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  • The Rough Road

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    A Sermon for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 8

    6th Sun after Pentecost A Proper 8 "The Rough Road" Matthew 10:40-42 38* and he who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. 39* He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for my sake will find it. 40* "He who receives you receives me, and he who more

  • Diamond In The Rough

    Contributed by Mark Engler on Apr 21, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    We all have trials and tribulations in life. God will help us through them, we are all but pieces of coal and with enough help from God we can be diamonds in His kingdom

    Diamonds In The Rough Text: James 1:1-12 Subject: Faith Theme: Testing of our faith Proposition: It’s a joyful thing to have our faith tested. Interrogative: How is the testing of our faith joyful? Transitional sentence: It is joyful because of the results of the testing. more

  • The Rough Road

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Mar 27, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    A Good Friday Sermon

    Good Friday Psalm 22 "The Rough Road" 22:1 ¶ To the choirmaster: according to The Hind of the Dawn. A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Why art thou so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? 2 O my God, I cry by day, but thou dost not answer; and by more

  • Rough Knees Series

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 19, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    Message series in book of James: “Extreme Makeover: What Really Looks Good to God”Encouragement to seek God in prayer especially when circumstances weigh you down

    Rough Knees 13Are any among you suffering? They should keep on praying about it. And those who have reason to be thankful should continually sing praises to the Lord. 14Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in more

  • When The Going Gets Rough

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Message for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.

    When the Going Gets Rough... Various Scriptures November 13, 2005 Introduction I’m going to start off a bit differently than normal, and I’m going to ask you to just hang with me, okay? In fact, the bulk of this message will be a little different than normal, okay? When I was in more

  • Refreshing My Rough Times Series

    Contributed by James Botts on Sep 10, 2002
    based on 118 ratings

    “Refreshing My Rough Times.” Sometimes life can be real rough and it seems as though the whole world is out of control. We’ll study Psalm 91:1-16 in order to learn how to find shelter, peace and refuge in the presence of the Lord.

    The Crossing Community Church Times Of Refreshing “Refreshing My Rough Times” Pastor Jim Botts September 8th, 2002 Introduction **FLASH PLAYER CLIP: 9-11** John Blanchard recounts the events of 9-11: The beautiful morning of September 11th, 2001, seemed a day like any other day. But more

  • Jephthah: The Rough & Tumble Guy Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 26, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    How does an outcast rebel outlaw end up in the hall of faith and did Jephthah really sacrifice his daughter?

    The story we are going to look at in Judges 11 and 12 today is one of the strangest and most troubling in the Bible. It’s about a notorious man who comes to the rescue of Israel, then promptly vows to sacrifice his own daughter and gets into a big fight where 42,000 fellow Israelites are killed. Or more

  • Danger! Rough Seas Ahead!

    Contributed by Millie Pisano on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    Have you ever wondered if you were on course?

    *Sitting on the altar is a flashlight turned on with a dark cover over it to keep the light from shining out. Imagine. If you will for a moment, a large merchant ship is out on the ocean. And you are the captain of this ship. The seas start to get a bit rough and it is late at night. No more

  • Knocking Off Rough Edges Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on May 6, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Sometimes as Christians we have rough edges that Jesus needs to knock off us including unbelief, pride, competition, judgmentalism and self interest

    “Knocking off rough edges – Luke 9:37-62” Gladstone Baptist Church – 12/3/06 am S1 - Most people think that we are pretty good Christians and that Jesus is lucky to have us on his side. The disciples thought this also There was once a man named Tom who was promoted to vice president of his more

  • When The Going Gets Rough

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on May 15, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    Sermon about what to do when things get tough in life.

    Theme: Text: 1 Kings 19:1-18 Introduction Tell the story of Elijah on Mt Carmel This story begins before chapter 19. Actually it begins in chapter 18. This is a very popular story because it shows the power and assurance of God in a awesome way. The challenge was laid. more

  • A Remedy For Rough Times

    Contributed by J Bernard Taylor on Oct 29, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    Our country is going through hard financial times--maybe you’re going through rough times. But there is a remedy.

    A Remedy for Rough Times I hold in my hands a copy of the cover of Time Magazine for October l3th. The heading is “The New Hard Times”. It contains a picture of men lined up at a Soup Kitchen during the days of the depression in the l930’s. I was a young child during the more

  • The Rough Road Of Discipleship

    Contributed by John Shearhart on Mar 10, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    The road of discipleship is difficult

    The Rough Road of Discipleship Mark 8:31-38 John Shearhart October 18, 2009 Introduction In his book, Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman writes, “I believe I am not mistaken in saying that Christianity is a demanding and serious religion. When it is delivered as easy and amusing, more

  • Having A Rough Time On The Road To Emmaus

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Aug 24, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    Though we all go through tough times, we can always trust Jesus.

    I. The Retreat - vs. 13-14 A. Their Travel - vs. 13 The Place - Let’s go to Emmaus - The name of the city means “warm baths”, about 7 miles from Jerusalem They probably just wanted to get away! B. Turmoil - vs. 14 - Jesus had been praised as He entered Jerusalem - He had been more

  • (Part 1) How To Avoid Sinking In Rough Seas Series

    Contributed by W F on Feb 7, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    James shows us how to emerge from trials having mastered the art of living and becoming all we were intended to be.

    LIVING THE HIGH LIFE Part 1. How to Avoid Sinking in Rough Seas James 1:1-12 INTRODUCTION All true followers of Jesus are surrounded by a variety of endless trials and tests. How do we deal with them without sinking under the pressure? James reveals a secret: Instead of caving in under the more

  • Meeting Challenges God's Way Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 1, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    When life gets rough, what then?

    Meeting Challenges God’s Way Hebrews 11:30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell, after the people had marched around them for seven days. Last Sunday we met the people of God as they marched out of slavery toward the Promised Land. We observed that early on God led them into a situation with more