Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on 1 Corinthians 4:1-3: showing 1-15 of 168


Clear Scripture Filters




  • Show more



Sermon Type


  • Try PRO

    Confident Preaching

    Try PRO free and preach with confidence when people need it most.
    Free to start now
  • Stewards Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Mar 1, 2001
    based on 65 ratings

    Everything we have came from God- even our personalities- and we need to exercise proper stewardship within this reality.

    Stewards March 3, 2001 We don’t have stewards in most areas of our lives anymore, but in a bygone day, stewards were tremendously important. In fact, the efficient operation of a household depended on the faithfulness and diligence of the steward. The steward was the official who controlled the more

  • Apostles Of Christ PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Spark on Sep 25, 2023
    based on 3 ratings

    Emphasize the importance of being faithful servants and stewards of God's mysteries, focusing on His greatness rather than our own abilities, and trusting in His judgment and reward.

    Hey Church Family! Today, we are going to dig into 1 Corinthians 4:1-5. As we begin, I want to share a quote with you from John Piper, "It is about the greatness of God, not the significance of man. God made man small and the universe big to say something about himself." As we serve God and strive more

  • Self Less PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Spark on Sep 28, 2023
    based on 3 ratings

    The importance of humbling ourselves, submitting our egos and pride to God, and embracing the freedom that comes from seeing ourselves in the proper biblical light.

    Hey there, Church! Today we're going to jump right into a deep topic that impacts every single one of us - our view of ourselves. Now, let's not kid ourselves, it's a tough one. We're all guilty of letting our egos run the show from time to time, aren't we? But you see, Scripture has a whole lot to more

  • Pick Up The Oars!

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 4, 2003
    based on 60 ratings

    This week we’re going to talk about the difference between how we want to be perceived as Christians, and how we should be perceived. Learn how we’re nothing special, but we’ve got an important job to do.

    How do you like to be seen? What’s the image you like to portray to the outside world? Maybe for you its self confidence, or knowledgeable, or “too cool for school”. At a golf course, four men approached the sixteenth tee. The straight fairway ran along a road and bike path fenced off on the more

  • Weakness Or Power Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 30, 2003
    based on 94 ratings

    Be faithful, stick to what’s been revealed to us in God’s Word and rely on God’s power to bring the growth.

    There’s an old Indian Fable I heard recently. A water bearer had two large water pots which he carried on either end of a pole slung across his shoulders. One of the pots had a crack in it, so every day as he carried water to his master’s house he arrived with one full pot and one only half full. more

  • "Have I Been Faithful?" (1 Cor. 4:3, Nlb)

    Contributed by Emil Boniog on Jan 4, 2004
    based on 136 ratings

    As we begin the year 2004, it is good to take inventory of our Christian life. This message begins with an INVENTORY, looks at our ministry using two ILLUSTRATIONS, and concludes with an INJUNCTION for us to be faithful this new year.

    “HAVE I BEEN FAITHFUL?” (1 Cor. 4:3, NLB) “Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful. But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man’s judgment: more

  • "Success And Failure"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Feb 11, 2004
    based on 36 ratings

    God views "success" differently than we do. God looks at "faithfulness" as His standard for determining "success". Examples are given as to some "Successful Failures", such as Isaiah, Jeremiah and Peter.

    “Success And Failure” 1 Corinthians 4:2 INTRODUCTION: Everybody wants to be successful … or a part of something successful. BUT … I had to ask myself, “What does SUCCESSFUL mean?” You want to be a “successful” parent … RIGHT? (our series on Sunday nights) What does that mean? Does it mean more

  • Follow The Servant Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 21, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    We should follow the leaders God gives the church.

    FOLLOW THE SERVANT I Corinthians 4:1-13 S: Leadership Th: Live the Difference Pr: WE SHOULD FOLLOW THE LEADERS GOD GIVES THE CHURCH. ?: Why? KW: Characteristics TS: We will find in our study of I Corinthians 4:1-13, two characteristics that demonstrate why we follow the leaders God gives. The more

  • Pleasing God Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Dec 31, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    Emphasises the importance of being God-pleasers insteadof people pleasers.

    PLEASING GOD {PLEASE NOTE - This sermon includes some ideas and quotes from the book "The Life You’ve Always Wanted" by John Ortberg, pages 157 - 172} - Turn to 1 Corinthians 4 This coming week, we start a new year. 2005 is less than a week away and with the new year comes new opportunities. more

  • Steward

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Jan 20, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    A steward is one who takes care of another person’s affairs but owns nothing himself. In today’s world he might be called a manager.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: St Augustine wrote Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure. Where your treasure is, there is your heart. Where you heart is, there is your happiness. (In Who Said That by George Sweeting) In this chapter, Paul presents three characteristics of a true more

  • So, What Do You Do For God?(Pastor Jose Gomez Jr)

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Mar 8, 2006
    based on 17 ratings

    This is the cornerstone question behind finding your individual role within your local church and the Body of Christ as a whole.

    “So, what do you do for the Lord?”, I asked Joe, a fellow believer and gung-ho Christian. “Brother, I do whatever the Lord asks me to do,” he confidently replied “Joe, pardon me for saying this,” I said, “but isn’t that a part of every Christian’s job?” Joe looked a bit puzzled, so I continued: “I more

  • Five Marks Of Faithfullness

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 96 ratings

    There are at least five marks that makes Christian a faithful steward.

    There are at least five marks that makes Christian a faithful steward. I. Accountability (v.4) A faithful steward knows that he is accountable to God. We don’twork to gain the favorof others or ourselves. We seek to please God only. II. Adherence and Devotion (v.6) A faithful steward is more

  • The Marks Of A Faithful Christian Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 67 ratings

    This sermon looks at what faithfulness means. 1. ACCOUNTABILITY 2. PREPAREDNESS 3. COMMITMENT

    The Marks of a Faithful Christian Each of us takes on different roles in our lives. If I were to ask you this morning to write down all the roles that you have – we could probably be here most of the day. For myself I wrote down just a few. Here they are: when it comes to relationships I more

  • The Greatest Stewardship

    Contributed by Lonnie Huett on Jan 22, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    We are stewards of many assets, this sermon deal with the most significant of all.

    The greatest Stewardship—the good news 1. STEWARDSHIP REQUIRED STEWARD—the proper administration of al the value that is placed in our hands. G3623 oy-kon-om’-os · a house distributor (that is, manager), · or overseer, employed by another to oversee · by extension a fiscal agent (treasurer); more

  • Who's The Boss

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Sep 29, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    We all judge, the question is, do we judge using God’s criteria? (Learning God’s discernment)

    SERMON NOTES: “WHO’S THE BOSS?” Objections to judgment: 1. What about the Woman at the Well? 2. Who gave me the right? 3. ἀνακρίνω (discernment) vs. κρίνω (final legal) Criteria for right judgment: 1. Right T_ime________: a. Do I more