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  • Plough Sunday Sermon 2016

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 11, 2016
     | 2,665 views

    What sort of world are you hoping to leave behind from your ploughing in life?

    Plough Sunday 2016 Story: An old farmer who was about to die called his two sons to his bedside and said, "My boys, my farm and the fields are yours in equal shares. I leave you a little ready money but the bulk of my wealth is hidden somewhere in the ground, not more than eighteen inches ...read more

  • An Unchained Gospel

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 24, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,226 views

    Cutting a straight furrow with the Word of God and avoiding catastrophe.

    AN UNCHAINED GOSPEL 2 Timothy 2:8-15 I. SALVATION WITH ETERNAL GLORY (2 Timothy 2:8-10) Paul asks Timothy to “remember Jesus Christ raised from the dead’ (2 Timothy 2:8). Here in the Greek of 2 Timothy 2:8 the resurrection is mentioned BEFORE the Lord’s nativity into the ...read more

  • Procrastination

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Sep 18, 2014
     | 1,642 views

    THE FALLACY OF PROCRASTINATION

    PROCRASTINATION OBSERVATION: THE WORD PROCRASTINATION MEANS TO PUT OFF FROM DAY TO DAY, TO DELAY, DO DELAY ACTION (WEBSTER’S DICTIONARY). THERE ARE TIMES WHEN DECISION MAKING PRODUCES COMPLEX ISSUES. HOWEVER, SOME ISSUES DEMAND RESOLUTION IMMEDIATELY. THIS STUDY ADDRESSES ...read more

  • Study The Bible

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,826 views

    We are commanded to "Study God’s Word" - the Greek verb in our text is second person "imperative." This means "I command you."

    Study the Bible 2 TIMOTHY 2:15 Study to [show] thyself approved unto God, a workman that needed not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. [KJV] OPENING REMARKS A. Bible Availability – 1. In the United States of America – approximately 82 | 83% identify themselves as ...read more

  • The Necessity Of Forgetfulness

    Contributed by Steven Shubert on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,468 views

    Loss of memory has been often been looked at as a weakness, a failure; however, in our walk with Christ, forgetfulness is often an absolute necessity.

    The Necessity of Forgetfulness Phil. 3:13 Luke 9:62 1) Introduction a) We have often maligned forgetfulness, as being a weakness, a problem area, and it is true that, often, being unable to remember can be a frustration to us. However, there is a time when forgetfulness becomes an ...read more

  • Ingredients Of True Success

    Contributed by Douglas Martin on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,454 views

    Ingredients of True Success PHILLIPIANS 3:12-14 12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to

    Ingredients of True Success PHILLIPIANS 3:12-14 12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: ...read more

  • I Will Follow But....

    Contributed by Bramwell Hayes on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,241 views

    Christ requires complete commitment from his disciples, that is why he put off 3 half-hearted would be followers.

    Last week, in the Parable of the Sower, we looked at three different types of people who hear the Word of God, but who do not allow it to any lasting effect on them. Today we are looking at three people who said that they would follow Jesus, but who ended up who ended up by not following. In each ...read more

  • Kingdom Inefficiency

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Jul 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,206 views

    Jesus keeps reaching out to us, even though we have rejected him.

    First Presbyterian Church Wichita Falls, Texas July 6, 2008 KINGDOM INEFFICIENCY Isaac Butterworth Matthew 13:1-9 (NIV) 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the ...read more

  • Guard Your Heart Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 1, 2011
    based on 43 ratings
     | 15,764 views

    The ingredients of life come into us and flow out from us through various avenues. Three of them are given special attention here; the mouth, the eyes, and the feet. All of these streams of life come from one fountain, the heart.

    PROVERBS 4: 20-27 GUARD YOUR HEART [1 Timothy 4: 8] Ever try painting a room without spattering paint on yourself? Or playing ball without getting dirty? Or washing the car without getting wet? It's hard, isn't it? How about staying pure and undefiled living life among sinners and not ...read more

  • A Christian Should Be A Striking Likeness Of Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Ronald Fair on Jun 1, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 3,851 views

    A Christian should be a striking likeness of Jesus Christ

    Striking Likenesses of Jesus Christ Text: Acts 4:13 And they took knowledge of them that they had been with Jesus Scripture: Acts 4:1-20 Introduction: Spurgeon once said, “A Christian should be a striking likeness of Jesus Christ.” We have read lives of Christ beautifully and ...read more

  • Three Conditions Of Christian Discipleship

    Contributed by Chris Layton on Aug 18, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,165 views

    What does it Take to Follow Christ?

    Many Christians are only “Christaholics” and not disciples at all. • Disciples are cross-bearers; they seek Christ. o Christaholics seek happiness. • Disciples dare to discipline themselves, and the demands they place on themselves leave them enjoying the happiness of their ...read more

  • When The Pressure Is Unbearable Series

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Jan 22, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 2,415 views

    This message will help encourage you to move past your past.

    When the Pressure is Unbearable Dr. Marty Baker March 4, 2001 Exodus 14 www.stevenscreek.net Man can do a lot of things ..... He can take a laser and a piece of plastic and preserve sound for centuries. He can take a microwave and electricity and bring us a television ...read more

  • God's Guidelines For Graduates

    Contributed by Gary Merillat on Jun 4, 2001
    based on 136 ratings
     | 9,227 views

    A sermon to graduates (any graduates) with three guidelines for success as faithful Christians. Message is appropriate for challenging any Christians. Based on II Timothy 1:7; Philippians 3:13-14; and Hebrews 12:1-3

    Guidelines For Graduates II Timothy 1:7; Philippians 3:13-14; Hebrews 12:1-3 Introduction Illustration: Going down the highway a bumper sticker was observed that said, "I’m a Pearl Harbor survivor." The unique thing about this bumper sticker was that is was on the back of a Toyota truck. ...read more

  • The Ultimate Example (Part 2)

    Contributed by Stephen Fournier on Sep 19, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 501 views

    Sermon on growth

    THE ULTIMATE EXAMPLE (PART 2) PHILIPPIANS 2:9-11 02/15/95 There is an old story of how a farmer tried to teach his how to plow a straight furrow. After the horse had been hitched up and everything was ready, to told the boy to keep an eye on some object at the other end of the field and aim ...read more

  • This One Thing I Do Series

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Mar 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,268 views

    The stories of the Rich Young Ruler and of Mary and Martha show that Christians need the discipline of denying self, learning of Christ and following HIm in order to find peace.

    THIS One Thing I DO Philippians 3__13 If a person is even remotely interested in the world around him, has an occupation and a family, his responsibilities and interests quickly out grow his ability to accomplish all that need be done or that he would like to do. Only a few people can do ...read more