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  • Staying Close To The Vine Series

    Contributed by Wayne Doyle on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,839 views

    Number 3 in a series to make the Gospel message simple enough for a child to understand.

    STAYING CLOSE TO THE VINE This is the 3rd sermon in the series “Winning this Generation for Christ” I have tried to make the message simple, so that none be lost due to lack of understanding. Scripture reference: John 14: John 15:1-8 In his book “The Star Thrower” the ...read more

  • Refuse To Come Down

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 19, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,747 views

    THis message brought healing to many. About hard times: "If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem.  Everything else is inconvenience. " ~ Robert Fulghum

    Refuse to Come Down 2 Kings 1: 1-10NLT We are truly living in one of the most crucial hours of American history. Ominous clouds of fear and doom seem to be gathering over our nation. About hard times: "If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, ...read more

  • Loosed And Let Go

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,979 views

    How should you live when you’ve been raised from the dead? There are some principles we can see from the life of Lazarus.

    When Mary came where Jesus was and saw him, she knelt at his feet and said to him, "Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died." When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, he was greatly disturbed in spirit and deeply moved. He said, "Where have you ...read more

  • Jesus The Good Shepherd

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,107 views

    How Jesus compares himself to the shepherd and door of the sheep.

    SBC Philippi, 3/19/06 am; Rev. Jeff Simms Jesus the Good Shepherd; John 10:1-18 Jesus the Good Shepherd John 10:1-18 Primary Purpose: How Jesus compares to a good shepherd and door of the sheep. Jesus actually uses two common analogies to compare himself to his relationship to his sheep ...read more

  • "Getting Blown Off Course?"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Sep 9, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,798 views

    The master of the ship was no longer the Master of the ship. The ship was blown eight hundred miles off course. The Devil was now in control. Our sinful habits take another turn. They become addictions!

    Title: "Getting Blown Off Course" You know better than to leave Fair Havens. Paul let the Centurion know that it was "God’s Will" for them to winter in Fair Havens. God had warned him not to leave the shores of the Island of Crete. Application. Being in the will of God should not be a ...read more

  • Grape Expectations (2) Series

    Contributed by James Westervelt on Apr 17, 2002
    based on 104 ratings
     | 4,682 views

    In order to have a maximum yield, grape vines need lots of sunlight, just the right amount of rain, and pruning at the right time....Since chastening and pruning are both painful, how can we distinguish between them?

    GRAPE EXPECTATIONS part 2 Last week we started learning about the "cultivation of grapes." In order to have a maximum yield, grape vines need lots of sunlight, just the right amount of rain, and pruning at the right time. If a branch is bearing no fruit, the vinedresser ...read more

  • The Lord Is My Shepherd

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,263 views

    As we think of the relationship between sheep and their shepherd, let us consider why a shepherd purchases and raises a flock of sheep.

    THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” Psalm 23:1 A Question: “If the Lord is my shepherd, what does that tell me about myself?” There is one thing we Christians need to get clear in our minds, and that is, “who He is” and “who we are”. IF THE LORD IS OUR ...read more

  • Cleaving Unto The Lord

    Contributed by John Crisp on Jun 24, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,115 views

    what does it mean to cleave unto the Lord?

    2 kings 18.6 – to cleave unto the Lord To cleave -> de- bak : to cling, stick, stay close, cleave, keep close, stick to, stick with, follow closely, join to, overtake, catch. What does it mean to cleave unto the Lord? 1 We must not depart from Him (and departed not)(sur) • Gen 2.24 ...read more

  • Trust In God

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Sep 27, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 1,789 views

    Contrasts the successful life of the person who trusts in God with the disastrous life of the one who trusts in man.

    TRUST IN GOD Jeremiah 17:5-8 I. Introduction A. The choice between a curse and a blessing. B. The Curse - Trust in man 1. Depends on the Flesh for Strength (17:5) a. Flesh is the opposite of Spirit (Isaiah 30:1-3) b. Relying on the world’s systems ...read more

  • Sabbath And Soul Health Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Mar 22, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,332 views

    Sabbath is a gift from God for the health of our soul.

    Sabbath and Soul Health March 18, 2007 Mark 2:23-28 One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some heads of grain. 24 The Pharisees said to him, "Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?" 25 He ...read more

  • The Lord Who Leads Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 52,031 views

    Since this psalm is so familiar, we’re in danger of missing the depth of its meaning. And, because it’s setting is in the world of sheep and shepherds, many of us city slickers can slide right past its richness.

    The Lord Who Leads Most everyone has heard of Psalm 23. It’s a poem with no peer and has been called the sweetest song ever sung. Abraham Lincoln read it to cure his blues, and President Bush proclaimed it publicly to calm our nation’s fears after 9-11. I read these words out loud a week ...read more

  • The Open Church

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,837 views

    We come to church not as consumers of religion, but as a community of faith that is open to God, to one another, and to outsiders

    The Open Church 1Peter 2:9-10 9But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you ...read more

  • Walking Along A Booby Trapped Trail Series

    Contributed by William Morris on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,610 views

    The sixth message in a nine part series from Colossians. This message deals with the obstacles Satan places before us on the pathway of life.

    Sermon by: Dr. Todd Morris Text: Colossians 2 (Read 1-8) Title: Walking Safely on a Dangerous Trail Date: August 11, 2002 Introduction: Throughout this letter Paul has expressed his concern for the believers at Colossi. In verse 1 he again does so, and continues on throughout this ...read more

  • God's Provision Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Apr 18, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,368 views

    This is the 2nd study in the study "God Is On The Job". This study shows how God provides for us although we are unaware of what He is doing.

    GOD’S PROVISION Ruth 2:1-23 It is hard to learn how to be satisfied with what God has given you when you start looking around and see what others have; but God tells us not to worry about God’s provision for us. Matthew 6:25-34 Our text tells us about God’s provision. God ...read more

  • Jesus Teaches Openly Series

    Contributed by Robert Galasso on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,300 views

    People were amazed at the teaching of Jesus and wondered about the source of his wisdom.

    Introduction: The people were "amazed" at the teaching of Jesus and wondered where such knowledge came from. After all, Jesus had not studied as the "other religious" leaders had. I. Jesus Teaches The word "teach" means "to instruct by word." It is the ability to influence the ...read more