West 65th Street church of Christ

West 65th Street church of Christ

Little Rock Arkansas

Little Rock Arkansas

Twitter @donmcclain1

SERMON SERIES / TOPICS

GODLINESS / UNGODLINESS

‍Overcoming ‍Everyday ‍Problems  …

‍"Why ‍Me ‍Lord?" ‍- ‍(PowerPoint ‍/ ‍Audio)

‍Problems ‍Christians ‍Face ‍In ‍The ‍Workplace ‍- ‍(PowerPoint ‍/ ‍Audio)

‍The ‍Problem ‍of ‍Enemies ‍- ‍(PowerPoint ‍/ ‍Audio)

‍The ‍Problem ‍of ‍Discernment ‍- ‍[Modesty, ‍Dancing, ‍Drinking, ‍etc.] ‍- ‍(PowerPoint ‍/ ‍Audio)

‍The ‍Problem ‍of ‍Time ‍- ‍(PowerPoint ‍/ ‍Audio)

‍The ‍Problem ‍of ‍Self ‍Discovery ‍- ‍(PowerPoint ‍/ ‍Audio)

‍The ‍Problem ‍of ‍Sinful ‍Habits ‍- ‍(PowerPoint ‍/ ‍Audio)


‍Example ‍of ‍Joseph

‍Joseph ‍- ‍Facing ‍Life's ‍Problems ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint) ‍-

‍Joseph ‍Facing ‍- ‍Temptation ‍/Accusations ‍/Ingratitude ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint) ‍- ‍

‍Joseph ‍Facing ‍- ‍Power ‍/ ‍Memories ‍/Past ‍Forgiveness ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint) ‍-


‍Overcoming ‍Life's ‍Problems

‍“Faith ‍or ‍Doubt?” ‍A ‍Change ‍of ‍PERSPECTIVE ‍Can ‍Change ‍The ‍Whole ‍Picture!! ‍— ‍(Psalm ‍73) ‍Asaph’s ‍faith ‍was ‍being ‍challenged ‍by ‍the ‍apparent ‍success ‍and ‍happiness ‍of ‍the ‍wicked, ‍but ‍perception ‍often ‍is ‍NOT ‍reality. ‍What ‍helped ‍Asaph ‍change ‍his ‍perspective? ‍How ‍did ‍this ‍change ‍of ‍perspective ‍strengthen ‍his ‍faith ‍and ‍commitment ‍to ‍the ‍Lord? ‍— ‍AUDIO ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍— ‍08/25/2019

‍“The ‍Faith ‍of ‍Moses” ‍— ‍(Hebrews ‍11:23-29) ‍“How ‍Faith ‍Overcomes ‍The ‍World”   AUDIO ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍04/28/2019

‍“Bitterness” ‍— ‍The ‍Deadly ‍Root ‍that ‍Devours ‍& ‍Destroys ‍— ‍(Hebrews ‍12:14-17; ‍Acts ‍8:23; ‍Ephesians ‍4:31; ‍Colossians ‍3:19) ‍— ‍What ‍is ‍bitterness? ‍Why ‍do ‍people ‍become ‍bitter? ‍How ‍can ‍we ‍recognize ‍bitterness? ‍How ‍can ‍we ‍overcome ‍bitterness?  — ‍AUDIO ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍— ‍04/07/2019

‍“The ‍Life ‍God ‍Blesses" ‍— ‍ ‍Are ‍you ‍living ‍the ‍kind ‍of ‍life ‍GOD ‍BLESSES? ‍What ‍does ‍a ‍BLESSED ‍life ‍look ‍like?  -  (Psalm ‍1:1-6; ‍Matthew ‍6:1-11; ‍1 ‍Peter ‍3:8-17)  —  AUDIO ‍/  PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍— ‍10/7/2018

‍“What ‍Is ‍Sin ‍& ‍What ‍Is ‍NOT ‍Sin?”  — ‍(1 ‍John ‍3:4–9)  - ‍Is ‍SIN ‍unavoidable? ‍Is ‍SIN ‍vague ‍& ‍unknowable? ‍— ‍Is ‍our ‍understanding ‍of ‍SIN ‍causing:  1) ‍A ‍lack ‍of ‍concern ‍regarding ‍our ‍sins?  2) ‍Undue ‍fear? ‍3) ‍Or ‍confidence? ‍AUDIO ‍/  PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍— ‍11/19/2017

‍“Why ‍Do ‍People ‍Sin?”  — ‍(James ‍1:13-16) ‍- ‍Having ‍defined ‍sin, ‍we ‍now ‍turn ‍to ‍the ‍question ‍of ‍why? ‍Many ‍answer ‍the ‍question ‍why ‍incorrectly, ‍giving ‍unscriptural ‍reasons ‍for ‍sin. ‍We ‍will ‍discuss ‍some ‍of ‍these, ‍but ‍we ‍will ‍turn ‍to ‍the ‍Bible ‍for ‍the ‍scriptural ‍and ‍true ‍answer. ‍—   AUDIO ‍/  PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍— ‍11/19/2017

‍“The ‍Value ‍of ‍Guilt” ‍- ‍[1 ‍Timothy ‍1:12-17; ‍Psalm ‍51:1-17] ‍- ‍What ‍role ‍does ‍‘guilt' ‍have ‍in ‍our ‍lives? ‍How ‍should ‍we ‍deal ‍with ‍our ‍guilt? ‍Even ‍after ‍we ‍have ‍been ‍forgiven ‍of ‍our ‍sins ‍- ‍and ‍our ‍guilt ‍before ‍God ‍is ‍removed, ‍our ‍past ‍sinfulness ‍still ‍has ‍and ‍effect ‍on ‍us ‍- ‍what ‍effect ‍does ‍it ‍have ‍in ‍your ‍life? ‍-  MP3  / ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍11/29/2015

‍“Overcoming ‍Disappointment, ‍Frustration ‍& ‍Discouragement”  - ‍[1 ‍Kings ‍19:1-18; ‍Hebrews ‍12:1-5,12-15] ‍- ‍Disappointments ‍& ‍frustrations ‍are ‍a ‍part ‍of ‍life ‍& ‍becoming ‍discouraged ‍is ‍something ‍every ‍Christian ‍experiences. ‍However, ‍many ‍times ‍we ‍attempt ‍to ‍deal ‍with ‍our ‍negative ‍feelings ‍& ‍experiences ‍in ‍superficial ‍or ‍temporary ‍ways, ‍(e.g., ‍withdrawing ‍from ‍relationships, ‍giving ‍up ‍prematurely, ‍or ‍even ‍turning ‍a ‍blind ‍eye ‍to ‍the ‍problems ‍we ‍face, ‍etc). ‍These ‍measures ‍will ‍eventually ‍result ‍only ‍in ‍more ‍and ‍more ‍discouragement. ‍– ‍The ‍cycle, ‍if ‍not ‍properly ‍dealt ‍with, ‍will ‍continue ‍until ‍our ‍faith ‍is ‍destroyed. ‍We ‍need ‍to ‍realize ‍discouragement ‍is ‍a ‍product ‍of ‍our ‍own ‍improper ‍perspectives ‍and ‍inadequacies ‍-  NOT ‍merely ‍our ‍circumstances! ‍This ‍lesson ‍examines ‍what ‍the ‍Bible ‍says ‍about ‍discouragement ‍- ‍- ‍- ‍Why ‍do ‍we ‍become ‍discouraged? ‍What ‍perspective ‍is ‍needed? ‍What ‍qualities ‍& ‍characteristics ‍must ‍I ‍develop ‍within ‍myself?  What ‍are ‍some ‍practical ‍steps ‍to ‍take ‍that ‍will ‍help ‍guard ‍our ‍hearts ‍from ‍becoming ‍discouraged? ‍Is ‍It ‍Possible ‍I ‍Am ‍The ‍One ‍Who ‍Needs ‍To ‍Change? ‍This ‍is ‍a ‍lesson ‍most ‍all ‍of ‍us ‍can ‍benefit ‍from ‍– ‍I ‍pray ‍that ‍it ‍is ‍an ‍encouragement ‍to ‍you. ‍-  MP3  / ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍11/22/2015

‍"It ‍Is ‍Well ‍With ‍My ‍Soul" ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint) ‍-

‍Lord ‍Give ‍Me ‍Patience ‍- ‍NOW ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍The ‍need ‍for ‍patience ‍in ‍our ‍lives ‍and ‍how ‍to ‍get ‍it ‍- ‍James ‍5:7-12 ‍- ‍April ‍4, ‍2010 ‍-

‍Building ‍A ‍Life ‍That ‍Will ‍Endure ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍(1 ‍Samuel ‍13-17) ‍- ‍A ‍survey ‍of ‍the ‍character ‍of ‍David ‍- ‍October ‍10, ‍2010 ‍-

‍If ‍You ‍Were ‍In ‍Their ‍Shoes ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍What ‍if ‍you ‍were ‍in ‍David's ‍situation? ‍- ‍How ‍would ‍you ‍have ‍responded ‍to ‍his ‍challenges, ‍temptations ‍and ‍sin? ‍- ‍Can ‍we ‍know? ‍- ‍October ‍17, ‍2010 ‍-

‍Psalm ‍27 ‍- ‍"Wait ‍On ‍The ‍Lord" ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍What ‍are ‍some ‍qualities ‍necessary ‍for ‍endurance? ‍- ‍October ‍17, ‍2010 ‍-

‍Running ‍The ‍Race ‍Set ‍Before ‍Us ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍Hebrews ‍12:1-29 ‍- ‍Some ‍obstacles ‍that ‍the ‍Christian ‍must ‍overcome ‍- ‍October ‍31, ‍2010 ‍-

‍Staying ‍Strong ‍When ‍Things ‍Go ‍Wrong ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍We ‍will ‍all ‍face ‍trouble ‍and ‍problems ‍in ‍this ‍life! ‍What ‍is ‍their ‍purpose? ‍How ‍do ‍we ‍respond? ‍What ‍can ‍we ‍do ‍so ‍that ‍difficulties ‍in ‍life ‍strengthen ‍us ‍instead ‍of ‍weaken ‍us? ‍- ‍May ‍29, ‍2011

‍"I ‍Don't ‍Deserve ‍This" ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍We ‍do ‍NOT ‍deserve ‍salvation ‍or ‍any ‍spiritual ‍blessing, ‍or ‍even ‍physical ‍blessings ‍such ‍as ‍our ‍health, ‍lot ‍in ‍life, ‍length ‍of ‍life, ‍etc. ‍However, ‍the ‍statement ‍is ‍often ‍spoken ‍in ‍the ‍form ‍of ‍a ‍complaint ‍. ‍. ‍. ‍In ‍the ‍age ‍of ‍"Entitlement," ‍so ‍many ‍FEEL ‍they ‍deserve ‍to ‍have ‍a ‍happy, ‍care ‍free ‍life. ‍Well, ‍I ‍hate ‍to ‍break ‍it ‍to ‍you ‍- ‍but ‍life ‍is ‍just ‍not ‍that ‍way! ‍Hope ‍you ‍will ‍be ‍encouraged ‍by ‍this ‍thought ‍provoking ‍lesson. ‍- ‍December ‍11,2011 ‍-

‍"Lord, ‍Increase ‍Our ‍Faith" ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍The ‍key ‍to ‍spiritual ‍success ‍is ‍a ‍strong ‍faith ‍– ‍Faith ‍helps ‍us ‍see ‍beyond ‍our ‍present ‍distress ‍and ‍suffering ‍to ‍victory ‍in ‍life ‍eternal ‍– ‍December ‍25, ‍2011 ‍-

‍"What ‍Made ‍David ‍Think ‍He ‍Could ‍Win?"  - ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍David ‍saw ‍a ‍cause ‍worth ‍fighting ‍for ‍& ‍David’s ‍trust ‍in ‍the ‍Lord ‍was ‍greater ‍than ‍his ‍doubt, ‍or ‍fear ‍of ‍failure! ‍- ‍He ‍knew ‍what ‍we ‍all ‍should ‍know ‍- ‍all ‍things ‍opposed ‍to ‍God ‍and ‍his ‍people ‍will ‍lose ‍when ‍we ‍trust ‍God ‍and ‍obey ‍Him ‍- ‍We ‍too ‍face ‍giants ‍in ‍our ‍lives ‍- ‍but ‍none ‍can ‍stand ‍against ‍God ‍when ‍we ‍trust ‍Him! ‍-February ‍26, ‍2012

‍Turning ‍Trials ‍Into ‍Triumph ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF) ‍- ‍(James ‍1:2-12). ‍Trials ‍are ‍a ‍part ‍of ‍life! ‍We ‍will ‍all ‍face ‍them ‍- ‍some ‍we ‍will ‍face ‍simply ‍because ‍we ‍are ‍humans ‍- ‍others ‍specifically ‍because ‍we ‍are ‍Christians. ‍What ‍should ‍our ‍view ‍be ‍of ‍these ‍trials? ‍- ‍March ‍18, ‍2012

‍Making ‍It ‍Through ‍The ‍Storm ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint) ‍

‍Four ‍Principles ‍of ‍Victory ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint)

‍How ‍Great ‍Is ‍Your ‍Faith ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint)

‍Overcoming ‍Sinful ‍Habits ‍- ‍(Audio ‍/ ‍PowerPoint) ‍- ‍

WEST  65th STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST / DON MCCLAIN / 2019