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  • "A Proper Perspective"

    Contributed by Mark Hensley on Oct 31, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,012 views

    We need a “Proper Perspective” about what matters most in life and the Apostle Paul will instruct us today about what God expects. When we know that, when we live like that we can look back on our lives with a sense of real accomplishment!

    Southern Hills Baptist Church November 3rd 2002 Philippians 2:3-4 “A proper motivation” By Pastor Mark Hensley 3Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. 4Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the ...read more

  • Humility: The Toughest Challenge Series

    Contributed by Mike Quinn on Jan 18, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,260 views

    As believers, we are called to serve one another in humility. How do we do that? What does that look like in our day to day lives?

    Humility…The toughest challenge “The Amazing Race” Phil 2:1-11 If anyone would like to acquire humility, I can, I think, tell him the first step. The first step is to realize that one is proud. C.S. Lewis Phil 2:1-11 If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any ...read more

  • The Joy Of Unity Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 19, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,987 views

    Paul points us to the true source of biblical unity.

    Philippians 2:1-4 Sunday, February 17, 2002 During my time at Bible College, the spiritual fad of the day was temperament analysis. Tim Lahaye’s book had just come out and everyone was trying to decide if they were sanguine, melancholic, choleric or phlegmatic. Sanguine was the outgoing ...read more

  • Kingdom Attitudes Series

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Feb 26, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 1,369 views

    A look at Philippians 2:1-11

    1) PLAY AT A HIGHER LEVEL Because we are Christians(verses 1,2) Paul instructs us to live by a different value system than the world. In the worlds system there is a pecking order. But in the kingdom, we consider others "better than ourselves." We don’t focus on selfish ambition or ...read more

  • We Can Be Heroes

    Contributed by Jon Smethurst on Jun 9, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,497 views

    we can all learn from Epaphroditus, and become heroes of faith, and not just for one day!

    Heroes of Faith!!! when we think of ‘heroes of the bible’ who springs to mind, Hebrews 11 talks at length of some of the ‘heroes of faith’ in the old testament, mighty servants of God, ...and of course we have the author of our text Paul who was one of the new covenant heroes of faith, but just ...read more

  • How To Be One Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Nov 3, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 7,553 views

    Since Christ made unity possible, let us pursue unity.

    God Himself declared that unity is not only possible but most of all powerful. Looking down at the Tower of Babel, He said: “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.”[1] Of course, God scattered those who ...read more

  • When The Bear Is Giving Chase Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Sep 28, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,309 views

    We all experience conflict in life. Often times conflict happens with people we are closest to. Somtimes, the relationship we thought would last forever is blown apart by it. How do we handle this conflict when it happens or repair the relationship?

    Introduction: Two long time friends decide to go camping in the woods for the weekend. They pack up their gear and head out. As they hike to their favorite campsite, a large grizzly bear ambles onto the path about 100 yards in front of them. Both friends freeze in their tracks hoping the ...read more

  • Love One Another

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 982 views

    The need to love one another as seen in 1 Corinthians 13

    Intro: Growing up, my mom was notorious for her cooking. As kids, we would often examine mom’s cooking carefully. Many times she added who knows what. We became experts at evaluating what mom had added. We’d say mom made enthusiasm meatloaf: she put everything she had into it. But sometimes ...read more

  • Peace On Earth And In The Church, Two

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 13, 2000
    based on 63 ratings
     | 887 views

    How can we have the peace for which Jesus prayed?

    Evening Message December 10, 2000 Central Church of Christ John Dobbs PEACE ON EARTH, AND IN THE CHURCH, PART TWO Introduction: This morning we talked about some of the negative hurtful effects that occur when peace is absent from the local church. We also discussed some items that rob ...read more

  • Fruit Of The Spirit-Love Series

    Contributed by Eldon Reich on Mar 28, 2002
    based on 123 ratings
     | 5,570 views

    Fruit of the Spirit sermon on love for all ages.

    SON-RIPENED FRUIT --LOVE Galatians 5:22-23 Philippians 2:1-4 I am doing something this morning that I never thought I’d do. Speak to a GARDENING CLASS I want to speak to the Gardening class of 2002 A gardening class that is interested in Cultivating, watering and harvesting the fruit of ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Develop And Enrich Our Friendships

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,315 views

    The Holy Spirit helps us develop and enrich our friendships as we focus on what we share together in Jesus Christ. Paul wrote, "Since you have encouragement from being united with Christ, since you have comfort from his love, since you have fellowship wit

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us develop and enrich our friendships as we focus on what we share together in Jesus Christ. Paul wrote, "Since you have encouragement from being united with Christ, since you have comfort from his love, since you have fellowship with the Spirit with tenderness and ...read more

  • Our Absolute Need For One Another

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 7,900 views

    In an age of social isolationism and disengagement from the body of Christ, the Lord is calling us to be a community of believers again.

    Our Absolute Need for One Another August, 2002 Acts 2: 42-47 “They devoted themselves to the apostles teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles. All the believers were ...read more

  • The Gift Of Life (Joy) Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Dec 19, 2002
    based on 42 ratings
     | 8,099 views

    What do those angels mean when the announce "great joy?" Joy as a gift from God.

    The Gift of Life (Therefore Joy) December 14/15, 2002 Intro: I remember it clearly. Our elder’s board was gathered for a one-day retreat focussed on setting goals for our church. We began by sharing what some of our personal goals were for the next year, and one of our Elders made a ...read more

  • Membership Has Its Privileges Series

    Contributed by Steve Lawson on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,578 views

    As Christians, we must realize the value of true commitment to the Body of Christ

    Membership Has Its Privileges The church is not a place for people to gather occasionally for religious services. It is not one more social institution among many others. The church is God’s dream for His most cherished creation. There is nothing like the church – no accomplishment, no ...read more

  • How Jesus Dealt With Disrespectful Sheep

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 7, 2004
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,291 views

    Disrespect of leaders is a common problem that few seem to have a solution for. Jesus knew the best ways to deal with His people when they failed to show Him the respect He deserved. Resepct is essential as it is a deferential esteem that proceeds obedien

    How Jesus Dealt With Disrespectful Sheep Mark 8:33 Disrespect of leaders is a common problem that few seem to have a solution. Jesus knew the best ways to deal with His people when they failed to show Him the respect He deserved. Resepct is essential as it is a deferential esteem that ...read more