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  • No Man To Take Me To The Water

    Contributed by Randy Trotter on Aug 8, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    Outline for many of life’s needs that only Jesus can truly meet. We can’t do it on our own!

    “NO MAN TO BRING ME TO THE WATER” John 5:1-9 HEALING Within Reach But No Man to Take Me To The Water! BLESSING Within Reach But No Man to Take Me To The Water! SPIRITUAL FULFILLMENT Within Reach But No Man to Take Me To The Water! HOPE Within Reach But No Man to Take Me To The more

  • The Mission Of The Church

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 215 ratings

    If we were going to compose a mission statement for our congregation, what do you suppose it should say? What is our mission?

  • Oh, We Mean Well!

    Contributed by Gregory Mc Donald on Sep 6, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    The Christian life is the best possible life anyone could ever live...but it's not an easy road.

    OH, WE MEAN WELL! LUKE 14:25 35 Read Luke 14:25 35...............PRAY There is a story about 2 men from New York who had never been out of the city. And they got so fed up with city life that they bought a ranch down in Texas so they could live off the land like their ancestors had more

  • The Glory Of The Cross

    Contributed by Joseph Barraclough on Jul 29, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    This sermon is to help us understand why Paul gloried in the Cross of Christ, and see how this motivated him in ministry.

    Text: Galatians 6:14 “But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.” Intro: On this day we have gathered together for this special service to commemorate the Resurrection Morning nearly 2,000 years more

  • Jesus Our Pastor Guides Us To Rebuke And To Live With Purpose!

    Contributed by Doug Koehler on Mar 6, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    We can see how quickly satan can attack. In a short time Peter went from confessing Jesus to rebuking Jesus. Jesus teaches us how we can be on guard against our wiley foe as well as how to live with purpose for Him.

    (see also Mark 8:27-30) for context. Dear beloved in Christ... In our Gospel reading there is much to grab our attention as Jesus is in process of predicting his death and resurrection. We hear about how Jesus must suffer many things and that we are called to take up our cross and follow more

  • World Changers

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Aug 7, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    A world changer is known not for what he gives up, but for what he takes up. Will you take up the challenge to be a world changer OR who just changes his clothes every day to look good?

    Opening illustration: John, do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water, or do you want a chance to change the world?” That was the challenge Steve Jobs issued in 1983 to John Sculley, then president of Pepsi-Cola. Mr. Jobs was the creative genius behind Apple more

  • The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 324 ratings

    The Text is the Gospel Reading for Common Lectionary, Year B, the theme is characteristics of a Disciple as seen in this text.

    THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP—MARK 8:27-38 --by R. David Reynolds Billy Graham has said, “Salvation is free, but discipleship costs everything we have” [--Edythe Draper, Drapers Book of Quotations for the Christian World (Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1992)]. In our text this morning more

  • The Pattern Of The Cross

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Feb 22, 2014
    based on 3 ratings


  • Who Is Leading?

    Contributed by W. Leon Morrow on Mar 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon is designed to guide the members of the congregation to deny oneself, to take up ones cross, and to follow Jesus.

    There are tremendous lessons in our Holy Scripture. There are lessons not only in the words, or the content, but that there are lessons for us even in the construction of the writing—there are lessons in the style as well as in the words themselves. For example, in Mark the disciples had been more

  • Putting Jesus First

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Aug 16, 2013
    based on 6 ratings

    Prioritising commitments, bearing the Cross, and counting the cost of discipleship

    PUTTING JESUS FIRST Luke 14:25-33 I. Prioritising commitments Jesus, it has to be admitted, is a great orator. Seeing the crowds following Him, He turned (Luke 14:25), and spoke words that were designed to shock, and even offend His hearers. In a masterstroke of hyperbole, He took their more

  • Mission People. Are You Prepared?

    Contributed by Jeff Riedel on Jul 8, 2014

    Mission work is hard work. Many missionaries endure more things than you could possibly imagine. If you are not truly called to the "Mission Field", then please reconsider your position to serve in this type ministry. Let me share our exploits w/you.

    The "Mission Field". What is it? Where is it? Who shall go? We are missionaries and the road to become one was very peculiar....or was it? We know many successful missionaries and they all have something in common.....on how they were led to the mission field. Please read our personal more

  • Keepers, Weepers, Losers, Finders

    Contributed by David Roth on Mar 2, 2015

    Proper 17 (A) We are lost in sin and lost in ourselves. But Christ has redeemed the world. Therfore, those who lose their old selves shall find themselves in Christ, who is Life indeed.

    J. J. May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen. “Keepers, Weepers, Losers, Finders” Jesus tells us that to be His disciples, we must deny ourselves, and take up our cross. Now, more

  • Trouble At A Place Of God's Self-Revelation

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jul 19, 2014
    based on 5 ratings

    The enemy of our souls tries to snatch away the words of our confessions of faith while they are still in our mouths, robbing us of our newly received blessing.

  • Jesus Sets High Standards For Discipleship

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 68 ratings

    Jesus set standards high for His disciples. "If anyone will come after Me, let him deny himself, take up cross and follow me."

    Jesus set standards high for His disciples. "If anyone will come after Me, let him deny himself, take up cross and follow me." Illustration:I went into church and sat on the velvet pew. I watched as the sun came shining through the stained glass windows. The minister dressed in a velvet robe more

  • Servants Attitude

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 31, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Christians need a servants attitude

    INTRO: Student at Bible College in the Philippines -troubled over conditions of bathroom kept getting dirtier and dirtier -young man was going to take matter into his own hands. -went in and complained to the principal about the bathrooms. -few days later the bathrooms started to shape more