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  • Oil In Your Lamp?

    Contributed by Scott Nichols on Feb 27, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,121 views

    In Matthew 25:1-13, Jesus tells the Parable of the Ten Virgins, this message from the text asks the crucial question are we ready for Christ's return?

    The hymn we have just sung asks a pointed question. A question that I fear too often we dismiss in our daily lives. With all the concerns of living in the present moment - with all of the accompanying joys or frustrations - we fail to give much thought to the final moment. That moment when time, as ...read more

  • Triumphant Saints Are Ready For The Bridegroom To Come

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 145 ratings
     | 8,035 views

    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, ...read more

  • Be Prepared!

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Feb 13, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,675 views

    Boy Scout Sunday sermon How do you keep plenty of oil in your lamp?

    “Be Prepared” -a sermon for Boy Scout Sunday. Matthew 25:1-12 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts One thing that all Scouts, young and old, never forget is the Boy Scout Motto: "Be prepared." If you’ve ever set up a tent and didn’t tie your lines ...read more

  • Behold, The Bridegroom Cometh

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Nov 18, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 9,379 views

    Jesus reveals a parable of the Ten Virgins - each having their own lamp, but only five had oil in their lamps. When the call sounded to meet the Bridegroom, only five were ready. We must have oil in our lamps when the call is sounded to meet the Lord.

    Behold, the Bridegroom Cometh Matthew 25: 1-13 We have read another of Jesus’ parables. Parables were used of our Lord to communicate a heavenly truth through an earthly illustration. This parable was given to the people of Israel, but there is application and instruction for each of us. ...read more

  • Has Your Lamp Gone Out?

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Sep 29, 2017
     | 4,061 views

    If we're living in the last days, what's the ONE thing i need to do?

    Has Your Lamp Gone Out? Matthew 25:1-13 NIV “At That Time” What time? Matthew 24 the disciples ask, “what will be the signs of your coming and the end of the age?” These are 2 separate events, His coming and the end. Here are some major biblical events. We are focusing on one end time ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 25, 2006
    based on 56 ratings
     | 11,338 views

    The Parable of the Ten Virgins gives us excellent insight into the condition of many of today’s churches.

    THE PARABLE OF THE TEN VIRGINS 1 "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 them, 4 "but the wise ...read more

  • Don’t Be A Moron (Like Me) And Miss The Banquet!

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 14, 2011
     | 1,531 views

    A first-person narrative on the Parable of the Ten Virgins.

    Your pastor thought of giving me a name like Marsha or Morgan but it’s better that you just remember me as “moron” for that is what Jesus called me and that is what I am. Because of my short-sightedness and sloppy preparation I wound up missing a scrumptious wedding banquet. You ...read more

  • Are We Ready To Wait?

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on Nov 9, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,037 views

    There are people who prepare, and people who don't. Three points - We don't know the day or hour, We do know Jesus will return for us, We need to prepare for his coming. Concludes with Apostles Creed

    Passage: Matthew 25:1-13 “Then 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 Those who were foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them, 4 but the wise took oil in ...read more

  • Ignite Our "Wicks" In 2006

    Contributed by Sonny Hyde on Jan 2, 2006
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,148 views

    Asking God to help us "burn brighter" in the upcoming year.

    Ignite Our Wicks in 2006 Matthew 5:16 I. Introduction Ok, everyone, I want you to sing along with me if you know this song. Give me oil in my lamp, keep me burning. Give me oil in my lamp I pray. Give me oil in my lamp keep me burning, burning, burning, keep me burning ‘til the break ...read more

  • The Storyteller - The Parables Of Jesus: The Shut Door

    Contributed by on Aug 30, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,543 views

    In Jesus’ parable of the wise and foolish virgins, we are challenged to get ready for the second coming of Jesus.

    THE STORYTELLER: THE PARABLES OF JESUS #7: THE SHUT DOOR INTRO TO TOPIC: Can you imagine spending your whole life climbing the stairway to heaven, only to reach the top and find that the door was shut to you? What a tragedy that would be! In today’s parable, we learn how we can make sure ...read more

  • Be Ready - Persevere

    Contributed by Norm Story on May 21, 2001
    based on 215 ratings
     | 17,867 views

    The challenge of faithfully living prepared and ready

    "Be Ready – Persevere for the Long Journey" Psalm 78:1-7 Matthew 25:1-13 When I was a Boy Scout, I remember how the younger scouts struggled and suffered on long hiking-camping trips; because they always seemed to bring so much of the wrong stuff. They’d come loaded down with ...read more

  • Behind The Clouds

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,135 views

    Jesus is coming soon. Are you ready?

    BEHIND THE CLOUDS Mathew 25:1-13 1. Then shall the Kingdom of Heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the Bridegroom. 2. And five were wise and five were foolish. 3. They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: 4. But the wise ...read more

  • Don't Live Like A Fool

    Contributed by Richard Cook on Aug 14, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,130 views

    In your relationship with God you can be thoughtful and cautious, or you can be heedless. We cant afford to be heedless in our walk with God!

    1“Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them, 4but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps. ...read more

  • The Midnight Cry

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Sep 1, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,223 views

    I compare this parable to 10 people go to church 5 are ready to meet Jesus and 5 are not. 5 think they are but are fooled when Christ returns for the rapture of the church.

    The Midnight Cry Mathew 25:1:13 1 ¶ Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: 4 But ...read more

  • The Coming Trumpet

    Contributed by David Tijerina on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 755 views

    Hearing about the Columbine High School ordeal. The teacher that was shot and died could have actually lived. But what happened was that the police were unprepared. The story goes that the police, “Were sitting around waiting for something to do. They

    The Coming Trumpet – Being Preparedd April 22, 2001 Ill: Hearing about the Columbine High School ordeal. The teacher that was shot and died could have actually lived. But what happened was that the police were unprepared. The story goes that the police, “Were sitting around waiting for ...read more