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  • Sleep On Peter, It’s Too Late To Pray!

    Contributed by John Gaston on May 15, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    If we don't pray, trials may come that will overwhelm our faith. 3 times the Lord warned Peter to pray; 3 times Peter denied the Lord.There comes a time when it's too late to pray. We must get motivated to pray more in order to withstand the troublesome t

    “SLEEP ON PETER, IT’S TOO LATE TO PRAY!” Mark 14:34-42 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. A man, making a long driving trip, drove all night. By morning he was very tired; so he decided to stop at the next city, park somewhere, and catch an hour or two of sleep. 2. Unfortunately, the more

  • Fellowship, Training And Proclaiming Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Donald Rapp on Jul 25, 2010

    Part 2 of a previous message If you are a believer you have been specifically chosen by God for a purpose just as these men were.

    Fellowship Training and Proclaiming part 2 The Book of Mark Mark 3:13-18 I. Introduction: A. As we saw last time as Jesus ministry grew He added men to a group that would ultimately number 12. B. The formal calling of these men is recorded here in verses 13-19. C. Luke chapter 6 gives a bit more

  • Who's Are You?

    Contributed by Casey Lieneman on Mar 13, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    In this sermon for the First Sunday of Lent we examine the temptations we all face to transcend ourselves above all else in life. But we often forget we are children of God's. This sermon will help your congregation understand that like Adam and Eve, we

    Grace and Peace to you from our Lord and Savior Jesus, the tempted Christ. Amen I was raising my older neighbor Tony home from school one day after school. I had just gotten my school permit at 15 and thought it was pretty neat to be able to drive myself from home to school and back again. more

  • The Pharisees: Stuck In Correctness Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 30, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    It is easier to be smug than satisfied, to be correct than compassionate, to be religious than real. What we need to do is to cry, "Lord forgive my sin."

    The surest formula for unhappiness is have to be right, all of the time. If you are expected to be one hundred percent correct, never making a mistake, no blunders allowed, then you are asking for a serious heart attack, for high blood pressure, and for plain old unhappiness. It’s an awesome burden more

  • Victory Or Victim

    Contributed by Daniel Wheat on May 29, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Have you ever been tempted by Satan. No, I’m not talking about what you see on TV where you have a little guy dressed in white sitting on one shoulder and a little guy dressed in red with a pitchfork on the other shoulder. No I am talking about there is a

    Have you ever been tempted by Satan. No, I’m not talking about what you see on TV where you have a little guy dressed in white sitting on one shoulder and a little guy dressed in red with a pitchfork on the other shoulder. No I am talking about there is a serious dilemma in you path and it is more

  • Just One Little Problem

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on May 16, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Hezekiah is a great king, with great talents and abilities, but he has one weakness--pride. Pride is not totally bad, is it? Look at Hezekiah, he was successful. So what is the danger in pride?

    JUST ONE LITTLE PROBLEM TEXT: 2 KINGS 18-20 THEME: THE RISE AND FALL OF PRIDE IN LIFE. Mike Duncan was the coach of Corey Brewer of Portland, TN. You might know Corey Brewer. He won two national championships with the Florida Gators in the last two years. It is predicted that Corey more

  • Be Afraid!

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Mar 16, 2013
    based on 3 ratings

    Paul calls on us to fear, using the terrifying picture of an olive tree.

    March 17, 2013 Romans 11:16-21 If the root is holy, so are the branches. If some of the branches have been broken off, and you, though a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing sap from the olive root, do not boast over those branches. If you more

  • Out With The Bad - In With The Good Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jul 21, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    A study of Isaiah chapter 22 verses 1 through 25

    Isaiah 22: 1 – 25 Out With The Bad - In With The Good 1 The burden against the Valley of Vision. What ails you now, that you have all gone up to the housetops, 2 You who are full of noise, a tumultuous city, a joyous city? Your slain men are not slain with the sword, nor dead in battle. more

  • Ahithophel –the Ticking Bomb

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Sep 9, 2009
    based on 80 ratings

    Bathsheba was taken and her husband killed by David. Ahithophel’s son, Elaim had a daughter, named Bathsheba. So this grudge: Bathsheba had been stolen by David and her husband killed by David. Now, Bathsheba forgave David but Ahithophel never.

    I’ve read a number of stories about people who have tried to disarm bombs and maybe they have blown up in their face. Handling a ticking bomb could be a very dangerous thing. Have you ever know a person that’s like a ticking bomb? They seem like a normal people, but you get on a certain subject more

  • What Do You Want On Your Tombstone?

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Oct 24, 2007
    based on 65 ratings

    A sermon delivered to the 2007 annual meeting of the Mountain State Baptist Association exhorting the primarily pastoral audience to finish their ministries well.

    1. The first prideful trap that will keep you from finishing well is your prosperity (3-15a) 2. The second prideful trap that will keep you from finishing well is your press clippings (15b-16) 3. The third prideful trap that will keep you from finishing well is your position more

  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 47 ratings

    The pride test is actually a three part test. We already covered the first part when we talked about selfish pride (Pride Test, Part 1). The second part of the test is about presumptive pride. That’s where our text takes us today.

    1. Presumptive pride is futile 2. Presumptive pride is arrogant 3. Presumptive pride is sinful Well, here we are, standing at the edge of a New Year. People use this time of the year for different things, don’t they? Of course, some people just use the New Year as an excuse to party. But more

  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 33 ratings

    This is the final part of James’ sixth test of faith—the pride test. This third part of the pride test deals with our pocketbooks--greedy pride.

    1. The first example of greedy pride is hoarding treasures 2. The second example of greedy pride is defrauding measures 3. The third example of greedy pride is indulging pleasures A story is told about a rich man who was in the hospital on his deathbed. The doctors had only given him a short more

  • The Tenants

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 235 ratings

    This parable of Jesus tells the story of the world and its rebellion against God. Jesus was also predicting his own death.

    The Tenants Matthew 21:33-46 Jesus tells this very interesting and provocative story about a landowner and some farmers to whom he rented his land. In Jesus’ story, the landowner does all the work in the beginning. The land is his, and he plants a vineyard. He digs a winepress where the more

  • Pride And Arrogance Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jul 6, 2004
    based on 61 ratings

    This sermon looks at what sinful pride is and how Naaman’s pride almost cost him everything!

    In his book, “The Applause of Heaven”, Max Lucado tells the sad story of a man he came to know through a friend. The man’s name was Anibal. Anibal was a tough man. Max Lucado said that his tattooed anchor on his forearm symbolized his personality—cast-iron. His broad chest stretched his shirt. more

  • Why It Matters Exactly Who We Are Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 20, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    God speaks truth to those who know themselves well enough to listen.

    Scripture Introduction A few years ago, accountability was the hot word among Christians. Many voices encouraged us to find another person, or even a group, with whom we would share what was really happening in our lives. Maybe you think highly of those; others may doubt their value. Leaving more