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  • Transmission Of The Text Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 356 views

    In this message we will look at the transmission of the text and in the process discover that the bible has been copied so much and so early that you cannot hide the original text.

    How We Got The Bible #TransmissionOfTheText Good morning MGCC!!! I gotta to tell you there is no place that I would rather be than where I am right now! In this room, with you His people (His church, the body and bride of Christ) – gathered to praise His name and – seek His face. I MEAN ...read more

  • We Are What We Eat Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 30, 2018
     | 700 views

    In this message we will talk about 9 reasons why we should study the bible and why we should lean in and care about the subject of Hermeneutics.

    We Are What We Eat OKAY… This morning we are jumping back into our messages series ‘Understanding The Bible…’ NOW – we jumped out of it 3 weeks ago… SO – I think it is important for us to do a quick review of where we have been so far in these conversations. FIRST – let me remind you of ...read more

  • Thy Word - Logos & Rhema Series

    Contributed by Ps Trevor Bartley on Aug 22, 2018
     | 223 views

    There are two primary Greek words I would like to investigate today that describe Scripture as the “Word” in the New Testament. The first is the Greek word logos and the second is Rhema.

    There are two more primary Greek words I would like to investigate today that describe Scripture as the “Word” in the New Testament. The first is the Greek word logos; this refers principally to the totally inspired Word of God and to Jesus, who is the outworking or manifestation of the living ...read more

  • An Understanding Heart

    Contributed by Joe Overholt on Nov 16, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,186 views

    A message of encouragement for those finding it hard to understand scripture, and making decisions in life

    Understanding Heart Foundational Text: 1 Kings 3:5-14 In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give thee. (6) And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in ...read more

  • The Light And The Lie Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,907 views

    It turns out CONFESSION is an important aspect of remaining in the light along with the obvious - Understanding Scripture and following the Holy Spirit.

    A man and his wife are awakened at 3 o’clock in the morning by a loud pounding on their door. The man gets up and goes to the door where a drunken stranger in the pouring rain is asking for a push. “Not a chance” says the husband - “It’s three o’clock in the morning!” He slams the door and ...read more

  • Our Book For Life Series

    Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Jul 28, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,702 views

    This sermon looks at the Bible as our foundation of faith. It also helps us know how to read and understand scripture.

    This second message in our series “Building a foundation for Life” deals with the Bible as our book for life. The Bible that you have in your hands is like no other book in the entire world. This is because there are only two things in this world that are eternal – God’s Word and people. Isaiah ...read more

  • Bona Fide- A Study Of James- Part 10- "Herman- Who?" Series

    Contributed by Randy Edwards on Mar 15, 2017
     | 2,411 views

    Part 10- we move slightly from the book of James into learning to rightly use and understand scripture in an effort to become Bona Fide

    Bona Fide Part 10 A study of James- “kind of” “ The truth , the whole truth and nothing but the truth” As I was praying and preparing for this week’s sermon I wanted to continue our sermon series on James I believe the dots we are connecting are ...read more

  • So, You Want To Get Baptized

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Apr 2, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 963 views

    The seeker is hungry to understand Scripture. With the explanation, seeks to go deeper and be baptized. Like this reading, it need not be complicated nor by some rigid ritual; it may be spontaneous and thereby even more meaningful.

    Mid-week Message/Devotion March 28, 2018 Reading: Acts 8:26-40 So, You Want to Get Baptized This to me, this is one of the most enjoyable readings in the New Testament. It sets an example for us that is extremely vivid. Let me first narrate a modern day parallel story based ...read more

  • Is Jesus "The" Only Way?

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Oct 22, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 917 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

  • "Just A Little Walk With Jesus”

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Jun 5, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,555 views

    Spending quality time with Jesus leads to love and conversion

    Luke 24:13-35 Introduction: Video “Let’s Go!” I. Their Initial Condition - Illustration “Dear God, It didn’t Happen” A. They were blinded. (v.16) B. They were confused. (vs. 18-23) C. They were without hope. (v.21) II. Their on-going Crisis - Illustration “It is literal” A. They ...read more

  • “just A Little Walk With Jesus” Series

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Apr 25, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,208 views

    Walking with God takes spiritual eyes

    Luke 24:13-35 Introduction: Video “Let’s Go!” I. Their Initial Condition - Illustration “Dear God, It didn’t Happen” A. They were blinded. (v.16) B. They were confused. (vs. 18-23) C. They were without hope. ...read more

  • The Theme Of Scripture Is Christ

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Jan 29, 2016
     | 1,073 views

    In the course of the early mission of Jesus Apostles and their associates, while their oral proclamation was still being hear and remembered, written accounts of Jesus words and works began to be drawn up for the benefit of the communities of Christians that has formed.”

    I. The OT looked forward to Christ A. (John 5:46-47) B. The OT looked forward to a Messiah that would bring a new law to make Israel and the nations glad. (Deuteronomy 18:15-19) 1. The Messiah announced to Adam 2. The Messiah typified by Noah 3. The Lamb typified by Isaac 4. The King ...read more

  • The Theme Of Scripture Is Christ

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Jun 5, 2017
     | 706 views

    all of scripture points to Christ

    Luke 24:44-45 Introduction: "While the literary value of the Bible cannot be minimized, the Book was given not to be admired but to be received as the Word of God; that we might come to know Him of whom the Scriptures witness." ~ Erling C. Olsen I. The OT looked forward to Christ A. ...read more

  • Embracing The Cross

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Mar 1, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,364 views

    As the farmer must suffer to attain the joy of harvest, so we must embrace our crosses in life to attain the joy of union with the Father.

    Tuesday, March 3, 2009 Word and Suffering I always encourage my students to plant gardens. The reasons are many, but one of the biggest is that one cannot understand Scripture without knowing something about agriculture. It’s only been in the past couple of hundred years that Catholics have ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Mar 28, 2016
     | 914 views

    The Bible Contains Similitudes (Resemblances, Likeness, Images)

    THE HOLY SPIRIT THE EMBLEMS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT 1. The Bible Contains Similitudes (Resemblances, Likeness, Images) a. The Bible is a book of similes, metaphors, allegories, parables, types, symbols, and emblems. To better understand Scripture, we must understand these ...read more