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  • Self-Control Series

    Contributed by David Marks on Oct 14, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,576 views

    ¡§Self-control is the ability to keep cool while someone else is making it hot for you.¡¨ (Unknown quote)

    ¡§Self-control is the ability to keep cool while someone else is making it hot for you.¡¨ (Unknown quote) A mother was in a grocery store with her little boy in the shopping cart. She just picked him up from daycare after work and needed to get groceries for dinner. As she went up and down the ...read more

  • Precious In The Sight Of The Lord

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Oct 27, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 9,759 views

    This is the memorial service sermon for Barbara Garrett, delivered October 24, 2008

    Precious In the Sight of the Lord Barbara Garrett Memorial Service October 24, 2008 2 p.m. Death is where the rubber of our earthly lives meets the road of ultimate reality. Death is where we are compelled, even in our grief, to decide what we really believe about ultimate reality. What ...read more

  • The Let Down Of Life Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,824 views

    Most of us will come or have come to the point in life where we realize that life is disappointing, that our dreams will not all come true, and that our impact on this world is marginal. The let down of life will get to us sometime, somewhere. We Christ

    The Let Down of Life (Ecclesiastes 1) Intro Note: most of these illustrations were borrowed from Sermon Central; further info on Larry Walker, the man who ascended 16,000 feet in a lawn chair with weather balloons can be found at truthorfiction.com Do a search there--it is a great ...read more

  • It's Time For A Revolution (Part Iii) Series

    Contributed by J. Martin on Apr 28, 2005
    based on 72 ratings
     | 1,707 views

    Today, we continue our study of the word revolution and we concentrate on its final meaning: “The overthrow or renunciation of one government or ruler and the substitution of another by the governed.” Throughout history, we’ve seen many situations in wh

    For the past two weeks we have learned that a revolution is the action by a celestial body of going around in an orbit. It also has the connotation of a sudden, radical and complete change. Thus, we established it is time for a revolution in our lives because we have orbited too far away from God ...read more

  • Basic Sense For A Sense-Deprived World Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 8, 2012
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,687 views

    Solomon urges us to wake up and smell the coffee: we have to be serious about living with good sense.

    Basic Sense for A Sense-Deprived World (Proverbs 19:21-29) 1. The continent of Africa has been a miserable place to live perhaps since the flood. 2. While all the world was making progress, Africa seemed to go backward. 3. All the experts were surprised when Africa started to lunge forward ...read more

  • Expecting To Receive Something

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Jul 21, 2003
    based on 148 ratings
     | 27,507 views

    If your life is walked in obedience to God, you can expect great and marvelous events to unfold.

    What are your expectations in life? How do you reach the place in your walk that God desires you to be? Would it surprise you to know that obedience is the key? Today, I want us to look at a text in the Bible where without obedience, the power of the Gospel would not have been manifested, a man ...read more

  • How To Get God Out Of The Trunk And Into The Driver's Seat

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jul 17, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,819 views

    Jesus saves people to change them, to make them different than they were before.

    How to Get God Out of the Trunk & Into the Driver’s Seat Luke 9:22-24 July 16, 2006 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: A "The closest contemporary word to "discipleship" is probably "apprentice". A disciple is more than a student who ...read more

  • The Actions Of A Real Mother Series

    Contributed by A. David Hart on May 17, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 12,766 views

    To get us to understand the caring heart of a real mother.

    THE ACTIONS OF A REAL MOTHER 1 Kings 3:16-28 My brothers and my sisters, we all have stories of how our mothers had rescued us. It was many of our Moms that got us through science projects, math quizzes, and even the bully in the neighborhood. And many ...read more

  • Living Life To The Full Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 26, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,625 views

    Since life is short and unpredictable, enjoy your life, but don't waste it.

    [If you would like to receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] TIME AND CHANCE What if you knew you were going to die in 30 days? How would your life change? Probably you would try to make the most of each of your last 30 days. The truth is that each day ...read more

  • When You Can't Pay The Bills Series

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Jun 29, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,228 views

    If you are living under financial bondage & stress, you’re missing God’s will for you: to enjoy and live life more abundantly…

    Everyone has trouble with finances at some point in life. (In his book, “How to Succeed in Money,” George Bowman says, "About nine out of every ten people with an income are financial failures." He means people in general fail to manage our money wisely. 40% of Americans borrow more money than ...read more

  • Overcoming Boredom

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 11,393 views

    Boredom is a warning sign that we are living for self when we ought to be living for God.

    Overcoming Boredom Ecclesiastes 9:10; Colossians 3:17 A ten-year-old boy was asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Influenced by the threat of nuclear war and the reality of terrorist attacks around the world, the boy thought for a moment and then replied with just one word: ...read more

  • Enthusiastic Living Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 18,472 views

    The difference between living and existing can often be traced to one’s philosophy of life. The God-given philosophy of life involves many aspects, but today I’d like to summarize part of that philosphy through three "Remember" statements.

    Enthusiastic Living (Ecclesiastes 9:7-18) Intro 1. Kids pretend things to take away boredom….. (1) We’d walk to the store pretending we are trying to lose Martians who were following us (2) Kids who need medical treatments often try to make games of things… 2. As we age, we tend ...read more

  • Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Series

    Contributed by Mark Batterson on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 89 ratings
     | 10,692 views

    You become what you worship.

    Wired for Worship: You Become What You Worship 10.04.05 Pastor Mark Batterson This evotional concludes the Wired for Worship series. To subscribe to the podcast, visit www.theaterchurch.com. Or check out Pastor Mark’s blog @ www.evotional.com. Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of ...read more

  • How To Talk To God Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on May 1, 2007
    based on 44 ratings
     | 8,109 views

    This is the fourth sermon in this series. What should you talk to God about and how you should talk to Him?

    Communicating With God: How To Talk To God Today we are continuing our series “Communicating With God.” Last week we looked at “How to Test the Voices You Hear” and we found that there are seven filters we can use to determine if the voices we hear are from God. Two weeks ago we looked at “How ...read more

  • Living An On-Purpose Life

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jan 6, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,427 views

    Leaving the past to go to what God has promised

    Living an On-Purpose life Joshua 1:3-5 Joshua 1:3-5 I will give you every place on which you set foot, as I promised Moses. [4] Your borders will be the desert {on the south}, nearby Lebanon to the Euphrates River (the country of the Hittites) {on the north}, and the Mediterranean Sea on ...read more