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1 Corinthians 14:1-6 Stephen Caswell © 2000 Prophecy The ancient Etruscans foretold the future by looking at sheep livers. They divided the liver into sixteen parts just as they had divided the heavens into sixteen parts. Certain gods ruled various parts of the heavens and would get into corresponding…
The Way of Wisdom
God-given perception of the nature and meaning of things, resulting in sound judgment and decision-making; in particular the ability to discern spiritual truth and to apply it to human disposition and conduct.
Jason A. Smith • Sermon • • 993 views
LIKE A CHILD, BUT NOT CHILDISH In the gospels, the apostles were always wondering among themselves who would be the greatest in the kingdom of God. They would argue amongst themselves because they wanted the places of honor In and 10 we see two examples we’ll take note of. (NKJV) 33 Then He came to Capernaum.…
Craig Callister • Sermon • • 483 views
God’s People Minister: Laboring for Christ Colossians 2:1-5 August 31, 2008 Intro: · When I say the word Labor – what do you think of? o Do you think of Labor Day – where you get a paid day off – a holiday weekend – time away from work or for you students school starts after labor day. o Maybe you think…
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 475 views
Do You have a hardened heart? This morning I would like share a passage from my morning Quiet Time: it is found in Mark chapter 8 [P]. I am going to read a fairly lengthy passage so that we have the context of what took place. Jesus had a discussion with His disciples – and we are His disciples, aren’t…
Steve Caswell • Sermon • • 414 views
Ephesians 5:15-21 Stephen Caswell ©1999 More Important Knowledge A young man was being interviewed to be a pilot for a steamboat on the Mississippi River. The interviewer, doubtful that the young man could know the dangers of the river, asked if he knew where all the rocks were. To this he replied, "No,…
Those who knew and can know the wisdom of the Holy Spirit Why not Moses? Moses had wordly education of the highest degree at the time. But it did not seem to be enough. God wanted obedience and not excuses, even after having his identity questioned. 14 The man said, “Who made you ruler and judge over…
Allan Vincent • Sermon • • 255 views
The Enemy Within But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, , “Tough Love” - “an expression believed to have originated with Bill Milliken’s 1968 book of the same title - used when someone treats another person harshly or sternly with the intent…
Steve Caswell • Sermon • • 146 views
Nehemiah 8:1-18 Stephen Caswell © 2000 The Bible Ÿ A thorough knowledge of the Bible is better than a college education.- Theodore Roosevelt Ÿ All things desirable to men are contained in the Bible. -- Abraham Lincoln Ÿ As in paradise, God walks in the Holy Scriptures, seeking man. -- Saint Ambrose Ÿ…
Passion for Compassion
Ed Walker • Sermon • • 144 views • 42:34
Suffering and pain challenges our faith and trust in God. Many hold to the assumption that since “God is love,” a “loving” God would not allow suffering and pain to those who are “good.” And, since (from a human perspective) there are those who are good and who suffer, then there must not be a god! Example:…
James Rogers • Sermon • • 113 views • 40:36
What’s in a name? Have you ever looked up what your name means? Names have meaning and in the days of the bible names given were names lived up to. Today we are looking at some of the names of God. Here are a few that I looked up Thomas = twin, leader James = supplanter, replacer Nicholas = victory of…
The Book of Colossians
Pastor Randy Bradley • Randy Bradley • Sermon • • 113 views • 27:16
In the greeting to his audience (the Church at Colossae), The Apostle Paul provides some important information. This information is just as important to us. This sermon looks at Paul's greeting to find "Things We Need to Know"
Our country is reeling over deep division, polarization—both politically and socially. In Israel, during the time of Jesus’ ministry, political correctness was a way of life. Pharisees and scribes were always on the lookout for “law-breakers.” The people lived under condemnation. Spirituality become…
This sermon is going to answer that question by exploring in 1 Corinthians 2:14-16 Apostle Paul’s statement that only those with the Spirit can rightly discern and understand the word of God!
3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all the saints 5 because of the hope reserved for you in heaven. You have already heard about this hope in the word of truth, the gospel 6 that…
Adding to Our Faith
Jason Ritchie • Sermon • • 75 views
A discussion of the source of truth...as Christians, where do we get our knowledge of the truth? A brief refresher on the topic of revelation. An emphasis on Biblical knowledge, as complemented by the Holy Spirit's leading and illumination, the advice and admonishment of pastors, teachers and fellow believers as well as the glory of God which is seen in creation.
A closer walk with thee
A Closer walk with thee. . . God has given us some great tools to have a reconciled, eternal life that is full and abundant in Him and for Him. We want to be transformed from the inside out and we will continue our series on a closer walk and our transformation process today. (Risen Savior Picture inserted…
1 Peter: Life in Exile
Noah schumacher • Sermon • • 68 views
Peter insturcts us to do the impossible: find Christ in others. Seek to return blessing for insult. The height of Christian maturity may be found in our ability to exercise love and grace to even the most heineous. If we could achieve this kind of disposition towards one another in the church and those outside, we must ask the question, what would our world be like?
Hearing God's voice in the midst of challenges
Rev Stephen Thomas • Sermon • • 59 views • 23:33
Understanding a promise given to us We were given a firm promise when we arrived Given in devotions Given in school prospectus For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord . “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen.…
Today we come to a passage that is Paul’s prayer for the Colossian believers in light of what he has has heard reported to him from Epaphras. In it we see the heart of the Apostle shine through. Paul’s prayer for the church in Colossae that is fighting a false doctrine that purports to be true “knowledge,”…
Billy Lones • York College Chapel Talks • Sermon • • 56 views • 18:44
Dr. Billy Lones, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, uses an iconic '80s movie to explain how it's okay to not understand what God is preparing and planning.