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  • Hoping Against Hope Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 7, 2012

    Abraham hoped against hope. How did he do that? How can we do that? Let's see what Paul says!

    INTRODUCTION • Rango Video Clip • SLIDE #1 • Everyone needs to have something to believe in. We need hope. • For hope to be real it needs to be based in reality or put another way hope needs to be based on something obtainable. • There were many things in life more

  • Be A Modern Day Abraham

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Nov 26, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Abraham was unique because of his faith in God. You can be unique too.

    Romans 4:18-24 18 Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” 19 Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a more

  • Two Words: Faith And Grace Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Apr 15, 2013

    This is the ninth message in a series over the first five chapters of the book of Romans. this message examines the importance of faith and grace.

    Have you ever lost your faith? Maybe we should phrase it this way, have you felt your faith begin to get shaky? A small boy riding a bus home from Sunday school was very proud of the card he had received, which had a picture and a caption that read: Have Faith in God. Then to his dismay the card more

  • A Priceless Inheritance Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Mar 1, 2016

    A priceless inheritance awaits those who trust in God’s promise

    Sixty–seven year old Tomas Martinez was living on the street in Santa Cruz de le Sierra, Bolivia, when he was approached by police officers who had good news for him. His ex-wife (whom he had abandoned years earlier) had died and had left him her fortune of $6 million. However, Martinez more

  • Hope Against Hope Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Mar 1, 2016

    Biblical hope is a matter of trusting that God’s promise is greater than my predicament

    It’s easy to believe in God and have hope when I can see an answer to whatever situation I might be experiencing: • If I go to the doctor and he or she prescribes some medicine and assures me that medication will take care of whatever health issue I’m experiencing, it’s more

  • Dad In The Mirror

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jun 18, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    It seems dads get beat up a lot for failing to be the perfect father. We forget that dads are fallen men like all others. This message is designed to encourage dads and others in their daily walk.

    The kids wanted a hamster really bad. They pleaded with their mom, making all kind of promises. One promise was to care for the hamster. Finally, mom agreed and got them a hamster. They named him “Danny.” Within two months, Mom had the responsibility of Danny’s care. Despite her more

  • Doubt Causes The "Bullets" To Be Real Series

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Jun 22, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    This message continues the series on faith. It references "The Spectre of the Gun," my absolute favorite episode of the original Star Trek series.

    I am a fan of the original Star Trek series. My absolute favorite episode is “The Spectre of the Gun,” which premiered in 1968, the show’s third season. Here’s the storyline: After violating Melkotian air space, Captain Kirk and members of his crew are taken from the Enterprise and sent to die more

  • Let's Go For A Walk With God!

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Feb 1, 2018
    based on 3 ratings

    I. Our Lord invites Abraham (and us) to go on an Everlasting Walk with Him - verse 1 II. Our Lord invites Abraham (and Us) to go on a Walk of Obedience - v. 1 III. Our Lord invites Abraham (and Us) to go on a Walk of Blessing with Him - v.2

    Scripture: Genesis 17:1-8, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25 Theme: Walking With God Title: Let's Go for a Walk with GOD I. Our Lord invites Abraham (and us) to go on an Everlasting Walk with Him - verse 1 II. Our Lord invites Abraham (and Us) to go on a Walk of Obedience - v. 1 III. more

  • Abraham's Faith

    Contributed by Gregory Kirk on Sep 26, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Abraham accounted righteous for his faith

    Romans 4:1-25 Abraham was accounted righteous by his faith—not good works. Our righteousness is as filthy rags—Isa. 64:6. We are righteous only through the new birth—John 3:1-8; II Cor. 5:17. To be right with God, we must be right with our fellowman. Note Abraham's more

  • Keeping Faith In God’s Waiting Room Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Oct 27, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon is a part of "A Faith That Works" sermon series and looks at what it takes to keep faith when we're asked to wait.

    A Faith That Works Keeping Faith in God’s Waiting Room Romans 4:17-21 There’s a singular truth in advertising, and doctors make it. They call the room where people sit prior to their appointments, “Waiting rooms.” Is that truth in advertising or what? Have you ever more

  • Praying In Faith (Part Ii) Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 17, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    In Mark 11:24, Jesus said, “…when you pray, believe that you receive….” This is a key to successful prayer. But what is needed in order for me to pray that way?

    Mark 11:24 1-10-16 Last week we talked about the importance of exercising faith when we pray. This morning we will continue with that subject. In Mark 11:22-24 Jesus instructs the disciples on the issue of praying in faith; He says, "Have faith in God. 23 For assuredly, I say to you, whoever more

  • Faith 101 Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 30, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    When someone directs us to do something, before we take the first step, most of us want to know all the details. Abraham didn’t ask; he just kept on moving by faith until he came to this land that was going to one day be Israel.

    INTRODUCTION In college, usually the most basic freshman courses are labeled “101.” It may be Algebra 101, History 101, Calculus 101 or something like that. Today I want to teach from Romans 4, some of the basics about faith. My favorite uncle was Uncle Charles, my mother’s more

  • A Credit Line Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 30, 2014

    The difference between when Jesus died and the death of every martyr or every hero who ever died is this: Those people died and they are still dead. The thing about Jesus Christ is he died, he was buried, and he came back after three days.

    INTRODUCTION Back in December I read a list of things you will never hear a good ‘ole boy in Texas say like, “I thought Graceland was tacky.” You’ll never hear, “You can’t feed that to the dog,” or “That deer head takes away from the decor of this more

  • Against All Hope

    Contributed by Judith Hand on Jan 14, 2015
    based on 3 ratings

    Believing when all seems lost or hopeless

    This year I began trying to memorize two verses of scripture a month. Somehow the word “hope” kept coming to mind so I decided to look up some verses on hope. Afterall, with a new year we always hope we will be better people and things will get better etc. But right away the hope I more

  • A Perfect Credit Rating Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 9, 2015
    based on 3 ratings

    This is the 7th sermon in the series "The Cure". Abraham is used as an example of faith.

    Series: The Cure [#7] A PERFECT CREDIT RATING Romans 4:1-25 Introduction: As we continue to look at the cure, I want us to see how we can have a perfect credit rating. Before you purchase a house, take out a loan, etc…, they will run your credit rating. In order to have a perfect more