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  • Spiritual Pursuit

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Aug 21, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Many of us are sitting around with 20 year old prophecies. It’s so easy to become disappointed, disillusioned or bitter when it seems like God hasn’t come through like we expected.

    Spiritual Pursuit - Proverbs 2:3; Matt 7:7 & Luke 11:9 Intro.: In our “crying out and lifting up our voices”. We find that God has a sort of soft spot. He is tender concerning our spiritual poverty, persistence and hunger. Jesus related a story in Luke 11:5-8 that illustrates persistence. We are more

  • Going All Out Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Oct 8, 2017

    Living into our calling in Christ challenges us to realize we are not who we hope to be, but neither are we what we used to be. So we press on, keeping the past in proper perspective, understanding who we will become is in the future.

    Title: Going All Out Text: Philippians 3:12-16 Introduction Tom Toro is a noted cartoonist and writer. He lives in KS City, MO with his wife and family. But he was not always successful. At one point a few years ago he was so low he had to move back home to live with his parents. Depressed more

  • Let My People Go

    Contributed by Samuel Fulkerson on Dec 3, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    One of our missions as Christians is to drill holes in the darkness so that the Gospel light can shin into the lives of others.

    Quotes: “Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.” ― Bob Marley “Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.” -Ronald Reagan “It is difficult to free fools from the chains more

  • How To Stay In The Will Of God

    Contributed by Dennis Deese on Aug 5, 2003
    based on 19 ratings

    Twice Jesus was offered the world. He declined, choosing to stay in the Father’s will.

    “HOW TO STAY IN THE WILL OF GOD” By: Dr. Dennis Deese - JOHN 6:15 Colossians 1:9-11 For this cause we also, since the day we heard [it], do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled (CONTROLLED) with the knowledge of his will in all more

  • Dont Forget The Lord

    Contributed by David Swensen on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 51 ratings

    A Call to remember the Lord in the midst of busy lives.

    DON’T FORGET THE LORD Ephesians 2:11-20 INTRODUCTION In a beautiful district of Scotland, a boy from a well-to-do family in England was swimming in one of the lakes. more

  • Working It Out

    Contributed by Jane Willis on Oct 18, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    Work gets overwhelming. The people we work with seem hurtful and self serving. Yet, work is a place where we live out our faith--a setting where we must learn to be more Christlike.

    This passage about Mary and Martha is familiar to many of you. It is fairly well known. It is a story about one women working in the kitchen and making preparations to entertain guests while her sister is involved in spiritual pursuits and assisting directly in the ministry of Jesus. And, when the more

  • Revival #2: The Fullness Of The Spirit Series

    Contributed by on May 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    God’s desire is that this latter day’s church would be greater in glory and power than the church was in the book of Acts. This will happen when we experience the fullness of the Holy Spirit in our lives today.

    REVIVAL #2: THE FULLNESS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT OPENING TEXT: Review “The glory of this latter temple shall be greater than the former.” (Haggai 2:9). • The Lord declared that the glory of the latter church would be greater than the former. • Acts 5 – Peter’s shadow; Acts 19 - Paul’s more

  • Being Thankful For Our "Gots” , Not Ungrateful For Our "Nots”

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    A message looking at the life of Job as he moved from wealth to poverty, and how he remained thankful

    BEING THANKFUL FOR OUR “GOTS” NOT UNGRATEFUL FOR OUR “NOTS” Job 1:1-12 Job 1:1-12 In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. 2 He had seven sons and three daughters, 3 and he owned seven thousand sheep, three more

  • Eastern Spirituality And Christian Prayer....compatible?

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Oct 23, 2017

    The objection that caution be exercised, that illusions are possible, may appear contrary to evidence.

    “Catholic doctrinal truth and sound spirituality are companions. They support and protect each other...” page 99 “In the more esoteric instances of pursuing experiences of God, the labyrinth of the soul’s interiority is the temple where the religious seeker must make pilgrimage. The passage is more

  • Aggressive Defense Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Aug 5, 2018

    We don’t have the right to judge. It is the heart that is broken over the destruction caused by sin, not the heart that is proud of its sinlessness, that God can use to correct the ills of his world.

    Revelation Chapter 11 1. And a reed rod was given to me, like a staff, saying, “get up and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those worshiping in it. 2. And exclude the court that is inside the temple and don’t measure it, because it is given to the nations, and they will trample more

  • Lesson 14: To Walk Properly Toward Those Who Are Outside Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Oct 15, 2018

    Paul said that those who are appointed to an office in the church should “have a good report of them which are without” - that is, we who are believers and name the name of Jesus should live a life above reproach.

    9/1/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 14: To Walk Properly Toward those who are Outside (1 Thessalonians 4:12) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:12 (NIV) “so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.” Introduction: In 1 Timothy 3:7 Paul said that those more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 2, 2012
    based on 34 ratings

    Understanding how quickly life goes by and how long eternity is should teaches us to have the right priorities. Getting to know God in a personal way should be our greatest priority in life.

    FIRST THINGS FIRST [NEW YEAR] MATTHEW 6:33 [25-34] Jesus presented evidence that worry is irreverent, for it fails to believe that God is in control, that the God who gave us life is sustaining it. Worry is irrelevant because it does not change things nor help us cope with problems. And more

  • Attitude Of Gratitude Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Nov 30, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Being Thankful is a life-long process. It is acknowlwdging god for all His blessings

    Attitude of Gratitude Psalm 100 Introduction- This morning I want to look at having an attitude of gratitude. Being thankful this Thanksgiving. I want us to take our text from the man after God’s own heart, King David as he offers up thanksgiving to God. Psalm 100 That is more

  • Are Stores Open Thanksgiving Deserving Of Wide Scale Divine Retribution?

    Contributed by Frederick Meekins on Nov 17, 2014

    Are Stores Open Thanksgiving Deserving Of Wide Scale Divine Retribution?

    Granted, retailers opening on Thanksgiving might not have been the most family-friendly or magnanimous gesture in relation to their employees. However, the response on the part of certain theologians and critics might have gone a bit overboard. In particular, one such condemnation intoned that more

  • God Is Up To Something Good In My Life!

    Contributed by C. Scott Ghan on Aug 5, 2013

    God wants to restore your right relationship with Himself worse than you do

    (I started with "Building Up What Was Broken Down" Sermon shared by Chris Medina. A good deal of his form and a version of his points remain. The Body of this sermon is totally different. A bit more contemporary. TITLE: God Is Up To Something Good In My Life! 08-05-2013 TEXT: Ezra 3:1-13In more