Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on caring for widows: showing 1-15 of 117

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • The Book Of Acts, Part 10- Dying To Please Jesus; The Martyrdom Of Stephen Series

    Contributed by Mark Strauss on May 4, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 8,352 views

    Let’s see how it begins: •Verse 8 Now Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, did great wonders and miraculous signs among the people. •Stephen is obviously a multi-talented individual. He not only takes care of the widows, but he’s out there on

    “Dying to Please Jesus” The Martyrdom of Stephen Acts 6:8-7:59 One of great movies of recent years is Amadeus, a mostly fictional account of the life of the great composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. •The story is told from the perspective of Antonio Salieri, a fellow composer. •As a young boy, ...read more

  • The First Church Business Meeting

    Contributed by David Wilson on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,030 views

    Taken from our church’s verse by verse study of the book of Acts, this study covers Acts 6:1-7, the calling of the first deacons. It covers several issues such as the Care of widows, the need for church business meetings and pastoral leadership, as well

    Grant Avenue Baptist Church 2215 Grant Avenue Redondo Beach, CA 90278 Phone 310-376-7890 Fax 877-248-2998 DAVID M. WILSON, Pastor THE FIRST CHURCH BUSINESS MEETING Acts 6:1-7 Verse 1 GROWTH PANGS In the early history of the church we quickly find a division between ...read more

  • The Barrel Of Meal That Failed Not - Provision

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 27, 2004
    based on 73 ratings
     | 4,963 views

    It’s ok to live hand to mouth as long as it’s God’s hand and my mouth.

    The Barrel of Meal that Failed Not God’s Provision Scripture: I Kings 17:8-16 Text: Phil. 4.19 My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Lesson Aim: God’s care for the widow and for His servant, and for all who trust Him. The same truth that ...read more

  • "The Might Of The Widow's Mite"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,840 views

    I love people who overcome excuses. If anyone had a reason not to “give,” it was this woman. The widow’s might… she shuts down everyone else’s excuse!

    Title: “The Widow’s Might” Introduction: Jesus had just warned the people about the leaven of the Pharisees. They looked religious on outward appearance, but God looks upon the heart of a man. Thus our text begins. Here the widow woman is used by Christ to illustrate the kind of Christian ...read more

  • Certain Widows Are The Church's Responsibility Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,565 views

    HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH -- PART I -- SPECIAL HONOR FOR WIDOWS

    BIG IDEA: HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH -- PART I -- SPECIAL HONOR FOR WIDOWS I. (:1-2) HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO THE YOUNG AND THE OLD IN THE CHURCH (based on age and sex distinctions) A. Men 1. Older a. Negative -- "Do not sharply rebuke an ...read more

  • Goodness Series

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Feb 8, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,244 views

    A. Salvation is not reformation but regeneration. B. Changes in us are not due to imitation but indwelling power. C. It is the Holy Spirit that moves and doing something within.

    THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT (GOODNESS) GALATIANS 5:22 I: INTRODUCTION A. Salvation is not reformation but regeneration. B. Changes in us are not due to imitation but indwelling power. C. It is the Holy Spirit that moves and doing something within. II: WHAT IS GOODNESS? A: Examine the root ...read more

  • The Role Of Deacons

    Contributed by Bishop Robert Mckenzie on Jul 29, 2005
    based on 97 ratings
     | 10,406 views

    A look at the biblical role of deacons in the churh

    The First Deacons July 13, 1997 Coy Wylie The Role of Deacons The First Deacons Acts 6:1-7. 1. In a few weeks our church will select, ordain and install some men in our deacon body. As we shall learn from this passage, deacons are a vital asset to any church. As your pastor, I don’t want you ...read more

  • Why Are Deacons Needed Today?

    Contributed by Chris Layton on Aug 23, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,900 views

    Laying the foundation for the office of deacons and the role they play in the life of the church.

    Are Deacons Needed Today? Acts 6:1-7 The age old struggle in the realms of Christianity has been a fierce fight. On one side, seeking to advance the Kingdom of God, we find the Holy Spirit and the Church. On the other side we see Satan and all of the forces of Hell. Satan had been trying to ...read more

  • The Small Still Voice

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 3,302 views

    Even in the midst of despair, we can still hear the small, still voice of God.

    The Small Still Voice 1 Kings 19:1-18 1. Even great men of faith have moments of doubt and fear A. Elijah had seen God do great things - Stood before Ahab and predicted drought 17:1 - Fed by Ravens and drank from the stream 17:2-6 - Cared for by the widow of Zarephath ...read more

  • Luke's Portrait Of A Beautiful Woman

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on May 19, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,572 views

    In the book of Acts, Luke paints a portrait of a truly beautiful woman...her name was Dorcas.

    LUKE’S PORTRAIT OF A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN Text: Acts 9:36 – 42 Introduction: · “Beautiful” – delighting the senses by excellence and harmony, and often also giving great pleasure to the mind by an inner goodness (World Book Dict.) · We have traded beauty for sensuality · What is true ...read more

  • Progress Is Facilitated With God Directed Delegation Of Responsibilities 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,382 views

    Have you ever wondered why some organizations seem to languish in mediocrity? In the early days of the church, the apostles learned how to delegate responsibilities so they were not sidetracked from their major ministries.

    1. Have you ever wondered why some organizations seem to languish in mediocrity? Quote; Poor delegation leads to jealousy, mistrust and ineffectiveness. Example: In the early days of the church, the apostles learned how to delegate responsibilities so they were not sidetracked from their ...read more

  • Who Is The Holy Spirit To You?

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jun 3, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,535 views

    Using the story of the transformation of Walter Lewis Wilson, this short sermon challenges people to want to be full of the Holy Spirit in order to impact our town for Jesus!

    John 15: 26-27 and 16: 4b-15 Walter Lewis Wilson was an American doctor born towards the end of the 19th century. He was a faithful Christian who often hosted visiting missionaries to his church. One visitor from France didn’t mince words, asking him, “Who is the Holy Spirit to you?” Wilson’s ...read more

  • Serve One Another Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,966 views

    one of a series on Building Community

    Building Community - Serve One Another "A community is a group of people who matter to you, and to whom you matter." I grew up in a community where everyone knew everyone else’s business and no one thought a thing of it - because we cared about each other. I grew up on Cherry Street ...read more

  • Supernatural #6: A Few Good Men Series

    Contributed by on Aug 15, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,496 views

    God’s looking for a few good men... and women and children... to accomplish His will on the Earth. If each member of the church will do their part, the church will grow.

    SUPERNATURAL #6: GOD’S LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MEN OPENING TESTIMONY: This weekend is a very special one for me. I am celebrating 20 years with Jesus! August 14, 1989 – a farmhouse outside of Lacombe, Alberta, is where I met Jesus as my Lord and Saviour. INTRO TO THEME: • The theme of ...read more

  • What Ever Happened To...?

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 785 views

    An inductive message using biblical narratives to lead Christians to the conclusion that the church is changed as a result of individual lives being changed by God.

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness encouraging God’s people in my care to seek real change in their own lives and to watch God change the church as a result. Response: As they receive communion, Christians will ask God to help them change and to become more like Jesus in attitudes and ...read more