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  • Foolishness Or Wisdom?

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 1,485 views

    April Fool’s Day sermon. Is it foolish or wise to become a follower of Jesus. It’s the wisest decision in the world.

    It was a sunny morning on the sea of Galilee. The team of fishermen were about their usual business. Some were throwing their nets out into the lake to try to catch a few more fish before the day got too hot. A couple of others were sitting in their boats carrying out the daily chore of ...read more

  • Foolishness Or Stumblingblock?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 424 ratings
     | 16,716 views

    Many people today want a God who doesn’t require any changes in us, & who places His stamp of approval on whatever way we want to live.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Turn with me to 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. I want us to read some of the most meaningful words in the N.T. Paul writes, "For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jan 25, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 1,747 views

    This message stresses the importance of preaching the cross.

    "The Foolishness of God" Text: 1st Corinthians 1:18-31 Introduction- I’m preaching today from my favorite passage of Scripture in all of the Word of God. As Paul said in Galatians 6:14-"But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jul 2, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 15,717 views

    The world can put up with many church members with no problem at all. If you don’t make waves with your faith the world will tolerate you. You can go to church once in a while. That doesn’t bother anybody. But ...

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH BROWNSVILLE, TX A. There is a familiar passage of scripture that I want us to consider this morning. It is found in 1 Corinthians 1:25. "For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, & the weakness of God is stronger than man’s ...read more

  • Wisdom Or Foolishness Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 31, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,814 views

    The Christian message is foolishness to our world. But God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom. Christians can only boast in God, and not in ourselves. And Christians maturity is about having God’s Spirit, not our own wisdom. It’s about having the mi

    By Guerin Tueno Imagine yourself a member of God’s heavenly selection committee. God has given us the job of putting together a profile of the sort of person that Heaven’s looking for. What sort of person should we be keen to select? Smart people? – God knows everything. Surely he’ll want to ...read more

  • The Foolish Church Series

    Contributed by Jim Dillinger on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,637 views

    Laodicea

    Laodicea - The Foolish Church Rev 3:14-22 A Christian physician gave a message on the subject, "The People Jesus Won?t Save!" He used this illustration: "While I was in residence at the Mayo Clinic, a lady who had suffered for many years came for an examination. We found that she could ...read more

  • Foolish Communication Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 6, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,254 views

    the apostle Paul wants us to understand that human wisdom is not the answer to the needs of the church, the cross of Christ is the answer to the needs of the church

    FOOLISH COMMUNICATION 1 CORINTHIANS 1:18-31 INTRODUCTION: As we continue our study in the book of First Corinthians, we approach a fundamental tenet of Paul’s’ writing, namely the inability to comprehend the wisdom of God through the wisdom of man. Aptly applied to the church, the apostle ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by Louis Bartet on Apr 22, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 2,073 views

    Paul refers to the "foolishness of God" and the "weakness of God." Is God indeed foolish and weak?

  • The Wise & The Foolish

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Aug 8, 2005
    based on 384 ratings
     | 65,730 views

    The parable of the ten bridesmaids tells us: 1. You must be spiritually prepared. 2. No one can do it for you. 3. There is a day called "Too Late."

    In April, 1988 the evening news reported on a photographer who was also a skydiver. He had jumped from a plane along with several other skydivers and filmed the group as they individually dove out of the plane and opened their parachutes. As the video was being shown of each member of the crew ...read more

  • Foolish Or Filled? Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Apr 22, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,476 views

    In order to be in the will of God, believers today must be filled with the Holy Spirit. Anything else is utterly ridiculous.

    1. Two contrasts and two comparisons (17-18) 2. To be filled with the Spirit is to overflow with praise (19) 3. To be filled with the Spirit is to overflow with thankfulness (20) 4. To be filled with the Spirit is to overflow with humility (21) EPHESIANS 5:17-21 I love my kids with all ...read more

  • Overcoming Foolishness Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on May 22, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,363 views

    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 ...read more

  • Failures Of The Foolish

    Contributed by David King on Mar 4, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,788 views

    Left behind when I was so sure I would go.

    Text Matthew 25:1-13 Matt 25:13.. Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh. KJV INTRO: The parable concerning the ten virgins isn’t a new one to the church world. It has been preached upon many different times and many different ways. I ...read more

  • The Foolish Church Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Nov 2, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,327 views

    This church could not see itself as it really was.

    INTRODUCTION  SLIDE #1  A young woman went to her preacher and said, "Preacher, I have a besetting sin, and I want your help. I come to church on Sunday and can’t help thinking I’m the prettiest girl in the congregation. I know I ought not think that, but I can’t help it. I want ...read more

  • Are You Foolish?

    Contributed by Robert Bravo on Jul 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,892 views

    Its only through grace that we are saved

    Are you so foolish? Galatians 3:1 - 5 (NIV) 1You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified. 2I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by observing the law, or by believing what you heard? ...read more

  • The Fool's Foolishness

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Feb 18, 2006
    based on 78 ratings
     | 12,553 views

    I’m convinced that the 2 most important questions every one of us has to ask and ultimately get right or, life is a waste of time: Is there a God? If there is a God, has that God spoken and revealed Himself in a way that we can understand and know him?

    Really since the beginning of time, the human race has been plagued with questions about life, death, evil, goodness and purpose. I’m convinced that the 2 most important questions every one of us has to ask and ultimately get right or, life is a waste of time: Is there a God? If there is a God, ...read more