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  • Overcoming Setbacks In Life

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 611 ratings
     | 63,745 views

    Naaman overcame his setback in life when he was challenged to put his faith in God. We overcome life’s problem by seeking God, submitting to His way and trusting Him completely.

    2 Kings 5:1-14 Overcoming Setbacks In Life Imagine this: You graduated from the University with honours. You are intelligent and were soon employed by a big and famous company. You did well and were promoted a few times. Now a CEO of the company, and business continues to expand to the ...read more

  • Lessons On How To Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Sep 20, 2004
    based on 74 ratings
     | 17,457 views

    We must cling to God even when we cannot find comfort in Him. Sermon idea & title borrowed from Eugene Pansler. Great Sermon, Brother Eugene.

    Lessons On How To Turn Setbacks into Comebacks Job 13.15 September 19, 2004 Chester FBC, Chester, IL Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: A During the loss of first baby, Kaylea, a well-intentioned deacon named Brother Allen came to the house for a visit. (Scan picture of Kaylea from ...read more

  • Overcoming Life's Challenges

    Contributed by Seth Aryee on Dec 1, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 35,968 views

    Many times, it takes years of failures and setbacks to become an "overnight success". Abraham Lincoln had two failed businesses, one nervous breakdown, endured the death of his sweetheart, and was defeated for public office no less than 10 times over the

    SERMON BY BRO. SETH A. ARYEE LOCAL PREACHER, BETHANY METHODIST CHURCH, DZORWULU, ACCRA-GHANA THEME: OVERCOMING LIFE’S CHALLENGES GENESIS 39:1-23 TEXT: “And the Lord was with Joseph” [Genesis 39:2]] In my Christian life I have noticed that God doesn’t waste anything? Everything ...read more

  • Learning From Mom

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on May 14, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,220 views

    The Canaanite mother’s steps to blessing

    For all the mothers I know.... Somebody said it takes about six weeks to get back to normal after you’ve had a baby . Somebody doesn’t know that once you’re a mother, "Normal," is history. Somebody said you learn how to be a mother by instinct ... Somebody never took a three-year-old ...read more

  • How The Spirit Guides Us To View Success From God's Perspective (Phil. 4:12

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 21, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 5,116 views

    How the Spirit Guides Us To View Success From God’s Perspective (Phil. 4:12,13)

    How the Spirit Guides Us To View Success From God’s Perspective (Phil. 4:12,13) Illustration:George MacDonald said, "In whatever man does without God, he must fail miserably or succeed more miserably" Warren W. Wiersbe, The Integrity Crisis, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1991, p. 42. 1. The ...read more

  • Sowing The Seeds Of Love

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 170 ratings
     | 9,825 views

    A brief wedding message about being the right kind of soil, not letting problems choke out the joy, and keeping God’s Word in the marriage.

    Homily I’d like to share a brief word to you from God’s Word, encouraging you in your new life. Jesus told a story once about 4 kinds of soil that a farmer scattered some seeds in: 1) on a footpath - birds came and ate the seeds 2) in shallow soil - it grew up quickly but soon wilted for lack ...read more

  • Breakthrough In Jerusalem

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 4, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,286 views

    A breakthrough in your day-to-day life can mean a lot to us. But a breakthrough in a spiritual crisis can take on a much greater meaning.

    BREAKTHROUGH IN JERUSALEM I am thankful today that God has helped me in many difficult times. Each of us can remember times when God has helped us face what seemed to be impossible situations. We are victorious because of His promise found in - Romans 8:37 Yet in all these things we are more ...read more

  • How To Prevent Real Failure

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 3,063 views

    Ways to avoid failure from God’s perspective

    Nobody wins all the time. Everyone occasionally faces setbacks. Illustration: The greatest baseball player who ever lived got on base 39.4% of the time. The greatest soccer player only scored goals on less than 3% of his shots. The greatest home run hitter of all time also struck out more ...read more

  • Hands That Shed Innocent Blood Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Sep 1, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,899 views

    The third in a series of seven messages based on Proverbs 6:16-19.

    Seven Sins to Avoid Sermon # 3 Hands that Shed Innocent Blood Psalm 94: 20-23 Tonight we will focus on one the hottest spiritual and political topics of all time. Please set aside your Party prefrences and focus on God’s Word I. Abortion Devalues life.. A. The sanctity of life is the ...read more

  • Beginning The Year Right

    Contributed by Renato Correa on Feb 2, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,605 views

    As Christians we always have a new beginning. We just have to start it right.

    Text: Joshua 5:1-15 Topic: A New Beginning Introduction: 1. The passage we have just read happened before Joshua and the whole of Israel started their military campaign to take Canaan for their possession. You will remember that God promised to give them this land first to Abraham, Isaac and ...read more

  • How To Make A Fresh Start

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Jan 6, 2001
    based on 1,679 ratings
     | 582,124 views

    We have all made mistake and bad decision in life, let this sermon show you how to make a fresh start in life.

    HOW TO MAKE A FRESH START Preparing for the New Year Isaiah 43:18-19 (NCV) How many of you here this morning, “ would like to have a fresh start in your Christian life? ” Many of us here this morning have made many mistakes in our lives as Christians. We have experienced many setbacks and ...read more

  • Overcoming Through The Open Door Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,115 views

    6th in a series on the seven Churches in Revelation. Looking at characteristics that help us have a positive presence in our community and in our church.

    OVERCOMING THROUGH THE OPEN DOOR REVELATION 3:7-13 INTRODUCTION: The church we have before us today is a church doing things right. A church with a positive presence in its community and in its world. A church, which by this account also breaks many of the so-called characteristics of what ...read more

  • 3 Gifts For Christmas

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 16, 2002
    based on 260 ratings
     | 14,191 views

    A Christian’s Christmas wish for the lost of the world is that they may receive these 3 gifts; but they are not gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

    THREE GIFTS FOR CHRISTMAS Luke 1:68 INTRO. The text is taken from the prophecy of Zacharias, the father of John the Baptist. [The story of John’s birth; the prophecy of the angel to Zacharias in the Temple (Luke 1:13-17).] So Zacharias knew that his new born son was to go before the ...read more

  • Thanksgiving In A Land Of Plenty

    Contributed by Joel W. Lohr on Nov 18, 2001
    based on 1,071 ratings
     | 81,120 views

    How can we approach a spirit of thanksgiving when we already have everything?

    The story is told of two old friends bumped into one another on the street one day. One of them looked forlorn, almost on the verge of tears. His friend asked, "What has the world done to you, my old friend?" The sad fellow said, "Let me tell you. Three weeks ago, an uncle died and left me forty ...read more

  • Paul's Eight Point Stress Reduction Plan

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 385 ratings
     | 21,406 views

    Paul’s Eight Point Stress Reduction Plan - Phil. 4:4-8

    Paul’s Eight Point Stress Reduction Plan - Phil. 4:4-8 Illustration:Traits characteristic of the stress-prone: 1. Plans day unrealistically 2. First to arrive, last to leave 3. Always in a hurry 4. Makes no plan for relaxation 5. Feels guilty about doing anything other than work 6. Sees ...read more