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  • "Don't Sweat The Small Stuff"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 9, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,721 views

    Are Christians tolerant enough; are we majoring in the minors?

    Romans 14:1-12 “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” By: Rev. Kenneth E. Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA www.parkview-umc.org It may come as some surprise to us that John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, never preached a sermon on the Virgin Birth or the ...read more

  • "Don't Sweat The Small Stuff--Revised"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 10, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,048 views

    A plea for Christian Unity.

    Romans 14:1-12 “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” By: Rev. Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA www.parkview-umc.org It may come as some surprise to us that John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, who preached 40,000 sermons in his lifetime that ...read more

  • Accepting The Different Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Apr 1, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,245 views

    To accept one another, we are to concede differences.

    Have you ever tried ordering water in the restaurant nowadays? First, the waiter asks, “Hot or cold water?” Let us say you chose cold water. He then asks, “Tap water or bottled water?” Okay, bottled water. “Mineral, alkaline, ionized, carbonated, flavored, purified or distilled?” So much to choose ...read more

  • How To Get Along When You Don't See Eye To Eye

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 364 ratings
     | 48,435 views

    Paul teaches us the seven steps to having H.A.R.M.O.N.Y. in our churches.

    HOW TO GET ALONG WHEN YOU DON’T SEE EYE TO EYE Romans 14:1-15:7 September 1, 2002 INTRODUCTION: It is said that when the British and French were fighting in Canada in the 1750s, Admiral Phipps, commander of the British fleet, was told to anchor outside Quebec. He was given orders to wait ...read more

  • Accept One Another Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 9,645 views

    It’s not our job to change other people; instead, we’re called to accept those who are wired differently than we are.

    January 26, 2003 Scripture Text: Romans 14:1- 15:7 Speaker: Brian Bill Series Overview Accept One Another How many of you will be watching the Super Bowl today? While some of you won’t even turn on your TV, according to a poll released by Time magazine, 40% of us will watch just ...read more

  • Overcoming Tendencies To Judge

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 20, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,564 views

    Realize that in the way you judge or criticize others, God will hold you to the same standard. Jesus said, "Do not judge or you too will be judged. For in the same way as you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measu

    Overcoming Tendencies to Judge What are the problems with trying to play the role of a judge over others? Illustration:Angry cynical people die young. Men who score high for hostility on standard tests are four times more likely to die prematurely than men whose scores are low. Bottom ...read more

  • How Can The Lord Help You Overcome Any Tendency To Act As A Judge?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,702 views

    Angry cynical people die young. Men who score high for hostility on standard tests are four times more likely to die prematurely than men whose scores are low.

    What are the problems with trying to play the role of a judge over others? Illustration:Angry cynical people die young. Men who score high for hostility on standard tests are four times more likely to die prematurely than men whose scores are low. Bottom Line, quoted in Homemade, February ...read more

  • Our Favorite Indoor Sport Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,384 views

    The things that divide the body: are they worth it?

    THE THINGS THAT DIVIDE US Rom 14:1-12  The favorite indoor sport of most Christians is sizing up each other, identifying the differences, and slicing up the body of Christ. 1) In case you have not looked around lately we are very different. We look different, we act different, we ...read more

  • Preserving Unity In The Body

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Mar 5, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,719 views

    A sermon preached at nearby Immanuel church on unity, divisions and discipline within the church (local and city-wide)

    Preserving the unity of the body. Immanuel church, Winchester 7/3/4am Eph 4:1-13 UNITY & DISUNITY Had a friend drop by to stay Mon Tue pm while at leadership conference - Shocked when told: ¡§30% of a leaders energy will go in conflict and stamping out fires¡¨ - you: ¡§oh, that¡¦s what ...read more

  • Interpersonal Do's And Don'ts

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 23 ratings
     | 847 views

    Do's 1. Love one another as Jesus Christ has loved you. (John 13:34,35) 2. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love and pursue Godly goals together. (Romans 12:10) 3. Honor one another above yourself and speak affirmingly to each other with respect. (Rom. 12:10) 4. Share with God's ...read more

  • In Pursuit Of Peace Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,666 views

    I am firmly convinced that more than a timeless letter about the gospel of Christ, Paul wrote Romans as an effort to unify a church on its way toward division. Romans 14 is the climax of that effort.

    Proclaiming His Majesty Series 2006 In Pursuit of Peace Romans 14:1-23 The other night at worship, my son, John Austin, asked Sheryl, "Mom, why does everybody call daddy, Brother Mitchell?" As Sheryl did her best to explain to him how we are all brothers and sisters in Christ and ...read more

  • When You're Hot And When You're Not

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 83 ratings
     | 7,634 views

    Let’s consider what was wrong with the Pharisees in order to find out what is sometimes wrong with us or what is lacking in our devotion to the Lord.

    INTRO.- Who’s hot and who’s not? It all depends on your viewpoint and what kind of TV news you watch. But if you have been watching the TV news at all you will get a glimpse of who’s hot and who’s not in the world of entertainment. Emmitt Smith of “Dancing with the Stars” fame is hot and ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Weeds

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Jul 3, 2002
    based on 249 ratings
     | 40,987 views

    This sermon will enable you to discover the cause of conflict in the church and show you how to deal with it in practical ways.

    THE PARABLE OF THE WEEDS Matthew 13:24-30,36-43 July 7, 2002 Pastor Steve Dow INTRODUCTION: You don’t have to look to hard these days to discover that we are living in a world that is filled with conflict. There is conflict between nations. There is conflict in the Middle East. There is ...read more

  • The Pitfalls Of A Mature Believer Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 134 ratings
     | 11,330 views

    As we grow in Christ we realize just how much freedom we have in Him. But what about the immature believer - what do we do with our freedom if it causes our brother or sister to stumble or be distressed?

    For an audio copy of this message, go to: www.LivingWatersWeb.com Paul the Apostle wrote these words: (1 Corinthians 13:11) When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me. What was it like for you ...read more

  • Our Responsibility To Make Judgment Calls Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 1, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,571 views

    Although we do not need to verbally label people, we need to understand where different people are at in their lives and thinking if we are to significantly help them. We need to develop our people skills and direct them toward growth.

    Our Responsibility to Make Judgment Calls (I Thessalonians 5:14) 1. A New Barna report came out this week (Sept 07): "The new study shows that only 3% of 16 - to 29-year-old non-Christians express favorable views of evangelicals… "… Among young non-Christians, nine out of the top 12 ...read more