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  • Sweet And Sour Christians Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 9, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,854 views

    Although leaders in a church are crucial, the real strength or weakness of Christianity is found in its laymen, those who populate the pews and live out their Christian values throughout the week.

    Sweet and Sour Christians (I Thessalonians 5:15) 1. A society cannot be governed if most of its members do not buy into its laws. The English philosopher, John Locke, who set the tone for the American Revolution, in his Second Treatise, wrote "the ruling power ought to govern by declared and ...read more

  • Closet Christians

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Oct 17, 2001
    based on 87 ratings
     | 4,536 views

    Encouraging believers to declare themselves as such in the light of our powerful Gospel.

    Closet Christians! Rom 1:13-17 13 I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now) in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles. 14 I am obligated both to ...read more

  • Marks Of A Christian

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 23,113 views

    Examines the "Marks" or qualities that set a Christian apart.

    MARKS OF A CHRISTIAN - 1 John 4:20 - 5:13 Some things in this world look very much alike. They are very similar. For instance, a King Snake and a Coral Snake look very much alike. An alligator and a crocodile look a lot alike. They are very similar. We have a citrus tree growing in our ...read more

  • Freedom

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,490 views

    A sermon for Reformation Sunday

    Reformation Sunday John 8:31- 36 "Freedom" 31 ¶ Jesus then said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples, 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free." 33 They answered him, "We are descendants of Abraham, and have ...read more

  • Good-Bye, Abram

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Jul 27, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,017 views

    A sermon illustrating the walk of faith, not just for Abram but for every Christian. A sermon where a founding pastor must also say "Good-bye" to his congregatioin.

    What comes to mind when you hear the name Abram? Okay, what about Abraham? They are the same man, but he was only known as Abram until he was called to do something special by God - when he was 75 years old! Not long after that, God changed his name to Abraham, which has a specific meaning. ...read more

  • Do It! Do It Now! Do It Right!

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Nov 20, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 4,999 views

    Obedience to the call and will of God.

    DO IT! DO IT NOW! DO IT RIGHT! DEUTERONOMY 6:4-6 "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine ...read more

  • Smile

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 24, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,148 views

    A Reformation Sermon

    Reformation Sunday John 8:31-36 Romans 3:19-28 ’Smile"   19 ¶ Now we know that whatever the law says it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 20 For no human being will be justified in his ...read more

  • Time And Eternity: Cast Away Series

    Contributed by J John on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,280 views

    I remember day-dreaming in a boring lecture at theological college one day, when the lecturer stopped and asked, ’Mr John, will you tell me why you keep looking at your watch?’ I had to think quickly. ’Yes, sir,’ I said. ’I was concerned that you might no

    --note-- 2000, Dreamworks Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt - - - - - I remember day-dreaming in a boring lecture at theological college one day, when the lecturer stopped and asked, ’Mr John, will you tell me why you keep looking at your watch?’ I had to think ...read more

  • Great Expectations Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jan 12, 2003
    based on 168 ratings
     | 11,369 views

    1st in the series "Conversations With Jesus." The invitation Jesus made to the first disciples is the same he extends to us today.

    Army Recruiting Slogans (I used posters on powerpoint): I Want You Be all that you can be An Army of one The army’s recruiting pitch has been evolving over the years as the needs and desires of the target population has changed. But Jesus hasn’t changed his pitch, in ...read more

  • The Invitation Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on May 8, 2006
     | 1,273 views

    2nd in the Series "Near to His Heart: The Gospel of John"

    This morning is the second message in our series “Near to His heart.” Last week we saw how our drawing near to the Lord is only possible because He drew near first—he put on human flesh and came to earth. This week we see the second thing that makes it possible for us to draw near—the fact ...read more

  • Set Your Standards

    Contributed by Germain Brown on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 113 ratings
     | 1,819 views

    Do not settle for less than what you want to acheive because in the Lord, everything is possible.

    SET YOUR STANDARDS 2 CORINTHIANS 7:1 SAYS: “HAVING THEREFORE THESE PROMISES,DEARLY BELOVED, LET US CLEANSE OURSELVES FROM ALL FILTHINESS OF THE FLESH AND SPIRIT, PERFECTING HOLINESS IN THE FEAR OF GOD.” I REMEMBER AS A LITTLE KID, IN DALLAS, TEXAS, WE LIVED RIGHT NEXT TO A ...read more

  • Fatal Attraction

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 6,173 views

    Falling in love with the world is a fatal attraction for believers.

    Fatal Attraction 1 John 2:15-17 Several years ago there was a movie entitled "Fatal Attraction" in which a man finds himself attracted to another woman. He yields to this temptation, no doubt thinking that it will be a brief encounter. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an affair that threatens ...read more

  • Speak Life / Taming The Tongue

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Sep 7, 2015
    based on 44 ratings
     | 26,591 views

    Abraham Lincoln said, "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt." Beloved, you can speak life or death. Tame the tongue...and speak life.

    One of the winter events.... that I often did as a Youth Group leader .....at Saint Andrew ....in Mentor Ohio ....was a snowball toss . You would pick a partner ....and start ....about 3 feet apart. You would throw... or toss the snowball ....to your partner. If they caught the snowball ...read more

  • Older Brothers Anonymous

    Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 2,229 views

    In what ways are we like the Older Brother in the Parable of the Two sons?

    You’ve heard of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, Emotions Anonymous and Overeaters Anonymous. But have you ever heard of OLDER BROTHERS ANONYMOUS? Let’s take a quick poll -- How many of you were the baby in your family? Would you stand, please? Thank you. Please be ...read more

  • Where Do You Sit With God?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 2, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 4,210 views

    Sermon 1 of a New Year’s series based on Wilkinson’s book Experiencing Spiritual Breakthroughs.

    What’s your New Year’s Resolution for 2005? Is it a resolution to spend less and save more? Is it a resolution to spend less time on one thing and more time on something else? Or, is it a resolution to exercise more and well… weigh less? The January 3rd edition of the daily e-mail column, Mikey’s ...read more