THERE SHALL BE SHOWERS OF BLESSING
Chima Dioka • Sermon • • 8,865 views
Introduction There Shall Be Showers of Blessing There Shall Be Showers of Blessing As the year 2018 winds up, we have cause to give thanks to GodWe must have revival. In relationship to the land of Palestine, the withholding of rain was a sign and seal of God’s judgment upon Israel. Moses warned the…
Bobby Earls • Sermon • • 1,795 views
TEXT: Ezra 2:68-69 TOPIC: IF WE DON'T BUILD THE CHURCH, WHO WILL? Pastor Bobby Earls, First Baptist Church – Center Point, Alabama Sunday morning. October 23, 2005 Message and Outline scripted from other resources JESUS said, "I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it."…
The Book of Acts
Pastor Randy Bradley • Randy Bradley • Sermon • • 1,188 views • 26:15
None of us are born in Christ as fully mature Christians. All of us are called to grow in Christ. To grow the Church of God we must Grow ourselves to be more Christ-like.
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 1,051 views
God’s Dream for Our Church Acts 2:36-47 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 3, 2012 BACKGROUND *God has a dream for our church, and we can discover this dream by looking back at the first church in Acts 2:36-47. *Here’s the background: Jesus Christ has died on the cross for our sins…
HING WONG • Sermon • • 883 views
ONE CHURCH ONE VISION Ephesians 4:1-16 1. Visioning the full potential of the church …the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way. (Ephesians 1:23) …so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of…
Johnold J. Strey • Sermon • • 777 views
Pastor Johnold J. Strey St. Mark’s Lutheran Church; Citrus Heights, CA Sermon on Isaiah 55:10-11 Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (readings from Pentecost 8, Year A) August 14 & 15, 2011 CHURCH GROWTH—GOD’S WAY God’s Word is the tool for growth God’s Word has the power for growth Introduction Have you heard…
INTRODUCTION: If you are wondering - what happened to the book of Romans. We will be pausing on the Book of Romans. I don’t think it is healthy to spend 1-2 years in a single book. And Romans would take at least a year to get through. Pragmatically - We need more variety. And it is hard to listen too.…
#1 Love the Lord (worship) 27 So he answered and said, “ ‘ You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind,’ and ‘your neighbor as yourself.’ ” #2 Loving your neighbor as yourself (Ministry) 27 So he answered and said, “ ‘ You shall…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 470 views
God wants our church to grow! 1. So He stresses that no one is saved without Jesus (vs. 1-2). 2. He seeks to save the lost (vs. 3-8). 3. He stretches us to reach new people (vs. 9-16). 4. He sets-up divine appointments for us (vs. 17-23).
Corey Johnson • Sermon • • 452 views
1. Personal spiritual growth is not optional. 2 Peter 3. 17 You therefore, beloved, since you know this beforehand, beware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked; 18 but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be…
Pastor Clarence E. Stowers • Sermon • • 414 views
SERIES: CLARITY MESSAGE: Why Do We Go To Church? - Part 1 John 13:34-35 & selected scriptures November 5. 2006 "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another." John 13:34-35 Our…
Bobby Earls • Sermon • • 398 views
TEXT: Matthew 5:16 TOPIC: Love Loud—Actions Speak Louder Than Words Pastor Bobby Earls, FBC, Center Point, Alabama June 28, 2009 Once again this year, Penny and I want to thank you for allowing us to attend the annual Southern Baptist Convention. The 152th meeting of the SBC in its 164th year of existence…
James Winter • Sermon • • 238 views
Acts: Faith in Action “Spreading the Good News” 5/6/2007 Acts 1:8; 2:13-20; 5:14 Communion Communion was something the early church practiced from the moment God added to their numbers. Peter preached his first sermon and the believers began to share meals together (slide). The disciples gathered together…
Scripture has been given by God to lead people to faith and salvation. Through Scripture believers are nurtured in faith and led to spiritual maturity.
Rooted in Christ
Ephesians 4:11-15 · Today we wrap up our series on being Rooted in Christ. · We have talked about being Rooted in God’s Word · And the importance of Good ground · We talked last week about having a Rooted Family. · And Today I want to wrap it up talking about us as a church. · If we want to grow, we…
7 Powerful Conversations
“Church growth can bring out a beast in some of us. We can over focus on it. It can also distort our perception of ourselves. When our church is growing, it’s easy to think we can do nothing wrong. And when we’re not growing, it’s easy to feel as if we do nothing right. Neither is Healthy.” (C. Nieuwhof, Lasting Impact) Today, we begin our first powerful conversation, “Why Are We Not Growing Faster?” We’ll dive into Acts 6, learning from the Apostles, how to structure bigger to grow bigger.
Acts: The Final Chapter
Matt Round • Hope City Church Edinburgh • Sermon • • 170 views • 26:06
We see the persecutor become the preacher; the preacher becomes persecuted; and from persecution comes peace. We see that we can enjoy that same peace through repentance and faith.
By The Will of God, A Study Through Ephesians
Growing Up When I was young, all I wanted to do was to get out of my parents house. I wanted to live my own life. Do my own thing. The problem, as I would soon learn, is that the world is not my parents. It did not care for me the way my parents did. The world tossed me back and forth between entitlement…
Chris Hodges • Sermon • • 120 views
Text: Eph. 4:7-16 Thesis: To stress the need for everyone to work together toward the same goal and thereby become a mature church that can be truly effective for God. Introduction: (1) “While Christians stand together on the seven facts of unity just listed, we each take our own individual positions…
Rev. Claude L. White, Jr. • Sermon • • 107 views
Introduction: In this passage we’re going to learn some ways to avoid playing church. We’re going to consider a plan for our church so that we won’t be a congregation that simply plays church. At the same time, we’ll consider some indicators to watch for in our own lives that may be indicative of playing…