The Skill Of Living
Contributed by Larry Turner on Jul 10, 2014 (message contributor)
1. The Skill Of Living
Contributed on Jul 10, 2014
In the Old Testament one of the meanings for wisdom was skill. This sermon begins a trec on learning the skills for proper living.
In his book "Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life", the author Charles Swindoll tells a story about the 19th Century agnostic Thomas Huxley. Huxley was in Dublin and was rushing to catch a train. He climbed aboard one of Dublin’s famous horse drawn taxis and said to the driver -“Hurry, ...read more
2. It's Only Words
Contributed on Sep 14, 2014
This sermon deals with our words showing our wisdom or lack of
Today, we are going to conclude our series on wisdom. I am going to conclude with wisdom of controlling our words. Because what we say can reflect on how wise we really are. Since we are down here in the South I thought I might give you some good Redneck Wisdom. If any of them speak to your ...read more
3. Adultery With An Immoral Society
Contributed on Sep 4, 2014
Proverbs 7 gives us a warning about an immoral women but we must warn the church about an immoral society.
We got a kitten this week. It is the most energetic, curious thing I have ever seen. As some of you know, our little Yorkie is almost blind now. It only took this kitten a couple of days to figure this out. She knows if she doesn’t move he can’t find her. So she lies real still until ...read more
4. Firm Foundation Of Fear.
Contributed on Jul 17, 2014
Poverbs was given to us teach us about the skill of living. The foundation of this skill is the fear of the Lord.
We all are put here on earth for a purpose. Do you believe that statement? Or do you believe that you were dumped here to go through some sort of existence until your life ended? Everything God created was created for a purpose. Is there anything more annoying than mosquitoes? What purpose do ...read more
5. Wisdom Vs. The Wicked
Contributed on Jul 24, 2014
We are warned to guard ourselves against wicked men and immoral world systems. It takes wisdom to heed these warnings.
We just got back from a 7 day cruise recently. It was fantastic. We woke up the mornings without an alarm ringing in our ears. The stateroom we were in had a window that afforded us an ocean view. After getting dressed we had several choices of where to eat the morning meal. Then we would go ashore ...read more
6. God's "Go To" Guidance
Contributed on Jul 31, 2014
We need to learn how to trust in the Lord and not in ourselves. Only then can He show us his will and the path our lives should take.
Have you ever heard the phrase, “Out of the mouth of babes?” It comes from the truth that sometimes it takes a child to reveal lasting wisdom. For example: · Patrick, age 10, said, “Never trust a dog to watch your food.” · Michael, 14, said, “When your dad is mad ...read more
7. The Riches Of Wisdom
Contributed on Aug 9, 2014
This sermon discovers the six greatest advantages to having wisdom.
Did anyone see this story this week? A Texas woman said a burglar stole up to $1 million worth of designer bags and accessories from a treasured room in her Houston-area house — her closet. Theresa Roemer, an entrepreneur and former Mrs. Texas United America, recently displayed her ...read more
8. Good Works And Wisdom
Contributed on Aug 14, 2014
We are to show our faith through our good works toward our neighbor.
As I continue today to teach on living a skillful life, one filled with wisdom, together we will discover the importance of relationships. It has often been said that no man is an island although sometimes we try to live as if that were true. In 1965 Simon and Garfunkle released a song titled ...read more
9. "Let's Make A Deal"
Contributed on Aug 24, 2014
Life is always tempting us with doors number 1, 2, or 3. It takes wisdom, prayer, planning, preparation, and pusuing godly counsel to make the right choice.
This morning we are going to play a game that became very popular in the seventies and continues today. It’s called “Let’s Make A Deal.” Do you remember it? People would dress up in the most silliest of costumes in hopes of being selected to play in the game. If you were ...read more
10. Wise Words For The Right Path
Contributed on Aug 29, 2014
Childrens dedication service featuring 5 aspects that will assist in giving God a child truly dedicated to him.
1 Samuel1:1-28 There was a man named Elkanah who lived in Ramah in the region of Zuph in the hill country of Ephraim. He was the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, of Ephraim. Elkanah had two wives, Hannah and Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah did not. Each year ...read more