The Incredible Race
Central Idea: The Crown of Eternal Life is achieved by effort, self-control, and self-examination, with tests allowing all participants the prize. Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain…
Revelation 2:10 What kind of crowns are there? In the Hebrew, there are three words for a crown that is worn on the head. Each one is used with different significance. Hebrew “Nezer” is a crown to set apart the high priest and the kings of Israel. In the Septuagint, it is translated as “Diadem”. Let’s…
Be United: Book of First Cornithians
Patterns Patterns are more than what you use to sew a dress, shirt, skirt or pants. There are some patterns in scripture that help us in growing and others to help us in knowing so to further the gospel and also how to receive the crown of life. Our lesson this morning is part 2 of looking at “for the…
Serving the church - 2nd Timothy
Happy Endings Who does not like a movie with a happy ending. I think we all hope for happy endings. Paul lived knowing what he had coming and it made his outlook for the end a happy ending. May we learn and gain his outlook. Tradition would have it: The bible is silent about Paul’s death, but not in…
Christians are often compared to butterflies, transformed from the state of caterpillars. However, can butterflies regress to caterpillars? Can Christians regress to the idolatry of worldly politics and ideologies? If we are not good stewards of the kingdom, we may regress, just as the chief priests and Pharisees did. On this Christ the King Sunday, we look at a scene of Jesus' trial from the dimension of stewardship. Enjoy!
37 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing! 7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also…
You can save yourself a lot of heartache in many areas of your life is you can learn wisdom from other people. For instance, I had a conversation with a gentleman in the YMCA the other day, and he was much older than me. At some point in our conversation he looked at me and said, “Jon, if you can form…
This morning I want to focus on two questions- mainly this- what brings you personal glory and what brings you personal joy? What is your glory? What is your joy? Now what do I mean by that? The word glory, in the context of our question, has the idea of praise, honor, or distinction extended by common…
Revelation: Church! Hear This...
What if… you could know what tomorrow held for you? Would you want to know? Would it offer you HOPE ? A man was hiking through the woods and saw a old genie lamp… normally found on a beach it was no surprise that when he rubbed the lamp, the genie came out and could offer him only one wish since the…
The Heavenly Throne When we began our look at The book of Revelation we first saw a vision of the exalted Jesus caring for and protecting his churches. And what we see in the book is that after the period of the churches has come to end The Kingdom of God will come to this earth. This Revelation of what…
Pain with a Purpose
Mark C. DeMire Sr. • The Community of Grace • Sermon • • 40 views • 55:11
Big Idea WHILE LIVING ON EARTH AS CITIZENS OF HEAVEN ALL CHRISTIANS NEED ELDERS TO SHEPHERD AND CARE FOR YOU! Key Question WHAT KIND OF ELDERS DO YOU NEED?
Rejoicing Through Revelation
C. Jason Walker • Broomfield Baptist • Sermon • • 228 views • 42:18
Introduction: Illustration - The Reality of Trials It's been said concerning trials and storms of life that, "Either you just came through one, are now entering one, or one looms on your horizon." Main Thought: Prepare today for the persecutions of tomorrow looking for the promise of eternity. Sub-intro:…