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  • First Response Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Jan 19, 2014
     | 2,452 views

    This message focuses on how our first response to situations will often prove or disprove our confessions of walking in faith.

  • Defining Your Moments

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Aug 17, 2014
     | 1,871 views

    The way we define ourselves in the moment reflects our awareness of God's activity in our lives.

  • Believing Is Seeing

    Contributed by Bob Smith on Jan 27, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 2,063 views

    Respond to life’s doubts with active faith in God

    How many people have seen the movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”? You may recall or be able to picture the scene I am about to describe. Indiana Jones is proceeding through an obstacle course of sorts as he draws nearer to the location of the “Holy Grail”, the prize which he seeks. ...read more

  • God's Hand In Our Suffering Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Aug 31, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,584 views

    How should we respond when life falls apart?

    [To receive free sermons by email each week, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com; for more, visit http://jonathan-mcleod.blogspot.com/] WHEN LIFE FALLS APART OBJECT LESSON: Jenga How many of you have ever played the game Jenga? “You take a block from the bottom and you put it on top.” Each ...read more

  • Too Much Talk – Too Little Action

    Contributed by Tim Vamosi on Jan 7, 2011
     | 3,787 views

    Faith, if is real is revealed by us responding to life in a new and different way

    OPEN: Today we are going to be looking into what I think really is one of those life-changing passages of the Bible if you really understand what it says. Our passage today is James 2:14-26 James is a book that teaches us how faith works in real life. He's a pastor that addresses real practical, ...read more

  • When Bad News Arrives Series

    Contributed by Craig Cramblet on Mar 2, 2003
    based on 273 ratings
     | 45,105 views

    How do you respond when life is going along "fine" and God brings a difficult opportunity into your life?

    When bad news arrives Ezra 9:8-9 Nehemiah 1:1-4 Background of Nehemiah: “Those who do not learn from history are destined to repeat it” The HISTORY of the people of Israel was given to us SO THAT we could learn the lessons and avoid repeating their mistakes. “Warnings from Israel’s ...read more

  • Reacting Or Responding?

    Contributed by Jerry Smith on Feb 6, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,381 views

    The disciples ‘reacted’ to the behavior of the Samaritans by wanting to harm them: Bad for bad, tit-for-tat. And is it not true of us today too? But what did Jesus say to His disciples and us today about it?

  • Righteousness Vs. Revengefulness

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 29, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,192 views

    This message reveals the differences between one who responds to life’s hurts and insults according to righteousness, and those who respond according to revengefulness.

    Righteousness vs. Revengefulness Text: Eph. 4:31-32; Gen. 50:21 Intro: According to Webster’s Dictionary, revenge means, “to inflict damage, injury, or punishment in return for (an injury, insult, etc.) retaliate for.”(1) A shorter, modern-day definition would simply be “payback, ...read more

  • Is God Just?

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 21, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,497 views

    There is a difference between how the world responds to life’s darker moments and how God’s best servants react. It is the difference between desiring and deserving.

    OPENING: A magician working a cruise ship had recently purchased a parrot to be part of his act. However, the bird was not only clever but also annoying. It was constantly telling the audience how the magician accomplished each trick. For example, the bird would say to the audience, "He has the ...read more

  • Develop A Christ-Filled Mind

    Contributed by Jan Oosthuizen on Oct 2, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,926 views

    How we think determines how you believe, and eventually how you act and respond to life. The battlefield is certainly in the mind. Like a tree cannot help that birds comes and nest in it, we cannot stop the thoughts from entering.

    How we think determines how you believe, and eventually how you act and respond to life. The battlefield is certainly in the mind. Like a tree cannot help that birds comes and nest in it, we cannot stop the thoughts from entering. However, we can raise a standard against it, in order that it ...read more

  • Matthew 13:20-21 – Part 5 – Swimming At The Shallow End Of The Pool? Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jan 28, 2011
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,522 views

    No matter how hardhitting and inspiring and deep the message is on Sunday, many stay at the shallow end and won’t continue with the faith that they profess.

    Matthew 13:20-21 – Part 5 – SWIMMING AT THE SHALLOW END OF THE POOL? He stays at the shallow end of the pool for a long time, refusing invitations to come out into the deeper water, even with his dad. But after a long time considering it, my grandson Zion Brave Bennett thrusts ...read more

  • Overcoming Feelings Of Fear And Anger

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 904 views

    INTRODUCTION Today the world is looking for people who have answers to THEIR problems.

    INTRODUCTION Today the world is looking for people who have answers to THEIR problems. Most people are willing to let one disagree as long as they are not too disagreeable in disposition. While the world is looking for better methods, God is still looking for better people that He can use. Let ...read more

  • A Response Of Saving Faith-11

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 20, 2013
     | 1,457 views

    11 of ? The Hebrews writer recounted the very practical responses which faith had wrought in their forebears/ancestors. Saving faith yields practical responses to life. Saving faith meets life’s challenge with...

    A RESPONSE Of SAVING FAITH-XI—Hebrews 11:3-40 Attention: People we recognize as spiritually standing above others. Faith’s response to life’s challenges We indeed bring something of value to the table when we are saved! The Hebrews writer sought to encourage & exhort his ...read more

  • A Response Of Saving Faith-6 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Oct 9, 2012
     | 1,355 views

    6 of ? The Hebrews writer recounted the very practical responses which faith had wrought in their forebears/ancestors. Saving faith yields practical responses to life. Saving faith meets life’s challenge with...

    A RESPONSE Of SAVING FAITH-VI—Hebrews 11:3-40 Attention: Faith’s response to life’s challenges. When we lived in Whigham, GA, we would take a day-trip to the beach in FL every few weeks/About a 1½ hr trip. We would take US 319 S. out of Tallahassee. FL & go thru Eastpoint, FL(near ...read more

  • A Response Of Saving Faith-1 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jul 24, 2012
     | 1,571 views

    1 of ? The Hebrews writer recounted the very practical responses which faith had wrought in their forebears/ancestors. Saving faith yields practical responses to life. Saving faith meets life’s challenge with...

    A RESPONSE Of SAVING FAITH-I—Hebrews 11:3-40 Attention: Faith’s response to life’s challenges Personal attempts to honor God in my work before entering pastoral ministry. Handing out Bibles to managers, etc. We indeed bring something of value to the table when we are ...read more