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  • 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 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 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 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. 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 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. 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 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 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 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. more

  • Analyze, Evangelize, Scrutinize

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 10, 2005
    based on 278 ratings

    1- Analzye everything 2- Evangelize everyone 3- Scrutinize yourself

    INTRO.- ILL.- The founder of McDonald’s, Ray Kroc, was asked by a reporter about his order of priorities. "I believe in God, my family and McDonald’s," he said. Then he added, "When I get to the office, I reverse the order." When many people enter the public arena their priorities change and more

  • Uncertainty

    Contributed by Scott Ridout on Jul 2, 2009
    based on 38 ratings

    This sermon focuses on gaining peace and confidence when the future seems uncertain and worries abound.

    We’re in a very appropriate series considering what we just talked about...a series called uncertainty. We live in uncertain times and last week Chad reminded us that this book was written to people who lived in uncertain times. Whether it was Moses leading people out of slavery, or David facing more

  • Short Takes In Scripture

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 43 ratings

    Our text gives us six short takes in scripture. 1- Be joyful 2- Pray continually 3- Give thanks 4- Build fire 5- Test everything

    INTRO.- Short takes. What is this? I assume it’s the idea of taking a short look at some subject. It could be a short or brief look at politics. No, we don’t want to go there because it seems that there is nothing short when it comes to politics; not speeches, not conventions, not debates, etc. 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 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 I adapted his study and many of his main points to my NASCAR themed message. I am very grateful to 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 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 more