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  • Don't Settle For Second Best Series

    Contributed by Rev. Reynaldo Bechayda on Nov 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,669 views

    We need to follow the example of our God... He showed us His best, He teaches us His best, and He is directing us to the best way in life...

    “Don’t settle for second best” Introduction: Good morning, we are now entering into new series “Giving God Our Very Best”… this is about how to honor the LORD by giving God our very best. In order to do that, we need to be wholehearted in everything we ...read more

  • Don’t Settle For Ishmael When You Can Have Isaac

    Contributed by John Gaston on Nov 13, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,087 views

    Abraham failed to contend for a supernatural offspring, opting to settle for less than God's best. Many Christians do likewise. God commands, "Get rid of the slave woman and her son!" i.e - "Stop accepting only natural solutions!"

  • Stolen Gold And Second-Best Bronze

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 12,291 views

    Message for graduates about trading good things for lesser quality.

    1 Kings 10:14-17, 14:25-28 – Stolen Gold and Second-Best Bronze Well, let me tell you a story. It’s not for the faint of heart, though. It’s a sad story. A sad tale of a man who was robbed of his gold. The man’s name was Rehoboam. He was the king of the land of Judah, ...read more

  • Hobab:the Slave To The Second Best Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,450 views

    God is inviting us to go on an incredible journey with Him.

  • When We Settle For Second Best Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Sep 19, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 13,983 views

    When we know what God wants in our lives and yet chose to go another direction we are very best, choosing second best.

    A Study of the Life of Samuel Sermon # 7 “When We Settle For Less than the Best” (1 Sam 9:1-10:10) God had a plan for the life of his nation Israel, but Israel thought they understood better what they needed than God did. They wanted ...read more

  • What Is It Worth To You? Ph. 3: 7-11

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 3, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,443 views

    We live in a world where the value of something is determined by supply and demand. Most people are oblivious to the true value of something, because our judgment is greatly influenced by some marketing strategy. Adapted from a sermon by Dana Chau.

  • Help For Haggard Hostesses--And All Who Are Pulled Apart

    Contributed by Don Campbell on Dec 16, 2013
     | 1,671 views

    Martha was busy serving and Mary was busy sitting at Jesus feet, listening to him. Each was serving him in her own way, but there was a fly in the ointment. Martha was unhappy with Mary and Jesus. Hear Jesus kindly correct her.

    HELP FOR HAGGARD HOSTESSES—AND ALL WHO ARE PULLED APART LUKE 10:38-42 INTRODUCTION A. Growing up on a small farm in Southern Illinois, my earliest memories of church are meeting in a one-room house of worship with two-three dozen other folks. In the eyes of the adults, the church was ...read more

  • Good Things Always Come In Three’s? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Oct 1, 2015
     | 2,828 views

    A study of the book of Ester 10: 1 – 3

    Ester 10: 1 – 3 Good Things Always Come in Three’s? 1 And King Ahasuerus imposed tribute on the land and on the islands of the sea. 2 Now all the acts of his power and his might, and the account of the greatness of Mordecai, to which the king advanced him, are they not written in ...read more

  • Don't Lose Your Marbles Series

    Contributed by James Bohrer on Nov 16, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,315 views

    A sermon to encourage the congregation to strive for God’s dreams in their lives and not sell out to their fears or settle for second best.

    DON’T LOSE YOUR MARBLES! PROVERBS 13:12 HOPE FOR TODAY SERIES PASTOR JIM BOHRER September 30, 2007 INTRO: HOOK One of the most exciting, fun, and imaginative movies I have ever watched has been HOOK. Where Robin Williams plays Peter Panning (a man who has bought into the conventional ...read more

  • Why Settle For An Ishmael, When You Can Have An Isaac

    Contributed by Kenneth Tankersley on Nov 16, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,157 views

    MAN STRUGGLES WITH CHOICES, OFTEN CHOSING THE DEVIL’S SECOND BEST RATHER THAN GOD’S BEST

    WHY SETTLE FOR AN ISHMAEL WHEN YOU CAN HAVE AN ISAAC GEN 16: 1-5 GEN 21: 10--13 5/5/05 INTRODUCTION: WHY SETTLE FOR “SECOND” BEST, WHEN GOD WANTS WHAT IS BEST FOR HIS PEOPLE. WHAT TROUBLES WE CREATE, WHEN WE TRY TO MIX MAN’S WAY WITH GOD’S WAY. GOD MADE A PROMISE TO ...read more

  • What Kind Of Sacrifice Are You Giving

    Contributed by Rick Balmer on Oct 19, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,385 views

    All too often we give God our second best and not our first.

  • The Average Ones: God Uses "Seconds."

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 158 ratings
     | 4,767 views

    Does God only care about those in the limelight, the Sarahs? Or does he also care about the "second bests," the Hagars?

    The Average One: God Uses "Seconds" (Gen.21:1-21) 1. I love bargains.... 2. Alden’s Christmas tree (1972)--$10; HobbyLobby--$30 (1998) 7.5ft 3. Other bargains are seconds...our first kitchen table... 4. Sometimes people feel like "seconds" (unfavorite child, single, after a divorce, ...read more

  • Good Enough Is Not Good Enough Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,431 views

    The promise of this beatitude is that those whose lives are marked by a refusal to want anything second best or second rate, are the ones whose strivings are satisfied.

  • Aroused Faith - Steps To Reviving The Promise Of God

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Jan 19, 2004
    based on 65 ratings
     | 7,405 views

    This sermon is about getting used to second best instead of the best that God has for us. See God for who He really is! God, the God of resurrection.

    AROUSED FAITH THE STEPS TO A FRESH EXPERIENCE WITH GOD Genesis 17:1-27 The time lapse between chapters 16 and 17 of Genesis involve a period of approximately 13yrs. The central figure in these chapters is Abraham and his journey with God. Much had happened in his life, but the promised son ...read more

  • The Splendor Of Steadfastness

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,958 views

    Paul’s steadfastness serves as an inspiration and a challenge for any person who contemplates just settling for second best. Based on the great apostle’s unshakeable faith we get an appreciation of the agony, fear, and conflicts he endured throughout his

    Paul’s steadfastness serves as an inspiration and a challenge for any person who contemplates just settling for second best. Based on the great apostle’s unshakeable faith we get an appreciation of the agony, fear, and conflicts he endured throughout his 35 years in the ministry. Paul’s ...read more