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  • Exposing Spiritual Pride

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 125 ratings
     | 2,362 views

    What is Spiritual Pride ? How to overcome it ? This sermon looks at these questions and how the 5 I Wills of Satan show five aspects of spiritual pride.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: How does this passage of Scripture apply to us if it talks primarily of the fall of Satan ? (a) It’s actually written about an earthly man - the King of Babylon (v4). (b) Satan tempted man to go a similar way as him (Gen 3:5) (c) Throughout Scripture we are ...read more

  • Where Does Pride Get You

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 784 views

    This is about the dangers of spiritual pride.

    There was a man who received a medal for his unusual humility. It was taken away when he wore everywhere. Read Matthew 6:16-18. The words “pride” and “proud” occur over 80 times in the Bible. Proverbs 16:18 says, “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” In the ...read more

  • What Are Some Of The Problems Of Spiritual Pride – Rom. 11:20,21

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 31, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 9,289 views

    What Are Some of the Problems of Spiritual Pride – Rom. 11:20,21

    What Are Some of the Problems of Spiritual Pride – Rom. 11:20,21 Of the seven deadly sins in Proverbs, pride leads the list. Paul also knew something about the dangers of spiritual pride since he had seen how pride tends to degenerate into a license to sin. Coming from a Pharisaical ...read more

  • Who Is The Prodigal?

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jul 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,298 views

    Retrospect your own lives, whether we need change and transformation {not that mine is perfect}. For God the most important thing is the condition of our heart & soul. Are we concerned about it too? Just the way God is deeply concerned about it. We need t

    Opening Illustration: The United States Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice is a preacher’s kid. She grew up in church. But in her mid-20s, she found she had drifted from her Christian faith. Rice told this story at a Sunday school class at National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. in August ...read more

  • Follow Jesus--Not Your Feelings Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 9, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,401 views

    Are you a little proud you attend church? Do you feel a little superior to those folks who sleep in or are out on the lake? There is no room for spiritual pride in grace, because in grace, it’s all about boasting in God not in our goodness.

    INTRODUCTION If you were around in 1975 you might remember the one-hit wonder “Feelings,” by Morris Albert “Feelings, nothing more than feelings; / Trying to forget my feelings of love; / Feelings, whoa, whoa, whoa feelings…” This is the sappiest song I’ve ever heard. It was never was one of my ...read more

  • Voices At The Cross

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,016 views

    what will you say

    Intro: there are thousands of sermons that have been preached over the years on the seven sayings from the cross. Father forgive them for they know not what they do, I thirst, My God, My God why has thou forsaken me, it is finished. But another interesting study is the voices at the cross. Today, ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Meek Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jul 11, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,469 views

    Meekness precludes certain undesirable traits, enhances all desirable traits, and brings great reward.

    Blessed Are the Meek Matt. 5:5 INTRO.: Webster defines "meek" as "mild of temper; patient under suffering, longsuffering." The meek person is one who makes no undue demands upon himself, God, or his fellow man. He recognizes his abilities and responsibilities and is content in the ...read more

  • Apostle John The Beloved

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 18,327 views

    The Apostle John’s life is an example of the Christian Life in Spiritual Growth and Maturity. In John’s life we see three levels of maturity.

    Apostle John’s the Beloved -Growth in Spiritual Maturity- Introduction Jesus called 12 men of different personalities, passions and skills to follow Him and become His disciples. We call them Apostles because Jesus commissioned and sent them out as His Missionaries to preach, teach, baptize ...read more

  • One Hammer Three Nails

    Contributed by Todd Goodwin on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,062 views

    Every Christian should understand that everytime we sin we are in essence driving the nails into Jesus’ hands and feet because when we sin we break the heart of God.

    S-ubject: SIN C-entral Theme: How our sins breaks the heart of God O-bjective: Every Christian should understand that everytime we sin we are in essence driving the nails into Jesus’ hands and feet because when we sin we break the heart of God. R-ationle: I: The ...read more

  • The Enemy Within: Pride Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jan 28, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,214 views

    Jesus addressed three kinds of pride: personal, social, and spiritual, any of which will hinder our spiritual life.

    The Enemy Within: Pride. Prov. 16:18, 19 INTRO.: ILLUS.: The Monroe Chamber of Commerce has apologized to Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco after auctioning off a dinner with the governor at the governor’s mansion. "This was not a reflection of the chamber’s or the business community’s ...read more

  • The Beatitudes (Part 1 - "Blesed Are The Poor In Spirit")

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Sep 7, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,695 views

    This is the first message in my sermon series on the Beatitudes entitled, Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit. I explain first what poor in Spirit is not, then I define what it is and give 3 areas to see if the believer is living this truth.

    Title: (Sermon Series) - The Beatitudes (Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit) Text: Matt 5:1-12 - (Key Verse 3) Pray!!! Read Text!!! Introduction: - We are starting a new and exciting sermon series on the Beatitudes contained in Jesus Sermon on the Mount. (Matt 5-7) - It was the beginning ...read more

  • Fellowship And Spiritual Gifts Series

    Contributed by Gerald Cornelius on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 117 ratings
     | 1,601 views

    The importance of spiritual gifts to the body of Christ.

    THE CHURCH TRIUMPHANT: FELLOWSHIP AND SPIRITUAL GIFTS TEXT:ROMANS 12:1-8 Introduction I. PRINCIPLE OF RESPONSIBLE CHRISTIAN SERVICE VS 1,2 A. Our theology affects our practice. "Therefore" B. Foundation - a sacrificial life- offer yourself C. Building - transformation - ...read more

  • Revival Counter Attacks

    Contributed by Jeffrey Kellum on Feb 28, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,228 views

    This sermon addresses our need to be watchful during times of Revival and Renewal.

    INTRODUCTION: READ Acts 8:1-25 NEED: Realize Satan Counter Attacks when God is moving through His people to effect revival and spiritual renewal. DIVISION I: Persecution - Acts 8: 1-3 Explain: Satan can’t attack God so he attacks His people. And he is always in the counter attack mode, ...read more

  • Parable Of The Forgiving Father Series

    Contributed by L Lee on Sep 11, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,646 views

    This parable is commonly called the Parable of the prodigal son. But as I read the parable, nothing grips me more than the father.

    Parable of the forgiving father The text This parable is commonly called the Parable of the prodigal son. But as I read the parable, nothing grips me more than the father. Therefore I would agree with some people that the parable is better known as the Parable of the forgiving father. (Luke ...read more

  • Identifying With Unbelievers

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 11 ratings
     | 988 views

    We are to be Christ's presence in this world. This requires identification with sinners, demonstrating His love, and affirming the truth of the Gospel.

    Introductory Considerations 1. "As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world" (John 17:18).These words are part of Christ’s high priestly prayer in John 17. Jesus is about to die and He looks back over His life and work. A most intimate moment between Father and Son which Jesus ...read more