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  • Self Defense Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 1, 2021

    Job's friends were not just indifferent. They felt compelled to argue, scold, and reject him for his negative expressions of grief. Having no one else to defend him, Job comes to his own defense, and as his own lawyer, argues his case.

    Some of you may have visited the famous Carlsbad Caverns of New Mexico. I have not, but I have read about how the ranger guides the group to a place where they are seated on stone benches. Then all of the lights go out. Suddenly it is as black as black can be. You can hear water dripping you more

  • Paul's Self-Defense Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 30, 2021

    For Paul conscience is the self-awareness that you are right or wrong in your attitudes and actions. If you are deceiving people and doing what you know is not the will of God, you will feel guilty.

    Jonathan Edwards was born in 1703, and he became one of the greatest preachers in history. He lived in a day when pastors went to a church out of seminary and stayed there for the rest of their lives. His father was the pastor of The Congregational Church in the little village of East Windsor, more

  • War: What Is It Good For? Series

    Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Mar 11, 2003
    based on 165 ratings

    This sermon addresses the issue of war. It discusses the three main views on war held by Christians: holy war, pacifism, just war. It also gives some practical ways we can react to these stressful times.

    War: What Is It Good For? Various Passages The front page of Sunday’s Cincinnati Enquirer carried a story about 7 boys from the village of Cleves (which is just down the road from our church building) who graduated from Taylor High School last year and joined the military and will all be more

  • Jesus To Our Defense

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on Jun 7, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Face it! We are guilty of sin. But God does not leave us without One who stands in our place defending us against Satan’s accusations.

    JESUS TO OUR DEFENSE ILLUSTRATION: In June 1839, a Spanish schooner left the shore of Havana, Cuba and set SAIL for Porta Prince, another part of the ISLAND. The CARGO in the BOWELS of La Amistad (the name of the BOAT, which ironically means, The Friendship) was 53 Africans KIDNAPPED from the more

  • Issues Of Life 3: Self-Defense, Firearms And The Military Series

    Contributed by James H Boyd on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 61 ratings

    Did Jesus advocate pacifism? Is taking human life always wrong? Does "Turn the other cheek" mean that we must allow ourselves, our families and our nation to be at the mercy of those who wish to do us harm?.

    Note: This message is a collaberation between myself and my friend Dave Pope It has been said that a person can but minister out of their ’overflow’, that is, out of the abundance of the Word of God in them and their personal experience. It is with this thought in mind that we present this third more

  • Repentance #2

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 30, 2013

    A sermon on what repentance is not (Material adapted from Richard Own Robert's boo, Repentance: The First Word of the Gospel, chapter 4 Seven Myths of Repentance

    HoHum: "Man is born with his back toward God. When he truly repents, he turns right around and faces God. Repentance is a change of mind." WBTU: Acts 26:19, 20, NIV. Repentance with many is not the repentance that God finds pleasing. Must prove their repentance by their deeds. Paul also more

  • The Evil Man’s Guide To Success Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jul 1, 2016

    A study of the book of Job 21: 1 – 34

    Job 21: 1 – 34 The Evil Man’s Guide to Success 1 Then Job answered and said: 2 “Listen carefully to my speech, and let this be your consolation. 3 Bear with me that I may speak, and after I have spoken, keep mocking. 4 “As for me, is my complaint against man? And if it more

  • I Dare You To Just ’turn The Other Cheek’ Series

    Contributed by David Diyanni on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    This is another popular spiritual urban legend. A Christian cannot defend himself since he has to turn the other cheek.

  • Marks Of A Christian Leader

    Contributed by William Mouser on Feb 25, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    Using a Servant Song of Isaiah 50 and Paul’s self-defense to the Corinthians, this sermon lays out the basic marks of a Christian leader.

    How do you recognize a Christian leader? A sermon on Quinquagesima Sunday Isaiah 50:4-10, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 John Maxwell is the head of an organization called “Maximum Impact,” which from its website appears to have the mission of turning men and women into "impactful" leaders. One more

  • Walk A Mile In Their Shoes Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 24, 2000
    based on 34 ratings

    If I am going to do battle for peace and justice, I need appropriate equipping -- sometimes for hard work, sometimes for self-defense, and always for a teachable spirit.

  • You Shall Not Murder Series

    Contributed by John Oscar on Jul 3, 2017

    A message on the reason God gave the 6th Commandment as well as the difference between killing and murder

    You Shall Not Murder CCCAG July 2nd, 2017 Scripture-Exodus 20:13 Today we will be delving into the 6th Commandment. There are some general rules of homiletics (The art of sermon preparation and delivery) and one of the most important is to craft an introduction that draws your audience more

  • Thou Shalt Not Murder. (Part 5 Of 8) Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Feb 15, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    This study takes a look at the Ten Commandments from a New Testament perspective.

    Thou shalt not murder. The last five commandments are all directly related to how we should treat each other. Our social culture is held together by God’s moral laws and these are all fulfilled through one commandment – love your neighbor as yourself. Romans 13:9-10 explains: 9 For the more

  • Life Is Sacred Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    To stress the sanctity of life.

    The 10 Commandments #6: Life is Sacred Text: Exodus 20:13 Thesis: To stress the sanctity of life. Introduction: (1) In 1992, the annual homicide numbers in the U.S. were around 23,760. Today, the numbers are continuing to grow. (2) In a Houston double murder in 1993, 6 young men, more

  • The Problem Of False Prophets

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    with 9/11 more and more kooks and false teaching are coming up - how can we be sure who is right on

    THE PROBLEM OF FALSE PROPHETS Text: 1 John 4:1-21 Original Letter circling the Internet: The date of the attack: 9/11 - 9 + 1 + 1 = 11. September 11th is the 254th day of the year: 2 + 5 + 4 = 11 After September 11th there are 111 days left to the end of the year. 119 is the area code more

  • The New Year The New Me But The Same God.

    Contributed by Brandon Ogden on Apr 21, 2003
    based on 71 ratings

    Text: 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

    The New Year, the New Me, But the Same God Text: 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. With the New Year rapidly approaching and people prepare themselves for their New Year resolutions. more