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  • The Potter's Clay

    Contributed by William Akehurst on May 23, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,484 views

    The LORD wants to shape us for HIS use. It takes our repentance to allow for Him to work His fingers through the fiber of our lives. Sometimes we need to be pulled from the wheel, pounded on the block and reshaped.

    THE POTTERS CLAY by William Akehurst, HSWC Jeremiah 18:1-6 Romans 9:20-21 Songs: The Solid Rock Have Thine own Way Lord Thou art the Potter, I am the Clay In our car, SUV, expedition…you know, when you’ve got a family of 6, it takes a pretty big vehicle to get everybody to the same ...read more

  • Gospel Shaped Living: ‘your Church A Light In Darkness!’ Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 6, 2019
     | 2,430 views

    Gospel Shaped Living - Week 1: ‘Your Church a Light in Darkness!’: Matthew chapter 16 verse 18. & Matthew chapter 5 verses 14-16.– sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    Gospel Shaped Living - Week 1: ‘Your Church a Light in Darkness!’ Reading: Matthew chapter 16 verse 18. Reading: Matthew chapter 5 verses 14-16. SERMON OUTLINE: (1). The Church and Me. • (a). The universal Church. • (b). the local Church. (2). The Church and Jesus. • (a). The project is ...read more

  • Sowing The Seeds Of Satisfaction Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Sep 10, 2009
     | 3,518 views

    Shaping lives of satisfaction in response to God’s blessings and call to generosity.

    I think it is fair to say that we have all experienced restlessness rather frequently in our lives. Sometimes we get restless waiting in line at the grocery store. Or maybe we get restless when we’ve got an appointment and the laundry isn’t quite finished drying. Perhaps we experience ...read more

  • Gospel Shaped Living – Week 2: ‘a United Church In A Divided World’ Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 13, 2019
     | 2,525 views

    Gospel Shaped Living – Week 2: 'A united church in a divided world' - Ephesians chapter 2 verses 11-18. PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    Reading: Ephesians chapter 2 verses 11-18. SERMON OUTLINE: (A). Before They/We Became Christians: • They were without Christ (vs 12a) • They were without citizenship (vs 12b) • They were without covenants (vs 12c) • They were without hope (vs 12d) • They were without God (vs 12e) (B). After ...read more

  • ‘a Serving Church In A Selfish World’ Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 20, 2019
     | 3,294 views

    Gospel Shaped Living – Week 3: ‘A serving church in a selfish world’ – Matthew chapter 20 verses 20-28 – sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    Reading: Matthew chapter 20 verses 20-28. SERMON OUTLINE: (1). Serving others is sacrificial (vs 17-19) (2). Serving others is not self-centred (vs 21-25). (2). Serving others is demonstrated by Jesus (vs 26-28). SERMON BODY: Ill: • Late in his life Winston Churchill took a cruise on an ...read more

  • Legacy Of A Champion Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Aug 19, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,786 views

    Paul encourages Timothy to live the legacy of his heritage and how we too must live out our faith by the influence we have on others.

    Gold Medal Living Legacy of a Champion 08/22/04 Intro: Relay analogy; Passing the baton; One generation reaching into the next. **PP- Picture of Baton Race Examples from scripture: Moses to Joshua (Deut. 31:2-3) David to Solomon (I Chron. ...read more

  • When God Is In It

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Jan 5, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,837 views

    How to tell when God is in it

    God Is In It--7 1-10.docx Ecclesiastes 7:1-10 As we make a turn into chapter 7 Solomon describes the “better things” that come to the life of the person who follows God’s Wisdom. These words add incredible “balance” to the life of a child of God. Solomon uses the word “better” seven times in ...read more

  • When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Small

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Aug 29, 2009
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,234 views

    Christ’s call to be welcoming extends far beyond the young.

    There is a clergy colleague of mine in this district who has two sons. I have known these two boys since they were babies, and since moving to Chattanooga, I have enjoyed playing with them on several occasions. Usually when I encounter the two boys, they have their light sabers in hand and are ...read more

  • Preach The Word Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Dec 31, 2011
     | 2,856 views

    Studies in the book of Titus. (Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info).

    SERMON OUTLINE: Background information: • The recipient: Titus • The date: a.d.63-64. • The Letter’s Purpose: vs 5 Essential information: • (1). The call to serve (vs 1a) • (2). The call to live Godly lives (vs 1b) • (3). The call to live hopeful lives (vs 2) • (4). The call to ...read more

  • 1. The Craftsman Series

    Contributed by Jordan Satterfield on Jan 12, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,878 views

    You can have full confidence in this Craftsman. You don’t have to afraid to put your life in His hands. He has the skill, experience, creativity and integrity to do "good work" in your life. And He has an amazing plan for your life.

    FROM START TO FINISH PHILIPPIANS 1:6 1. THE CRAFTSMAN INTRODUCTION: It’s a New Year. You want this year to be different. You want this year to be better. But more than just having good stuff happen to you, you want to be a better person. Perhaps, if you are like me, you look back on last ...read more

  • "Taming The Tongue" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Aug 24, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,890 views

    Let me begin by asking you a question that you will probably prefer not to answer. When was the last time your mouth got you in trouble? Have you ever said something this you wish you had not?

    “Taming the Tongue” James 3:1-12 Let me begin by asking you a question that you will probably prefer not to answer. When was the last time your mouth got you in trouble? Have you ever said something this you wish you had not? If I were to ask you what is the most hurtful thing ...read more

  • We Depend On Each Other Series

    Contributed by Jay Robison on Aug 30, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,070 views

    Acts 2 points to the ways the early church depended on each other. As a church family today, we depend on each other; points use acrostic HELP. Holiness, Enthusiasm, Labor, People.

    I have researched Sermon Central as well as many other sources in preparing this sermon. BEING THE CHURCH GOD WANTS US TO BE: WE DEPEND ON EACH OTHER August 29, 2004 Jay Robison Acts 2:42-47 Sunday began sermon series leading to TBC B-day Sept 19 Looking at 1st few chapters of Acts ...read more

  • Parenting The Prodigal

    Contributed by Aaron Beard on Aug 6, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,857 views

    Practical instructions for parents of children who are choosing the world over Christ. This a look at lessons learned from father of the prodigal son.

    PARENTING THE PRODIGAL INTRODUCTION: A. One of the greatest challenges placed before anyone is the challenge of raising children so that they will become faithful Christians themselves! 1. It is a sobering and even scary task before a parent – They are molding hearts and ...read more

  • How To Build A Cross

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Mar 4, 2012
    based on 56 ratings
     | 21,501 views

    A look at Jesus’ teaching about the cross as he made his final trip to Jersualem on the Jericho road.

    How to Build a Cross "And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me." Mark 8:34 (KJV) Are you able to drink from the bitter cup of sorrow I am about to drink?" ...read more

  • The Most Powerful Member In The Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Jul 10, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,914 views

    Of all the members we have, the tongue boasts of great power. This message offers 4 different types of power which the tongue possesses.

    How to Do Life The Most Powerful member in the Church James 3:1-12 * This world is has a deep thirst for power. Governments fall, corporations collapse, organizations explode, & churches implode over this issue of power. Everyone is truly interested in power; who has it and/or can I get it! ...read more