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  • Why Be Part Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jul 18, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,689 views

    21st in a series from Ephesians. Being part of the church is about far more than meeting my own needs and desires.

    This week I came across an interesting website called Churchshoppers.com. Here is what that site claims they can do for you: Finding the right home church is one of the most important decisions you will make for you and your family. Your place of worship needs to inspire, encourage and ...read more

  • "How Christians Should Respond To A Non-Christian World"

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 31, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,394 views

    This sermon was written after the 10 Commandments were removed from the Supreme Court Building in Alabama. It is a Biblical response to a society or government that is anything but Biblical.

    “How Christians Should Respond to a Non-Christian World” I Timothy 2:1-5 & Titus 3:1-2 1TI 2:1 I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone-- 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all ...read more

  • When You Don't Know What To Say, Say Nothing

    Contributed by Monte Brown on Jul 15, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,604 views

    A short message on when to speak.

    Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue. Proverbs 17:28 There is a time to speak and a time to be silent. As Christians we need to learn when to be silent and when to speak. We can do more damage to the kingdom of God by speaking out when we need ...read more

  • Are You Living Out Your Faith? Series

    Contributed by Scott Jordan on Mar 8, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,492 views

    Part 6 of the Series in Colossians

    Are you living out your faith? Colossians 2:1-10 I. Three reasons to live out your faith (v.1-3) I want you to know how much I have agonized for you and for the church at Laodicea, and for many other friends who have never known me personally. Col 2:1 A. To build up one another. And ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by Richard Francis on May 7, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,784 views

    So what is this message, what is the wisdom of God that transcends mans wisdom, this is the foolishness that is preached, so that God is pleased through the foolishness of what is preached to save those who believe

    What would you have done? Allow your mind to open for a moment, drift with me and consider If you were God, think of it if you had the power to create all things as he has and the power to know all things as he does and no one could tell you what to do… Then In your wisdom oh mighty one ...read more

  • The Reality Of Spiritual Warfare

    Contributed by Barry Davis on Aug 16, 2004
    based on 628 ratings
     | 43,815 views

    This sermon is designed to introduce the audience to the reality of spiritual warfare and equip them to be prepared for it.

    THE REALITY OF SPIRITUAL WARFARE Ephesians 6:10-12 War is a fact of life -- the US has been involved in many different conflicts including the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, World Wars 1 and 2, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf Wars and literally hundreds of other conflicts throughout our history as ...read more

  • Paul's Prayers For His Converts Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,931 views

    Paul prays for power, for inner strength, a foundation and experience of love and an awareness of the fullness and glory of God.

    One way of telling what a Christian’s chief concerns and priorities are is to study the contents of their prayers. We all tend to pray about what concerns us, and tend to forget to pray about the things that don’t. At the same time it can be good to listen to others prayers so we can learn and ...read more

  • The Mystery In Christ Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jun 30, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,804 views

    The mystery that Paul talks about is God’s plan to include everyone who wants to serve Him.

    The Mystery In Christ Text: Eph. 3:1-13 Introduction 1. Illustration: Everybody loves a good mystery. My personal favorite is Sherlock Holmes. He would solve the most baffling cases using what he referred to as pure deductive reasoning. 2. The apostle Paul loved a good mystery too. ...read more

  • Whose In Charge Here? - Meeting Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 17, 2005
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,302 views

    Colossians tell us Jesus is the "head of the church" - but what does that mean, and how can we make sure that we let Him be just that?

    OPEN: In August 1994, a Korean Air jet skidded across a rain soaked runway and rammed a safety barricade while landing in Cheju, Korea. All 160 passengers escaped safely just moments before the plane exploded into flames. What was the cause of the accident? According to news reports, the ...read more

  • Too Good Not To Be True-Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Rob Willis on Jan 17, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,099 views

    Part 1 of a 4 part mini-series from Ephesians 1, focusing on the blessings of God. Looking at Ephesians 1:3, the focus is on how God is a God who is blessed and blesses us with every spiritual blessing, defining how these blessings give us insight and vic

    Ephesians – “Focusing on Truth” Lesson Two: Eph. 1:3 “Too Good Not to Be True-part 1” There is a serious and growing problem in our society that has really begun to frustrate me – it’s called “junk-email.” Do you know what I’m talking about? I receive more junk e-mail that I care to think ...read more

  • Christmas And Creation

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 35 ratings
     | 8,024 views

    1. Christmas proclaims a mystery. 2. Christmas promises redemption. 3. Christmas promulgates meaning.

    Last week we read the prayer of Zechariah called the “Benedictus”,as he praised God for his faithfulness to his covenant with Abraham. This week we are looking at the prayer of Mary, often called the “Magnificat.” Mary also connects the birth of her son with the covenant God made with Abraham, ...read more

  • A Secret Worth Sharing

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 12, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,146 views

    Have you ever been entrusted with a secret that you had a hard time keeping to yourself? It is so good that you just want to share it with someone. Sometimes it is hard to keep a secret. But I have a secret for you tonight that you don’t have to keep b

    A SECRET WORTH SHARING Ephesians 3:1-13 INTRODUCTION Have you ever been entrusted with a secret that you had a hard time keeping to yourself? It is so good that you just want to share it with someone. Sometimes it is hard to keep a secret. But I have a secret for you tonight that you don’t ...read more

  • The Holy Sprit Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Don Jones on Sep 6, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,546 views

    The message takes a look at the work of Holy Spirit in relation to John 14:6 where Jesus describes himself as, the Way, Truth, and Life

    The Spirit is given so we might live and act as Jesus. One of my favorite passages is John 14:6 where Jesus describes himself in His own words. Yes, Christianity is narrow and exclusive in the path to heaven but notice the three descriptors, the way, truth, and life. Jesus answered, “I am the ...read more

  • Part 1 - Matthew 10:1 - How Do I Pray When He Has Inoperable Brain Tumors? Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 22, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,066 views

    When I read Matthew 10, I wonder about John, a man with inoperable brain tumors. Wouldn't it have been wonderful if John had lived in Jesus days. But what can I do now?

    Part 1 - Matthew 10:1 - HOW DO I PRAY FOR SOMEONE WITH INOPERABLE BRAIN TUMORS? The other day I met a man with INOPERABLE BRAIN TUMORS. John (not his real name) made a commitment to Christ many years ago and has an ASSURANCE OF ETERNAL LIFE. We had a great conversation together. He is an amazing ...read more

  • What's The Connection Between Good Works And Salvation? Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,594 views

    GOOD DEEDS (INCLUDING KINDNESS TOWARDS OTHERS) ARE THE NATURAL EXPRESSION OF A CONVERTED LIFE, NOT THE BASIS FOR SALVATION

    BIG IDEA: GOOD DEEDS (INCLUDING KINDNESS TOWARDS OTHERS) ARE THE NATURAL EXPRESSION OF A CONVERTED LIFE, NOT THE BASIS FOR SALVATION I. (:1-2) REMINDER TO PURSUE GOOD DEEDS CONSISTENTLY -- DON’T FALL BACK INTO THE OLD WAYS A. Submission to Authority 1. "Remind them to be subject to ...read more