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  • A Clever Disguise

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,439 views

    Halloween

    A Clever Disguise Eph 6:12, Lev 17:7, 1 Cor 10:20-21, 1 John 1:5, Acts 19:18-19, Eph 5:11 October 11, 2000 I. There are very few sermons that I preach twice and there are none that I preach as much as I have preached this one, but it is something that I have felt strongly about for a long ...read more

  • The Clever Servant

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 88 ratings
     | 11,326 views

    Are we as willing to work hard on our relationship with Jesus as the dishonest steward was willing to work for his own future?

    The Clever Servant Luke 16:1-8 October 2, 2005 A few years ago, I became friends with a fellow named Roger who had built a very successful business from the ground up. Starting from almost nothing, he had become President and CEO of a paging service. You know, when you need your doctor in ...read more

  • The Clever Couple Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 17, 2021
     | 286 views

    There are few, if any, who become key links in the plan of God who are not in some way clever, and this goes for both Ruth and Boaz.

    A young couple who had just gotten married, and who had received many valuable wedding gifts, established their home in the suburb. One morning they received in the mail two tickets for a popular show in the city. A note said, "Guess who?" The couple were amused as they tried to ...read more

  • Christian Cleverness Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 22, 2021
     | 326 views

    The Apostle Paul in all of the trials of his final years never had a lawyer. Jesus was his heavenly advocate, but he represented himself before both Jewish and Gentiles judges. As his own lawyer he was able to outwit the Supreme Court of the Jews.

    The first impeachment trial of a President of the United States began on March 30, 1868. The 54 Senators were at their desks in the Senate Chamber, and at the front was Chief Justice Salmen P. Chase of the Supreme Court, who would preside over the trial. The President himself was not there. He ...read more

  • The Clever Couple Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 4, 2021
     | 319 views

    Cleverness is the ability to skillfully work your way through complex circumstances to a goal that is your aim to reach. Godly cleverness is aiming for a goal that is pleasing to God. Boaz was blessed with godly cleverness. This is a virtue that has changed the entire world in which we live.

    A young couple who had just gotten married, and who had received many valuable wedding gifts, established their home in the suburb. One morning they received in the mail two tickets for a popular show in the city. A note said, "Guess who?" The couple were amused as they tried to find ...read more

  • Being Clever In The Kingdom Of God Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 9, 2015
     | 2,739 views

    If we are led by the Spirit of God, then we will find clever ways to advance His mission on earth.

    “A humble people you will save, O Lord, and the eyes of the proud you will humiliate, because who is god other than You, O Lord?” The words of the Offertory antiphon we will hear in a few moments. What is the difference between pride and humility? Let’s consider the last ...read more

  • Flesh And Spirit And Cleverness For The Gospel

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 7, 2013
     | 3,665 views

    We must listen to the Spirit of God rather than our weak minds and wills so that we can bear the fruits of the Spirit and with cleverness spread God's kingdom.

    Today’s Scripture readings offer a number of challenges and difficulties to the Christian. On the face of it, it appears that Jesus is applauding a dishonest steward’s actions in cheating his employer. Worse, He seems to be telling His disciples that the ends justify the means. Of ...read more

  • Revealing The Mystery Of Jesus's Divine Life Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 7, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,503 views

    In the end, what we are seeking is the glory of the Father

    Thursday in 7th Week of Easter 2016 Joy of the Gospel Saint Paul was a lot like me. When he tried to take matters into his own hands, and not just simply trust God, he got into trouble. Here we see St. Paul craftily proclaiming his faith in the Resurrection to a mixed gathering of Sadducees, ...read more

  • The Fall Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 4,814 views

    Satan uses clever words to disparage the trustworthiness of God.

    Genesis 3:1-7 September 29, 2002 Assume that penguins live with a density of 1,000 penguins per square mile and can run at an average speed of 7 miles per hour on land and swim at 20 miles per hour. Also assume that a polar bear has a territory of 10 square miles, can run at 25 miles per hour ...read more

  • Nothing But The Truth

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 65 ratings
     | 4,331 views

    What we need today is not cleverness, but the truth of God.

    "Nothing But The Truth" 2 Peter 1:12-21 There is a prominent question that is looming in the minds and hearts of Americans today. It doesn't have anything to do with the stock market, who will win the NCAA basketball crown, or if the movie "Star Wars" will meet everyone's expectations. You ...read more

  • Render To Caesar What Is Caesar's

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 18, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 12,736 views

    Seemingly a Catch 22 position, yet Jesus wonderfully side steps the controversary. By using the Gk word "apodote" Jesus challenges us even today: "The coin bore Caesar's image: give it back to him. You bear God's image: so give yourself back to Him."

    Sermon: Render to Caesar what is Caesars’s Story: A man came to an Anglican Church and asked to see the Vicar. “Vicar,” he said, “My dog died and I would like a Christian burial for him.” The Vicar said, “I’m sorry to hear about your dog, but we ...read more

  • Coaching From A Crook Series

    Contributed by Tom Evans on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 154 ratings
     | 13,114 views

    Jesus uses a clever crook as an example of God’s investment strategy.

    COACHING FROM A CROOK Luke 16:1-13, Selected THERE ONCE WAS A MAN WHO WENT ON AN OCEAN VOYAGE CARRYING A LARGE BAG OF GOLD COINS. THE BAG REPRESENTED HIS ENTIRE NET WORTH. A TERRIBLE STORM BLEW UP, AND THE CALL CAME FOR ALL HANDS TO ABANDON SHIP. THE MAN STRAPPED THE GOLD AROUND HIS WAIST, ...read more

  • God’s Favor Series

    Contributed by Jon Miller on Mar 3, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 49,924 views

    This message is part of a series through the book of Ruth. It shows how the events that happened in Ruth’s life were a part of God’s favor and not just happen chance.

    Gods Favor Ruth 2:1-19 Review- Naomi and Ruth have returned to Bethlehem. Naomi has grown bitter about the events that have happened in her life. She has lost her husband and her two sons, suffered through a famine. Last week we looked at how she blamed God for her situation. She said “The ...read more

  • Judas Iscariot

    Contributed by David King on May 31, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,439 views

    He was clever, manipulative, maybe even ingenius, but he was wrong and it cost him so much, think of how he miscalulated the situation.

    TEXT Act 1:25 INTRO: Can you really calculate the odds? Can you really know what is in your future? Can a person really implement their plans to the fullest when they don’t know the future? I submit to you that Judas was a man who thought he had life under control and he had his future going ...read more

  • Washed Clean

    Contributed by Simon Rundell on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 424 ratings
     | 8,996 views

    Children’s Assemby / Sermon using a really clever piece of magic/basic science to illustrate the dirtiness of sin and the washing clean of Christ

    Washed Clean based on an idea by Daniel Henderson Tools: 2 Clear Glass Bowls 1 small bottle of Iodine 1 bottle of Film Fixer 1 Purificator or Handkerchief Preparation: Fill the two bowls with approximately 1 litre of water, in one bowl have approximately 150-200mls of fixer in the ...read more