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  • The Irony Of Fate

    Contributed by George Warner on Jul 24, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 189 views

    Cynicism was never a virtue

    Some noteworthy instances of mistaken identity involving Jesus Christ are found at Luke 24:36-38 and St.John 20:14-15. To the disciples he was an unidentified ghost and Mary thought he was a gardener. The events of Luke 24:13-35 are also significant. Later the Bible tells us : Be not forgetful to ...read more

  • The Irony Of The Cooking Pot Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Apr 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,158 views

    Ezekiel's vision of what is taking place in Jerusalem continues and God declares that the positive preachers among them are wrong! The crisis would not soon be over!

    VERSES 1-3: Bad Advice Now we see Ezekiel taken to the eastern gate in the city of Jerusalem where he sees a group of twenty-five men. It is interesting to note that he names several of these men. Excavations of Jerusalem have uncovered more than 250 bullae (clay seals used on official ...read more

  • The Irony Of Working On The Sabbath

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Aug 10, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,477 views

    Can a Christian really work on Sunday? Can work be a form of worship on Sunday?

    I HAVE A CONFESSION TO MAKE. I LIKE A RESTFUL “PEACE AND QUIET” ON SUNDAYS. SUNDAY. RESURRECTION DAY! THE DAY, AS A CHRISTIAN, I FIRMLY BELIEVE TO BE OUR SABBATH. UNFORTUNATELY, IT HAS COME TO MY ATTENTION THAT NOT EVERYONE SEES IT THAT WAY. I MUST HUMBLY CONFESS THAT FOR THE PAST TWO MONTHS, I ...read more

  • Ironies Surrounding Jesus’ Crucifixion

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 28, 2021
     | 1,271 views

    1 of 1. Luke wrote a true account of some events that surrounded Jesus’ crucifixion, & in so doing recorded some of the ironies present in Jesus’ death. *What are some of those ironies? Ironies surrounding Jesus’ crucifixion are hidden/revealed in...

    IRONIES SURROUNDING JESUS’ CRUCIFIXION—Lk. 23:26-46 Irony—An “incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events & the normal or expected result.”—Merriam-Webster Dictionary Luke wrote a true account of some events that surrounded Jesus’ crucifixion, & in so doing recorded ...read more

  • The Limitations/Irony Of Worldly Wisdom-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 20, 2013
     | 2,488 views

    1 of 4. Paul related the limitations/irony of worldly wisdom to the Corinthians believers. The irony of worldly wisdom is in its being relegated to foolishness. But How is worldly wisdom limited? Worldly wisdom is limited by...

    Attention: Three guys were pulled out of detective training for special attention, because they were not very bright. The police chief was interrogating them to determine if they were smart enough to become detectives. If not, they would be released from training. Things had not gone well so ...read more

  • The Limitations/Irony Of Worldly Wisdom-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Sep 26, 2013
     | 1,733 views

    3 of 4. Paul related the limitations/irony of worldly wisdom to the Corinthians believers. The irony of worldly wisdom is in its being relegated to foolishness. But How is it limited? Worldly wisdom is limited by...

    The LIMITATIONS/Irony Of WORLDLY WISDOM-III—1Corinthians 1:18-25 Attention: Song: 'Same Love' by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis topped out as one of Billboard’s #1 song in the summer of 2013. Portions of it were Written by Mary Lambert(a known lesbian) as 'She Keeps Me Warm.' A ...read more

  • The Limitations/Irony Of Worldly Wisdom-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Sep 26, 2013
     | 1,542 views

    2 of 4. Paul related the limitations/irony of worldly wisdom to the Corinthians believers. The irony of worldly wisdom is in its being relegated to foolishness. But How is it limited? Worldly wisdom is limited by...

    The LIMITATIONS/Irony Of WORLDLY WISDOM-II—1Corinthians 1:18-25 Attention: My work at Skidaway Institute of Oceanography—Brilliant minds at work there. Their work was recognized around the globe. Yet it all left me empty. I needed God & for all their wisdom, there was no ...read more

  • The Limitations/Irony Of Worldly Wisdom-4

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Oct 8, 2013
     | 1,813 views

    4 of 4. Paul related the limitations/irony of worldly wisdom to the Corinthians believers. The irony of worldly wisdom is in its being relegated to foolishness. But How is it limited? Worldly wisdom is limited by...

    The LIMITATIONS/Irony Of WORLDLY WISDOM-IV—1Corinthians 1:18-25 Attention: A cowboy rides into town & stops at a saloon for a Sasparilla. Unfortunately, the locals always had a habit of picking on strangers, which he was. When he finished his drink, he exits the saloon only to find that ...read more

  • Practical Advice With A Cynical Flavor Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 5, 2018
     | 3,272 views

    This life is nothing like a fairy tale where we live happily ever after. Life is a constant challenge, and we fare better at it if we embrace some realistic realizations, some of which seem slightly cynical and ironic.

    Practical Advice with A Cynical Flavor (Ecclesiastes 10:1-20) 1. The dictionary defines a cynic as, “a person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons.” 2. One definition of the word “irony” is “a state of affairs ...read more

  • Seven Great Bible Paradoxes

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 10, 2010
    based on 54 ratings
     | 108,006 views

    A "paradox" is defined as a seemingly self-contradictory declaration but is in fact true. There are several interesting paradoxes found in the Bible.

  • Bad Intentions

    Contributed by Kenneth Cox on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,403 views

    This sermon deals with the situational irony in the life of Joseph.

    BAD INTENTIONS The workweek seems to have more hours in it than it used to have. A housewife with three children she adores becomes tired, exhausted, and wondering why she ever married in the first place. A healthy, robust man suddenly becomes ill and has to be rushed to the nearest hospital ...read more

  • A Living Faith Series

    Contributed by Steve Salmon on Oct 9, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,069 views

    This sermon deals with the Irony, absolute and longing of faith.

    A Living Faith Hebrews 11 SICC 9/15/02 (Morning) INTRODUCTION: What is living by faith? Buy stocks when market is low? I live by faith because I never buy rock salt until I see ice. I have faith there won’t be any snow. Two ideas of faith. One is doctrine. Be true to “the faith.” Pass ...read more

  • How Paul Showed Us How To Cope With Perplexing Ironies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,363 views

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies 2 Cor. 6:7-10 (Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing)

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies - 2 Cor. 6:7-10 Illustration:Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: To choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s way. Viktor Frankl, concentration camp survivor. Philippians ...read more

  • The Plot And Prophecy Of A Pompous Priest Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Jan 22, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,417 views

    The Promise and plot of Caiaphas shows his pompous character, and yet his words and actions are not outside of God's perfect providential plan of salvation.

  • Left Alone

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,669 views

    Even though God is omnipotent, God allows Himself to be hurt. In this sermon, Jeremiah speaks of the irony of substituting the inadequate for the Omnipotent.

    Sometimes, even when a pastor is as true to God’s Word as possible and has preached a number of sermons to the text that have elucidated the Truth, God’s Holy Spirit comes back to that same pastor and causes something new to be eliminated, something passed over in previous readings and study. ...read more