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  • Dead Hypocrites Series

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Apr 5, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,737 views

    How many times do we sing All to Jesus I Surrender…but not come back to church for just the slightest excuse.Or, Sweet Hour of Prayer, knowing we haven’t prayed 10 minutes!? Or, sang a special for our own glory and not the Lord’s? Or, debated about the

    “Dead Hypocrites” Acts 4:32-37; 5:1-11 Pastor Allan H. Kircher Sermon Series; Acts Introduction The story of Ananias and Sapphira illustrates a recurring theme in Luke's writings in his gospel as well as the Acts of the Apostles. The recurring theme is hypocrisy and God's outrage ...read more

  • Pray Persistently Series

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Oct 12, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,824 views

    This odd parable about a widow and a judge shows us why we’re to pray persistently as the end approaches -- so we won’t give up!

    ¡§Pray Persistently¡¨ (Luke 18:1-8) Who knows what this picture is? Yep, you guessed it ¡V it is my fire pit! [SHOW PICTURE] And if you recall, a few months back I taught you how to pray (from Luke 11) and I used this fire pit as an example, remember? You¡¦re saying, ¡§Who could forget!¡¨ The ...read more

  • A Fresh Model Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Nov 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,819 views

    Prayer seems to be a struggle for many people. It can seem stale and lifeless. But is also seems that Jesus KNEW how to pray. So what can we learn from his teaching to his disicles about refreshing our prayer life?

    Series Introduction There’s a well known hymn that starts off with these words. Sweet Hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer that calls me from a world of care…. It is a well known hymn for many people. The idea of the hymn is that prayer is sweet. And the words encourage us ...read more

  • I Knelt Today Where Jesus Knelt Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 20, 2013
    based on 25 ratings
     | 26,068 views

    Do you ever feel guilty about not spending enough time in prayer? Me too. But did you realize the Bible never told us how LONG we should pray? Instead it teaches us HOW to pray.

  • Are You Devoted To Prayer? Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 22, 2004
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,221 views

    People today are not committed and devoted to many thigns. As we read about the early church in the book of Acts we see that they were devoted to prayer, are we devoted to prayer.

    “Are You Devoted to Prayer?” Introduction: Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer That calls me from a world of care And bids me at my Father’s throne Make all my wants and wishes known In seasons of distress and grief My soul has often found relief And oft escaped the tempters ...read more

  • Recipe For Growth

    Contributed by Dr. Ezekiel Ette on Nov 16, 2017
     | 3,926 views

    Peace with yourself, peace with neighbors and peace with the world is what we need to live as Christians. We fail to grow when we live our lives for others and become afraid of losing the affection and approval of those we think are important in our lives

    Imagine a Church with some problems, where some people are fighting to become leaders. Yet, despite their own problems, when they heard that the individual who helped to establish the church was in need, they all come together, contributed money to send to help the individual. The leader wrote back ...read more

  • The Kind Of Praying God Listens To.

    Contributed by Phil Dyar on Jan 31, 2004
    based on 56 ratings
     | 744 views

    IN THE WORD OF GOD I FIND PRAYERS GOD WILL LISTEN TO.

    LUKE 18 VERSE 1, AND HE SPAKE A PARABLE UNTO THEM TO THIS END ,THAT MEN OUGHT ALWAYS TO PRAY ,AND NOT TO FAINT.KJV. TITLE, THE KIND OF PRAYING GOD LISTENS TO. I AM GLAD WE SERVE A GOD THAT HEARS THE PRAYERS OF HIS PEOPLE. HOW EVER THEIR ARE SOME PRAYERS GOD WILL NOT LISTEN TO. GOD WILL ...read more

  • The Necessity Of Walking With God

    Contributed by A Armtrong on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,257 views

    If God is in us, then we will walk with him.

    9-16-’01 The Necessity of Walking With God A. Armstrong "If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit." [Gatatians 5:25] There is something within every man, woman, boy, and girl. The Bible tells us that Jesus knew ‘what was in man.’ Whose we are determines ‘what is in ...read more

  • Dead Hypocrites: Ananias And Sapphira [halloween] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 141 ratings
     | 14,453 views

    Have you ever lied to God? Made Him a promise you didn’t keep? Cared more about what others think than what God knows? The Problem, the Purging, the Punishment. Link included to parts 1 & 2 in formatted text w/ PowerPoint Presentation.

    Dead Hypocrites Acts 5:1-11 Begin w/ 4:36, then read 5:1-10 [the ushers that day had a hard job…no wonder old churches put their cemeteries so close!] v. 11 Great Fear? I guess so! The early church in our text is in great revival w/ thousands getting saved…and the devil didn’t like ...read more

  • Growth As A Goal

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,777 views

    We need to survey our growth patterns, we establish 6 growing rules.

    GROWTH Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Today, I ponder growing? Why do some grow to be 5 feet, others 7 feet tall? Why do some mature by 18 and others are 60 and never mature? Increase comes from God, this is known by all. But why do some increase and others have a ...read more

  • The Dangers Of Hypocrisy, Pt. 1 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 8, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,700 views

    Acts Series: 22nd Sermon--Ananias and Sapphira...Religious hypocrisy is a stench in the nostrils of God!

    The Dangers of Hypocrisy Acts 5:1-11 Begin w/ 4:36, then read 5:1-10 [ushers had a hard job…no wonder old churches put their cemeteries so close!] v. 11 I guess so! The early church is in great revival w/ thousands getting saved…and the devil didn’t like it! He had tried to stop the ...read more

  • Effective Praying

    Contributed by Don Baggett on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,151 views

    The very instant that we turn our hearts to God in humility, sincerity, and faith, we are on praying ground! It is also true, that as Christians, who love God and want to know Him more, we can grow in our understanding of prayer.

    People sometimes say that they don’t feel like their prayers get any higher than the ceiling. The truth is, they may not get any higher than the ceiling. There are some conditions under which God will not even hear one’s prayers. The question as to how can one pray effectively is certainly ...read more

  • Hold On To The Old Stuff

    Contributed by Bryan Beverly on Sep 22, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,120 views

    This text reminds us that God still uses old stuff to lift us up where we belong.

    7Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, a eunuch in the king’s house, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern. The king happened to be sitting at the Benjamin Gate, 8So Ebed-melech left the king’s house and spoke to the king, 9“My lord king, these men have acted wickedly in all they ...read more

  • Taking Time To Pray

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 55 ratings
     | 33,803 views

    Our lives are so busy that often times we neglect what is most important like our times of communication with God.

    A great help to gain more incite into this sermon would be Bill Hybels’ Too Busy Not to Pray Take The Time to Pray Introduction: Some years ago a young man looking for work approached the foreman of a logging crew and asked him for a job. “It depends,” replied the foreman. “Let’s see you take ...read more

  • On Dealing With Bitter Waters

    Contributed by J Bernard Taylor on Oct 6, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,842 views

    How do you deal with the bitter waters of life?How do you deal with distress, disappointments, and frustrations. How did Moses deal with bitter waters in the wilderness?

    On Dealing with Bitter Waters Is there anything more refreshing than a cold drink of water? On a hot summer day with the sweat pouring down your brow and your dry throat crying for relief from the thirst, is there anything more refreshing than a cold glass of water? A coke is good. An energy ...read more