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  • The Last Written Words Of William Shakespeare Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jun 27, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This is evangelistic message using Willliam Shakespeare’s last will and testament as a spring board to share the good news.

    The last written Words of William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare lived from 1546 -1616, his plays have been studied for centuries, he has an unrivalled position in the literary world, lots of people admire his wisdom and insight into human nature. Many phrases that we regularly use today come more

  • Heaven's Home Is Not One-Size-Fits-All Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Jan 4, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    We are going home someday my friend. For many, that experience is greatly anticipated.

    1“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. 2In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may more

  • Blessed Are The Merciful Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    A sermon on God’s mercy with main points taken from a very popular section of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.

    Blessed Are the Merciful Matt. 5:7 INTRO. This is the first of the Beatitudes that deals with the attitude of a Christian toward his fellow man. Mercy is love in action. It seeks the benefit of those who are in our power to hurt and may well deserve ill treatment. It goes beyond benevolence more

  • "As Ye Know That Ye Were Not Redeemed With Corruptible Things"

    Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Jul 28, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    She had blood on her hands from murder, and that represented, in Shakespeare’s mind, the evidence, the consciousness of her sin.

    …………….Dr Joseph Cook illustration……………………. In 1893 they had the first World’s Fair held in Chicago, there was an exhibit entitled "The Parliament of Religions." Dr. Joseph Cook represented the Christian religion. more

  • Untimely Death Series

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Dec 8, 2012

    Message mentions Francis Bacon, William Shakespeare, Attila the Hun, & Aeschylus...essentially a whole bunch of deaths, some very rare. Then the message translates into our own spiritual death.

    UNTIMELY DEATH Francis Bacon was an English philosopher that lived through the scientific revolution of the early 1600’s. There are many conspiracy theories written about this man’s discussions, the most famous being that he is the actual playwright behind most of more

  • The Cast Of Christmas

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Nov 23, 2015

    William Shakespeare penned these words in his play, As You Like It, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances…”

    The Cast of Christmas William Shakespeare penned these words in his play, As You Like It, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances…” Most of us have seen a wide variety of Christmas plays and more

  • The Mountaintop Experience Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on May 9, 2016

    Such passages as this that make us regard Isaiah as the Shakespeare of the prophets, and perhaps even of all biblical writers. No one else with a more exalted view of the glory of the Lord and his great redemptive work.

    Isaiah 2:1-5 The Mountaintop Experience 7/23/00e D. Marion Clark Introduction Such passages as this that make us regard Isaiah as the Shakespeare of the prophets, and perhaps even of all biblical writers. No one else with a more exalted view of the glory of the Lord and his great more

  • Opning The Gate Of Heaven

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on May 22, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    How to live the life that satisfies God.

    A man died and went to heaven. As he rang the bell he felt quite confident that God would welcome him in. After all he`d lived a pretty good life, he`d done his best, worked hard for his family, been kind to his neighbours. He was sure they`d want someone with his track record in heaven. But, more

  • Perfection Isn't Optional Series

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on Jun 25, 2011

    We must be perfect to enter Heaven

    Why did Jesus ascend into Heaven, why didn’t He stay here on earth for ever? Wouldn’t it have been easier for us to be certain about our Christian faith if He had, if we could see Him and ask Him all those difficult questions that keep on cropping up about how to live the Christian more

  • Divine Comedy - Easter Day

    Contributed by Christopher Howitz on Apr 23, 2018

    Jesus has the last laugh! In Jesus' resurrection, the Creator of the Universe gives His answer to the rejection of His Son at Calvary. In Christ, our lives no longer end in our funeral but rather in the Wedding of the Lamb.

    Jokes can be pretty mean, and maybe April 1st, being April Fools Day in some parts, can be a pretty worrying time – you might be always looking over your shoulder, not sure if you’re going to get pranked before mid-day strikes. However, this April 1st, this April Fools Day, also happens to be more

  • The Da Vinci Code: Isn't The Bible Just Another Book? Series

    Contributed by David Wolf on Jun 12, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    2nd in a Da Vinci Code series; this message explores the historical reliability of the Bible with a goal to increase people’s trust in the Bible as God’s Word.

    Looking at DVC movie opened blurs line b/t fact & fiction conspiracy theory Bible born from conspiracy is it trustworthy? we preach on weekly basis, urge you to live life by it “The Bible did not arrive by fax from heaven. . . . The Bible is a product of man, my dear. Not of God…it more

  • Dust On The Bible

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 155 ratings

    A message about the importance of the Bible in our daily lives.

    DUST ON THE BIBLE 2 Kings 22:1-13 INTRO: An old gospel song has a stanza that says, “Dust on the Bible, dust on the Holy Word, the words of all the prophets and the sayings of our Lord.” "I would like a job as tutor, teacher and advisor to your family. I will never take a vacation. I will more

  • God's Answer For Pride: Swallow It

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on May 23, 2005
    based on 21 ratings

    The thesis of this sermon is that pride is the root of all sin and must be confessed and surrendered to the cleansing power of Jesus.

    God’s Answer for Pride: Swallow It --Proverbs 16:18 --James 4:5-10 --Luke 18:9-14 In Shakespeare’s satiric tragedy on the Trojan War Troilus and Cressida the Greek General Agamemnon conjectures: He that is proud eats up himself; Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own more

  • Message For A Memorial Service Or Funeral

    Contributed by Byron Perrine on Mar 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    This message was prepared for a quarterly memorial service remember residents of a senior living community who had passed during the previous quarter.

    Mark Antony in Shakespeare’s play, “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”, gives an oration in which he says, “The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones.” I would take issue with this, and, in fact, the end result of Anthony’s speech was that the people of Rome more

  • Crushed Expectations

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 14 ratings

    Here’s a word that will help the body deal with pain, sufferring, and disappointment. A big blessing to our church!

    Crushed Expectations Text: Psalm 6:1-7 O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your hot displeasure. 2 Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am weak; O LORD, heal me, for my bones are troubled.3 My soul also is greatly troubled; But You, O LORD—how long? 4 more