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  • The Detriment Of A Grudge

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 3,497 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

  • Detrimental Competition-1 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
     | 2,394 views

    1 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the weakness/detriment/absurdity/incompatibility of competitive ministry. A competitive spirit can be detrimental to Christian ministry. But when? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-I—John 3:22-36 A DETRIMENTAL SPIRIT Attention: Humility in competition seems somewhat rare. I can remember seeing & hearing an American long-jumper & runner--Carl Lewis--in the Olympics(1988 Summer?) who just ‘tore-up’ his competition. He outran & out-jumped ...read more

  • Detrimental Competition-2 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
     | 1,207 views

    2 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the detriments of competitive ministry. But when is competition detrimental to Christian ministry? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-II—John 3:22-36 A DETRIMENTAL SPIRIT Attention: Welcome Competition: The shopkeeper was dismayed when a brand-new business much like his own opened up next door & erected a huge sign which read BEST DEALS. He was horrified when another competitor opened up on his ...read more

  • Detrimental Competition-4 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
     | 1,312 views

    4 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the detriments of competitive ministry. But when is competition detrimental to Christian ministry? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-IV—John 3:22-36 Attention: Another Pizza Please: Deciding to have pizza for dinner, Mr. Collins called one of the pizza houses in the neighborhood & ordered a jumbo deluxe. He told the person on the other end of the line that He’d pick it up in 30 minutes. When Mr. ...read more

  • Detrimental Competition-3 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
     | 1,397 views

    3 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the detriments of competitive ministry. But when is competition detrimental to Christian ministry? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-III—John 3:22-36 A DETRIMENTAL SPIRIT Attention: Humility in competition seems somewhat rare. A person who undoes their own success thru their prideful attitude! A little ‘healthy’ competition is always welcome! Christians & the Church indeed have ‘the market’ ...read more

  • Detrimental Competition-8

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
     | 522 views

    8 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the detriments of competitive ministry. But when is competition detrimental to Christian ministry? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-VIII—John 3:22-36 Christians & the Church indeed have ‘the market’ on truth. We are in competition with false doctrine. But the Church invites grave difficulties upon herself when they become competitors among themselves...i.e., When their competition becomes ...read more

  • Detrimental Competition-5 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
     | 1,773 views

    5 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the detriments of competitive ministry. But when is competition detrimental to Christian ministry? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-V—John 3:22-36 Attention: Doctor's Advice: A 92 year old man went to the doctor to get a physical. A few days later, the doctor saw the man walking down the street with a gorgeous young lady on his arm. At his follow up visit, the doctor talked to the man & said, ...read more

  • Detrimental Competition-6 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
     | 1,087 views

    6 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the detriments of competitive ministry. But when is competition detrimental to Christian ministry? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-VI—John 3:22-36 Christians & the Church indeed have ‘the market’ on truth. We are in competition with false doctrine. But the Church invites grave difficulties upon herself when they become competitors among themselves...i.e., When their competition becomes ...read more

  • Detrimental Competition-7 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jan 31, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 943 views

    7 of 8. John the Baptist pointed out the detriments of competitive ministry. But when is competition detrimental to Christian ministry? A competitive spirit is detrimental to Christian ministry when...

    DETRIMENTAL COMPETITION-VII—John 3:22-36 Christians & the Church indeed have ‘the market’ on truth. We are in competition with false doctrine. But the Church invites grave difficulties upon herself when they become competitors among themselves...i.e., When their competition becomes ...read more

  • A Messiah You Can Believe In Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Aug 30, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,978 views

    Unbelief is detrimental to living the abundant life.

    A Messiah You Can Believe In Text: Matt. 13:53-58 Introduction 1. Illustration: One of the greatest tragedies for people would be to live in darkness when they could live in the light… Rose Crawford had been blind for 50 years. Then she had an operation in an Ontario hospital. She ...read more

  • "Knowledge Shall Increase"

    Contributed by Dwight Davis on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,008 views

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

    “Knowledge Shall Increase...” Late one night, not too long ago, I was in one of my favorite places of prayer. I was outside underneath an endless display of stars, the weather was perfect, the sky was unbelievably clear, and there was just the right amount of nip in the air. I ...read more

  • Male Role Models - Good & Bad

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jun 23, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,280 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

  • Permitted But Not Blessed

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,417 views

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

    PERMITTED BUT NOT BLESSED TEXT: Numbers 22:20-22 Numbers 22:20 22 -- “And God came unto Balaam at night, and said unto him, If the men come to call thee, rise up, and go with them; but yet the word which I shall say unto thee, that shalt thou do.” “And Balaam rose up in the morning, and ...read more

  • Avoiding The Mistake Of Alcohol And Drugs Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 25, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 10,509 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

  • Multi-Tasking God's Way

    Contributed by Jeremy Lane on May 15, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,139 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