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  • Discerning The Conflict

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Oct 6, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,014 views

    Wisdom and discernment are great gifts of God.

    Discerning the Conflict Aug. 30, 2009 (PM) FBC, Chester Dr. Mike Fogerson, Speaker Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit.5 And there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord.6 There are varieties of effects, but the ...read more

  • Spiritual Discernment Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,756 views

    Peter is called upon to make a judgment: Is this man, the Centurion for real, or not? To accurately make the decision that is before him, Peter must set aside the ways he has discerned before, and he must step out in faith.

    In our Scripture this morning, we see that Peter has a vision where a blanket full of different kinds of food and a voice announces, Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.” “Surely not, Lord!” Peter replies. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.” Peter is very careful about what he eats, and ...read more

  • Discerning The Body

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,329 views

    We are warned not to partake of the Lord's Supper in an unworthy manner - that is unless we discern or recognize His body . What does this mean?

    1. Special occasions often celebrated by a special meal. The host spends much time preparing for the meal. The Lord’s Supper is a special meal in which not the host but the guests are to prepare themselves. 2. Have you prepared yourself for this meal? Did you listen to the call for ...read more

  • Discerning Truth

    Contributed by Dana Carpenter Jr. on Dec 29, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 1,343 views

    Four ingredients on the discernment of truth.

    INTRODUCTION. A. The obvious fact is that people disagree. B. Teachings ranging from minor doctrinal error to downright apostate; from the harmless mistake to the doctrine of devils. C. Yet, every Christian wants (or should want!) to be able to separate fact from ...read more

  • Discerning The Times

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 4,627 views

    What time is it in a spiritual sense ? This sermon looks at what year, month,dat and hour it is.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: Read 1 Chron 12:32 and Ephesians 5:17-18. We are to discern the times we are living in. If we do that rightly it will effect the way we live our lives. We will be like a housekeeper that works diligently keeping the house in order as we expect the master’s return very ...read more

  • Christian Discernment

    Contributed by Robert Tomas on Jun 14, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,212 views

    Working for God or doing God’s work?

    JUNE 15, 2002 CHRISTIAN DISCERNMENT OBJECTIVES · To achieve a shared understanding of the basic principles of discernment. · To understand its applications to our secular and spiritual circumstances. · To realize and accept the object of discernment, which is God’s plan for us within His ...read more

  • Discernment And Humility

    Contributed by Robert Tomas on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 2,370 views

    Do we know the way?

    SEPTEMBER 22, 2000 WORSHIP SERVICE SCRIPTURES ·First Reading Wisdom 2:12, 17-20 ·Psalm 54:3-4, 5, 6-7 ·Second Reading James 3:16-4:3 ·Gospel Mark 9:30-37 REFLECTION As we continue our theme on Christian Discernment, we shall now focus on its definition and function in relation to ...read more

  • Discerning The Body

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 33 ratings
     | 9,852 views

    Communion service for Black History Month: discerning the body means seeing our connectedness, understanding one another, and living in hope beyond our history. For Montgomery Hills Baptist Church; reworking of message done in 2000 at Takoma Park Baptist

    Several years ago my wife and I went with a group on a tour of Italy. It was a wonderful experience, most of it. Most of it, but not all. The part that was less than wonderful came when we had a few free hours in Florence. Margaret and I decided to set out on our own to find the Uffizi Palace ...read more

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 29, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,796 views

    A message on spiritual gifts (1 of 4)

    THE GIFT OF DISCERNMENT 1 Corinthians 12:10 INTRO: Several years ago there were many Auburn-Alabama jokes going around. One of the best is the story of the Auburn student who got his first pair of shoes at age 20. He was so proud of his shoes that he started walking backwards to see what nice ...read more

  • Discerning God's Will

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,314 views

    How do we know God’s will in the big choices in life? How can we discern which direction to go? We can walk by faith into the future because of confidence in the caring nature of our God.

    DISCERNING GOD’S WILL When I was in Canada as a new Christian I had a huge choice to make. I had three options in front of me to choose from. All of these choices were good and moral. It was not a choice between right or wrong but rather an inconclusive choice. I had to pick from ...read more

  • Judging Or Discerning?

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 19, 2006
    based on 208 ratings
     | 19,456 views

    Jesus taught us to be discerning rather than judging.

    INTRO.- Here is an Aesop’s Fable to help us with this subject. ILL.- A Lion, unable from old age and infirmities to provide himself with food by force, resolved to do so by savvy or wit. He returned to his den, and lying down there, pretended to be sick, taking care that his sickness should be ...read more

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Apr 29, 2008
     | 2,268 views

    How do we as Christians prepare our hearts so we can accuragely discern what is happening in the unseen realm. (Material taken from The Three Battlegrounds by Francis Frangipane)

    Discerning of Spirits- The Gift of Discernment (Taken from- The Three Battle Grounds- Francis Frangipane) Monte talked- last week- about the importance of the creeds and the reasons for which they were written He talked about … the Old Roman Creed, the Apostles Creed, the Nicene Creed, ...read more

  • Spiritual Discernment

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 7,263 views

    We need to have some spiritual discernment and know whom we serve. See four things that Jesus knew that we can use in our life.

  • Spiritual Discernment Series

    Contributed by Bruce B. Miller on Jun 7, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,950 views

    Through a study of 1 Corinthians 2:1-16, Paul will show us where to find the true secret wisdom and real spirituality.

    Spiritual Discernment 1 Corinthians 2 Would you like to know the secret to true wisdom? Would you like to find the keys to deeper living, to higher-level spirituality? From ancient times people have sought some kind of deeper, hidden special knowledge or insight that offers the key to ...read more

  • Discernment Camp Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 27, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,057 views

    Solomon is training us to develop discernment, the ability to distinguish between truth and lies, integrity and dishonesty, foolishness and wisdom. From his words, we can draw four important principles.

    Discernment Camp (Proverbs 20:5-8) 1. Once when Red Skelton was being interviewed he was asked if he ever was at a loss for words. He hesitated a minute then said, "I dreamed I died and went to heaven. Just as I was taken before God, he sneezed...and I just didn’t know what to say to ...read more