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  • Measuring Success

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Aug 22, 2015
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,587 views

    Paul tells us that our success as ministers for Christ will be judged by our faithfulness, Not by man or even ourselves but by God. God will look into our hearts and examine our motives and we will receive our praise from him.

    MEASURING SUCCESS 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 (NLT) INTRO: There was a man in a community that had the reputation for always being able to catch fish. Regardless of the time of the year it was, or whether anybody else was catching fish, this man was always managed to come back with a boat load of ...read more

  • How Jesus Measures Success

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 73 ratings
     | 4,544 views

    Jesus knew that human success is often a temptation that leads to greater worries, riches and troubles in this life. The Lord Jesus said, "Still, others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word; but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth

    How Jesus Measures Success Illustration: One thing I do, . . . I press toward the goal. --Philippians 3:13-14 In Daniel Schaeffer’s book on Esther, Dancing With A Shadow, he summarizes with a single sentence the lives of each of the main characters in that wonderful Old Testament book. For ...read more

  • How Jesus Measured Success

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,313 views

    Today, many people measure success in terms of their economic, educational or social achievements. Jesus determined that His life was successful when He said to the heavenly Father, "I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do." (John 17:4) True success is never ...read more

  • An Age Of Nonsense: "Success Is In The Eye Of The Beholder" [part Two]

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Sep 29, 2016
     | 1,444 views

    Establishing priorities. Finding a balance between a strong work ethic and accumulating wealth

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, August 12, 2001 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter An Age of Nonsense: “Success is in the Eye of the Beholder” Ecclesiastes 5:10-20 Growing up I use to tell my dad I didn’t care what I did ...read more

  • Be Faithful

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 213 ratings
     | 29,292 views

    How do you measure success? The world may measure success by profit, prosperity, or prestige. God measure success by our faithfulness. How faithful are you to God?

  • The Measure Of Success

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,155 views

    In this study you will see the way Jesus measured success.

    This week our children have been studying "The Secret of My Success." This is a timely and much needed study. It is something of which all of us have an interest. Every man, woman, boy, and girl wants to be successful in life. The question that needs to be asked is “How Do You Measure Success?” We ...read more

  • Biblical Success

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Jan 30, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,056 views

    See how the apostle Paul, measured success.

    Joshua 1:8-9 How can we become successful Never met anyone who wanted to be a failure Met a lot who have embraced it Go to childrens church and ask, what you want to be- You won’t hear: I wanna be a pimp, drug dealer, on welfare and knocked up by 18 You’ll hear dreams and goals that ...read more

  • The Measure Of Success Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Sep 27, 2009
    based on 30 ratings
     | 14,224 views

    Looks at how Paul measured success in 1 THessalonians 2

    The Measure of Success 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 How do you measure success and failure? (v.2: 1) Measure success by your faithfulness to God (v. 2:2-6a) Measure success by your dealings with people (v. 2:6b-12) Treat them gently (v. 2:6b-7) Treat them in love (v. 2:8-9) Treat them ...read more

  • What Is Failure? Success?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 16, 2014
     | 992 views

    Come let us consider what is failure? You can fail and still succeed. Failure is refusing to get up and try again.

    WHAT IS FAILURE? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Hebrews 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled; I. I HAVE OFTEN TRIED TO DEFINE SUCCESS? A. I have asked many ...read more

  • How To Measure A Man

    Contributed by James O. Davis on Nov 24, 2015
     | 5,689 views

    The world measures a man by brains, or by brawn, or by bucks. How do we, as Christians, measure a man? We measure a man by the manner of his life, the message of his life and the motto of his life.

    How To Measure A Man Dr. James O. Davis Acts 20 What is the measure of a real man? Let this message grip your heart forever. The apostle Paul is revisiting a strategic mission field. And he comes to Miletus and there he gathers with him the Ephesian elders. And he has a time walking ...read more

  • Joseph, God, & Success Series

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Aug 18, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 4,690 views

    How do you measure success? This sermon explores the contradiction in between the success God gives him and his position.

    Genesis 39:20-23 Bibliography: (www.sermonillustrator.com: success) Someone once asked Paul Harvey, the journalist and radio commentator, to reveal the secret of his success. “I get up when I fall down,” said Harvey. John D. Rockefeller Jr. remarked, “The secret of success is to do the ...read more

  • A Measure Of Success

    Contributed by Steven Angus on Oct 5, 2006
     | 1,591 views

    How should Christians measure success. Sermon delivered as a part of Senior Day Graduation

    A Measure of Success Mark 3:7-19 (Preached at FUMC, McMinnville, Tn by Dr. Steve Angus on 4/30/2006) Hasn’t this been an exciting morning? It is not every day that you have the opportunity to recognized a class of graduating Seniors. Once again on behalf of your church family, I commend ...read more

  • The Sin Of Numbering Israel

    Contributed by Rusty Tardo on Jan 18, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 16,802 views

    Here is an Old Testament text with a right now application on the sins of pride and self-sufficiency. How do you measure success?

    The Sin of Numbering Israel November 9, 2008 Dr. Russell K. Tardo The text is found in 1 Chronicles, chapter 21, an Old Testament text with a New Testament application. This is the account of King David’s ...read more

  • Playing Monopoly With God Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 4, 2015
    based on 24 ratings
     | 26,283 views

    Christ warned about the mindset of Monopoly, but all board games have some way to measure success: determining how you win or lose. How do measure success in how we live for Christ? How do we know whether we've actually stored up treasures in heaven?

  • Leaning Against Legalism

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,499 views

    We often measure our success by how closely we stick to a set of expectations - whether on the job, at home, or in our walk with the Lord. We do good, we feel good - we do bad, we feel bad. But measuring success is really much different in a relationship

    When you apply for a job you supply your resume—it’s that collection of information that tells why you are qualified for a particular position. Until not too long ago, a very important thing to have when going to a new area was a letter of recommendation. We still use them occasionally. ...read more