Sermon Topic: Greed

Diana of the Ephesians

Date: January 24th, 1954  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Diana, Doubt, Ephesians, Greed, Idolatry, Magic, Necromancy, Palm Readers, Paul, Self-interest, fortune tellers

And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God. But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus. And this continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks. And God wrought sContinue Reading


The Cruel Bramble King

Date: April 3rd, 1960  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Authority, Children, Family, Greed, King, Marriage, Selfishness

And Abimelech the son of Jerubbaal went to Shechem unto his mother’s brethren, and communed with them, and with all the family of the house of his mother’s father, saying, Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Whether is better for you, either that all the sons of Jerubbaal, which are threescore and ten persons, reign over you, or that one reign over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh. And his mother’s brethren spake of him in the ears of all the men of SheContinue Reading


Solomon in All His Glory

Date: July 23rd, 1961  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Greed, Solomon, Wealth

So king Solomon was king over all Israel. And these were the princes which he had; Azariah the son of Zadok the priest, Elihoreph and Ahiah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder. And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests: And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king’s friend: And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda wContinue Reading


Naboth’s Vineyard

Date: November 5th, 1961  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Anger, Greed, Jezebel, Murder, Women

And it came to pass after these things, that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard, which was in Jezreel, hard by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria. And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money. And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fContinue Reading


The Gambler’s Fading Goal

Date: November 16th, 1980  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: America, Gambling, God's Will, Greed

And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath. And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai: wherefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai. In the first month, that is, the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month,Continue Reading


Doing the Work of God

Date: September 8th, 1985  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Culture, Greed, Materialism, Work

I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.


Doing the Work of God

Date: September 8th, 1985  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Culture, Greed, Materialism, Work

I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.


The Night He Was Betrayed

Date: March 6th, 1988  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Betrayal, Communion, Crucifixion, Greed, Judas

The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?


Our Soul’s Inventory

Date: December 27th, 1989  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Anger, Bitterness, Envy, Grace, Greed, Soul

Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates? But I trust that ye shall know that we are not reprobates. Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates. For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth. For we are glad, when we are weak, and ye are strong: and this also we wish,Continue Reading