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  • Work To Rest Series

    Contributed by Dan Neary on Jan 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Hebrews 4 calls us to work to rest. We do well when we do our work within the context of God’s rest.

    We gather together on Sunday mornings in church for worship… so really we shouldn’t start by thinking of us and what we want or need from church. We start all this with the goal of worshiping God… of expressing our thanks and devotion to Him. But with that said, I do want people to receive more

  • Working At Resting Series

    Contributed by Stephen Wright on Dec 12, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Shall we go forward, following Jesus Christ, trusting Him for salvation or shall we turn back to our old way of life?

    Working at resting! The Jewish believers to whom Hebrews was written were facing important decisions. Did they go forward, following Jesus Christ; trusting Him for their salvation? Or did they go back to their old way of life with its thousands of years of history and traditions? Hebrews has more

  • Work And Rest Finding A Balance

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Today I want to try to address the many demands of life that keep us from addressing the necessary things of life. Things like peace and contentment, family, friends, laughter and rest. Most importantly of all, time with God

    Work and Rest finding a balance Mark 6:30,34 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place more

  • Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's Off To Work We Go

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Aug 29, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    A Biblical Perspective on Work and Rest

    HI HO, HI HO, IT’S OFF TO WORK WE GO A Biblical Perspective on Work and Rest Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2:3 Intro: • Labor Day is officially a day to celebrate and pay tribute to the American worker, but it is commonly seen as the last blast of summer vacation time before we get back to the more

  • Ten Commandments: The Gift Of Sabbath Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Jan 8, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    A positive view of the Sabbath, as God's gift to us. It is a) a time to relax, b) a time to worship, and c) a taste of heaven. A balanced view, with a unique perspective on c).

    THE GIFT OF SABBATH—Exodus 20:8-11, Exodus 31:12-16 (Children’s Sermon: Show a car Maintenance Schedule. Just as a car needs maintenance, we do too. We do that at church, and other times…) Which of the 10 commandments is optional? For many Americans, all of them! You can hardly go through a day more

  • Fatih To Face The Furnace Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Sep 21, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Fatih is Faith is rooted in God’s WORD, realizing life has WOUNDS, remembering God’s WORKS and resting in God’s WILL

    FAITH TO FACE THE FURNACE Gladys Aylward was a missionary to China more than fifty years ago. She was forced to flee the city she was living in when the Japanese invaded during World War II. She could not leave the orphans she cared for behind and so with only one assistant, she led more than more

  • In Pursuit Of Peace

    Contributed by Scott Epperson on Nov 10, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    Peace is what we are all seeking,rather you know it or not. True peace comes only when we cease from our own works and rest in Christ.

    In Pursuit of Peace Text: Psalms 34:13-22 2 kinds of people Trust in self = evil Trust in God=good Depart from evil and do good = STOP TRUSTING IN SELF AND TRUST IN GOD. Peace= Calmness or stillness ( all looking for calmness or stillness in our more

  • 4 Friends Of A Paralyzed Man

    Contributed by Jerry Stepp on Aug 20, 2010
    based on 13 ratings

    Friends we all need to have in our lives to help us through troubling times

    Four (4) Friends of a Paralyzed Man Mark 2:1-12 Introduction: Let us notice some things about the man with palsy. 1. He could go to Jesus himself….palsy kept him 2. He could not follow the crowd to Jesus…palsy kept him …what is it that keeps you from getting to where Jesus more

  • Work Hard And Rest Well.

    Contributed by John Colbert on Aug 2, 2015

    The sermons that I have listed are 30 to 40 minute sermons. I have only listed the points and a couple of comments under each point of each sermon to give the preacher a remembrance which the Holy Spirit can lead on and speak through the man of God.

    Sunday Morning Manna Mark 6:31 Then Jesus said, "Let's go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile." He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apostles didn't even have time to eat. Full Context Mark 6:31=41 Jesus the master of the more

  • Remember To Rest

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on May 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    In a world filled with what seems like never ending activity we as a culture maybe need to take time and slow down and rest more so than previous cultures.

    Remember to Rest I realize that I am surrounded by a church full of busy people. Not just busy for busyness sake but productive, highly active people who like to accomplish a lot and often. In fact every time I drive down the road to church I am confronted by your hard work since the fields more

  • Life As God Intended It To Be Series

    Contributed by Peter Chan on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    Genesis 1:26-2:25 presents to us how God wants us to live as He intended it to be.

    Introduction Who needs the Instruction Manual? Completing Creation • Completing the Work of Creating (2:1–2) • Concluding that Creation is “very good” (1:31) • Consecrating (“set apart” or “made different”) the Sabbath, the Seventh Day Rest  Creation: The 7-Day Cycle of Work and more

  • Turning Towards Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The season of Lent is a season of repentance. Instead of focusing on the sin, or what we are turning from, we are going to focus on what we are turning towards.

    Turning Towards: Series Introduction (Lent #1) March 5, 2006 Intro: All of life has a rhythm. There is birth, growth, and strength, and then weakness, decline, and death. There is work, and then there is rest. There is waking, then sleeping, then waking again. Day, and night. There is more

  • A Sabbath Parable Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Aug 31, 2011

    God’s commandments aren’t to be a burden to us; they are principles help us enjoy life. And when we trust His Word, we experience His life-changing power.

    INTRODUCTION For the past year we’ve been studying the Parables and Miracles of Jesus in the Gospel According to Matthew. In this passage today, we are going to consider a Sabbath parable and in the next message we’ll consider the Sabbath miracle. Many people are confused about the more

  • Lord Of The Sabbath Series

    Contributed by Timothy Mills on Oct 13, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    Exegetical, verse-by-verse exposition of John 5:1-17. "The only teaching more dangerous than liberalism is legalism, but Jesus is Lord. In Ch.1, Jesus is Lord of creation; in ch. 2, disciples, customs, & Temple; in ch. 3 plan of salvation; in ch. 4, gend

    1) He is Lord of the Sabbath: Jesus went to an unnamed, but obligatory, feast. Jesus went to church habitually, Luke 4:16 “and as was His custom, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath.” His habit was to go to synagogue on the Sabbath. Worship on Sunday should be our habit as it was Jesus’. The more

  • The Greatest Psong Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jun 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    The 23rd Psalm has been called the greatest Psalm. It is the best-loved, most-heard and most memorized.

    From Frank Sinatra to Rock-and-roll, and from country classics to Christian hymns, everyone loves some type of music. We listen to it in our cars, in our offices, in department stores, in elevators and on our smart phones. Simply stated, music moves us. The Bible is filled with music. It’s more