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  • Christianity Is Not A Spectator Sport

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 6,824 views

    America has become a land of professional Spectators We gain most of our daily pleasures from watching others live out their lives….. People don’t even know they are being watched Example web cams on the internet and satellite photos

  • "Rules And Boundaries Give Meaning To Sports And Life"

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 128 ratings
     | 14,530 views

    Take away rules and you have no game in sports. Take away God’s commandments and Rules and you have chaos and life implodes.

  • Like Is Like The Olympics

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 23, 2004
    based on 204 ratings
     | 14,869 views

    The Olympics: 1- the sports 2- the training 3- the spectators 4- the rules 5- the rewards

    INTRO.- ILL.- A man was discussing his tennis technique with a friend. He said, “My brain immediately barks out a command to my body: ‘Run forward, and fast.’ It says, ‘Start right now. Drop the ball gracefully over the net and then race back to position.’” His friend replied, “And then what ...read more

  • The Comeback Kid

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Nov 9, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,570 views

    An Easter sermon that looks at some of the great sports comebacks and then talks about the greatest comback of all... the Resurrection.

  • Highly Favored

    Contributed by Joe Jones on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 148 ratings
     | 26,303 views

    In sports this phrase means absolutely nothing…you may by highly favored and go into the game and find yourself the object of an incredible defeat. When you are favored and you get defeated they call that an upset. In God, being favored is part of the pa

    “Highly Favored” In sports this phrase means absolutely nothing…you may by highly favored and go into the game and find yourself the object of an incredible defeat. When you are favored and you get defeated they call that an upset. In God, being favored is part of the package, and you never ...read more

  • Getting To Know God – Jehovah Nissi – The Lord Is My Banner Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 14, 2004
    based on 90 ratings
     | 21,340 views

    A Study of God’s Name - Jehovah Nissi – The Lord is my banner

    Getting to Know God – Jehovah Nissi – The Lord is my banner When I was at high school, I was part of an unusual group. I wasn’t a nerd – I mean you couldn’t call this a nerd could you? Okay – no need to answer, I preferred to think of myself as more of an academic, but almost everyone else ...read more

  • You Gotta Have A Dream Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Feb 26, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,801 views

    A series based on the winter games

    Well it almost upon us, only 5 more days and the eyes of the world will be focused on Salt Lake City Utah. As most of you know I am not a sports fan, never have been never will be. I know that never is a long time but trust me on this one. But even for a non sports fan like me there is mystique ...read more

  • Into Thin Air Series

    Contributed by Randy Croft on Feb 28, 2002
    based on 149 ratings
     | 4,162 views

    Those who risk nothing, instead risk everything.

    Into Thin Air Lessons from Mt. Everest May 10, 1996, a severe and sudden storm trapped several climbers high on Mt. Everest as they were descending from the summit. In what has become the deadliest single tragedy in the mountain’s climbing history, a total of eight people perished. A ...read more

  • A Father's Failure

    Contributed by Andy Almendarez on Mar 27, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 5,229 views

    Are you a father or a daddy?

    A Father’s Failure Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 18:24-33 Text: 2 Samuel 18:33 Sermon Idea: Are you a father or a daddy? The May 4, 1999 issue of Sports Illustrated has a very telling cover. On the cover it talks about the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs but the cover picture and story ...read more

  • Who Do You Trust

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Sep 23, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,830 views

    Trusting ourselves is sometimes a dangerous choice. If we only rely on ourselves to solve all our problems we will fail. God’s Word says all our trust should be in Him.

    Who do you trust? That is quite a question I think. Its kind of makes me laugh at when I think of everything we trust in. Let’s start out with your day and look at what you trust in. These will be people and objects Ryan’s Day, 6:30 wake up take Sydney out to pee and feed her 6:30 ...read more

  • Sojourners And Pilgrims Series

    Contributed by William Nowak on Apr 14, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 8,160 views

    As "sojourners and pilgrims" in this world, how are we to conduct ourselves?

    I Peter 2:9-12 “Sojourners and Pilgrims” Intro—It is a fact of life that peoples’ perceptions of events and other people differ...no two witnesses to an event ever see exactly the same thing in the same way, because not only do their views of the event differ, but also the amount of attention ...read more

  • Playing Second Fiddle

    Contributed by Fred Mueller on Jan 26, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 4,211 views

    A sermon showing John the Baptist pointing to Jesus - relinquishing his disciples to become Jesus’ disciples, an example of our pointing to the Lord.

    The Reformed Church of Locust Valley Epiphany II January 20, 2002 John 1:29-32 “Playing Second Fiddle” What’s wrong with second place? First place is worth fighting for, isn’t it? Don’t we want our kids to be all they can be? to be the best, achieve the most, get the highest grades, ...read more

  • A Celebration Of Scripture

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Sep 3, 2002
    based on 79 ratings
     | 10,519 views

    Four reasons why Christians celebrate the Bible as Scripture

    Well with this being Labor Day weekend, this week I became interested in some of the more obscure holidays people celebrate in our culture. For instance, I found out that one community celebrates February 12 as "Darwin Day." March 22 is "National Goof Off Day." November 24 is "Buy Nothing ...read more

  • "Taming The Tube"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,226 views

    A strategy for controling TV in your home

    "Taming the Tube" Colossians 3:1-10 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus I found out, too late to inform you, that this past week was National Turn Off TV Week. You probably didn’t hear about it on the 6 O’Clock Evening News! I heard about it from Fr Joe Hennessey of ...read more

  • Living A Humbled Life

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 107 ratings
     | 4,601 views

    Jesus teaches us that godly humility comes from loving God with all of our heart and mind and strength as well as loving our neighbors as we love ourselves.

    LIVING A HUMBLED LIFE Text: Philipians 2:1-11 Years ago popular music artist Carly Simon wrote a song entitled, "You’re So Vain" during the 70,s. I once heard it said that she wrote that song about Warren Beatty because of the way that he thought that he was God’s gift to women. Some of ...read more