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  • The Parable Of The Ten Minas

    Contributed by Thomas H on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 181 ratings
     | 50,819 views

    This sermon, in expounding Jesus’ Parable of the Ten Minas, challenges us to faithful stewardship with the things God has given us ( time, resources, abilities) - are we using these things for ourselves or for the benefit of His kingdom?

    The other day, while driving, I was listening to Family Radio. A sponsorship slot came on advertising a mortgage broker. This advertisement was advertising how if you refinanced your mortgage using their services, you’d be able to save thousands of dollars! That’s right, thousands of dollars! ...read more

  • "Jesus Teaches About Priorities"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 4,451 views

    The Bible is so vast ... we can’t possibly memorize it all. Let’s not use this as an excuse for not living righteous lives. Jesus gives us ONE VERSE as a guide to live by.

    “Jesus Teaches About Priorities” Matthew 6:33 INTRODUCTION: We CONTINUE in our SERIES on “Lessons Jesus Taught”. We have seen what Jesus taught about: the Holy Spirit, Prayer, the Tongue, Thanksgiving, Repentance. This morning, we will see what Jesus teaches about “Priorities”. Everybody ...read more

  • On Judgment Day There Is No Middle Of The Road

    Contributed by Christopher Raiford on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,176 views

    2nd Sunday in End Time - Last Judgment A sermon that prepares us for Judgment Day

    On Judgment Day There Is No Middle of the Road Matthew 25:31-46 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his throne in heavenly glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd ...read more

  • The Wicked Tenants

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 8,039 views

    The Biblical metaphor of Jesus being the cornerstone which the builders rejected conveys the understanding that without Jesus we can do nothing (John 15:5).

    THE WICKED TENANTS Text: Matthew 21:33-46 In modern day, we tend to think of a cornerstone as a stone that is inscribed and placed in the corner of the foundation of a building that marks the beginning of the building. The way that the Bible uses the word cornerstone means much more ...read more

  • Show Me The Fruit! Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 3,632 views

    In the story of the cursed fig tree Jesus is teaching his disciples that he expects more from us than just the ordinary. So what if it wasn’t fig season, if you are showing yourself to have fruit then you should have fruit. The Christian life is more tha

    The Teachings of Christ “Show Me the Fruit!” # 5 in Series Mark 11:12–14; 20–25 INTRODUCTION One of the biggest movies of 1996 was Jerry Maguire. This movie starred Tom Cruise as Jerry, a high powered sports agent who left his firm to go out on his own, and Cuba Gooding Jr. as Rod Tidwell, a ...read more

  • It's Not About Power Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,023 views

    In the Kingdom of God, the rules about power are different. We value humility, spiritual security, and service. Sermon for Deacon Ordination and for Super Bowl Sunday!

    May I take you on a small fantasy this morning? May I just tease your imagination a little? It is a 6:30 this evening. You are seated in Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. The ritual coin tosses have been performed, the national anthem has been sung, and we are ready to start Super Bowl 32. Out ...read more

  • Something Old, Something New Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,365 views

    The need for Christians to be relevant for today’s ever-changing culture.

    Series: The Parables of Christ Topic: Something Old, Something New January 27, 2002 Matthew 13:51-52 "Have you understood all these things?" They said to Him, "Yes." And He said to them, "Therefore every scribe who has become a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like a head of ...read more

  • To Count The Cost Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,395 views

    A look at the cost of following Jesus.

    Series: The Parables of Christ Topic: To Count The Cost February 17, 2002 Luke 14:25-35 Introduction: Ill-commercials for products -build up products -add bonus products/ features -then "How much would you expect to pay?" -finally "Just 3 easy payments of ...read more

  • Maxed Out Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,029 views

    The pain of forgiveness.

    Series: The Parables of Christ Topic: Maxed Out February 24, 2002 Matthew 18:21-35 Introduction: My experience of being robbed How we often respond to such experiences Fear, Anger, Bitterness, Seek Vengeance Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often shall my ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount (Kjv)

    Contributed by Samuel Low on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,213 views

    An outline on giving, prayer, fasting, treasure, and the Kingdom of God from Matthew chapter six.

    Sermon On The Mount Matthew 6 I. How To Give Alms (6:1-4) A. Alms Given Incorrectly (6:1-2) 1. Done For The Praise Of Others (1) 2. Tooting Your Own Horn (2) B. Alms Given Correctly (6:3-4) 1. Done In Secret (3-4) 2. Rewarded By God (4) II. How To Pray (6:5-15) A. ...read more

  • The Child Or The Tare

    Contributed by Dick Webster on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 834 views

    God has allowed the tares to grow right next to the Christian, but we need Christians to stand for Jesus Christ and the Bible. Christians need to stop sleeping on the job!

    The Child and The Tare Matthew 13:24-33 Jesus speaks 2 parables simultaneously seeming to be the same (seeds) --BUT very different --1 speaking of the Word and 1 speaking of different people --We will concentrate on the second, which speaks of people and church In ...read more

  • Bloom Where You Are Planted Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 7,825 views

    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 1 of 9

    BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED (LK 8:4-15) Motivational writer Dennis Kimbro says that some people are like wheels - they don’t work unless they are pushed. Some people are like trailers - they have to be pulled. Some people are like kites - always up in the air, and if you don’t keep a string on ...read more

  • The Pearl Of Greatest Price Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 3,325 views

    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 2 of 9

    THE PEARL OF GREATEST PRICE (Matt 13:44-46) Several years ago, USA Today (10/24/97) reported the results of a Roper Starch Worldwide survey of the wealthiest 1 percent of U.S. households – the 1 million households have an annual income of at least $250,000 or a net worth at least $2.5 million. ...read more

  • Be My Guest Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,786 views

    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 3 of 9

    BE MY GUEST (LK. 14:15-24) A wedding, Western- or Chinese- style, is an expensive affair. American weddings cost the father of the bride an arm and a leg! According to Bride’s Magazine, the average cost for a wedding is $18,874 in 2000. The breakdown of the figure includes $100 for the groom’s ...read more

  • Where Broken Hearts Go Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,672 views

    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 4 of 9

    WHERE BROKEN HEARTS GO (LK. 15:11-32) I was not fond of popular but controversial Hong Kong actor and singer Leslie Cheung in his prime; I was a fan of Alan Tam! To me, Alan sings; Leslie whispers. Alan’s songs were melodious; Leslie’s were tuneless. Their fans were loyal and fierce. They heckled ...read more