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  • The Self-Emptying Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,522 views

    The true spirit (attitude) of Christmas is humble self-sacrifice.

    [To receive free sermons by email each week, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com] Philippians 2:3-8 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of ...read more

  • The Humility Of Christ

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Aug 30, 2013
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,862 views

    The ultimate example of humility: the 'self-emptying' of Christ. The obedience of the Cross; the sacrifice accepted. "Let this mind be in you!"

    THE HUMILITY OF CHRIST Philippians 2:5-11 Jesus placed a little child in the midst of His followers telling them that they had to be like a little child in order to enter the kingdom of heaven. By this one symbolic act He teaches us to accept the kingdom of God with the humility and trust of ...read more

  • Develop A Healthy Attitude Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jun 30, 2015
     | 2,359 views

    Our attitudes flow from our minds - so our mindset is critically important.

    “”Living a Joy-full Life: Develop A Healthy Attitude” Phil. 2:5-11 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale once walked by a tattoo parlor in Hong Kong. In the shop window there was a display of decorations that could be imprinted on one’s skin – flags, patriotic slogans, anchors, ...read more

  • The Jesus Paradox Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Mar 30, 2015
     | 1,945 views

    Jesus shows us the way to please God ... for Jesus the way up was down!

    Title: The Jesus Paradox Text: Philippians 2:5-11 (Mark 11:1-11) Thesis: Jesus shows us the way to pleasing God. For Jesus the way up was down! Introduction A paradox is something that is contrary to expectations, existing beliefs or perceived opinions. It is a statement that appears to ...read more

  • Do You Love Me?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Apr 11, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,541 views

    Sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year C, 2013

    John 21: 1 – 19 / Do You Love Me? Intro: Each person has been asked at least one of these questions by someone who has some “feelings” for them: Do you love me? Why do you love me? Or How much do you love me? If we were able to ask Jesus that question, he might answer: ...read more

  • Selfish Pride An Enemy To Joy

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Feb 25, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,993 views

    A sermon exposition that gives a warning against pride.

    Selfish Pride- A Terrible Enemy To Joy Text: Philippians 2:1-11 Introduction: There are numerous sins that can rob one of his Christian joy. It is obvious that the more blatent sins as murder, robbery, fornication, malace, hatred, and similar sins will certainly rob one of his joy. But, ...read more

  • A Metaphor For Prayer: Jacob's Wrestling Match

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 30, 2014
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,164 views

    A brief outline on which to build a prayer-night sermon.

    WRESTLING IN PRAYER Genesis 32:24-32 Jacob's wrestling, whilst factual and historical, is nevertheless a metaphor for prayer. 1. The place name, Jabbok, means pouring out, or emptying. This reminds me of the self-emptying of Christ (Philippians 2:7-8). It also reminds me of Jesus' ...read more

  • Becoming

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 17, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,092 views

    The popular notion of "the spirit of Christmas" does not recognize that pain and suffering are involved. But the coming of Christ foreshadows His cross.

    Takoma Park Baptist Church, Washington, DC December 2, 1984 Here it is only the second day of December, and already we are bombarded with Christmas carols in the stores. Already the annual countdown of only so many more shopping days until Christmas has taken on an urgent tone, and some of ...read more

  • Good Soldiers

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Jul 16, 2013
     | 2,008 views

    We must become effective soldiers of the Cross; following our Commander to total victory over the enemy!

    GOOD SOLDIERS 2 Timothy 2:3-4 (NIV), Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please ...read more

  • The Power Of A Personal Pentecost

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 105 ratings
     | 8,036 views

    The Book of Acts records two great "Pentecostal" experiences in the early church. But often, throughout church history, many personal “Pentecosts” have occurred.

    THE POWER OF A PERSONAL PENTECOST "But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Acts 1:8. The Book of Acts records two great "Pentecostal" experiences in the early ...read more

  • The Power Of A Personal Pentecost

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,776 views

    In a positional sense there were only two "Pentecosts" mentioned in the Bible recorded in Acts 2 and Acts 10 but a "personal pentecost" is available to every Christian who earnestly seeks the anointing power of the Holy Spirit in their life.

    THE POWER OF A PERSONAL PENTECOST "But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Acts 1:8. The Book of Acts records two great "Pentecostal" experiences in the early ...read more

  • The Regal Genealogy Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on May 8, 2014
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,261 views

    'Jesus, as to the flesh, of the house of David...' (Romans 1:3).

    THE REGAL GENEALOGY OF CHRIST Matthew 1:1-17 Genealogies are perhaps one part of the sacred account that we are prone to pass over, but we must pause for a moment in the genealogy of Jesus as given in Matthew 1. We have heard of at least one person who, beginning to read the New Testament, ...read more

  • The Boy Jesus Comes To His Temple Series

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 7, 2013
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,495 views

    Sometimes we lose sight of Jesus, and imagine that He must be lost to us. This is not the case. If we trace our steps back towards the point in our lives where we last encountered Him, we will find Him.

    THE BOY JESUS COMES TO HIS TEMPLE Luke 2:41-52 It was obligatory for men to attend the three main feasts in Jerusalem, but it is evident that Mary and Joseph went up as a couple (Luke 2:41). They also took Jesus with them “according to the custom of the feast” (Luke 2:42). Habits set in youth ...read more

  • Changing Your Atmosphere

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 65 ratings
     | 19,705 views

    You are in control of the atmosphere you live in, You have the power within you to create The atmosphere that God dwells in.

    Mark 14:3-9 3And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head. 4And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, Why was ...read more

  • Complete My Joy Series

    Contributed by Matthew Grise on May 20, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,771 views

    Philippians 2:1-8. Paul encourages unity, love, and humility in the body of Christ; while Christ himself exemplifies these qualities.

    AGAIN I SAY REJOICE COMPLETE MY JOY PHILIPPIANS 2:1-8 INTRODUCTION - After a bit of time away from the book of Philippians for various reasons; Easter, Mother’s Day, and Small Group preparation; we return to the letter that Paul wrote to the church in Philippi. Turn to Philippians ...read more