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  • Understand Bait? Seasons Of Trials!

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Aug 19, 2015

    Seasons of testing are neither good or bad, they are neutral. It is how we handle these situations... We need toUNDERSTAND: to know meaning or know how, to grasp, to be familiar, to achieve, this test is an opportunity for promotion.

    UNDERSTAND BAIT? TRY TO UNDERSTAND TRIALS AND TEMPTATIONS... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. I. LET US DEFINE SOME TERMS WE NEED TO DEVELOP: Seasons of test are neither good or bad, they are neutral. It is how we handle these situations... A. UNDERSTAND: to know meaning or more

  • Accept, Expect, Endure, Embrace

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jun 11, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    To walk in joy with must do four things. Accept where we are at in life. Expect a better life ahead. Endure hardships. Embrace our circumstances.

    Yesterday marked two anniversaries. Debbie and I have been married for 34 years. And I have been your pastor for 5 years. About one half of you were attending when Chris was pastor. The first month I became senior pastor, we had a role of 32 people with $3457 in the bank. Most of those were Pastor more

  • Joy In Times Of Trial - James 1:2-4 Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Jul 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Count it pure joy in times of trial, testing and temptation??? That's CRAZY, right? No so fast, partner! This whole plan of salvation us upside down to this world; God dying for our sins? Why not joy in times of trouble! God is for us and with us! PTL!!

    As we take a look at our newest memory Scripture let’s look at the preceding verse James 1:1 “James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings.” Who is this James? There were two of the twelve named more

  • Trials? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Sep 21, 2015

    How doe we handle trials?

    Let’s start by opening our Bulletins and note our focus here on a Sunday morning: we worship God with our singing; we worship God with our prayers; we worship God with our giving; and we worship God with His words from the Bible. We start a new message series today with the Letter by more

  • Straight Outta Context: Philippians 4:13 Series

    Contributed by Paul Basehore on Sep 16, 2015

    Philippians 4:13 does not say that we can literally do anything. What it does say, though, is that a super-powered God will willingly and repeatedly share His strength with us when things get difficult.

    Superheroes are a multi-million dollar enterprise. Superhero movies have more than 13 billion dollars in revenue since 1978 -- and that’s just the movies. Comic book sales in 2015 alone have reached 334 million dollars -- and the year’s not even done yet! In addition, the numbers I just more

  • Encouragement Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 15, 2018

    This is the first of three messages exploring the concept of encouragement from God and each other. This messages focuses on God's encouragement.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Our God of All Encouragement” Introduction Most of you could complete the lyrics of this old song. “Where seldom was heard….” Today’s culture broadcasts plenty of discouraging words. Today’s environment generates abundant discouraging more

  • Boiling Point

    Contributed by Carol Post on Oct 18, 2018
    based on 4 ratings

    The way we handle life's boiling points has the power to destroy or propel us into God's will!

    At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. -212 Degrees, the Extra Degree. When something reaches its boiling point, it has the power to explode! The explosion can have terrible effects or amazing effects. It’s not more

  • 11. Why The Tree Of The Knowledge Of Good And Evil? Series

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Nov 2, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Viable alternatives have to exist in a moral universe

    [IN GOD’S IMAGE – 11 – WHY THE TREE OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL] This message is part of a series of 90 sermons based on the title, “In God’s Image – God’s Purpose for humanity.” This series of free sermons or the equivalent free book format is designed to take the reader through an amazing more

  • Joy And Peace Or Sorrow And Anxiety

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Oct 24, 2018

    The Bible tells us that the LORD gives us gifts of joy and peace among other godly attributes. Are they evident in the lives of most Christians? If not, why not?

    Please stand as we read our newest memory Scripture together … Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder. And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” And our more

  • When Bad Things Happen?

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 31, 2018

    The Body of Christ needs to learn how to administer “Good Grief” in loss, in crisis and in trauma situations of life.

    Video from BluefishTv: “Faith Tested” When Bad Things Happen? Is God really in control? Opening thought: My sermon today is in response to a questions that was asked me a while back. Thesis: The Body of Christ needs to learn how to administer “Good Grief” in loss, in crisis and in trauma more

  • Profitable Problems Series

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Aug 30, 2018
    based on 3 ratings

    James teaches us about problems and faith already in the second verse of his letter. This sermon looks at problems and how we can count them as all joy in Jesus Christ.

    Theologian Clinton Armstrong tells this story about a lunch that he had that pertains to the Epistle of James. He once had lunch with an expert in the philosophical field of ethics. Once they were done eating, they talked for a little bit longer and then paid the check. Just before they left, more

  • Enduring Trials Series

    Contributed by Rich Anderson on Feb 22, 2011

    When we face trials in our lives, do we complain or do we trust that God will help us through?

    Did you hear of the man who was dyslexic, agnostic and an insomniac? Yes, he stays awake all night long wondering if there really is a “Dog.” Michael Josephson, the founder of the “Josephson Institute of Ethics” in Southern California writes about an old legend that more

  • Trial By Fire Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on May 13, 2011

    Why do we face trials? How are we to react to them and why?

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Do you ever wonder why we face so many trials in life? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to coast through life problem and trial free? I think it would. • Have you noticed that since you gave your life to Jesus, the trials of life have not stopped? What’s with more

  • The Sweet Fruit Of Bitter Times

    Contributed by Major Gerardo Balmori on Apr 2, 2011
    based on 14 ratings

    What are trials? 1. The term is used to speak of afflictions and adversities that we encounter in life. 2. These trials are of various kinds. It could be illness, financial reverses, problems at work, persecution for our faith, etc. They come in all sh

    Mayor Gerardo Balmori The Salvation Army I. A Proper Attitude Toward Trials (v. 2). A. What are trials? 1. The term is used to speak of afflictions and adversities that we encounter in life. 2. These trials are of various kinds. It could be illness, financial reverses, problems at more

  • According To Jim: Genuine Faith Series

    Contributed by Jackie Hill on May 3, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    Do you have real faith or just random beliefs? Let's find out...

    According to Jim: Genuine Faith James 1:1-18 Genuine Faith vs. Sincere Belief: Faith in God instead of belief in something Absolute truth instead of relative truth Relationship with Jesus instead of religious ritual Focuses on obedience instead of more