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  • Sibling Rivalries Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,050 views

    This is the 11th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermons looks at the need for unity in the church.

    Sunday Morning February 2, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: ¡§Church On The Rocks¡¨ [#11] SIBLING RIVALRIES 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 Introduction: 1. Several weeks ago, my family was all together. There were uncles, aunts, cousins, parents, in-laws, etc¡K all there. We were at ...read more

  • Keep The Siblings, Lose The Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 2, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,716 views

    A look at sibling rivalry from a biblical perspective.

    Keep the Siblings, Lose the Rivalry Genesis 4-50 Rev. Brian Bill 5/2/10 Most of you know that I have four sisters and no brothers. Do you feel my pain? The only good thing about this arrangement is that I’m the oldest. Being a brother, I was always on the lookout for ways to torment my ...read more

  • Communion And Its Commitment

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 145 ratings
     | 11,315 views

    This sermon addresses how we are united by One and also how we are one for all.

    COMMUNION AND ITS COMMITMENT Text: First Corinthians 10:16-17 "According to medieval legend, before King Arthur sent his knights on errantry to right wrongs and befriend the helpless, he would call them together at his round table, where each knight could see the face of the his king ...read more

  • Motivation By Example Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,421 views

    When a serious believer goes beyond the call of duty and expends himself or herself to the glory of God, others are motivated to expend themselves for God.

    Motivation by Example (Philippians 1:12-18) 1. One of the big challenges within American Evangelicalism is staying motivated. We become bored and lose our enthusiasm. • Boredom is always a contemporary issue: The Rev. Dr. Robert South, while preaching one day in 1689, looked up from his ...read more

  • Mirror, Mirror On The Wall Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Jun 22, 2010
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,347 views

    God frees us to be other-oriented by giving us the mind of Christ.

    Scripture Introduction A turtle in Cleveland wanted to winter in Florida. Since it was too far to walk, he convinced two geese to tie a rope around their necks and fly south while he hung on with his vise-like jaws clamped onto the rope. As they crossed the river into Kentucky, some other geese ...read more

  • "What's It To You?"

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,266 views

    YOU doing what YOU are supposed to do...

    “What’s it to you?” John 21:18-23 We looked recently at the scripture just before the text we are in today where Peter had jumped out of the boat and swam ahead of everyone… and it Peter found complete forgiveness. He jumped from the boat out a need to be forgiven – but I can also tell you ...read more

  • 4 Epiphany C Jesus Comes Home

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,971 views

    It is hard to come home, but why did Jesus come looking for a fight?

    4 Epiphany C Luke 4:21-30 28 January 2001 Rev. Roger Haugen If you grew up in a small town, you know about small town rivalries. The hockey teams that play just a little tougher when playing a certain town. The anger at the boys because the girls want to date boys from the other town. ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Preachers Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,987 views

    Part of a series on Philippians, we’re encouraged to preach Christ, no matter what.

    Illus. Georgia Tech. Football game years ago. GT was ahead 7 to 6. •Coach told QB not to throw no matter what. •They ran to the opponents 10 yd. line in last minute of play, but he was overcome by temptation. •He threw and it was intercepted by the fastest back on the team. •He started ...read more

  • Mind Your Own Business

    Contributed by Ray Scott on May 29, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,725 views

    After pubicly re-instating Peter, Jesus wants Peter to focus on following Him, and get his eyes off what Jesus is going to do with John ... Peter has his own cross to bear.

    “Mind Your Own Business” John 21:18-23 INTRODUCTION: We continue in our series on the Post-Resurrection appearances of Jesus. Last week we saw The Disciples at the Sea of Galilee, waiting for Jesus to appear to them. Instead of waiting idle, they decided to go fishing. Jesus fixed ...read more

  • Avoid Disruptive People

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Jun 13, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,061 views

    Paul writes to his Roman bretheren to warn them against people that cause division and offenses. There are two commands that he gives.

    AVOID DISRUPTIVE PEOPLE Now I urge you, brethren, note those who cause divisions and offenses, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and avoid them. For those who are such do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly, and by smooth ...read more

  • Desperate Men

    Contributed by John Tung on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,390 views

    The story of the Prodigal Son is the story of three desperate men.

    DESPERATE MEN Luke 15:11-31 John Tung, 6-5-05 I. Introduction A few weeks ago, for Mother’s Day, I gave a message called “Desperate Mothers.” And in that message we looked at three women in the Bible who were desperate mothers due to different reasons. In the case of Eve she was desperate ...read more

  • The Three C's Of Salvation - Part 1 Conviction Series

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 79 ratings
     | 11,770 views

    Easy believism has permeated our churches. We moved away from talking about three C’s of salvation in an attempt to avoid negativity. True Biblical salvation consists of conviction, confession, and conversion.

    THE THREE C’S OF SALVATION PART I – CONVICTION JOHN 16:7-14 INTRODUCTION: In the late 1940’s and early 1950’s a shift in preaching and evangelism took place that has caused a crisis in Christianity. What has been termed as "easy believism" permeated our churches. We moved away from talking ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Peacemakers Series

    Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 17, 2001
    based on 188 ratings
     | 3,904 views

    Seventh in a series of sermons on the Beatitudes - developing Christian character

    Blessed are the Peacemakers TEXT: Matthew 5:9 INTRODUCTION · Working through the Beatitudes – made it to the next to last one · Ingredients of building a Christian character · Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the sons of God · Idea of peace is prominent in ...read more

  • The Unity Factor Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Feb 21, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,530 views

    This is the second in a series on Becoming a Great Kingdom Church.

    The Unity Factor Philippians 2:1-5 I. The Commissioning of Church Unity (v. 1-2) A. Paul Commissioned Them to Be Like-Minded 1. This does not mean being carbon-copies 2. This does not mean we all will have the same ideas 3. This does mean that we will be agreeable even when we ...read more

  • The Bad Judge Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 2, 2014
    based on 23 ratings
     | 17,862 views

    God dedicated 57 verses to a wicked judge who ruled as king in Israel for about 3 years. Why would He do that? Is it possible the story of this evil man has something to us about how we should think as Christians?

    OPEN: In Clay County, Kentucky there was a judge named R. Cletus Maricle. He was one of the rare judges I could find online who had been permanently disbarred. You might ask: “Jeff, why was he disbarred?” I’m glad you asked. R. Cletus Maricle was disbarred because he and 7 ...read more