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  • The Shining Light

    Contributed by Timothy Gardner on Jan 7, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,713 views

    People need to have a better knowledge of what God will do for them when they believe in and accept Him into their lives.

    It is so amazing to me to see different people in the world reject the needs they have. People come into the Salvation Army for financial support because they have lost their jobs, but when we give them a couple of employers that are hiring, they seem to back away. When we get into some sort of ...read more

  • Christians Are Bright-Eyed

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Feb 28, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 2,693 views

    God’s grace cures all spiritual blindness.

    The other week was interesting to say the least. Our whole family was infected with “pink eye.” Joseph had it the worst. His eyes were irritated and red; watery, itchy, and oozy. Pink eye made it hard for him to see. The doctor examined him and put him on an antibiotic drop. God examines our ...read more

  • A Love That Will Never Stop Shining / Christmas Eve

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Dec 18, 2015
    based on 41 ratings
     | 8,618 views

    Christmas is the living promise that we are never alone. No matter where we are in life, No matter how far we might stray, or how unfaithful we are, God in all his love, will continue to pursue, a love that will never stop shining.

  • The Characteristics Of A World Changer

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 13, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 3,655 views

    God has called us to be world changers not world conformers!

    THE CHARACTER OF A WORLD CHANGER - A SHINING LIGHT! Philippians 2:15 "That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;" I. Blameless A. Literally - faultless, unblameable - ...read more

  • Focus On The Finish Line -- Wait Vs Worry Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,081 views

    2 CONTRASTING RESPONSES TO THE PROSPERITY OF THE WICKED: PEACEFULLY PERSEVERE VS. FRANTICALLY FRET

    BIG IDEA: 2 CONTRASTING RESPONSES TO THE PROSPERITY OF THE WICKED: PEACEFULLY PERSEVERE VS. FRANTICALLY FRET Or put more simply: WAIT VS. WORRY INTRODUCTION: The middle of a race is no time to stop running and evaluate where you stand! THE APPARENT PROSPERITY OF THE WICKED SHOULD ...read more

  • Making Wells In The Valley

    Contributed by Dr. Jeremy Simpson on Mar 16, 2007
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,676 views

    Jerusalem was situated on a hill. In order to get to Jerusalem, the pilgrim must pass through a hot, dry, and barren valley.

    MAKING WELLS IN THE VALLEY PSALM 84:6-- “Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.” Introduction: Jerusalem was situated on a hill. In order to get to Jerusalem, the pilgrim must pass through a hot, dry, and barren valley. 1. Three Names of ...read more

  • Killer Instinct (Anger) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 7, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,934 views

    Anger is a powerful sin that destroys relationships and adversely affects our relationshipo with God. God invites us not only to control our anger, but to be transformed by the Holy Spirit.

    Proverbs 29:11, James 1:19-21 “Killer Instinct” (Anger) INTRODUCTION Many of the seven deadly sins appear to be harmless at first glance. Pride can be downgraded to simply having an “attitude.” Envy is such a common “sin,” that can’t be all that bad, besides it is what fuels our ...read more

  • Working The System (Sloth) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 23, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,553 views

    Even with full calendars we can be lazy. God calls us to service and away from activities that are not a part of God’s will

    II Thessalonians 3:6-15 “Working the System” (Sloth) INTRODUCTION In a world of PDA’s, Day Planners, and refrigerator calendars with no white space left, we have difficulty believing that sloth, or laziness, is a sin that we need to seriously deal with in our lives. We will admit to ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 11

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Jan 1, 2001
    based on 82 ratings
     | 2,248 views

    Lesson 11

    God has a purpose for this world that involves US. It was His purpose to save us, and He did, and it is also His purpose to use us and He will. Just as we are called to be salt in a decaying world, we are also called to be light in a darkened world. I. A REALITY THAT IS INESCAPABLE "Ye are ...read more

  • Come Up Hither

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Jul 31, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 8,690 views

    The call of the Spirit of God is always to a Higher Place, To see more and To be more in God.

    Re 4:1 After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter. 2Co 3:18 But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the ...read more

  • Hinderances To The Work Of God

    Contributed by Duane King on Sep 20, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,817 views

    this sermon is one of warning

    Introduction:What has happened prior to chapter 4? a.Chapter 1 The Report-v.1-3 Nehemiah learns of the condition of Jerusalem.The city has been destroyed. b.Chapter 2 The Request-v.1-5 The report causes Nehemiah to be sad and the king noticed this.Verse 5 he requests leave to go back and ...read more

  • Understanding Christ's Passion

    Contributed by Lanny Carpenter on Apr 1, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,221 views

    A look at the passion of Christ and how it is to be understood.

    UNDERSTANDING CHRIST’S PASSION ISAIAH 52:13 – 53:12 INTRO: Centuries ago on the south coast of China, high on a hill overlooking harbor of Macao, Portugese settlers built an enormous cathedral. 1. Believed it would weather time, so placed a massive bronze cross as its centerpiece. 2. Mot ...read more

  • Politics And The Christian Voter

    Contributed by James Boyd on Feb 21, 2003
    based on 118 ratings
     | 12,444 views

    Promoting a Positive Christian Voice in Politics and Government

    " When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn."- Proverbs 29:2 “The Church must take right ground in regards to politics . . . God will bless or curse the nation according to the [political] course Christians take.” -Charles ...read more

  • The Greatest Rewards

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Apr 15, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,716 views

    how to be blessed, the sermon on the mount

    Intro: Professor Henderson’s Dream–The Thimble Crown In this dream a little lady in front of him in the line receiving rewards from Jesus, got a large beautiful crown. He thought because he was a minister he would receive even a greater one, but instead was handed a thimble crown. When he woke up, ...read more

  • God's Topsy-Turvy Kingdom

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,567 views

    Approaches the Beatitudes as the promise of a future great reversal of fortunes (uses images from Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame).

    "Blessed are the poor in spirit, blessed are those who mourn, blessed are the meek, blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, blessed are the merciful, blessed are the pure in heart, blessed are the peacemakers, blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ ...read more