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  • Sibling Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 20, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,218 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

  • Sibling Rivalries Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 1,961 views

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

  • Keep The Siblings, Lose The Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 2, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,312 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
     | 8,243 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
     | 2,897 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
     | 3,809 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

  • "Let's Start A Movement!" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Jul 10, 2017
     | 2,340 views

    If I want to learn to be truly happy, I want to learn from someone who didn’t have everything just handed to them, I want to learn from someone who had some struggles and was still happy. So I choose to learn from the Apostle Paul.

    “Let’s start a Movement!” Philippians 1: 9-19 For those of us who really enjoy reading your probably will aware that there is a book out there on every topic you can imagine. Many offer self-help; advice on how to change your life for how to achieve a particular goal. If you want to be wealthy ...read more

  • Rugby, Reality & Religious Rivalry: Mark 9:31-34

    Contributed by David Smith on Dec 14, 2006
     | 1,466 views

    Father Dave’s sermon on faith and discipleship. Why do the disciples so often seem to get it wrong? And what’s the good news in all this?

    Yesterday was a great day for this community. Yes, I’m talking about the Newtown-St George Rugby game at Telstra Stadium, where our team, trailing by 2 points with only five minutes to go, ran in two tries to win by ten and get themselves a spot in next week’s Premier League Grand ...read more

  • Rugby, Reality & Religious Rivalry (Mark 9:31-34)

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 4, 2007
     | 970 views

    You get the feeling with Jesus and the disciples that they’re never really on the same wavelength. Indeed, you get the feeling that if the group were there together at a fool...

    Yesterday was a great day for this community. Yes, I’m talking about the Newtown-St George Rugby game at Telstra Stadium, where our team, trailing by 2 points with only five minutes to go, ran in two tries to win by ten and get themselves a spot in next week’s Premier League Grand ...read more

  • Forsaking Foibles That Fracture Families Series

    Contributed by James Wallace on Feb 1, 2018
     | 1,614 views

    How to avoid creating the environment that produces sibling rivalries, bitter jealousy and self ambition in families.

    Fixing Family Feuds Forsaking Foibles that Fracture Families Genesis 37:1-11 This morning we begin a new series on the life of Joseph, which I've entitled, Fixing Family Feuds. The Title is actually inadequate—yes a family feud was fixed, but an incredibly gracious God and an incredibly ...read more

  • The Fight Within The Wall Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Feb 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,112 views

    The greatest problem in ministry is often the fight within. Beware of the seeds of discontent, distrust and rivalry that the evil One can sow within the Body of Christ. Don't let selfishness gets the better of us.

    What we learn last week: There will be oppositions in ministry. • We cannot stop what people will say but we can choose not to allow their words or deeds to discourage us from doing what is good and right, what is the will of God. • We choose not to be distracted; we FOCUS on what ...read more

  • Motives: The Problem In The Church Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,261 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

  • The Gift Of Relationships Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Dec 14, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,431 views

    We are given the gift of relationships. What steps need to be taken to restore fractured, broken relationships, restoring them to where God intends them to be?

    - Sibling rivalries as children! Somewhat funny looking back - Healthy rivalries – hockey! (Toronto and Montreal) - Tragic when sibling rivalries end up with broken homes and families. They can live within miles of each other but behave as if there is a continent between them. - Deeper lesson of ...read more

  • All Families Are Not Alike, Or Are They?

    Contributed by Anthony Hodge on Jan 12, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,797 views

    The sermon’s aim is to push persons to look at the concept of family and to assess where one is as it relates to family interaction.

    All families are not alike or are they? (Genesis 37:1-4) During this time of year, families normally come together for family reunions and other family gatherings. And, on yesterday, Saturday, July 6, 2002, I had an opportunity to watch as did many of you a tennis match featuring the William ...read more

  • The Lord Is My Shepherd

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,054 views

    A sermon on Psalm 23 based on material from Phillip Keller’s book, "A Shepherd Looks at the 23rd Psalm."

    The Lord Is My Shepherd Ps. 23 INTRO.: Written by a shepherd, David. Later became leader of the most powerful empire Israel ever had. We see him in the field with his sheep. Perhaps meditating on God’s goodness and care. He draws upon his knowledge of a shepherd’s relationship with his sheep to ...read more