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  • Widow Series

    Contributed by Michael Treston on May 8, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,055 views

    A new look at what it means to give up everything to follow God

    Economics What makes you uncomfortable to talk about? Money is essential our society does not function with out it. When we set up our priorities, When we look at our timetables we do so with an under lying belief, a hidden voice at the heart of us speaks which shapes and influences how we ...read more

  • The Widow's Faith

    Contributed by Dennis Fakes on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,731 views

    How trusting in God through tithing brings many correctives and blessings to our lives.

    THE WIDOW’S FAITH 41He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. 42A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which are worth a penny. 43Then he called his disciples and said to them, “Truly I tell you, ...read more

  • The Poor Widow Series

    Contributed by Neil Partington on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,244 views

    Many people give, but it really doesn’t show their committment to God. Today, we are going to look at a widow who didn’t give much by society’s standards, but she gave it all.

    When I was growing up, I participated in several organizations that held fundraisers. The High School band held the biggest fundraisers twice a year to support our band trips (Disney World, Boston, Canada, etc…). Because I didn’t have the money to go on the trips, it was important for me ...read more

  • The Widow's Oil

    Contributed by John Butler on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,856 views

    We learn from the widow’s life how grace and faith work hand in hand.

    The Widow’s Oil... Praise God Church!!! a) Seasons of Affliction (Intro)... How many in here tonight have ever been through a season of affliction? My guess is everyone here tonight. Amen? We’ve all been through times of testing and trials, A time when you thought that nothing ...read more

  • The Widows' List Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 29, 2011
    based on 16 ratings
     | 5,777 views

    I break down these widows into two different categories: 1- The over sixty servers 2- The younger idlers

    INTRO.- One of life’s difficulties is losing loved ones. And it seems like men generally die before women, which makes the wife a widow. ILL.- I read this note about Vicki Kennedy, widow of the late Teddy Kennedy who passed away Aug. 25, 2009. (NEWSER) – All agree that Vicki ...read more

  • The Widow's Offering

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 12,335 views

    Encouragement to use our abilities God has given us to serve Christ by serving others.

    I was performing a wedding for a young couple. Before the wedding, the groom came to me and said, “Pastor, I will give you $100 if you change the wedding vows. When you get to the part to ask me to honor, love and obey, just leave that part out for me. Then, he handed me $100. During the wedding, ...read more

  • The Persistent Widow Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jun 1, 2008
    based on 31 ratings
     | 41,165 views

    Sermon on Parable of the Persistent widow

    Tell Me a Story The Persistent Widow Luke 18:1-8 God wants me to pray persistently Persistent prayer helps me keep focus… …on who God is (v. 6-7a) …on who I am (v. 7b) …on what’s important Persistent prayer helps me produce fruit (v. 5-7)(John 15:7-8) Persistent prayer helps me ...read more

  • The Widow's Son

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,944 views

    Yes, there is help for the widow and the fatherless!

    No, this not a Masonic or Mormon article but a reflection and praise to God for caring for this son of a widow woman. I am sure I have thought about it before but this morning it came to me that God has surely done wonderful things for me before I even cared to know Him and indeed while I ...read more

  • The Wisdom Of A Widow

    Contributed by Paul Tuck on Jan 12, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 4,736 views

    What would you do if God asked you to give the very last of your possessions to a complete stranger? This episode in the life of Elijah, shows us what real faith is all about.

    THE WISDOM OF A WIDOW I Kings 17:8-16 The sun beats down unmercifully upon the tiny town of Zarephath, a remote village well to the north of the land of Palestine. It is there that a fraw widow woman searches for sticks. Why is she searching for sticks? She is searching for sticks ...read more

  • The Widow Of Zarephath

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 10,637 views

    Another wonderful example that our God is the "God of no shortages!"

    THE WIDOW OF ZAREPHATH "So she went away, and did according to the word of Elijah; and she and he and her household ate for many days. The bin of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil run dry, according to the word of the Lord which He spoke by Elijah." I Kings ...read more

  • The Persistent Widow

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 10,407 views

    This sermon is about prayer, our frequency of prayer and how God answers prayer.

    THE PERSISTENT WIDOW Text: Luke 18:1-8 There is the story of a woman who prayed for one of her bride’s maids salvation for fifty-three years before her prayer was answered. (Kelly Douglas. If God already Knows Why Pray? Brentwood: Wolgemuth and Hyatt, Publishers, Inc., 1989, p. ...read more

  • The Widow Of Nain

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Jun 7, 2007
    based on 44 ratings
     | 27,489 views

    A sermon about this wonderful resurrection story in Scripture. Mainly focusing on the compassion of Jesus and how He cares for us. But also, how we should be moved by compassion to help those around us.

    Introduction Read Text: Luke 7:11-17 Background Luke, the Physician, is always quick to show God’s compassion for human need. In Scripture, we have RECORDED where Jesus raised people from the dead. Lazarus is one that we are familiar with... And also Jairus’ daughter... I say ...read more

  • The Widow At Nain

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Nov 6, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,154 views

    Some things we need to remember about sorrow.

    Luke 7:11-17 The Widow of Nain Woodlawn Baptist Church November 5, 2006 Introduction Read Luke 7:11-17. There are many great and inspiring texts in the Scriptures – passages that take us to lofty heights and leave us there on the mountaintop for a while, allowing us to gaze on the majesty ...read more

  • "Widow In Spirit"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Nov 12, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,568 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that TRUSTING GOD is important BECAUSE He is in control of the believer’s life.

    Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris U.S. Army Chaplain 12 November 2006 Fort Ord Military Chapel __________________________ THE BIG IDEA: TRUSTING GOD IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE HE IS IN CONTROL OF THE BELIEVER’S LIFE! REFERENCES: I Timothy 5:3-16 MSG (Take care of widow who are destitute. If a widow ...read more

  • The Widow's Oil

    Contributed by Scott Ridout on Jul 2, 2009
    based on 35 ratings
     | 39,952 views

    This sermon focuses on the story of the Widow’s Oil from 2 Kings 4 and answers the questions: "Why do bad things happen to good people, where is God when they do, and what do we do when it happens to us?" Part of a series entitled "Seven".

    We’re in a series called "Seven" learning unforgettable lessons from forgotten lives of the Old Testament. This week we are going to take a look at a woman who is having a very difficult time in her life. In fact I’m not sure things can get worse. If you have a Bible, turn to the passage in 2 ...read more