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  • Silence And Solitude Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on May 12, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Learning what it means to practice silence and solitude. Part 8 of 13 on Spiritual Disc.

    Spiritual Discipline: Silence and Solitude February 17, 2008 Part of our morning routine is for me to drive Joshua and Zachary to school. About two weeks ago I was waiting in the lineup of cars to drop Joshua off at the intermediate school. Now, I have to confess, I don’t like waiting in more

  • Silence And Solitude

    Contributed by Chuck Gohn on May 7, 2013

    A sermon intended to Biblically support and encourage the much neglected discipline of Silence and Solitude.

    Sermon Date 11-11-2012 Silence & Solitude (Chuck Gohn) Good morning. Did everybody have a good week? Did anybody have a bad week? Be honest. Frankly, I didn’t have the best week. I really had kind of a lousy week. By the time I got to Thursday when I start working on my sermon, I more

  • Discipleship: Silence & Solitude

    Contributed by Kemuel Travis on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 67 ratings

    To show that silence and solitude are essential for any disciple.

    -I’m reminded this morning a little of the movie from several years back now, “Castaway” with Tom Hanks -In that movie, due to an airplane accident, Hanks’ character finds himself stranded alone on a deserted island with his only companion being a volleyball he named “Wilson” -As we see him more

  • Solitude And Silence

    Contributed by Fran Van Hoven on Nov 13, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    One of the most neglected areas in our life is solitude. We live in a world where busyness and activity is the norm – but you don’t hear many people talk about silence and solitude – do you? But do you know that silence and solitude were a reg

    Have you ever lost your balance? Have you ever driven a car that had unbalanced tires? When a tire is out of balance – it can affect a lot of things. Sometimes we lose our balance on ice – and we fall. Sometimes we lose our balance in life and we fall too. One of more

  • Spiritual Disciplines - Silence

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Apr 8, 2004
    based on 62 ratings

    Time of silence alone with God: · deepens our relationship with him · restores us in our life for Him · focuses us in our work for Him

    Spiritual Discplines Silence and Solitude It is a well-known fact that the people of this Church are extremely well read! I know that you all have the great classics of literature in your well-stocked libraries. I know that your children will reach Chaucer and Dickens instead of the ‘Cat in more

  • Solitude Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 93 ratings

    A series of sermons based on Richard Foster’s book "Celebration of Discipline." A top 10 book for any Christian!

    CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE: SOLITUDE MATTHEW 26:36-46 INTRODUCTION There is great value in being in solitude. I hope that I can convince you of this today. I do not know if you realize this or not, but Jesus used solitude much during His life and ministry. He did not get by Himself in more

  • Christian Disciplines: Solitude & Silence

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    The purpose of this lesson is to expose God’s children to an aspect of spiritual discipline that has been forgotten & encourage us to make it a part of our spiritual lives.

    CHRISTIAN DISCIPLINES – Solitude and Quiet* Matthew 6:6 INTRODUCTION: A. Here I have a 3 minute egg timer, which actually runs about 3minutes and 5 seconds. 1. First thing I want you to do is get a thought about God to think on – got it? 2. When I say go, I will turn the timer over more

  • Busyness In Our Lives

    Contributed by Jon Daniels on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    This sermon focuses on the need for Christians to simplify their lives and establish a regular time to fellowship with God.

    BUSYNESS IN OUR LIVES All live extremely busy lives, no matter our age: - Children - Teenagers - Young adults - Middle age adult - Senior adults When we read Jesus words in Matt. 11:28-30, we wonder how that could ever be true in our lives. Does not sound possible in our world. - How more

  • The Problem Of Emotionally Unhealthy Spirituality Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Feb 3, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Part 1 in the Emotionally Healthy Spirituality series, this message looks at signs of emotionally unhealthy spirituality, and examines these characteristics in the life of Saul in 1 Samuel 15.

    The Problem of Emotionally Unhealthy Spirituality Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, prt. 1 Wildwind Community Church October 10, 2010 We all know that some things look great on the surface, but they're a disaster underneath. For example, in Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, the radar was more

  • Obedience As A Lifestyle

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 10 ratings

    Obey God to the point of risk.

    Obey God to the point of risk. GE 6:5-13 The LORD was grieved - his heart was filled with pain. 8 But Noah found favor in the eyes of the LORD. 9 he walked with God. God Warns those who listen to Him Is it moral for God to destroy? Redemption is His first choice, but what more

  • Reform School For The Spirit Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Jul 12, 2006

    Life Management 101, part 2. Dave deals with eight essential spiritual disciplines we must pursue to become like Christ. Eight disciplines taken from "So You Want to Be Like Christ?" by Charles Swindoll.

    Reform School for the Spirit Life Management 101, part 2 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers June 25, 2006 What is spirituality? You could define spirituality, in general, as those parts of us that desire fulfillment, passion, purpose, and a sense of being part of something greater more

  • Walk'in The Waltz Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    To Dance with the Father is to engage in an intimate relationship with the Creator. This series addresses how to relate with God by focusing on the Father instead of on the steps of the dance.

    The DANCE – Walkin’ the Waltz June 18. 2006 Quiet Time – John 15:1-5 Note: Two weeks ago I introduced our current series by sharing w/ you a life event where God changed my understanding of what it meant to follow Jesus. Like many churchgoers, I performed all of religious exercises, more

  • Shattering The Silence Series

    Contributed by Chris Stephens on May 2, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    Inviting God to graciously Shatter the Silence in his communication to us requires that we position ourselves to hear his voice.

    Shattering the Silence: Hearing from God 1 Samuel 3:1-18 November 25, 2001 This Thanksgiving we went to Tulsa to spend time with some of our family who lives there and we had opportunity to meet up with a cousin of mine whom we haven¡¦t heard from in more than 5 years. We quickly got caught more

  • Spiritual Discipline Of Silence Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 4, 2006
    based on 27 ratings

    Silence can help us train our tongue

    Tilling the Soil of the Soul April 2, 2006 The Spiritual Discipline of Silence James 3:2-12 Have you ever said something that has gotten you in real trouble? In between University and Seminary, I worked at a steel mill in Burlington. My boss was the meanest guy in the plant. His name more

  • Spiritual Disciplines Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jan 15, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    An introduction sermon for a 13 week series on exploring various Spiritual Disciplines, designed to help the church draw closer to Christ and grow in Christlikeness.

    Spiritual Disciplines: Introduction January 6, 2008 1 Timothy 4:7-8 John 10:10 {Video of me shooting free throws and talking about spiritual disciplines} Not a bad basketball player, even when the camera is on me. I was hitting in crunch time, the pressure was on and there were no more