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  • Why Trust And Love Bring Out The Best In A Person

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 16,349 views

    If you want to have the greatest impact on others then let love and trust be your emphasis

    Why Trust and Love Brings Out the Best in a Person (Acts 20:7-15) Paul’s goal: "The goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith." (2 Tim. 1:5) Illustration:In his book Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis wrote, "Do not waste your time bothering ...read more

  • Keys To Adaptability

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 6,885 views

    Some people refuse to adapt because they have never learned the secrets to godly change

    Adaptability (Acts 18:1-4) Illustration:Vivian H., for 2 and a half years lived in a home without running water. She had to drive to a spring and load up five gallon jugs to haul back home. All the while there was a perfectly good well with a 600 gallon reservoir on her property. The water was ...read more

  • How To Be A Friend Of God

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 199 ratings
     | 19,585 views

    From the life of Abraham--an example of how he, and thus, we can be God’s friends.

    How to Be a Friend of God James 2:21-26 21 Was not our ancestor Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar? 22 You see that his faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete by what he did. 23 And the scripture was ...read more

  • Friendship, Fellowship And Followship

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on May 17, 2004
    based on 154 ratings
     | 13,162 views

    Three things that the church needs in order to grow.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A cartoon once showed a little boy sitting beside his father and mother at church. The little boy said to his father: “Mom wants to cook the dinner, you want to play golf, I want to play football. Why are we here?” Why do people come to church? Hopefully, they come because they ...read more

  • How To Connect With People For God

    Contributed by Joe Fornear on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,066 views

    How to connect with people like Paul the Apostle with the Philippian church

    Check out this Welcome sign into a town in Florida– “Welcome to Sebastian – Home of Pelican Island” – “Friendly People and Six Old Grouches”. - I know this sign is being cute but in reality some individuals basically present themselves this way to the world. Most of the time they are friendly ...read more

  • "A True Friend Lifts You Up" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 74 ratings
     | 10,035 views

    A true friend will improve you.

    Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!" - Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 Grooming Your Pallbearers Tim Kimmel - President of Generation Ministries My wife, ...read more

  • "The Truest Friend Of All" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,925 views

    Jesus is the truest friend of all.

    "A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother." - Proverbs 18:24 (NIV) There is an old story told about a little girl who had been passed from one orphanage to another. She was very shy and felt rather unattractive. The other children would ...read more

  • Best Freinds Series

    Contributed by W F on Sep 27, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,897 views

    Jonathan and David show us how to build, strengthen and continue our friendships (Part 3 in "Fresh Lessons From Former Leaders.")

    FRESH LESSONS FROM FORMER LEADERS “Jonathan and David - Best Friends” 1 Samuel 20 In yesterday’s West Australian Newspaper Hugh Mackay quotes an Edith Cowan University study which shows the depth of Australian anxiety and insecurity. In the land of the long weekend - - normally know for it’s ...read more

  • Relationships Count Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Dec 4, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,443 views

    God given relationships make all the difference in where you spend eternity.

    Acts 15:35 But Paul and Barnabas stayed in Antioch, teaching and preaching, with many others also, the word of the Lord. 36 And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us return and visit the brethren in every city in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are." 37 And ...read more

  • Trading Spaces With Those Who Are Hurting

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Oct 4, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,441 views

    This messages encourages others to see the needs of others. People will never meet the needs of others if they refuse to acknowledge the need, accept people where they are, and then act to minister to those who are hurting.

    TRADING SPACES WITH THOSE WHO ARE HURTING Mark 2:1-12 INTRODUCTION: A. One of the deepest desires, deepest needs of every human heart is the desire for community ILL> Consider for a moment the top rated television shows for the last 3 decades. 1970’s - Brady Bunch Here’s the story of ...read more

  • Like The Dew

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Sep 10, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,197 views

    Fellowship is likened to the dew of Hermon, representing an incredible miracle.

    Like the Dew Montreal/Cornwall August 28, 2004 Hot, clear, and sunny days can be quite a blessing to those in a farming community. Particularly, during haying season, at the end of June and beginning of July, and during harvest, in mid-to-late August and beyond, to have numbers of days like ...read more

  • A Friend

    Contributed by John Ingham on Oct 5, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 11,806 views

    A sermon used for "Friends Day." Showing the value of Christian friendship

    A Friend Proverbs 18:24 I want to tell you that we are fortunate to have a mayor of the Christian caliber that we have in Mayor Doc Eldridge. He has a heart for people and also the things of God. How many of you read the full page article about our ...read more

  • How To Be A Spiritual Friend Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Oct 7, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,364 views

    In this message Jonathan shows us how to not just be a friend but to be a spiritual friend. (The Faith Factor - part 7)

    How To Be A ‘Spiritual’ Friend The Faith Factor – part 7 IF – you have your bibles… TURN – to Genesis chapter 1; In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering ...read more

  • Extreme Measures

    Contributed by John Beehler on Feb 5, 2003
    based on 131 ratings
     | 5,782 views

    God took extreme measures to provide a healing for us. Shouldn’t we do the same for others?

    Extreme Measures Last week we looked at the lengths people will go for a healing. Naaman went to a prophet in a foreign land. The leper disregarded the law of the Old Testament to call out to Jesus for a healing. This morning we’re going to look at more extreme measures that ...read more

  • I Need A Real Friend

    Contributed by Bishop William Bryant Wilmore, Jr. on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 209 ratings
     | 39,880 views

    There are times in each person’s life when real friends are needed.

    Luke records a conversation that took place between Jesus and a lawyer concerning the question "What makes a real neighbor, or what makes a real friend?" The lawyer, apparently, was not a good neighbor and was looking for a way to justify himself. And so Jesus, as he oft times did, taught a lesson ...read more