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  • The Good Samaritan Series

    Contributed by Stephen Smith on May 24, 2019

    The Story of the Good Samaritan in Luke chapter 10 and what it teaches us about the true nature of Sin. In this message we discuss the reasons why we cannot inherit eternal life and why a new spiritual birth is the only way of salvation.

    The Nature of Sin The Good Samaritan In this message, we’re going to consider the story of The Good Samaritanand what it tells us about the nature of sin. We begin in verse 25 of Luke chapter 10, when a legal expert tried to put Jesus on the spot! ‘Teacher’, he asked. ‘What must I do to inherit more

  • Who Are You Voting For?

    Contributed by Jerry Smith on May 13, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    As a Christian, by what standard do you measure your leadership choices?

    As a Christian, by what standard do you measure your leadership choices? By God's? By your own? By the world's? Do you make your leadership choices according to strength, money, loud music, catchy slogan or jingle, empty words, emotions, popularity? Or do you choose your leaders more

  • Dare To Live As A Chosen Child Of God Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Mar 14, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    If you are in Christ, if you have repented and accepted Jesus as your Lord and Saviour then the Bible is clear about who you are. You are a Chosen Child of God. As children of God, we must dare to be different in our words, our deeds and our actions.

    We continue in our series Dare to be Different and this month our focus is different family. Its been a while but I want to start with a couple of questions: Do you know who you are? Do others know who you are? Maybe the questions seems a little odd... I mean each of us knows who we are don’t more

  • How God Deals With The Heart

    Contributed by James Dunn on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    The spiritual consequences for not knowing what you look at when you peer into the human heart can be even more disastrous!

    Introduction: Jeremiah 17:9 tells us that the human heart is mysterious and deceitful. We cannot know what lies at the heart of our own nature and personality; it is beyond our ability to penetrate and understand. The planet on which we live provides an interesting illustration of the problem: more

  • A Paradox

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 30 ratings

    It’s a choice...choose to enjoy the fruit of this present world, or hold out for the world to come.

    God does not see things as we see them...We need to start seeing things as God sees them. I Samuel 16:7 - 7But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at more

  • Childrens Assembly - Man Looks On The Outside

    Contributed by Simon Rundell on Nov 16, 2001
    based on 204 ratings

    Complete assembly for 7-11 year olds on appearances and what God is really looking for. Uses a very graphic demonstration which makes the kids think the priest is eating Dog Food! Good for a mixed religion / unchurched assembly.

    Junior School (age 7-11) Assembly "Man Looks On the Outside" Equipment: 1 Can Dog Food, and one of those plastic can lids 1 packet of Orange Jelly (Jello) 1 Mars Bar Can Opener Spoon Preparation: Open the BOTTOM of the dog food and feed it to your dog, clean the inside of the more

  • The Gift Of Significance Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Dec 10, 2001
    based on 53 ratings

    In this message we will look at some people & places in the Christmas story and unwrap the gift of significance (Gifts of Christmas - part two)

    “The Gift Of Significance” The Gifts Of Christmas – part two TODAY is our second week in a series of messages that I’m calling The Gifts Of Christmas. OUR goal in this series is to keep the real meaning of Christmas at the forefront of our minds AND at the center of our hearts. Last more

  • "How Is Your Heart?"

    Contributed by Joseph Marshall on Mar 7, 2002
    based on 26 ratings

    The Bible places a great value on what kind of heart you have. What is your heart like today?

    Introduction: The Bible places a great value on what kind of heart you have. What is your heart like today? There are many different kinds of hearts present in this room! We will look at four kinds of hearts: a sinnful heart, a trusting heart, a tender heart, and a surrendered heart. I. more

  • The Tree Of Life

    Contributed by John Beehler on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 105 ratings

    A tree-themed sermon for Rural Life Sunday

    The Tree of Life At our youth group last week we were talking, of course, about the retreat and especially the part where the youth were called down to the floor. Angie, Darla, and I told the group that, while that was awesome, there were probably as many, or more, who made more

  • Fathers: Is There A Man In Your House?

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 94 ratings

    God’s Word defined manhood differently than does our world.

    Is There a Man in the House? Father’s Day God doesn’t see men as the world does. 1.) World’s idea of a real man. (1) Attractive (2) Strong (3) Rich (4) Powerful, etc… 2.) God’s man may be any or all of these things but he is much more! 3.) The world’s view of a real man is wimpy, more

  • Watch Your Heart

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 145 ratings

    God looks at the character of the person - his heart. He does not focus on our having the right things or doing the right things, but rather on our being the right person.

    INTRODUCTION Man goes by what they see. Have you ever misjudge someone, finding out later that it was not true? Someone once said, we tend to value people in at least 3 ways: (1) what a person HAS - his looks, his possession - rich, car he owns, house he stays... this is not only a very more

  • Looking Beyond The Obvious

    Contributed by Scott Voss on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 119 ratings

    When God looks beyond our obvious faults to see what we shall be in Him.

    Looking Beyond the Obvious. 1 Sam 16:7 7 But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart. (KJV) King more

  • Search For The Hero Series

    Contributed by Jack Brown on Aug 7, 2002
    based on 26 ratings

    Part one of the "Holding Out for a Hero" series, which examines the life of David and explores the question: "What makes a hero in God’s eyes?"

    HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO “Search for the Hero” As we begin this series on superheroes, I thought it appropriate to examine a recent film that looked at the idea of a superhero in an entertaining and innovative way. The film is called “Unbreakable,” and it stars Bruce Willis as David Dunn, an more

  • Perceive Passion Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 26, 2014

    We need to decide what we are going to be passionate about in life. David was passionate for the Lord. The truth is you are passionate about something! The Bible encourages us to be passionate for Jesus like David was!

    Theme: True Life Series: Perceive Scripture: Proverbs 29:18 (The Message): 18If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed. Definition of Perceive: become aware or conscious of (something); come more

  • God Sees The Heart!

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Aug 22, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Sometimes we cannot tell by looking at a person whether or not they love Jesus. In fact, sometimes, everything that we see says do are but their heart is still dirty with sin and has not been forgiven.

    CHILDREN'S SERMON GOD SEES THE HEART! Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 16:7 Sermon prop: a Melon or Cantaloupe Hi everyone! It is good to see you today. Hey I have something in my treasure box today that I picked up at the market this week. Do you know what this is? It's a cantaloupe. How many more