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  • Stewardship Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 233 ratings
     | 20,166 views

    This sermon is based on the parable of the talents in Matthew 25.

  • Parable Of The Talents

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 23, 2004
    based on 155 ratings
     | 36,403 views

    An examination of a parable that Jesus told of the talents. So often we do not use what God has given us for his glory. We must put to use our gifts

  • Developing Our Talents

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Nov 10, 2002
    based on 196 ratings
     | 21,761 views

    God has invested talent in each and everyone one of us. God looks our abilities and sees not just who we are, but who we can become and what we can accomplish for His glory.

    DEVELOPING OUR TALENTS Text: Matthew 25:14 - 30 I once heard the story about a young man who called over the phone to check up on the effectiveness of his work at his work. He called the lady he worked for posing as a young man who was looking for yard work. He asked her if it were ...read more

  • What Is Life All About

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 7,099 views

    The Parable of the Talents provides a condensed description of what life is all about. God has entrusted each of us with resources and opportunity. He grants freedom to choose how we will invest our time, money, etc... But we must live life understanding

    What’s Life All About? Matthew 25:14-30[1] 4-4-04 Have you ever asked yourself, “What am I going to do with my life?” Maybe when you were in your senior year of high school the career counselor helped you ask that question. Maybe in the midst of a great crisis you found yourself asking, ...read more

  • Undertaker Or Risk-Taker?

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 79 ratings
     | 7,447 views

    Every good thing in our lives is a gift from God. We are all accountable for management of the resources God gave us: We either pass or fail.

    Undertaker or Risk-Taker? Matthew 25:14-30 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION Even though kids are small, that doesn’t mean they aren’t smart. Today’s children are smarter than any previous generation. Children in a Boston school system were asked to write down some of the wisdom they ...read more

  • How To Be A Failure

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,888 views

    Failure is a habit, the parable of the talents can teach us some lessons about failure

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE 1 „X How many of us want to fail in our walk with Jesus? How many of us want to fail at life? How many of us want our children to grow up to fail? „X Failure is something that most of us want to avoid at all costs. We do not want to be known for our failures nor do we want ...read more

  • Parable Of The Tenants Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 12, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,011 views

    What exactly was Jesus saying?

    Mark 12:1-12 The Parable of the Tenants 1He then began to speak to them in parables: "A man planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a pit for the winepress and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and went away on a journey. 2At harvest time he sent a ...read more

  • A Ministry For All

    Contributed by Matthew Stidham on Jan 23, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,980 views

    Many Christians struggle with the idea that they aren’t talented, or aren’t capable of serving the Lord through ministry. Here I try to show that every does have a place and a way to serve in the kingdom of God.

    A Ministry for All Sunday June 10, 2007 AM Rudy Meoli was an average baseball player at best. With a measly career batting average of just over .200, Rudy was definitely not known for his ability at the plate, and with 27 fielding errors during the 1973 season, he certainly was not someone you ...read more

  • God's Gift To Men

    Contributed by Mark Witherden on Dec 6, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,312 views

    You have been entrusted with necessary and effective gifts. You are a gift from God to the church! What you feel about this is not so important as to what you do about it.

    God’s gifts to men Introduction - Jesus has gifted the church Ps 68:18 You have ascended on high, You have led captivity captive; You have received gifts among men, Even from the rebellious, That the LORD God might dwell there. Paul changes this verse in light of his understanding of Jesus ...read more

  • What You Do With What You've Got Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Aug 1, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,572 views

    Being faithful and taking risks with what God has given us to steward in the service of His Kingdom

    What You Do With What You’ve Got Matt 25:14-30: July 27, 2003 Intro: I’ve titled today’s sermon “What You Do With What You’ve Got,” and if you’re Calvin, my favorite comic strip character, what you “do” is entertain us with what you’ve “got” which is a wonderful perspective on life. For ...read more

  • What Do You Want To Hear At The End Of Your Life?

    Contributed by Martin Kim on Nov 22, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,728 views

    God has called us to be faithful stewards which includes using our spiritual gifts to serve the church.

    What do you want to hear at the end of your life? Matthew 25:14 – 25:30 George Bernard Shaw, the 1925 Nobel laureate in literature, shortly before he died was asked by a reporter "Mr. Shaw," "if you could live your life over and be anybody you know, or any person from history, who would you ...read more

  • Investing For The Future

    Contributed by Brent Manor on Jul 27, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,826 views

    If we invest our talents now, we have so much to look forward to.

    Matthew 25:14-30 I. Context This story is told in the middle of pages of Jesus talking about His second coming. From Ch. 24 v.1, to the end of Ch. 25, it’s all about the “End of the Age”, and His return to rule this planet, and look at our “accounts”. II. What’s a Talent? NIV notes it’s worth ...read more

  • "Will We Run With The Ball In 2008?"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,467 views

    What are those things that the Owner of all things has entrusted to you, and how are you going to respond to that trust?

    Matthew 25:14-30 “Will We Run With the Ball in 2008?” The front page of a Texas newspaper a few years ago carried the picture of a young and beautiful African American mother born without arms and legs! The State Department of Public Welfare had charged in court that she was incapable ...read more

  • Risk?

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Nov 7, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,043 views

    A sermon for the 26th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 28 The parable of the Talents

    26th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 28 Matthew 25:14-30 "Risk???"   14 ¶ "For it will be as when a man going on a journey called his servants and entrusted to them his property; 15 to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then ...read more

  • A Kingdom Of Reward

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 1,823 views

    Jesus has offered us great rewards in His kingdom

    A Kingdom of Reward Matthew 25.14-30 August 24, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. Big Responsibility: FFA President, Planning the annual banquet, Order of ceremony, who would do what and how things were to be done, Working for weeks to get it done - went well and was enjoyed by all II. ...read more