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  • "Finding True Rest In An Uncomfortable Situation!"

    Contributed by Kevin Smith on Sep 16, 2005
    based on 37 ratings

    One of the greatest desires we have as a people is to go through things that are uncomfortable & still be comfortable.. Peter shows us in this text just how to do that.

  • Some Benefits Of Rest And Reflection On Things Above

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 16 ratings

    True rest comes by starting to reflect on things above rather than on your troubles here below

    The Benefits of Rest and Reflection (Acts 18:18-23) Illustration:There’s no music in a rest, but there is the making of music in it. In our whole life-melody the music is broken off here and there by ’rests,’ and we foolishly think we have come to the end of the tune...not without design does more

  • Jesus Gives Rest

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 73 ratings

    We find true rest from guilt and fear in our Savior’s faithful love

    How tired are you? Recent studies have shown that the average American doesn’t get nearly enough sleep. Employers are concerned about this. As a result, some workplaces are actually encouraging their employees to take brief naps after lunch, so they can be more productive in the late afternoon more

  • Seek Rest With God Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 25 ratings

    To note the importance of resting with God.

    The 10 Commandments #4: Seek Rest with God Text: Exodus 20:8-11 Thesis: To note the importance of resting with God. Introduction: (1) “Two words summarize the lives of most Americans – hurry and worry” (R. Atchley, Sinai Summit 82). (2) The 4th command seems to be the one that is out more

  • Beating Discouragement

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    victory in Christ

    Intro: there is a commercial on television where a man is pouring out his heart to a counselor in English, only to have the counselor respond back to him in French. Many times people come to church with a need for practical preaching, and they get deep theological studies that no one can more

  • The Old Paths

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 188 ratings

    There is no new way for serving God, The bible is not a book of lofty suggestions, But is in fact a book of righteous commands from a Holy God. Ask for the old paths and you’ll find the power of God

    Jer 6:16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. It is to a nation who has lost it’s way that these words come from the mouth of God. more

  • I Am The True Vine - Part Iv Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Apr 18, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    This is the final of a four part look at Jesus teaching that He is the true vine. This message focuses on our need to abide with Christ to be fruitful for the kingdom.

    (Inspiration for this series from Bruce Wilkerson’s "Secrets of the Vine") We are exploring Jesus’ final "I Am. . ." teaching on earth - John 15: 1-8 Building towards our purpose – individually and as a church – not to become fuller plants, with bigger leaves, and thicker branches. But to more

  • Get Some Rest!

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Aug 3, 2002
    based on 76 ratings

    Pentecost 9(B) - JULY 21, 2002 - Jesus invites us to "Come with me...get some rest", both for the body and for the soul.

    Come With Me?Get Some Rest MARK 6:30-34 - July 21, 2002 30The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, "Come with me by yourselves to more

  • Seeing The Unseen Christ Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    We need to practice God’s Presence.

    SEEING THE UNSEEN CHRIST Psalm 105:4 S: Presence of God Th: Seeing the Unseen Christ: How His Presence Transforms Life Pr: WE NEED TO PRACTICE GOD’S PRESENCE. KW: Questions TS: We will answer in our study of Scripture three questions about practicing God’s Presence. The _____ question more

  • Knowing Peace

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 2, 2004
    based on 165 ratings

    Peace is what God wants for us, no matter what is happening around us.

    “Knowing Peace”…Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts “How many roads must a man walk down, before you can call him a man? How many seas must a white dove sail, before she sleeps in the sand? Yes an’ how many times must those cannonballs fly, before they’re more

  • First Rock From The Sun

    Contributed by Randy Croft on Mar 28, 2005
    based on 58 ratings

    Because the tomb is empty, our lives can be full.

    First Rock from the Son A few years ago, NBC launched a hit television show—a Though you’ll only find it on reruns today, in its heyday, it won the most Emmy Awards for a television series in 1997. It’s about a group of explorers that came to the third rock from the Sun (earth). Here they more

  • The Lords Yoke.

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 49 ratings

    The THE YOKE OF REST, is for those that "Come unto Christ," seeking rest from their heavy labour and load of sin, and delight to serve under the yoke of love and delight in the kingship of Christ.

    THE LORDS YOKE. HHM Sept. 29, 2002 Pastor Jim Parisi MAT 11:28-30 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 30 For my yoke is more

  • An Invitation To Life

    Contributed by Will Cornwell on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 64 ratings

    Jesus knows your hearts deepest longing. Come and join in on abundant life by responding to His open arms.

    The text that I want to look at this morning is verses 35-39 of the first chapter of the gospel of John. In order to preface the chosen text I also read verses 1-18. I chose these scriptures as a preface for one reason. For the message I have prepared for you this morning, it is important for more

  • Are You Ready For Some Rest?

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 21, 2000
    based on 179 ratings

    Jesus has great news for weary people

    Americans are tired people. Hectic schedules have many folks going to bed late and getting up early, and surveys show that most people in our country simply don't get enough sleep. A recent newspaper article reported some companies are encouraging employees to take naps during the lunch hour, even more

  • The Process Of Growing Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 18, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    Paul’s Thanksgiving for the Colossians

    THE PROCESS OF GROWING (2 THESS. 1:1-10) Robert Heilbroner suggests comparing our lives with the daily life of over a billion people worldwide to help us count our blessings: 1. Take out all the furniture in your home except for one table and a couple of chairs. Use blanket and pads for more