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  • A Proud Look Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Sep 1, 2001
    based on 55 ratings

    Part 1 in a series of seven sermons based on Proverbs 6:16-19

    SEVEN SINS TO AVOID A PROUD LOOK---Sermon 1 of 7 PROVERBS 6:16-19 Certainly we should avoid all sins. The question is asked many times “Are all sins the same before God?” Yes and No—Yes in the sense that all sins are black, putrid, repulsive to a holy and righteous God. No in the sense of more

  • The Proud And The Humble

    Contributed by Stephen Fournier on Aug 28, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    Titus 1:7

    THE PROUD AND THE HUMBLE TITUS 1:7 A minister, Boy scout and computer expert were the only passengers on a small plane. As they sat there they noticed that the plane was having engine troubles. The pilot came back with to the cabin with a distraught look on his face. He said that more

  • The Few, The Proud, The Chosen

    Contributed by Eric Bates on Jul 26, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    This sermon on re-finding our place in the vineyard is set to be publshed in the Adventist Review on a future date.

    The greatest stress I ever faced in my “career” as a student was standing in a line on the polished gym floor with my classmates. Opposite the line were my two most athletically gifted peers chosen by Coach to select the kickball teams. The wait was agonizing as each “team captain” analyzed each more

  • Humble And Proud Of It-Pride

    Contributed by John Gullick on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    A sermon that takes a look at the problem with pride. uses a numonic Pretty Reliable (way of) Imitating (the)Devils Ego.

    Humble and proud of it!! LK 18:9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: 10 "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: `God, I more

  • Nebuchadnezzar: Pride's Proud Prisoner

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 70 ratings

    Pride tends to make one see themselves as the center of one’s own universe; as the one who is in control, when in fact, pride holds us prisoner. God’s dealings with Nebuchadnezzar on the issue of pride totally changed his thinking.

    Nebuchadnezzar: Pride’s Proud Prisoner Text: Dan.4: 8-18; Prov.16: 18 Intro: One need not go far in God’s Word to find the sin of pride rearing its ugly head. Genesis 3: 4-5 recounts for us the fall of Adam and Eve. Their fall was the direct result of pride having taken root in more

  • The Peril Of Proud Praying! Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Mar 31, 2003
    based on 565 ratings

    The parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector is an interesting lesson about pride and humility, which raises three questions: (1) Why did you come to church? (2) What is your attitude in church? and (3) How will you go home?

    The Peril of Proud Praying! Luke 18:9-14 by Dr. David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION A man with three sons inherited a little over $1 billion dollars. Since he now had all this money, he offered to buy his sons anything they wanted. He stressed money was no object. His first son said he had always more

  • Too Proud To Duck

    Contributed by James May on May 11, 2005
    based on 23 ratings

    Pride was Naaman’s sin that had to be overcome before he could be healed. All mankind has to learn to Duck - not in Jordan, but in the Blood of Jesus to be healed of the "leprosy of sin".

    Too Proud to Duck by Pastor Jim May The story is told of two ducks and a frog that lived together in a farm pond. They were best of friends. All day long you could watch them amuse themselves and play together in their pond. When the hot summer days came, however, the pond began to dry up, more

  • How Jesus Approached The Proud And The Humble

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 86 ratings

    It is pride which has been the chief cause of misery in every nation and every family since the world began. - C. S. Lewis God pickles the proud and preserves the foolish.

    How Jesus Approached the Proud and the Humble (Luke 7:36-50) The Lord Jesus was the Master of approaching people at the point of their need and their level of receptivity. He knew how to move from a person’s felt need to their perceived need to their human need as a gateway to their spiritual more

  • Addressing The Proud Person As Jesus Would

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 6, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    The Lord Jesus was the Master in approaching people at the point of their need. He knew how to move from a person’s felt need to their perceived need to their human need as a gateway to their spiritual need.

    Addressing the Proud Person as Jesus Would (Luke 7:30-50) Illustration:The pride of your heart has deceived you. --Obadiah 1:3. As the story goes, Muhammad Ali looked up with that saucy grin of his and said in a slow, gravelly voice, "Superman don’t need no seatbelt!" Without missing a more

  • Make Your Children Proud! (Father/Mother's Day)

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 2, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    Train your children, be an example for your children, and follow the biblical model of parenthood.

    Make Your Children Proud Proverbs 17:6 INTRODUCTION I. Personal Experiences A. B. C. (Before Children)–All the Answers. B. A. D. (After Diapers)–Not a Clue! II. Before Birth A. Gung Ho! 1. Painting the room 2. Buying all the necessities B. Still had all the answers. III. Baby more

  • I Ain't Too Proud To Beg

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Aug 13, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    This sermon is on the story of the woman who "outwits" Jesus. It emphasizes the generousity of God with we human beggars.

    Sermon on Matthew 15:21-28 Ordinary 20-A / Pentecost +13-A August 14, 2005 Rev. J. Curtis Goforth, OSL The famous one-time Catholic monk, Martin Luther, was legendary not just for nailing a piece of paper to the door of his home church citing 95 things that needed to be changed about it. more

  • 1 Corinthians 13 Part 2: Love Is Not Boastful, Proud Or Rude Series

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 43 ratings

    What does it mean to say love is not boastful, proud or rude.

    Introduction There were two men boasting about their army careers. Two men were boasting to each other about their old army days. “Why, my outfit was so well drilled,” declared one, “that when they presented arms all you could hear was slap, slap, click.” “Very good,” conceded the other, “but more

  • The Game

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 22 ratings

    What kind of game are we playing. Is it one God is proud to watch?

    The Game 1st story: Coach and Joe. Joe was a very special kind of player. He was not a very gifted athlete, had little size or speed to talk about, but he had heart. We are a very special team; we are in a very important game. I. Since we are in this important game lets look at God’s word more

  • Favoritism

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    Favoritism is a serious mistake because: 1. It is a sin. 2. Appearances can be deceiving 3. God opposes the proud.

    I vividly remember talking with another pastor one day who had been given a very impressive appointment to one of the largest churches in our conference. As he was talking to me and a couple of other pastors, he was explaining how different this church was from his previous experiences. more

  • Life's Ups And Downs

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Feb 23, 2002
    based on 349 ratings

    Paul’s life was full of ups and downs: He was a proud man, a humbled man and a new man.

    LIFE’S UPS AND DOWNS Acts 9:1-19 INTRO.- ILL.- At a commuter train station a policeman noticed a woman driver leaning over her steering wheel in evident discomfort. "Is there anything wrong?" asked the police officer. Half crying and half laughing, the woman replied, "For ten years I have more