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  • Asleep In The Light

    Contributed by Thomas Dibble on May 16, 2003
    based on 76 ratings

    This is the call to every believer - to awake out of sleep and shake the slumber off and reach out your hand to pull someone to safety. The world is lost in darkness but we the church must not be asleep in the light.

    You deserve a break today is the familiar slogan of Macdonald’s. It has a certain ring to it, doesn’t it! It has a certain allure that catches our attention. I do deserve a break today. With the pressures of our school, work and family, with our hectic busy schedules sometimes we feel like “Yes more

  • Lazarus And The Rich Man: Very Succinct

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Sep 9, 2019

    Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time; 26th Sunday, Cycle C

    A spiritual master said, “I used to be deaf. I would see people stand up and go through strange movements in a whirling motion. They called it dancing. To me it looked absurd—until one day I heard the music! The moral of the story: I fail to understand why saints behave the way they do. So more

  • The Crisis Of Conformity

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 47 ratings

    One cannot stand in the middle of the road when it comes to faith. You are either on one side or the other. There is great pressure today to conform and compromise our values, but we shall see from this passage that this is not possible.

    THE CRISIS OF CONFORMITY AMOS 6:1 - 6:14 Scripture Reading: Amos 6:1 - 6:14 Responsive Reading: 2 Kings 17:1 - 17:23 Introduction: I want to begin my sermon today by asking for your help. I’ve been looking for a street in Fredericton and Nackawic, but I haven’t been more

  • "Danger Of Prosperity Being Placed Before God.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Sep 22, 2001
    based on 55 ratings

    Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost September 30, 2001 Year C Amos 6 : 1a, 4-7 Title: “Danger of prosperity being placed before God.”

    Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost September 30, 2001 Year C Amos 6 : 1a, 4-7 Title: “Danger of prosperity being placed before God.” Amos is prophesying in the northern kingdom, whose capital is Samaria, shortly before its fall to the Assyrians. Many Israelites, certainly the prominent more

  • The Discipline Of Change

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 11, 2018

    This message helps listeners realize that the discipline of change is a concept ordained by God.

    I. "BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO CHANGE, THEREFORE THEY FEAR NOT GOD" A. The Psalmist saw much wickedness in his life 1. He noticed their prosperity - Ps 73:3; 92:7 2. They were not in trouble as those who fear the Lord B. His continued trials and perplexities caused him to wonder just why is there such more

  • Sleeping Church Members

    Contributed by David Radcliff on May 4, 2016

    Zion was, of course, in the southern kingdom of Judah; so both parts of the nation, Judah and Israel, are addressed here.

    SLEEPING CHURCH MEMBERS Amos 6:1 Zion was, of course, in the southern kingdom of Judah; so both parts of the nation, Judah and Israel, are addressed here. Zion was the center of religion—God's temple was there, and Samaria was the metropolis of a powerful kingdom. "Woe to them that are at more

  • Napping On Beds Of Ivory

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Dec 31, 2012

    Exposition of Blessings

    Text: Amos 6:1-8, Title: Napping on Ivory Beds, Date/Place: NRBC, 12/30/12, AM A Opening illustration: watching the ice dancing show at Dollywood yesterday, over analyzing, and wondering if the people singing actually believe the Christmas carols they are singing. Dollywood has always more

  • God And Justice

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Sep 23, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Christians should show mercy to those unjustly oppressed.

    GOD AND JUSTICE Texts: Amos 6, 8; Zephaniah 3 �@ "Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice."__ H.L. Mencken, Prejudices We should act with justice in everything. Justice can be considered right behavior. Ethics involve or express moral approval or disapproval consistent more

  • Justice, Love And Mercy

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 7, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    One way we can respond to a disaster like the Tsunami in Asia, apart from the obvious response of generosity to those in need is to call again on Jesus Christ, the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world, thanking him for his sacrifice that makes

    We need to be very careful when we think about a great natural disaster like the tsunami in Asia that we don’t jump to conclusions too quickly. Already you may have heard people claiming that this is a judgement on the Islamic extremists of Aceh, or that it’s the result of global warming or that more

  • Where Are You Leading God's People?

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Where Are You Leading God’s People? 1) Into foolish boasting? 2) Into self-indulgent living? 3) Into danger of God’s judgment?

    I’m sure that everyone here has at one time or another played the game “follow the leader.” I remember it being a favourite for my classmates and me in grade one. We spent countless hours leading each other up, over, and around playground equipment during recess. While you might think that it’s more

  • The Reality Of God's Judgment Ii Series

    Contributed by Bobby Roger on Feb 2, 2004
    based on 4 ratings

    a message on the reality of God’s judgment

    The Reality of God¡¦s Judgment Part II Amos 6:1-14 I. THE FIRST MESSAGE OF WOE„³YOU WILL BE EXILED AND NOT EXALTED (5:18-17) II. THE SECOND MESSAGE OF WOE„³YOU WILL SUFFER AFFLICTION AND NOT AFFLUENCE (6:1-14) A. The Charge of Complacency-¡¨Woe to them that are at ease¡K¡¨ (1) To be more

  • All You Can Ease Buffet Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 21 ratings

    God cries out in grief over the death of Israel because of their complacency.

    As you turn to Amos 6 tonight, I want to tell you about the first word of our text. That word is Woe. Everybody experiences grief in different ways. Some people keep it inside. Some people cry. But there are some people who really break down. We’ve all seen pictures of the professional more

  • Afflicting The Comfortable Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    Like He did with Israel, God is in the business of afflicting the comfortable. When we are at ease in Zion, He sometimes has to shake us up with righteous affliction.

    1. Introduction (6:8) 2. Afflicting the comfortable—(what does righteous affliction look like?) a. Afflicted bodies (6:9-10) b. Afflicted buildings (6:11) c. Afflicted brains (6:12-13) d. Afflicted borders (6:14) 3. Conclusion a. We know what God’s righteous affliction looks like—how do we more

  • Getting Knocked Out Of Complacency

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 14, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon based on Amos 6:1-7 about complacency.

    Sermon for 9/12/2010 HoHum: There was a Canada goose flying across the farm land of Kansas on a fall day. For whatever reason it had gotten separated from the rest of its flock. But as the goose flew it spied the pond of Farmer Jones. Farmer Jones had Toulouse geese in his pond. If you know more

  • Pursuing God’s Purpose For Your Life Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Aug 31, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    Most people never discover the true purpose for their lives. In the text. Philippians 3:12-14. we have a revelation of what life is all about. This message examines 4 points of understanding that undergirds a meaningful Christian life.

    We are progressing in a study of Philippians; our text today is in chapter 3. In this chapter we are given a revelation of what life is all about. Sadly, most people never discover the true purpose of their lives. In fact, most Christians never grasp it. They often pursue the same goals that the more