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  • Love In The Dark Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Apr 10, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,655 views

    If we truly love God and people, then we exalt the Savior, not ourselves, and give everything we have even when the days are dark.

    A father passed by his son’s bedroom and was astonished to see the bed nicely made up and everything neat and tidy. Then he saw an envelope propped up on the pillow. It was addressed, “Dad.” With the worst premonition, he opened the envelope and read the letter with trembling hands: Dear ...read more

  • Back To The Basics - Giving Series

    Contributed by Mark Engler on Sep 28, 2017
     | 14,549 views

    Giving to the church is a very basic part of Christianity. Giving should be from the heart, thought about before hand, should be done willingly. After this sermon our church stopped passing the offering plates for offering.

  • Sacrificial Giving

    Contributed by David Mende on Aug 1, 2018
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,978 views

    Jesus doesn't say that the poor widow gave more than anyone else. Rather, he says that she gave “more than all.” But why did Jesus say that she gave more than all? 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: {There is an old story about a king that was coming to visit a certain land. The people in the land were so excited that a king would grace their little village with his presence. They ...read more

  • She Gave Her All Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Feb 3, 2018
     | 4,251 views

    the widow gave all she had in faith

    We just heard Jesus condemn the officials of the church for being pompous, strutting around like peacocks and preying on the poor and defenseless (Mark 12:38-44). In Jesus’ time, a woman who was widowed was the lowest form of humanity. The men owned everything (even any money and property a ...read more

  • Treasure Giving! Series

    Contributed by Dave Martin on Feb 9, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 5,746 views

    God will not merely judge us on the basis of what we gave but also on the basis of what we did with what we kept for ourselves.

    "Treasure Giving!" " The 3 T’s - Time, Treasure, and Talent" series part 1 of 3 Text: Mark 12:41-44 & Selected Cross Creek Community Church Pastor Dave Martin - Feb. 4, 2001 www.crosscreekcc.org God’s Word is Powerful, Relevant, and Life Changing! Mark 12:41-44 "Jesus sat down opposite ...read more

  • The Widows Mite.

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,047 views

    The Widows Mite. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    Reading: Mark 12:38-44. This chapter closes with two warnings from the Lord: • A warning against the pride of the teachers of the law or Scribes (Mark 12:38-40) • And a warning against the pride of the rich (vv. 41-44). Quote C.S. Lewis: “A proud man is always ...read more

  • The Mark Of True Devotion

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on Nov 7, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,183 views

    By contrasting the scribes with a poor widow woman, Jesus teaches us about true devotion.

    THE MARK OF TRUE DEVOTION Text: Mark 12:38 – 44 What does it mean to be truly devoted to God? Does it mean that you are there every time the church doors open? Does it mean that you are the first to volunteer when there is a job to be done? Does it mean that you faithfully put 10% ...read more

  • A Matter Of Trust

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Mar 9, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,427 views

    God must be Lord over every part of our lives; even our finances.

    A Matter of Trust January 3, 2010 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: God must be Lord over every part of our lives; even our finances. Focus Passage: Mark 12:41-44 Introduction: In Matthew, Mark, and Luke 1 out of every 6 verses deals with ...read more

  • What Can Half A Penny Do?

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Feb 21, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,509 views

    A sermon on the true meaning of giving. The value of a gift is not determined by its amount, but by the sacrifice and spirit in which it is given.

    What Can Half A Penny Do? "Then a poor widow came and dropped in two small coins." Mark 12:42 (NLT) Intro: John Wesley’s Journal---Thursday, May 7, 1741. —I reminded the United Society that many of our brethren and sisters had not needful food; many were destitute of convenient ...read more

  • Committed

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 5,734 views

    Making a committment to God.

    Committed vs Contribution We make contribution to Christianity-come now then story about bacon and eggs. What about us today. Is our a commitment or just a contribution. Noah was committed. His salvation depended on him building the ark, just as God had said. Gen 6:22 Heb 11:7 "By ...read more

  • Total Commitment Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 7, 2016
     | 6,430 views

    Jesus summarizes the law in the Great Commandment, the scribes seek honor, and a poor widow gives all.

    Mark 12:28-44 “Total Commitment INTRODUCTION It doesn’t take long, while reading the gospel of Mark, to realize that the kingdom of God is a very different from the nations and societies of the world. When reflecting on the kingdom of God and what it means to be a disciple ...read more

  • Genuine Truths Revealed Inside The Temple Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Jan 23, 2014
     | 3,867 views

    It was Tuesday before Jesus' crucifixion. Notice how He spent His last days. He condemned the self-righteous scribes and commended the selfless giving of one poor, destitute widow,

  • The Book Of Mark #61

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Mar 30, 2022
     | 175 views

    This scripture passage takes place on a Sabbath morning in the city of Jerusalem at the temple site.

    Perhaps there is a line of people getting ready to enter the temple for worship. The line leads to a small square room lined with metal collection boxes. The boxes have metal horns extending out of them so the giver can walk by these boxes and drop their coins in these long horns that lead to ...read more

  • Jesus Sees And Knows

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Mar 31, 2014
     | 4,905 views

    While watching the people (Rich and Poor) give their offerings, we can discern that He watches and knows all that we do...

    Jesus Sees and Knows Mark – God’s Message for Today - # 58 of Jerry Watts Mark 12:41-44 • It’s an old story but: Late one night, a burglar broke into a house that he thought was empty. He stealthily crept through the lounge and was stopped dead in his tracks when he ...read more

  • Other People's Money - Pt. 1 - Sacrifice And Trust Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 22, 2014
     | 3,625 views

    Your neighbor attends church wanting instruction and supernatural response in every important area of life . . . relationships, direction and success, but we they don't want anyone to talk about money.

    Other People's Money Pt. 1 - Sacrifice & Trust I. Introduction I have learned there are certain things that just don't go well together. Some of this I learned in school and others just by observation. Oil and water. 26 inch rims on a $500 car. Vegetables and fruit on my plate. Skinny jeans on ...read more