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  • The Fly In The Ointment

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 11, 2018
     | 743 views

    You are writing your obituary today. Are there small defects that are spoiling our valuables? What is it that is annoying you? Is it worth it ? Ask Haman about building gallows to destroy others?

    THE FLY IN THE OINTMENT? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com LET US UNDERSTAND WHAT A FLY IN THE OINTMENT MEANS? WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF YOUR ANNOYANCE? Once I heard a wise teacher say: SHOW ME WHAT TICKS YOU OFF AND I WILL SHOW YOU WHAT MAKES YOU TICK? Ecclesiastes 10:1 Dead ...read more

  • A Fly In The Ointment

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Dec 23, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,426 views

    This sermon reminds the believer to be very watchful concerning the so called small hindrances to his walk with God.

  • A Fly In The Ointment (Life/Social Skills, Part One) Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 6,684 views

    Developing the right life skills and social skills can make our lives so much richer, our friendships deeper, and our level of happiness higher.

    A Fly in the Ointment (Ecclesiastes 10:1-10) 1. And sometimes problems occur at just the right time: (1) the pain bothers you or the fever spikes right when you are seeing the doctor (2) or take this news story: "A flight in the United States proved lucky for a British woman who ...read more

  • Help For Haggard Hostesses--And All Who Are Pulled Apart

    Contributed by Don Campbell on Dec 16, 2013
     | 1,596 views

    Martha was busy serving and Mary was busy sitting at Jesus feet, listening to him. Each was serving him in her own way, but there was a fly in the ointment. Martha was unhappy with Mary and Jesus. Hear Jesus kindly correct her.

    HELP FOR HAGGARD HOSTESSES—AND ALL WHO ARE PULLED APART LUKE 10:38-42 INTRODUCTION A. Growing up on a small farm in Southern Illinois, my earliest memories of church are meeting in a one-room house of worship with two-three dozen other folks. In the eyes of the adults, the church was ...read more

  • Keeping The Grit Out Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Sep 21, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,399 views

    Second in my series of the churches of Revelation 2-3, looking at the church in Pergammum. The best way to keep bad doctrine out of the church is to focus on the essentials: the Word of God, the Cross and Jesus as Saviour and Lord.

    Keeping the grit out - Revelation 2:12-17 By James Galbraith September 20, 2009 First Baptist Church, Port Alberni Introduction - beautifully built burger - “Whimpy” from Clancy’s - 12 ounce patty, onions, mushrooms, two cheeses, trimmings, even an egg! - makes Big Mac look like ...read more

  • Flies In The Ointment

    Contributed by Terry Hagedorn on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,278 views

    How to make your testimony stink.

    FLIES IN THE OINTMENT "Dead flies make the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour." Ecclessiates 10:1 Ointment was a necessary luxury in Bible times. The anointing of the hair, face, and exposed skin was an important act of hygiene and grooming in the arid regions of the ...read more

  • Two Flies In The Ointment Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 13, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,336 views

    Developing the right life skills and social skills can make our lives so much richer, our friendships deeper, and our level of happiness higher.

    Two Flies in the Ointment (Ecclesiastes 10:10-15) Note: This is the second part of my sermon titled, "A Fly in the Ointment" also posted on Sermon Central. INTRO 1. Talk about a rude awakening. The Reuters news service told a story about a man in January of 2004 who "woke with a jolt in ...read more

  • The Jesus Who Polarises People

    Contributed by Adrian Warnock on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 659 views

    This story is a beautiful expression of the gospel.

    Mt 26, Mk 14, Jn 12 Audio @ http://www.adrian.warnock.info/2006/04/easter-message-jesus-who-polarises.htm Easter = kids -Easter bunny isn’t it? don’t miss the chance to stuff your face! Strictly come dancing, Dr Who and Casualty - looking for a hero - influence poll. BBC poll in 2002 ...read more

  • A Word To The Wise On Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 26, 2013
    based on 76 ratings
     | 31,015 views

    God calls us to live righteous lives. But Romans tells us that no one is righteous. So, God wants to me to be righteous. I want to be righteous... but no one is righteous so I can’t be righteous. How can that possibly make sense?

    OPEN: Back in 1929, Chicago had a problem. In fact, the tentacles of that problem infested much of the nation around Chicago. The problem had a name. And that name was Al Capone. Capone was a criminal. A wicked man who literally ran the city of Chicago. He owned most of the politicians and ...read more

  • Folly Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 21, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,644 views

    Folly is useless thinking and action and comes from rejecting God’s wisdom. Solomon describes folly through a series of proverbs.

    Overcoming Futility—a sermon series on Ecclesiastes “Folly” &Ecclesiastes 10 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Jesus makes a strong statement in His Sermon on the Mount; He warns, “Anyone who calls someone a fool is in danger of the fire of hell” ...read more

  • A Spanner In The Works Series

    Contributed by Robert Robb on Nov 18, 2001
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,624 views

    Joshua’s defeat at Ai

    Study 8 Joshua Chapter 7 – A Spanner in the Works Introduction You are all familiar with the saying ‘someone has put a spanner in the works’. Whether it arose out of an actual incident when someone literally dropped a spanner into the machine at which they had been working causing the ...read more

  • Visualize Your Resurrec

    Contributed by C. Scott Ghan on May 4, 2014
     | 1,090 views

    Sometimes God give me visions --shows me images and speaks at the same time. This one was humorous and self-deprecating --about rising from the death of our failures and sins to the life and calling God has for us.

    TITLE: Visualize Your Resurrection 04-28-2014 Read Romans 6:1-11 in in its entirety as the service begins TEXT: 1 Corinthians 11:1 1Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ. Romans 6:1-11 Well then, should we keep on sinning so that God can show us more and more of his wonderful ...read more

  • Yabboke A Place Of Total Surrender

    Contributed by Dr. Steve Newton on Sep 29, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,065 views

    Yabboke was the place Jacob wrestled with God. See why Jacob was able to rename this place Peniel. This is a journey we all must make alone.

    YAB-BOKE’ A Place of Total Surrender Gen 32:22 And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two women servants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford Yab-boke’ 1. Yab-boke’ …. It may not Mean anything to you now • But I Pray that after you hear this message it will ...read more

  • The Grinch . . . Named Herod

    Contributed by Arthur Page on Dec 20, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,020 views

    Why is it our Christmas joy, peace, and hope are so fleeting? Perhaps, as nearly happened 2000 years ago, someone or something is trying to steal our joy.

    A favorite bed time story at this time of year is the Grinch Who Stole Christmas, by Dr. Seuss. It begins . . . Every Who Down in Who-ville Liked Christmas a lot... But the Grinch, Who lived just north of Who-ville, Did NOT! The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! ...read more

  • God's Word As A Mirror

    Contributed by Douglas Duvall on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 12,772 views

    A sermon using the 12 tribes as types of Christians.

    GOD’S WORD AS A MIRROR GENESIS 49 - TYPES OF CHRISTIANS Some of the world’s unhappiest people are Christians. A man once described today’s Christians in this manner. = “Some Christians are too Christian to enjoy sinning but too sinful to enjoy their Christianity.” = “Some Christians have ...read more