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  • Greed Series

    Contributed by Thomas Black on Jan 28, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,929 views

    Greed with it’s power to grab hold of your soul will rob you of making wise decisions, and will turn you into a fool. Greed is costly, it’s not a cute little sin that just sits there being harmless, it’s robs, steals, kills and destroys all that you hold

    Passage: Genesis 13:10-13; 2 Peter 2:7-8 A woman decided to have her portrait painted. She told the artist, "Paint me with diamond rings, a diamond necklace, emerald bracelets, a ruby broach, and gold Rolex." "But you are not wearing any of those things," he replied. "I know," she said. "It’s ...read more

  • Greed And Grace

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,805 views

    Dealing with a right perspective of things

    “Greed and Grace” Matthew 20 1/11/98 INTRO: As I have started out the new year, I have set a goal for myself. I mentioned to you that I encouraged each of you to read the Bible through this year. For myself, I am going to try to read the Bible through four times this year, once each ...read more

  • #5remove The Weights:greed Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,390 views

    This is part 5 of Remove the weights:we ponder greed and giving.

    5 of a 12 part series. #4 REMOVE THE WEIGHTS ... GREED By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Hebrews 12: 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, LET US LAY ASIDE EVERY WEIGHT AND SIN WHICH DOTH SO EASILY BESET US, AND LET SO RUN WITH ...read more

  • Getting A Grip On Greed Series

    Contributed by Dan Jackson on Jul 24, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,409 views

    The tenth commandment is different because it addresses attitude. The first nine commandments apply to actions. This one simply says, “Do not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor.” The sins of action are obvious. This sin of attitude is hidden, kn

    GETTING A GRIP ON GREED Exodus 20:17 Newscaster Paul Harvey tells how an Eskimo kills a wolf. The grisly account offers insight into the destructive, devouring, nature of desire without discipline: The Eskimo coats his knife blade with animal blood and allows it to freeze. He then adds ...read more

  • Grasping For More - Covetousness - Greed - Envy Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 8, 2005
    based on 255 ratings
     | 16,158 views

    The SIN of covetousness, The SOURCE of covetousness, The SORROW of covetousness...and the cure! Link included to Formatted Text Version and PowerPoint Template.

    Grasping for More Exodus 20:17 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GraspingForMore.html Covetousness is the mother of all sins. All 9 of the previous commandments are rooted in it. It is an excessive desire for something you don’t have. There’s nothing wrong w/ wanting certain things, like ...read more

  • Making The Best Out Of Life - Part Ii

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 110 ratings
     | 5,860 views

    More principles about making the best out of life.

    MAKING THE BEST OUT OF LIFE Matthew 11:28 Jesus said, "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." INTRO.- Making the best out of life. Most people want the best they can get out of life. How do we get it? ILL.- Some people are shooting for the stars! In ...read more

  • #8 - How To Get Your Stuff God's Way Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 9,648 views

    We all need "stuff" -- but are we getting our "stuff" God’s way? *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    For a CD of over 100 of sermons by Darrell Stetler II (most complete with handouts), please e-mail darrellstetler2@sbcglobal.net. EIGHTH COMMANDMENT “You shall not steal.” (Ex. 20:15). <ILLUS> “Jesus is watching you.” A burglar broke into a house and began to steal ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Eccentric Employer

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 19, 2002
    based on 196 ratings
     | 10,557 views

    God will supply our need not our greed

    Saxlingham/Field Dalling 22-09-02 Parable of the The Eccentric Employer Mt. 20:1-16 F.W. Beare has rightly called this parable, the Parable of the Eccentric Employer Who in their right mind pays someone who has only worked one hour the same as he pays someone who has ...read more

  • Money, Tithes, Giving & Greed - I Put My Trust In ?

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jan 22, 2004
    based on 257 ratings
     | 25,933 views

    You, your money and God - A look at what the Bible says in regards to giving.

    You, Your Money & God Malachi 3:6-10 If you have your Bibles, please turn to Malachi 3:6-10 My daughter came up to me the other day about nap time and said, "Daddy, if you give me a dollar, I’ll go to bed." I told her, "I don’t think it works that way." I’ll tell you what. It starts ...read more

  • Rewiring The Desire To Acquire Series

    Contributed by James Stewart Jr. on Dec 17, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,753 views

    Intro; The message deal’s with the area of Greed. This is the Fifth message in the series.

    Intro; Today’s message is dealing with the area of Greed. Greed is another one of those sins that you can’t see but the people around you can see it in you. Perhaps you with the mentioning of the word greed a face popped up in your mind. Could be your wife or husband. Greed says many ...read more

  • Professions & Possessions Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 6, 2006
    based on 74 ratings
     | 18,036 views

    Greed is good? If our primary goal in life is material wealth, we will end up with empty, futile lives and spiritual bankruptcy.

    Overcoming Futility, a Sermon Series on Ecclesiastes “Professions and Possessions”, 5:8-20 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Some of us remember Jack Benny. In a skit on his radio show, a robber held him up, pointed a gun at him and said, “Your money ...read more

  • Building Bigger Barns?

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 257 ratings
     | 24,343 views

    God wants us to enjoy life, but not without a relationship with Him. Beware of the danger of greed and placing one’s confidence in earthly possessions.

    Jesus was teaching His disciples when He was interrupted by someone who wanted him to resolve a family dispute over inheritance. He was not really asking for advice. He wanted Jesus to stand on his side and "tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me." (v.13). He wanted Jesus to get the ...read more

  • You Really Can't Take It With You Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Feb 28, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,328 views

    Avarise, or greed, is different than coveteousness. Covetousness is a desire for things we don’t have. Avarice is a hoarding of things we have but don’t need.

    You Really Can¡¦t Take It With You Luke 12:15-21 February 27, 2005 We are in the midst of our sermon series on the seven deadly sins, and have come to avarice. It is something that we have to consider. Avarice is a word that we don¡¦t use all that often, but it means a passion for ...read more

  • Man's Control Dissipates Power Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Sep 29, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,822 views

    Man’s effort to control and secure the forces of life generates greed and idolatry. The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. Man’s system simply does not work – if the goal is a good, Godly life of abundance and peace.

    Man’s Failing Control Dissipates Man’s effort to control and secure the forces of life generates greed and idolatry. The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. Man’s system simply does not work – if the goal is a good, Godly life of abundance and peace. Some things just don’t ...read more

  • Hearing God: Motives Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 9, 2006
    based on 29 ratings
     | 22,579 views

    The motives of our heart are of extreme importance in getting guidance from God. Baalam was a spiritual man but the greed in his heart caused him to miss God’s will for his life.

    Hearing God: Motives Series: Hearing God #2 Numbers 22:1-35[1] 8-28-05 Intro What does God want me to do? Have you ever wrestled with that question? Most of us have. Most of us will at some time in the future. It’s not always easy to know God’s will in a particular situation. Last ...read more