steven e bareis • Sermon • • 504 views
THE GREAT ESCAPE – Winning the Battle for Your Mind 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 INTRODUCTION: Say with me Three simple truths:  I am a child of God. “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” (1 John 3:1 NIV)  I am alive in…
Rev. Bruce Goettsche • Union Church of La Harpe Illinois • Sermon • • 447 views
In most every discipline of life people are discovering the power of the mind. In medicine it has been discovered that a patient's mental attitude makes a difference in the speed and likelihood of their recovery. In law, the person's mental disposition is a factor in the seriousness of their offense.…
Andrew Burt • Sermon • • 358 views
*ECF 7th September 2008 Romans 8:5-13 In 1921, Lewis Lawes became the warden at Sing Sing Prison. At that time, Sing Sing was notorious as a tough and brutal prison. And yet, when Lawes retired 20 years later, that prison had become a humanitarian institution. Many people credited Lawes for the change.…
Stephen N. Rummage • Sermon • • 249 views
In his book American Scandal, Pat Williams tells the story of Mahatma Gandhi’s trip to England to speak before Parliament. The British government had opposed Indian independence, and Gandhi, one of its most vocal proponents, had often been threatened, arrested, and jailed as a result. Gandhi spoke eloquently…
Neither Barren, Nor Unfruitful
The series of lessons called Neither Barren, Nor Unfruitful will look at things we should lay aside from 1 Peter 2:1-2, and things we should take on from 2 Peter 1:5-8, in order that we should be neither barren, nor unfruitful for our Master. This lesson looks at the idea of laying aside malice, and getting our mind right.
When we come near the end of our life, what will we be thinking about and concerned about? What were people in the Bible thinking about?
Jeremy Estrema • Sermon • • 12 views
4 Πόθεν πόλεμοι καὶ πόθεν μάχαι ἐν ὑμῖν; οὐκ ἐντεῦθεν, ἐκ τῶν ἡδονῶν ὑμῶν τῶν στρατευομένων ἐν τοῖς μέλεσιν ὑμῶν; The first word pictures the chronic state or campaign of war while the second presents the separate conflicts or battles of the war (RWP). Where does the chronic state of wars and separate…
God Is Right
Begins with a skit about a woman praying for a grateful heart, but God sends her the answer to her prayers in a way she is not thrilled with. At first anyway. Then Pastor Clay finishes up the sermon series, God Is Right, with the importance of us choosing to change our thinking to line up with God's truth. God is zealous for us, why do we believe lies that take us away from a right relationship with God?
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Winning the Battle For your Mind A. Win the Battle for Your Mind 1. The Brain Itself. a) It is a Magnificent Thinking Machine 1) Most of us Seldom Use More Than 10% of the Brains capacity. (a) The brain is an amazingly complex electrical chemical marvel, weighing only about three pounds, but containing…
Bill Shewmaker • Sermon • • 9 views
“The Gospel Makes Demands” Eph. 4:17-32 INTRO The Bible was given to us to be obeyed, not just studied. Paul was saying that because of what Christ has done for us “Here is what we should do for Him.” We are to be “doers of the Word” not just hearers. We are to walk in “newness of life” not walk in the…
Religion. That word brings up all kinds of thoughts. Truth is for many the word brings up some pretty bad thoughts. One of those is Religion = Rules ... but what if Christ said something different? Let's Talk!
Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy
Critical thinking and negativity can make us our own worse enemy. Most of us battle voices in our head telling us how horrible or worthless we are. How do we battle these voices? How can we identify and overcome these lies that put bondages upon our emotions and actions? Taking a close look at David as his mighty men were considering stoning him, Pastor Clay helps us understand how to transform our thinking from self destructive to live changing.
Pastor George Coon • ELBC • Sermon • • 4 views • 34:25
Philippians 4:1-9 Continuing to look at God's Peace, the focus turns to our thought life. Using the Word of God to help filter our thoughts and choosing what we dwell promotes the peace God has for us.
Ralph Sorter • Sermon • • 2 views
ADVICE DAD NEVER GAVE YOU Ralph Sorter They’re small, invisible, lurk in the shadows, and they don’t care who their victims are…I call them the double agents of the mind. These spies appear as harmless companions, but they will sell your soul at the drop of the hat. “He sits in the lurking places of…