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  • The Nature Of A Disciple: Salt Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on May 12, 2006
    based on 57 ratings
     | 4,936 views

    As Jesus disciples, we are called to be the salt of the earth.

    The Nature of a Disciple: Salt Text: Matt. 5:13 Introduction 1. Read Matt. 5:13 2. Martin Luther once said "A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing." 3. We are all called to be disciples of Christ, but what does that mean? 4. Jesus gave ...read more

  • Called To Be 'salt And Light'

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on May 3, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 676 views

    A short sermon aimed mainly at a large group of ’not-yet’ Christians coming on a Sunday morning. Israel was called to be salt and light but made a hash of it. Jesus was, and still is salt and light, and calls us to be salt and light.

    Have you ever left detailed instructions only to return and find things in a bit of a mess? Perhaps you left instructions with your children as they were sat around the dinner table, and when you returned just 2 minutes later there was food everywhere, tears flowing, and blackcurrant juice dripping ...read more

  • Shining Lights Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on May 1, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,381 views

    Giving your Best Effort

    Proclaiming His Majesty Series 2006 Shining Lights Matthew 5:14-16 (Only a small portion of this story is true, I’ll leave it to you to figure out which part. The meaning however is everlasting.) Last week Sheryl and I were spending a quiet evening at home, the children were all in ...read more

  • The Beatitudes

    Contributed by Timothy Finch on Mar 17, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,085 views

    The attitudes as found in the Beatitudes.

    The Beatitudes Matthew 5:1-20 1 Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them, saying: 3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Mar 6, 2006
    based on 65 ratings
     | 9,423 views

    Week 8 of an 8 week sermon series on the Beatitudes that focuses on our call to stand in persecution.

    BE-Attitudes February 26, 2006 Blessed are the Persecuted Funny: A Texan billionaire w/ a beautiful daughter loved having parties at his pool which was home to a 20 ft. great-white. Every night he’d issue a challenge to the men: “½ my fortune or my daughter’s hand in marriage to the man ...read more

  • Evangelism 1 Salt And Light Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Feb 23, 2006
    based on 54 ratings
     | 8,205 views

    Salt and Light share 3 things in common: both are important for survival; produce purity; reveal truth. Christians do not try to be salt and light; they ARE salt and light.

    Evangelism Series #1 CHCC: January 15, 2006 Salt and Light Matthew 5:13-16 (Outline adapted from Rodney Buchanan’s sermon: Being Salt & Light SermonCentral.com ) SCRIPTURE READING: Matthew 5:13-16 INTRODUCTION: I’ve asked the deacons to pass out some Pretzels this morning. When ...read more

  • Blessings For Believers

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 739 views

    sermon on the beatitudes

    The Beatitudes: Blessings for Believers Matthew 5:1-16 5/18/97 Intro: In one "Peanuts" comic strip, Linus and Charlie Brown are sitting and talking about their plans when they grow up. Linus says, "when I get big, I’m going to be a humble little country doctor. I’ll live in the city, see, ...read more

  • Turn On The Chandelier

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 657 views

    What it means for us to be light

    "Turn On The Chandelier" Matthew 5:13-16 2/16/97 Intro: Well, we’re not taping this sermon, so you’re out of luck. But now that the Valentine’s Dinner is over, if any of you have any good quotes for the sign out front, let me know! Did you hear about the little country church that was ...read more

  • Be Careful Where And How You Shine Your Light

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,666 views

    We are called to be "the light of the world". This message encourages us to do two things: let our light shine BEFORE others and not AT them and to let our light shine without being showy.

    BE CAREFUL WHERE AND HOW YOU SHINE YOUR LIGHT Matthew 5: 13-16 1. (Appear wearing a mask) Good morning. I am Amasone Kilei from the Pacific island of Tuvalu. Your pastor invited me to come speak today. You have nice church. 2. Well that disguise and mask obviously did not fool anyone as to ...read more

  • God Walks The Dark Hills!

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jan 16, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,644 views

    God walks the dark hills with His children. We carry the light, even though at times darkness tries to extingish the light.

    GOD WALKS THE DARK HILLS By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I have before the church a burning candle. I love the thought, I AM A CANDLE FOR THE LORD. I GIVE MYSELF FOR THE LIGHT. I. WILL WE WAIT ON GOD IN TIMES OF TROUBLE? WILL WE SUBMIT TO THE PLAN AND PURPOSE OF THE ...read more

  • Uncompromised And Uncovered

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Oct 31, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 792 views

    What did Jesus mean when He said you are the salt of the earth, you are the light of the world?

    Uncompromised and Uncovered Read Main Text: Matthew 5:13-16 NIV You are Salt - most effective and most widely used of all food preservatives - Medieval and ancient societies used salt as a preservative for food because they didn’t have refrigeration to keep it from spoiling - one source said ...read more

  • What Does It Mean To Be The Church?

    Contributed by Michael Hopkins on Oct 5, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,413 views

    How we are to be salt and light in the world

    Brooks Atkinson, an American journalist, said, “I have no objection to churches, so long as they don’t interfere with God’s work”. Why are we here? What does it mean to be the church in Farnham in 2005? Our gospel reading has some ideas for us on what it might be all about, and our epistle ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,500 views

    This is about being salt and light in our world.

    How would you change the world? How would you change your world, the one in which you live? Who is going to make the change? How are changes made in our world? Who makes changes? What is our role as a church in changing our world? Or, do we even have a role? Read Matthew ...read more

  • Radical Christianity

    Contributed by Dee Dowdy on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,115 views

    This sermon stresses that being a Christian is more than just calling oursleves one. It also states that all Christians are called to be "radical"

    BACK TO THE BASICS IV: Radical Christianity Matthew 5:13-14 You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it useful again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. 14 You are the light of the world-- like a city on a mountain, ...read more

  • Being The Lighthouse In A Dark World Series

    Contributed by Doug Warren on Sep 18, 2005
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,033 views

    In the midst of the darkness of our society, Christians must be lighthouses to guide folks to safety.

    Intro: I heard a supply plane pilot flying into New Orleans just after Katrina one night say "I’ve never seen this place so dark." I was also viewing a friend’s homemade video of Biloxi/Gulfport MS area, and amidst all the rubble, there stood the Old Biloxi Lighthouse! The contrasts were ...read more