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  • The Danger In Growing Strong

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 22, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,161 views

    Uzziah was blessed beyond measure ... until he grew strong. His life, and his actions when he grew strong, serve as a warning to the Christian to beware of depending on oneself rather than depending on the Lord.

    “In Jerusalem [Uzziah] made machines, invented by skillful men, to be on the towers and the corners, to shoot arrows and great stones. And his fame spread far, for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong. “But when he was strong, he grew proud, to his destruction. For he was unfaithful ...read more

  • Do Not Misuse God's Name Series

    Contributed by Errol Joseph on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 75 ratings
     | 3,150 views

    An Exposition of the Third Commandment with Emphasis on its Current Application

    BODY I. The Third Commandment is based on God’s holiness A. (Lev. 11:44-45; I Sam. 2:2; I Peter 1:15, 16) B. Because God is holy, even his name is to be respected. 1. A name is more than a word; it is always associated with a person. A name in the Bible is an expression of a person’s ...read more

  • "The Gate Is Still Narrow"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 26, 2001
    based on 132 ratings
     | 1,827 views

    This is not a full sermon. It is a devotional to be used in your Bible study/discussion group. But the message is timely.

    “Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide, and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter by it. For the gate is small, and the way is narrow that leads to life, and few are those who find it.” ...read more

  • When The Foundations Must Be Laid Again

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,082 views

    If you always keep an ever humbling reminder of why you had to be restored and what consequences your time in sin produced, you will never need another restoration.

    Exiles have begun returning to Jerusalem. Years of Babylonian captivity due to disobedience is the only reminder of a land once favored by God. Remnants from Israel now return back to their homeland with the daunting task of picking up the pieces. Jeshua the high priest and Zerubbabel ...read more

  • Stopping Your Ears

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,389 views

    There are several interesting similarities between the mob that Stephen preached to and those who will deny the same message today.

    STOPPING YOUR EARS Acts 7:51-60 (vs. 57) INTRO. These are the final moments in the life of one of the first Christian martyrs. The men Stephen was speaking to were the great and mighty men of their day and nation. They knew the Scriptures and should have been among the first to ...read more

  • Let Jesus Be Lord

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Dec 4, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,769 views

    This is a sermon on the Lordship of Jesus Christ developed from an introduction and outline by Harold T. Bryson in a course on "Preaching From Colossians."

    It’s been almost 38 years since Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon. However, another man by the name of Werner von Braun was one of the great minds behind the space program. He was a leader in development of the engine which provided 9 billions pounds of thrust that sent Apollo IX to ...read more

  • Sleep, Beloved!

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Apr 16, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,227 views

    Count on the Lamb!

    Sleep, Beloved! We live in an age of stress and worry. We worry and then we worry about our worry. We worry about our nation’s economy, its defenses, its youth, its stability, and whatever you worry about. We have pills that calm us and pills to make us sleep. Children are stressed out in ...read more

  • Church Still Works

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Sep 30, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,104 views

    September 26, 2010, will mark a very important day in the short history of our church. It is a “12-stone memorial” type of day (see Joshua 4). I truly believe Lighthouse Baptist Church is a church that will stand the test of time – and here’s why…

    September 26, 2010, will mark a very important day in the short history of our church. It is a “12-stone memorial” type of day (see Joshua 4). Not only are we closing out a series of messages about the church, but we will be putting our faith, hope, and love into action by signing the church ...read more

  • The Work Of Reconciliation - Chancing One's Arm Series

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Jul 26, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,970 views

    To help us gain a wonderful picture of reconciliation found in Christ and encourage us to be about the ministry of reconciliation given to the church.

    FOR THE LOVE OF CHRIST A MESSAGE SERIES FROM COLOSSIANS The Work of Reconciliation – Chancing One’s Arm, Col 1:19-29 INTRODUCTION: A. The oldest Christian site in Ireland is said to be St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. (Slide Of St Patrick’s) 1. It is a beautiful edifice as you can ...read more

  • Seeking The Power And Taking Authority

    Contributed by James May on Apr 15, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,880 views

    We need the empowerment of the Holy Ghost before we can take authority over the devil.

    Seeking the Power and Taking Authority Pastor Jim May We live in an age when everyone wants to be empowered. Every segment of our society, every little group of dissidents and every club or organization wants to have the power to control its own destiny. Men and women want the power to just ...read more

  • Final Greetings Series

    Contributed by Gary Moore on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,480 views

    Obedience in Christ

    Romans 5.13 brings to an end the main section of Paul’s doctrinal teaching. The remainder of chapter 15 is primarily a personal afterword and chapter 16 is comprised of a lengthy personal greeting and a few “afterthoughts” that wrap up the letter. Though greeting 26 people by name is unusual, given ...read more

  • Ragin' Nations Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Nov 20, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,414 views

    Exposition of Psalm 2 regarding the rebellious heart of men against God and His Christ

    Text: Psalm 2:1-12, Title: Ragin’ Nations, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/23/08, AM A. Opening illustration: We want, in fact, not so much a Father in heaven as a grandfather in heaven--a senile benevolence who, as they say, "liked to see young people enjoying themselves" and whose plan for the universe was ...read more

  • How To Measure Humility Series

    Contributed by Dan Jackson on Sep 14, 2005
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,973 views

    10th message in James series. James identifies two spheres of life as yardsticks for humility. The first is the relationship we have with other people, especially in what we say about them. The second is the goal or plans we have for the future.

    Shirley MacLaine, the Oscar-winning actress, is a spokeswoman for the self-consumed philosophy of our day. The Los Angeles Times reported an interview in which she said: The most pleasurable journey you take is through yourself…the only sustaining love is with yourself. When you look back on ...read more

  • Our Church: A Bunch Of Winners Or A Bunch Of Whiners? Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,573 views

    Final sermon in a series for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game!"

    Over the last few weeks, we have been talking about Getting In The Game for God and what it takes for us to make sure we live lives that count for Christ. We’ve talked about how to make sure we’ve "Got Game!" How we need to "Go For The Gold," "Aim For Excellence," "Make The Commitment," and then ...read more

  • Stars

    Contributed by Wes Hamilton on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 20 ratings
     | 5,161 views

    Mystery has become something of an endangered animal in our world, and the tragic result is that we have become inoculated against awe and resistant to a sense of wonder.

    Stars Psalm 19:1-4 Albert Einstein once said: “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are ...read more