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  • Facing A Hostile World

    Contributed by Warren Bird on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,427 views

    The world is hostile to God and His people. It was to David, son of Jesse, also. How did he face spiritual opposition and what can we learn for the battle we are called to fight today?

    Introduction I read something this week that reinforced a conviction that has been growing in my mind over the past several months. What I read was a news item about a plaque that has been taken away from a tourist centre at the Grand Canyon in the USA. Have any of you been to the Grand ...read more

  • Jesus Appoints The Twelve Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jul 5, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,644 views

    Is your faith totally inward focused or does it have a gospel shaped outward focus as well? Are you one of Jesus disciples so you can serve him or just yourself? Are you not just a disciple but an apostle as well?

    Imagine Jesus appeared in Melbourne today and was looking to form a band of disciples. What sorts of people do you think he might look for? People with influence? Media savvy types? University trained professionals? People who are good with words, good at presenting the right image? It’s ...read more

  • A Need For Daily Victory

    Contributed by Rufus Huckaby on Nov 12, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,106 views

    Everyday we have to expect Victory!!!

    A Need for Daily Victory Psalm 68:1-3 Day by day we are faced with struggles. And because of these struggles we are in need of daily victories. The last time I preached the enemy was revealed and we found out that Satan has heavenly attributes but because of his self infatuation he was kicked ...read more

  • Big Plans, Broken Dreams And A Bruised Spirit

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Dec 29, 2002
    based on 163 ratings
     | 6,594 views

    What do you do when apparant failure strikes. Learn from Moses example.

    BIG PLANS, BROKEN DREAMS, BRUISED SPIRIT Psalm 119:67,71 “Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. It was good for me to be afflicted so that I may learn your decrees”. Exodus 2:11-25. Moses had Big Plans – v11-14a. A heart to rescue his people. The vision and ...read more

  • Guarding Against Spiritual Leaks

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,925 views

    losing out with Christ

    Intro: visiting with my Grandmother in Maine she began to list all the ministerial failures and laity fallings throughout the local churches in the Bangor area. It was amazing that some of the spiritual giants of that area had fallen into terrible sins. We need to be on the guard of our spiritual ...read more

  • Spiritual People Involved In Spiritual Warfare Series

    Contributed by Patrick Mead on Feb 20, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,244 views

    How the life of faith deals with spiritual warfare

    Spiritual People involved in Spiritual Warfare Genesis 14:1-24 Introduction John Milton, in his great works Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained speaks about the great cosmic combat that takes place in the twelfth chapter of the book of Revelation. In describing that chilling chapter of ...read more

  • Faith To Overcome Opposition Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 29, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,245 views

    We began this year discovering what God has to teach us from the Book of Nehemiah. - Where we find a calling I believe is appropriate for this new year; a calling to fresh starts… fresh starts for the unfinished walls of our personal lives and the vision

    We began this year discovering what God has to teach us from the Book of Nehemiah. - Where we find a calling I believe is appropriate for this new year; a calling to fresh starts… fresh starts for the unfinished walls of our personal lives and the vision God has given us as a fellowship... in this ...read more

  • The Character Of An Effective Church Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,440 views

    There is much truth in the humorous adage that some people make things happen, others watch things happen, while still others are left wondering what happened. What is true of individuals is also true of churches. Some churches are dynamic, aggressively

    The Character of an Effective Church Acts 13:1-13 Intro There is much truth in the humorous adage that some people make things happen, others watch things happen, while still others are left wondering what happened. What is true of individuals is also true of churches. Some churches are ...read more

  • Understanding The Power Of Social Witness

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 2, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,172 views

    Christians witness through the means of their social witness

    Understanding the Power of Social Witness 1 Timothy 4:7-8 August 22, 2010 Morning Service Introduction 7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. 8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding ...read more

  • Don't Stoop At Standing Time Series

    Contributed by Clinton Smith on Mar 7, 2008
     | 5,411 views

    This sermon prepares believers for spiritual warfare that if we’re going to be victorious against the enemy we must stand our ground with God.

    Stand up, stand up for Jesus, ye soldiers of the cross! Lift high His royal banner, it must not suffer loss. From victory unto victory His army shall He lead Till every foe is vanquished And Christ is Lord indeed. Stand up, stand up for Jesus, the trumpet call obey. Forth to the mighty ...read more

  • The Start Of A New Church Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Jul 4, 2003
    based on 60 ratings
     | 15,840 views

    Imagine a cold dark prison. You see a prisoner hunched over writing a letter. He is writing a love letter from his prison cell. This love letter is to a church that he loves dearly. You see this man in prison is the Apostle Paul. He is writing this letter

    Read: Philippians 1:1-2 Imagine a cold dark prison. You see a prisoner there chained to the guards. This prisoner is unassuming in appearance and for the moment is very quiet. He is hunched over and completely absorbed in a letter he is writing. He is writing a love letter from his prison ...read more

  • Introducing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Feb 14, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,432 views

    Anytime you step out in leadership, you will face opposition. Since that is the case, it’s important to know what you’re up against and how to overcome it.

    http://brushforkbanner.blogspot.com/ Some people will tell you that there are no guarantees in life. Well, I’m not going to do that. I will make you an iron-clad guarantee tonight. This guarantee is as sure as I’m standing here. I’m not a betting man and I wouldn’t want you to make bets. ...read more

  • Redeem Your Suffering

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Sep 15, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,419 views

    We must guard against the worldly pressures and fears that threaten us to "tone down" the Gospel message.

    FEAR! A WORD THAT IS ONLY 4-LETTERS, BUT ONE THAT CAN REAP DEVESTATING CONSEQUENCES. FEAR IS SO POWERFUL THAT IT CAN PARALYZE, CONTROLL, AND MANIPULATE US. FEAR CAN COMPELS US TO DO IRRESPONSIBLE THINGS AND CAN EVEN HINDER US FROM LIVING RESPONSIBLY AND LIVING FRUITLESS LIVES. THIS IS WHY I ...read more

  • Prayer Of Repentance For Haiti

    Contributed by Babatunmishe Oke on Apr 9, 2010
     | 1,303 views

    This is a prophetic message to Haitians after the earthquake

    PRAYER OF REPENTANCE FOR HAITI The Meaning of God’s Jealousy Zephaniah 1:14 The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly. 15 That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a ...read more

  • Unlocking Your Victory

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 60 ratings
     | 6,859 views

    Difficult things become easy when you have the keys. Here are a few keys to victory.

    Summer 2004 Dakota Community Church Unlocking Your Victory Introduction: As you will have discovered by now, salvation is not a ticket to the easy life. John 15: 20-21 20Remember the words I spoke to you: ’No servant is greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will ...read more