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  • Commitment Vs. Convenience

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on May 19, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 22,192 views

    Sermon on serving Jesus, no matter the cost or what is convenient to us.

    “Serving Jesus, Is It A Commitment or A Convenience?” (Matt 19:16; 21-24) Read passage Many today do not want to be totally committed to the Lord because it demands too much of them. Let’s be honest here, commitment is sometimes something for someone else to do because it interferes with ...read more

  • The Practice Of Simplicity & Generosity Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,808 views

    In a culture of affluence we must practice simplicity and generosity if we are to love God first and draw closer to him.

    Last week I said we suffer from a sickness in this country, it is the sickness of hurry, and we talked about the need to slow down, prioritize our time, and spend time being still before God. But there is a second sickness we have in this country, the sickness of affluence, riches, greed, ...read more

  • Free Pass To Heaven Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Sep 4, 2011
     | 2,968 views

    A study of chapter 19 of Matthew verses 1 through 30

    Matthew 19: 1 – 30 Free Pass To Heaven 1 Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these sayings, that He departed from Galilee and came to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan. 2 And great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them there. 3 The Pharisees also came to Him, testing ...read more

  • 12th Sunday After Pentecost

    Contributed by Michael Tkachuk on Sep 1, 2014
     | 3,301 views

    A rich young man approaches Jesus and asks Him what more must he do to achieve everlasting life. He has kept all the commandments that Jesus mentioned but felt that he needed to do something more. Jesus tells him to sell all he has and follow Him.

    In our Gospel reading this morning we find a rich young man talking to Jesus about a very important matter. This young man is deeply concerned about eternity and wants to know what he must do achieve everlasting life. But when Jesus offers him with some very good advice, the man isn’t ready ...read more

  • Evangelical Omissions

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on May 17, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,781 views

    A look at a few of the teachings of Jesus that rarely get mentioned in the modern North American Church.

    Dakota Community Church May 18, 2008 Evangelical Omissions Have you ever been reading along in your Bible and come across something that kind of subtly goes against one of your doctrinal viewpoints? Right away you know it doesn’t mean ... it can’t mean, what it seems to mean; but, you ...read more

  • Christian Charity

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Sep 29, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,237 views

    Having the poor around us will be an unending condition for the world until Jesus comes back in glory to set up his kingdom. In the mean time what do we do about it?

    The Rich Young Man 16Now a man came up to Jesus and asked, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?" 17"Why do you ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, obey the commandments." 18"Which ones?" the man ...read more

  • What Do I Still Lack? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 8, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,466 views

    The young man raising this question with Jesus lacked historical memory, lacked self-awareness, and lacked a vision for one compelling pursuit. For Maundy Thursday

    I: Remember The third of our ultimate questions sounds almost like a throwaway. Like a sarcastic castoff. “What do I still lack?” The young man had already asked the most sweeping question possible, “What good deed must I do to have eternal life?” As you may remember if you were here two ...read more

  • Let Go Of The Rope

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,892 views

    Stop clinging to the things nhot of God.

    Let Go of the Rope! Matthew 19:16-26 In Bible study class this week, we had a good discussion on the beginning faith walk of Abraham and how his early walk is very similar to our own. During the discussion, I began to think about my own life, the things I hold dear, the things that mean a ...read more

  • The Place Of Possessions (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Feb 20, 2008
     | 1,785 views

    Discussion of the Rich Young Man.

    The Place of Possessions (Part 1) Matthew 19:16-30 February 17, 2007 NOTE: THE ME/WE/GOD/YOU/WE FORMAT USED IN MY MESSAGES IS BORROWED FROM ANDY STANLEY’S BOOK, "COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE." Me: When I was 7 or 8 years old, living in Pine Ridge, my life was forever changed by a show on ...read more

  • The Place Of Possessions (Part 3) - The Rewards Of Following Christ Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Apr 6, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,822 views

    Regarding the promise of Jesus to those who forsake all to following.

    The Place of Possessions (Part 3) The Rewards of Following Christ Matthew 19:16-30 April 6, 2008 NOTE: THE ME/WE/GOD/YOU/WE FORMAT USED IN MY MESSAGES IS BORROWED FROM ANDY STANLEY’S BOOK, "COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE." Opening Top 10 Signs You’ve Hired The Wrong Guy To Mow Your ...read more

  • What Shall I Do To Inherit Eternal Life? Series

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,974 views

    Eternal life comes to those who trust Christ completely.

    Title: What Shall I Do To Inherit Eternal Life? Series: The Harvest Is Ripe Text: Matthew 19:16-22 Introduction: Near Death Experiences The March 1985 issue of Omni magazine reported a study by Dr. Maurice Rawlings, cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee ...read more

  • The Missing Piece Of Your Life

    Contributed by Jofrey Bustamante on Oct 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,097 views

    However you may succeed in your endeavors, without Christ, there will still be a missing piece of your life.

    Now a man came up to Jesus and asked, Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life? Why do you ask me about what is good? Jesus replied. There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, obey the commandments. Which ones?, the man enquired. Jesus replied, ’Do not murder, do not ...read more

  • I Heart Money Series

    Contributed by Brent Eubank on Oct 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,427 views

    We are discussing different things we love more than God, and money is our focus in this lesson.

    This is my wallet. I have had this wallet since I was in 7th grade. I got for Christmas from our family’s German exchange student, Eike. She lived at our house for a year and this is the wallet that she gave me. It is from Germany. In fact, it had a little German piece of paper in it until ...read more

  • Devotion Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 16, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,445 views

    You will never know financial freedom until you realize that financial freedom is a matter of heart. Seek God first. Serve God first. Put God first and money will serve you. If not, you will always be a slave to money

    Devotion Matthew 19:16-26 Two Irishmen who were traveling in the Holy Land came to the Sea of Galilee. They discovered that it would cost them $50 each to cross the lake by boat. They cried out in protest. "The Lakes of Killarney are the most beautiful lakes in the world and one can cross them ...read more

  • Inconveniencing Ourselves For The Kingdom Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 15, 2009
     | 2,166 views

    As the young man in the Gospel was challenged to be inconvenienced to follow Christ, so the challenge to facilitate human development may inconvenience us.

    August 17, 2009 Caritas in Veritate The sure path to eternal life, to enjoying the presence of God continually even before we die, is to imitate Jesus and Mary. They–and Jesus, the source of grace, first of all–are the great examples of bringing the Good that is God into contact with a world ...read more