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  • Misplaced Zeal

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Jun 16, 2011
     | 4,573 views

    We are impressed with zeal. Certainly the Jews of Jesus day had tremendous zeal; passion for what they believed. But zeal and passion can easily be focused on the wrong thing.

    Passage: Matthew 23:1-39 Intro: We are impressed by zeal, passion 1. see our Mormon friends riding their bike es 2. on way to seminary, remember seeing a Moonie selling candy bars in the freezing rain. 3. we even have a grudging admiration for zeal that causes a radical Muslim to kill ...read more

  • Johanan The Rabbi Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Aug 18, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 11,829 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

  • The Marks Of The Hypocrite Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,259 views

    exposition on Matt ch 23 v 1 - 36

    THE MARKS OF THE HYPOCRITE Matthew 23 v. 1 - 36 The Hypocrite is an actor or pretender - and here is seen in the Scribes and Pharisees by:- 1. What they sought They sought the :- v. 1 - 5, (a) Admiration of men - v. 5 "but all their works they do for to be seen of men" (1) The rigour in ...read more

  • So You Want To Be A Pharisee!

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 26, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,030 views

    So you want to be a Pharisee and be in contradiction to the teachings and example set by Jesus? Watch out Jesus is going to humble you!

    So you want to be a Pharisee! Thesis: So you want to be a Pharisee and be in contradiction to the teachings and example set by Jesus? Watch out Jesus is going to humble you! Texts: Matthew 5:20 20For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers ...read more

  • A Heart That Is Powerful Series

    Contributed by Andy Payne on Jan 18, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,851 views

    Adapted from Tim Hawkings book and study Awesome on the inside.

    Awesome on the Inside #1 A Heart that is Powerful Intro: Image is everything It is not hard to understand the message that the media tries to present as the “ideal” teenager or person or family. TV, movies, magazines, internet advertising and radio all tell us how our lives ...read more

  • Religious Or Christ-Like?

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,319 views

    Thesis: There is a big difference between being "religious" and following Jesus Christ.

    Thesis: There is a big difference between being "religious" and following Jesus Christ. Intro.: 1. When you hear someone use the word "religion" or hear someone refer to another person as "religious" what do you think of? a. Illust. Do you think of "Church Lady" on Saturday Night Live ...read more

  • The Faces Of The Stranger Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Sep 21, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,186 views

    Let’s talk about what makes it difficult for us to form community, and in so doing, we will also find an explanation for the turmoil our world is seeing and has always seen.

    The Faces of the Stranger Pastor Jim Luthy I’ve really wrestled this week whether to return to our series on community or to talk about the recent attacks on our nation. On one hand, we are being asked to return to normal, whatever that means, and these messages on community are meant to equip ...read more

  • Humility

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 1, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 19,245 views

    “But he who is greatest among you shall be your servant. And whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted” Matt. 23:11-12.

    Theme: Humility Text: Mal. 1:14, 2:8-10; 1 Thess. 2:7-9, 13; Matt. 23:1-12 God has a divine plan for each person’s life. This plan, however, can only be fulfilled when one totally depends on God and this is only possible when one lives a life of humility. It is humility that allows us to ...read more

  • Order Of Respect

    Contributed by Paul Kallan on Nov 2, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,964 views

    Respect and Honour are to be earned rather than to be demanded.

    The gospel passage Mt 23.1-12 speaks to the hearts of many people, especially, those who feel dominated and oppressed by others. Jesus turns himself harshly against those who try to put themselves up over others and lord over them. He is quite clear of the consequences of a social order that ...read more

  • There's Always Room For One More

    Contributed by John Beehler on Oct 29, 2002
    based on 151 ratings
     | 9,240 views

    Hey, peacock, how broad are your phylacteries and how long are your fringes?

    There’s Always Room for One More A Texas rancher met up with a Wisconsin dairy farmer. The two men began talking about their land and the milkman told the cattleman that he operated his business on 125 acres. The Texan scoffed at such a small parcel of land. He said, "Yankee, that ...read more

  • Let God See The Plumbing

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,582 views

    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 ...read more

  • Jesus' Classroom

    Contributed by James Chandler on Apr 6, 2003
    based on 109 ratings
     | 13,651 views

    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 ...read more

  • Pragmatism Within The House Of Faith. By F.martin

    Contributed by Frank Martin on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,565 views

    A look at the traditions of present day church

    Pragmatism within the House of Faith. By F.Martin An approach to philosophy which holds that the truth or meaning of a statement is to be measured by its practical (i.e., pragmatic) consequences. A man stands within the confines of his office looking out at the gathered multitude. He is ...read more

  • Living The Uncomplicated Life - Introduction Series

    Contributed by John Baker on Jan 12, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,312 views

    Series on Christian Stewardship

    Title: Living the Uncomplicated Life Place: Oakdale Wesleyan Church Date: January 19, 2004 Subject: Holiness, stewardship, simplicity Series: Living the Uncomplicated Life Introduction Come in wearing clothes inside out. Have several complicated items on the table in the front and see ...read more

  • "Why Do People Reject Jesus Christ?" Series

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Mar 11, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 6,604 views

    This is sermon #3 in my series on Passion Week. It answers the question-"Why Do People Reject Jesus Christ?" This is Day 3 of Passion Week- A Day of Controversy. Jesus is attacked and challenged. He answers His enemies with stunning rebuke.

    Passion Week Day 3(Tuesday)before the crucifiction, A Day of Controversy and Personal Attacks. Text: Matthew 23:1-39 Title: "Why Do People Reject Jesus Christ?" Introduction- This morning, we will be considering Day 3 of Passion ...read more