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Listen to Bible-based and scripturally-sound sermons preached during the worship services of Ninth Avenue, a church of Christ in Haleyville, Alabama. Our Preaching Minister is Matthew Balentine.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Listen to Bible-based and scripturally-sound sermons preached during the worship services of Ninth Avenue, a church of Christ in Haleyville, Alabama. Our Preaching Minister is Matthew Balentine.

    Stand Firm in Faith: Lessons from Thessalonians

    Stand Firm in Faith: Lessons from Thessalonians

    Join us for a powerful sermon as we delve into the book of 1 Thessalonians and uncover the profound impact of standing firm in faith. Drawing from 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10, we explore how the teachings of Paul can apply to our daily lives, fostering spiritual growth and unity among believers. This sermon is a testament to the truth that God fulfills His promises, and that the battle truly belongs to the Lord.
    In this heartfelt message, we reflect on the journey of faith, emphasizing the importance of prayer, the Holy Spirit, and continuous spiritual growth. Just as the early church faced challenges with unwavering faith, we too can endure and thrive through our commitment to God's work, labor prompted by love, and endurance inspired by hope.
    Please join us in person at the Ninth Avenue Church in Haleyville, Alabama, or connect with us on social media. Like, Subscribe, and Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated and encouraged. Let's unite in our faith and remember that through God, all things are possible. You won't want to miss this inspiring and uplifting message!
    #SpiritualDiscipline #FaithInAction #StandFirm #PaulsLetters #FaithJourney

    • 22 min
    The Power Of Prayer: How It Transforms Lives

    The Power Of Prayer: How It Transforms Lives

    Join us for a powerful sermon titled "The Power of Prayer: How It Transforms Lives" at the Ninth Avenue Church in Haleyville, Alabama. This uplifting message, delivered on Mother’s Day, dives deep into the Book of Acts, exploring the profound impact of prayer on the early Church and its continued importance in our lives today. Discover how these teachings can apply to our daily lives, fostering spiritual growth and unity.
    As we journey through the scriptural narrative, we witness the apostles' dedication to prayer, even amidst emotional turmoil. This dedication led to the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, a testament to the truth that God fulfills His promises. Our preacher emphasizes that prayer is the foundation for creating an environment where the Holy Spirit can thrive and transform us.
    The sermon challenges us to reflect on our own prayer lives and the importance of being prayerful individuals, parents, spouses, teachers, and leaders. Just as the apostles did, we are called to pray constantly, ensuring that our hearts are softened and ready for God’s work. The message also highlights the significance of repentance, baptism, and being plugged into a community of believers.
    Please join us in person at the Ninth Avenue Church and be part of our spiritual family. You are also invited to join us through social media. Together, let's remember that the battle belongs to the Lord and strive to Love Like Jesus every day.
    #GodsLove #ChristianCommunity #JesusChrist #ChurchSermon #spiritualencouragement
     
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    The song "The Ode to Joy" is used pursuant to a license issued by Envato Elements.

    • 29 min
    Take the First Step: Walk with Jesus

    Take the First Step: Walk with Jesus

    Join us for a powerful sermon on faith, courage, and the journey of life, especially tailored for graduates embarking on new chapters. In this inspiring message, Matthew Balentine reflects on the story of Peter walking on water in Matthew 14:22-33, drawing parallels to the pivotal moments in our lives, such as graduation.
     
    Through insightful analysis and relatable anecdotes, Matthew explores the significance of taking that first step, the challenges we face along the way, and the importance of staying steadfast in our faith journey. Graduation is not just a ceremony; it's a symbolic transition into a new phase of life, where decisions and steps taken can either draw us closer to God or lead us astray.
     
    Discover how doubt, anxiety, and fear can hinder our progress, yet ultimately, it's the recognition of our need for a Savior that strengthens our faith. As we navigate the storms of life, let us remember to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, trusting in His guidance and provision.
     
    Whether you're a recent graduate, a seasoned believer, or someone seeking spiritual direction, this sermon offers timeless wisdom and encouragement for the journey ahead. Don't miss out on this enriching message that will inspire you to take that first step with confidence and faith.
     
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    Please join us in person at the Ninth Avenue Church, located in Haleyville, Alabama.
    You are also invited to join us through social media: Like us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ninthavenuechurch) Subscribe to our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQHkdstkogYXmgFVcG60WA) Follow us on X (https://twitter.com/ninthavechurch) Follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/ninthavenuechurch) Follow us on TikTok (https://www.tiktok.com/@ninthavenuechurch)
    The song "The Ode to Joy" is used pursuant to a license issued by Envato Elements.

    • 28 min
    Faith That Heals: Jesus And The Woman's Miracle

    Faith That Heals: Jesus And The Woman's Miracle

    Join us for a powerful sermon as we delve into "Faith That Heals: Jesus and the Woman's Miracle." In this inspiring message, we explore the profound impact of faith through the biblical narrative of Jesus and the woman healed of her bleeding after touching the hem of His robe. Discover how these teachings from the Book of Mark can apply to our daily lives, fostering spiritual growth and unity within our community.
    Through this sermon, we witness a testament to the truth that God fulfills His promises, showing that the battle truly belongs to the Lord. The story of the woman’s miraculous healing serves as a reminder of the importance of faith, patience, and obedience in achieving spiritual victories. We also see the unwavering compassion of Jesus as He walks with us through our struggles and triumphs.
    Together, let’s walk in faith and witness the blessings that come from trusting in the Lord.
    #FaithHeals #JesusAndWoman #JesusMinistry #Faith #Jesus
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    Please join us in person at the Ninth Avenue Church, located in Haleyville, Alabama.
    You are also invited to join us through social media: Like us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ninthavenuechurch) Subscribe to our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQHkdstkogYXmgFVcG60WA) Follow us on X (https://twitter.com/ninthavechurch) Follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/ninthavenuechurch) Follow us on TikTok (https://www.tiktok.com/@ninthavenuechurch)
    The song "The Ode to Joy" is used pursuant to a license issued by Envato Elements.

    • 35 min
    Why Are You Crying?: Finding Joy In Jesus

    Why Are You Crying?: Finding Joy In Jesus

    In this inspiring sermon from the "Questions Jesus Asked" series, we explore Jesus' pivotal role in our spiritual life, using scriptures and key Biblical accounts like the story of Mary at the tomb, to underscore the profound implications of our relationship with Him. Join us as we contemplate the profound questions posed by Him, leading us to understand our religious paths in deeper, more intimate manners.
    We dive into the theological reflections on Mary's relationship with Jesus and her reactions to His death, despite deep sorrow, and the inadvertent sharing of the news of His resurrection. The discussion prompts a profound question, "Who is Jesus to you," and how your interactions with Him shape your life during times of joy, crisis, or introspection.
    The journey continues with Peter and John's experiences of Jesus's resurrection, bringing out the monumental change their personal encounters with Jesus brought about. The ability to share His word with the world brings forward the inspiring message of how our personal experiences with Jesus can deepen our faith and serve His word.
    Underscoring Mary Magdalene's transformation at Jesus's tomb, this sermon takes the audience through her grief and her eventual acceptance of the resurrection. We explore her inability to initially recognize Jesus in her presence, her eventual recognition, and how the interaction dramatically changed her life. We invite each listener to grasp the potential transformative shift a personal encounter with Jesus can bring into their lives.

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    Please join us in person at the Ninth Avenue Church, located in Haleyville, Alabama.
    You are also invited to join us through social media: Like us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ninthavenuechurch) Follow us on X (https://twitter.com/ninthavechurch) Follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/ninthavenuechurch)Follow us on TikTok (https://www.tiktok.com/@ninthavenuechurch)
    The song "The Ode to Joy" is used pursuant to a license issued by Envato Elements.

    • 29 min
    Raise Disciples: The Ultimate Parenting Goal

    Raise Disciples: The Ultimate Parenting Goal

    Join us for a powerful sermon titled "Raise Disciples: The Ultimate Parenting Goal" at the Ninth Avenue Church in Haleyville, Alabama. This heartfelt message underscores the profound impact of Jesus' teachings on family, faith, and spiritual growth.
    Discover how Jesus' love for children sets a spiritual standard for us all, calling us to embrace childlike faith and humility. Reflect on the story of Hannah and Samuel, illustrating God's unwavering promises and the blessing of children as a testament to the truth that the battle belongs to the Lord. Our sermon dives deep into the biblical narratives, providing practical applications for our daily lives, reminding us that God's love and guidance are ever-present.
    We invite you to join us in person or through social media, where you can engage with our community, share your thoughts, and deepen your faith journey. Like, subscribe, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay connected. Let's grow in spiritual unity and love like Jesus together.
    #Prayer #KingdomOfGod #ScriptureLessons #JesusAndChildren #InspiringSermon

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    Like us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ninthavenuechurch) Follow us on X (https://twitter.com/ninthavechurch) Follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/ninthavenuechurch)Follow us on TikTok (https://www.tiktok.com/@ninthavenuechurch)
    The song "The Ode to Joy" is used pursuant to a license issued by Envato Elements.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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AlaNole ,

Great Sermons

I enjoy the simplicity, but soundness, of these sermons.

ChurchofC ,

Biblically Sound

The preaching is based on the word of God and is very uplifting.

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