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  • Folly Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 21, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,234 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

  • The Folly Of Man

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 2, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,360 views

    As farcical as was the building of the tower of Babel, it is not one wit more so than for any man to attempt to gain heaven by his own efforts or good works.

    “THE FOLLY OF MAN” "Now the whole earth had one language and one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. "Then they said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and bake them thoroughly." They had ...read more

  • Follies Of A Fool Series

    Contributed by Tom Evans on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 3,610 views

    THE RICH FOOL FAILED TO: RECOGNIZE GOD’S BLESSINGS, LIVE A LIFE OF GENEROSITY AND FOCUS HIS RESOURCES TOWARD HEAVEN. Jesus challenges us to avoid his foolish ways.

    FOLLIES OF A FOOL HE DIDN’T EVEN HEAR THE WORDS JESUS WAS SPEAKING TO THE LARGE GATHERING, “I TELL YOU, WHOEVER ACKNOWLEDGES ME BEFORE MEN, THE SON OF MAN WILL ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE HIM BEFORE THE ANGELS OF GOD…” NO, HE HAD COME FOR ANOTHER REASON. CERTAINLY JESUS WOULD HELP HIM. HE PRESSED ...read more

  • Herod's Folly

    Contributed by David Wilson on Oct 31, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,894 views

    Herod’s Folly was not making a rash promise-- it was his refusal to REPENT!

    Herod’s Folly Mark 6: 14-29 1. Because of His Guilt- Herod was ready to believe the worst! Some said that Jesus was John the Baptist returned from the dead! Other People said he was Elijah (See Malachi 4), Others said he was a prophet. From these choices- Herod chose the ...read more

  • The Folly Of Preaching Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Sep 3, 2012
     | 2,120 views

    Preaching is folly to the world, but the means God has chosen to express the power of the cross.

    Introduction How would you start a church? How would you start a church in a city such as Corinth? Here are your conditions. It is a major city that is relatively new and prosperous. All kinds of people from around the known world have come to make their fortunes there. You can have your ...read more

  • The Folly Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Sep 2, 2012
     | 3,414 views

    What the cross means.

    Introduction We return to our letter this morning. Paul has been addressing the matter of divisions in the church (v. 10). It was bad enough that they were identifying themselves under the names of church leaders, but even worse was that Christ was being treated as just another leader with ...read more

  • The Folly Of The Church Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Sep 2, 2012
     | 1,881 views

    How could uses the weak of the world to demonstrate his wisdom.

    Introduction Can you remember the theme of our missions conference? It was “Ordinary People/Extraordinary God.” The apostle Paul would have liked that slogan, and, indeed, it could have been the title of this passage he wrote. Text Let’s review where we are in the ...read more

  • The Folly Of Greed

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Aug 1, 2012
     | 985 views

    We can’t take it with us, so we better send some on ahead.

    The Folly of Greed March 15, 2009 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: We can’t take it with us, so we better send some on ahead. Focus Passage: Luke 12:13-21 Supplemental Passage: I Tim 6:6-10 Introduction: “AFFLUENZA” - ...read more

  • The Folly Of Complaining

    Contributed by John Shearhart on May 12, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,258 views

    No complaining

    The Folly of Complaining Numbers 11:1-15 John Shearhart May 15, 2011 Tonight I’m going to talk to you about the folly of complaining. I guess it’s human nature to complain when we see something we don’t like, but it seems particularly out of place in a church. After all, ...read more

  • Achan's Folly Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on May 31, 2014
     | 2,938 views

    A sermon on accountability starting with Joshua 7 (Outline and material adapted from Daniel Overdorf's book, What the Bible Says About the Church: Rediscovering Community, Chapter 3 Communally Responsible, pages 80-93)

    HoHum: On a cruise ship, some stewards and sailors became concerned about a clanging noise from one of the cabins. They forced open the door to this cabin and saw that a man was taking a pick ax to the side of the boat. The stewards and sailors restrained this man and asked him, “What are ...read more

  • The Folly Of Man Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Sep 11, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,767 views

    Jeroboam seeks God only when he wants something, only on his own terms, only to fix his problems, and only for himself. We are to seek God for WHO He is. We worship Him and obey Him because He is the Lord of our lives.

    In 1 Kings 13, God interrupted the King’s pagan worship proceedings when he sent a man of God to declare His judgement. • He gave King Jeroboam a chance to repent, but 13:33 says EVEN AFTER THIS, the King did not change his evil ways. Sadly, the King made no effort in knowing God or ...read more

  • The Folly Of The Fool

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Jul 27, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,368 views

    Look through the eyes of the word ,not the eyes of the world.

    THE FOLLY OF THE FOOL Text: Proverbs 13:16; 14:8 It seems that many people will live their life out rejecting Christ and die in their sin. This is really playing the fool. (1) THE DESIRES OF THE FOOL. Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much ...read more

  • The Folly Of The Wicked Series

    Contributed by Bobby Oliver on Aug 23, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,554 views

    The wicked are blinded by their anger, the wicked complain against God, and the wicked make foolish decisions.

    TITLE: THE FOLLY OF THE WICKED TEXT: EXODUS 14:1-31 INTRODUCTION: - We’re continuing our study through the book of Exodus. - As we look at each passage, we’re asking the question, “What can I learn from this passage about honoring God?” - Last week, we talked about the importance of taking time ...read more

  • The Folly Of Spiritual Fools

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 6, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,104 views

    Satan has some people so blinded that they ignore all the evidences God has given of their need to repent of their sins and trust Christ as their Savior. These people are for all practical purposes, "Spiritual Fools."

    The Folly Of Spiritual Fools Text: Prov.1: 7, 22 Intro: A “fool” may be defined as, “a person lacking in judgment or prudence.” This definition refers to one who is not necessarily unaware of the proper course of action, but lacks the wisdom and forethought to act upon what they ...read more

  • The Shame & Folly Of Sin

    Contributed by Michael Martin on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,390 views

    The story of Amnon and Tamar shows us the Shame and Folly of sin.

    (2 Sam 13:1-14) "whither shall I cause my shame to go?" Whether we will admit it or not there is a price to pay for sin. Tamar knew that even as the VICTIM of a sinful situation, she would have to live with the shame of what had happened to her. Even the VICTIM of sin has to bear ...read more