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  • Seeking, Knowing And Serving

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Aug 21, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,493 views

    David’s final words to Solomon are, in fact, a primer in spiritual formation for the believer.

  • Connecting To A Common Purpose Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 29, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 8,563 views

    Small groups #2

    Connecting to a common purpose # 2 of Core values of Christian community values Eric Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ October 13, 2002 What’s the difference between a southern zoo and a northern zoo? A southern zoo has a description of the animal on the front of the cage, along ...read more

  • Some Christians Are Dumber Than Geese

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,144 views

    This sermon discusses the need for unity in the church, and the need to align ourselves with Christ.

    Some Christians are Dumber than Geese Ephesians 4:1-6 Romans 12:6, 14:19 15;5-6, 1 Corinthians 1:10, 2 Cor 13:11, 1 Peter 5:8, John 15:1-8, Eph 4:11- 16 I. How many of you were ever told when you were little, " you don’t have the sense of a goose". A. I guess I was special because I ...read more

  • Growing Fruitful Followers Series

    Contributed by David Asch on Nov 21, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,763 views

    As we read some of Jesus’ final words, we discover the seemingly impossible mission he gives them. And it will greatly help us understand our own mission. Mission impossible? You be the judge…

    GROWING FRUITFUL FOLLOWERS John 15:5-13 INTRO: Give every child an apple as they enter, with instructions not to eat it… As I talk this morning, I want each of you with an apple to be thinking about what this apple has to do with who Jesus wants us to be, what Jesus wants us to do. We’re ...read more

  • More Than These?

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Apr 16, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,257 views

    As He did with Peter, Jesus asks each of us, "Do you love Me more than these?" This sermon helps each of us identify our own "these." It is especially appropriate for preaching during Eastertide.

    More than These? John 21:15-19 “Peter, do you love me more than these?” That Scripture text that I have read a heard read hundreds of times pierced my heart around 10:00 a. m. last Friday, 08 April 05, as I was silent before the Lord in room 124 of the King’s House of Retreats across the ...read more

  • Barbecue, The Banquet And The Gospel Of Christ

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on May 23, 2004
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,065 views

    That all are invited to the Wedding Banquet, to the Feast, but will you accept the invitation and dress for the wedding?

    Have you seen the commercial that asks, ”What’s America cooking up for Dinner?” (of course beef). This commercial superimposes an American idea that our favorite meal is beef. (Not arguing against it, and those connected with the beef industry would certainly applaud this commercial). Like that ...read more

  • Keep The Candle Burning

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 28, 2001
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,351 views

    The candle and the fire of faith must never go out!

    Keep the Candle Burning Acts 2.42-47 August 3, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. The Old Stage Coach House: Near Centerburg, Candles in every window, the purpose of remebrance, purpose of the candle, Kept the candle burning II. The History of Laurel Cliff: Centinial Sunday, Light in the ...read more

  • Behold He Comes

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,459 views

    Encourages us to be ready for Christ’s return by focusing on eternity and God’s Kingdom.

    Behold He Comes Matthew 24:36-50 "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 37 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. 38 For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying ...read more

  • More Important Than You Thought: A Called Community Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Sep 3, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 11,281 views

    God is always good to us.

    MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOU THOUGHT: A CALLED COMMUNITY Ephesians 1.3.14 S: Community C: A Called Community Th: Building Up in Love; Doing Our Work Pr: GOD IS ALWAYS GOOD TO US. ?: How? KW: Blessings TS: We will find in our study of Ephesians 1.3-14 four blessings that show how God is always ...read more

  • Jesus The Teenage Rebel

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 4, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,683 views

    What was Jesus like as a young person?

    Jesus The Teenage Rebel “I wish there were a couple hundred more verses at the end of Luke 2… (PUT IT IN CONTEXT!) - as a youth pastor, more stories about Jesus teen years. some indication of how He related to His peers. of how He and His parents got along. - somehow we get this idea that ...read more

  • The Good News + Good Deeds = A Positive Influence

    Contributed by Shannon Lewis on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 26 ratings
     | 5,300 views

    The Good News is best when accompanied by Good Deeds. This sermon examines that.

    The Good News + Good Deeds = A Positive Influence Shannon Lewis Living Springs Assembly of God Bandera, Texas www.lsagbandera.com 04/01/2007 Act 10:36-38 36As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all),37you yourselves know ...read more

  • God's Commandment To Repent, Part One Series

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Sep 1, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,288 views

    This is the first sermon in a series on the New Testmanet meaning and need for repentance. It was first preached in preparation for the congregation receiving Holy Communion.

    God’s Commandment to Repent, Part One --Mark 1:14-15 I remember when I was first called to preach my pastor Eugene Black and his successor Mode Powell would often invite me to preach even while I was still in high school or when I would be home from college on a break. Those first attempts ...read more

  • Ready For The Glory Of God Series

    Contributed by Scotty Killingsworth on Sep 4, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,760 views

    Serving God is a privilege. Bringing Him glory is our total joy and responsibility. Our service is not needed because God is completely complete. We are not saved to serve; yet our service brings him glory. We live for one purpose and one purpose alon

    This sermon was preached by Scotty L Killingsworth to the Evergreen Church on September 7, 2003 This is the first in a series of sermons from 1 Thessalonians The series title is -Ready to glorify God It was a home away from home for the first Christ followers. Jesus and the disciples ...read more

  • Strength In Small Groups Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jan 29, 2004
    based on 107 ratings
     | 5,346 views

    First step to experiencing the spiritual renewal that overcomes apathy - involvement in a small group.

    Jesus quoted the book of Deuteronomy more than any other source. Over eighty times he referred to its pages. Three times during His temptation in the wilderness He quoted from this book. That in itself should arouse our curiosity about the spiritual wisdom in its pages. When you read the ...read more

  • Are You A Lazybones? Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Feb 21, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,281 views

    There is a big difference between taking a Sabbath and being lazy. Lazyness separates us from our own potential, from the love of others, and from the grace of God.

    Are You a Lazybones? Proverbs 6:6-11 February 20, 2005 Twenty three years ago, I was one of seventeen men and women who stood before the Annual Conference and was ordained into the United Methodist ministry. We had all written thousands of words explaining our personal histories, our ...read more