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  • The First Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 14, 2011

    Stephen, the first Christian martyr, teaches us how we can be prepared to live and die for Christ.

    * Our culture’s love of records and stats (i.e., longest hitting streak; first to land on moon; etc.) * Our culture’s love of “firsts” = they set the standard and give an example to everyone who will ever follow them * Stephen’s role as one among those who did something first...the first more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Mike Logan on Sep 28, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    A Message of encouragement for entering a new year or can be edited for a new season.

    First things First January 4, 2004 Pastor Mike Logan Welcome Saints……it is wonderful to be here with you this morning. Can you believe it’s already 2004? It’s amazing how fast time creeps up on us isn’t it? Being the first of the year, there are many things that start fresh…New more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by A.t. Stewart on Jul 20, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    What is the first thing one must do to insure his or her spiritual growth? Paul told Titus something that may surprise you.

    FIRST THINGS FIRST Titus 1:1-5 Jesus said in the Sermon on the Mount, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect,” (Matt. 5:48). That’s a rather tall order, more

  • Put First Things First Series

    Contributed by Pastor Dempsey Daniels on Jan 2, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    3 OF 7 in series on Personal Cange

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 18, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Half our miseries are caused by fancying things that we think are coming upon us: half the things that we expect to come upon us never come at all. Where is our faith? “Do not be worried about tomorrow” that is the commandment of Christ, and it is the way

    Opening illustration: A seminar leader wanted to make an important point, so he took a wide mouth jar and filled it with rocks. “Is the jar full?” he asked. “Yes,” came a reply. “Oh, really?” he said. Then poured smaller pebbles into the jar to fill the spaces between the rocks. “Is it full now?” more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jan 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    A New Year’s message on excuses and priorities and the preeminence of Christ--what it means to be a disciple.

    “First Things First” ~Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Count the Cost Jesus encounters three volunteers who are eager to swear allegiance and follow Him, but who have certain conditions. They figured they were ready to follow Jesus, and they seem more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Jamey Stuart on Sep 29, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Part two - a message showing how when we give God the first part of our finances he is able to bless the rest.

    Introduction: A lot of you missed last week – and let me tell you – when you missed last week you missed out on a blessing! The Holy Spirit was here in a powerful way. One person trusted Christ as we introduced this series on Recession Proofing Your Finances. You also missed out on a fasting and more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Aug 14, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Use what you have before you ask for more; put the work of the Lord first in your priorities; and expect the church itself to live in faith and with godly priorities.

    It is very important to put first things first. It’s important to get things in the right order. If you don’t get first things first, life just does not work out right. For example, speech. Language is tricky, and if you don’t get the words in the right order, the meaning can be drastically more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Apr 28, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    The second in our series on the book of Genesis. In this sermon we begin with a look at the first two verses of chapter one.

    Genesis (2) (First Things First) Text: Genesis 1:1-2 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) Last Sunday when we looked at this passage we saw that Moses wanted to make it clear to us that it was God and God alone that was responsible for creation. We also talked about how God created all that exists more

  • "First Things First" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Jul 17, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Happiness is a choice. If you do not have it, it is no one else’s fault. It is because you have chosen otherwise. Arrange your priorities and choose the things that really matter.

    “First things First” Philippians 1:20-30 Here we find the great apostle Paul in prison in Rome. There would be some similarities in prison in that day and today but certainly there are some differences as well. In Paul’s day, the prisoner was often shackled, in chains to a guard. This guard more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Jorge Acevedo on Feb 17, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    In order for us to affirm and encourage others in relationships we must first accept God's love and view of our lives.

    Lake Washington Fellowship 2/7/10 Title: ‘First Things First’ Theme: Compliments/affirmation Series: The Positive Side of Family Prop: Bucket of beach sand ‘First Things First’ We begin this morning a new series of messages that I’m calling ‘The more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by David Henderson on Mar 19, 2018

    once you establish your priorities, make sure that these things are taken care of before anything else. Never let anything get in the way of your priorities. Put first things first.

    BALANCE “First Things First” Luke 2:52 and Luke 10: 38-42 Stephen Covey has written an excellent book titled the Seven habits of highly effective people. The book is been around for some time now. I first read it about 25 years ago and I studied the book with a group of professionals in more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Jerry Dunn on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 158 ratings

    This is a sermon on priorities. God is to be first place in our hearts.

    First Things First Matthew 6:33 Most of us live our daily life by a schedule. We carry with us our “Daily Planner” and are constantly making entries so that we will know where we are supposed to be, and exactly when we are supposed to be there! Some of us where watches or pagers that have an more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on Jun 15, 2006
    based on 34 ratings

    A message about setting your priorities.

    FIRST THINGS FIRST I attended the California Baptist Institute for 5 years. Dr. Roy M. Reed was the president of the school and every year, on the first day of school he gave the same lecture. He would say, "Young men, learn to set your priorities." The Word of God give us a list of more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Samson Musyoki on Sep 22, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Many times we fail to receive the Lord’s blessings because we put what we love before us rather than what the Lord wants.

    FIRST THINGS FIRST GENESIS 29:25-27 When morning came, there was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, “what is this you have done to me? I served you for Rachel, didn’t I? Why have you deceived me?” Laban replied, “ It is not our custom here to give the younger daughter in marriage before more