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  • You Really Can't Take It With You Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Mar 4, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,125 views

    Avarise, or greed, is different than coveteousness. Covetousness is a desire for things we don’t have. Avarice is a hoarding of things we have but don’t need.

    You Really Can¡¦t Take It With You Luke 12:15-21 February 27, 2005 We are in the midst of our sermon series on the seven deadly sins, and have come to avarice. It is something that we have to consider. Avarice is a word that we don¡¦t use all that often, but it means a passion for ...read more

  • The Seven Deadly Sins And The Nine Noble Virtues

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,302 views

    We see how no virtue is ultimately pleasing to God outside of the Spirit of Christ working in us.

    Ecclesiastes 4:1-5:7 Beulah 5 August 2001 Also read: Galatians 5:16-26 A. Intro Topsy turvy, confusing: Should we pursue pleasure? Work? Wisdom? Madness? The Mesopotamian story End of chapter 3, Qoheleth is despairing, putting man on level with beasts, forcing us to accept that, with the ...read more

  • Who Is Your Brother?

    Contributed by David Thrower on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,529 views

    Our Christian Brothers are often found in some unusual places. It should caution us about judging too quickly!

    In this day and age, when there is so much competition and our litigation-crazed society encourages more division than healing, it is often easy for us as Christians to forget that we are supposed to be "living icons" of Jesus Christ to those around us. We actually fight more among ourselves as ...read more

  • Welcome Home

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Sep 12, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 955 views

    The Father’s forgiveness of a failing son.

    Luke 15:11-24 Welcome Home! Intro – Melody in the Key of F I. He was an Ungrateful Worm (11-12) a. His audacity 11-12 (boldness to ask) b. His avarice 12 (greed) c. His ambition 12 (selfishness, fleshly) d. His animosity 12 (hatred of Father & others) II. He lived in ...read more

  • 4 Types Of Christians

    Contributed by Misha Zigas on Jul 12, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,700 views

    On the parable of the sower.

    Mathew 13 By Dr M Zigas 4 types of Christians We see from this scripture of St Mathew, that Jesus spoke to the crowd with parables. He spoke in parables so as to not cast pearls before the swine, so as to not lay out a step by step process, as this, due to human nature, would come under ...read more

  • Success Follows Cleansing

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 23, 2002
    based on 72 ratings
     | 2,364 views

    Let us remember that contrary to popular opinion, God’s ways are always perfect and He knows what the church needs to make it successful

    1. One might think that after the dramatic deaths of Ananias and Sapphira many would have hesitated to become involved with the Christian church ö however, just the opposite occurred. Instead of the judgment creating panic, the church experienced an extraordinary period of success. The growth of ...read more

  • Releasing Material And Financial Prosperity Series

    Contributed by Errol Joseph on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 2,984 views

    Outlines some principles of giving that release God’s prosperity into our life.

    DATE: July 01, 2001 TEXT: I Corinthians 9:5-15 THEME: "Releasing Material & Financial Productivity" INTRODUCTION The historical background: BODY I. WE RELEASE MATERIAL AND FINANCIAL PRODUCTIVITY BY SOWING SEEDS OF GIVING (II Cor. 5:5, 7) II. UNPRODUCTIVE SEED – HOW WE SHOULD ...read more

  • God's Remedy

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 27, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,457 views

    God knows our limitation and he knows that through Christ alone our forgiveness will become possible.

    THE TRUE STORY OF THE LAST SUPPER. The painting of the Last Supper is extremely interesting and instructive. The two incidents connected with it afford a most convincing lesson on the effects of right and wrong thinking in the life of a boy or a girl or a man or a woman. Leonardo da Vinci, a ...read more

  • Why Did Judas Do It?

    Contributed by Norm Story on Apr 6, 2001
    based on 219 ratings
     | 23,836 views

    He did it for the money; we too are vulnerable to greedy love of money

    "Why Did Judas Do It?" Matthew 26:6-16 John 12:4-6 Mathew 26:47-50; 27:3-5 For a prosecutor to win a conviction in court,they must offer a reasonable motive for doing the crime. A jury will want to know why someone did the particular deed. In life, we expect some rational explanation ...read more

  • We Have A Problem Called Pride Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,375 views

    Sin is real. So is salvation. But we can’t really understand the joy of salvation until we understand the depths of sin from which we have been saved.

    We Have a Problem Called Pride Luke 18:10-13 February 6, 2005 In 1994, I was the Annual Conference Secretary of Global Ministries. It was in that capacity that I joined a survey team to Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Andrew. Three of us went down to determine how best our Annual ...read more

  • The Game Of Greed

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Jun 28, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,277 views

    There are so many voices out there trying to get us to play the game of greed, but we are much better off if we listen to the voice of God calling us to be content with what we have.

    The Game of Greed I Kings 21:1-10 June 24, 2007 Now, this is my opinion. Feel free to agree or disagree. I really believe that network television programming is at an all time low for creativity. We are in an era when it is so expensive to produce programming that network executives are ...read more

  • Why Jesus Wants Us To Understand The Whole Meaning Of His Command, "Sin No More"

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,996 views

    1. Jesus wants us to understand that sin is missing the mark of living up to the Holy character qualities of God (His holiness, truth, love, joy, peace, purpose, perspectives, power, purity, patience, righteousness, greatness, strength, forgiveness, knowledge, wisdom etc). The Lord wants us to ...read more

  • The Fullness Of God Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 9,268 views

    Paul’s prayer with emphasis on the fullnes of God.

    Sermon for 7 Pent Yr B, 27/07/2003 Based on Eph 3:14-21 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “The fullness of God” Cindy’s husband, Jim, pulled his tools out of the garage and began fixing the back deck. The city had warned them that they had to ...read more

  • Don't Be A Judas

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Mar 9, 2005
    based on 65 ratings
     | 6,193 views

    A sermon on Judas, and his road to betrayal

    Don’t Be A Judas John 13:1-30 Leonardo Da Vinci, the noted Italian artist, painted the Last Supper. It took seven years for him to complete it. The figures representing the twelve Apostles and Christ himself were painted from living persons. The life-model ...read more

  • What Do You Brag About?

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,863 views

    Why the Christian should boast in the cross of Christ.

    What Do You Brag About? Gal. 6:14 INTRO.: Our text tells of one cross, but three crucifixions. The cross is the central figure of the Bible’s revelation of God and His love for His creature, man. It should be at the center of every Gospel message. It is the hope of all mankind. First, there is ...read more