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  • The Second Mile

    Contributed by Mel Shepherd on Jul 2, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Christians should be expected to do more than what’s expected of them.

    Title: “Go the Second Mile” Text: Matthew 14:15-21 Introduction: Perhaps one of the most disturbing statements that Jesus ever made is this: “If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.” (Matthew 5:41) The reason this statement was so disturbing was because in Jesus day more

  • Second Mile Christianity

    Contributed by Michael Martin on Sep 9, 2006
    based on 18 ratings

    The First Mile is Your Duty; We Are to Walk the Second Mile for Christ.

    (Mat 5:38-41) "And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain." Israel, during the time of Christ, was under Roman rule. They were their oppressors, and were hated by the Jews. One of the most hated of Roman laws: The one that would allow a soldier to force a more

  • Going The Second Mile

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Sep 2, 2001
    based on 159 ratings

    At times in our lives we are asked to go the second mile. Our Chrisitan witness depends on what we do.

    First Baptist Church Rev. Michael Deutsch September 2, 2001 Genesis 24 Has anyone ever done something for you that was totally above and beyond the call of duty? Has anyone surprised you with random acts of kindness that you felt you did not deserve? I want to tell you about a woman who more

  • It's The Second Mile That Counts

    Contributed by James Groce on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 64 ratings

    There are some great responsibilities in this life, but there are also great rewards.

    I. Introduction A. This is one of the most interesting and compelling passages in the entire Bible B. What does this passage hold for us in instruction? C. In applying the principles Jesus taught more

  • Living In The Second Mile

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Nov 19, 2007
    based on 84 ratings

    I believe that we as Christians are required to live in the second mile. I have been working with people and Pastoring long enough to observe that all successful people live by the second mile principle.

    Title: Living in the Second Mile Scripture: St. Matthew 5:41 (Adapted from sermon from Rev. Edward Hardee, 7/2000) Preached at Perfected Praise Worship Center, Oklahoma City On Sunday, November 18, 2007 We have entered into this Thanksgiving week, in more

  • Going The Second Mile Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 5, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    It is one thing to go the first mile but what about the second (extra) mile.

    Title: Going the second mile Theme: Showing the importance of taking the extra step. Text: Matthew 5:41 Listen to this: A loud commanding voice rang out. Thirteen men looked to their left side to see what all the ruckus was all about. There stood a Roman solider yelling at a young more

  • Going The Second Mile

    Contributed by Dr. Jeremy Simpson on Dec 6, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    A Sermon about going above and beyond what is expected. Doing more than the status Quo!

    GOING THE SECOND MILE - MATT. 5:41 INTRO: 1. Every Normal Person wants to Succeed - If you Don’t, you Better go see a Psychiatrist. 2. I’m a Musician - I want to be a successful Pianist, Singer, Songwriter. 3. If a man is a Logger - He wants to be a Good Logger 4. If a man is a more

  • Second Mile Christianity Series

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    How do you respond to situations in life, that is at the heart of what we will learn tonight from this passage of scripture from Jesus and His sermon on the Mount.

    Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 9 Second Mile Christianity Matthew 5:38-42 Introduction One winter day not so long ago a man went shopping at the local neighborhood mall. When he returned to his car he noticed a rather foul odor coming from under the hood and so he checked the engine. In more

  • The Second Mile [going The Extra Mile / Faithfulness / Steadfast]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 114 ratings

    Biblical reasons we don’t go the 2nd Mile and the reasons that we should go the 2nd Mile. Powerpoint at website.

    The Second Mile Matthew 5:38-42 powerpoint and formatted text at: Mt. 5:41 "And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain." INTRODUCTION: This scripture is from the very well known passage of the “Sermon On The Mount”. more

  • The Third Mile Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 34 ratings

    Isn’t going the second mile enough? Not for a true disciple and follower of Jesus...

    I. A Misrepresentation that Is Typical (43) A. An Omission that was Considerable 1. How do we love our neighbor? 2. The OT admonition paralleled Jesus’ commandment to love our neighbors as ourselves (see Lev. 19:18) B. An Addition that was Convenient 1. Nowhere in scripture do you find the more

  • The 2nd Mile Series

    Contributed by Ivan Casteel on Feb 12, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    The Second Mile Philosophy is a service that not many Christians apply themselves to today.

    THE SECOND MILE Matthew 5:38-42. (Mat 5:41 KJV) "And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain." INTRODUCTION: (Explain Vs. 38-42) This scripture is from the very well known passage of the “Sermon On The Mount”. This was very early in the life of the Disciples. Jesus gave more

  • Radical Love!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 14, 2001
    based on 73 ratings

    Your faith, what you have been taught, what you believe about God & His will for your life, makes all the difference in the way you act, in the values you hold dear, & in the standards that guide your life. (Powerpoints available - #116)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this sermon are available for free. Just email me at and request #116.) A. Forty-five years ago Ethel & I became acquainted with Dr. Vijai & Pushpa Lall of India. The story more

  • For Your Camels Also

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 74 ratings

    A Labor Day message

    "For Your Camels Also" Genesis 24:1-67 1) As Christians, we should not live our lives by the measuring rod. *either the long end or the short end.* Mt. 5:39-41 Luke. 16:10 2) The second mile comes after a good job on the first mile. *the death of Christ means nothing more

  • How To Fix The Other Guy Series

    Contributed by David Salisbury on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 68 ratings

    Lesson 6 in a series. This lesson focuses on how we relate to people who don’t like us.

    How to Fix the Other Guy Matthew 5:38-42 In Brazil, several Indians who had been refused an audience with then President Ernesto Geisel because they were not wearing ties told the press they would “insist that any government official visiting an Indian Village must wear a feathered more

  • Practice What He Preached

    Contributed by John Beehler on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    How often do we practice what Jesus preached?

    Practice What He Preached First of all, let’s suppose that you’re a Jew walking down a street in Jerusalem, & you see some folks gathered over here talking politics. And they’re arguing about some changes Herod wants to make in the Welfare program. And you know some of them, so there more