Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 28, 2011
THE COUNSEL OF THE WICKED
I remember talking with a young man in jail. He was telling me that his family had hired a lawyer to get him out (whom I always heard was a good attorney) but he wasn't sure he wanted to trust the lawyer. I asked him why.
He responded that the other guys in his jail
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 9, 2012
A distraught man brought his wife to see the pastor. The woman was listless and unresponsive. After about thirty minutes of futile attempts to counsel them, the pastor walked over to the woman, pulled her from the chair, wrapped his arms around her and gave her a passionate
Proverbs 11:14 is a timely verse for the United States of America. It declares, “A nation falls through a lack of guidance, but victory comes through the counsel of many.” God has placed godly men and women around you in the Body of Christ. Use their wisdom, experience and
Dr. H Norman Wright tells this story:
My wife and I had just arrived home from vacation, and the phone rang. It was our house painter. He said, “I remembered that your son died. My daughter just lost two of her little boys. Can you help her?” We agreed, so my wife and I made an appointment. This
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 19, 2010
COUNSEL OF OUR FEARS
During World War II, a military governor met with General George Patton in Sicily. When he praised Patton highly for his courage and bravery, the general replied, "Sir, I am not a brave man. . . The truth is, I am an utter craven coward. I have never been within the sound of
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Dec 25, 2007
Illustration on Gods counsel: A young man once lost his job, and growing somewhat desperate about his plight, went to see an old preacher that he knew. As he poured out his heart to the preacher he angrily declared "I’ve begged and begged God to say something to help me, preacher. Why doesn’t God
between the counsel given to us by the world and that we receive from our Wonderful Counselor:
The world says “Take control and be in charge—conquering is the key.”
MY FATHER SAYS “I know the plans I have for you—give it up and follow Me.”
The world says I should love things and use people.
Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Dec 18, 2006
There’s an incredible market today in counseling. Many people even seek out astrologers and psychics for counsel and advice. Listen to this counsel: Jesus Christ is the wisest man alive. He is the Perfect Counselor Who has all the right answers all the time. What’s more, He gives free advice.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Give thy friend counsel wisely and charitably, but leave him to his liberty whether he will follow thee or no; and be not angry if thy counsel be rejected, for advice is no empire, and
Contributed by Gary Huckaby on Feb 19, 2004
Once when counseling a lady about a problem she was having with tobacco , the lady looked at her husband and said, "I will quit smoking for good, if you will quit chewing tobacco."
She wanted to condition her reason for quitting something that was causing her health problems, by attaching the
Contributed by Bala Samson on Jul 29, 2013
Romans 16:19 "...but I want you to be wise in what is good, and simple concerning evil."
A group of monkeys decided to go on a fast one day. "Before we begin, I think we should keep the food ready with which we'll break the fast," said the monkey chief. The monkeys nodded their
Contributed by Joe Bertone on Aug 1, 2012
David Bloom, Today show co-host on weekends, died on April 6, 2003, while covering Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ironically, Bloom did not die from injuries sustained in conflict, but rather of a pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary emboli occur among those who sit for long periods of time,
MARRIAGE IS LIKE A.......
Here is what I always include in all of my pre-marital counseling!
Marriage is like a MIDNIGHT PHONE CALL.
First, you get a
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 31, 2015
David Slagle, a minister at a small church in Atlanta, tells the story of a woman in her late 20’s. The woman had befriended a man living in her apartment complex. Slagle and his wife asked whether the two were dating. The man in question was a known atheist. The young woman answered, “No, I’m
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Nov 17, 2003
I was talking the other day, with a Christian counselor in our community. She said she has her doctorate in counseling and has studied all the different techniques and methods for counseling, but has found that the only one that works is Christian counseling. All the others may treat a few
Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 17, 2001
(IL) Sometimes we’re like the couple who were with some friends and the
subject of marriage counseling came up. Mary said, “Oh, Tom and I
will never need counseling. We have a great relationship. He was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to be