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  • Who Is Watching Me?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jul 1, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,306 views

    This sermon deals with God wanting others to look at us, because we have been called to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world.

    Who Is Watching Me? Psalm 1:1-6 Acts 5:1-11 Text Matthew 5:13-16 Have you ever had the feeling you were being watched, even though nobody appeared to be around? Well today, we are on more tapes and videos than many of us ever imagined. When we go into the bank, we are on video ...read more

  • Dealing With Anger

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 12, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 5,045 views

    Jesus expects us to control our temper

    INTRODUCTION In verses 21-48 Jesus gives us six examples of how our righteousness can exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees. SERMON I. A LOOK AT THE 6TH COMMANDMENT. OLD EXPECTATIONS. v. 21 A. KJV. “By." Attacking the present interpretation of the 6th commandment. B. NASB. “To." Jesus ...read more

  • Dismantling The Darkness

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Aug 24, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,841 views

    This dark world needs Light. Jesus is the Light, but we are to be bearers of the Light. How can we do that, thus, Dismantling The Darkness? This message discusses some of those issues.

    The late President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge, was a man of few words. He returned home from attending church one Sunday. His wife had been unable to attend, but she was interested in what the minister spoke about in the service. Coolidge responded with just one word: "Sin." She ...read more

  • We Are The Light

    Contributed by Steve Gladwell on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 5,354 views

    Asking if we are truly light in our communities.

    Reflections on understanding the Church. How do you sum up all the teaching that we have heard in the last seventeen weeks? How do you summarise a book of 14 chapters and 200 pages in one sermon? I could go through each chapter one by one picking out the main points, starting from the first sermon ...read more

  • Lamps Without Light

    Contributed by James May on Sep 8, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 11,993 views

    Christians are to be the light set on a hill that show forth the love of God to the lost. We must learn from Eli, Hophni and Phineas how not to lose that light.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • Let Your Light Shine

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 10, 2001
    based on 484 ratings
     | 139,935 views

    Let your light shine in the world

    INTRODUCTION Last week in Matthew 5:13, Jesus said that you are the salt of the earth. Jesus wanted us to see the relationship that the members of the body of Christ are to have with the world. In today’s passage, we find Jesus teaching concerning the citizens of the kingdom as to their PRIMARY ...read more

  • Following The Star Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Dec 11, 2001
    based on 244 ratings
     | 77,779 views

    Using the acronym "L.I.G.H.T" we can learn how to become a light that illumines the gospel message to the unsaved world.

    A STORY IS TOLD ABOUT A MAN WHO WAS A SHOEMAKER WHO HAD A LONGING DESIRE TO BE A MISSIONARY. EVERYONE WHO CAME INTO HIS SHOE SHOP HEARD ABOUT JESUS CHRIST. ONE DAY HIS FRIEND TOOK HIM ASIDE AND SAID, "ALL THIS TALK ABOUT JESUS IS RUINING YOUR BUSINESS." THE MAN RESPONDED, "MY BUSINESS? MY ...read more

  • How Will You Light Your Christmas?

    Contributed by Joe Jones on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,094 views

    Today is the first Sunday in Advent….a time for us to begin our preparations for the celebration of THE ONE that would change the face of the earth with his life. It’s the season when you and I participate in an earthly story with a heavenly meaning.

    How Will You Light Your Christmas? Dec 2, 2001 Today is the first Sunday in Advent….a time for us to begin our preparations for the celebration of THE ONE that would change the face of the earth with his life. It’s the season when you and I participate in an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. ...read more

  • Influencing Your World For Christ

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 260 ratings
     | 19,644 views

    Christians can be a godly influence on the world when we commit ourselves to being authentic and available.

    Dr. Evan Kane was the chief surgeon of Kane Summit Hospital in New York City. He had practiced his specialty for 37 years. Over the course of time he came to question the wisdom of using general anesthesia for every surgery. He believed people would recover quicker if they only had local ...read more

  • 3 Keys To Being A Contagious Christian

    Contributed by Terry Hensley on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 7,585 views

    Is your Christianity showing, is it Contagious?

    3 Keys to being a Contagious Christian Matthew 5: 13-16. Key Principle: People matter to God. 3 Key to being a Contagious Christian. 1)Prayer…(Matthew 9:35-38.) We need to talk to God about people before we talk to people about God. When you take the time to pray ...read more

  • Human Church Signs

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Apr 17, 2001
    based on 189 ratings
     | 8,745 views

    What the lives of individual followers of Christ are saying about Christ and the church to the world around them.

    Recently we were thinking about getting a new church sign. The old one doesn’t communicate well. It’s not only out of date, it just doesn’t stand out. The impression it makes doesn’t create curiosity and interest in our church to passers by. Made me think about our lives as believers in Christ. ...read more

  • This Little Light Of Mine Ain't So Little Anymore! Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,332 views

    This is how others are to see Christ through us

    “THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE” AIN’T SO LITTLE ANYMORE Matthew 5:13-16 PROPOSITION: To help the listener understand Christ’s expectation for others to see Christ in us. INTRODUCTION: I am reminded of a man who attended our church for several weeks while he was in the area on business. (The story ...read more

  • A Candle In The Darkness

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 27, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,836 views

    The image of being "the light of the world" is quite important to the Christian life

    A CANDLE IN THE DARKNESS MATTHEW 5:14-16 OPENING ILLUSTRATION… “Take off the Sticker” (p) My wife and I were traveling to Greeneville the other day and I became frustrated. We were in our car, which really has no markings that we are Christians other than the “Pastor” sticker I have placed in ...read more

  • Developing Contagious Christian Character

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on May 2, 2001
    based on 378 ratings
     | 30,384 views

    A look at the kind of Christian who is salt and light.

    Developing A Contagious Christian Character Matthew 5:13-16 There is a problem facing us as we approach this week’s theme: Were Christ to be bodily present in our church this Sunday, we would delight in introducing him to others. This problem was summed up a number of years ago in a song called ...read more

  • Let Your Light Shine

    Contributed by Tommy Davis on Jun 4, 2001
    based on 271 ratings
     | 81,779 views

    This sermon explores our responsibility to the world as little lights shining for Jesus Christ.

    Let Your Light Shine Text: Matthew 5:14-16 14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. 15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men, ...read more