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  • The Two Prostitutes With A Live Baby PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Spark on Oct 31, 2023
    based on 3 ratings

    This sermon explores the divine wisdom of King Solomon, encouraging us to seek and apply God's wisdom in our lives and decisions.

    Welcome, dear brothers and sisters in Christ, to this blessed gathering where we come together in unity, bound by our shared faith and love for our Lord Jesus Christ. We are here to break the bread of life, to drink from His fountain of wisdom, and to grow in our understanding of His word. We are more

  • 1 Kings: Part 1 PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Spark on Sep 26, 2023
    based on 3 ratings

    Good morning, Church! Today, we are journeying through the pages of the Old Testament, specifically 1 Kings 1:1-5:18. We'll be exploring the final days of King David, Solomon's request for wisdom, and the preparations for the Temple. In the words of revered Christian author, A.W. Tozer, "Wisdom is more

  • Will The Real Mom Please Stand Up?

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 4, 2001
    based on 1,357 ratings

    The infamous illustration of Solomon’s wisdom depicts the MORALS OF MOTHERHOOD.

    Now this is not your usual Mother’s Day text so please pay close attention: 1 Kings 3:16-28 (NIV) Now two prostitutes came to the king (Solomon) and stood before him. One of them said, "My lord, this woman and I live in the same house. I had a baby while she was there with me. The third day more

  • Hooker Mom

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Dec 8, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    A look at the Prostitutes who came to Solomon to decide the fate of their child

    She was just a hooker, a lady of the night. And normally we wouldn’t even consider her to be in the running for “Mother of the Year” but then again, it’s not wife of the year we are looking at, it’s mother of the year and the two aren’t always the same. Maybe you know the story, maybe you don’t. more

  • A Mother's Love

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on May 11, 2003
    based on 165 ratings

    I have often told the kids: “If you ever get lost in a crowd and separated from us, there is one thing that you must do. You find a mother with children or pushing a stroller and you go ask her to help you find your mother and 99% of the time, you’ll be s

    SERMONIC THEME Opening Statement: I have often told the kids: “If you ever get lost in a crowd and separated from us, there is one thing that you must do. You find a mother with children or pushing a stroller and you go ask her to help you find your mother and 99% of the time, you’ll be safe and more

  • A Mother's Love

    Contributed by Kerry Bauman on May 9, 2006
    based on 277 ratings

    What makes the love of a mothe special? This message looks at what one mom was willing to do to demonstrate love to her child.

    A Mother’s Love Text: 1 Kings 3:16-28 Opening: This is the day of the year when we celebrate our moms. Now of course we should do this much more often, and I encourage you to routinely express your gratitude to your mom for all the ways she demonstrates her love for you. And let’s face it, more

  • Solomon & The Moms

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 14, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    Compassionate people like Solomon readily recognize compassion within others of like heart.

    Solomon and the Moms, I Kings 3:16-28 -A Mother’s Day sermon by Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts We’ve been studying the wisdom of King Solomon from the Book of Ecclesiastes. He asked God for wisdom to rule Israel. He wrote wisdom literature. Now let’s more

  • The Wisdom Of Solomon Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 41 ratings

    Wise people pursue more wisdom, for wisdom is given to those who value it.

    The Wisdom of Solomon (I Kings 3) Reception Grade (how my people responded; alertness, compliments, relevance, etc.): B 1. Did you hear about the man who found a lamp and started to rub it? Sure enough, out popped a genie. The genie told him that he had three wishes. The man couldn’t believe more

  • "A Mother's Split Decision"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on May 4, 2004
    based on 116 ratings

    Motherhood & wisdom go hand-in-hand. Mothers aren’t perfect, and this message presents two imperfect mothers, and the wisdom of Solomon.

    “A Mother’s Split Decision” 1 Kings 3:16-28 INTRODUCTION: Today is Mother’s Day! Our text today has to do with MOTHERS … and WISDOM. The 2 need to go hand-in-hand … “Amen” mothers? God appears to King Solomon in a dream – 1 Kings 3:5. God gives Solomon a BLANK CHECK. Solomon asks for wisdom, more

  • "I Want My Baby To Live!"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Jun 9, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    When a man and woman have a divorce, this story of Solomon and the two hartots, is replayed. An earthly judge is asked to "cut the baby in half!"

    Title: “I want my baby to live!” Introduction: God granted Solomon a prayer request. He asked for wisdom. God told him that he would be the wisest man to ever live. Following that time of prayer, Solomon is given an opportunity to use this wisdom. We have just read that story in the previous more

  • Motherly Love

    Contributed by Joseph Mcculley on Feb 16, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    This messages emphasizes a mother’s special and great love.

    1 Kings 3:16-28 Motherly Love Intro: Read: "What Is a Mother?" from Tale of the Tardy Ox Cart, p.395. A mother does all the things listed because she loves her children. In order to help illustrate a Mother’s love, we turn today to one of the best known stories in the entire Bible. This more

  • Mothers And The Sword

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 2, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Mothering in our time is mirrored in the one prostitute, who decided just to take what she could, though it was destructive. But the true mother was willing to sacrifice that her child might live.

    Preface Who is the real mother? How do you measure authentic mothering? Is it by the mere accident of birth, or is it by something deeper? Who is the real mother, who is the authentic mother? Is it simply the woman you gave you birth and who wiped your messy nose during your growing up years, or more

  • Authority In Question

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Mar 13, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Through out history we have wrestled with those in authority over us. Nations go to war because their authority is challenged. People argue and fight because we do not always agree with those who are in charge. This makes it very confusing for the Chris

    Authority in Question 1Kings 3:16-38 Matt 10:16-18 Today our scripture passages remind us that God is the one who makes Kings, rulers and authorities and God our Father also equips us to deal with them. Sometimes we reach out to authority figures like in 1 Kings and the story of the baby and more

  • God’s Mercy In Our Messes Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on May 16, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    God gives wisdom to those who need and seek.

    Scripture Introduction We owe much to our mothers, including life itself. But for all they give and give, perhaps their greatest contribution is the things moms teach us: • They teach us about receiving: “You are going to get it when we get home!” • About logic, “Because I said so, that’s more

  • Wise Men Still Find Him Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Solomon, Pt. 2

    WISE MEN STILL FIND HIM (1 KINGS 3:3-28) What do sages and philosophers have to say about wisdom? Philosopher Cicero: “The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.” The philosopher Immanuel Kant distinguishes between science and wisdom, saying: “Science is organized knowledge. more