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  • Take Courage

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Sep 18, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 5,491 views

    A message on faith and how to grow in our faith with God. I give 4 points that will help people grow in there faith and understanding of God, Enjoy!

    Title: Take Courage! Text: Mark 6:45-52 Using Dan 3 and the 3 Hebrew Children Pray!!! • Introduction: - What is Faith? - Faith is the radar that guides the ship into port when the person can’t see. - Faith is described this way by one person: Trusting commitment of one person to ...read more

  • Temporary Defeat

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,100 views

    GOD SOMETIMES GIVES TEMPORARY DEFEAT TO SET THE STAGE FOR MAGNIFYING HIS GLORY THRU DELIVERANCE

    BIG IDEA: GOD SOMETIMES GIVES TEMPORARY DEFEAT TO SET THE STAGE FOR MAGNIFYING HIS GLORY THRU DELIVERANCE INTRODUCTION: Israelite patriot being trampled over and seemingly ignored by God; Tone: mingling of faith and sorrow God’s might as shown in deeds both of mercy and justice should be ...read more

  • A Bridge Over Troubled Waters

    Contributed by Tyranne Mcmillan on May 4, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
     | 7,707 views

    The waves of life will sometimes throw tidal waves at us, but we must remember that there’s a Saviour that can calm the storm.

    In our Christian walk, we go through different seasons. There are seasons where we are experiencing the good times: blessings one after another. During these times, we sing the songs of Zion with joy. Then there are seasons where it feels like we are going through a drought and famine. This is ...read more

  • The Apprentice #2: Philip Series

    Contributed by Gregg Svalstad on Nov 3, 2004
    based on 43 ratings
     | 6,986 views

    This is the second in a series of sermons on the disciples using Donald Trump’s "Apprentice" series in contrast to Jesus’ approach of selection. This message focuses on Philip and that God chooses practical minded people.(Drama also available)

    Last week we began this brief series “I’ve entitled” The Apprentice: The Type of Person God Chooses. “The Apprentice” is of course the TV reality show centered around Donald Trump in which 18 candidates arrive on scene for a 15 week job interview. They are put through all kinds of challenges, ...read more

  • How To Keep The Faith

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Apr 11, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 15,227 views

    How to keep from falling away from the initial commitment made to Christ.

    HOW TO KEEP THE FAITH 1 Pet 1:3-9 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade-- kept in ...read more

  • Suffering

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Aug 17, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,304 views

    Suffering, no one likes it. However, it is something we all experience at sometime or another. Here is what the Scriptures say concerning it.

    SUFFERING 2 CORINTHIANS 12:7-10 Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations [vs. 1-6], for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me – to keep me from exalting myself! Concerning this I implored the ...read more

  • How To Say No To Temptations Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Feb 19, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,729 views

    Test vs. leading into sin...ah now there’s a question for us

    Little things can and do make a difference. Remember the big power failure back east last year. The New York Times reported, “one sagging electrical line near Cleveland, Ohio, connected with a tree branch at 3:32 p.m. on August 14, 2003, beginning a chain of events which led to the largest ...read more

  • The Church With An Open Door Anointing

    Contributed by Vernon L Caruthers on Aug 13, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,395 views

    This sermon is about the 6th of the 7 churches that Jesus sent a personal message unto; the church in Philadelphia. Because they had been faithful and kept the commands of Jesus, He gives them an "OPEN DOOR" of anointing that no man, not even Satan could

    The Seven Churches of Asia: Sermon #06: The Church in Philadelphia: The Faithful Church With an Open Door Anointing Introduction: Our text brings us to the 6th of the 7 local churches that Jesus send a "personal Messsage" unto. The Town of Philadelphia: Known as "The City of ...read more

  • What A Long, Strange Trip It Is: Christian Maturity Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 139 ratings
     | 6,301 views

    This message tells how mature Christians grow after their born again. 1 of 12

    What A Long Strange Trip It Is: Christian Maturity Book of James Series 1 of 12 June 16, 2002 First Baptist Church, Chester, IL Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: Let’s look at some of these pictures and see if we can guess who they are. (Will show pictures of some of our older ...read more

  • Walking In Faith

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 303 ratings
     | 30,523 views

    What walking by faith really looks like.

    Walking In Faith April 7, 2002 Hebrews 11:1-2 "Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the men of old received divine approval." (Hebrews 11:1-2, RSV) [The main points and the majority of the intro and body come from Rick ...read more

  • The Abimelech Solution Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 4, 2004
    based on 89 ratings
     | 14,162 views

    For the 2nd time in his life, Abraham passes his wife off as his sister. How can he be such a great model of Godly faith when he acted out of fear?

    OPEN: How many of you have heard of the recent “Mad Cow” disease scare? (All hands went up). It seems that never a year goes by that we are not exposed to the fact that one food or another is endangered by some chemical or biological threat. Back in the late 1990’s a High School freshman won ...read more

  • Caught In The Storm Series

    Contributed by Allen Hern on Feb 6, 2004
    based on 121 ratings
     | 12,146 views

    None of us escape the storm but Jesus is the storm breaker.

     200403.ser “Caught in a Storm” CLBC January 18, 2004 Subject: Life and Ministry of Jesus Theme: Deity, Humanity, Power over Nature Passage: John 6: 14 - 21. Mark ...read more

  • Do We Have Enough For Dinner?

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 28, 2002
    based on 184 ratings
     | 7,408 views

    God is bigger than our difficulties.

    DO WE HAVE ENOUGH FOR DINNER? John 6:1-13 S: God’s Provision Th: Prayer: A Passion for His Presence Pr: GOD IS BIGGER THAN OUR DIFFICULTIES. ?: Inductive KW: Movements TS: In our text today, we will reveal three movements during the event of the feeding of the 5,000 (that demonstrate God ...read more

  • Who Goes First Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jun 4, 2002
    based on 96 ratings
     | 37,312 views

    Calling people to "cross over" whatever river they may be facing into the promises God has for them

    Who Goes First? – Joshua 3 June 2/3, 2002 Intro: At times in our lives, each of us reach points of critical decision – places where the decision we make will have huge effects on the rest of our lives. We come to a T intersection, and have to make a choice about whether we head left or ...read more

  • Is There Life After Loss? Series

    Contributed by Fred W. Penney on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 234 ratings
     | 7,213 views

    A sermon offering hope in the face of grief

    Title: Is There Life after Loss? Subject: How can we handle grief in a healthy way? Complement: By allowing Christ’s resurrection to speak hope into our grief. Preaching idea: There can be life after loss because Jesus’ resurrection gives us hope. Last Sunday a 14-year-old boy from ...read more