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  • Live With An Eternal Perspective Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on May 20, 2004
    based on 114 ratings
     | 12,552 views

    MAIN IDEAS: You can be Joy-FULL regardless of your circumstances if you live your life with an eternal perspective. 1. Let God use your tough circumstances for his purposes. 2. Don’t get sidetracked by petty disagreements. 3. Live for Christ every

    Becoming a Joy-FULL Person 2. Live With An Eternal Perspective Philippians 1:12-29 May 8/9, 2004 Don Jaques MAIN IDEAS: You can be Joy-FULL regardless of your circumstances if you live your life with an eternal perspective. 1. Let God use your tough circumstances for his purposes. 2. ...read more

  • How To Be A Successful Christian Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 7, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,209 views

    The successful Christian life is not nearly as complicated as we try to make it...if only we’ll pick up one good habit!

    How to be a Successful Christian Ps. 119 The successful Christian life is not nearly as complicated as we try to make it. If only we’d do 2 things: Read Bible/Pray And the one always leads to the other. Shocked was I to hear of a recent survey by Barna research group showing the avg. ...read more

  • God Has Not Given Us The Spirit Of Fear

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on May 14, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 29,724 views

    You will learn how to overcome the spirit of fear.

    “I remind you to stir up the gift of God that is in you through the laying on of my hands.” “For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind”. There are two types of fear in the Bible: 1. There is healthy fear of God which is reverence ...read more

  • Test That Tell Series

    Contributed by Dan Morrison on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,710 views

    Would Elisha passed the test to be used of God as a channel of Grace?

    Dark Times: Test that Tell the Life and times of Elisha Elisha came on the scene in a day that was an extension of Elijah’s time. Northern Kingdom living; 1. INDEPENDENT LIVING; As we alluded to last week a time when the God of the Word and the Word of God was held in disrespect. No ...read more

  • Containing Our Complaining

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 141 ratings
     | 17,200 views

    Paul wrote: "Do all things without murmuring or complaining ?" Pretty tall order isn’t it ? This sermons deals with "Containing our Complaining"

    “CONTAINING OUR COMPLAINING” Phil. 2:14, Deut. 1:26-38 On the seventh day God rested....and on the 8 th day God started answering complaints. A man dreamed of joining a monastery. His goal in life was to become a monk. So one day he went to a monastery and talked to the head monk and said, ...read more

  • The Place Of Praise Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,938 views

    No work is complete until God has been thanked and praised. It was like that with the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem. This sermon looks at the Place and Power of praise.

    THE PLACE OF PRAISE. Neh 12:27-47. WBC 27/2/5am Chance for testimonies, later. "monday & friday- going to work on a monday" and "coming home on a Friday" .wmv video clips of a sluggish polar bear (Monday!) and a hoppy penguin (Friday!) THE FEASTING AND THE FASTING Need to start by saying ...read more

  • Doing Things God's Way Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 98 ratings
     | 21,385 views

    The story of the return of the ark to Israel gives us five principles for doing Things God’s way.

    A Study of the Life of Samuel Sermon # 5 “Doing Things God’s Way!” 1 Samuel 6:17 -7:17 You will remember in chapter four that the Philistines had captured the ark of the Covenant in battle and taken it to the capital city of Ashdod ...read more

  • How Can I Say Thanks?

    Contributed by Gordon Kroeker on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,827 views

    How can you be thankful when you have just lost everything, and almost your lives too?

    HOW CAN I SAY THANKS? (Message outline from Charles R. Wood) A. It was 1964. Our family, along with 5 other families and some single ladies had to escape for our lives. from the Kafumba mission station - because our lives had been threatened by communist rebels. ...read more

  • When Things Go Wrong

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 7, 2004
    based on 124 ratings
     | 18,689 views

    Although we know we can have joy in trials and God works all together for good…sometimes we don’t see it. Some days faith wanes, and we wonder where God is. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    When Things Go Wrong Matthew 11:2-11 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/WhenThingsGoWrong.html It is a blessing to be a Christian, but this world is under a curse. Things go wrong. Plans fail. The outcome of our goals sometimes isn’t what we had hoped. Tragedy strikes. Death takes its toll. ...read more

  • Above And Beyond: Because God Is Generous Series Series

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Nov 27, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,026 views

    We can make a difference when we, like the widow, give out of our thankfulness above and beyond.

    “ABOVE AND BEYOND” Because God Is Generous Series Mark 12:41-44 (quotes taken from the NKJV unless noted) Wakelee Church ~ November 21, 2004 Theme: We can make a difference when we, like the widow, give out of our thankfulness above and beyond. Introduction - Tough circumstances in which ...read more

  • Faith That Doesn't Fail Series

    Contributed by David Asch on Jan 21, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,116 views

    Can you keep from failing, from losing faith? Can you get it back if it has already failed? Can you keep it from failing? Today, we will answer these questions as we see Jesus face a man in this kind of a situation.

    FAITH THAT DOESN’T FAIL Mark 9:14-32 INTRO: At the library a couple of weeks ago, where I often go to study, I saw a car with a bumper sticker. This car was parked in the first space, so it was unmistakable – you saw it the moment you pulled into the parking lot, and it confronted you as you ...read more

  • Sound Speech

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 10, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,457 views

    What evidence do you have to prove your faith in Christ? Is your commitment to Christ more than just an opinion or a way of thinking? In these last days, each of us needs to do all we can to live our lives the best we can, and be the testimony to our fri

    SOUND SPEECH The question has been asked, “If you were arrested and charged with being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” What evidence do you have to prove your faith in Christ? Is your commitment to Christ more than just an opinion or a way of thinking? In these ...read more

  • Cave Training Series

    Contributed by Michael Cassara on Sep 10, 2001
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,518 views

    Learn from King David how to overcome your dark days of doubt.

    SEEKING GOD FAITHFULLY- A LOOK AT THE LIFE OF DAVID Message #5 Cave Training 1 Sam 22:1 & Psalm 142 INTRODUCTION In her book, THE HIDING PLACE, Corrie Ten Boom relates an incident that taught her to be thankful for things we normally would not be thankful ...read more

  • Unshakeable In A Shaky World

    Contributed by Tony Britt on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 175 ratings
     | 19,349 views

    This sermon deals with standing firm in a world that’s shaky and looks at the lessons we can learn from Daniel.

    Unshakable in a Shaky World An elderly man lay dying in his bed. Near death, he suddenly smelled the aroma of his favorite chocolate chip cookies wafting up the stairs. He gathered his remaining strength and lifted himself from the bed. Leaning against the wall, he slowly made his way out of ...read more

  • Give Thanks In All Circumstances

    Contributed by Bumble Ho on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 16,899 views

    Give thanks IN all circumstances. A few reasons why: 1) our hope is eternal, beyond any earthly circumstances 2) God work out all circumstances for the best 3) God is with us in the circumstances we are in; 4) it will produce graceful words, 5) it will ch

    Why is it that we must be reminded to set aside one day a year to be thankful? Should we not be thankful every day? Yes; but unfortunately we don’t always remember to do what we should. And that’s why many Holiday was setting a day aside to remind us of what we should be doing. We need Mother Day ...read more