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  • Love Myths #2 Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jan 19, 2010
     | 2,159 views

    In our culture it is okay for love to be temporary, transitory, and to last as long as it seems to work.

    Intro: On Friday, July 29, 2005, Fox News ran the following story: Some Seek Alternatives to 'Til Death Do Us Part' Friday, July 29, 2005 By Jennifer D'Angelo In some weddings, "'til death do us part" is going the way of "to honor and obey" — that is, out the window. Vows like ...read more

  • Relying On God's Love Series

    Contributed by Terry Denis on Feb 26, 2019
     | 2,872 views

    Apostle John reiterates his call for Christians to love one another. Somehow, this is difficult to do but John reminded us to rely on God's love and not our selfish love. Our selfish love discriminates and is subjective but the love of God is pure and unconditional.

    Relying on God’s Love 1 John 4:13-21 Introduction Apostle John is often called the “apostle of love” because he spoke about the subject on love more than the other New Testament writers. The manner of John’s discourse seems to tell us that the believers did not understand the true message of ...read more

  • A Test Of Your Love

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 10, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,670 views

    Have you allowed anything to hinder you from loving the Lord Jesus as you ought? Are you allowing family and relatives to come between you and the Lord? Has your selfish love for yourself hindered you from loving the Lord as you ought? Is your love for li

    Intro: Many today think of the Hollywood-type “Jesus” as a very soft, sissified man who always allows any and all to run over Him! The lost sees Jesus as the type of man that just accepts what people give Him because He has to. This, however, is NEVER the Jesus of the Bible! The Jesus of the ...read more

  • How Worldly Love Compares To Biblical Love

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Feb 9, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 21,340 views

    There are many things that Biblical loves pushes a person not to do. Biblical love sets boundaries.

    Ho w Worldly Love Compares to Biblical Love I Corinthians 13:4-7 The late Charles Schultz in his comic strip, “Peanuts” teaches a lot of common sense about life. Schultz has Lucy asking Charlie Brown a question: “You know what I don’t understand?” Then she answers her own question, “I ...read more

  • Different Kinds Of Love Series

    Contributed by Dr. Travis Shipley on Feb 10, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,438 views

    The world teaches us there are many kinds of love. The world has a different view than we are supposed to have. Contrasting the different this sermon teaches the world versus a CP or (Christian Perspective). Youtube - thecrosswalkworship

    Knowing Different Kinds of Love Once again I want to let people know that this message applies to everyone. In order to love the way we should we need to know what love is. I want to teach you a little this morning. Are there different kinds of love? The ...read more

  • We Follow Him Because He Loves Us

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Apr 24, 2012
     | 3,562 views

    What is the most amazing component of this shepherd sheep picture? The love of the shepherd!

    John 10:11-18 This week in chapel we are going to be looking that picture of Jesus being the Good Shepherd, and you and me being his sheep. I'm going to read from John chapter 10. Last month I asked students to give me their opinions on this section of the Bible - what part is most meaningful? ...read more

  • Homeland Security Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Nov 11, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,361 views

    A series of messages on the ten commandments

    THE TRUTH ABOUT TRUTH #5 “HOMELAND SECURITY” Exodus 20: 12 * In her history, America has seen some dark days. o December 7, 1941 – Pearl Harbor o November 22, 1963 – Kennedy o July 5, 1968 – R. Kennedy o August 8, 1974 – Nixon o September 11, 2001 – 9/11 * America has come through some ...read more

  • Winning The Battle Against Selfishness

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Jan 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,701 views

    Because of the propensity to think only of ourselves which destroys the unity of the body of Christ, we are reminded to combat our selfishness with an attitude of service to others.

    [Announce Text] Please take your Bibles and turn with me to the New Testament epistle to the Philippians – Philippians chapter 2. We will be reading the first four verses of the chapter. [Scripture Introduction] Known as one of Paul’s “Prison Epistles,” Philippians was written during Paul’s ...read more

  • A True Biblical Prayer Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 19, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,537 views

    We need to pray for one another the way that Paul prayed for the Philippians.

    Philippians 1:7-11 Sunday, January 20, 2002 I fell bad this morning - last Sunday I said that it would be worth experiencing trials in order to learn the kind of joy that Paul speaks of in Philippians. I just never thought that the trial would happen to my wife. . . (she broke her arm ...read more

  • Christ In Our Behaviour Series

    Contributed by Ionatan Moldovan Sr. on Jul 23, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,441 views

    This is part of a series about Christ in the center of our life. Sorry if my English is not perfect.

    Luke 10:25-36 1. CHRIST IN OUR BEHAVIOUR INTRO: In order to change our behaviour, Christ has to change our THINKING! Everything starts with a thought. The greek word METANOIA, renewal of our mind, to repent ourself from our sins, not only to be sorry ...read more

  • Be Like God

    Contributed by Perry Anderson on Mar 12, 2019
     | 2,253 views

    God commands us to be Holy. We are to love others as God loves us.

    This sermon can be heard at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKSMttyr-gU Be Like God (Video: Be like Mike) Ephesians 5:1-7 1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered ...read more

  • Help, I've Misplaced My Love!

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 9, 2005
    based on 158 ratings
     | 7,127 views

    7 Areas of Misplaced Love: Love of SELF, Love of MONEY, Love of PRAISE, Love of the WORLD, Love of PLEASURE, Love of DARKNESS, and Love LOST. Great scriptures for each. PowerPoints at website.

    Help, I’ve Misplaced My Love! John 13:1 Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website: http://www.gbcdecatur.org/sermons/MisplacedLove.html Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto ...read more

  • The Lord Is Near

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,222 views

    The Lord Is Near. Be joyful. Be peaceful.

    As I was talking to my five-year old nephew this past week I wondered out loud how many more days it was until Christmas. Without hesitation Sheldon said: “Fourteen.” Hmm, you don’t suppose he’s excited for Christmas do you? This is the interesting thing about Christmas, as it draws closer it ...read more

  • Growing Our Church With Love

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Nov 3, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,692 views

    The commands of love in 1 Corinthians 13 aren’t just for wedding ceremonies, but for the Church and her ministry throughout the world.

    THE GREATEST NEED THE WORLD HAS TODAY IS FOR THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH TO SHOW THEM AND PROVE TO THEM THAT THERE REALLY IS SUCH A THING AS THE GENUINE, CHRIST-LIKE EXAMPLE OF AGAPE LOVE. IF YOU JUST SIMPLY LOOK AT TODAY’S POPULAR CULTURE IN LITERATURE, MUSIC, ADVERTISING AND THE VISUAL ARTS, YOU ...read more

  • Show Or Show Off? Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 25, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,960 views

    Many times when we think of God using us and us using spiritual gifts we think of some pretty impressive stuff - miracles, prophecy, healings and the like. But Paul gives us some great instruction about the color of the ways God uses us.

    We’ve come to this point in our study through Romans by seeing that since God has had so much mercy on us that it is only reasonable for us to make ourselves available to Him to help spread the truth of God’s love and gift of salvation. Last time we saw that we need an accurate look at ourselves ...read more