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  • Spiritual Discernment Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,392 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

  • Spirit Of Discernment

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,086 views

    Discernment is more than just being able to make the right choice, it has to be married with the capacity to do the right thing

    Spirit of Discernment Disaster waiting to happen • Ask one of the little kids to serve a tray of drinks to the audience Was this a good idea? Why not? • Congratulations, you have the gift of discernment What is discernment? Think about the exercise we just did – How come you knew it was a bad ...read more

  • Spiritual Discernment

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 6,929 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.

    WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH PASTOR: TERRY VAUGHAN SERMON TITLE: SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT “For God so Loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but ...read more

  • Discernment And Humility

    Contributed by Robert Tomas on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 1,929 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 Times

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 4,306 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

  • Discerning The Body

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,233 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

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 5, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,422 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

  • Christian Discernment

    Contributed by Robert Tomas on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,054 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

  • Courage And Discernment Series

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jun 9, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,431 views

    This is and adaptation of a book by John Maxwell on leadership.

    I. We have talked about character, commitment, communication, and competence, and there is no way that I can say how important those things are, but the list of things that we need to be concerned with about leadership does not stop there by any means. A. If we are going to lead in our family, ...read more

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by David Johnston on Apr 30, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,987 views

    A closer look at the Gift of Discerning of Spirits and the importance of it’s use in our Churches today.

    (this is a continuation from Gifts of the Spirit Part 3) Let’s look more closely at the Gift of the Discernment of the spirits. Definition: a spiritual gift that supernaturally enables a Christian believer to distinguish between holy and unholy spirits through the power of the Holy Spirit. ...read more

  • Discerning Truth

    Contributed by Dana Carpenter Jr. on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 79 ratings
     | 1,219 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

  • The Power Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Oct 19, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,803 views

    The sixth, and final installment in a series examing keys to unlocking powerful prevailing prayers. This message explores the power of discernment in our prayer walks.

    As we enter the final week of our 40 Days of Prayer, there is one more power that I want us to explore. We have looked at desperation, community, confession, calling, and covenant. And today I want us to just briefly scratch the surface, and begin an exploration of the power of discernment. ...read more

  • Discerning Spirits Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 24, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,192 views

    Our culture tells us that if something is spiritual, it is "good." John tells us we have to discern the spirits

    18 John 4:1-6 January 21, 2007 Discerning Spirits Intro – Franklin episode where they are searching for a talisman to cure his Grandmother. The question in the show is whether the talisman will actually cure the grandmother or whether it is just superstition and not real. There was no ...read more

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,377 views

    Spiritual Gifts Series - 4 of 13.

    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 ...read more

  • Discerning God's Will Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 3, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,821 views

    Exposition of Ruth 3:1-18

    Text: Ruth 3:1-18, Title: Discerning God’s Will, Date/Place: LSCC, 5/28/06, AM A. Opening illustration: an ad was printed in a paper read: SBF seeks male companionship, ethnicity not important, good-looking, I love to play, long walks in the woods, hunting, camping, fishing, riding in your pick-up ...read more