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  • The Witness Of Our Finances Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Brian Gilbert on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,474 views

    This is message #2 in the Faith and Finance Series - IN GOD WE TRUST. It deals with the witness of faithful finances.

    “IN GOD WE TRUST” Faith & Finance Series The Witness of Faithful Finances Part 1 INTRODUCTION: Two weeks ago, we began a new series on Faith & Finance titled IN GOD WE TRUST. We learned that before we can be prosperous and truly successful in anything including our ...read more

  • How Does God Answer Prayer? Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 4, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,643 views

    This sermon seeks to show how God answers prayer.

    Scripture Today is January 1, 2006, the first day of the New Year. It is also the first day of our annual Week of Prayer. Therefore it seems appropriate to preach a message on the subject of prayer. All Christians pray. Some pray frequently; others pray infrequently. However, all Christians ...read more

  • Child Of The King: Temptation And Identity

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Mar 6, 2006
    based on 70 ratings
     | 18,172 views

    The Devil’s temptation of Jesus centered upon "if you are the Son of God." Even at the cross a voice cries, "If you are the Son of God, come down from the cross" (MT 27:40). Satan’s way may seem easier, but those led by the Spirit have a far different w

    Child of the King: Temptation and Identity First Sunday of Lent 2006 Dr. Paul G. Humphrey There was a young preacher visiting with an old man who had an old hound dog. The preacher said, “that sure is a nice dog, what is his name?” The old farmer hemmed and hawed and said, “what is that ...read more

  • Selfishness Or Servanthood – Who's Winning In Your Home? Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 16, 2006
    based on 79 ratings
     | 20,604 views

    Study of the need to be servant-hearted, like Jesus, and why this is so important in our homes

    1. Title: Selfishness or Servanthood – Who’s Winning In Your Home? 2. Text: John 13, Luke 22:25-27 3. Audience: Villa Heights Christian Church, AM crowd, May 7, 2006, 2nd in the series “Family Made For Heaven” 4. Objectives: -for the people to understand the many ways we can be selfish and ...read more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 150 ratings
     | 6,199 views

    To serve God you must be committed to His will for your life. If you want to fulfill your purpose, you must be committed to it.

    Commitment “A Term That Has Seemingly Become Obsolete” What is commitment? An engagement or pledge to do something, An unreserved devotion, bound to stand fast or hold in place. We live in a self-serving, throwaway, live-for-the-moment, do-what-feels-good, society. Typically, the only ...read more

  • Keeping The Light Shining

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 14, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 5,528 views

    We should not waste our light; it is to shine brightly for all to see! It is our duty to stand out, not for prominence sake but for the spreading of the gospel, for light into a dark world, for the glory of God!

    KEEPING THE LIGHT SHINING Isa. 9:2 (NIV) "The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death, a light has dawned." The story is told of a lighthouse keeper who worked on a rocky stretch of coastline and who received his new supply of ...read more

  • The Fight With The Flesh Series

    Contributed by Michael Schwer on Feb 19, 2001
    based on 260 ratings
     | 20,984 views

    This is a two part "problem sovling sermon" on How to overcome sin tendencies in our life. The first sermon focuses on the nature of our flesh.

    Romans 7:14-25 The Fight with the Flesh Problem Solving Sermon Part One [Introduction] Main Idea (Message in a Nutshell) Read the Text. Just because we have been saved by Christ doesn’t mean Christians don’t struggle with sin. In fact, the reality is, we find ourselves living by a ...read more

  • How Can The Lord Help Me Gain Real Confidence?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 6,253 views

    Confidence comes from believing that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us to do what He wants us to do and be.

    What are the ways to gain real confidence? 1. Appropriate every aspect of the greatest promise in the Bible! - Paul writes, "I can do everything God asks me to do with the help of Christ who gives me the strength and power. (Phil. 4: 13) Illustration:James Dobson tells of a friend of his ...read more

  • Casual Attitude Or Committed Action?

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 394 ratings
     | 25,979 views

    Most people respond to Christ in one of two ways: casual attitude or committed action.

    CASUAL ATTITUDE OR COMMITTED ACTION? Mark 11:1-11 INTRO.- ILL.- A preacher was riding on a plane filled with people and cigarette smoke. (Of course, this had to be some time ago since we know that smoking is now banned on airplanes.) The preacher knew he would have to take a bath, and send ...read more

  • "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"

    Contributed by Barry Edmondson on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,335 views

    We may think We have seen it all, but we Ain’t seeen nothing yet. I t may look like the devil is winning, but God is just getting wound up The best is yet to come.

    “You Ain’t seen nothing Yet!! Joel 2:23, Hag 2:9. Intro: Everything about God is progressive. He is always moving forward, He is always building, He is always outdoing Himself. Jesus’ Miracle ministry starts with something seemingly insignificant . It was not a life or death situation. , it ...read more

  • A Necessary God

    Contributed by Steven Shubert on Sep 26, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,708 views

    God must become more than a hobby or a secondary thing in our life; He must become A Necessary God.

    Job 23:12 I. Introduction A. Rarely do I take only one verse such as this and build an entire message around it; 1. However, I have felt strongly impressed to emphasize the words that Job is stating here; a. I strongly believe that each of us needs to develop the sort of relationship ...read more

  • Heads Up!!

    Contributed by David Richardson on Oct 27, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 7,274 views

    Paul gives us some helpful hints in how to identify those that cause divisions and offences contrary to the Word of God

    Title: Heads Up! (Using both the NIV and KJV) (Romans 16:17-19, KJV) Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. 18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by ...read more

  • The Church As Servant

    Contributed by Jack Russell on Feb 11, 2004
    based on 56 ratings
     | 10,668 views

    James and John had to be taught to rethink the definition of success. Do we need the same lesson?

    George W. Truett, a well-known pastor, was invited to dinner in the home of a very wealthy man in Texas. After the meal, the host led him to a place where they could get a good view of the surrounding area. Pointing to the oil wells punctuating the landscape, he boasted, “Twenty-five years ago ...read more

  • You Ain't Seen Nothin Yet

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Apr 1, 2005
    based on 84 ratings
     | 28,920 views

    Whatever the devil is doing, God has something bigger planned that will make him sorry, he ever messed with us.

    Joe 2:23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first [month]. Hag 2:9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater ...read more

  • Joining Together Of Two Cultures

    Contributed by Nelson Lin on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,305 views

    This wedding message was used at a bi-racial wedding ceremony. The audience was mostly non church going people. Had a lot of positive comments on the differences between covenant marriage and contract marriage.

    Marriage Ceremony of Dan and Kimm August 5, 2006 Greeting On behalf of Kimm and Dan, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of you. I know that some of you traveled a great distance to be here, some of you even came from another country, Texas, just to be here to celebrate this ...read more