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  • That's Why We Are Not Discouraged

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 29, 2020

    Stress and Disappointment come into every life. Christians are provided a powerful response to such stressors, and this powerful response is revealed in Paul's review of his own life.

    “We have this treasure in clay jars to show that its extraordinary power comes from God and not from us. In every way we’re troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair, persecuted but not abandoned, struck down but not destroyed. We are always carrying around the death of Jesus in our more

  • On Being Tempted: Is It Satan Or My Habits?

    Contributed by John Sattler on Feb 18, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Research has shown that lots of our daily activities are done by habit, like walking, driving, going down stairs, even responding in stressful situations. Are some of our sinful behaviors more from our habits than from satan himself? We like to blame sata

    Luke 4:1-13; Matthew 4:1-11; Mark 1:12-13 1 Lent - Lutheran Lectionary Series C On Being Tempted: Is It Satan or My Habits? Rev. John Sattler Holy Cross Lutheran Church Indianapolis, Indiana (Research has shown that lots of our daily activities are done by habit, like walking, driving, more

  • A Safe Place

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on May 23, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    Life often shakes us to the core; but, in the presence of God we stand secure.

    Psalm 46 / A Safe Place Intro: Do you remember a few weeks ago when we had a minor earthquake here in Kentucky? That set me to thinking about earthquakes. The problem with an earthquake is there is nowhere to go to get away from it once it has started. The biggest earthquake on record hit more

  • Your Spiritual Health Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Apr 18, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    This series identifies areas in your life that need to be balanced. This is the 4th sermon in the series, Balanced Living.

    Series: Balanced Living [#4] YOUR SPIRITUAL HEALTH 1 Timothy 4:7-8 Introduction: As we continue our series on “Balanced Living”, we are going to look at our spiritual health. 1 Timothy 4:7-8 The Bible says that in order to be spiritually fit, we need to exercise ourselves spiritually. more

  • An Internal Peacemaker Series

    Contributed by Dan Proctor on Jan 31, 2013

    As we commit God’s Word to our memory and implant it in our hearts, we provide ourselves with an internal peacemaker that goes with us wherever we go. We can have fresh air wherever we go. What exactly will this peacemaker do for the believer?

    Peacemakers of the Heart “An Internal Peacemaker” Introduction: 1. According to Philippians 4:6-7, God never intended for His children to live stressed-out lives. God’s plan for His children is one of peace. 2. Peace will only come at the root level of our inner spirit. more

  • Can An Hour Make A Difference?

    Contributed by Scott Sharpes on Mar 17, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    An encouraging sermon using the idea of "Daylight Savings Time" and what to do with that hour. (Present requests, State of Mind, secure foundation, abiding presence, a new song to sing, investing your hour wisely) I waited patiently and God heard my cry

    Title: Can an Hour Make a Difference? 03/16/14 Text: Psalm 40:1-3 Purpose: To encourage our people that an hour spent with God can make the difference. Introduction: Video from SermonSpice: One Hour (Daylight Savings) Question: In the spring we have (Spring more

  • Managing Terrible Times: Windows Blown Out Or Open? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Liiving large in stressful times requires prayer. We are targets of a conspiracy of hate, but prayer makes us genuinely missionary. We are victims of self-centered religion, but prayer makes us compassionate. Montgomery Hills Baptist Church

    (Singing): “Sitting by the window praying, waiting for the break of day; sitting by the window praying, waiting to hear what the Lord might say.” (Repeat) The way to live large is not only to step out in faith, as Abraham did, leaving his comfort zone; and not only to get past old defeats, even more

  • Windows Blown Out Or Open? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Sep 8, 2002
    based on 26 ratings

    God’s mercy is available to us, whether we call on Him in disasters only or whether we are constantly in His presence. But how much more ready we would be for disaster if we cultivated His presence. A sermon for the 9/11 anniversary.

    (Singing): “Sitting by the window praying, waiting for the break of day; sitting by the window praying, hearing what God might say.” (Repeat) Of all the images which linger, a year later, of the events of last September 11, none is more haunting than the picture of people falling more

  • God's Cure For Stress Series

    Contributed by Richard Sharp on May 14, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    How do you handle the daily stresses of life? Here David has a cure for Us- When Stress comes,We need to find rest in God.

    God’s cure for Stress Psalm 46 Introduction: Opening Ill.- A man went to his doctor complaining about severe headaches. He was told to stop smoking, which he did. The headaches persisted, he was told to stop using Alcohol. He did, but the headaches continued. The doctor told him to lose more

  • Jesus Comes To Us

    Contributed by Kimberly Belken on Aug 9, 2020

    In the familiar story of Jesus walking on the water, we find good news in the fact that it is Jesus who is the key actor and Lord of all.

    Psychologists tell us that when we are presented with an event that is perceived as stressful or frightening, we tend to behave in one of two ways—fight or flight. That means that we either tend to gird our loins (to use a Biblical phrase), stare down, and attack that which is scaring us OR we run more

  • 3 Keys To Sharing God's Light Series

    Contributed by Paul Fredericks on Dec 15, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    This message uses Saul’s activities in Damascus as a model of how to share the gospel message.

    3 Effective Keys to Shine the Light (Witness) Acts 9:19-25 fellowship community 15 Dec 2002 Introduction: I want to remind us again our theme. Our theme for this Christmas comes from the gospel of John, where the Message Translation states¡K John 1:4 What came into existence was more

  • The Quitters Club Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 28, 2018

    Don't give up your hope in Christ, because He is your only hope. Don't risk punishment by quitting. Don't waste your pain by quitting, and don't miss the promise by quitting.

    On a drizzly Saturday afternoon three years ago (early 2015), seven people gathered around a high-top table at Busboys and Poets, a restaurant in Washington D.C. They were united by a single cause: to chuck it all. It was the inaugural meeting of The Quitter Club. Tagline: “Let’s give up on our more

  • Overcoming Stress Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016

    Stress. It can take a toll on us physically. In 1900, the top 10 killers were infectious diseases. By the turn of the 21st century, the top 10 killers were all related to stress. So how do we not live with stress but overcome it?

    Overcoming Stress II Corinthians 4:8-9 A woman took her husband to the doctor’s office. After his checkup, the doctor said, "Your husband is suffering from a very serious infection brought on by stress." The husband was hard of hearing said, "What did he say?" His wife answered, "He says more

  • The New Normal

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jun 19, 2011

    A holiness sermon from Galatians, preached at a men's retreat, encouraging the hearers to be filled with the Spirit.

    THE NEW NORMAL Galatians 5:16-26 Sermon objective: A holiness sermon from Galatians, preached at a men's retreat, encouraging the hearers to be filled with the Spirit. INTRO: The book of Galatians is an exciting and multi-faceted book. There are many different angles or perspectives you more

  • Rx For The Soul - Relieving Stress Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 67 ratings

    Stress is a common emotion in every person’s life, but God said we should not allow it dominate our lives and gave us, in the life of Jesus, an example of how to deal with the anxieties and worries that bring stress into our lives.

    OPEN: An elderly mountain farmer had been involved in an accident between his mule-drawn wagon and an car driven by another man. Now, the farmer was suing the driver, claiming personal injuries as a result of the accident. When the farmer was on the stand, the attorney for the driver of the car more