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  • "The Rich Young Ruler"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 206 ratings
     | 19,321 views

    Jesus reveals this young man’s idolatry and calls him to turn from easy believism to true conversion.

    "The Rich Young Ruler" Rev Dr Robert G Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts A respectable, clean-cut young man comes to Jesus, interested in religion. Mark calls him a ruler, and many Bible scholars think he was a leader in the synagogue, sort of like a deacon or a ...read more

  • Rich Man/Poor Man

    Contributed by Gregory Griffin on Apr 28, 2001
    based on 168 ratings
     | 7,547 views

    No one meets Jesus and stays the same, using rich young ruler and Bartimaeus the Blind man as illustrations

    Rich Man, Poor Man Mark 10:17-22; 46-52 NRBM/BBM April 30, 2001 Each of us I am sure, if we stop and think, could think of a situation in life that changed our life completely, or at least left us to never be the same. For some it was meeting someone of distinction, for others it might be time ...read more

  • Never A Man Spake Like This Man

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Jul 3, 2002
    based on 57 ratings
     | 2,907 views

    When the rulers sent deputies to arrest Jesus they returned without him saying "Never a man spake like this man".

    Never a Man Spake John 7:46 Intro: Jesus had been speaking in Jerusalem -He had caused quite stir. John 7:37-44 -Some believed vs.41 (this is the Christ) -Some doubted. (It can’t be) vs 41-42 -Some wanted Him dead. Vs 43 -There was great division among the people. -The ...read more

  • One Thing Missing Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 15, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 6,876 views

    A harmony of the 3 accounts of the rich young ruler, showing Jesus’ love but also His unwavering call to commitment - a sermon about eternal life.

    Luke 18:18-30 – One Thing Missing Let’s turn together to read the Apostles’ Creed, #8 in our hymnals. Each of us is on a search, a quest, a hunt for that all-elusive creature called life. Even though each of us has life to certain extent, we all want more of it. More life, better life, ...read more

  • Our Sovereign God Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 13, 2003
    based on 93 ratings
     | 31,661 views

    The word “sovereign” is both a noun and verb. As a verb it means, “to rule,” and as a noun it means “king” or “absolute ruler.” To say that God is sovereign is to say that God is in charge of the entire universe all the time.

    Our Sovereign God I came across a couple of children’s prayers this week. Johnny had been misbehaving and was sent to his room. He emerged a couple minutes later and informed his mother that he had thought things over and had even said a little prayer. The mother was very happy and said, ...read more

  • How Do You Get To Heaven?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Sep 11, 2002
    based on 213 ratings
     | 19,007 views

    The question many ask, but few find the answer to – how do I get to heaven? In this study we look at how Jesus says the get to heaven – and how we must become changed into a different nature to get there using the example of children – and of a rich ruler

    A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat is very small. A little girl in class stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale. Irritated, the teacher ...read more

  • What More Must I Do?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 171 ratings
     | 16,360 views

    This is such a familiar Bible story that some of you may think, "I already know everything about this, so I can shove my mind into neutral & quit listening to the preacher." You see, familiarity often breeds contempt.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX I am going to read this morning from the 19th chapter of the Gospel of Matthew, vs’s 16-26. The same incident is also recorded in Mark & Luke, but I have chosen to read it as recorded in Matthew 19. (READ Matthew ...read more

  • Sabbath Prejudices

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Aug 21, 2001
    based on 277 ratings
     | 16,640 views

    The story of two cripples, yes two, who met Jesus just after Synagogue on Sabbath

    Trinity 11 Bale 26-08-01. Luke 13:10-17: Sabbath Prejudices. Story: In 1981 the film, Chariots of Fire, won an Oscar - the Academy Award for Best Picture. It tells the true story of two atheletes: Harold Abrahams - a man of the world and Eric Liddell - a committed ...read more

  • Christians And Political Activity

    Contributed by Gerald Williams on Oct 23, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,501 views

    Contrary to some traditional beliefs, Christians should be involved in politics.

    CHRISTIANS AND POLITICAL ACTIVITY As we approach this election season, it seemed very appropriate to take a look at what The Word” has to say about Christians and Politics / Government. We are particularly concerned with the fact that all too many people, especially Christians, have just thrown ...read more

  • Dream Team Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 23,231 views

    We must have the courage to be a team.

    DREAM TEAM Nehemiah 3:1-32 S: Courage Th: Brave Hearts Pr: WE MUST HAVE THE COURAGE TO BE A TEAM. ?: Inductive KW: approaches TS: We will find in our study of Nehemiah 3:1-32, seven approaches to building the wall that make it a success. The _____ approach is… I. PRIORITY II. ...read more

  • Choose To Change

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 90 ratings
     | 10,234 views

    Study of two men who had the opportunity to change but only one had the courage to do so.

    CHOOSE TO CHANGE Luke 18:18-23 - 19:1-10 Introduction: Our world has changed dramatically in the past 100 years, and futurists predict that even greater changes are coming. Consider these facts: We now watch as routine as space shuttles propel people into space and land routinely, yet ...read more

  • Nine Errors To Avoid In Our Thinking- Matt. 19:16-30

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 21, 2002
    based on 135 ratings
     | 12,190 views

    Many people are unaware of terrible consequences of wrong thinking. One man told me, "I haven’t committed any crimes and I go to church and try to follow the golden rule therefore God can’t think I am that bad." He reminded me of the poignant encounter th

    Eight Errors to Avoid - Matt. 19:16-30 Introduction:Elisabeth Elliot, at Urbana 76, told of her brother Thomas Howard. Their mother let him play with paper bags she’d saved if he put them away afterwards. One day she walked into the kitchen to find them strewn all over the floor. Tom was out at ...read more

  • The Devil's Appealing Bait

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on May 15, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,927 views

    Do not be fooled by Satan’s Scheme

    The Devil’s Appealing Bait 1 Tim. 1:8-11 There was a world famous animal trainer who gave command performances with his wild beasts. He used lions, tigers, elephants, horses and other animals in his acts. One of his favorite was his pet boa constrictor. He had raised this creature ...read more

  • Living With A Bad Decision Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 13, 2002
    based on 130 ratings
     | 24,712 views

    An examination of a decision by Joshua and the elders of Israel that lingering consequences.

    A Study of Joshua Sermon # 8 “Living with A Bad Decision” Joshua 9:1-27 “A wealthy eccentric died and left a million dollars to his nephew, John. When the will was read at the lawyer’s office, the lawyer said to John, ...read more

  • Blind No More Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 5,380 views

    Sometimes those who see the most clearly are not those who stand out in our society, the rich, the famous or the powerful.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 51 Blind No More! Luke 18: 35-43 The journey that is recorded for us is very important. Jericho marked the last stage of the journey to Jerusalem for Jesus (12:51). Jesus is on his ...read more