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  • A Prayer For All Seasons Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,099 views

    Part of a series in Colossians, sharing through Paul’s encouraging prayer for the church in Colossae.

    A prayer for all seasons – Colossians 1:9-14 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni September 16, 2007 Text 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual ...read more

  • When Jesus Said "Thank You" Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 28, 2011
    based on 60 ratings
     | 85,671 views

    Jesus was the Creator of the universe and the only begotten Son of God, but He was also a thankful person. When He walked this earth, He expressed words of thanksgiving to His Father. When did Jesus say thank you?

    WHEN JESUS SAID "THANK YOU" Matthew 15:35-37a, John 11:39, Luke 22:14-20 Two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an ENRAGED BULL. Instantly they darted toward the nearest fence. The storming bull followed in hot pursuit, and it was soon apparent they wouldn't make it. ...read more

  • Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 76 ratings
     | 6,350 views

    Prayer serves many purposes in our lives. The best purpose may be that prayer changes our focus, but prayer also changes our actions

    The Purpose of Prayer 02/06/05 Intro: We are in week 2 of a 3 week series on prayer. Last week we looked at the priority of prayer and the need for a focus and worship of Christ as we approach him in prayer. I issued you a challenge of spending 15 minutes each morning focusing your mind and ...read more

  • How To Appropriate The Promises Of God

    Contributed by Dean Morgan on Oct 1, 2004
    based on 35 ratings
     | 13,795 views

    We hear a lot about faith & appropriating or taking hold of God’s promises today. Well just how are we to appropriate or take hold of God’s promises?

    TEXT: 2 Corinthians 1:20 TITLE: HOW TO APPROPRIATE THE PROMISES OF GOD. We hear a lot about faith & appropriating or taking hold of God’s promises today. Well just how are we to appropriate or take hold of God’s promises? THE FIRST STEP The first step toward appropriating the ...read more

  • Wholly Walking Holy

    Contributed by Tom Doubt on Aug 4, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,749 views

    Our spiritual walk is defined by: bearing fruit, growing as we walk, empowered with each step, and giving thanks throughout the walk.

    WHOLLY WALKING HOLY Scripture: COLOSSIANS 1:9-14 Dr. Thomas J. Doubt, Senior Pastor Four Mile Creek Baptist Church June 1, 2001 BACKGROUND: A. Walking has become big business, big news. 1. Supreme Court got involved in whether you walk or ride in PGA. Casey Martin has severe ...read more

  • How Am I Doing?

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 25, 2003
    based on 148 ratings
     | 6,274 views

    Looks at 6 specific things that Paul prays and examines them one at a time. Now as we look at each one of these, I want you to be thinking, “How am I personally doing in each of these areas?”

    One of the main jobs of a pastor is to pray for his congregation. Acts 6:1-4 6:1 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Grecian Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. 2 So the ...read more

  • Holding Life Together When It Feels Like Its Falling Apart

    Contributed by Richard Burkey on May 19, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 7,014 views

    For those of us who feel life unraveling, Paul offers Jesus who holds life together even when it feels like it is falling apart.

    Holding Life Together When It Feels Like Its Falling Apart Colossians 1:9-20 (New International Version) 9For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and ...read more

  • The Big Picture

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 136 ratings
     | 3,370 views

    God's vision for our lives involves much more than what we can see before us.

    The Big Picture Colossians 1:1-15 Anyone who has any ambitions of accomplishing something truly monumental needs first and foremost to have the "big picture" in clear view. When Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Julius II in 1507 to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel he didn't just ...read more

  • Make Time For What's Important

    Contributed by Jesse Kipper on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 133 ratings
     | 9,065 views

    This sermon concerns Mary and Martha and how we often get caught up in the details and forget about what is important.

    What lessons can we learn from the story of Martha and Mary? Before we begin to answer that question we should know who Martha and Mary were. We know from John chapter 11 verse 5 that Martha and Mary were the sisters of Lazarus and were loved by Jesus. Many scholars believe that although Martha, ...read more

  • Thanksgiving's Empty Chair

    Contributed by Mark Otero on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 647 ratings
     | 17,265 views

    The irony of thanksgiving is sometimes those closest to the Father’s blessings can become the least thankful. The Prodigal’s brother demonstrates this reality by his words and actions.

    Thanksgiving’s Empty Chair Luke 15: 25 - 32 INTRODUCE A woman was visiting some people who lived on a farm, and she noticed a pig limping in the backyard with a wooden leg. She asked the farmer, "What happened to the pig?" The farmer said, "Oh, Betsy is a wonderful pig. One night the house ...read more

  • God Is Dad!

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on May 4, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,666 views

    God is Dad! The Bible declares that the Father’s passionate rejoicing over His children echoes throughout the heavenlies.

    How do people imagine God to be when they pray? Is He far from them or is He near? Is He powerful or passive? Is He disgusted with them or in love with them? Is He a mean old man, or a kindly grandpa-type, or neither? Is He listening? Does He care for them? Can He help them? What a person ...read more

  • God Is Dad!

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on May 6, 2007
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,920 views

    The Great, Almighty God, the infinite Creator of the universe, takes great delight and unsurpassed joy from our relationship with Him.

    How do you think people imagine God to be? Is He far or near? Is He powerful or passive? Is He disgusted with them or in love with them? Is He a mean old man? Is He a kindly grandpa-type? Is He listening? Does He care for people individually? Can He really help? During the late 1960’s and ...read more

  • The Rescue! Series

    Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Jan 12, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,735 views

    God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called.

    A New Beginning The Rescue! God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called. Genesis 1:1&2 1In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering ...read more

  • Bringing Joy To The Lord's Heart Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 238 ratings
     | 19,013 views

    It is mind-boggling to realize that we have the capacity to make God rejoice by our faithful ministry.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 25 “Bringing Joy to the Lord’s Heart.” Luke 10: 1-24 Dr. John R. Hamby Luke’s Gospel account is the only one that tells of the sending out of the seventy. It is also the only ...read more

  • How Truth Works Series

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 204 ratings
     | 7,625 views

    There are lots of reasons why people are rejecting the faith. Here’s the number one reason. People are rejecting the Bible and its truths because our lives are so ineffective. Here’s why truth doesn’t work: Who you are speaks so loudly that I can’t hea

    Josh McDowell tells about a conversation with Amber, a 16 year old girl – a Christian from a solid youth group. “Is it wrong to engage in premarital sex?” “Well, I believe it’s wrong for me.” “But do you believe that the Bible teaches that premarital sex is wrong for everyone?” Amber’s eyes ...read more