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  • Tall Strong Trees With Deep Wet Roots

    Contributed by Mark Jones on May 30, 2003
    based on 72 ratings

    Psalm 1 Gives God’s plan for success and happiness; the growing Christian is a happy Christian.

    Tall, Strong Trees With Deep Wet Roots! Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. 2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. 3 He is like a tree more

  • Maynard's Motorcycle

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    There is a rumor about the Presbyterian Church -- we are the "frozen chosen." Not true! Our church is filled with the Holy Spirit and hard at work seeking and doing the will of God.

    Acts 2:38-47 38 Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off-- for all whom the Lord our God will more

  • Wisdom Or Foolishness Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 74 ratings

    The Christian message is foolishness to our world. But God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom. Christians can only boast in God, and not in ourselves. And Christians maturity is about having God’s Spirit, not our own wisdom. It’s about having the mi

    By Guerin Tueno Imagine yourself a member of God’s heavenly selection committee. God has given us the job of putting together a profile of the sort of person that Heaven’s looking for. What sort of person should we be keen to select? Smart people? – God knows everything. Surely he’ll want to more

  • Fools And Factions Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 99 ratings

    Lets work together as servants, building on the one foundation, Jesus Christ, so as to build up the church in unity according to God’s wisdom, not human wisdom.

    The Corinthians self-image was of a spiritually mature congregation, endowed with all the spiritual gifts they needed, well taught and self-sufficient. In fact they were quite similar to many churches today, particularly those of an evangelical persuasion, let me say. They thought their learning more

  • Weakness Or Power Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 93 ratings

    Be faithful, stick to what’s been revealed to us in God’s Word and rely on God’s power to bring the growth.

    There’s an old Indian Fable I heard recently. A water bearer had two large water pots which he carried on either end of a pole slung across his shoulders. One of the pots had a crack in it, so every day as he carried water to his master’s house he arrived with one full pot and one only half full. more

  • Remembering What We Have - Jesus Is Lord Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 155 ratings

    How important is it to remember what Jesus has done for us? There is a danger in forgetting what we have and there is power in what we remember.

    OPEN: A clergyman walking down a country lane saw a young farmer struggling with a load of hay that had fallen off his cart. The boy was all hot and sweaty and looked very upset. "You look hot, my son," said the preacher. "Why don’t you just rest a moment, and then I’ll give you a hand." "No more

  • Are We Losing Our Vision

    Contributed by Fred Elliott on Jun 16, 2003
    based on 99 ratings

    Why Christians or Churches loose their vision

    ARE WE LOSING OUR VISION Proverbs 29: 18 Intro: I am very much disturbed by the condition of today A. The condition of the USA 1. Guns and weapons in our schools 2. Violent crimes and mass murders 3. The encouragement of people not to work 4. Known more

  • Where Are You Pitching Your Tent?

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jun 16, 2003
    based on 125 ratings

    We need to consider the consequences of our choices.

    Genesis 13:1-13 Where Are You Pitching Your Tent? Introduction In the Bible record, we find the familiar story of Abraham. That story began in a place called Ur of the Chaldees, a place that was located in what we know today as southern Iraq. It began with a man by the name of Terah, who had more

  • The Divine Necessity Of The Cross

    Contributed by Edward Cook on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    A scriptural examination of WHY Christ had to suffer and die on the cross.

    The Divine Necessity of the Cross Introduction I want to start tonight with two words. Words. What are they? They are the vehicles of thought--the means by which we communicate with one another. They are also the means by which God communicates to us--the Bible is a large collection of more

  • Foundation Of The Church

    Contributed by James Chandler on Jul 2, 2003
    based on 45 ratings

    10 Foundational Beliefs of the Peebles Church of Christ. A sermon I delivered on a Friend Day.

    Jim Chandler Peebles Church of Christ. What is the Church of Christ built on? The Peebles Church of Christ is built on 10 foundational beliefs. 1. The Bible is true. (2nd Timothy 3:16-17) We believe that the Bible is God’s inspired Word to the world. The Bible is God more

  • The Walk Of Preparation Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 53 ratings

    The importance of believers to prepare their lives spiritually in order to be used by Christ.

    THE FORWARD WALK – PART TWO “THE WALK OF PREPARATION” JOHN 13:1-11 - ©Larry L. Thompson (2003) INTRODUCTION: Last week we began the journey of the FORWARD WALK with Christ as He made His way to the Cross. The Forward Walk that culminates with the glorious celebration of Easter, the more

  • The Walk Of Victory Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 55 ratings

    The key to the Christian life is to live in victory and the key to victory is Looking to Jesus. This message instructs the believer how to look to Christ in appropriating the victory.

    THE FORWARD WALK – PART THREE “THE WALK OF VICTORY – LOOK TO JESUS!” HEBREWS 12:1-2 - ©LARRY L. THOMPSON (2003) “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 more

  • The Walk Of Praise Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    The purest praise comes forth from people who have heard the revealed will of God and then purpose in their heart to follow His will.

    THE FORWARD WALK – PART TEN “THE WALK OF PRAISE” I CHRONICLES 28-29 - ©LARRY L. THOMPSON (2003) In this next to the last message from the sermon series “The Forward Walk,” I will share with you from 1 Chronicles 28 and 29 on the subject of “The Walk of Praise: The Celebration of Obedience by more

  • I Believe In Jesus Christ Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 29 ratings

    I believe in Jesus Christ because: 1. He makes life work. 2. He is the only way. 3. I have experienced him. 4. He is Lord.

    It was a beautiful summer evening in Shadyside, Ohio, where I had taken the youth group down to the Ohio River for our meeting. It was an interesting time, not only because we had fun talking and eating by the fire, but also because we had unexpected visitors. From across the river, at more

  • Great Truths From Isaiah

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Oct 17, 2001
    based on 87 ratings

    Truths that are relevant for the believers of today.

    Text: Isaiah 12:2 “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.” Introduction: Chapter 12 seems to be a hymn of praise. It is a graphic prophecy of the people’s joy when Christ comes to reign more