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  • Sibling Rivalries Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 1,865 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

  • Keep The Siblings, Lose The Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 2, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 11,786 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

  • Rising Above Petty Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,790 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

  • All In The Family – Sibling Rivalries Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Sep 21, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,834 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

  • Genesis 15 - 21: Sibling Rivalry

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Feb 24, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,711 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

  • What A Family Background!! Series

    Contributed by Marian Diceanu on Jun 15, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,621 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 28, 2002
    based on 145 ratings
     | 10,861 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 7, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,253 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
     | 7,832 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
     | 5,383 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 29, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 8,753 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

  • 4 Epiphany C Jesus Comes Home

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Sep 5, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,875 views

    It is hard to come home, but why did Jesus come looking for a fight?

    4 Epiphany C Luke 4:21-30 28 January 2001 Rev. Roger Haugen If you grew up in a small town, you know about small town rivalries. The hockey teams that play just a little tougher when playing a certain town. The anger at the boys because the girls want to date boys from the other town. ...read more

  • At Once - They Followed

    Contributed by Barry Hidey on Jan 16, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 2,658 views

    We all are called to follow Jesus, will you?

    "At Once - They Followed" Mark 1:14-20 "And Jesus said to them, "Follow me and I will make you fishers of men.’ And at once they left their nets and followed him." This is the sort of text that preachers love, this piece of a story about the calling of Simon, Andrew. James and John. from the ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Preachers Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,789 views

    Part of a series on Philippians, we’re encouraged to preach Christ, no matter what.

    Illus. Georgia Tech. Football game years ago. GT was ahead 7 to 6. •Coach told QB not to throw no matter what. •They ran to the opponents 10 yd. line in last minute of play, but he was overcome by temptation. •He threw and it was intercepted by the fastest back on the team. •He started ...read more

  • Key Players In The Crucifixion: The Chief Priest Destroyed By Envy Series

    Contributed by Dennis Cocks on Mar 31, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,456 views

    We see here Jesus being brought before the high priest Caiaphas and the Sanhedrin immediately after His arrest. The chief priest, the elders, and the teachers of the law have assembled to look for evidence against Jesus. Witness after witness is broug

    KEY PLAYERS IN THE CRUCIFIXION: THE CHIEF PRIEST: DESTROYED BY ENVY TEXT: Mark 14:53-65 INTRODUCTION: We see here Jesus being brought before the high priest Caiaphas and the Sanhedrin immediately after His arrest. The chief priest, the elders, and the teachers of the law have ...read more