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  • Who's In Charge Of Your Desires?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,487 views

    Who’s In Charge of Your Desires? (Rom. 6:12-14)

    Who’s In Charge of Your Desires? (Rom. 6:12-14) Illustration:Former pro basketball star Bill Bradley tells that at the age of 15 he attended a summer basketball camp that was run by Easy Ed Macauley, a former college and pro star. "Just remember that if you’re not working at your game to the ...read more

  • More Milk Or Meat

    Contributed by Cedric Portis on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,437 views

    Is your desire for the milk or the meat of the word? Just like the body, the soul will die of starvation with a diet of just milk.

    More Milk or Meat The Choice is Yours Corinthians I 3:1 And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. Corinthians I 3:2 I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ...read more

  • Surviving Your Finances Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 5,663 views

    In order to survive our finances, we need to examine our heart attitude toward money and possessions.

    When it comes to money and finances, preachers often fall into one of two extremes. The first is to avoid mentioning money altogether; or, if they absolutely must talk about it, to approach the topic very gingerly and apologetically, with a vague sense of embarrassment, as if money were a subject ...read more

  • A Strange Attitude

    Contributed by Lynell Friesen on May 24, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 1,129 views

    The Spirit of God has revealed who the Messiah is.

    See, my servant will act wisely; he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted. Just as there were many who were appalled at him-- his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any man and his form marred beyond human likeness--so will he sprinkle many nations, and kings will shut their ...read more

  • Consequences For Spiritual Hypocrisy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 7,032 views

    Why do some people think that they can benefit from pretending to be something that they are not? Dishonesty is a serious sin against God. Ananias and Sapphira offered to sell their property and give the proceeds to the church, but they lied about giving

    1. Why do some people think that they can benefit from pretending to be something that they are not? Dishonesty is a serious sin against God. Ananias and Sapphira offered to sell their property and give the proceeds to the church, but they lied about giving all the money to God while keeping ...read more

  • In And Out Of Depression Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,586 views

    Just as David went into a "funk" of depression while he waited for God, we too need to watch out for periods of depression as we wait for God to work in our lives.

    What can make us fall into “the pits?” -Taking the wrong viewpoint “David said in his heart…” -Pessimism “I shall now perish…” -Defeatist thinking “There is nothing better for me…” What happened to Israel’s future king? +He lost his own identity and became displaced “Make ...read more

  • Slaying The Giants In Our Lives

    Contributed by Bud Martenn on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 294 ratings
     | 12,983 views

    Giants do not go away, they have to be faced and defeated

    Num.13:26-14:11; I Sam.17:3-4; II Sam.21:15-22 1. A Giant is anything that STANDS between you and God’s plan for you 2. A Giant is anything that SEEMS bigger than you and your desire to serve the Lord 3. A Giant is that which is STRONGER than us and cannot be faced alone I. ...read more

  • Growing By Surrendering Completely

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,699 views

    Based on Christ’s example, here are four actions to take to grow by surrendering completely

    Growing By Surrendering Completely Matthew 26: 36-39 36 Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to the disciples, "Sit here while I go over there and pray." 37 He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and became anguished and distressed. 38 Then he said to ...read more

  • Spiritual Warfare Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 927 ratings
     | 75,670 views

    Satan is not a little god, but a fallen angel. This sermon takes a closer look at the power we have in Christ to fight spiritual warfare.

    Spiritual Warfare Lets begin by looking at Ephesians 6:10-13: 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, ...read more

  • Deacon Ordination

    Contributed by Oris Hubbard on Mar 15, 2001
    based on 320 ratings
     | 15,516 views

    A deacon ordination / installation service. Add your own sermon.

    Deacon Ordination Service [Name of Deacon Candidate], this morning you stand before God and this church as having been duly elected [or appointed] to the office of deacon. You are a man that God has chosen to serve His Church as a spiritual leader and example of the believers. This office is ...read more

  • A New Beginning - Part 1

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Dec 10, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,381 views

    In this message we begin a study of Nehemiah to see how we can have a new beginning.

    "A NEW BEGINNING" TEXT: NEHEMIAH 1:1-11 Have you ever needed a new beginning, a fresh start, a clean slate - a do over, have you ever needed a second chance after you had really blown it? I’m sure Bill Buckner would love to have a second chance at that ground ball hit to him on the 6th game ...read more

  • How To Avoid The Errors Of Being Spiritually Naive

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,711 views

    Sadly, many individuals eschew subtlety or conventional spiritual wisdom and suffer for it. Being spiritually naïve is an unconscious act of people who fail to appropriate the truth of God’s word. James once wrote, "Be doers of the word and not merely hearers only, who deceive themselves." (James ...read more

  • When Jesus Interrupts The Outcast Series

    Contributed by Brian Credille on Mar 9, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 3,833 views

    Jesus was not afraid to reach out to the "outcasts" of His society. When He did, important truths were revealed that we need to know.

    "When Jesus Interrupts the Outcast" Luke 5:27-32 INTRODUCTION Have you ever felt like an outcast? Some people are rejected by people because of their race, color, or background. Some are rejected for their beliefs. Some rejected because of behavior. You can be poor or rich, powerless or ...read more

  • How To See Jesus

    Contributed by Mark Stegall on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 93 ratings
     | 2,536 views

    GODS DESIRE,DESIGN AND DEMAND IS THAT WE SEE JESUS

    JOHN 12:20-21 MANY PEOPLE WANT TO SEE JESUS FOR MANY DIFFERENT REASONS.SOME HAVE NO DESIRE TO SEE HIM UNTIL LIFE HITS THEM WITH TRAGEDY,THEN THEY DESIRE A MIRACLE. OTHERS ARE LOOKING FOR JESUS OUT OF CURIOSITY. STILL OTHERS ARE SEEKING SPIRITUAL THINGS AND ARE NOT LOOKING IN THE RIGHT ...read more

  • Demas The Defector

    Contributed by Danny Thomas on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,143 views

    A look at spiritual defection.

    Demas the Defector 2 Timothy 4:9-12 2 Timothy 4:9-12 9 Be diligent to come to me quickly; 10 for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and has departed for Thessalonica-- Crescens for Galatia, Titus for Dalmatia. 11 Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, for ...read more