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  • Stretch

    Contributed by Arnold Anoya on Mar 1, 2007
    based on 40 ratings

    Success is not a magic nor a work of a genius but success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life.

    Like rubber bands, our personalities, talents, and gifts are different. We are not effective unless we are stretched. There’s no person who comes into the world fully equipped for success. Success is not a magic nor a work of a genius but success is due to our stretching to the challenges of ...read more

  • Never Too Old To Stretch

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Sep 3, 2009
    based on 221 ratings

    We have a choice. We can live out the last years of life fearful of growing old, of being helpless, of being a burden, or we can live in great expectation of our Savior’s return. (Powerpoint available - #301)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoint for this sermon available at no charge. Email mnewland@sstelco.com and ask for #301) ILL. One of the great sports stories of the decade of the 1990’s was of George Foreman ...read more

  • Stretch Out Your Hand

    Contributed by Windell Gann on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 227 ratings

    In worship we need to "stretch out our hand" and receive gracious and wonderful blessings from God.

    STRETCH OUT YOUR HAND Mark 3:1-7 (Matthew 12:9-15; Luke 6:6-12) Introduction: 1. We are going to be looking at Mark 3:1-7. But I want you to imagine in Jesus’ day the editor of the Galilee Gazette running excitedly into the press room shouting, “Stop the Press! Stop the Press!” We have a ...read more

  • "(Stretching Forth) Withered Hands

    Contributed by Mark Mccool on May 25, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Open honesty is essential for conversion. Conversion is essential for saint & sinner alike. Many times complete conversion is never manifested in one’s life simply because they have hidden shame, & witheredness, that has never been healed.

    “(STRETCHING FORTH) WITHERED HANDS” Mark McCool TEXT: MATTHEW 12:9-13 9 And when he was departed thence, he went into their synagogue: 10 And, behold, there was a man which had his hand withered. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days? that they might accuse ...read more

  • How To Hold On When You Feel Like Giving Up

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 436 ratings

    How do we keep holding on when we feel like giving up? How do we find the strength to persevere, to go on?

    Ever feel like giving up? Ever feel like quitting? Ever feel like your situation is so hopeless that the only thing you can possibly do is leave? Just walk away, head out the door and never come back? In extreme circumstances, people can feel so much emotional pain that they take their own ...read more

  • Get Out Of The Boat

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 104 ratings

    This sermon teaches us the importance of allowing our faith to be stretched.

    Have you done anything in your faith walk recently that stretched you? We use the term “stretch” to refer to growth, development and learning. I must admit, it goes against human nature to be stretched. There is a popular story that illustrates our reluctance to be stretched. Ill- A man was ...read more

  • God – The Original Know-It-All Series

    Contributed by Steve Lawson on Oct 19, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    God’s Omniscience stretches farther than we can ever imagine.

    God – The Original Know-it-all Psalm 139 It is in our human DNA to search for God. While we live in a day and time where selfishness and self preoccupation reigns supreme; there is always within us a deep nagging question. Who is God? As much as we try to deny it, that question will ...read more

  • What To Do With A Bum Knee Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 30, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    To develop a more finely-tuned attitude toward hardships and to develop a plan that will help to regularly grow through events that stretch us

    1. Title: What To Do With a Bum Knee 2. Text: Hebrews 12:4-13 (12:3-29) 3. Audience: Villa Heights Christian Church, AM crowd. September 17, 2006, in the series “Nothing Better Than The Best” 4. Objectives: -for the people to understand how difficulties are used by God for our good; what a ...read more

  • The Past, Present, And Future Of The Believer

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on May 19, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Salvation is not an instantaneous act as we see it, but a process that stretches from eternity past to eternity future.

    THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF THE BELIEVER Text: Romans 8:28 – 30 Introduction: · V. 28 · Not all things are good, but can be used for our long range good by God, who molds us · Promise only for Christians, “the called” · Salvation is not an instantaneous act as we see it, but a ...read more

  • Three "Forths" Of The Battle - [withered Hand]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 17, 2005
    based on 101 ratings

    Jesus said STAND FORTH, then STRETCH FORTH, and finally, SEND FORTH! Powerpoint at website.

    Three “Forths” of the Battle Mark 3:1-14 Free Powerpoint at: www.gbcdecatur.org/sermons/3Forths Welcome to our Palm Sunday service! [introduce message] Today we look at the man with the withered [shriveled] hand. It was likely a paralysis issue of pinched nerves/cut off blood flow. ...read more

  • Praying Dangerously

    Contributed by Bob Hunter on May 21, 2002
    based on 84 ratings

    The Bible is full of dangerous prayers. Search me, stretch me and send me are examined. Each prayer has an oject lesson to go with it.

    "Praying Dangerously" Pastor Bob Hunter Springwater Church (A similiar, but not identical message is available at Willowcreek.com by the title, "Dangerous Prayers.") Objects needed for message: 1 flashlight, 1 suitcase, 1 stretchy cord I want to talk to you about praying ...read more

  • Comfort Zone Or End Zone?

    Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 19, 2001
    based on 104 ratings

    Motivational chapel message to inspire the student body, faculty, and staff @ Ozark Christian College to spiritually stretch themselves for Christ’s glory.

    Comfort Zone or End Zone ? Selected Scriptures * The Visual Bible: Matthew (8:1-4; 26:36-56) I love these scenes! The first one, from the first four verses of Matt. 8, reveals the utter self less ness of Jesus – when everyone else steered clear of this poor man with leprosy, our ...read more

  • Strength In The Storm Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 26, 2005
    based on 23 ratings

    Stretching you past your limits to cope, God can use a crisis to bring us close and draw a crowd along with us to him.

    Paul’s trip to Rome beginning in Acts 27 is the story of a stormy trip and shipwreck. Few things are as awesome to experience as a big storm. This past year, Florida saw four hurricanes plow through and wreak a path of destruction. We can begin to think we are large and in charge when God ...read more

  • What Is Faith? Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 23, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    What is faith? We see faith worked out in what we call heros of the Old Testament - but they, like us, were stretched and confronted with problems as they learned to trust God.

    Last time we began chapter 11 of Hebrews - the great chapter on faith. Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. We learned that faith is believing that God is who He says He is and that He will do what He promised He will do - even ...read more

  • Dreaming Big!

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 17, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    Through out the 66 books of the Bible we read time and time again stories that increase and Stretch our faith as we become obedient. In return we begin to dream big!

    Dreaming Big! Text: Luke 5: 1-4 Life is full of lessons; lessons come several ways. Object lessons seem to be very effective in my opinion. Jesus is teaching the multitudes probably a message on trust or faith, and then Jesus spots Peter and the other disciples, so He decides ...read more