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  • Discernment And Humility

    Contributed by Robert Tomas on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 2,377 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 Jun 6, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,409 views

    The Lord’s Table is a place of connection and community, not of individuality and isolation; a place where one can be understood in the midst of an overwhelming world. It is a place of acceptance.

    A number of months ago, Margaret and I had the privilege of touring Italy, along with several of you and a number of other people. It was a wonderful experience, most of it. Most of it, but not all. The part that was less than wonderful came early in the tour, when we had a few free hours ...read more

  • Discerning God's Will

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,319 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

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,531 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

  • Spiritual Discernment Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,757 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 Spirits Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 23, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,327 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

  • Discerning God's Will Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,114 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

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Apr 29, 2008
     | 2,270 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

  • Discerning The Conflict

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Oct 6, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,020 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

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 7,267 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

  • The Gift Of Discernment Series

    Contributed by David Johnston on Apr 28, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,254 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 The Body

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Mar 26, 2018
     | 1,842 views

    How should the Lord's Supper be observed?

    Discerning the Body 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 God has called a people from all nations and from all classes of people. He has called them to be united together in the body of Christ. This shows the great ambition of God. People have tried to find world peace and to come together as one. After ...read more

  • The Need For Discernment Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,568 views

    After sin, the second biggest issue that most people in the body of Christ face is right discernment. Discernment is the ability to examine the situation, apply a good dose of experience, stand back and get a perspective on the recipe, and take the approp

    Opening illustration: I read this past week of a couple (let’s call them Carl and Clara) whose twenty-five year marriage was a good one. Not the most idyllic, but good. They now had three grown children who loved them dearly. They were also blessed with sufficient financial security to allow them ...read more

  • Discerning The Times

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 4,641 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

  • Judging Or Discerning?

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 19, 2006
    based on 208 ratings
     | 19,479 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