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  • Jet Tour Through 1 Corinthians Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 149 ratings
     | 3,467 views

    Introduction to 1 Corinthians

    1 CORINTHIANS - Sanctification INTRODUCTION: 1 Corinthians was the 4th Epistle written by Paul. It provides an excellent view of the early Church with their struggles for doctrinal and personal purity. I. The Author of the Book - The Apostle Paul (1:1) A. Paul (1:1 & 16:21) - Though ...read more

  • We Still Need The Church

    Contributed by Raymond Dix Jr. on Mar 26, 2002
    based on 217 ratings
     | 13,812 views

    This message examines the need for a proactive family of God. The church (Christians) is presented as the only solution to society’s ills.

    (Elab) = Elaborate Matthew 16:18-19 18 "And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it. 19 "And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, ...read more

  • Jesus Has Given Us The Power To Contain And Control Evil.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Nov 22, 2001
    based on 109 ratings
     | 1,291 views

    Year A. 1st Sunday of Advent, December 2, 2001 Matthew 24: 36-44

    Year A. 1st Sunday of Advent, December 2, 2001 Matthew 24: 36-44 Heavenly Father thank you for giving us the power to contain and control evil through your Son, our Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. Title: Jesus has given us the power to contain and control evil. In this second part of Jesus’ ...read more

  • What's There To Be Thankful For?

    Contributed by David Scolforo on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 168 ratings
     | 29,447 views

    WHAT’S THERE TO BE THANKFUL FOR? TWO MEN WERE WALKING THROUGH A FIELD ONE DAY WHEN THEY SPOTTED A

    WHAT’S THERE TO BE THANKFUL FOR? TWO MEN WERE WALKING THROUGH A FIELD ONE DAY WHEN THEY SPOTTED AN ENRAGED BULL. INSTANTLY THEY DARTED TOWARD THE NEAREST FENCE. THE STORMING BULL FOLLOWED IN HOT PURSUIT, AND IT WAS SOON APPARENT THEY WOULDN'T MAKE IT. TERRIFIED, THE ONE SHOUTED TO THE OTHER, ...read more

  • Meekness Versus Anger Series

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Mar 28, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
     | 3,944 views

    As Christians, we need to channel our anger towards commitment and service within the kingdom of God.

    "Living the Blessed Life: Mercy Versus Anger" -by Antonio L. Torrence, Cross of Life Lutheran Church Text: Matthew 5:5 I. Introduction A. Citius, Altius, Fortius- Faster, Higher, Stronger- that is the Olympian theme. Citius, Altius, Fortius- a chant that has dominated our minds for a ...read more

  • Evangelizing Skeptics

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Feb 13, 2004
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,655 views

    As we gather for revival services, it is appropriate to ask ourselves, “How is it that the church (at large) has fallen on such lean times”? Churches everywhere are closing, and some that remain open find it nearly impossible to sustain themselves. Many

    As we gather for revival services, it is appropriate to ask ourselves, “How is it that the church (at large) has fallen on such lean times”? Churches everywhere are closing, and some that remain open find it nearly impossible to sustain themselves. Many are quick to place blame on social ills; I ...read more

  • What Does God Think About Gambling Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jun 19, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,090 views

    Part 3 in series What Does God Think About . . . This sermon addresses gambling

    WHAT DOES GOD THINK ABOUT Part 3: Gambling Roy Chapman was always a sharp businessman, never afraid to take risks. When car sales slumped because of the gas crunch in the 1970’s, he kept his Philadelphia dealership together by shifting from new big cars to used and smaller cars. Now the ...read more

  • Jesus Is Looking For Disciples

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,279 views

    What Jesus requires of us.

    JESUS IS LOOKING FOR DISCIPLES LUKE 14: 26 I. INTRODUCTION WHEN WE CONSIDER THE CONDITION OF THIS CRAZY, CHAOTIC WORLD, IT JUST SEEMS THAT THERE SHOULD BE SOMETHING THAT COULD MAKE LIFE MORE ENJOYABLE AND LIVEABLE. WE CAN’T COUNT ON MONEY BECAUSE IT’S THE LOVE OF MONEY THAT IS THE ROOT OF ALL ...read more

  • Part 1 - Introduction Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Aug 5, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,276 views

    THE HOME AS GOD INTENDED - This introduction will explain the series and some of the topics which will be covered in greater detail.

    The Home as God Intended Part 1 – Introduction First Baptist Church of Tawas City Michigan Rev. Bruce A. Shields WELCOME PRAYER The oldest institution known to man is the home. We know through the study of culture and society that the home is vital to our civilization. We also ...read more

  • I Am Come To Call Sinners

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jul 16, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,461 views

    Sermon 2 of 7: Why did Jesus come?

    Matthew 9:9-13 “I Am Come to Call Sinners” Woodlawn Baptist Church July 3, 2005 Introduction As we get started this morning, I want to begin with a question. If Jesus were walking among us today, would He eat at Hooters? If you’re thinking that I’m being disrespectful or irreverent, I want ...read more

  • Safe Sin

    Contributed by Dean Morgan on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,911 views

    The word "safe sin" is an oxymoron. There really is no such thing as a "safe sin." All sin is wrong and God will judge it all.

    TEXT: Ezekiel 18:4 TITLE: SAFE SIN This phrase “SAFE SIN” is what is called an oxymoron. Oxymorons are expressions or statements, which seem to contradict themselves but nonetheless make a point. Some examples are: “Cruel kindness,” or “clean dirt,” or “tough love.” As a rule these words ...read more

  • Lost

    Contributed by Richard Scoggins on Jan 28, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,677 views

    Illustrates the need for being spiritual compasses for those around us

    I wanted to tell you men about a story that some of you may be able to relate to. I used to love to squirrel hunt. As a matter of fact I preferred it over just about any other kind of hunting. Well one day when I was about 19 while attending Southwest a friend of mine said that he had found the ...read more

  • What Is Our Ambition?

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,015 views

    No one wants to fail. But if our ambition to succeed becomes motivated by the fear of failure, ambition can become an idol in our lives and in our church.

    IT IS SAFE TO SAY THAT NOBODY WANTS TO DELIBERATELY FAIL AT ANYTHING. THE INTERESTING THING ABOUT "FAILING" IS THE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE BASICS OF FAILURE ITSELF. THE GREATEST NEWS ABOUT FAILURE IS THAT FAILURE IN AND OF ITSELF IS NEVER FINAL. YOU CAN LEARN GREAT LESSONS FROM FAILURE IF YOU ARE ...read more

  • Does God Want Us Better? Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jun 27, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,530 views

    God is more concerned with us being deader than better.

    Does God Want Us Better? (Galatians Series) Gal. 2.20 NASB June 26, 2005 Chester FBC, Chester, Illinois Mike Fogerson, Speaker INTRODUCTION: A Many people wear crosses around their necks or on their ears. We’re so used to seeing this that it doesn’t shock us. a If we say an ...read more

  • Temperate Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,321 views

    Fifth in a series on shepherding/mentoring in the church.

    Sermon for 2/11/2001 Temperate Titus 2:2; 1 Timothy 3:2 Introduction: A. Once the devil was walking along with one of his demons. They saw a man ahead of them pick up something shiny. “What did he find?” asked the demon. “A piece of the truth,” the devil replied. “Doesn’t it bother you ...read more