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  • Making Life Worthwhile

    Contributed by Denny Emmons on Mar 14, 2001
    based on 34 ratings

    How to have a meaningful life.

    Factor #1 Live a life that is exemplary before others vs 17 & 18 Factor #2 Live a life that is characterized with humility and compassion v 19a Factor #3 Live a life that is continuing to serve even though at times its very difficult v 19b Factor #4 Live a life that is concerned about more

  • When Giving Is Better Than Receiving

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 16, 2001
    based on 14 ratings

    Right after national tragedy. Discussing what we can do for our nation and suffering people.

    Sermon for 9/16/2001 "When Giving is Better than Receiving" Acts 20:17-35 Introduction: A. In our Scripture text this morning, Paul was on the way to Jerusalem to be scourged, imprisoned, and he thought killed. B. They stopped at Miletus on the way to Jerusalem in Asia Minor, and Paul more

  • Paul's Pep Talk Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 25, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Sometimes in the face of difficulty we need some encouragement to stay the course. That’s what Paul gives us as we prepares for a very difficult time in his life.

    I dislike performance evaluations. (Performance Evaluation Dictionary). Giving or getting employee evaluations are a little like going to dentist, but without the Novocain. I like coaching better. I took golf lessons as a youngster. I really liked it when the coach would come over and put his hands more

  • Just What Is Important, Anyway?

    Contributed by David Richardson on Mar 29, 2005
    based on 29 ratings

    The important thing is to remember where you are going and how you’re going to get there. Jesus continues to show us, through the apostle Paul and through your teachers, leaders, pastor and friends what are the important things in Kingdom life.

    Title: The Important Thing is to … Scripture: Acts 20:1-38 Introduction: The important thing is to … Just what is the important thing anyway? One book tells us to focus on our successes and we’ll be successful. One book tells us that the important thing is to think only positive thoughts and more

  • The Truth And The Whole Truth

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Feb 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Paul talks about the ministry.

    I. PRAYER II. Introduction a. What makes Christianity different from all the other religions of the world? Years ago that very question was discussed at a Christian leadership conference. Some of the participants argued that Christianity is unique in teaching that God became man. But someone more

  • The Confident Servant

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Paul is addressing the elders at Ephesus as he heads for Jerusalem, and in doing so he gives us a great picture of what makes a servant of God confident in what he is doing.

    Passage: Acts 20:13-28 Intro: Once in a while, when things are a little overwhelming in my life, I have what Jan and I call “the church dream.” 1. I’m here, though the room is usually a little larger, with a lot more people. 2. the service is underway as I walk in, but I don’t recognize the more

  • The Challenge Of Generosity Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jan 25, 2009
    based on 39 ratings

    Challenges people to be generous with time, talents and treasure.

    This Sermon and series based on sermon series by Nelson Searcy and the Journey Church. The Challenge of Generosity Slide Good morning. Welcome to Hickory Creek Community Church. We are glad that you are here today. We hope that because of your being here, God would speak to you through the more

  • What Exactly Is An Elder? Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Jan 25, 2009
    based on 18 ratings

    This message looks into exactly how the Bible describes an elder.

    God is concerned about leadership. Consider some of the great leaders from the Old Testament. One of the first names that come to mind is Moses. God’s hand was on him from the time of his birth. God put Moses through a rigorous eighty year training course before calling him to lead His people. more

  • No Need To Say Good Bye

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jun 30, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    My Last Sunday and the time to say goodbye has come.

    No need to say Goodbye Acts 20:17-20:32 How do you say “goodbye” when you leave friends? Gotta go. Bye It’s been fun. Take it easy Adios Amigo After while, crocodile So long Catch you later Ariverderchi “Toodle-oo.” Goodbye and God bless you Perhaps Paul Harvey’s , good day. This morning more

  • A Fixed Heart

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Sep 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    What is, how to obtain, and the benefits of a heart fixed on God.

    Introduction: Jas 1:8 A double minded man is unstable in all his ways A Double Mind person is: - One that is distracted between the alternate feelings of faith and distrust - Double souled, always pulled two ways. One set of desires for heavenly things and another set of desires for worldly more

  • Farewell

    Contributed by Blake Inscore on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 37 ratings

    This was my final sermon at Michigan Heights Baptist Church after 10 wonderful years as their Pastor.

    Introduction: Today is my last Sunday as your Pastor, and I want to offer my farewell sermon based on the farewell that Paul gave to the leaders from the Church at Ephesus. I. The Past (17-21) 17Now from Miletus, he sent to Ephesus and called for the elders of the church. 18And when they came to more

  • Clarifying Our Mission And Purpose, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Richard Laraviere on Aug 15, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Unless we know who we are, where we are going and who we are trying to minister to, how can we fulfil our mission as a church family?

    What are we aiming for? Clarifying our mission and purpose Part 2 Review: Write down on a paper, last weeks main point of the message. Put your name at the top of the paper and pass it forward. The main thrust of the message was, Do we know who we are as a church? What do we stand more

  • A Life Lived On Purpose Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Mar 29, 2009

    This is an expository message on Paul’s personal testimony to the church at Ephesus.

    “A Life Lived on Purpose” Acts 20:17-38 June 22, 2008 Hardly any of life’s goodbyes are as dramatic—and thus well-remembered—as those words of General Douglas MacArthur when, forced to leave the Philippine island fortress of Corregidor, his goodbye contained the promise: “I shall more

  • Found Difficult And Not Tried

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 22, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Everything that is important for the growth of God’s kingdom is also difficult.

    Tuesday of 7th Week in Easter Time May 26, 2009 The gift of prophecy is a lot like spiritual dynamite. It can be used to build up or to tear down. False prophets abound–think of the damage that has been done by charlatans like Joseph Smith or Jim Jones. St. Paul himself in his earliest writings more

  • Be A Model Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Nov 17, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Paul models Christ. Who you are is more important than what you can do. Our life ought to be walking sermon that people remembers.

    I learn this from Paul – don’t just do ministry, live your ministry. • Let your life be a walking sermon. People see you and they see a glimpse of Christ. • They can see hope, love, joy, and purpose in our lives, because Christ dwells in us. • WHO you are has a greater and longer lasting impact in more