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  • The Measure Of Success

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,213 views

    In this study you will see the way Jesus measured success.

    This week our children have been studying "The Secret of My Success." This is a timely and much needed study. It is something of which all of us have an interest. Every man, woman, boy, and girl wants to be successful in life. The question that needs to be asked is “How Do You Measure Success?” We ...read more

  • Beauty And The Beast Pt.3 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 18, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,468 views

    The 3rd fairy tale we will look at: "Possessions are powerless."

    INTRO: Thought: How many possessions does a man need? Tolstoy writes a story about a man who lived in Russia who worked for and finally accumulated 1300 acres. His passion was to accumulate land. A stranger came by one day and told him about land in the East where you could have what you could ...read more

  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Covetousness Series

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jan 27, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,802 views

    Covetousness is the spirit of greed and may bring about spiritual death apart from genuine repentance and faith in the forgiving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

    The Seven Deadly Sins: Covetousness --Deuteronomy 5:21; Philippians 4:11; Luke 12:13-21 Since 1991 Dr. Haddon W. Robinson has held the Harold John Ockenga Distinguished Professor of Preaching Chair at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. In a poll taken by ...read more

  • The Man With Six I's

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 34 ratings
     | 9,937 views

    Covetousness will not satisfy the passions of the flesh.

    Title: The Man With Six I’s The Parable Of The Rich Fool Text: Luke 12:15-21 Theme: Covetousness will not satisfy the passions of the flesh. Introduction: Jesus and Money Jesus talked a great deal about money. Sixteen of the thirty-eight parables were concerned with how to handle money ...read more

  • Earn All You Can, Save All You Can, Give All You Can

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Aug 25, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 10,612 views

    A sermon on the stewardship found in discipleship and evangelism

    “Earn all you can, save all you can, give all you can”, this is the motto which John Wesley had lived by. Many of us have parents or grandparents who lived through the Great Depression, and grew up about saving up because you never know when you will need it. Author C.S. Lewis was known for only ...read more

  • The Ultimate Treasure #3 - Serving

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Aug 4, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 9,611 views

    Part 3 of a 5 part series used for VBS at Welcome Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Lemont Il.

    WHMBC VBS 2007 – Treasure #3 – Serving Luke 12:16-21 The most effective preacher who ever lived was Jesus. He knew how to make his sermons interesting. He knew how to reach and capture the hearts and minds of men. In this parable Jesus is speaking about those who thought more of the things ...read more

  • "Don't Be A Rich Fool"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 2, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,974 views

    A sermon on being released from the bondage of "stuff."

    Luke 12:13-21 Colossians 3:1-14 “Don’t Be a Rich Fool” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church Soddy Daisy, TN www.gbgm-umc.prg/grace-sdtn We Methodists have always been known for our good music! Methodists are a singing group of Christians. Back in the 1700’s ...read more

  • A Good God Or A Goods God

    Contributed by Mark Bauer on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,110 views

    Sometimes we let goods be our God instead of letting God, who is good, be our God.

    A Good God or a Goods God For years there has been a Snoopy poster that shows how he spends his week: On Sunday, he dances, with the caption, "Party-Time!" On Monday, he scowls, with the caption, "Don’t speak to me." On Tuesday, he lies flat on his back as though dead, ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,816 views

    A sermon for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost A sermon about being contentment with what you have

    10th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 13 August 5 Lectionary 18 Luke 12:13-21 Ecclesiastes 1:2,12-14 2:18-23 "Contentment?" "Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity." Ecclesiastes 1:2, RSV. "I the Preacher have been king over Israel in ...read more

  • Hold Lightly What You Value Greatly

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Jul 3, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,090 views

    God orchestrates the affairs of life—both the good and the bad—to bring us to the place where our faith will be in him alone.

    Hold Lightly What You Value Greatly Luke 12:16-21 The land of a rich man produced plentifully and he thought to himself, "What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?" And he said, "I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain ...read more

  • Greed Or Generosity Series

    Contributed by Scott Jordan on May 10, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,754 views

    Stewardship Series

    GREED or GENEROSITY Stewardship Series part 3 Luke 12:13-21 Greed is the desire to acquire more than God has planned for us - especially in the areas of finances and possessions. Delight yourself in the LORD and He will give you the desires of your heart. (Psa 37:4) Greed: 4 Warning ...read more

  • Affluenza [april Fools Message] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 184 ratings
     | 26,769 views

    The Parable of the Rich Fool. "Affluenza" is the disease, the love of money is the root cause, and this story of Jesus is the cure! Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    Ample Fool’s Day Luke 12:16-21 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/RichFool.html Why is it that when life is going the best and we have the most, that we act the most foolishly? When supplies are ample, or we are celebrating a great victory, or someone praises us—we take such opportunity to show ...read more

  • Treasure In Heaven

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Dec 19, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 8,622 views

    We need to place our treasure in heaven through giving to the poor and tithing to the church rather than fall into greed (excessive spending) and worry (excessive saving).

    [Clip from short film, Gone Nutty, from Ice Age. Scrat tries to store nuts for the Ice Age, and he stores one too many. 4:12] Jesus warned us about two dangers: greed (which includes materialism), and worry. Both of which lead to the same problem, storing up for ourselves treasure on earth, ...read more

  • How To Deal With Stinginess Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Oct 30, 2006
    based on 43 ratings
     | 7,999 views

    This is a sermon that deals with destructive behavior of Greed in the Christian life.

    How to Deal with Stinginess This morning I want to talk with you about a destructive behavior that is not mentioned much in churches. Over the past few weeks we have been talking about destructive behavior that affects the Christian. We have not been talking about lying, stealing, or cheating. ...read more

  • The Value Of Our Soul

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 29, 2006
    based on 285 ratings
     | 26,568 views

    3 reasons why many people lost their souls: I. WRONG PREPARATION (v. 16-18) II. WRONG INTENTION (v. 19) III. WRONG VISION (v. 20)

    The Value of Our Soul Luke 12:16-21 Introduction: A certain ungodly tavern-keeper who liked music decided to attend one of John Wesley’s meetings to hear the singing. He had resolved however, not to listen to the sermon. He sat with his head down and fingers in his ears. But when God wants to ...read more