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  • Sovereign God Or Earthly King?

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 160 ratings
     | 4,127 views

    Israel rejects God, wants an earthly king like other nations.

    SOVEREIGN GOD OR EARTHLY KING? (1 Samuel 8:1-22) [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/godking.html]      In today’s Bible lesson, we’re going to look at events in the book of 1 Samuel. Samuel was the last Judge of Israel. As a Judge, it was ...read more

  • We Want A King

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,528 views

    On Palm Sunday, the people wanted Jesus to be their king, but on their terms. Much has not changed.

    Introductory Considerations 1. Don’t you wish you had been there? Standing along the side of the road waiting and watching Jesus come in the holy city of Jerusalem, into the place where He would establish His rule. People shouting and waving palm branches, even laying their cloaks on the road to ...read more

  • The Crucified King

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 60 ratings
     | 1,729 views

    This sermon takes a look at the Trumphant Entry and how some refused to recognize Jesus as King, other wanted Him as King but not really, and yet some truly submit to His authority.

    This past week no doubt you were glued to the television set as many were as we witnessed the liberation of a people from a tyrannical dictator. For close to thirty years the people of Iraq were oppressed by violent means by a man who wanted to set himself up as the ultimate ruler with the ...read more

  • True Satisfaction: The Bread Of Life

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 176 ratings
     | 11,606 views

    A reminder that true satisfaction is only found through faith in Jesus.

    True Satisfaction: The Bread of Life (John 6—Communion) I. Christ Came To Meet Our Felt Needs A. Jesus recognized that the crowd was needy and He met their need B. He knows about our felt needs and came to supply them II. Too Often We Focus Only on Our Felt Needs A. We live as though our ...read more

  • Excitement

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 147 ratings
     | 8,667 views

    A Sermon for Palm Sunday

    Palm Sunday Mark 11:1-11 "Excitement" 11:1 ¶ And when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, 2 and said to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a colt tied, on which no ...read more

  • Saul's Kingship Confirmed Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,256 views

    Our God is a God who uses even our rebelliousness to bring about his purposes for his people. The people have abandoned God as king, but he doesn’t abandon them. He continues to deliver them, now using the king they’ve asked for as the avenue through whic

    If you thought it was hard to go from a monarchy to a republic, it seems it’s just as hard to go to a monarchy from a Theocracy. You would have to say that Saul has it hard. It takes him three goes before he’s really made king. But then again maybe he was hoping it was all a bad dream so he didn’t ...read more

  • Who Is King?

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 261 ratings
     | 11,492 views

    The Israelites decided that they needed an earthly king and when they got what they asked for it wasn’t so good. It still happens today.

    Sunday Morning July 29, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM WHO IS KING? 1 SAMUEL 8 Introduction: 1. Who here likes to be in charge? You know, be in control of what happens! Almost all of us, if we are being honest, like to be in charge. 2. We face that problem in our church, in our ...read more

  • King Of The Life We Dream About

    Contributed by Paul Kallan on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 1,254 views

    Anyone who brings us the hope of a new life has the character of a king!

    The parable of Matthew 25.31-46 presents the concrete and visible demands of our christian faith. Jesus is presented as the King of the life of the people of God. He has the authrotiy to take an account of our life and to judge a life either as just or unjust. One who feeds the hungry, provides a ...read more

  • King Of My Life

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,509 views

    This is a Good Friday service emphasizing why Christ really is our King despite how bad it appears to have a king crucified.

    Good Friday King of My Life March 29, 2002 Intro: A. [illustration] In the opening scenes of the musical Camelot, we see King Arthur standing in a field dressed in the clothes of a common peasant. To look at him you would have no idea he was king. In fact, when Guinevere first met ...read more

  • Apostolic Without Apology

    Contributed by Scott Voss on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 5,491 views

    Apostolic without apologizing for what we believe!

    Apostolic Without Apology Pastor Scott Voss New Life Christian Center Rector, Arkansas (Acts 4:19-20) But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. {20} For we cannot but speak the things which we ...read more

  • Gambling With The Cross

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 205 ratings
     | 4,912 views

    Far too many people are playing around the edge of faith and gambling with the cross

    Gambling with the Cross Luke 23:26-43 Good Friday Service April 10, 1998 Introduction I. Poem by George MacLeod A. We have come to commemorate the crucifixion: We need to put this event into perspective, focus needs to be on content not cosmetics - we want to look good, focus on christ ...read more

  • Five Pictures Of The Savior

    Contributed by Maurice Brown on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 158 ratings
     | 8,781 views

    An amazing prophecy of the Lord Jesus on the Cross.

    INTRODUCTION A. Did you know that you can meet Jesus Christ in the Psalms? 1. Psalm 22 - pictures the Good Shepherd dying for the sheep (Jn.10:11) 2. Psalm 23 - the Great Shepherd caring for the sheep (Heb.13:20-21) 3. Psalm 24 - the Chief ...read more

  • Committing To Spiritual Resolutions.

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 235 ratings
     | 13,784 views

    This is the time of year we resolve to change our lives. Let’s resolve to make some spiritual changes that truly reflect Christ.

    This is the time of year when we resolve to change our life. Usually it has something to do with our physical health. We resolve to stop smoking, to quit eating so much, to start excercising and so on. We are lucky if these promises that we make ourselves last 6 months. As important as those ...read more

  • The/Our Heavenly King Will Return

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Nov 11, 2003
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,069 views

    LAST JUDGMENT(C)/2ND LAST - Our heavenly King will return bringing blessings for believers and punishment on enemies.

    THE/OUR HEAVENLY KING WILL RETURN Luke 19:11-27 - November 9, 2003 LUKE 19:11-27 11While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once. 12He said: "A man ...read more

  • Fix Your Rule Series

    Contributed by David Salisbury on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,974 views

    Lesson 16 on the Sermon on the Mount. The Golden Rule.

    Fix Your Rule Matthew 7:12 In the old Soviet Union there were very few laws about factories polluting the water. That was with good reason because one of the few laws they did have was that any factory which dumped chemicals back into the river must do so upstream from its own intake ...read more