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  • Lessons From The History Of Israel Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,083 views

    THE LESSONS OF HISTORY CAN HELP US ESCAPE THE FUTILITY OF CYCLES OF DISOBEDIENCE AND DISCIPLINE

    BIG IDEA: THE LESSONS OF HISTORY CAN HELP US ESCAPE THE FUTILITY OF CYCLES OF DISOBEDIENCE AND DISCIPLINE (:1-8) INTRODUCTION - LESSONS OF HISTORY NEED TO BE SHARED WITH THE NEXT GENERATION A. (:1-4) Lessons of History Communicate a Positive Message 1. It is important to listen closely to ...read more

  • Understanding Our Story Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 4, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 4,857 views

    We cannot understand our own story until we understand how both Adam and Jesus have impacted the human race.

    The story of Adam is really our story. From the time of Adam until today the story of disobedience against God has been repeated again and again. In fact, the Hebrew name "Adam" simply means "mankind" or "humanity" because the story of Adam and Eve in the book of Genesis in the Bible is our story ...read more

  • Access Not Success Is The Goal Of Life.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jan 22, 2001
    based on 153 ratings
     | 6,087 views

    Year C. Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany. Jeremiah 1: 4-19 January 28, 2001

    Year C. Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany. Jeremiah 1: 4-19 January 28, 2001 Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Heavenly Father thank you for Jesus unconditional love. Amen. Jeremiah 1: ...read more

  • Lover Of Those Who Don't Know God Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 5, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,119 views

    7th in a series on mentoring/shepherding in the church.

    Sermon for 3/4/2001 Christians love those who are unsaved Luke 15- pg. 79-80 Introduction: A. Lynn Anderson, They Smell Like Sheep- Dr. Varner was an elder at the Highland Church when I first began ministry there. Everyone in town knew Dr. Varner. This tireless man had a busy medical ...read more

  • The Root System

    Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,184 views

    A story sermon about a woman who is forced to examine the roots of her spirituality.

    Sally sat in stunned silence as Dr. Shah finished reading the radiology report. Yes, the same Sally who was never at a loss for words, the one who had been dubbed Miss Sally Speakalot by her Grade 5 teacher. She had known all along that there was a history of breast cancer in her family. But, she ...read more

  • Mystery Of The Triune God

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jun 18, 2011
     | 3,072 views

    God’s triune nature is known through revelation. As we see Him revealed through the Word, we understand better who He is.

    “God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.’ So God created man in his own image, in the ...read more

  • Empty Lives

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Jan 25, 2001
    based on 135 ratings
     | 5,755 views

    SOLOMON’S EXPRIENCE THAT LIFE WITHOUT GOD IS EMPTY

    THE EMPTYNESS OF LIFE WITHOUT GOD TEXT: Eccl a 1:2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. INTRO: Concerning the ways of man, Solomon spoke with authority 1 Ki 10:23 So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for ...read more

  • From An Awful To A God-Full Life

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 2,291 views

    Don’t settle just to be in the Lord’s presence reach out for His power.

    May 6, 2001 Sand Flat Baptist Church David Yarbrough “From an Awful to a God-full Life” Mark 5:21-34 A lady who had a small house on the seashore of Ireland at the turn of the century was quite wealthy but also quite frugal. The people were surprised, then, when she decided to be among ...read more

  • Cross Roads

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 29, 2001
    based on 264 ratings
     | 13,811 views

    Each person will come to a time when they have to either take the wide or narrow path.

    CROSS ROADS PSALM 1 Introduction: · This summer, while on vacation, we were looking for a lake that we had seen on the map. We took a well graveled road for about 10 miles and then came upon a sign that showed the lake only being two miles away. While sitting at this cross road, I noticed ...read more

  • When The Leaders Succumb To Careerism.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jun 24, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,541 views

    Year C. Fourth Sunday after Pentecost July 1st, 2001, Psalm 16 Title: "When the leaders succumb to careerism."

    Year C. Fourth Sunday after Pentecost July 1st, 2001, Psalm 16 Title: ¡§When the leaders succumb to careerism.¡¨ This is a psalm of confidence. Its author shows a deep familiarity with prophetical, sapiential, and liturgical traditions, making it impossible to fix a date of composition. ...read more

  • Revival And Prayer Series

    Contributed by Maximiliano Zapata on May 14, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 7,389 views

    The very word Revival implies that things aren’t as good as they need to be. It implies spiritual decay and inactivity.

    Last week, we talked about revival and the need for humility in seeking it. The very word, Revival implies that things aren’t as good as they need to be. To revive something implies that there is some kind of spiritual decay or inactivity going on and it needs to be revived, to be made alive ...read more

  • Revival And Praise Series

    Contributed by Maximiliano Zapata on May 14, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 5,958 views

    In a church you need "Reaching Out", you need "Reaching In" but Revival is about "Reaching Up."

    I think, that in talking about Revival, these past two Sundays, I may have caused some confusion over what I mean by that word and the reason for that is because Revival, is not a word that we hear much about in the churches of Christ. We know what the word Retreat means, we know what the words ...read more

  • Revival Through Humility Series

    Contributed by Maximiliano Zapata on May 13, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 5,189 views

    Revival is not a church meeting. It is when God sovereignly chooses to grant his church a fresh experience of his Spirit.

    Preacher who had a brother fall asleep every Sunday when he would start preaching. Preacher decided to do something about it. Preached on Hell one Sunday and Sure enough the brother had fallen asleep. Preacher pounded the Pulpit, when it came to making this point: “If anybody wants to go to ...read more

  • Mislead & Misguided

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on May 13, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 4,034 views

    A SERMON GIVEN TO ENLIGHTEN THOSE LIVING THE LAW BY SELF - WILL AND NOT WITH THE GRACE AND MERCY OF GOD.

    MISLEAD & MISGUIDED INTRODUCTION WE ARE TO VENTURING OFF INTO A GOD GIVEN MESSAGE COMING FORTH FROM THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW. OUR MAIN THOUGHT IS PERTANENT TO THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT, WHEREAS JESUS INTRODUCED GOD’S NEW LAWS AND GOD’S NEW STANDARDS FOR GOD’S PEOPLE, IN ADDITION TO ...read more

  • A Win, Win Situation Series

    Contributed by Mark Sutherlin on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 5,042 views

    A decision to live for Christ is a win, win situation, we cannot lose...anything!

    A WIN, WIN SITUATION... Philippians 1:21-27 April 23, 2000 – INTRODUCTION A. MAKE MISTAKES, HERE’S COUPLE. 1. Francie Davidson worked as a naval nurse when a young recruit was brought in with a severe injury. a. he routinely prepped him for surgery and gave him a release form to complete. ...read more