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  • The Dishonest Manager Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Oct 10, 2020
     | 1,478 views

    Through this puzzling parable Jesus teaches disciples to act shrewdly by taking worldly examples bold and decisive action and learning from them. With the purpose of making a greater contribute towards eternity.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/sermons/The%20Parables%20of%20Jesus/ Message Luke 16:1-9 The Dishonest Steward The parable we are about to read is universally considered to be the one of the most puzzling parables of Jesus. Let’s read the parable first and then ...read more

  • What Do You Value?

    Contributed by Dr. David Wesner on Jun 1, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,831 views

    There are two kinds of wisdom: Wisdom of the world and Wisdom of the Kingdom of God.

  • Wise Guys Finish First

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 6, 2013
     | 1,888 views

    In this message I will define the difference between real and false wisdom. There is definitely a shortage of wisdom in our world right now.

    "Real Wisdom VS False Wisdom¡¨ James 4:13-18 If you had the chance to ask for whatever you wanted, what would it be? The OT gives us the story of a man named Solomon. We find the record that Solomon showed his love for God by walking according to God¡¦s law. God rewarded him by coming to him ...read more

  • Jesus The Sage Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 28, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
     | 22,072 views

    Jesus as a teacher of wisdom, and how God’s wisdom is "upside down" compared to the wisdom of the world.

    Jesus The Sage – “Portraits of Christ” series Steve Simala Grant - Feb. 2/3, 2002 Intro: I have a picture here taken in Disney World, outside of the “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” pavillion. I want you to look at it closely: What’s wrong with this picture? Look closely at the ...read more

  • Part 12 - Matthew 9:36-37 - Where There's Smoke There's A Harvest! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 1, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,540 views

    Jesus cleans away the rubbish in my life with fire and I have the opportunity to harvest the field only by coming under His authority. He is the Lord of the harvest.

    Part 12 - Matthew 9:36-37 - WHERE THERE'S SMOKE THERE'S A HARVEST! In the Whitsundays in Australia on the mainland sugar cane is the main crop. Around harvest time you will see a whole field set on fire, flames reaching into the sky at night. It is quite spectacular. The fire is not an accident ...read more

  • 02 Known By Our Delights

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 20, 2013
     | 1,048 views

    Meditation: What is it? How I respond to it according to the Word. Plus the promise results of meditation

    Jodie Foster In 29 TV shows - 27 Movies - Produced 7 – Directed another 4 12 Actress Awards - Nominated for 17 more Golden Globe awards, lifetime honoree "Jodie Foster was here, I still am, and I want to be seen, to be understood deeply, and to be not so very lonely." Lance ...read more

  • Take The Risk And Grow Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 27, 2016
     | 4,338 views

    Take the risk; take the challenge; take the grace and grow.

    Thursday of 21st Week in Course St. Paul’s words to Corinth today are like a commentary on the Gospel. Simon and the boys have been fishing all night, casting and pulling, casting and pulling. All they got was garbage. But at the word of Jesus, they put out into deep water–not the ...read more

  • Ye Are Gods

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 17,134 views

    What does the Bible mean, ‘You are gods’?

    What does the Bible mean, ‘You are gods’? One of the pet phrases in scripture that world religions use to support their doctrine is ‘you are gods’. This is found several places in scripture and in context the intent is clear. However, this can and often is twisted into unbiblical meanings and used ...read more

  • Election Debrief 2008

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,835 views

    The presidential election is now over. As Christians, how do we respond to the election of a new president.

    Opening A president met w/president elect- gave him 3 numbered envelopes w/instructions to open when great difficulties arise. After- new president- in office for a short time- economic crisis arose- He opened envelope #1. The note said, “Blame me.” Which he did. Some time later- domestic crisis ...read more

  • The Lord Is Our Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,339 views

    This sermon is based on Jeremiah 23:1-6 and emphasises the prophetic oracle being fulfilled in Jesus our Messiah-King.

    Christ the King Sunday Yr C, 25/11/2007 Jer 23:1-6 Rev. Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson, Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, & Chaplain of The Good Samaritan Society’s South Ridge Village, Medicine Hat, Alberta “The LORD is our Righteousness” James S. Hewett tells the following story: The lion was ...read more

  • Choosing The Right Gift Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Jul 27, 2009
     | 2,365 views

    2nd in a series on James for summer 2009

    During my undergrad years at Cal State Hayward I read about an experiment to determine if rats would seek out new places of safety when faced with danger. It involved random low-level shocks to the cage and a random "shock free" zone. After a while, instead of seeking a place that was free from the ...read more

  • Dealing With What Is, Not What Should Be

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 20, 2013
     | 1,711 views

    We have to live life in the real world, not the ideal world. We need real help, not idealistic theories.

    Dealing With What Is, Not What Should Be (Proverbs 21:9-11) Tom, Dick and Harry returned to the hotel. Their room was on the top floor of a skyscraper hotel 99 stories high. Unfortunately for them, the elevator was not working. They came up with a plan to make their climb less painful. For ...read more

  • Where Do You Get Your Wisdom

    Contributed by Jody Vansickle on Sep 22, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,565 views

    There are two kinds of wisdom to be attained in this world, which one do you choose?

    WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR WISDOM FROM? James 3:13-18 We can find wisdom in a lot of places if we’ll just look for it: • My of us have heard the phrase, “Out of the mouths of babes…” (Psalm 8:2) I want to share with you some wisdom from kids: • No matter how ...read more

  • Choices Series

    Contributed by Chris Mccall on Oct 21, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,806 views

    As we see from our scriptures this morning, letting our flesh control us will lead us to choices that will produce death; letting the Spirit lead us will bring us life & peace.

    “Choices” Romans 8:6-8 NLT There are a lot of things we try to get around & avoid in our life; but there is one that we will never escape. Choices will make a demand on our life as long as we are breathing. As we see from our scriptures this morning, letting our flesh control ...read more

  • The Foolish Gospel

    Contributed by Andrew Drummond on Mar 6, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,448 views

    Ever wonder why, in a world of mega structures and information superhighways, the cross is the message that we have to preach? Well Pual makes it very clear...

    I don’t know if you have noticed, but our society has become more and more saturated with knowledge, more so than any other generation before it. Most children, by the age of 8 or 9 know more about computers than their parents. Currently more new information is being created and revised on Web ...read more