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  • Stewardship-Will Our Lives Count For Much?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 9, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 11,300 views

    This is a stewardship message dealing with what kind of person will we be as we go through life. The principles of sowing and reaping are examined.

    Will Our Lives Count For Much. 10/05/97 Eccl 11:1-6 Luke 19:1-10 Text Luke 6:20-38 In the end, how long you lived is not going to be nearly as important as how well you lived. Jesus is going to show us today "its not the duration of life ...read more

  • The Promise Of Fruit

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Apr 17, 2001
    based on 156 ratings
     | 5,349 views

    This is a promise of encouragement to every preacher, to every teacher, to every worker to keep casting their bread on the water, for in due season they will reap.

    THE PROMISE OF FRUIT Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days As we read this verse, it seems at first, it do not make sense. It seems foolish to cast our bread or seed upon the waters. The sensible place would be in the ground. We can ...read more

  • We Give Because We Were Lost.

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 28, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,187 views

    THis is a stewardship sermon which deals with different motivations for giving to the cause of Christ.

    We Give Because We Were Lost 10/24/99 Eccle. 11:1-6 Luke 15:1-10 Let’s suppose that instead of God being the loving and gracious God that He is, suppose God was like what a lot of people think. Many think God is an old grandfatherly figure sitting on a throne ready to zap us ...read more

  • When All You've Got Is A "Maybe"

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 241 ratings
     | 24,790 views

    Are there directions that you sense are God’s will and direction, but you’re not sure? This message will encourage and equip you to deal with the issues that must be resolved in faith.

    In looking at the passage in 1 Samuel, Jonathan seemed to be in a situation of uncertainty. The future, the absolute direction he needed for the present time just was not clear. All he could say in v.6 was "It may be..." He couldn’t be sure one way or the other. He seemed to, and probably did, ...read more

  • Cast Your Bread Upon The Waters Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Nov 26, 2010
    based on 24 ratings
     | 38,355 views

    In today's lesson we are urged not to be paralyzed by our lack of knowledge but to use every opportunity to work boldly but wisely for the glory of God.

    Scripture In his quest to find out how to live a meaningful life the writer of Ecclesiastes urges his readers not to be paralyzed by their lack of knowledge but to use every opportunity to work boldly but wisely for the glory of God. Let us read Ecclesiastes 11:1-6: 1 Cast your bread upon ...read more

  • Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Nov 16, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,222 views

    Accept the risks; reap the benefits.

    [If you would like to receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] YOU WILL NEVER REAP IF YOU NEVER SOW Several times in Ecclesiastes, the Preacher states that life is unpredictable. We never know when tragedy might strike. I was reminded of this fact last ...read more

  • Spectator Or Participant Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on May 6, 2011
     | 8,619 views

    A study of chapter 11 verses 1 through 10

    Ecclesiastes 11: 1 – 10 Spectator or Participant Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days. 2 Give a serving to seven, and also to eight, for you do not know what evil will be on the earth. 3 If the clouds are full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth; ...read more

  • Hard Work And Providence Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Jun 18, 2011
     | 6,390 views

    It is funny how we think God should work. For some reason we seem to think that since God is the all-powerful, all-knowing, ever-present Creator of the universe – and anything else in existence – that he should do everything on a grand scale.

    Hard Work and Providence Ecclesiastes 11:1-8 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI June 5, 2005 I am going to tell you one of my favorite stories this morning because it illustrates perfectly how many of us think about the relationship between what we do and what God does. Many of you have ...read more

  • You May Never Know

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jan 4, 2019
     | 7,181 views

    You may never know or see the fruits of your work. As mom packed the lad's lunch that day, she never dreamed she would be feeding 5,000 men. God takes our menial daily chores and accomplishes His plan on His time sheet. You may never know what you have accomplished for God.

    YOU MAY NEVER KNOW… By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com (Two part lesson) TEXT: Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. MAYBE WE WILL NEVER KNOW WHY THIS HAPPENED? WE MUST TRUST GOD HAS A PLAN FOR YOU IN THIS DAY, WEEK, MONTH AND ...read more

  • Cast Your Bread

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Apr 18, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,358 views

    When God speaks about bread, He is talking about those things that you have which you can commit to Him such as your talents, finances, ministry, and your gifting. The Bible teaches us that this is the way of the Kingdom. I do not know why it works this w

    Kingdom Returns “Cast Your Bread On The Waters” Secrets from Ecclesiastes 11 Ecclesiastes 11:1 - Cast your bread upon the waters, For you will find it after many days. Ecclesiastes was written by one of the wisest men that ever lived. When God speaks about bread, He is ...read more

  • Living In The Land Of The Dying Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 5, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,255 views

    When John Owen, the great Puritan, lay on his deathbed his secretary wrote (in his name) to a friend, "I am still in the land of the living." "Stop," said Owen. "Change that and say, I am yet in the land of the dying, but I hope soon to be in the land of

    When John Owen, the great Puritan, lay on his deathbed his secretary wrote (in his name) to a friend, "I am still in the land of the living." "Stop," said Owen. "Change that and say, I am yet in the land of the dying, but I hope soon to be in the land of the living." 1 Cast your bread upon ...read more

  • Balanced Watchfulness

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Feb 29, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,264 views

    Does the word of God tell us how to handle the changing times? Yes, through principles set forth in the Bible. This message examines two directives that may at first appear to contradict one another. In reality they provide a balance.

    Balanced Watchfulness
 7-19-15 (www.LifeChurchSpringfield.org) We will ...read more

  • Gathering Clouds

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Dec 13, 2013
     | 3,542 views

    THE SPIRITUAL ASPECTS OF PHYSICAL DEATH

    GATHERING CLOUDS OBSERVATION: DARK CLOUD AND FALLEN TREES CAN SUGGEST POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE REALITIES IN LIFE. THIS STUDY INVESTIGATES THE SPIRITUAL ASPECTS OF BOTH. INTERPRETATION: ECCLESIASTES 11:3 (NKJV) IF THE CLOUDS ARE FULL OF RAIN, THEY EMPTY THEMSELVES UPON THE EARTH; AND IF A ...read more

  • The Stewardship Of Life Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,019 views

    What all is involved in being a faithful steward of life?

    THE STEWARDSHIP OF LIFE ECCLESIASTES 11:1-10 Introduction: A steward is someone who manages what belongs to someone else. “All” of life is a stewardship issue! Remember it is required of a steward that he be found faithful. In chapter 11 Solomon teaches us about this subject. ...read more

  • Trying Times - “it Should've Took Out Your Whole Family” Series

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Jul 21, 2013
     | 6,954 views

    A time of reflection, in sowing and reaping, not knowing what value will sow and what value will reap, for vanity rules to counter-produce, as observed and experienced by preachers as they toil in the work of Christ Jesus, planting the seed of faith.

    Trying Times – “IT SHOULD'VE TOOK OUT YOUR WHOLE FAMILY” by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (5/29/2013, 6/1/2013, 6/15/2013, 6/18/2013, 6/22/2013, 6/29/2013, 7/6/2013, 7/11/2013, 7/15/2013, 7/21/2013) “Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thy shalt find it after ...read more