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  • The Irony Of The Cooking Pot Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Apr 21, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,248 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
     | 1,337 views

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

  • The Limitations/Irony Of Worldly Wisdom-4

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Oct 8, 2013
     | 1,632 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

  • The Limitations/Irony Of Worldly Wisdom-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Sep 26, 2013
     | 1,519 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
     | 1,318 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-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 20, 2013
     | 2,170 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

  • Practical Advice With A Cynical Flavor Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 5, 2018
     | 2,634 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
     | 105,500 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.

  • A Living Faith Series

    Contributed by Steve Salmon on Oct 9, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,718 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

  • Bad Intentions

    Contributed by Kenneth Cox on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,812 views

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

  • How Paul Showed Us How To Cope With Perplexing Ironies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,035 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
     | 3,623 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.

    The Plot and Prophecy of a Pompous Priest John 11:45-57 The Raising of Lazarus from the dead after he had been in the grave for days demonstrated Jesus’ power over satan and over the curse of sin, which is death. The miracle also was a prelude of Jesus’ own death and resurrection, ...read more

  • The Pharisee And The Tax Collector Or The Pastor And Irs Agent Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Feb 7, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,790 views

    Jesus told a story in Luke’s Gospel to teach us about the irony of God’s righteousness and man’s sinfulness.

    INTRODUCTION Sermonic Theme Opening Statement: There are many literary forms used in the Bible. There is poetry, proverb, legal document, dramatic narrative, hymn, sermon, theological treatise, personal letter, and apocalyptic vision. And sprinkled into all of these genres are figures of ...read more

  • Peculiar Or Wierd?

    Contributed by David Parks on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,816 views

    The irony of this is that the truly free non conformist should be the Christian. And he should be proud of his non conformity.

    Peculiar or Weird? TEXT: 1 Peter 2:9 INTRODUCTION: 1. Remember how college students dressed during the hippie days of Haight Ashbury? 2. Suddenly after decades of short hair and no beards, the hair was long, greasy and the beards were scraggly and unkept, bell bottoms, tie died shirts, ...read more

  • Fear And Family

    Contributed by Patrick Lane on Dec 20, 2000
    based on 85 ratings
     | 2,280 views

    Ruth’s story of irony and inclusion is also a reminder of God’s presence in the Christian community

    What’s your greatest fear?… Anyone here afraid of spiders? I used to be afraid of spiders. I’m ok with them now, but for a while…. Well I remember once in college I woke up in my old dorm and there was a garden spider on top of my covers, about 10 or so inches from my head. He was looking at me ...read more