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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
     | 2,125 views

    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
     | 1,996 views

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

  • Thorns!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Dec 28, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,146 views

    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

  • The Bride

    Contributed by Anoop Samuel on Dec 28, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,778 views

    Jesus is coming soon, Are you ready as a bride? Are you missing something? Is bible, the word of God missing from your hearts? Are you a pure and holy bride?

    The Bride (Revelation 21:1-2) Pentecostal brides (Indian Pentecostals) are expected to have a certain standard and dressing to attend weddings. The saree is usually white. I think I have never seen a Pentecostal wedding where bride wears color sarees for the main ceremony. They are expected to ...read more

  • 'tis The Season To Be Extravagant Series

    Contributed by Alan Braun on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,433 views

    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

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

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Oct 28, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,889 views

    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

  • Zombies, Zonks & Magic Acts Series

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Jun 22, 2015
     | 2,833 views

    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

  • How To Be A Blessing Instead Of A Burden Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 51 ratings
     | 13,536 views

    in these verses, Paul looks at ways we can either be a blessing or a burden in our churches. The challange is to see which characteristics we possess and which we need to change.

    HOW TO BE A BLESSING INSTEAD OF A BURDEN 1 Thessalonians 2:6-12 We were not looking for praise from men, not from you or anyone else. As apostles of Christ we could have been a burden to you, 7 but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children. 8 We loved you so much ...read more

  • When There Is A Spiritual Battle Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Apr 23, 2020
     | 1,836 views

    In the mighty strength of the Lord we are equipped as wrestler-soldiers to stand in the spiritual battle. We will stand firm against all the schemes of the devil and the combined evil forces of the spiritual realm.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/jesus-is-still-sovereign/ Jesus Is Still Sovereign Ephesians 6:10-13 When There Is A Spiritual Battle In the garden of Eden there was perfection. God created and it was very good. Adam and Eve are walking with God in the cool of the ...read more

  • Deacons Present And Future

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Jul 15, 2019
     | 1,334 views

    Church Structure is designed by God. Deacons are important!

    DEACONS FOR THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE INTRODUCTION The Church is the Body of Christ. It was bought by the blood of Christ and every Christian exists and lives in submission to Christ. It should be of no surprise to us that God has given us specific instructions about how he desires the church to ...read more

  • Qualifications For Servant-Leadership Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 56 ratings
     | 13,604 views

    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

  • The Aging Christian

    Contributed by David Rigg on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,160 views

    Old age is creeping up on us! How will we as Christians handle it? This sermon incorporates an amusing story to help us think about old age.

    THE AGING CHRISTIAN Genesis 25:7-8 [7]This is the sum of the years of Abraham’s life which he lived: one hundred and seventy-five years. [8] Then Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people. Who is the ...read more

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

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Sep 24, 2014
     | 2,561 views

    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
     | 2,429 views

    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

  • Stronger And Stronger

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Oct 14, 2020
     | 192 views

    God’s Word, God’s ways are passé today, it’s all about how smart, astute, skilled, hard-working, computer- savvy, experienced and technically trained you are, very few rely on God and church for success in their life.

    Stronger and stronger 2 Samuel 3:1”There was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. And David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul became weaker and weaker.” When God starts pouring down His blessings on you then you need a giant vessel, such would be the ...read more