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  • "Unacceptable Worship”

    Contributed by Dennis Deese on Jul 22, 2009
    based on 25 ratings

    This portion of scripture deals with worship that was not acceptable to God. It’s an astounding thought to realize we can have church and it not be pleasing unto the Lord. Rather than bringing pleasure to Him and grieves Him. When our worship is unaccep

  • Worship, My Way

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Mar 22, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    As Cain and Abel's offerings are examined we see that Cain wanted to worship his way instead of God's way.

    Worship, My Way Genesis 4: 1-7 Play YouTube video of My Way by Frank Sinatra. First 45 seconds. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7GHgE8fylQ Intro: How many of you remember that song? Some of you may know it as a song that Elvis Presley sang and had great success with it. What you just heard was ...read more

  • Unquenchable Series

    Contributed by David Ward on Jun 22, 2016

    Big Idea: God don't want no worthless worship, so let's make our worship worth His while. Points: Worship is worthless to God when it isn't reverent, repentant, or real.

    INTRODUCTION: Comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who died in 2004 at the age of 82, made a living making fun of himself and the difficulty of getting what we all desire: a little respect, please. Some of his best lines: • "I tell ya I get no respect from anyone. I bought a cemetery plot. The guy ...read more

  • The Worship God Accepts Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Mar 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Examines what acceptable worship looks like through the offerings presented by Cain and Abel.

    THE WORSHIP GOD ACCEPTS > Hebrews 11:4 By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain [did]. By this he was approved as a righteous man, because God approved his gifts, and even though he is dead, he still speaks through this. The story is told about a man who lay on his death ...read more

  • All To The Glory Of God Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 2, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    In this sermon we examine what it means to worship God with all of our lives, or, to state it slightly differently, to show what it means to do all to the glory of God.

    Scripture For the next three Sundays, I plan to preach on the subject of worship. My purpose in delivering these messages is to help us understand what worship is and also to give a Biblical rationale for our Order of Worship. Today, however, I simply want to lay a foundation for this series ...read more

  • Choose The Blessings Of God Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    Because Christ paid your sin debt, you are able to avoid His judgment and experience HIS blessings.

    I. Understand your obligation to obey and reverence Christ. v. 1-3 A. God demands absolute allegiance (1-2). 1. Avoid all idols 2. Observe the Sabbath and reverence His sanctuary. B. God demands absolute obedience (3). 1. All the plans of life ...read more

  • Giving God Your Best

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 29, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    A message about stewardship of time and service.

    GIVING GOD YOUR BEST Malachi 1:6-14 INTRO: On a rainy Sunday afternoon, a little brother and sister were playing “Noah and the Ark.” An old shoe box was the ark; the bathtub was their flood. After the flood was over they decided to make an offering to God. Noah (the boy) said to Mrs. Noah ...read more

  • Giving God Your Best Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 7, 2007
    based on 57 ratings

    Malachi Series - 2 of 6.

    GIVING GOD YOUR BEST Malachi 1:6-14 INTRO: On a rainy Sunday afternoon, a little brother and sister were playing “Noah and the Ark.” An old shoe box was the ark; the bathtub was their flood. After the flood was over they decided to make an offering to God. Noah (the boy) said to Mrs. Noah ...read more

  • Blessings That Can Become Curses Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Jun 10, 2013

    People sometimes are amused by illusions, but in the spiritual realm, illusions are deadly: when blessings from God are MIS-used and abused, they Blessing can become curses.

    Blessings that Can Become Curses Romans 11:7-10 What a loving, patient and Gracious God we serve! He STILL stands today with out-stretched hands to an unsaved world, and He relies on ...read more

  • Worship That God Wants Part 2

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on May 31, 2001
    based on 54 ratings

    An Expository Message From Psalm 100 On The Characteristics Of The Worship That Is A Delight To God. The Worship That God Wants. Part 2 of 2

    Psalm 100: Worship That God Wants Part 2 Pastor Larry Sarver New Life in Christ 1633 SW 34th St. Palm City, FL 34990 561-283-9426 pastorsarver@yahoo.com www.palmcitynewlife.org Read Psalm 100 Illustration: As a pastor I often receive through the mail much information on the subject ...read more

  • Acceptable Worship

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Nov 10, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    In order to understand what is acceptable worship we need to understand the purpose of worship, what is not acceptable worship, and what constitutes acceptable worship.

    Acceptable Worship John 4:20-24 Confusion and controversy surround the topic of what is acceptable worship. For many how we worship is not a critical matter. They feel that how one worships is a personal matter and that the individual determines what is appropriate or not. In Christ’s ...read more

  • Is There Any Seed Left In The Barn? Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Mar 14, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Exposition of Haggai 2:10-19, a call to radical commitment to the kingdom from the heart, and not just nominal, casual, routine obedience

    Text: Haggai 2:10-19, Title: Any Seed Left in the Barn? Date/Place: NRBC, 3/18/07, AM A. Opening illustration: American Christianity is has many wonderful, deep, steadfast, passionate believers among its ranks. But on the whole our commitment to the Christian faith is marginal at best. Take the ...read more

  • Choose To Worship Series

    Contributed by Neil Olcott on Sep 21, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Today I want us to understand that worship will not happen unless we make the conscious choice to be worshippers!

    Intentional Worship – Sermon Title: Choose to Worship September 20th, 2009 Main Idea: The only way you and I will ever be able to worship is if we make the decision to do so. Issues: Difference between an attender and a worshipper. Intro: Nothing in life just happens by default. Even ...read more

  • Real Worship

    Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Jan 30, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    "Real Worship" is an exposition of John 4:21-24 that makes two main points: (1) Real worship is not about us (4:21-22). And (2) real worship is about God (4:23-24)

    REAL WORSHIP John 4:19-24 Spiritual necessity compelled Jesus to travel to Galilee through Samaria. Weary from the journey, Jesus rested at Jacob’s Well in Sychar as his disciples went for food. As he sat there, a woman of Samaria came to draw water. And a life-changing conversation ...read more

  • Worshipping The Lamb Who Was Slain Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 23, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    “And the elders fell down and worshipped.” The eternal preoccupation of the saints in heaven will be worship. Angels in Heaven worship the Son of God day and night [REVELATION 4:6-8]; and as they worship, the redeemed of the ages will join them.

    REVELATION 5:11-14 WORSHIPPING THE LAMB WHO WAS SLAIN “Then I looked, and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, ‘Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive ...read more