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  • Eve's Selfish Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 27, 2013
     | 2,663 views

    To enumerate the things we should avoid to not fall into sin, like Eve did.

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have selfish ambition? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the things we should avoid to not fall into sin, like Eve did. IV. TEXT: Genesis 3:6 (Amplified Bible) And when the woman saw that the tree was good (suitable, pleasant) ...read more

  • Animal Cunning And Selfish Ambition

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Jan 10, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,553 views

    The results of the Sin of others can seriously affect us in ways that we struggle to control; however there is victory exposing the weapons of Satan, if you know where to look.

    Summary: The results of the Sin of others can seriously affect us in ways that we struggle to control; however there is victory exposing the weapons of Satan, if you know where to look. This sermon was delivered to the congregations in St Oswald’s, in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland on the ...read more

  • The Deception Of Self-Interests

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,621 views

    Selfish ambitions are deceitfully misleading

    The Deception of Self-Interests (Acts 19:24-29) 1. Have you ever stopped to consider all the ways that selfish people deceive? Demetrius is an example of a man who allowed his selfish interests to deceive himself and thousands of others. Dr. Luke wrote, “Demetrius said to his workers, “Men, ...read more

  • "Where Should We Seat?"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Oct 17, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,300 views

    The sermon shares where we should set in service to God and our neighbors. Disciple set in the seat of Pride, but where should we the redeemed of God set? WE need to be seated in the seat of service.

    “Where Should I sit?” Mark 10:35-45 1. James and John have a Selfish Petition • James and John come to Jesus, not with a request, but a demand: "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you" (v. 35). • "What ...read more

  • Saying No To Selfishness And Yes To Others

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 1,388 views

    Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. - Philippians 2:3 We all at some point in our life are selfish. It is part of perhaps human nature itself to fend for oneself and get what one needs. ..

    Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. - Philippians 2:3 We all at some point in our life are selfish. It is part of perhaps human nature itself to fend for oneself and get what one needs. It has to take a choice of our will to ...read more

  • War And Peace - The Way Of The World Vs. The Way Of Jesus

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Apr 7, 2016
     | 1,469 views

    This sermon is a look at the opposites that are described in Philippians 2:3-4. The first part is the way of war and strife. The second part is the way of peace and joy in the Lord.

    Philippians 2:1-11 (Read from the Bible with the congregation) As I’m sure you noticed, our new memory Scripture is found in this awesome passage. Let’s take a look at the first part … Philippians 2:3a “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use The Scriptures For Their Selfish Ambitions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,239 views

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use the Scriptures for Their Selfish Ambitions

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use the Scriptures for Their Selfish Ambitions (Mark 7:11,12) Illustration:Get the right perspective. When Goliath came against the Israelites, the soldiers all thought, "He’s so big we can never kill him." David looked at the same giant and ...read more

  • Disciples Contend For Greatness

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 28, 2015
     | 2,038 views

    I wonder, is there a bit of worldly ambition present in these men that He had called to be His disciples? I believe they may have been doing a bit of bragging among themselves, and now they come to Jesus to see who He thinks is the greatest disciple.

    Capernaum (53.1) Disciples Contend for Greatness Matthew 18:1-10 A LITTLE CHILD BECOMES AN OBJECT LESSON: At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? (Matthew 18:1) There never was a greater pattern for humility than Jesus, and ...read more

  • Three Of The Oldest Church Traditions Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 9, 2015
     | 2,708 views

    Because the disciples were very human, and because human nature hasn’t changed, they exemplified three established traditions that are every bit as common in the church today.

    Three of the Oldest Church Traditions (Mark 10:32-45) 1. We all live within the boundaries of routines and patterns; but they do not always hold true. 2. Two old friends bumped into one another on the street one day. One of them looked forlorn, almost on the verge of tears. His friend asked, ...read more

  • I Could Not Have Done It Without You!

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Oct 28, 2018
     | 2,874 views

    This is a lay pastor's appreciation message. It's about helping without always getting recognition for it. It looks at Hur in the Bible. Sometimes God wants us in the backgroung out of the spotlight.

    I Could Not Have Done It Without You. 1 Chronicles 11:10-14 Romans 16:2-13 How do you feel when someone does something and they look at you and say, “I Couldn’t Have Done It Without You.” Today as we honor our lay pastors and look back at how God has used us in the past, we say, we could not have ...read more

  • Lesson 11: In Humility, Look Out For The Interests Of Others Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 22, 2018
     | 2,862 views

    Paul presses forward with his appeal for living worthy of the gospel by exhorting his readers to interact humbly with one another.

    Date: 7/13/18 Lesson #11 Title: In Humility, Look Out for the Interests of Others Scripture: (Philippians 2:3, 4 NIV) 3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of ...read more

  • Parable Of The Unjust Steward

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Sep 19, 2016
     | 3,827 views

    A puzzling parable which is actually explains itself when we read it carefully. The contrast between the children of the world and Christians in the way they manage what is entrusted to them. Our accountability to God.

    TITLE: Parable of the Unjust Steward TEXT: Luke 16:1-13 INTRO: A farmer discovered that his favorite cow had given birth to twin calves. He said to his wife, "You know, dear, I think we ought to give one of these calves to the Lord. We will raise one for ourselves and give one to the Lord who ...read more

  • The Paradoxical Saying Of Jesus: To Be Great, Be The Least Series

    Contributed by James Wallace on Jul 27, 2018
     | 5,989 views

    Jesus said many counter-intuitive, counter-cultural and against-common sense statements which emphasize the difference between worldly values and Kingdom priorities. This series examines how these very challenging statements applies to our lives

    The Paradoxical Sayings of Jesus To Be Great, Be the Least Selected Passages To be truly great in life, seek to be the least! This has to be one of the most incredible, unbelievable, counter-intuitive, counter-cultural statements of all time. Essentially it is a statement that the way up ...read more

  • Imitating Christ Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,646 views

    Seeing selfish ambition, vain conceit, discord, from persecution, Paul called on the church to “conduct themselves in a manner worthy” of their calling and not "of" the world. Just as Christ sacrificed Himself for the sake of others, we also are to offer

    INTRODUCTION A. LIFE TODAY IS NOT WHAT CHRIST INTENDED 1. We live in a “dog eat dog” world. 2. “SELF” rules We may view ourselves as did the Pharisee depicted by Jesus who prayed, “God, I thank Thee that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this ...read more

  • The Service Of Christ

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 10, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,676 views

    The road which the Lord sets before us is not easy. It requires us to give up our selfish ambition, and to walk the path of service. Yet it is a route which leads to a crown of glory for ALL who follow Jesus.

    THE SERVICE OF CHRIST Mark 10:32-45 The disciples of Jesus were amazed that Jesus had ‘steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem’ (Luke 9:51). They were beginning to have the clear apprehension that such a route would lead to their Master’s premature death, and that the promises of His ...read more