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  • Self-Discipline Series

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Aug 31, 2003
    based on 47 ratings

    This Sermon is an adaptation from the book "The Twenty-one Indispensable Qualities of a Leader" by John Maxwell.

    Self- Discipline Matthew 28:19-20; Mark 16:15; Luke 24:47-48; Acts 1:8; 2 Timothy 1:6-7; 1 Thessalonians 5:6; 1 Peter 1:13 August 16, 2003 I. I will say it again, we are all leaders in some way and if we are going to be the leaders that we are supposed to be, the first person that we have more

  • The Need For Self-Discipline

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Aug 9, 2002
    based on 356 ratings

    Self-discipline is an important aspect of our running teh Christian race.

    Introduction: Any of you remember what it was like to get your driver’s license? The lessons, the practice, the look of terror on the face of the driving instructor, the look of regret on the face of your parents when you proudly waved that newly-obtained license under their noses? But, more

  • Lord, Give Me!"

    Contributed by Eston Williams on Aug 24, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    Patience is a gift of the Spirit to be openned each day, not a form of self discipline to be mastered.

    On Tuesday mornings at 7 a.m., I meet with a group of six men where we offer each other support, encouragement and accountability as each of us seek to live like Jesus lived and love like Jesus loved. Last Tuesday one of the men in the group asked us all to pray for him to be more patient. The more

  • Boldly Grow

    Contributed by Clarence Peters on Aug 24, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    Spiritual growth is ignited by passion, fuelled by the power of God, and sustained by self-discipline.

    Central Verses: 1:6-7 Behavioural goal: The listener will set a growth goal for the coming months and pursue it. Last Sunday many of you heard a message from Psalm 90 on making your life count. I want you to think way back to that time to reflect for a moment. Did it make any difference more

  • Using What You've Got Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on May 27, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    The Holy Spirit not only give us spiritual gifts to use in our service to God, He also gives us the power, love and self-discipline to utilize them effectively.

    Last week we began a series of 3 messages on the nature and responsibility of having Spiritual Gifts. If you were here you might remember that we read from Romans 12 and 1 Peter 4. And we learned that every believer has at least one spiritual gift. These are God given abilities distributed among more

  • Let The Spirit Enhance Your Self-Control Capacities

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 21, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    The Holy Spirit gives us a special grace of self-discipline that comes with being completely controlled by the Spirit of God. Ask the Lord to help you overcome your natural tendency to shy away from what God wants you to think, do and become.

    Let the Spirit Enhance Your Self-Control Capacities 1 Thessalonians 5:6-18 Illustration: SPIRITUAL POWER In a seminary missions class, Herbert Jackson told how, as a new missionary, he was assigned a car that would not start without a push. After pondering his problem, he devised a more

  • Fear Factor Episode 2 Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Dec 9, 2002
    based on 6 ratings

    This was the second part of this message based loosely on Fear Factor the TV Show.

    Did anyone catch Fear Factor this past Monday Night? The first stunt was kind of cool; the contestants had to jump out of a moving helicopter onto a barge full of cardboard boxes. That was neat, but two missed the barge and were disqualified, they didn¡¦t think it was so neat. The next thing was more

  • Fan The Flame Series

    Contributed by Chris Santasiere on Dec 5, 2002
    based on 196 ratings

    This is the beginning of a message series out of II Timothy in which Paul encourages Timothy to fan into flame his gift of ministry.

    How To Become An Effective Christian “Fan The Flame!” II Timothy 1:1-7 Introduction He was a man who was letting go of his life. He sat in a jail cell, resembling more of a dungeon than a cell. It was poorly lit. It was cold and damp. He was chained to the wall and waiting…waiting to more

  • Self Control

    Contributed by Gary Washburn on Apr 11, 2002
    based on 176 ratings

    Without this virtue of self control you will self destruct!

    Self Control 2 Peter 1:5-8 amplified Faith is to a Christian what gasoline is to a car. Gasoline is necessary to run engine. That’s not all you need; air supply, vacuum hoses draw air, oil, or won’t go very far. The Christian faith too must have some other additives or you won’t make much more

  • The Four Dimensions Of Christianity

    Contributed by Larry Moore on Dec 31, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    A Lesson about the four steps a believer must take to mature in Christ.

    The Four Dimensions of Christianity Text: James 1:22-24 22 But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. 23 For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: 24 for he behold himself, and goeth his more

  • What It Takes To Be A Star?

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 28 ratings

    Paul tells the Philippians to shine like stars and his message is the same for us today. this is a brief inductive message

    What it Takes to Be a Star Philippians 2.12-18 November 23, 1997 Morning Service 1. Stars in people A. Movie: C. Eastwood, J. Wayne, K. Costner, J. Roberts, Princess Diana B. Music: G. Brooks, A. Grant, B. Joel C. Sports: Basket - M. Jordan, Football - D. Marino, B. Favre, Hockey - more

  • Keep The Fire Burning!

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on May 23, 2005
    based on 50 ratings

    The flame is lit, now it’s time to keep it burning.

    "For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. 7For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline." Back in my younger days I enjoyed camping and backpacking. We drove more

  • Let Us Throw Off Everything That Hinders Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 271 ratings

    #1 in "Let Us" Series

    #1 "LET US THROW OFF EVERYTHING THAT HINDERS" TEXT: Hebrews 12:1-13 INTRO: (Having just concluded a series on God’s promises to us, we are going to look at a series now calling us to respond to God’s love for us, it is the "LET US" series...each message comes from a passage that is a more

  • Fiddle Vs. Violin; Staff Vs. Rod

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 22 ratings

    Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me, let us consider the difference between correction and punishment.

    Fiddle vs. Violin? Staff vs Rod? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr INTRODUCTION: Seems many people today do not know the difference in punishment and correction. I was speaking at a church in Clinton, Ky. The Sunday School teacher did a very good job. In his lesson he said there more

  • I Am Not Ashamed Of The Gospel!

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Jul 12, 2003
    based on 27 ratings

    A sermon on Faith, Love, and Personal Witness.

    “I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel” Pastor Glenn Newton 6-2-02 “I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also. For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in more