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  • No Ordinary Man Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Feb 2, 2012

    We continue to look at the life of Jesus, as he was no ordinary man. This series is based on The Story by Randy Frazee and Max Lucado.

    No Ordinary Man The Story -24 April 3, 2011 Their entire world consisted of just one island and they measured wealth in sea shells. They had never struck a match, heard an engine roar, or been told about gravity. They believed the entire world was the what they saw. And that all of humanity more

  • Tilling Up The Mind

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Feb 6, 2012
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    How open are you to the words of Jesus? Many of us are so hardened that His words bounce off, for others the past, present and future make our minds unable to process His thoughts. Today we examine the pliability of our minds.

    Puzzles can be fun or extremely frustrating. Some people look at the pieces of a puzzle poured out on a table and have no idea what to make of it. They pick up a piece or two and nothing seems to make sense. They can’t see the whole picture and they aren’t willing to work it out. But more

  • Whoever Receives The Son Gets Everything

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jun 15, 2013

    A short talk on father's day at a baptism service. Lots of visitors perhaps not sure about the person and message of Jesus so this is a parable-style short challenge for them.

    (Before the Bible Reading) Does anyone feel as if they could really do with a holiday - somewhere warm and exotic with new foods to taste and a new culture and language to inhabit? Well, just in case you’re wondering I’m not about to start giving away free holidays just to get people more

  • Responding To Jesus Series

    Contributed by Chris Kelly on Jun 25, 2013

    The Parable of the Soils

    Responding to Jesus Series: Markers Along the Narrow Way November 25, 2012 *** READ Mark 4:1-3a Jesus is teaching by the lake again. Because the crowds are so large, his pulpit is a boat, while the crowd stands and sits at the water’s edge. Not only is he safe from being crushed, but more

  • Word Power Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Feb 20, 2013

    If you and I want the influence of our lives to have a multiplying effect in this world, then we must hear the Word; believe it and do it!

    A lawyer, a doctor and a preacher were hunting together when they came upon a big buck. All three of them shot at the same time, and the buck immediately dropped to the ground. The lawyer, the doctor and the preacher rushed in to examine their prey, but they could not determine whose shot had more

  • Seeds Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 11, 2014

    Jesus teaches of the ways people receive the truth.

    A pastor once preached on this passage: A mother of 12 came forward, concerned that her life has not produced any eternal fruit. She told the pastor, “I am not sure that with my responsibilities, I have time to do anything of value to God.” The pastor tried to comfort the lady, prayed more

  • Good Topsoil Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 29, 2012

    The failure to live by the gospel is found in people’s hearts.

    Jesus’ Parables We come to our first parable this morning, so we ought to consider before we get into it, what is a parable? I’ll give you a starting definition. A parable is a picture with a point. The picture may be a story such as the tale of the good Samaritan. It may be an more

  • Coming To Understanding

    Contributed by Zelia Logan-Smith on Apr 24, 2013

    An autobiography correlated to scripture references revealing those peculiar things in The Word as applied to our life.

    A Peculiar Diary By Zelia Logan-Smith Sermon Topic: Coming to Understanding - Spiritual Growth Main Verse: Mark 4 Chapter Note: The numbers indicate references in the study guide at the end of the text. 1-24 I know you have wondered about things; the things that exist in unknown more

  • Going Deep - Preparing The Heart Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jan 13, 2013
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    Message about cultivating the heart so the Lord can work and the word can grow.

    Title: Jesus and the Word Theme: To understand that Jesus puts emphasis in receiving the Word. Text: Mark 4 Offering 2Co 9:6-7 But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. (7) So let each one give as he purposes in more

  • The Big Picture Series

    Contributed by Tim Diack on Jan 14, 2013

    God's word is like a seed - it's meant to be planted, to take root, to grow and to bring forth new life! What place do you give the word of God in your life?

    The Big Picture - Mark 4:1-20 - January 13, 2013 Series: I Want To Follow Jesus - #1 I’ll invite you to open your Bibles with me this morning to the Gospel of Mark – Mark chapter 4, beginning in verse 1. Jesus is teaching the people and He is going to tell them a series of more

  • Good Ground Key To Fruitfulness

    Contributed by Jeremias Fababier on May 29, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    a good ground is important to have a abundant harvest

    TOPIC: GOOD GROUND – KEY TO FRUITFULNESS Text: Mark 4:1-29 vv. 26-29, “26 And He said, the Kingdom of God is like a man who scatters seed upon the ground, 27 and then continues sleeping and rising night and day while the seed sprouts and grows and increases – he knows not more

  • God Knows What He Is Doing With Your Life! Pt1 Series

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Oct 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    God knows what He is doing with your life! He knows what grace you need to get you through! God brought a strange selection to His Son to anoint him for his burial—a woman of reputation—a known sinner. God brought a strange selection to a sinful woman to

    Text: Mark 14:1-11 The Story of my wife and I meeting--prevenient grace. This is what is called Prevenient Grace—grace that came before so that my wife and I could get to each other. Does God know what he is doing with your life? God brings strange selections together sometimes. The more

  • The Parable Of The Soils.

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    The Parable of the Soils. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: Mark Chapter 4 Verse 1-20. Ill: Sir William Osler who was the professor of medicine at Oxford University, • Had a class full of students before him; • And wanting to emphasize the importance of observing details, • He reached down to his desk and more

  • Receiving The Word (Christians Hearing The Word Of God) Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jul 19, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Message about Christians listening to the Word of God and how to respond.

    Title: Receiving the Word Thesis: Teach the people to take responsibility for receiving the Word of God. Text: Amos 8:11, Mark 4 Amo 8:11 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread (word of God), nor a thirst for water (spirit), more

  • How's Your Mud

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 3, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    In the parable of the seed the sower only has to be the sower and the seed only has to be the seed, the responsibility lies with the soil.

    How’s Your Mud? When I was a teen we lived just outside of Saint John New Brunswick in Hammond River and when I needed to think or just find time alone I would go down to the river, find a big rock and just sit and enjoy being next to the water. And it seems that it has always been like more