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  • The Foolishness Of Christmas Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 7, 2021

    Let's look at the foolishness of Christmas and see just how wise it really is. The foolishness of God is very simply the foolishness of love. True love tends to be foolish for it takes risks.

    A large number of life's greatest blessings start out as stupid, moronic foolishness in the eyes of many people. This was the case with Samuel Morse, a pastor's son and an artist who left his art for a new idea. He thought that a message could be sent by means of electricity. He labored more

  • The Foolish Blind Spot Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 2, 2022

    Foolishness is in our blind spot. I think we all have a ‘foolish blind spot’ when it comes to ourselves and because we don’t see it, we think we are not foolish.

    WISE LIVING: THE FOOLISH BLIND SPOT Ecclesiastes 10:1-20 #wiseliving2022 READ ECCLESIASTES CHAPTER 10:1-20 [person from the congregation] INTRODUCTION…Donkey in Lion’s Skin ( There is an old story about how a donkey found a lion’s skin left in the more

  • To The Foolish: Beautiful Savior Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    December 1989: We choose not to participate in mission and ministry because we do not want to look foolish. Jesus transforms looking foolish into a redemptive model.

    Most of us, especially in our younger years, spend an awful lot of effort in trying not to look foolish. Most of us, particularly when we are young and growing and think our bodies are all out of proportion anyway, will go to great lengths to hide our deficiencies and keep from looking foolish. more

  • The Foolishness Of The Cross

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 8, 2021

    Paul wrote about the foolishness of many things, but the most shocking is that he wrote about the foolishness of the cross.

    The mayor and other dignitaries were looking into the vast pit dug for the new hospital to be built. The town half-wit came up and gazed into the pit, and asked the mayor what he was going to do with this big hole. The mayor decided to humor him and said, "We are going to round up all the more

  • Overcoming Foolishness Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on May 21, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    Everyone knows how to be a fool, but God’s Word instructs us how to avoid foolishness.

    OVERCOMING THE FOUR “F”s: FOOLISHNESS INTRODUCTION: Anyone ever have an embarrassing moment . . . or two . . . or three . . .? Let me tell you, I am an expert on being a fool. Like everyone else, I have had my share of embarrassing moments. Costumes Mullet (slide) Left-handed wood more

  • The Cross Is Foolishness Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 14, 2014

    The Cross is Foolishness Because it says You are a Sinner Worthy of God’s Wrath. The Cross is Foolishness Because it says Your Righteousness is Not Worthy of God’s Reward. The Cross is Foolishness Because it says that God’s Standard is Perfection

    Good Friday 2014 “The Cross is Foolishness” 1 Corinthians 1:18 Tonight, we are going to study an important passage regarding how the world typically views the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. From the perspective of the Christian, this is the most important event in human history more

  • The Foolishness Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 18, 2021

    Paul's whole battle with the Corinthians was to get them to stop being wise before the world and fools before God, and to reverse that to being fools before the world, and wise before God.

    The mayor and other dignitaries were looking into the vast pit dug for the new hospital to be built. The town half-wit came up and gazed into the pit, and asked the mayor what he was going to do with this big hole. The mayor decided to humor him and said, "We are going to round up all the more

  • The Foolishness Of Preaching

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 24, 2018

    Some things are hard to hear within the volume of God’s word. Some things are hard to understand and comprehend. Something may even sound foolish to folks but I assure that is not the case.

    The Foolishness of Preaching 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Message: The idea of preaching as a method to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ is viewed by many in our day and time as foolishness. Strangely this was the very same attitude of the people who heard St. Paul more

  • Fool For Christ

    Contributed by Peter Fisher on Nov 12, 2021

    Examining what is foolish to Christians and the world

    Preached: 7 March 2021 Readings: Exodus 20v1-17;1 Corinthians 1v18-25 Foolishness We all do foolish things sometimes, locking ourselves out of the house, getting scammed by poorly written email, loosing our wallet or purse, forgetting to take change to pay for parking. They’re annoying, but more

  • The Foolishness Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Aug 31, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    Paul contrasts human wisdom with spiritual wisdom.

    THE FOOLISHNESS OF THE GOSPEL 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 INTRO: Paul, in continuing his letter now talks about their unspiritual state by exalting human wisdom which is foolishness in the things of God. I. THE more

  • God's Fools

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Feb 27, 2015
    based on 5 ratings

    In Paul's letter to the Corinthian believers, he reminds them that the philosophy that they brought with them into the church was no longer the philosophy that they were to live by. There was wisdom in the cross.

    God’s Fools 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 (NLT) Intro: There is a story about a little girl who proudly wore a shiny cross on a chain around her neck. One day she was approached by a man who said to her, “Little girl, don’t you know that the cross Jesus died on wasn’t beautiful more

  • The Perception Of God’s Plan - Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Sep 13, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    God's plan of Redemption for man seems like foolishness to the lost man but makes sense to the believer.

    Intro: In our text there is a statement that should make us stop in our tracks. For the novice in Scripture or a skeptic, that statement could be misunderstood. In context it is clear. The Bible is not saying God is foolish, but that the most simple thought of God is greater than the greatest more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by Rick Balmer on Dec 13, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    What seems to be foolish to us, God counts as wisdom.

    1 Corinthians 1:21-29 (KJV) “For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe. For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom: But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumbling more

  • Preaching At Pentecost, Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Aug 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The world calls it foolishness. The preaching of the Gospel is the power of God.

    It is a foolish thing to preach a sermon. When you stand up and tell people that they are lost and that their only hope of salvation rests in the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus that in the world’s way of thinking is foolishness. Not that standing before people and talking is foolishness. more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by Bramwell Hayes on Sep 29, 2023

    How what seems to be the foolishness of the cross, is actually the greatest piece of wisdom

    What’s the daftest thing you’ve ever heard, the silliest idea you’ve ever come across? If you’re anything like me you’ve probably had lots of ideas yourself that, when you think about it, make no sense whatsoever. We all like the world to make sense, it makes us feel good and comfortable. We feel more