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  • Mixing God's Grace With Self-Effort

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,601 views

    In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the Lord. And Abel also brought an offering—fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The Lord looked with favor on Abel and his offering, but on Cain and hi .

    In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the Lord. And Abel also brought an offering—fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The Lord looked with favor on Abel and his offering, but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor. ...read more

  • Freedom's Blessing Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Oct 25, 2016
     | 2,875 views

    Stop trying to keep the law and start trusting Christ with your life to be truly blessed.

  • Altar Of Stones

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jun 7, 2015
     | 1,546 views

    To show that we worship GOD in JESUS's name and no man-made, self-effort worship will be accepted. Our worship is accepted by GOD because of JESUS.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you a worshipper? Yes. Hebrews 12:28 Hebrews 12:28 Let us therefore, receiving a kingdom that is firm and stable and cannot be shaken, offer to God pleasing service and acceptable worship, with modesty and pious care and godly fear and awe; II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: ...read more

  • Key To Fruit-Bearing Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Sep 19, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,241 views

    The parable of the Vine and the branches gives us the assurance that however weak and frail we are, God the Trinity can and will produce beautiful fruit in our lives. It is not a question of will power or any kind of self effort. All that is needed is con

    Opening illustration: Suppose you walked into your kitchen one morning and found Jesus sitting at the table. What would you do? Would you say: "Jesus! I’m thrilled to see You! I just wish I had time to talk, but right now I’m running late for work. When I get home tonight, we’ll have a nice visit"? ...read more

  • Work Out Your Salvation

    Contributed by Jesse Bennett on Jan 4, 2009
     | 905 views

    Salvation by Faith and not by Works

    Work out your savation Jesse Bennett Bible Baptist Church Galatians 2:15-3:5 Salvation is not by working hard 1) We know salvation is not by trying, but by trusting v. 16a Gal 2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works[trying] of the law, but by the faith[trusting] of Jesus ...read more

  • Religion Can Not Bring Freedom Series

    Contributed by Jeff Haynes on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,366 views

    A look at how the Gnostics man made practices did not provide freedom for the Colossians believers

    Religion Vs. Relationship Religion can not give freedom from... Colossians 2:20-23 November 22, 2009 Your Name ____________________ Introduction and Review: Last week we saw in Colossians 2:15 that Christ’s death, burial, resurrection, and ascension brought victory over ...read more

  • The Way, The Truth, The Life

    Contributed by Dr. David Wesner on May 13, 2015
     | 2,544 views

    The Christian way of life can only be fulfilled through the power of the Holy Spirit. When a person walks in "the way and the truth," life is produced. A life in Christ is a transformed life. We change what we were for who He is.

    John 14:6 Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. Jesus is obviously talking about Eternal Life with the Father in Heaven. People ask “why is Jesus the ONLY way to God?” The answer is: Christianity is the ONLY ...read more

  • Spots & Stripes Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Feb 12, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,580 views

    If you want true success in life, don’t depend on your shrewd deals, and don’t depend on your spent schemes. Instead, depend on the Lord.

    Ted Engstrom and Edward Dayton, in a Christian Leadership Letter some time ago, talked about a young man who was appointed president of a bank. Intimidated by his new responsibilities, he nervously sought the advice of his gray-haired predecessor: “Sir, what has been the secret of your success?” ...read more

  • Receiving The Hope Of Easter Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Apr 7, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,025 views

    Ponder the evidences for the hope of immortality; pursue the Giver of immortality; personalize the hope of immortality.

    We’ve already spent four weeks looking at the passion or suffering of Jesus in preparation for Easter. This morning, we will look at the hope of Easter, and next Sunday, we will look at the peace of Easter. The dictionary defines hope as a “desire supported by some confidence of its ...read more

  • The Living Dead Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jul 2, 2018
     | 227 views

    Message 4 in our exposition of Galatians. Living by faith.

    Chico Alliance Church “The Living Dead” II. Paul Teaches the Correct Concept of the Gospel of Grace 2:15-4:31 A. The Gospel of Grace Introduced 2:15-21 1. Stated emphatically 15-16 2. Argued Strongly 17-20 3. Held strenuously 21 B. The Gospel of Grace applied to ...read more

  • Healing And Restoration Through Humility

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 1,507 views

    Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. - Colossians 3:12 We can always humble ourselves in any situation. As God's people we have the grace of God in o ..

    Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. - Colossians 3:12 We can always humble ourselves in any situation. As God's people we have the grace of God in our lives that gives us the perspective ...read more

  • Launch Out Into The Deep

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 13,014 views

    There are great things waiting for the child of God, but we have to get off the bank into the deep.

    Launch out into the deep Jude 1:3 3 ¶ Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that (ye should earnestly contend for the faith) which was once delivered unto the saints. Boats: Speaks of ...read more

  • Crossing Jordan

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Sep 8, 2005
    based on 254 ratings
     | 55,457 views

    Every body has a Jordan to cross, it is something that stands between you and the inheritance God has promised you. The Children of Israel made it across and so can we.

    Moses had died and Joshua is in charge, They are at a critical point, they have been here before. (This is where you either breakdown or you breakthrough) This is where you decide if the dream is worth it. It’s one thing to dream it’s another thing to take possession of that dream. Every ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Oct 12, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,969 views

    Remember, Jesus is speaking of spiritual poverty. He never condoned utter poverty as good. He is speaking to the person who has an utter sense of his own destitution in the sight of God, who can only say, "God, be merciful to me a sinner." That person

    BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT Matthew 5:3 Someone has said that the beatitudes are called that because they are good attitudes to be in. Yet such attitudes are not popular today in the world or even in the church. Jesus said, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of ...read more

  • The Secret Of Breakthrough Faith

    Contributed by Angel Caballero on Jun 7, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,868 views

    If you think your faith is not enough for a miracle, see Jesus on the cross for you, and faith you need to face any situation or challenge s will come into your life. Just look too Jesus! The author and finisher of faith.

    Introduction : We will study faith today through the binacular of GRACE and finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross. Through the years of being a Christian we heard teachings about faith which is not filtered by the finished work of Christ. Maybe some of us heard that in order to ...read more