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  • First Things

    Contributed by Tom Mccrossan on Jan 21, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,345 views

    At the first of the year it seems good to think of the “first things” God wants us to do. Following are most of the NT scriptures with the word “first” in them.

    FIRST THINGS Matthew 6:31-34 and other Scriptures Intro One week a Sunday school teacher had just finished telling her class the Christmas story, how Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem and how Jesus was born there. So the teacher asked, "Who do you think the most important woman in the ...read more

  • First Things

    Contributed by Gary Moore on Jan 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,852 views

    Delighting one’s self in God is the first priority of the Chrisitan

    "Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act. He will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday." INTRODUCTION TO THE SUMMER SERIES This summer we will examine some ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 37 ratings
     | 779 views

    Thesis: The content of the gospel is of paramount importance.

    Thesis: The content of the gospel is of paramount importance. Intro.: 1. In the educational field ("academia") there is a raging debate over what a "core curriculum" should be. a. What courses should be required of all students? b. How do you decide irreducible minimum all should know? ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Larry La Douceur on Nov 6, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,264 views

    Some form of the word “Seek” is used in the Bible over 150 times, therefore when we encounter a verse that clearly states we are to “seek first” something, that should clearly get our attention.

    First Things First Introduction Matthew 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. The bible in different ways tells us what we need to seek for and what we should not seek. Examples – Leviticus 19:31 “‘Do not turn to mediums or ...read more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Stephen Gibney on May 10, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,842 views

    God’s Covenant with Adam.

    THE ADAM PROJECT First Things First: Genesis 1:26, 27; 2:4-7 We would do well to start preaching the gospel not in terms of just religion, or having a relationship with God but preaching it on the basis of a covenant that God makes with people. In fact the Bible is divided into two testaments ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Jerry Dunn on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 6,529 views

    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 ...read more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,695 views

    This is about getting priorities straight.

    Worship is bringing pleasure to God. One way we bring pleasure to God is by doing his will for us, and his church. We have two big problems though. The first is that we may think we are inferior, and the second is that we have our own ideas about what is best. I. We are not INFERIOR. When I ...read more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Kevin Burden on Oct 29, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,316 views

    Don’t pass over the Salutation in Romans 1. The first seven verses is one long sentence of 126 words, rich with spiritual truth.

    First Things First Romans 1:1-7 As we examine the first several verses of this epistle to the Romans we should be aware that Paul has now been a Christian for about 26 years. It is his 6th epistle. The Gospel is spoken of using three different expressions: “The Gospel of God” – v 1. “The ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Jun 18, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 923 views

    A message for the church to refocus on the most important things that we are to do and be as Christians.

    First Things First! August 1st, 1999 Do First Things First illustration (Priorities) (a Big Jar, needs to be clear, need rocks, sand, water, ... Don’t let the people see what all you have to put into the jar. First, put rocks into the jar and ask, “is it full?” They should say yes. Then ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Jul 27, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,681 views

    What kind of premium does God put on communicating with His people? "You have not because you ask not."

  • First Things First (1) Series

    Contributed by Steven Spillman on May 1, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,123 views

    We draw meaning from the stuff we collect.How Jesus turned Abraham Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Human Needs” pyramid upside-down and flattened it with a single statement: “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to

    “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” (Matthew 6:33). We live in a pretty materialistic culture; we tend to confuse purpose or meaning in life with success. And we tend to confuse success with the accumulation of material possessions. ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Mike Logan on Sep 28, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,320 views

    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 ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by A.t. Stewart on Jul 20, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,311 views

    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, ...read more

  • Putting First Things First Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Apr 28, 2006
     | 1,700 views

    In Colossians chapter one, Paul declares the preeminence ("first-ness") of Christ in five areas: the gospel message; the cross; the creation; the church, Paul’s ministry. Who do you think Jesus is?

    Putting First Things First Series: Jesus, Post-Resurrection, part 2 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers April 29, 2006 2705 A Part Of Main Structure Rev. W. Kingstone Greenland visited a vacant house with a friend who desired to purchase it. The friend was particularly struck by the ...read more

  • Living First Things First Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Jun 16, 2006
     | 1,136 views

    Part 6 of series Jesus, Post-Resurrection. In Colossians 3 and 4, the Apostle Paul shows how the supremacy of Christ should show through our personal purity; Christian fellowship; the home; our work; our witness to the world; and in the way we serve God.

    Living First Things First Colossians 3 and 4 May 28, 2006 Some might say that in the third and fourth chapters of Colossians, Paul gets PRACTICAL, because that’s where he sets out to show us how the superiority of Christ over all things ought to be displayed in our daily lives. But I don’t ...read more