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  • The Harvest Of Hope

    Contributed by John Gullick on May 1, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,086 views

    A harvest sermon that uses harvest imagary in relation to the Christian life. (some ideas taken from other Sermon Central sermons.)

    Hope A Harvest is the result of many things - it is the result of hard work - it is the result of good weather and careful care by the Farmer or gardener. But underlying all of these things is hope. Without hope there would never be a harvest. In the Christian world too there is of ...read more

  • Individual Apostasy

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Feb 17, 2004
    based on 61 ratings
     | 4,701 views

    Is it "impossible" for someone to come again to the Lord for salvation if they were to backslide? This study will answer some questions.

    Scripture Reference: Hebrews 6:4-8 ?For in the case of those who have once been enlightened and have tasted of the heavenly gift and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit, [5] and have tasted the good word of God and the powers of the age to come, [6] and then have fallen away, it is ...read more

  • The Day Death Died

    Contributed by Richard Deem on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 2,025 ratings
     | 38,564 views

    I bring to you today undoubtedly the most unusual Easter message you have heard. I am going to chronicle for you DEATH’S BIOGRAPHY in a message entitled “The Day Death Died!”

    “THE DAY DEATH DIED” O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? 56 The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. 57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. [1 Cor 15:55-57] INTRODUCTION: I bring to you today ...read more

  • The Danger Of Not Going On To Maturity

    Contributed by John Stevenson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,185 views

    So also we, while we were children, were held in bondage under the elemental things of the world.

    So also we, while we were children, were held in bondage under the elemental things of the world. But when the fulness of time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, 5 in order that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as ...read more

  • Honor The Overlooked

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Sep 27, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,759 views

    This message consider the Shepherds that first heard of the birth of Jesus. The message gives honor to those who are often overlooked.

    Honor the Overlooked Luke 2:8-20 This morning I want to consider the Shepherds that first heard of the birth of Jesus. I want us to give honor to those who are often overlooked. Abraham Lincoln once said, "Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who know me best that I have always ...read more

  • Grow Up! Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Feb 25, 2005
    based on 78 ratings
     | 12,205 views

    Growing up is not an option for a Christian. Growing up is the definition of a Christian: a Christians grows to be like Christ.

    Grow Up! Hebrews 5:11 – 6:20 SCRIPTURE READING: Hebrews 5:11-14 INTRODUCTION: Everybody loves babies! I often hear people say, Oh, they just grow up too fast! But part of what makes babies so appealing is that they are constantly growing and learning. I know Susan and I are having a ...read more

  • Death: R.i.p. Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 15, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,325 views

    This Easter sermon describes the birth, life-cycle and fatal blow (as delivered by Jesus) of Death, currently on life support until the end.

    1 Corinthians 15:55 - Death: R.I.P. We are here today to announce the passing of a faithful attender of this church for many years. In fact this faithful one has been coming virtually since this church began. Although he’s not here every single week, we are often reminded of his presence. ...read more

  • The Narrow Road Of Life

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 13, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,954 views

    There are many advertised "roads" to heaven, but only one leads to life.

    The Narrow Road of Life Matthew 7:13-23 May 22, 2005 Matthew 7:13-14 (NLT) "You can enter God’s Kingdom only through the narrow gate. The highway to hell is broad, and its gate is wide for the many who choose the easy way. [14] But the gateway to life is small, and the road is narrow, ...read more

  • God's Response To Our Sinfulness

    Contributed by Ken Mowery on Dec 22, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,774 views

    Explores the work of salvation accomplished by God in contrast to the sinfulness of mankind.

    Titus 3:4-7 But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared, 5He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, 6whom He poured out upon us richly ...read more

  • He Wore My Crown Of Thorns

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 17,066 views

    The significance of the crown of thorns.

    A. INTRODUCTION: JOHN 19: 2-5 "And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon His head and a reed in His right hand: and they bowed the knee before Him, and mocked Him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!" (Matt. 27:29). "Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the ...read more

  • The Fruit Of The Spirit - Introduction

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 100 ratings
     | 7,308 views

    Every Christian should display the nine aspects of the fruit of the Spirit. Therefore it behooves us to know what these aspects are and then incorporate them into our daily living.

    The Fruit of the Spirit Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such there is no law. INTRODUCTION Have you ever picked apples? – Rita and Bryan have apple trees in their yard and ...read more

  • Heads Up!!

    Contributed by David Richardson on Oct 27, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 7,365 views

    Paul gives us some helpful hints in how to identify those that cause divisions and offences contrary to the Word of God

    Title: Heads Up! (Using both the NIV and KJV) (Romans 16:17-19, KJV) Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. 18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by ...read more

  • The Fig Tree

    Contributed by Tony Skaff on Mar 16, 2006
    based on 35 ratings
     | 6,161 views

    What does the story of the fig tree teaches us?

    1stBBC The fig tree Mar 11:11-14 And Jesus entered into Jerusalem, and into the temple: and when he had looked round about upon all things, and now the eventide was come, he went out unto Bethany with the twelve. And on the morrow, when they were come from Bethany, he was hungry: And ...read more

  • The Tale Of Two Trees

    Contributed by Mark Price on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,842 views

    The sin that disallowed man to enjoy the Tree of Life is reconciled on another tree - the cross.

    Title: The Tale of Two Trees Text: Genesis 2: 9; Revelation 22: 1-4 (esp. 2) Key Verse(s): Revelation 22: 2 There is a tree of life in the city (Rev. 22:2). Remember: the tree of life was also planted in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 2:9). As long as man remained sinless, he was allowed to ...read more

  • Maturity A Must

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,801 views

    All believers are required to take responsibility for the work of God.

    Maturity is a Must Rev. Sean D. Lester June 15, 2003 Text: Hebrews 6: 1-8 Hebrews 6:1-8 Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, [2] ...read more