challenged more

  • A Picture Of A Revived People

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Sep 8, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    This sermon describes what occurs when God’s people are revived.

    From time to time we need a fresh touch from God. We need a revival of our hearts. Our hearts can drift away from God. Our hearts can grow cold. Our hearts can become cluttered with worldly things. In Nehemiah 8 we see a picture of a people who experienced revival. The Israelites had been down and more

  • A Fresh Start

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Maybe you’d like to have a fresh start in a career? a fresh start with a credit card? a fresh start with a project? a relationship? a diet? What about a fresh start in your relationship with God? God wants you to know: It’s not too late for a fresh start

    A FRESH START ~ Isaiah 6:1-8 <INTRO> Has there been any time in the recent past where you have thought you could sure use a fresh start? Ever wish you could push a few buttons and your life would somehow get back on track? Ever ask where are the CONTROL-Z keys in life? I want a do-over. I wish more

  • Striving To Succeed In 2019

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Dec 28, 2015
    based on 21 ratings

    This lesson deals with Paul’s self-confession and desire to succeed in his “pursuit of Christ” and "the prize of the high calling of God." He provides a plan for all who are “striving to succeed,” in their pursuit of Christ. It begs our attention.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Release the Past 2. Reach for the Present 3. Race toward the Prize Remarks. 1. This lesson deals with believers striving to succeed – in their pursuit of Christ, and their desire to be well pleasing to God. The motto of the Lexus motorcar is the “Pursuit of more

  • Looking Back Or Ahead

    Contributed by Donny Granberry on Apr 23, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    Your past cannot be your past until you let go of it.

    Looking Back or Ahead Good morning and thank you for choosing to worship with us today here at Central. I trust and pray that you had a wonderful Christmas filled with the rich blessings of the Lord and you had a special day with family and friends. We are so thrilled to have each one of more

  • 7.1 On The Richter Scale. Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Sep 9, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    A brief message to the folks at the Corps, after the quake that rocked our city, reminding them that nothing can seperate us from the love of God.

    Romans 8:37-39 37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,d neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will more

  • Getting A Grip On Life

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Oct 25, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    We get a grip on life when we develop the proper frame of mind.

    “Getting A Grip On Life” John 21:1-23 I confess that I have never watched a full episode of the once popular television series The X Files. But I saw enough of it to know that it dealt with the super natural and the unexplainable in life. In its own unique way it demonstrated the more

  • Seeing Yourself Through Heaven's Eyes

    Contributed by Stuart Blount on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 107 ratings

    Unwrapping the wonderful truths of how God has made us a different person IN Christ.

    SEEING YOURSELF THROUGH HEAVENS EYES When VICTOR SERIBRIAKOFF was 15 his teacher told him he would never finish school and that he should drop out and learn a trade. Victor took the advice and for the next 17 years he was an itinerant doing a variety of odd jobs. He had been told he was a more

  • Excess Baggage

    Contributed by Stephen Schwartz on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 31 ratings

    Excess baggage of life can keep us from experiencing the joy and peace in our Christian walk.

    Excess Baggage Luke 16:19:31 Introduction – Skit Pilgrims Progress The Journey The Load Releasing the Load Scene from Heaven and Hell Lazarus with Abraham in peace and serenity (vs. 22-23). We see Lazarus sitting with the saints in Heaven. The scene in Heaven is peace and more

  • Forgetting Your Past, Releases Your Future Series

    Contributed by Jeff Budzinski on Sep 22, 2007
    based on 27 ratings

    For the past two weeks we have discussed how to change and the importance of change in our lives. This week, in order to change to take place and for us to become effective Christians, we must forget our past and embrace our future. The Word talks a lot

    Introduction · For the past two weeks we have discussed how to change and the importance of change in our lives. · This week, in order to change to take place and for us to become effective Christians, we must forget our past and embrace our future. · The Word talks a lot about letting go of more

  • Stem Cell Research? Right Or Wrong?

    Contributed by David Diyanni on May 7, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Stem cell” research is being touted as a means to healing from all sorts of diseases. We need to be careful to see that some of this research is just another attack against unborn children.

    Stem Cell Research? Right Or Wrong? Ps 139:13-16 Introduction 1. As bible believing Christians we believe that all human life is sacred. From conception to old age, every human being is made in the image of God and needs to be treated with dignity and respect. 2. There are many passages more

  • Knowing God Series

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Nov 16, 2011
    based on 4 ratings


    KNOWING GOD PART 1 Study text: John 4:1-30 Introduction: the human heart always tends to do such things that are opposed to the will and purpose of God. Since the fall of man, every seed of Adam has inherent rebellion within his frame. The flesh is contrary to the spirit and unless it is more