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  • Are We On The Road To Castaway Island?

    Contributed by Rev. Chris Swanson on Nov 18, 2021

    Many have read and undoubtedly heard this Scripture countless times. It speaks of someone running a race. But we need to see the spiritual aspect of this road that we are on.

    The Apostle Paul concludes Chapter 9 with a plea for self-disciple and self-denial in the Christian life. He compares himself to the athletes in the Isthmian games, which was well known by the Corinthians. In any case, in the Christian race all may run in order to obtain the prize. First more

  • Its Super Bowl Sunday, "What’s Your Game Plan"?

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Feb 2, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    if you have to win a game or score a touchdown or win a championship, the only guy to get is J.......

    Its Super Bowl Sunday, What’s your game Plan? I don’t think that there’s anyone, who doesn’t like a good comeback story You know when the underdog, pushes back through insurmountable odds and somehow comes out on top. *for some it takes motivation to do it, *for others it comes from more

  • Primary Lessons

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Feb 14, 2012

    Like a Political Primary race that is aimed at the White House, the Christian life is a race aimed at eternity with God.

    Reaching your final destination Title: Primary Lessons Text: I Corinthians 9:24-27, Hebrews 12:1-2 Thesis: Like a Political Primary race that is aimed at a term in the White House, the Christian life is a race aimed at eternity with God. Introduction On Thursday the front page of the more

  • The Five Reward Crowns Of The Nt.

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Sep 18, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    Be awinner ever time.

    The five reward crowns of the NT. We have 5 promises of crowns, to be given to believers for specific qualities or accomplishment in their lives. These crowns are given to the believer as rewards, and are given within the Resurrection / Judgement. (1) THE CROWN INCORRUPTIBLE more

  • Running For The Prize Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 15, 2014

    In order to reach people with the truth of the Gospel, we must be willing to accept 1) Self-Denial (v.19-23) and be willing to practice 2) Self -Control (v. 24-27)

    After any election, like the recent municipal one, newly elected counselors have a particularly hard calling. They realize that not everyone voted for them yet they must work on behalf of everyone. In Corinth, Paul had the difficult task of working in two distinct cultures: that of Jewish more

  • Attribute Four | A Man Strategizes Self-Discipline Series

    Contributed by Vince Miller on Apr 29, 2018

    A man welcomes and embraces self-discipline. He will use self-discipline as a means of accomplishing God’s purposes in his life, understanding that the flesh prefers indifference over discipline.

    Well, gentlemen, today we are in attribute number 4 of a Man of God – Strategizing self-discipline. And as promised, I am going to share a verse with you each time – one from something Jesus did, and something that he said that help us to make this attribute real for us. Something that both Jesus more

  • Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 8, 2018
    based on 4 ratings

    The primary purpose of the church is win people to Jesus, baptize them into Christ and teach them what Jesus wants them to know. But how do we, as individual Christians go about doing that?

    OPEN: Back in the 1960’s there was a young High School boy named John Baker who loved to run. In fact he loved running so much that his dream was to be on the High School track team. The only problem: the coach wasn’t interested. John was too short and too slight to be a runner. But John’s friend more

  • For Example

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Mar 27, 2018
    based on 3 ratings

    The progress of the gospel is more important than my rights.

    Nantucket, Massachusetts is located next to important shipping lanes running along the East Coast. Toward the end of the 1800s, sailing ships were in their heyday. Nantucket Island saw hundreds of vessels passing by each day—all navigating without the advantages of modern technology. Treacherous more

  • Dont Run The Race For Fun, Run To Win

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Jun 20, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    This Christian life we live is a race, make sure you are in the best of shapes always. So you can win the race. Stay fit to win

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: *DONT RUN THE RACE FOR FUN, RUN TO WIN* 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 King James Version (KJV) 24 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. 25 And every man that striveth for more

  • Money And Kingdom - Crunch Time!

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    Our resources are meant for results in the kingdom, not our security in this world. How do you tell that to God’s people?

    February 17, 2002 This past Wednesday Reepicheep managed to throw everything off! The day started as most do around the Brownworth household; Elizabeth was first out the door, running the race between Thomasville and High Point. The problem came when she got to Randolph Street, near the more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by John Howard on Feb 23, 2002
    based on 37 ratings

    The question is not if we will run the race, but how we will run; not if we will enter the race, but how we will run.

    1 Cor 9:24-27 Running the Race When I was a young CPT in the army - I was sent to Fort Sill, Ok - For Officers Advanced Course - I was to be in the school for 6 months - Now I had come from Fort Ord, CA and the 7th Division - And we were a very physical division - Our division commander more

  • Preparation For Perfection

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Oct 9, 2001
    based on 29 ratings

    Each person must run the race themselves, no one can carry us to the finish line.

    Preparation for Perfection" Oct. 14, 2001 1 Cor. 9:24-27 One of our Elders at the retreat shared with me what an Elder had shared with him, he said "do not give the donkey all the hay at one feeding." Being called a donkey by Stan and afterwards having spent much time analyzing what a more

  • A Course Of Discipline Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Nov 16, 2001
    based on 50 ratings

    We train ourselves to run the race ’marked out for us’ if our children are to run this race of faith!

    What Parents Owe Their Children A Course of Discipline November 11, 2001 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” more

  • #9fruit Of The Spirit Self Control Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on May 29, 2002
    based on 105 ratings

    We are studing the fruit of the Spirit, this study is self control.

    #9 STUDY OF THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT: TEMPERANCE / SELF-CONTROL By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. WE HAVE BEEN more

  • Tent Making... Or More? Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 20 ratings

    What is God’s ideal for pastoral ministry? He gives us more than an indication in 1 Corinthians 9.

    Tent Making, or More? October 13, 2001 Over the past decade or so, a lot of discussion about ministry has been about whether or not ministers should be tent makers or fully supported. As we are aware, in many denominations, including our own, financial conditions seem to encourage the support more