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  • "Thy Will Be Done" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 96 ratings
     | 13,352 views

    Persistency in prayer keeps us from self-reliance.

    "Thy Will Be Done," Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts "Thy will be done, as in heaven, so on earth" When I was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany, I often reported to V Corps Headquarters, which was located in the historic Abrams Bldg. To get upstairs ...read more

  • The Church Under Pressure - Sardis Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Dec 7, 2017
     | 3,815 views

    Churches can refuse to face the reality of their spiritual condition before God. Styles and traditions can become so fixed that they continue and become empty of Holy Spirit power. Good works and a nice church format are not what God is seeking.

    THE CONTENT CHURCH - SARDIS READING Rev 3:1-6 INTRODUCTION Churches can refuse to face the reality of their spiritual condition before God. Styles and traditions can become so fixed that they continue and become empty of Holy Spirit power. Good works and a nice church format are not ...read more

  • The Word Of God Makes Me Believe More

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on May 31, 2015
     | 2,103 views

    To show that we need to believe GOD's WORDS as our final say against this unbelieving world.

  • Our Mighty God Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Dec 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,829 views

    We all are very independent individuals. Some of our first words – perhaps even our first sentence – expressed that self-reliance. "I can do it myself." This is healthy when we’re dressing and cleaning up. It becomes unhealthy when we try to control o

    Introduction: The names in this story have been changed out of respect for their privacy. Julie W told her family’s story in a magazine article. [My daughter], Allison, came home for the weekend. She opened the door, didn’t speak, and dropped her duffel bag. Smudges of mascara circled her eyes. ...read more

  • You Think You've Got It Bad!

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,135 views

    Lessons from the life of Jacob & Joseph

    “So You Think You’ve Got It Bad!” Lessons from Jacob & Joseph - Gen 25+ Intro: Do you know anyone who always has trouble? It seems to me there are three type of people in the world. First, there are those who lead relatively uneventful lives: it seems that nothing eventful ever really ...read more

  • My Way Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,051 views

    The song My Way reflects the arrogance of man in rebellion to God and our only hope rests in doing it God’s way.

    Genesis 4:17-26 November 24, 2002 If I asked you to pick one song which best describes the human condition - what song would you pick? Pastor you’re asking a lot. One song to describe the human condition? Surely there is not one song that sums up man. I think I have that song this ...read more

  • The Performance Trap

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 12, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,409 views

    A sermon on grace and how we distort God's grace in our culture, USA. (Material adapted from David Seamands' book, "Healing Grace" chapter 2 "Barriers to Grace")

    HoHum: A treadmill is one of the most effective tools for burning calories, despite the fact that the person exercising stays in the same place. Similarly, so it is with people who try to work their way to righteousness. We understand that grace is what saved us but believe they must pay God back ...read more

  • From Selfishness To Selflessness

    Contributed by Trae Durden on Jun 11, 2013
     | 3,054 views

    How to go from being selfish to being selfless.

    From Selfishness to Selflessness Mark 12:41-44 “And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny. And he called his disciples ...read more

  • Discipleship In Context

    Contributed by Donato Solano on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,239 views

    A discipler must work within a given context of his ministry.

    INTRODUCTION A discipler must work within a given context of his ministry. First context is selflessness… I. SELF-DENIAL MUST BE EXERCISED, 18-19 A. Free of Charge (No personal gain) • DISCIPLER: It is all discharging Christian duties as a recipient of the gospel and the trust committed by ...read more

  • Introduction To James Series

    Contributed by Dennis Clark on Feb 26, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 2,069 views

    These sermons rely heavily(I mean HEAVILY) upon John McCarther’s New Testament Commentaries. Only the errors are mine

    James I. Introduction A. James begins with common ground 1. Slave to God the Father 2. Slave to God the Son 3. To the Twelve Tribes scattered abroad. (in totality) 4. Not written to Jewish Christians, but Christian Jews B. Joy 1. Christian joy is not a case of giggles during a period of ...read more

  • The Curse: Why Jesus Died Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 6, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,860 views

    We see in the Bible that the curse is why Jesus died. To remove the curse of sin and death. We will also see the cross where Jesus died and the Crown why Jesus lives.

    Intro: Paul’s letter to the Galatians is addressing what man seems always to do. Either add to or take away from God’s word. It began in the garden with Adam and Eve. Adam disregarded God’s word and Eve added to it. I’ve got to quote John Piper, “Satan is continuously at work tempting us to ...read more

  • Who's Your Mama? Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,082 views

    Exposition of Gal 4:21-31

    Text: Galatians 4:21-31, Title: Who’s Your Mama? Date/Place: NRBC, 4/22/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Talk about imprinting that baby birds do when they are born. B. Background to passage: This is Paul’s culminating argument for living a life based on grace instead of works. The Judaizers were ...read more

  • Step Nine - Not Saying I'm Sorry? Series

    Contributed by Robert Butler on Jan 8, 2020
     | 709 views

    Step 9 is making direct amends except when to do so would injure those or others. It’s also the place the writers tell us of the promises come true when one earnestly works the steps of recovery.

    I have been thinking about Step nine over the last few days. I really think the writers knew how much humility and courage it takes to do a 9th step amends and it’s the reason, they made sure the other steps of getting right with oneself and then God came before reconciling with others. Step 9 is ...read more

  • When Your Thread Gets Tangled...

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Jul 6, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,829 views

    Pentecost 3: Whom do you seek when you find yourself in trouble? We get sage advice from David in the words of Psalm 28.

    If there is one thing that is highly valued today its self-reliance. Folks value the capacity in others to stand on their own two feet; to have the where-with-all to weather the storms; to adapt, overcome and conquer. It’s a trademark of our times. We strive to raise our children to be independent, ...read more

  • In God We Trust

    Contributed by John Baggett on Jul 2, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 8,559 views

    Three Most Important Reasons we must from the heart say In God We Trust and mean it. Source of True Help, Source of True Happiness, Source of our Heavenly Home

    "IN GOD WE TRUST" Psalm 121:1-8 Think with me this morning on these four words. In... God... We Trust. It is a phrase that has known an important place in the history of our nation now for many years. It was in November of 1861. A letter was written to the Secretary of the ...read more