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  • Strive Series

    Contributed by Dustin T Parker on May 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,318 views

    gifts, zeal, faith in action

    Epiphany 5 Strive? Feb. 4 1 Cor. 14:12b-20 † In Jesus Name † Grace and Peace be yours, from God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ! Knowing versus Being a Father The lessons of fatherhood have begun, and I have to admit, some of them are not… pleasant. One of the lessons, one of ...read more

  • Striving To Win

    Contributed by Jason Winters on Aug 16, 2012
     | 3,708 views

    Doing our best for the Lord

    Striving to Win 1 Corinthians 9:24-9:27 1st Ever US Gold in Judo Kayla Harrison Gabby Douglas Team and Individual Gold Michael Phelps 21 medals! 17 Gold! Our text says: 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the ...read more

  • Striving To Win Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 25, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,473 views

    A look at excellence as a Christian. How to win in the race of Christianity.

    STRIVING TO WIN The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The race is run over a grueling course covering 26 miles, 385 yards. In order to run in that prestigious race, you must have either won a sanctioned ...read more

  • Striving For Perfection

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,307 views

    We cannot ever rest in our struggle to become more like Christ.

    Phil. 3:12-16 - 12Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind ...read more

  • Striving For Holiness

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 122 ratings
     | 9,250 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

  • Striving For Excellence

    Contributed by Kevin Newman on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,091 views

    As Christians we need to re-examine why we do what we do from time to time, to make sure it is for His glory.

    Introduction -- Why are we here? What and who are we living for? Before we give the same "pat" answers, we need to re-examine ourselves to be sure we are living for Christ and not for ourselves. I. The Motivation of Paul Why did Paul preach, risk his life, and give up the pleasures of this ...read more

  • Striving For Holiness Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Mar 22, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,076 views

    Why should we be holy? What is holiness? How do we become holy? We try to answer those questions in this sermon.

    Introduction: A. Have you ever gotten all cleaned up and dressed up and then found it hard to stay that way? 1. There was a very funny commercial that aired during a recent Super Bowl. a. The commercial showed a young man who was in at a job interview with a stain on his shirt. b. As he ...read more

  • Strive To Rest!

    Contributed by Dustin T Parker on Feb 7, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,753 views

    time to find rest in Christ

    Concordia Lutheran Church February 7, 2010 Let Us Strive…to Rest Hebrews 4:9-13 † IN JESUS NAME † May you grasp the gift of rest that has been purchased and given to by God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ Dismissed! The men, dragging and weary, get off their bus, and ...read more

  • Attributes To Strive For

    Contributed by Stephen Smarowsky on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,408 views

    I would like to answer these questions: • What are the beatitudes? • Do they spell out conditions we must meet in order to inherit eternal life?

    Matthew 5:1-16 The Beatitudes (Sermon on the Mount) I would like to answer these questions: • What are the beatitudes? • Do they spell out conditions we must meet in order to inherit eternal life? (v.1-2) Who is Jesus preaching to? • His disciples • Crowds (7:28) - So it is ...read more

  • Striving Together

    Contributed by Carl Palatino on Feb 29, 2012
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,900 views

    Bear Sufferings Patiently For Christ's Sake

    STRIVING TOGETHER Philippians 1:27-30 Introduction: The affection of the Philippians, which expressed itself by sending help to the apostle, reminded him of the spirit they had always shown; they had cordially associated themselves with the labors and trials of the gospel. Body: I. LIVE AS ...read more

  • Striving Together

    Contributed by Tim Parsons on Sep 30, 2006
    based on 29 ratings
     | 6,954 views

    This short sermon give us a look into one verse and and what we can Learn from it. In how we work together and find strengh in it

    Striving Together Phil. 1:27 Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; ...read more

  • Strive For Love

    Contributed by Chad Fessenden on Mar 9, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,589 views

    We can accomplish great things for God, but none greater than the act of love!

    Acts 20 23I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me. 24However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace. ...read more

  • Striving For Excellence

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Mar 13, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 3,342 views

    This sermon deals with striving for excellence in our walk with the Lord. It is preached on the occasion of our 15th anniversary as pastors at the church.

    Striving For Excellence 15th Anniversary 3/7/2004 Proverbs 6:6-12 Philippians 3:7-11 Text 3:12-14 Rick Let’s go to Forest Hills Park for our annual Church picnic for a moment. It’s a hot sunny day, and you ...read more

  • Striving For Excellence

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,535 views

    This sermon was preached at our 15th anniversary to encourage us to become all that we can be.

    Striving For Excellence 15th Anniversary 3/7/2004 Proverbs 6:6-12 Philippians 3:7-11 Text 3:12-14 Rick Let’s go to Forest Hills Park for our annual Church picnic for a moment. It’s a hot sunny day, and you ...read more

  • Striving To Succeed

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Dec 29, 2015
    based on 21 ratings
     | 7,269 views

    This lesson deals with Paul’s self-confession and desire to succeed in his “pursuit of Christ” and "the prize of the high calling of God." He provides a plan for all who are “striving to succeed,” in their pursuit of Christ. It begs our attention.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Release the Past 2. Reach for the Present 3. Race toward the Prize Remarks. 1. This lesson deals with believers striving to succeed – in their pursuit of Christ, and their desire to be well pleasing to God. The motto of the Lexus motorcar is the ...read more