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  • The Charge Of A Disciple Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 29, 2013
     | 3,623 views

    In his resurrection and appearance to the disciples and through the Day of Pentecost, Jesus accomplished two things: He gave them their mission and empowered them for it and He created His Church, the body of Christ.

    The Charge of a Disciple Matthew 28:18-20a They found themselves wrapped in darkness, hiding behind locked doors and wrestling with their lost dreams and how things could have gone so horribly wrong. Just three years prior, a stranger walked up to them and uttered three words which forever ...read more

  • Moms Want Their Children To Do Well

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 20, 2013
     | 1,883 views

    The mother of the sons of Zebedee asked Jesus for a special gift that was not His to give.

    Feast of St. James 2013 Matthew 20 Then the mother of the sons of Zeb'edee came up to him, with her sons, and kneeling before him she asked him for something. 21 And he said to her, "What do you want?" She said to him, "Command that these two sons of mine may sit, one at your right hand and one ...read more

  • The Servant In The Barn Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 8, 2013
    based on 26 ratings
     | 23,791 views

    What can the story of a baby born in a manger tell us about being a servant like Jesus would want us to be?

    OPEN: There’s a story about church whose Sunday School decided to allow the children to stage their own impromptu Christmas pageant. The teachers read the story and provided some props; then they just stood off to the side and let the kids dramatize it on their own. One girl grabbed the ...read more

  • Savior Of Love! Follow Him!

    Contributed by Victor Ramlall on Dec 9, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,825 views

    Our Savior and Lord has given us an example practical Christianity that we should follow his steps in a submission, service and sacrifice of love.

    Mat 20:20-28 Then came to him the mother of Zebedee’s children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him. 21 And he said unto her, What wilt thou? She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy ...read more

  • And First Place Goes To... Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Aug 19, 2012
     | 8,315 views

    How greatness in the Kingdom of God is determined by our level of service to others.

    INTRODUCTION I admit my humor is a little corny sometimes, but bear with me for a moment. See if you can answer these questions: (1) What do you call a chicken crossing the road? Poultry in motion. (2) What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t work? A stick. (3) What do you call four ...read more

  • Good Try But Bad Wrong Series

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Aug 18, 2012
     | 2,916 views

    It is all too easy to get our eyes on things that we do not need to be concerned about. We get off focus and cause troubles for ourselves and for others around us. Hear what Jesus has to say about this matter.

    KINGDOM SEEKERS Mt. 6:33 33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. (KJV) 33 Mas buscad primeramente el reino de Dios y su justicia, y todas estas cosas os serán añadidas. (RVG04) Mt. 20:20-27 Central Text Mr. 10:35-41 ...read more

  • How To Become Great In The New Year

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Dec 11, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,838 views

    A basketball coach got a glimpse of the success philosophy when an alumni of the university told him; “Coach we are behind you, win or tie.”

    How to Become Great in the new year A Success Message for the New Year If you want to become great in 2008 you can! Just exactly what is success? People are infatuated about success. You can see an emphasis on success and winning in just about every sphere of life. It seems important to drive ...read more

  • ‘a Serving Church In A Selfish World’ Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 20, 2019
     | 4,686 views

    Gospel Shaped Living – Week 3: ‘A serving church in a selfish world’ – Matthew chapter 20 verses 20-28 – sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    Reading: Matthew chapter 20 verses 20-28. SERMON OUTLINE: (1). Serving others is sacrificial (vs 17-19) (2). Serving others is not self-centred (vs 21-25). (2). Serving others is demonstrated by Jesus (vs 26-28). SERMON BODY: Ill: • Late in his life Winston Churchill took a cruise on an ...read more

  • A Mother’s Request Series

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Jun 18, 2019
     | 5,220 views

    JESUS PROGRESSES ON HIS JOURNEY TO THE CROSS AND HAS AN INTERESTING CONVERSATION WITH THE MOTHER OF THE SONS OF THUNDER.

    A MOTHER’S REQUEST MATTHEW 20:17-28 MARCH 31, 2019 A FEW WEEKS AGO, WE BEGAN A SERIES OF MESSAGES DEALING WITH VARIOUS INCIDENTS AS JESUS MADE HIS LAST JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM. OUR JOURNEY STARTED WITH HIS FIRST PREDICTION OF HIS DEATH WHERE HE PRAISED PETER AND THEN REBUKED HIM, FOR SELFISHLY ...read more

  • Events 10 To 6 Days Before The Crucifixion Series

    Contributed by John Wright on Mar 27, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 43,387 views

    At least nine outstanding events are reported relating to Christ showing His courage as He was about to experience the crucifixion and He responded so unselfishly He demonstrated His love for lost man over and over again.

    INTRODUCTION 1. Open your bibles please to Matt. 20:17&ff. 2. Do we have anyone present that has ever ridden a donkey? (1) Maybe Heather Walton! Or maybe Joshua or Caleb or Paul? I think that they are the only ones that own donkeys. (2) Misty used to ride a barrel racing horse. Most of ...read more

  • Crowns And Rewards

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on Oct 20, 2018
     | 5,817 views

    When the disciples approach Jesus about spots in his Kingdom, he turns things upside down

    A friend of mine this week said something that has resonated with me. She said that in her family, she was the designated worrier. Now, I admit, she has much in her life to be worried about, but that is her story. Our stories are different, but I can’t help but wonder if we have a designated ...read more

  • The Greatest That Is In You

    Contributed by Ronald Fair on Feb 7, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,445 views

    Like the potential in a seed so is the undeveloped greatness in you, Rev. Fair’s sermon speaks of the possibility that each of us have with God’s love and guidance.

    THE GREATEST THAT IS IN YOU Matthew 20:17-34 INTRODUCTION I hold in my hand one of the most marvelous things in the whole world. It is brown in color, stream lined in shape, and so small that if I dropped it, I would have difficulty finding it again. Science can duplicate ...read more

  • Christian Servanthood

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 199 ratings
     | 31,250 views

    A very practical study on the necessity of servanthood, what servanthood is and is not, and the qualities of a Christian servant-leader.

    Christian Servanthood I. Being a servant is necessary for the believer and for Christian leadership. Matthew 20:20-28 20 Then the mother of James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus with her sons. She knelt respectfully to ask a favor. 21 "What is your request?" he asked.She ...read more

  • Are You Taking God's Grace For Granted? Series

    Contributed by Chua Lena on Oct 9, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 13,278 views

    To challenge the audience to re-examine themselves, whether they are taking God’s grace for granted?’

    SERMON TOPIC: “The Wedding Banquet” SERMON TITLE: “Are You Taking God’s Grace For Granted?” SCRIPTURAL TEXT: Matthew 22:1-10 OPENING WORDS Indeed, it is a great privilege to be able to share God’s Word with all of you this morning. Let us pray. OPENING PRAY Dear Lord, thank You for this ...read more

  • A Lesson In Motives

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 5,821 views

    There is a danger in doing the right thing for the wrong reason. We must make sure we are doing the right things for the right reason.

    Text: Matthew 20:20-24 To bring this text before you today in the manner in which I am commissioned will not be an easy task. In fact, the subject matter in this message will perhaps be different from most messages on this text. A few of the message titles I came across for this text were ...read more