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  • Resurrection Power Not Human Effort Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Oct 3, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Romans chapter four is a powerful chapter that every believer needs to master. The Apostle Paul continues talking about justification, a term that he introduces in Romans Chapter three. Romans chapter four also has probably the best definition of faith

    Resurrection Power and Not Human Effort By Greg Johnson Romans chapter four is a powerful chapter that every believer needs to master. The Apostle Paul continues talking about justification, a term that he introduces in Romans Chapter three. Romans chapter more

  • The Futility Of Human Efforts Without God

    Contributed by Rev. Roberto D. Abella on Oct 24, 2004
    based on 39 ratings

    At this present situation families are openly in trouble and others were broken. How can we solve this problem and make it a strong family? And how can we receive the blessing from God?

    “Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain.” OUTLINE I) THE FAMILY SUCCESS WILL BE FOUND IN GOD (v.1a). How to became successful in building family? a. by seeking GOD’S direction b. by depending upon more

  • Ecclesiastes: The Meaninglessness And Mundanity Of Life PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Research Assistant on Feb 15, 2024
    based on 3 ratings

    Explores the futility of seeking fulfillment in worldly pursuits, emphasizing the importance of finding significance and happiness in God alone.

    Dear brothers and sisters, I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A warm welcome to each of you, whether you are a familiar face or a new friend. We gather here not as strangers, but as a family united in Christ. We are bound together by the love of God, a love that transcends more

  • Fig Leaf Fashions

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Dec 8, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon about the futility of trying to cover our sins by human effort.

    Fig Leaf Fashions Genesis 3:1-21 Scripture Reading (6-7) I. The Cause for the Fig Leaf Fashions v. 1-7a A. The serpent scheming Let's start with some background. Adam and Eve are living in the Garden of Eden, Paradise. In Chapter 2:16,17 God has given them a simple instruction. Whenever I more

  • Understanding Works Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Jan 4, 2003
    based on 57 ratings

    In this sermon we explore the difference between works by human effort and godly works.

    Good deeds or works fall primarily into two categories: man driven works and God produced works. Man-centered religion always works to improve self in the hope that we will reach the level of salvation. Even Christians fall into this trap. Man driven works is either the attempt to become a god or more

  • Set Free To Serve—not To Sin Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Sep 5, 2013

    Salvation is the work of the Holy Spirit, and it can’t be gained by human effort.

    INTRODUCTION Much of the history of President Franklin D. Roosevelt is predominated by his wartime speeches. However, many historians believe his greatest speech was made eleven months before Pearl Harbor. It wasn’t called the State of the Union address back then, but on January 6, 1941 more

  • Guidelines For Christianity: The Fruit Of Patience Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Mar 31, 2015

    Patience will never be accomplished by human effort and self-control. It is only accomplished by GOD control...

    ”But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control; against such there is no law.” A small boy is sent to bed by his father. Five minutes later … “Da-ad…” “What?” “I’m more

  • When People Say We Don’t Need God

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Nov 27, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    The TOWER of BABEL represents man’s effort without God. The Builders of Shinar failed in their attempt tried to reach heaven through human effort. We too will fail if we believe that spiritual enlightenment comes through human effort. The only way to k

    The battle for our worship is a battle that draws our flesh and its desire to exert itself over God. The flesh demands that it be stroked, satisfied and honored. The inner part of our being cries out for independence. From our earliest days we desire to do things for ourselves. But we cannot more

  • Many Hands Make Light Work Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 22, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    The Hebrews pair up the practical human effort with the practical Godly effort to address the dire circumstances they find themselves in.

    In February of 1945 Joe Rosenthal pulled out his camera and clicked a photo that would later become the most reproduced photograph in the history of photography: Five young Marines planting the American flag on the island of Iwo Jima. The photo of these young men raising the flag was splashed more

  • Nothing, Human Intentions Brought To Nothing!

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jan 30, 2020

    Have you ever given your best effort and it seems like NOTHING? No one sees? No one says THANK YOU? The fruit seems to "not remain?" Peter says: LORD WE HAVE FISHED ALL NIGHT, WE HAVE TAKEN NOTHING. Does your work seem like NOTHING? Why do we get frustrated?

    NOTHING, MY HUMAN INTENTIONS, NOTHING By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. *FRUSTRATE, FRUSTRATION: to bring to nothing, disappointment, to make of none effect, to make void, I AM SO TIRED OF NOTHING… I AM FRUSTRATED REALLY BAD. NOT ONLY FISHING WHAT WE EAT… FISHING IS HOW I more

  • Children Of Promise Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Feb 7, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    Paul uses an OT illustration to hightlight the difference between human effort and God’s promise.

    Series: Study of Galatians Text: Galatians 4:21-5:1 Title: “Children of Promise” Vs. 21 • “Do you not hear the law?” o Do you not understand what the law is teaching? o James 2:10 I. Children of Bondage (22-25) Vs. 22 • Paul begins to make a comparison between the promise of God and the more

  • Intentionally Kinder/Effort

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Aug 22, 2018

    Bettering the human spiritual condition is the greatest good any individual can achieve. Are you intentionally growing and being kinder?

    INTENTIONUALLY KINDER --- A LITTLE EXTRA EFFORT… By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. I have asked many people what is their purpose in life? They always say: I DON’T KNOW? Then I ask them what is GOD’S PURPOSE FOR GIVING US BREATH? I receive the same answer? Ask them a year later? more

  • Who Will Descend Into The Abyss To Bring Christ Up?

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 27, 2016

    To show that JESUS CHRIST did it all for our salvation and no human effort or human contribution we can add or subtract from it.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you working for your salvation? No. it's by GOD'S Grace. You can't work for it. G - GOD'S R - REDEMPTION A - AT C - CHRIST'S E - EXPENSE II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers/unbelievers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that JESUS CHRIST did it all for our salvation and no human more

  • It Is Finished Shout The Victory

    Contributed by Larry Whitley on Apr 12, 2001
    based on 114 ratings

    The Finish work of savation no human effort is needed, only what we try to added would ruin it.

    It Is Finished "SHOUTS OF VICTORY!" TEXT John 19: 19-30 Text Rev 21: 6 30 When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. Rev. 21:6 and he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will more

  • The Work Of The Spirit, Part A Series

    Contributed by David Richardson on Sep 13, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain your goal by human effort?

    Series: Life, Everlasting, Part 3 Message: The Work of the Spirit? Part A Our scripture focus today is Psalm 116:13, but I want to read the entire Psalm… 116:1 I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. 2 Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I more