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  • Follies Of A Fool Series

    Contributed by Tom Evans on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 3,061 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

  • The Folly Of Man

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 2, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,011 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

  • The Invitations Of Wisdom And Folly

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 107 ratings
     | 5,341 views

    Wisdom’s call is an invitation to fear the Lord, avoid deception and ultimately a call to life.

    This chapter of Proverbs contains the invitations of two women. One is called Wisdom and the other Folly. Wisdom abides in a rock solid house with seven pillars. She has prepared a banquet of choice meat and fine wine. The table is set and she sends out messengers to call out from the highest ...read more

  • The Folly Of Following Signs

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 124 ratings
     | 15,509 views

    The danger of looking to external “signs” to guide you into God’s will. So how do you know if God is leading you?

    I don’t recommend very many movies – and I especially don’t recommend the movie I’m about to mention. But sometimes lines spoken in movies jump off the screen and into the dictionary and become part of the way we think and speak – and inform us about ourselves and our attitudes. In the movie ...read more

  • The Folly Of Seeking The Comfortable Life Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Oct 24, 2002
    based on 444 ratings
     | 53,906 views

    This passage forces us to make a decision about what kind of life do we want? Do we want a life dependent on things of this world or a life with no guarantee of any of the world’s goods but close to God?

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 32 “The Folly of Seeking the Comfortable Life” Luke 12: 13-24 Every day of our lives we are being pulled in a number of different directions on one hand we have family responsibilities pulling us ...read more

  • One More Night With The Frogs

    Contributed by David Parks on Apr 15, 2002
    based on 104 ratings
     | 22,556 views

    Evangelistic sermon on the folly of delay

    ONE MORE NIGHT WITH THE FROGS TEXT: Exodus 8:1-15 INTRODUCTION: I. BACKGROUND. A. Joseph’s family had gone into Egypt because of famine. B. Several hundred years had passed, the Pharaoh that knew Joseph was dead. C. A new dynasty had enslaved the Israelites. D. God sent the ...read more

  • The Folly Of The Love Of The Shepherd - The Source Of Our Hope!

    Contributed by Sahaya Selvam on Nov 16, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,192 views

    A Reflection on John 10, in the African context

    The Maasai of East Africa are a very peculiar people. Very often they are known for raiding the neighbouring tribes to take possession of their cattle. From the newspaper accounts one may think that the Maasai are a very violent people. Now, there is a mythical background to why the Maasai raid ...read more

  • When You Have No King

    Contributed by Wayne Searls on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 9,577 views

    A sermon outlining the folly of forsaking God as King in one’s life.

    WHEN YOU HAVE NO KING 1 Samuel 8:4-10 TEXT: Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, 5 and said to him, Look, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now make us a king to judge us like all the nations. 6 But the thing displeased Samuel when ...read more

  • Foolishness -- Man & God's

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,976 views

    Lighthearted sermon for April fool’s day 2001

    Psalm 53:1-6 Ah, it is April Fool’s Day. The time when pranks, practical jokes, and good humor abound. Mark Twain said of April Fool’s Day, "The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year." April fool’s day originated with the introduction of the Gregorian ...read more

  • Why No Lasting Revival

    Contributed by W Darnell on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 551 ratings
     | 8,847 views

    INTRODUCTION: Israel had walked in Revival victory, but notice in vs. 8...not turn again to

    INTRODUCTION: Israel had walked in Revival victory, but notice in vs. 8...not turn again to folly Definition of folly; the state of being foolish or the lack of good sense. Revival is renewing our Walk, our Worship, and our Work. It's effective but also elusive. At ne time Israel had the ...read more

  • Why No Lasting Revival

    Contributed by W Darnell on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,806 views

    INTRODUCTION: Israel had walked in Revival victory, but notice in vs. 8...not turn again to

    INTRODUCTION: Israel had walked in Revival victory, but notice in vs. 8...not turn again to folly Definition of folly; the state of being foolish or the lack of good sense. Revival is renewing our Walk, our Worship, and our Work. It's effective but also elusive. At ne time Israel had the ...read more

  • What Are Some Of The Ways I Can Avoid Acting, Speaking, Or Reacting Impulsively?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,203 views

    1. Ask the Lord to help you to hold your tongue and consider carefully how your speech will effect others. James wrote, "Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry."(James 1:19) 2. Carefully consider the long-term effects of any impulsive behavior. Solomon wrote, ...read more

  • The Measure Of A Life Series

    Contributed by Greg Yount on Oct 28, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,445 views

    Part 1 of a 4-part series on Christian stewardship responsibilities.

    Part 1 - THE MEASURE OF A LIFE Introduction: Stewardship is about much more than money. In fact, money is really a very small part of our stewardship. Stewardship is about how we live our lives. Christian stewardship is the management of your life for God. How then do you measure ...read more

  • Consequences Of Short Fuses

    Contributed by Daryl Grimes on Oct 17, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,475 views

    Ever stuck your foot in your mouth?

    How many of us have said things or done things in a moment of rage that we have regretted later? I know I have. How many times have we stuck our foot in our mouth just because we were irritated at something or someone? Isn’t it amazing our quickly our attitudes can change when someone upsets us or ...read more

  • God's Will For Tomorrow

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Jun 19, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,177 views

    It is good to have goals but goals will disappoint you if you leave God out of them.

    God’s Will for Tomorrow James 4:13-17 13 Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit"; 14 whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a ...read more