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  • Complacency Vs. Taking Risks

    Contributed by Paul Kaiwi on Oct 18, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    The church is complacent, but God has called us to step out of the comfort of the boat.

    Aloha I Ke Akua Christian Fellowship Senior Pastor Paul A. Kaiwi, Jr. MD Sunday Morning Service 9:30 am June 9, 2006 Complacency vs. Taking The Risk Joke: Three psychiatric patients are eager to be released from the hospital, but the ...read more

  • Taking Risks For Homeland Security

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 29, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    For Men’s Day at Emmaus Baptist Church, Quinton, VA. Aquila is an example of taking risks to secure his self-knowledge, his relationships, and his contribution to the church.

    Anything worth doing involves risk, doesn’t it? Nothing great has ever been accomplished by people afraid to take risks. I have seen a poster that showed a small fish, closing in on a worm and a fishhook, but unaware that he was about to be gobbled up by a large fish, which was itself about to ...read more

  • Taking Risks For God

    Contributed by Kemuel Travis on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    To show that we must take risks for God to accomplish the ministries He has for us.

    -Today, we are going to learn a valuable lesson from Ruth -Ruth 1:1-18 -We do not know a great deal about Ruth -But we know that she had a few strikes against her -She was a woman (women’s roles in their society) -She was a foreigner, a Moabite -People despised by the Jews -Yet, Ruth ...read more

  • Risk Taking- Risk Blessing

    Contributed by Matthew Blau on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 23 ratings

    Are you willing to risk an encounter with Jesus? This is a new look at a very familiar scripture Passage

    Risk Taking- Risk Blessing This morning’s scripture lesson one we probable have all heard before. It is about the 10 lepers who call out to Jesus asking him to have mercy on them. Jesus does indeed have mercy on them. He tells them to show themselves to the priest. He did this because that was ...read more

  • Taking Risk On The Front Lines Series

    Contributed by David Shipman on Nov 22, 2001
    based on 17 ratings

    To posess the promises of God you will have to put complete confidence in God for deliverance not matter what enemy appears to be in front of you.

    Breakthrough 4: Taking Risks on the Front Line 1. Confession of Faith 2. Review (build enthusiasm for each): A. Ownership -vs- Possession B. God loved you so much He sent Jesus so that you might have C. Turn to God and not away from God - we’ve all fallen short of the ...read more

  • Boat Potatoes

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Mar 25, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Taking risks.

  • The Promised Land

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 28, 2016

    Is the church willing to risk to move into the Promised Land

    The Promised Land October 30, 2016 Deuteronomy 1:19-40 I was working on a sermon for today, was about 3/4 done, and then I was prompted to throw it away. I really don’t like it when God does that to me. It usually happens a few times a year. I thought I had a really good start to an ...read more

  • Taking Risks And Living A Life Of Adventure

    Contributed by Nate Herbst on Jan 9, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Living a life of risk taking for God is the key to experiencing the abundant and adventurous life God has for us - this message is a challenge to a life of godly calculated risks.

    Cultivating a Spirit of adventure. Anyone here tonight who wants to live a boring life? How about a meaningless life? Jn.10:10 – “I have come that they might have life and have it to the full.” Fear paralyzes us and prevents us from experiencing the abundant life. Fear impacts every area of ...read more

  • Jesus Took The Risk

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Apr 13, 2014

    The sermon is about celebrating God, celebrating Passover, and taking risks.

    Jesus took the risk Matthew 21:1-11 1. Jesus came to Jerusalem to celebrate The Passover it was a day just to celebrate God. • a celebration that had been taking place for over 1400 years. It was a celebration of thankfulness to God for bringing them out of Egyptian ...read more

  • Are You A Risk Taker? Series

    Contributed by Roy Probus on Dec 27, 2007

    We all take risk, are they ones you are taking worth the eternal reward?

    How long does it take you to get dressed in the morning? (Get someone to give you their morning routine) Why do we worry about the clothes we wear to school? Most of you have to deal with a dress code, does that make it easier or hardeer to figure out what to wear? All of us have worried about ...read more

  • Jesus, The True Faith Healer

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Jan 31, 2015

    We have to take a risk by reaching out to Jesus in faith for healing. Jesus can release us from our suffering and then use our story to encourage others.

    Have you ever wanted something so much that you were willing to do anything to get it? If so, you can appreciate what Jairus and the woman did in Mark 5:21-43.. Jairus was one of a group of key people who oversaw some of the administrative duties of local synagogues. He was not a priest. In ...read more

  • If You Want To Walk On Water, You Gotta Get Out Of The Boat! Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Aug 16, 2017

    you must take a risk to follow Jesus; Charlottesville VA

    Matthew 14:22-33 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you and call us to action, our Creator and Sustainer. In today’s gospel of Matthew it was pointed out that the wind was very strong and the waves were very high, but Peter did not notice them at ...read more

  • Faith Moves Beyond Our Comfort Zone And Takes Risks Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Oct 14, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    A sermon that examines the risk taking faith of Rahab.

    What causes ordinary people to take risks? What prompts people to gamble or engage in extreme sports such as skydiving, hang gliding, scuba diving, auto racing, rock climbing and whitewater kayaking? Psychologists have determined that it is more a personality trait rather than a behavior. Some ...read more

  • Grace And Risk

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Nov 1, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus calls us to take risks for Him. What have we risked today?

    GRACE AND RISK Matthew 25:14-30 INTRO: Jimmy Draper, in his 1984 SBC address, spoke of visiting missionaries who risk their lives for the sake of the Gospel. He noted how little he, by comparison, risks. Most of us can say the same thing. Has Christ called us to risk for Him? I. A PARABLE ...read more

  • Embrace The Triangle Of Mediocrity Series

    Contributed by Rob Short on Mar 18, 2001
    based on 95 ratings

    The third in the series. About not taking risks or chances. Not having faith/trusting in God. Being crippled by fear. Something like that.

    The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Christians (3) Embrace the Triangle of Mediocrity Cardiff Heights Baptist Church 16 January 2000 Summer is one of my favourite TV watching times of the year. With all the tennis and cricket it is very easy to be wholeheartedly mediocre. But there was ...read more