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  • Wise Or Otherwise

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Apr 28, 2022

    We often hear of the dumb things that people have done that are reported on the news media.

    Illus: Let me share with you some true stories that have been reported on the news, such as: • In Chicago: A man was wanted for throwing bricks through jewelry store windows and making off with the loot. He was arrested last night after throwing a brick into a Plexiglas window...the brick bounced more

  • The Parable Of The Ten Virgins Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jul 29, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    The parable of the ten virgins is given to accentuate the incalculable importance of being spiritually prepared to meet Christ when He returns to earth, because after He appears, unbelievers who are then alive will have no further chance for salvation.

    A fun part of summer are the frequent weddings that occur. So much has changed over the years with weddings. No longer just a formal service in a church with a standard liturgy and vows, now couples often write their own vows, and for the more ambitious couples, it may be an outdoor service at an more

  • Are You Ready For The Bridegroom?

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jul 7, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    In the parable of the 10 virgins 5 make it to the banquet while 5 miss out. The difference was in the preparation - a lack of oil. Are we spiritually prepared or do we lack the oil?

    Message Are You Ready? Let’s play a game – it is called “I Wonder”. I wonder if the student who got an “F” on their maths test would have studied more the night before if they had known that this was going to be their grade? I wonder if the alcoholic more

  • How To Prevent Oil Leaks

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 6, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    A look at the foolish virgins in Matthew 25.

    Matthew 25:1-13 KJV Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. [2] And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. [3] They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: [4] But the wise more

  • The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 10, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    This message looks at the importance of being ready when Jesus comes. Being almost prepared is not being prepared at all.

    The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It by Rick Gillespie- Mobley Matthew 25:1-25:13 The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It 12/04/2012 Eccl 9:1o-12 Matthew 25:1-13 Text Matthew 25:1-13 Let me introduce you to Tyrone. Tyrone was 25 years old and for the first time in his more

  • The Cry At Midnight (The Meaning Behind The Parable Of The 10 Bridesmaids)

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Nov 3, 2011
    based on 816 ratings

    Jesus is the returning bridegroom who will arrive triumphantly at the end of the age. Beloved , blessed are those whose lamps are faithfully kept burning as they watch and wait for his appearance. Be Ready for "The Cry at Midnight." (Redone Nov 2017)

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service; there are four Scripture Readings before the Sermon. The Scripture Readings for this day were: Joshua:24:1-25; Psalm 78:1-7; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 and Matthew 25:1-13. A film crew was on location deep in the desert. One day an old Indian went up more

  • Wise And Foolish Virgins (Christians)

    Contributed by James Kevin Bachmann on Nov 4, 2011

    Our primary duty as Christians is to persevere diligently in the faith, despite mixed motivations, temptations to procrastinate, to fail to prioritize, or to wisely interpret daily invents in terms of the permanent rather than the temporary.

    Wise and Foolish Virgins/Christians In Wisdom 6: 12-16 it tells us that wisdom is of such great importance,it ultimately determines our destiny.And we know that the beginning of wisdom is fear of, or obedience to and respect for the Lord God. We know also that Jesus is the Word and Wisdom of more

  • Ready And Waiting For Jesus

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Nov 6, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    This parable challenges us to make sure we are prepared at all times to meet God. Whether via the Second Coming or at our death, we need to be ready. Not a good idea to be unprepared for His coming.

    Parable of the Ten Virgins Who here likes to paint? Who here plays an instrument? Most musicians or artists have stories of awkward moments when they were performing. Funny or awkward. The funniest I remember was when I was in a Christian rock band and we were starting a performance. The more

  • Ready Or Not Here I Come

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Jul 21, 2015
    based on 11 ratings

    My Favorite childhood game has always been) Hide and go Seek, When I Knew I Was in my best hiding place I Loved to hear thoseWords: Ready or not here I Come. One day Very Soon The trumpet of God is going to Sound and Ready or Not Jesus Is COMING.

    When I was a kid there was 2 Games that were my favorite games of all, One was a twist on the traditional freeze tag ( we played-it the same with one twist ) you had to tackle each other in order to freeze them) They weren't froze until you took them down to the ground. We sure tore Up alot of more

  • The Storyteller - The Parables Of Jesus: The Shut Door

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Aug 27, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    In Jesus’ parable of the wise and foolish virgins, we are challenged to get ready for the second coming of Jesus.

    THE STORYTELLER: THE PARABLES OF JESUS #7: THE SHUT DOOR INTRO TO TOPIC: Can you imagine spending your whole life climbing the stairway to heaven, only to reach the top and find that the door was shut to you? What a tragedy that would be! In today’s parable, we learn how we can make sure more

  • Be Prepared

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Nov 27, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    We are called to be faithful to God and obey him. Being faithful is the meaning of waiting for the Lord to come. There will be no second chances when Christ returns.

    It’s not hard to tell that we are getting closer to the end of the church year. In fact, three weeks from today we will be celebrating the First Sunday in Advent. The Gospel readings for these last few weeks of the Season of Pentecost talk about what God’s judgement will be like. They more

  • Ready Or Not

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Jun 16, 2011

    Following up on His teaching in Matthew 24, Jesus gives an illustration from normal life about being ready for His coming or not.

    Passage: Matthew 25:1-13 Intro: The crisis in Japan has kind of faded into the background for us, though not for them. 1. fears of “the end of the world” have faded, as they invariably do. 2. other disasters, like tornados in SE. 3. but when we think about the end of the more

  • Are You Ready?

    Contributed by Michael Walther on May 24, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon addressed the problem of hypocrisy based on the Parable of the Ten Virgins. Hypocrisy can only be cured by recognizing it and by discovering Jesus' unhypocritical love for us.

    Introduction It’s foolish to be a pretender. Just ask John Corcoran. John never learned to read in elementary school. Somehow the teachers just kept passing him along. When he got to high school he became at expert at cheating. He turned in other people’s work. He more

  • Being Ready And Prepared For His Coming

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Oct 29, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    Procrastination is a problem today. Being ready for when the Lord returns is a heart problem that we need to have taken care of. we can be the foolish ones or we can be the wise ones. The choice is ours.

    Being prepared and ready for His coming Introduction- Matthew 25:1-14 Question. Have you ever seen those Ameritrade babies as they discuss banking and financial strategy. What makes it funny is that it is impossible for that age group to talk and understand more

  • Preparing For Christ's Return

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Sep 20, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Believers and unbelievers alike have the responsibility to prepare for Christ's return.

    Preparing For Christ’s Return Matthew 25:1-13 I was once sent an interesting book entitled, Jesus Is Finally Coming Are You Ready for the Rapture? October 28, 1992. It was sent to me free of charge by the Mission For The Coming Days. This is an organization that was formed in 1988 after, more