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  • It Was Friday, But Sunday Is Coming

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 197 ratings
     | 10,186 views

    THe Title belongs to Tony Campolo. It was Friday and they crucified the LORD, but little did they know, Sunday was coming

    IT WAS FRIDAY The story of the crucifixion is probably the most repeated and familiar story of the Bible. The image of the cross is an ongoing reminder of the events that happened that day beginning in Jerusalem and ending on hill called Calvary. The events that took place may look like a bad ...read more

  • A Warning Of Hope

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,802 views

    "The future should impact our present more than the past." Tony Campolo

    Introductory Considerations - Impacted By The Past 1. As I look at my life, I can think of examples of past hurts and sins that impact my present - how I live, my confidence levels, my defensiveness, my lack of hope in certain situations. 2. I know for some of you how the past impacts your ...read more

  • Touch The Untouchable Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jan 8, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,774 views

    If we want to meet the real needs of real people, we cannot let our traditions and procedures get in the way. Instead, despite tradition, we must touch the untouchable, forgive the unforgivable, and befriend the despicable.

    A soldier was wounded in a battle and ordered to the nearest military hospital. Arriving at the entrance, he saw two doors: one marked “For Minor Wounds,” the other “For Serious Wounds.” He entered the first door and walked down a long hallway. At the end of the hall, ...read more

  • Whosoever Is Of A Willing Heart

    Contributed by Jerry Dunn on Jul 26, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 13,097 views

    This is a sermon on total stewardship of life as seen through the abundance of giving for the building of the tabernacle in the wilderness.

    “Whosoever Is of a Willing Heart” Exodus 36:3-7 Over the past few weeks you have received a series of three letters from the Long Range Planning and Building Committee regarding today, as a special day, in which we hope to be able to eliminate our present indebtedness and move forward into ...read more

  • Someone Turned The Lights On Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 29, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 7,542 views

    Jesus has given us purpose.

    SOMEONE TURNED THE LIGHTS ON Acts 26:1-18 S: Celebrate Jesus Th: Evangelism: JESUS BROKE THE POWER OF DARKNESS SO ALL CAN LIVE IN THE LIGHT. Pr: JESUS HAS GIVEN US PURPOSE. ?: What? What is our purpose? KW: Objectives TS: We will find in our study of Acts 26:16-18, three objectives we ...read more

  • The Mission Of The Church

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 215 ratings
     | 29,727 views

    If we were going to compose a mission statement for our congregation, what do you suppose it should say? What is our mission?

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX If we were going to compose a mission statement for Central Christian Church, what do you suppose it should say? What is our mission? Well, let me suggest that the mission of the church is very ...read more

  • Healing? Me!? Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Nov 3, 2002
    based on 356 ratings
     | 21,456 views

    Do we really want to be healed of what afflicts us?

    First Baptist Church October 20, 2002 Healing? Me?!! John 5:1-9 Soon after the discovery of the New World, Europeans began making the long journey across the ocean in hopes of finding something. Some were hoping to find a new life. Others wanted adventure. Some wanted religious freedom. ...read more

  • When Jesus Invites You To Dinner Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 25, 2002
    based on 300 ratings
     | 30,934 views

    “The Parable of the Great Banquet” tells us three things about the wonderful invitation of God.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 39 “When Jesus Invites You To Dinner” Luke 14:15-24 Jesus was in the middle of a Sabbath dinner that had grown more and more tense. The tension had grown from the moment that Jesus had entered ...read more

  • The Apostle Peter Confronts Prejudice

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Mar 17, 2003
    based on 92 ratings
     | 11,144 views

    From time to time it’s good to ask the Lord to earch our heart to see if there is any sin of prejudice there.

    The Apostle Peter Confronts Prejudice Acts 10:1-35 A Christian is one who is walking in all the light of God. Acts 10 we have the story of two Leaders, one a Roman leader and one a Jewish leader. One was looking at life through the lens of a God fearing Gentile and one through the lens of a ...read more

  • The Heart Of Christ

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,330 views

    Today is Palm Sunday, the day when Jesus opened his heart for all to see. In his heart, we see where his true treasure was.

    The Heart of Christ Luke 19:29-40. Palm Sunday, April 9, 2006 Back in February, Tony Campolo addressed the National Pastor’s Convention in San Diego, California. He told a story about the pastor in his church (he attends an African American Church in Philadelphia) speaking to the ...read more

  • The Invitation

    Contributed by Don Jones on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,747 views

    The message looks at the great Invitation offered to all who would come.

    The Invitation Isaiah 55:1-12 Introduction Tony Campolo wrote a book called “The Kingdom of God is a Party.” In chapter one, he tells the story of a trip to Honolulu in the mid 80’s. Having crossed far too many time zones from Philadelphia to Hawaii, he found himself awake and needing ...read more

  • The Suffering Servant

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Apr 2, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,997 views

    The phrase, in the Old Testament concealed is in the New Testament revealed, is true of Isaiah 52-53. This text reveals the work of the son of man who is the Son of God.

    Isaiah 52:13-53:12 God’s Suffering Servant Introduction – Total Sacrifice for wife It is said that Cyrus, the founder of the Persian Empire, once had captured a prince and his family. When they came before him, the monarch asked the prisoner, “What will you give me if I release you?” “The ...read more

  • Broken Up Over Broken Walls?

    Contributed by Jay Patton on May 16, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,265 views

    This is the first in a series through the book of Nehemiah. It is both an introduction to Nehemiah and a sermon on developing a heart that mirrors the heart of God.

    INTRO: Rock in the road/ Edmund Burke quote READ SCRIPTURE/PRAY Background: Divided Kingdom, Evil rulers, prophets warnings, 722 BC Assyrians raid Israel (North), 605 Nebby invades Judah (south) as prophesied by Isaiah – Story told in Daniel 586 Babylon (Nebby) come back Jerusalem - Ezekiel 539 ...read more

  • Omnipotent God

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Sep 26, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,945 views

    Our God is omnipotent. If’s He’s not, we cannot fully trust Him to do anything he promised.

    Omnipotent God: Is There Anything Too Hard For Him? TCF Sermon September 25, 2005 I want to start with a little demonstration here this morning. I have here a precious coin (it’s really just a quarter, but pretend with me). I have a friend who has entrusted this coin to me to keep and ...read more

  • Giving That Hurts Good

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 2,753 views

    A textual lesson on giving based on Hannah’s promise and gift to God.

    GIVING THAT HURTS GOOD I Samuel 1 INTRODUCTION: Tony Campolo is an American minister who has devoted his life to mission work in the world’s poorest countries. And from one of his many mission efforts, he tells a story of a homeless man who offered to share his coffee with him. Seeing the ...read more