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  • Our Father Series

    Contributed by Ralph Bouma on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,629 views

    The central topic of our text is good gifts. What are good gifts?

    SERMON #177 SERMON ON THE MOUNT #74 OUR FATHER'S GIVING OF GOOD GIFTS If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him? MAT 7:11. The central topic of our text is good gifts. ...read more

  • Character

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 417 ratings
     | 13,989 views

    How a person deals with the circumstances of their life speaks of their character. Character is a true Christian quality but is sadly lacking in the Church today.

    Character “A quality of Christianity”  Character is defined - The pattern of behavior or personality found in an individual or group; moral constitution  How a Christian deals with the circumstances of their life speaks of their character.  Crisis doesn’t necessarily ...read more

  • How To Have A Healthy Crisis

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 180 ratings
     | 10,198 views

    Thesis: Depending on how it is handled, a crisis can either make us or break us. Intro.: 1. Illust. The Chinese do not have an alphabet as we know it. Rather than letters, words are represented by symbols. They have an interesting word-symbol for "crisis." It is a combination of the symbols ...read more

  • The God Of 'should Haves' And 'if Only's'

    Contributed by Steven Shubert on Apr 3, 2005
    based on 115 ratings
     | 15,636 views

    Each of us has some "should haves" and "if only’s" in our past, but we must learn that Jesus Christ is not only the God of our todays and tomorrows, He is also the God of our yesterdays. All of our "should haves" and "if only’s" are in His Hands.

    The God Of ‘Should Have’s’ And ‘If Only’s’ Phil 3:13 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, Luke 9:62 And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand ...read more

  • You Cannot Win Them All Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 12,013 views

    Saul, Pt. 1

    YOU CANNOT WIN THEM ALL (1 SAM. 9:15-10:27) When Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts, he was running hard for a second term in office. One day, after a busy morning chasing votes (shaking hands and kissing babies and meeting constituents) he arrived at a church barbecue. It was late ...read more

  • "A Waterpot, A Well, & A Word!!!"

    Contributed by Charles Banks on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 10,461 views

    This sermon clearly shows us how we are to do what we can to carry the Word of Life into a dying humanity and try to invite someone to meet JESUS CHRIST as much as we can! It also shows us that we need to leave whatever our struggles may be with JESUS wh

    “A Waterpot, A Well, & A Word!!!” John 4:28-30 The Waterpot This waterpot has a lot of valuable lessons that we can all learn and apply to our daily lives! Just like this woman, we all have a waterpot of our own. However, it is important to note that some of us have preoccupied our waterpots ...read more

  • Christmas Through The Eyes Of Mary And Joseph

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Dec 10, 2001
    based on 568 ratings
     | 55,811 views

    When we get to know Joseph and Mary more personally we will see Christmas from their point of view.

    December 13, 1998 INTRODUCTION (Use an object lesson of our Nativity Scene from home – pull figures out of a box one at a time while talking) One of my favorite parts of Christmas preparation is putting up the Nativity set. Each year, like many people, you may pull yours out of storage, ...read more

  • Last Words

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Apr 28, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,525 views

    The last words that any person speaks are important. Peter spends his letting us know the wonders of what we have in Christ, and implying that we can use what we have, or ignore it.

    Passage: 2 Peter 1:1-4 Intro: The last words that people speak are powerful, memorable. Il) Sir Francis Newport, the head of an English club for nonbelievers, said this to those gathered around his dying bed: “You need not tell me there is not God for I know there is one, and that I ...read more

  • How To Say No To Temptations Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Feb 19, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,729 views

    Test vs. leading into sin...ah now there’s a question for us

    Little things can and do make a difference. Remember the big power failure back east last year. The New York Times reported, “one sagging electrical line near Cleveland, Ohio, connected with a tree branch at 3:32 p.m. on August 14, 2003, beginning a chain of events which led to the largest ...read more

  • God Is Becoming A Stranger In America

    Contributed by Ronnie Grizzle on Dec 29, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,982 views

    God is fast becoming a Stranger in America. The church must step up and pray for Revival of the church and repentance for the nation.

    JEREMIAH 14:1-15:3 DECEMBER 29, 2002 Parkersburg Baptist Church THE LAND OF JUDAH IS IN A GREAT FAMINE. WE HAVE READ HERE A DESCRIPTION OF WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE DURING THIS TERRIBLE TIME. THE PROPHET JEREMIAH DESCRIBES THE CITY AND ITS INHABITANTS AS THOUGH THEY WERE IN MOURNING. THEY HAVE ...read more

  • Fathers Of The Heavenly Father

    Contributed by Rick Davis on Jun 11, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,810 views

    INTRO: HOW CAN YOU BE A GODLY FATHER? ANY ONE CAN FATHER A CHILD!!

    FATHERS OF THE HEAVENLY FATHER HUMOR:MARRIAGE JOKES 1. Marriage made in Heaven — So is thunder in lightening!! 2. Love is a dream — Marriage is an alarm clock 3. A honeymoon is a Short Pause - between - I Do and You Better 4. Lady went to get a divorce— Lawyer: “Do you have ...read more

  • Every 6 Steps...joy! Series

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Sep 7, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 10,966 views

    Worshipping the right God the right way gives us joy.

    Everyone is wired to worship. Last night, 160,000 people came together to worship. Where? At the Bristol Motor Speedway. Every August, the Sharpie 500 takes place in Bristol, TN, a town of only 25,000 people. Just across the state line is Bristol, VA, a town of only 18,000 people. But 160,000 ...read more

  • Living Clean In Babylon

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on May 16, 2002
    based on 204 ratings
     | 9,061 views

    First part of Sermon Series from the Letter by Peter

    TITLE: Living Pure in Babylon TEXT: 1 Peter 1:13-25 THEME: Christian living, faith, holiness P.S. In a world that is going the wrong way, Swindoll says, we are left as lights- stop lights, directional lights, Introduction: I listened to a radio talk in show this week. The topic was ...read more

  • Call To The Church

    Contributed by Preacher Fo Real on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,741 views

    This is a sermon about agressive evanglelism.

    A Call To The Church Matthew 16: 13-19; Romans 10: 8-15; Colossians 1: 12-14 From the southern most tip of Florida to the northern most point of Maine, from the shores of Virginia, across the great Mid-west plains unto the star-studded coast of California, our nation has built many prisons in ...read more

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,395 views

    Learn why you can rationally believe that the Bible is God’s trustworthy Word

    This morning, we will look at Biblical authority as the third foundation characteristic. This week, I received an email from a Christian lady with whom I worked in the biotechnology field. The email contained signs found in church parking lots: 1. Free Trip to Heaven. Details Inside! 2. How ...read more