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  • Jesus' Classroom

    Contributed by James Chandler on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 109 ratings

    Jesus taught some very important lessons about Christian character near the end of his life. Here are three of them.

    Last week we saw Jesus coming into Jerusalem in the “Triumphal Entry.” Remember the scene...Jesus on the back of a donkey. People lining the streets with palm branches. Hosanna, Hosanna! This week the scene changes. It’s no longer an exciting street lined with people. Now it is a classroom. more

  • Why Are There So Many Hypocrites? Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 29, 2003
    based on 165 ratings

    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

    Why Are There So Many Hypocrites? Rev. Brian Bill 4/29/01 Armed with hidden cameras, a recent Dateline NBC program depicted what goes on behind the scenes at some used car lots. It was incredible. A couple of the salesmen had no problem lying to potential customers. They went out of their way more

  • 'extreme Makeover

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Jun 25, 2003
    based on 98 ratings

    In today’s world, there is an inordinate emphasis on physical appearance to the neglect of a far more important need, that of inward or spiritual beauty.

    "EXTREME MAKEOVER" "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you cleanse the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of extortion and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee; first cleanse the inside of the cup and dish, that the outside of them may be clean also. Woe to you, more

  • Anaias And Saphira - Wasn't It Just A Tad Ott To Kill Them?

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 50 ratings

    A look at the story of Ananias and Saphira to see that God treats sin seriously and that we are called to be people of Integrity

    Introduction Have any of you seen the movie Catch Me If You Can. I have to say before I say it I thought it was recipe for disaster. I mean it starred Leonardo Di Capreo. But actually it turned out to be quite good. It’s the true story of Frank Abignail, who as a teenager runs away from home and more

  • White Washed Or Washed White?

    Contributed by Michael Reeves on Jun 11, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    A message will prompt a salvation evaluation and challenge believers to live for the Lord.

    White Washed or Washed White? Matthew 23:27-28 This morning we will pose the question, have you been washed white or white washed? I think all of us know what white wash is. White-wash- (noun) a liquid composition for whitening a surface, (verb) to gloss over or cover up (as vices or more

  • Part 4: When Your Pride Is Showing Series

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Aug 29, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    As sanctified vessels we all have days we just don’t hold our “holy water” very well. One of our major faults is the life-altering sin called pride.

    Last week we learned that as Christians, we’re all like vases: vessels designed to be used in the house of God, and as vessels we’re called to be sanctified: set aside as holy vessels, for noble use in the house of God… To be used for God’s purposes, in His Kingdom. Unfortunately, all of us more

  • You Might Be A Hypocrite

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 24, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    A quick examination of hypocrisy in our lives

    (adapted from a message by Jeff Faull) TEXT: MATTHEW 23:1-23 TITLE: “YOU MIGHT BE A PHARISEE IF...” INTRODUCTION: A. You might be a member of the Christian church/churches of Christ if... 1. If you were an adult before you knew that guide, guard and more

  • Last Words Of Jesus

    Contributed by Patrick Berthalon on Jul 2, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    The 7 last words of Jesus

    LES SEPT PAROLES DE JESUS EN CROIX “ Jésus dit: Père, pardonne-leur, car ils ne savent ce qu’ils font. Ils se partagèrent ses vêtements, en tirant au sort. Le peuple se tenait là, et regardait. Les magistrats se moquaient de Jésus, disant: Il a sauvé les autres; qu’il se sauve lui-même, s’il est more

  • Hypocrisy Series

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Jun 27, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    Series on three destructive and unfortunate events that occur in church: Pt I - Hypocrisy.

    The Unfortunate Things Christians Do. (Things that drive away church growth.) “The sermon you are about to hear is extremely unpleasant. In this story, not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning, and very few happy things in the middle. This is because not very many happy more

  • Will The Real Hypocirite Please Stand Up

    Contributed by Bishop Daryl Townes on Aug 11, 2006
    based on 8 ratings


    Will the real hypocrites please stand up ? WHITEWASHED ON THE OUT SIDE, DIRTY ON THE INSIDE GREAT PRETENDERS PRETENDERS IN THE PEWS TEXT: MATTHEW 23-25-28, MARK 12:38-40 INTRODUCTION This message this morning is not only for the body of Christ but to us as individuals so that we may evaluate more

  • How To Be A Christians Without Being Religious

    Contributed by George Little on Jul 21, 2006
    based on 18 ratings

    Can a person be a Christian without all the religious trappings? When people reject religion what do they reject? Are we talking the same language?

    How to be a Christian Without Being Religious James 1:27, Matthew 23:26-28 1. What do you think of when I use the word religion? ∑ For some it is large impressive cathedrals both old and new ∑ Others it is the experience of worship in a church assembly ∑ For others it is more

  • Leadership-Servant

    Contributed by Tony Abram on May 27, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    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 influenced more

  • How To Be A Bad Christian

    Contributed by Robert Doran on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    In this sermon I wish to encourage people to be real for God and to seek a relationship with Jesus Christ which is what everyone needs. We need to be careful about how we as believers treat those outside of the faith and those new to the faith.

    Sermon March 11,2007 ‘How to be a bad Christian’ Years ago ,a British missionary asked the former Prime Minister of India Dr. Gandhi If he would consider becoming a Christian. Gandhi said no The missionary said why Ghandi had seen how the so called Christians in South Africa had treated non whites more

  • Woe To You!

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 1, 2007
    based on 101 ratings

    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 his more

  • Leading Like Jesus Part Two

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Our true ability to make an impact on the world boils down to leadership

    Leading Like Jesus Part 2 Selected Passages November Evening Service Introduction Leadership is the art to of influencing and directing people in such a way that will win their obedience, confidence, respect and loyal cooperation in achieving common objectives. U. S. Air Force If we are going more