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  • "who Is The Greatest?"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Feb 27, 2020
     | 402 views

    What does it mean to be great in the Kingdom?

    “Who Is the Greatest?” Mark 9:30-37 Ever play “King of the Mountain” when you were a little kid? It doesn’t take any equipment. All you need is, like a big pile of dirt or maybe a snow mound. Then, several children will run up the mound and try and push the others off. Whoever is able to ...read more

  • The First Shall Be Last

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Aug 7, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,894 views

    Jesus and the rich young ruler - Mark chapter 10 verses 17-31. (Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

  • The First Shall Be Last, And The Last Shall Be First

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Apr 22, 2015
     | 11,368 views

    Jesus says that it isn’t the religious folk who are first in the kingdom of heaven. It is those who are most open to turning their lives around who are first in line, those who take action when Jesus says, “follow me”.

    It’s painful to have someone you trust tell you that they are going to do something for you---and they don’t. Many of us can tell stories about people who have let us down by making promises and then not following up on them. For example, there is a story of a young widow whose husband ...read more

  • Crowns And Rewards

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on Oct 20, 2018
     | 3,221 views

    When the disciples approach Jesus about spots in his Kingdom, he turns things upside down

    A friend of mine this week said something that has resonated with me. She said that in her family, she was the designated worrier. Now, I admit, she has much in her life to be worried about, but that is her story. Our stories are different, but I can’t help but wonder if we have a designated ...read more

  • Parable: The Laborers Of The Eleventh Hour Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Dec 20, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,524 views

    Jesus said “many that are first shall be last, and the last shall be first.” He meant to teach just one thing: That some who think they’re first in the world are going to find themselves last in heaven.

    Perea Parable: The Laborers of the Eleventh hour Matthew 20:1-16 1 For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard. The parable of the laborers is found only in Matthew. It is connected to the ...read more

  • Little Hero Of The Lord

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 12, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,482 views

    Often times a Christian worker goes unnoticed and un-applauded. Never forget God is a rewarder...

    LITTLE HERO... WILL THE REAL HERO STAND UP? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. Matthew 19:30 But many that ...read more

  • Workmen's Compensation Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 9, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,721 views

    God's blessings don't come as a result of the work we put in, but rather are totally dependent on God's grace.

    Matthew 20:1-16 “Workmen’s Compensation” INTRODUCTION We all have a gut reaction when we perceive what we believe to be unfairness or injustice. Mention illegal aliens and blood pressures will rise as you talk about how they’re using our health and educational ...read more

  • #3perspective:personalities Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,558 views

    Today the perspective of great personalities as spiritual stars could be dangerous.

    #3 Perspective: Personalities. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Part#3 of 4. TEXT: Philippians 3:3 ... and have no confidence in the flesh." Matthew 19:30 But many that are first shall be last; AND THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST. We are pondering perspectives or view points ...read more

  • Real Talk

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on Aug 3, 2019
     | 1,627 views

    Have you ever felt like your past has disqualified you from fulfilling God’s plan for your life? Have religious people made you feel disqualified? Are you tired of feeling this way? LET’S TALK ABOUT IT!

    Matthew 9:13 INTRODUCTION: • Have you ever felt like your past has disqualified you from fulfilling God’s plan for your life? • Have religious people made you feel disqualified? (Or is it in your head? The devil will do that too… especially if you are prone to “victim mentality”.) • Are you tired ...read more

  • God's Word Leads To A Paradoxical Lifestyle

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,125 views

    God’s Word Leads to a Paradoxical Lifestyle 1) It separates us from the world 2) It sends us to the world

    I’ve always been fascinated with paradoxes. You know, seemingly contrary statements that are nevertheless true. For example the statement, “Standing is more tiring than walking.” is a paradox. Sarah and I were reminded of how true that statement is just a few weeks ago when we had to stand for ...read more

  • Count My Trophies?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,086 views

    Winning is the modern goal, count my trophies and you will see how good I am?

    What is winning? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Matthew 19: 30 But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first. Jude 1:22 And some have compassion, making a difference: Romans 15:1 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak ...read more

  • What Do We Own? Series

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,565 views

    sermon series number 3 on James

    What do we own? James 1:9-14 At first glance this may sound irrelevant, but it is actually complimentary to the original text at the beginning of the book. Money is one of the things that cause trials and double mindedness in a person. Remember we are still on the theme of temptation. 1 Timothy ...read more

  • True And Acceptable Service Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 4,383 views

    exposition on matt ch20

    THE SPIRIT OF TRUE AND ACCEPTABLE SERVICE Matthew ch 20 v1- 16 the labourers in the vineyard First we have a picture of :- The Lord (as householder.) See:- 1. His position v. 1 "householder" - he is a man of authority, of responsibility and of activity. - "he went out" 2. His pursuit ...read more

  • A Great Young Man Lost

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on May 25, 2012
     | 1,912 views

    Me are money the Lord said

    A GREAT YOUNG MAN LOST Matt.19: 16And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? 17And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou ...read more

  • Meek And Mild (Hix)

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Sep 21, 2013
     | 1,764 views

    What being meek means, and how do we apply it in the world we live in,

    Matthew 5:5-Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth. Blessed-True happiness is within. Not in pleasure, wealth, etc. A missionary in Jamaica was once questioning some boys on the meaning of this text, and asked, "Who are the meek?" A boy answered, "Those who give soft answers ...read more