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  • The Vertical Call

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 121 ratings
     | 3,174 views

    A call to a passionate relationshp with the Savior

    The Challenge When you became a Christian how many of you had a dramatic improvement in your quality of Life? How many of you want to go to the next level? Are you feeling that nothing satisfies, that the church just doesn’t fill the yearning in your heart anymore? Do you desire to ...read more

  • Horizontal And Vertical Thanks

    Contributed by Rex S. Wignall on Nov 28, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,889 views

    We must move beyond "comparative gratitude" and an awareness of our good fortune, to "vertical thanks to God who is the source of all blessings.

    Introduction: Comparative Gratitude Thanksgiving, like Christmas, is firmly woven into the American fabric as a tradition. I don’t mean this in a critical way – it is a wonderful occasion to gather families and to share a meal together (something rarer and rarer in this day). Just as we ...read more

  • Americas Idols

    Contributed by Greg Bryan on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,928 views

    At times, the horizontal totally eclipses the vertical. What I mean is that our relationships with other people are often more important than our relationship with God. Our relationship with God becomes secondary. God is the ultimate reality. Theref

  • The Unforgiving Are Unforgiven

    Contributed by Tom Doubt on Jul 11, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 5,865 views

    Forgiveness requires a petition to be forgiven, a promise from God that we will be forgiven, and a proviso that we must also forgive others.

    BACKGROUND: A. Regardless of what you want to build, there are several factors to consider. These factors apply to building a house, rebuilding a church family, building a community, or rebuilding one’s personal life. 1. You need some type of authorization from a higher authority. 2. A location ...read more

  • 40 Days 3 - Formed For God's Family - Fellowship Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 27, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,791 views

    Adapted from welcome to the planet 40 Days of Purpose Series. Sermon #3

    Based on WELCOME TO THE PLANET: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Part 3: You Were Formed for God’s Family 2/5/04 By Doug Fields Pray : Would you pray with me? Prepare your heart to hear God’s word and maybe how you and I might be a little different as we leave here today. God, would you take ...read more

  • A New Cart For God

    Contributed by David Shipman on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,540 views

    Many want the presence and power of God in the midst of their everyday life. God has outlined the way we are to achieve this.

    A NEW CART FOR GOD Turn to 1 Sam 4 - We are all familiar with the Ark of the Covenant, or the Ark of God, also known as the Ark of Testimony. In the O.T. it is what housed God’s spirit. Once a year the High Priests would enter the Holy of Holies where the Ark resided. This box ...read more

  • The Late Great, Planet Earth Pt. 2.

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Sep 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 988 views

    The word of the Lord. How can a man deliver an unpopular message to the world? Does he, sugar coat it or just tell the truth?

    The Late Great, Planet Earth pt. 2. The word of the Lord. How can a man deliver an unpopular message to the world? Does he, sugar coat it or just tell the truth? Many of the prophets of God must have ...read more

  • Don't Kill Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 100 ratings
     | 1,553 views

    What does this command prohibit and how does it fit in our society today.

    A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six year olds. After explaining the commandment to "honour thy father and thy mother," she asked, "Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?" Without missing a beat, one little boy ...read more

  • One Nation Under God? Series

    Contributed by Alex Perednia on Jun 22, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,288 views

    As Americans, we should be thankful for our citizenship in this great nation under God. But, Christians have dual citizenship and have been incorporated into "one new humanity" in the church of Jesus Christ.

    INTRODUCTION "One Nation Under God…" That phrase, One Nation Under God, which features so prominently in our Pledge of Allegiance has been the subject of much discussion and has become the scrutiny of many people over the last year. It all started last year when a self-avowed atheist by the ...read more

  • Mother's Day 2005

    Contributed by Tony Grant on Oct 24, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,782 views

    My mother has Alzheimer’s, and is very hotile toward me for putting her in assisted living, so any Mother’s Day sermon I preach has got to be about forgiveness.

    Mothers Day 2005 MT18:21-22 05/08./05 2478 words 21 Then Peter came and said to him, "Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?" 22 Jesus said to him, "Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. This is ...read more

  • Takling Tough Prophecy

    Contributed by Michael Durst on Jan 26, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,313 views

    An in depth look into Hosea and what he has to say about us fulfilling our part of the covenant.

    How many of you here this morning have ever had a speeding ticket? How many of you had to go to court for that ticket? Well, I certainly remember my one and only ticket. I was 17 years old and a senior in high school. I was taking a college class at Old Dominican each morning and so every day ...read more

  • Three Strikes - Yer Out!

    Contributed by John Beehler on Aug 15, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 1,566 views

    God may lose patience with us, and we may strike out, but we’re still on the team.

    Three Strikes - Yer Out! Maybe you’ve seen those T-shirts and stickers with the words "No Fear." It’s the name of a company associated with motor sport racing and NASCAR. I guess this could be the slogan of the drivers....they supposedly drive and compete with NO FEAR. This ...read more

  • A Cord Of Three Strands

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 13,884 views

    "A threefold cord is not quickly broken" Ecclesiastes 4:12.

    Theme: A cord of three strands Text: Ecclesiastics 4:9-12; Matthew 19:1-9 Marriage should follow the same pattern that God Himself established at the dawn of human history at the marriage of Adam and Eve. In that marriage we can almost picture Eve coming to Adam on the arm of the Lord ...read more

  • He Is The Vine, We Are The Branches Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Feb 24, 2005
    based on 32 ratings
     | 6,967 views

    All Christians must stay connected to Christ and submit to spiritual pruning in order to bear spiritual fruit.

    Who Is This Jesus? 14. He is the Vine, We are the Branches John 15:1-8 Main idea: All Christians must stay connected to Christ and submit to spiritual pruning in order to bear spiritual fruit. INTRO: Q: What sound does a grape make when an elephant steps on it? A: None. It just lets out ...read more

  • Why Bother?

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 23, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 7,920 views

    This sermon is not a "how to" sermon but a "need to" emphasis on prayer.

    “Why Bother?” 1 Thessalonians 5:12-20 V. 17 “Pray continually” Is prayer effective as a painkiller? Anita Manning, USA TODAY provides the following information how "Americans have found a no-cost painkiller they say is as effective as prescription drugs: prayer. "More than half of those who ...read more