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  • Outward Appearances Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Oct 31, 2010
     | 2,545 views

    Outward appearances were the focus of the religious leaders, but Jesus taught a different teaching...

    Luke 21:1-4 Outward Appearances October 27, 2010  Set the stage: To fully understand what is being taught in v.1-4 of chapter 21 we must remember what we learned in Chapter 20. So let’s do a bit of a review of sorts to reacclimate ourselves with what Jesus is teaching in Chapter ...read more

  • You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover Series

    Contributed by David Rigg on Mar 23, 2016
     | 2,260 views

    This sermon in the Revelation series deals with a church that had a good reputation in the community, but Jesus found lacking.

    You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover Revelation 3:1-6 1 "And to the angel of the church in Sardis write, 'These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: "I know your works, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead. 2Be watchful, and strengthen the ...read more

  • Judging Other Christians By Outward Appearance

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 31, 2015
     | 1,936 views

    So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. - 2 Corinthians 5:16 The eye is an amazing part of God's creation and miracle that he has made. It is said that in one singl ..

    So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. - 2 Corinthians 5:16 The eye is an amazing part of God's creation and miracle that he has made. It is said that in one single square millimetre of the retina contains ...read more

  • The Problem With Wearing Your Sunday Best Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jan 17, 2015
     | 2,886 views

    A look at the problem with dressing up for church.

    THE PAPAW ARGUMENT: You should wear your Sunday best to church because it honors God. - Put on your tie. Throw on that suit. - Find a nice dress. Put a bow in your hair. - Many Christians argue that you should wear your best to church because it honors God. “God is worth of the ...read more

  • Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 19,025 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
     | 971 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

  • Transformation Series

    Contributed by Graeme Saunders on Oct 28, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,045 views

    changing the focus from outward appearance to inward, allowing God to transform us.

    1. Taking off the mask John 4:13 Jesus answered and said to her, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, 14 but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into ...read more

  • Don't Miss The Intent Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,099 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

  • Jhhemtyd Part 5: Outward Appearance Vs. Inward Reality

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Mar 31, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,368 views

    Part five of this series on Jesus’ words to the religious leaders regarding their hypocrisy.

    Jesus Hates Hypocrisy Even More Than You Do! Part 5 – Outward Appearance vs. Inward Reality Matthew 23:25-28 January 25, 2009 Me/We: I’m wondering something: in all our weeks of looking at the issue of hypocrisy as Jesus talks about it, has anyone gotten the idea that being a hypocrite ...read more

  • Teaching At The Feast Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Oct 12, 2015
     | 2,124 views

    In John 7 Jesus continues to teach about His divine nature and purpose as the Jewish leaders become more enraged.

    Teaching at the Feast John 7:1-24 Chapter 6 of John covered about one year of ministry in Galilee, which is the main thrust covered in the entirety of the synoptic gospels, which are Matthew, Mark and Luke). Two Passovers and one unidentified feast have been mentioned in John thus far ...read more

  • A Defense Of God Given Authority Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 13, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,408 views

    Those called of God are to use their spiritual authority to build people up & not to tear down. Those who have been granted authority in Christ have within them the ability to call forth the true exercise of authority.

    2 CORINTHIANS 10: 7-11 [GAINING PERSPECTIVE Series] A DEFENSE OF GOD GIVEN AUTHORITY As I read these words, I am appalled at the attacks that were leveled at Paul and the pain he must have felt. What spiritual battles he must have fought yet he still maintained the meekness and gentleness ...read more

  • "Watch Them Dawgs" Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Jan 30, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,328 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

  • A Call To Be Different

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Nov 18, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,435 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

  • A Nobody That God Can Use

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,190 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

  • Mugged By The Mirror Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on May 24, 2009
    based on 35 ratings
     | 7,521 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