Summary: A sermon about a life without Christ

How much Fool does it take to be Foolish?

Eccl. 10:1-3

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.

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