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  • The Man Of God

    Contributed by Alan Vaughn on Mar 28, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,192 views

    Jacob was a man who by worldly standards was questionable, yet God blessed him.

    The Man of God by Alan Vaughn Obadiah 1:17 Obadiah 1:17 (New International Version, ©2011) 17 But on Mount Zion will be deliverance; it will be holy, and Jacob will possess his inheritance. Intro: Last Sunday we talked about the Godless man named Esau, you remember Jacob’s twin ...read more

  • Fresh Perspective, Fresh Outlook Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Feb 18, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,328 views

    Much of our anxiety and stress grows out of our attempts to live according to worldly standards. We will find peace when we are grounded in our God-given identity, Christ's new creation.

    There was a New York Times article making the rounds on social media this week called “Death, the Prosperity Gospel and Me.” This article was written by Kate Bowler, who is a historian of the American Prosperity Gospel, and the author of the recent book, Blessed. To oversimplify it a ...read more

  • The Christian Response To A Church Fight Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 15, 2019
     | 1,332 views

    This challenging passage gives us insight into Paul's handling of contention.

    - Let me acknowledge up front that this can be a challenging passage. It’s not easily clear how all the pieces go together. As we wander through these six verses, hopefully we can bring them together in a meaningful way. THE STARTING POINT OF THE CHURCH FIGHT: Paul didn’t measure up to their ...read more

  • What Does The Bible Say About Calling? Series

    Contributed by Michael Monica on Feb 14, 2020
     | 338 views

    What Does the Bible Say About Calling?

    What Does the Bible Say About Calling? EPHESIANS 4:1-3 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the ...read more

  • God Blesses Who?

    Contributed by Steve Hereford on Jan 25, 2002
    based on 167 ratings
     | 2,703 views

    What kind of man does God bless? Or what kind of people does God bless? We are reading today "God bless America." Is America in a place spiritually and morally where God can bless it?

    What kind of man does God bless? Or what kind of people does God bless? We are reading today "God bless America." Is America in a place spiritually and morally where God can bless it? Let’s examine God’s blessing and its conditions. This passage, according to verse 6, is illustrating "the way of ...read more

  • The Most Important Gift

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 9, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,027 views

    This chapter is among the most famous chapters in the Bible. Although it is often read as a unit in itself, it is most meaningful when it is studied—as it was written—as a part of Paul̓s message in chapters 12-14.

    THE MOST IMPORTANT GIFT 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 INTRO: This chapter is among the most famous chapters in the Bible. Although it is often read as a unit in itself, it is most meaningful when it is studied—as it was written—as a part of Paul̓s message in chapters 12-14. This chapter hit at ...read more

  • The Bound-Tos And The Kaint Hep Its Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 24, 2010
     | 1,233 views

    We don't have to be experts in order to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ

    St. Anne & Joachim July 26, 2010 You Will Be My Witnesses A few years ago, a U.S. President was facing his last term and began to wonder about his “legacy.” In other words, what would he be remembered for? Jeshua ben Sira, whom we know as Sirach, wrote the answer about a hundred ...read more

  • The Value Or Worth Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Mar 6, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,773 views

    The gospel is rejected by some as foolish. To true believers it is a gold standard.

    Midweek Message/Devotion March 7, 2018 Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 The Value or Worth of the Gospel What is the value or worth of the gospel? Why is there so much variation and augmentation to God’s Word? Dr. Kenneth Chafin, in his commentary, says, “In this brief passage, The ...read more

  • Talent Used Or Wasted

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 31, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,767 views

    What are we doing with what god has given us?

    INTRO: Movie – Papillion Story (prison delusions, court guilty of the worst crime) (crime: wasted life!) D.L. Moody once said, “The measure of a man is not how many servants he has, but how many men he serves.” TITLE: Talent Used or Wasted TEXT: Matt. 25:14-15 (READ) I. The ...read more

  • Under The Influence

    Contributed by Jimmy Giffin on Jun 13, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 4,342 views

    There are a lot of people under the influence in the world. the question is what are you under the influence of?

    UNDER THE INFLUENCE Text: Acts 2: 12-13 Tell story to this point beginning Acts 1: 5 Then 10 days later Pentecost. These men thought the 120 were drunk, under the influence. We know that they weren’t. They were acting strangely. It wasn’t normal for people to be that happy, that early. As ...read more

  • A Group Of Contrasts Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,638 views

    A sermon in I Corth

    A Group of Contrasts 1 Corinthians 4:8-21 Introduction A. A spectacle to the whole universe (v. 9). Paul is using a word picture very familiar in the Roman empire. 1. Prisoners were paraded through the streets by the conquering general. 2. The apostles were like those ...read more

  • Parable Of The Talents

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Nov 11, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,929 views

    God is in the business of "All Member Ministry", folks!

    NR 13-11-05 8.00 Story: For our 10th wedding anniversary, Maddy and I went to Prince George in British Columbia, Canada. We flew into Vancouver and our friends Pete and Nina came down by car and drove us up to Prince George It was a three day drive. The first night we stopped off in ...read more

  • Do You Remember The Basics?

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Oct 26, 2019
     | 1,390 views

    Look back and what we are missing today.

    DO YOU REMEMBER THE BASICS? 2ND Peter 1: 1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: 2 Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the ...read more

  • Up! Up! And Away Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 19, 2019
     | 368 views

    The church at Corinth was gifted, guided and graced. As a result she should have been sailing, soaring and sharing. Instead she was stifled, stymied and snared.

    UP! UP! AND AWAY I CORINTHIANS 2:6-4:21 INTRODUCTION: The church at Corinth was gifted, guided and graced. As a result she should have been sailing, soaring and sharing. Instead she was stifled, stymied and snared. She was concerned with glamour, glitz and glory and that’s the reason she was ...read more

  • Boasting Only In The Lord Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 29, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,941 views

    In today's lesson we are urged to remember our condition when God first called us, and that from the world's point of view, we have been utterly foolish to believe in Christ as the way of salvation.

    Scripture Today we continue studying The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians in a series I am calling Challenges Christians Face. Christians in the church at Corinth had misunderstood the nature of wisdom with regard to salvation. From Paul’s perspective human wisdom opposes ...read more