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  • Why The Jews? Pt. 1

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Dec 24, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Why are God’s people the most hated and persecuted of all peoples? God has blessed Israel and has certain promises for them! God will bless the nations that bless Israel!

    Psalm 83:1-4 From this verse we can glean several facts about Israel and the Jews that make up this nation: · God has always heard Israel’s plea as a people. Vs.1 · God has always helped Israel persevere as a people. Vs. 2-3 · God has always heralded Israel’s place as a nation. Vs. 4 more

  • Facing The Year 2005

    Contributed by Jesher Mark Santos on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 69 ratings

    We stand on the threshold of a new year! Great opportunities lie ahead! Great challenges will confront us! Many disappointments will occur. All of these and probably much more!

    FACING THE YEAR 2005 Phil. 1:1-11 (Some ideas and content of this message are taken mostly from Dr. Joel Santos sermon "Great Investment for the New Year") Introduction: We stand on the threshold of a new year! Great opportunities lie ahead! Great challenges will confront us! Many more

  • Can You See What I Am Hearing?

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jul 9, 2001
    based on 56 ratings

    God is still calling people to follow him into full time ministry and we must hear his voice and respond.

    CAN YOU SEE WHAT I AM HEARING? NEW VISION I SAMUEL 3: 1-21 (II CORINTIANS 4: 5-12) JULY 8, 2001 INTRODUCTION: In More than You and Me, Kevin and Karen Miller write of the power of a God-given Vision: One couple lived in London 130 years ago. For the first 10 years of their marriage, more

  • Ghetto Fabulous Christian

    Contributed by La Juana Morris on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    Being What God Desires

    Let’s look at the definition of Ghetto – initially it referred to an area that a specific racial or ethnic background resided, be-it voluntary or involuntarily pushed into a seclusion type scenario. Historically it referred to Jews who lived in Venice formed from the Latin word Glittu – which was more

  • A Butterball Turkey -- Or A Handful Of Rice?

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Dec 14, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    A Thanksgiving sermon with a stewardship message.

    (The pastor holds a bag of rice throughout the service, and when he goes to the pulpit, very obviously carries the rice, and a pot, with measuring cup, to the pulpit with him (make the measuring cup 1/8th cup) I bet you think I’m going to explain this pot of rice on the pulpit. Well, more

  • 7 Habits Of Highly Holy People

    Contributed by Brad Lewis on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 394 ratings

    The men and women who have made a difference for God throughout history were intentionally and habitually holy people. They share some common traits. You and I can make holiness a habit as well by participating in 7 simple activities.

    (Note: after the service I had people placed at each exit to hand out laminated bookmarkers listing the 7 Habits and supporting scripture. People really liked this reminder and many still have them in their Bibles) Seven Habits Of Highly Holy People Introduction In 1989, a book hit the more

  • Contagious Christianity

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    It is genuine Christianity which turned the world upside down and it is genuine Christ-like love which transforms lives.

    Contagious Christianity, Acts 2:42-47 Introduction A number of years ago a Johns Hopkins University professor asked his graduate students to locate 200 boys, ages 12-16, and then to research their family backgrounds. The assignment was then to predict their future. The students were sent to the more

  • Holiness Is A Probability

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    God’s salvation is sure because He is the author and provider.

    Ezra Taft Benson said, “The Lord works from the inside-out. The world works from the outside in. the world would take the people out of the slums. Christ takes the slums out of people and then they take themselves out of the slums. The world would shape human behavior, but Christ can change human more

  • Compassion

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 25, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    Real ministry shows compassion that flows from one heart to another. It is true that the deepest theology ever written flows from Paul’s pen but his writings changed the world because they first touched the human heart. This passage shows the secret of hi

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: The story is told of General William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army, and the day Queen Victoria of England asked to meet with him. Because she had heard so many favorable things about his work in the slums, she asked him for the secret of his success. “Your more

  • Missions: God' Blessings Series

    Contributed by B. D. B Moses on Mar 12, 2002
    based on 100 ratings

    A Mission sermon to reach the unreached people groups.

    Missions: God’s Blessing Genesis 12:1-3 Today we are looking at a passage in Scripture (Gen. 3:1-12) that is the key to understanding God’s purpose for you. When our lives align with God’s purposes, when God’s church is in line with the purposes of God, then we are prepared to receive the more

  • Finding Satisfaction In God

    Contributed by Greg Linton on Jun 11, 2003
    based on 114 ratings

    One of my favorite preachers, John Piper said, "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him." Do you agree? We are to love God with all of our being and desire Him more than anything or anyone else in this world. Let’s examine Psalm 63 t

    Finding Satisfaction in God John Piper has said, "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him." Do you agree? Let’s first look at what it means to “glorify God.” What exactly does this mean for us today? What do we mean when we say the “glory of God”? God desires to make more

  • If You've Been With Jesus

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Oct 30, 2005
    based on 91 ratings

    It was obvious that Peter, and John had been with Jesus. What indications are there that we have ?

    If You’ve Been With Jesus Acts 4:1-13 This morning I want us to examine a statement which is made in V 13 concerning Peter, and John. ......."they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they more

  • You Are The Light Of The World

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 1, 2009
    based on 25 ratings

    A sermon on Matthew 5:14 (I got this from my files. I don’t know the name of the author)

    Evening Service for 5/31/2009 Matthew 5:14- You are the Light of the World Introduction: B. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Don Sutton hadn’t won a game in 8 weeks. The press was suggesting that he be dropped from the starting lineup. The future looked bleak, and Sutton felt terrible. Then, more

  • No Ordinary People Series

    Contributed by R. York Moore on Jul 18, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    There may be ordinary circumstances, there may be ordinary experiences, there may be ordinary hopes or dreams, aspirations and struggles-but there are no ordinary people!

    Intro: Ordinary Days for Ordinary People?  Neary lived in a small Indian village where her father beat her and her five siblings routinely. One day, her father sold her to cover a gambling debt and Neary went to work as a bonded laborer at the age of 9. Each day Neary would weave saris more

  • We Still See Him Series

    Contributed by R. York Moore on Jul 18, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    When I finally realized that God was real, that He did care about me, I began to hunger to know Him and know about what He was doing in the world. And when this truth hit me, that God is with the poor, I found myself wanting to go back, to spend time

    We Still See Him When We Join the Poor We Join God ľ As ideologies and judgments and rancor have crumbled, we still see Him crouching in the dark places of despair. ľ As policies and budgets and treaties have come forth still-born, we still see Him with those wallowing in a bed of sickness more