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  • Life's Short Stay Awake (The Parable Of The Serving Master)

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Aug 4, 2016
    based on 51 ratings

    The translation we heard states that the servants are waiting for the master a better translation describes servants who are expecting the master.Waiting is passive, much like waiting for a bus or a cab. Expecting denotes excitement, energy, enthusiasm.

    For those not familiar with and Anglican Service; There are four Scripture readings directly before the Message: Today's assigned readings are: Isaiah 1:10-20; Psalm 50:1-8,23-24; Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16 and Luke 12:32-40 Bethlehem and Jerusalem are only 7 miles apart. Bethlehem ... the place of more

  • The Mark Of A True Christian Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 17, 2013
    based on 24 ratings

    Jesus said we should love one another. But why bother to tell us to do it? Shouldn't it come naturally to us? Apparently not. So, what do we need to understand in order to obey this command that Jesus gave us?

    OPEN: Several years ago there was an Olympics held in Seattle Washington. And the special event that was talked about for years afterward was the 100 yard dash. Lined up on the starting line were 9 contestants, waiting for the gun to go off. At the gun, the started their run… kind of. For more

  • To Teach Is To Touch A Life Forever- Part-2. Series

    Contributed by Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Feb 18, 2013
    based on 17 ratings

    You call Me Teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am. If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet, for I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you." John 13:13-15

    To teach is to touch a life forever- part-2. “You call Me Teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am. If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet, for I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you." (John more

  • Imitating Christ (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Oct 18, 2010
    based on 10 ratings

    Becoming like Christ is is our ultimate goal. Go ahead and put on Christ. At first it may feel unnatural or uncomfortable, and maybe you may think, “Who am I trying to fool?” But everyday just keep putting on Christ and everyday you will grow to look more

    Opening illustration: It is a story about a man who was born with an awful facial deformity. He grew up alone and lonely. When reaching adulthood, he decided to move from his town to begin a new life. On his way he discovered a beautiful mask that fit his making him look handsome. At first the mask more

  • P90x For The Soul - Serving Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Oct 17, 2010
    based on 13 ratings

    Serving is one of those things that we all know the need for, but we struggle with finding time to actually do it. As we look at Jesus’ example of serving, what are some principles of godly serving that we can learn so we can glorify the Lord and find re

    P90X for the Soul – Serving Serving John 13:1-17 Godly service is done now! (v.1) Godly service is done out of love (v. 2) Godly service is not an issue of authority Godly service is an issue of humility (v. 3-5) Godly service helps others Spiritually Godly service helps you more

  • Here Is Love Series

    Contributed by Paul Green on Oct 28, 2009
    based on 15 ratings

    What does it mean to wash the feet of others? It means humbling yourself - you get down where the need is – and you do something about it. In our culture the need is not to wash feet as it was in Bible times. But there are many, many practical needs all a

    24 hours to live We’ve all heard the story about the man who received a phone call from his doctor. The doctor said, "I’ve got some bad news and some really bad news." The man said, "tell me the bad news." The doctor said, "The bad news is that I got your test results back and you have only more

  • Mister, Are You Jesus?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Sep 3, 2009
    based on 194 ratings

    Let me ask you: "How would things be different if Jesus came & took your place?" Whether we realize it or not, that is exactly what He wants - to make Himself known to others through our lives. (Powerpoints available - #300)

  • Jesus Washes The Disciples' Feet Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 3, 2009
    based on 76 ratings

    This parable in action sets forth the principle of lowly service and asks the followers of Jesus to be like Him, not like the world.

  • Wash My Feet, Wash My Heart

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Oct 16, 2008
    based on 79 ratings

    Jesus understood full well that in a few short hours all those 24 feet that were so wonderfully cleansed would soon desert Him and run for their life and flee from His presence... And He knows it. They don’t know it. Only the feet of John would stay put.

    Disaster struck me one day when I was a boy. I don’t know where in the world my little sister came back to the house real dirty and smelly. Some type of dark sticky slimy stinky substance was all over her and she was crying up loud. She had tried to get rid of it by using her dirty hand and as you more

  • How Great Leaders Serve Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Oct 7, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    God exalts leaders who humbly serve others.

    Scripture Introduction As we have seen often in this book, in John 13 Jesus again acts out a parable to teach his disciples, and with them, us. Michael Card sings, The Basin and the Towel, to capture the text in music and poetry: In an upstairs room, a parable is just about to come more

  • The Scandal Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Sep 30, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    God delivers his people from the failure of self-sufficiency by the work of Messiah.

    Scripture Introduction We enter an “inner sanctuary” when we open our Bibles to John 13. J. C. Ryle: “In every age the contents of these chapters have been justly regarded as one of the most precious parts of the Bible. They have been the meat and drink, the strength and comfort more

  • Places At The Table Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Feb 23, 2008
    based on 35 ratings

    On Thursday of Passover week, Jesus taught about servant leadership, modeled servant leadership, and instituted the Lord’s Supper. A message leading into observing the Lord’s Supper.

    Intro> It was Thursday evening. Jesus knew when He entered the room that in less than six hours He would be betrayed and arrested. He knew that in twelve hours He would be victim of a mock trial, taken to be ridiculed by King Herod, then back to the Roman procurator, Pontius Pilate. He knew that more

  • Serve Like Christ

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Oct 7, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    To serve like Christ is love, serve and seek out people.

    What’s our mission statement in Makati Gospel Church? “Glorify God by Multiplying Biblical, Committed and Loving Followers of Jesus Christ.” This morning we will look into the “committed” aspect of our mission statement through John 13:1-5, where Jesus washed the feet of His disciples.[1] I once more

  • The Essential Guide To Wanna Be Disciples.

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 23 ratings

    This sermon is an exposition of John 13:1-17. where Jesus washes the disciples feet asking the questions: How could He do it? Why did He do it? And what does it mean for us living in the light of it?

    John 13:1- 17. The essential guide for all wanna be disciples. • We live in a world of wanna be’s you only have to switch your TV sets on to see that wanna – be pop starts with the X- Factor and pop idol – wanna be super chefs with chef of the year award– wanna be actors with fame acadamey – more

  • Be Like Jesus

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 97 ratings

    Be like Jesus by serving others.

    Mark 10:32-37, 41-45 Luke 22:14-20, 24-27 John 13:1-5, 12-17 (Notice the how the disciples were constantly seeking greatness while Jesus was constantly seeking to serve.) Jesus gathered with His disciples in an upper room to celebrate one final meal together before He would die on the more