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  • If We Make No Real Effort To Find God Daily Our Lives Decay.

    Contributed by David Leach on Jan 29, 2014

    The joy the blessing and the necessity of diligence when it comes to connecting with God.

  • And One To Grow On Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 30, 2015

    The key to spiritual maturity is knowing and walking with Jesus.

    1. Darwin Awards There is a book of the Darwin Awards. These are awards that are issued every year to the people who do the "stupidest stuff" which results in their own death. In the chapter called, "Macho Men" are three examples: * There was the story about Larry and his friend Joseph who just ...read more

  • Thorns!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Dec 28, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Yes, God plants the seed that is His Word in the heart of a person that is entwined with thorns, that is the cares and riches of this world. Well, what do we do? We’ve got to get rid of the thorns

    THORNS! 'And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares, and riches, and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.' -- Luke 8:14. God kept whispering the word ‘THORNS’ in my ears! As I kept walking, ...read more

  • Are You A Trailblazer Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Sep 6, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    We are called by Christ to get out of our comfort zone and impact the world for Christ!

    Date Written: July 1, 2006 Date Preached: July 5, 2006 Where Preached: OZHBC (Wed - PM Service) Series Title: Basic Bible Study Sermon Title: Are You A Trailblazer? Sermon Text: Philippians 1:12-14 Introduction: 12 Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have ...read more

  • Things To Know In Order To Be A Highly Effective Christian Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Oct 28, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    This message looks at what we need to know in order to be highly effective on our Christian Walk. Effectiveness is important to us, and it is important to God. We are looking for the most effective way of doing things, the most effective treatment,

    Things To Know In Order To Be A Highly Effective Christian How many of you read the article I had in the bulletin last week? 1 Thessalonians 1:5-8 5 because our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction. You know how we lived ...read more

  • 'tis The Season To Be Extravagant Series

    Contributed by Alan Braun on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 25 ratings

    A new look at Christmas

    Intro: Theme: There is no gift that you could bring that would be too great for your Jesus! Extravagant - "going beyond the bounds of reason; excessive" Who are these Wise Men? They are worshippers. ...They understood that He was worth the effort (2:1) These men travelled ...read more

  • Zombies, Zonks & Magic Acts Series

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Jun 22, 2015

    Paul clarifies for the Corinthians in 1 Corinthians 15 why the Resurrection is the critical element of the Christian faith. It is not just a belief to be believed. It is a belief to be lived.

    ZOMBIES, ZONKS & MAGIC ACTS WHY DOES THE EASTER MESSAGE MATTER? 1 CORINTHIANS 15:12-33, 50-58 It was the first day of the week. Probably a little bit earlier than a sunrise service. Three women were making their way through the dimly lit streets of the community. They are on their way to ...read more

  • Qualifications For Servant-Leadership Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 56 ratings

    A Deacon ordination message. Character and spirituality are the essential indicators in the selection of church leaders. They are to lead through their service to God, His ministers, and His local church.

    1 Timothy 3:8-13 QUALIFICATIONS FOR SERVANT-LEADERSHIP [Mark 10:42-45 / Acts 6:1-6] During local, state, and national election campaigns, voters are barraged by the claims of candidates who attempt to convince the electorate that they are the most ...read more

  • Climate Change - Pt. 5 - Kingdom Climate 3 Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Sep 24, 2014

    Climate can be a great destabilizing force. It can undermine our finances, our health, and our faith. We need a Climate Change!

    Kingdom Climate 3 I. Introduction We confuse climate with weather. They are not the same thing. Climate is in fact defined as "a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years." So this is more than ...read more

  • Part 2 - Good Stewardship (Managing Our Lives) Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Sep 29, 2018

    Continuing our look at stewardship - "being good managers."

    Stewardship September 23, 2018 When I’m done with my career as a coach, and someone mentions the name of a kid I coached, I do not believe I will remember if they made a game winning shot, scored the winning touchdown, or missed the shot or tackle and we lost. When someone mentions their name, I ...read more

  • What Kind Of Life Can We Expect?

    Contributed by Craig Smee on Nov 27, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    Rivers of water flowing from our very centre of being. Are we immursed in that living water free?

    What kind of week? 10 = awesome – 0 – Zero What kind of day week life should we as followers of Christ expect to have? Promises in Bible Extra Ordinary. In bible many descriptions/promises of kind of life we should be looking for as followers of Jesus. Descriptions extra ordinary but ...read more

  • Ministering Mentality

    Contributed by Duke Jeffries on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 8 ratings

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. In the preceding chapter Paul acknowledged a condition in the local church which will never change: every congregation is made up of individual persons, each of whom comes complete with a personal history, unique character traits, and a set of highly opinionated convictions. ( ...read more

  • What A Way To Go! Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 25, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    In this concluding sermon on the life of Abraham, we learn some lessons about finishing strong.

    Introduction: A. Have you given much thought to how you hope to die? 1. One man with a sense of humor wrote, “When I die, I want to go like my grandfather did, peacefully in his sleep – not screaming in terror like the other people in his car!” 2. I know, I know, death isn’t something to joke ...read more

  • Demons: They Are Amongst Us, But Jesus Defeats Them!

    Contributed by Kelly Durant on Oct 28, 2018

    How to overcome evil; first you must start with yourself, and any demonic influence, then you can be pure and ready to help another break free.

    Matt 8:28 When Jesus came to the territory of Gadara on the other side of the lake, he was met by two men who came out of the burial caves there. These men had demons in them and were so fierce that no one dared travel on that road. 29 At once they screamed, “What do you want with us, you Son of ...read more

  • Measure Your Faith

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 10, 2010

    To work our your Sanctification You Must 1) Understand Your Example 2) You Are Loved 3)Obedience 4)Personal Responsibilities & Resources 5)The Consequences of Sin

    How are you coming thus far in 2010 in terms of your new year’s resolutions? Author, innovation consultant, and speaker Stephen Shapiro, with the help of Opinion Corporation of Princeton, New Jersey, offers the following interesting statistics concerning New Year’s resolutions: • Forty-five ...read more