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  • It Matters 4 - Shamgar Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Dec 13, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 935 views

    It seems as if God enjoys choosing the unknown and obscure to accomplish His work in our world.

    It Matters – Shamgar 2/22/15 Judges 3:31, 5:6 Sunday AM I recently read of a pastor who decided to visit the various S.S. classes in his church. Class after class encouraged him as he heard the Scripture being taught; that’s until he settled in on the 6th grade class. After ...read more

  • Come Forth

    Contributed by Rodney Burton on Jan 26, 2009
    based on 27 ratings
     | 8,888 views

    Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead even though he had been there 4 days. Let’s look at the significance of this story.

  • Two Sons

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Mar 13, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 998 views

    This is a sermon about lost relationships.

    Luke 15: 1 – 3; 11b – 32 / Two Sons Intro: Suppose you were at a bus stop and a friend came by giving you a small bag saying, “I don’t need this anymore. It’s yours. You take the bag and without looking inside, you get on your bus and head for home. When you get ...read more

  • Empty Jars And Restless Hearts

    Contributed by Damien Spikereit on Jan 17, 2001
    based on 131 ratings
     | 2,112 views

    Our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee, O God.

    Title: Empty Jars and Restless Hearts Text: John 2:1-11 D.T.: Our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee, O God. - Can you think of your most memorable wedding besides your own? I can. I remember when I was a child, the girl next door got married. You know, I can’t even remember ...read more

  • Remain Here Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Apr 5, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,831 views

    This series looks at various truths and principles that can be found in the story leading up to the crucifixion, burial, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.

    Gethsemane to Golgotha Pt1- Remain Here Introduction Series- Easter- NAME OF SERIES- Mat 26-28. Significance of the story of the crucifixion/resurrection takes us beyond human intellect to a place of faith. It makes no sense in- natural- someone die- so I live. Principle built into- fabric of ...read more

  • The Cana Miracle Is Filled With Humor And Grace

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Jan 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,591 views

    A sermon for the 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, Series C.

    2nd Sunday after Epiphany, January 14, 2007 “Series C” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, during this season of Epiphany, as we focus on the various ways in which your word and grace was manifest in the ...read more

  • Give Us Barabbas

    Contributed by Greg Newton on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,252 views

    The crowd cried for Jesus to be crucified and put to death but requested the killer, Barabbas be released in the streets. The truth was put to death but sin and death was released to the streets.

    “Give Us Barabbas” Intro: As we study God’s Word we find particular people who are mentioned briefly and we soon pass over their record without fully gleaning the full significance of their rolls nor their application for us today. We should be very careful to remember that God has chosen to ...read more

  • We Are Healed To Serve

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 7, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,414 views

    I have met some believers who are convinced that sickness should never take place in the life of any believer. Some Christians will even go so far as to judge another Christian who is faced with an illness. I don’t claim to have all of the answers t

    Introduction: Wouldn’t it be nice to go through this life without ever having suffered any illness. I have never met anyone who has done this. There have been many who were known to be “as healthy as a horse” or (seemed to be) “never sick a day in their life”. But even those will face an ...read more

  • John And The Lord Of Life Series

    Contributed by Bryan Fink on Feb 18, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,289 views

    To introduce Jesus as the source of abundant life.

    [S] My wife and I were talking on the porch the other morning about some of the trips we’ve taken to our childhood homes and how different they were compared to what we remembered. The house I grew up at in Downers Grove Illinois was a large three story brick home with a large separate two ...read more

  • Rebel Without A Cause

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Oct 14, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,184 views

    A sermon about the dangers of rebellion.

    “Rebel without a Cause!” 1 Samuel 15:23 For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king. Wikpedia - Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 American ...read more

  • 12 Ordinary Men - James Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Dec 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,974 views

    This is a study of James based on 12 Ordinary Men. It has a lot of added notes and scripture.

    Note: This is a study from the book 12 Ordinary Men by John McArthur an excellent book. There is also a fill in the blank outline from Adult Bible Fellowships of First Baptist Church Orion that I have posted in the series. This is not original but worth posting for study. James: The Apostle of ...read more

  • It’s Not Supposed To Be That Way

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Jul 14, 2010
     | 1,636 views

    Following God’s will means going to unexpected places and doing unexpected things. But if we are willing to follow Christ’s boundary-breaking call, Christ will meet us there, and he will prepare us to serve!

    Much like the lawyer’s question and the parable of the Good Samaritan last week, this story of Mary and Martha I’m sure is quite familiar to many of us. This scene of Mary and Martha hosting Jesus in their home in Bethany has gained much popularity among Christians in our modern, very busy world. ...read more

  • The Attributes Of The Bride Of Christ - 3

    Contributed by James Snyder on Mar 7, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,493 views

    There are so many things about me that I do not understand, but behind everything in me is God, the master artist, at work. The great joy of my life is discovering what it means to be a part of the Bride of Christ. Celebrating that truth every day.

    The Attributes Of Christ’s Bride - 3 Proverbs 31:10-31 To really understand a great piece of art you need to know the artist. Only the artist can give you the significance behind every brush stroke. Take Thomas Kincaid, for example. I enjoy very much his paintings and would have liked ...read more

  • The Seven Pillars Of Wisdom - 3: Generosity Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 24, 2003
    based on 80 ratings
     | 8,472 views

    Third in a series on the Wisdom found in Proverbs. The idea for this Series came from "Everyday Light" a daily devotional by Selwyn Hughes. Pillar #3 - Generosity.

    26, October 2003 Dakota Community Church The Seven Pillars of Wisdom Week Three: Generosity Proverbs 9:1-6 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars. 2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table. 3 She has sent out her maids, and she ...read more

  • Why Must We Die? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on May 26, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,420 views

    God decrees the death of his Son for the death his people deserve to die.

    Scripture Introduction One way to get at the significance of the story of redemption is to observe the contrasts which God builds into Bible events. For example, as the hours wind down to the crucifixion, we see the bent of the human heart: face-to-face with an innocent man, men plot his death ...read more