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  • Making The Best Out Of Life - Part Ii

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 110 ratings

    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 more

  • Rich, But Foolish

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Aug 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    If we are concerned only about earthly possessions, we will enter eternity empty-handed.

    Text: “…a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions” (Luke 12:15). I would venture to say that you and I learned a long time ago that material possessions are not the most important items in life. The first ten years of my life was spent in the coal-mining hills of more

  • What Would You Be Willing To Do To Be Rich?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Aug 22, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    The desire to have lots of money is common. The Bible says it can even be a problem for Christians. This sermon explores what happens when the love of money takes over. A true story of a $17 million robbery is used as the illustration.

    What Would You Be Willing To Do To Be Rich? 1 Timothy 6:6-19 6 Now godliness with contentment is great gain. 7For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. 8And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content. 9But those who desire to be rich more

  • Gr3ed Series

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on May 23, 2008

    When people think about greed, a lot of us picture Scrooge. But this an extreme picture. The truth is none of are immune to the effects of greed that runs rampant in our culture. We look at the manifestation of greed and how to deal with it.

    SE7EN: GR3ED 1 Timothy 6:6-12 May 18, 2008 True or false. The bible says that money is the root of all evil. Who votes for true? False? It is false. The bible says (and this is our passage of focus today) that the love of money is the root of evil. The love of money is also known as greed. In more

  • Genesis 24 Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Jun 26, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Genesis verse-by-verse

    Genesis 24 Last week we saw how there was a difference in the way that Abram and Lot approached life. Abram was a man who lived for others. Lot was a man who lived for himself. That theme will continue through tonight’s passage as we’re going to see Abram act very selflessly while dealing with more

  • Calves, Dollars And Idolatry

    Contributed by Ricky Johnson on Oct 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The Israelites "golden calf" relates to our idol-worship of the graven images of Franklin, Hamilton, and Jackson.

    The times they are changing, and I am not really certain I like what they are changing into. It appears the demise of our world economic system is imminent. Job loss throughout this country is at an all time high. Our most desperately needed natural resource, petroleum, is difficult to obtain, more

  • Give And Take Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 6, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    An examination of the 8th commandment and what it means for building healthy relationships when we don’t take from those relationships, but work to give.

    Give and Take (Exodus 20:15) There is an old story about two neighbors, a baker and a farmer, who didn’t get along very well. You see, the baker was suspicious of the farmer, suspecting that he wasn’t getting his money’s worth when he paid for a pound of butter. He weighed the farmer’s butter more

  • More Is More Series

    Contributed by Kevin Blader on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon on greed

    More is More A sermon on Luke 12:13-21 I’m thinking it over! The old Jack Benny radio program had a sketch of Jack being robbed at gunpoint. Jack Benny was reported to be the tightest man alive. In the radio sketch the robber points a gun at and says to Jack, "Hey bud, your more

  • Finding Contentment In A World Built For Greed Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 19, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    It was Bob Dylan who said, everybody worships something and he was right. Many times, that has led to the drive for more. The more we have, the more we want, and when that doesn’t bring happiness we want all the more.

    Finding Contentment in a World Built for Greed Luke 12:13-15, 20-21 The goal of the Game of Life is to get married, have kids, and try to accumulate as much wealth as possible so that you can become a millionaire. It teaches the lesson that the one with the most toys wins. The Game of Life more

  • Five Sticky Fingers

    Contributed by Scott Ridout on Oct 21, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    Where did that come from? That horrible, sinking feeling you have when something comes out of your mouth that you didn’t expect - that thing is just so “unlike” you. Did you know those words are just a reflection of what lurks beneath the surface? The sca

    Everything we think, say and do flows out of our hearts. Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Proverbs 4:23 The second big monster is GREED. Greed says, “I owe me”. Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life more

  • The Results Of Materialism Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Oct 26, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    We will begin today with a bird’s eye view of our text and then we will look at part of James chapter four to see how we can avoid the tragedy of greed.

    Revelation 18:9-24 Purpose: To show how God will devastate the world’s economy. Aim: I want the listener to turn their affection away from material things. INTRODUCTION: Last time we saw that commercial Babylon, the center of the world’s wealth in last days before Jesus comes back to earth, more

  • The Use Of Wealth Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    The aim of this warning is to awaken all Christians who are tempted to adopt worldly goals & standards rather than God’s goals & standards. The secondary purpose is to assure suffering Christians of the Divine judgment coming upon their oppressors.

    JAMES 5:1-6 THE USE OF WEALTH / A Source of Spiritual Numbness [Amos 5:11-27/ Mt. 6:19-21] The last section dealt with arrogant self-centeredness. Arrogant self-centeredness is demonstrated by planning a future without placing God’s will first and it can lead to more dangerous possibilities. more

  • Three Forms Of Greed

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 16, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    A sermon on greed from Ephesians 5:3-14

    Sermon for 11/15/2009 Greed from Ephesians 5:3-14 Introduction: An old preacher was dying. He sent a message for his banker and his lawyer, both church members, to come to his home. When they arrived, they were ushered up to his bedroom. As they entered the room, the preacher held out his more

  • Manage God's Gifts Wisely

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Nov 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Pentcost 18(C) - Believers manage God’s gifts wisely not as slaves to greed but in service to the truth.

    MANAGE GOD’S GIFTS WISELY (Outline) October 4, 2009 -- PENTECOST 18 -- Luke 16:1-13 INTRO: The Lord God Almighty lovingly lavishes blessing after blessing upon mankind. It is only the believer who recognizes that every good and perfect gift comes from above, from God. The more

  • If Money Could Talk… Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jun 2, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Selfish and dishonest gain invites God’s judgment and leaves a person in ultimate poverty.

    If Money Could Talk… James 5:1-6 -Most of us have probably heard the saying, “Money talks.” Words are one thing, but when someone slaps down their money or writes the check, their words take on new meaning. Sometimes money produces results that seemed slow in coming with any more