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  • Lesson Of The Garbage Truck!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 15, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,893 views

    Paul mentions some negative things that are going on in his life - unpleasant circumstances, unreasonable people, & his uncertain future. But Paul shows that God was able to use those negative things in a very positive way. (Powerpoints Available - #357)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com & request #357.) TEXT: Philippians 4:8; Philippians 1:12-23 ILL. Someone wrote, ...read more

  • God Is Good All The Time

    Contributed by Tim Wallace on Jan 29, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,918 views

    God is good not only when life is pleasant, God is also good in life’s unpleasant circumstances

  • Out Of The Whirlwind

    Contributed by J Richison on Aug 10, 2017
     | 2,012 views

    No matter the circumstances of Our Lives God can still speak to us. He may even choose an unpleasant circumstance as a platform from which to speak.

    Out Of The Whirlwind Job 38:1-3 & 40:1-7 St. John 19:41 (whirlwind=a hurricane, tempest, or tornado) Oh! What unspeakable miseries Job endured at the hands of Satan. A perfect man and without a blemish of conduct or character; Job endured torment ...read more

  • Focusing On The Positive! Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 359 ratings
     | 56,679 views

    How you look at something can make a world of difference in how you behave. Life is like that. What you focus upon in life will generally determine the kind of decisions you make. (Powerpoint available - #138)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2011) (Powerpoints used with this sermon are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and ask for #138.) ILL. Have you heard the story of the farmer who was discouraged with his farm? So he ...read more

  • "His Name Is El Shaddia" Series

    Contributed by Jerry Gatson on May 26, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,285 views

    El Shaddia is able to make you able to do all things.

    WHO IS THIS MAN (part 3) “His Name Is El Shaddia” SERIES TEXT: Hebrews 3:1 INTRODUCTION – If we are going to build a confidence in the principle and process of confession, we must build a confidence in the person of our confession. We must consider the Apostle and High Priest of our ...read more

  • I Went Out Full But Came Home Empty

    Contributed by Ken Crow on Apr 10, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,652 views

    28And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose

    I Went Out Full But Came Home Empty Pastor Ken Crow Ruth 1:21-22 (King James Version) 21I went out full and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me? 22So Naomi returned, and Ruth the ...read more

  • God Will Shake Your Jailhouse

    Contributed by James Lowe on Feb 22, 2013
    based on 10 ratings
     | 10,209 views

    A sermon abput victory in spite of the circumstances

    God will Shake your Jailhouse Acts 16:19-26 19. And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers, 20. And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our ...read more

  • New Year's Resolutions

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Jan 20, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,236 views

    How can I be next year, that is DIFFERENT?

    Colossians 3:12-14 NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2012 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord ...read more

  • The Holy Links In Our Spiritual Lives-Father, Son And Holy Spirit.

    Contributed by Craig Condon on May 21, 2016
     | 1,424 views

    God gives peace to us who have faith, even when we face life’s challenges. He pours out love and gives us hope until the day when we share in his fullness. God’s peace comes to us through Christ, and in Christ we have the constant assurance of God’s grace

    Today, I’m going to do something a little different in my message. In addition to speaking about a particular passage, I’m also going to touch on one of the key doctrines of Christianity-the Trinity. After all, today is Trinity Sunday. The concept is the Trinity is not mentioned ...read more

  • "I, Paul, Prisoner" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jan 17, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,118 views

    He was not Rome’s prisoner, he was Christ’s! (#1 in The Unfathomable Love of Christ series on Eph 3 & 4) See the "Every Spiritual Blessing" series on Ephesians 1 & 2.

    As we enter this third chapter of Ephesians, I want to remind you that when Paul wrote his letters, they were simply that. Personal letters to the churches, establishing doctrine, settling disputes, giving assurance, offering encouragement, requesting prayer, but over all else, exalting the ...read more

  • When God Calls Faith Answers Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,628 views

    The message examines the example of Samuel’s faith.

    Growing up Christian is not as easy a task as one might think. There are dangers and temptations unique to growing up within a Christian family and within the church and sadly these difficulties are often downplayed or misunderstood by those who have been converted later in life. "Church kids face ...read more

  • A Church Worth Talking About

    Contributed by Clinton Smith on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,845 views

    A church worth talking about is a church that finishes what they started.

    It is related that a man once came to Charles H. Spurgeon, and asked that great preacher if his church was a pure church. He said he was looking for a pure church that he might belong to it. Mr. Spurgeon said that he did not know about his own church; but he did know that there were many good ...read more

  • Excellence Or Obedience? Series

    Contributed by Charles Newman on Aug 2, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,953 views

    This is a sermon designed to preach to a group of pastors.

    Excellence or Obedience? Sermon by: Charlie Newman Introduction What in your life would you define as excellent? Do you enjoy excellent food? Do you have an excellent family, maybe even a few excellent friends or a church that excels in fellowship? I’m looking forward tonight to an excellent ...read more

  • What To Do When You Are In Exile, Part 1

    Contributed by S Henriques on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 72 ratings
     | 5,402 views

    Don’t we all know the feeling of being in a complicated and difficult environment that feels sometimes as though we are in a foreign land? We find ourselves being forced into an unpleasant situation we would never choose for ourselves, and it looks as tho

    What To Do When You Are In Exile Jeremiah 29:1-13 by S. M. Henriques Folks, I have been so eager to bring you this message of hope and good news this morning. I am truly excited about what God wants to say to you and me today. Suppose that this afternoon, a group of soldiers was to storm ...read more

  • God Suffered?!

    Contributed by Efren V. Narido on Mar 15, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,862 views

    Is it possible for the Great Creator to suffer? Could He – the Most Delightful Being whom we can savor the unspeakable joy – suffer hardship, pain, or sorrow?

    “For it is commendable if a man bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because he is conscious of God. But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God. To this you were ...read more