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  • The Change That Comes With Church Growth

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Mar 10, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,452 views

    A shorter midweek message that might help other churches in dealing with some of the potential problems they must deal with in growing from a very small to a medium sized church in a short period of time.

    We all have choices in life. Some choices lead us into good times, while others will lead us into bad times. And considering that we are free to make whichever choice we want, we should be very careful and use much wisdom, because most choices, good or bad, have far reaching consequences that we ...read more

  • Passport To Life Series

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,096 views

    The love that Christians hold for one another and their self-sacrifice is evidence that they have been transformed from life that ends in death to eternal life with the Father.

    I JOHN 3:13-24 PASSPORT TO LIFE There are some powerful and surprising statements in I John 3 ". . . we know we have passed from death to life because we love the brothers. The man who does not love is among the living dead." Christians gather in churches for many reasons, but ...read more

  • The Widow's Offering

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 12,484 views

    Encouragement to use our abilities God has given us to serve Christ by serving others.

    I was performing a wedding for a young couple. Before the wedding, the groom came to me and said, “Pastor, I will give you $100 if you change the wedding vows. When you get to the part to ask me to honor, love and obey, just leave that part out for me. Then, he handed me $100. During the wedding, ...read more

  • The Problem Of Jewish Unbelief Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 5, 2012
    based on 24 ratings
     | 10,987 views

    If God is sovereign and in control of man's eternal salvation why are the Jews, God's chosen people, for the most part lost, having rejected Jesus as their Messiah? The question is complicated and difficult.

    ROMANS 9: 1-5 "THE PROBLEM OF JEWISH UNBELIEF" After a glorious study on the building blocks of our salvation in chapters 1-8, a new branch of the subject of eternal salvation is obviously introduced in the ninth chapter. If God is sovereign and in control of man's eternal salvation why are ...read more

  • Night Light

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 6, 2015
    based on 10 ratings
     | 8,114 views

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    Night Light Philippians 2:14-17 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/nightlight.html This letter is all about joy. It's like bells keep ringing each time we study. It's like a light shining in the midst of deep darkness. The world says to get all you can, can all you get, and sit on the can. ...read more

  • Mothering Sunday

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 30, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 10,738 views

    Hannah’s sacrificial love

    Langham/Stiffkey 30-03-03 Mothering Sunday 10-03-02 Hannah, the sacrificial mother 1 Samuel 1:1-28 and 2:11 Today is Mothering Sunday, the day when we thank God for giving us the one person, on this earth who generally has had the greatest impact on our lives. Question: Can anyone tell ...read more

  • Mothering Sunday 2002

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 7, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 3,014 views

    Hannah’s sacrificial love

    Gunthorpe/ Sharrington 10-03-02 Mothering Sunday 10-03-02 Hannah, the sacrificial mother 1 Samuel 1:1-28 and 2:11 Mother’s Day is the day when we thank God for giving us the one person, on this earth who generally has had the greatest impact on our lives. ...read more

  • Building Blocks For Flexible Persistence

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,985 views

    Discover the building blocks for accomplishing God-size goals.

    About two weeks ago, Eugene asked a salient question at the end of the church business meeting. He asked something like, "What kind of person am I becoming through this church?" His question was not just introspective. He is serving on the Church Strategy Task Team, which will research how to ...read more

  • Thank You Jesus

    Contributed by Richard Wilson on Nov 18, 2001
    based on 117 ratings
     | 12,716 views

    A message designed to encourage people to give thanks for the work of Jesus Christ in salvation.

    THANK YOU JESUS Rev. Richard Wilson Today we come to give thanks. God has richly blessed us. He has met our needs. We have enjoyed His presence. He have been touched by His great provision. As Christians so much of what we have is a result of what Jesus Christ has done for us. Where ...read more

  • The Qualities Of A Godly Mother

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 389 ratings
     | 65,935 views

    A message for Mother’s Day

    Qualities of a Godly Mother Proverbs 31:28 Mother’s Day 1999 May 9, 1999 INTRODUCTION Psychologist Cartoon "Let’s see, you spend 50 percent of your energy on your work, you spend 50 percent of your energy on your husband and 50 percent of your energy on your children. I think I see your ...read more

  • Having The Mind Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,401 views

    By adapting our lives to Christ’s humility we will find out what it means to truly live life to the fullest.

    IF THE CHURCH UNIVERSAL IS GOING TO BE HEALTHY AND SPIRITUALLY SOUND, THEN EACH ONE OF HER MEMBERS MUST BE TRANSFORMED BY THE RENEWING OF THEIR MINDS. BUT TO WHAT OR TO WHOM DO WE "RENEW" OUR MINDS? OUR MINDS NEED TO BE RENEWED TO REFLECT THE MIND OF JESUS CHRIST. WHEN WE HAVE THE MIND OF ...read more

  • Introduction To 1 Thessalonians Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jun 29, 2004
    based on 51 ratings
     | 4,770 views

    An introduction and the church at thessalonica

    I Thessalonians 11-10 Today the art of letter writing seems to be dying. What with email, text messaging etc people no longer seem to write a letter to anyone. Now I am one of those who uses text messages and email but I love receiving a letter and I quite enjoy writing letters to people. I ...read more

  • Nearly Bankrupt Of Love

    Contributed by Neal Gray on Jan 14, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 1,050 views

    Love. A nice thought. But genuine love is not shown as much as we might like to think. Our love account is not as full as God would like. May He help us.

    "Nearly Bankrupt of Love" Author: Dr. Neal Gray Passage: 1 Corinthians 13:1-7, KJV Purpose: Love. A nice thought. But genuine love is not shown as much as we might like to think. Our love account is not as full as God would like. May He help us. INTRODUCTION Opening Why would I call ...read more

  • Rash Judgement Series

    Contributed by Robert Robb on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 9,724 views

    Sometimes we can make rash judgements that cause conflict among God’s people. How to reconcile such conflicts

    Study 16 Chapter 22 Introduction Some years ago we as a family had a very enjoyable holiday in the Lake District in England and while we were there we visited a number of the beautiful little villages and towns around that area as well as one or two of the local forests. We didn’t however ...read more

  • The Master's Table

    Contributed by Kenneth Bailey on Jun 15, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 6,997 views

    Sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent 1928 Prayer Book. Seeks to understand our relationship to god through Christ as we come to His Table.

    The Master’s Table How many of us have ever had a dog? Most of us probably have had at least one in our lifetime. Dogs love to do three things. They love to play. They love to sleep. They love to eat. Most sacred of all to a dog, though, is the “holy” food that comes directly from his ...read more