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  • The First And Last

    Contributed by Grant Macdonald on Feb 28, 2012

    Life is full of chaos but God is in control

    Chaos is a state that most people don’t like to live in. Chaos and its cousins: confusion, disorder, mess, clutter, muddle, anarchy, and pandemonium are never welcome in my life. But for some reason, just like a natural gas salesperson, they keep knocking at my door; seeking to interrupt my more

  • First And Last Series

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    In our lives we have many commitments, but our first and most immediate commitment is to the First and the Last.

    First and Last Revelation 1:4-8 Jesus said the last will be first and the first, last. This has made for a great rush for the end of the line. Everyone wants to be first, therefore, they claim the last position ... right? Wishful thinking. People still don’t want to wait and don’t like to more

  • To Be First Be Last Series

    Contributed by T D on Dec 31, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Living for Christ means living opposite of what the world says.

    Series: It’s Backwards To Be First Be Last Mark 9:33-35 How much of our life do we spending waiting? The doctor’s office, the store, the stoplight – there are hundreds of places we have to wait each day. There is probably a guy out there who has studied the amount of more

  • First Or Last

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Sep 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    How we treat others is a measure of our faith in God and a demonstration of it to the world around us.

    First or Last James 5: 13 – 20 / Mark 9: 30-37 Intro: A new young pastor was calling on the elderly in his congregation who could no longer go to church. He went to visit Aunt Sally, who was quite old and in a nursing home. He was somewhat nervous and kept eating peanuts from a bowl beside more

  • The First And The Last

    Contributed by Jeff Hatos on Jun 6, 2019

    Jesus told His disciples the parable of the workers in the vineyard; does this still hold value today?

    The First and the Last Matthew 20:1-16 For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard. He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. “About the third hour he went out and saw others standing more

  • The First Will Be Last? Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Sep 27, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    This message is the third in a series that deals with some of the difficult sayings of Jesus. This message examines Jesus’ statement about the first being last.

    Many of us have a competitive nature, a drive to do everything we can to come out on top. We have been taught that you compete to win. Our culture teaches us to climb the ladder of success, to outpace our competitors and that the one with the most toys in the end wins. So we work hard to make sure more

  • The First Will Be Last, And The Last Will Be First

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Jul 30, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    Faith is not about a church doctrine or power or privilege. It is about service to others-service to the point of sacrifice. It can be expressed equally through individual actions and experiences.

    What is the one human quality that drives us to success while causing all sorts of problems at the same time? It is ambition. Ambition is one of the driving forces in our lives. It propels us to excel in our jobs. It pushes us to reach our goals. It can give us a reason for living. Ambition is one more

  • The First And Last Of Revelation

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jan 25, 2010

    A blessing to all who read and heed it and a curse to any who dare to change it, Revelation is a unique and amazing book.

    The First and Last of Revelation Text: 1:1-3, 22:18-21 Revelation from start to finish is a very unusual book of the Bible, especially of the New Testament. It begins with a blessing upon all who read it and heed it and ends with a call and warning upon all who might tamper with its contents. more

  • The Last Will Be First And The First Will Be Last.

    Contributed by Reginald Knight on Sep 20, 2014
    based on 4 ratings


    Proper 20 by: Seminarian Reginald Knight Sunday September 21, 2014. St. Mary’s Anglican Church (The Diocese Of Barbados) Matthew 20: more

  • Putting First Things Last

    Contributed by John Perry on Aug 18, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    It's common sense that we should put first things first but many times we end up putting first things last.

    Bunbury Wed pm 18/08/10 “Putting first things last” Intro: *** A group of friends went deer hunting and paired off in twos for the day. That night one of the hunters returned alone, staggering under the weight of a buck. "Where's Harry? His friends asked. "Harry had a stroke of more

  • First And Last Things Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 7, 2008

    We live in a world that is often difficult to understand, where sometimes we just have to trust that God is in control, even if it seems that things are upside down, even if we find we can’t straighten out the things that are crooked in this world. But we

    How did a book like Ecclesiastes get in the Bible? Did someone make a mistake, do you think? I don’t know about you but I find the beginning of the book a bit depressing. Some people find it quite disturbing as it reinforces the doubts that they may have already about God’s place in the scheme of more

  • Adam - The First And The Last

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 28, 2000
    based on 124 ratings

    Adam, as founder of the human race sinned, bringing death to himself and posterity, but the apostle Paul argues that Christ, the LastAdam, brought life through his death on the Cross.

    ADAM - THE FIRST AND THE LAST When our Lord walked this earth, the Jews of his day had a special reverence for two of their founding fathers - Abraham and Moses. Their importance in God’s revelation of himself and their significance in the story of his plan of salvation for mankind is seen in more

  • Adam, First And Last Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The first in a series on prophecy, this sermon compares the first and last Adam as to similarities and contrasts.

    Adam, First and Last I Cor. 15:22 INTRO. Today’s message begins a series on “Jesus In Genesis.” As we look forward to the Christmas season, I want to prepare our hearts for the celebration of the coming of Christ. The entire Old Testament was written to prepare people for this event. We are just more

  • The First And The Last Call

    Contributed by John Collins on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    A look at the old but ever new subject of repentance

    THE FIRST AND THE LAST CALL EXT. Matt. 21:28-32, Luke 15:11-24, 2 Sam. 12:7-14 INTRODUCTION Repentance is the Central theme of the bible. God preached repentance since Man fell short of the glory of God. The prophets lived and died preaching repentance to the people of God. John the Baptist more

  • The First & Last Adam

    Contributed by Val Black on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    We can admire the paintings of the old master artists but the Bible is the only true picture of Jesus that we have. It’s a "photo Album" in words.

    The First & Last Adam Wed. Eve. – July 20, 2005 Photo Albums: Almost every family has one. It’s good to go back and look at the pictures of family of friends. Lots of memories are brought to mind looking through an album. They say a picture is worth a 1000 words and that’s true but if you more