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  • Selfishness

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,176 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 182 ratings
     | 17,799 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
     | 8,540 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

  • A Selfish Prayer That God Granted

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,669 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.

  • Selfish Pride An Enemy To Joy

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Feb 27, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,445 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 16, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,419 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

  • Have Yourself A Selfish Little Christmas

    Contributed by Robert Fox on Dec 20, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,310 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
     | 20,595 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 Deception Of Self-Interests

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,147 views

    Selfish ambitions are deceitfully misleading

    The Deception of Self-Interests (Acts 19:24-29) 1. Have you ever stopped to consider all the ways that selfish people deceive? Demetrius is an example of a man who allowed his selfish interests to deceive himself and thousands of others. Dr. Luke wrote, “Demetrius said to his workers, “Men, ...read more

  • Gluttony - A Deadly Sin

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 98 ratings
     | 6,826 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

  • Hand Over Your Sword

    Contributed by Danny Anderson on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,242 views

    We live in a very "me-centered" society. Me-centered simply means selfish. This spirit of selfishness is plaguing our nation....

    Hand Over Your Sword Text: Philippians 2:1-11 Introduction: We live in a very “me-centered” society. “Me-centered” simply means “selfish.” This spirit of selfishness is plaguing our nation, but even sadder is the fact that it is plaguing the Body of Christ as well. We consider this a fairly ...read more

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

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,828 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

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

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,124 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

  • "Skin For Skin" Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 28, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,693 views

    Inductive Sermon on Satan’s desire for us to be selfish

    SATAN THE ADVERSARY: “SKIN FOR SKIN” Job 1:6-2:10 CENTRAL QUESTION: In Job chapter 2, Satan tells God, “Skin for Skin.” What does he mean by that? [Source: “Monuments” by Charles L. Allen in Stories for the Heart, compiled by Alice Gray (1996).] Anybody here heard of a rich man called John ...read more

  • The "Me" Generation

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 152 ratings
     | 4,261 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