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  • Discernment And Humility

    Contributed by Robert Tomas on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 64 ratings

    Do we know the way?

    SEPTEMBER 22, 2000 WORSHIP SERVICE SCRIPTURES ·First Reading Wisdom 2:12, 17-20 ·Psalm 54:3-4, 5, 6-7 ·Second Reading James 3:16-4:3 ·Gospel Mark 9:30-37 REFLECTION As we continue our theme on Christian Discernment, we shall now focus on its definition and function in relation to the Cross more

  • We Worship The Son Of God

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 30, 2000
    based on 60 ratings

    Jesus deserves our worship

    Theme: We worship the Son of God Text: Jer. 11:18-20; James 3:16-4:3; Mk. 9:32-37 A few weeks ago the press carried a news item that another European parliament had approved a bill giving homosexual marriages the same legal status as heterosexual marriages. They have even gone further by more

  • First Or Last

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Sep 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    How we treat others is a measure of our faith in God and a demonstration of it to the world around us.

    First or Last James 5: 13 – 20 / Mark 9: 30-37 Intro: A new young pastor was calling on the elderly in his congregation who could no longer go to church. He went to visit Aunt Sally, who was quite old and in a nursing home. He was somewhat nervous and kept eating peanuts from a bowl beside her more

  • True Greatness

    Contributed by Christopher Martin on Sep 19, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    A sermon for Pentecost 16B/Proper 20 preached September 20th, 2009 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Audubon, Iowa. It talks about greatness in the Kingdom of God vs. greatness in the eyes of the world.

    I’d like for you to imagine the following scene, and tell me what you think about it. You’ve just been told by a doctor that you have an incurable disease. This disease is fatal. You know you have a short time until you die. The doctor describes in detail how the disease will progress and rob you more

  • I'm The Greatest!

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Sep 15, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    We think that we can find greatness in accumulating wealth, friends, accomplishments and the like. However, Jesus tells us that true greatness is found

    -What does it mean to be great? -It’s an age old question -Everyone ultimately is on a quest for greatest -People search for this elusive gem in many different places or pursuits -People look for greatness is wealth, power, prestige, fame, accomplishments, friends -However, those will all fail more

  • Does God Have A Plan For Our Lives?

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Sep 18, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon for the 16 Sunday after Petecost, Proper 20

    16th Sunday after Pentecost [Pr.20] September 20, 2009 “Series B” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, we give you thanks for coming among us in the person of your Son, Jesus the Christ, who gave his life to more

  • Priorities, Priorities, Priorities!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A short sermon looking at the priorities Jesus sets in this Bible reading and asking what our priorities are. My prayer is that His priorities will be ours.

    Priorities, priorities, priorities! I wonder how you react to hearing those three words, or was it one word? Are you thinking ’time management’? Do you have a ’to-do list’? Do you wonder if you have got your priorities right? Would you like more time for those things you consider to be top more

  • Jesus Took The Child In His Arms Series

    Contributed by David Smith on Oct 4, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Then they left that place and were passing through Galilee. Jesus didn’t want anyone to know it, for he was teaching his disciples and saying to them, "The Son of Man will be betrayed into human hands. They will kill him, but after being dead for three da

    Then they came to Capernaum. While Jesus was at home, he asked the disciples, "What were you arguing about on the road?" But they kept silent, for on the road they had argued with one another about who was the greatest. So he sat down and called the twelve. He told them, "If anyone wants to be more

  • When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Small

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Aug 28, 2009
    based on 17 ratings

    Christ’s call to be welcoming extends far beyond the young.

    There is a clergy colleague of mine in this district who has two sons. I have known these two boys since they were babies, and since moving to Chattanooga, I have enjoyed playing with them on several occasions. Usually when I encounter the two boys, they have their light sabers in hand and are more

  • Understanding What Leaders Do Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Jan 17, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    This message looks at three main things a good leader does.

    “Understanding What Leaders Do” Selected Scripture Journalist Brock Brewer wrote that if Martian spacemen were to descend to our planet and demand, “Take me to your leader,” the earthlings would not know where to direct them. This confusion about leadership not only exists in the world but in the more

  • Faith That Doesn't Fail Series

    Contributed by David Asch on Jan 17, 2005
    based on 20 ratings

    Can you keep from failing, from losing faith? Can you get it back if it has already failed? Can you keep it from failing? Today, we will answer these questions as we see Jesus face a man in this kind of a situation.

    FAITH THAT DOESN’T FAIL Mark 9:14-32 INTRO: At the library a couple of weeks ago, where I often go to study, I saw a car with a bumper sticker. This car was parked in the first space, so it was unmistakable – you saw it the moment you pulled into the parking lot, and it confronted you as you more

  • Engaging The Communtiy: I Am Hungry, Now What?

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 20, 2005
    based on 3 ratings


    ENGAGING THE COMMUNTIY: I AM HUNGRY, NOW WHAT? MARK 9: 14-31 FEBRUARY 13, 2005 INTRODUCTION: Artist: Joe Nichols If Nobody Believed In You: I watched him take the two strike call: He hadn’t tried to swing at all. I guess he’d had all that he could take, He walked away, for goodness sake. His more

  • How Do You Spell G-R-E-A-T?

    Contributed by Troy Horne on Sep 21, 2006
    based on 17 ratings

    A message on greatness learned from one of the disciples of Jesus.

    Mark 9:30-37 “How Do You Spell G-R-E-A-T?” 1. [Someone else reads text]. (Preached as the “other” disciple) Hello. Good morning. I’ve been asked to speak to you today on a very important topic; the topic of greatness. You see, I’m one of the disciples there when the events you heard today more

  • The Greatest

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Sep 22, 2006
    based on 40 ratings

    If we want to be the greatest disciple, greatness will not be found as the world defines it, but in servanthood and in embracing the least of God’s children.

    Sports fans will know that Muhammad Ali today is called the greatest. Ali himself used to tell everyone “I am the greatest,” but not everyone agreed, especially when he was younger. He became the greatest in the eyes of the world over the last 40 years. Muhammad Ali more

  • Mark Gives Us A Mirror To Evaluate Our Faith

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Sep 22, 2006
    based on 25 ratings

    A sermon for the 16th Sunday After Pentecost, Series B, Proper 20

    16th Sunday after Pentecost (Pr. 20) September 24, 2006 “Series B” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, we give you thanks for coming among us in the person of your Son, Jesus the Christ, who gave his life to more