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  • Jesus Reveals Acts Of Humility

    Contributed by Bennett T Cortez on Apr 23, 2013
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,594 views

    We can experience the blessing of humility by acts of servitude to one another.

    Dave Thomas, founder of the Wendy’s Hamburgers is the only founder among America’s big companies who’s pictured in the corporate annual report shows him holding a mop and a plastic bucket. That wasn’t a gag either; it was done intentionally so that he could lead by example. ...read more

  • What Jesus Experienced Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 16, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,091 views

    Jesus’ first action is an act of humility. It is this act of humility that will reveal his greatness, and this act of identifying with the people will actually set him apart.

    Introduction We come now to Jesus’ appearance. Mark, in verse 8 sets us up to expect his coming in power, and yet, Jesus’ first action is an act of humility. John, who was not worthy to tie Jesus’ sandals, baptizes him as he does everyone else. But it is this act of humility ...read more

  • Submission - A Command With A Promise Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,366 views

    The Biblical principles of submission. This study looks at how submission is an act of humility and faith in God. We are trusting God to lift us up and fulfill His promises.

    Submission – A Command with a Promise Genesis 16 8 And He said, "Hagar, Sarai’s maid, where have you come from, and where are you going?" She said, "I am fleeing from the presence of my mistress Sarai." 9 The Angel of the LORD said to her, "Return to your mistress, and submit yourself under ...read more

  • Wise Above It! Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jul 12, 2012
     | 1,889 views

    Wisdom from God is above the wisdom of the world. Obtain and live by that wisdom.

    1. A wise choice: An angel appears at a faculty meeting and tells the dean that in return for his unselfish and exemplary behavior, the Lord will reward him with his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite wisdom. "Done!" says the angel, and ...read more

  • Secret Of Satisfaction Series

    Contributed by Allen James on Sep 6, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,460 views

    We live in a world filled with distractions which scream for our attention. Unknowingly these can diminish our desperation for God. Today we explore Matthew 6:1, 16-18, and the warning of Jesus to fast behind closed doors.

    The Secret of Satisfaction • Matthew 6:1, 16-18 Introduction: We live in a world filled with DISTRACTIONS which scream for our attention. Unknowingly these can diminish our DESPERATION for God. I. Fasting is an UNFAMILIAR PATTERN. • Jesus expresses expectation that His ...read more

  • Buying Truth

    Contributed by Koushik Biswas on Sep 22, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,449 views

    The points about truth that we so often forget.

    Buying Truth “Buy truth and do not sell it, also wisdom and instruction and understanding” (Pr 23:32) Could you recollect last when you were out buying something? Then suppose someone had intervened to ask, “why are you buying this?” You would have at least replied this, “I need this”. ...read more

  • Thankful Worship

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Nov 19, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,451 views

    Can we refuse to ’Thank God’ by worshiping and bowing down when we clearly see that this God is our God forever and ever, and will be our guide, even unto death? There is a warning which follows ~ The favored nation grew deaf to their Lord’s command.

    Opening illustration: As President Washington proclaimed the 26th of November 1789 to be a day of thanksgiving. The last paragraph reads as follows: "And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations and beseech Him to ...read more

  • Attitude Adjustment Series

    Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on May 11, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,012 views

    Paul teaches us in Philippians 2:1-11 the facets of a positive life are, humility, generosity, and obedience.

    This morning we continue our study of Philippians. Two weeks ago we studied Philippians 1:1-10. Here we discovered a man who had every reason not to be happy, but yet he was filled with joy. Over 18 times in this short four chapter book Paul talks about rejoicing or joy. We observed that Paul ...read more

  • The Poor In Spirit Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jan 28, 2004
    based on 51 ratings
     | 7,948 views

    The Beatitudes: Building Blocks to Be Like Jesus #1

    In Matthew 5 Jesus begins the Sermon on the Mount with what we have called the beatitudes . What are the beatitudes and how do they apply to the Christian life? Over the next several weeks we’re going to take a closer look at these paradoxical statements of joy. Why would I call the ...read more

  • Walking In The Light

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul 2, 2018
     | 178 views

    Experiencing God’s love and forgiveness we walk in the light with our brothers and sisters in Christ.

    INTRODUCTION What is the result of encountering the God of Light, the God in whom no darkness dwells? This was a burning question for those early followers of “The Way.” They realized that being a Christian involved more than merely giving intellectual accent to a theological doctrine. Loving ...read more

  • "Path Of Life And Wisdom"

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Dec 19, 2016
     | 395 views

    The Pharisees refused to repent because they thought they were doing everything correctly; if we follow them, we will ignore the most important part of being Jesus' disciples.

    Thursday of Third Week in Advent 2016 Joy of the Gospel Listen once more to these words of today's Gospel: “When they heard this all the people and the tax collectors justified God, having been baptized with the baptism of John; but the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected the purpose of God for ...read more

  • Being A Servant

    Contributed by Ron Macarthur on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,088 views

    A brief discription of what servanthood should really mean.

    In this day of “It’s all about me” philosophy we find many Christian ministries strongly emphasizing the things we are promised that we have as a Christian. So much so, that some are led to believe that everything in the Christian walk revolves around the individual and all the focus should be on ...read more

  • Footwashing - Example Or Ritual?

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 30, 2000
    based on 168 ratings
     | 2,554 views

    Footwashing was an EXAMPLE for believers to follow, not a ritual to observe like the Lord’s Table!

    FOOT WASHING - EXAMPLE OR RITUAL? (John 13:3-17) [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/footwash.html] The Bible does NOT command New Testament believers to observe foot washing as a Church ritual. 1. The washing of the apostles’ feet ...read more

  • Its Time To Take A Bath

    Contributed by Bishop Daryl Townes on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,958 views

    a message of holiness

    ITS TIME TO TAKE A BATH text: 1 KINGS 5:10-14 INTRODUCTION IN OUR TEXT WE SEE A MAN BY THE NAME OF NAAMAN WHO HAD LEPROSY WHICH IS A SKIN DISEASE THAT CAUSE THE SKIN TO HAVE WHITE SPOTS WITH YELLOW HAIRS WHICH WILL CAUSE THE PERSON TO ITCH, SOMETIMES IT APPEARS IN CERTAIN AREAS ON THE BODY. ...read more

  • Not To Separate, But To Unite Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 12, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,498 views

    Christ condemned the pharisees because they separated; his purpose is unity, as in marriage; thus he forbade divorce, and the Church interprets that in mercy and reconciliation.

    Eleventh Sunday in Course June 11, 2010 Liturgy & Sacrament Series Somewhere between the seventh and eleventh grade, most students learn that there is a difference between the denotation and connotation of a word. The word “statesman” has a dictionary definition almost identical ...read more