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  • Mastering Materialism Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Nov 29, 2000
    based on 190 ratings
     | 3,633 views

    Overcoming the lure of THINGS.

    How To Cope with Life’s Struggles (Part 9) MASTERING MATERIALISM For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. (Mat 6:19-21) Introduction: People drive to the mall in cars that they cannot afford,to spend money that they don’t have, to buy things that they don’t need, to ...read more

  • Avoiding The Mistake Of Materialism Series

    Contributed by David Owens on May 8, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 6,231 views

    The mistake of materialism leads to destruction. In this sermon look at what happened to four people who feel into the trap of materialism.

  • Releasing Material And Financial Prosperity Series

    Contributed by Errol Joseph on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 3,164 views

    Outlines some principles of giving that release God’s prosperity into our life.

    DATE: July 01, 2001 TEXT: I Corinthians 9:5-15 THEME: "Releasing Material & Financial Productivity" INTRODUCTION The historical background: BODY I. WE RELEASE MATERIAL AND FINANCIAL PRODUCTIVITY BY SOWING SEEDS OF GIVING (II Cor. 5:5, 7) II. UNPRODUCTIVE SEED – HOW WE SHOULD ...read more

  • Materialism's Blinder: Biotechnology And Truth

    Contributed by Chuck Colson on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,379 views

    Your eyes may glaze over when you read the headlines about stem-cell research—debates over moral quandaries, federal funding, and legislative decisions about regulation. But you need to pay attention and speak up: The next debate may be about your own wor

    This article is from BreakPoint WorldView magazine: http://www.breakpoint.org/contentindex.asp?ID=146. -------------------------------------------------- Your eyes may glaze over when you read the headlines about stem-cell research--debates over moral quandaries, federal funding, and ...read more

  • Living In A Material World

    Contributed by Wayne Magruder on Aug 16, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,277 views

    We must identify whats really important to us. Christ or the world

    Deciding What’s Really Important Matthew 16:26-27 Oprah Winfrey is rich beyond our imagination yet she believes that there are many paths to God. Ted Turner believes that what we really need is a one world religion. He made that statement after his wife at the time, Jane Fonda became a ...read more

  • Materials Of Construction – God Calls For Stewardship Series

    Contributed by James May on Apr 9, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,833 views

    #3 in the series on the Tabernacle in the Wilderness

    The Tabernacle in the Wilderness # 3 Materials of Construction – God Calls for Stewardship By Pastor Jim May Exodus 25:1-9, "And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye ...read more

  • Jesus' Midrash: Materialism And God's Provision Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 26, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,623 views

    From God’s provision during Israel’s 40 year wilderness wandering experience, the Jews in Moses’ time could learn some valuable lessons, the Jews in Jesus’ time could learn some valuable lessons, and so can Christians of all times.

    Jesus’ Midrash: Materialism and God’s Provision (Deuteronomy 8:3-18, Matthew 6:24-34) 1. "In contradistinction to literal interpretation, subsequently called "peshaṭ" (comp. Geiger’s "Wiss. Zeit. Jüd. Theol." v. 244), the term "midrash" designates an exegesis which, going more deeply than ...read more

  • The Two Most Sacred Words In The American Religion Of Materialism Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jan 15, 2001
    based on 200 ratings
     | 2,724 views

    Evaluation of our desire to "Charge it!" and God’s instruction toward choosing contentment.

    Introduction: In the American religion of materialism, there are two words more sacred than any other: "Charge it!" - Yet, consider the following two scenarios in evaluating the intelligence of using plastic: 1. Ellin is 30 years old. She has a $3,500 balance on her Citibank credit card ...read more

  • A Statement That Is Was Not True Series

    Contributed by Preacher Fo Real on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,016 views

    Sermon on current affairs

    A statement that was not true. The Lord‘s wrath comes forth in the beginning of the night. A mighty righteous storm have suddenly overtaken us. The proof that something about America was not right. The proof that it was untrue, the statement, ‘In God we trust.’ The storm of our global ...read more

  • #8 - How To Get Your Stuff God's Way Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 9,584 views

    We all need "stuff" -- but are we getting our "stuff" God’s way? *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    For a CD of over 100 of sermons by Darrell Stetler II (most complete with handouts), please e-mail darrellstetler2@sbcglobal.net. EIGHTH COMMANDMENT “You shall not steal.” (Ex. 20:15). <ILLUS> “Jesus is watching you.” A burglar broke into a house and began to steal ...read more

  • The Huge Pricetag Of Instant Gratification

    Contributed by James May on Oct 5, 2008
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,523 views

    We will often miss the best things in life because of impatience. The price of impatience is a price we don’t want to pay.

    The Huge Price Tag of Instant Gratification By Pastor Jim May Matthew Chapter 15:22-28 We live in a world that wants what it wants and it wants it right now. There isn’t one of us that does not love a little instant gratification now and then. How do I know that? All you have to do is ...read more

  • Silver And Gold Have I Much- But What Good Does It Do Me? Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Mar 23, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,676 views

    God's bleak message of certain judgment continues as Ezekiel describes the basis for judgement, the certainty of judgment, and the completeness of this judgment. A bleak, doom and gloom text reminds us of the holiness of God.

    Ezekiel’s proclamation from the Lord in chapter 7 is one of the strongest prophetic messages ever offered. It is a message of sure and certain judgment that is no longer something that is coming—but something that has arrived. This message is something of a summary of the message of ...read more

  • Now Listen, You Rich People! Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 19, 2012
    based on 129 ratings
     | 25,177 views

    A message for the wicked rich and the reasoning behind it. 1- Their wealth is rotten 2- Their luxury is indulgent

    INTRO.- Rich folks. How rich is rich? According to Forbes’ richest list, 72 year old Carlos Slim Helu and family from Mexico are the richest people in the world at $69 Billion, which he made from a company called Telecom. CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates is still number two and very rich with ...read more

  • Having Possessions And Being Possessed

    Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Oct 21, 2012
    based on 7 ratings
     | 15,678 views

    "Having Possessions and Being Possessed" is a message from Matthew 6:19-21. It teaches three lessons: (1) Be careful of where your treasure resides. (2) Be committed to treasure that remains. And (3) Be concerned about what your treasure reveals.

    HAVING POSSESSIONS AND BEING POSSESSED Matthew 6:19-21 Matthew 6:19-21 marks a transition in THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT. In the first half of this chapter, Jesus explains how righteous people practice religion. Verses 1-4 address how righteous people give. Verse 5-15 address how righteous people ...read more

  • "Its Time To Build!" Haggai Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 1, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 16,268 views

    The church faces the same issue that Haggai did in his time the believers have convinced themselves that it’s not the right time to work on the House of the Lord. The believers in Haggai’s day put off work on God’s House to focus on their own homes. Today

    “It’s Time to Build” Haggai pt 1 Opening Thought - From Sermoncentral.com: Let me share a story with you about some church people… It’s about 4 people in the church whose names were Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody… The church had some financial responsibilities and Everybody was ...read more