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  • Unreasonable Worship Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Dec 31, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,348 views

    This look at Mary at the feet of Jesus will show how giving Jesus extreme worship doesn’t fit worldly thinking but it always fits Godly devotion

    I’m not sure exactly when they started – it may have been back before the time of Christ. I’m not sure how Mt. Dew seemed to become the drink associated with them. But I am relatively sure that we’ll have “extreme sports” in some form or another for the rest of history to come. Extreme sport: ...read more

  • Pruned If You Do And Pruned If You Don't

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jul 9, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,694 views

    Successful Christians produce fruit by staying connected...abiding in Jesus.

    I don’t know a lot about vines and grapes. I once had a neighbor that had some. He was planning to make wine in his garage. That was pretty aggressive for a guy in Birmingham Alabama. The first couple of years he had lots of vines and he spent lots of time arranging them on his trestles and ...read more

  • God's Peace Surpasses Human Understanding

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,070 views

    Pentecost 6(A) - God’s peace surpasses human understanding because God’s peace can cause conflict. God’s peace also desires dedication.

    GOD’S PEACE SURPASSES HUMAN UNDERSTANDING (Outline) July 8, 2007 - PENTECOST 6 - Matthew 10:34-42 * * * * * * * * * INTRO: Almost everyone on earth desires peace. This peace can be quite local. Families desire peace on one’s household. A ...read more

  • Pray For The Wisdom That Comes From Heaven

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,167 views

    Pentecost 18(B) - Pray for the wisdom that comes from above since worldly wisdom produces selfish lives but God’s wisdom produces spiritual living.

    PRAY FOR THE WISDOM THAT COMES FROM HEAVEN James 3:13-4:6 - September 18, 2005 - Pentecost 18 Dear Fellow-Redeemed and Saints in the Lord: There are many people in the Old Testament and New Testament who stand as examples for believers today. One example is Solomon--we probably ...read more

  • How To Avoid Internal Divisions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,539 views

    Every family, organization and movement struggles with the problem of internal divisions. Many internal conflicts result from a struggle over control. If everyone learns to give the Lord control for whatever they are responsible for, many internal divisio

    Every family, organization and movement struggles with the problem of internal divisions. Many internal conflicts result from a struggle over control. If everyone learns to give the Lord control for whatever they are responsible for, many internal divisions can be minimized. In Judges 9, we are ...read more

  • To Be Meek Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 25, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,538 views

    Not weak, not a doormat, but those who put others first.

    To Be Meek! Matt 5:5 You ever met someone who is just that type of person who gets along with everyone. The type who you say, “if you can’t get along with him/her you can’t get along with anyone.” In my life I have met several like that matter of fact I married one. Another like that ...read more

  • Kingdom Focused People

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on May 24, 2017
     | 1,432 views

    The church needs to be focused on the things of God first.

    Matthew 13:44-46 Introduction: illustration “BECAUSE THE PRINCE HAD COME” I. What is the Kingdom of God? A. A Kingdom is a realm, place, or territory ruled by a King. B. A Kingdom implies a King. - I Timothy 1:17 To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and ...read more

  • Submit To One Another Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 5,854 views

    Submitting to one another is not a matter of law, but of liberty. It is not the chain of bondage we tend to make it out to be. Rather, it is the triumph of one who has been set free.

    You are Free to Submit to One Another Ephesians 5:21-6:9 Pastor Jim Luthy In our study of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, we have learned the importance of pursuing understanding and receiving grace. Those who understand the blessings we have in Christ and have received the grace to proclaim ...read more

  • The Great Longing Of God

    Contributed by Matthew Grise on Dec 29, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 746 views

    God longs for the full devotion of his people.

    INTRODUCTION We now return to our study of the book of James entitled: Living the Real Life: Cultivating a Faith that Works. Remember as we were working through the letter we were identifying the different ways James says that true, genuine, saving faith reveals itself. We have seen everything ...read more

  • The Terror Of Temptations

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 73 ratings
     | 1,666 views

    Temptation- To be enticed, incited or attracted to do something wrong or a forbidden thing 1. Where Do Temptations Come From - Each person is enticed by his own lusts.(James 4:1-4) 2. God may give Satan permission to tempt some of us like in the case of Job. (Job 1:12) 3. Satan may tempt ...read more

  • Winning The War In The Battle For Our Minds

    Contributed by Tyranne Mcmillan on May 4, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,365 views

    In the battlefield of our minds, we cannot allow satan to succeed in his campain to capture it, for a christian mind is a terrible thing to waste.

    A war is when two forces come together for combat. A war is usually caused by a particular action, or the two forces is fighting to possess a particular thing. To engage in warfare, one must be a disciplined soldier: one who is obedient, shows great devotion and has great expectation for ...read more

  • Renewed By The Word

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 17 ratings
     | 842 views

    This is our Sunday School Promotion Sunday. Today we are challenged to be people of the word to protect us from the thinking of the world

    Introductory Considerations 1. September is a time to roll up our sleeves and get down to work. Summer vacation time is over and hopefully we have been refreshed to again concentrate on the work that God has blessed us with. 2. Children to again go back to school and new church activity year ...read more

  • Practical Advice With A Cynical Flavor Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 5, 2018
     | 1,146 views

    This life is nothing like a fairy tale where we live happily ever after. Life is a constant challenge, and we fare better at it if we embrace some realistic realizations, some of which seem slightly cynical and ironic.

    Practical Advice with A Cynical Flavor (Ecclesiastes 10:1-20) 1. The dictionary defines a cynic as, “a person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons.” 2. One definition of the word “irony” is “a state of affairs ...read more

  • You Can Have A Christ - Like Character Series

    Contributed by Dan Stires on Apr 9, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,543 views

    Every believer needs to be changed from the inside out and bringing our character to conforming with the character of Jesus.

    You can have a Christ-like Character Romans 12:1-2 “So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you ...read more

  • The Potential Of An Unlimited Life Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Mar 12, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,706 views

    To Christian "in Christ" an invitation is given to unlimited life. Unlimited life is a gift from God -- Grace, Unlimited Life comes from the presence of God -- Peace, Unlimited Life comes from our position with God -- Place (standing)

    Intro: Life unlimited has Christ as its center. The false teachers in Colosse are trying to move the church from its center. Paul is teaching them how to deal with the false teachers. Colossians 2.20 “If you have died with Christ to the elementary principles of the world, why as if you ...read more