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  • The Foolishness Of Greed Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 24, 2019
     | 2,654 views

    The Foolishness of Greed Series: Encountering Jesus (through the Gospel of Luke) Brad Bailey - September 22, 2019

    The Foolishness of Greed Series: Encountering Jesus (through the Gospel of Luke) Brad Bailey - September 22, 2019 Series #39 Text: Luke 12:13-21 Intro We are continuing our ongoing series and focus on “Encountering Jesus” …through the Gospel of Luke. And this Fall we encounter Jesus engaging us ...read more

  • Making Long-Term Investments

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Jul 31, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,000 views

    We are really good at accumulating stuff. But how often do our possessions begin to possess us? Jesus warns us about the dangers of greed and calls us to be more than our net worth, challenging us to invest rather in godly pursuits.

    Luke 12:13-21 Making Long-term Investments Wow! Today’s passage is a little shocking for those of us who enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in this greatest nation on God’s green earth. By world’s standards, we are the richest of the rich. We may not be one ...read more

  • A Fool And His Money

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Oct 2, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,275 views

    THIS SERMON DEALS WITH THE PROPER ATTITUDE TOWARDS MATERIAL POSSESSIONS.

    HFL NOV. 8, 2009 LUKE 12; 13-21 13Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard ...read more

  • Don’t Sacrifice Your Walk With God For Money Or Material Possessions. Series

    Contributed by James Webster on Apr 18, 2015
     | 4,307 views

    Be careful where you pitch your tent. Don’t sacrifice your walk with God for money or material possessions. Be careful where you pitch your tent. Lot is a prime example of improper priorities in his life.

    MESSAGE SERIES “Look to the Stars”- Message II The Life of Abraham God keeps His promises; we must remain obedient to Him even when the future isn’t clear.” INTRODUCTION OF SERIES We are doing a series on Sunday mornings, titled, “LOOK TO THE STARS” ...read more

  • Greed - America's God Series

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Sep 10, 2020
     | 808 views

    What we think about the most; work the hardest for and love the most is our "god". And for most Americans, even those in our churches, this is material possessions. We worship "ourselves" and the possessions are out offerings to ourselves

    AMERICA’S GREATEST SIN - WANTING WAY TOO MUCH Matt. 6:19-27 “Do not store up treasures on earth / Store up treasures in heaven, - For where your treasure is there your heart is / No man can serve two masters / You cannot serve both God and Mammon (Money). Do not worry (be torn up) about your life ...read more

  • Christian Atheist: Money Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 10, 2015
     | 2,323 views

    Do we really trust in God? Do we really trust in our money? Do we say we believe in God and yet live as though He doesn’t exist? Do we say we trust in God and in His security and yet live as though we trust only in money?

    This sermon is based off of a few ideas in Craig Groeschel’s book “The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living as if He Doesn’t Exist.” Zondervan, 2010. ISBN: 9780310332220 CHRISTIAN ATHEIST: MONEY 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19 INTRODUCTION… “In God We ...read more

  • Other People's Money - Pt. 2 - Possessed Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 22, 2014
     | 2,700 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.

  • Danger Of Wealth Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Nov 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,890 views

    James teaches on the dangers of riches and material possessions...BUT focuses on the attitude of the possessor!

    Taught at Oak Park Baptist Church Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 6pm These six (6) verses are NOT a rant against wealth or any specific wealthy people, but what we find James doing here is making a proclamation... In v1 we find James proclaiming directly AT the rich believers ABOUT their ...read more

  • "The Magnetism Of Materialism"

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Sep 22, 2013
     | 4,350 views

    A sermon that deals with the hold that material possessions has on all of us.

    "The Magnetism of Materialism" Mat 19:16 And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? 17 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the ...read more

  • Money Matters

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Feb 10, 2014
     | 2,990 views

    A sermon that talks about the right attitudes towards material possessions.

    "Money Matters" Matthew 6:19-24 Matthew 6:19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break ...read more

  • Christ-Centered Life Sermon Iii: Attaining God's Goal Of Godliness Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Aug 19, 2020
     | 766 views

    As we mature in our walk with the Lord, we learn that contentment depends not on material possessions but on the extent to which Christ as Lord possesses us.

  • "I've Got To Have One Of Those!" - Facing Our Greedy Hearts

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Mar 20, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,408 views

    This message looks at Jesus’ words about materialism, possessions, and greed in one section of the Sermon on the Mount.

    Facing Our Greedy Hearts: 1. Insecure investments make for worried minds. - v. 19. - 1 Peter 1:3-6; 1 Corinthians 3:12-15. - We’re not just talking about a situation like hiding your cash under the mattress. Even when you put it in a bank with FDIC insurance, currency value can still ...read more

  • "Heavenly Treasures"

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,863 views

    This sermon challenges the attitudes of most congregations in America towards material possessions in the light of the parable of the rich fool.

    Sermon on Luke 12.13-21 Preached at Christ Boulevard United Methodist Church August 1, 2004 Rev. J. Curtis Goforth, O.S.L. Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me." But he said to him, "Friend, who set me to be a judge or ...read more

  • Learning To Live In God's Economy: What Me Worry? Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Feb 25, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,727 views

    Moth, rust, and burrowing thieves destroy our material possession so we must know how to invest in God's Economy.

    Grant Avenue Baptist Church 2215 Grant Avenue Redondo Beach, CA 90278 (310) 376-7890 Matthew 6:19-34 VERSES 19-21 WHAT NOT TO DO! “Do Not Store Up” could also be translated “stop storing up.” In other words, Christ was calling for a decisive break with the ...read more

  • What Does It Profit?

    Contributed by Mark Jones on Aug 21, 2011
     | 4,175 views

    EOLS: How we think about material possessions is indicative and predictive of our spiritual health and destiny.

    Mat 16:24-26 (24) Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. (25) For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. (26) For what will it profit a man if he gains the ...read more