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  • Jonah: God's Straying Prophet Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Feb 10, 2012

    Message one of four that deal with people in scripture that stray from their walk with God, but then experience the restoration that God offers His children.

    Jonah: God’s Straying Prophet “Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time saying, ‘Arise and go to Nineveh, that great city and call out against it the message that I tell you’”. So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh.” – Jonah 3:1-3 I. Jonah more

  • Regaining The Straying Brother

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jul 26, 2014
    based on 6 ratings

    Church discipline is about regaining the brother (15). When our prayer is, truly, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven - our desire will be in agreement with what God has already determined in heaven.

    REGAINING THE STRAYING BROTHER. Matthew 18:15-20. ‘The Son of man is come to save that which was lost,’ declared Jesus (Matthew 18:11). The Lord illustrated this with a story of a man who left his ninety-nine sheep to seek out just one lost sheep (Matthew 18:12-13). Jesus affirmed, ‘Even so, it more

  • God's Own Among God's Strays

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 13, 2008

    For the anniversary of the Lai Baptist Church of Gaithersburg, a Burmese congregation. You came as strangers, but God has made you His own. Now we American Christians, who have strayed from what we once were, need your passion among us.

    Sometimes people of differing cultures fail to understand one another. Sometimes people with differing backgrounds cannot grasp what others are all about. So they end up hurting one another, when, really, they need one another. If you do not understand your neighbor, and if your neighbor is more

  • Winning The Wayward Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Nov 19, 2018

    This is message 31 in our series in James. This message continues the teaching concerning our call to help restore the wayward.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Faith’s Response to the Wayward” Pt 2 James prescribed a process whereby those struggling in any of multiple areas of life can find renewal, healing, help through the mutual confession of sin and faithful prayers of the church family. Is anyone among you more

  • The Pursuit Of Excellence: "Finishing Life Well"

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Sep 27, 2016

    Some of the great people of faith in the Bible did not finish life well. They had downturns.

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, April 10, 2016 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter The Pursuit of Excellence: “Finishing Life Well!” [Part One] Philippians 3:1-11 A wise pastor once offered me this piece more

  • Lesson 35. The Reclamation Of Straying Christians (James 5:19-20) Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 3, 2021

    It's always an anxious moment, especially for families and friends, when someone is reported missing in the wilderness.

    Lesson Text: James 5:19-20 (NKJV) 19Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back, 20let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save [l]a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins. INTRODUCTION It's always an anxious moment, more

  • Winning The Wayward Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Nov 19, 2018

    This is the 30th message in our exposition of James. It deals with the call to win back the wayward.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Winning the Wayward” Today we consider the last two verses of James’ letter. He wrote this letter to encourage both Jewish and Gentile believers in their Christian walk. He pointedly addressed the whole issue of genuine trust in God. We can easily claim more

  • The Good Shepherd, Then And Now

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Nov 25, 2017
    based on 2 ratings

    God seeks the lost and strayed

    The Good Shepherd, Then and Now Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Today’s message/devotion comes to us from the Prophet Ezekiel. Who was Ezekiel and who made him a prophet to speak for God? Unless we have some understanding here, we simply hear words and swallow our doubts and what we don’t more

  • God's Word Lights Our Way Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Feb 6, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    You may be able to relate to what Psalm 119 says about the joy of reading and meditating on God's Word. But most of us have also experienced dry spells. This section addresses how we can overcome dry spells by letting God's Word light our way forward wi

    PSALM 119: 105-112 [The Ministry of The Word Series] GOD'S WORD LIGHTS OUR WAY You may be able to relate to what Psalm 119 says about the joy of reading and meditating on God's Word. But most of us have also experienced dry spells–times when we don't seem to get much from the Bible. more

  • Moving The Markers

    Contributed by Bob Phillips on May 16, 2014
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    The changing of the well established guidelines laid out by the Bible can lead be a detour to disaster.

    Markers are needed to mark the way in, or into any new territory or frontier. The markers left by Joshua’s men were seen and noted by hundreds to tens of thousands that would come later. One of the effective means of deception in wartime is to change the markers and road signs. Veterans more

  • Punished For You And Me Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jul 14, 2008
    based on 101 ratings

    The deliverance for all people comes by the substitutionary suffering of the Servant. He suffered in the place of sinful people, so that they do not need to experience the mandated eternal consequences for their sins. A restoration of relationship with G

    ISAIAH 53:4-6 PUNISHED FOR YOU AND ME Unmistakably chapter 53, speaks of the Lord Jesus Christ. Significantly, the Jewish Targum interprets this portion of Isaiah’s prophecy as referring to the Messiah. Every detail of the prophet’s words corresponds so more

  • Western Luke 15:1-7

    Contributed by Victor Rasmussen on Jul 8, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    A country/western version applied to Luke 15

    It’s late spring; you’ve got the cattle all on good, tall, green grass. The rains have been good, the future looks bright. Monday morning rolls around and its time to put out salt and mineral and see how everybody is doing. So you load up your feed, hook up to the more

  • A Christian Rescue Mission Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 25, 2014

    Caring Christians rescue straying sinners

    Take a look around you and answer this question? Who is not here today that should be? Think about that for a minute. Some of you have been members here at TFC for many years and as you think back, you can probably think of a lot of people who were once part of this body who are no longer here. And more

  • Centrality Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Oct 10, 2012

    Christ must be central to ALL belief and doctrine of the church... to stray from the centrality of Christ, one strays from the TRUTH...

    Colossians 1:15-23 October 10, 2012 Oak Park Baptist Church – Wed Bible Study Series Colossians Bible Study The Centrality of Christ Up to this point of the letter to the Colossian church Paul has been very encouraging to the believers. He gives them personal encouragement after he more

  • The Way Back Home

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 10, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Attitudes and actions that lead to a renewal in the hearts of straying believers.

    THE WAY BACK HOME Wednesday, March 9, 2005 Pastor Brian Matherlee Key verse: “And you will again see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not.”—Malachi 3:18 In George Barna’s new volume, “Moral and Spiritual Anarchy”, he flatly more