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  • "Idle Words" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Sep 4, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 15,107 views

    Third sermon in a series on the use and abuse of the tongue.

    "A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things. But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. For by your words you will be justified, and ...read more

  • Part 1 Of 6: Idle Living Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jan 31, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,950 views

    A look at how we squander our lives and what to do about it.

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 1 of 6: Idle Living Psalm 102:11 "My life is passing swiftly as the evening shadows." Time line of inventions 1837 - Telegraph invented 1876 - Telephone invented 1885 - 1st invented combustion automobile 1893 - 1st ...read more

  • Part 2 Of 6: Idle Speech Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 12,850 views

    Five ways our tongues get us into trouble, and two correct responses

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 2 of 6: Idle Speech "The tongue has the power of life and death." Proverb 18:21 (NIV) Introduction: Brief recap (Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day, Part 1 of 6: Idle ...read more

  • Part 4 Of 6: Idle Spending Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 2,045 views

    The waywardness wealth can lead to and how God wants us to spend.

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 4 of 6: Idle Spending Luke 12:13-21 "Walmartitits"-accumulating unnecessarily We have a tenacity to accumulate what we don’t need. We have an over-enjoyment of shopping for the sake of shopping. Leads to a ...read more

  • Part 6 Of 6: Idle Working Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 4,202 views

    Work is a blessing from God to be enjoyed. Seven wrong ways and seven right ways to work and enjoy it.

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 6 of 6: Idle Working II Thessalonians 3:6-8 "Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from any brother who is living in idleness and not in accord with the tradition that you ...read more

  • Part 5 Of 6: Idle Caring Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,396 views

    Call to compassion with action.

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 5 of 6: Idle Caring James 2:15-16 "Suppose you see a brother or sister who needs food or clothing, and you say, "Well, good-bye and God bless you; stay warm and eat well"—but then you don’t give that person any food or ...read more

  • Keep Away From The Brothers

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 6, 2009
    based on 48 ratings
     | 5,382 views

    Our text tells us what idleness is in God’s eyes. 1- Idleness is sinning 2- Idleness is stealing 3- Idleness is snooping

    INTRO.- Keep away from the brothers. That’s strange advice. Keep away from certain people. That may not be so strange. ILL.- A farmer, seeing a lot of crows picking up seed he had sown in a field, took his shotgun and fired at them. All the birds flew away except one that lay wounded on the ...read more

  • Disciples Under Construction

    Contributed by Ron Hietsch on Nov 12, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,706 views

    Daily we can seek God’s will in our lives. One day at a time we can open ourselves to the Holy Spirit’s sanctifying power. Whether it is our last day on Earth or the return of Christ it will be a day of joy for the elect.

    November 14, 2010 25th Sunday after Pentecost 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Disciples - Under Construction Grace mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. A lot of people are fascinated by end time predictions. Some Christians even dangerously seek information from ...read more

  • God Can't Bless Idle Worship

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Oct 27, 2001
    based on 158 ratings
     | 4,069 views

    A message on the elements of true worship.

    God Can’t Bless Idle Worship Luke 7:36-50 Introduction: Richard Roney is Chief of Chaplain Services at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Illinois. He reminds pastors they aren’t the only ones who hear excuses about not attending church; as a hospital chaplain, he’s heard more than his share: ...read more

  • Why Are You Just Standing Around?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Aug 28, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 4,469 views

    Idleness and indifference are devastating to the work of Christ. we are called to be busy for the Master.

    WHY ARE YOU JUST STANDING AROUND? Matthew 20:1-16 INTRODUCTION: In this story Christ draws attention to a familiar event in Palestine. The grapes in the vineyard ripened towards the end of September needing to be harvested before the rains came. Often a frantic race against time ensued, for if ...read more

  • Ants And Slugs

    Contributed by Scott Epperson on Nov 3, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,183 views

    This is a sermon instructing us to never be idle both in our physical activity and spiritual activity.

    Ants and Slugs Text: Pro. 6:6-11 Intro: Reading this verse of scripture today we find two contrasting personalities, there is the ant or the wise and diligent and the sluggard which is sleepy and unconcerned. The latter I would like to discuss first. The Sluggard: The word sluggard ...read more

  • A Waste Of Grace

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 1,870 views

    Learning how we waste God’s grace by sitting idle and not bearing fruit.

    THE PARABLE OF THE PROCRASTINATOR HAS BEEN TOLD THAT THERE WERE THREE DEMONS TRYING TO FIND WAYS TO CONQUER THE WORLD. THE FIRST DEMONS WENT AROUND PROCLAIMING THE MESSAGE, ’THERE IS NO GOD!’ BUT EVEN THOUGH FEW PEOPLE ACTED AS IF THERE WAS A GOD, THEY KNEW IN THEIR HEARTS THAT THIS MESSAGE WAS ...read more

  • For Just A Little While

    Contributed by Arnold Anoya on Aug 8, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,941 views

    Because life is short, you shouldn’t be idle. Make the best use of your life in discovering and doing God’s purpose in these end times.

    “Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered, and that my life is fleeing away.” - Psalm 39:4 Psalm 119:19 - “I am here on earth for just a little while.” (TEV) I. TO MAKE THE BEST USE OF YOUR LIFE, YOU MUST NEVER FORGET TWO TRUTHS: 1.Compared with ...read more

  • The Overlooked Miracle

    Contributed by Jeffrey Poms on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,468 views

    This is designed to get ya going and realize that God has not only purpose for you but a plan with a means to accomplish that purpose as long as we arent idle.

    The Over-Looked Miracle Ask if any play a sport? Talk about track runner, I knew a guy who freshman in college went for track and thought his coach was missing a few screws in his head b/c all the running they had to do the first day to try out, 20 minute run, 15 minute run jog the track for 5 ...read more

  • Which Side Of The Cross Are You On? Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 20, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,191 views

    Titus ministered in an area where the culture influenced the Christian community with immorality, independence, and idleness. These same character traits exist in our culture as well - placing Christians on opposite sides when they don’t need to be.

    Wouldn’t it be great if everyone in the church was like you? I’ve heard it said before that “church is great – except for all the people.” The fact is, the church is the people – imperfect members of the human race who came to Christ from various backgrounds and dysfunctions. Sometimes I wish ...read more