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  • Greed Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Gear on May 15, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 1,746 views

    The Bible has much to say about the deadly sin of greed.

    I.Greed creates the wrong way of life. A. Jude uses the example of the way of Cain. B. Those that give themselves over to self-service create the wrong path in life. Like Cain, instead of following after God, they focus on something else, and that becomes their way of life.(Isaiah 56:11) ...read more

  • Greed

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 18, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,177 views

    God was angry about Balaam’s greedy attitude and allowing the love of money to control him.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: What greed will do - Men who trap animals in Africa say that one of the hardest animals to catch is the ring-tailed monkey. For the Zulus of that continent, however, it’s simple. The method the Zulus use is based on knowledge of the animal. Their trap is nothing more ...read more

  • Greed Series

    Contributed by Thomas Black on Jan 28, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,427 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

    Contributed by Carl Allen on May 5, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,265 views

    We face price tag moments all the time in everyday life, we’re constantly doing cost-benefit analysis, always asking the question: “is it worth it?”. Because we live in a consumer world and we’re being constantly bombarded: buy this, buy that. And we weig

    Greed Luke 12: 16-21 Introduction You’re in Parks Mall or Irving Mall, shopping away, your going from store to store browsing at stuff. Finally something really catches your eye. You’re excited about it, you hold it, you want it. Only one final hurdle remains—the price. So ...read more

  • Greed Series

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Apr 16, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,416 views

    One of the keys to a Godly life is understanding the nature of sin and the danger it poses in our Spiritual lives.

    7 Deadly Sins Series June 15, 2008 Greed After 13 years Bill Gates is no longer the richest man in the world. The technology tycoon was not ranked Richest man in the world for the first time in over a decade. Bill Gates fell from his spot on the top to a lowly number three position. His ...read more

  • Greed Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 10, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,787 views

    Americans do not go to church any more: they have switched religions; they now attend the Temple of Greed!” We didn’t invent greed. Greed has been around as long as there have been people, and stuff to lust after. In every era of human history, there have

    Greed Proverbs 28:25, Luke 12:15, Philippians 4:12, 2 Corinthians 9:6 Several men were in the locker room of a health club after exercising. Suddenly a cell phone on one of the benches rings. A man picks it up and the following conversation ensues: 
Hello?" "Honey, It's me." "Hi!" "Are ...read more

  • Gehazi's Greed

    Contributed by David Wilson on Oct 9, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,689 views

    What led to Gehazi's decision to chase after Naaman for ill-gotten gains.

    II Kings 5:20-27 Gehazi’s sin! The background for this morning’s message is the healing of Naaman, the leper. Naaman, a military leader from a nation in conflict with Israel (off and on, anyway) hears of the Prophet Elisha in Israel and comes to him for healing. Elisha ...read more

  • Greed And Generosity Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 12, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,013 views

    Are we seeking first the Kingdom of God, or are we focused on getting all we can in this life? We find all we need in Christ. Let's freely give, expecting nothing in return.

    Are we selfish or selfless? The next pair of vice and virtue deal with our attitude towards possessions and people. Greed $ In the Movie Wall Street, Gordon Gecko, a ruthless broker, bluntly proposes in a stockholders meeting, “Greed is good.” His code leads him to conclude that ...read more

  • The Folly Of Greed

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Aug 1, 2012
     | 710 views

    We can’t take it with us, so we better send some on ahead.

    The Folly of Greed March 15, 2009 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: We can’t take it with us, so we better send some on ahead. Focus Passage: Luke 12:13-21 Supplemental Passage: I Tim 6:6-10 Introduction: “AFFLUENZA” - ...read more

  • Gain Or Greed? Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Sep 8, 2013
     | 1,137 views

    Greed

    GAIN OR GREED? (1 TIMOTHY 6:6-10) An angel appears at a faculty meeting and tells the dean that in return for his unselfish and exemplary behavior, the Lord will reward him with his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom, or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite ...read more

  • Overcoming Greed Series

    Contributed by Manny Salva Cruz on Jul 27, 2013
     | 6,904 views

    Every Biblical character is a unique personality and has been written for us to learn something. We will be warned of Gehazi's downward pull due to the sin of GREED. We will learn lessons from the life of Elisha on how he maintained his INTEGRITY.

    The dictionary defines GREED as the desire to possess wealth, goods or objects with the intention to keep it for one's self, far beyond the dictates of basic survival and comfort. That means, a person who is greedy will covet something even if he does not really need it. He will hide it for some ...read more

  • The Profit In Greed Series

    Contributed by Joe Tilton on Jul 30, 2013
     | 997 views

    What do you do with wealth? Where does greed fit the issue?

    August 4, 2013 The Profit in Greed A young man asked an old rich guy how he made his money. The old guy fingered his worsted-wool vest and said, “Well, son, it was 1932--the depth of the Great Depression, and I was down to my last nickel. I invested that nickel in an apple. I spent ...read more

  • Life's Greed

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Aug 9, 2013
     | 1,218 views

    To show that we need to guard ourselves from love of money and to honor the LORD with our wealth.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you greedy for wealth? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that we need to guard ourselves from love of money and to honor the LORD with our wealth. IV. TEXT: Luke 12:15 (Amplified Bible) And He said to them, Guard yourselves and keep ...read more

  • The Cure For Greed Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 14, 2013
    based on 46 ratings
     | 36,562 views

    Greed is listed as one of the worst of sins - right up there with lewdness, adultery, and murder. But how likely am "I" to be plagued by greed? And how can God cure me of this terrible sin?

    Back in the 1800’s there was once a 350# wrestler in Europe named “Yusuf, the terrible Turk.” Three hundred and fifty pounds is a fairly huge man, and there wasn’t an ounce of flab on the man. He was formidable. And in his four years in Europe, he was impossible to beat, ...read more

  • The Greed Of Gehazi

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Jul 23, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 20,809 views

    WE SEE IN THIS SERMON, THE DESIRE OF GEHAZI, THE DECISION OF GEHAZI, THE DECEPTION OF GEHAZI, THE DECREE OF NAAMAN, THE DEMAND OF ELISHA, THE DECLARATON OF ELISHA, AND THE DEFILEMENT OF GEHAZI.

    THE GREED OF GEHAZI 2 KINGS 5:20-27 A few years ago in Boston, the bodies of two elderly women were discovered in their small apartment. They had died a few days earlier. An autopsy revealed malnutrition was the cause of death. But hidden in the mattresses and sewn up in pillows and draperies ...read more