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  • Rising Above Petty Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,323 views

    God prepares us for conflict so we will rejoice in the gospel rather than resent petty rivalry.

    Scripture Introduction Nostalgia means “sentimental reflection,” mixed feelings of happiness, sadness, and longing when recalling the past. Nostalgia can create more than warm feelings, however; it can determine our expectations. Probably all of us have either thought it ourselves, or heard ...read more

  • Free Us From The Petty Tyrannies

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Dec 20, 2007
     | 1,053 views

    Petty arguments, ideas, and beliefs will only tear the church apart.

    Romans 14:2-9 2-4For instance, a person who has been around for a while might well be convinced that he can eat anything on the table, while another, with a different background, might assume he should only be a vegetarian and eat accordingly. But since both are guests at Christ’s table, wouldn’t ...read more

  • God's Great Concern And Our Petty Concerns Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 23, 2002
    based on 147 ratings
     | 16,405 views

    God’s Great concern in the salvation of the lost. Is this our concern or are we more concerned about our own comfort?

    Jonah 4 June 23, 2002 God’s great concern & our petty concern Have you ever got it completely wrong? Have you ever flown off the handle, and let someone really have it only to discover that what you thought had happened hadn’t really happened or that you were the one in the wrong? It’s ...read more

  • "Jonah, Chapter Four: A Story Of Resentment” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Sep 8, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 13,776 views

    How is it possible for believers, or even entire congregations to sideline themselves and keep from being part of what God is doing?

    Each chapter of Jonah has a story to tell. In chapter one, we read a story of rebellion. In chapter two, we read a story of repentance. In chapter three, we read a story of revival. Now, let’s look to chapter four. (READ TEXT) We would think the story of Jonah would have ended on the high ...read more

  • Put Away Childishness

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 18, 2018
     | 771 views

    We have a problem in many churches called perpetual childishness. We seem to hear petty, trivial pursuit. The body of Christ needs to develop a spiritual growth pattern. Growth is seldom by accident...

    PUT AWAY CHILDISHNESS? GROW By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com WE HAVE AN IMPERATIVE COMMAND: 2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen. PERPETUAL OR ETERNAL BABYHOOD… From LIVING ...read more

  • Loosed! Stand Up And Praise God

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jun 4, 2016
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,628 views

    For eighteen long years this woman had struggled with her infirmity. What better day to heal her than the Sabbath?

    LOOSED! STAND UP AND PRAISE GOD Luke 13:10-17 In this remarkable little incident we find Jesus teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath (Luke 13:10). Perhaps one of the first things we notice is just how obedient the Lord was to the laws and customs of His time. Should not we also be ...read more

  • The Purpose Of God In You

    Contributed by Nnaemeka Durueke on Aug 26, 2016
     | 3,028 views

    Without purpose, life is motion without meaning, activity without direction, and events without reason. Without a purpose, life is trivial, petty, and pointless.”

    THEME- UNDERSTANDING LIFE PURPOSE TOPIC- UNDERSTANDING THE PURPOSE OF GOD IN US TEXT- GENESIS 1:26-28 A. THE GLORY IN MAN- GENESIS 1:26-28, GENESIS 2:7 There is no greater purpose in life than to expose your personal glory. It is a fact of creation that every living thing possesses its own ...read more

  • Mad About A Christmas Tree Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,718 views

    A sermon on Jonah 4 about how petty we can become when we focus on other things rather than the mission of the church

    Notes for Sermon 7/27/2003 Jonah 4:5-11 Introduction: The lady who got mad about the Christmas tree. WBTU: A. Read Jonah 4:5-11. B. How stupid and ridiculous to get mad about a vine. C. How stupid and ridiculous to get mad at God for Jonah’s mission was a success. D. Jonah’s mission. ...read more

  • Shining Like Stars Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,644 views

    Paul’s call to the church to put aside petty differences and use the gifts God has given to work together so that we "shine like stars in the universe".

    Philippians 2: 12-18 – “Letting our Stars shine” By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni October 15, 2006 Text 12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and ...read more

  • Moses In The Midian Desert!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Jan 12, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,212 views

    Moses was faithful in his job, though insignificant! Moses did not resign and flee, he stuck to the petty job! He is on the backside of the desert, serving as a shepherd for forty years!

    Waiting in the back stage! Exodus 3:10”Come, I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt. " Cyrus P Mistry, 45, is the sixth Chairman of Tata Sons and was appointed as the Chairman of the board in December 2012. He has been a director of ...read more

  • The Gate Is Narrow!

    Contributed by Herbert Armstrong Bosantog on Nov 5, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,506 views

    Many DISTRACTIONS that may come to HINDER us in PURSUING our DESTINY, such as PETTY ARGUMENTS, PROVING ourselves RIGHT, CRITICIZING others, looking for other’s FAULT, etc… Remember, we are not fighting against FLESH and BLOOD, we are FIGHTING against EV

    Many DISTRACTIONS that may come to HINDER us in PURSUING our DESTINY, such as PETTY ARGUMENTS, PROVING ourselves RIGHT, CRITICIZING others, looking for other’s FAULT, etc… Remember, we are not fighting against FLESH and BLOOD, we are FIGHTING against EVIL POWERS, PRINCIPALITIES and ...read more

  • Don't Back Down When Facing Trials

    Contributed by Palitha Jayasooriya on Oct 16, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,183 views

    Tom Petty sang 'I won't Back Down' probably referring to earthly challenges.This mini sermon encourages Christians not to back down when facing spiritual challenges. It is based around the life-threatening challenge faced by the Prophet Daniel.

    Don’t Back Down When Facing Trials Popular singer/songwriter Tom Petty passed away recently after a highly successful career. One of Petty’s most loved songs was titled ‘I Won’t Back Down’. Some of the lyrics go like this: Well, I won't back down No, I won't back down You can stand me up at ...read more

  • Live With An Eternal Perspective Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on May 18, 2004
    based on 114 ratings
     | 13,415 views

    MAIN IDEAS: You can be Joy-FULL regardless of your circumstances if you live your life with an eternal perspective. 1. Let God use your tough circumstances for his purposes. 2. Don’t get sidetracked by petty disagreements. 3. Live for Christ every

    Becoming a Joy-FULL Person 2. Live With An Eternal Perspective Philippians 1:12-29 May 8/9, 2004 Don Jaques MAIN IDEAS: You can be Joy-FULL regardless of your circumstances if you live your life with an eternal perspective. 1. Let God use your tough circumstances for his purposes. 2. ...read more

  • How To Be The People God Wants Us To Be Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 17, 2019
     | 1,009 views

    God wants us to: 1. Take care of our time (vs. 22-24). 2. Put away our pettiness (vs. 25-26). 3. Humble our hearts before Him (vs. 27-28; 30). 4. Have the full joy of knowing Jesus Christ (vs. 28-29). 5. Trust in the truth about Jesus (vs. 30-36).

  • Avoiding The Ugly American Syndrome Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 2, 2014
    based on 29 ratings
     | 28,302 views

    Too often Christian have suffered from this syndrome. They've been rough, rude, disrespectful of others. How can we avoid that