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  • Let God See The Plumbing

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    When it comes down to it, do you let God in on the inside of you - or do you hold Him at arms length? Take a lesson from the religious establishment of Jesus’ day - let God into the ugly inner parts of your life, and let the Great Plumber heal you.

    A few years back I did a remodeling project at my house - the carpenter did much of the work but I cut costs by doing the plumbing myself. After putting in a bathroom over our garage the area was covered up by sheetrock. One day as I was walking to my car I felt a drop of water hit my eye. I more

  • 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

  • Straining Gnats And Swallowing Camels

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Nov 20, 2002
    based on 79 ratings

    Shows how the Pharisees did and sometimes we do miss the harder parts of God’s plan--justice, mercy, and faithfulness.

    Straining Gnats and Swallowing Camels MT 23:23 "Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices--mint, dill and cummin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law--justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the more

  • Eight Woes Upon The Pharisees

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Sep 13, 2001
    based on 21 ratings

    Matthew 23:2 Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat:

    Eight Woes Upon The Pharisees By Pastor CG Marks of a Pharisee Matthew 23:1 Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples, Matthew 23:2 Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat: Matthew 23:2 a [Moses’ seat] Twenty-one Characteristics of Hypocrites 1. They demand more

  • "Let The Redeemed Of The Lord Say So”

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 20, 2004
    based on 119 ratings

    Every child of God needs to take a close look at the “who, what, where, when and why” of sharing their witness of salvation with everyone they meet.

    “LET THE REDEEMED OF THE LORD SAY SO” “Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy, And gathered out of the lands, From the east and from the west, From the north and from the more

  • "Could I Be A Pharisee?

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Nov 9, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    The Church of the 21st century needs to evaluate itself in terms of Christ’s judgments and demands.

    Matthew 23:1-4, 23-28, 33 “Could I Be A Pharisee?” By: Rev. Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview UMC, When Ben was a lot younger, he asked me an intriguing theological question—to which I had no answer. “Why,” he asked, “did God create chiggers, ticks, and gnats?” Anyhow, more

  • Woe

    Contributed by James Phillips on Jun 19, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    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 deeds; for more

  • Blessings By Obedience

    Contributed by Greg Newton on Feb 26, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    God desires to bless those who will walk in obedience to His word and the promises that He has given us. Living in the Blessings, means to walk in obedience

    “Blessing by obedience” Intro: As difficult it may seem for people to receive the truth, our finances generally mark the position of our spiritual walk with God. If we cannot learn to trust in the Lord for our finances then what makes us believe that we can trust Him for the rest of our life, 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

  • Do You Just Talk A Good Game?

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Dec 12, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    Following Christ calls for realistic action and not just rhetorical rambling

    (Based on a message by James W. Moore taken from his book Yes, Lord, I Have Sinned But I Have Several Excellent Excuses) TEXT: MATTHEW 23:23-28 TITLE: “DO YOU JUST TALK A GOOD GAME?” INTRODUCTION: A. Friday was Veteran’s Day 1. Recognize veterans 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

  • 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

  • Attack Of The Clones

    Contributed by Jeff Skinner on Dec 5, 2005
    based on 1 rating

    Christians be careful not to make the mistakes of the pharisees and try to make new believers fit YOUR mold of Christianity.

    Track 3 Track 4. Track 11. Jesus is talking to the Pharisees Matthew 23 Matthew 23 Religious Fashion Shows 1Now Jesus turned to address his disciples, along with the crowd that had gathered with them. 2"The religion scholars and Pharisees are competent teachers in God’s Law. 3You won’t go wrong more

  • Are You Living Like A Hypocrite

    Contributed by Wendell Blackburn on Feb 15, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    Asking if you are living like a hypocrite

    Are You Living Like a Hypocrit? Matthew Chap. 23 Back in the day I just dearly loved Andy Griffith And Barney Fiffe And John Wayne And Hoss Cartwright & Little Joe And today its Mel Gibson and Brad Pitt Bruce Willis - and I don’t know many! What are these people?? What do they do?? They’re more

  • The Almost Christian

    Contributed by Bill Huffhine on Mar 24, 2006
    based on 133 ratings

    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 more