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  • Teachable Moments Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 28, 2006
    based on 256 ratings
     | 56,860 views

    It’s sometimes dangerous to forget things... and Deuteronomy 6 is telling us how important it is to teach our families to remember that God should be 1st in our lives. How do we do that?

    OPEN: I once read the true story of woman who had been just learning to golf. She had been at it for about a month or so when her father-in-law invited her to go golfing with him. After teeing off on one of the holes, her father-in-law was intent on finding the ball he had sliced into the ...read more

  • Don't Let The Grinch Steal Christmas

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Dec 12, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,782 views

    How we can be pro-active in stopping the modern day Grinches from stealing Christmas.

    Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Christmas Luke 2:1-13 INTRODUCTION One of the best known Christmas stories of all time is the story written by Dr. Seuss – “How the Grinch stole Christmas”. This popular Christmas allegory has become one of the most popular Christmas movies. The Grinch is a ...read more

  • Parenting Priorities Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Nov 15, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 13,941 views

    We’re to teach truth intentionally, talk truth relationally and transmit truth practically.

    Parenting Priorities Deuteronomy 6:7-9 Rev. Brian Bill 11/15/09 I need two volunteers this morning. I’d like one of you to make 40 little circles on the white board and I’d like the other to make 3,000 circles. When you’re finished you can sit down. Ready. Set. Go. In our series ...read more

  • Just What I Need Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Sep 27, 2005
    based on 48 ratings
     | 10,126 views

    Part of the series "Miracles in Matthew." Jesus can meet whatever need you may have, and will teach you something along the way.

    Matthew 17:24-27 How many have heard of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs? This is the ordering of all the things we need to make life happy. They go from Physical Needs, to emotional needs and spiritual needs. How many have some of those same needs? Today we look at an interesting miracle ...read more

  • Special Deliverance

    Contributed by Don Jones on Nov 25, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,038 views

    Jesus brought the meaning of the bread and the wine to the disciples as they remembered the Passover

    Special Deliverance Exodus 12; Matthew 26:17-29 Pastor Don Jones Introduction We approach the time when we are going to partake of the Lord’s Supper. Before we do, I would like a show of hands of people who need deliverance from something. All of us, at one time or another, need ...read more

  • Money Matters

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Aug 17, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 997 views

    Using earthly resources for kingdom purposes.

    Luke 16:1-2 (NLT) Jesus told this story to his disciples: "A rich man hired a manager to handle his affairs, but soon a rumor went around that the manager was thoroughly dishonest. [2] So his employer called him in and said, ’What’s this I hear about your stealing from me? Get your report in ...read more

  • Coming To Jesus As Children

    Contributed by Doug Warren on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,587 views

    ADULTS SHOULD REVIEW JESUS’ REQUIREMENTS FOR COMING TO HIM AS INDICATED IN THESE VERSES

    INTRO: WE CAN ALL LEARN FROM PRECIOUS CHILDREN. THEY ARE GOD’S GIFT OF ENCOURAGEMENT, GOD’S ASSURANCE OF HIS INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE, AND GOD’S INSTRUMENTS OF EXAMPLE TO ADULTS. JESUS WAS TEACHING SOME STUBBORN "RELIGIONISTS" ABOUT SALVATION AND HE SEEMED TO BE UNSUCCESSFUL IN COMMUNICATING ...read more

  • I Am The Vine Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 13, 2004
    based on 104 ratings
     | 44,722 views

    Jesus used symbolism of the Grape Vine to picture our relationship with God.

    I AM series #7 I AM the Vine John 15 Scripture Reading: John 15:5-8 INTRODUCTION: This summer I’ve been preaching about the I AM statements that Jesus made. There are 7, and all of them are recorded in the Gospel of John. I learned something while doing this series. (Even when ...read more

  • By My New Way Of Life

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jan 5, 2012
    based on 219 ratings
     | 71,615 views

    Be empowered by the Holy Spirit. Beloved Let the Holy Spirit transform you conform you into the image of Christ. How will the world recognize that you have been changed? Young Cameron may have said it best By my new way of life,.

    Let us pray..... O Heavenly Father, ..... we are yours ......through baptismal waters .... we are empowered by your Holy Spirit ....to continue your work in this world;.... Father help us employ the gifts you have given us..... for your use in, ....and for your glory ..... and we ask this through ...read more

  • Teach Your Children Well

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 231 ratings
     | 10,095 views

    Intro.: 1. Several yrs. ago Robert Fulghum touched the hearts of millions with a short piece entitled, "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"; it became part of a book by same name. Most of what I really need to know about how to live, and what to do, and how to be, I learned ...read more

  • Learning From The Past

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 4,507 views

    The importance of taking time to remember

    “Learning From the Past” Deuteronomy 6 - 9 Intro: How do you reflect on the past? Some of the best times you can have are found looking through old photo albums. Here’s a picture of Jacqueline as a baby. She loved to stand up in her crib. We called her “Baby Rhine.” Joy we called “Little ...read more

  • Going God's Way?

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Aug 10, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,489 views

    Using the story of the Exodus I talk about how God guided his people and how that applies to us today.

    “Going God’s Way?” Intro: We have been talking about things that rob your joy these past few weeks. I was thinking this week about what robs my joy and that is getting lost. Especially when you have been given directions. ILLUSTRATION: on not knowing where to go. For the past few weeks ...read more

  • Is God Fair?

    Contributed by Dustin T Parker on Jan 31, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,563 views

    In light of the trauma in the world (and especially in our church) how can we call God fair? Or is that not the right question?

    Concordia Lutheran Church January 31, 2010 Is God Fair? Matthew 20:1-16 † IN THE NAME OF JESUS, THE MESSIAH † May the gifts and the peace of God our Father, and our Master, Jesus Christ be poured into your lives, as you work in His Kingdom! Parabolic Treatment of Parables! I have ...read more

  • Christmas Freedom Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Dec 20, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,641 views

    By God’s grace Christmas came to set you free from sin. Christmas came to set you free from the penalty of sin, from the power of sin, and from the presence of sin.

    We should have a pretty good idea of what happened on that first Christmas morning. We know that Mary conceived of the Holy Spirit. We know that Jesus was born of a virgin, in a stable in Bethlehem. We’ve heard and read Matthew 1 and Luke 2 enough to know what happened that night. We know what ...read more

  • Final Jeopardy

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,948 views

    : When time ends is not the central issue to the life of a Christian, but how we live until the end.

    FINAL JEOPARDY MATTHEW 24:1-14 OCTOBER 28, 2001 INTRODUCTION: [JESUS IS COMING SOON: Gospel song by R. E. Winsett?] TRANSITION THOUGHT: Our text for this day speaks of the reality of the return of Jesus someday for His church. The disciples have confronted the Master over this issue. The ...read more