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  • The Upward Look

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Feb 6, 2004
    based on 43 ratings


    THE UPWARD LOOK Hebrews 12:2-Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. I heard the story about a man in New York city who one day begin to more

  • Steps Upward

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 12 ratings

    This sermon encourages Christians to mature in their faith and experience more of God in their lives.

    Steps Upward Philippians 3:15 - 16, 8-9, 13-14, Philippians 2:5 - 7, Phil 3:10, 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 June 30, 2004 I. So far in Philippians 3 we have heard Paul say that we are to Rejoice in the Lord, and that we are not to put any confidence in our own abilities, but that we are to more

  • Upward And Outward

    Contributed by Daryl Bahn on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 49 ratings

    The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C; The people of the world live lives that are DOWNWARD and INWARD. As God’s people, redeemed by Jesus’ blood and righteousness, we can live our lives UPWARD and OUTWARD.

    Imagine a ship at sea. The clouds are dark, the wind is strong, and the waves are rough. Is the ship in danger? It all depends on direction—which way it is headed. If it is going toward the harbor, it’s safe. If it is pointed toward the rocks, it’s in trouble! Life is like that. Two identical more

  • Onward! Upward!

    Contributed by Jeremiah Parker on Feb 23, 2008

    The road to heaven is uphill the whole way.

    Onward! Upward! Intro: Door prize at K.A.R.M thrift store. Text: Philippians 3:13-16 I. Flee complacency a. Don’t count yourself to have already attained i. Examples of Paul’s glorious past 1. v. 5,6 2. Equal with greatest apostles (2 Cor. 11:5) 3. Gifts of the Spirit a. Prophecy more

  • Onward And Upward

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Nov 14, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Spiritual maturity means moving forward in the Spirit on a daily basis.

    November 15, 2009 Morning Worship Text: Philippians 3:12-21 Subject: Spiritual Growth Title: Onward and Upward When I married into Charlotte’s family I married into a really close family that liked to spend a lot of time together. Almost every Sunday was spent at Charlotte’s Mom and more

  • Spiraling Upwards - Faith

    Contributed by John Gullick on May 6, 2002
    based on 17 ratings

    A sermon that explores the vital componants to our faith and how those componants should be evidenced in our lives.

    Spiraling upwards. a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, Recently I have been reading a book called Spy Catcher - It is a fascinating story about a man who basically helps clean up the British secret service. It seems that MI5 and MI6 were continually hampered by agents more

  • Leading Others Upwards Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 13, 2003
    based on 56 ratings

    Leaders have an obligation to instruct others and not cause people to stumble. This is only possible when we stand in awe of God’s name.

    Leading Others Upward There are some things that only a mom can teach… My mother taught me about anticipation: “Just wait until your father gets home!” My mother taught me about medical science: “If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they’re going to stay that way.” My mother more

  • Pressing Onward And Upward

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2003
    based on 36 ratings

    Remember how God used affliction in the lives of the Godly prophets. James writes, "Brothers, as an example of patience in the face of suffering, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. As you know, we consider blessed those who have persever

    Pressing Onward and Upward (James 5:10-12) Press onward for the upward call of God in Christ Jesus... (Phil. 3:8-10) Know that the Lord allows adversity to make you stronger, better and not bitter or discouraged. Illustration: I’ll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand more

  • Downward Leads To Upward Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    If you want God to exalt you, you must humble yourself.

    Downward Leads to Upward (Philippians 2:5-11) 1. Most of us have heard of Reverse Psychology…. Tom LaForce describes it: “When using reverse psychology, you ask for or do the opposite of what you want and through the magic of human nature, you end up with what you really wanted.” 2. There is more

  • Looking Upward...inward...outward

    Contributed by Blake Inscore on Sep 26, 2008
    based on 19 ratings

    God’s call of Isaiah is a reminder of his call for each of His followers to examine who we are and what He has asked us to do.

    LOOKING UPWARD…LOOKING INWARD…LOOKING OUTWARD Isaiah 6:1-13 Introduction: This morning’s theme is: Looking Upward…Looking Inward…Looking Outward. What I want us to do, is to look at God’s call of Isaiah to be His prophet. But to understand God’s call of Isaiah we must understand something more

  • Seven Steps Upward

    Contributed by James Lowe on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    A sermon to the person who has drifted away from God.

    Seven Steps Upward St. Luke 15: 17-24 The story of the prodigal son has been preached on hundreds of times. It is a story of a young man who had everything anyone could ever need. It certainly appears he had the security of a good home, a good father, and even an inheritance that would more

  • Leading Others Upward Series

    Contributed by Leroy Redding on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    Malachi #3

    Leading Others Upward Malachi 2:1-9 We can learn from others. I would say that one of the people that we learn the most from is our mothers. Here are some things that only a mom can teach: Moms teach us about anticipation: Just wait until your father gets home! Moms teach us about more

  • An Upward Look By A Downcast Soul Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Apr 26, 2014

    How the psalmist experienced depression and some ways to cope with it. PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: Reason for Psalmists depression: • Separation (vs 6) • Attack (vs 3&10) • Grief (vs 3,5 &7) Remedies to the Psalmists depression: • He prays (vs 9) • He affirms God’s sovereign love (vs 8) • He sings (vs 8) • He more

  • Upward Call Of God Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Jan 7, 2011

    2011 is the beginning of a new day, a new year, and a new season. A look at our mission as believers and as a church? How do we live our lives with a sense of God’s eternal purpose in everything that we do?

    The Upward Call of God Pt 1 Introduction To Know, To Live, To Give Pt 1 Mat 16:13-14 If- asked- man on the street who Jesus was- you would get a variety of answers as we see in this verse. They had heard about Jesus, knew something about Him, but they did not personally know Him. Mat more

  • Outward, Inward, Upward

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 13, 2014

    Jesus gives us a picture of the world being ready for a great spiritual harvest, but in need of laborers to gather it into the barns. He urges the disciples to pray that the Lord of the harvest, who is Jesus Himself, will send forth the workers to gather it.

    Title: Outward, Inward, Upward Text: Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. (Matthew 9:38) Scripture Reading: Matthew 9:35-38 Introduction: I have never been out of the USA, but I have heard that traveling in other countries is often an more