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  • The Problem Of Pride Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,213 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 4, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 11,225 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 25, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,760 views

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

    Does anyone here remember being in elementary school when the teacher would leave the room? First grade comes to mind for me with our teacher, Miss. Sibley. For some reason, Miss. Sibley often left the class room, but before she would walk out she always gave us a clear warning about behavior and ...read more

  • Understanding The Passion And Plight Of Pastors Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jul 8, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,369 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

  • Gentleness

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 946 views

    Paul asks the Corinthians if they want him to come to them in love, or with the rod.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: Sometimes in our zeal to clean up our own lives or the lives of others, we unfortunately use “killer soaps”—condemnation, criticism, nagging, fits of temper. We think we’re doing right, but our harsh, self-righteous treatment is more than they can bear. - (Source ...read more

  • Five Marks Of Faithfullness

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 27, 2004
    based on 96 ratings
     | 4,984 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
     | 3,064 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 9, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,841 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 Jun 2, 2003
    based on 93 ratings
     | 3,949 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
     | 2,338 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

  • Watch Out For Syncretism

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Apr 30, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,741 views

    It’s so easy for us to blend in to the world’s way of thinking. But there are many dangers involved

    Passage: I Corinthians 4:8-21 Intro: Deep in the heart of every human being is the tendency to redefine. 1. we have an especially powerful tendency to rethink our position about something that we want to do or like to do. 2. of course our world is constantly doing this, redefining what is ...read more

  • The Preacher Should... Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 3,393 views

    This is the 9th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermon identifies the responsibilities of a pastor.

    Sunday Morning January 19, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: ¡§Church On The Rocks¡¨ (#9) THE PREACHER SHOULD¡K 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 Introduction: 1. I have learned after 4 years of being a pastor that everyone except me knows what the pastor should be doing. I know that ...read more

  • How The Lord Wants Us To Be Empowered By The Spirit

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 7,669 views

    How The Lord Wants Us to Be Empowered by The Spirit (I Cor. 4:19,20)Are you operating under your own power or the power of the Holy Spirit?

    How The Lord Wants Us to Be Empowered by The Spirit - I Cor. 4:19,20 Illustration:One New Year’s Day, in the Tournament of Roses parade, a beautiful float suddenly sputtered and quit. It was out of gas. The whole parade was held up until someone could get a can of gas. The amusing thing was this ...read more

  • "How To React When Your Ministry Is Under Attack" Series

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 4,021 views

    This message reveals how the Apostle Paul reacted to his ministry being under attack, and why we should do the same.

    Series for Hurting Pastors "How To React When Your Ministry Is Under Attack" Introduction- Many of you have been involved in a study of the book of 1st Corinthians in your churches, or will be in the near future, if you are Southern Baptist, in ...read more

  • More Than Words

    Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Aug 18, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 6,190 views

    “Christianity is more than something said, it is something that is marked by miraculous power”

    "More than Words" Text: 2 Cor 4:20 Intro: This morning I would like to bring you a message entitled “More than Words…” Illus: A woman went to the doctors office, where she was seen by one of the new doctors, but after about 4 minutes in the examination room, she burst out, screaming as she ...read more