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  • Selfishness

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 8, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,310 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

  • Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
     | 5,409 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

  • Saying No To Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 183 ratings
     | 17,915 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

  • A Selfish Dreamer

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,182 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

  • Spoiled And Selfish Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 8,707 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

  • Selfish To Selfless Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 20, 2017
     | 3,027 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
     | 6,408 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 Or Selfless

    Contributed by Greg Burcham on Oct 5, 2016
     | 3,643 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

  • Selfie Or Selfish?

    Contributed by James Ledbetter on Sep 12, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,719 views

    What does God say about Selfie?

  • Selfish And Loving It!

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 14, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,523 views

    We will have one of two mindsets in life either we will be selfish and loving it or we will be servants and love it. Which mindset best describes yours?

    “Selfish and loving it!” On the Lighter side of life: See funny power point pictures. Thesis: We will have one of two mindsets in life either we will be selfish and loving it or we will be servants and love it. Which mindset best describes yours? Introduction: I titled my sermon today ...read more

  • Breaking The Cycle Of Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Charles Whitmire on Feb 17, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,484 views

    This is the first message in our Living Beyond Myself series. It looks at the fact that if we want to live beyond - we have to get past "Me."

    This week we are starting a new series of messages based on Ephesians 4:11-13. Let’s look at it together. This passage is one of our favorite passages because it looks at the church. The church is a body of believers, and this passage talks about the roles we have within the church, the purpose ...read more

  • A Selfish Prayer That God Granted

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 30, 2002
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,733 views

    A comparision of the prayer of Jabez and the model prayer our Lord taught the disciples. This outline views Jabez’s prayer differently than the more popular view currently espoused.

    THE MODEL PRAYER OF THE ’ME’ GENERATION: ANOTHER LOOK AT THE PRAYER OF JABEZ "Now Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, ’Oh, that Thou wouldst bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that Thy hand might be with me, and that Thou wouldst keep me from harm, that it may not pain me!’ And ...read more

  • A Victim Of Selfish Motives

    Contributed by Martin Holland on Jan 5, 2012
     | 2,372 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 27, 2013
     | 2,160 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

  • Selfishness Separates Families

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 6, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,415 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