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  • Sex And Discretion Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Jul 14, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,243 views

    The love of money may be the root of all kinds of evils, but our passage teaches that the love of sexual pleasure is a root of all kinds of folly. Foolish men love money and commit evil to get it. Sex makes wise men foolish so that evil may be committed a

    Introduction 1 Timothy 6:10 states that “the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.” Our passage teaches us that the love of sexual pleasure is a root of all kinds of folly. Foolish men love money and commit evil to get it. Sex makes wise men foolish so that evil may be ...read more

  • Discretion And Understanding Protects

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Feb 5, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,688 views

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have discretion? Do you have understanding? Do you have protection? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To prove that we have been given much and much more than our eyes can see and more than our ears can h

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have discretion? Do you have understanding? Do you have protection? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To prove that we have been given much and much more than our eyes can see and more than our ears can hear. IV. TEXT: Proverbs 2:11-13 (New ...read more

  • Cease And Desist? Series

    Contributed by Kevin Blader on Feb 12, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,928 views

    How to exercise discretion

    Cease and Desist? A sermon on Matthew 7:6 Sue and I are presenting a sermon series, ‘Extreme Makeover Christian Edition’. And we are going through Christ’s Sermon on the Mount. Last week Sue talked about judging, how Jesus does not rule out judging but rather calls us to make right and wise ...read more

  • The Riches Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Aug 9, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,493 views

    This sermon discovers the six greatest advantages to having wisdom.

    Did anyone see this story this week? A Texas woman said a burglar stole up to $1 million worth of designer bags and accessories from a treasured room in her Houston-area house — her closet. Theresa Roemer, an entrepreneur and former Mrs. Texas United America, recently displayed her ...read more

  • Jewels In Sow's Snouts

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Oct 3, 2015
     | 2,098 views

    A message about how too many times we let our greatest gifts and talents fall into places they should never be.

    JEWELS IN SNOUTS OF SOWS TEXT: Proverbs 11:22 Proverbs 11:22 KJV As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. Proverbs 11:22 MOFFATT A golden ring in the snout of a sow, and a pretty woman without sense! Proverbs 11:22 TAYLOR A beautiful woman ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Practice Wise Discretion

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,553 views

    The Holy Spirit helps us act circumspectly in our speech, action and relationships by reminding us to be more like Jesus Christ. Paul wrote to Timothy, "Remember, Jesus Christ and constantly keep Him in mind as risen from the dead." (2 Tim. 2:8 - Amplifie

    How the Holy Spirit Helps Us Practice Wise Discretion Illustration:Faith is to believe what we do not see, and the reward of faith is to see what we believe. Augustine. 1. The Holy Spirit helps us act circumspectly in our speech, action and relationships by reminding us to be more like ...read more

  • Your Struggle With Truth Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,988 views

    How do you decide when is the right time to tell the truth and when is the right time to keep silent?

    I sometimes wonder whether God has structured these ten commandments with the most obvious sins first and the least obvious or most subtle at the end. Or is it just that our age has become blind to the last couple of commandments? Truth is a difficult concept in this day and age isn’t it? ...read more

  • Making A Meaningful Life Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 30, 2011
    based on 34 ratings
     | 20,584 views

    These first verses of chapter one reveal the purpose of the book. It was written to teach wisdom by applying wisdom to life. It's wise practical teaching leads the understanding man who fears the Lord to wisdom.

    PROVERBS 1: 2-7 MAKING A MEANINGFUL LIFE TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY, a company hired a consultant, who called a meeting of all shop personnel. Stressing the need to listen to experts, he said, "Imagine you're on the Titanic, and it's sinking. You climb into a lifeboat. Which direction would you ...read more

  • Late Comers

    Contributed by Samson Musyoki on Sep 25, 2007
     | 4,641 views

    WE NEVER REPORT TO WORK LATE, BUT WE WORSHIP AT OUR DISCRETION.

    LATE COMERS MATTHEW 25:10 “But while they were on their way to buy the oil, the bridegroom arrived, the virgins who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet. And the door was shut.” I was once invited to speak in an open air meeting in a remote rural village. I like keeping time ...read more

  • The Ten Commandments In Verses Lived Out

    Contributed by Your Brother In Christ A on Jun 15, 2013
     | 1,171 views

    love is the fulfulment of the law Pro_19:11 The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger, And his glory is to overlook a transgression.

    I believe in love, sometimes people just want to spread the Word and Love the Lord but all christians sometimes makes mistakes by acciden, you know they copy and paste the wrong love song in the wrong spot, guess what they get persecuted by well meaning other Christians. what happens, they scare ...read more

  • Getting A (Prayer) Life Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on May 3, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,394 views

    Part 5 in series, "Learning to Pray," this message examines prayer not as a discrete moment of communication with God, but as stemming from a lifestyle of awareness of His presence and access to His power.

    Getting a (Prayer) Life Learning to Pray, prt. 5 Feb. 17, 2005 Ever tried to start a new habit? What kinds of habits do we often begin and then find we can’t keep at it? (solicit responses) Let me give you my top seven habits I begin again and again and again but never seem to stick ...read more

  • Educating The Child

    Contributed by William Baeta on Mar 6, 2013
     | 1,874 views

    “My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding, that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge” Proverbs 5:1, 2.

    Theme: Educating the Child Text: Pr. 5:1, 2, 12-14; 2 Tim. 3:10-17; Lk. 2:41-52 Our theme for today’s sermon is ‘educating the child’. Educating a child begins even before the birth of the child. The right nourishment and the thought life of the parents affect the unborn child ...read more

  • The Benefits Of Restraint

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,365 views

    Fourteen benefits of Spirit led restraint in our speech. Many problems could be avoided if we learn how to restrain our lips using discretion, tract and Spirit-led self-control. Prevention is better than any cure.

    The Benefits of Restraint (James 1:19-21) Solomon wrote, "Where there are many words, trangressions are unavoidable but he who restrains his lips is wise." James wrote, "Let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger." (James 1:19) Preventive Tactics Things you ...read more

  • Looking Down The Path Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 7, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,938 views

    Each decision we make in life is not a discrete unit. It is connected in a long chain of decisions that leads in a trajectory either towards the character of the Lord or away from it. This part of Psalm 119 helps us set the right course in life.

    105 – 112 Verse 105 is one of the coolest verses in the Bible. It really speaks to the working of God’s Word in our lives. A “lamp to my feet” suggests providing guidance in the near-term, the everyday sorts of decisions in life: how do I answer, how should I react, what ...read more

  • The Difference Between The Good Gal And The Bad Guy Series

    Contributed by Donald Carpenter on May 7, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,875 views

    . In Esther chapter 5, God has preserved for us a look at the contrast between the bad guy, Haman, and the good gal, Esther. As we discover these character qualities, or the lack thereof, examine your own life to see what you need to work on.

    The Differences Between The Good Gal And The Bad Guy Esther 5:1-14 Preached Wednesday May 7, 2003 Introduction: One of the fascinating things about the book of Esther is its rich character development. There is much to learn about the people in this story. So far we have seen how God’s ...read more