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  • Samson: Shortsighted And Short-Circuited

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 151 ratings
     | 27,753 views

    This message deals with the characteristics of Samson’s sad life, and the lessons to be learned from his mistakes.

    Samson: Shortsighted And Short-Circuited Text: Col.3: 1-6; Judges 16: 19, 20 Intro: Samson is one of the more colorful figures of the Bible. As a child in Sunday School, his physical exploits captured my youthful imagination, and filled me with wonder and admiration. I tended to ...read more

  • Being A Visionary Father In A Short-Sighted World

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,495 views

    Father’s Day Message 2002 -- Four Characteristics for Fathers

    BEING A VISIONARY FATHER IN A SHORT-SIGHTED WORLD MATTHEW, CHAPTERS 1 AND 2 INTRODUCTION: According to the New Jersey Index of Leading Cultural Indicators, in 1960 the total number of births to teenagers was 11,636. In 2000, the number of births to teenagers was 8,219. A first glance would ...read more

  • By No Human Hand

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on Oct 13, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,476 views

    Daniel 8 is written for the depressed, the battle-weary, and the short-sighted. God is involved in the battle. And he is definitely in control.

    - - - - - - - - - - All scripture quotations are from the New Living Translation. - - - - - - - - - - How many of you have served in the military? How many of you have actually been in a battle? Warfare is the backdrop of our passage this morning – except that in this battle it appeared ...read more

  • The Eyes Of Christ

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,149 views

    In all seasons of the year, we need vision correction. We are too often farsighted, or shortsighted, or just plain blind to the reality of God’s kingdom.

    The Eyes of Christ Isaiah 9:1-2, 6-7 April 2, 2006 There were two Marines who boarded a train together, one a young man not too long out of recruit training and the other, his commanding officer. They sat across the aisle from a pretty young woman and her grandmother. It was evident that ...read more

  • True Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by George Gabriel on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,511 views

    Does our definitions of wisdom match what God wants from us? This outline illustrates how our definitions of wisdom are much more shortsighted than what God has to offer us

    Get into 3 groups Group 1 define the word “wisdom” like it would be in the dictionary Group 2 define worldly wisdom Group 3 define Godly wisdom 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Group 1 What is wisdom? (write down definitions in column 1) Why do you think James lumped in ...read more

  • Seven Sorts Of Simple Fools

    Contributed by John White on Nov 22, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,389 views

    This parable contains several characteristics that are common to those who leave God out of their lives.

    SEVERAL SORTS OF SIMPLE FOOLS Luke 12:16-23 Introduction: Have you ever felt foolish? That you did something to make a fool of yourself? Did you ever look at someone and say, "That person is a fool.." We simple Bible believing Christians are seen by the unbelieving world as fools. ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jun 15, 2008
    based on 39 ratings
     | 37,659 views

    Sermon on the prodigal son. Good for Father’s Day.

    Tell Me a Story The Prodigal Son Slide Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s here this morning. To all of you wives and kids, honor your husbands and Dad’s today for the difficult job they have been given. They may not be perfect but give them the honor they are due for the role they have ...read more

  • Answering The Call: The Life Of Samuel Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,893 views

    Discovering what it means to serve God is best illustrated by examining the commitment of those who do serve, like Samuel.

    What chance for great honor does God give us? The chance to influence a group of people That’s the greatest honor God gives one of His servants We must serve if we want to honor God. God’s Servant: I Is Known as God’s Possession 1 Samuel 3:20 And all Israel from Dan even to ...read more

  • Remember

    Contributed by Steaven Snow on Nov 30, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,079 views

    God has brought us out of Poverty to enable us with Power.

    Remember TEXT: Numbers 11:1-8 1 And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp. 2 And the people cried unto Moses; and when ...read more

  • A Woman With A Past Series

    Contributed by James Hayford Sr. on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 115 ratings
     | 6,222 views

    A discussion Jesus had with a Samaritan woman.

    A Woman With A Past Fifth in a series: “Conversations With Christ” John 4:4-19 The text this morning is lengthy, but it important that week look at it in it’s entirety to get the full impact of this conversation a women had with Jesus. So, get close to a Bible and let’s look at ...read more

  • God's New Year's Resolution

    Contributed by Dave Bootsma on Jan 11, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,154 views

    What is God’s priority for our lives?

    God’s New Year’s Resolution: v. 8 -- To be effective; make a difference; clear to others that God is at work through you v.10 -- to be secure, at peace, content -- within How do we make a difference? Where does security lie? Key is found in the words, v.8: "For if you possess these qualities ...read more

  • A Passionate Pursuit Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Mar 28, 2010
     | 1,221 views

    The second purpose of spiritual growth is that we become focused and not forgetful.

    I remember the first time I had to wear corrective lenses when I was in college. Before that, I have always assumed that my eyesight is normal. I noticed that I have trouble seeing things from afar. But I just thought that the reason why I could not clearly see things from a distance was because ...read more

  • Possessed And Growing Series

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Sep 7, 2010
     | 968 views

    Hebrews 10:36 teaches that obedience is a key to obtaining God’s promise: “You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what He has promised.”

    Possessed and Growing Be Certain of God’s Promises, Part 10 100409 PM Text--2 Peter 1:1-11 Introduction This lesson concludes a series focused on the promises of God and our part in receiving what has been promised. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary a promise is a legally ...read more

  • A Statement Of Faith

    Contributed by Pastor Dempsey Daniels on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,801 views

    A Statement of Faith

    A STATEMENT OF FAITH 10/21/01 N.F.M.B.C. MORNING SERVICE INTRODUCTION: OUR NATION HAS BEEN ATTACKED FROM OUTSIDE FORCES WE ARE STILL FEELING THE IMPACT. OUR WAY OF LIFE HAS BEEN FOR ALL PURPOSED FOREVER CHANGED. NOTHEN WILL QUITE EVER BE THE SAME. BUT WHEN WE LOOK BACK OVER HISTORY THIS ...read more

  • Parable Of The Rich Fool Series

    Contributed by David Blizzard on Jul 1, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,887 views

    What happens when a man does not plan for eternity.This parable deals with the sin of covetousness.

    THE PARABLE OF THE RICH FOOL Luke 12:13-34 How would you finish this statement, “A man’s life is measured by _______________”? Paul said the commandment; “Thou shalt not covet” was the commandment that convicted him (Romans 7:7).What is covetousness? Your worth is not measured by your ...read more