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  • Consider Jesus

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    5 Steps to Humility. Based on Jesus example on the Kenosis passage. There are many Greek words in this outline which are needed to prove the eternality and deity of Jesus Christ, the prime example of humility.

    Consider Jesus Five Steps to Humility Philippians 2: 5-11 5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: 6 Who, 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 more

  • Selfish Pride An Enemy To Joy

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Feb 25, 2006
    based on 16 ratings

    A sermon exposition that gives a warning against pride.

    Selfish Pride- A Terrible Enemy To Joy Text: Philippians 2:1-11 Introduction: There are numerous sins that can rob one of his Christian joy. It is obvious that the more blatent sins as murder, robbery, fornication, malace, hatred, and similar sins will certainly rob one of his joy. But, more

  • Between The Toes Too Please

    Contributed by David Campbell on Aug 4, 2001
    based on 112 ratings

    A practical & spiritual look at the footwashing service with Jesus.

    "Between the Toes Too Please" John 13:1-17 Pastor Dave Campbell If you’ve ever spent time around farm animals, you may see a number of similarities between them and us people. Chickens, for example, have an interesting tendency to set up a social order in which the strong pick on the more

  • How 2 B Broken & Spilled Out

    Contributed by Thomas Monroe on Mar 21, 2002
    based on 59 ratings

    Looking at the woman and her offering for understanding of brokenness and offering.

    How 2 B Broken & Spilled Out Mark 14:3-9 Illus: Piggy Bank with $1 million: Valuable because of its contents which can only be poured out when it is broken. Test tube with antidote for arthritis: valuable for its contents only if it is broken open and used. I. A Valuable Commodity: Could more

  • The Holy Spirit And The Dove

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 25, 2003
    based on 32 ratings

    The dove often symbolizes the Holy Spirit, and in studying the Biblical background about the dove, we can see why this symbol was chosen and we can be reminded of the Holy Spirit’s qualities.

    The Holy Spirit and the Dove (topical) Intro 1. In our baptismal service, we followed the command of Jesus and baptized our candidates, "in the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit." 2. Trinity: one God, three persons or three personalities… 3. Tonight I would like to focus upon more

  • Prayer And Ministry: Like A Horse And Carriage Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 17, 2002
    based on 12 ratings

    What Can We Learn From the Priorities of the Savior’s Lifestyle?

    Prayer and Ministry: Like A Horse and Carriage (Mark 1:35-45) All believers are to have a ministry. Matt. 5:16ff, "Let your light so shine…" Question: What Can We Learn From the Priorities of the Savior’s Lifestyle? I. Our Own Spiritual Health Is the Basis for Our Ministry more

  • Who Is This Guy?

    Contributed by David Asch on Mar 31, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    This message answers this question asked by the crowd on Palm Sunday: Who is this guy? We will see some important answers about who Jesus was, who he became, and who he is.

    WHO IS THIS GUY? Philippians 2:5-11 INTRO: Today is Palm Sunday, named in honor of the day Jesus entered Jerusalem amidst a noisy crowd, hailing him with palm branches. It marks the beginning of the last week before his death. Let’s review the scene, as I read Matthew 21:1-11. Did you more

  • The High Value Of Living Low

    Contributed by Gary Washburn on Apr 11, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    Christ teaches the way to live life in the Penthouse is by starting at the bottom.

    Love The high value of living low 2 Peter 1:5-8 and 10b John 13:34-35 Intro: Word “love” is agape = love revealed by not doing what the person loved wants, but doing what the One who loves deems is needed by the one loved. John 3:16 – not what man wanted but what God saw man needed. John more

  • Three Important Questions

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 20 ratings

    At Christmas there are "little" questions and there are "big" questions. Some must be answered.

    WHAT’S HAPPENED TO CHRISTMAS? 1- Shopping complex said ’no’ to a church’s regular request to put up a nativity scene. They said it didn’t fit the theme? (Fairy story and robotics themes this Christmas)? 2- Why do Secular/capitalist cultures trivialize and commercialize anything sacred? more

  • (Lesson 8) The Woman With The Issue Of Blood Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 100 ratings

    A woman thought a slight touch of the hem of Jesus’ coat would heal her, but she was encountered by Jesus to learn that it was her faith that made her whole.

    A. WHY A TOUCH? 1. He should not touch her. She thought Jesus might become unclean if He healed her with a touch. "Whosoever toucheth her shall be unclean" (Lev. 15:19). 2. She should not touch Him. She didn’t want to touch Jesus, just His clothes. "When she toucheth . . . it shall be more

  • Loving One Another

    Contributed by John Nadasi on Apr 6, 2004
    based on 51 ratings

    A short devotion/homily for Maundy Thursday as we celebrate communion and Passover dinner

    John 13 Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet 1It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full extent of his love.[1] 2The evening meal was being more

  • The Unknown God Part 1

    Contributed by Alan Balatbat on Apr 27, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    A City full of Idols.

    1. Paul’s Audience vv17-18b So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be there. [18] Some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also conversed with him. Setting – Last week we felt the heart of Paul more

  • Emmanuel

    Contributed by Joseph Barraclough on Jan 5, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    Discovering the importance of the title, "Emmanuel", and how it applies to us today

    Text: Matthew 1:21-23; Isaiah 7:10-14 (referenced in Matthew 1:23) Context of Scripture: Matthew 1:23 is a prophecy from Isaiah 7:14 when Isaiah spoke with the wicked King Ahaz after that Pekah, king of Israel and Rezin, king of Syria had attacked Judah. Pekah had killed 120,000 valiant men of more

  • The Majesty Of God Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 96 ratings


    BIG IDEA: WORSHIP THE LORD FOR HIS MAJESTY INTRODUCTION: On March 23, 1743, when "The Messiah" was first performed in London, the king was present in the great audience. When the majesty of the Lord was proclaimed by the words of the Hallelujah Chorus, "For the Lord God omnipotent reigneth", more

  • Down To Earth Series

    Contributed by Mark Neilly on Sep 5, 2001
    based on 54 ratings

    This was the first of a series of sermons from John’s Gospel.

    John 1:1-18 Down to Earth The story is told about General Schwarzkoff during the gulf war, that he loved nothing more than to sit down and eat with the ordinary soldiers. How wonderful it was to see a 4 star general coming down to the level of an ordinary private. He was much admired for the more