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Garfield Christian Church
Indianpolis, Indiana 46203

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  • Micah: Judgment And Blessing

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2017

    God takes Israel to court.

    A. “Can you HEAR me now?” 1. That’s one of those COMMERCIAL CATCH PHRASES everyone knows. ILLUSTRATION: In 2001 Verizon Wireless hired 50 people to travel the country and test the company’s CELLULAR NETWORK. They each averaged 100,000 miles a year to ensure that the Verizon Network was more

  • Minor Prophets: Amos The Shepherd Prophet

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2017

    If you are being mistreated and taken advantage of by those who think themselves superior, then Amos is the prophet that you want in your corner. He is known as the "Champion of the Poor."

    A. Do you ever read the “TOP TEN WORST” lists? ILLUSTRATION: The TOP TEN WORST DRESSED at the Academy Awards. The TOP TEN WORST MOVIES of the year. The TOP TEN WORST VACATION SPOTS in America. 1. We find these LISTS somewhat AMUSING, but what if there were a “TOP TEN WORST LIST” more

  • Jonah: The Rebellious Prophet

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2016

    We may try to run from God, but we cannot hide. It is much better to do what God commands of us, than to suffer the consequences of our disobedience.

    JONAH: THE REBELLIOUS PROPHET A. If you hang around FISHERMEN for long, you will hear a lot of “FISH STORIES.” 1. You’ll notice how the FISH keeps getting BIGGER and BIGGER each time the STORY is TOLD. 2. Or you’ll hear some amazing story about “the one more

  • Joel: Return To God

    Contributed on Aug 25, 2016

    Joel's plea is for the people to return to God. He reminds them of God's discipline in the past using swarms of locusts, and urges them to repent because this time God was going to use an army.

    JOEL: RETURN TO GOD A. Is there anybody here who is AFRAID of INSECTS? 1. I am not too fond of SPIDERS, or anything that STINGS. ILLUSTRATION: My granddaughter Shalie, who is the oldest daughter of my oldest daughter, is terrified of most if not all INSECTS. She is getting married more

  • Obadiah: Pride Goes Before Destruction

    Contributed on Aug 25, 2016
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    The battle began with Jacob and Esau in their mother's womb, and continue with the nations of Israel and Edom. Obadiah addresses the cruelty of Edom against their brother Israel.

    OBADIAH: PRIDE GOES BEFORE DESTRUCTION (Study of Minor Prophets) 5/15/16 – Garfield A. How many of you fought with your brother or sister growing up? Sibling rivalry is a very common occurrence. 1. You may recall some of those battles between you and your brother or sister more

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  • The Missing Gravy Ladle

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2012

    THE MISSING GRAVY LADLE Brian invited his mother over for DINNER. During the course of the meal, Brian's mother couldn't help but keep noticing how BEAUTIFUL Brian's roommate, Angie, was. Brian's Mom had long been SUSPICIOUS of a RELATIONSHIP between Brian and Angie. Before Angie moved in she more

  • When My Son Steven Was 5 Years-Old, He Wanted A ...

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007

    When my son Steven was 5 years-old, he wanted a Ghost Buster Proton Pack for Christmas. I don¡¦t think the MERCHANTS in the small town of Bowie, Texas where we lived even heard of such a thing. So Brenda and I drove 55 miles to Wichita Falls, Texas in search of this gift for Steven. We went all more

  • On An Icy Winter's Night Two Weeks Before ...

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007

    On an ICY winter’s night two weeks before Christmas, 1987, a PREACHER was impatiently waiting at the O’Hare Airport in Chicago. All FLIGHTS has been CANCELED due to FOG and FREEZING RAIN. The TERMINAL was in BEDLAM. Thousands of people were CLUSTERED at the TICKET COUNTERS demanding projected more

  • It Was Christmas Eve, 1914. All Was Quiet On ...

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007

    It was Christmas eve, 1914. All was quiet on France’s western front, from the English Channel to the Swiss Alps. TRENCHES came within 50 miles of Paris. The war was only 5 months old then, but already 800,000 men and women had DIED or been WOUNDED. Every soldier wondered whether or not more

  • Pat Tillman Played Safety For The Arizona ...

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2007

    Pat Tillman played safety for the Arizona Cardinals for four years and was offered a 3.6 million dollar contract to return in the fall of 2002 when he decided to LEAVE his LUCRATIVE FOOTBALL CAREER to join the ARMY in response to the 9/11 ATTACK on America. He was trained as an Army Ranger, an more