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  • Love Is Not Rude Or Self-Seeking Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Apr 26, 2015
     | 3,765 views

    Love is not rude or self-seeking - 1 Corinthians chapter 13 verse 5 - PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON OUTLINE: Love is not rude: • Definitions of rudeness: • Rude behaviour. • Rude language. • Rude attitude. • Rude attire. • Solution to rudeness: • Matthew chapter 22 verses 37-40: • "Love your neighbour as ...read more

  • 1 Corinthians 13 Part 3: Love Is Not Selfish, Irritable Or Score Keeping Series

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 6,616 views

    Love is not self seeking, irritable and does not keep records of wrongs.

    Introduction Do you know the problem of doing a series on 1 Corinthians 13, its not that you run out of material. While at the moment I’m covering 3 characteristics a sermon, I’ve seen series that cover one a sermon. I’m don’t repeat myself enough to bring that off though. It’s that you quickly ...read more

  • Nothing Beats Love Part 4

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Nov 2, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 812 views

    The Holy Spirit can help all Christians to love in ways that are not rude or self-seeking.

    What did Jesus say would be the defining feature of those who followed him? The one thing that would set those who really love Jesus apart from other people? John 13:34 ¶ “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:35 By this all men ...read more

  • Because Of The Grace Of God

    Contributed by Efren V. Narido on Jul 20, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,825 views

    Are you saved, because you are better than the rest – that you are not “self-seeking” and you embrace the truth and follow what is good? Did God save you, because you are not stubborn?

    “You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. Now we know that God’s judgment against those who do such things is based on truth. So when you, a mere ...read more

  • Matters Of The Heart Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 24, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,854 views

    Seek to please God more than man. Seek to bless others more than self. Seek to do everything out of love more than anything else.

    THE MOST PROUD THING The President of Moody Bible Institute tells this story: A young man from school took the bus to class. It was crowded. Before the conductor came around to take the fare, he had gotten off at the school without paying. Later on, he remembered it. And he thought, "That ...read more

  • James, Son Of Thunder

    Contributed by Fran Van Hoven on Jul 2, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,895 views

    Have you ever known someone whose aggressive, ambitious personality just rubbed you the wrong way? Have you known someone who was so self-seeking that you couldn’t help but hope something humiliating would happen to them,just to teach them a lesson?

    James, Son of Thunder Matthew 10: 2 These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John; 3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus; 4 Simon ...read more

  • "Servants Of Jesus Not Self" 1 Cor. 4 Pt 4 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jun 10, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,244 views

    Scripture makes it clear that we as followers of Jesus need to be servants and not self-centered – we are to serve each other in the Body and root out any self-seeking behavior so as to please God. We are all called to be servant-leaders!

    “Servant of Jesus not self” Opening Illustration: Today’s clip comes from the movie “Bella” it addresses the subject of selfishness – In the clip one brother challenges the other brother about how selfish he is – his leadership in running his restaurant is all self-centered – he is selfish and ...read more

  • The Twelve Men Who Shaped The World, Part 4 - James, Son Of Thunder Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jul 15, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,783 views

    Have you ever known someone whose aggressive, ambitious personality just rubbed you the wrong way? Have you known someone who was so self-seeking that you couldn’t help but hope something humiliating would happen to them, just to teach them a lesson?

    In The Service Of The Master – Part 4 The Twelve Men Who Shaped The World – Session 4 James Matthew 10:1-4 Have you ever known someone whose aggressive, ambitious personality just rubbed you the wrong way? Have you known someone who was so self-seeking that you couldn’t help but hope ...read more

  • Becoming A Servant Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 384 ratings
     | 78,835 views

    In contrast to our self-seeking ways, Jesus is the personification of servanthood. Just as He came to serve and not to be served, we’re expected to do the same. Becoming a servant means that we swim against the cultural current and follow the model of t

    Becoming a Servant Q. What do you call a chicken crossing the road? A. Poultry in motion. Q. What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t work? A. A stick. Q. What do you call four bullfighters in quicksand? A. Quatro sinko. Q. Where ...read more

  • Having The Attitudes Of The Love Of Christ

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 1,196 views

    It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. - 1 Corinthians 13:5 We have many pictures in the Word of God of how Christ looked and acts. There are 4 accounts of his life where we see hi ..

    It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. - 1 Corinthians 13:5 We have many pictures in the Word of God of how Christ looked and acts. There are 4 accounts of his life where we see his words and see his actions. Yet at times we ...read more

  • Psalm 10: A Prayer For The Overthrow Of The Wicked. Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 26, 2018
     | 2,241 views

    The theme is a familiar one in all periods of church history, including today: the apparent impunity with which ruthless men go their self-seeking way, regardless of God or man, allowing neither morality nor humanity to set limits to their methods or.....

    February 20, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 10 Title: A Prayer for the Overthrow of the Wicked. Psalm 10 (NIV) 1 Why, O LORD, do you stand far off ? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? 2 In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he ...read more

  • The Misunderstood God: The Needy God Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Apr 6, 2013
     | 1,473 views

    God does not seek fulfillment at your expense; God seeks your salvation and completion at His expense.

    THE MISUNDERSTOOD GOD: THE NEEDY GOD** 1 CORINTHIANS 13:1-5 Big Idea: God does not seek fulfillment at your expense; God seeks your salvation and welfare at His expense. INTRO A few weeks back we began looking at 1 Corinthians 13 from a bit of a unique perspective. I have suggested to ...read more

  • The Devil's Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Daniel Colvin on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,795 views

    Watch your tongue and attitude that it may not create or sow confusion in the body of believers.

    The Devils’ Wisdom (Who are we listening to) James 3:13-18 Introduction In a book published some years ago, Canon Roger Lloyd an archdemon within Satanism, instructs disciples on an ancient and effective piece of satanic strategy. “Insert yourself into the simple situations which call for ...read more

  • True Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Jul 18, 2001
    based on 146 ratings
     | 6,454 views

    It is vitally important that you understand how completely dependent you are on God. Everyone claims to have the answers to life’s questions but only God truly does!

    ”Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter envy and self-seeking in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. This wisdom does not descend from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic. ...read more

  • Conflict In The Church Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,502 views

    Church conflict takes many forms, but most church conflict has one root cause... ungodly wisdom at work in the body of Christ.

    1. Illus. of Danny C’s church • Talked with a guy about his church. He was high on his church. He couldn’t have been more excited about fellowship and what was going on there! • Then he made a strange statement. He said, “We have a unique ministry here. Most of our members are people who had just ...read more