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  • Perilous Times Series

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Sep 5, 2003
    based on 449 ratings
     | 99,511 views

    Here are three very practical survival strategies for the perilous, difficult, dangerous days in which we live.

    Perilous Times II Timothy 3 You’ve probably heard the old joke about the fellow who was told, “Cheer up. Things could be worse.” So he said, “I did as I was told. I cheered up, and sure enough, things got worse.” That in a nutshell is the message of II Timothy. The Apostle Paul, writing from a ...read more

  • Breaking Bondages

    Contributed by Kurt Heisey on May 31, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 6,073 views

    For bondages to be broken we must deal with sin: that we have committed and that which has been committed against us, then we can be free.

    Breaking Bondages VCC August 19, 2000 Intro:God Wants Us Free! Last week we saw the importance of dealing with sin issues. Acts 10:38,39 -- “God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for ...read more

  • Secrets To God's Blessings

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 12, 2005
    based on 420 ratings
     | 100,471 views

    Many people needlessly spend too much effort worrying, working and wrestling with things without the blessings of God. In nine points Haggai’s message to the people taught them how to get their priorities straight. He gave them a word from God that rever

  • Apostle John The Beloved

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 18,291 views

    The Apostle John’s life is an example of the Christian Life in Spiritual Growth and Maturity. In John’s life we see three levels of maturity.

    Apostle John’s the Beloved -Growth in Spiritual Maturity- Introduction Jesus called 12 men of different personalities, passions and skills to follow Him and become His disciples. We call them Apostles because Jesus commissioned and sent them out as His Missionaries to preach, teach, baptize ...read more

  • Killer Instinct (Anger) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 7, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,893 views

    Anger is a powerful sin that destroys relationships and adversely affects our relationshipo with God. God invites us not only to control our anger, but to be transformed by the Holy Spirit.

    Proverbs 29:11, James 1:19-21 “Killer Instinct” (Anger) INTRODUCTION Many of the seven deadly sins appear to be harmless at first glance. Pride can be downgraded to simply having an “attitude.” Envy is such a common “sin,” that can’t be all that bad, besides it is what fuels our ...read more

  • Achan's Fatal Mistake

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Dec 7, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 6,918 views

    The importance of not compromising with sin

    Achan’s Fatal Mistake Joshua 7:3-13,24-25 Primary Purpose: The importance of not compromising with sin Last week we saw the people of God stand before their enemy and defeat them. We saw the powerful story of how God led the people of God to defeat Jericho. As they turn from this fresh ...read more

  • What Is Worship? Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 401 ratings
     | 15,404 views

    This is a basic definition of worship.

    Worship is a broad term. Some have said that it defies explanation. Merriam-Webster defines worship as, “to honor or reverence as a divine being or supernatural power” or “to regard with great or extravagant respect, honor, or devotion” following up with “to perform or take part in worship or an ...read more

  • Ministry - Loving Your Neighbor As Yourself

    Contributed by Matthew Cook on May 11, 2005
    based on 63 ratings
     | 4,968 views

    Outreach - A Church Expense or a Church Investment?

    Loving Your Neighbor as Yourself Center Point Baptist Church May 11, 2005 Introduction What is a good investment today? Several strong companies that enjoyed a superior reputation not long ago are now struggling to survive - or have gone bankrupt. Companies like Enron, Nextel, Worldcom, ...read more

  • Reacting To The Problem Series

    Contributed by Jay Patton on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,348 views

    A look at the Prayer life of Nehemiah using the ACTS Acrostic to prayer.

    Introduction: Covey rocks in the jar illustration Read Scripture/Pray Background: devastating breakdown of God’s dwelling place. (1) Recognize Purpose Statement: Once we recognize a problem, then we must react to the problem Review the context of the prayer I. Before you pray, pray (v. 4) ...read more

  • The Exercising Christian

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Apr 28, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,352 views

    We have been given so many wonderful gifts from God as believers. But Peter calls us to deepen our effectiveness as believers through practice.

    Passage: 2 Peter 1:5-11 Intro: We see them standing on the 18th green with a trophy and a check, or on the stage receiving the grand prize, or at the net on center court with the prize. 1. wow, $1 million for playing a game. 2. but really result of prioritizing the development of a ...read more

  • Sensitivity Vs Sensuality Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 112 ratings
     | 5,193 views

    Ephesians Series #12 Each time we Sacrifice Sensitivity to the Spirit of God for something else we harden our hearts to the leading of the Holy Spirt and put another layer of callous on our hearts.

    A Walk that is Worthy Part 12 Sensitivity vs Sensuality Text: Ephesians 4:17-19 Intro: This morning I would like to continue on with our series in Ephesians entitled “A Walk that Is Worthy” For those of you that are keeping track I am skipping around just a bit. I want to come back to the ...read more

  • Becoming The Spiritual Person You Want To Be

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 4,047 views

    The intent of this sermon is to allow persons to evaluate their relation to the Spirit of God.

    I. THE SPIRITUAL PERSON v.15, 12-13 A. Received the Spirit of God v.12a B. Growing in the Grace of God v.12b C. Speaking the Truth of God v.13 II. THE NATURAL PERSON v.14 A. Remains in his Unregenerate State v.14a B. Refuses to Accept the Things of God v.14b C. Renders ...read more

  • Where The Grass Is Greener ( Envy) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 13, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,222 views

    Envy has a powerful effect upon our lives. It rubs of of peace, joy and love. God not only offers us forgiveness, but also a life of contentment.

    Acts 8:9-25 “Where the Grass Is Greener (Envy)” INTRODUCTION We are complex individuals. To be able to say that we were completely dedicated to and solely motivated by God’s will may be our dream and desire, but it is not the reality. All too often the less noble forces of greed, pride, ...read more

  • God Shall Supply

    Contributed by C. Scott Ghan on Aug 2, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 6,629 views

    In whatever circumstance we should find ourselves in, God will supply all our needs.

    TITLE: God Shall Supply 080105b TEXT: Philippians 4:11-19 11I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. 12I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in ...read more

  • Who Did It?

    Contributed by Mark Berry on Dec 6, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 13,669 views

    This sermon deals with marriage issues. In counseling couples I have found that they use the blame game. This sermon deals with some of those issues that cause strife in marrage and how to deal with it.

    “All Right…Who Did It?” 1 Cor. 7:2-5 But since there is so much immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman her own husband. [3] The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. [4] The wife’s body does not belong to her alone ...read more