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  • Matthew: An Unlikely Calling Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Sep 4, 2003
    based on 136 ratings
     | 7,123 views

    God calls on us to repent and follow Him. His grace is greater than our sins

    Matthew: An Unlikely Calling Matthew 9:9-12 Primarily Purpose: God calls on us to repent and follow Him. When we look at the men that Jesus chose to follow Him. It is surprising that he didn’t go to Rome and preach before Caesar. He didn’t go to Athens and debate philosophy with the ...read more

  • The Three C's Of Salvation - Part 3 Conversion Series

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 5,024 views

    The third element to biblical salvation is that of conversion. We have many in churches today who have felt conviction for sin and have made a form of confession but have never been converted. They simply have gone through all the motions.

    The Three C’s of Salvation Part 3 - Conversion II Corinthians 5:17 INTRODUCTION: We have looked at the first two parts of the biblical formula for salvation – conviction and confession. Conviction is the work of the Holy Spirit by which a person sees or is made aware their lostness, ...read more

  • Repent Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 23, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,661 views

    This is the 8th sermon in the series "David’s Lamp".

    Series: David’s Lamp (Kings Of Judah) #8 REPENT 2 Chronicles 33 Introduction: 1. If you have heard very many sermon, Sunday School lessons, Bible studies, etc…; you have heard that you need to repent. Jesus said, “Repent for the kingdom of heaven is near” (Matthew 4:17). Jesus told the ...read more

  • Which Highway Are You Traveling?

    Contributed by James May on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,250 views

    The Low Road leads to a lake of fire and brimstone but the High Road leads to Heaven and eternal life. Which road are you on?

    WHICH ROAD ARE YOU TRAVELING? How many of you can remember that little song that goes like this: You take the high road and I’ll take the low road, and I’ll get to town before you. For such a little song that has such a simple meaning on the surface, it certainly carries a tremendous ...read more

  • Cross Roads Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 9, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,346 views

    This is the 1st study in the study "The Hebrew Hymnal".

    Series: The Hebrew Hymnal (Psalms) [#1] HYMN #1: CROSS ROADS Psalm 1 Through the centuries God’s people have sang songs that express their relationship with God. The book of Psalms is a compilation of Hebrew hymns that still speak to us in the 21st Century. This first hymn we find is ...read more

  • The Fruit Of Repentance

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Jan 13, 2004
    based on 94 ratings
     | 5,352 views

    Message discussing the meaning of repentance and how it should affect our lives.

    The ¡§Fruit of Repentance¡¨ Matthew 3:1-12 January 11, 2004 Introduction What do you think of when you hear the word ¡§repent?¡¨ Two images come to my mind right away. The first is the street preacher with a Bible as big as your Aunt Martha¡¦s Buick, screaming at people to repent to ...read more

  • Taking A Stand Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 13, 2004
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,794 views

    Peter’s response to Simon seems a bit harsh... until you realize what Simon really needed in his life.

    OPEN: In February 2001, Adam Burtle, a 20 year old student at the University of Washington put his soul up for auction on eBay. The ad read: "Hardly used. I make no warranties as to the condition of my soul. As of now it is near mint condition, with only minor scratches. Due to difficulties ...read more

  • Response To Tragedy: Repent!

    Contributed by Vernon Murray on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 129 ratings
     | 4,613 views

    When tragedy strikes, we can wear ourselves thin asking why; or we can use the occasion for turning our life around.

    INTRODUCTION Terror has struck again. Over 200 people were killed in Madrid this week and thousands more were injured. Like 9-11 this bombing of a train in Madrid was a heartless act by wicked fiends. It is only natural for compassionate people like you and me to be filled with anger and ...read more

  • The Honest Skeptic Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 17, 2004
    based on 84 ratings
     | 8,763 views

    Nathaniel provides the example of the kind of honest skeptic Jesus delights in meeting, changing, and sending into ministry.

    Jesus and the Honest Skeptic John 1:43-51 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO A little preschooler came home from her first time at Sunday School. Mom wanted to know how things had gone and what the little girl thought about the experience. Mom ...read more

  • Counterfeit Christianity Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jul 9, 2004
    based on 112 ratings
     | 13,522 views

    A good exposition not only of the fakes in some of the pews, but of sorcery and the occult so prominent today. SIMON’S PRETENSION, PROFESSION, PRESUMPTION.

    Counterfeit Christianity Acts 8:9-25 In the previous verses we saw: city wide revival w/ Philip the Evangelist. Miracles were performed, souls saved. And here’s a scriptural principle which follows: wherever God sends genuine revival, Satan attempts to send counterfeit revival. God sows ...read more

  • Putting On Your Shoes

    Contributed by Michael Reeves on Jul 27, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,243 views

    Shoes that need to be worn as a Christian.

    PUTTING ON YOUR SHOES Luke 15:22 and Ephesians 6:15 Our daily conversations are often filled with expressions concerning the use of our foot or feet. We have learned to convey a whole idea or concept in this manner. For example: 1. A TENDERFOOT is a beginner, inexperienced. 2. To ...read more

  • Defeat Is Not Necessarily The Final Word

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,184 views

    As we study these chapters we will learn what we as God’s people need to do to turn our defeats around, we will learn how to make a Comeback.

    "DEFEAT, IS NOT NECESSARILY THE FINAL WORD" TEXT: JOSHUA 7 & 8 INTRODUCTION Every once in a while God’s people find themselves sliding down the dark corridor of defeat and failure. And when they do, some just keep on sliding down that dark shadowy passageway, and others, turn their defeat ...read more

  • Counterfeit Repentance

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Nov 5, 2004
    based on 112 ratings
     | 11,683 views

    You can’t repent too soon, you don’t know how soon it may be too late, repentance not only say l’m sorry but l’m through.

    The Bible says, “In His presence is the fullness of joy. When the enemy wants to start to attack us, his first point of call is the heart. When God wants to start moving in our lives too, the first point of call is the heart. Therefore, our serious battlefield is the mind. I would not be ...read more

  • Repentance Series

    Contributed by Mark Adams on Jan 18, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,687 views

    This uses Joel 2 as a base passage, and talks about the urgency, nature of, and rewards of true repentance.

    (Note to reader: I am heavily indebted to Raymond C. Ortlund Jr. in my preparation of this sermon. It is largely based on a chapter in his book "When God Comes To Church" called "We Return to God" Also, at any place where verse numbers are given with no other information, it is understood that ...read more

  • He Reinstates The Repentant Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Apr 7, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,054 views

    Jesus reinstates and recommissions those who have fallen and repented of their sin. If we have failed him we can be sure we will receive the same treatment. We need to be sure and offer others the same grace our Lord offers them.

    Who Is This Jesus? 20. He Reinstates the Repentant John 21 Don Jaques April 2/3, 2005 MAIN IDEA: Jesus reinstates and recommissions those who have fallen and repented of their sin. If we have failed him we can be sure we will receive the same treatment. We need to be sure and offer others ...read more

  • The Mistake Of Joshua

    Contributed by Byron Maynard on May 1, 2005
    based on 105 ratings
     | 16,552 views

    The mistake of Joshua was that he neglected to consult God and it caused a perplexing problem. It could have been a great tragedy, but he responded in a godly way. How we respond to our sin and shortcomings will determine how much God can use us.

    Sermon Preached May 05 by Pastor Byron THE MISTAKE OF JOSHUA Joshua 9 - 11 INTRODUCTION: It is always amazing to see how people act when they only know a small percentage of the facts. We make some pretty bad decisions when we are only partially informed. We do some really brainless ...read more

  • The Butterfly Effect

    Contributed by Chanon Mullens on May 18, 2005
    based on 60 ratings
     | 8,064 views

    The transformation from the old to the new

    1. WE, LIKE THE CATERPILLAR BEGAN AS SOMETHING LESS THAN DESIRABLE • II Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” • The caterpillar begins it’s life as something other than what it will end as • What ...read more

  • Lessons From The Journey: From The Frying Pan Into The Fire!

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 23, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,178 views

    THE JOURNEY IS GOD’S OBSTICLE COURSE FOR GROWING IN FAITH, GRACE, AND TRUST!

    LESSONS FROM THE JOURNEY: FROM THE FRYING PAN INTO THE FIRE! EXODUS 13: 17- 14: 21 SUNDAY AM MAY 1, 2005 LADIES AT THE BEACH INTRODUCTION: Subject: GOOD ONES An Old Farmer’s Advice: * Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. * Life ain’t about how fast you run, or how ...read more

  • Repentance: A Prelude Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Jun 11, 2005
    based on 93 ratings
     | 17,540 views

    I ask this question because I see something in the text that suggests to me that there is a lot more to repentance than is often taught in the Christian church today.

    Repentance: A Prelude 2 Corinthians 7:9-11; Revelation 3:14-21 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI February 27, 2005 3rd Sunday of Lent Last year, I learned a little something about weeds. Rach and I have a modest vegetable garden by the house. Every year we grow some green beans and ...read more

  • The Way Back

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 8, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,922 views

    2 Chronicles 7:14 shows the road back for a nation or an individual that has strayed from the will of God.

    Finding The Way Back 2 Chronicles 7:14 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: The Discovery Channel sometime ago carried the story of a group of spelunkers or cave explorers. When we lived in Rolla years ago, we used to go caving. ...read more

  • The Results Of Revival

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jul 21, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,588 views

    Four results of revival

    The Results of Revival Galatians 6:14-17 Revival Sermon July 18, 2005 Introduction On August 5, 1949, a fire ignited in a remote forest in a remote Montana wilderness area named Mann Gulch that permanently changed the way the US Forest Services fights fires. A crew of 15 young firefighters ...read more

  • Lost Sheep, Silver And Sons

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jul 30, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 2,594 views

    An evangelistic sermon for a Baptismal service covering the lost sheep, the lost coin and the prodigal son. Email me for images for accompanying ’prodigal daughter’.

    Lost sheep, silver and sons. WBC 31/07/05am. Baptism of Barry and Heather Mann. Luke 15:1-32 Philip Yancey tells the story of a prodigal daughter who grows up in Traverse City, Michigan. Disgusted with her old fashioned parents who overreact to her nose ring, the music she listens to, the ...read more

  • Confronting Evil

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 57 ratings
     | 10,317 views

    1. Evil is real. 2. Jesus sought after radically evil people. 3. A radical conversion is necessary and available.

    Confronting Evil Luke 8:26-39 This powerful story of Jesus confronting evil is fascinating. If we had started the Scripture reading earlier in the chapter you would understand that Jesus and the disciples have just survived a terrible storm in a small fishing boat. The storm was blowing ...read more

  • The Disease Of Jonah - That Ain't Right Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,435 views

    We don’t often dwell on the last chapter of Jonah - it’s a real downer. We last see Jonah still sulking over Nineveh’s salvation. What possible reason could God have for ending the book this way?

    OPEN: How many of you have heard the story of Jonah? (every hand went up) Now, how many of you believe Jonah was a righteous man? (most raised their hands) How many of you believe he wasn’t a righteous man? (a small show of hands) I personally believe Jonah was a righteous man. In fact, I ...read more

  • David's Greatest Sin

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 7,691 views

    Pride is the greatest sin and contributor to sin. We see this in David and in our own lives.

    Introductory Considerations 1. Today we look at a very interesting passage. On the surface may seem a just a historical event that has little to teach us today. It is the story of what may well be David’s greatest sin, at least in regards to the consequences. 2. Last week considered David’s ...read more

  • How To Get There From Here

    Contributed by Roosevelt Wright on Nov 6, 2000
    based on 351 ratings
     | 26,060 views

    How to get to heaven from one's present position in life

    How to get "There" from "Here" A Sermon by Roosevelt Wright, Jr. For the Tabernacle Baptist Church Monroe, La. October 12, 1997 SCRIPTURE: "And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in ...read more

  • Paul Before Agrippa

    Contributed by Steven Skinner on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 261 ratings
     | 55,506 views

    The Apostle Paul's defence before King Agrippa

    My text this evening is Acts 26 and verse 28, King Agrippa’s reply to Paul where he says, “Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian?” Now these eight little words have to be the saddest ever to grace the pages of the Bible. It strikes at the very heart of the problem of men and women living in ...read more

  • What Is God Looking For?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Dec 20, 2000
    based on 228 ratings
     | 38,025 views

    To begin this sermon, I’m going to read 3 brief passages of Scripture. And as I do, see how quickly you can discover the connection between them. (Powerpoints available - # 157)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are available at no charge. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #157.) A. To ...read more

  • The Blessing Of Repentance

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 8,147 views

    The church has become quick to judge others and slow to repent. Without repentance there is no freedom, no joy, no forgiveness, no blessing.

    The Blessing of Repentance INTRODUCTION  During His earthly ministry, who were the people Jesus was angry with? – ‘religious’ people  They were so quick to point out everyone else’s faults but slow to examine themselves  Yet, even today the church has become quick to ...read more

  • A Voice In The Wilderness Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 7,648 views

    As predicted by the prophets, John the Baptist came to tell the world to prepare the way for Jesus. Emphasis on faith & repentance, Salvation message.

    A Voice in the Wilderness Text: Matthew 3 Introduction At an intersection, the green light changes to yellow. At the theater the house lights flash In the Battalion Tactical Operations Center a WARNO comes down from Brigade At the airport terminal the boarding call comes over the ...read more