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  • Turning The Tables Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,769 views

    THE WICKED ARE THE ONLY LOSERS WHEN THEY TRY TO AMBUSH THE RIGHTEOUS

  • Turning The Tables On Conniving Evil

    Contributed by Greg Nance on May 22, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,355 views

    Some of Jesus greatest words and works happened at the table. Some of the greatest evil words and works happened there too.

    In today’s lesson there are two main things I’d like us to notice: A lot of exciting events of Jesus ministry happened around the dinner table, and, Evil is conniving, but God’s will wins. First, from the salvation of the sinful woman in Luke 7 to Zaccheus’ house in chapter 19, Jesus was ...read more

  • Inside Out

    Contributed by Evelyn Weston on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 944 views

    St Matthew’s Day: The call of Matthew is a reminder that Jesus calls outsiders. Fortunately, Jesus turns the tables on us, turning everyone into an outsider, called to follow him.

    May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen Have you ever wondered, why did Matthew get up? I don’t mean, why did he get up in the morning to go to work. Why did Matthew get up... and follow Jesus? I ...read more

  • Can God Trust Me? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Jun 20, 2004
    based on 277 ratings
     | 33,604 views

    This morning as I look at you, I believe that you do believe you can trust Him. This morning we are going to turn the tables around, and the Question for today is, Can God Trust Me? Can God Trust You?” (John Maxwell material used)

  • At The Point Of Grace

    Contributed by David Nolte on Nov 14, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,619 views

    Deals with Jesus’ encounter with the woman taken in adultery.

    “AT THE POINT OF GRACE!”/JOHN 8:1-11/SHASTA WAY/11-17-02/A.M. In the text for this morning we see a difficult situation. A woman has been taken in the very act of adultery. She has been literally dragged into the presence of Jesus. There is something frightfully wrong with this picture. First, ...read more

  • Worship From The Cave Of Danger Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 50 ratings
     | 4,750 views

    IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH

    BIG IDEA: IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH I. (:1-3) GOD’S KINDNESS AND TRUTH WILL SHELTER ME FROM DESTRUCTION A. (:1) Take Shelter in God "He hideth my soul in the cleft of the rock" 1. God’s Shelter is Gracious 2. God’s Shelter is Safe "under ...read more

  • The Cost Of Being Pentecostal Series

    Contributed by Gerald Van Horn on Aug 2, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,394 views

    Being lead by the Holy Spirit always comes with a price.

    THE BOOK OF ACTS - LESSON #7 “The Cost of Being Pentecostal” Acts 4:1-22 Being led by the Holy Spirit always comes with a price. The cost of being Pentecostal is what this lesson is about. The lame man being healed now causes an even greater stir among the religious leaders. Vs. 1 -2 ...read more

  • Part 2 - Genesis 21:8-13 - The Last Laugh! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Aug 24, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,103 views

    All of a sudden Ishmael isn’t smiling anymore. THE LAST LAUGH WAS ON HIM.

    Part 2 - Genesis 21:8-13 - THE LAST LAUGH! It was a boring job packing books and I remember we would look for ways to have a bit of fun in the warehouse. When people found other work and left the warehouse they were BINNED! Usually it was TIM who organised a BINNING with everyone, and he ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Preachers Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,905 views

    Part of a series on Philippians, we’re encouraged to preach Christ, no matter what.

    Illus. Georgia Tech. Football game years ago. GT was ahead 7 to 6. •Coach told QB not to throw no matter what. •They ran to the opponents 10 yd. line in last minute of play, but he was overcome by temptation. •He threw and it was intercepted by the fastest back on the team. •He started ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Remain Cool Under Pressure

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,998 views

    The Holy Spirit enabled Paul to show coolness under pressure. Dr. Luke wrote, "At this point Festus interrupted Paul’s defense. ‘You are out of your mind Paul! Your great learning is driving you insane.’ I am not insane, most excellent Festus. What I am s

    How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Exhibit Wise Diplomacy (Acts 26:1-28) 1. The Holy Spirit teaches us how to exhibit diplomacy in our dealings with people just as He led Paul before King Agrippa. Illustration;D.L. Moody had a keen memory for names and faces. If one of his children was missing ...read more

  • Rejoice In The Lord / Put No Confidence In The Flesh Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 63 ratings
     | 5,849 views

    REJOICING IN CHRIST MEANS TURNING OUR BACK ON EVERYTHING THAT WOULD EXALT OUR FLESH

    BIG IDEA: REJOICING IN CHRIST MEANS TURNING OUR BACK ON EVERYTHING THAT WOULD EXALT OUR FLESH I. (:1) REMEMBER THE COMMAND A. Point of Emphasis -- "Finally, my brethren" Carson: "What Paul is doing is picking up the theme of rejoicing he introduced in 2:17-18." Gromacki: "… designates ...read more

  • Avoiding Judgment Series

    Contributed by David Asch on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,082 views

    Once, while helping out at my son’s soccer practice, a kid responded to my instructions by saying, “you’re not the coach.” Don’t you hate it when you get that response? What do you do then? In this message we see Jesus receive that kind of response. And

    AVOIDING JUDGMENT Mark 11:27-12:12 INTRO: Once, while helping out at my son’s soccer practice, a kid responded to my instructions by saying, “you’re not the coach.” Don’t you hate it when you get that response? What do you do then? PREV: Today we will see Jesus receive that kind of ...read more

  • Too Much Of Me Series

    Contributed by Richard Bell on Dec 1, 2000
    based on 179 ratings
     | 8,593 views

    When God’s ways seem to make no sense, rhyme, or reason we must still trust Him.

    TOO MUCH OF ME Judges 7:1-8 INTRODUCTION: Many times the workings, methods, and ways of God seem to make absolutely no sense. There seems to be no rhyme or reason to why God does things the way He does. We see it in His choosing of Israel to be His people and the nation through whom the Messiah ...read more

  • Good And Angry

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 179 ratings
     | 14,281 views

    to learn how to control anger in godly ways

    Good and Angry James 1:19-20 Primary Purpose: To encourage the congregation to control their anger in godly ways. Introduction: Think of the last time you got angry. How did you respond to those around you? Did you say things you shouldn’t have or hurt your witness to another person? ...read more

  • You Can Stand Alone

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 20, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,420 views

    What are you known for? Daniel’s reputation and faithfulness stood the test in the face of death. Yours can too! Will it?

    I’m sure you’ve all noticed all the signs everywhere these days. Vote for so and so! The primaries are just around the corner and we will be appointing men and women into the offices of public service for another few years. Politics is a cutthroat place to be sometimes. An honest politician ...read more