Rich DeRuiter • Sermon • • 1,609 views
1. Jesus is good at Taking Orders. For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. (John 6:38) – Read John 6:38-40 – Okay, so maybe He’s not like some firefighters! But we do have to give/take orders Going beyond our orders can be dangerous Jesus only does what…
J. David Hoke • Sermon • • 436 views
July 25, 2004 by J. David Hoke I heard a story recently of guy marooned on a deserted island. He had been there for years and finally saw a helicopter in the area. He built a fire and signaled the helicopter to land. The pilot gladly offered to take him off the island and said, “Go get the others and…
Scott Thielen • Sermon • • 172 views
“People Who Follow Jesus Influence” Matthew 5:13-16 April 4, 2004 Pastor Scott Thielen Thesis: God intends to influence this world through beatitude Christians Introduction Hook “I am the king of the world” clip from “Titanic” (DVD chapter 7… 0:20 (looking behind ship) to 4:20 (“she’s the largest… ever…
"It All Starts Here"
Mankind’s Greatest Accomplishment On December 24th 1968, the men on board the Apollo 8 mission, Bill Anders, Jim Lovell, and Frank Borman read from chapter 1 of Genesis while orbiting the moon. Then, on July 20th, 1969, when Apollo11 landed on the moon, Niel Armstrong said, “Houston, this is Tranquility…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 66 views
1. Know that we will face the same feelings (vs. 15-16). 2. Be properly provoked about lost people (vs. 16-18). 3. Tell the truth about Jesus to everyone you can (vs. 17-21). 4. Remember that we are never really alone (vs. 34).
Who's Your One
Christian What comes to mind? Early follower did not call themselves Christian Word only used 3 times - word disciple used 281 and when he found him he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church and taught large numbers. The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch. Being…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 46 views
We can serve the Lord: 1. Through the ordinary routines of life (vs. 11-13). 2. Without the world's recognition (vs. 13-15). 3. Refreshed by fellow believers (vs. 13-15). 4. Reaching out for Jesus Christ (vs. 16-20).
Rev. Glenn E Davis • Sermon • • 37 views
The Evangelical Impulse: Reformation Essentials and Biblical Truth in a Catholic Context: An Exegesis of Second Corinthians 5:11-21 A Essay Presented to The Theological Summit of the United States House of Bishops, CEC April 22, 2009 By Cn. Glenn E. Davis Introduction The Evangelical impulse is a vital,…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 33 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease After making his historic stand before the Diet Of Worms where he defied the church and refused to recant, Martin Luther started for home. He had stirred up a hornet's nest of opposition, and plots were made against his life. As Luther's carriage entered a narrow pass, ideal for…
David Hall • Sermon • • 27 views
“A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COUNT” Jesus: Head Of The Church – Part 2 Luke 13:18-35 Big’s Discount Store in Middletown, Texas, closed several months ago. According to a company spokesman it closed simply because of a lack of profit. And when asked why they thought this particular store didn’t make it, residents…
1 Peter: A Living Hope for Holy Living in a Hostile World
When you suffer for righteousness’ sake and it becomes evident that you are different in the way you suffer, be always prepared to give a defense of the hope that is in you.
Arthur Peterson • Sermon • • 15 views
The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Friend Text: and Text: and Introduction : Some of you may remember the birthday card I shared with you after my birthday in December. It was from a dear friend in Witt, Illinois. She has a great sense of humor. The card read, “Getting Older is kinda like frying bacon…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 13 views
Paul's story can help us discover God's will for our lives. 1. Be grateful for God's goodness (vs. 18-19). 2. Make extra efforts to reach people for Christ (vs. 18). 3. Learn your limits (vs. 19-20). 4. Take the time to rest (vs. 21-23). 5. Be open to new opportunities from the Lord (vs. 21-23).
Engaged - Together on Mission
Brenden Bridges • Sermon • • 13 views
Intention: There is the temptation in our world today to RE-treat…but God has a calling upon his Church and that instead retreating we need to be recharge and revived - Regain our sense of mission and purpose… orientation in the kingdom of God. While the world is confusing in its— politics.… social issues… Our calling needs to defined and refined…
Tim Schaaf • Sermon • • 6 views
Colossians 4:2-6 Mission Introduction The Evangelism Linebacker ? Why do we think that being on mission would mean that we have to look & act like that? Every Single One of Us is Called to Be a Missionary in Our Community v.5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.…
Toby L. Soechting • Sermon • • 4 views
Are You Ready? Always? INTRODUCTION: 1. The word evangelism has a literal meaning of proclaiming the good news. (1) Good life (Mk. 7:37). (2) Good death. (3) Good result - Just as He was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we are assured of being raised from baptism to walk in newness of…
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 4 views
Sovereignty 12. I have to hand it out to you who have stuck with me all this way looking at the sovereignty of God. If you have, you will recall that we saw that God is sovereign over ALL. [Romans 11:36 For from Him and through Him and to Him are ALL things. To Him be glory for eternity! Amen.] And of…
Josh Kelley • Sermon • • 4 views
The Gospel of John XXXI: Persecuted Like Jesus? John 15:18-6:4 September 6, 2009 Main Point(s) of sermon: · There are two kingdoms: God’s and the World’s, and people in the lands between. · The world (in the West) no longer hates and persecutes Jesus as much as ignores him. · While Jesus is a stumbling…