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  • Godliness And Contentment

    Contributed by James Chandler on Aug 5, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 4,237 views

    Two important ingredients in the life of the Christian are godliness and contentment. This sermon will challenge us to take on both in our lives.

    Two ingredients of a Healthy Christian I can remember one day while my wife was at work I decided to make brownies for my two boys who were 5 and 2 years old. I tried to get all the right ingredients ready and discovered I had no cooking oil for the pan. I searched through the cupboard and ...read more

  • What Is "Great Gain" For You?

    Contributed by Monte Robinson on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,468 views

    Challenge your congregation to have contentment by increasing godliness in their lives.

    1 Timothy 6:3-10 PRAY ILL: Early African converts to Christianity were earnest and regular in private devotions. Each one reportedly had a separate spot in the thicket where he would pour out his heart to God. Over time the paths to these places became well worn. As a result, if one of ...read more

  • Moving To The Next Level

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jul 5, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 95,142 views

    This sermon looks at how little things can keep us from moving to a higher level in life and in God. It looks at Achan and his actions at Jericho.

    Moving To The Next Level GNLCC 7/6/03 Joshua 6:15-7:1 1 Timothy 6:6-10 What if I told you that a baby by the name of Khalik , born in Fiwi, out on an island in the Pacific Ocean, started talking two days after he was born, was walking at the age of two months , and by the time he ...read more

  • Contentment - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jun 3, 2003
    based on 244 ratings
     | 28,190 views

    Our Society is summed up in the words of a U2 song - "I still haven’t found what I’m looking for." This sermon explores why we have such a drive for more...

    I Still Haven’t Found What I’m looking For 1 Timothy 6:6-10 While your turning to our passage, I want you to listen to a few words from a song by U2. (Play song) I hope you caught that. Bono the lead singer of U2 is singing the words, “I have climbed the highest mountains. I have ...read more

  • Can't Buy Me Love! Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on May 9, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,340 views

    Riches and Religion can make a bad mix. Jesus, who left the treasures of heaven to walk among us in the wilderness of sin and sorrows... His example shows us the way to true treasures! Don’t let the glitter blind you from the glory of eternity! Today’s

    So you want to be rich, huh? 1 Timothy 6: 3 If anyone advocates a different doctrine, and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness, 4 he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial ...read more

  • What In Hell Do We Need? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 361 ratings
     | 103,827 views

    What if you could spend 30 seconds in heaven and 30 seconds in hell? Which of the two do you think would give you a greater burden for lost people--the glory and majesty of heaven or seeing and hearing those in agony in hell?

    What in Hell Do We Need? Luke 16:19-31 August 25, 2002 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION I hope you took a moment to look at the title of this message because this morning we are going to consider two things we need that are in hell. In this passage, Jesus pulled back the veil between this ...read more

  • How To Be A Godly Employee

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,419 views

    Contentment is a rare quality in today’s culture, but it is extremely liberating! Materialism, striving for rank , back-stabbing, and discontent lead to emotional, mental, financial, and spiritual bondage

    HOW TO BE A GODLY EMPLOYEE 1. TRUST IN GOD ONLY. Trust in no one but GOD. People will disappoint you. God created you and has a wonderful plan for your life. He is too good to do wrong, and too wise to make a mistake. Let His peace abide in you. (Proverbs 3 :5-6) 2. WORSHIP GOD ONLY. ...read more

  • Being Content In A Material World Series

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 73 ratings
     | 5,235 views

    I talk about why and how we should be content in this material world we live in.

    Being Content in a Material World By Lynn Floyd Introduction: Proverbs 30:7-8 (New Living Translation) says, “Two things I ask of You, do not refuse me before I die: Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is my portion. That I not ...read more

  • Gambling – What Does One Really Stand To Lose

    Contributed by Don Mcclain on Jan 22, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 3,902 views

    Legalized gambling is harmful public policy that should be vigorously opposed at all levels.

    INTRODUCTION A. GAMBLING DEFINED Merriam-Webster, - to play a game for money or property American Heritage® Dictionary - To bet on an uncertain outcome, as of a contest. - To play a game of chance for stakes. - To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit. World Book ...read more

  • The Envy Trap Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 10, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 13,889 views

    God tells us that godliness with contentment is great gain. But there is one trait that gnaws at the heart of many Christians that can deprive them of that contentedness. What is it, and how can we defend against it?

    TEXT: I Timothy 6:3-10 TITLE: The Envy Trap OPEN: How many of you have heard of the tooth fairy? (The question met with a little laughter as everyone raised their hands). I read a story not so long ago about a woman whose 2nd grader had collected a fair amount of money from the "tooth fairy." ...read more

  • Can We Be Thankful Without Contentment?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,966 views

    Contentment has a role in finding real Thanksgiving. Don’t be a turkey?

    Having a Happy Thanksgiving, contentment. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: 1 Tim. 6:8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Phillipians 2:14 DO ALL THINGS WITHOUT COMPLAINING, MURMURING, AND ARGUING! Psalms 23 on contentment, ... The Lord is my ...read more

  • The Money Trap Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 3, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 10,323 views

    What is it about money that could cause Christians to cripple their faith and witness?

    OPEN: Many years ago a Chicago radio station, WKOX, offered $10,000 to the individual who could devise the most outlandish way to get the money. More than 6,000 people responded to the challenge. The eventual winner was Jay Gwaltney of Zionsville, Indiana, who consumed an 11-foot birch sapling - ...read more

  • Craving Evil And The Lottery

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Oct 12, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,710 views

    Israel’s history helps us understand the dangers of sinful patterns today. Craving evil is a root that bears bad fruit. Only the cross can deliver us.

    Bill Cosby once said, “I’m proud to be an American, because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth, as long as he has two pieces of bread.” As Paul approaches eating meat offered to idols here in chapter 10, he gets a running start by pointing to ancient Israel’s history. For ...read more

  • Living A Satisfied Life

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Aug 28, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 6,849 views

    Our ability to be content is under attack. Can we really be satisfied with God and His plan? Discover the truth of contentment and satisfaction.

    Living a Satisfied Life May 2002 1 Timothy 6:6-8 (in prison awaiting death) “But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.” · A life of contentment lived ...read more

  • Get A Grip!

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Aug 15, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,714 views

    A false view of God leads to a false way of living. We need to get a grip on a genuine view of God.

    August 18, 2002 There are so many false religions in the world. By far, the reason for such a phenomenon is the human problem of ignoring God’s owner’s manual -- The Bible. Without the Bible we don’t know how God views us, and we don’t know truth about how we are to view God. It is important ...read more