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  • Staying Close To The Vine Series

    Contributed by Wayne Doyle on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    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 more

  • Stay Close To The One With The Key

    Contributed by Grant Macdonald on Jun 4, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    How can a church be really successful?

    I am always thankful for Bill, but a couple of days ago, I was particularly thankful! Some of you might have noticed this recycling bin next to me. If you didn't notice it, you need to work on your powers of observation. (And no, this isn't my subtle way of tipping you off to the fact more

  • Refuse To Come Down

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 19, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    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, more

  • Don't Lose Sight Of Him Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Feb 1, 2015

    Keep our focus right. Keep our faith strong. God is enough for you.

  • Daddy, Stay Close By Me, Catch Me If I Fall!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Aug 20, 2013

    The book of Jude closes with the above beautiful scripture which says that God is able to keep us from stumbling and present us holy and blameless before God. How lovely!

    Daddy, stay close by me, catch me if I fall! Jude 1:24”Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, And to present you faultless Before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy” When my son Joshua was a little boy, my husband would take him to the park and it would be more

  • The Arrow

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Jan 7, 2008

    A Family all age message about practicing our faith, leaning on the Spirit & staying close to Jesus.

    The Arrow 2 Peter 1: 3- 11 WORD # 1 I want to suggest that being a Christian is lot like being an arrow. Now I’m no expert on arrows, though have seen them used, I can remember Errol Flynn - Robin Hood, anyone else? I can remember hours spent as a child imagining life as Robin Hood firing more

  • Seeing The Unseeable

    Contributed by Donnie De Loney on Apr 19, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    You have to stay close to God's man-Go farther than everybody else and Go in God's direction.

    SEEING THE UNSEEABLE 1 Kings 19:19-21 -- ll Kings 2:9-14 Illust: years ago a quarterback at the University of Alabama more

  • Standing Fast And Following Close

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 13, 2010

    With a constant barrage of attacks and pressure comes a danger of compromise and to surrender to the enemy which can be avoided by staying close (following) to the Savior.

    STANDING FAST AND FOLLOWING CLOSE Rev. 7:13-17 Sermon Objective: With a constant barrage of attacks and pressure comes a danger of compromise and to surrender to the enemy which can be avoided by staying close (following) to the Savior. Supporting Scripture: Deuteronomy 31:6-8; 1 Corinthians more

  • Rekindling Your First Love Series

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Dec 28, 2008

    The first churches in history were just like the churches now...and they have a lot to teach us about staying close to Jesus.

    Sermon for CATM – December 28 – Churches of Revelation – Ephesus and Sardis – Revelation 2:1-7; 3:1-6 Today we begin a 5-part series on the Churches of Revelation. Yes, it is a bit odd that we’re beginning such a series on the last Sunday of the year and that we will be starting the new year more

  • Do You Want To Go Away As Well?

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Jul 21, 2010

    The purpose fo this message is to encourage graduating students, as well as others, to stay close to Jesus and grow in His grace, knowing that there is no where else to turn for eternal life.

    DO YOU WANT TO GO AWAY AS WELL? John 6:51-69 INTRODUCTION: A. Let me begin this morning by congratulating our graduating High School seniors B. Have you ever found yourself absorbed in a story? 1. Maybe you are a science fiction nut and find yourself on another planet. 2. Or more

  • Life God's Way

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010

    Because Christ is the source of all life, you must stay close to Him in order to experience “the abundant life”.

    I. The Nature of God obligates you to submit to Him. A. God is present (omnipresent). B. God is active (immanent). Genesis 1; Eph 4:6 II. The Nature of man obligates you to reflect the glory of God. A. Man surmises He is an accident. more

  • One Of You Shall Betray Me

    Contributed by James May on Jun 20, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    I can hear these words of Jesus ring through every gathering of his people. There is always a chance that someone will begin to walk in the shoes of Judas unless we stay close to Jesus.

  • The Waiting Father Series

    Contributed by James ( Jim ) Highland on Jun 16, 2014

    Jesus' memorable sermon includes two kinds of prodigals, those who go into far countries of life and those that stay close to home. Both need God's love and forgiveness.

    The Waiting Father; The favorite story that Jesus told, The Prodigal Son, is really of the Waiting Father… of Two Prodigal Sons. Scripture: Luke 15:11-29 His audience was a large crowd of very religious people. Church Leaders and Biblical Scholars, hoping Jesus would give them some more

  • All Saints' Memorial Service

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Nov 7, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    A short talk given at an all-Saints' Memorial Day service, giving thanks to God for loved ones who have died. In short, God knows us, God stays close to us, and God made us.

    In 2008 I spent seven months in bed suffering from severe debilitating pain in my neck. My neck muscles were twisting my head in 3 directions. My right ear was almost resting on my shoulder. In many ways it was a horrible time. It tested my faith. The result was a deeper trust in the God who knows more

  • Moses On The Mountain With The Lord - Part 7 Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 23, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    God has 3 messages from the mountain for us tonight: 1. God wants us to be generous givers (vs. 1-8). 2. God wants to stay close to His saints (vs. 8). 3. God uses earthly pictures to teach us about heavenly places (vs. 8-22).

    Moses on the Mountain with the Lord - Part 7 Exodus 25:1-22 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - July 21, 2010 BACKGROUND *The LORD God of the Old Testament who appeared to men was God the Son, the pre-incarnate Jesus Christ. We are studying these appearances because each of more