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  • Wake Up, Watch & Pray Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Apr 6, 2014
    based on 8 ratings
     | 25,251 views

    A sermon examining the importance of vigilance and devotion to Jesus.

    Wake Up, Watch & Pray Mark 14:27-40 Some people are natural early risers. They are up before the sun and ready to start their day. Somehow they do this without the assistance of an alarm clock. Not all of us are so fortunate! During the warmer months I like to get up early and walk 3 to 5 ...read more

  • The Enemy Knows Your Schedule

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Sep 24, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 13,253 views

    Christians have often been caught asleep when they should be awake. While on earth, Jesus stressed the importance of readiness, alertness, preparedness: “Work while it is day for the night comes when no man can work.” The enemy is watching you. Get busy.

    THE ENEMY KNOWS YOUR SCHEDULE MATTHEW 13:24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away.26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, ...read more

  • Faithful Servant

    Contributed by Jason Duhon on Mar 11, 2016
     | 1,719 views

    Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane

    Faithful Servant Matthew 26:36-46 Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, "Sit here, while I go over there and pray." And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, "My soul is very ...read more

  • Hold Your Pastor’s Hands Up

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Aug 24, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 13,307 views

    This sermon emphasizes the need to support your leader in their time of adversity.

    In the heat of battles, our souls will often become faint. Bouts of depression will come to most of us. The strong are not always vigorous. The wise are not alway ready. The brave are not always courageous. The joyous are not always happy. Great travail is created for all men. It is clear that the ...read more

  • Jesus The Struggler Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 21, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,988 views

    Sometimes we so emphasize that Jesus is the Son of God (fully divine) that we forget He is also the Son of Man (fully human). At Gethsemane, we see Jesus’ human nature struggling with the perfect will of God — for our sakes!

    Jesus the Struggler (Mark 14:32-42) 1. We all do goofy things. “Today, I took a picture of the combination to my new lock so I would always have it on my phone if I ever forgot it. I put my phone in my gym locker, locked it with the new lock, then promptly forgot the ...read more

  • Could You Not Tarry One Hour?

    Contributed by James Newell on May 3, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 12,597 views

    This sermon deals with God’s call to His Church to pray a minimum of 1 hour daily.

    A 7-year-old little girl had just won $2.00 for her memory work in Sunday school, which included scriptures, prayers, the Apostle’s Creed, etc. After the morning service, the pastor’s wife congratulated her. The little girl proudly announced, "And I put it all in the morning’s ...read more

  • Sloth & Diligence Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 13, 2012
     | 3,488 views

    We can be complacent or strive toward quality work, for excellence.

    Sloths are mammals who move only when necessary and even then very slowly. They’re known to dig their curved claws into a tree branch and hang without effort for hours-on-end; they are as unmotivated as they look! Sloth Sloth is something we make jokes about, but few think of it as sin. ...read more

  • Surely, Not I!

    Contributed by Wann Fanwar on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 62 ratings
     | 2,965 views

    This sermon examines the betrayal of Jesus in Matthew 26 and proposes that there are different ways to betray Jesus. Perhaps the more incipient danger is the indifference of the eleven. The sermon also portrays the manner in which God handles human failur

    SURELY, NOT I! Matthew 26:20-50 I was marooned in a seemingly forsaken place, or so it felt. I did not know anyone. The place was isolated from life. The nearest village was miles away and I had to walk several kilometres to the nearest bus pickup point. There was no running water or ...read more

  • Getting Closer To My God - Part I

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Oct 26, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,887 views

    The Book of Leviticus is, arguably , one of the least read books of the old testament. However, there are some precious lessons for us Christians in this book. This book teaches us about Experiencing the Presence of the Lord, Honoring Him with meaningful

    Getting Close to my God - Part I Some old testament books are never read. The book of Leviticus could well qualify for that award. I am sure many of us sitting here would not even have read it once. The bad news this morning is that I am going to preach on the book of Leviticus. It is a very ...read more

  • The Lord's Cup

    Contributed by James May on Mar 20, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,575 views

    Are we willing to bear the same burdens that Jesus bore? I want to be a bearer of the Lord’s cup!

    THE LORD’S CUP By Pastor Jim May Matthew 26:36-46, "Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy. Then saith ...read more

  • Preparing For Easter

    Contributed by James Tetley on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 56 ratings
     | 24,196 views

    To prepare for Easter we must not go straight to the cross and the resurrection but remember that the battle for Easter was fought and won in the Garden of Gethsemane

    Preparing for Easter (Matthew 26:36-46) If Easter were to have a logo – it would be most associated with bunny rabbits, and chocolate eggs, chocolate coins, in fact chocolate anything. And for many chocoholics after 4 months of famine since the Christmas gluttony, Easter comes as a welcome ...read more

  • Pray, Or Sleep? Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 19, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,539 views

    Prayer should be a priority as it is a necessity.

    • Ill.The Preacher and the Bus Driver in heaven. • Jesus was on His way to a terrible death of suffering. • On the way, He stopped to pray. • Today, we will focus on this event and how it relates to our lives. Mar 14:32-42 And they went to a place called Gethsemane. And ...read more

  • Everything Has A Price Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Apr 15, 2014
     | 4,768 views

    Everything has a price.

    “The Journey of a Lifetime: Everything Has a Price” Mt. 21:1-11 A teenaged boy – let’s call him Fred – with great academic potential was unable to go to college because he could not afford it. But one day Fred received a call from the college to which he had ...read more

  • Introduction To The 7 Deadly Sins Series

    Contributed by John Morris on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,236 views

    We get to know the ancient list of seven dealy sins and begin to combat them.

    The Michael Vick saga reminds all of us of the human problem of sin. Gambling, which is at the base of dog-fighting might be defined as greed. Vick originally lied to Atlanta Falcons owner, Arthur Blank about his involvement, because one may suggest that in his pride, at that time he wanted ...read more

  • God's Promise Of Deliverance

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings
     | 14,850 views

    Psalms 34:19 Many [are] the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. There are two promises in this verse. We can expect to be afflicted if we want to be men and women of God. You’re going to be where everything that is happening will test your strength. The ...read more