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  • Spiritual Bankruptcy Series

    Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 147 ratings

    First in a series of sermons on the Beautitudes in order to develop Christian character

  • Warning Signs Of Spiritual Bankruptcy

    Contributed by Michael Cariño on Nov 24, 2017

    You can sense that you are experiencing spiritual bankruptcy when you can say the right words, gain the right knowledge, and do the right things with the wrong heart.

    Warning Signs of Spiritual Bankruptcy 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 Ptr. Michael Cariño The dictionary defines the word “bankrupt” as a state of financial ruin. It is linked to terms such as impoverished, insolvency, poverty, or financial failure. It is closely related to words like destitute, more

  • The Solution To Spiritual Bankruptcy

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Aug 18, 2010
    based on 61 ratings

    Considering the economic, political, social, domestic, psychological problems of world, Jesus explained the root of their problem and offers His solution formula

    THE SOLUTION FOR SPIRITUAL BANKRUPTCY Reading: Lk 15: 11-24 I. THE PROBLEMS OF THE WORLD 1. Economic Crisis (poverty) 2. Political Problem (war, corruption, injustice) 3. Social problem (Drugs, Prostitution, Gambling, Lawlessness) 4. Domestic Problem (Broken family, Rebellious more

  • Declaring Spiritual Bankruptcy Series

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Jul 8, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Examination of the first BE-Attitude: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven

    PURSUING HAPPINESS : Declaring Spiritual Bankruptcy Matthew 5:1-12 1. This past Tuesday our nation celebrated its 230th year of Independence and one of the most famous phrases in the Declaration of Independence, listed as one of the “unalienable rights of man” is “Life, liberty, and the pursuit more

  • The Blessing Of Good Grief Series

    Contributed by Kraig Pullam on Jul 28, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    God extends delight to the one who mourning over the reality of their spiritual bankruptcy

    We have often described this one thing as affliction, anguish and agony. Some have considered it the successor of trouble while others consider it the predecessor of moral collapse, failure, disintegration and decay. To be sure, some have overcome insurmountable odds and have come out triumphant more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit: For Theirs Is The Kingdom Of Heaven Series

    Contributed by Claude Alexander on Jun 27, 2017
    based on 3 ratings

    The first beatitude. Not the economically poor but those who are poor in spiritual qualities.

    Certain portions of Scripture seem to be etched more deeply into people's minds than others. Psalm 23 is definitely one of these, so also is I Corinthians 13 and Hebrews 11. The Sermon on the Mount, as Matthew chapters 5-7 is commonly called, is another. Its popularity may stem from its position more

  • Is It Right To Do Your Own Thing?

    Contributed by Norm Beckett on May 23, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    Without God as King of one’s life, the result is moral corruption and spiritual bankruptcy.

    IS IT RIGHT TO DO YOUR OWN THING" JUDGES 17: 6, cf., 18: 1, 19: 1, 21: 25, "In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes". In the latter part of the book of Judges you will find this interesting statement, "In those days there was no more

  • The History And Principles And Mathematics Of Grace Series

    Contributed by George Barton on Jan 31, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    An introduction to Matthew 5:3 which emphasizes that only those who recognize their spiritual bankruptcy will enter the kingdom of heaven.

    MATTHEW 20-21 THE HISTORY AND PRINCIPLES AND MATHEMATICS OF GRACE (Luke 15:1 NIV) Now the tax collectors and "sinners" were all gathering around to hear him. (Luke 15:2 NIV) But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, "This man welcomes sinners and eats with more

  • Professions & Possessions Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 6, 2006
    based on 74 ratings

    Greed is good? If our primary goal in life is material wealth, we will end up with empty, futile lives and spiritual bankruptcy.

    Overcoming Futility, a Sermon Series on Ecclesiastes “Professions and Possessions”, 5:8-20 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Some of us remember Jack Benny. In a skit on his radio show, a robber held him up, pointed a gun at him and said, “Your money more

  • Begin Well Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jan 17, 2019

    We will only begin the race well when we identify, and full confess, our spiritual bankruptcy to Jesus. There are no achievements, or spiritual outcomes, which make us worthy of God’s attention. It is only our faith in the great exchange that Jesus is willing to make for us.

    You can listen to the full message here:- Message Ephesians 2:1-10 Begin Well 10 days ago Wild Oats XI won the 2018 Sydney to Hobart yacht race. They also won in 2017 … sort of. Wild Oats XI finished the 2017 race in one day, eight hours, 48 minutes and 50 more

  • Laodicea: Wealthy And Yet Bankrupt

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Feb 16, 2020

    The church in Laodicea enjoyed financial prosperity and the finer things in life. However, Jesus saw a church that had succumbed to complacence and apathy. They were wealthy, but facing spiritual bankruptcy.

    Laodicea – Wealthy and yet Bankrupt Revelation 3: 14-22 Today we come to the seventh and final church Jesus addressed in the book of Revelation. The church in Laodicea had been heavily influenced by the culture in which it was situated. The people there were very wealthy, creating an attitude of more

  • Destructive Lifestyle Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Mar 12, 2022

    At first glance these were great days to be alive. But, a warning from the prophet Hosea revealed a deep-seated spiritual bankruptcy. The prophet Hosea gave a message of hope in the midst of coming judgment. Hosea’s preaching includes an appeal to repent.

    It must have been exciting to live in the Northern Kingdom of Israel in 800 BC. You could get up early and check the stock market prices and see new records set. New record highs set every day. The economy was great. At first glance these were great days to be alive. However, lying, murder and more

  • Learning To Be A Reconciler Series

    Contributed by George Barton on Mar 18, 2006

    Describes the necessary steps to be a peacemaker as described in the beatitudes.

    LEARNING TO BE A RECONCILER REVISED MARCH 17, 2006 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RELATIONSHIPS. I. RESOLVE TO FOLLOW CHRIST ACCORDING TO THE PATTERN SET IN THE BEATITUDES. Matthew 5:3-12 In humility recognize your spiritual bankruptcy. Mat 5:3; Rom 3:9-20. Have remorse about your more

  • Wooed In The Wilderness, Part 3 Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Aug 7, 2014

    The Gospel According to Hosea Wooed in the Wilderness, part 3

    The Gospel According to Hosea Wooed in the Wilderness, part 3 Hosea 2.2-23 David Taylor We are in our third message of our summer series, The Gospel According to Hosea, looking at God's faithful love for an unfaithful people. Blind to their own spiritual bankruptcy, Israel was coasting along more

  • The Coming Of Christ Brings Me Joy

    Contributed by Jim Erwin on Dec 29, 2010

    The coming of Christ brings me joy because He soaks up my sin like a sponge, and He helps me get a spiritual bailout.

    The Coming of Christ Brings Me Joy John 1:29-34 SLIDES 1, 2 Christ brings me joy because He takes away my sin. The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Here is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! (John 1:29 HCSB) SLIDE 3 – Sponge Bob VISUAL more