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  • Devouring You In The Name Of God

    Contributed by Gabriel Luigi Bautista on Jan 10, 2021
     | 17 views

    Misinterpretations of these passages regarding on the poor widow

    INTRODUCTION: NGAYONG UMAGA AY GUSTO KONG TALAKAYIN ANG ISA SA MGA BIBLE PASSAGES NA NAMIMISINTERPRET NG MGA CHRISTIANS AT MGA PASTORS. ITO YUNG BIBLE PASSAGES NA KADALASANG GINAGAMIT KAPAG KA TITHES AND OFFERING AT ISANG ENCOURAGMENT PARA TAYO AY MAGBIGAY PARA SA LORD. THESE ARE THE TYPICAL ...read more

  • Core 52 Week 31 - All You Need Is Love Series

    Contributed by Lanny Smith on Aug 4, 2020
     | 310 views

    Maybe the Beatles were right. In a world that shifts constantly, what principle do we rely on to guide us? A classic question with a timeless response. Love God and love one another.

    You can hear the sermon on my podcast here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/697261/4831982 • Our world is full of contradictory direction giving. Particularly now. o Mask, no mask? o Go out in public, stay home? o Kids go to school or not? o The problem with this situation is that deciding which ...read more

  • Timothy: The Real Deal Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 21, 2020
     | 844 views

    This exposition of Philippians 2:19-24 focuses on the qualities of godly leadership exemplified in Timothy. His mindset and proven character are Paul's focus. Statistics on the impact of Covid-19 on the American church are also examined.

    Our text today is in Philippians 2:19-24. But before we go there, I want to process our current situation in America with you. I’ll begin with a couple of hypothetical situations as a backdrop for what I want to share with you. What would you say if I told you that the Federal government has shut ...read more

  • Dare Series

    Contributed by Greg Lindsey on Mar 15, 2020
     | 1,271 views

    When it comes to stewardship, giving, generosity, our finances, our money it really isn't truth or dare with God it's truth and dare.

    So hey there, good to see you and to have you with us. So we are wrapping up a series today, but before we talk about that let’s spend a second or two talking about this, that means that we are starting a brand new series next week, a series called Inside Out. We have spent the first two months ...read more

  • When The Hypocrite Man Helps The Needy They Make Known To All! Series

    Contributed by Shaila Touchton on Jul 25, 2019
     | 1,191 views

    our good deeds should be motivated by a sincere desire to help others. Our responsibility to care for each other....

    1. Wicked and hypocrite Christian: our good deeds should be motivated by a sincere desire to help others. Our responsibility to care for each other, especially to care for the poor and needy among us, is all over the place in the bible. Many Christians want public recognition when helping the poor. ...read more

  • Don't Be A Show Off

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sims on Dec 14, 2018
     | 3,402 views

    This could be used as a stewardship sermon and hopefully would get people to realize that their is more to being a Christian than just filling a pew. Hopefully this sermon compels people to look beyond the superficial and truly look to their heart.

    (a note about the opening illustration; It is not my own but i don't know where I actually found it originally, it is tucked away with some notes I have.) There was a man who called a church and asked if he could speak to the Head Hog at the trough. The secretary said, "Who?" Then ...read more

  • Check Your Motive

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Nov 11, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,038 views

    Jesus contrasts the Teachers of the Law with the poor widow. In the former, we see people more interested in themselves than in God; hypocrites, pretending to be something they were not. In the latter, we see a lady who loved God authentically and completely.

  • True Giving

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Nov 9, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,880 views

    What does Jesus say about giving

    Weekend Message/Devotion Mark 12:38-44 November 11, 2018 True Giving Have you given thought – I mean deep thought to what true giving – sacrificial giving really means? A member of our church was murdered on October 30, 2018. He gave his life. The murder made international news in many ...read more

  • What Brings A Smile To God's Face?

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Nov 8, 2018
     | 3,245 views

    A sermon in the character of an observer who was seeing the events that unfolded in Mark 12:38-44, where he see the difference between the religious rulers and the widow, and we explore not only what this means for us but what this story reveals about God.

    I will never forget that day. I was sitting near the back waiting to worship and out of the corner of my eye I could the one everyone was talking about. This is the one who was challenging some of the religious authorities, not with violence but with love and something called grace. And there ...read more

  • Two Kinds Of Religion

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Nov 5, 2018
     | 1,576 views

    In the midst of church scandals, can we look beyond human sins and see God at work? We religious leaders are the object of Jesus’ greatest criticisms; will we listen?

    In the midst of church scandals, can we look beyond human sins and see God at work? We religious leaders are the object of Jesus’ greatest criticisms; will we listen? Let’s discuss the two ways of being, the takers and givers in the context of Mark 12:38-44. Outward Show Mark 12:38-39 In His ...read more

  • From Victim To Victor: The Widow's Mite

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 6, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,004 views

    A contrast between acquisitive Scribes, and a gift given out of penury.

    FROM VICTIM TO VICTOR: THE WIDOW’S MITE. Mark 12:38-44. In our previous reading, Jesus pronounced one Scribe, ‘Not far from the kingdom of God’ (Mark 12:34). Yet Jesus’ opinion of the Scribes in general was not unlike His opinion of the Pharisees (cf. Luke 11:43). ‘The Scribes and the ...read more

  • Widow's Mite (Revised)

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Sep 17, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,806 views

    God wants us to help those with the fewest of resources, to learn from them and we get blessed.

    32B Fr. John Haughey, S.J., notes that Jesus, who spoke Aramaic, has an interesting word for money: mammon, which means “that in which you put your trust." Some people put their trust in their money, others in their looks, others in their muscles, their brains, their careers, house or ...read more

  • Beware Of Pride And Hypocrisy

    Contributed by David Mende on Jul 20, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,783 views

    The scribes were guilty of pride and hypocrisy. And there is a 'scribe' within us. We must avoid the sins of pride and hypocrisy and pursue humility and integrity. I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.

    INTRODUCTION (SECURE ATTENTION) & BACKGROUND OF THE PASSAGE: PRAY before starting the sermon. ILLUSTRATION: {Few of you might recognize this man on the screen. This is Jim Jones, a self-proclaimed prophet who led a cultic church known as the Peoples Temple. He faced several allegations, ...read more

  • Confronting The Skeptics Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Jul 4, 2018
     | 2,033 views

    Having dealt with many questions, and silencing His accusers, Jesus did not remain silent. He seized the opportunity to ask some questions regarding their view of Him.

    Confronting the Skeptics Mark 12: 35-40 Our text today immediately follows the question Jesus was asked by one of the scribes regarding the Greatest Commandment. Having pleased this particular scribe with His answer, the remainder of those present were reluctant to challenge Jesus any further. ...read more

  • Jesus’ Last Sermon Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 21, 2018
     | 10,158 views

    This was our Lords last public message. It is a scathing denunciation of false religion that paraded itself under the guise of truth. Some of the common people no doubt were shocked at his words, for they considered the Pharisees righteous.

    -Tuesday- Jerusalem Jesus’ Last Sermon Matthew 23:1-39 (focal passage), Mark 12:38-40, Luke 20:45-4 Matthew 23:1-39 1 Then Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to His disciples, 2 saying: “The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 Therefore whatever they tell you to ...read more