Summary: A sermon about a life without Christ
How much Fool does it take to be Foolish?
Fool=a person who lacks judgment or sense.
1. It’s all about Proportion vs1
We live in a world where big isn’t big enough.
how much bad does it take to outweigh the good
Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
The more delicate the perfume, the more easily spoiled is the ointment.
Common oil is not so liable to injury. So the higher a man's religious
character is, the more hurt is caused by a sinful folly in him
2. It’s all about Propensity vs2
What is your natural tendency? What have you trained yourself to do?
A wise man uses wisdom and knowledge, a foolish man dosen’t
Jas 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to
all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
You don’t have to live a foolishless life,
3. It’s all about Projection vs 3
how much foolishness does it take before you’re considered a fool
are you who you say you are, or are you who you act like you are?
So what’s wrong with a little foolishness?
1Cor 8:9 But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become
a stumblingblock to them that are weak.
Rom 14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge
this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an
occasion to fall in [his] brother's way.
Pro 4:5 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget [it] not; neither decline
from the words of my mouth. 6 Forsake her not, and she
shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee. 7
Wisdom [is] the principal thing; [therefore] get wisdom:
and with all thy getting get understanding.
Matt 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your
good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.