Words can be a powerful force to bring about evil or good. Words can hurt & injure, or words can soothe & heal. Words can mislead, or words can guide. Each of us is responsible for the type of words coming out of our mouth. May this study about good
GOOD WORDS are THOUGHTFUL WORDS
It has been estimated that a talkative person may speak 30,000 words a day. Thus it would be wise to ask our self an important question, "How do our words, be they many or few, affect others?"
Words can be a powerful force to bring about evil
Healing, Encouragement, Words, Acceptable, Appropriate, Thoughtfulness, Timely
Let’s look at the Book of Proverbs & see some of the different ways heart trouble in the inner person affects us. Perhaps you will recognize one of these symptoms which is warning you of heart trouble in your inner being.
PROVERBS 12: 20, 25
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women in America. Heart failure accounts for 40% of all U.S. deaths. That’s more than all forms of cancer combined.
Why is heart disease so deadly? One reason is that many people are slow to seek help when
Proverbs 12:20-25, Proverbs 20:5, 2 Corinthians 4:8-9
Heart, Joy, Self, Backslide, Deceit, Detests
This is a look at Proverbs chapter twelve.
Pearls From Proverbs – Chapter Twelve
We will now look at Proverbs chapter twelve:
Contrast of the Upright and the Wicked
1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid. Proverbs 12:1 (NASB)
Instead of using the word “stupid” – the
Your life is an investment, make it count.
Proverbs 12:27 KJV The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
I. THE HUNTER
-Much as the hunter that is described here in the Proverbs, the kill is made but it is never appreciated and therefore no benefit ever comes from
Proverbs 12:27, Proverbs 12:25-27
Opportunity, Disciplines General
How can you tell a real friend? Solomon gives us some concrete answers, and they may surprise you!
1. Illus. of Don Johnson
• Actor best know for his roles in Miami Vice and Nash Bridges.
• Back in the 70’s went through a truckload of cocaine and alcohol. He wrecked a half dozen cars, etc.
• In 1983 checked into a rehab center and got clean. Turned his life around.
• A reporter asked him if
Friendship New Friends, Growth In Christ
Developing the right life skills and social skills can make our lives so much richer, our friendships deeper, and our level of happiness higher.
Two Flies in the Ointment
Note: This is the second part of my sermon titled, "A Fly in the Ointment" also posted on Sermon Central.
1. Talk about a rude awakening.
The Reuters news service told a story about a man in January of 2004 who "woke with a jolt in
Ecclesiastes 10:10-15, Proverbs 12:27
Too many Christians have been trapped in the mind-set of worry and the anxiety of this world is choking out any joy in their life.
Thesis: Too many Christians have been trapped in the mind-set of worry and the anxiety of this world is choking out any joy in their life.
A young boy was driving a hayrack down the road when the wagon fell over in front of a farmer’s house. The farmer came out, saw
Matthew 6:25-34, Proverbs 12:25
Worry does us no good, therefore, we need to leave it at the feet of our Father!
Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Proverbs 12:25, Matthew 6:25-34, I Peter 5:6-11
I. The Effects of Worry:
- High Blood Pressure
- Heart Disease
- Lack of Energy
2. Mental = Depression (Proverbs
God In The Hardships
No use denying anxiety, so how can we manage it.
By Pastor Andrew Chan, PBC, Oct.28, 2001
“Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression,
But a good word makes it glad.” Pro.12:25 (NKJV)
Scene from "Meet the Parents" movie -
Girl brings home boy to meet her parents. U can hear the words "Anxiety Attack" going through