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  • Dealing With Failure

    Contributed by Larry Finley on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,350 views

    Failure never needs to be final

    DEALING WITH FAILURE 9/14/08 Exodus 2:15-25 1. REQUIRES A TIME OF EXTRICATION – Moses Fled A. Cut your Losses! 1. Moses could have stayed – would have died 2. Could have tried to start a rebellion of slaves B. Or as Kris Kristoferson says ‘know when to fold em” 1. Can’t do much ...read more

  • "Yay, My Life Stinks!" Series

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Nov 13, 2008
     | 1,846 views

    Part 3 of our Fracture Series looks at how God uses trials to build our faith.

    Fracture Part 3- Yay, My Life Stinks! Pastor Ryan Akers Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully ...read more

  • When Trials Come, We Remember Our Good & Great Shepherd – Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,410 views

    Every single circumstance that comes to us is first sifted through the hand of the One who loves us.

    1. Well, the most common question I ask, & I hear in the midst of trials is WHY! -- Why this? Now? Me? Why him? WHY LORD?!!?! • But I’ve noticed that God doesn’t always answer that question. • He doesn’t always reveal the WHY, or explain the details. • He simply calls us to trust… cling… hold on ...read more

  • When Trials Come, We Remember Our Good & Great Shepherd – Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
     | 1,446 views

    Every single circumstance that comes to us is first sifted through the hand of the One who loves us.

    1. Paul has taught us to ‘glory in our tribulations’ & James said: James 1:2-3 (NKJV) 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 2. We have a serious problem with that don’t we? • It definitely doesn’t make a ...read more

  • Trial By Fire

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Sep 23, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,089 views

    BUILDING THINGS THAT WILL PASS THE TEST OF FIRE.

  • Get Off Your Ash

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,794 views

    Marked by pain. Residue of rejection. Disfigured by depression. Ashy! There comes a day when it is time to Get Off Your Ash.

  • The God Of My Refuge Is Here

    Contributed by Stephen Smarowsky on Oct 10, 2008
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,707 views

    Let us look at several principles of getting help in times of our personal troubles.

  • Trial Of Faith

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,619 views

    LEARNING FROM TRIALS WE FACE.

  • "How To Weather The Storm”

    Contributed by Nakia Smith on May 9, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,703 views

    Everyone goes through trials and tribulations; however, those who remain steadfast in God’s Word have the advantage of patiently enduring knowing that God gives them victory every time.

  • From Sadness To Singing Series

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on May 22, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,516 views

    Discover how God can change sadness into singing when you face trials.

    Have you ever been sad to the point that it showed on your face? All of us have faced sadness. All of us have been discouraged. All of us have experienced down times. The important thing is that we find strength to pull us out of those dark moments. God will give strength to change sadness into ...read more

  • Following Christ Solo Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,848 views

    Encouraging singles, widows, and Christ followers without believing spouses to successfully face the difficult task of following Christ solo.

    We’re in the series "No Perfect Families Allowed" and we’re gleaning valuable real to life, hope-inspiring principles for family encouragement from the recorded biographies of Bible families. Last week we established our theme verse for this series.. Romans 5:20b (Amplified Bible) Where sin ...read more

  • Do Not Worry

    Contributed by Paul Zwarich on May 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,090 views

    This sermon highlights a person who had been graced by God to mourn without bitterness, to sorrow without anger, to trust without resentment, and to rest in the peace of Christ which surpasses every man’s understanding.

    Lectionary 8 Matthew 6:24-34 Money! One thing that I have learned as a Pastor is that people worry about money. Even when I meet with couples that are planning to get married money is a number one concern. Worrying about money is said to be one of the biggest concerns in our society ...read more

  • "Why The Storm?"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Jun 25, 2008
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,459 views

    It seems like we are always in a storm. Everyone is going through a hard time? After meditating on today’s text, the Lord laid upon my heart the following five reasons for the storm:

    Title: “Why the storm?” Introduction: Last week was our Daily Vacation Bible School for the children. Every day I told the children a bible story about some ship on the water that went through the storm. Jonah was in a storm on day one. A storm came up when Jesus was sleeping in the back of ...read more

  • Winners And Losers

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,080 views

    What the world considers winners are often losers: how to become a winner like Jesus Christ.

    Solemnity of the Holy Cross 2008 (Sept 14) There’s two kinds of people in life: winners and losers. Winners achieve their objective; losers don’t. Bernard Ebbers, head of WorldCom, was known as one of the most religious CEO’s in the high-tech sector of American business. Every board ...read more

  • Bautizado En Fuego

    Contributed by Marco Vinicio Villatoro on Aug 17, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,949 views

    Una clara descripcion del Bautizo de FUEGO, profetizado por Juan el Bautista

    BAUTIZANDO EN FUEGO Mateo 3:11 "Yo los bautizo a ustedes con agua para que se arrepientan. Pero el que viene después de mí es más poderoso que yo, y ni siquiera merezco llevarle las sandalias. Él los bautizará con el Espíritu Santo y con fuego. Claro que nos ha bautizado con Espíritu Santo, ...read more