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  • For The Common Good Series

    Contributed by Ron Newton on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,753 views

    God has given us every gift we need to function as the Body of Christ.

    Spiritual Gifts Series # 2 Introduction 1. Illus...One word to describe the Corinthian Church and it is not charismatic, as some might think because of its emphasis on the gifts of the Spirit, but rather problematic. a. Some of their problems were such things as: divisiveness, disorder, ...read more

  • Just For You -- For The Common Good

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Oct 26, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,794 views

    Encouragement to explore and develop the gifts of the Spirit—not as a responsibility to weigh you down, but as a way for you to love and honor the God who loves you.

    I have a few questions for you. You don’t have to answer out loud. No show of hands required. You don’t need to nod your head. You don’t need to shake your head. But these are not rhetorical questions. They are real questions, serious questions, important questions. What do you think God ...read more

  • Gifts For The Common Good

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jun 8, 2014
     | 3,188 views

    The gifts of the Holy Spirit are given primarily for the common good, and primarily so that we can be His witnesses.

    This section of Paul’s letter to the Corinthian church is about unity in diversity, serving the common good together, and being instruments of God’s grace by His Spirit at work to heal, to teach and to build up. The overall message is that God is in control. It is His church not yours ...read more

  • Working Together In Community Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Apr 6, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,596 views

    No one can do everything but everyone can do something.

    With all the resources available to us, why are people having such a hard time becoming mature disciples of Jesus? I’m convinced another recent survey (2014 Barna survey) provides the answer to that question. When people were asked what, if anything, helps them to grow in their faith, they ...read more

  • Spiritual Gifts And Love

    Contributed by Gary Bennett on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 3,975 views

    The primacy of love against the backdrop of Spiritual gifts, mutual interdependence and the common good.

    BANKERS TRUST? Have you noticed what’s been happening in your bank? "The Banks" have been introducing change by stealth. It began over 10 years ago when the banks made some poor investment decisions during the buoyant 80’s. But with the Stock Market crash of 89, banks were struggling with extreme ...read more

  • The Path Of Dialogue Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 27, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,581 views

    To evangelize society, we must encourage leaders to promote the common good.

    Thursday of Third Week in Lent 2016 Joy of the Gospel We weak humans need continual reminders that things are not all rosy, that we are living in the midst of a struggle against the forces of evil. Yes, Christ has triumphed in the universal, but He still battles for individual souls with the ...read more

  • Charity, Truth And Health Care Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 9, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,775 views

    Charity in truth demands that we consider two moral criteria: justice and the common good. But truth must inform both.

    Monday of 19th Week in Course August 10, 2009 Caritas in Veritate “Die to yourself” is a phrase that is no more popular today than in the first century. Jesus showed the way to this manifestation of charity in truth, by living for others during his earthly existence, and by dying on the cross ...read more

  • The Leader & Organisation Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 20, 2015
     | 2,511 views

    Nehemiah prays before acting, does his research, then Nehemiah identifies himself with the people of Jerusalem, and so the leaders commit themselves to the common good

    The stage is set. The actors are all in place. Nehemiah has finally come to the moment he’s been working towards as he’s prayed and fasted over the previous days or weeks. Nehemiah enters, stage right, with the jug of wine for the king, as he does every day. But unlike every other day ...read more

  • Our Gracious God Gives Generous Gifts

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Aug 16, 2013
     | 3,749 views

    PENTECOST 11 -- Our gracious God gives generous gifts. God gives gifts of faith for the common good. God gives gifts of faith to glorify God.

    OUR GRACIOUS GOD GIVES GENEROUS GIFTS (Outline) August 28, 2011 - Pentecost 11 - 1 CORINTHIANS 12:1-11 INTRO: Gifts and presents often provide happiness and joy for many people. Broad smiles and kind words reflect the thankfulness of receiving a gift. God’s spiritual ...read more

  • The Art Of Body Building Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on May 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,129 views

    The gifts of the Spirit are given for the common good not for our personal advancement. Paul shows us how the body of Christ is quite a literal expression.

    THE ART OF BODY BUILDING Jesus is not here…in the flesh. His body is not here but his Spirit is here. We read in John 16 that Jesus had to go away; he had to return to his Father in heaven, so that his Spirit could come, so that his very person, the essence of his being could be with every ...read more

  • Know Your Spiritual Gifts And Use Them! Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 13, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,369 views

    Paul tells us all to know our spiritual gifts and know how to use them for the common good of the church. We also need to know that we all have different gifts but this is God’s plan and it’s a good thing to have diversity. We also need to know that each

    Series: What is the Spirit saying to the church? I received the idea for this sermon at International House of Prayer during my spiritual retreat there. I have also been asking this question to every pastor I know. Their responses have varied but my series topics are based on their responses and ...read more

  • "Know Your Spiritual Gifts!" 1 Cor 12 Pt 12 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,688 views

    Paul tells us all to know our spiritual gifts and know how to use them for the common good of the church. We also need to know that we all have different gifts but this is God’s plan and it’s a good thing to have diversity. We also need to know that each

  • Triple Giving Series

    Contributed by Tim Zoltowski on Jan 30, 2016
     | 3,969 views

    A look at giving of your knowledge, your time, and your money for the common good. The message discussed our need to use what we have been given to lift up the Body of Christ. The need to use the gift we have been given in accordance with our faith.

    It is better to give than to receive. That is what Paul quoted Jesus as saying. It is more blessed to give than to receive. Today we will conclude our series on giving by talking about HOW we give. Last week, you’ll remember, that we said if you are in Christ Jesus, the question was not ...read more

  • Believe Week 17 - Spiritual Gifts Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Feb 16, 2015
     | 2,566 views

    Believe week 17 looks at Spiritual Gifts

    Believe 17: Spiritual Gifts February 15, 2015 A few years ago Neiman-Marcus was selling 3 Ford Taurus cars built by Roush Racing, and driven by Mark Martin in NASCAR races. The car was being sold for those men who have everything. It was a Father’s Day special. What do you think this ...read more

  • Christian Dialogue With The State Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Mar 19, 2017
     | 1,533 views

    Our responsibility is to hold these politicians’ feet to the fire, remind them of what is good, and vote godly people in to replace them if they do not.

    Thursday of third week in Lent 2017 Joy of the Gospel Teaching science, as I do every week in the school year, involves risk management. When one is teaching kids who are fifteen to eighteen years old, one has to recognize that these are children in adult bodies. Their frontal lobes, where ...read more