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  • An Unlikely Hero

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Oct 28, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,996 views

    Gideon was considered by others as the least and the last. But to God, he was considered to be a mighty man of valor.

    I. Out of Sight, Out of Mind A. Text: Judges 6:1-25 B. So make the situation clear, I want you to notice that, at the beginning of our story, we find Gideon threshing wheat in a winepress! C. Now, why would he thresh wheat in a winepress? Shouldn’t he just thresh wheat on a threshing floor? ...read more

  • An Unlikely Conversion

    Contributed by Gary Washburn on May 31, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,620 views

    Some people have read portions of the book of Romans and had a life changing experience. The Reformation and the great Awakening was sparked by men reading Romans.

    Series: Riches in Romans Romans 1:1 This book is about introducing good news to bad sinners. An Unlikely Conversion Intro: I have never preached through Romans because I felt it was more than I could handle, and I was right. I know I am in over my head. Romans is a book that ...read more

  • An Unlikely Hero

    Contributed by James Bryant on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 166 ratings
     | 9,697 views

    Think you are not the one capable of getting the job done? Do you think they’re others better qualified? Better read this sermon....

    AN UNLIKELY HERO Judges 6:1-12 1. And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord: and the Lord delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years. 2. And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which ...read more

  • An Unlikely Harvester

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Aug 18, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,884 views

    In the account of the woman at the well in John 4, we will see that she serves as a good example, to all who truly desire to be a Harvester for God.

    "AN UNLIKELY HARVESTER" INTRODUCTION As she walked over and looked out the window, she saw the sun high in the sky and she knew it was near the sixth hour (12 noon). It was going to be another hot day and there wasn’t even a small breeze to break the heat. She knew ...read more

  • An Unlikely Mother Series

    Contributed by Bryan Moore on May 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,883 views

    Mother’s Day Sermon: The Bible tells us about a woman, who from our perspective, was unfit, unprepared, and ill-equipped to be a mother, much less a good one. HER NAME WAS RAHAB AND SHE WAS A PROSTITUTE. RAHAB WAS AN UNLIKELY MOTHER. And, yet despite her

    THE UNLIKELY MOTHER Hebrews 11:31; James 2:25 Fordtown Baptist Church Kingsport, Tennessee May 8, 2005 Mother’s Day READ SCRIPTURE: Hebrews 11:31; James 2:25 KJV PRAYER INTRODUCTION A.) This is the day that we honor our mothers. Actually, God has commanded each of us in His Word to ...read more

  • "Unlikely Enemies"

    Contributed by Kevin Smith on Jan 10, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,246 views

    This is part one in a two part sermon dealing with the hardships of family, dysfunctionalysm, and learning to forgive even your most unlikely enemies, your own blood.

    Matthew 10:34-42 You may be seated in the presence of the Lord. Verse 36 in the text says, "And a man’s enemies will be those of his own household." "A man’s enemies will be those of his own household." Mmmm, mmm I feel God in here already. (Sigh) This word on today is by no means going to be an ...read more

  • Unlikely Heroes

    Contributed by Bo Lane on Jun 22, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,111 views

    You can be extraordinary. You don’t have to stay ordinary. God has plans to move you from an ordinary live to an extraordinary life. “I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD..."

    Introduction - Is it just me or do you ever feel not good enough? - Do you ever feel like maybe you weren’t brought here to do something extraordinary? - That you were designed to live an ordinary life? - Just an ordinary person living an ordinary life; nothing fancy? - I feel that ...read more

  • "Greetings From An Unlikely Place"

    Contributed by Mark Hensley on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,114 views

    The story of Pfc. Jessica Lynch is a story that stirs faith and renews hope. She found herself in an unlikely place…greeting her rescuers with deep gratitude. She offered and received "Greetings from an unlikely place"!

    Southern Hills Baptist Church April 6 2003 Philippians 4: 21-23 “Greetings from an unlikely place” Pastor Mark Hensley Greet all the saints in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me send greetings. 22All the saints send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar’s household. ...read more

  • An Unlikely Mother Of Faith

    Contributed by Richard Bell on May 11, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 3,511 views

    God chose a woman never mentioned by name, only called a Shunammite, to show us some of the qualities that make a woman a great mother.

    AN UNLIKELY MOTHER OF FAITH (Mother’s Day) 2 Kings 4:8-17 INTRODUCTION: This woman was never mentioned by name, only called a Shunammite, yet she is the center of attention in this section of 2 Kings. She had, from a practical perspective, every reason to be skeptical. It would appear that she ...read more

  • "An Unlikely Mother"

    Contributed by Mark Hensley on May 11, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 2,582 views

    Today we honor Mother’s certainly Mother’s it is after all Mother’s day….but we would be remiss if we didn’t take the time to celebrate the tenderness warmth and kindness that can be found in women. Women who love the Lord!

    West Greeley Baptist Church May 10 2002 “An unlikely mother” Genesis 18: 10-15 Pastor Mark Hensley 10 Then the Lord [3] said, "I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son." Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind ...read more

  • Esther - Unlikely Heroine

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 835 views

    The book of Esther in one sermon

    Story line - 1. Vashti disses King Xerxes 2. Esther wins beauty pageant 3. Uncle Mordecai foils assassination plot. 4. Haman has issues - buys off king for Holocaust heyday, 5. Captive Israel in Sackcloth and ashes Key verses Esther 4:4-16 - esp. Vs 14 -end of 16 "If I die..." Unpack ...read more

  • Rejoice In The Unlikely Miracle Of Baptism

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Feb 6, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,406 views

    God’s grace makes baptism valid.

    “Eleven seconds, you got ten seconds, the countdown going on right now. Five seconds left in the game! Do you believe in miracles? Yes!” exclaimed ABC-TV sports commentator, Al Michaels. And then the patriotic celebration ensued as the 1980 U.S. hockey team staged the biggest upset in Olympic ...read more

  • Unlikely Characters Of Christmas

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Dec 7, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,512 views

    A message regarding the character of Joseph and Mary.

    Unlikely Characters of Christmas Matthew 1:18-25 December 7, 2003 Introduction We continue our look at the gospel of Matthew this week, as we count down the days to Christmas. Today we¡¦re going to look at what we can learn about the lives of Mary and Joseph, and my hope is that you¡¦ll ...read more

  • Unlikely Sources For God's Provision Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 181 ratings
     | 12,901 views

    Elijah faces three tests, each intended to refine him for the Master’s use.

    This week we honor the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States. No one’s life has gone unaffected. The television images that came across the news networks in the weeks following September 11, 2002 changed our lives dramatically. This past year has been met with new ...read more

  • Matthew: An Unlikely Calling Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 136 ratings
     | 8,199 views

    God calls on us to repent and follow Him. His grace is greater than our sins

    Matthew: An Unlikely Calling Matthew 9:9-12 Primarily Purpose: God calls on us to repent and follow Him. When we look at the men that Jesus chose to follow Him. It is surprising that he didn’t go to Rome and preach before Caesar. He didn’t go to Athens and debate philosophy with the ...read more