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  • A Christmas Eve Meditation

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Dec 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,362 views

    In simplicity Jesus came and in simplicity we celebrate his birth and our hope.

    Title: A Christmas Eve Meditation Text: Luke 1:1-14 Thesis: In simplicity Jesus came… and in simplicity we celebrate his birth and our hope. Introduction A year ago, Bonnie and I were returning home from visiting our family in Chicago. It was cold and the weather turned bitter. The ...read more

  • How Do We Worship Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 21, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 981 views

    Second in a series on worship, now that worship is defined as humbling yourself before God spiritually and physically, is there a certain way we should worship? Answers to follow

    INTRO: A divine rest stop for Jesus designed to be a divine appointment with a Samaritan woman. I. Worship with a right heart (in spirit) A) Relationship required 1) Samaritans didn’t know God a) ritual not based on relationship -- idol, dove, fire… b) In words they professed ...read more

  • Revival Is For The Redeemed

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 30, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,324 views

    This message basically peels away the layers of 2 Chronicles 7:14 to show God’s requirements for revival.

    Revival Is For The Redeemed Text: 2 Chron.7: 14 Intro: Our text is perhaps one of the most recognized verses of Scripture within the Christian community. Yet, it speaks of a topic that is also among the least understood and most misunderstood truths of God’s Word. “How so,” you may ...read more

  • The Oath

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,532 views

    CHRISTIANS ARE NOT ONLY CALLED TO READ, HEARAND UNDERSTAND THE WORD BUT TO BE OBEDIENT TO THE WORD.

    THE OATH NEHEMIAH CHAPTERS 7-10 FOCAL POINT: COMMITMENT MEANS OBEDIENCE. I. INTRODUCTION A. NEHEMIAH HAD JUST COMPLETED THE TASK OF REBUILDING THE WALLS AROUND JERUSALEM. B. HE ALONG WITH EZRA WAS SETTING ABOUT RESTORING THE RELIGIOUS ORDER AMONG THE JEWS. THIS WAS LARGELY LOST BECAUSE OF ...read more

  • The Discipline Of God

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Nov 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,125 views

    It is the child God loves that he disciplines; the child he embraces, he also corrects

    The Discipline of God Define discipline: Training expected to produce a specific type or pattern of behavior- ___Websters II New Riverside University Dictionary, Houghton Mifflin Co., ...read more

  • The Markings Of A Missionary

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Dec 10, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,505 views

    All Christians are commissioned at conversion. It is a look at the marks missionaries should have as seen in the Life of Paul.

    Intro: The apostle Paul was not always a missionary for Christ. Before he met the Lord Jesus on the road to Damascus he was a mercenary for the Sanhedrin. When the apostle Paul became a missionary for the Lord Jesus he became sealed by the Holy Spirit and marked as a missionary. Much ...read more

  • The Carnal Church - #5 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Oct 3, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,828 views

    Adapted in part from Warren Wiersbe (and others)...a look at the letters Jesus dictated to specific churches...with the ensuing question, "what would He write to us?"

    What Kind of Church Are We? “The Carnal (Comatose) Church” Revelation 3:1-6 * Today I read a sermon online which told this story; there was a church so dead that a member died during one of the worship services and the paramedics carried out 5 people before they found the right one. Have you ...read more

  • A Revival That Is Complete

    Contributed by Phillip Day on Jan 24, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,213 views

    After the people of Israel experienced revival, Nehemiah lead them in a way that would complete their revival.

    A Revival that Is Complete Nehemiah 13:1-31 ***For Revival to be completed in Israel, Nehemiah had to govern God’s people with firm leadership. The same is true if revival is to happen in our churches today. I. The Restoration of Exclusion in God’s House(v. 1-9) a. Exclusion of worldly ...read more

  • A Much Needed Glory

    Contributed by Tom Walker on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 110 ratings
     | 1,917 views

    2 Chronicles 7:2 states: “And the priests could not enter into the house of the LORD, because the glory of the LORD had filled the LORD'S house.” What a blessing to see how the glory of God was manifested in the Old Testament. In Ex.24:16 we see the glory of God on Mt Sinai; in Ex.40:35 we see the ...read more

  • The Gospel Is Not A Secret To Be Hidden

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 18, 2002
    based on 178 ratings
     | 10,584 views

    Deals with the importance of sharing the gospel.

    In a small church on the U.S. East Coast a pastor delivered a sermon on abortion, and after the service a German man who lived in Nazi Germany told of hi experience: I lived in Germany during the Nazi Holocaust. I considered myself a Christian. We heard stories of what was happening to the Jews, ...read more

  • The Watching World Wants To Know

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 12, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,467 views

    The world wanted to know – Who Jonah was? Who did he belong to? What was he doing? What was he doing to them? Why was he sleeping at the worst time? Like Jonah, the world watches the believer and wants to know the same thing.

    THE WATCHING WORLD WANTS TO KNOW JONAH 1:1-17 Then they said to him, “Please tell us! For whose cause is this trouble upon us? What is your occupation? And where do you come from? What is your country? And of what people are you?” Jonah’s ministry took place in the 8th century B.C. – ...read more

  • From Trials To Trust

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,964 views

    Trials play an important part in our walk of faith, as well as our knowledge of the character and faithfulness of God. Only as we learn to look to Him in faith and confidence can we hope to have our needs met.

    From Trials To Trust Text: II Kings 4: 1-7 Intro: Let’s be honest this morning. There’s not one person here that has not had to endure some trials of some sort. Trials seem to be an integral part of life that cannot be bypassed. We all face them, perhaps some more than others. But for ...read more

  • Live By Faith

    Contributed by Scott Spencer on Jan 15, 2012
     | 1,391 views

    The Bible, however, teaches that faith is the key to everything for the Christian. By faith we come to Christ. By faith we live our Christian lives successfully. Without faith it is impossible to please God. In other words, faith is central for Christian

    Romans 1:17 January 15, 2012 For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: ''The righteous will live by faith." (Romans 1:17 NIV) It never ceases to amaze me just how gullible people are. Listen to some of ...read more

  • "What Does The Bible Teach About The Church?” Series

    Contributed by George Bannister on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,823 views

    Message discusses the basics about the church.

    TEXT: Matthew 16:16-18 ETS: The Bible defines what a church is. ESS: Believers will understand what a church really is. OSS: Believers will commit themselves to “Be” a church. PQ: What does the Bible say about the church? UW: Points TOPIC: “What does the Bible teach about the ...read more

  • The Chronicles Of Daniel #1: Undefiled

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jul 22, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 807 views

    AN UNDEFILED LIFE IS USABLE FOR GOD AND HIS KINGDOM!

    THE CHRONICLES OF DANIEL #1: UNDEFILED DANIEL 1: 1-21 JULY 18, 2004 INTRODUCTION: Quotes Topic: Christian Character/Fruits We are not to be isolated but insulated, moving in the midst of evil but untouched by it. Separation is contact without contamination. Jesus was “holy, ...read more