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  • Add To Your Faith

    Contributed by James Thornton on May 29, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 15,549 views

    We add several things to our life, but how about adding the one thing we need the most. Faith. .

    2 Peter 1:5-10 KJV [5] And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; [6] And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; [7] And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. [8] For if these ...read more

  • Service

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on Mar 20, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,242 views

    42 But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

    Luke 10:38-42 38 Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word. 40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and ...read more

  • In The Light Of The Lord

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Dec 31, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,604 views

    Darkness can hide a lot of things, but it cannot remove the one thing we need to have taken away...a guilty conscience.

    1The word that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 2And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD’S house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it. 3And many people ...read more

  • God's Guide To Proper Fashion

    Contributed by Ben Peak on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,534 views

    In this passage Paul gives us a list of things that we need to “put on,” things we need to dress our spiritual bodies with.

    You know, being in style, keeping up with today’s fashion has become a major issue in American society. Many people’s lives are dictated by their desire to keep up with the newest fashion. You can channel surf on TV and find multiple shows that are dedicated to showing people how to get in ...read more

  • One Thing

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 16, 2006
    based on 375 ratings
     | 37,782 views

    "One thing I DO," "One thing I KNOW," "One thing thou LACKEST," "One thing is NEEDFUL." Link included to formatted text, handout, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    One Thing Philippians 3:13 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/OneThing.html [hundreds more free sermons and PowerPoints at website above!] Only a few people can do more than one thing at a time, especially us men. It’s a proven fact that ladies are multi-tasking just as surely as they are ...read more

  • Reality

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,036 views

    So we need to not be paralyzed by bad stuff, but in the midst of such tragedies, failures and sinfulness, there is one thing we need to do: remember who God is. That is what Nehemiah 9 is about. When you have bad things happen, first and foremost, remembe

    [Re]ality Nehemiah 9:5b-9, 32-38 We’ve all been there. When life is falling apart, things seem to be going against us and we descend into a pit that’s darker and darker. A parent loses a young child, a healthy man with young children discovers he has cancer and just months to live, someone ...read more

  • One Thing

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Nov 8, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,270 views

    Getting to know God must become our single greatest pursuit if we truly want to honor Him with our lives. Mary chose connecting with Jesus above serving. Both are important but one flows out of the other.

    One Thing Luke 10:38 - 42 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that ...read more

  • Stressed Or Blessed?

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Nov 20, 2007
    based on 70 ratings
     | 9,190 views

    In life we are often distracted by small disappointments, and we forget the innumerable blessings we receive from the Lord.

    Stressed or Blessed? Luke 10:38-42 Stressed or Blessed? As a minister was addressing a group of men, he took a large piece of paper and made a black spot in the center of it with a marking pen. Then he held the paper up before the group and asked them what they saw. One person quickly ...read more

  • Keeping It Simple

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Dec 28, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 8,166 views

    A simple message on the rewards of simplicity and time spent with Jesus based on Martha the server.

    Keeping It Simple Luke 10:38 - 42 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations ...read more

  • In The Presence Of Jesus

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Jan 9, 2002
    based on 111 ratings
     | 5,916 views

    A lesson about choices in Christian living.

    IN THE PRESENCE OF JESUS Luke 10:38-42 INTRODUCTION: To come face to face with Jesus is a dream every real Christian shares. To gaze into His eyes, to feel the power of His presence and the purity of His soul, to have Him speak just one word in our hearing – how great would that experience be? ...read more

  • Just One Thing

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Aug 6, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,065 views

    When someone makes reference to "one thing", you take special notice because you realize that a priority is being mentioned. Let us pay attention to the priorities of God.

    ONE THING When you start a new job, and the boss tells all the rules; you listen. When he says that there is one thing that needs to be done above everything else; you make a very special mental note, knowing that thing is a top priority. When it gets close to Christmas and the kids begin to ...read more

  • Choosing The Good Portion

    Contributed by Stan Simonik on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,725 views

    A slightly different twist on the familiar story of Mary and Martha. Using an analogy of Kentucky Fried Chicken, how do we act when life treats us to chicken wings? Have faith in God because He is bigger than our problems.

    Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, when was the last time you brought home a family-size bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken? I imagine more people will be buying those again since KFC announced they no longer use partially hydrogenated fats for frying. What portion do you usually choose from the ...read more

  • Sisters

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,567 views

    A sermon for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost Mary and Martha

    8th Sunday after Pentecost July 22 Proper 11 C Lectionary 16 Luke 10:38-42 "Sisters" Luke 10: 38* Now as they went on their way, he entered a village; and a woman named Martha received him into her house. 39* And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to ...read more

  • Is It The For Or The With

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,174 views

    Which is it the for or the with that has your attention?

    Occupied FOR or occupied WITH Luke 10:38-42 I. The DETERMINATION TO LISTEN Luke 10:39 “ And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word.” II. The DISTRACTION OF LABOR Luke 10:40 “But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and ...read more

  • Christian Repentance

    Contributed by Barnabas Park on May 27, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,802 views

    The significane of fellowship with God in light of His calling and Jesus’ death, without practicing of which we all need repentance.

    Christian Repentance As many as I love, I rebuke and discipline. So be committed and repent. Listen! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and have dinner with him, and he with Me. (Rev. 3:19-20) What do you think is the most ...read more