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  • Spiritual Pursuit

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Aug 21, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,263 views

    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.

  • How To Stay In The Will Of God

    Contributed by Dennis Deese on Aug 5, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,894 views

    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 - www.dennisdeese.com 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 ...read more

  • Dont Forget The Lord

    Contributed by David Swensen on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,699 views

    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. ...read more

  • Working It Out

    Contributed by Jane Willis on Oct 18, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,015 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Three Little Pigs--Bible Version

    Contributed by Steve Severance on Nov 29, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 12,355 views

    You’ve heard the story of the three little pigs. They all choose different building materials to built their houses. But when the big bad wolf came the quality of the building materials was seen. Only the pig who chose the best materials survived. The

    You’ve heard the story of the three little pigs. They all choose different building materials to build their houses. But when the big bad wolf came the quality of the building materials was seen. Only the pig who chose the best materials survived. There is a battle raging for the control of ...read more

  • Revival #2: The Fullness Of The Spirit Series

    Contributed by on May 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,699 views

    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 ...read more

  • Preparation For Perfection

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Oct 9, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,244 views

    Each person must run the race themselves, no one can carry us to the finish line.

    Preparation for Perfection" Oct. 14, 2001 1 Cor. 9:24-27 One of our Elders at the retreat shared with me what an Elder had shared with him, he said "do not give the donkey all the hay at one feeding." Being called a donkey by Stan and afterwards having spent much time analyzing what a ...read more

  • Rx For The Soul - Healing For Depression Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 517 ratings
     | 128,473 views

    A case study in clinical depression and what God did to bring healing to Elijah.

    OPEN: Psychiatry students were in their college class one day when their professor began a discussion to prove a point. "What we’re going to talk about today," the professor said, "are the emotional extremes that many mentally disturbed people go through… for example “What’s the opposite of ...read more

  • Depression - Part 2

    Contributed by Ted Mulder on Dec 11, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,754 views

    God has a cure for Depression. Part 1 gives the reasons - part 2 gives the answers!

    What do we do when we are depressed? Irritability, sadness, exhaustion, low self-image, destructive self-criticism, shame, guilt, manic behavior, suicidal thoughts or acts. ILLUS: In the February addition of the Reader’s Digest there was an advertisement for Paxil, an anti-depressant. It ...read more

  • Using What God Has Given

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Jan 24, 2005
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,242 views

    The parable reminds us that every believer is given God’s Spirit and the message of eternal life. Our job is to seek to bring a good return from that message by our faithful proclamation. We are Christ’s ambassadors . . . we are charged to point the los

    Using What God Has Given Luke 19:11-27; Matthew 25: 14-30 The parable we look at this morning is about wasted potential and neglected responsibility. In this parable and the sister parable in Matthew 25 the master leaves his servants with money to invest. When he returns some of the ...read more

  • Rollercoaster Depression Series

    Contributed by Steve Akins on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,808 views

    “Depression is a state of existence marked by a sense of being pressed down, weighed down, or burdened, which affects a person physically, mentally, spiritually, and relationally. In other words, depression is not a state of mind but a state of being.”

    Definition: “Depression is a state of existence marked by a sense of being pressed down, weighed down, or burdened, which affects a person physically, mentally, spiritually, and relationally. In other words, depression is not a state of mind but a state of being.” According to Psychiatrists ...read more

  • Without A Word

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 843 views

    Considers the vital role of God’s Word in our lives, what it would be like if there were not Bible, and what it is like to ignore it.

    Intro – Some of you watched “It’s a Wonderful Life” in the past couple of weeks. Sure enough, just like last year, George Bailey wished he’d never been born, and he got to see what the world would have been like if he had never existed. It was just a little over a year ago, I asked everyone to ...read more

  • When You Are As Dry As Dust Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Feb 4, 2008
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,114 views

    God offers complete satisfaction to all who entrust their longings to his solution.

    Scripture Introduction God required his people to have a grand party each fall. This joyous, harvest festival reminded the Jews of Jehovah’s favor and brought thousands to Jerusalem for the “Feast of Booths,” or “Feast of Tabernacles” (as it is sometimes called). For eight days, everyone camped ...read more

  • Destructive Spirituality Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Nov 13, 2008
     | 1,851 views

    Part 2 in series Slowing Down. How do we pursue God in a way that does not damage ourselves and those around us?

    Destructive Spirituality Slowing Down, part 2 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers October 18, 2008 I want to talk to you tonight about destructive spirituality. Last week we talked about how important it is to make sure we follow Jesus the Way in the right way, lest we find that the ...read more

  • Olympic Sport

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 11, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,536 views

    Paul often compared our living the Christian life to the athletes who participated in the ancient Olympic games. This lesson examines those similarities.

    Do you have the fever yet? No, not the flu! Do you have Olympic fever, yet? August 13th marks the beginning of Olympic competitions in Athens, Greece! 10,500 athletes from 202 nations will be gathering for the games. Upwards of a couple million will travel to watch the contests. ...read more