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  • Why Do We Need Jesus?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Dec 30, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,663 views

    We need Jesus because we need to be changed by God!

    A person who knew nothing about football was taken by a friend to a college football game. The friend explained the game as clearly as possible before they arrived. As the officials met with the captains of both teams for the coin toss, the football fan was asked by the clueless friend what was ...read more

  • A New Wardrobe

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Apr 27, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 1,605 views

    When we become Christian’s, some things need to and will change in our lives.

    INTRODUCTION  Last week we took some time out of our day to clean our closets out. As we cleaned out the closet, we examined each thing we found to see if we need to take it with us to our new address in heaven. Out were the disco shirts, the leisure suits, and the powder blue tuxedos ...read more

  • The Unchanged Church

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 1,374 views

    This sermon shows how the attitude of the church has declined concerning winning the lost to Christ. The church needs to change.

    Scripture: Matthew 4:12 – 17 Title: “The Unchanged Church” Introduction: This is a MESSAGE for the CHURCH of TODAY! When Jesus began His earthly ministry there was a well-oiled religious machine in place called, “Phariseeism.” This religious system was well known all across the known world at ...read more

  • On-Again...off-Again

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on May 17, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,304 views

    Christians need to change their hearts and work towards taking the wicked desires out of their lives while adding the things of God to their lives.

    Col. 3:1-17 - 1Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits at God’s right hand in the place of honor and power. 2Let heaven fill your thoughts. Do not think only about things down here on earth. 3For you died when Christ ...read more

  • Change Your Clothes

    Contributed by Anthony Mancina on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,178 views

    In the book of Colossians we are told to put on the new man. We need to change our clothes.

    Change Your Clothes I. Clothing – What does it represent? 1. Sign of wealth, prestige and social position  Priestly Garment – Exodus 39  Joseph’s Coat – Genesis 37:3 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his ...read more

  • Changing Our Behavior In The New Year

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Dec 30, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 1,997 views

    This message confronts Herod’s behavior, and how we as Christians need to change our behvior to be more reflective of a Christian lifestyle.

    This time of year, many people get around to making some "New Years Resolutions". No doubt, some well intended resolutions that may last for a while, but not all resolutions get kept, and most have gone by the way saide within just a few short weeks. But I want us as we approach a New year to ...read more

  • Just Like Jesus Pt 4 Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,172 views

    The heart of Jesus is honest and pure. If we are to be more like Him, we need to change our hearts.

    Just like Jesus Part 4 The heart of Jesus is compassionate, listening, led by an invisible hand, longs for God, worships God, and is a forgiving and focused heart. Today we will see that the heart of Jesus is an honest heart. It is the job of a witness to tell the truth, the ...read more

  • Are We Afraid To Do God's Will

    Contributed by Johnny Small on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 2,488 views

    Do you know God’s Will for your life? Are you afraid to find out because it may mean that you need to change you life or give up control?

    Please stand for the reading of God’s Word. Luke 9:59-62 59 He said to another man, "Follow me." But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." 60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God." 61 Still another said, "I ...read more

  • What Matters To Jesus Series

    Contributed by Darron Khan on May 30, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,104 views

    This message was designed to help people understand that God desires humility in the innermost being. It was written to move its hearers to examine themselves in order to determine what pride issues in their lives exist and need to be changed.

    What Matters To Jesus? Part 1 in the series, The Journey To Jerusalem March 10, 2002 This morning we are precisely four weeks out from celebrating the single greatest event in mankind’s history. In four weeks we will celebrate Easter, the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the grave. Today, ...read more

  • A Church Where Lives Are Transformed By Grace Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Aug 10, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,805 views

    This sermon looks at how we as the church need to be distinct from the world around us. It looks at life before and after salvation, and the need for a change in the life of a confessing beleiver. Includes study guide.

    This past week the Episcopalian church elected its first ever openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson. The election has threatened to cause a split amongst the 2.4 million member denomination. When asked by a CNN reporter whether his election would cause a split in the church, Gene Robinson replied, “I ...read more

  • Get Off The Fence #4 - Change Your Garments Series

    Contributed by Stephen Noel on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 6,913 views

    Part 4 in series on compromise. Get off the fence, and change your clothes. A Change of Clothes brings on a change of attitude oftentimes. We need to change our attitude toward God, and begin to obey Him!

    Part four: GET OFF THE FENCE! Change Your Garments! In the scripture found in Zechariah chapter 3, we see a vision at the time of the Rebuilding of the Walls of Jerusalem, and you must know that at that rebuilding, the enemy was doing everything in His power to defeat, slow down, or stop the ...read more

  • Making A Fresh Start

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,493 views

    How do we make positive changes in our lives?

    Good morning. I’d like to begin by congratulating all of you for surviving the horrible consequences of the Y2K bug - the food shortages, the long lines at the gas pumps, the collapse of the banking system, the airplanes falling out of the sky, accidental launching of Russia’s nuclear missiles, the ...read more

  • Be Grrrrrreat!

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on May 8, 2001
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,193 views

    There is a lot of room for greatness in the kingdom of God. It’s not a competition, it’s a condition!

    Be Grrrrreat! Matthew 18:1-4 Pastor Jim Luthy An interesting scene developed as Jesus and his disciples headed south along the road from Caesarea Phillipi to Capernaum. There seemed to be a bit of tension among his disciples. A heated discussion was taking place among them. Occasionally, ...read more

  • 3 Confessions Of The Trusting Soul

    Contributed by Gordan Runyan on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 1,334 views

    David’s soul trusted God and so was led to make three confessions; does yours do the same?

    3 CONFESSIONS OF THE TRUSTING SOUL Psalm 16 Thematic Statement: How is it with your soul, brother? David gives us a yardstick here, by which to tell. His soul truly trusted God, and made three confessions. Does your soul make the same confessions? v.1 “In You I put my trust” Discuss ...read more

  • 5 Keys To Success In 2002

    Contributed by David Gale on Dec 30, 2001
    based on 150 ratings
     | 5,360 views

    Five Key Biblical concepts to having a better, deeper, more fruitful year in Christ

    5 Keys to Success in 2002 It is not what happens to you this year that will make or break you, it is how you react to what happens you that will make or break you. The 5 keys found in the bible for our success can be spelled out in one word...R. E. A. C. T. React is an acronym for ...read more