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  • Contrasts Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Nov 7, 2006
     | 1,200 views

    What are those things that bring your heart closer to God and what are those that drive you further away? We learn them from studying contrasts in people Jesus tells us about or encounters in this chapter.

    This is a chapter of contrasts. There are two kinds of people represented here: those that think they have it together, and those that know they don’t. Jesus gives us the contrast between them by showing us various different portraits. I think the idea is to give us a picture of what our approach ...read more

  • Contrast

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Dec 13, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 666 views

    If you want to know the heart of the Bible, and the central truth about world history from God’s point of view, you only need to know two people. This section of Scripture shows a contrast between Adam and Christ.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: Several years ago Billy Graham preached in St. Petersburg, Russia. During the crusade a very brilliant architect, an atheist, came to hear him. Night after night he listened to the preaching of the gospel. He didn’t make a decision during the crusade. As he thought ...read more

  • A Man Of Contrasts

    Contributed by Vladimir Lukyanov on Oct 8, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 5,985 views

    Samson was a man of contrasts. He was separated as a Nazarite, yet tampered with evil associations; a man of mighty strength, but very weak in resisting temptation; He was occasionally Spirit-possessed, but yielded to carnal appe

    Samson - a man of contrasts Overcoming the Roller-Coaster of Spiritual Growth Judges 13:24-16:30 Objective: • to see that we are a lot like Samson: redeemed, but carnal • what do we need to be spiritual Intro: I would love to say that when a person gets saved - his or her life gets ...read more

  • What A Contrast

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Sep 6, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,527 views

    A sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18

    14th Sunday after Pentecost [Pr. 18] September 6, 2009 “Series B” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, in the person of Jesus the Christ, you came among us to reveal your redeeming grace, and that in ...read more

  • What A Contrast! Series

    Contributed by Stephen Wright on Jun 4, 2007
     | 1,109 views

    Contrasts between the Old Testament and New

    What a contrast! Col 2:17 which are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ. How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God? Heb 9:14. I ...read more

  • Christmas Contrasts

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 13, 2001
    based on 287 ratings
     | 66,973 views

    Every year at Christmas time this great line is drawn. Here are people who are like shepherds & wise men coming to Jesus to worship Him. And there are others like Herod who stand hard & cold, resisting all that God is trying to do in their lives.

  • The Great Contrast

    Contributed by Michael Schwer on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,570 views

    A Salvation Message contrasting Adam’s sin and Jesus’s redemption from sin for us.

    Romans 5:12-21 “The Great Contrast” Adam & Jesus (powerpoint title page) Introduction As we turn to Romans 5:12-21 lets stand in Gods presence as I read Gods Word. At the heart of Paul’s letter to the Romans is this section of scripture. In fact – this passage is the heart of ...read more

  • Contrasting Covenants Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Oct 28, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,853 views

    Sermon examining the Abrahamic ad Mosaic Covenants.

    Contrasting Covenants Galatians 4:21-31 After a long, dry sermon, the minister announced that he wished to meet with the church's board following the close of the service. The first man to arrive and greet the minister was a total stranger. "You misunderstood my announcement. This is a meeting ...read more

  • A Contrast Of Commitment

    Contributed by Travis Johnson on Jan 17, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,059 views

    This sermon examines the two Saul’s, King Saul & Saul, later Paul, the apostle, & their contrast of loyalty to God.

    A CONTRAST OF COMMITMENT 1 Sam. 26:21 2 Tim. 4:7 Intro: The Bible is a book of contrasts. In the NT, especially the teachings of Jesus, we find many contrasts. i.e.- 2 roads-1 broad, that leads to destruction; 1 narrow, that leads to life. 2 went to pray—a Pharisee & a publican…. The ...read more

  • A Group Of Contrasts Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,267 views

    A sermon in I Corth

    A Group of Contrasts 1 Corinthians 4:8-21 Introduction A. A spectacle to the whole universe (v. 9). Paul is using a word picture very familiar in the Roman empire. 1. Prisoners were paraded through the streets by the conquering general. 2. The apostles were like those ...read more

  • Love Contrasted Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Mar 18, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,654 views

    The love of Mary for Jesus contrasted with the selfish motives of Judas.

    Love Contrasted, John 12:1-8 Scripture “Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. Then Mary took ...read more

  • Remarkable Child - Remarkable Contrasts

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Feb 7, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 606 views

    As the kingdom of Christ began to dawn, in telling of the account of the Magi, Matthew portrays several remarkable contrasting responses to the Christ. Over 2000 years later these contrasting responses remain contemporary.

    Remarkable Child – Remarkable Contrasts Matthew 2:1-12 As the kingdom of Christ began to dawn, in telling of the account of the Magi, Matthew portrays several remarkable contrasting responses to the Christ. Over 2000 years later these contrasting responses remain contemporary. 1. Caustic ...read more

  • A Contrast In Eternal Life

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,873 views

    It amazes me that few subjects interest men more and receives more questions than that of the after life. Most folks have at one time or another have pondered the age old question as in Job 14:14; “If a man dies, shall he live again.”

    “A Contrast In Eternal Life” Date: October 27, 2002 A.M Service “Great Day Allendale” Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: Luke 16:19-31 Introduction It amazes me that few subjects interest men more and receives more questions than that of the after life. Most folks have at one time or ...read more

  • Contrasting Law Versus Grace

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 14, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,753 views

    An evaluative look at whether we are living more by grace than by law.

    A person living according to lawful orientations looks for guidelines to order everyones’ actions * A person living by the law is quick to judge others’ by his own rigid standards * A person living by the law often lacks love * A person living by the law is proud of his own accomplishments and ...read more

  • Contrasting Defeatist And Overcoming Attitudes

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 30, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,786 views

    Too many people are succumbing to the cynicism of the postmodern mindset of defeatism. Paul writes, "Do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good." (Rom. 12:21)

    Romans 12:21 - Do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good. Illustration:One salesman came back from a remote part of the world informing his boss that he could not sell any shoes to the people. When the supervisor asked the salesman why the people were resistant to purchasing shoes ...read more