Contributing sermons since Jan 26, 2017
Contributed on Sep 25, 2021
What do you want out of life ? That is a pretty general question - but it is the one that is addressed in this proverb. The thing is that in this study we are looking at what people want from the perspective of God, not just what people or the "market" wants.
Laws from Heaven for life on earth Prov.11:23-31 Proverbs 11:23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. What do you want out of life ? That is a pretty general question - but it is the one that is addressed in this proverb. The thing is ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2021
A proverb is a very brief and particular expression of truth that teaches basic values — appropriate patterns of human behavior that help an individual mature into responsible adulthood
A pigs snout and a beautiful lady. Prov.11:12-22 Proverbs 11 contains thirty-one individual sayings. While the topics covered are vast, many con-trast either proper behavior with improper behavior or the righteous with the wicked. Proverbs is one of the few places in Scripture where context is ...read more
Contributed on Aug 24, 2021
The omniscient God, seeing and knowing all things, takes very close interest in the ounces and pounds, liters and pints, dollars and cents, of your daily life. Let every greedy and stingy thief beware! He does not watch from a distance
Riches or Righteousness Prov.11:1-11 Before standardized weights and measures, and a government department to enforce them, merchants were responsible for accurate scales and weights. You bought and sold most of your commodities and foodstuffs by weight. This was no small matter, as the integrity ...read more
Contributed on Aug 16, 2021
When you grow up in Christ you get a sense of satisfaction from doing His will. You no longer take pleasure in the foolish things you once did, but you rather focus your time, talents, and treasure on things of eternal significance.
“A fool and mischief. Proverbs 10:23-32 Doing wrong is fun for a fool, but living wisely brings pleasure to the sensible. Prov.10:23 “The term ‘living wisely’ is relative. Some may think they are living wisely, even though we might disagree.” That’s true, so to be clear, the wisdom Solomon ...read more
Contributed on Aug 14, 2021
“The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him. But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken” (Mat 12:35,36).
The power of the tongue Prov. 10:11-22 The mouths of those who do right are a fountain of life. But the trouble caused by what sinners say destroys them. Prov. 10:11. Later on in Proverbs Solomon said, “The tongue has the power of life and death” (18:21). The old adage, “Sticks and stone may ...read more