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Churches are confused. There appears to be no consensus on what function the church serves in the world. Building up believers, evangelizing the lost, feeding the poor, lobbying government, and protesting legislation are just a few of the functions churches feel compelled to perform. Rick Warren recognized…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 2,240 views
Sharing the good news about God and Jesus Christ with others is a work to which some believers have a special calling, but in which all believers are to take part.
THE POWER OF THE GROWING SEED Mark 4:26-29 26 And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; 27 And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. 28 For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade,…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 1,200 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease The unexpected is the source of so much of the joy of life. Our three year old granddaughter, Jennifer, was praying at the table a couple of weeks ago. I noticed she was going faster than usual, and she came to the end saying, "In Jesus name, amen." Then she shouted, "I win." It…
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There are some themes we shall always feel unqualified to speak on, yet they are so vital that we dare not overlook them. If we speak about the need for us all to have a deeper passion for souls, it is with the confession that we need this ourselves! If we were to ask, ‘What are the qualifications for…
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God calls and sends out his people into the world. All believers are called to share the good news of the gospel, though some are specially commissioned by God, confirmed by the church and compelled by the gospel message to missionary service.
Jonathan Sine • Sermon • • 228 views
“The Signs of the Times” Mark 13.1-13 From the past couple of weeks, you recall that we are in the midst of the Passion Week in the life of Jesus Christ. We saw how much of Mark’s gospel moves quickly through much of the life and ministry of Christ. The pace moves rather quickly as Mark gives us highlights…
James Winter • Sermon • • 131 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…
Anthony U • Sermon • • 128 views
2 Kings 17:6-41 “Mixed, and Mixed Up” I’d like to start off with a question. In one sentence, how would you describe our God to other people? Fill in the blank Q1. I was curious to know what Americans feared most, so I looked up a top ten list of fears of Americans: 1)Fear of spiders, 2)social phobia…
Last week we left off in our study of John’s gospel with v. 18 18 No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him . And we asked ourselves this question, “what is John really claiming about Jesus?”. What does it mean that Jesus’ expressly…
Robin • Sermon • • 117 views
Intro Growing up, how many of you heard the warning, “Don’t talk to strangers!”? Some have argued that this is bad advice if a child is lost or injured. They have said that such advice should be qualified with, “If you get lost or are injured, find a mommy to help you.” That’s good advice too, but I…
When Christians think about the Great Commission they think about Matt 28:18-20. But there are actually five other passages where Jesus commissions us. When we examine each of these six passages we come away with a far more detailed and complete idea of our mission in this world. We find six very important ideas: Jesus is The Master Builder, Jesus is The Model, The Magnitude is significant, Jesus gives The Method, Jesus gives The Message, and the Holy Spirit provides The Means.
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Welcome/Bienvenido: Tithe & Offering Diezmo y Ofrenda Mark 4:11 (NLT) 11 He replied, “You are permitted to understand the secret of the Kingdom of God . But I use parables for everything I say to outsiders. Marcos 4:11 (NTV) 11 Él contestó: «A ustedes se les permite entender el secreto del reino de Dios…
Bobby Earls • Sermon • • 93 views
TEXT: Acts 1:8 TOPIC: Building God’s Church at Center Point through Evangelism Pastor Bobby Earls, First Baptist Church, Center Point, Alabama June 25, 2006 8“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria,…
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 84 views
Why Pentecost Matters to Us Acts 2:1-21 (Initial reading: vs. 1-4) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 26, 2013 *Some days seem to matter a whole lot more than others: June 6, 1944 -- The D-Day invasion in Normandy. Nov. 22, 1963 -- The assassination of JFK. July 21 1969 -- Neil Armstrong…
Today, we are celebrating 2 years as River Church. One thing we want to do is to make a difference in the lives of people in our congregation and around the WB. Fire in town shopping center – Firefighters couldn’t get it under control – Situation hopeless - Truck carrying farm workers came over hill…
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Welcome/Bienvenido: Tithes And Offering Diezmo y Ofrenda Luke 6:38 (NLT) 38 Give, and you will receive … Lucas 6:38 (NTV) 38 Den, y recibirán … Matthew 6:3 (NLT) 3 But when you give to someone in need… Mateo 6:3 (NTV) 3 Pero tú, cuando le des a alguien que pasa necesidad… Matthew 6:4 (NLT) 4 …your Father,…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 64 views
The gospel has been passed down through the NT witness to Jesus Christ, through the proclamation of the good news about Jesus Christ, and through the providential guidance of the Holy Spirit.