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  • Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
     | 5,190 views

    It is so easy to judge and condemn the perceived selfishness of others. But rarely do we turn that discerning eye and critical judgment toward ourselves leaving our personal selfishness virtually unchallenged.

    Selfishness Philippians 2:3-4 If you look around, you see endless examples of selfishness. We often lament their existence: We lash out at the pork spending of politicians for their constituents. We despise the self-serving culture of corporate greed. We protest the selfish motives of many wars ...read more

  • Selfishness

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,251 views

    Who will be the greatest in the Kingdom?

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: A mother was preparing pancakes for her sons, Kevin, 5, and Ryan, 3. The boys began to argue over who would get the first pancake. Their mother saw the opportunity for a moral lesson. “If Jesus were sitting here, He would say, ‘Let my brother have the first pancake; I ...read more

  • Spoiled And Selfish Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 8,575 views

    This sermon looks at the spoiled nature of Ahab and contrast that with Naboth who was a man of integrity and priciples.

    In a 2001 Times Magizine cover article entilted, “Power Struggle-whose in charge” and in this article, a vivid example of a somewhat epidemic was given. It reads: Here is a parenting parable for our age. Carla Wagner, 17, of Coral Gables, Fla., spent the afternoon drinking the tequila she ...read more

  • Saying No To Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 182 ratings
     | 17,809 views

    I talk about how to turn a selfish life into an unselfish one.

    Saying No To Selfishness 6-30-01 Opening Illustration: Some things just rob our joy. For instance waking up in the morning because you have to go to the bathroom. As you get up you look at the clock and realize you woke up 20 minutes before your alarm was to go off. How you wished you had ...read more

  • Selfish To Selfless Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 23, 2017
     | 2,926 views

    We are called to live a new way and to not just think of one's self.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Edward Blaine who had spent 20 years in prison for bank robbery back in 1963 thought he would try again in 2003 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. • According to The Free-Lance Star of Fredericksburg, Blaine walked up to two tellers at Union Bank & Trust and ordered ...read more

  • Love Is Not Selfish Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Dec 2, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,261 views

    As we continue to learn to make love a way of life, in this sermon we learn how to have a love that is not selfish.

    A. There’s a story told about a little boy and his sister who were riding a rocking horse together. 1. As you can imagine, it was a little crowded on that rocking horse with the two of them on it. 2. After a few minutes rocking like that, the little boy said, “If one of us would get ...read more

  • A Selfish Dreamer

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,148 views

    The second of a three part series on "Living the Dream" This was a great blessing to the body!

    Selfish Dreams Text: Genesis 13:6-18 Show video from www.craneeater.com on ’Selfish Dreams’ One day a child playing with a valuable vase got his hand stuck in it and couldn’t get it out. Before resorting to breaking the vase, his father said, “Son, relax, just open your hand ...read more

  • Selfie Or Selfish?

    Contributed by James Ledbetter on Sep 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,661 views

    What does God say about Selfie?

    WHAT GOD SAYS ABOUT "SELFIES" Regarding narcissistic photographic self-absorption, the Supreme Being might say: Think before you click, click, click. I believe the Selfie Generation could be getting a heads-up from God. The basic message might be summed up in four words: "REPENT! TRY SOME ...read more

  • Selfish Or Selfless

    Contributed by Greg Burcham on Oct 12, 2016
     | 3,558 views

    This sermon deals with being selfless as apposed to selfish in our personal lives.

    Selfish or Selfless Back in 2013, the word of the year was “selfie”. It seems with the advent of the smart phone and even some of the latest flip phones, we have fallen in love with taking our own picture. The word selfie makes me think of the character from Greek mythology named ...read more

  • From Selfishness To Service Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Aug 15, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,409 views

    Third in a series on the book of Acts. In the middle of the church’s peace, grace, and generosity, there was one dark spot. But the way the church dealt with its problems allowed it to shine.

    From Selfishness to Service Acts 5 & 6 (Third in the series What’s Next? The Adventures of Growing in Christ) “Who do you think you’re going to kid? Did you really think you could lie to the Holy Spirit?” (Acts 5:3). “And the Word of God increased; and the number of disciples multiplied” ...read more

  • Generosity For A Selfish Age Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Dec 8, 2009
     | 1,651 views

    God’s answer to growing our hearts three sizes larger is to live for Christ and one way we do this is to give generously, hilariously to others

    Wheaton College, outside of Chicago, is home to The Billy Graham Center. It houses an auditorium, classrooms, and a museum containing priceless artifacts. A fire burned part of the room in 2004 sending thick black smoke visible four miles away. When the alarm sounded some immediately evacuated ...read more

  • Selfishness Separates Families

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 6, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,306 views

    Jacob and Esau, the twin sons of Isaac and Rebekah, differed from the start. Esau, the oldest, was a man of the field, while Jacob was a “home boy.” Twice, during their days at home, Jacob took advantage of Esau.

    Title: Selfishness Separates Families Text: (Genesis 27:43). Scripture Reading: Genesis 27:30-45 Introduction Jacob and Esau, the twin sons of Isaac and Rebekah, differed from the start. Esau, the oldest, was a man of the field, while Jacob was a “home boy.” ...read more

  • From Selfishness To Selflessness

    Contributed by Trae Durden on Jun 11, 2013
     | 2,134 views

    How to go from being selfish to being selfless.

    From Selfishness to Selflessness Mark 12:41-44 “And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny. And he called his disciples ...read more

  • A Victim Of Selfish Motives

    Contributed by Martin Holland on Jan 6, 2012
     | 2,350 views

    There is generally one major thing that often stands between us doing God’s will and living a life of obedience unto Him and that one thing happens to be self.

    A Victim of Selfish Motives 1 Kings 22:1-28 Introduction: Ahab King of Israel after three years of peace between him and the Syrians decided he was going to contend with them for the city Ramoth in Gilead City facts: It was one of the most chief cities of the tribe of Gad. The city was about ...read more

  • Eve's Selfish Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 28, 2013
     | 2,128 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