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  • Strife

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Dec 11, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 4,564 views

    Strife is a "work of the flesh" that must be avoided by Christians. This is a Biblical study on how to overcome this fault and ways to assist others with this problem.

    GALATIANS 5:19-20 "Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, STRIFE,... It is a fact of life that we are always going to come in contact with people who have ...read more

  • Status Consciousness

    Contributed by Dennis Williams on Sep 23, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,480 views

    Jesus was against strife in the church. 1. In any church: strife among members is a bad spirit a. The fight for position b. Power struggles c. Jealousy

    Status Consciousness (PRINTED OUT) July 02 Jesus was against the Pecking Order. 1. In any church: strife among members is a bad spirit a. The fight for position b. Power struggles c. Jealousy They are in the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ The Bible shows that Jesus arose from the ...read more

  • Calling A Spade A Spade (A False Teacher A False Teacher) Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,017 views

    FALSE TEACHERS PROMOTE HERESY AND STIR UP DIVISION AND STRIFE

    BIG IDEA: FALSE TEACHERS PROMOTE HERESY AND STIR UP DIVISION AND STRIFE The book ends with the same subject featured at the beginning = denunciation of false teachers. I. (:2B-3) FALSE TEACHERS PROMOTE HERESY -- FALSE TEACHING IS RECOGNIZED AS THAT WHICH IS CONTRARY TO SOUND ...read more

  • Wise Or Unwise

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Feb 19, 2001
    based on 161 ratings
     | 9,648 views

    Wisdom is demonstrated often at Church business meetings. Not by the decisions made but in the way they are made. Are our meeting marked by strife or unity?

    James 3:13-18 The Hebrews who clearly understood that true wisdom was not intellectual, but behavioral. Thus, the biggest fool was one who knew truth and failed to apply it. A minister, a Boy Scout, and a computer expert were the only passengers on a small plane. The pilot came back to the ...read more

  • Magnifying Christ

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 9, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,288 views

    Paul’s one consuming desire was to magnify Christ in his life. As believers, we should strife for the same.

    MAGNIFYING CHRIST Philippians 1:8-20 INTRO: Paul’s one consuming desire was to have Christ enlarged, even if his own body and life was entirely lost sight of. Paul was continually seeking to get self out of the way, and magnify Christ. After all, this is the only way we have in this life of ...read more

  • Who Is Able To Stand

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 93 ratings
     | 1,666 views

    THIS SERMON SHOWS THE OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF ENVY WITHIN THE CHURCH BODY AND WHO WITHSTOOD THE PERSECUTION THAT WE SO READILY GIVE OVER TO WITH BITTER STRIFE.

    INTRODUCTION ENVY REQUIRES A CRUEL HEART OF A BELIEVER. THE BURDEN OF ENVY TAKES A GREAT DEAL OF ENERGY. THOSE IN WHICH YOU HAVE PROBLEMS WITH REQUIRES YOU TO GO THROUGH THE MOTIONS WITH THIS HEART FELT DISLIKE FOR THAT ONE WHOM YOU HAVE NOT MADE AMENDS WITH. IN OUR CHURCHES TODAY THERE ...read more

  • Peach Of Peace Series

    Contributed by James Westervelt on Nov 21, 2001
    based on 93 ratings
     | 2,777 views

    To most people peace is simply "the absence of strife." If there are no wars, we say the world is at peace; or if we aren’t fighting with our neighbors, we have neighborhood peace. But peace in the scriptures is far more than that.

    THE PEACH OF PEACE I WHAT IS PEACE? To most people peace is simply "the absence of strife." If there are no wars, we say the world is at peace; or if we aren’t fighting with our neighbors, we have neighborhood peace. But peace in the scriptures is far more than that. In the ...read more

  • Who Did It?

    Contributed by Mark Berry on Dec 6, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 13,713 views

    This sermon deals with marriage issues. In counseling couples I have found that they use the blame game. This sermon deals with some of those issues that cause strife in marrage and how to deal with it.

    “All Right…Who Did It?” 1 Cor. 7:2-5 But since there is so much immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman her own husband. [3] The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. [4] The wife’s body does not belong to her alone ...read more

  • Give Up Your Small Ambition

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 1,518 views

    All other ambition but glorifying God is small and not worth anything.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: Jesus taught James and John a vital lesson - our true ambition in this life is to please God by serving Him and others. But the disciples took time to get the message! (2) REASONS FOR, RESULTS OF and REMOVAL OF FALSE AMBITION. (a) Reasons For False Ambition - The ...read more

  • On The Behalf Of Christ

    Contributed by Randell Brown on Nov 17, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,060 views

    We are to live our lives on the behalf of Jesus Christ representing him and the righteousness of GOD he fulfilled.

    “ON THE BEHALF OF CHRIST” TEXT PHILIPPIANS 1:29-30 & 2:1-8 This Epistle is a letter that was written to the Philippli Church, which was located in Macedonia in S.E. Europe. This was Paul’s first Church in Europe. They were a Church that was not of great money and a Church that was being ...read more

  • Playing War Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Aug 5, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,752 views

    There is a war that rages among us today that is just as serious. It is the war that rages in the souls of men and women. Why do people have so much trouble getting along with each other? Chapter four of the book of James gives us the answer.

    "Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask ...read more

  • I Will Gladly Repay You Tuesday

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,766 views

    We study the dangers of revenge, and how the debt of revenge is very expensive,

    I WILL GLADLY REPAY YOU TUESDAY By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Romans 12: 14 Bless them that persecute you, BLESS, and curse not. 15. Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep. 16. Be of the same mind one to another. Mind not high things, but ...read more

  • Do You Have An Issue?

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Nov 20, 2000
    based on 78 ratings
     | 2,311 views

    Give your issues to God by using the "3:16 Structure."

    I. An Issue For God: Text: Luke 8:40-48 A. If you have an issue today for God, the Word gives you 5 virtues that you need in your life that will cause Jesus to stop along the way and touch you, along with two principles that you must avoid. B. I call these 7 principles the 3:16 Structure. 1. ...read more

  • #5seasons Of Testing Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on May 7, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,190 views

    We close the series on testing, and look at anger and how it adds to the testing process.

    #5 of a 5 part series: SEASONS OF TESTING By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com If you lack any part of the series, have a comment or a point to add contact me: Kyfingers@aol.com This is part #5 on Being tested. TEXT: Gal. 5:15 warns of this testing process -- But if you bite and ...read more

  • Gossip

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 216 ratings
     | 8,122 views

    Gossip, a wound that runs deep and a weapon the enemy uses to divide the Body of Christ.

    Gossip A wound that runs deep  The enemy uses many tactics to render us ineffective.  Gossip (tailbearing) is a weapon that the enemy uses to divide the body.  Gossip is an innate desire to our flesh. Prov 26:22 The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go ...read more