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  • Audacity And Humility (Or Pride And The Perfect Man)

    Contributed by Judith Hand on Oct 15, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    Comparing the audacity of Job questioning God and James and John’s request to sit on the right and left of the throne to the humility of Christ.

    Scriptures: Job 38: 1-7, 38-41 Hebrews 5:1-10 Mark 10:35-45 Audacity and Humility …. (Or Pride and Perfection) Recently I received an email with the subject line:”Photo of a perfect man.” When I opened it, it said “Image not available.” Well, now that is funny at least to the females in the more

  • Babel Vs Abram, How To Have A Great Name

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 4, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    A look at humility and pride by contrasting the Abram and the builders of the tower of Babel.

    Introduction Four preachers had a series of theological arguments, and three were always in accord against the fourth. One day, the odd man out decided to appeal to a higher authority. "God!" he cried. "I know in my heart that I am right and they are wrong! Please show me a sign, so they too will more

  • Put On Humility

    Contributed by Margaret Olubiyi on Aug 8, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

    Apostle Paul in our main scripture text is cautioning every believer to be truthful(honest)as you evaluate yourself, not thinking of yourself or believing that you are better than you are. I categorize this phrase under "pride." When you think about pride, it is saying to yourself and more

  • The Power Tool Of Spiritual Growth Series

    Contributed by Doug Fannon on May 25, 2018

    Are we humbled before God? Does God hear our prayers? A key spiritual growth is not who we are before men, but understanding who we are before God.

    Do you remember the show starring Tim Allen? It was called, “Home Improvement?” Tim’s character in the show hosted his own local cable program called “Tool Time.” Each week he would introduce the tool of the week. If you have seen the show you know the more powerful the tool; the better! He would more

  • Low Man Wins!

    Contributed by Keith Crocker on Apr 22, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    The Key ingredient in a fruitful, mature Christian life is humility. Pride preludes destruction.

    JOB 2:29 29 When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person. It has been my experience that in most cases God sees pride as a bad thing. As a matter of fact I cant think of a time in the Bible that God saw pride as a positive but a more

  • Humility Starts At The Cross

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Apr 11, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    Humility - how do you get it - find it at the cross

    Stewardship begins at the cross Philippians 2:6-8 (Jesus), being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, 7 but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled more

  • “i Am The Greatest” Mark 9:33-37

    Contributed by James Lee on Nov 21, 2013
    based on 3 ratings

    The disciples, on more than one occasion, argued over who should hold the highest position in the kingdom. Their desire was for recognition and honor in an earthly kingdom. Jesus had to refocus their thinking and I believe the same refocusing is needed by many today.

    The disciples, on more than one occasion, argued over who should hold the highest position in the kingdom. Their desire was for recognition and honor in an earthly kingdom. Jesus had to refocus their thinking and I believe the same refocusing is needed by many today. We all have the same needs more

  • Which Pew For You?

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Dec 5, 2013

    A sermon on Christ-like humility.

    Which Pew for You? Luke 14:1, 7-14 Do you have your favorite pew? Most of us do. For my wife and family, most of my ministry is has been second row, right hand side. I could usually count on her being there with the kids in tow, until the kids got old enough to want to sit with the youth more

  • Proud Or Humble

    Contributed by Rev. Randy Barker on Oct 6, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    proud or humble

    Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. my sermon ideas and illustrations are often taken from many sources including those at, there could be instances where other more

  • Give Up Pride For Lent And Beyond

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Feb 17, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    It's time to stop practicing fake Christianity during Lent. Let's give up something meaningful - the sin of pride

    The season known as Lent is starting this coming Wednesday, with Ash Wednesday being the first day of Lent. What is Lent to you? Let's be honest, for many of us, Lent is really, nothing - it's just another time of the year. On Wednesdays many of your churches have extra midweek church services, and more

  • Humility Is A Virtue, Not A Vice Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 28, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Everyday and throughout the day, we choose between humility and pride. But how important is this choice? According to Peter, very important.

    HUMILITY IS A VIRTUE, NOT A VICE (I Peter 5:5-6) 1. Humility can be one of the toughest challenges of the Christian life. 2. Leonard Bernstein was once asked which instrument was the most difficult to play. He thought for a moment and then replied, "The second fiddle. I can get plenty of first more

  • Unity

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on May 6, 2015

    A church that is to be used by the Lord must be united in spirit and mind.

    Unity May 3, 2015 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: A church that is to be used by the Lord must be united in spirit and mind. Focus Passage: Philippians 2:1-5 Introduction: In the past 50 years, I have been a member of 9 different churches. more

  • A Nation, Humble In Prayer

    Contributed by Jason Duhon on Mar 11, 2016

    One of the chief reasons for the current downward spiral of America is our refusal to humble ourselves before God. As long as we refuse to acknowledge our sins before God, we will not be blessed.

    A Nation, Humble in Prayer James 4:1-10 In George Washington's personal writings there is an entry on the 12th day of April, 1779: The Honorable the Congress having recommended it to the United States to set apart Thursday the 6th. day of May next to be observed as a day of fasting, humiliation more

  • Exalting Jesus Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Feb 27, 2015

    Everything falls into place when we realize that Jesus is First and we are second.

    Exalting Jesus Text: John 3:22-36 Introduction 1. Illustration: I’m part of the fellowship of the unashamed. The die has been cast. I have stepped over the line. The decision has been made. I’m a disciple of His. I won’t look back, let up, slow down, back away or be more

  • Spiritual Growth Takes Humility; Pride Kills It, Where Do We Get Humility?

    Contributed by David Leach on Jan 13, 2014

    Pride - is dependence on and confidence in myself, it always seeks to take the credit. Humility - is dependence on and confidence in God, it only seeks to give God the credit.

    Spiritual growth takes humility; pride kills it, where do we get humility? 1 Pe 5:5 ...Be clothed with humility, for God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble. (shouldn’t we know what God means by pride and humility?) Pride - is dependence on and confidence in myself, more