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  • Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
     | 4,605 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
     | 2,005 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 To Selfless Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 23, 2017
     | 2,681 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
     | 5,864 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
     | 1,080 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
     | 8,356 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
     | 17,583 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 Or Selfless

    Contributed by Greg Burcham on Oct 12, 2016
     | 3,371 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 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,498 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

  • Generosity For A Selfish Age Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Dec 8, 2009
     | 1,592 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

  • A Picture Of Selfishness- The Younger Son Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jun 5, 2010
     | 2,890 views

    From the younger son we will see the issues that follow those who chose to live a selfish life.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Over the next three weeks we are going to examine the interesting interactions of a family. This is a story of a father and his two sons. We have a father who owns what is likely a vast amount of property. His sons worked the land with him. • The younger of the two ...read more

  • Don't Be Selfish Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Apr 2, 2015
     | 1,977 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

  • Poverty Of Spirit: Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Nov 3, 2008
     | 1,794 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

  • Winning The Battle Against Selfishness

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Jan 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,396 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

  • From Selfishness To Service Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Aug 15, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,367 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