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  • Complacency

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Sep 28, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,778 views

    God has a purpose for your life. God has a plan for your life. How are you treating it?

    Three psychiatric patients are eager to be released from the hospital, but the doctor has an examination of their judgment skills that must be passed in order for them to go home. One by one he takes them to the edge of a swimming pool without water and tells them to jump in or not. Take the ...read more

  • Complacency

    Contributed by John Gullick on Oct 22, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 10,429 views

    A sermon that looks at the serious scriptural warnings against Complacancy in the Christian life.

    In matters of faith there are any number of reasons for doing things. Some act out of habit, others expectations or personal desire. Others, decide that there is time enough for such matters of faith - and live as they please preferring to delay considering God rather treating him like a life ...read more

  • A Complacent Church

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jun 19, 2018
     | 1,686 views

    the church at Laodicea

    The Church at Laodicea: A Complacent Church - Revelation 3:14-22 - 2/21/10 Turn with me this morning to the last book in the Bible, the book of Revelation, chapter 3. As you’re turning, think about getting ready for church this morning. If you are female, you probably thought through your ...read more

  • The Complacent Life Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,656 views

    Do not place your security in the outward forms of church life and neglect your walk with the Lord. Cultivate an authentic relationship with Christ.

    The message to the church in Sardis was distinct from those we have seen earlier. • No words of commendation. Just a blunt statement: “you are dead”. • Jesus says He saw their deeds. There were activities going on in the church. • Jesus says “you have a reputation of being alive” – they were ...read more

  • Complacency Kills Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jan 30, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,725 views

    It was only a momentary slip of the beasts’ feet, but it was enough to rock the Ark which was on the cart they were pulling. The priest driving the cart reached back to steady the Ark so it wouldn’t fall; but the moment he touched the Ark, he fell dead.

    “David and all the house of Israel were celebrating before the LORD, with songs and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals. And when they came to the threshing floor of Nacon, Uzzah put out his hand to the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen stumbled. And the anger of ...read more

  • The Complacent Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Sep 26, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,841 views

    The Church at Laodicea is a church termed "Lukewarm" by our Lord - and obviously shows the signs of "Complacency". Many a congregation have fallen into this trap.

    The Complacent Church Revelation 3:14-19 * The story is told of a preacher going to his deacon chairman and asking, “Do you think the problems we face in the church is tied to ignorance & apathy?” After a moment the man replied, “I don’t know & I don’t care.” * Today we look at the church in ...read more

  • The Complacent Church Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 22, 2008
    based on 97 ratings
     | 33,157 views

    The Laodicean Church had become complacent & apatetic about the cause of Christ because its members were involved in the worldly activities of the affluent society in which they lived. Jesus tells them that He would not accept their luke-warm attitude.

    Revelation 3: 14-22 THE COMPLACENT CHURCH [Matthew 2:19-34] The letters to the seven churches are God’s X-rays, given so that we might examine our own lives and ministries. Judgment is going to come to this world, but it first begins at the ...read more

  • Settled In Complacency

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Nov 22, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 89,036 views

    Sometimes Christians entertain very foolish and dangerous thoughts such as; Don’t get too concerned, keep things as they are, let someone else take care of it, set back, relax, and see what is going on. After all God will work things for us, or don’t g

    Settled in Complacency Zephaniah 1:12-1:13 Sometimes Christians entertain very foolish and dangerous thoughts such as; Don’t get too concerned, keep things as they are, let someone else take care of it, set back, relax, and see what is going on. After all God will work things for us, ...read more

  • Complacency Or Christ

    Contributed by William White Jr on Jun 27, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,895 views

    Hopefully this is a sermon of empowerment.

    COMPLACENCY OR CHRIST? (Mark 6:30-38) I admit to you that I was quite taken up by all the pomp and circumstance leading up to and shortly following Mel Gibson’s movie, The Passion of the Christ. Churches were snapping up and selling tickets hurriedly. Media presses were heavily addressing every ...read more

  • The Complacent Church Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Nov 1, 2002
    based on 107 ratings
     | 6,155 views

    How do we fight complacency in our spiritual lives?

    Zephaniah 1:10-14 10 "On that day," declares the LORD, "a cry will go up from the Fish Gate, wailing from the New Quarter, and a loud crash from the hills. 11 Wail, you who live in the market district; all your merchants will be wiped out, all who trade with silver will be ruined. 12 At that ...read more

  • The Poverty Of Complacency

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on May 1, 2008
    based on 44 ratings
     | 11,318 views

    Complacency with our own spiritual condition will rob us of what God really wants to perform as far as blessing and anointing.

    THE POVERTY OF COMPLACENCY TEXT: 2 Kings 7:3-9 ll Kings 7:3 9 -- “And there were four leprous men at the entering in of the gate: and they said one to another, Why sit we here until we die?” “If we say, We will enter into the city, then the famine is in the city, and we shall die there: and ...read more

  • Spiritual Complacency Series

    Contributed by Klaus Mehrl on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,761 views

    This Sermon contrasts the spiritual choices made by Lot, whose family was destroyed and Abraham. A serious Father’s Day message.

    On this Father’s Day, and as we continue our series called "A Series of Unfortunate Behaviors", I want us to take a look, as it relates especially to fathers – who are the God ordained heads of their households – to look at the subject of Spiritual Complacency." And I want this to be a message that ...read more

  • The Complacency Of The Manger

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Dec 16, 2005
    based on 112 ratings
     | 6,098 views

    We can get complacent when driving the same route every day and become oblivious to the dangers - and Christians can become so used to the manger we get complacent with the meaning of it.

    I heard the story once of a great Cherokee wood carver. He took logs and sat them on a stump outside his back door and sat in front of that log sometimes for hours just staring at it. Finally, he would pick up his carving tools and start carving the most beautiful of things out of the wood. ...read more

  • Complacency In The Church

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Jul 27, 2004
    based on 154 ratings
     | 25,145 views

    THE CAUSE & CURE FOR COMPLACENCY IN THE CHURCH

    COMPLACENCY IN THE CHURCH BACKGROUND: The people of the Northern kingdom (Israel), even while thinking themselves secure, stood doomed for their rejection of the Lord and His ways. TEXT: Amos 6:1-14 INTRODUCTION: Amos 6:1 Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the ...read more

  • A Complacent David Series

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jul 11, 2016
     | 5,449 views

    When David became complacent his heart for God turned to a heart for self.

    I want to start today with a story entitled “Kierkegaard's Complacent Duck.” According to his parable, one spring, a duck was flying north with a flock. In the Danish countryside that particular duck spotted a barnyard where tame ducks lived. The duck dropped down and he discovered ...read more