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  • Pious Is Good Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 33 ratings

    Part 11 of Sermon on the Mount Series, looks at our motives for giving etc.

    Have you ever noticed that words are like Canadian currency? They are constantly being devalued. There was a time that if you called a woman homely you were paying her a compliment, not anymore. Vulgar used to mean popular and it was commonly used, but now it means coarse or nasty. Sin used ...read more

  • A Prosperous Hand Is Seldom Pious

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Apr 13, 2019

    Should we not resist to flaunt wealth or even seek it as a pastor when the world and even poor Christians think we lack integrity loving mammon rather than God?

  • Pious People Procure Perfected Promises Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The writer to the Hebrews tried to give confort to the Early Christians that the new converts to the faith were on an equal basis with those of the Old Testament and for the millions to come to Jesus.

    HEBREWS 11:40 PIOUS PEOPLE PROCURE PERFECTED PROMISES I. THE PANORAMA: A. Past. B. Present. C. Promise. II. THE PATTERN: A. Person. B. Pardon. C. Partnership. III. THE PERFECTION: A. Plan. B. Provisional. C. Permanent. The writer now brings this part of ...read more

  • House Of Christ

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Oct 5, 2013

    When a righteous man, continually believed that sin was in the hearts of his children, can he wait for his change? To know, that even a righteous man, will suffer, without sin and without cause.

    House of Christ by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (10/5/2013) “If I wait, the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness” (Job 17:13, King James Version, KJV [Job declares his innocence]). Greetings to the dearly bereaved, Come, let us go to the ...read more

  • Fasting The Hard Way

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 87 ratings

    God isn’t as impressed with our pious religiosity as he is about the way we live our lives.

    Now the Israelites had a problem. They practiced their religion faithfully, and they did everything that was expected, but God didn’t seem to be listening to them. What was the problem? This is a good question. And it’s an important question to ask ourselves as well. God, through his prophet, ...read more

  • Where's Jesus?

    Contributed by Joe Burke on Jan 17, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    Do we really want to "see Jesus" and experience His fire or are we going to settle for religious acts and pious practices.

    WHERE’S JESUS? On Easter Sunday morning Mary Magdalene exclaimed: "The Lord has been taken away and I do not know where they have put Him" (John 20:13). I can relate to Mary Magdalene. I don’t know about you, but I don’t hear much talk about Jesus anymore. You can attend Church for weeks at a ...read more

  • Indulgences: Grace Or Scandal? Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Oct 28, 2017

    When pious Germans dropped money in Tetzel’s collection plate, they were doing so out of love, or maybe fear, but they were intending to do good.

    Thursday of 30th Week in Course All souls day We shall all die, but what then? That is perhaps the key question of human existence. As Christians, we believe that the Father did not abandon us to the effects of original sin, and He does not leave us writhing in our personal sin. Instead, He, ...read more

  • Father's Day 2015 (Zechariah) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on May 25, 2019

    Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, sets a wonderful example for dads as a pious father, a prayerful father, and praise-filled father! Happy Father's Day!

    Father’s Day 2015: Zechariah Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 6/21/2015 During the Superman Celebration last weekend, as we walked down Main Street in Metropolis, we could see all sort of costumed superheroes. In the midst of them, however, a little boy joyfully sat upon his ...read more

  • Cornelius –the Man Who Had A Heavenly Visitation

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Nov 3, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    This sermon is about Cornelius and his amazing experience of a heavenly visitation. The Seven secrets of such a blessing in the life of Cornelius are namely 1.POWERFUL 2.PIOUS 3.PRAYERFUL 4.PROVIDING 5.PERFORMING 6.PATRIARCH 7.PROMISES


  • David's Four Lambs

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 114 ratings

    David compounded the tragic consequences of his sin by his pious act in imposing judgment, not realizing that he was, in fact, passing judgment upon himself and his family.

    DAVID’S FOUR LAMBS “Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him: "There were two men in one city, one rich and the other poor. The rich man had exceedingly many flocks and herds. "But the poor man had nothing, except one little ewe lamb which he had bought and ...read more

  • The Unmistakable Mandate

    Contributed by Kl Burrus on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    Jesus makes it clear that being a Christian is more than speaking in pious language, it’s more than a feeling or an experience. It’s being his partner in making love tangible.

    St. John 15:9-17 – The Unmistakable Mandate 9As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. 10If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love. 11These things have I spoken unto you, that my ...read more

  • "Gaudete!” Better Than "Gesundheit!”

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Dec 14, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    “Gaudete!” Better Than “Gesundheit!” 1) Because the Lord’s joy, and not your health, is your strength 2) Because the Lord’s Word, and not man’s pious wishes, is your confidence

    It starts with a tickle, then a quiver, followed by a gulp of air as if you’re getting ready to swim the length of a pool in one go, but then suddenly, violently that air gets expelled in a loud “Achoo!” I don’t like to sneeze. Every time I do, it feels like I pop a blood vessel. That’s why I’m ...read more

  • "Who Is Jesus?"

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Jun 26, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    This is the question the disciples, the Pharisees and the man on the street had to answer, it still must be answered today. In the 1st chapters of Mark... Jesus is answere the "six most important Jewish questions": how are sins forgiven, pious practices,

    In Jesus Holy Name June 10, 2012 Text: Mark 1:1; 3:20-30 Pentecost II Redeemer Who Is Jesus? (read the text) Who is Jesus? That is the question that must be answered if you have heard his name. Who is Jesus? That was the question in the first century when he lived and it is ...read more

  • Strength Through Humility

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Jul 7, 2014

    The world thinks humility is pious weakness, whereas the bible says it is strength through submission, in fact true humility results in power, and honour and glory and majesty and strength. Who would not want that?

    Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Psalm 45: 11-18 Romans 7:15-25a Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 “Please join me in my prayer.” Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our strength, and our redeemer. Amen. (Ps. ...read more

  • Being Right-Minded

    Contributed by David Mcnally on Jun 24, 2011

    We are in the world but are not be 'of it', in the sense of having the same outlook and values of non-Christians. We are not called to be pious and sanctimonious, but to be 'Christ-minded', being 'different' in such a way that we are 'lights' to those aro

    Colossians 3:1-17 Paul wrote in Colossian 3:2 ‘Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth’ ‘for you have died’ – he meant spiritually; he meant to the things that the world, those around us, consider important. This reinforces ...read more