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  • Making Investments That Last Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 205 ratings
     | 192,176 views

    This morning we’re going to learn about 4 vows, or promises, that the people of God made in Nehemiah 10.

    Making Investments That Last I heard about this man who bought a parrot. It was a beautiful parrot but he had a really bad mouth. He could swear for five minutes straight without repeating himself. The man was embarrassed because the bird was driving him crazy in front of people. He tried to ...read more

  • Repentance

    Contributed by Paul George on Jul 26, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,633 views

    Repentance, a prerequiste to experinence the blessings in the Book of Zechariah

    Zechariah, meaning, “Yahweh remembers,” is an appropriate title for this book because the reader of the book is told the good news, Yahweh remembers His chosen people and His promises and will be faithful to them. It is a book of comfort and hope, beginning with a call to repentance and ending ...read more

  • Faith Vs. Religion

    Contributed by Rob Westlund on May 15, 2003
    based on 106 ratings
     | 5,155 views

    Faith sees Jesus and all that Jesus is. Religion sees what is comfortable and common

    In Wyoming’s Fitzpatrick Wilderness at 11400 feet above sea level is the pristine shore of a nameless lake. This is where we join Mike Turner, a Presbyterian minister completing his sabbatical leave with a solo adventure with God. This adventure Mike called a “Wander in Wonder” was a 60 mile hike ...read more

  • The Scars Of Life Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 216 ratings
     | 28,889 views

    We all have scars on our bodies, and each scar has a memory that reminds us that moment when the scar was received. When Jesus looks at his hands, he sees his scars. What do those scars mean to Jesus? Love.

    The Scars Of Life The Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh We have been studying the Gospel of John since the Second Sunday of Eastertide. We have moved through this Gospel, studied its miracles, signs and teachings. We now come to the last two Sundays of this Gospel. This morning we ...read more

  • Draw Near 1 Lessons From Mt. Horab Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Feb 23, 2006
    based on 35 ratings
     | 5,229 views

    At Mt. Horeb God spoke to the Israelites; we learn that God’s central desire is personal connection to His People.

    Drawing Near #1 Lessons from Mt. Horeb (Some ideas from Drawing Near, John Bevere) Exodus 19-20, 33, Deuteronomy 5 SCRIPTURE READING: Exodus 19:3-6 INTRODUCTION: Last summer … when I was on Sabbatical … I read a book called Drawing Near by John Bevere. The main thing I got from ...read more

  • O Little Town Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 13, 2005
    based on 42 ratings
     | 10,213 views

    Christmas Carol Series #3: God’s greatest Gift came: to a little town; through a humble family; as a helpless infant

    O Little Town Christmas Carol Series #3 (adapted from Michael Luke and Bob Russell) SCRIPTURE READING: Micah 5:2-5 INTRODUCTION: Christmas doesn’t fall on Sunday very often. Are we the only ones who thought, “Christmas is on Sunday!?! How can we do our Christmas Morning “thing” if we ...read more

  • Waiting For Godot

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 22, 2001
    based on 261 ratings
     | 73,655 views

    How do we wait for God? 1. We wait patiently. 2. We wait expectantly. 3. We wait faithfully.

    Samuel Beckett’s play, entitled Waiting for Godot, is a satire on the human condition. As Beckett sees it, humanity is waiting for Godot, or God, to come and save them, but he never shows up. Their waiting is in vain, for although they have been repeatedly told that God is coming, he never has, ...read more

  • Planning Series

    Contributed by Daniel Villa on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 127 ratings
     | 39,976 views

    Wise people have a sense of what Jesus wants and have plans to achieve them. Wise people have a sense of their God-given destination and have made plans to arrive there.

    PLANNING: IF YOU DO NOT KNOW WHERE YOU ARE GOING, YOU’RE GOING TO END UP SOMEWHERE ELSE “To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue. All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD. Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,841 views

    Looking at the life of Elijah, this sermons examines how we can overcome discouragement in our lives

    A little girl had been trying for months to learn the art of tying her shoes. She finally grasped the knack and was able to do it by herself. Her parents expected the child to be delighted, but were surprised by her disappointment. Her father asked why she was crying. She sobbed, "I just learned ...read more

  • Revival - Pray And Seek His Face

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 514 ratings
     | 133,767 views

    The third lesson in a multi-part series inspired by Rick Atchley’s series Revive Us Again.

    PRAY AND SEEK HIS FACE II Chronicles 7:14 INTRODUCTION: In 1857 there was a 46 year old man named Jeremiah Lamphere who lived in New York City. Jeremiah loved the Lord tremendously, but he didn’t feel that he could do much for the Lord until he began to feel a burden for the lost and accepted ...read more

  • Last Minute Pardon Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Mar 22, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 5,554 views

    Last minute pardon and everyday service.

    35The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him. They said, “He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen One.” 36The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar 37and said, “If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself.” ...read more

  • What Is Jesus Doing Now? Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 30, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,740 views

    Jesus is still actively involved in lives today, even though He no longer graces the earth with His physical presence. Just as He was committed to help the weary and burdened when He walked among us, so too, He tells us to come, to take, to learn, and to

    What Is Jesus Doing Now? Rev. Brian Bill 5/27/01 A recent cover of Newsweek magazine shows a picture of Harvard president Neil Rudenstine. He didn’t make the cover because of any famous accomplishments. No, his face is center stage because of something that he’s not real proud of -- there’s ...read more

  • God's Cure For The Blues

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2004
    based on 80 ratings
     | 18,262 views

    When we are depressed things many times seem hopeless, don’t they? But in our study today, we will find that there is hope in the midst of depression. (1 Kings - pt 6)

    GOD’S CURE FOR THE BLUES" TEXT I KINGS 19:1-18 INTRODUCTION [I KINGS 19:1-5] Elijah sat down under a tree and prayed that he might die? Now that doesn’t sound like the Elijah the great prophet taking up in a whirlwind. It really seems out of character for Elijah, a man who had walked ...read more

  • God Of The How Much More Series

    Contributed by Edmund Chan on Jan 2, 2006
    based on 118 ratings
     | 32,498 views

    Herein lies the greatest lesson Jesus ever taught about Prayer!

    GOD OF THE HOW MUCH MORE Luke 11:1-13 Illustr. Some years back, during a family dinner, my mum swallowed a fish bone. My younger daughter, who was then three years old, walked over to her grandma and spontaneously prayed, “Lord Jesus, please help grandma’s fishbone…bless it to her body in ...read more