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  • Giants Grasshoppers And Grapes

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 99 ratings
     | 6,059 views

    I used a couple of outlines from sermon sentral and tweaked them a bit to my style. I think I stole the title too.

    Giants Grasshoppers and Grapes Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ Numbers 13:26 - 14,4 June 24, 2001 A young man goes into a drug store to buy 3 boxes of chocolate. The pharmacist says what size small medium or large "Well," he said, "I’ve been seeing this girl for a while ...read more

  • What Kind Of Tree Are You? Series

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Apr 10, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,878 views

    This was a sermon as part of our purpose-driven series - Know, Grow, Show and Sow. This was the show sermon that bridged the gap between Grow and Sow. It can stand alone with some minor tweaks.

    If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be? It’s a question you might get asked in a job interview or by a psychiatrist right after they administer the Rorschach test Jeremiah uses vegetation to contrast those who trust in God and those who turn away Those who don’t believe in the ...read more

  • Are You Sick? Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Nov 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,174 views

    Jesus tweaks the argument of who is in control just a little bit to introduce the real sickness in mankind - sin. He is in control of that too. Are you willing to give Him control over your total cleansing from evil?

    We’ve spent a couple of weeks in Matthew chapter 8 talking about control and authority. Matthew shows us that Jesus has it—over the seen and unseen universe—but that we as humans are loathe to give up control over our own lives and give it to Him. We saw a couple of notable examples in a Gentile ...read more

  • "Remember": The International Day Of Prayer For The Persecuted Church

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Nov 12, 2012
     | 2,948 views

    The sermon was originally preached by Rev. Steven Simala Grant of Laurier Heights Baptist Church (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada); I have added a point and tweaked others to make it work in my parish.

    “REMEMBER”: A SERMON FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH HEBREWS 13:3 Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering. (Hebrews 13:3) Remember my chains. Grace be with ...read more

  • Can You See This Sign? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 2, 2017
    based on 8 ratings
     | 11,783 views

    The blind saw Jesus, but the Pharisees couldn't. What were the differences in their blindnesses and what can we learn from the man born blind?

    (Before reading the text and opening with prayer, we sang the following chorus: “I saw the light, I saw the light No more darkness, no more night Now I’m so happy, no sorrow in sight For praise the Lord… I saw the light.”) OPEN: When I’m preparing for a sermon, a lot of times I’ll take ...read more

  • Keep Your Shield Pure!

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Jun 25, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,001 views

    A broken shield cannot protect you.

    Prov 30:5-6 5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. 6 Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar. KJV We are warned to take heed if we think we stand lest we fall. How can we do that? We must shield ourselves in ...read more

  • Living A Life Successful For God Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Nov 11, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,153 views

    Last week with looked at what it would take to live a life pleasing to or towards God. What we discovered was that this life was accomplished through sanctification and pursuing God’s desires. The foundation for accomplishing this was to value our worth

    LIVING A LIFE SUCCESSFUL FOR GOD 1 Thess 4:9-12 INTRODUCTION: Last week with looked at what it would take to live a life pleasing to or towards God. What we discovered was that this life was accomplished through sanctification and pursuing God’s desires. The foundation for accomplishing this ...read more

  • Cooking The Books

    Contributed by Emilia Florio on Sep 13, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,481 views

    This message talks about the importance of being good stewards not only of our monetary and worldly resource, but of the abundant spiritual resources God has given us as well.

    Cooking the Books Luke 16:1-17 [INTRODUCTION] Have you ever heard the expression Cooking the books? Do you know what that means? Well, it has nothing to do with cooking or cookbooks, although I suppose that if you stretch the analogy a bit, you might say that it is a bit like Weight ...read more

  • The Modeler And The Modeled

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jan 19, 2010
     | 1,308 views

    Christ makes himself known as a creative Modeler... and we (individuals and His Church) are the modeled.

    Title: The Modeler and the Modeled Text: I Corinthians 12:1-11 Thesis: Christ makes himself known as a creative Modeler… and we are the modeled. Introduction Michael Chesko describes himself as an eccentric mix of engineer, model maker, unofficial cartographer, and most of all, ...read more

  • When Do We Sin? Series

    Contributed by Bill Burress on Jan 21, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,290 views

    This message answers the question, "When does it becaome a sin in out thought?"

    "I Want The Truth!” January 17, 2010 This morning I am continuing with the sermon series “I want the truth!” I got some response to my request and hope to get many more as we go along. For those who were not here last week I will explain what I am doing and I hope you will ...read more

  • Passing The Baton - Tom Stebbins Of Evangelism Explosion

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,269 views

    A send off message detailing ten steps of leadership lesssons with evangelism explosion by Tom Stebbins

    Passing the Baton by Tom Stebbins I am now 70. My eight and a half years at the helm of EE have been both challenging and exciting. Now it is time for me to "pass the baton" to a younger, capable leader. As I do, I want to share with you ten principles of leadership that have guided me. 1. ...read more

  • How Much Is Enough

    Contributed by Ron Hietsch on Nov 18, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,827 views

    Because of the sinless life, atoning sacrifice, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ we, through him, have eternal life in His presence. This is the good news! This calls for unending thankfulness.

    How Much is Enough? Thanksgiving 2010 Text Philippians 4:10-20 Grace mercy and peace from God the father and Christ Jesus our Lord. A rich industrialist from the north was horrified to find a southern fisherman lying lazily beside his boat smoking a pipe. “Why aren’t you out fishing?” ...read more

  • His Rules Or House Rules?

    Contributed by Rich Cook on Aug 6, 2012
     | 2,113 views

    Using the backdrop of board games, we look at God's sovereignty and our temptation to take his original plan and insert our own "house rules."

    God’s game. His rules or House rules? 1. Games. (Scrolled through slides of several games: Life, Monopoly, Uno, etc.) 2. Sorry: Object of the game is to get your four pieces from the start into your home, different cards different instructions, slides (but not your own color), safe ...read more

  • Because I Said So

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 7,361 views

    Don’t let your “sacred cows” keep you from experiencing all that God has for you.

    When you were a kid, didn’t you hate it when your parents said "no" to something – and when you asked "why?" they just replied: "because I said so." "Well, who died and made you God?" you thought, but never dared utter. As a parent I have tried to always give a reason – however lame it might be ...read more

  • The 4th Wise Guy (A Story Time At Christmas) Series

    Contributed by Denis O'callaghan Ph.d. ,th.d., D.d., D. Phil. on Dec 16, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,363 views

    A wee Irish offering about Time and how it works

    The 4th Wise Guy (A story of Time at Christmas) Gentle Reader, With the season so close and with me not a place to preach, nor a home to call my own. I find I have a lot of time on my hands (so to speak) It's starting to get cold here and Marti wants me to purchase a new winter coat [I ...read more