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  • Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 16,803 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 8, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,283 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

  • Selfish Or Selfless

    Contributed by Greg Burcham on Oct 5, 2016
     | 7,459 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

  • The Twelve- Selfishness. Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Oct 19, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,519 views

    Selfishness can cause one's heart to drift away from Jesus.

    INTRODUCTION • MOVE CLIP COURAGEOUS • SLIDE #1 • A selfish heart is a heart that only cares about the holy trinity, ME, MYSELF, and I! • Once this insidious vice grabs ahold of one’s heart, it can drag a person down a dangerous path of destruction. • When one has a selfish heart, one will do ...read more

  • A Selfish Dreamer

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,620 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

  • Love Is Not Selfish Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Dec 2, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,548 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

  • Selfish To Selfless Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 20, 2017
     | 6,083 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

  • Selfie Or Selfish?

    Contributed by James Ledbetter on Sep 12, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,662 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

  • Saying No To Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 184 ratings
     | 21,184 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

  • Spoiled And Selfish Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 58 ratings
     | 12,064 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

  • Don't Be Selfish Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 31, 2015
     | 5,078 views

    This is the 5th sermon in the series "Don't Be Discouraged". We must remember that it's not about us; but about Jesus.

    Series: Don’t Be Discouraged [#5] DON’T BE SELFISH 1 Peter 3:1-7 Introduction: It seems that one of the greatest reasons that people are discouraged is bad relationships. It is true that when you are having relationship problems everything else seems to fall apart. One of the ...read more

  • The Fate Of The Selfish Rich Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 23, 2018
     | 2,084 views

    Message 24 in our exposition of James where James excoriates the selfish rich.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Fate of the Selfish Rich” REVIEW this is our 24th excursion in front of the mirror of God’s word. James serves as a mirror to examine the true nature of our trust in God. So far, we have explored several life categories requiring a faith response. James ...read more

  • Winning The Battle Against Selfishness

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Jan 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,120 views

    Because of the propensity to think only of ourselves which destroys the unity of the body of Christ, we are reminded to combat our selfishness with an attitude of service to others.

    [Announce Text] Please take your Bibles and turn with me to the New Testament epistle to the Philippians – Philippians chapter 2. We will be reading the first four verses of the chapter. [Scripture Introduction] Known as one of Paul’s “Prison Epistles,” Philippians was written during Paul’s ...read more

  • Poverty Of Spirit: Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Nov 3, 2008
     | 3,418 views

    It is for freedom that Christ set you free. Do not yoke yourself to the burden of debt through slavery. At the foundation of this is that all of the blessings of heaven are available to the children of God. But so many of the children of God continue to l

    Confronting Our Poverty of Spirit Luke 16:19-31 It is for freedom that Christ set you free. Do not yoke yourself to the burden of debt through slavery. At the foundation of this is that all of the blessings of heaven are available to the children of God. But so many of the children of God ...read more

  • From Selfishness To Selflessness

    Contributed by Trae Durden on Jun 11, 2013
     | 3,719 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