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  • The Self-Emptying Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,361 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 Change That Comes With Church Growth

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Mar 10, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,322 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

  • The Story Of Christmas

    Contributed by Emil Boniog on Dec 18, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,278 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 15, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,976 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

  • Passport To Life Series

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,033 views

    The love that Christians hold for one another and their self-sacrifice is evidence that they have been transformed from life that ends in death to eternal life with the Father.

    I JOHN 3:13-24 PASSPORT TO LIFE There are some powerful and surprising statements in I John 3 ". . . we know we have passed from death to life because we love the brothers. The man who does not love is among the living dead." Christians gather in churches for many reasons, but ...read more

  • The Devil Made Me Do It!

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,024 views

    Set against the motif of a melodrama, the temptation of Jesus is examined through our temptation to be self-centered, to compromise Christian ideals, and to avoid self-sacrifice and suffering

    Bibliography: Finding Christ, Finding Life: Temptation When I was younger - much younger, I put all my energies into acting and the theater. I remember when I was 14 and my family moved from the metropolis of Pasadena, TX. to a small town in rural Arkansas. I was devastated that there were no ...read more

  • The Strength Of Sacrifice Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 16, 2006
     | 1,878 views

    As we try to put ourselves into a position to be able to share the gospel with others, there are few things that will get their attention more than self-sacrifice.

    A. Self-sacrifice. A word we are not too familiar with, right? 1. Certainly, we understand its meaning. It is not too hard to define, but it is hard to embrace and embody. Wouldn’t you agree? 2. And yet when we witness self-sacrifice, we are drawn to it. We are amazed by it. 3. Sacrifice ...read more

  • The Widow's Offering

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 11,426 views

    Encouragement to use our abilities God has given us to serve Christ by serving others.

  • Night Light

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 6, 2015
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,741 views

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    Night Light Philippians 2:14-17 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/nightlight.html This letter is all about joy. It's like bells keep ringing each time we study. It's like a light shining in the midst of deep darkness. The world says to get all you can, can all you get, and sit on the can. ...read more

  • The Problem Of Jewish Unbelief Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 5, 2012
    based on 24 ratings
     | 10,797 views

    If God is sovereign and in control of man's eternal salvation why are the Jews, God's chosen people, for the most part lost, having rejected Jesus as their Messiah? The question is complicated and difficult.

    ROMANS 9: 1-5 "THE PROBLEM OF JEWISH UNBELIEF" After a glorious study on the building blocks of our salvation in chapters 1-8, a new branch of the subject of eternal salvation is obviously introduced in the ninth chapter. If God is sovereign and in control of man's eternal salvation why are ...read more

  • Give Life And You Get It More! Series

    Contributed by Paul Kallan on Feb 1, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 964 views

    We are called to remember that beyond the demands that we make, battles we fight, our urge to retaliate and the violence we offer, the gospel (Lk.2.22-32) calls us to self-giving, commitment and self-sacrifice for the happiness and wellbeing of the other.

    The german newspaper „Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung“ carried on 29. January 2003 an article on Mr. George W. Bush, the President of USA. I was really surprised to find out that he is a very active member of the United Methodist Church. It seems, every day he begins the work in the White House with ...read more

  • "Christians Let Christ's Spirit Living In Them Sanctify The World, Indeed R

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,629 views

    April 28, 2002 - FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER 1 Peter 2:2-10 Color: White 1 Peter 2:2-10 Title: “Christians let Christ’s Spirit living in them sanctify the world, indeed redeem the world, by their own self-sacrifice.”

    April 28, 2002 - FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER 1 Peter 2:2-10 Color: White 1 Peter 2:2-10 Title: “Christians let Christ’s Spirit living in them sanctify the world, indeed redeem the world, by their own self-sacrifice.” Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up ...read more

  • Mothering Sunday

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 30, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 10,644 views

    Hannah’s sacrificial love

    Langham/Stiffkey 30-03-03 Mothering Sunday 10-03-02 Hannah, the sacrificial mother 1 Samuel 1:1-28 and 2:11 Today is Mothering Sunday, the day when we thank God for giving us the one person, on this earth who generally has had the greatest impact on our lives. Question: Can anyone tell ...read more

  • A Mother's Love

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 5, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,442 views

    Hannah, one of the "greats" in the OT shows us how we can succeed in adversity

    Dymchurch 05-03-05 Hannah - an OT Great! 1 Samuel 1:1-28 and 2:11 Today is Mothering Sunday, the day when we thank God for giving us the one person, on this earth who generally has had the greatest impact on our lives. Question: Can anyone tell me ...read more

  • Reflections From The Spirit Of Christmas

    Contributed by Wayne Burnett on Nov 9, 2001
    based on 210 ratings
     | 9,738 views

    PEOPLE ALWAYS TALK ABOUT GETTING INTO THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT. THIS MESSSAGE IS ABOUT LETTING THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS GET INTO YOU.

    REFLECTIONS FROM THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS MATT 2 & LUKE 2 I. THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS A. "Celebrate the spirit of Christmas" (words on a T-shirt). At this time of year you hear many people talking about getting into the Christmas spirit. What is the Christmas spirit? Can I even speak of the ...read more