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  • Acts Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,142 views

    Jesus causes us to consider our motive in what we do and reminds us that if our inward motive from the heart is "not of God" then "not of God" is what we will get. Why do you do what you do?

    INTRODUCTION Chapter 5 began the sermon on mount with definition of “Happiness”: If you will look, and search – If you really hunger and thirst – IF you truly SEEK God with all of your heart THEN your actions will show it – And The RESULT will be “Happiness” as God defines it to ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount: Doing Acts Of Righteousness

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Oct 20, 2011
     | 2,079 views

    Message from the Sermon on the Mount on doing acts of righteousness such as prayer, giving, fasting

    Doing Acts of Righteousness Theme: To show the importance of motive in things that we do Text: Matthew 6:1 1 ¶ Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. In this verse a better translation, for our ...read more

  • One Man's Act Of Righteousness

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Jun 19, 2020
     | 582 views

    Short message during virus shut down time. This was shared by text and other media.

    8 March 2020 Sermon Title: One man's act of righteousness Scripture Text: Romans 5:12-19 ILLUSTRATION: FREEDOM The divine "scheme of things," as Christianity understands it, is at once extremely elastic and extremely rigid. It is elastic, in that it includes a large measure of ...read more

  • The Standard Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 2, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,695 views

    God teaches that internal righteousness is what produces external acts of righteousness.

    The Standard Matthew 5:1, 17,10 God teaches that internal righteousness is what produces external acts of righteousness. SLIDE #1 INTRODUCTION • Today we begin a new seven-week series entitled, “Sermon on the Mount: A Kingdom Upside Down.” • This series will encourage Christians to go beyond ...read more

  • It Is Just Not Fair

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Mar 9, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,497 views

    Only acts of righteousness done for God’s glory will be rewarded.

    IT IS JUST NOT FAIR MATTHEW 6:5-14 MARCH 10, 2002 INTRODUCTION: And now the end is near and so I face the final curtain. My friend I’ll make it clear, I’ll state my case of which I’m certain. I’ve lived a life that’s full, traveled each and every high way. And more, more than this, I did it my ...read more

  • Don't Be A Show Off, Pt. 1

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Oct 23, 2005
     | 3,097 views

    This is the first part in a 3 part series on Jesus’ teaching about not doing acts of righteousness to be seen by men as the hypocrites do.

    Don’t be a Show Off, Part 1 Lighthouse Assembly of God 10/23/05 Pastor Greg Tabor Introduction Read Matthew 6:1-4 Define ‘acts of righteousness’? Specifically there are three examples here: alms giving, prayer and fasting. These would be three things the Pharisees would have been ...read more

  • A Kingdom Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Danny Davis on Feb 7, 2014
     | 4,952 views

    Humility or hypocritical? What is our attitude when we give? Jesus tells us that the act of giving is an act of righteousness. But we must always check our motive.

    We will be looking at Matthew 6 this morning as we continue in our series RED: Teachings From the Words of Christ. If you do not have a Bible this morning you can find the Scriptures printed on the insert inside your bulletin. (ME) WOW! We have covered a lot of ground in this sermon ...read more

  • Trampling The Winepress

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Apr 24, 2014
     | 1,697 views

    The authority God has given Jesus Christ to literally (and physically) judge and punish those who turn away from the Father now begins to show. Jesus is no longer the sacrificial lamb, but acts in righteousness with unmerciful authority.

    Trampling the Winepress Revelation, Part 23, Revelation 14:17-20 Introduction - On His head is golden crown: signifying royalty and authority - In His hand: a Sickle which has only one use: to harvest -- Think of Jesus stepping to the edge of Heaven to reap what is His! - An ...read more

  • Getting Life Right: Righteousness Has Its Rewards Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on May 18, 2020
     | 1,202 views

    The rewards of serving God are a righteous life with him. God rewards prayer, giving, and seeking him (fasting). Seeking rewards without seeking God misses God's best.

    Getting Life Right: RIGHTEOUSNESS HAS ITS REWARDS—Matthew 6:1-8, 16-18 ***In a commercial for a credit card, a young man and woman are sitting at a table in a restaurant. The man is handing his credit card to the server, who looks soberly at the young lady, saying, “You know, he’s using you. He ...read more

  • Genuine Prayer And Fasting Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 15, 2015
     | 3,619 views

    Last week we started the series on the places where Jesus said, “I tell you the truth”. We started out by looking at Matt. 6:1-4 where Jesus talks about giving. Today we’ll look at the other acts of righteousness in this passage-praying and fasting.

    “GENUINE PRAYER AND FASTING” Matthew 6:5-18 INTRODUCTION: Last week we started the series on the places where Jesus said, “I tell you the truth”. We started out by looking at the first four verses of Matt. 6 where Jesus shows us our giving need not be done with fanfare, ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount - Part 11 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Jun 28, 2019
     | 2,533 views

    This is Part 11 in a 14-part series of studies I call “The Christian Character” as described by Jesus in what is familiarly known as the “Sermon on the Mount.” In this part Jesus tells his audience 3 things not to do for the sake of being seen. This teaching includes a model for prayer.

  • Put Down Your Bullhorn Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 8, 2015
     | 2,861 views

    There were times where Jesus started out a sentence by saying, “I tell you the truth”. It was a declaration of affirmation where he was placing a strong emphasis on what followed. Today we'll look at his use of it in Matt. 6:1-4.

    “PUT DOWN YOUR BULLHORN” Matthew 6:1-4 There were times where Jesus started out a sentence by saying, “I tell you the truth”. We would say that everything Jesus said is the truth. We would also say that everything Jesus said is important so we might wonder why he ...read more

  • Adam And Christ Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 12, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,896 views

    In Romans 5:12-21 the apostle Paul contrasts the work of Adam with the work of Christ. This sermon examines the contrast between two men, two acts, and two results.

    Scripture Years ago my daughter’s third grade teacher started worshiping at our church. Before she started teaching, however, she used to work as a representative for Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF)—a ministry that reaches children with the good news of God. Lauren’s teacher ...read more

  • Better Than New

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Jan 6, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,556 views

    Many people are "into" restoration of antiques and artifacts, but restoration of human relationships and human beings is much more difficult. Christ not only "restores" but makes sinFULL human beings better than new.

    Better than New Romans 5:6-12 I. NO one is exempt from sin. (Rom 5:12) A. Everyone is a sinner because everyone sins. (Rom 3:23) B. Adam’s “bad apple” ...read more

  • God’s Super-Abounding Grace Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Mar 1, 2016
     | 4,560 views

    The cure for those who are in Jesus by faith is much more powerful than the curse for those who are in Adam by nature

    It seems that almost every time I turn on my TV lately there is a commercial for some new prescription drug. And I’ve got to tell you that when I watch most of those commercials, the required disclaimers make it seem to me like the cure is often worse than the disease. These two clips from a ...read more