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  • The Detriment Of A Grudge

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 3,560 views

    What did Jesus mean when He said if we call someone a fool we would be in danger of the judgment? This sermon explores that question and many others.

    The Detriment of a Grudge Matt 5:21-48 Man, what a passage. This is a series of "you have heard", "but I tell you" statements that strike at the heart of Christianity. Remember in the last few weeks we have talked about how that Jesus knew the need to teach that the inner condition of the ...read more

  • Male Role Models - Good & Bad

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jun 17, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,406 views

    Beneficial versus detrimental models of manhood juxtaposed in the lives of David and Nabal.

    The 25th chapter of First Samuel tells the story of two vastly different approaches to being a man. One is rewarding and the other ruinous. One is admirable and the other despicable. One is to be repeated and the other repudiated. To this day most men fall into one of the two categories ...read more

  • "Knowledge Shall Increase"

    Contributed by Dwight Davis on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,131 views

    This sermon takes a look at the spiritually detrimental effects of some modern technological "advancements."

  • Avoiding The Mistake Of Alcohol And Drugs Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 10,831 views

    Substance abuse is dangerous and detrimental. In this lesson we learn from the mistakes of biblical characters.

    Introduction: A. During the days of prohibition, an evangelist was preaching against the evils of alcohol. 1. He demonstrated the destructive force of the demon drink by dropping a worm into a bottle of whiskey. 2. By the time the worm hit the bottom of the bottle, the worm was dead. 3. The ...read more

  • Permitted But Not Blessed

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 22, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,614 views

    Sometimes God will permit us to do things that are detrimental to us. Spiritual discernment is a must in our relationship with God.

  • Multi-Tasking God's Way

    Contributed by Jeremy Lane on May 15, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,300 views

    People are multi-tasking more today than ever before--often with detrimental consequences. We must ask, are we focusing on the right tasks?

    MULTI-TASKING GOD’S WAY Intro I was at a conference a couple of weekends ago and I heard some pretty interesting statistics. The speaker was discussing the technology age, the age of media, and how it is affecting our lives. He began to talk about multi-tasking (doing more than one ...read more

  • Peace And Faith Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,929 views

    The greatest detriment to faith is not doubt but fear. When Jesus reveals himself to his dsiciples on Easter evening he gives them peace to free them from their fear. Jesus works the same way in our lives.

  • The Teacher's Burden Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jun 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,229 views

    God appoints men to teach His people. Self-appointed counterfeits promote themselves to the detriment of the assemblies of our Lord. However, those whom He appoints bless the people of God.

    JAMES 3:1, 2 THE TEACHER’S BURDEN “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole ...read more

  • How To Lead An Unashamed Ministry

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,802 views

    We need to be careful that we don’t spend more time pondering over how we say something to the detriment of what we are trying to say.If we claim to be a Christian, then we had better act like Christians.

    Sermon Title: How to Lead an Unashamed Ministry Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 2:14-26 Sunday Evening, July 16, 2000 Scripture Introduction: In our society there is much emphasis on what were the last words of a man before he dies. What is it in a persons life that would be so important that they would ...read more

  • Eleven Beneficial Enabling Powers Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 14, 2005
    based on 165 ratings
     | 13,144 views

    Too many of us fail to appropriate the enabling power of the Holy Spirit in our lives, relationships and ministries to our own detriment. The following eleven descriptions give a brief over view of the ways the Holy Spirit empowers us to do exceedingly

    How The Holy Spirit Functions for Believers John 16:13-16 Too many of us fail to appropriate the enabling power of the Holy Spirit in our lives, relationships and ministries to our own detriment. The following eleven descriptions give a brief over view of the ways the Holy Spirit ...read more

  • Shepherding The Flock Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,926 views

    Pastors and elders, as a central purpose of their office are to care for souls. If not, they fail to obey God (1Pe 5:1-2, Acts 20:28), to the great detriment of the church. The goal of the elders and pastors of a church should be to see families and each

    INTRODUCTION We know it by the abbreviated title: The Reformed Pastor. Originally it was - Gildas Salvianus: The Reformed Pastor, showing the nature of the Pastoral work; especially in Private Instruction and Catechizing; with an open CONFESSION of our too open SINS: Prepared for a Day of ...read more

  • Avoiding The Bandwagon Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,374 views

    Ed Howe said, “The average man’s judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.” Tainted by a sin nature, our judgments can often by skewed in a direction favoring ourselves, and detrimental or vindictive of others. Paul, in this passage re

    AVOIDING THE BANDWAGON 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 INTRODUCTION: Ed Howe said, “The average man’s judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.” Tainted by a sin nature, our judgments can often by skewed in a direction favoring ourselves, and detrimental or vindictive of others. Paul, ...read more

  • Changing Your Ways Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Aug 22, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,969 views

    The new life in Christ means we have to change our old methods of living. This message examines the changes that should take place in our speech, relationships and actions.

    Changing Your Ways Ephesians 4:25-32 Ephesians 4:25 (HCSB) Since you put away lying, speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another. Lying Is No Longer an Option  The old self has been put off  A conscious decision  Replaced ...read more

  • Get Real! Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,619 views

    Popular TV show host, Dr. Phil McGraw, has a famous "one—liner" that I think best relates for us today what Paul was saying here in our passage. What Paul is saying to us is GET REAL!

    Get Real! 1 Corinthians 16:13—14 INTRODUCTION Chapter sixteen of 1 Corinthians concludes Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth. In his final words Paul gives the Corinthians some strong final words that really wrap up "in a nutshell" what he has been trying to teach them. 1Corinthians ...read more

  • A Short Catechism

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 11, 2009
     | 845 views

    We expand the meaning of "believe and be baptized, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit."

    Tuesday in Easter Week If you ever wished for a very short Catechism, Peter gives it to you today. What must you do to be saved: "Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the ...read more