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  • Donut Theology / Be Teleios

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 4, 2018
    based on 174 ratings
     | 70,213 views

    In Greek, the word translated "perfect" in Matthew is "teleios". " If something accomplishes what it is designed to do, it is said to be perfect that is "teleios" So "telios" is often translated as "mature". "Teleios" has the idea of "being complete."

    Jesus proclaims In the Gospel Lesson today: "Be perfect, therefore, as your Heavenly Father is perfect." Be Perfect! Let us consider two other passages that speak to this calling, a calling to be perfect: From Genesis Gen. 6:9 "Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah ...read more

  • How To Enjoy Life And Not Just Endure It! Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Dec 31, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,278 views

    How to follow Christ’s example of finding joy while we’re enduring life’s chaos.

    HOW TO ENJOY LIFE & NOT JUST ENDURE IT, How Christ’s Suffering Changes My Perspective About Difficult Times (Hebrews chapter five) Today’s message is our last (for now) in the series from the letter to the Hebrew Christians of the First Century but I hope we can revisit this letter at a later ...read more

  • Spiritual Infancy

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 32 ratings
     | 5,167 views

    new believers

    Intro: in the weeks ahead I would like to have a growing up seminar on Wednesday nights, discussing the doctrines of Christ using Hebrews chapter 6, moving toward perfection, and having an understanding of repentance, faith toward God, baptisms, laying on of hands, resurrection from the dead, and ...read more

  • Life Is Like Going To School

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 16, 2004
    based on 234 ratings
     | 13,828 views

    Life is like going to school. 1- We go to school to learn. 2- We have many teachers. 3- We hope to graduate.

    INTRO.- You are slow to learn. Some of us are slow learners, but learn we must. Life is a learning process. School is a matter of learning. ILL.- Pete walked up to his teacher’s desk, holding a report card with a big red F. He said, "If I were you I would change this while you still can." ...read more

  • Choices Determine Our Maturity

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 30, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,263 views

    Everyday we are faced with a myriad of choices that determine whether we spiritually progress or regress. We all have the power to select, decide or determine what we will do because of the gift of free will. The writer of Hebrews calls us to spiritual gr

    Choices Determine Our Maturity (Heb 5:11-14) Everyday we are faced with a myriad of choices that determine whether we spiritually progress or regress. We all have the power to select, decide or determine what we will do because of the gift of free will. The writer of Hebrews calls us to ...read more

  • Study And Application Of Scripture In The Life Of A Disciple Series

    Contributed by Daniel Dennison on Jul 23, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,376 views

    This is the 4th in a series of 8 on discipleship.

    Last week we talked about sin. We talked about its effects on our life, how it can hinder our walks as disciples, and why we should flee from it and strive for righteousness. Now in order for us to lead pure lives, we must know what sin is and when we are sinning. The only way we can do this is ...read more

  • Take Courage. Series

    Contributed by John Gullick on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,333 views

    A sermon that takes heart from the teaching of Hebrews chapter 5. It shows how this chapter can increase our courage.

    It wasn’t an easy task. The best runners in the world were there - world record holder Roger Moens, Ernie Cunliffe, George Kerr, Christian Waegli, Istvan Rozsavoelgyi, Jerry Siebert, Bulyshev, Balke, Murphy, Matuschewski, Schmidt. Any one of these could be the winner. High up in the pressbox ...read more

  • Zeal For God

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 20,585 views

    A challenging lesson on getting excited about serving God.

    Title: Zeal for God Text: Multi-texted-Topical Introduction: Have you ever gotten tired of a concept or idea or maybe even a word. ‒ T.V. commercials remind me of this. ‒ How many of us really like the 3 minute long Sports Illustrated commercials any more? ‒ How ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Uses Discernment To Protect Us

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,120 views

    The Holy Spirit gives us a discerning mind to help us distinguish between truth and partial truths. Hebrews 5:14 says, "Solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil."

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use the Scriptures for Their Selfish Ambitions (Mark 7:11,12) Illustration:Get the right perspective. When Goliath came against the Israelites, the soldiers all thought, "He’s so big we can never kill him." David looked at the same giant and ...read more

  • It's Time To Grow! Series

    Contributed by George Bannister on Mar 2, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,974 views

    This message is a part of a series on the book of Hebrews. It deals with some questions that demonstrate our level of spiritual maturity.

    TEXT: Hebrews 5:11-14 ETS; The apostle warns the Hebrew believers that they need to grow up in Christ. ESS: Believers ought to grow to the place where they can teach others who are less mature. OSS: Believers will commit to the task of growing spiritually. PQ: How can I tell if I am mature ...read more

  • Laying The Foundation

    Contributed by Kelvin Parks on Feb 18, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 11,626 views

    A good sermon before Installation of New Leaders Sunday

    LAYING THE FOUNDATION Hebrews 5:12-14; 6:1-3 Matthew 7:21-24 For our scriptures this morning let us consider Hebrews 5:12-14. We will also consider this morning a few background passages or should I say supportive scriptures from ...read more

  • Milestones

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,154 views

    God expects us to growup, graduate and get a job in the kingdom.

    Milestones We all have milestones in out lives. Today I want to focus on the milestones that we work toward ,primarily education and the expected results. We all have some common background of being in school and had to work toward a grade. Elementary school leads to middle and High ...read more

  • It's Time To Grow Up! Part Ii Series

    Contributed by James May on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,397 views

    We must recognize the marks of Spiritual Immaturity before we can grown into the spiritually mature man or woman of God!

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • Stagnant Saits

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Sep 29, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,302 views

    MIDGET CHRISTIANS

    STAGNANT SAINTS HEBREWS 5:12-13 I. TEXT THE PEOPLE HAD BECOME INDIFFERENT TO THE WORD OF GOD. THEY WERE NOT NEW CONVERTS, THEREFORE, THEY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN MORE ABOUT THE WORD OF GOD THAN THEY KNEW. THERE ARE THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN IN THE CHURCH FOR YEARS, BUT THEY ARE STAGNANT SAINTS. THE ...read more

  • Everyone A Leader?

    Contributed by Victor Nazareth on Sep 25, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,040 views

    Can everyone become a leader in the local church? The writer of Hebrews is bemoaning that after so much time the saints were still immature. Is that the case of the church today? Everyone is expected to be and can be a leader!

    Introduction: The fervor of the early church was already dwindling by the time of the writing of this later book of the New Testament. Persecution was causing many to fall away. The writer is bemoaning the fact that by this time many of them should have been teachers. They were still spiritual ...read more