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  • Selfishness

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 8, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,464 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

  • Saying No To Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 183 ratings
     | 18,158 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
     | 1,264 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
     | 8,886 views

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

  • A Selfish Prayer That God Granted

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 30, 2002
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,843 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

  • Selfish Pride An Enemy To Joy

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Feb 25, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,548 views

    A sermon exposition that gives a warning against pride.

    Selfish Pride- A Terrible Enemy To Joy Text: Philippians 2:1-11 Introduction: There are numerous sins that can rob one of his Christian joy. It is obvious that the more blatent sins as murder, robbery, fornication, malace, hatred, and similar sins will certainly rob one of his joy. But, ...read more

  • Selfish And Loving It!

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 14, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,726 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
     | 4,576 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

  • Poverty Of Spirit: Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Nov 3, 2008
     | 1,952 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
     | 4,948 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

  • Generosity For A Selfish Age Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Dec 8, 2009
     | 1,734 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

  • Have Yourself A Selfish Little Christmas

    Contributed by Robert Fox on Dec 19, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,412 views

    Christmas has come to be the most self-centered holiday of the year - which is truly ironic considering the real meaning of Christmas - bringing God-centered life to the world. Student ministry PowerPoint format.

    [HAVE YOURSELF A SELFISH LITTLE CHRISTMAS] Slide graphics – Christmas Grinch. Slide Verses – This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10 The meaning of Christmas, I think you would agree, has changed over the ...read more

  • Selfishness Or Servanthood – Who's Winning In Your Home? Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 16, 2006
    based on 79 ratings
     | 20,875 views

    Study of the need to be servant-hearted, like Jesus, and why this is so important in our homes

    1. Title: Selfishness or Servanthood – Who’s Winning In Your Home? 2. Text: John 13, Luke 22:25-27 3. Audience: Villa Heights Christian Church, AM crowd, May 7, 2006, 2nd in the series “Family Made For Heaven” 4. Objectives: -for the people to understand the many ways we can be selfish and ...read more

  • The Letter I Series

    Contributed by Greg Vesely on Mar 31, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,141 views

    THEIR IS NO LEETER I IN LOVE BUT THERE IS AN I IN SIN

    Title : THE LETTER i Intro: This mornings message is entitled………… I don’t know about you I could be the most self indulged person at times even as a kid ( give me no its mine mommy) I was selfish and still I am at times. I Remember one of my friends and I ...read more

  • Do You Know Ebenezer Scrooge

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,839 views

    Selfishness

    Do You Know Ebenezer Scrooge? Scriptures: Luke 2:8-12; Joshua 6:10-16, 20; John 14:1-2; 2 Cor. 5:17 Introduction This is the time of year when our younger children are most excited. There is a feeling of Christmas in the air. The stores are full of Christmas decorations and ...read more