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  • Radical Love: Prompts Radical Changes PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Spark on Oct 2, 2023
    based on 3 ratings
     | 415 views

    To explore the concept of Radical Love, emphasizing its transformative power and its importance as the foundation of all commandments, urging us to love God, our neighbors, and even our enemies with a selfless, sacrificial love.

    Good morning, church family! Today, we'll be taking a deep dive into a topic that is central to our faith, yet so challenging in practice - Radical Love. In her book, 'The Greatest Thing in the World', respected Christian author Amy Carmichael wrote, “You can give without loving, but you cannot ...read more

  • Love Minus Zero No Limit

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,906 views

    A. Introduction 1.

    A. Introduction 1. Lying at the very heart of the Christian faith is the Great Commandment, Matthew 22:37-40: "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: You shall love your ...read more

  • The Love Of Life! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 96 ratings
     | 10,758 views

    #6 in 10 Commandment Series

    #6 “THE LOVE OF LIFE” TEXT: Ex. 20:13; Matt. 5:21-24,43-48; I Jn. 3:15 INTRO: Everyday we hear more and more about murder, killing! Our culture is full of killing; every year in this country we kill over 1,000,000 unborn babies mostly for the sake of convenience. We are moving to the day ...read more

  • Christmas Gifts For Your Enemies Series

    Contributed by Chuck Hendrix on Feb 14, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,657 views

    Christmas time will allow you to give gifts to everyone, even your enemies.

    CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR YOUR ENEMIES Romans 12:9-21 and Matthew 5:43-48 Introduction: We make a list of them, wish for them, talk about them. Some people go in debt to buy them, everyone wants them...GIFTS! We say things like, "What do you want for Christmas this year?" Or, He is always so hard ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 18

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 111 ratings
     | 2,890 views

    Lesson 18

    This lesson is more or less a continuation of the previous one. In verses 38-42 we learned what we are not supposed to do when we’ve been mistreated by others. That is, we are not to retaliate in like kind. The Biblical principle of an "eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth" was not given to ...read more

  • Inclusive Love

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 9, 2001
    based on 178 ratings
     | 13,504 views

    Let’s talk about love

    Text: Matthew 5:43-48 Subject: Love Theme: Love your enemies. Prop: To be like God, we are to love even our enemies. T.S. We will look at reasons for Christ command for his followers to love their enemies. INTRODUCTION A story in the Sunshine Magazine about a professor of psychology illustrates ...read more

  • The Detriment Of A Grudge

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 6,017 views

    What did Jesus mean when He said if we call someone a fool we would be in danger of the judgment? This sermon explores that question and many others.

    The Detriment of a Grudge Matt 5:21-48 Man, what a passage. This is a series of "you have heard", "but I tell you" statements that strike at the heart of Christianity. Remember in the last few weeks we have talked about how that Jesus knew the need to teach that the inner condition of the Heart ...read more

  • Love Almighty And Ills Unlimited Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 16, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,997 views

    When we are dealing with issues and conflicts, we may select to be babies (unlimited retaliation), children (limited retaliation), adolescents (limited love), or mature (unlimited love), toward Jesus’ command to "Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect."

    Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. What madman spoke those words? What visionary would even in his wildest dreams suppose that you and I could be perfect? What is this raving? It is the word of Jesus, at the end of a series of challenges. Love your enemies. Give to ...read more

  • The Third Mile Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Jun 17, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,298 views

    Isn’t going the second mile enough? Not for a true disciple and follower of Jesus...

    I. A Misrepresentation that Is Typical (43) A. An Omission that was Considerable 1. How do we love our neighbor? 2. The OT admonition paralleled Jesus’ commandment to love our neighbors as ourselves (see Lev. 19:18) B. An Addition that was Convenient 1. Nowhere in scripture do you find the ...read more

  • But I Say Unto You . . .

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 21, 2000
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,460 views

    Jesus fulfilled the law.

    Restored! John 9:1-7 There are a few things I am good at, but many things I'm bad at. Still other things I'm absolutely terrible at. Among them, I am a terrible patient. Other than a couple of childhood illnesses, I hadn't been sick a day in my life until a doctor diagnosed me with thyroid ...read more

  • No Wonder The Dragon Wanted To Kill The Christ-Child!

    Contributed by Harold Miller on Dec 14, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,202 views

    The followers of Christ have been such a powerful force for good in this world. No wonder the prince of darkness --that great dragon-- did not want the Christ-child to live!

    "No wonder the dragon wanted to kill the Christ-child!" (Simple transcript of Harold Miller’s sermon December 6, 1998, Corning NY) "A great and wondrous sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. 2 She was pregnant ...read more

  • Taking Responsibility For Me

    Contributed by Wayne Searls on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,202 views

    To motivate the hearer to examine his/her behavior in order that he/she may take a more proactive approach when conflict arises.

    TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR ME Matthew 5:38-48 TEXT: "You have heard that it was said, ’An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39 "But I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. 40 "If anyone wants to sue you and take away ...read more

  • Love In The Midst Of War

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Nov 4, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,641 views

    Jesus calls us to love our enemies. We need to do this this now more than at any other time in our history. (Written as a response to 11/9, but quite relevant today)

    Text: Mt 5:43-48 The last few weeks have been some of the most memorable of our lives. Memorable for all the wrong reasons, but memorable nonetheless. Who will ever forget those terrible pictures of airliners crashing into the towers of the World Trade Center? How many will forget the weight that ...read more

  • Loving Those We Hate Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 82 ratings
     | 11,788 views

    Part 9 of Sermon on Mount Series, the tough job of loving those who hurt us

    Salt, Light and those We Love to Hate November 17 1996 Matt. 5:38-48 Matthew 5:43-44 (NIV) "You have heard that it was said, ’Love your neighbour and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, This particular command comes from Leviticus 19:18 ...read more

  • Radical Love Can Bruise Your Ego

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,903 views

    loving your enemies is great in theory...

    Radical Love can bruise your ego. WWJD is easy at times but some times it goes totally contrary to human nature. Example - Matthew 5:38-48. The problem is with wwjd is it makes sense until it comes time for getting even Loving your enemies is great in theory but the practice is so much ...read more