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  • The Three C's Of Salvation - Part 1 Conviction Series

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 79 ratings
     | 9,422 views

    Easy believism has permeated our churches. We moved away from talking about three C’s of salvation in an attempt to avoid negativity. True Biblical salvation consists of conviction, confession, and conversion.

    THE THREE C’S OF SALVATION PART I – CONVICTION JOHN 16:7-14 INTRODUCTION: In the late 1940’s and early 1950’s a shift in preaching and evangelism took place that has caused a crisis in Christianity. What has been termed as "easy believism" permeated our churches. We moved away from talking ...read more

  • Don't Take God For Granted

    Contributed by Luther Monroe on Nov 1, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 5,050 views

    what happens when we forsake God

    1: The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. 2: Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. ...read more

  • Achan's Fatal Mistake

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Dec 10, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 6,354 views

    The importance of not compromising with sin

    Achan’s Fatal Mistake Joshua 7:3-13,24-25 Primary Purpose: The importance of not compromising with sin Last week we saw the people of God stand before their enemy and defeat them. We saw the powerful story of how God led the people of God to defeat Jericho. As they turn from this fresh ...read more

  • Why All The Blood?

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 10, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,362 views

    Why were the blood offerings done in Leviticus

    “Why All The Blood?” Leviticus 17:11 Intro: Can I be very honest with you? I’m rot really a generous, giving person. In our marriage that’s Ronda. For me, giving is intentional, I have to think about it. For her, it’s spontaneous, it’s part of her nature, who she is. Often, when we go to ...read more

  • The Loaded Wagon

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Dec 14, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,107 views

    The sad result of our sin as seen by God.

    Introduction: When you think of a loaded wagon in scripture, what text do you think of? Personally, I can not help but to think of the David in Psalms 68:19 (Psalm 68:19 Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.) Without a doubt we have a ...read more

  • America's Greatest Threat

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Feb 11, 2004
    based on 79 ratings
     | 4,900 views

    No nation outside of Israel has ever been so blessed by God. But our liberties, our way of life and the very future of our nation are confronted by a number of threats today. What is America’s greatest threat?

    AMERICA’S GREATEST THREAT ISAIAH 1:1-4, 18-20 INTRODUCTION: We are blessed to live in America and to be able to enjoy its freedoms and blessings. In 1857, James Buchanan in his inaugural address said, "No nation in the tide of time has ever been blessed with so rich and noble an inheritance as ...read more

  • The Scope Of A Man: King David

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Aug 16, 2004
    based on 125 ratings
     | 55,526 views

    King David, more than any other person in the Biblical record, illustrates the moral range of human nature. Look at these snapshots of his life to see the grace of God at work in one messed up fella.

    Message - A Study of King David Snapshots of King David’s character and Scenes from his life I’ve always found King David to be one of the most fascinating guys in the Bible. There is so much about him that you wouldn’t normally expect to find written about a king. There’s so much ...read more

  • Abraham: Consequences

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,846 views

    Consequences of our actions as seen in the life of Abraham

    Intro: I can remember growing up, every night at 7:00 PM we would all come into the living room and gather around the TV. Bob Barker -- before the Price is Right was around -- would come on a show called “Truth or consequences.” He would get contestants who had to answer three riddles, and if ...read more

  • How Can God Use You When You Screw Up? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Black on Feb 3, 2005
    based on 43 ratings
     | 5,404 views

    Why do Godly people sin? And can God possibly use you even when you’re testimony is blown?

    Let me tell you a story about a Christian just like you and I. Let’s call him George for no good reason. George woke up Monday morning after a remarkable Weekend. Family time was well spent and The church services were excellent. He’d had testimonies of answered prayer in his own life and the ...read more

  • Why Have You Done This Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 13, 2005
    based on 62 ratings
     | 6,828 views

    In this message we will look at 2 of the greatest mysteries of all time. (Judges 3)

    "WHY HAVE YOU DONE THIS" TEXT: JUDGES 2:1-5, 16-19, 6:8-10 INTRODUCTION It was the day before Thanksgiving, 1971, and Northwest Airlines flight 305 was flying through a cold and rainy northwestern sky, towards it’s destination in Seattle Washington. Just about the time the 727 passed ...read more

  • Cut To The Heart

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on May 2, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,394 views

    This is a message about repentance, a necessary part of our salvation experience.

    Cut to the Heart Pastor Greg Tabor June 6, 2004 Ridgeway Assembly of God Introduction Turn to Acts 2:37-41 and let’s look at a passage together. On the day of Pentecost Peter stood up and preached his first sermon. Read:Acts 2:37-41 NIV At the conclusion of the main address, it ...read more

  • God's Answer For Pride: Swallow It

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on May 23, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,660 views

    The thesis of this sermon is that pride is the root of all sin and must be confessed and surrendered to the cleansing power of Jesus.

    God’s Answer for Pride: Swallow It --Proverbs 16:18 --James 4:5-10 --Luke 18:9-14 In Shakespeare’s satiric tragedy on the Trojan War Troilus and Cressida the Greek General Agamemnon conjectures: He that is proud eats up himself; Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own ...read more

  • "How Do You Know When Your Number Is Up?

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 25, 2005
    based on 86 ratings
     | 4,616 views

    For Belshazzar it was too late. He had mocked God for the last time. What led to his demise? It was “too late” for Belshazzar, but it may not be too late for you. Please heed this message!

    “How do you know when your number is up?” Introduction: For Belshazzar it was too late. He had mocked God for the last time. What led to his demise? It was “too late” for Belshazzar, but it may not be too late for you. Please heed this message! The handwriting was on the wall. The ...read more

  • Sanctification...does That Compute?

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Jun 26, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,625 views

    A sermon comparing the spyware problem on a computer with the sin-problem in the life of a person.

    Introduction 1. On Friday, Pastor Debbie was having trouble with her computer… • And she asked me to help… • With our new Helping Hands Ministry… • I had planned to sign on to help with computer problems… • So, I guess this was my first call for help!... • In any event, what I found when I ...read more

  • The Forgotten Sin Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jul 20, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,606 views

    This is number nine in a series walking through the book of James. The focus of this message is "Sins of Ommission", and not doing good to those around us when we know we should.

    We are nearing the end of our study through the book of James. As I encouraged you with Philippians, take some time over the next few days or weeks to read through the entire book in one setting. It will probably only take you 15 to 20 minutes. Sit down, and watch the flow of the things we have ...read more

  • The Tenants

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 235 ratings
     | 29,933 views

    This parable of Jesus tells the story of the world and its rebellion against God. Jesus was also predicting his own death.

    The Tenants Matthew 21:33-46 Jesus tells this very interesting and provocative story about a landowner and some farmers to whom he rented his land. In Jesus’ story, the landowner does all the work in the beginning. The land is his, and he plants a vineyard. He digs a winepress where the ...read more

  • Why Jesus Taught People To Avoid Sins Of Ignorance

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 16, 2005
    based on 65 ratings
     | 7,509 views

    Jesus knew that ignorance of the truth is no excuse for sinning. The Lord said to the Pharisees, "You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God." (Ten points)

    Why Jesus Taught People to Avoid Sins of Ignorance (Matt 22:29-31) Illustration: always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. . --2 Timothy 3:7 When Harvard University was founded, its motto was Veritas Christo et Ecclesiae--"Truth for Christ and the Church." Its ...read more

  • Who's Going To Heaven?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 12, 2001
    based on 198 ratings
     | 12,119 views

    What caused Paul to write, "Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. . ."?

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. "Who’s going to be in heaven?" Have you ever wondered about that? Have you ever wondered whether or not you’ll be in heaven? Just what kind of people do you suppose are going to be there? Now, of course, ...read more

  • The Great Revival At Mizpeh

    Contributed by Maurice Brown on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 184 ratings
     | 11,088 views

    Revive us again - what will it take to revive God’s people today?

    INTRODUCTION A. This is one of the greatest chapters in the Bible 1. God’s people needed a revival. 2. The Ark of the Covenant had returned to Israel, but Israel had not returned to God 3. It was time for Samuel to call then to repentance. 4. They were to put ...read more

  • The Legacy

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Dec 2, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 4,918 views

    Paul reminds us of the human condition when he describes the legacies left to us by Adam, the Law, and Jesus the Christ.

    TEXT: ROMANS 5:12-21 TITLE: ‘THE LEGACY” INTRODUCTION: A. Two old friends bumped into one another on the street one day. One of them looked forlorn, almost on the verge of tears. His friend asked, ...read more

  • What Happens When A Christian Sins?

    Contributed by David Lansdown on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 204 ratings
     | 22,032 views

    When a Christian sins relationship is NOT altered, position is NOT altered, BUT fellowship is broken.

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A CHRISTIAN SINS? PSALM 51 Scripture makes it abundantly clear that if we believe in Jesus and have put our trust in Him, then we are His, and nothing or no-one can change that. How wonderful it is to know that we are secure in the Lord Jesus Christ! WELL THEN, SINCE THE ...read more

  • The Conscience Of Man And The Word Of God

    Contributed by George Rennau on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 103 ratings
     | 7,156 views

    What brings a person to the place where they willfully do what they know is wrong?

    TITLE: The Conscience of man and the Word of God (4/25/99) I. Introduction Have you seen the Sunglasses and seminars commercial – this fellow is supposed to be attending seminars for his work, but decides to spend time in the sun. Only problem is – He falls asleep at the beach and gets ...read more

  • Sins That Reduce Us To A Shameful Silence

    Contributed by Martin Albanese on May 16, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 3,025 views

    Which one of us is the greatest? A look at Ambition, Jealousy, and Hostility in our lives

    Sins That Reduce Us To A Shameful Silence (Sermon notes take from a book called Yes, Lord, I Have Sinned: But I Have Several Excellent by James W. Moore.) Let me start out by asking you all a question tonight! • Have you ever been reduced to embarrassed silence? o the kind that comes for a ...read more

  • What Satan, Society And A Savior Can Do For A Man

    Contributed by Jeffrey Kellum on May 21, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,143 views

    Different reactions to sin oppression

    INTRODUCTION: Read Story from Mark 5 TEXTUAL IDEA: The story of the healing of the demon possessed man shows us much about the relationship demons have with man and Christ. SERMON IDEA: What Satan, Society and a Savior Can Do For a Man NEED: To develop healthy spiritual ...read more

  • Psalm 6: Guilt--No, Mercy--Yes! Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on May 27, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 7,542 views

    David cried out to God, overwhelmed by his guilt, and found mercy. So can we.

    Sunday Night, May 25, 2003 Title: Psalms for Psummer Psunday Nights "Guilt--No, Mercy--Yes!" Text: Psalm 6:1-10 Introduction 1. Psalms is such a special book of the Bible. A. Charles Haddon Spurgeon wrote: "more and more is the conviction forced upon my heart that every man <and woman> ...read more

  • "Darkness: Not Just The Absence Of Light" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,337 views

    The world is in a darkness that is total and powerful. Only the true Light can dispell it. (#17 in the Unfathomable Love of Christ series)

    “This I say therefore, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; ...read more

  • Weeds In My Garden

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 4,757 views

    The arrest of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane shows us what sin is like: it is ordinary, it is out of place, it is pervasive. Jesus is the master gardener who can eradicate our "weeds".

    No gardener wants weeds in his garden. But every gardener has them. Weeds are inevitable. Weeds cannot be avoided. So the question is, what will the gardener do to rid his garden of the weeds? I love to walk around other people’s gardens. In other people’s gardens I don’t feel guilty about ...read more

  • The Pride Ride Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by James Stewart Jr. on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 4,920 views

    This is the first message in the series on the Seven Deadly Sins.

    Intro; I am starting a series on the "Seven Deadly Sins." Today’s message is the first one entitled the "The Pride Ride Part 1." Pride is defined as “An inordinate amount of self-esteem.” The synonyms for the word PRIDE are not pretty; they are conceit, arrogance, and ...read more

  • "The First Deadly Sin"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,929 views

    Nebuchadnezzar learned from personal, painful experience that pride goes before a fall.

    "The First Deadly Sin" Daniel 4:28-37 A celebrity was being interviewed on TV. The talk-show host asked, ¡§Can you recall the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you?¡¨ ¡§Yes,¡¨ she answered. ¡§Next question, please!¡¨ Most of us would like to forget our embarrassing or ...read more

  • The Pride Of Babel

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 10, 2002
    based on 257 ratings
     | 19,900 views

    A sermon that looks at the tower of Babel and applies the lesson to the sin of pride in our lives.

    THE PRIDE OF BABEL GEN 11:1-9 A little boy was overheard talking to himself as he strutted through the backyard, wearing his baseball cap and toting a ball and bat. "I’m the greatest hitter in the world," he announced. Then, he tossed the ball into the air, swung at it, and missed. "Strike ...read more