God calls us to live righteous lives. But Romans tells us that no one is righteous. So, God wants to me to be righteous. I want to be righteous... but no one is righteous so I can’t be righteous. How can that possibly make sense?
OPEN: Back in 1929, Chicago had a problem. In fact, the tentacles of that problem infested much of the nation around Chicago. The problem had a name. And that name was Al Capone.
Capone was a criminal. A wicked man who literally ran the city of Chicago. He owned most of the politicians and
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Christian/Church Of Christ
These verses contrast the long-term outcome of righteousness with that of wickedness. A righteous person will be secure in hiswalk but a person whose paths are crooked, whose conduct is wicked, eventually will find him self in troubles of his own maki
PROVERBS 11: 3-9
THE HOPE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
These verses contrast the long-term outcome of righteousness with that of wickedness. A righteous person will be secure in his or her walk (conduct) but a person whose paths are crooked, whose conduct is wicked, eventually will find him or her
Death, Wrath, Deception, Righteousness, Wickedness, God Brings Hope
To have integrity is to be consistently and predictably honest in your dealings & relationships. God’s people are to be people of integrity. Let us open our heart & learn that the true way is always the best way.
PROVERBS 11: 3
A person of integrity has the blessing of the Lord. To have integrity is to be consistently and predictably honest in your dealings and relationships. It is a noble thing to be known as a person of integrity. It means being willing to do what is right-even if it
Proverbs 11:3-20, Proverbs 28:6-18, Proverbs 28:1-14
Integrity, Principles, Blameless, Crooked, Perverse, Workplace Integrity
This is a look at Proverbs chapter eleven.
Pearls From Proverbs – Chapter Eleven
We will now look at Proverbs chapter eleven:
THE RIGHTEOUS AND WICKED COMPARED
1 A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, But a just weight is His delight. Proverbs 11:1 (NASB)
God always expects His people to be honest in their
A sermon using Spider-Man 3 as the sermon illustration.
Proverbs 11:1-3, 16:8; 29:23;
“Pride Before the Fall”
Sermon Series: Spider-Man 3: The Battle Within
By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN www.graceumcsd.org
Pride, pride, pride…
…who of us have not had a problem with pride?
Sometimes we view the prideful with a true arrogance of our own. True graciousness means giving mercy to those who least deserve it, and that includes the conceited. (an Article from wit4life.com)
Recently, I have starting reliving the early-90s! It was bygone time of discovery and mayhem. An acquaintance (a friend of a friend) from that era still sends an update newsletter on rare occasion. I find this correspondence very amusing because the “news” is laden with a string of accomplishments
The Wisdom of walking in integrity.
19, October 2003
Dakota Community Church
The Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Week Two: Integrity
1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars.
2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table.
3 She has sent out her maids, and she
Proverbs 11:3, Proverbs 9:1-6
We can point fingers as much as we want but the state of the city falls squarely on the shoulders of the church. Our retreat from the city has allowed the enemy too much victory. We are not called to success but to faithfulness. The sky isn’t falling!
Do you Remember the story of Chicken Little? The little chicken who became terrified that the sky was falling when an acorn fell from a tree and hit her on the head? Chicken Little convinced Henny Penny, Cocky Locky,and Goosey Poosey that the sky was indeed falling and they should go and report
Proverbs 11:11, Matthew 5:13-16
Church Purpose Of
Learning to integrate your life values with daily living.
Becoming a Person of Integrity
Character Builder Series
Pastor Mike Biolsi
$20 bill illustration: ask, “Who would like this $20 bill?” Then crumple it up, step on it, roll it around and then hold it up again and ask, “Who still wants this $20 bill?”
The value remains no matter what the item
1 Chronicles 29:17, Proverbs 11:3
Gossip, a wound that runs deep and a weapon the enemy uses to divide the Body of Christ.
A wound that runs deep
The enemy uses many tactics to render us ineffective.
Gossip (tailbearing) is a weapon that the enemy uses to divide the body.
Gossip is an innate desire to our flesh.
Prov 26:22 The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go
Proverbs 26:22, Proverbs 11:11-13