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December 18th 2005 "From the Stable to the Table"

- Luke 22:7-10
"A Christmas Carol" style look at the Past, Present, and Future--remembering the birth, the life, the death, and then the íbreathí of the Risen Christ!

        More Christmas Sermons in Timely Sermons section.

 


December 14th 2005  "X Marks the Spot" - Colossians 1:18
This year is all about ďHappy HolidaysĒ and ďholiday treesĒ, and schools taking ďwinterĒ break.  Aaaarrrgggghhh!  Christ is the most important part of Christmas, but is being "Xíed" out.

 [This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


December 11th 2005  "'After Christmas' Gifts" - Matthew 2:1-11
The Wise Men and the symbolic significance of their gifts, and how they should change us all this Christmas!

 [This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

            


December 11th 2005  "Star Trek" - Matthew 2:1-10
The Wise Men were the true originals. This focuses on the real STAR of Christmas, Jesus, and how we can reflect that light to others this season and always.

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

            


December 7th 2005 "Understanding God's Will" - Acts 21:10-14
SEEK it, SURRENDER to it, and STAND in it. Itís REAL, can be REFUSED, but itís always RIGHT!

 

 


December 4th 2005 "Good News, Anyone?" - Luke 2:10-14
    AM - 7 Reasons why the good tidings brought by the angel that night were much needed "good news" in this world.

        This and other Christmas Sermons are in the Timely Sermons section.

           


December 4th 2005
    PM - "Desperate Households:  Building a Family Fortress"-Joshua 24:15
The 5 "Cís" of Marriage and Family: Commitment, Communion, Communication, Coping Skills, and Consecration.

 

 


November 30th 2005
    PM - "Missing Persons"-Acts 20:36-38
Paul was sorely missed when he departed from Ephesus--because of his MANNER of life, his MESSAGE, and his MOTTO.

       [This sermon only available in the Acts Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


November 22nd 2005
    PM - "Why Should We Be Thankful?"-Psalms 100:1-5

3 Scriptural reasons in this 10 min. devotional sets the stage for a testimony service for Thanksgiving and praises.

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


November 20th 2005
    AM - "Never Satisfied"-Proverbs 30:15-16
The Bible gives us 4 things which are never satisfied, and then tells us where true satisfaction comes from. [Pre-Thanksgiving sermon]

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


November 20th 2005
    PM - "Desperate Households:  Relieving Stress & Tension"

-Proverbs 15:13-25
God says we need to LEARN to LAUGH, CULTIVATE CONTENTMENT, ALLEVIATE ANGER, and WALK in WISDOM.

 


November 16th 2005
    PM - "I Shall Not Be Moved"-Acts 20:22-25
4 Anchors that held Paul to his place: A sense of DESTINY, a sense of DEDICATION, a sense of DECLARATION, and a sense of DUTY.

       [This sermon only available in the Acts Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


November 13th 2005
    PM - "Major Mike" Kessel-Guest Speaker on patriotism, the American way, and the truth about how the war in Iraq is going.  Bro. Mike became famous the last couple of years for his radio reports from the front lines on WBGL.  He is a dedicated Christian and a champion for the right in these days we live in.

 


November 13th 2005
    AM - "3 Odd Jobs of the Tentmaker"  [final in sub-series]

Acts 20:18-38
Paul had the heart of an ACCOUNTANT, a RUNNER, and a STEWARD, and illustrates for us how to truly do Godís will in our lives.

 

 

 


November 9th 2005
    PM - "Inside the Heart of the Apostle Paul"  [part 2 of sub-series]

Acts 20:18-38
When he opened his heart up to the people of Ephesus, we see some qualities inside which we all should cultivate. We also find 3 things which made him cry.

 

 

 


November 6th 2005
    AM - "O Come, and be Faithful"  [part 1 of sub-series]

Acts 20:18-38
When we peer inside the heart of Paul we find faithfulness: To the FAMILY, in our FINANCES, to the FELLOWSHIP, and to the FAITH.

 

 

 


November 2nd 2005
    PM - "7 Steps to Victory" 

I Corinthians 15:57-15:57
Acrostic of word "VICTORY" outlines the 7 points.  We all need victory over various hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


October 30th 2005
    AM - "Bones, Bodies, & a Big Breath" 

Ezekiel 37:1-14
íDem Bones--Imagine the scene Ezekiel saw as the scattered dry bones on this old battlefield surf the desert in search of each other. New life in Christ and the future restoration of Israel.

 

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here


October 26th 2005
    PM - "A Tale of Two Men

Genesis 4:1-16
Cain and Abel...2 different paths, and where each ended up. We all make choices that affect our future.

 

 

 


October 23rd 2005
    AM - "Right With God or Left Behind?" 

Revelation 4:1-11
We must make sure we are "Rapture-Ready." In Rev. 4:1 the church goes "off the air" because the church goes "IN the air!"

 

       [This sermon only available in the Revelation Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


October 19th 2005
    PM - "Left Behind:  On the Cutting Room Floor

Mark 13
Summary of entire movie series, with helps for discerning between its great truths and some of the "artistic license" found there.

 

 


October 16th 2005
    AM - "Tearing Down the Temples of Hell

Acts 19:8-27
Paul had an open door of OPPORTUNITY. There were many OBSTACLES. God helped him to OVERCOME!

 

 

 


October 9th 2005
    AM - "What To Do With Your Burdens"  Galatians 6:2-5
Some burdens are meant to be SHARED, some burdens are meant to be SHOULDERED, and some burdens are meant to be SHED.

 

 

 


October 2-5, 2005

    Missions Conference--Notes and Slides from our keynote speaker and audio of all messages and presentations.

 

 

 


September 28th 2005
    PM - "Saying 'Grace' & 'The Second Blessing'"  Acts 19:1-7
Intriguing look at some OT Saints saved in NT days...still looking forward for their Messiah until they realized He was behind them!

 

       [This sermon only available in the Acts Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


September 25th 2005
    AM - "For God So Loved..."  Mark 16:15

Missions--It all started...not with The Great Commission...but in Godís heart.

 

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


September 21st 2005
    PM - "A Spiritual Second WindActs 18:1-11
The Gulf Coast doesnít want a 2nd wind, but the Apostle Paul needed a spiritual one, and so do we sometimes. Hereís 3 promises God gave Paul and offers to us to help us keep on keeping on.

 

 

 


September 18th 2005
    AM - "A Great FamilyActs 18:1-3
A Godly Heritage is so important. And a great family is a SAVED family, a SERVING family, and a SANCTIFIED family.

 

 

 


September 14th 2005
    PM - "The Unknown God"  Acts 17:15-34
In Athens, Paul saw their mythology, including the statue they erected to any "unknown" god they may have missed along the way. Paul said, "let me tell you about Him!"

 

       [This sermon only available in the Acts Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


September 11th 2005
    AM - "911:  When Buildings Fall & Waters Rise"  Matthew 14:22-33
In Case of Emergency--Have FAITH, not FEAR; PRAY, donít PANIC; BELIEVE, donít BLAME; RESPOND, donít RUN.

 

 

 


September 7th 2005
    PM - "Blessing at Berea"  Acts 17:10-14
Those at this city on Paulís 2nd Missionary Journey received the Word in 3 ways that we all should receive it.

 

       [This sermon only available in the Acts Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


September 4th 2005
    AM -
Gone With The Wind:  "The Surge & The Savior"

God uses a surge of problems sometimes to DIRECT us, to INSPECT us, to CORRECT us, to CONNECT US, to PROTECT US, to PERFECT us, & to PROJECT us.

 

 

 


August 28th 2005
    AM - "They Turned It Right Side Up" Acts 17:1-6
Christians are accused of turning this world upside down...but itís the other way around. Those who think the world would be better off without us will one day get their wish!  [great visuals]

 

 

 


 

August 24th 2005
    PM - "A Toughened Heart" Acts 16:22-40
Acts 16 is the story of 3 hearts: Lydiaís tender heart, the Slave Girlís tormented heart, and the Philippian Jailerís toughened heart.

 

        [This sermon only available in the Acts Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


 

August 21st 2005
    AM - "A Tormented Heart" Acts 16:16-24
A Controlling Spirit, A Constant Sabotage, A Controversial Salvation. The story of the possessed slave girl who was saved.

 

 

 


August 17th 2005
    PM - "Our Responsibility in Light of Revelation" Rev. 22:6-21
This final message in our 60 Sermon Series from Revelation will "close the deal" and bring it all together for us!

 

        [This sermon only available in the Revelation Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


August 14th 2005
    AM - "The Vision, The Venture, & The Victory--A Tender Heart" Acts 16:6-15
Catch the vision and hear the "Macedonian Call". We are in debt to Paul and Silas who let God turn them around and into Europe.

 

 

 


August 7th 2005
    AM - "Effective Evangelism" Acts 15:36-16:5

The Right PASSION, The Right PRIORITY, & The Right PRESENTATION.

 

 

 

 

 


July 24th 2005
    AM - "These Necessary Things" Acts 15:28

Salvation...Cause and Effect...The chicken and the egg. This is about how we are saved and how we should live as a result of being saved.

 

 

 

 


July 17th 2005
    AM - "A Portrait of The Blood" Lev. 17:11
 

This picture is worth innumerable words to all who will look and live!

[See "A Portrait of The Bread", below]

 

 


July 13th 2005
    PM - "The New Jerusalem" Rev. 21:1-8
 

3 Part study..."10 R's of Heaven"

 

        [This sermon only available in the Revelation Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 

 


July 10th 2005
    AM - "A Portrait of The Bread" John 6:31-58
Preached prior to Communion/The Lordís Supper. 

 

 

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


July 3rd 2005
    AM - "Ten Ways America Is Under Attack" Exodus 20:1-17
Justice OíConnor was the "swing vote" this week as our courts banned the 10 Commandments. Do they know they are breaking the first commandment, and stomping on our Christian heritage?

 

 

 


June 26th 2005
    AM - "What Does It Take?" - Acts 15:1-11
Gospel pollution and what it takes to truly be saved.  A clear gospel presentation.

 

 


June 22nd 2005
    PM - "The Judgment Seat of Christ" - Hebrews 9:27
Final installment in Judgment Series. [follow-up to "The Great White Throne", and "The Believer's 3-Fold Judgment, both below."
]

 


June 19th 2005
    AM -
"A Few Good Men" - Ezekiel 22:30
They have learned to LEAN, learned to LEAD, and learned to LOVE. Several Fatherís Day funnies included.

 

        [This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


June 15th 2005
    PM - "The Believer's Three-Fold Judgment" - Hebrews 9:27
1. Past Judgment as a Sinner. 2. Present Judgment as a Son. 3. Future Judgment as a Servant.
[follow-up to "The Great White Throne", below -- See also "The Judgment Seat of Christ."]

 


June 12th 2005
    AM/PM - "The Great White Throne" - Rev. 20:11-15

The Courtroom, the Judge, the Accused, the Evidence, the Defense, the Verdict, the Sentence.  [stunning visual aides]

 

 

 


June 8th 2005
    PM - "Grasping For More" - Exodus 20:17
The SIN of covetousness, The SOURCE of covetousness, The SORROW of covetousness...and the cure!

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


May 29th PM -- Graduation Message:  "But Continue Thou..."

A sermon on continuing steadfastness and faithfulness for any occasion.

 

 


May 22nd 2005
    AM - "A 'Trust' Fund"- The first 10% of God's Money.

Tithing/Trusting God

 

 


May 22nd 2005
    PM - "Where Are The Ninety?" - The other 90% of God's Money.

Stewardship principles and budgeting.

 

 


May 25th PM - "It's About Time"-Time Management Principles.

More on Stewardship.

"It's About Time, part 2"

 

 


May 15th 2005
    AM -
"What Makes A Church Great?" - From series, Acts:  The Church Handbook.

 

 

 


May 15th 2005
    PM -
"The Devil in the Church" - How he gets in and how to get him out.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


May 18th PM - "We Need Some Troublemakers" - Only in a good way...some who will shake up their world like the Apostles did in Acts.

 

 

 


May 8th 2005
    AM -
"Give 'Em Back to God" - Baby Dedication Message on Mother's Day.

 

 

 


May 8th 2005
    PM -
"Making Arrows out of Sticks" - Childrearing Message from Psalms.

 

 

 


    "Getting Paid to Raise Your Own Child" - Jochebed was paid to raise Moses, and we can learn much from this story for our own families.

 

 

 


May 1st thru 4th, 2005 - Revival with Steve Proctor

Sermons and hilarious skits from this event in streaming audio and video, plus historical details about our speaker and his mentoring of our Pastor.

 

 

 

 

 


April 24th 2005
    AM - "Highway to Revival" - Isaiah 40 reveals that God wants to bring us truckloads of blessing, but are we willing to pave the way and build the road?

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


April 24th 2005
    PM - "Let's Have Revival" - What is revival?...Why do we need it?...When do we need it?...How will it affect us?

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


April 27th PM - "The Holy Guest" - The Holy Ghost:  a three-pronged study concerning His PERSONAL ACTIONS, PERSONAL REACTIONS and PERSONAL TRANSACTIONS.

[2 Parts]

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


April 17th 2005
    AM - "Little White Spots" - The Leprosy of Sin. The MISERY of the LEPER, the MERCY of the LORD, and the MINISTRY of the LAW.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


April 17th 2005
    PM - "Heaven" - A Biblical, pictorial tour...a place of Review, Records, Rewards, Rejoicing, and Reunion.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


April 20th PM - "How To Be A "Prime" Minister" - God has called every member of the church to "The Ministry."  Life on earth is "Prime Time" as long as we live!  Hereís 10 Biblical Directives which charge us all to answer the call.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


April 10th 2005
    AM - "Real Faith That Really Works" - Faith is not just something you SAY, not just something you FEEL, not just something you THINK, and more than just something you BELIEVE. James teaches itís also something you DO.
                    [based largely on Rick Warren Sermon]

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


April 13th PM - "Measuring Your Faith" - 5 Kinds of Faith are discussed, as well as differing Degrees of Faith.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


April 3rd 2005
    AM - "The World's Most Popular Religion" - The World wants a religion that does not INSIST, does not INVOLVE, does not INTERFERE, and does not INCLUDE [certain things.]

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


April 6th PM - "The Living God" - Biblical preaching always leads to DECISION, sometimes to DISTURBANCE, and, as is the case in America today, often to DIVISION. Good applications for not worshiping Man/Pope, etc.

 

 


March 27th 2005
    AM - "The Message Left in the Tomb" - You wonít find a body, but perhaps some graveclothes, a napkin, the spices...& a SERMON?! It wasnít graffiti carved in the rock, but it surely was a message, and anyone can find it there today.

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here


March 20th 2005
    AM - "Three 'Forths' of the Battle" - Healing of the man with the withered hand.  Jesus said, "Stand Forth, Stretch Forth, and Send Forth!"

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


Wed. 16th - "Unfinished Business" - Jesus said from the Cross, "It Is Finished!" Complete Redemption, Complete Regeneration, Complete Revelation, a Complete Rapture, and Complete Repentance.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


March 13th 2005
    AM - "A Walk By The Water" - The Miserable Patient and the Mighty Physician... The Impotent Man: The Market, the Multitude, the Man, the Messiah, the Mercy, the Message.

 

 


March 13th PM - "Count It All Joy" - We canít always be "happy", but we can always find joy in: The Scriptures, Salvation, Service, Sorrow, and Soulwinning.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


March 16th - "Halfway Boulevard" - Paul wasnít ASHAMED of the GOSPEL, Paul didnít ARGUE with GOD, Paul wasnít AFRAID of a GOAL. How to get off "Halfway Blvd." and relocate to the corner of "Busy Street" and "Active Avenue".

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


March 6th 2005
    AM - "4 Words 2 Change U Life" - "Thy Sins Are Forgiven"...Simon the Pharisee and this woman from the "red torch district" both needed forgiveness, but only 1 received it.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


March 6th PM - "My First Sermon" - Salvation is thru the BLOOD of another, the BRUISING of another, the BATTLING of another, and it all started with and we can be born again because of the BIRTH of another.

 

 


Wed. 9th - "More Than Others" - 3 Types of Christians: The SPECTATOR is just there to observe; the ANTICIPATOR is expecting real blessings but not doing anything; the PARTICIPATOR is busy doing the work.  Jesus said in our text to do more than others.

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


February 27th 2005
    AM - "Muddy Waters" - The Simplicity of Salvation.  If you had a child that was abducted, and you had the chance to get a message to them telling them how to get home...would you make that message simple or complicated? So it is w/ Godís salvation.

 


February 27th PM - "A Fast Message From God" - "Godís 9 Main Purposes for Fasting" from Is. 58 make for a great outline and eye-opening sermon for the committed. Also, Biblical admonitions on the Benefits and Dangers to consider when fasting.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


February 20th 2005
    AM - "The Second Mile" - Reasons we donít go the 2nd Mile and the Biblical Reasons that we should go the 2nd Mile.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


February 20th PM - "When the Chips are Down--Gambling and the Bible" - Biblical principles and scriptures which contradict the concept of gambling.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


Wed. 16th - "Take This Job and Love It!" - How to enrich our work lives and affect eternity, no matter what our vocation is.

 

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


February 13th 2005
    AM - "Love:  Passion or Promise?" - Does love sustain our commitment or should commitment sustain our love? The story of Gomer and Hosea is a spiritual Valentine from God to us!

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


February 13th PM - "Why We Hurt the Ones We Love" - My spouse, my family, my friends...why do I slip and treat them that way?

 

[This sermon only available in the 'Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


Wed. 9th - "Help!  I've Misplaced My Love" - 7 things the Bible says are wrong for us to love.

 

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


February 6th 2005
    AM - "DUI:  Dying Under the Influence" - Americaís #1 Drug & #1 Killer. A Biblical look at Godís mind on alcohol, inc. Heb./Greek study.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


February 6th PM - "God's First Half" - Message for Super Sunday Night...on being a winner for God.

 

 

 


January 30th  2005 AM - "Show Me Your Birthmarks" - Assurance of Salvation: Look for these 3 marks of a believer. Alliterated outline of I Jn. 5.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here

 


January 26th Wed. - "How Not to Pray" - Brief Message...In answering the disciples request "Teach Us To Pray", Jesus told them how NOT to pray: Donít Pray HAZY, Donít Pray CRAZY, and Donít Pray LAZY.

 

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


January 23rd 2005
    AM - "God Love 'em" - Sanctity of Life Week: 23rd-30th. A loving look at the Biblical facts and scientific proofs on abortion.

 

 


January 23rd PM - "God Love 'em, pt. 2:  Killing Me Softly" - This focuses on other "Life Value" issues such as stem cells, cloning, euthanasia, and suicide. At the end are many great verses for helping with these subjects.

 

 


January 16th 2005
     AM - "A 'Lot' of Trouble" - Lot was WEAK in his DEVOTIONS, WORLDLY in his DESIRES, WRONG in his DECISIONS, and thus, WRECKED in his DEMISE. This tracks the COURSE OF THE MAN, the CURSE OF THE SOCIETY, and the CURE THAT COULD HAVE BEEN.

        [This sermon only available in the ''Complete Collection'.]  Click here


January 16th PM - "Devilution, Pt. 9 - Dates, Deluge & Dinosaurs" - This message is on dinosaurs as they relate to history and creationism...we have "A Few Bones to Pick."

 

 


January 9th 2005
     AM - "The Church on the Launching Pad" - THE CHURCH OF GOD, THE COMMANDERS OF GOD, THE CALL OF GOD, THE COMMISSION OF GOD.

 

 


January 9th PM - "Devilution, pt. 8:  God's Tsunami" - Proofs of the flood, including proofs from the Tsunami of Dec. 26, í04

Dramatic Graphics.

 

 


January 2nd 2005
     AM - "8 Days After Christmas" - At Jesusí circumcision we see that already Heís having an incredible impact...truly all things are made new. This New Yearís Message focuses on what Simeon did right in his response to the Messiahís coming.

[This sermon only available in the Timely Sermons Series or the 'Complete Collection'.]  Click here


January 2nd PM - "'Twas the Day After Christmas" - Christmas has come and gone, but Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, and today, and forever. And everyday can be Christmas for the Christian!

 

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