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  • The Task Of The Servant Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 13, 2012
    based on 73 ratings

    Jesus tells of 3 servants who were given valuable "talents". Why was the Master in this parable pleased with the first two servants, but angry with the 3rd? And how did the "value" of those talents effect the decisions of each of those three men?

    OPEN: Does anybody know what is the highest mountain on earth is? (Mt. Everest) This mountain is located in the Himalayas on the borders of Nepal and China. And because it is the highest mountain on earth, it is a popular destination for mountain climbers. But you need to have a lot of money to more

  • Baking Bigger Cakes - Wealth Creation The Wesley Way Series

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on May 11, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    Some Christians say "it is a sin to be poor". Some say "it is a sin to be rich" What should our attitude to earning money be?

    “The only time you ever preach about money is when you are talking about tithing” - When somebody said that to me several months ago it hit home. Of course as a Christian Priest, I preach about Christian giving. You wouldn’t expect otherwise. And people clearly listen to those more

  • I Predict: If You Tithe, God Will Bless You Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 17, 2011
    based on 75 ratings

    When the master gave money to his servants, he expected them to invest what he’d given so that he’d have a return on his investment when he returned. Do we think of our tithe as an "investment opportunity" or simply as a chore to be fulfilled?

    OPEN: His name was Timothy Dexter and he was born in Massachusetts in 1747. At the age of 20 he took his life savings – a grand total of $9 – and moved to Newburyport, MA where he met and married a wealthy 31 year old widow. Fancying himself to be a shrewd businessman, he used his wife’s money more

  • Invest Your Life Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 15, 2010
    based on 9 ratings

    Believe that you have something that is unique, that you must contribute for His cause, through faith, and be rewarded.

    Big Idea: Believe that you have SOMETHING that is UNIQUE, that you can CONTRIBUTE for His cause, through FAITH, and be REWARDED. If you were asked at the end of your life, “Was it worthwhile?” how would you answer it? • How do you really measure whether your life is more

  • Why Should I Give My Treasure, Talents, And Time? Series

    Contributed by Christopher Arch on Sep 17, 2008
    based on 12 ratings

    Basic challenge of discipleship in those three areas we think are our own: treasure, time, talents!

    Title: “Why Should I Give of my Treasure, Time, and Talents?” Script: Mt. 25:14-30 Type: Series – Part VI Where: GNBC 6-30-02/Reworked 9-21-08 Intro: Recently my wife and kids and I received an updated version of the old game Monopoly. Carol’s brother sent us an edition with all the more

  • If God Owns It All, What Am I Doing With It? Series

    Contributed by John Maxwell on Jun 27, 2008
    based on 65 ratings

    God owns everything. He just asked me to manage it. God owns it, I manage it. He gives me things of which He requires of me, and this is where my responsibility comes in to do the best job of managing that I possibly can.

    STEWARDSHIP: THE MISSING PIECE TO SUCCESSFUL LIVING If God Owns It All, What Am I Doing With It? Matthew 25 Dr. John Maxwell INTRODUCTION: In your sermon section this morning, we continue our theme on “Stewardship: The Missing Piece to Successful Living.” Two weeks ago, we talked more

  • A Ministry For All

    Contributed by Matthew Stidham on Jan 24, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    Many Christians struggle with the idea that they aren’t talented, or aren’t capable of serving the Lord through ministry. Here I try to show that every does have a place and a way to serve in the kingdom of God.

    A Ministry for All Sunday June 10, 2007 AM Rudy Meoli was an average baseball player at best. With a measly career batting average of just over .200, Rudy was definitely not known for his ability at the plate, and with 27 fielding errors during the 1973 season, he certainly was not someone you more

  • Using What God Has Given

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 48 ratings

    Jesus told this parable to remind us that what we have is not ours. God has given us gifts and they are what we can handle. We must invest and use them. A day of accountability will come.

    1 Peter 4:10: “Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” It is not too difficult to identify the talents we have. • Some are good at music, some good at drawing, cooking, writing… • After a short period of more

  • Use It Or Lose It

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Jun 27, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    Sitting on God’s gift reveals a lack of faith in the Master

    Title: Use it or Lose It Text: Matthew 25:14-30 MP: FCF: Outline: In the eternal scheme of things, we turn out not to be very good at assess the value of things. Fortunately, God doesn’t call us to be appraisers – he just wants us to be faithful with whatever he, who appraises us, more

  • How To Be A Failure

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jun 22, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    We can fail in life if we follow the example of the one-talent man in Matthew 25

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE 1 - How many of us want to fail in our walk with Jesus? How many of us want to fail at life? How many of us want our children to grow up to fail? - Failure is something that most of us want to avoid at all costs. We do not want to be known for our failures nor do we want more

  • Talents, Money And Judgment

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 53 ratings

    Let’s examine three key points to this parable about talents, money and the judgment. 1- God entrusts His property V. 14 2- God requires accountability V. 19 3- God punishes the wicked Vs. 28-30

    INTRO.- Talents, money and judgment. Do these sound bad? In the light of this scripture they sound somewhat bad. ILL.- A young Bible college student was witnessing in Atlanta, GA. As he approached one house an elderly gentleman was sitting in his chair on the front porch. He asked, “Are you more

  • Double Or Nothing Series

    Contributed by Pastor Dempsey Daniels on Jan 8, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    Good stewardship doing the most with whatever God gives. So as he gives you time, it is your responsibility as a good steward to use it the best you can. Ephesians 5 says we are to redeem the times, but the NIV of the same verse says that we are to make t

    Double or Nothing - Sermon 4 of 4 Matthew 25:20 - And so he that had received five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents: behold, I have gained beside them five talents more. Sermon: This week as we bring this time of sharing on more

  • The Lifestyle Of A Biblical Steward

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 5, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    The life style of a biblical steward is one who acknowledges that God owns everything in their life and they in turn seek to manage all that they have for Him.

    The Lifestyle of a Biblical Steward Thesis: The life style of a biblical steward is one who acknowledges that God owns everything in their life and they in turn seek to manage all that they have for Him. There goal is multiply what God has given them for the Kingdom of God. This means a biblical more

  • The Man Who Lost Everything By Doing Nothing"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 47 ratings

    The third servant simply buried the talent and did nothing. This unprofitable servant lost everything by doing nothing! It is to this third man that I am directing this message. His thinking needed to be changed. He was wrong about seven things:

    Note to SermonCentral readers: Please read the message on this text by Brian Bill. It helped to inspire this message. Thanks Bill! Text: Matthew 25: 14-30 Title: “The Man who lost Everything by doing Nothing” Introduction: Most of you are familiar with the story of the master who went more

  • The Risk Of The Steward Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    Being a faithful steward of God’s gifts requires we face the challenge of risking those gifts to grow the Kingdom.

    THE RISK OF THE STEWARD Matthew 25:14–30 The hang-glider rides the tramway to the top of Sandia Peak overlooking Albuquerque. At the tip of the peak, he stretches the gossamer fabric over a lightweight metal frame and leaps off the mountain into the clear air. The person enjoys the rush more