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  • We Want A King

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings

    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 more

  • Sovereign God Or Earthly King?

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 160 ratings

    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]      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 more

  • The Celebrity Christ.

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Apr 2, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    - Christ popular with the people now was the time to make his move - Satan offered the kingdoms of the world at the beginning of his ministry - Now at the end the people wanted him as king - But what was His concern?

    A Celebrity is a famous or well-known person - Angelyne. of Los Angeles, hired an agent to make her famous, and so he plastered her picture on billboards throughout the city. - She does not advertise beer or cigarettes or cars or restaurants or hotels. - Nor does she type, or have more

  • The Crucified King

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 60 ratings

    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 more

  • Pleasing Our King Series

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Feb 3, 2014

    Why is it that we do what we do? It must be because we want to please our King and to do what He reveals. This lessons shows us what we need to keep in mind if we want to please King Jesus.

    Scripture Reading: Philippians 2:5-11 INTRODUCTION My next five lessons, Lord willing, will be on the topic of Bible Authority. I have titled the Series “Pleasing our King.” Our first lesson will be the introduction to our series which, Lord willing, will include lessons on what more

  • Give Us A King! Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 20, 2017

    The nation of Israel was going to reject God as their King, as individuals, we do not want to make the same mistake!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • The nation of Israel did not have an earthly king for many years, they were under the guidance of God. Men like Samuel were God’s intermediary between God and the people. Samuel was the last of the Judges of Israel (1 Samuel 7:15). • The nation of Israel was to be like more

  • When A Nation Divorces God

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Nov 8, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Using the time when God’s people rejected Samuel as their leader and demanded a king to lead them as an example of how our nation is ever turning away from Godly principles.

    Scripture: 1 Samuel 8:1-22 Title: “When A Nation Divorces God” Introduction: Here in 1 Sam. 8 we see a great change taking place. Because of the aging of Samuel and the failure of Samuel’s sons in their positions of leadership the leaders of the people request a king, not a judge, to rule more

  • True Satisfaction: The Bread Of Life

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 176 ratings

    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 more

  • Thank God I'm Free Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Mar 15, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    A sermon looking at how we should be thankful that we are free becaue of God

    Thank God I’m Free! Amy Fisher & Mary Jo Buttafuco Everyone is so concerned with their freedom The Christian has some freedom as well Dispel the Christian freedom myths Trouble in the Galatian Church No Longer Under the Law 5:1-12 You don’t have to win, earn, God’s acceptance! Robert C. more

  • God’s Guidance

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jun 6, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    When it seems that our lives are out of control and we don’t know what’s going on, when we follow God, we can know that he is leading us and guiding us...

    God’s Guidance June 5, 2011 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: God is in control and is guiding and directing our lives. Focus Passage: I Samuel 16:14-23 Supplemental Passage: ’For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, more

  • What Jesus Wants For Christmas Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Dec 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    This is a sermon on What does Jesus want for Christmas.

    Sermon series: It’s All about Jesus! Text: Micah 5:2-5 Title: What Jesus wants for Christmas Introduction Today in our series “It’s all about Jesus,” we are going to look at a portion of scripture in the OT. Micah 5:2-5. Micah 5:2-5 has a special place in the Christmas story because when the more

  • Excitement

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

    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 more

  • “i’ll Be Back!”

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 9, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    “I’ll Be Back!” 1) So get busy with the gospel 2) Or be treated like a hostile

    “I’ll be back!” (Said in best Arnold S. voice.) What? Don’t I intimidate you like the Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger? Actually you probably wouldn’t find him very intimidating either. Sure he’s 250 lbs. of muscle but he’s always struck me as a big teddy more

  • Saul's Kingship Confirmed Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    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 more

  • Prepare To Meet...isaiah Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 89 ratings

    This is a preview sermon to help prepare the congregation for the upcoming sermon series on Isaiah. It contains some historical and socio-political information to put Isaiah into context.

    PREPARE TO MEET…ISAIAH If I say that “the Lord spoke to me” one might understand that I heard an audible voice. For some that might be the case but for me it means that God puts thoughts in my head when I pray. When I was praying this week the Lord spoke to me. He said, “Plow deeply.” A more