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  • Accepting Less Than The Best.

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 19, 2014

    Total victory is possible! Gehazi was the next man of God, Greed and the owe me attitude grows --- Beware less than the best can be costly.

    ACCEPTING LESS THAN THE BEST By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com IS TOTAL VICTORY A REAL POSSIBILITY? WHAT DOES TOTAL VICTORY COST? A. Let's us recall the previous lesson of ELIJAH and ELISHA... ELIJAH ... the old man of God wanted to TEACH and MENTOR a young man to GROW into the ...read more

  • A Real Tragedy

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 11, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    Here is a sad story of a man who was truly blessed by God

    INTRO: Remember the sermon last week, "The Tale of Two Families." One family, Obed-Edom, was blessed by God while the other family, Ahab-Jezebel, was cursed by God. Well, today I want us to take a look at a family who was blessed by God but who walked away from that blessing into ...read more

  • The Subtle Serpent

    Contributed by Ben Peak on Jan 3, 2008

    As we look at this sad story of the first sin, we see a very real picture of how Satan often works.

    Top Ten Ways to Know You Need To Study Genesis: 10. Your pastor announces a new sermon series from Genesis… and you check the Table of Contents to see if it’s in your Bible. 9. You think Abraham, Isaac and Jacob had a few hits during the sixties. 8. You open to Genesis and a WWII War Bond falls ...read more

  • One Simple Rule For Protecting Your Family Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 19, 2005
    based on 66 ratings

    Solomon robbed his son of his inheritance... but in this sad story of Solomon’s failure is a lesson in hope for how we can protect our children as long as they live.

    OPEN: Before he died, comedian John Ritter starred in a fairly successful TV sitcom. Does anybody remember the name of that show? (8 Simple Rules For Dating My Daughter). Now, I never watched that show, so I don’t know if they ever shared what those “8 simple rules” actually were. However, years ...read more

  • Dormant: Buried Talents?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Feb 16, 2019

    There is a sad story looming behind the scenes, it is BURIED TALENTS! We have hidden potential and we tend to accept less than our ability... Consider God's plan is greater!

    DORMANT? BURIED TALENTS? THE TURNING POINT… By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com In Math we have several symbols, let us think about two: *GREATER THAN: > *Less than: < WE BELIEVE THERE IS A GREATER THAN AMONG US THAT CAN ENLARGE OUR POTENTIAL AND ABILITIES BEYOND THE REACH ...read more

  • The Cost Of Being A Christian

    Contributed by Allen Joseph on Jul 25, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    This sermon I preached in my seminary among my friends and teachers and it talks about the cost of being a desciple of Jesus

    The cost of being a Christian Text: Mk.10:17-22 Intro: There are lot of sad stories in the Bible. The stories that grieve our hearts time and again. This is also one among those stories with a tragic end even though it had a wonderful beginning. It is a bit dramatic. When we enter into ...read more

  • Dealing With What Is, Not What Should Be

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 20, 2013

    We have to live life in the real world, not the ideal world. We need real help, not idealistic theories.

    Dealing With What Is, Not What Should Be (Proverbs 21:9-11) Tom, Dick and Harry returned to the hotel. Their room was on the top floor of a skyscraper hotel 99 stories high. Unfortunately for them, the elevator was not working. They came up with a plan to make their climb less painful. For ...read more

  • Christ The Greatest

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 10 ratings

    Everyone like to claim he or she is the greatest, how can we claim that when Christ is the greatest?

    Hebrews 4:14-16 Christ the Great One Introduction Babe Ruth was the greatest baseball player of all time, at least in many peoples mind. Everybody still talks about the Babe. He was amazing. Did you know that when he retired he owned 5 offensive records? That is an amazing accomplishment. ...read more

  • Love Forsaken

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Mar 1, 2004
    based on 86 ratings

    A sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Lent Series C

    2nd Sunday of Lent Luke 13:31-35 Love Forsaken "At that very hour some Pharisees came, and said to him, "Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you." And he said to them, "Go and tell that fox, ’Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I finish ...read more

  • Calloused--- Waxed Cold?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 10, 2014

    THE DANGER OF A HARD HEART GROWS IN OUR MIDST. We can grow calloused and wax cold... Beware!

    CALLOUSED, WAXED COLD By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Life has a tendency to cool the hot, Lukewarm the cool, Dull the sharpness, take off the cutting edge... Strong love can die... Young get old... Erosion washes away the top souil? Introduction: Zech. 11:2 Howl, fir ...read more

  • How Thirsty Will Your Children Be?

    Contributed by J Richison on Aug 10, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    If your children follow your experience will they be spiritually Adept or spiritually dehydrated

    How Thirsty Will Your Children Be? Jeremiah 14:1-6 Judges 2:10 Amos 8:11 Ecclesiastes 1:4 A sad story that the weeping prophet declares concerning a thirsty child. Looking at the ...read more

  • Help Me In Helps

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Oct 20, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    Without the ministry of helps the church would quickly be in trouble. This will bring awarness; we had 5 people decide to get involved because of this sermon!

    Help Me in Helps Text: I Corinthians 12:25-31 25 that there should be no schism in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another. 26 And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.27 Now you ...read more

  • But God ...

    Contributed by Andy Barnard on Dec 27, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    Typically when we read of a Biblical hero in crisis, the next sentence starts with ’But God ...’. Do you experience the ’But God’

    Suicide Gorge is well known among hikers. Follow river from top of mountain. Incredibly steep. In the first few minutes you drop hundreds of metres ... by jumping off the top of the waterfalls. Only way is to jump. I can’t lie to you by saying that I wasn’t scared. We were taken by someone who has ...read more

  • From Proud Towers To Humble Alters

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Oct 19, 2013

    After Noah and his family began to populate the earth again, people once again left God's way and tried to do things their own way. Bad idea. God's way requires humble obedience, not proud power. Jesus told Paul,

    Genesis 9-12 lead us from Great Towers to Humble Alters. God’s way of blessing is often counter intuitive. God choses the humble, the weak, the despised, the things that are nothing to bless and through whom to accomplish His purposes of redemption for all mankind. The Lord told Paul, ...read more

  • "What Is Wrong With This Picture?"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon about evangelism.

    John 4:4-42 “What is Wrong with this Picture?” by: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN Newspapers and magazines sometimes run a feature entitled: What is Wrong with this Picture? They don’t mean it’s a bad photo. They mean that someone ...read more