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  • Under Construction Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 19, 2017

    We are all on a spiritual journey in which God is building us up. How do we respond to his work in our lives?

  • Living Positively

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 54 ratings

    One of the ways that Christians live in a positive manner is to discover the ministry, and their gifts and serve God and those around them using their particular gifts in their unique style.

    THE SEVEN SEVICE MAY 12, 2002 Romans 8:28-33 “Living Positively” INTRODUCTION We have a choice. We can either approach life as an optimist, or we can approach life as a pessimist. Both optimists and pessimists look to the future. However, one sees the positive possibilities, while ...read more

  • Evil

    Contributed by Andrew Drummond on Mar 3, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Many ask Christians this question believing that because evil exists then that must mean there is no God, but that is a false argument. If God is good then how can there be genocide in Rwanda and shootings in high schools? How do you answer people when th

    There isn’t anyone alive that would deny the existence of evil, but what is our response to it from a biblical perspective? We see its impact around us all the time yet many people struggle to define. Where does evil come from? Many ask Christians this question believing that because evil ...read more

  • A Satisfying Summary

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Jul 29, 2010

    When looking at the parables, we have to make sure we get the main points and don’t get lost in the details. Here is the main point.

    Passage: Matthew 13:47-58 Intro: I love summaries! 1. something really satisfying about gathering info and drawing conclusions. 2. we have been looking at the parables from Matthew for some weeks. 3. and we have found some repetition. 4. so here at the last of these parables in this ...read more

  • Studies In Revelation: Church Of Laodicea Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Oct 12, 2011

    This is a study of the church of Laodicea in the book of Revelation. This is a controversial subject but takes a conservative approach to understanding the book.

    Note: I used many sources to study this book, one of my favorites is Revelation: God’s Word for the Biblically-Inept by Daymond Duck and some out of different study bibles. Title: The Church of Laodicea: The City of Compromise Theme: To see why Jesus had no commendation for the church and what ...read more

  • Overcoming Sexual Temptation Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Apr 24, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    Joseph is young and good looking, yet he overcame a serious sexual temptation. We can develop our strategy for victory by examining Joseph's response.

    When I first studied Genesis 39 and the story of Joseph and Potophar’s wife, I thought initially that I would “tone down” the sexual content of this chapter. The story provided in this passage details Joseph’s vivid encounter with a seductive woman, and his victory as he ...read more

  • Rahab: Rescued And Redeemed

    Contributed by Rick Finitzer on Nov 6, 2014

    JUDGMENT IS COMING! We, however, need to be very careful to not miss what God is doing in the world! He is actively at work reaching people we might not expect!

    Cornerstone Church November 2, 2014 “Rahab – Rescued and Redeemed” Joshua 2 “In Genesis 18:25, Abraham asked a question that puts things in perspective: ‘Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?’ As humans, we recoil from the concept of judgment. We ...read more

  • Beyond The Tomb Series

    Contributed by Art Good on Jun 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    This series examines the life and continuing mission of the church after the resurrection of Jesus. And reminds us that there is work to be done!

    Drama (I started with a dram about 2 people Jan and John who had become disillusioned about the church.) In the book of Acts the church emerges and enters the world in a powerful way. But somehow, over the years something has changed. Like Jan and John’s relationship the church has lost it’s ...read more

  • How Much Do We Love Jesus ?

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Feb 13, 2005
    based on 76 ratings

    A sermon on expressing our love for Jesus

    How Much Do We Love Jesus ? Mark 14:1-19 How long has it been since you did something for someone just because you loved them ? Cleaned your room ? Sent some flowers ? Sent someone a card ? On a scale of 1-10, how are you at expressing ...read more

  • Did You Hear About . . .

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Gossip is a destroyer that must be stopped. Our words ought to build up, not destroy.

    Did You Hear About . . . Griffith Baptist Church – 4/13/08 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 15:10-20 Key verse: Matthew 15:18 - But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. The Introduction Two elderly, excited Southern women were ...read more

  • Mephibosheth And God-Like Kindness

    Contributed by Arliss Beavers on Jun 17, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    We have allowed a lot of precious people to fall through the crack, causing personal injury or spiritual death.

    6-17-2008 Vacation Bible School Lesson: Mephibosheth and God-like Kindness David makes an inquiry: (in chapter 9) - of the ruined house of King Saul (sin and misconduct ruin) - disobedience ruins lives/wrecks homes - This was a great while after David assumed the throne - ...read more

  • Why Should I Need God?

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Mar 13, 2011
    based on 148 ratings

    Not all godless people are bad. They just don’t want to commit their lives to God for some reasons. They consider being a freelance as an advantage. If being godless is practically an advantage, then why should I need to believe in God?

    WHY SHOULD I NEED GOD? Heb 12:16-17 You may be surprised if I tell you that not all godless people are bad. But they just don’t want to commit their lives to God for some reasons. They consider being a freelance as an advantage. In fact, godless people consider themselves a practical people. ...read more

  • A Christian Analysis Of Atheism, Part 2

    Contributed by Frederick Meekins on Aug 18, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    A Christian Analysis Of Atheism, Part 2

    Try as the atheist might to manipulate objective data to fit their hypothesis with some evolutionists going so far as to invoke the law in order to suppress perspectives conflicting with their origins account, the assumptions of atheism fail to square with the facts of nature and with the ...read more

  • Jesus Frees Us From All Burdens

    Contributed by William Baeta on Jul 23, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    “Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” Matthew 11:28-29.

    Theme: Jesus frees us from all burdens Text: Zech. 9:9-10; Rom. 8:9-14; Matt. 11:25-30 Human reasoning and understanding cannot understand the truth that Jesus Christ is the Messiah. They cannot discern who Jesus is or what the Kingdom is unless God reveals it to them and God has been doing ...read more

  • Rebuilding The Walls - The Plan

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Oct 17, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Nehemiah's rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem can teach us much about the steps to personal revival.

    Rebuilding The Walls The Plan Nehemiah’s background We can learn about revival from Nehemiah’s rebuilding the walls 1. Nehemiah was aware of the PROBLEM. 1:3 “The wall of Jerusalem is broken down and its gates are destroyed by fire.” He was not just aware ...read more