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In his book, The Pursuit of Excellence, Ted Engstrom opens with a folk tale gleaned from the North American High Plains Indians. The story tells of a warrior who found an eagle’s egg that had tumbled out of its nest. Curious about what would happen, he took the egg and placed it in the next of a Prairie…
Growing in The Faith
LaCedric D Williams • Sermon • • 3,295 views
Growth is the process of development and maturing, used to refer to the progress of the kingdom of God and the spiritual development of believers. Scripture uses images of growth (such as seeds, plants and infants) to stress the dynamic nature of personal faith and the kingdom of God. In this walk we must grow deeper to grow taller...
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 3,005 views
James 4:5-10 Steps to a Successful Christian Life “Do you suppose it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, ‘He yearns jealously over the Spirit that he has made to dwell in us?’ But He gives more grace. Therefore it says, ‘God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.’ Submit yourselves therefore…
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Joy, peace and happiness result from following Jesus Christ, together with the hope of being like him and with him in heaven. This is anticipated in the OT, which stresses the importance of obedience to the Lord.
Robert Cote • Sermon • • 2,173 views
The Benefits of Righteous living Proverbs 3:5-10 We find three maxims here with three benefits. I. The First Maxim. Vs.5-6 A. Trust in the Lord with all thine heart. B. Lean not unto thine own understanding. C. In all thy ways acknowledge Him. First Benefit: He shall direct thy paths. II. The Second…
John O. Evans • Sermon • • 2,028 views
GREYFRIARS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH THEMES FROM ROMANS 1. THE JUDGEMENT OF GOD Passage: Romans 1:17 - 32 Introduction: In this letter to the Romans, Paul sets out for Christian people he has never met his understanding of "the Gospel". It is also to prepare the way for a personal visit (see 15:28‑32) when…
John Altizer • Sermon • • 1,928 views
How to Make Your Life Count For Christ Be a Barnabas! ( Selected Scriptures in Acts) 17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. If we are honest, every Christian wants to stand before Christ one day and hear the words “well done my good…
Jeff Brown • Sermon • • 1,598 views
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly September 12, 2007 “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom” Col 3:16a 1. “Dwell” means “to live in” or “to be at home,” and “richly” may be more fully rendered “abundantly or extravagantly rich.” Scripture…
Today we are studying John 4:5-18 . More specifically, we will be looking at what Jesus was saying when he offered “Living Water” to the woman at the well. When studying the Bible, it is good to not just read, but to think it through. To ask questions, and find answers. For instance today, Jesus offered…
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In the early 1960s, the Lincoln Futura concept car created for a 1955 auto show was not worth much. It was used a 1959 movie and then sold to automobile designer George Barris for one dollar. Since it was untitled and could not be insured, the car was had little value and was relegated to a back parking…
The Vine, The Vinedresser and the Branches
John is the only Gospel writer to record Jesus’ extended conversation with his disciples at the Last Supper knowing that his time had come to suffer and die Jesus told his disciples that they would no longer be able to follow him and that one of them would betray him they were confused and shaken where…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 1,424 views
Happiness In Matthew 5, Jesus begins a sentence with the same words, “Blessed are...” eight different times. What does it mean to be blessed? It is a religious sounding word, isn’t it? It is pregnant with virtue–a stained glass sort of a word. The truth is, the Greek word simply means happy. In English,…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 1,293 views
Mark 11:1-11 And as they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples,  and said to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring…
How to Follow Jesus
Brett Donald • Sermon • • 1,024 views
Blank holding ++ Friend told of summer camp counsellor w/ broken arm worshipping. Followers. Interesting, +++Instagram has followers. You follow someone on Instagram and get to observe what they post. Doesn’t mean there is relationship or any alignment of life but you get to follow from afar. +++ Commando’s.…
Mitch Marlowe • Sermon • • 957 views
Introduction i heard this week the true story of a man that got a brand new metal detector. He took it out to a field to try it out for the first time. As he turned it on, he got a really strong signal right where he was standing. He immediately started digging to found the prize. He dug and could not…
Learn what "disciple-making" means as Matthew 4:13 becomes the launching point. Jesus taught the disciples to share the Word, show the Word, teach the Word and serve the World. Two simple words, but a lifetime of modeling the Person of Christ.
What Should We Expect?
Toby DeHay • Sermon • • 905 views • 43:16
It is expected that believers spend a portion of their day in God's Word. This helps to provide spiritual development, it transforms the Christian's mind, dispels ignorance, and gives us a mighty weapon as we engage in spiritual warfare.
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JEREMIAH AN ANCIENT MAN WITH A MODERN MESSAGE “Strangers in a foreign land” Jeremiah 29:1-10 *“These are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the surviving elders of the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the people, whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken into…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 828 views
The process by which believers are conformed to the likeness of Jesus Christ, especially in relation to obedience to and trust in God. Through the Holy Spirit, God refashions believers in the image of his Son, who is set before them as a model of the form of the redeemed life.
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Knowing God has a transforming effect on a person spiritually and morally and makes that person bold in actions for God. Not knowing God in the present will result in dissatisfaction and degeneration into wickedness and in the future will bring eternal alienation from him.