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  • In The Shadows Of An Empty Tomb Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Mar 23, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,231 views

    This can be used as the third in the series or a stand alone Easter Sermon. It investigates the unexpected things we find in the shadows of an empty tomb. Life, Hope, Love, Eternity are investigated.

    Shadows of the Cross Pt 3 In the Shadows of an Empty Tomb Matthew 28:1-10 Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome ¡V these were the women who made the journey to the garden tomb outside the walls of Jerusalem to prepare the body of Jesus for final burial. Their task was obvious ¡V ...read more

  • When Your Life Gets Interrupted

    Contributed by Rev. Jim Wilson on Aug 18, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,631 views

    When your life gets interrupted, each day our lives face unexpected things that happen, how you can turn those things around for God’s glory and learn to live in victory !

  • Are You Preparing Or Procrastinating?

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 99 ratings
     | 6,663 views

    Jesus tells us to be watchful, to be ready, for his second coming.

    Matthew 24:37-44 Are You Preparing or Procrastinating? Our lives are filled with the unexpected. The events that took place in September were unexpected – very sad events. Our lives are filled with unexpected good things as well – maybe a surprise birthday party, or a surprise bonus from ...read more

  • Even An Old Man Can

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Mar 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 817 views

    There remains for all of us, Jewish believers, Christians and Muslims only one name under heaven by which we can be saved. Jesus Christ. Do you need to take your spiritual life into the garage for an overhaul?

    Even an Old Man Can I know many of you have heard this passage many, many times and can probably quote it to me. But before you all take a mental holiday I want to try to present this passage with a new perspective that may interest you. Easter is a time when we think about the sacrifice, ...read more

  • At An Adoptable Age Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 8, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,063 views

    What time is it in your life? Joseph may have been at a crossroads, when his original plan had gone astray, when his chances were running out; but God had a unique place for him.

    To give a child a home, with security and love, is one of the highest callings anyone can follow. When you share of yourself with a child, you are living up to God’s intention that we be fruitful and replenish the earth. When you give security and love to a child, you are fulfilling humanity’s ...read more

  • The Mustard Seed

    Contributed by Ron Macarthur on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 36 ratings
     | 7,310 views

    A short but different take on the meaning of what Jesus meant when He spoke of faith like a mustard seed.

    Luke 17:5 The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!" (6) He replied, "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, `Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you. The apostles (the twelve) have asked Jesus to increase their faith. This ...read more

  • Unexpected Doors

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 5,504 views

    There are times when the Holy Spirit opens unexpected doors in our lives when we follow God

    Unexpected Doors Acts 16:6-11 June 10, 2001 Morning Service Introduction I. Acts 1:8 - But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." II. The Roles of the ...read more

  • Advent Iv, Year B

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 5,247 views

    God’s ways are not our ways. God has plans for our lives that surprise us all.

    Sermon for Advent 4, Yr B 22/12/2002 Based on Lk 1:26-38 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson One grim winter day in 1754, Horace Walpole was reading a Persian fairy tale called “The Three Princes of Serendip.” The story touched him, and writing to his friend ...read more

  • Carpe Diem!

    Contributed by Wann Fanwar on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,689 views

    This sermon is a reflection on the enjoyment of life as depicted by Solomon in Ecclesiastes. It tells us that we should learn to recognise the things that inhibit life and to live above life’s inhibitions.

    CARPE DIEM Eccl 11 Qoheleth, the Preacher, had made a thorough investigation of life. He had looked at life as seen by those who live without hope in God. He had confronted the pessimism and futility of life. He had experienced the emptiness and meaninglessness of life. Ultimately, questions ...read more

  • God Loves You And Wants You To Love Him Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Oct 26, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,444 views

    God has initiated a loving relationship with you and wants you respond in love and obedience.

    God Loves You and Wants You to Love Him Matt. 22:37, 38 INTRO.: Moses was a very special person in the sight of God, Who revealed Himself to Moses as to no one else. When the children of Israel sinned against God by worshiping a golden calf, God threatened to remove Himself from them and send ...read more

  • God Has Purpose For You! Pt. 1

    Contributed by Rev. M Edmunds on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,748 views

    God has chosen this generation, though they appear defiant, disinterested, and dysfunctional to be a delivering generation of earthmovers like Othniel and Ehud in the book of Judges that will fulfill God’s purpose and plan to deliver an oppressed people.

    Elder M. Edmunds Co-Pastor of United Ordained Church June 2002 This morning, I would like to concentrate on verse thirty-one of our text. For it is the foundation, in which I will elucidate and bring relevance by building from, to encourage our youth today, who are experiencing many ...read more

  • Watering The Seed With The Tithe

    Contributed by Troy Voyles on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 25 ratings
     | 6,338 views

    In this sermon I went deep into Malachi 3 to explain all aspects of the tithe. The good (what we all like to preach about) and the bad. This isn’t about guilt, but it;s to point out the whole truth.

    Watering The Seed With The Tithe Malachi 3:10 Every seed we plant needs water to grow, if there is no water, the plant, the flower, whatever it is that you plant will not survive. You have to plant, than you have to water, and water, so you will get results. Well with the kingdom of God ...read more

  • Suddenly

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Mar 2, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,942 views

    You can’t present a sacrifice, unless you are in His presence! A sacrifice always dies. When you come into his glory you will die! Holiness will be the resurrection fruit of this death!

    Suddenly Glory fills the house. Ian Johnson Mar 2, 2005 SUDDENLY GLORY FILLS THE HOUSE. Suddenly ~ Straightway~ Speedily~ Instantly. : These are all words used with regularity in the Bible. The same sudden, instant, unexpected thing happened to the Prophet Isaiah. Isaiah 6:1-7 ...read more

  • Narnia - Always Winter, Never Christmas Series

    Contributed by Robert Marsh on Nov 29, 2005
    based on 105 ratings
     | 7,173 views

    First of series centered on The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

    A Narnian Christmas Narnia: Always Winter But Never Christmas This week a major motion picture is being released in the United States and around the world. It is the first in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series of films, entitled The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. The film is sure to be a ...read more

  • Where You're Seated Makes All The Difference

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Jan 28, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,489 views

    Our being seated with Christ in heaven is a gift of God’s amazing grace, a present reality, and a declaration of who and whose we are.

    WHERE YOU’RE SEATED MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE Ephesians 2:1-10 1. Friday morning, as I was headed towards the nurse’s station at Swedish Issaquah Emergency Department, I passed a couple of the radiology techs in the hallway who were discussing the one tech’s new pair of individually designed ...read more