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  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 47 ratings
     | 12,333 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
     | 7,972 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

  • What Do You Want On Your Tombstone?

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Oct 24, 2007
    based on 65 ratings
     | 16,192 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

  • The Power Of A Tower

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,512 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

  • Pride And Arrogance Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jul 5, 2004
    based on 61 ratings
     | 13,568 views

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

  • Wanna Be Great?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,490 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

  • The Might Tree Pruned

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,541 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

  • Independent Or Dependent On God?

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 22, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,935 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

  • Why It Matters Exactly Who We Are Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 18, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,959 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

  • Hezekiah: Just A Little More Time Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 17,926 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.

  • Have A Slice Of Humble Pie Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 316 ratings
     | 31,988 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.

  • Sifted Saints

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jan 9, 2003
    based on 201 ratings
     | 10,789 views

    How to deal with Satan’s attacks, especially when we have failed God.

    SIFTED SAINTS Luke 22:28-34 28 You are those who have stood by me in my trials. 29 And I confer on you a kingdom, just as my Father conferred one on me, 30 so that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. 31 "Simon, Simon, ...read more

  • The Tenants

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 235 ratings
     | 31,706 views

    This parable of Jesus tells the story of the world and its rebellion against God. Jesus was also predicting his own death.

    The Tenants Matthew 21:33-46 Jesus tells this very interesting and provocative story about a landowner and some farmers to whom he rented his land. In Jesus’ story, the landowner does all the work in the beginning. The land is his, and he plants a vineyard. He digs a winepress where the ...read more

  • The Last Mountain

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jul 4, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,157 views

    Did you ever wish that leaders were held accountable? Today it seems so many leaders in every field of human endeavor politics, business, sports and even religious leaders get away with their offences and sometimes end up pretty well off. Is there some

    The Last Mountain Did you ever wish that leaders were held accountable? Today it seems so many leaders in every field of human endeavor politics, business, sports and even religious leaders get away with their offences and sometimes end up pretty well off. Is there some day of reckoning for ...read more

  • Ahithophel –the Ticking Bomb

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Sep 8, 2009
    based on 80 ratings
     | 12,793 views

    Bathsheba was taken and her husband killed by David. Ahithophel’s son, Elaim had a daughter, named Bathsheba. So this grudge: Bathsheba had been stolen by David and her husband killed by David. Now, Bathsheba forgave David but Ahithophel never.