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  • The Measure Of A Man Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,461 views

    the measure of man as viewed in the light of his suffering

    THE MEASURE OF A MAN Acts 21:27-40 In looking at this passage tonight, I was more prone to call it the measure of the man than I was to say this is the arrest of Paul. It is the arrest of Paul, but it is the measure of the man who is seen in the midst of the circumstance that interests me. I ...read more

  • Failure To Be Faithful Series

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 159 ratings
     | 22,954 views

    This is the final of 9 sermons on Standing in the Storms.

    Standing In the Storm #9 (Final) This is the ninth study about the Survival of Storms. We have seen principals of power to help us be solid, stable, steadfast, and sure in everything that comes our way. We need to understand that even as Christians we have problems, it has been taught by many ...read more

  • How Living With Integrity Increases Our Hope

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Nov 16, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,865 views

    How living with integrity increases our hope.

    We’re in the series "From Hurt to Hope." We’ve been learning more about how to experience the hope that God offers – even when the deck is stacked against us. We’ve been covering the Apostle Peter’s first letter, which was written to Christ followers of the First Century being brutally ...read more

  • The Abiding Presence

    Contributed by Roger Spaugh on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 81 ratings
     | 4,841 views

    Encouragement for those suffering from loss of loved ones, or loss of a dream.

    Mankind has struggled with many things. Probably the most difficult of these is adversity. Every since Adam and Eve were cast from the garden, mankind has faced adversity. It has come in many different ways and in many different forms. But regardless of the method, the struggle is just as real. It ...read more

  • God Uses Ordinary People: Stephen Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Aug 31, 2008
    based on 27 ratings
     | 11,063 views

    God loves to do the extraordinary with the ordinary.

    God Uses Ordinary People: Stephen Acts 6-7 Rev. Brian Bill 8/31/08 Nine-year-old Jericho Scott is a good baseball player – too good, it turns out because Jericho is a pitcher with a 40-mile-an-hour fastball. He throws so hard that the Youth Baseball League of New Haven, Connecticut told his ...read more

  • God Will Shake Your Jailhouse

    Contributed by James Lowe on Feb 22, 2013
    based on 10 ratings
     | 8,791 views

    A sermon abput victory in spite of the circumstances

    God will Shake your Jailhouse Acts 16:19-26 19. And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers, 20. And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our ...read more

  • Esmirna, The Fearful Church

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Apr 2, 2011
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,774 views

    The Church of Esmirna lived in a time of tremendous pursuit and suffering. God gave them a message of fortitude that helps us today to keep on covering the career in spite of the present difficulties.

    Mayor Gerardo Balmori The Salvation Army Introduction • The City of Esmirna was a commercial port, which principal product was the myrrh. It was a beautiful city, which streets had been planned well. One of these streets had been covered of gold, and was connecting the temple of Zeus and ...read more

  • Hope - Our Strength

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Jul 11, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,550 views

    "while the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it." Helen Keller Today we will see that: Our Present Sufferings Will Not Last – (v. 18) Our Promised Future Will Not End – (v. 23) Our Patient Hope Will Be Our Strength (v. 25)

    Introduction: What are you going through today? Do you feel like giving up, throwing up your hands and quitting? Do you struggle with… · Financial Burdens – Can meet the bills · Physical Burden’s – Sick or struggling with addiction · Relational Burden’s – Broken marriage, ...read more

  • A Joyful Attitude Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Nov 25, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,882 views

    Sermon #2 of the Philippians series from Philippians chapter 2 deals with examples of the kind of joyful attitude we need to develop.

    A JOYful Attitude CHCC: November 9, 2008 Philippians 2 INTRODUCTION: For the next few weeks, we’re looking at the book of Philippians … a book full of JOY written by a man who was in PRISON. If anyone can be an example to us of how to have JOY as Christians … it is Paul. In Chapter 2, ...read more

  • Holding God's Promises Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Oct 29, 2009
    based on 31 ratings
     | 22,113 views

    The promises of God are certain, complete, collective, constructive and conditional.

    HOLDING GOD’S PROMISES Back in 1921, a missionary couple named David and Svea Flood went from Sweden to the heart of Africa to what was then called the Belgian Congo. They met up with another young Scandinavian couple, the Ericksons, and the four of them sought God for direction. In those days ...read more

  • God Brings Good From Evil Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Oct 29, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,716 views

    God points us through the cross to the wonder of his glory in order to understand evil and suffering in this present world.

    Scripture Introduction Who killed Jesus? The Apostles’ Creed says he “suffered under Pontius Pilate.” Or maybe the blame belongs to the soldiers who drove the nails? Or should we condemn the Jews who demanded freedom for the criminal Barabbas and death for this one called, “Christ,” and ...read more

  • Triumphant Joy #2: Servants And Saints Rejoicing In Suffering Series

    Contributed by on Jul 21, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,437 views

    As Christians, we are servants and saints of the Lord Jesus Christ who can rejoice even though we go through intense suffering.

    TRIUMPHANT JOY #2: SERVANTS AND SAINTS REJOICING IN SUFFERING BACKGROUND TO THE LETTER OF PHILIPPIANS: Author & Date: The Apostle Paul in 61 AD Theme: Joy in Christ Occasion: Paul wrote Philippians during his first Roman imprisonment. THE BIG IDEA: As Christians, we are servants and ...read more

  • Celebrating Christmas When Tragedy Strikes Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Dec 18, 2011
    based on 28 ratings
     | 5,704 views

    How do we celebrate Christmas when we face tragedies in life?

    Celebrating Christmas when Tragedy Strikes! The birth of Christ did not eliminate Evil The birth of Christ provides hope for eternity The birth of Christ provides Comfort through his presence Intro Slide Christmas is one week out. For some, the excitement of gift giving, of gathering ...read more

  • Unjust Suffering Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 23, 2009
    based on 53 ratings
     | 9,565 views

    In our text, Peter spells out the good and the bad of unjust suffering. 1- Unjust suffering is conferred on all 2- Unjust suffering is commended by God 3- Unjust suffering is Christ-likeness

    INTRO.- ILL.- An 84 year old man went to the doctor for a physical. A few days later the doctor saw him walking down the street with a gorgeous young woman on his arm. The next time the doctor saw him he asked how he was doing. "Great," said the old guy. "I did just what you told me. ’Get a ...read more

  • God Uses Thorns Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Nov 10, 2009
    based on 29 ratings
     | 37,710 views

    God calls us to accept, own and use our thorns to extend His grace to others.