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  • Work Of Minister

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 29, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,703 views

    It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? Henry David Thoreau It is possible to be so active in the service of Christ as to forget to love him. P. T. Forsyth We can sometime forget who we work (serve) fo

    WORK OF MINISTER It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? Henry David Thoreau It is possible to be so active in the service of Christ as to forget to love him. P. T. Forsyth We can sometime forget who we work (serve) for in the ministry. In ...read more

  • Jesus The Path To Peace Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 17, 2017
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,079 views

    Peace on earth? With wars and rumors of wars what possible peace could the angels be announcing? And how does the baby Jesus fit into all this?

    OPEN: I love to sing Christmas Carols, so this morning I want you to stand and sing 3 verses of “Silent Night” with me. 1. “Silent night, holy night! All is calm, all is bright. Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child. Holy infant so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, sleep in heavenly ...read more

  • Casting Your Cares On Him Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 30, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 10,196 views

    Life can be troubling and even scary sometimes. There will be times that we just don't believe anybody is going to be there for us... or that anybody cares. But the Bible says there IS someone who is there and cares. Do you know why that matters?

    OPEN: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltaFMO3BaNQ (a video clip from the TV series: “This Is Us”) It’s a dark and stormy night. It’s scary and Kevin is all by himself. His brother and sister are nowhere to be found and so he does what any little boy would do in that case… he goes to his parents ...read more

  • "Gain The Proper Perspective On Suffering” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 27, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,480 views

    If one is going to live according to the principles & promises laid out here by our Lord in the beatitudes, he will suffer rejection from the world. Yet, through it all, he can be doubly blessed.

    In the Beatitudes, Jesus describes the qualities found in the lives of those who are truly happy. Not in the temporary, circumstantial sense which the world talks about, but in the eternal, ultimate sense which the world knows nothing about. He tells us that true happiness comes when one gains ...read more

  • Breaking Down Racial Walls

    Contributed by Vinnie Cappetta on Mar 12, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,709 views

    I told my neighbor that I was Italian and Puerto Rican. She said, “The Italian side is the good side.” How can we break down racial walls? I have three ideas.

    Breaking Down Racial Walls Mark 7:24-30 I told my neighbor that I was Italian and Puerto Rican. She said, “The Italian side is the good side.” Imagine how I felt. Where does racism, prejudice, bigotry come from? God to Samuel: Man looks on the outward appearance, but God looks on ...read more

  • Peacemaking-The Way To Happiness Series

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Aug 20, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,718 views

    Introduction: Disagreements, feuds, and suspicion seem to be the rule of the day rather than the exception. Even the routine of daily life can lead a person to explode emotionally and spiritually. To those who calm the troubled waters of humankind’s disc

    Peacemaking-The Way to Happiness Text: "Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God" (Matt. 5:9). Scripture Reading: Matthew 5:1-9 Introduction: Disagreements, feuds, and suspicion seem to be the rule of the day rather than the exception. Even the routine of ...read more

  • Can't Buy Me Love

    Contributed by Carl Greene on Oct 16, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,843 views

    A Different way to look at Luke 16: 19-31. It really does matter how we live now!

    “Can’t Buy Me Love” There is a fellow named Dr. David Demko who’s Death Device projects the date of a celebrity’s demise using lifestyle information such as smoking and exercise. Whitney Houston? 2022. Keith Richards? Should have died in‘95. But maybe it’s more important to discover when we ...read more

  • When Christ Confuses Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,762 views

    God’s Messiah gives abundant life to all who accept him as he is offered in the Gospel.

    Scripture Introduction A thermostat and a thermometer both relate to temperature. But they differ: a thermostat senses heat and starts the air conditioner. A thermometer only reports the heat. The apostle John weaves a thermometer through his book. As he tells about Jesus, he also “feels ...read more

  • A' Go'en Fishen

    Contributed by David Anderson on May 4, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 1,997 views

    We are all using time as me move toward our end in this world. How we use that time is important.

    New Year’s Eve Sermon: “A Go’en A’ Fishen” Rev. D. Anderson Revelation 22:12-13 John 15:8 On this New Year’s Eve of 1998, let’s look at what’s coming down the pike for us, and see what that has to do with how we use our time. From Revelation ...read more

  • Unbind Him And Let Him Go! (John 11:1-53)

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 7, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,520 views

    Here’s a story that might seem hard to know what to do with. That’s OK. Even the disciples didn’t know how to handle this one! ...

    “Unbind him and let him go!” These are the words of Jesus, recorded in John 11 - dramatic words that come at the climax of a dramatic story - the death and resuscitation of Jesus’ friend Lazarus. It is an extraordinary story. It’s filled with mysterious dialogues, doubting disciples, tears ...read more

  • The Past, The Future, And The Present Are In God's Hands

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Dec 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,441 views

    A sermon for the first Sunday in Advent, Series A

    1st Sunday in Advent December 2, 2007 “Series A” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, we give you thanks that you have chosen to reveal yourself to us in many ways, especially in the person of your Son, ...read more

  • "Oaths And The Ark" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,896 views

    The only part of the Bible we truly believe is the part we obey.

    “Oaths and the Ark”, Psalm 132 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Outline: A. David’s resolve (vss 1-9); B. God’s response (vss 11-18) Today marks the first Sunday in Advent, an anticipation of the coming of Christ. The wise men were led to the ...read more

  • Behind The Scenes

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on May 24, 2002
    based on 79 ratings
     | 7,122 views

    In spite of material prosperity and a superficial religiosity, Judah like Israel was in desperate need of a spiritual awakening.

    BEHIND THE SCENES Isaiah 1 “Ah, sinful nation, a people loaded with guilt, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption” (Isa. 1:4).In spite of material prosperity and a superficial religiosity, Judah like Israel was in desperate need of a spiritual awakening.   Background Isaiah’s life. ...read more

  • The Primary Weapon In The Battle

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on May 24, 2017
     | 1,428 views

    Spiritual Warfare

    Ephesians 6:18 Introduction: I. “At all times” - Why should we pray at all times? A. Satan is constantly on the prowl - (1Pe_5:8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.) 1. How does Satan Prowl? a. He goes ...read more

  • The Primary Weapon In The Battle

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on May 24, 2017
     | 1,334 views

    Spiritual Warfare

    Ephesians 6:18 Introduction: I. “At all times” - Why should we pray at all times? A. Satan is constantly on the prowl - (1Pe_5:8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.) 1. How does Satan Prowl? a. He goes ...read more