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  • All Of Me For All Of Him

    Contributed by Mark Foreman on Jul 23, 2009

    A message exploring the importance of wholehearted and holistic worship of Jesus Christ and how our image of Him is sometimes incorrect.

    * Review: Where We Began ? We are studying the ways in which we shrink (in our own minds) the person of Jesus, from the robust, loving God that He truly is. ? Last week we learned: That the great "I Am" is calling you and is always with you in the moment (Exo 3:1-15)-I Am Who I Am. * No one ...read more

  • God's Word About Your Money Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jul 22, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Money is such a touchy subject today and alot of preaches will not go near it, but the Lord makes it pretty clear in the scriptures what He expects of us when it comes to the money He has given us.

    Keeping the Home Fire Burning Series GOD’S WORD ABOUT YOUR MONEY Mark 12:41-44 Intro In the course of preaching these messages on the home and family, we have dealt with several sensitive and controversial topics. Tonight, I want to turn the spotlight of God’s Word directly on your money and ...read more

  • What Did Jesus Do About Money? Series

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Feb 21, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    Jesus drew attention to the faith, trust and sacrificial giving of a poor widow who gave all she had to support the temple ministry.

    I stand before you as a former Bank Manager, well aware that some types of ‘Banker’ are not especially popular at the moment; but I think it is the banker in me calculating that in the last 7 years I have probably preached less than 1% of my sermons on the subject of money. A very poor return - ...read more

  • Pocket Change

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Feb 20, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Do we have a correct view of money? Do we hold stuff or does stuff hold us? It is time to have a pocket change!

    Pocket Change Text: Mark 12:41-44 41And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums. 42A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent. 43Calling His ...read more

  • Spiritual Economics Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Dec 23, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 12:41-44 about the giving and the widow

    Text: Mark 12:41-44, Title: Spiritual Economics, Date/Place: NRBC, 12/28/08, PM A. Opening illustration: W. A. Criswell tells of an ambitious young man who told his pastor he’d promised God a tithe of his income. They prayed for God to bless his career. At that time he was making $40.00 per week ...read more

  • Giving In The New Testament Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Nov 22, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    This sermon examines giving in the New Testament.

    Introduction Last week I started a new series titled, “God’s Guide for Giving,” and I examined “Giving in the Old Testament.” Today I would like to examine “Giving in the New Testament.” There are two reasons why I want to spend two Sundays preaching on “God’s Guide for Giving.” First, I ...read more

  • I'll Have A Combo Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Nov 20, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 12:35-40 regarding correct doctrine combined with correct living

    Text: Mark 12:35-40, Title: I’ll Have the Combo, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/23/08, AM A. Opening illustration: talk about going to Wendy’s and getting to select your side item in your combo meal to make it what you want, and how many restaurants are going to this idea, b/c everybody like to ...read more

  • The Applause Of God

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 29, 2008

    We have two options when it comes to the Christian faith; we can customize it into a flash and flesh religion (which brings judgment) or we can humbly seek to love and serve God (which elicits God’s applause).

    The Applause of God Mark 12:37b-44 NOTE: This sermon begins with a 1 minute video on Hypocrisy. Sermon Objective: We have two options when it comes to the Christian faith; we can customize it into a flash and flesh religion (which brings judgment) or we can humbly seek to love and serve God ...read more

  • How Close Is Close Enough?

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 14, 2008

    To persuade those who are delaying to embrace Christ as Savior.

    HOW CLOSE IS CLOSE ENOUGH? Mark 12:32-40 Sermon Objective: To persuade those who are delaying to embrace Christ as Savior. Supporting Scripture: Isaiah 53; Mark 1:16-20, 2:14, 8:29; John 5:39, 10:9, 14:6; Galatians 3:11; Ephesians 2:8; 2 Corinthians 6:2 INTRO Have you ever gotten ...read more

  • The Widow's Offering

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    Encouragement to use our abilities God has given us to serve Christ by serving others.

    I was performing a wedding for a young couple. Before the wedding, the groom came to me and said, “Pastor, I will give you $100 if you change the wedding vows. When you get to the part to ask me to honor, love and obey, just leave that part out for me. Then, he handed me $100. During the wedding, ...read more

  • Finding Freedom From A Money Dominated World

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Jul 8, 2008

    A sermon on giving from the heart and freedom from relying on money.

    Have you seen the movie “Brave Heart?” If you have, do you remember the scene at the very end of the movie? They have finally captured Mel Gibson and have begun torturing him so that he will renounce his will to fight the king and stop leading the people in revolts. As it nears the end, they ask ...read more

  • It's Really Me, Really

    Contributed by Roy Probus on May 17, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    We must first love ourselves before we can love others. Looking at our friends should help us define who we are but not at the expense of ourselves.

    Nornan, what a mess. Jim burns tells a story of a friend of his named Norman. Some of you know someone like him. Norman was the type of person to change fads and friends very quickly. During his high school years, Norman was a: i. Surfer ii. Punk rocker iii. Football team manager iv. Cross ...read more

  • Giving Series

    Contributed by Doug Gregory on May 5, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    This is the first in a four part series on a disciplined Christian.

    The GPFS Factor (part 1) Giving-Prayer-Fasting-Storing (Mark 12:38-44 NASB) In His teaching He was saying: "Beware of the scribes who like to walk around in long robes, and like respectful greetings in the market places, (39) and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at ...read more

  • People Jesus Commended For Their Giving Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Most people think it’s rude to talk about other people’s giving but Jesus didn’t have any qualms about it.

    Everyone enjoys being recognized for the good they have accomplished even if they do the “No really, you don’t have to” thing. They enjoy being thanked and acknowledged for what they’ve done, maybe not publically but people want to know they have made a difference in their world. The scripture ...read more

  • Poor Widow - Release Your Old Life Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Feb 7, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    Placing the coins in the offering, was a greatest act of faith Jesus had seen all day, for what she gave was her total trust to God.

    Note: This was preached on Ash Wednesday, but the content is good anytime of the year. The first two sections support the final section about the poor widow and call for a recommitment to Jesus. God bless. - Peter What is it that God is looking for in our lives? When God sits back and looks ...read more