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  • The Passion Of Self-Gratification Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 53 ratings
     | 20,591 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

  • Invest & Invite

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on May 6, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,540 views

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

  • Warning! Straddling Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on May 7, 2002
    based on 169 ratings
     | 13,897 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.

    WARNING! STRADDLING CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH! I KINGS 18:17-21 INTRODUCTION: A woman getting onto a sky lift was given instructions that the moment the lift’s chair touched her backside she was to sit down and lift her feet from off the ground. Instead when the chair came against her ...read more

  • Building A Servant Attitude Family

    Contributed by Michael Bartsch on Sep 13, 2006
     | 1,592 views

    In a culture filled with self-gratification, developing servant attitude families presents challenges that are addressed with this message.

  • Dying, We Live Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on May 4, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,149 views

    The principle of self-sacrifice is foundational to the doctrine of the Christian life. So, in our lesson today I want to examine four aspects of the principle of self-sacrifice.

    Scripture For the past few weeks we have been studying Romans 12:1-2. In Romans 12 the Apostle Paul begins applying the doctrine that he has been teaching for the previous 11 chapters. Now, it is not that he has made no application in the previous 11 chapters; he has. However, as he begins ...read more

  • Freedom Through Self-Denial

    Contributed by Norayr Hajian on Apr 1, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 7,909 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".

    Today we’re going to look at a topic that is very personal. The scripture is from Luke 9:23 “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Just hearing these words is difficult. Putting them into practice seems utterly hopeless, unrealistic. ...read more

  • Soul Food Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,919 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

  • Act One: The Younger Son Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Oct 28, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,463 views

    A man had two sons... Luke 15 tells us the powerful salvation story of two sons. This is Act One - The younger son!

    The Prodigal God Act One: The Younger Son Parts and concept Inspired by Tim Kellers book “The Prodigal God” The choice of the younger son… • Tell the story Luke 15: 11 Jesus continued: "There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, ’Father, give me my share of the ...read more

  • The Fear Of Failure

    Contributed by Thomas Miller on Feb 21, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,339 views

    Being negative is easy; it requires no work because it comes natural. All you have to do to fail is nothing. On the other hand being positive isn’t as easy; it requires work. Optimism in the face of adversity is difficult and is hard to find in this day a

    The Fear of Failure Diamonds in the rough often go unrealized because they don’t think they are diamonds, they don’t have an advocate to encourage them, so the fear of failure ruins the confidence that leads to success. The greatest days and moods are quickly forgotten with ...read more

  • Prepare Your Flock

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Sep 9, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 718 views

    paul’s final farewell

    PREPARE YOUR FLOCK INTRO: PAUL DEPARTING TO GO TO JERUSALEM 1: HE GIVES HIS FINAL INSTRUCTIONS A) YOU ARE OVERSEERS OF THE FLOCK B) THE CHURCH CANNOT BE DEPENDENT UPON ONE PERSON C) CHRIST PURCHASED THE CHURCH WITH HIS OWN BLOOD POINT: PAUL IS TRYING TO INSTRUCT THEM IN HIS FINAL WORDS TO ...read more

  • This Little Light Of Mine Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Aug 28, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 9,935 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

  • Learning To Understand And Enjoy Your Job

    Contributed by Greg Addison on Nov 5, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,921 views

    Due to its importance in our lives, either our Christian life will impact our working life, or our working life will impact our Christian life. Therefore, we must develop a biblical perspective of our professional lives in order to avoid the trap of sin a

    Learning to UNDERSTAND and ENJOY Your Job THEME: Due to its importance in our lives, either our Christian life will impact our working life, or our working life will impact our Christian life. Therefore, we must develop a biblical perspective of our professional lives in order to avoid the trap ...read more

  • Reverant, Yet Relevant

    Contributed by Sam Peters on Mar 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 748 views

    This message to a group of leaders and teachers exhorts us to reach out to the seeker without throwing out theology.

    Reverent, Yet Relevant Text: Luke 14:16-23 I read that the average person is bombarded by 3000 advertisements everyday. From TV to radio and magazines to billboards, that’s probably a good estimate. All of that got me to thinking about the church and how we share the good news of Christ. ...read more

  • Resurrection Proof

    Contributed by Gerald Van Horn on Mar 2, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,797 views

    In our text everyone thought that Jesus was talking about Herod’s Temple but He was talking about Himself

    Resurrection Proof by Gerald Van Horn Text. John 2:19 “Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.” In our text everyone thought that Jesus was talking about the Herod’s temple. But the Scripture goes on to say that he was talking about ...read more

  • Finding Forgiveness

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Mar 11, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 882 views

    a prostitute, religion and Salvation in the house

    Intro: in Luke 7:36-50 there is an amazing story about religion, sinners and a Saviour. Jesus forgives a prostitute but doesn’t pardon a religious crowd. Jesus tells a story of someone who is forgiven a little and someone who is forgiven a lot, and asks who will love the most. Today, let’s look at ...read more