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  • The Self-Emptying Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    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

    The true spirit of Christmas is humble self-sacrifice.

  • Dying, We Live Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on May 4, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    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.

  • The Death Of The Cross

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Mar 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    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

    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

  • Love Displayed

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Dec 26, 2011

    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

  • Applying Faith In Our Lives Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Sep 10, 2014

    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

  • Men Of Honor Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Mar 9, 2016

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

  • The Change That Comes With Church Growth

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

    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.

  • How To Be A Living Sacrifice Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on May 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    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

  • The Story Of Christmas

    Contributed by Emil Boniog on Dec 18, 2003
    based on 25 ratings

    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

    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

  • Die To Live

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 25, 2013

    Jesus publically announces his upcoming death. He uses the opportunity to explain what his death will produce along with highlighting the same principle for his followers in dying to self.

    DIE TO LIVE John 12:20-36 1) Looking for Jesus (20-22). Interesting-the religious leaders wanted nothing to do with Jesus. They were going out of their way to get him out of the way. But here we see some foreigners going out of their way to get close to Jesus. These Greeks were willing to go to ...read more

  • The Poor Rich Man Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Aug 6, 2013

    If you want to be rich in the things that really count, don’t rely on yourself; rely on the Lord and don’t boast about your sacrifices. Then you will not only inherit eternal life, you will be first in God's Kingdom.

    Many years ago, a very wealthy man invited Pastor George A. Truett to a dinner on his Texas ranch. After the meal, he took his pastor to a place where they had a good view of the surrounding area. The rich man pointed north to the oil wells punctuating the landscape and boasted, “25 ...read more

  • Little Children, Love One Another Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Dec 23, 2014

    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