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  • The Little Girl That Offered The Head Of John The Baptist

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Oct 10, 2015

    To show that we are not to be prompted by evil instruction but by godly instruction from the WORD of GOD, inspired and led by the HOLY SPIRIT. 1 Timothy 6:3-4 (Amplified Bible) But if anyone teaches otherwise and does not assent to the sound and wholeso

    I. EXORDIUM: Where do you receive instruction from? GOD. His WORDS, the HOLY SPIRIT as prompted by the Fear of the LORD. Proverbs 1:7 (Amplified Bible) The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is the beginning and the principal and choice part of knowledge [its starting point and its more

  • His Courage Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 27, 2017

    How would you define courage? Would you agree that it would take courage to continue to speak the truth even if it meant imprisonment and death? That would certainly be courageous.

    -AD 25-27- Judean Wilderness His Courage Matthew 14:4-12, Luke 3:19-20 How would you define courage? Would you agree that it would take courage to continue to speak the truth even if it meant imprisonment and death? That would certainly be courageous. Many people thought that John more

  • It's My Party And I'll Cut Off The Head Of John The Baptist If I Want To

    Contributed by R. Joseph Owles on Jun 22, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Who among us is better than Herod? Who among us has not twisted events, facts, details, to suit our own purposes? Who among us has not placed more value on our image than on human need? Who among us has not intentionally given in to easier of the two choi

    I'll admit to you all that I had a difficult time with this passage. I spent weeks staring at it , researching it, praying about it, looking for that point of brilliance that would dazzle and amaze you all, once more showing off my preaching skills, once more being the "golden boy." But I drew a more

  • Herod Beheads John Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 14, 2017

    She asked for the head of John the Baptist. It was to be brought on a platter, the same as the other entries at this feast. So John was beheaded; becoming the first of many to die in this fashion. Many dying by even more horrible methods.

    Harmony of the Gospels -AD 28- Galilee Lesson: Herod Beheads John Matthew 14:1-12, Mark 6:14-29, Luke 9:7-9 -Matthew-(Matthew 14.1-12) 1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, Herod was no doubt informed of Christ’s miracles and preaching. At the same time more

  • Head And Not The Tail! Series

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Mar 27, 2013
    based on 14 ratings

    The devil is not interested in the tail but he wants the head! I am speaking to someone out there!

    Head and not the tail! Mark 6:24”So she went out and said to her mother, "What shall I ask?" And she said, "The head of John the Baptist!" 25 Immediately she came in with haste to the king and asked, saying, "I want you to give me at once the head of John the Baptist on a platter." The more

  • "Giving In To Pressure"

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 65 ratings

    A sermon for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10 The beheading of John the Baptist

    6th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10 Mark 6:14-29 "Giving in to Pressure" 14* King Herod heard of it; for Jesus’ name had become known. Some said, “John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; that is why these powers are at work in him.” 15* But others said, “It is Elijah.” And more

  • Arrogance Of Power

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Jul 16, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Avoiding pursuit of wrongful desires. Greed is of the devil

    Weekend Message/Devotion July 15, 2018 Mark 6:14-29 Arrogance of Power This week’s gospel reading brings us Mark’s account of the beheading of John the Baptist. It reads almost as a broadway play or operetta. The major characters in the reading are John the Baptist, Herod Antipas more

  • One Life To Live, Many Lives To Lose Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 12, 2014

    Lessons from the death of John the Baptist.

    • Today's passage, though lengthy, reads like a script from a soap opera. • Though all the sorted details are not specifically mentioned in Luke, they are alluded to as part of the story. • The twisted nature of man without God can be seen clearly in the intoxication of power, more

  • Has Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend John Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Mar 25, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    A study of the Gospel of Mark 6: 14 – 20

    Mark 6: 14 – 20 Has Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend John 14 Now King Herod heard of Him, for His name had become well known. And he said, “John the Baptist is risen from the dead, and therefore these powers are at work in him.” 15 Others said, “It is Elijah.” And more

  • #2 Life Is About Focus And Choices!

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 29, 2015
    based on 3 ratings

    We become a product of our daily choices. Choices have consequences.

    LIFE IS ABOUT FOCUS & CHOICES... #2 SEE THE GIANTS OR SEE THE GOD OVER THE GIANTS... ??? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: Deuteronomy 30:19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: more

  • Standing Firm On What Is Right Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 30, 2005
    based on 33 ratings

    Make up your mind to stand firm on what is right and resist the pressures to be popular or to conform. Pray and draw strength from God to resist pressure to compromise God’s truth.

    (Taken some pointers from David Hoke’s sermon “Herod’s Folly”) We face pressures in life – different pressures, different degrees, at different stages of life. • From school projects, workload, meeting datelines, and others. • You faith in God – no matter how strong it is – will not take away more

  • Choices--King Herod Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Mar 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    In today's lesson we wrestle with what it means to repent and believe, as we examine King Herod's refusal to do so.

    Scripture What is it that determines the choices we make? Is it our consciences? I ask this because my conscience is currently being pricked by advertisements I see in some magazines that promised me washboard abs within three months. Well, it’s three months later and I still more

  • Pressure

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Oct 17, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    Do I ever feel like I am in a pressure cooker, or that I am being pulled and pushed in every direction? Well, I can respond like Herod. I can be manipulated by it to the point where I am forced to make decisions contrary to what I know is right. Or I can

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: The Hope College Women’s basketball team had made it to the national playoffs. The final game saw Hope 20 points behind with 10 minutes left to play. The team remained calm and began to narrow the gap. Then with just 5 seconds remaining, a 3 point basket tied the more

  • God's Kind Of Mother

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Dec 31, 2014

    Some mothers give their self to their children. Others give their children to themselves. God's kind of Mother does this.

    God's Kind of Mother 1 Kings 3:16-28 Today is a very special day… a day when we honor and pay respect to a very special person ... our Mothers. To use the words of Abraham Lincoln, "It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this" Mother‘s Day began in more

  • Shhhhh (Meditation)

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Dec 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    This is a sermon that focuses on the discipline of meditation.

    Matthew 14:6-13 6 On Herod’s birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for them and pleased Herod so much 7 that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. 8 Prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist." 9 The king was distressed, more