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  • Ups And Downs Series

    Contributed by Anne Robertson on Sep 4, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,783 views

    The fifth phrase of the Creed: "He descended into hell. On the third day he arose from the dead. He ascended into heaven and sittith at the right hand of God the Father Almighty"

    UPS AND DOWNS TEXT: Luke 24:44-52; 1 Peter 3:18-22 We’re approaching the close of the first part of the Apostles’ Creed...the section that mostly deals with the nature of Jesus’ life and death. As I mentioned in the introductory sermon, there are several very old versions of the Creed, and ...read more

  • Ups And Downs

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on May 25, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,123 views

    Be aware that we go through various cycles in our Christian walk.

    Ups and downs 2 Corinthians 4:8 - We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Be aware that we go through various cycles in our Christian walk. There are times when we are strong and on fire for God, but there are also times when we are weak. ...read more

  • Handling The Ups & Downs Of Life Series

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Mar 14, 2011
     | 5,458 views

    I used to like roller coasters, but last summer, I got off of a roller coaster and didn't care if I ever rode one again or not. Up. Down. Up. Down. Round and round. Then we exited right where we got on. It's too much like life. Life is full of ups and dow

    I used to like roller coasters, but last summer, I got off of a roller coaster and didn't care if I ever rode one again or not. Up. Down. Up. Down. Round and round. Then we exited right where we got on. It's too much like life. Life is full of ups and downs, yet most of the action is an illusion ...read more

  • The Way To Go Up Is Down

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Nov 17, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,016 views

    Looking at Jesus being the conquering Lion and the sacrificial Lamb, the way to win is to submit to God’s plans and purposes.

    Revelation 5:1-10 – The Way to go Up is Down I’m sure most of you know what an oxymoron is. It’s a figure of speech that seems to contradict itself. There are lists and lists of the things, and here are some of my favorites: Artificial Grass, boneless ribs, big town, harmless lie, communist ...read more

  • Life's Ups And Downs

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Feb 23, 2002
    based on 349 ratings
     | 23,656 views

    Paul’s life was full of ups and downs: He was a proud man, a humbled man and a new man.

    LIFE’S UPS AND DOWNS Acts 9:1-19 INTRO.- ILL.- At a commuter train station a policeman noticed a woman driver leaning over her steering wheel in evident discomfort. "Is there anything wrong?" asked the police officer. Half crying and half laughing, the woman replied, "For ten years I have ...read more

  • Ups And Downs Of Obedience Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Feb 9, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,137 views

    A look at Elijah and how his obedience wasn’t determined by his feelings.

    What type of person does God choose to confront politicians with His word? If you were to picture in your mind that type of person who would it be? Billy Graham? Perhaps he’s held audiences with every American President for forty years. Tony Campola? Maybe, he’s one of the three pastors who ...read more

  • The Way Up Is Down Series

    Contributed by Steve Miller on Jun 4, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,531 views

    In the Christ’s Kingdom the Way Up is Down: To be the greatest you must become the least, and to be a leader you must become a servant.

    The Way Up is Down Matthew 20:20-28 Series: Vertigo: Discovering Your Direction through Service: 1.The Way Up is Down 2.Firm Footing 3.A Little Does a Lot 4.Inside Out Written by Steve Miller, as part of the NRHC Carolina Network (pastor@centergrovebc.org) Introduction: Do you know ...read more

  • Up And Down And In And Out

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 12, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,786 views

    Calverton Baptist Church, Silver Spring, MD: Worship involves four dimensions: UP toward God, our help; DOWN from our pride; IN toward a caring unity; and OUT toward a world in need.

    When I was in college, I had a math professor who would write a problem on the board, and then with a few deft strokes of his chalk, write the answer: X equals 12. Somehow, no matter what the problem, it seemed as though X always equaled twelve. But how did he get that? From long and complex ...read more

  • Sometimes The Way Up Is Down

    Contributed by Gerald Steffy on Sep 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,089 views

    The true values in the kingdom have an upside down perspective to life that is modeled by Jesus in that the way up to God is down in submission to Him completely.

    SOMETIMES THE WAY UP IS DOWN Philippians 2:5-11 Proposition: The true values in the kingdom have an upside down perspective to life that is modeled by Jesus in that the way up to God is down in submission to Him completely. Objective: My purpose is to challenge people to be willing to ...read more

  • The Ups And Downs Of Life Series

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Feb 10, 2012
     | 4,306 views

    Live is a mixed bag.

    Intro: 1. One wrote, "Life on planet earth has its ups and downs; its pleasures and pains. This is illustrated clearly in Gen. 21. Sarah giving birth to Isaac was a tremendous high; but then, a cloud settled over the household, as Sarah watched Ishmael mock her son. As a result she insisted that ...read more

  • Up The Down Side

    Contributed by Dr. Amen Howard on Jul 31, 2014
     | 2,853 views

    It takes tremendous effort to make it to the top. Well, sometimes that’s the way it is for believers.

    At times we may feel as though we’re going up the down side in life. Someone might say, “What are you talking about?” Let me give an example. Have you ever tried to go up and down the escalator? You might take two steps forward and fall back four steps. What should you do ...read more

  • Are You Going Up Or Down?

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Mar 19, 2015
     | 1,943 views

    The rich man's sin was not his wealth, but his hard heart. Those who are rich have an obligation to help the poor. How we use what we have leads to God's judgment.

    The Pope, Billy Graham and Oral Roberts all died on the same day and arrived at the Pearly Gates at the same time. St. Peter said to them, "I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that we are full right now and I am going to have to send the three of you down to the devil. The good ...read more

  • Navigating The Ups And Downs Of Life

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Dec 5, 2012
     | 3,165 views

    James expresses the fact that life is made up of triumph and tragedy, of sorrow and joy. Sickness can trip us up and sin can entangle us. We rarely know what to expect. Life is often very unpredictable. Our trust level in Christ will impact our response t

    Navigating the Ups and Downs of Life James 5:13-18 13 Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray. Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of praise. 14 Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the ...read more

  • Up And Down The Ladder

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Apr 15, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,890 views

    To be a real success in life, we need to climb down the ladder of success, just as Jesus did when He humbled Himself. (this sermon uses a ladder on the stage)

    Up and Down the Ladder Philippians 2:1-11 January 20, 2013 (this sermon uses a ladder on stage. This is not an original idea, but I can't recall where I heard of this.) We’re always trying to get ahead. There's always a ladder to climb (get ladder) and the higher up the ladder we ...read more

  • The Enemy Walks Up And Down!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Mar 5, 2013
     | 1,154 views

    This message comes as a caveat for one and all! God removes His protection, when we remove Him from our life! Are you there?

    The enemy walks up and down! 2 Kings 17:5 “Then the king of Assyria came up throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria, and besieged it three years. 6 In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria.” This message comes as ...read more