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  • Ten Bridesmaids

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Nov 12, 2012

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you believe in the Holy Spirit with the Word? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show the importance of the Holy Spirit with the Word in a believer's life. IV. TEXT: Matthew 25:2 (New Living Translati

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you believe in the Holy Spirit with the Word? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show the importance of the Holy Spirit with the Word in a believer's life. IV. TEXT: Matthew 25:2 (New Living Translation, Second Edition) Five of them were ...read more

  • The Parable Of The 10 Virgins/Bridesmaids Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Sep 16, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    Jesus is coming back and we are called to be prepared for that return? Those who are not prepared face a finality of judgment that no one wants to face!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: September 16, 2008 Date Preached: September 17, 2008 Where Preached: OPBC (Wed PM) Sermon Details: Sermon Series: A Study of the Parables Sermon Title: The Parable of the 10 Virgins Sermon Text: Matt 25:1-13 (NKJV) 1 “Then the kingdom of heaven shall ...read more

  • Fema And The Ten Bridesmaids

    Contributed by Jody Marsh on Oct 4, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Five of the ten virgins were not ready because they did not have the Holy Spirit. How can you know if you have the Holy Spirit? If you don't, how can you get it?

    Great slides are available email jaykaymarsh@rocketmail.com FEMA And The Ten Bridesmaids Scripture: Matthew 25:1-13 Closing Hymn: Come Now Is The Time To Worship. 289, 287 Date: 9/29/12 Several disasters have come to parts of our country in the last few years (Colorado Springs Fire, ...read more

  • The Ten Bridesmaids Represent Christian Believers

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Sep 29, 2017

    The message is that apathy and carelessness are a much greater threat than any external force.

    32A Fr. Murphy was visiting one of his elderly parishioners whom he hadn’t seen at church for a few months. “You know,” he said, “you are not getter any younger and you should start thinking more of the hereafter.” She replied, “Thank you, Father, but I am always thinking about the hereafter; ...read more

  • The Seasoned Joker

    Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 17, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    A Funeral Sermon

    The Seasoned Joker Friends, we are gathered here to honor the memory of our departed friend and family member, Gary Elzey. We have come not to mourn his death, but to celebrate his life. And indeed there are many things to celebrate. There are many stories we could tell about Gary; he was a ...read more

  • The Ten Virgins

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Nov 7, 2002
    based on 164 ratings

    Matthew 25:1-13 is a parable about two groups of maidens or virgins---the prepared and the unprepared.

  • Watching Or Waiting?

    Contributed by Betty Johnson on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon on our preparedness for Jesus’ return from the story of the ten bridesmaids.

    Waiting or Watching? Matthew 24:36-25:13 A black American Baptist preacher from Richmond was attending a Baptist convention in Mississippi. A Mississippi preacher, began to read the scripture lesson for the morning session. He read, “Now the Kingdom of Heaven is likened unto ten ...read more

  • The Cry At Midnight (The Meaning Behind The Parable Of The 10 Bridesmaids)

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Nov 3, 2011
    based on 812 ratings

    Jesus is the returning bridegroom who will arrive triumphantly at the end of the age. Beloved , blessed are those whose lamps are faithfully kept burning as they watch and wait for his appearance. Be Ready for "The Cry at Midnight." (Redone Nov 2017)

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service; there are four Scripture Readings before the Sermon. The Scripture Readings for this day were: Joshua:24:1-25; Psalm 78:1-7; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 and Matthew 25:1-13. A film crew was on location deep in the desert. One day an old Indian went up ...read more

  • Be Prepared

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Nov 27, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    We are called to be faithful to God and obey him. Being faithful is the meaning of waiting for the Lord to come. There will be no second chances when Christ returns.

    It’s not hard to tell that we are getting closer to the end of the church year. In fact, three weeks from today we will be celebrating the First Sunday in Advent. The Gospel readings for these last few weeks of the Season of Pentecost talk about what God’s judgement will be like. They ...read more

  • Be The Church: Watch, Wait, & Worship

    Contributed by Jonathan Meyer on Nov 15, 2017

    Jesus speaks of our need to prepare for His return. We are encouraged to live lives of worship and devotion to God as we watch and wait for the Bridegroom. (This is part of our lectionary-based series for November 2017, "BE the Church.")

    Last Sunday we had a gender reveal party to find out if we’re having a boy or a girl in April. I was so convinced it was a boy, based on how different the first trimester had been this time around. But then, with friends gathered around, we popped a large black balloon with question marks all over ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Jan 27, 2008
    based on 86 ratings

    Matthew 25:13 tells us the reason for this parable. "Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour.

  • We Should Always Be Ready

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Nov 6, 2008
    based on 19 ratings

    A sermon for the 26th Sunday after Pentecost, proper 27 - Matthew’s story of the Ten Bridesmaids.

    26th Sunday after Pentecost [Pr. 27], November 9, 2008, “Series A” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, through our baptism into Christ’s death and resurrection, you have claimed as your sons and daughters, ...read more

  • The Wise & The Foolish

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Aug 8, 2005
    based on 384 ratings

    The parable of the ten bridesmaids tells us: 1. You must be spiritually prepared. 2. No one can do it for you. 3. There is a day called "Too Late."

    In April, 1988 the evening news reported on a photographer who was also a skydiver. He had jumped from a plane along with several other skydivers and filmed the group as they individually dove out of the plane and opened their parachutes. As the video was being shown of each member of the crew ...read more

  • Prepare For Christ

    Contributed by John Herrmann on Nov 7, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    As the wise bridesmaids were well prepared for Christ’s return -- unlike the foolish ones, so the church is called to prepare by making Provision, Protection and Praise.

    Pentecost 26a Prepare for Christ Mt. 25:1-13 11/9/08 These stained glass windows on the west side of the Sanctuary come from our old church, erected here in the forties during WW II. Among them is the image of a lamp with a flame emerging from it. The University of California has ...read more

  • Appearances Can Be Deceiving / The Parable Of The 10 Bridesmades

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Nov 14, 2017
    based on 2 ratings

    The Meaning behind the Parable of the 10 Bridesmaids (Virgins). The Greek word translated foolish is "Moros" from which we have received the politically incorrect description of "Moron".

    A film crew ... was on location ... deep ... in the desert. One day ... an elderly Native American ... who had been watching the filming for several weeks ... went boldly up to the director and said, ... "Tomorrow rain." And sure enough ... The next day ... it rained. A week later, ... ...read more