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  • Be Prepared Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 90 ratings

    Be prepared for Jesus' return.

    Be Prepared! Matthew 25:1-13 I. Preparation (1-4) A. Virgins – All who have been invited to the wedding B. The Wise 1. Lamps 2. Sufficient oil 3. Responsibility to be prepared a. Implies respect for the more

  • Has Your Light Gone Out

    Contributed by Ed Pruitt on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    Are you where you need to be or are you slipping away?

    HAS YOUR LIGHT GONE OUT Sunday AM 12\05\1999 Matthew 25:1-13 “Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.2 “Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish.3 “Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with more

  • Approaching The Midnight Hour

    Contributed by James May on Dec 19, 2005
    based on 20 ratings

    At the midnight hour, when the darkness seems to overwhelm us, and the light seems so far away, it the time when cry will come from Heaven - and we shall see Lord in all His glory.

    APPROACHING THE MIDNIGHT HOUR By Pastor Jim May On a lonely hillside outside of a little town of Judah by the name of Bethlehem there sat some shepherds, huddled around a campfire, burning to drive away the cold and the darkness of the night. That darkness was just a symbol of the true darkness more

  • Are You Prepared? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Dec 15, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Prepare is our focus in this second week of Advent. Preparing ourselves for His second coming is very important.

    Are You Prepared? Pastor Glenn Newton 12-11-05 MT 25:1 "At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. 4 more

  • It Is Dangerous To Be Empty

    Contributed by Mark Sparks on Jun 9, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Sermon about the danger of running on empty as christians as compared to the parable of the 10 virgins and the parable of the talents.

    IT IS DANGEROUS TO BE EMPTY Matthew 25:1 - 13 I. The Five Virgins 1Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 2And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3They that were foolish took their lamps, and more

  • Were You Ready?

    Contributed by Robert Higgins on Aug 22, 2006

    When the big blackout hit, were you ready? Are you ready for God’s next move?

    Were you Ready? I was going to preach a different sermon today, but the events of the recent blackout combined with an experience I had during it, led me to change my topic for this Sunday. As it is, it will also permit me to do a lot more research on the topic I had originally planned. I don¡¦t more

  • If The Oil Runs Out

    Contributed by Jeremy Morford on Jul 26, 2006
    based on 41 ratings

    A message on being ready for the Lord’s return from the parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins.

    If the Oil Runs Out Text: Matthew 25:1-13 Intro: In my younger, more foolish days, there was a game that I liked to play that my wife didn’t like very much. We’d be driving down the highway, when I’d notice that the fuel gage was getting close to empty. My wife’s preference at this point, was more

  • Prepared With A Personal, Persevering Faith Series

    Contributed by Brad Rigney on Jul 28, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    How can we be Ready for Jesus’ return? This message looks at the first way Jesus teaches us by having a Personal and Persevering faith.

    Prepared for Jesus’ return: a Persevering Faith Matthew 25:1-13 Intro.: A. A couple weeks ago I taught about Jesus Keeping His Promises from Acts 1:1-11. Jesus Promises us: To send us the Holy Spirit – Promises kept, Acts 2 To Empower those who follow Him with the Holy Spirit. The HS is more

  • Spiritual Unpreparedness

    Contributed by Travis Johnson on Aug 8, 2006
    based on 24 ratings

    Jesus is coming soon. Are you prepared for His coming?

    SPIRITUAL UNPREPAREDNESS Matthew 25:1-13 Intro: ILL- In April, 1988 a cameraman who was also a skydiver jumped from a plane along with several others & filmed them as they individually jumped out of the plane. After the final skydiver opened his chute something tragic happened. The cameraman, more

  • Triumphant Saints Are Ready For The Bridegroom To Come

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 145 ratings

    how to keep oil in your lamp

    November 17, 2002 Matthew 25:1-13 1 "At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. 4 The wise, more

  • Fulfilling Life Against The Ghost Of Weariness

    Contributed by Paul Kallan on Nov 3, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    Fulfillment of life comes not from the horizon outside, rather it grows within us through our life in partnership with God...

    Matthew 25.1-13 is a parable that compares the christian life to a virgin who waits for the coming of the bridegroom with her lamp lit as well as with plenty of reserve of oil in order to add festivity to the wedding feast. The imageries of the wedding feast, the bridegroom, the reserve of oil or more

  • I Can Sleep When The Wind Blows

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Nov 3, 2002
    based on 119 ratings

    A Sermon for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 27 The Parable of the 10 Maidens

    25th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 27 Matthew 25:1-13 "I can sleep when the wind blows."     1 ¶ "Then the kingdom of heaven shall be compared to ten maidens who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 For when the foolish took their more

  • "Are We Doing It Our Way Or God's Way?"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 57 ratings

    Living in readiness and anticipation of the Second Coming of Christ.

    Matthew 25:1-13 “Am I Doing Things My Way Or God’s Way?” By: Rev. Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA One day, while visiting a home for mentally challenged children... ...operated by a Christian friend... ...a minister noticed the tiny handprints of more

  • 25 Pentecost A

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Nov 6, 2002
    based on 67 ratings

    Championships are won when the stands are empty. We make daily choices that may not be glamorous but are foundational to our faith. Only in difficult times are the foundations tested.

    25 Pentecost A Matthew 25:1-13 10 November 2002 Rev. Roger Haugen There is a slogan written on the walls of a football locker room somewhere that says, “Championships are won when the stands are empty”. When you think about it you know it is true. If it were not for hard work at many practices more

  • The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Dec 19, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    This sermon deals with being prepared for the rapture by looking at the 10 virgins.

    The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It 12/8/2002 Eccl 9:11-12 Matthew 25:1-13 Text Matthew 25:1-13 Tyrone was 20 years old and for the first time in his life, he had kept a job for more than six months. He really needed this job, but the words of his boss kept going through his more