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  • The Word Of The Cross Is Foolish

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Jan 21, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,935 views

    That the Son of God should die on a cross is pure foolishness to many people. But for Christians, it is the sign of the power of God.

    The Word of the Cross is Foolish I Corinthians 1:18-31 January 22, 2006 A pastor colleague of mine received a call from a worried mother some time ago. “Pastor, can you come over to talk to my daughter? She’s been acting strange ever since she went away to college. Now she has joined the ...read more

  • God's Foolish Plan

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Feb 3, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,591 views

    Why the cross was foolishness to the Greeks and Weakness to the Jews--and sometimes to us too.

    God’s Foolish Plan Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Introduction Love those old hymns, do you know this one? In a prison far away, stood an old electric chair... At the lethal injection, at the lethal injection where I first saw the light... There’s room in the gas chamber for you... You ...read more

  • Beyond The Cross - Salvation To All Who Believe

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Mar 22, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,194 views

    This message focuses on I Corinthians 1:18. "The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but o us who are saved it is the power of God."

    Beyond the Cross -Salvation to all who Believe- I Corinthians 1:18-25 Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy week, the last week of the public life and ministry of Jesus. Holy week goes from the Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem to the crucifixion on Friday to the resurrection on Easter ...read more

  • The Solid Rock Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Mar 2, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 8,886 views

    Christ is the solid Rock. Christ and the cross are foolishness to some and they stumble and fall. Others stand on the Rock and place their trust in Him and in Him alone.

    The Solid Rock The Good News of God By Greg Johnson February 28, 2007 http://www.LovingGodFellowship.org/greg_johnson_blog Romans 9:30-33 God’s Word says (Romans 9:30-33 NIV) "What then shall we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness ...read more

  • God's Fools

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Feb 28, 2015
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,000 views

    In Paul's letter to the Corinthian believers, he reminds them that the philosophy that they brought with them into the church was no longer the philosophy that they were to live by. There was wisdom in the cross.

    God’s Fools 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 (NLT) Intro: There is a story about a little girl who proudly wore a shiny cross on a chain around her neck. One day she was approached by a man who said to her, “Little girl, don’t you know that the cross Jesus died on wasn’t ...read more

  • Easter- The Power Of The Cross

    Contributed by George Rennau on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,621 views

    All those who reject the message of the cross are lost and dying and headed for judgement, but there is still time, JESUS will save all those who come to Him through the Power of the Cross

    Easter - THE POWER OF THE CROSS INTRODUCTION: Have you heard of the book called “The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook?” It’s a survival manual, based on interviews with experts (You can view this book online at Amazon.com) Here are some of the subjects covered in the book: ...read more

  • A Crucified Christ Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,798 views

    God has determined to save people in a way that appears foolish to the wisdom of man: through the message of the cross.

    I’m trying to decide what picture to put on my gravestone. I was hoping you would help me decide. How about a picture of a noose to represent a hanging? How about a flame to represent a burning at the stake? How about a sword to represent a beheading? How about a stone to represent a stoning? ...read more

  • The Radiant King Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 27, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,760 views

    1st in 17 week series on 1 Corinthians. Jesus is the source of the light that shines in the darkness. We need to have Jesus in us so that He radiates through us to pierce the darkness…

    The Radiant King Jesus is the source of the light that shines in the darkness. We need to have Jesus in us so that He radiates through us to pierce the darkness… The Radiant King Corinth was a rich city of commerce and culture. It was a town of great diversity with many peoples and ...read more

  • Message Of The Cross

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Mar 13, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,058 views

    The message of the cross is salvation through the power of God.

    Text: “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18). Story: “The Evidence of His Claim” There is a story told of a cottage in a little country village, in which lived a family of four: ...read more

  • True Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by George Gabriel on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,504 views

    Does our definitions of wisdom match what God wants from us? This outline illustrates how our definitions of wisdom are much more shortsighted than what God has to offer us

    Get into 3 groups Group 1 define the word “wisdom” like it would be in the dictionary Group 2 define worldly wisdom Group 3 define Godly wisdom 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Group 1 What is wisdom? (write down definitions in column 1) Why do you think James lumped in ...read more

  • Obligated, Eager And Not Ashamed Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Aug 21, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,098 views

    Being consumed with a passion to share the gospel will overcome any temptation to be ashamed of it.

    By Greg Johnson August 20, 2006 http://www.LovingGodFellowship.org The Apostle Paul had a passion to share the gospel with all people; rich and poor, educated and non-educated, Jew and Gentile. In Philemon we see that Paul shared the gospel with a run-a-way slave. In Acts we see Paul ...read more

  • The Message Of The Cross

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Sep 23, 2002
    based on 703 ratings
     | 95,945 views

    Paul declares, "The Jews stumble over the cross. And the Greeks think it is foolishness. But others see in it the power & wisdom of God." And there are still those 3 kinds of people in the world today. (*PowerPoint available - #243)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX (Changed e-mail address:PowerPoint slides used in this sermon are available at no charge. Just e-mail me at mnewland@sstelco.com with your request - #243.) (This is an update and a revision of a ...read more

  • Foolishness Or Stumblingblock?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 424 ratings
     | 16,612 views

    Many people today want a God who doesn’t require any changes in us, & who places His stamp of approval on whatever way we want to live.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Turn with me to 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. I want us to read some of the most meaningful words in the N.T. Paul writes, "For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by James Galbraith on May 7, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 36,917 views

    A look at the relevance and power of the gospel message, even in a society that trys to dismiss it.

    I Corinthians 1:18-31 - The Foolishness of God By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni April 22, 2007 Text 1Co 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will ...read more

  • The Cross: The Plan Of God

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,267 views

    Seeing God’s plan in the cross

    Intro: Who do you know that comes up with crazy plans? I can think back to my neighbor growing up. Gary Kaytor. Gary lived across the street and was 2 years older than me. Gary was the type who everything always worked out for. Gary knew how to turn every situation to his advantage. I ...read more