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  • Unexpected!

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Dec 7, 2015
     | 1,917 views

    John the Baptist was an unexpected person bringing an unexpected message at an unexpected time. A communion sermon for Advent.

  • Unexpected Welcome - Unexpected Sin Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 20, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,940 views

    After dreading the meeting - Jacob and Esau have a family reunion. But then jealousy and violence take over as Jacob’s sons do something unthinkable.

    Jacob has had a really tough time - back in Padan Aram he finally left his uncle Laban, who had cheated him for 20 years. Laban would have probably killed him had God not intervened but even still Laban gives Jacob a really hard time and then makes this agreement asking that God judge Jacob if ...read more

  • God Of The Unexpected

    Contributed by John Gaston on Sep 27, 2012
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,497 views

    Jesus reverses people's fortunes. We're shocked that God loves us, has wonderful plans for our insignificant lives,and isn't limited by the options that limit us. In one minute, everything in this man's life changed. God wants to do it for you!

    GOD OF THE UNEXPECTED John 5:1-9, 14-15 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. David, a second-grader, was bumped while getting on the school bus & suffered a two-inch cut on his cheek. 2. At recess he collided with another boy and two of his teeth were knocked loose. At noon, while sliding on ice, he ...read more

  • An Unexpected Saviour Series

    Contributed by James Jack on Mar 3, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,246 views

    Jesus brings a new age in the way people relate to God: he gives us living water and spiritual renewal that transcends place and race so that all the true worshippers may worship in spirit and in truth.

    John 4:4-42 Main point: Jesus brings a new age in the way people relate to God: he gives us living water and spiritual renewal that transcends place and race so that all the true worshippers may worship in spirit and in truth. Unexpected Conversations When I inherited my classroom at ...read more

  • A Tale Of The Unexpected !

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Feb 10, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,173 views

    John was shocked when the sinless Jesus asked to be baptised. Jesus identifies with us in his baptism. We identify with him when we are baptised and we too can receive God’s Spirit! Truly this is a tale of the unexpected.

    The Baptism of Jesus must surely qualify as a ‘Tale of the Unexpected’! Have you ever been somewhere or seen something which was the exact opposite of what you were expecting? Have you ever been waiting expectantly for an event, only for the event itself to come as a total surprise or even a big ...read more

  • Expect The Unexpected

    Contributed by Nathan Bounds on Dec 15, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 14,258 views

    Learn to expect God to do that which is extraordinary. The Unexpected!

    EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED John 11:1-8; 14-17; 20-46 Expect - To look forward to, to anticipate, to look forward to the occurance of. Unexpected - That which is not expected What do you expect to happen when you come to God’s house? When was the last time you came ...read more

  • Unexpected Gifts

    Contributed by Johnny Small on Nov 15, 2002
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,745 views

    At this time of the year we start thinking about buying Christmas gifts for our love ones. What gifts has God given to the ones that He loves?

    Unexpected Gifts At this time of the year we start thinking about buying Christmas gifts for our love ones. Have you ever been given a gift that you didn’t expect? Have you ever been given a gift that you thought you could never use? Have you ever been given the surprise of ...read more

  • Unexpected Messiah

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Feb 24, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,683 views

    Those who were expecting God’s deliverer, the Messiah, were confused when Jesus came on the scene offering a Kingdom, not of this world as they expected, but a Kingdom to Come of Peace and Trusting Service.

    I Corinthians 4:1-5 St. Matthew 11:2-10 Unexpected Messiah During the Advent Season we sang hymns and read lessons about the promised Christ, the Messiah who would deliver the Children of Israel from bondage. Many First Century followers of St. John the Baptist as well as followers of ...read more

  • Unexpected Joy

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 27, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,990 views

    We sing and quote that "The joy of the LORD is your strength," but learning to live it in challenging service to our King is a daily "workout" for our faith (that brings "unexpected joy").

    How many of us have ever said, “As soon as I get this accomplished, I’ll focus on helping out at the church?” How many of us have ever said, “As soon as I have my degree in hand, I’ll start seriously serving the Lord” or “As soon as our church finds a building (or a pastor), I’ll really get ...read more

  • The God Of The Unexpected Series

    Contributed by David Ward on Oct 3, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,748 views

    An expository message from Acts 12 on how God "shows up" in response to his people’s faith, and lack of faith.

    INTRODUCTION: Arthur Burns was chair of the Federal Reserve in the 1970s, and a Jewish economist of great influence in Washington during the tenure of several Presidents. Burns was once asked to pray at a gathering of evangelical politicians. Stunning his hosts, he prayed thus: "Lord, I pray that ...read more

  • Unexpected Guests

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 22, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,118 views

    Jesus wants us to always be ready and unafraid of helping the lost come to Him.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Have you ever come home from a long day at work, just wanting to relax? Maybe you have put in many hours at the office or in the factory. • On your way home, you envision a scene where you come home and put up your feet turn on the television and read ...read more

  • Unexpected Converts

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 26, 2000
    based on 66 ratings
     | 11,187 views

    Grace. Those most people thought were least likely to become God’s people are the ones who come to Christ; while the ones often thought to be most likely became his enemies.

  • An Unexpected Tapestry

    Contributed by Donavon Hill on Oct 9, 2017
     | 3,090 views

    From the story of Joseph, God used the very same threads the enemy had used to weave defeat into Joseph's life and wove what would become an unexpected tapestry. Look a little deeper into your own story and you'll see how God is doing the same for you.

    Please stand for the reading of the Word . . . Genesis 45 5 But now, do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life. 6 For these two years the famine has been in the land, and there are still five years in which there ...read more

  • An Unexpected Friday Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 1, 2018
     | 783 views

    Of all the things that were expected to happen the Friday after the triumphant entry, nobody expected these things.

    An Unexpected Friday Nobody had expected this. It was only five days ago that the people of Jerusalem had welcomed Jesus as their Messiah. For three years Jesus had travelled throughout Israel. Preaching, teaching, healing the sick and feeding the hungry. He had quieted storms and ...read more

  • An Unexpected Sunday Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 1, 2018
     | 1,050 views

    After Friday nobody expected what would happen on Sunday

    Nobody had expected this. It was only two days ago that the people of Jerusalem had watched as Jesus had been crucified as a heretic and a traitor to Rome. For three years Jesus had travelled throughout Israel. Preaching, teaching, healing the sick and feeding the hungry. He had quieted ...read more