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  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Aug 6, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    There are moments in life that change us forever. Today's story looks at the second of two such moments in Jacob's life, where he wrestled with God in prayer and in pride, and was forever changed.

    Genesis 32:22-31 Wrestling with God Have you ever had a pivotal moment in your life that has forever changed you? For me, one such moment was the day I joined the military. I felt like God wanted me to do something truly significant with my life, and that decision forever changed me. In the more

  • The Son I Want To Be

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    The prodigal son and his elder brother had a loving father who was someone’s son. He’s the one I want to be like.

    THE SON I WANT TO BE Luke 15:11-32 11 And he said, A certain man had two sons: 12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. 13 And not many days after the younger son more

  • The Life Of James Pt 2

    Contributed by Charles La Porte on Jun 18, 2008

    Lessons learned from James: 1. Only the messiah is to be Worshiped 2. Greatness is achieved only thru humilty 3. sow to the Spirit and not the flesh

    Thanks to everyone who pulled together and made this Easter service a success. approx. 300 people total from the service to the fellowship event… 17 re-commitments for Christ… > 13 born again believers > over 200 Kingdom seed was planted THE LIFE OF JAMES (pt. 2) MATTHEW 17:1-8 = Read & more

  • Fellowship Is More Than Food 2

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 25, 2007

    Exposition of Rom 12:9-21 regarding fellowship within the body of Christ

    Text: Rom 12:9-21, Fellowship is More Than Food, part 2, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/28/07, PM A. Opening illustration: In C.S. Lewis’ book, The Four Loves, he says there are four basic kinds of love. He gives them their Greek names: agape -- the God-like self-giving love even toward enemies; philia -- more

  • The Pride Of Edom

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Aug 15, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    God considers pride much worse than man.

    Obadiah 1:1-3 The Pride of Edom Introduction Before we consider our text tonight, I want to ask you some questions. What are some sins that are particularly offensive to you? What might be some sins that are offensive to a church? Can you name some sins or a sin that God finds particularly more

  • Who Wants To Be #2? Series

    Contributed by Scott Carson on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 125 ratings

    Everyone wants to be number one, even Jesus’ disciples. What is Jesus’ attitude toward this egotistical drive.

    Who wants to be #2? Matthew 18:1-4 Big Questions...Real Answers Sermon #03 “Second place is okay, if you like being first in a long line of losers.” June, 1974, then President, Richard M. Nixon’s administration was drowning in the wake of Watergate. In an attempt to more

  • Negotiating With God

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 20 ratings

    We live in perilous & prosperous times. We have every modern convenience and an abundance of leisure time. We live amongst cities like Sodom and Gomorrah. We profit by living in the shadow of their wickedness. Are we just Negotiating with God?

    Negotiating with God The title for this mornings message is Negotiating with God. I must admit straight out that I am not a great negotiator. My wife would give me very strict instructions to keep my mouth shut when we went looking for a new car or any other major purchase. Having grown more

  • Corinthians: Church Matters (1)

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Mar 7, 2019

    The Corinthian church made a lot of mistakes that we can learn from. In 1 Corinthians 1, Paul calls the church to Holiness, Harmony, and Humility!

    Church Matters: Correcting the Corinthians (1) Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 11/9/2014 How many of you have ever heard someone say they’re not interested in going to church, because it’s full of hypocrites? What’s really sad is that according to a study conducted by LifeWay more

  • Praise God For Our Great Salvation (1 Peter 1:3-5) Series

    Contributed by Greg Brown on Aug 2, 2014

    Exposition of 1 Peter 1:3-5

    Praise God for Our Great Salvation Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade—kept in heaven more