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  • Stretch Out Your Hand

    Contributed by Windell Gann on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 227 ratings
     | 25,793 views

    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

  • Growing A Faith That Stretches Series

    Contributed by Steve Salmon on Oct 9, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,612 views

    Hebrews 10 teaches us that with the foundation of a right belief, we can accomplish much.

    Growing a Faith that Stretches Hebrews 10:19-31 SICC 9/2/02 (Morning) INTRODUCTION: There are things in my Christian life that I have been struggling with literally for 20 years. I am not a bad person, even so there are sins in my life that I have a difficult time dealing with. Maybe you ...read more

  • How To Hold On When You Feel Like Giving Up

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 436 ratings
     | 66,832 views

    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

  • Comfort Zone Or End Zone?

    Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 19, 2001
    based on 103 ratings
     | 24,678 views

    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

  • Praying Dangerously

    Contributed by Bob Hunter on May 21, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,981 views

    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

  • Assorted Thoughts About A Distorted World

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,023 views

    The early post-flood world had some ambitious individuals. They stretched their limits and pushed beyond themselves. They looked for more than what they had and began to forget the Lord. They began to envision things they shouldn’t and soon were pursui

    May 1, 1994 ASSORTED THOUGHTS ABOUT A DISTORTED WORLD (Genesis 11:1-9) INTRO: (1) The word Babel is interesting because it is given two different meanings. Gen. 11:9 says: "Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the ...read more

  • Spiritually Dry? Your God Will Come Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,428 views

    We can take the entire text of Isaiah 35 and stretch it out like a template over any portion of history, whether it be the whole of human history or the tiniest portion of your very life, and see that God consistently brings people from desert to glory.

    Spiritually Dry? Your God Will Come Isaiah 35 Pastor Jim Luthy A song by the late 70’s, early 80’s rock group Styx describes the place many people find themselves spiritually these days. Listen to the words and see if any of these words or phrases correlate with your spiritual ...read more

  • Enlarge Your Tent Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Mar 4, 2002
    based on 256 ratings
     | 83,728 views

    First of a series called "Enlarge your Tent Based on Isaiah 54:1-4 I used a lot of Mike Slaughter’s material.

    Enlarge your tent, Isaiah 54:2 Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ February 24, 2002 The man told his doctor that he wasn’t able to do all the things around the house that he used to do. When the examination was complete, he said, "Now, Doc, I can take it. Tell me in plain ...read more

  • The God Who Knows The Heart

    Contributed by Kent Simmons on May 19, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,516 views

    If the intent of our hearts is important to us, how much more important is the issue of the intent of our hearts to our God.

    Sermon Notes “The God Who Knows The Heart” Kent Simmons Acts 15:1-21 AC 15:1 Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the brothers: "Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved." [2] This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp ...read more

  • Withered

    Contributed by Derrick Strickland on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 157 ratings
     | 8,960 views

    Jesus is more than just a healer he is the restorer of the withered things in our life

    “WITHERED” Luke 6:6-12 INTRO: 1.Three of the four gospels make mention of this miracle and all three use the same word to describe this man’s condition - “Withered Hand”. (Ugly word) 2. “Withered” describes: a) That which once held life, but now the life is gone. (Like ...read more

  • Do We Have A Vision?

    Contributed by Ronald Crandall on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 9,027 views

    Often times challenging people to have a vision is the challenge. Causing them to see what and where God wants to take them is sometimes hard. When you are preaching about vision and people look at you like you are out there... Ya mean you want me to have

    Do we have a vision? My life is but a weaving Between my Lord and me I cannot choose the colors He worketh steadily Off times He weaveth sorrow And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside Not till the loom is silent And the shuttles cease to fly Shall God ...read more

  • Missions Impossible

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 26, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 4,040 views

    What to do when you face an obstacle that you can’t seem to overcome.

    13, January 2002 Dakota Community Church Missions Impossible Introduction: Your back is against the wall, there is no hope, it’s desperate, you know you can’t go back but there seems to be no way to go ahead. It’s impossible! Or is it? Exodus 14:10 – 15:10 10 As Pharaoh approached, ...read more

  • The Vitamin Of Service Series

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,256 views

    This is the seventh of a seven part series I preached at Wendesday night Prayer Meeting on Spiritual Growth and Fitness.

    Spiritual Growth and Fitness Serving Psalm 100:2 Intro: This is the last message in the Spiritual Growth and Fitness series. P – Prayer W – Word M – Meditation CA-Church Attendance F- Faith H – Confession of Sin There are ...read more

  • A Life Of Service

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on May 13, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 788 views

    A Sermon for Ascension Day - and life after death!

    My friend Ron, who is the Vicar of Sixpenny Handley, is a story teller like I am. Some years ago, in the week before Ascension Day, he told us this story.. "I was a little lad at School, and, at the start of the year in my new Class my teacher was giving jobs out to the boys and girls. ...read more

  • God Will Make A Way Where He Leads Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Oct 19, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,816 views

    We will walk with the nation of Israel as God leads them out of Egypt in front of the Egyptian Army, lighting the way of Israel while keeping the Egyptians in darkness.

    God will make a way where HE Leads Follow Up Don’t Give Up, Get Up Look Up God Lift’s Up DBF Sunday Sermon/10/20/02 One of the greatest and scariest times of our life was the day that our oldest son Dominique was born. Gloria and I were so very blessed, of course, but we didn’t ...read more