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  • Wise Men Still Seek Him

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 7, 2013
    based on 8 ratings

    The wise men inquired concerning Christ, and listened to God.

    WISE MEN STILL SEEK HIM Matthew 2:1-12 The second chapter of Matthew’s Gospel begins with a basic fact: “Jesus was born in Bethlehem.” Outside the context of Scripture it would be no more remarkable than saying, “Fred was born in Birmingham,” or “Shirley was born in Cape Town.” However, ...read more

  • Who Is A Wise Man Series

    Contributed by Gregory Neill on May 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Part 1 in a series of lessons from Proverbs, defining a wise man

    Who Is A Wise Man? I. Introduction A. The difference between knowledge and wisdom. 1. Knowledge is the accumulation of facts and information. 2. Wisdom is the proper application of knowledge. 3. Knowledge is the awareness that a surface is hot, wisdom is not touching it. 4. Knowledge is ...read more

  • With A Bit Of Help From My Friends Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 15, 2012

    If you need to make a decision ask your wise friends or mentors for advice. God will use them to guide you.

    Well, we’ve come to the end of our series on Decision Making, so let’s have a quick quiz. What have we learned about making decisions in our lives? First of all, who do you rely on to guide you through your life? If your answer was God or the Holy Spirit you’ve started ...read more

  • Horse Sense Without The Horse Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 7, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    We should never assume that common sense is common. We all have gaps in our wisdom spectrum, and we all need to review to stay sharp. Today we will look at four obvious bits of divine advice.

    Horse Sense Without the Horse Proverbs 20:15-18 1. I like horses okay, but they I am not a horse-person. 2. But for much of history, horses were crucial. As a result, we have developed a lot of idioms involving horses. 3. “Many terms and phrases in the English language harken back to a ...read more

  • Be A Pencil In God's Hand

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 8, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    The pencil may not be worth much until it falls into the right hands. The pencil in the hand of a poet? An artist? Allow yourself to be a pencil in the hand of God.

    BE A PENNCIL IN THE HAND OF GOD... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.co. Isaiah 54:2 Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes; I. HEADS YOU WIN, TAILS YOU LOSE... IT ALL ...read more

  • The Strong Man Of Error#1, Wrong As Right?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 29, 2014

    We may define wrong as right, but the Father sets our standards... Ponder about the cold within? We face a re-defining of what truth is? Beware of the spirit of gradualness.

    FACING THE STRONG MAN OF ERROR... WRONG AS RIGHT? This is part one... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com 2 Thessalonians 2:12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. 2 Corinthians 13:8 For we can do nothing against the ...read more

  • Nightlight Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Sep 8, 2004
    based on 64 ratings

    #6 in Proverbs and Parables series (#5 not available) Matthew 25:1-13 with Proverbs to keep Watch over our Work, the Words we Say and the Words we Obey

    Night Light Proverbs 12-13 SCRIPTURE READING: Matthew 25:1-13 INTRODUCTION: Notice the moral of that Parable: Therefore keep watch. The 5 Foolish Virgins obviously did NOT keep watch. After all, they were sound asleep. But wait a minute… the 5 Wise Virgins were also sleeping. So ...read more

  • Help For The Hard Storms Of Life - Part 1

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 16, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Someday you will find yourself in a storm just as serious as Paul faced here, but we can look into the Word of God and see what to do.

    Help for the Hard Storms of Life - Part 1 Acts 27:4-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - May 14, 2008 *Storms: A loved one lets you down in a devastating way, the drunk driver swerves at you, your great job gets cut, the test results come back bad for you or someone you love. ...read more

  • Eulogy Rosia Walker

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jul 5, 2003
    based on 111 ratings

    This is a eulogy for a woman who was not heavily involved in church, but was a pillar of love to her family.

    Rosia Walker In a very small town, in the heart of Alabama, in the year 1909, God sent a little bundle of life and potential to John and Colevia Jeter, and they called that little bundle Rosia. That’s about as close to a rose as you can get. She lived a life with all the beauty ...read more

  • Are You Listening

    Contributed by Greg Burcham on Sep 11, 2016

    This sermon explores the art of listening and the things that hinder our ability to hear God

    Are you listening? How well do you listen? For me, listening can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. Anyone who knows me well knows that I am a little scatterbrained. I have the attention span of a squirrel or a gold fish, so paying attention isn’t one of my strong points. God’s ...read more

  • Praise: The Hikers Environment Series

    Contributed by Chris Kelly on Oct 28, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Learn how each Psalm in the Songs of Ascent (120-134) describe the exciting life of the modern day follower of God as we climb and grow in our relationship with Christ.

    Praise: The Hikers Environment August 11, 2002 As you may or may not know, for the last couple of months, we’ve been on a trip (figuratively at least) to Jerusalem and today we’ve finally arrived! The travel songs we’ve been singing ...read more

  • Lord, Why Me!? Series

    Contributed by Dixon Olu. David on Dec 14, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    In every probability, each one of us would have sometimes asked the question, “Lord, Why me?” But, wait a minute. Have you ever look at the other side?With all the blessings, mercies and grace of God all around you, have you ever ask God, “Lord, Why me?”

    THEME: OUR GOD IS GOOD TOPIC: LORD, WHY ME!? TEXT: Ps. 139: 1-24; Job 23: 1-17 SPEAKER: Dixon Olu. DAVID DELIVERD: 12th December, 2004 Introduction In every probability, each one of us would have sometimes asked the question, “Lord, Why me?” Consciously or unconsciously, directly ...read more

  • The Great Adventure: "Stand Against The Tide!" Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Noah stood against the culture of his day and was counted faithful. Christians are called to an exciting, challenging and different way of life… not to conform to the world.

    We want to continue that excitement this morning as we delve back into our summer series, “The Great Adventure!” The Christian life is supposed to a great and exciting adventure! • Now, we don’t often talk about faith in those terms… • When we truly and honestly give ourselves to God and place ...read more

  • The Devil Is In The Debt Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Mar 19, 2015

    Dealing with financial debt and spiritual debt

    DEFINING MOMENTS – PART FOUR THE DEVIL IS IN THE DEBT Matt. 18:21-35 - Dr. Larry L. Thompson (2015) Introduction: Today’s Defining Moment is relevant for all of us. It is going to be an uncomfortable topic for some and yet it has the potential to be liberating for everyone. My goal ...read more

  • Finish Line 5: Hanging On Through Life's Turns Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Aug 1, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    This is the fifth message in my NASAR-themed "Finish Line" series, focusing upon a biblical pattern for dealing with stress in life. (05-08-05)

    Hanging on Through Life’s Turns Philippians 4:4-9 **Special Note – I utilized Pastor Paul Fritz’s sermon entitled Paul’s Eight Point Stress Reduction Plan - Phil. 4:4-8 from sermoncentral.com. I adapted his study and many of his main points to my NASCAR themed message. I am very grateful to ...read more