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  • Fools For Christ

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 8, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 25,078 views

    Genuine Christian servanthood is expressed in sacrificial and exemplary living.

    Title: Fools for Christ Text: I Corinthians 4:1-21 Truth: Genuine Christian servanthood is expressed in sacrificial and exemplary living. Aim: I want the result to be a servant attitude and actions. INTRODUCTION John Woolman was a Quaker who grew up in Pennsylvania in the early eighteenth ...read more

  • I Only Work On Sundays! Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 13, 2009
    based on 154 ratings
     | 18,410 views

    I have learned that everyone knows what the pastor should be doing except me. That is exactly what Paul was saying to this church in Corinth--and things haven’t changed much after all of these years. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    I Only Work Sundays 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/OnlyWorkSundays.html I speak tonite about my favorite person in the world...myself! Go ahead, admit it, you are your own favorite person. You take care of yourself better than anyone else, and spend more time in your ...read more

  • How Can I Be More Faithful To God?

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Oct 6, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 16,322 views

    How can I be more faithful to God? Most of us have asked that question. And God shows us some key steps to take here in 1 Corin 4.

    How Can I Be More Faithful to God? 1 Corinthians 4:14-21 (read vs. 1-21) Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - Oct. 1, 2008 *How can I be more faithful to God? Most of us have asked that question. If we took a survey here tonight, most people would say, “I want to be more ...read more

  • Imitate Me

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 25, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 15,799 views

    Paul says, "Imitate me" for he imitates Christ. This is not easy but necessary. As followers of Christ, we are to emulate Christ and let others see Christ in us.

    1 Cor 4:14-17 14 I am not writing this to shame you, but to warn you, as my dear children. 15 Even though you have ten thousand guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel. 16 Therefore I urge you to imitate me. 17 For this reason ...read more

  • A Group Of Contrasts Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,286 views

    A sermon in I Corth

    A Group of Contrasts 1 Corinthians 4:8-21 Introduction A. A spectacle to the whole universe (v. 9). Paul is using a word picture very familiar in the Roman empire. 1. Prisoners were paraded through the streets by the conquering general. 2. The apostles were like those ...read more

  • The Truth About Serving Christ Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,627 views

    What does it mean to serve Christ? Paul talks about servant-leadership in this passage and calls for humility among those who think they are wise and brilliant enough to lead the church.

    THE TRUTH ABOUT SERV ING CHRIST Whenever a title like this is used several thoughts go through our minds: “You mean there is something false about the way we serve?” “There’s a ‘truth’ I didn’t know about?” “Is this something new?” To set your minds at ease I must confess that this is nothing ...read more

  • The Problem Of Pride Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,271 views

    A life livedin pride is compared to a life lived in perspective.

    SERIES: “OVERCOMING OBSTACLES THAT OBSTRUCT OBEDIENCE” TEXT: 1 CORINTHIANS 4:6-21 TITLE: “THE PROBLEM OF PRIDE” INTRODUCTION: A. A young lawyer has just opened his new practice. On his very first day, he sits at his desk waiting and ...read more

  • Six Marks Of A Spiritual Mentor

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 2, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 11,379 views

    Paul here explains what it meant that he was a spiritual father to the Cornithians and therein gives us insight into how we can impact others.

    The Heart Of The Passage: “Paul is a spiritual father to the Corinthians.” - v. 15. - There are two ways to become a spiritual father. One is to be part of birthing someone to new life. The second is to raise a spiritual child into a spiritual adult (an adoption type of ...read more

  • Trustworthy Stewards

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 23, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,844 views

    A tough task for tender warriors, faithful stewards of the church must be adept at proclaiming, protecting and punishing. Humble heros all!

  • Understanding The Passion And Plight Of Pastors Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jul 6, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,404 views

    Pastor are not perfect, yet they are often expected to walk a thin line between love and conviction, heart and mind, between right and wrong. This places pastor firmly between the title of today’s message. Pastoring is then either a plight or a passion.

    UNDERSTANDING THE PASSION AND PLIGHT OF PASTORS 1 Corinthians 4:14-21 INTRODUCTION: Pastoral ministry is often a precarious ministry. Many times pastors walk into or are called to situations, which are delicate and or sensitive in nature. Often, pastor are misconstrued, misquoted, and ...read more

  • Five Marks Of Faithfullness

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 23, 2004
    based on 96 ratings
     | 5,032 views

    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 ...read more

  • Follow The Leader Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,097 views

    We follow the servant-leaders God has given us.

    FOLLOW THE LEADER I Corinthians 4:14-21 S: Leadership Th: Live the Difference Pr: WE FOLLOW THE SERVANT-LEADERS GOD HAS GIVEN US. ?: Why? KW: Needs TS: We will find in our study of I Corinthians 4:14-21 five needs that servant-leaders provide. The _____ need we have is… I. DIRECTION ...read more

  • The Cost Of Being A Real Father Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,855 views

    Sermon 4 0f 17 on 1 Corinthians. Paul was a spiritual father to those he taught about Jesus. He writes of the work and trust that God gave him and others like him in the ministry of the good news of Jesus.

    The Cost of Being a Real Father Paul was a spiritual father to those he taught about Jesus. He writes of the work and trust that God gave him and others like him in the ministry of the good news of Jesus. It is a work of fatherhood and spiritual nurturing that does not end with teaching. ...read more

  • Weakness Or Power Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 31, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,007 views

    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. ...read more

  • Pick Up The Oars!

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 5, 2003
    based on 60 ratings
     | 2,360 views

    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 ...read more