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  • How Can I Enter The Kingdom Of Heaven?

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on May 7, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,104 views

    We cannot enter the kingdom of heaven through religious observance, but we can through knowing Christ!

    Jesus’ view of scripture: Jesus was often accused of breaking the Sabbath day (Mt 12:1-2). Jesus’ disciples were accused of not following tradition (Mt 15:2), and Jesus himself was accused of blasphemy. Much more than just eyebrows were raised when Jesus entered the temple at Jerusalem, as he ...read more

  • Malachi 2.10-16 Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,891 views

    The challenge is are we faithful and does my religious observance actually reasonate in my daily life or am i a hypocrite

    Malachi 2.10-16 Schizophrenia is apparently a quite frightening illness to watch but to the person suffering from it the world seems perfectly normal. In the passage before us this evening God through the prophet Malachi exposes the schizophrenia of the people of God. As you know from last week ...read more

  • The Battlefield Wounds Of Christ

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Apr 14, 2006
    based on 33 ratings
     | 10,421 views

    Jesus means for the Communion service to be a lot more than just a religious observance, but to keep fresh in our minds the act of sacrificial love He has for us.

    Turn your Bibles to Matthew 27: 28 – 31 Title: The Battlefield Wounds of Christ Theme: Remembering His Cost was Our Gain Introduction: When I first got started in the Arabian Horse business, my parents and I attended a special coronation celebration for a beautiful Arabian Stallion. On ...read more

  • Coming Like A Child

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 21, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,395 views

    Christ clearly teaches that it is not religious observance or our goodness that saves. Christ teaches that it simply takes child-like faith. But what does it mean to come to God in child-like faith?

    Disclaimer: Concepts and source material for this sermon has been gleaned from many different sources. I have attempted to acknowledgethese sources whenever possible. COMING LIKE A CHILD LUKE 18:15-17 INTRODUCTION: Sandwiched between the accounts of a Pharisee who believed that he would go to ...read more

  • Why We Have Deacons

    Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Jan 13, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,276 views

    Have you ever wondered why we have deacons? I mean really wonder, you know if every one was doing what they were supposed to do would we really need them?

    A New beginning Why we have Deacons Have you ever wondered why we have deacons? I mean really wonder, you know if every one was doing what they were supposed to do would we really need them? Well the answer is still yes. We see in Acts 6 why ...read more

  • All Saints Sunday

    Contributed by Thomas Bracewell on Feb 17, 2001
    based on 124 ratings
     | 3,876 views

    A brief overvied of "All Saints" and the omission by modern Churches.

    All Saints Sunday Thomas F. Bracewell OSL It would be most interesting if we started this sermon/lesson by perhaps asking those who know anything at all about "all Saints Day" to raise their hands. . .of course I am not going to do that because there are possibly only a handful of us who are even ...read more

  • Freedom From Bondage And Condemnation Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,071 views

    UNION WITH CHRIST HAS FREED US FROM THE BONDAGE AND CONDEMNATION OF THE FALSE ISMS (WHICH CLAIM TO BE THE PATHWAY TO SPIRITUALITY)

    BIG IDEA: UNION WITH CHRIST HAS FREED US FROM THE BONDAGE AND CONDEMNATION OF THE FALSE ISMS (WHICH CLAIM TO BE THE PATHWAY TO SPIRITUALITY) INTRODUCTION Follows along with theme introduced in vs. 16 -- “See to it that no one takes you captive” “Therefore” – points to what has been covered ...read more

  • A Covenant To Beat All Others Series

    Contributed by George Bannister on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,089 views

    Sermon deals with the superiority of the new covenant verses the old covenant. Text is Hebrews 7.

    Text: Hebrews 7:1-28 Title: “ A Covenant to beat all Others” Series: “Oh, What A Savior” INTRODUCTION: I. A SUPERIOR PRIESTHOOD (VS. 1-19). A. It is a Priesthood of Righteousness (v.2) 1. The High priest is righteous. (2 Ti 4:8). 2. The High Priest imparts ...read more

  • Pharisaical Values Contrasted With Christ's Love - Part 3

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 6 ratings
     | 567 views

    Pharisaical Values 1. The Pharisees enjoyed finding fault with everyone around them. 2. The Pharisees were more interested in doing thing right than in doing the will of God. 3. The Pharisees love the codes of Moses more than their Creator 4. The Pharisees gave greater attention to ...read more

  • Flesh

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 22, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 744 views

    . Paul has already made it clear that there must be an inward change of heart and obedience to the law, and that mere external observances can never save a lost sinner. Now Paul proceeds to show how Abraham was pronounced righteous before he was circumc

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: The flesh is a built-in law of failure, making it impossible for the natural man to please or serve God. It is a compulsive inner force inherited from man’s fall, which expresses itself in general and specific rebellion against God and His righteousness. The flesh can ...read more

  • Y Christian?

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jun 14, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 657 views

    Why are we so concerned that people should become christians?

    Y CHRISTIAN Romans 10.1-13 George Barna, a market researcher on Christianity, recently revealed that 51%, or 1 out of 2 people, believed ‘good people’ went to heaven. Sophie Loren, some of you are old enough to know who that is, said this when asked if she was going to heaven: “I should to ...read more

  • Baby Steps

    Contributed by Chris Thron on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,767 views

    Just as a mother encourages her child to walk, God encourages us to grow spiritually.

    Therefore if you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why do you subject yourself to regulations as if you still belonged to this world? You say, "Don’t touch this! Don’t eat that! Don’t handle that!" You are entirely preoccupied with perishable things. Your commandments ...read more

  • Consequences Of Disobedience

    Contributed by Victor Nazareth on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 228 ratings
     | 24,476 views

    Based on Saul’s partial obedience in destroying the Amalekites we look at the causes and consequences of disobedience in our own lives. God expects total obedience. Partial obedience is equivalent to disobedience.

    Introduction: The first King of Israel faced disastrous consequences because he failed to obey God. The hardening of his heart and his casual attitude to the sin of partial obedience caused him to be rejected as King. He lost his kingdom and eventually lost his life. As we analyze the reasons ...read more

  • When God Raises You Up

    Contributed by Jonathan Vorce on Jun 2, 2018
     | 1,967 views

    Many times we can be discouraged by being passed over, disrespected, taken for granted or outright ignored. This sermon talks about The Foundation of Promotion, The Mechanics of Promotion & No Longer Passed Over but Sought Out.

    Introduction Man is Carnal | God is Spiritual Man Strives for Democracy | God Designed the Church as a Theocracy (As Christians we live according to the government of God Acts 5:29-40 I. The Foundation of Promotion A. Prayer & Fasting 1. The Focus on the Families definition of ...read more

  • Stage-Hands In The Drama Of Redemption

    Contributed by Michael Bell on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 59 ratings
     | 1,320 views

    We need to understand what the Bible has to say about the NATURE & FUNCTION of Angels.

    INTRO: With the increased interest in the paranormal these days there has recently, been an increased interest in the subject of ANGELS. Some time ago, ago, a dear church passed along a magazine to me about angels. Among the so-called "revelations" that this book contains are: ...read more