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  • Predictability And Surprise

    Contributed by Thomas Butts on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings
     | 5,529 views

    The Introduction and Summary Statement There is a story more likely told for its humor than its exactitude, about Noah Webster, the man who produced the dictionary that bears his name.

    The Introduction and Summary Statement There is a story more likely told for its humor than its exactitude, about Noah Webster, the man who produced the dictionary that bears his name. Legend has it that during a party Noah was caught, by none other than Mrs. Webster herself, kissing the maid in ...read more

  • A Higher Yield Savings Plan

    Contributed by R Davis on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,330 views

    Main Idea: If we plan for our future comforts, yet fail to plan for the life to come, we will reap the consequences for all eternity.

    Main Idea: If we plan for our future comforts, yet fail to plan for the life to come, we will reap the consequences for all eternity. Invitation to Christ: I am excited about todays message! I believe that God is even now speaking to some hearts. Today, some of you are going to make a decision ...read more

  • If Tomorrow Never Comes

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 167 ratings
     | 70,552 views

    Have you time to prepare for time running out?

    If Tomorrow Never Comes As I write this, it is 11:55 PM and I am on the brink of another tomorrow, but then I could have a massive MI and be gone before the new day. No next minute is guaranteed. Garth Brooks sang a song that spoke to the issue of our mortality. The lyrics ponder if the ...read more

  • Closet Space

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 117 ratings
     | 6,887 views

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001 Heavenly Father empower us to use our wealth to help others in need and for good causes. Amen. Title: “Closet Space” Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” But he said to ...read more

  • Gimmee, Gimmee

    Contributed by John Beehler on Aug 4, 2001
    based on 285 ratings
     | 15,682 views

    We always want more - of the wrong things.

    Gimmee, Gimmee Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray my Cuisinart to keep. I pray my stocks are on the rise, and that my analyst is wise. That all the wine I sip is white, and that my hot tub’s watertight. That racquetball won’t get too tough, that all my sushi’s fresh enough. I ...read more

  • What Does A Man Get For His Toil?

    Contributed by William Baeta on Aug 5, 2001
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,725 views

    “For a man may do his work with wisdom, knowledge and skill, and then he must leave all he owns to someone who has not worked for it. What does a man get for all the toil and anxious striving with which he labours under the sun?”

    Theme: What does a man gain for his toil Text: Eccl. 1:2, 2:21-23; Col. 3:1-5, 9-11; Lk. 12:13-21 Read Eccl. 2:21-23 “For a man may do his work with wisdom, knowledge and skill, and then he must leave all he owns to someone who has not worked for it. What does a man get for all the toil and ...read more

  • The Value Of The Soul

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Aug 5, 2001
    based on 194 ratings
     | 29,815 views

    A salvation message based on the parable of the rich fool.

    The Value of the Soul Luke 12:16-21 Introduction: Illustration – Recently, a 20-year-old University of Washington student named Adam Burtle posted an unusual item on the Internet auction site eBay. The bidding began at 5 cents on this particular article and eventually reached $400 by the end of ...read more

  • Shrouds Don't Have Pockets

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Nicholas Dale on Aug 6, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,913 views

    Lessons from the Parable of the Rich Fool

    05-08-01 Morston/Stiffkey Sermon – Luke 12:13-21 – Shrouds don’t have pockets Father, I pray that you will take my words this morning and use them to speak to us all from the Gospel reading. I ask this in Jesus Name. Amen. Introduction Story: An atheist was sitting under a tree one ...read more

  • All Is Vanity Without God

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 24,994 views

    A sermon for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost about the vanity of life

    Pentecost 9 Luke 12:13-21 Ecclesiastes 1:2,12-14 2:18-23 "All is Vanity without God"   I would like to share one of Aesop’s Fables with you this morning. "When a dog which had stolen a piece of meat out of a butcher’s shop, was crossing a river on its way home, he saw his own shadow reflected in ...read more

  • The Rich Fool – Balancing The Temporal With The Eternal Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 98 ratings
     | 20,956 views

    Jesus told a story in Luke’s Gospel to teach us to balance the temporary with the eternal.

    INTRODUCTION Sermonic Theme Opening Statement: There are many literary forms used in the Bible. There is poetry, proverb, legal document, dramatic narrative, hymn, sermon, theological treatise, personal letter, and apocalyptic vision. And sprinkled into all of these genres are figures of speech ...read more

  • Be On Your Guard Against Greed!

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 136 ratings
     | 16,316 views

    Through a parable about a "rich fool" Jesus gave a sharp warning about the love of money. Greed leads to a false view of life. Greed leads to a fool’s death.

    “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.” (1 Timothy 6:10) That passage from the Apostle Paul’s first letter to Timothy is well known. It seems that many people who know little else about the Bible can quote that particular passage. Perhaps it is familiar and frequently quoted ...read more

  • Me, Myself, And I

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,111 views

    How we can keep from becoming enslaved to the demon of greed by understanding the concept of gracious giving.

    IN REGARDS TO WEALTH, O.J. SIMPSON WAS ONCE QUOTED AS SAYING, “I SIT IN MY HOUSE AND SOMETIMES I GET SO LONELY IT’S UNBELIEVABLE. LIFE HAS BEEN SO GOOD TO ME. I’VE GOT A GREAT WIFE, GOOD KIDS, MONEY, MY OWN HEALTH -- AND I’M LONELY AND BORED... I’VE OFTEN WONDERED WHY SO MANY RICH PEOPLE COMMIT ...read more

  • Building Bigger Barns?

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 257 ratings
     | 34,132 views

    God wants us to enjoy life, but not without a relationship with Him. Beware of the danger of greed and placing one’s confidence in earthly possessions.

    Jesus was teaching His disciples when He was interrupted by someone who wanted him to resolve a family dispute over inheritance. He was not really asking for advice. He wanted Jesus to stand on his side and "tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me." (v.13). He wanted Jesus to get the ...read more

  • Shortsightedness

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 10,051 views

    A study of the misconceptions of material riches.

    I. His first mistake was being erroneously materialistic A. Misconception of the measure of success. 1. The number one issue with most people when it comes to choosing a career is money. But compared to work that you’ll do well and enjoy doing, money is a rotten standard for making or evaluating ...read more

  • The Measure Of A Life Series

    Contributed by Greg Yount on Oct 28, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,642 views

    Part 1 of a 4-part series on Christian stewardship responsibilities.

    Part 1 - THE MEASURE OF A LIFE Introduction: Stewardship is about much more than money. In fact, money is really a very small part of our stewardship. Stewardship is about how we live our lives. Christian stewardship is the management of your life for God. How then do you measure the success of ...read more