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  • The Joy Of Serving

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus could have grasped his fame as God, but the Son of God gave his glory up to serve and die for our salvation.

    November 4, 2008 St. Charles Borromeo Election Day I recently heard from a reliable source that research tells us teenage girls would rather be a gofer for a celebrity than be CEO of a major corporation. Fame is deceptive, and beauty fleeting, as Proverbs says, but they are both mighty more

  • Joy In Serving God And Others Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 19, 2003
    based on 57 ratings

    True joy does not come from pleasing ourselves, but from pleasing God and from serving others.

    Philippians 1:19-26 Sunday, February 3, 2002 There are times when we make Paul’s first imprisonment in Rome seem like it was a rather comfortable situation. He lived in his own home. He could have visitors whenever he chose. We even seem to take his eventual release as a foregone more

  • How To Have Joy In Serving Series

    Contributed by James Mccullen on May 6, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Beginning the series in James we focus on the Joy of Serving. James the half brother of Jesus leads the way as a joyful servant

    HOW TO HAVE JOY IN SERVING James 1:1-4 (NASB) (1) James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad, greetings. {2} Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, {3} knowing that the testing of your faith more

  • The Joy Of Serving God Series

    Contributed by Rob Willis on Dec 20, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    A different message on JOY (the theme of the third week of Advent) that focuses on joy that comes from serving God.

    It’s the 3rd week of Advent – have you been keeping up at home? I hope so. Today’s topic is JOY. Just as in the past weeks with peace and hope, JOY is a huge subject that we will barely scratch the surface of today. But I want to use a great story from John 4 to show you one way that Jesus said you more

  • Finding Joy In Serving Christ Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Dec 9, 2007

    Last words are usually sad, but Paul’s last words, although serious, have an attitude of joy. The key to living for Christ with joy, is knowing how to die for Christ. In our text today, Paul is showing us how to die by giving us his view of death

    Finding Joy in Serving Christ II Timothy 4:6-7 Purpose: To explain why Paul had been so successful in serving Christ. Aim: I want the listener to think more about being with Christ than they do about the hardships of serving Christ. INTRODUCTION: The key to living for Christ with joy, is more

  • The Joy Of Serving God

    Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Dec 9, 2006
    based on 23 ratings

    Joy is a stable and ever present attitude in the midst of life. It is more than happiness. It is more than laughter. It is closely related to peace and hope. But it was not a joy that was based on circumstances; it was a joy that was based on the power,

    The JOY of serving God Joy is a stable and ever present attitude in the midst of life. It is more than happiness. It is more than laughter. It is closely related to peace and hope. But it was not a joy that was based on circumstances; it was a joy that was based on the power, the person, and the more

  • You Can Have Joy In Serving Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Sep 2, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    A Study of Pauls Epistle to the Philippians

    Sermon Series: “Help, I Can’t Find My Joy!” (A Study of Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians) Sermon #1 “You can have Joy in Serving” Series Text: Philippians 4:4 OPENING JOKE: ??? INTRODUCTION: Last week we began our sermon series through Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi. You more

  • The Joy Of The Lord

    Contributed by Wendell Blackburn on Jan 26, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    The Joys of serving God!!!

    THE JOY OF THE LORD Nehemiah 8:1-10 The Religion called, Judaism, was very formal and it was alsoceremonial! It was a religion of gladness, or happiness!!! Their Feast was the great act of worship. This religion brought about a deep, and solemn, view about a man, and His nature, His more

  • Finding Joy In Serving Christ Part Ii Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Dec 17, 2007

    Why does God command us to work for rewards? Whom will Christ reward?

    Finding Joy in Serving Christ Part II II Timothy 4:8 Purpose: To describe the importance of loving Christ. Aim: I want the listener to rejoice in their future rewards from Christ, or surrender to Christ. REVIEW: 1:1-2:13 I. How Should a Christian React to Stress? 2:14-26 II. How more

  • Giving Is Receiving Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 22, 2018

    Most today focus more on their personal desires than the needs of others. We are urged to gain all we can and put much of that away in reserve. Society teaches the pathway to success is through gain. The Bible teaches we must give if we are to receive.

    Giving is Receiving Acts 20:35 There can be no doubt that we live in a selfish and inward focused world. The majority today have little concern for the needs of others, and few are willing to make any sacrifices to benefit someone else. Dr. Adrian Rogers described the mentality of many today. more

  • Addicted To Jesus

    Contributed by Dwight Jones on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 74 ratings

    A great sermon that will help you decide your level of addiction to Jesus Christ, and understand the power and Joy of serving him.

  • More Is Expected Of Those Who Have More

    Contributed by Lee Proctor on May 6, 2002
    based on 54 ratings

    This sermon will teach that the level of understanding of the will of God a person has determines not only their joy in serving HIM, but also the severity of their discipline from HIM.

    41. Then Peter said unto HIM, “Lord, speakest thou this parable unto us, or even to all?” 42. And the Lord said, “Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season? 43. Blessed is that servant whom more

  • When Circumstances Confuse Us Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Joy Stealers are the tools Satan uses to rob us of our joy in serving the cause of Christ.To help us defeat the joy stealers of this life, Paul wrote the book of Philippians. Paul knew there would be times we could not be happy, but in Christ, we could al

    Introduction: This past weekend, our family celebrated Kathy’s parents 50th wedding anniversary. We spent all day Friday decorating the church in preparation for the big night. Kathy had planned the celebration to be a big surprise, and sure enough, her parents were surprised as 75 of their friends more

  • Realizing The Joy Of The Lord

    Contributed by Sylvester Fergusson on Mar 22, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    How do we transmit Godly values to our children and does God care if we do? Yes he does and he shows us how to do it in his word.

    Realizing The Joy Of Serving Christ Opening Hymn: Closing Hymn Scripture Reading Deut. 11:18-21 MORE PARENTS are hauling their children before the court in an attempt to wrestle back control over them. "More mothers are bringing their children on private matters, saying ’help me, more

  • Mary Vs. Martha: Busy Vs Better Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    It is good to be busy serving the Lord; however, we must not neglect discipleship because being too busy to sit at the feet of Jesus!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Today as we continue with our Deep Thoughts with Jesus series, we will come upon an interesting situation that most all of us can relate to. • Have you ever been really busy doing something at home, maybe like cleaning the house, and your spouse and children are sitting more