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  • The Self-Emptying Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,149 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 Humiliation Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Dec 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,521 views

    The true spirit of Christmas is humble self-sacrifice.

    [If you would like to receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so ...read more

  • Dying, We Live Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on May 5, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,007 views

    The principle of self-sacrifice is foundational to the doctrine of the Christian life. So, in our lesson today I want to examine four aspects of the principle of self-sacrifice.

    Scripture For the past few weeks we have been studying Romans 12:1-2. In Romans 12 the Apostle Paul begins applying the doctrine that he has been teaching for the previous 11 chapters. Now, it is not that he has made no application in the previous 11 chapters; he has. However, as he begins ...read more

  • The Death Of The Cross

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Mar 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 737 views

    The death of Jesus on the cross provides an example of love, self-sacrifice, and obedience.

    The Death of the Cross. Phil. 2:8 INTRO.: In Philippians 2, the death of the cross is presented as an example of selfless living. Not that we should seek to die like Jesus, but that we should strive to live in the spirit of self-sacrificing love for one another and obedience to the will of ...read more

  • The Good And Beautiful God: God Is Self-Sacrificing Series

    Contributed by Scott Walker on Sep 12, 2011
     | 4,244 views

    The image of God is restored in humankind through self-sacrifice--first through the self-sacrifice of God in Christ Jesus, and now as we sacrifice ourselves to our Heavenly Father's will and purpose for our lives.

    “The Good & Beautiful God: God Is Self-Sacrificing” Romans 5:6-9 February 27th, 2011 "You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.  Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous man, though for a good man someone might possibly dare to ...read more

  • The Change That Comes With Church Growth

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Mar 10, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,015 views

    A shorter midweek message that might help other churches in dealing with some of the potential problems they must deal with in growing from a very small to a medium sized church in a short period of time.

    We all have choices in life. Some choices lead us into good times, while others will lead us into bad times. And considering that we are free to make whichever choice we want, we should be very careful and use much wisdom, because most choices, good or bad, have far reaching consequences that we ...read more

  • Applying Faith In Our Lives Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Sep 10, 2014
     | 1,929 views

    Attitude, Obedience, What God Accepts

    LIFE APP – Applying Faith In Our Lives James 1:19-27 (p. 847) September 14, 2014 Introduction: As I get ready for this message from our Life App series...I thought of a conversation I had with a young man named Shannon. He was newly married and had been a Christian for about ...read more

  • Love Displayed

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Dec 27, 2011
     | 1,293 views

    Exposition of John 3 regarding the sending of God’s Son on Christmas was part of one of the greatest displays of the immeasurable love of God ever.

    Text: John 3:16, Title: Love Displayed, Date/Place: NRBC, Christmas Eve 2011 A. Opening illustration: I had a Greek professor in seminary who was a great help to me. He taught us how to love our wives. He wrote “The Myth of Adolescence” and taught us how to love our children. He ...read more

  • Men Of Honor Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Mar 11, 2016
     | 4,006 views

    Real respect comes not in the palace, but in the place of selfless, sacrificial service.

    A man was talking to his friends about their last child leaving home and coping with the empty-nest syndrome. He said, “The worst part about it is, that since the children left, my wife started treating me like a child. He complained, “When we go to the grocery store and I reach for ...read more

  • The Story Of Christmas

    Contributed by Emil Boniog on Dec 18, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,228 views

    From the story of Christmas, I learned practical lessons about SOVEREIGNTY, SOUL-MATE, SUBMISSION, AND SELF-SACRIFICE.

    THE CHRISTMAS STORY Luke 2:1-20 The play we just watched is called “The First Noel.” Of course, “Noel” is the name of the boy in the play. However, the word noel has its origin in the French language and it means Christmas. So, the “first noel” means the first Christmas. I saw two ...read more

  • Is Your All On The Altar

    Contributed by Ronnie Grizzle on Jul 17, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,007 views

    Has the true believer really placed everything on the altar? Are they truly open to self-sacrifice for the Lord?

    Is Your All On The Altar? Romans 12.1 Thompson Creek Baptist Church July 15, 2007 WHAT IS AN ALTAR? It is a place of full surrender! In Genesis 21, Abraham came to such a place. Rom 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living ...read more

  • How To Be A Living Sacrifice Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on May 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 32,841 views

    The principle of self-sacrifice is foundational to the doctrine of the Christian life. In our lesson today I want to examine how to be a living sacrifice.

    Scripture For the past few weeks we have been studying Romans 12:1-2. In Romans 12 the Apostle Paul begins applying the doctrine that he has been teaching for the previous 11 chapters. Now, it is not that he has made no application in the previous 11 chapters; he has. However, as he begins ...read more

  • A Seed Dies & Life Begins Series

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Mar 14, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,811 views

    How does selfishness destroy us? How does selflessness save us? How does truly living only begin when the seed of selfishness dies?

    Prelude How does selfishness destroy us? How does selflessness save us? How does truly living only begin when the seed of selfishness dies? Purpose: Jesus taught that self-preservation is self-destructive and self-sacrifice is really living. Plan: Let’s examine the passage where Jesus ...read more

  • Little Children, Love One Another Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Dec 23, 2014
     | 1,504 views

    John believed, and spent the rest of his life preaching agape love.

    St John’s Day Mass 2014 (December 27) Thirteen Days of Christmas Tradition tells us that of the three first witnesses to the empty tomb, St. John lived the longest. That is not surprising, since Tradition also holds that he was the youngest, perhaps a teenager during Jesus’s ...read more

  • How God Sees Us Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Aug 14, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,312 views

    How does God look at us? Part 1 of 3

    Redeemed: Looking in Mirror Isaiah 30:1-18 August 3, 2014 I don’t know about you, but I’m not always to thrilled to take a good look at myself in the mirror. I’m just referring to the outward appearance. I know when I look at myself, I’ve changed over the years. I ...read more