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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
     | 2,214 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 6, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 946 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

  • The Power Tool Of Spiritual Growth Series

    Contributed by Doug Fannon on May 25, 2018
     | 1,107 views

    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 ...read more

  • Put On Humility

    Contributed by Pegi Olubiyi (*adegoke) on Aug 8, 2018
     | 128 views

    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 really are.. I categorize this phrase under "pride". When you think about pride, it is basically saying to yourself ...read more

  • Which Pew For You?

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Dec 5, 2013
     | 1,821 views

    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 ...read more

  • “i Am The Greatest” Mark 9:33-37

    Contributed by James Lee on Nov 21, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,033 views

    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 ...read more

  • Give Up Pride For Lent And Beyond

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Feb 18, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,756 views

    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 ...read more

  • Humility Starts At The Cross

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Apr 11, 2014
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,557 views

    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 ...read more

  • Humility Is A Virtue, Not A Vice Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 30, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,546 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

  • Low Man Wins!

    Contributed by Keith Crocker on Apr 27, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 784 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

  • How To Recover From Failure Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 4, 2016
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,244 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

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

    Contributed by David Leach on Jan 14, 2014
     | 2,063 views

    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, ...read more

  • Polar Opposites Series

    Contributed by Peter Schmidt on Nov 15, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,669 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

  • Humility To Praise Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Nov 4, 2013
     | 2,435 views

    When you are at the bottom it seems like there is no way up or out. But in the final five songs of ascent, we see that the way is the way of Yahweh.

    In a way, the final songs of ascent contained in Psalms 130-134 trace the path of salvation and unity with God, which leads to abundant praise and thanksgiving for all that He has done for us. Psalm 130 starts with the cry of the broken-hearted. 1 – 2 When either you find yourself in ...read more

  • Look At The Cross, Then Look At Yourself

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Feb 13, 2014
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,074 views

    The best place to go if you want to be "better" as a Christian - the cross...

    Look at the cross, Look at yourself 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 ...read more