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  • Risk Taking- Risk Blessing

    Contributed by Matthew Blau on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 22 ratings
     | 4,029 views

    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

  • Up In The Air Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,208 views

    Spiritual indecision leads to sickness and ultimately to death. We are scared of taking risks. Black history shows us, however, that without accepting risk there is no progress.

    You should be a fly on the wall around our house on Friday evenings. You see, Friday evenings are our night for ourselves. We try not to take on church things on Fridays, and unless you are at the point of death, you can wait for your pastoral call until Saturday morning. The pastor and his ...read more

  • I Know Where I Need To Be Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,592 views

    We neither know where we are in our lives, nor where we need to be. But, like Job, we want to break out of the limits, we must take risks, and we learn to locate in trust of God and there to find that where are now is indeed where we need to be!

    “Watch where you plant your feet!” That’s the command I hear every time I help with the garden. “Watch where you plant your feet!” My job is to clear out winter’s debris, the dead leaves and old twigs. I am to open up the flower beds for spring. To do that I have to step into the ...read more

  • Lawnmowers Or Motorcycles?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 81 ratings
     | 5,775 views

    A sermon that shows the more risks one takes, the more one is fulfilled in life. And, the more risk a Christian takes for Christ, the more fulfillling His walk with the Lord will be.

    The word “walk” in the Bible often symbolizes the way in which we live; the way we act; and the way we conduct ourselves. It often depicts life as a journey, and it shows that Christians are people who travel around to other places. To ‘walk by faith’ is actually to live in the ’confident ...read more

  • The Risk Of The Steward Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,374 views

    Being a faithful steward of God’s gifts requires we face the challenge of risking those gifts to grow the Kingdom.

    THE RISK OF THE STEWARD Matthew 25:14–30 The hang-glider rides the tramway to the top of Sandia Peak overlooking Albuquerque. At the tip of the peak, he stretches the gossamer fabric over a lightweight metal frame and leaps off the mountain into the clear air. The person enjoys the rush ...read more

  • Into Thin Air Series

    Contributed by Randy Croft on Mar 4, 2002
    based on 149 ratings
     | 4,011 views

    Those who risk nothing, instead risk everything.

    Into Thin Air Lessons from Mt. Everest May 10, 1996, a severe and sudden storm trapped several climbers high on Mt. Everest as they were descending from the summit. In what has become the deadliest single tragedy in the mountain’s climbing history, a total of eight people perished. A ...read more

  • Faith Matters Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on May 19, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,984 views

    The faith we inherit thanks to Jesus, is multi-coloured, full of mystery, and conquers the world.

    Sermon for 6 Easter Yr B, 25/05/2003 Based on I Jn 5:4 “Faith Matters” Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, AB By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “For whatever is born of God conquers the world. And this is the victory that conquers the world, our faith.” An atheist fell off a cliff. As ...read more

  • The Art Of Surviving Failure Series

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Feb 9, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 2,793 views

    This sermon is about surviving our failures in order to claim our future

    The Art of Surviving Failure Luke 5:1-11 -Pastor A. L. Torrence, Cross of Life Lutheran Church I have heard one preacher say that, “to laugh is to risk appearing the fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out for another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to ...read more

  • Wilderness Lessons

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on May 13, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,348 views

    Lessons from the wilderness wanderings

    Lessons from the Wilderness - 2/13/05 - Exodus 15+ Turn with me in your Bibles today to Exodus 13. As we have been looking at the Old Testament together, we are reminded that these lessons in these first books of the Bible are very relevant for us today. This was the Bible that Jesus knew and ...read more

  • Risk And Reward

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jan 3, 2006
    based on 159 ratings
     | 16,908 views

    is ther any risk that you will make for God?

    Risk and Reward Matthew 14:22-33 Many of you might remember the Lethal Weapons movies of a few years back. In these movies there was a good safe cop who did things conservatively, by the book, who wasn’t in to taking unnecessary risks. Then there was the character played by Mel Gibson who ...read more

  • Lessons For Church Family Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Nov 1, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,180 views

    You may have never heard of Epaphroditus. He is only mentioned here in Philippians chapter 2 and then again briefly in Chapter 4. But Epaphroditus gives us a great example of Christian Commitment.

    As we face the coming days we are going to need a new level of Christian commitment. What we find in these verses of scripture is exactly that, an example of Christian commitment. Illustration: Christian commitment You have all heard Hand ell’s Messiah and you love to hear the words to the ...read more

  • In Search Of Ordinary Heroes

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 10, 2002
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,994 views

    This sermon is about those not so well known men of the Bible that were heroes for the Lord.

    Tuesday Evening Revival Service April 11, 2000 Bel Aire Baptist Church Hobbs, NM IN SEARCH OF ORDINARY HEROES 1 CHRONICLES 11:10 Introduction: 1. There will come a day when faith becomes sight, and then- only then- will our seeking of the Lord be finished at last. a. We will find ...read more

  • Esther, The Woman Who Saved A Nation Series

    Contributed by Michael Thomas on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 276 ratings
     | 7,973 views

    Like Esther learn how you can take a risk and do something for God

    Message for Sunday March 18/01 Ester, the woman who saved a nation I saw an interesting news item on Good Morning America this week. A young man by the name of Keith Waters was wrongfully accused of a crime he did not commit & was sent to prison for 20 years. His sister, Judy, a high school ...read more

  • I’ve Learned

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Oct 30, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,481 views

    the learning of being content in any given situation.

    I’ve Learned Philippians 4: 10-13 Muhammad Ali - He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing. Menander - Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and ...read more

  • It Is Finished!

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 21, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,239 views

    For Labor Day Sunday: God is not finished with His work on us until we finish our work for Him. An experiential service.

    The car in front of mine was carrying a puzzling bumper sticker. In large, readable print, it said, [hold up sign] “PBPWMGIFWMY”. Whatever could that mean? And what language was that? Polish, maybe? Swahili? Hindi? Serbo-Croatian? I inched a little closer, because there was something ...read more