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  • From Victim To Victor: The Widow's Mite

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 6, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,998 views

    A contrast between acquisitive Scribes, and a gift given out of penury.

    FROM VICTIM TO VICTOR: THE WIDOW’S MITE Mark 12:38-44 In our previous reading, Jesus pronounced one Scribe, ‘Not far from the kingdom of God’ (Mark 12:34). Yet Jesus’ opinion of the Scribes in general was not unlike His opinion of the Pharisees (cf. Luke 11:43). ‘The Scribes and the ...read more

  • Giving God Your All

    Contributed by Reggie Corfield on Nov 1, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 14,671 views

    The meaning of life for some with a secular mentality are power, popularity and success. For those of faith, they find meaning in life when they place all that they are and have in the Savior’s hands.

    Mark 12:38-44 As he taught, Jesus said, "Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted in the marketplaces, and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. They devour widows’ houses and for a show make ...read more

  • The Widow's Mite Series

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Apr 30, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,655 views

    The story of the widow's mite has been used to show Christians what their attitude toward giving should be. This message challenges that traditional and longstanding teaching.

    Growing up I don’t think I heard a teaching about the widow’s mite that did not take the widow and make her the standard by which all of us are to give when it comes to our giving. “This poor widow woman came to the altar and gave her last mite. She did that for the Lord! What an example she is ...read more

  • A Few Small Coins Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Jan 5, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,089 views

    Do you struggle with the idea that your giving makes no difference? What difference does our giving make in the Grand scheme of things.

    Have you seen the Television show, Storage Wars? Storage Wars is a reality television series that began on the A&E Network premiering in 2010. The show features two auctioneers and 5 auction hunters -- Dave Hester, Darrell Sheets, Barry Weiss, and Jarrod Schulz and Brandi Passante. (If you ...read more

  • Hypocrisy

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 8, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,763 views

    The hypocrisy of the of the scribes.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: One blistering hot day when they had guests for dinner, Mother asked 4-year old Johnny to return thanks. “But I don’t know what to say!” the boy complained. “Oh, just say what you hear me say” his mother replied. Obediently the boy bowed his head and mumbled, “Oh ...read more

  • The Marks Of The Hypocrite Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,089 views

    exposition on Matt ch 23 v 1 - 36

    THE MARKS OF THE HYPOCRITE Matthew 23 v. 1 - 36 The Hypocrite is an actor or pretender - and here is seen in the Scribes and Pharisees by:- 1. What they sought They sought the :- v. 1 - 5, (a) Admiration of men - v. 5 "but all their works they do for to be seen of men" (1) The rigour in ...read more

  • She Gave Her All Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Feb 3, 2018
     | 2,490 views

    the widow gave all she had in faith

    We just heard Jesus condemn the officials of the church for being pompous, strutting around like peacocks and preying on the poor and defenseless (Mark 12:38-44). In Jesus’ time, a woman who was widowed was the lowest form of humanity. The men owned everything (even any money and property a ...read more

  • The Widow's Offering

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 13,213 views

    Encouragement to use our abilities God has given us to serve Christ by serving others.

    I was performing a wedding for a young couple. Before the wedding, the groom came to me and said, “Pastor, I will give you $100 if you change the wedding vows. When you get to the part to ask me to honor, love and obey, just leave that part out for me. Then, he handed me $100. During the wedding, ...read more

  • Two Kinds Of Religion

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Nov 5, 2018
     | 1,094 views

    In the midst of church scandals, can we look beyond human sins and see God at work? We religious leaders are the object of Jesus’ greatest criticisms; will we listen?

    In the midst of church scandals, can we look beyond human sins and see God at work? We religious leaders are the object of Jesus’ greatest criticisms; will we listen? Let’s discuss the two ways of being, the takers and givers in the context of Mark 12:38-44. Outward Show Mark 12:38-39 In His ...read more

  • The Bible And The Catholic Church.

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Apr 5, 2005
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,537 views

    A Side by side comparison of the Catholic Church and the Bible.Has the Catholic Church adopted the ways of the Sadducees and Pharisees?

    The Death of a Pope. The Bible and the Catholic Church. There has been many an article written about the death of the Pope of Rome. Many in the Catholic Church are praising him on His works and even saying that he was just about as ...read more

  • Beware Of Pride And Hypocrisy

    Contributed by David Mende on Jul 20, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,791 views

    The scribes were guilty of pride and hypocrisy. And there is a 'scribe' within us. We must avoid the sins of pride and hypocrisy and pursue humility and integrity. I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.

    INTRODUCTION (SECURE ATTENTION) & BACKGROUND OF THE PASSAGE: PRAY before starting the sermon. ILLUSTRATION: {Few of you might recognize this man on the screen. This is Jim Jones, a self-proclaimed prophet who led a cultic church known as the Peoples Temple. He faced several allegations, ...read more

  • Two Ways To Pray

    Contributed by Alan Balatbat on Apr 27, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,589 views

    Is thier a right way to Pray.

    1. The Audience verse 9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: Jesus in this parable targets those in the crowd around Him who were self-assured (who trusted in themselves) and were convinced that they were good ...read more

  • Let Us Consider One Another

    Contributed by Rusty Tardo on Apr 30, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,074 views

    Believers are to consider one another

    Let Us Consider One Another [ M-158, March, 1994 ] Dr. Russell K. Tardo I. Let Us Consider One Another As members of a New Testament assembly, we have responsibilities to one another within the body. And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works. [Heb. ...read more

  • What Changed In A Week?

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 19, 2008
    based on 24 ratings
     | 11,466 views

    Part 2 Easter From the beginning of the week Jesus was hail as King, but at the end of the week the same people wanted to Crucify Him!

    What Changed in a Week? Text: Matthew 21: 1-11 1 Now when they drew near Jerusalem, and came to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Loose ...read more

  • When You Talk To Your Father Series

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,210 views

    We spend so much time on how to pray that we skip over the most important aspect of prayer, Why? What motivates us to pray? Is it to be seen by others and praised for our holy output? Or is it the resolute determination to just talk with our Father wit

    When You Talk To Your Father Griffith Baptist Church – 12/2/07 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 6:5-8 The Introduction Jim Elliot, a missionary slain by the Auca Indians in the 1950’s, once said: God is still on His throne and man is still on his footstool. There’s only a knee’s distance in ...read more