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  • To Touch God Lesson 1 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 6, 2019
     | 970 views

    What does it mean to touch/encounter God

    All Scripture quoted in this lesson is from The Bible by Jesus unless otherwise noted A. What Does It Mean To Touch/Encounter God? 1. You intentionally meet or encounter God. 2. In a time of great need. 3. Through unexpected circumstances. 4. When God reveals something about Himself (or His plan ...read more

  • Behold, A Woman Lay At His Feet! Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Feb 16, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,882 views

    God works through unexpected circumstances to protect and redeem his people.

    Children’s Sermon Tell about time when Helen and I were sound asleep and suddenly – plop, something jumped into the bed with us! I woke, sat up, stared blindly into the dark (of course saw nothing), and laid back down thinking I had a bad dream. When it happened the second time, I was certain ...read more

  • Preparing For The Unexpected

    Contributed by Vinnie Cappetta on Dec 19, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,494 views

    God wants to do the impossible with you. How can you prepare yourself to be part of His plan? How can you prepare yourself for life’s unexpected moments?

    Preparing for the Unexpected Luke 1:26-38 Hook: What things do each year to prepare for Christmas? Each holiday season, we spend a great deal of time preparing for the expected. Trees, presents, pix with Santa, etc. Mary didn’t have that luxury. Imagine you were Mary... Unexpected ...read more

  • Why Hope?

    Contributed by Todd Catteau on Dec 18, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,785 views

    In a world of cynics why should we put our hope in God? Scripture gives us good cause to put our hope in Him!

    WhyHope December 14, 2008 Buying car experience 22 years old New what monthly payments needed to be Agreed with salesman Went to finance office Payments were over the threshold I questioned There are no free lunches I didn’t want a free car; I just wanted the deal we had agreed on Bait ...read more

  • The Providence Of God

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 137 ratings
     | 11,725 views

    When the circumstances of life knock us down, the only sure footing we have is the Word of God and confidence in the providence of God.

    The Providence Of God Rom. 8:28 Introduction Have you ever been swimming at the seashore and found yourself knocked down by the waves and suddenly you’re in trouble. You remember how that can happen if a big wave comes and knocks you down and you go in over your head. You begin to thrash ...read more

  • (Lesson 8) The Woman With The Issue Of Blood Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 100 ratings
     | 52,146 views

    A woman thought a slight touch of the hem of Jesus’ coat would heal her, but she was encountered by Jesus to learn that it was her faith that made her whole.

    A. WHY A TOUCH? 1. He should not touch her. She thought Jesus might become unclean if He healed her with a touch. "Whosoever toucheth her shall be unclean" (Lev. 15:19). 2. She should not touch Him. She didn’t want to touch Jesus, just His clothes. "When she toucheth . . . it shall be ...read more

  • Journey To The End Of Yourself

    Contributed by Gary Washburn on May 16, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,154 views

    You are on a journey with God. Where are you going? You are on a journey to the end of yourself. Can you hear that annoying child in the backseat saying, "Are we there yet?"

    The Journey to the End of Yourself Ruth 1 Intro: A test is coming to you and me. All our religious talk is about to be examined. What we really believe God already knows. The problem is we don’t know it. Pressure, disappointments, trials will reveal to others and us what we really believe. ...read more

  • Mma In The Womb Series

    Contributed by Troy Luttrell on Sep 29, 2014
     | 2,730 views

    Jacob has a unique calling from God upon His life. Despite his combative nature, God will still use him as an instrument of His grace.

    Introduction: Ill: Have you ever known someone when you heard they were dating (so&so); or even going to marry (so&so), you thought “How could they fall in love with________?” Background: • In Romans 9:10-13 we read the following verse, “Esau have I hated, and Jacob ...read more

  • Peter Denies His Lord Lesson 31 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 14, 2017
     | 4,109 views

    Jesus Encounters Peter

    A. PETER’S BACKSLIDING 1. Cause boasting. “I will lay down my life for Your sake” (John 13:37). 2. Jesus’ response warning. “Jesus answered him, ‘Will you lay down your life for My sake? Most assuredly, I say to you, the rooster shall not crow till you ...read more

  • Celebrating Christmas When The Unexpected Occurs Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 45 ratings
     | 11,013 views

    How do you celebrate Christmas or life for that matter when unexpected events ruin your best laid plans?

    Celebrating Christmas…when the Grinch shows up! Celebrating Christmas when the unexpected Occurs Matthew 1:18-25 To be truly be able to celebrate Christmas when the unexpected occurs, you must… Expect the unexpected to Occur Trust God’s Sovereignty when the Unexpected ...read more

  • Let Your Balloons Sail Free

    Contributed by Karl Eckhoff on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,004 views

    Seeing how God has acted to give us all we have and how He has kept His promises we’re moved to offer Him thanks and praise.

    Pentecost 14 A Exodus 6:2-8; Romans 11:33-36 Let Your Balloons Sail Free! Based on Joachim Neander’s Hymn: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty 08/25/02 “Hallelujah! Praise the Lord.” These are not expressions that ordinarily used in the Lutheran Church. Not because there’s anything wrong ...read more

  • When Things Don't Happen Like You Expect

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,140 views

    An look at how to respond when things aren’t going the way you think they should.

    WHEN THINGS DON’T HAPPEN LIKE YOU EXPECT - 2 Chronicles 32:1-8 Verse 1 says, Sennacherib, king of Assyria came and entered Judah. I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t want anyone invading my country. I wouldn’t want people coming in and stomping all over the place, destroying my cities ...read more

  • There's A Song In The Air Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Apr 7, 2013
     | 3,327 views

    This is the first of a series of messages based on some of the most popular Christmas hymns.

    Nothing has the ability to communicate a message as powerfully as music. In fact, Martin Luther wrote, “Next to theology I give music the highest place of honor.” It is the music that we hear that lets us know that Christmas is right around the corner. There are more songs written about ...read more

  • "The Merry-Go-Round Of Time"

    Contributed by Paul Ray on Jul 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,238 views

    God's timing is sovereign, sufficient, seasonal, and surprising. God turns extreme calamity into extreme possibility in the pendulum swing from Good Friday to Easter morning. Change comes as an unfolding pattern rather than a mindless swing of events.

    January 20, 2013 “The Merry-Go-Round of Time” Ecclesiastes 3:1-14 Everything that happens in this world happens at the time God chooses. 2 He sets the time for birth and the time for death, the time for planting and the time for pulling up, 3 the time for killing and the time ...read more

  • Putting Faith To The Test

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Jun 3, 2016
     | 4,154 views

    Are you willing to go where God sends you and speak and act in his name? It all boils down to a matter of trust.

    Have you ever had an occasion where you thought that your faith was being tested, especially in unusual circumstances? If so, you’re not alone. Sometimes God uses unusual circumstances to test a person’s faith. For example, in 1 Kings 17:8-24 he told Elijah to go to an unlikely ...read more