Sermon Topic: Success

God’s Idea of Greatness

Date: July 3rd, 1977  |  Scripture: Luke 22:1-30  |  Topics: Authority, Compassion, Service, Success

Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover. And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people. Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve. And he went his way, and communed with the chief priests and captains, how he might betray him unto them. And they were glad, and covenanted to give him money. And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the mContinue Reading

When the Soul Goes Bankrupt

Date: March 30th, 1983  |  Scripture: Luke 12:15-21  |  Topics: Materialism, Money, Soul, Success, Wealth

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods. And I will say to mContinue Reading

The Open Door to Life

Date: May 22nd, 1988  |  Scripture: Revelation 3:8  |  Topics: America, Education, First Baptist Academy, School, Success

I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.

My Soul Is All I Have

Date: March 10th, 1991  |  Scripture: Mark 8:36-38  |  Topics: Death, Fame, Priority, Soul, Success, Wealth

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.