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  • Check Your Ego At The Door

    Contributed by Jeffrey Samelson on Mar 9, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,608 views

    To receive what Jesus came to give, all pride and arrogance must be left behind. When you enter into God’s house, check your ego at the door.

    March 7, 2004 — Second Sunday in Lent Christ Lutheran Church, Columbia, MD Pastor Jeff Samelson Luke 13:31-35 Check Your Ego at the Door Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Dear Friends for whom Christ Suffered, Died, and Rose ...read more

  • "The Bigger The Ego, The Harder The Fall"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Feb 15, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,456 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that miraculous things occur in the lives of believers when they humble themselves, but pride (and a bad attitude) will cause them to spiritually crash and burn.

    2 Kings 5:9-14 (ESV) Proverb 16:18 (MSG) 15 February 2009 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Fortress Chapel F.O.B. Sykes Tall-afar, Iraq BIG IDEA: Humility will cause miraculous things to occur in the lives of believers, but pride will cause them to spiritually crash and ...read more

  • When Your Ego Makes A Fool Out Of You

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Jan 4, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 7,560 views

    The dangers of thinking more highly of yourself than you ought to.

    WHEN YOUR EGO MAKES A FOOL OUT OF YOU LUKE 14:8-11 I. INTRODUCTION WHENEVER WE LIVE AS IF THE WORLD CAN’T GET ALONG WITHOUT US, AND WE MAKE OURSELVES TO BE MORE THAN WHAT WE ARE, IT IS LIKE LIVING IN A GLASS HOUSE JUST WAITING FOR SOMEONE TO THROW A STONE, WHICH WILL CAUSE OUR HOUSE TO TUMBLE ...read more

  • Radical Love Can Bruise Your Ego

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Oct 25, 2001
    based on 63 ratings
     | 2,065 views

    loving your enemies is great in theory...

    Radical Love can bruise your ego. WWJD is easy at times but some times it goes totally contrary to human nature. Example - Matthew 5:38-48. The problem is with wwjd is it makes sense until it comes time for getting even Loving your enemies is great in theory but the practice is so much ...read more

  • Hooked On A Title

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Aug 9, 2011
    based on 13 ratings
     | 10,402 views

    Jesus did not anoint the head of the disciples - he did not call for a bottle of Holy Oil - he did not ask them to get in a Prayer Line. This may not be apparent at first, but think about it - your feet carry a enormous load.

    TITLE: HOOKED ON A TITLE SCRIPTURE: ST. JOHN 13:1-17 In the earlier chapters Jesus had given His ministry to the people of GALILEE and JERUSALEM. In ths 13th Chapter and following Chapters, Jesus turns from an unbelieving world to minister the Father’s love to His INNER CIRCLE OF ...read more

  • Elements Of Pride

    Contributed by Rodney Burton on Jan 27, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,055 views

    An acronym of the elements of pride.

    Pride goes before destruction. Proverb 16:18 *I want to talk about some elements or characteristics of PRIDE. A person does not have to exhibit all of these characteristics to have an issue with pride. Someone dealing with pride will see any one or a combination of these characteristics in ...read more

  • We All Got One – Is Yours Too Big? Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,000 views

    According to Scripture the “ego control mechanism” is the Word of God – the Bible. Uncontrolled egos have a way of slipping out in our speech. This message looks at 3 “slips of the tongue” regarding our ego.

    WE ALL GOT ONE – IS YOURS TOO BIG? Romans 12:3 Romans 12:3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you. INTRODUCTION: ...read more

  • Dying To Self

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Jan 28, 2008
    based on 23 ratings
     | 15,230 views

    Growing in intimacy with God is more than external works of prayer or love, it is dying to our agendas, fleshly desires and ego’s. Today we will look at how dying to oneself opens the door to a new life of intimacy with God.

    “Dying To Self” Romans 6:4 01/27/2008 by Dcn. Chris Nerreau READ PASSAGE “Dying To Self” INTRODUCTION: May the words of my lips and the meditation of my heart be always acceptable in thy sight, giving praise, glory and honor to Your name our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen! Have you ...read more

  • Extreme Makeover Series

    Contributed by Georgina Pando-Connolly on Apr 26, 2004
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,129 views

    Do you need an ego tuck? Are you willing to experience an extreme makeover of the spiritual kind? Peter did.

    Extreme Makeover John 21: 12-19 First United Methodist Church, Vineland Georgina Pando-Connolly Humor: How come when you mix water and flour together you get glue.. and then you add eggs and sugar... and you get cake? Where did the glue go? NEED AN ANSWER? You know very well ...read more

  • Humble And Proud Of It-Pride

    Contributed by John Gullick on Aug 28, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,585 views

    A sermon that takes a look at the problem with pride. uses a numonic Pretty Reliable (way of) Imitating (the)Devils Ego.

    Humble and proud of it!! LK 18:9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: 10 "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: `God, I ...read more

  • Fireproof Your Faith

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 3, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,192 views

    Fireproof Your Faith 1) Let go of your ego 2) Lay hold of your God

    A couple of weeks ago the members of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wetaskiwin, AB learned that their church is NOT fireproof. The cry room now resembles a black hole a worm might leave behind after eating its way through an apple. The heat of the fire curled the plastic keys on a keyboard to look ...read more

  • Swollen Heads Vs. Smelly Feet

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 148 ratings
     | 2,202 views

    Maybe our problem is that our egos have been inflated by the position that we hold that we have become not servants but members of a serve-me-please pharisaical class of clergy.

    After a minister had preached a searching sermon on pride, a woman who had heard the sermon waited upon him and told him that she was in much distress of mind, and that she would like to confess to a great sin. The minister asked her what the sin was. She answered, “The sin of pride, for I sat ...read more

  • What Is God Asking You To Sacrafice?

    Contributed by Scott Hamilton on Jan 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,561 views

    Launches off the sacrafices in the Old Testament and asks the question, "Does God ask us to make sacrafices today?". The answer is yes - pride, ego, selfishness, etc. We’re to sacrafice our whole self - Romans 12.

    What is God asking you to sacrifice? If you were a Hebrew living 3000 years ago God would ask you to sacrifice very specific things in a very specific manner. Open your Bibles to Leviticus Chapter one. While you’re making your way there I want to give away a secret – my marinade for barbequing ...read more

  • The Fight For Harmony Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Mar 21, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,074 views

    The title is a bit humorous, but that is how a lot of churches are. Fighting for harmony. This sermon looks at how to make harmony or unity naturally happen in your church.

    The Fight for Harmony! Satan on vacation Non-working churches don’t scare Satan Lack of harmony Bickering over the use of musical instruments Division negates evangelism Php. 4:7; Ga. 5:15 Why were verses like this written? Because of poison Poisons affect on the body James ...read more

  • The Principle Of Harmony Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,413 views

    This is a revamp of an eariler sermon by the same title inspired by Bob Russell’s book, "When God Builds a Church."

    INTRODUCTION  SLIDE #1  We have been looking at When God Builds a Church. Today we will move to the principle of harmony.  How many of you have been a part of an organization where there were problems. People were fighting because they had different ideas about what ...read more