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  • Saying No To Selfishness Series

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 183 ratings
     | 17,938 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 57 ratings
     | 8,723 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 And Loving It!

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 14, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,528 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

  • Selfish Pride An Enemy To Joy

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Feb 25, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,492 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

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

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 16, 2006
    based on 79 ratings
     | 20,736 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

  • Overcoming Our Selfish Desires That Tend To Distort One's View Of God's Att

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 22, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,203 views

    What are some of the Biblical solutions for problems with selfish, ignorant, and emotional desires that create distortions of our view of God’s attributes?

    Overcoming Our Selfish Desires that Tend to Distort One’s View of God’s Attributes Psalm 62:1-62:2 (NIV, NIRV, TNIV, KJV) What are some of the Biblical solutions for problems with selfish, ignorant, and emotional desires that create distortions of our view of God’s attributes? ...read more

  • 1 Corinthians 13 Part 3: Love Is Not Selfish, Irritable Or Score Keeping Series

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,891 views

    Love is not self seeking, irritable and does not keep records of wrongs.

    Introduction Do you know the problem of doing a series on 1 Corinthians 13, its not that you run out of material. While at the moment I’m covering 3 characteristics a sermon, I’ve seen series that cover one a sermon. I’m don’t repeat myself enough to bring that off though. It’s that you quickly ...read more

  • Avoid Foolishness

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 24, 2014
    based on 80 ratings
     | 12,061 views

    Avoid various things in life and you’ll avoid trouble. 1- Avoid religious arguments 2- Avoid selfishness

    INTRO.- We need to learn how to avoid certain pitfalls and even disasters in life. ILL.- One time I was driving home around 10 p.m. I had worked all day in a retail store and was tired and sleepy. I was driving about 55 to 60 mph when I suddenly started to fall asleep. I didn’t even ...read more

  • Imitation Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 14, 2010
    based on 49 ratings
     | 16,101 views

    John tells us about two different people in the church; one to follow and one, we wouldn’t want to follow. 1- What not to imitate 2- What to imitate

    INTRO.- Who’s your favorite TV or Hollywood actor or actress? Past or present? Considering today’s actors and actresses, older may be better. Oh really? Maybe not. ILL.- I discovered an internet site about the religion of famous actors of the past. Here is what I found. 1 Humphrey ...read more

  • Gluttony - A Deadly Sin

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 98 ratings
     | 6,901 views

    Introductory Comments 1. We have been talking about deadly sins. Sins that plant themselves deep within us and can take over our lives. Sins that lead us to other sin and sins that separate us from God. 2. Today we look at a fifth deadly sin. And as we consider this sin - it may seem harmless ...read more

  • An Endangered Species

    Contributed by Pastor Thomas Samuel on Jan 9, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,511 views

    It is futile to have faith without deeds. In simple language, it is hypocrisy and such a faith can never save anybody. One’s faith is dead if it is not accompanied by action.

    An Endangered Species What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him? Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to him, “Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about his ...read more

  • Living The Foolproof Life Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Apr 19, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,125 views

    With God’s help, we can live wisely! “You can develop a healthy, robust community that lives right with God and enjoy its results only if you do the hard work of getting along with each other, treating each other with dignity and honor.” James 3:18 (MSG)

    Living the Foolproof Life James 3:13-18 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. 15 Such ...read more

  • Left Behind

    Contributed by Kelly Benton on Apr 11, 2012
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,181 views

    To share that we can get left behind from receiving what God has planned for us because of selfishness and priorities.

    Today’s sermon is titled “Left Behind”. I am sure all of us have left things behind a time or two in our busy lives haven’t we? I think we can all relate to leaving the house and forgetting our wallet or leaving a restaurant and forgetting something on the table such as sun glasses or car ...read more

  • Sharing Our Faith

    Contributed by Roger Roark on May 31, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 4,996 views

    We shouldn’t be selfish with the gospel.

    Sharing our faith- by Roger Roark text - 1 Cor. 3:6-9 (nlt ) and 2nd Kings 7:3-9 1 Cor. 3:6-9 My job was to plant the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God, not we, who made it grow. [7] The ones who do the planting or watering aren’t important, but God is ...read more

  • The "Me" Generation

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 152 ratings
     | 4,301 views

    We live in the "ME" generation. The World has become exceedingly selfish but God’s Word calls us to be selfless rather than selfish.

    The "ME" Generation - We live in the "ME" generation - Everything is about self - "Get all you can get" - "It’s my way or the highway" - "If it feels good do it" - "He who dies with the most toys, wins" - There is even a magazine called SELF - This generation can easily be called the most ...read more