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  • Is Jesus "The" Only Way?

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Oct 22, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,009 views

    This sermon is intended to defend the faith that Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and that for those of us who call ourselves Christian, Jesus is "The" only Way!

    I. Illustration: (source unknown) There is an old story about a revival preacher, maybe it was about Billy Graham holding a revival in a rather large town. During the day he decided to walk to the Post Office and mail a few letters. As he made his way he realized he was not sure about weather or ...read more

  • Open Your Eyes

    Contributed by William Akehurst on Jan 20, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,565 views

    Many are blinded by the things of this world. The message of the Cross is the power of God to those whose eyes can see.

    9.20.2009.Sermon.Open your eyes By William Akehurst, BA HSWC HE OPENED THEIR MIND (vs 45) Luke 24:36-49 Jesus Appears to the Disciples 36While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you." 37They were startled and frightened, ...read more

  • Change Is Constant

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,078 views

    No one really likes change. However, change is not only a sign of a healthy church, it is also Biblical

    "Change is Constant" Acts 1: 9-11 January 20, 2002 I. Intro A) Joke: How many church board members does it take to change a light bulb? (Make up as many humorous excuses as you can think of i.e. I like sitting in the dark, does the church want us to change the light bulb, can we afford to ...read more

  • Staying Close To The Vine Series

    Contributed by Wayne Doyle on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,845 views

    Number 3 in a series to make the Gospel message simple enough for a child to understand.

    STAYING CLOSE TO THE VINE This is the 3rd sermon in the series “Winning this Generation for Christ” I have tried to make the message simple, so that none be lost due to lack of understanding. Scripture reference: John 14: John 15:1-8 In his book “The Star Thrower” the ...read more

  • The Bible Is Our Ultimate Authority Series

    Contributed by Ed Groover on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,938 views

    God’s Word must govern everything we think and do.

    The Bible is Our Ultimate Authority Series: First Things 2 Timothy 3:16-17 NKJV All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, (17) that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every ...read more

  • Mankind's Problem With God Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 24, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,541 views

    Mankind’s biggest problem with God is not ignorance about Him, but an attitude of enmity toward Him.

    Mankind’s Problem With God (Romans 1:18-23) Note: A number of illustrations and quotation were found at Sermon Central, but the outline, interpretation and flow of the sermon are mine, and the illustrations were borrowed from various sources. The "blanks" I have filled in were originally ...read more

  • Good Friday 2007

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Apr 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,089 views

    Good Friday 2007

    Good Friday 2007 The Unanswered Prayer of Jesus Pastor Bruce A. Shields House of Faith – www.PS127.org WELCOME † Sunday Morning Resurrection Day Service at 11:00AM † Open House on Saturday April 14th from 1:00PM – 6:00PM INTRODUCTION Last Sunday was Palm Sunday, the Triumphal ...read more

  • Spiritual Intoxication Part 2

    Contributed by Mark Wood on Feb 18, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 960 views

    Dr. Wood used this sermon to show his listener that the first church was totally consumed with God and they did great things in His power. Unbelievers cannot understand the happenings of Christianity until they give their heart and life to Jesus Christ.

    A contrast of Wine and the spirit Alcohol gives artificial exhilaration The Spirit Gives Holy elevation Alcohol excites evil The spirit points men toward good Alcohol will give you a hangover The spirit will give you power over Alcohol will cause a man to act foolishly The spirit ...read more

  • The Clarity Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 11, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,953 views

    You are not going to be motivated to study the Scriptures if you do not think you can understand them; but the Scriptures are meant for all believers and can be understood at their basic level.

    The Clarity of Scripture 2 Peter 3:1-2, 15-16 1. I was watching a documentary on the English language, and they video transported us to a rural village in part of England where the people are engaging in their rural dialect. Though it was English, I could not understand but a word or two. 2. ...read more

  • Ignored Alarms

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 28 ratings
     | 5,346 views

    Are there alarms going off in your life that you need to pay attnetion to?

    On Wednesday this past week, I curled up on the couch with Melissa to watch ABC’s Emmy winning television show LOST. If you haven’t seen the show before, it is about a plane crash that leaves its survivors stranded on a Pacific island. As the men and women band together to try and escape, they ...read more

  • What Is God Up To When We Go Through Trials?

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 5,369 views

    God sneds us through trials that He might bless us

    DT 8:2Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands. 3He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which ...read more

  • Hungry For Faith

    Contributed by William Nickles on May 4, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,070 views

    An encounter with Christ is essential for true faith to take shape. Our encounter with the world is then empowered by the Christ we meet at the table.

    I made the point last week that poor ole doubting Thomas should not be singled out as the only disciple who had doubts about this new “resurrected” reality. Here is the rest of the story – as Paul Harvey would say – to vindicate Thomas. Verse 41 of today’s text clearly makes the point. “While in ...read more

  • Payment Due!

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,216 views

    Respect and honor that is due our military is not about supporting the war, it is about showing the love of God.

    Not this past week, but the week before I was sitting in my study one morning and as is normally my habit, I was reading the news on the Internet. As I scanned the headlines CNN had one that caught my attention. It said, “Church ordered to pay $10.9 million.” That is enough to catch any ...read more

  • Keep On Celebrating The Lord's Ascension

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on May 22, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,890 views

    Keep On Celebrating the Lord’s Ascension 1) With a worry-free life 2) With a power-filled life

    “5, 4, 3, 2, 1…lift off!” I’ve always thought it would be cool to watch a rocket being launched into space. As the rocket would struggle to escape earth’s grip, the sound must be deafening and the ground must shake under your feet. As exciting as it would be to watch a rocket blast off from its ...read more

  • Outbreak: 'pastor Feed Me' Series

    Contributed by Charles Whitmire on Mar 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,406 views

    This message is the first in a series that looks at diseases that plague the Church - this message looks at the attitude ’Pastor Feed Me’ and encourages listeners to learn to feed themselves!

    This week we are starting a new series that I think is going to be a lot of fun... It’s called “Outbreak” and it looks at the deadly diseases of the church. The idea is pretty simple, right? We all understand how disease works - we get an infection, or get sick and it spreads throughout our body - ...read more