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  • Two Bowls Of Water

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 3, 2014

    In the Gospels there are two bowls of water, one of which represents self interest and the other represents service Which bowl will you take?

    The two bowls of water TSJ/TAS 28-09-2014 Often in life we have both of the two bowls of our readings offered to us in various situations of life. The two bowls recorded in our more

  • Nt Survey - 2 Corinthians, Christian Maturity Series

    Contributed by Paul Zeron on Oct 9, 2013

    Serving self lies at the rood of immaturity and impedes our spiritual growth

    As we move along in our survey of the books of the New Testament, we come to the book of 2 Corinthians. The theme of 2 Corinthians is opposite of the theme of 1 Corinthians. To understand 2 Corinthians you have to know that when Paul wrote his first letter to them, he was not happy. The entire more

  • Choices

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    Choose between thanksgiving and ingratitude, obedience and rebellion, worship and disrespect, serving self and serving others.

    Choices Isa. 1:18-20 INTRO.: The prophet Isaiah wrote about 700 years before the birth of Jesus, yet he is extremely contemporary. You might think he wrote just yesterday the way he describes things in Judah: All over the world, political conditions were unstable and violent. Power was gained by more

  • Make A U-Turn In The Road Of Life

    Contributed by James May on May 6, 2007
    based on 16 ratings

    If we want God’s blessings we must make a U-Turn in life. Turn from serving self and living for the devil to serve God and live for Him.

    Make a U-Turn in the Road of Life By Pastor Jim May Making your life into what it should be can be compared to building a house in many ways. Each day is another building block; each hour another board; and everything we do becomes another nail in the life we build. Has the life you’ve been more

  • How To Become A Great Christian Leader Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 67 ratings

    1. A Great Christian Leader Serves JESUS. 2. A Great Christian Leader Serves FELLOW SERVANTS. 3. A Great Christian Leader Serves SELF. (Has a Godly self-image.)

    How To Become A Great Christian Leader Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, became a familiar sight to millions with his company’s television commercials. Dave also appeared in a lot of training films for Wendy’s employees. In those training films he would dress as his workers more

  • Members Of One Another Series

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Jun 3, 2021

    Christians should always be in the habit of building up!

    - BUILDING UP ONE ANOTHER - Members of One Another Romans 12:4-5 Introduction Daniel Richard wrote, “We are living in a self-serving, self-centered, and self-obsessed modern day rush-rush society filled with negativity and constant tearing down of others…." Between social media bullying more

  • Pure Motivation For Ministry Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Not all who minister do so with the right motives, so God will test our motives to make them pure.

    #8 5-13-07 Pure Motives for Ministry Introduction, Today is Mother’s Day. Mothers demonstrate great amount of love. No one loves like a mother. The kind of love a mother has for her children is the kind of love we need in ministry (1Thess 2:7 ,8) Text, Philippians 1:15-18 I. The Wrong more

  • #11 The Holy Spirit Helps Us To Consecrate Ourselves Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Mar 11, 2015

    To fully consecrate one's selve to God is not an easy matter. We struggle with our double-mindedness because the selfesh/sinful nature causes us to be double-minded. It is only with the help of the Holy Spirit that a believer can come to surrender fully

    Introduction: Scriptures: Romans 12:1-2, 1 Peter 2:16 I. The Meaning of Consecration to God A. Dictionary definition of consecration 1. To make or declare sacred, dedicated to the service of a deity 2. To devote or dedicate to some cause or purpose Example: Athletes to a sport, a more

  • The Golden Rule

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018

    This message speaks to the importance of treating others how we would like to be treated.

    I. "THEREFORE ALL THINGS WHATSOEVER YE WOULD THAT MEN SHOULD DO TO YOU, DO YE EVEN SO TO THEM; FOR THIS IS THE LAW AND THE PROPHETS" A. The life and teachings of Jesus Christ are: 1. The essence of the law and the prophets 2. They testify of Him - John 5:39 B. Christ Himself is: 1. A reflection more

  • Prepare To Meet Thy God

    Contributed by Rev. Chris Swanson on Mar 21, 2020

    Where is your walk with Christ? Do people see Christ in you?

    This is the story of Amos. He was a common man, sheepherder, a layman; dedicated to serving God and his actions spoke for him. God told Amos to warn the Israelites of judgment coming because of their disobedience, complacency, idol worship, they oppressed the poor, they were hypocritical, and more

  • You Call This A Fast? Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 51 ratings

    #1 of 4 sermons on biblical fasting.

    You Call This A Fast? (Isaiah 58:1-9) I. False Fasting A. Objectives 1. Deceive God 2. Serve Self 3. Make a Fast Shekel B. Results 1. Exploitation of workers 2. Quarreling and strife 3. External humility 4. Unrepentant mourning II. True Fasting A. Objectives 1. Exercise more

  • Jesus Rises From The Dead Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Nov 1, 2011

    The most-shocking action of Jesus was his resurrection from the dead. This message examines the implications of his resurrection, and the impact he can have in our lives today.

    INTRODUCTION * Series, “A Savior’s Most-Shocking Actions” / previous actions: reaches out to sinners; offers forgiveness to sinners; dies for sinners * A dead Savior doesn’t do anyone any good; for Christ’s death to be powerful today, he must do something that more

  • What Went Ye Out To See?

    Contributed by Steven Cook on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    This sermon deals with the 3 questions that Jesus asked the religious pharisees and scribes that looked for fault in him. They provide us an interesting study of today’s world as well.

    “What Went Ye Out for to See?” Luke 7:24-28 Dr. Steven G. Cook I. Introduction A. Read Text – Luke 7:24-28 B. Background of John the Baptist – (John 1:6-8; 15-18) (John 1:19-34) C. Concerned about the ministry of John the Baptist, the Jewish leaders sent men to investigate. D. Many today more

  • We Do Not Well

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on May 8, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    1) There are Desperate Times a. Desperate Mothers = (Cab)2 quarts of lentils (doves dung) The Maternal love was gone Moral Decline

    (1) There are Desperate Times a. Desperate Mothers Cab = doves dung 2 quarts of lentils The Maternal love was gone Moral Decline 2 Kings 6:25 And there was a great famine in Samaria: more

  • "What Am I Supposed To Do In This Life"

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 26, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    This lesson will help you determine God's will for your life.

    I know many of you have asked the question, “What am I supposed to do in this life”? If we do not have a plan a plan will be made for us, maybe not the plan we desire. So how do we get the plan we desire instead do the plan of pain? Matthew 7:7,8 “Ask and it will be given to more