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  • Sibling Rivalries Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,020 views

    This is the 11th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermons looks at the need for unity in the church.

    Sunday Morning February 2, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: ¡§Church On The Rocks¡¨ [#11] SIBLING RIVALRIES 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 Introduction: 1. Several weeks ago, my family was all together. There were uncles, aunts, cousins, parents, in-laws, etc¡K all there. We were at ...read more

  • Sibling Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 20, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,321 views

    Learn how two brothers fight from before birth - and how differences in attitude towards God can mean a big difference in how your life goes.

    Verse 1 - 4 Abraham remarried and had kids - the kids were of no consequence and moved to different areas around Palestine - the point is that Isaac is the focus of the blessing. Verse 5 - 8 Abraham started giving away the inheritance before he was dead. Even though Isaac was the ...read more

  • Keep The Siblings, Lose The Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 2, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,467 views

    A look at sibling rivalry from a biblical perspective.

    Keep the Siblings, Lose the Rivalry Genesis 4-50 Rev. Brian Bill 5/2/10 Most of you know that I have four sisters and no brothers. Do you feel my pain? The only good thing about this arrangement is that I’m the oldest. Being a brother, I was always on the lookout for ways to torment my ...read more

  • All In The Family – Sibling Rivalries Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,413 views

    ALL IN THE FAMILY – Sibling Rivalries Siblings are a gift to each other from God; siblings are different from each other; siblings learn to relate to God together, and sibling rivalry teaches us how to get along with other people.

    • Genesis 4:1-9 (NIV) [1] Adam lay with his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, "With the help of the Lord I have brought forth a man." [2] Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. [3] In the course of time ...read more

  • Rising Above Petty Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,941 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

  • Genesis 15 - 21: Sibling Rivalry

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,851 views

    A sermon explaining the covenant of land to Isaac and his descendants, and how that caused a sibling rivalry that is responsible for the problems in the Middle East today.

    We are continuing our trip through the book of GENESIS. We have previously covered from the creation of the world, on down to where a man named Abram obeyed God by stepping out into the unknown as God had requested – without knowing where he was going or what he was supposed to do when he got ...read more

  • Motives: The Problem In The Church Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,283 views

    Many people say the biggest problem we face in the church today is an integrity crisis. It may surprise a lot of us that envy and rivalry and dissentions dates all the way back to the first century church. People preached because they wanted to exalt them

    Introduction In the fifteen hundreds there was a protestant reformer in England by the name of Hugh Latimer. He was known as a great preacher of his day and he had many opportunities to preach. One of his opportunities was to preach before the King Henry VIII of England. He thought about his great ...read more

  • Joseph And His Bitter Brothers

    Contributed by Marian Diceanu on Jun 24, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 14,109 views

    The roots, shoots and fruits of Joseph’s brothers’ biterness

    Genesis 37c Joseph and his bitter brothers There are many cases of bitterness and hatred that we can point to but the one that I came across is pretty depressing. It is about a man who died and here is what they read in his will when he died. It says, "Unto my two daughters, Marie and ...read more

  • What A Family Background!! Series

    Contributed by Marian Diceanu on Jun 14, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,747 views

    The message deals with the context in which Joseph grew up.

    Genesis 37 What a family background!! In Britain there are a couple of TV programs that are called this: One is called “holidays from hell” –explain-. The other is called “neighbors from hell”. I remember watching a program about a family that was described by their neighbors as a family ...read more

  • Communion And Its Commitment

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 145 ratings
     | 11,230 views

    This sermon addresses how we are united by One and also how we are one for all.

    COMMUNION AND ITS COMMITMENT Text: First Corinthians 10:16-17 "According to medieval legend, before King Arthur sent his knights on errantry to right wrongs and befriend the helpless, he would call them together at his round table, where each knight could see the face of the his king ...read more

  • Motivation By Example Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,388 views

    When a serious believer goes beyond the call of duty and expends himself or herself to the glory of God, others are motivated to expend themselves for God.

    Motivation by Example (Philippians 1:12-18) 1. One of the big challenges within American Evangelicalism is staying motivated. We become bored and lose our enthusiasm. • Boredom is always a contemporary issue: The Rev. Dr. Robert South, while preaching one day in 1689, looked up from his ...read more

  • Mirror, Mirror On The Wall Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Jun 22, 2010
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,241 views

    God frees us to be other-oriented by giving us the mind of Christ.

    Scripture Introduction A turtle in Cleveland wanted to winter in Florida. Since it was too far to walk, he convinced two geese to tie a rope around their necks and fly south while he hung on with his vise-like jaws clamped onto the rope. As they crossed the river into Kentucky, some other geese ...read more

  • 3 John: Church Politics 101 Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,566 views

    3 John is a reality check for the church. It is about church politics, problem people, and the problems they cause.

    Through the New Testament 06 Church Politics 101 3 John Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO 3 John is a reality check for the church. It is about church politics, problem people, and the problems they cause. A lot of us would like to think ...read more

  • "What's It To You?"

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,158 views

    YOU doing what YOU are supposed to do...

    “What’s it to you?” John 21:18-23 We looked recently at the scripture just before the text we are in today where Peter had jumped out of the boat and swam ahead of everyone… and it Peter found complete forgiveness. He jumped from the boat out a need to be forgiven – but I can also tell you ...read more

  • The Great Example

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 24, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,282 views

    Jesus gave us great example of living for us to immitate as true children of God.

    Jesus gave us great example of living for us to immitate as true children of God. I. He thinks of others (vs.5-6) -"your attitude should be the same as that of Jesus Christ" -Outlook determines outcome. If the outlook is selfish, the actions will be devisive and destructive. -"If you want ...read more