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  • True Greatness Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Oct 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    "This sermon looks at the minsitry of John in the light of Jesus."

    John 3:22- 35 “ True greatness” True greatness for some is thrust upon them (Monarchy) for others its pursued & they make a success in a particular field whether sport entertainment business and so on . You’ve received or the accolades, you have a vast more

  • True Greatness

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Sep 19, 2018

    Who are the true greats? You may be surprised that you know many personally.

    Who are the true greats? You may be surprised who they are because you know many of them by name. They live in your neighborhood. Let’s find out what the basic ingredient of true greatness is. Let’s look at Mark 9:30-37, what Jesus has to say. Jesus Mark 9:31 “The Son of Man is to be delivered more

  • True Greatness

    Contributed by Christopher Martin on Sep 20, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon for Pentecost 16B/Proper 20 preached September 20th, 2009 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Audubon, Iowa. It talks about greatness in the Kingdom of God vs. greatness in the eyes of the world.

    I’d like for you to imagine the following scene, and tell me what you think about it. You’ve just been told by a doctor that you have an incurable disease. This disease is fatal. You know you have a short time until you die. The doctor describes in detail how the disease will progress and rob you more

  • The Marks Of True Greatness

    Contributed by Dennis Deese on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    John was a spiritual Giant

    "TRUE GREATNESS" By: Dr. Dennis Deese JOHN 1:19-34 There have been many who claimed to be great and the world has claimed many people to be great. But God’s claim of greatness is true greatness. ETS: John was a great man ESS: We need great men today (spiritual giants) Matthew 11:11 more

  • "Finding True Greatness" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Apr 12, 2011
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    In today’s world we constantly hear the philosophy being taught that says all of us must focus on moving up, being more than we are now, climbing the ladder of success. Moving higher up. Keeping that in mind the words of John in this passage can be very

    “Finding True Greatness” John 3:22-36 There are certain words we use that have a variety of meanings depending on how they are used. For example the word “fast” carries at least 15 different meanings. It can mean ... * the speed of a runner * to do without more

  • Finding True Greatness

    Contributed by David Henderson on May 25, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    How do we define greatness? We often look to the world for this defintion. We look for popularity, power and to other people. We must look at the right source....JESUS!

  • "From Good To Great"

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 9, 2013

    if you really want to be something then you must become nothing..... If you want to go up in life then you must learn to come down..... If you want more of God then there must be less of you.

    “From Good to Great” John 3:22-36 Several years ago Jim Collins wrote a book titled “Good to Great.” It is the story of how effective leaders can take a business that is already doing well and take it to the next level. One of the quotes from his book is this: more

  • The Call To Serve Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Feb 22, 2016
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    Jesus makes his third passion prediction, and tells his disciples that the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve. Jesus also heals a blind man.

    Mark 10:32-52 “Call to Serve” INTRODUCTION Our eyes can play tricks on us. Sometimes we can’t see what is in plain sight—we can’t see our glasses on top of our head, or the car keys on the table. There are times when we can only see what we want to more

  • The Way To Greatness Series

    Contributed by Okoye Benjamin on Mar 7, 2014


    THE WAY TO GREATNESS LUKE 9:43-50 The way to real greatness lies in humility. There is no greater honour on earth than being accepted by others as a servant of God and Jesus Christ. The way of servant leadership is very hard to many Christians. Many prefer the easy way of the world of bossing more

  • "From Good To Great"

    Contributed by David Henderson on Jul 30, 2013

    If you want to go up in life you must first come down.

    “From Good to Great” John 3:22-36 Several years ago Jim Collins wrote a book titled “Good to Great.” It is the story of how effective leaders can take a business that is already doing well and take it to the next level. One of the quotes from his book is this: more

  • Salted With Fire! Series

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Mar 30, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon on greatness how God sees it. Jesus takes a little child and demonstrates to his disciples how to live in light of eternity.

    More sermons of this series at In Mark 9, Jesus is in a house in Capernaum. Sitting around him are his 12 disciples. Perhaps it is Peter’s mother-in-law’s house. Jesus’ gaze rests upon a little child. We do not know who the more

  • Measuring Greatness Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Feb 24, 2015

    God's way of measuring greatness differs greatly from ours. God measures with love and service and not accumulation, accomplishment and attainment"

    Matthew 18:1-9 “Measuring Greatness” INTRODUCTION For millennia the Season of Lent has been a time for Christians to reflect on their relationship with God and on Jesus’ call to discipleship, in anticipation of Easter. These forty days preceding Easter were first used more

  • Bottom-Up Leadership

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Oct 22, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    Monologue of the elderly apostle John, as he looks back at today's story and considers lessons learned on servant leadership.

    Mark 10:35-45 Bottom-up Leadership My name is John. Yes, that John, one of Jesus’ twelve, in fact, the one he loved the most. At least that’s the way I always felt. I’m in my late ’80s now. I know that’s nothing for many of you, but for my time, that’s an extremely long life. All of my battle more

  • Becoming Great In God's Eyes Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 10, 2012
    based on 10 ratings

    True greatness does not come from what you get but from what you give.

    Becoming Great in God’s Eyes Luke 22:24-28 Rev. Brian Bill 3/11/12 When I woke up on Wednesday I smelled what I thought was the scent of teriyaki coming from the kitchen. Since it was my birthday I figured Beth was doing some early preparation for a special supper. But as I reached more

  • I'm The Greatest!

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Sep 16, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    We think that we can find greatness in accumulating wealth, friends, accomplishments and the like. However, Jesus tells us that true greatness is found

    -What does it mean to be great? -It’s an age old question -Everyone ultimately is on a quest for greatest -People search for this elusive gem in many different places or pursuits -People look for greatness is wealth, power, prestige, fame, accomplishments, friends -However, those will all more