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  • Putting First Things First

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 209 ratings

    It has taken us generations of self-study to come up with 3 major "wants" in life. Yet Jesus knew it all along!

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Psychologists tell us that there are 3 major "wants" in life. The first "want" is to want comfort - to want food when we are hungry, to want something to drink when we are thirsty, to want a cool place when we ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 114 ratings

    Seek first the Kingdom of God.

    "First Things First" Matthew 6:25-33 In the ancient Arabian folktale, Aladdin, Aladdin is the lazy son of a poor Chinese tailor. After his father's death, he meets a magician who says that he is Aladdin's uncle. The magician convinces Aladdin to go after a beautiful lamp that is hidden in a ...read more

  • Putting First Things First Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 101 ratings

    In chapter 8, Ezra and Nehemiah comfort the afflicted. In chapter 9, the comfortable are afflicted. Joy and grief are two sides of the same coin. After a thrilling encounter with God, which causes them to break into celebration, the believers now come

    Putting First Things First Earlier this week I was sitting in my office when I received an email from my youngest sister. She and her husband have been attending a church for a while and have become interested in spiritual things. We’ve been praying for both of them for quite some time and have ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Jul 27, 2006
    based on 24 ratings

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

    FIRST THINGS FIRST Luke 18:1 18:1 And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray , and not to faint; Every promise in the Bible comes with a condition. Matt. 6:33, Seek ye first..., Mal. 3:10 ..open the ...read more

  • First Things First

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

    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 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 ...read more

  • Putting First Things First Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jan 23, 2012
    based on 9 ratings

    Let's keep the main thing the main thing.

    Putting First Things First Haggai 1:12-15 Rev. Brian Bill 1/22/12 A couple weeks ago, Reed Blunier, age three, came up to me and gave me a gift. He said it was for “Pastor Cheesehead.” It was a book called, “Kids Say the Cutest Things About God.” I’d like to ...read more

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 2, 2012
    based on 34 ratings

    Understanding how quickly life goes by and how long eternity is should teaches us to have the right priorities. Getting to know God in a personal way should be our greatest priority in life.

  • "First Things First"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    What are the firstfruits that we should give to God?

    Iliff and Saltillo Churches February 29, 2004 First Sunday of Lent “First Things First” Deut. 26:1-11 INTRODUCTION: Today is the first Sunday of the Lenten Season, a 40 day period of time, in which we can reflect on our lives and make changes. Today’s scripture is applicable to us as well ...read more

  • Keeping First Things First

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 21, 2005
    based on 36 ratings

    Jesus needs to be the first and foremost in our lives.

  • First Things First Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    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 (2) Series

    Contributed by Steven Spillman on May 1, 2008
    based on 20 ratings

    what “seeking first his kingdom and his righteousness” means and how we might go about.

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Vernon L Caruthers on Apr 21, 2006
    based on 35 ratings

    This sermon is taken from Jesus’ sermon on the mount. It asks us totake a good look at our priorities in life. Is Christ Jesus "REALLY" our number one priority?

  • Jesus Puts First Things First

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    The miracle of feeding the 5,000 underlines God’s grace as he provides for all our needs.

    Prioritize. That’s what we’re all instructed to do in this busy world. As we make our lifestyles more convenient, the more demands we place on ourselves, and we find our lives become more frantic. So, we are called to prioritize – to convert our activities into a sort of Top 10 list -- picking ...read more

  • One Thing: First Things First

    Contributed by on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 10 ratings

    The one thing – the most important thing – that we can do in our Christian lives is to abide in Jesus in prayer, in the Word, and in His love.