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

    Contributed by Judith Hand on Oct 15, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,118 views

    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 ...read more

  • Babel Vs Abram, How To Have A Great Name

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 4, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,117 views

    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 ...read more

  • Low Man Wins!

    Contributed by Keith Crocker on Apr 22, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 940 views

    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 ...read more

  • Humility Is A Virtue, Not A Vice Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 28, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,760 views

    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 ...read more

  • How To Recover From Failure Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 2, 2016
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,330 views

    This sermon has five points to overcome failure. 1. ALLOW Jesus To Take Control 2. DO What Jesus Asks 3. SHARE The Surplus 4. WALK In Humbleness Before God 5. RE-SET The Priorities Of Your Life

    How To Recover From Failure (Or How To Be Successful) Have any of you ever had a failure in life? Have you ever tried something and it just doesn’t work? It flops – it fails. I know that I have failed at times. Things did not turn out the way that I had hoped. It’s ...read more

  • Polar Opposites Series

    Contributed by Peter Schmidt on Nov 13, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,779 views

    In the story of General Namaan, the Lord teaches us about a few traits that are polar opposites of each other: Faith & Unbelief...Humility & Pride.

    Epiphany 6 II Kings 5:1-14 Try doing this sometime. Take an empty 2-Liter bottle, and fill it up half way with just plain water, and the other half fill up with vegetable oil. Then try shaking that bottle up and mixing those two things together. What’s going to happen? Well, you can shake that ...read more

  • Responding To The Message We Have Received Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Dec 13, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,813 views

    A look at how we should respond to the truths seen in Peter's 1st Epistle.

  • Symptoms Of Pride

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 26, 2017
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,161 views

    Eight symptoms of pride are discussed.

    Proverbs 18:12 5-10-15 For the last couple of weeks, we have been talking on the subject of humility. I feel the Lord would have me continue that theme today. Why all this talk about humility, because humility is the ticket to your future. There are some places in God that you can only enter if ...read more

  • Ingredients For Spiritual Renewal - Part I

    Contributed by Thomas Monroe on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,228 views

    In order to experience Spiritual renewal, we need to understand the ingredients that lead to it.

    II Samuel 12:13 Under some circumstances, to have someone say, “you the man”, is a welcomed idea. In David’s situation, however, it wasn’t. For David to be the man meant that He was worthy of the punishment he prescribed for the acts of the man described by Nathan. What David did in response to ...read more

  • Life In Hd: Summer Survival Series

    Contributed by Kenton Beshore on May 9, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,129 views

    A message from James 4:1-12 applicable to the beginning of the summer season.

    Kenton Beshore is Executive Producer of the small group curriculum Liquid, a new revolutionary video-based resource for small groups and church-wide campaigns. Visit www.experienceliquid.com to learn more. _____________________________________ SUMMER SURVIVAL James ...read more

  • The Towel Or The Sword

    Contributed by Glen Madden on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 2,210 views

    Will you choose the towel in life like Jesus?

    Title: The Towel or Sword? Glen B Madden Ref: John 13 Introduction: The Chief Executive of a large company has had some bad news concerning his health. „« Calls a meeting „« Squabbling among the executives „« Shoe shining „« Clean out your desk! „« Stoop to serve¡Kraise your ...read more

  • Have You Lost Your Mind

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Nov 1, 2007
     | 2,426 views

    It is high time that we as Christians lose our minds . We are challenged in this letter of thankfulness to the Philippians to take on the transformational thinking, and attitude of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    Intro: I’m always gripped by stories of people who have managed to develop a different mental attitude than that commonly held by those around them: The poor man who refuses to think poor The sick woman who focuses on what she can do rather than her handicap Such people display the kind of ...read more

  • Becoming A Leper Or A King (Developing A Right Attitude This Christmas)

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Dec 5, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,339 views

    Choosing the right attitude in Life during the Christmas season. I show how 4 lepers allowed God to develop the right attitude in there lives by the decisions they made, and how the King made the wrong choice and followed his own insticts.

    Title: Becoming A Leper Or A King Text: II Kings 6:24-7:20 Pray!!! Introduction: Joe Theismann enjoyed an illustrious 12-year career as quarterback of the Washington Redskins. He led the team to two Super Bowl appearances--winning in 1983 before losing the following year. When a leg ...read more

  • God's Requirements For Revival: Humility Series

    Contributed by Rick Flowers on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 235 ratings
     | 90,105 views

    If our nation will ever turn back to God, it will be because Christians have turned back first! In the busyness of our Christian service, we can so easily forget the Lord of the Work! I hope these messages will remind us of the importance of keeping our

    Pastor Rick Flowers First Baptist Church of Flushing (First in a Four-Part Series on Revival) “God’s Requirements For Genuine Revival: Humility" 2 Chronicles 7:11-15 I felt led of the Lord to begin a four-part series entitled “God’s Requirements For Genuine Revival.” ...read more

  • The Church

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Apr 25, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,246 views

    This is a simple sermon on the purpose of the church using the word CHURCH as an acrostic for the outline.

    CHURCH 1. The Church is not the building. 2. This sermon is an acrostic. Matthew 16:18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. {Peter: this name signifies a rock} Romans 15:1-16 “C” ...read more