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  • Dave Mcfadden

    Contributing sermons since Oct 20, 2004
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First Baptist Church
Portales, New Mexico 88130
(505) 356-6761

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  • "Wisdom Regarding Parenting"

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2018
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    What does Proverbs have to say about parenting?

    During a visit to the mental institution, a visitor asked the Director what the criterion was which defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. “Well,” said the Director, “we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the patient and ask him or her to ...read more

  • "Wisdom Regarding Marriage - Being A Good Spouse"

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2018
     | 103 views

    What do we learn from Proverbs about being a good spouse?

    An interesting biblical concept is that of the five Divine Institutions. These five institutions were created by God, and apply to all mankind whether believer or unbeliever. These basic social structures were made by God. When these five divine institutions aren’t followed, the result is ...read more

  • "Wisdom Regarding Marriage - Selecting A Good Spouse"

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2018
     | 70 views

    Factoring God into your marriage should start before you say "I do."

    An old couple came to a judge seeking a divorce after 80 years of marriage. The judge asked, “Bill, Mary, why in the world are you seeking a divorce at your age? Bill, you’re 98; and Mary, you’re 96. Why in the world are you seeking a divorce now?” The couple looked at each other and then replied ...read more

  • "Wisdom Regarding Friendship”

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2018
     | 186 views

    Who is choose as friends makes a big difference!

    “The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.” - Proverbs 12:26 (NIV) As a Christ follower, who my friends are is very important if I’m going to live according to the wisdom God provides. For as Paul said: “Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts ...read more

  • "Wisdom Regarding Those In Authority”

    Contributed on Jul 2, 2018
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    What does the wisdom of Proverbs tell us regarding authority? A 4th of July Sunday message.

    In life, we must deal with the matter of authority. Sometimes we find ourselves in positions of authority, like president, boss, or parent; but mostly we find ourselves submitting to authority as citizen, employee, or child. Wisdom regarding authority is too often lacking among those in positions ...read more

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  • A Young Lady Once Went To Will Rogers For ...

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2008
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    A young lady once went to Will Rogers for counseling and said, “Mr. Rogers, what can I do about pride? Every time I look in the mirror, I think I’m beautiful.” Will ...read more

  • A Fellow Once Made The Remark That If He Were ...

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2008
     | 461 views

    A fellow once made the remark that if he were God, he could certainly do things much better than God seemed to. For example, he said, if I were God I would not have caused the fruit of such a tremendous tree as the oak to be an acorn. Such a mighty tree needs to bear a much larger fruit, like a ...read more

  • Satan's Best Strategy

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2008
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    Satan's Best Strategy Satan called in some of his lieutenants to help him develop a strategy for keeping God’s people living in defeat. One strategy after another was suggested. To keep God’s people living in defeat, it was decided that they could try to keep them from prayer, the Bible, and ...read more

  • I Took A Piece Of Modeling ...

    Contributed on Jun 16, 2008
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    I took a piece of modeling clay; And idly molded it one day; And as my fingers pressed it still, It moved and yielded to my will. I came again when days were past; The piece of clay was hard at last. The shape I gave it still it bore; And I could change it nevermore. I took apiece of living ...read more

  • We Read In The Papers, We Hear On The ...

    Contributed on Jun 16, 2008
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    We read in the papers, we hear on the air, Of killing and stealing, and crime everywhere. We sigh, and we say, as we notice the trend, "This young generation! Where will it all end?" But can we be sure that it’s their fault alone? That maybe most of it isn’t really our own ? Too much money to ...read more