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  • A Reflection On Servant-Leadership Series

    Contributed by Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Nov 27, 2014
    based on 8 ratings
     | 12,727 views

    Jesus said “The greatest among you must be a servant.”(Matthew 23:11)

    “The greatest among you will be your servant. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted..”(Matthew 23:11-12) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden speech on the eve of India’s 68th Independence Day on 15th August ...read more

  • Where's Your Worth? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 2, 2013
    based on 55 ratings
     | 48,495 views

    Where do you find your "self-worth"? Is it in God, or in yourself? The Pharisees looked for their importance in themselves and ended up robbing God of His glory to gain their own. How can avoid the traps that ensnared these highly religious leaders?

    OPEN: "Sometime, when you're feeling important Sometime, when your ego's in bloom Sometime when you take it for granted, You're the best qualified man in the room. Sometime when you feel that your going, would leave an unfillable hole, Just follow this simple instruction, and see how it ...read more

  • O Lord It Is Hard To Be Humble

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Oct 27, 2011
    based on 425 ratings
     | 64,009 views

    Being humble is difficult because as soon as you believe that you are becoming more humble, you in essence are not humble anymore! Reminds me of the old Mac Davis song O Lord it is hard to be humble when you are perfect in every way.

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service; there are four Scripture Readings before the Sermon. The Scripture Readings for this day were: Joshua:3:7-17; ; Psalm 107:1-7,33-37; 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 and Matthew 23:1-12. A Texas rancher met up with a Vermont dairy farmer. The two men ...read more

  • Johanan The Rabbi Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Aug 18, 2010
    based on 13 ratings
     | 9,181 views

    A narrative monolouge reply from a Rabbi who was present at the Temple to hear the words of Jesus spoken in Matthew 23. To highlight why Jesus had an issue with the Teachers of the Law and Pharisees, that he was concerned for their legalism.

    Matthew 23, 22/08/2010 Jesus was to address the Pharisees and the Teachers of the Law at the Temple. This occurred during the week preceding the crucifixion of Jesus. Jesus mentions seven woes, The Pharisees were a legalistic and separatistic group who strictly, but often hypocritically, kept ...read more

  • Moving To The Head Of The Line Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 14, 2010
    based on 67 ratings
     | 26,743 views

    Jesus hated pride and used the Pharisees to highlight the evils of that sin. But why would God hate pride, and how would I know if I suffer from it?

    Last Sunday we introduced the “Upside Down Teachings of Jesus”. The teaching of Jesus that just don’t make sense to most people. Today’s sermon will continue that theme by focusing on Jesus’ teaching: “the Last shall be First, and the First shall be Last”. OPEN: When my dad first married my mom, ...read more

  • Living For Your Own Glory Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Aug 8, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,873 views

    Living for our own glory will hurt our ability to reach people.

    INTRODUCTION • ME CHURCH VIDEO • SLIDE #1 • That is some kind of church! • Can you imagine what kind of church we would have if we all had that type mentality. WOW! • Today we are going to look at the second of 8 things that we can do to be a bad Christian. • I believe we can easily forget ...read more

  • The Measure Of Our Commitment

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 33 ratings
     | 18,119 views

    THE MEASURE OF OUR COMMITMENT BEFORE THE LORD FOR OUR OWN PERSONAL MINISTRY!The foundation of our commitment to ministry is CHARACTER AND CALLING. Every believer has a divine calling on their lives.

    THE MEASURE OF OUR COMMITMENT BEFORE THE LORD FOR OUR OWN PERSONAL MINISTRY! I. The foundation of our commitment to ministry is CHARACTER AND CALLING. A. The calling of God is forever. (Rom 11:29 KJV) For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance. B. God can use anyone. He even ...read more

  • Woe To You!

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 2, 2007
    based on 101 ratings
     | 23,581 views

    There are seven woes in this text. Let’s consider only a few of these to see how they apply to us.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A rather pompous-looking deacon was trying to impress a class of boys with the importance of living the Christian life. "Why do people call me a Christian?" the man asked. After a moment’s pause, one youngster said, "Maybe it’s because they don’t know you." ILL.- During one of ...read more

  • "If God Were Your Father" Series

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jun 17, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,734 views

    This message stresses the Bibical truth that we as Christians have but one Father, and that is God.

    "If God Were Your Father" Text-Matthew 23:1-10 dannymoss777@yahoo.com Introduction- When I was in college I remember being taught that a child’s first concept of God is his or her earthly father. If a child’s earthly father was cruel and uncaring, and showed no ...read more

  • Leadership-Servant

    Contributed by Tony Abram on May 28, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,196 views

    GOD HAS CALLED ALL OF HIS PEOPLE IN SOME TYPE OF LEADERSHIP. OUR LIVES AWAYS CAUSE AN EFFECT ON SOMEONE ELSE. Give me a hundred men who fear nothing but sin, and desire nothing but God, and I will shake the world. I care not a straw whether they be cler

    LEADERSHIP AND SERVANT LEADERSHIP May 20, 2006 I. LACK OF LEADERSHIP IN THE CHURCH AND IN ALL AREAS OF THE WORLD. A. What is a leader? 1. Has followers. 2. Power. 3. Charisma B. Titles and position does not make a leader. C. A leader touches everyone by his or her actions. D. We are ...read more

  • The Almost Christian

    Contributed by Bill Huffhine on Mar 25, 2006
    based on 131 ratings
     | 31,446 views

    A contemporary rendering of John Wesley’s famous sermon illuminating the differences between one who is simply wears the Christian lable and one who is truly reborn.

    There’s a movie out at the theaters now, and I’m wondering how many of you have seen it. Has anyone seen the movie “Elf” yet? Although I have yet to see it, I heard the basic storyline in a review of the movie and thought to myself that the storyline of the movie sounds remarkably similar to the ...read more

  • Promotion Comes To The Humble

    Contributed by David Shipman on Nov 5, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,153 views

    Bible study dealing with humbling ourselves to the Word of God.

    Promotion Cometh to the Humble I. Consider and contrast two characters: • Judas – was called a thief, was said of him that he had a devil, • Peter – flesh ruled, mouth got him into trouble, self-seeking  Both had the same opportunity – both had one of the greatest callings ...read more

  • Woe

    Contributed by James Phillips on Jun 20, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,514 views

    Jesus tells us not to be like the Pharisees.

    WOE MATTHEW 23:1 39 MATTHEW 23:1 12 Pharisees Exposed 1 Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples, 2 saying: "The scribes and the Pharisees have seated themselves in the chair of Moses; 3 therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their ...read more

  • Why Are There So Many Hypocrites? Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 30, 2003
    based on 164 ratings
     | 111,643 views

    A hypocrite is literally “one who hides behind a mask.” While there certainly are some believers who are hypocrites, real Christians are forgiven sinners. As we distinguish the difference between being real and being a mask-wearer, we recognize that bel

  • Recognizing (And Recovering From) Spiritual Abuse

    Contributed by Jim Miller on May 18, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 7,135 views

    Spiritually abused Christians and spiritual abusers are more prevalent than you may think. This sermon identifies spiritual abuse and offers some remedies.

    INTRODUCTION I am a victim of spiritual abuse. And, chances are, if you have been a member of a church or religious organization for any length of time, you are too. Spiritual abuse surfaces in an assortment of forms: sometimes in-your-face flagrant; other times behind-your-back subtle. It emerges ...read more