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  • The Passion Of Self-Gratification Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 53 ratings
     | 20,751 views

    God’s wisdom gives peace but the churches to which James wrote were experiencing chronic hostility & sharp confrontations. They fought, coveted, quarreled & condemned others to obtain their desires. They were dominated by self-will

    JAMES 4: 1-5 THE PASSION OF SELF-GRATIFICATION [Romans 7:14-25] Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy wrote of a man who was dominated by the driving desire for self-gratification. To possess land was his highest pleasure. Someone promised him that he could own all of the land he could walk ...read more

  • Invest & Invite

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on May 6, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,634 views

    Strategy for reaching out to the unchurched -- invest in serving them and invite them to hear more.

    Luke 14:15-23—Invest & Invite 15 When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, "Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God." 16 Jesus replied: "A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. 17 At the time of the banquet he ...read more

  • Warning! Straddling Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on May 7, 2002
    based on 169 ratings
     | 13,948 views

    Keeping one foot in the world and one foot in heaven just does not work. There is a danger in being uncommitted to Christ.

  • Freedom Through Self-Denial

    Contributed by Norayr Hajian on Apr 1, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 7,998 views

    On the one hand, Jesus says "deny yourself, take up your cross and follow me." On the other hand Jesus says "I have come that they may have life and have it to the full." The message explains how is self-denial is a life "to the fullest".

  • Soul Food Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,965 views

    People fill up on friendships that give them what they want; they fill up on entertain; they fill up by taking all they can get without ever realizing that they will be more satisfied if they give.

    THANKSGIVING DINNERS are awesome! Driveways are over-packed with cars. I have a meal before the meal picking the turkey while I’m carving it! Then, just to make sure there’s not an empty spot down there, we stuff in some pumpkin pie! A few hours later most of us need another meal. * A picture of ...read more

  • This Little Light Of Mine Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Aug 28, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 10,180 views

    Sometimes the simplest of ideas can be the most profound. This is the case with this simple little Children’s song written from the teachings of Christ. As Christians we are to be lights in the world. But, what exactly does that mean?

    This Little Light of Mine Matthew 5:14–16 INTRODUCTION Illustration: Children’s Song This Little Light of Mine This little light of mine, I’m gonna’ let it shine. This little light of mine, I’m gonna’ let it shine. This little light of mine, I’m gonna’ let it shine. Let is shine all the ...read more

  • Dealing With The Spouse Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 13, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,308 views

    This sermon gives some basic biblical principles of marriage.

    Marriage is the most intimate relationship we will ever have. As much as we need other relationships, the marriage relationship is the most intimate, and perhaps the most complicated. It affects our other relationships as well. Kids, work, friends, and family. This controversial passage has ...read more

  • Be Content Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Sep 7, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,983 views

    To learn to be content with the Lord.

    The 10 Commandments #10: Be Content Text: Exodus 20:17 Thesis: To learn to be content with the Lord. Introduction: (1) Have you ever said, “If I had (fill in the blank), then I would be happy?” (2) “As the sixth, seventh, and eighth commandments forbid us to injure our neighbor in ...read more

  • Who Killed Jesus?

    Contributed by Dixon Olu. David on Feb 11, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,407 views

    The sermon tried to show that the word "THEY" embrasses all who killed Jesus. In that same word "THEY," Y stands for You!.

    TOPIC: THEY MET AT CALVARY TEXT: LUKE 23:33 “And when THEY were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there THEY crucified Him…” (Emphasis mine). First delivered 7th April 1996. INTRODUCTION The scene at Golgotha shows three crosses. On one of them is a man called Jesus of ...read more

  • #4remove The Weight:blame Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,611 views

    This is part 4 in Remove the weights: we consider the weight of Blaming others.

    4 of a 12 part series. #4 REMOVE THE WEIGHTS ... BLAME GAME By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Hebrews 12: 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, LET US LAY ASIDE EVERY WEIGHT AND SIN WHICH DOTH SO EASILY BESET US, AND LET SO RUN ...read more

  • Wash Yourself Series

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 5,648 views

    Part 2 of "Heavenly Cleansing" series. When Jesus saves us, He sanctifies us positionally. But it is left to us to maintain our practical sanctification. This requires daily cleansing.

    WASH YOURSELVES Isa. 1:16-18 INTRO. Last week we discussed the fact that revival would not come without first recognizing and confessing any unconfessed sin that may be hiding in our hearts. The Holy Spirit moved and many of you were touched and led to clean out the basements of your ...read more

  • Discipleship 101

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 82 ratings
     | 4,091 views

    What is the cost, how do I start to be a full disciple of Jesus Christ?

    Tonight I am beginning a series of messages on Discipleship, Discipleship 101. It is the call of God in each believers life. Understand, there is a cost to discipleship. Anything worthwhile has a price, you can count on that. There is a big difference between glass and a diamond. There is a ...read more

  • I Think I Love You

    Contributed by James Dunn on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 130 ratings
     | 4,442 views

    In an age where love is defined by "the way we feel today," Pastor James Dunn helps us to understand that true love is not spelled..."F-E-E-L-I-N-G-S", but rather... "C-O-M-M-I-T-M-E-N-T."

    I Think I Love You 1Cor. 13:1-8a Introduction: You can see them alongside the shuffleboard courts in Florida or on the porches of the old folks’ homes up north: an old man with snow-white hair, a little hard of hearing, reading the newspaper through a magnifying glass; an old woman in a ...read more

  • Why On Earth Does The Church Exist ? Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 5,990 views

    First of a five part series dealing with the question...."Why On Earth Does The Church Exist ?"

    Why On Earth Does The Church Exist ? Part 1 of 5 John 3:30 Romans 15:5-6, 1 Cor 6:19-20, 1 Cor 10:31, 2 Thess. 1:11-12 It took 200 years to build and 700 years later work continues to be done to correct the errors in construction. The building will probably still topple despite efforts to ...read more

  • Do You Want To Be Great For God

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jan 22, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,506 views

    A challenging message to believers on the requirement of following Christ.

    Do You Want to Be Great? Luke 9:23-26 Question: Do you want to be great? Do you want to be great for God? Reality: Do you remember after the resurrection when Jesus approached Peter after Peter had denied Him three times? Not that I or any one of you have consciously denied in ...read more