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  • The Power Of A Tower

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,169 views

    This message gives life lessons found in the story of the tower of babel. I show how the power of pride, unity and communication where in a group of people and how it shaped history. It was also the introcution to my message on the Anti Christ.

    Title: The Power Of A Tower Text: Gen 11:1-9 Pray!!! Read Text!!! Introduction: Anyone who travels to Edinburgh, Scotland will find Edinburgh castle a tower of seemingly insurmountable strength. But the truth is that the castle was once actually captured. The fortress had an obvious ...read more

  • Just One Little Problem

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on May 15, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,115 views

    Hezekiah is a great king, with great talents and abilities, but he has one weakness--pride. Pride is not totally bad, is it? Look at Hezekiah, he was successful. So what is the danger in pride?

    JUST ONE LITTLE PROBLEM TEXT: 2 KINGS 18-20 THEME: THE RISE AND FALL OF PRIDE IN LIFE. Mike Duncan was the coach of Corey Brewer of Portland, TN. You might know Corey Brewer. He won two national championships with the Florida Gators in the last two years. It is predicted that Corey ...read more

  • Independent Or Dependent On God?

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 22, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,965 views

    Uzziah was a descendant of King David. Judah made Uzziah King in place of his father when he was 16 years of age, and Uzziah was king for 52 years! God’s word also indicates that Uzziah did what was right in God’s eyes; he sought to please God!

    Independent or Dependent on God! Text: II Chronicles 26: 1- 5, 15 1 Now all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah. 2 He built Elath and restored it to Judah, after the king rested with his fathers.3 Uzziah was sixteen years ...read more

  • Genesis 10-11 Series

    Contributed by Richard Cathers on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,257 views

    Verse by verse study of Genesis 10-11

    Genesis 10-11 Sunday Morning Bible Study January 14, 2007 Introduction Genesis is the book of beginnings. We’ve seen the creation of the universe and the creation of man. We’ve seen the fall of man as Adam and Eve sinned and were removed from the garden of Eden. We’ve seen the wickedness of ...read more

  • Wanna Be Great?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,027 views

    A study on greatness

    I. Man’s idea of greatness (vs. 46) A. The world has three chief patterns of greatness 1. Culture – the development through art and science, of a high regard in certain stations of society. (better known as fame) a. Carol Burnett says that when she was a girl, she joked and clowned around just ...read more

  • Hezekiah: Just A Little More Time Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 20,238 views

    #4 in series "Revival in the Land" Here at the end of Hezekiah’s life are several lessons we would do well to learn if we hope to see the Lord move in revival power among us.

    Introduction Titanic In 1912 the "unsinkable" Titanic was launched in Liverpool, England. So haughty was the hoopla surrounding the Titanic’s safety and structural integrity that it caused dismay among some of the God fearing public. Such pride it was felt was tempting God to show man his ...read more

  • The Might Tree Pruned

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,880 views

    Pride gets in our way every day of our lives, It was no different for Nebuchadnezzar a Babylonian king

    I. Introduction A. My pride with the state VICA drafting competition B. Pride gets in our way every day of our lives, It was no different for Nebuchadnezzar a Babylonian king II. Dream Stated A. The King searches for answers (v. 4-9) 1. Helpless advisors approached a. Neb. still seeks the ...read more

  • Pride Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Jan 31, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,138 views

    The danger of pride and how to overcome it.

    Confessions of a Pastor “Pride” February 4, 2007 Pride can get you into trouble. (Racing Melanie) Pride is dangerous to us and displeasing to God. When we are filled with pride, it has several effects on our lives: 1) Pride cheapens Christ in our lives. 2) Pride damages ...read more

  • Have A Slice Of Humble Pie Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 316 ratings
     | 34,236 views

    God doesn’t cause trouble and adversity, but He uses trouble to refine some humility in us. While trouble causes some people to raise their faces to heaven and become bitter, others bow their knees before God and become better.

    Have a Slice of Humble Pie Luke 14:1-11 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION Maybe you’ve seen Jeff Foxworthy’s “Redneck” list. He says, “You know you’re a Redneck if…”: 1. Directions to your house include, “Turn off the paved road.” 2. You take your fishing pole to Sea World. 3. You have ...read more

  • What Do You Want On Your Tombstone?

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Oct 24, 2007
    based on 65 ratings
     | 17,305 views

    A sermon delivered to the 2007 annual meeting of the Mountain State Baptist Association exhorting the primarily pastoral audience to finish their ministries well.

    1. The first prideful trap that will keep you from finishing well is your prosperity (3-15a) 2. The second prideful trap that will keep you from finishing well is your press clippings (15b-16) 3. The third prideful trap that will keep you from finishing well is your position ...read more

  • In The Name Of Pride

    Contributed by Austin Mansfield on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,582 views

    One of the worst characteristics, or symptoms, of pride is that it feeds off others in order to fill its host. Pride builds us up only by tearing others down.

    Other Scripture used: Ecclesiasticus 10:(7-11)12-18 Hebrews 13:1-8 Luke 14:1,7-14 Psalm 112 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. (Psalm ...read more

  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 47 ratings
     | 12,877 views

    The pride test is actually a three part test. We already covered the first part when we talked about selfish pride (Pride Test, Part 1). The second part of the test is about presumptive pride. That’s where our text takes us today.

    1. Presumptive pride is futile 2. Presumptive pride is arrogant 3. Presumptive pride is sinful Well, here we are, standing at the edge of a New Year. People use this time of the year for different things, don’t they? Of course, some people just use the New Year as an excuse to party. But ...read more

  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 33 ratings
     | 8,541 views

    This is the final part of James’ sixth test of faith—the pride test. This third part of the pride test deals with our pocketbooks--greedy pride.

    1. The first example of greedy pride is hoarding treasures 2. The second example of greedy pride is defrauding measures 3. The third example of greedy pride is indulging pleasures A story is told about a rich man who was in the hospital on his deathbed. The doctors had only given him a short ...read more

  • Why It Matters Exactly Who We Are Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 18, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,334 views

    God speaks truth to those who know themselves well enough to listen.

    Scripture Introduction A few years ago, accountability was the hot word among Christians. Many voices encouraged us to find another person, or even a group, with whom we would share what was really happening in our lives. Maybe you think highly of those; others may doubt their value. Leaving ...read more

  • Pride And Arrogance Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jul 5, 2004
    based on 61 ratings
     | 16,916 views

    This sermon looks at what sinful pride is and how Naaman’s pride almost cost him everything!