Sermon Series
  • 1. If Only I Had It To Do All Over Again

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2008
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    The message examines Solomon as he reflects upon his life toward the end of his days.

    In preparation for this message I decided to Google the phrase, “If only I had it all to do over again” and needless to say, I was amazed by the results. The search yielded 47 million results in a fraction of a second, 0.12 to be exact. After some moments of reflection the amazement started to wear ...read more

  • 2. How God Deals With A Defiant Child

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2008
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    The message examines God’s judgment on Solomon.

    During the forty years Solomon reigned over the nation of Israel we see Solomon sowing a lot of seeds of self-indulgence in hopes of reaping a harvest to satisfy those longings in his life. To his dismay the harvest only brought with it more emptiness and that which he longed for continued to be ...read more

  • 3. When A Life Spirals Out Of Control

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2008
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    The message chronicles Solomon’s heart slowly turning away from the Lord.

    As we saw in last week’s message compromise is the first sign that character erosion is taking place. Solomon’s story is quite tragic as it shows the dangers of compromise and disobedience. When you take one step in the wrong direction—a direction that you know is unwise—it can lead to ungodly ...read more

  • 4. Compromise The First Step In Character Erosion

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2008
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    The message looks at the beginning of the erosion that takes place in Solomon’s life.

    As we look upwards, it’s hard to imagine the mountains almost twice their present size – however in their infancy they were almost that large. Slowly, through the processes of weathering and erosion, the mountains have been reduced to a fraction of their original size. Erosion is happening all ...read more

  • 5. Will The Real Solomon Please Stand Up

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2008
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    The message gives a realistic picture of who Solomon really was.

    Hollywood is famous for typecasting certain actors. Typecasting is the process by which a film, TV, or stage actor is strongly identified with a specific character, one or more particular roles, or characters with the same traits or ethnic grouping. There have been instances in which an actor has ...read more

  • 6. A Man With Some Pretty Big Shoes To Fill

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2008
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    The message looks at Solomon’s rise to the throne of Israel.

    Folk sayings are easily remembered, but not always understood. People talk about "walking the walk" and "following in the footsteps" of others, about "taking a stand," "standing firm," and "standing tall." These sayings, along with many traditional proverbs, are all commonly expressed folk wisdom ...read more