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  • Image Is Nothing

    Contributed by Jonathan Campbell on Jun 30, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,870 views

    "man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart".

    INTRODUCTION Sprite soft drink slogan - ‘Image is nothing, thirst is everything’. Our world is obsessed with image. Plastic surgery, hair and beauty products and fashion trends are evidence of this. God is not so much concerned with your image as your inside. TEXT "man looketh on the outward ...read more

  • Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Jun 9, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 19,713 views

    Man looks on the outward appearance, but God looks upon the heart.

    Rev. Wayne A. Lawson Pastor, First Baptist Church Ardmore, OK 73402 Pastor@firstbaptist.org (Preached Sunday, July 21, 2002) SCRIPTURE: ZECHARIAH 3:1-4 1 And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him. ...read more

  • Judging Like Jesus

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Jan 17, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,017 views

    God looks beyond the outward appearance and He wants us to be the same.

    James 2:1-10, 14-17 1 Corinthians 1:26-29 The problem with human beings is that too often we judge things by how they appear and miss the bigger picture. We take notice of all sorts of things like what colour people are, where they were born, how they talk, how much money they have, what car ...read more

  • Don't Miss The Intent Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,174 views

    Just like the Pharisees, so many are concerned with outward appearances but Jesus teaches us that we need to be concerned with matters of the heart and that once the heart is under control, outward appearances as well as our actions will take care of them

    I. INTRODUCTION A. Examples of Common Misunderstood Intentions In a world that is so full of evil, one has to be so careful in what he says because one never knows how someone else will interpret what was said. 1. The World of EMAIL I live in the world of email & love it. I can send a ...read more

  • A Call To Be Different

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Nov 18, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,510 views

    A message on Holiness, and how the Holy life is different from the lives of the unbeliever. Holiness is defined as Christlikeness, not on outward appearance.

    The Call to be Different Pastor Glenn Newton November 16, 2003 “Then will the lame leap like a deer, and the mute tongue shout for joy. Water will gush forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert. The burning sand will become a pool, the thirsty ground bubbling springs. In the ...read more

  • "Watch Them Dawgs" Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Jan 29, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,394 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to WATCH-OUT and AVOID churches and religious leaders who are only concern about their outward appearance.

    1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV) 29 January 2006 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris CP Walker Multicultural Gospel Service Taegu, South Korea BIG IDEA: Churches and religious leaders who are only concern about how believers “outwardly look” should be avoided. REFERENCES: 1 Sam 13:14 – KJV (But ...read more

  • Mugged By The Mirror Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on May 24, 2009
    based on 35 ratings
     | 7,637 views

    Talks about how to overcome trying to find your identity in your outward appearance.

    Identity Theft…Mugged by the Mirror Are you at risk of having your identity Mugged by the Mirror Know what God Knows See how God sees Love who God Loves Reflect God’s Glory Slide Good morning. We are continuing our series this morning called Identity Theft Last week we spoke about ...read more

  • A Nobody That God Can Use

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,233 views

    The LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

    _______________________________________________ + New PowerPoint Slide > Transition Within Slide _______________________________________________ - Samuel had to pass Gibeah + 1 Sam 15:34 — Map > Ramah - Samuel’s Home > Gibeah - Saul’s Home > Bethlehem - David’s home + Samuel’s ...read more

  • Mary Mother Of Jesus: Good Times And Noodle Salad Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,474 views

    By all outward appearances Mary looks cursed rather than blessed by God. Our outward circumstances do not necessarily mean God is not with us.

    Why Does God Do This To Me? Have you ever felt this? I’m not sure there is anyone who hasn’t felt this way. Life is going just fine. Good friends. Stable Finishing Grad School, The Future is Bright. Whatever will happen next – it will be great. Look what happened to Katie and I…. Out of ...read more

  • The Kingdom Within

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,081 views

    We are a people who have been guilty of looking for the anointing on the outside, but outward appearances can deceive. The Pharisees were great preachers, and keepers of the law, but they looked at Jesus and called Him “Beelzebub.”

    The Kingdom Within! Text: Romans 14: 17-18 (What I’m speaking about this morning, the devil doesn’t want you to ever grasp because he understands that if you do, he will loss his grip on your life.) 17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness ...read more

  • God Knows Your Heart

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Jan 11, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,581 views

    How can I have a heart like David’s rather than like Saul’s? Let’s learn what the Holy Spirit does as he works in our hearts through Baptism and God’s promises. A. The Lord’s not fooled by outward appearance B. The Lord’s Spirit changes us to the core

    Text: 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Theme: God Knows Your Heart A. The Lord’s not fooled by outward appearance B. The Lord’s Spirit changes us at the core Season: Epiphany 1 Date: January 10, 2010 Web page: http://hancocklutheran.org/sermons/God-Knows-Your-Heart-1Samuel16_1-13.html Grace and ...read more

  • Appearances Are Deceiving Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 24, 2000
    based on 218 ratings
     | 6,371 views

    A quest for truth often begins with disillusionment, but is easily diverted to something that appears good on the surface; but when you find God's truth, even if it is in a strange place, embrace it quickly and fully.

    The LORD does not see as [men] see; they look on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart. Ridgecrest is a large Baptist-run assembly ground, nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina. All summer long, every year, thousands of Christians come to Ridgecrest for training, ...read more

  • Do You Have A Biblical Worldview?

    Contributed by Charles Lane Iii on Mar 27, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 5,869 views

    Whether you view the world through its own eyes or through the eyes of God will make all the difference, in this life and for all eternity.

    DO YOU HAVE A BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW? Text: Matthew 22:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God. KJV Jesus replied, “You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God. NIV Jesus answered and said to them, ...read more

  • The Laver Of Cleansing Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Sep 5, 2001
    based on 73 ratings
     | 1,967 views

    The Laver of Cleansing

    I. The Laver Constructed (Basin) (17-18a) A. Bronze basin on a stand (i.e. birdbath) B. Made from the mirrors of women (Exodus 38:8) II. The Laver Commissioned (18b-21) A. Located between the altar of sacrifice and the doorway to the Tabernacle building B. The priests were to wash in it before ...read more

  • All Things Are Possible

    Contributed by Jeff Budzinski on Dec 13, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 16,139 views

    All things are possible for the person who has faith in God. As Christians, we walk by faith and not by sight. Focusing our attention on God so that all we can see is Him. Then we will see our impossible situations turn around.

    Introduction § All things are possible for the person who has faith in God. § As Christians, we walk by faith and not by sight. § Focusing our attention on God so that all we can see is Him. Then we will see our impossible situations turn around. § The Believer can accomplish the ...read more