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  • Striving For Holiness

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 122 ratings
     | 9,390 views

    This sermons takes a look at why it is that we as Christians should strive for holiness and then looks at three practical applications to help us to strive for that holiness.

    A Man was sitting in his recliner when his youngest son walked in and asked if he could ask his a few questions. The Father said sure but he asked what is this for? The young boy replied, “It’s for a project as school. We have to write a report about a role model in our life.” His father was ...read more

  • Are You Seeking, Or Striving? Series

    Contributed by Clark Sneed on Oct 14, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 7,830 views

    Jesus tells us to strive to enter the narrow gate, while many will seek to enter when it is too late. The difference between seeking and striving for the kingdom of God.

    Please turn in your Bibles to Luke 13 and follow along as I read verses 22-24: “And he went through the cities and villages, teaching, and journeying toward Jerusalem. Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them, Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for ...read more

  • Striving For The Advancement Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,895 views

    Part 4 in a study of the church covenant

  • Striving For Church Health - Healthy Senior Men Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 57 ratings
     | 8,125 views

    A healthy church is one that grows warmer in fellowship, deeper through discipleship, broader through ministry, and larger through evangelism.

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: I made a decision several years ago about the kind of church that I wanted to pastor. I did not ask for a small church. I did not ask for a large church. I asked God for a healthy church. A healthy church is one that grows warmer in fellowship, deeper through ...read more

  • Striving For Church Health - Healthy Senior Women Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 5,685 views

    God desires that you and I come into our older age with grace and dignity while at the same time being useful in the local church. In His Word, God gives us instruction as to how senior adult women are to be useful in the local church.

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: There’s a new age coming – a new age wave. It is going to hit the 21st century church like a Pacific tsunami. There are now more people over age 65 than under 18. We would be wise to look at the fact that Apostle Paul recognized the value and usefulness of senior ...read more

  • Striving For Church Health – Healthy Employed Saints Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Jul 29, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,533 views

    Over a month ago, we began to talk about Striving For Church Health. If SCC is going to be a healthy church, the senior saints must lead the way in example and conduct and we, the congregation, must know how to react and respond to their lives and walk am

    INTRODUCTION Review: Over a month ago, we began to talk about Striving For Church Health. If SCC is going to be a healthy church, the senior saints must lead the way in example and conduct and we, the congregation, must know how to react and respond to their lives and walk among us. Young women ...read more

  • The Perfect Will Of God

    Contributed by Bernard Dawson on Sep 22, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,275 views

    An encouragement to strive for excellence in Christian living.

  • When Your'e Famous Enough For Fools To Want Your Old Socks

    Contributed by Gerald Du Preez on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,947 views

    People strive to find meaning in "things", feeling their current existence is insignificant. They forget that God is the God of the insignificant!

    "When you’re famous enough for fools to want your old socks" (Or "The God of the insignificant") Job 8:7 "Though your beginning was insignificant, yet your end will increase greatly." (NAS) Browsing through the business section of the Sunday Times of 12/12/99, I came across an ...read more

  • Testing The Waters

    Contributed by Dwayne Brown, Phd on Jul 7, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 15,125 views

    Each of us needs to strive for more depth in the Lord and more growth in God’s grace.

  • Finishing First

    Contributed by Mike Kern on Jun 30, 2002
    based on 145 ratings
     | 15,525 views

    Striving for first place in God’s kingdom may mean coming in last in this kingdom.

  • God's Children - That Is What We Are!

    Contributed by Charles Degner on May 2, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 13,077 views

    We wonder in awe every day that God has made us his children, and strive to become more and more like what we already are!

    1 John 3:1-3 How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But ...read more

  • Forceful Men Lay Hold Of The Kingdom

    Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Oct 12, 2004
    based on 86 ratings
     | 14,960 views

    We must be like John, fearlessly striving ahead in the gospel; forcefully making our way into the Kingdom; staying there, and helping others to enter in.

    Compiled by: Herman Abrahams (Pastor), Cornerstone Faith Ministries, P.O. Box 740, Westridge 7802, Rep. of South Africa. E-Mail: Mentorship2003@yahoo.co.uk Note to the reader: If you have been blessed with this sermon compilation, I would be honoured to receive an e-mail from ...read more

  • Discovering Your Purpose Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 283 ratings
     | 88,063 views

    As we understand the ramifications of Christ dwelling within us, we will strive for maturity in our faith and can become all that God desires for us to be.

    Discovering Your Purpose A truck driver was hauling a load of 500 penguins to the zoo. Unfortunately, his truck broke down. He eventually waved down another truck and offered the driver $500 to take the penguins to the zoo. The next day the first truck driver got his truck fixed and drove ...read more

  • Discovering Your Purpose Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 24, 2003
    based on 70 ratings
     | 8,492 views

    As we understand the ramifications of Christ dwelling within us, we will strive for maturity in our faith and can become all that God desires for us to be.

    Discovering Your Purpose A truck driver was hauling a load of 500 penguins to the zoo. Unfortunately, his truck broke down. He eventually waved down another truck and offered the driver $500 to take the penguins to the zoo. The next day the first truck driver got his truck fixed and drove ...read more

  • Overcoming Divisive Attitudes

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 120 ratings
     | 11,525 views

    Many great congregations have suffered from people with divisive attitudes. The Lord has placed each of us in His body to be lovingly united in spirit, intent on one purpose, striving together for the faith of the gospel.

    Overcoming Divisive Attitudes Illustration:A monk joined a monastery and took a vow of silence. After the first 10 years his superior called him in and asked, "Do you have anything to say?" The monk replied, "Food bad." After another 10 years the monk again had opportunity to voice his thoughts. ...read more