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  • Conquering Contempt Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 2, 2013
     | 3,197 views

    How believers are to handle the contempt of the world.

    By now, I’m sure all of us are familiar with the interview with Don Cathy, the chief operating officer of Chick-Fil-A that set off such a firestorm several weeks ago. As we might expect, much of the reporting on what he actually said has been inaccurate. So let me read to you a portion of the ...read more

  • Contempt For The Lord

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jun 7, 2013
     | 1,709 views

    I. EXORDIUM: Do we blaspheme GOD by our own decisions? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that doing bad is not our trademark but our mark in this world is blessing if we do the opposite we blaspheme GOD. IV. TEXT:

    I. EXORDIUM: Do we blaspheme GOD by our own decisions? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that doing bad is not our trademark but our mark in this world is blessing if we do the opposite we blaspheme GOD. IV. TEXT: 2 Samuel 12:14 (Amplified Bible) ...read more

  • The Contempt Of The Fool

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,279 views

    The Contempt of the Fool

    Psalm 14 THE RUINATION OF GOD'S CREATION - 14:1-3 The Contempt of the Fool - The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. I. The Atheistic Fool. Ps.14:1 "The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God." ...read more

  • Contempt For Misfortune

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,380 views

    The problem with saying the right thing at the wrong time when we minister to the suffering.

  • God's Contempt Of Complaint

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 1, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 9,456 views

    Complaining in self-pity is a practice that hurts the heart of God, influences others to do the same, and results in God’s judgment.

    God’s Contempt Of Complaint Text: Num.11: 1-3 Intro: Complaining is an activity all of us have participated in at one time or another. Most of us utter complaints without even thinking about it. It seems almost natural to vocalize our displeasure when things don’t quite turn out as we ...read more

  • Familiarity Breeds Contempt

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 3, 2003
    based on 188 ratings
     | 24,745 views

    God is no respecter of persons. He will use whom he will. There is a danger in our Christian lives that we can miss out on God’s blessings because we fail to recognise God’s messenger.

    Saxlingham 06-07-03 A prophet is without honour in his own country We all know the old adage “Familiarity breeds contempt” - a saying that goes back as far as Publius the Syrian, in 2 BC. And we see in our Gospel reading this morning, how this happened to ...read more

  • Contempt For God's Court Series

    Contributed by Kelly Randolph on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,998 views

    This message exposes the sin of placing ourselves in the position of God by self-righteously judging others.

    Contempt for God’s Court: The Problem of Self-Appointed Judges - James 4:11-12 Have you noticed the rising popularity of courtroom TV shows? First, there was Judge Wapner on The People’s Court. Then along came Judge Judy. You can also see the professional boxer and boxing referee turned judge – ...read more

  • "A Cure For Contempt" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,143 views

    Finding our place in God’s plan (Also commenting on 9-11)

    Psalm Steps> Psalm 123, “A Cure for Contempt” Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Introduction Chaplain (COL) Bob Jenkins had just finished morning devotions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the Pentagon on September 11th when he heard “a ...read more

  • Familiarity Breeds Contempt- And Children Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on May 22, 2015
     | 1,757 views

    1) God’s plan in creation is for men and women to marry and have children. 2) In this fallen world, marriage is not God’s best for everyone, and having children is not God’s calling on all couples. 3) Focus on Ephesians 6:1-4 (from John Piper)

    HoHum: “Familiarity breeds contempt -- and children." Mark Twain WBTU: Must go back to the context here. At the end of Ephesians 5 Paul talks about marriage. He does give the role of the husband and the role of the wife in marriage, but there is so much more. In Ephesians 5 Paul is ...read more

  • Familiarity Breeds Contempt Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Feb 12, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 7,128 views

    Discover the counter-cultural ethic that Jesus utilized as he ministered and saved the human race.

    Familiarity Breeds Contempt Mark 5:17; 6:1-6 From the Sermon Series: “Ten Cultural Myths that Drive America” Sermon point: From a human perspective the adage “Familiarity breeds contempt” has some truth to it. However, from a divine perspective, God is fully familiar with us and loves us with ...read more

  • Familiarity Breeds Contempt

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 31, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,892 views

    Luke 4

    FAMILIARITY BREEDS CONTEMPT (LUKE 4:14-30) One cold night, as a sheik lay in his tent, a camel thrust the flap aside and looked in. “I pray thee, Master,” he said, “let me put my nose within the tent, for it is cold outside.” “By all means,” yawned the sheik, ...read more

  • Familiarity Breeds Contempt Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Feb 20, 2017
     | 3,705 views

    how do people see us and how do we see others?

    Let’s continue to worship with the Gospel of Mark. The Gospel of Mark does not talk about Jesus’ birth or upbringing; we can read about that part of Jesus’ life in the other Gospels. In the very beginning of the Gospel of Mark, right after His water baptism as an adult, Jesus began His ministry by ...read more

  • Jesus On Anger And Contempt Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Jun 16, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,466 views

    Part 4 of a 13 week series Hearing Jesus Again. This message looks at the contrasts between the old rightness and the rightness of the kingdom heart.

  • My Cup Runneth Over ... With Contempt Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 1, 2001
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,231 views

    WHEN THE PROUD LOOK DOWN ON US WITH CONTEMPT, SEEKING GOD’S GRACE -- THE SERVANTS OF THE LORD NEED TO LOOK UP FOR GOD’S GRACE

    BIG IDEA: WHEN THE PROUD LOOK DOWN ON US WITH CONTEMPT, THE SERVANTS OF THE LORD NEED TO LOOK UP FOR GOD’S GRACE I. (:1-2A) WE LOOK UP TO THE LORD OUR GOD A. Because He is Enthroned in the Heavens B. Because He is our Master = the one who is responsible to meet our needs II. ...read more

  • Familiarity Breeds A Feeling Of Contempt And Worthlessness.

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Nov 22, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,457 views

    Being a preacher in the town where I was brought up is hard. Yes I was no angel, but my bad reputation still stands as I am constantly reminded. We have all moved on, even Jesus, who had this problem as well.