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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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jesus In Genesis: The Sacrifice Of Isaac Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    A look at Isaac as a type of the Christ and some lessons we can learn.

    Jesus In Genesis: the Sacrifice of Isaac Heb 11:17-19 INTRO.: Tell the story from Genesis 22. This is a very mysterious story. How could God order a man to offer his son as a sacrifice, and why? What terrible emotional stresses were involved? How could Abraham even think of carrying out God’s 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

  • 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

  • Keeping The Light Shining

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 10, 2006
    based on 36 ratings

    We should not waste our light; it is to shine brightly for all to see! It is our duty to stand out, not for prominence sake but for the spreading of the gospel, for light into a dark world, for the glory of God!

    KEEPING THE LIGHT SHINING Isa. 9:2 (NIV) "The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death, a light has dawned." The story is told of a lighthouse keeper who worked on a rocky stretch of coastline and who received his new supply of 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 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

  • "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

  • 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

  • Leading The Spiritual Life (Part 3 Truth) Series

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Jan 10, 2002
    based on 15 ratings

    Looks at Truth from the true worshipper’s perspective and the role of Truth in the believer’s life.

    Central Christian Church St. Petersburg, Florida January 2002 True Worshippers Do So "In Truth" We started this series on the spiritual life with this text: John 4:23 "But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such more