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  • Beauty For Ashes, Joy For Mourning, Praise For Heaviness.

    Contributed by Thomas Dibble on May 27, 2003
    based on 355 ratings
     | 178,607 views

    God will console those who mourn in Zion. There is enough of God to comfort all who mourn around the world. But his word specifically states those in Zion or those in God’s house are going to get God’s attention.

    The Bible speaks of the Holy Ghost as being the comforter. Aren’t you glad for the spirit of the Lord? He is the comforter. In our scripture text it says that God would appoint, or as the NKJV says, God would console those who mourn in Zion. There is enough of God to comfort all who mourn ...read more

  • Breakthrough Praise

    Contributed by Phil Morgan on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 467 ratings
     | 85,339 views

    Praising God can secure the breakthrough you need.

    How many would like to see . . . A. Breakthrough in some circumstance/situation? B. Breakthrough in your own Christian experience/life of faith? [Either: (i) feeling dry; (ii) seems to be a ceiling over your level of renewal. C. Breakthrough in our church’s corporate expression of praise ...read more

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,507 views

    Fifth in a series exploring how to grab hold of true freedom and victory in the Christian walk. This message explores the challenge of discouragement.

    (Extensive inspiration for this message, and this series taken from Francis Frangipane’s "This Day We Fight".) (Video Clip – Bob Lujano, from “Murderball” available at ScreenVue.com) Bob Lujano. As he said, he contracted a very rare form of meningitis at age nine. Lost most of his arms, ...read more

  • Beauty For Ashes

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Apr 10, 2002
    based on 100 ratings
     | 45,543 views

    When hopes and dreams turn to ashes of disappointment and heartache, what to do? David’s experience at Ziklag serves as an inspiration to all who would arise out of seeming defeat.

     BEAUTY FOR ASHES Luke 4:18,19 1 Samuel 30:6 If I serve you well from this pulpit–-if I achieve the goal I have set–-my message today will be filled with hope and encouragement. First, we will hear what Jesus said ...read more

  • Joy, Joy, Joy

    Contributed by Thomas Dibble on May 27, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 25,458 views

    The joy of the Lord is our strength. Weeping may endure for the night but JOY cometh in the morning.

    My subject today is joy!! Let me at the beginning this morning take a quick survey. How many of you have ever been discouraged. I know were all saying when are you talking about this morning or this afternoon. Okay I’m preaching to the right group today. You know it’s going to be a ...read more

  • Revival, Prayer, And The Word Of God

    Contributed by Charles Lane Iii on Feb 18, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,739 views

    Someone has observed that no significant revival has ever occurred without first having these three factors prevalent: (1) attention to the Word of God, (creating a hunger and thirst for righteousness), (2) repentance, and (3) prayer.

    Psalm 119:25-32 NKJV 25 My soul clings to the dust; Revive me according to Your word. Signs of need for revival: verses 25 & 28, dryness and heaviness. "So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God" (Romans 10:17). 26 I have declared my ways, and You ...read more

  • The Brokenhearted

    Contributed by Michelle Holsinger on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,669 views

    Jesus was sent to bind up the broken hearted, so why so many brokenhearted people?

    The Brokenhearted Isaiah 61:1-3The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound; To proclaim ...read more

  • The Work Of The Holy Spirit - Isaiah 61

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Jun 28, 2001
    based on 257 ratings
     | 23,991 views

    1.ENLIGHTENMENT 2.ENCOURAGEMENT 3.ESCAPE 4.EXCHANGE 5.ESTABLISHMENT 6.EXALTATION 7.EXAMPLE

    THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT - MEDITATIONS ON ISAIAH 61 OUTLINE 1.ENLIGHTENMENT 2.ENCOURAGEMENT 3.ESCAPE 4.EXCHANGE 5.ESTABLISHMENT 6.EXALTATION 7.EXAMPLE THE MESSAGE THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT - MEDITATIONS ON ISAIAH 61 1. ENLIGHTENMENT- PREACH THE GOOD ...read more

  • Your Victory Is In Your Praise

    Contributed by Pastor Dempsey Daniels on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 122 ratings
     | 46,819 views

    This message reveals four influential points that from this text to help you move into your victory!

    Introduction- Praise explodes stronghold and paves the path to victory.Acts 16 recounts the story of Paul and Silas in the Philippian jail. One sung a song and the other prayed a prayer. They did this because they understood how to get into the presence of God. Psalm 22:2-4 declares -- O my God, ...read more

  • God's Awesome Love For Us

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Jul 31, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,412 views

    We stand in awe when we consider the great love God has for us. Surrounded by such love, we can triumph in every trial or crisis we encounter.

    GOD’S AWESOME LOVE FOR US “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 NASB It is very difficult to select a text for a sermon that sets forth God’s love for every one of us because there are so many Scriptures from which to ...read more

  • The Benefits Of Worship Series

    Contributed by Robert Massey on Oct 6, 2002
    based on 181 ratings
     | 44,445 views

    The story of this Canaanite woman and her faith gives us three insights into the benefits of worship.

    THE BENEFITS OF TRUE WORSHIP Matt. 15:21-28 (verse 25) Worship is important to God. Therefore it also should be important to us as well. One of life’s greatest questions is “What is my main purpose in life?” Why am I here? Solomon, considered to be one of the wisest men of his time, wrote the ...read more

  • Broken

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on Jun 16, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 11,813 views

    If your life has been broken into many pieces come to Jesus.

    “Broken” Ps. 51 : 17, 34 : 18, 69 : 20, & Prov. 17 : 22 Many times we talk about being hurt and broken, we believe the saying that time heals all wounds, we believe that a few comforting words, a little sympathy will make everything alright, and we don’t understand when people don’t seem to ...read more

  • Dealing With Loss And Grief

    Contributed by Lindy Axon on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 13,482 views

    How does a Christian deal with grief and loss?

    Every Christian deals with loss and grief at some time during their life. It might come in the form of the death of a loved one, the loss of a financial position, the loss of good health or the shattering of dreams. When this happens, we naturally ask, "Why?" and along with the original loss, we ...read more

  • Jesus, The Dayspring From On High

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 6,562 views

    Some reasons we should praise God

    Luke 1:67-80 Jesus, The Dayspring From On High Introduction A. In Luke 1, Luke introduces us to a man by the name of Zacharias, the husband of Elizabeth, and also the future uncle of Jesus. Zacharias and Elizabeth were both getting old, and they had never had any children. B. Zacharias was ...read more

  • Authentic Christianity

    Contributed by Richard Deem on Oct 13, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 8,264 views

    The church was never meant to be a “secret society” or an “exclusive group of elites.” We were never meant to exist for Sunday! We were never meant to be a club of positive thinkers who would tell each other how good we are.

    Authentic Christianity INTRODUCTION: If you want to know what someone is all about, just listen to what they say. Jesus once said: “Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaketh”. The Living Bible puts it this way: “Whatever is in the heart overflows into speech”. ...read more