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  • Empty Handed?

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Dec 31, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    If I could give you a chance to go back to school and you would know how much school was going to affect the rest of your life (Better job, better quality of life...) would you do it?

    1 Cor. 3:9-15-For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, you are God’s building. According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it. For no other foundation ...read more

  • An Empty Handed Request Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul 11, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    The story of the woman with a hemorrhage teaches us about God’s inclusion of all people, the melding of faith and grace, and the necessity of faith driving us to action.

    Matthew 9:20-22 “An Empty Handed Request” INTRODUCTION A fascinating characteristic of Scripture is that any given passage can have several meanings and interpretations. One day we will read a passage and we will be touched by a particular message. Another day we can read the same ...read more

  • We Are Empty Handed Without God

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Oct 24, 2014

    To show that GOD does not want us to labor hard to earn money, but to labor hard for His Presence.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you a hard worker to earn more money? STOP. Must be a hard worker in the ministry not in work to earn money for GOD gives money to us as a gift. It's a blessing. II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that GOD does not want us to labor hard to earn ...read more

  • Economic Empowerment Part 4: No Empty Hands Series

    Contributed by Ken Hubbard on Feb 2, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    This is the fourth sermon in a series of messages on godly finances focusing on debt relief.

    EXODUS = departure or exit  I want to use this story as a metaphor to journey out of financial slavery  I want to see the people of God depart & exit from financial bondage  Egypt = limited – narrow place  Exit out of stinking thinking o Not ...read more

  • Shall We Come Before The Lord Empty Handed?

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Aug 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    When Christians approach the Lord, they should bring all of theirself. True worship involves bowing our will to His will.

  • "The Hidden Child In All Of Us"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Nov 12, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the HEARERS to display their dependence on the Father by coming to Jesus with EMPTY HANDS and TRUSTING hearts.

    13 November 2005 Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris CP Walker, Taegu South Korea BIG IDEA: The hidden child in us all is to totally DEPEND on GOD’S GRACE in order to receive God’s kingdom. REFERENCES: Exodus 20:14 – KJV (Thou shalt not commit adultery); Mark 10:1-12 KJV (Jesus’ Story of Marriage ...read more

  • Rich, But Foolish

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Aug 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    If we are concerned only about earthly possessions, we will enter eternity empty-handed.

    Text: “…a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions” (Luke 12:15). I would venture to say that you and I learned a long time ago that material possessions are not the most important items in life. The first ten years of my life was spent in the coal-mining hills of ...read more

  • How To Enter The Kingdom Of God

    Contributed by Tim Huie on May 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Jesus taught us exactly what it takes to enter the kingdom: Childlike faith, empty hands, and the gospel of Jesus!

    HOW TO ENTER THE KINGDOM OF GOD MARK 10: 13-25, 32-34 1. Illus. of traveling home from NC • When looking at 11-12 hours of travel, interested in best way. • Some told us, “take I-85 all way to Atlanta” while others said, “take I-95 and pick up I-20.” • Either way was ok, because in end got ...read more

  • A Perfect Deliverance Series

    Contributed by Bobby Oliver on Aug 9, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    The Israelites didn't leave empty handed, the Israelites started a journey, and the Israelites received instructions.

    A Perfect Deliverance Exodus 12:31-51 - We’re continuing our study through the book of Exodus. - As we study each passage, we’re asking the question, “What can I learn about honoring God from this passage?” - Last week, we looked at the First Passover, which the Children of Israel observed ...read more

  • What Did Jesus Leave For Us?

    Contributed by James May on Jun 11, 2006
    based on 19 ratings

    When the Son of Man ascended to Heaven he didn’t leave us empty-handed. He left us with all we need to be victorious in every fact of life.

    WHAT DID JESUS LEAVE FOR US? By Pastor Jim May I was somewhat amused this week with so many people who were concerned about the passing of the date 6/6/06. It never ceases to amaze me that people, who are supposed to know and understand the Word of God, are so superstitious, and so afraid, ...read more

  • God, "Is Still In The Miracle Working Business"

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Jun 27, 2011
    based on 15 ratings

    Its like they go to a great feast, have the finest table spread and a seven course meal of all meals set before them, but they never partake of the meal, They go away empty handed every time, They don’t even ask for a doggie bag for later, in case they c

    God, "Is still in the Miracle Working business" John 11:40 NKJ 40.Jesus said to her, Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God? The same God, *who parted the Red Sea, *turned water to wine, *caused the walls of Jericho to fall, with a trumpet and a ...read more

  • What Can Happen If We Don't Bear Fruit?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 9, 2016

    This sermon serves as a warning for churches and individuals who are not bearing fruit.

    What Can Happen If We Don't Bear Fruit? Luke 13:6-9 6 He also spoke this parable: "A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. 7Then he said to the keeper of his vineyard, 'Look, for three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree ...read more

  • Earthquake In Nepal

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on May 6, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Sermon the week after the earthquake in Nepal in April 2015. Does God cause all earthquakes or are some just the result of an aging world in a death spiral? How does a Christian respond to 6,000 deaths in one disaster?

    When I was in my 20’s I worked with a man in his 50’s. I thought he was old but he was in great health until he fell backwards on ice, hit his head and died instantly. We were shocked at the loss of Bob. Last Saturday, April 24, 2015, there was a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in ...read more

  • If They’ve Already Been Saved, Why Does God Judge Christians? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 15, 2014

    A look at how Christians can make sure that they're ready for judgment.

    WHY DOES GOD JUDGE CHRISTIANS? Christians will be judged, not for salvation but for rewards. - 1 Corinthians 3:11-15. - There are two judgments: one for the unsaved and one for the saved. The one for the unsaved is a judgment for heaven or hell and it doesn’t end well. The one for the ...read more

  • The Bitter Cup ►part 1◄ Series

    Contributed by James Ledbetter on Jun 29, 2015

    Jesus asked, "Are we willing to partake of the bitter cup He partook of. Are you willing?"

    Bitter Cup (Part-1) Word from The Lord: Thus says the LORD LORD... PREACH THIS WORD TO MY PEOPLE. TELL THEM TO BE READY TO DRINK OF THE BITTER CUP. THUS SAYS THE LORD Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as My Father hath sent Me, even so send I you. ~John 20:21 In these last ...read more