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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

  • Get Ready To Run The Race!

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jan 24, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    In the Bible, the Christian life is often compared to a race. If we want to finish well, we must exercise ourselves, feed on the right stuff, and run the race with endurance.

    GET READY TO RUN THE RACE! INTRO: HAPPY NEW YEAR! “Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness And rivers in the desert.” (Isaiah more

  • "Taming The Beast Of Uncontrollable Self”

    Contributed by Bubot Parago on Nov 3, 2018
    based on 4 ratings

    Now.... Start Aiming that Chair. It's not that the lion is afraid of the chair -- it's that the lion is confused by the chair

    INTRODUCTION: Of all the things we have to govern in this life, self is often our greatest challenge! Self-control is listed last as the capstone in the nine fruits of the HolySpirit, since it takes a lot of self-control to exercise the other eight virtues! It takes a lot of self-control just to more

  • Choices Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Jan 4, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    This message is the first of this series I've titled "Choices". It focus on the choices that we will make in 2016 and how those choices should be made. This message introduces 1 Corinthian 9:24-27 as the foundation Scripture for the series.

    Choices – 1st Sunday 2016 Part 1 Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; Romans 4:21 Introduction The title of my message this morning is “Choices.” On Monday of this past week I mailed to each of you (kids included) a personal letter. The letter was addressed to each more

  • If You Love God: You Must Learn To Love To Service Series

    Contributed by John Dixon on Feb 14, 2016

    what is required of a Christian in Service to God

    If You Love God: You must Learn To Love To Service Christians are "saved to serve." Their service is a result of their salvation. Service should be an expression of gratitude that others should experience salvation but not all the saved serve as they ought. Paul uses the Isthmian Games to more

  • #2 - Denying The Body, Feeding The Soul Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Feb 18, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    How do I not give in to physical desires? How do I discipline myself? What is "dying" to fleshly desires?

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  • Discipline And Faith

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Mar 10, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    In order to become the person Christ calls us to be, we must discipline ourselves.

    1 Corinthians 9:25-27 November 8, 2008 DISCIPLINE For the past 6 Saturdays, we had a lot of fun in the NETS volleyball program. We learned what Jesus meant when He said to love God with all of your heart, soul, mind and body; and to love your neighbor as yourself. We also played lots of more

  • Lighten Up Series

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Mar 29, 2011

    If we want to RUN TO WIN as Christians in the persuit of Godliness, we must lay aside the things that would hinder us in the race.

    Lighten Up 1 Cor. 9:24-27 Can you imagine running a race and you have a 50 lb. sack on your back Usane Bolt is the fastest man in the world. He can run 110 yards in 9.58 seconds… faster than it takes me to run to the front doors. If he runs uphill… with a hat over his eyes… with this more

  • Get In The Race Series

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Mar 29, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    The first sermon in the Series RUN TO WIN talks about the christian life as a race we are to win. The first and most important step in winning is... COMMITMENT.

    Series: Running To Win Get In The Race 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Today I am beginning a sermon series that will probably last 6 weeks. In case you could not guess from the backdrop, it is entitled RUNNING TO WIN It is based on 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 ((Read)) Today we are focusing on verse 24 more

  • A Letter Of Concern- How To Be A Champion Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 6, 2022
    based on 1 rating

    This is the 85th sermon in the series "Action". This is the 16th sermon from 1 Corinthians.

    Series: Action [#85] A LETTER OF CONCERN- HOW TO BE A CHAMPION 1 Corinthians 9:15-27 Introduction: Every 2 years, there is the Olympic Games- Summer Olympics or Winter Olympics. Karen and I enjoy watching many of the sports in the Olympics and Paralympics. Of course, we have our favorites; more

  • Olympic Glory

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 16, 2011

    Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9 regarding running the Christian life race to win the prize. Do you run to win? Are you in the Christian life to spectate? Is your Christian life just flailing along in laziness, flabbiness, outta shape, and without clear p

    Text: 1 Cor 9:23-27, Title: Olympic Glory, Date/Place: NRBC, 5/15/11, AM A. Opening illustration: Shoot for an “A” next time…British athletes 10,000 training for Olympics B. Background to passage: On the heels of his two chapter discussion on the willing limitation of Christian more

  • A Line In The Sand

    Contributed by Tim Diack on May 16, 2011

    What's the goal of your salvation? It's not just about the assurance of Heaven! God has plans for you in the here and now. The apostle Paul compares our walk of faith with the races of the ancient games. You were never meant to be a spectator - you're

    A Line In The Sand - 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 - May 1, 2011 Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt, is the name he was given at his birth in 1840. In our tongue his name translates as, “Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain.” At his baptism he took upon himself the name of, “Joseph” and more

  • How To Run To Win

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 23, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9 regarding do you run to win? Are you in the Christian life to spectate? Is your Christian life just flailing along in laziness, flabbiness, outta shape, and without clear purpose?

    Text: 1 Cor 9:23-27, Title: Olympic Glory, Date/Place: NRBC, 5/15/11, AM Opening illustration: Tell a story or two about Camp Jubilee, maybe Erika and the suit of armor, and some others, but finish with the story of Aaron climbing the mountain with his prosthetics. Background to passage: On the more

  • A Relevant Church Series

    Contributed by Damien Spikereit on Nov 5, 2000
    based on 336 ratings

    The church is most relevant when God's people live relevant lives.

    - Well, all of you have probably been closely watching the presidential campaign over the past several months. And probably most of you have already made up your minds as to who you are going to vote for whether that be Bush, or Gore, or Nader, or Buchanan. And some of you may have even watched more

  • Running The Good Race

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 105 ratings

    Today is Cadet/Calvinette Sunday and the theme is a challenge of how we live the Christian life and what the results are of "running the good race"

    Introductory Considerations 1. I enjoy watching Olympic games. (describe some favourite events). Easy to share in the joy of the winner as she/he realized she/he had won. All that glory for just a few races that took less time than most television commercials. 2. Then I saw a special feature more