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  • Making Long-Term Investments

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Jul 31, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,413 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
     | 1,494 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

  • Danger Of Wealth Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Nov 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,618 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
     | 3,063 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
     | 1,717 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

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

    Contributed by James Webster on Apr 18, 2015
     | 2,646 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

  • Christian Atheist: Money Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 10, 2015
     | 1,428 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
     | 1,824 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. 2 - Possessed 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. Dennis Rodman and politics. Tin foil and microwaves. Butter and deep frying. Lying and a believer. ...read more

  • "I N C R E A S E"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Dec 14, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,539 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to PRAY, and ask God to Bless Them with Territorial Increase (OF BOTH SPIRTITUAL AND MATERIAL POSSESSION).

    1 December 03 “I N C R E A S E ” by U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris CP Walker Multicultural Gospel Service Daegu, ...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
     | 3,526 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

  • "Heavenly Treasures"

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,089 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

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

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Mar 20, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,679 views

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

  • What Does It Profit?

    Contributed by Mark Jones on Aug 21, 2011
     | 2,742 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

  • Solomon's Trophy Case

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Aug 12, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,924 views

    Many NFL players achieved great success but never achieved the greatest, winning the Super Bowl. The aged Solomon reflects on the fact that he had huge success but was lacking the greatest.

    Are you ready for some Carolina Panther’s football? Our first preseason game was Thursday night. A lot of sports analysts are predicting Carolina to once again be the NFC Champs and go to the Super Bowl, this time to win. We have the MVP and number one rated player in the NLF on our team in ...read more

  • Management Training Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Sep 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,229 views

    One of the transformations that takes place in the life of a Christian is our perspective on material possessions. The scripture teaches that things are gifts from God--to be managed and shared.

    Luke 16:1-13 “Management Training” INTRODUCTION Heroes and antiheroes are a part of life. Parents might encourage their children to be like Oprah Winfrey, Colin Powell, Bill Gates, or Mother Teresa. At the same time, few parents would point to O.J. Simpson as a good role model, or Kenneth ...read more