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  • Gaining Wisdom From The Trails Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,489 views

    Part 2 in our study of the Book of James

    A Life of Works Produced by Faith Part 2 “Gaining Wisdom From Trails” Date: September 8, 2002 P.M Service Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: James 1:5-8 Introduction This morning in the first message of this series on the book of James, he gives this strange charge to the Christian ...read more

  • The Mystery Of His Will

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 7 ratings
     | 532 views

    GOD HAS BLESSED US WITH INSIGHT INTO THE MYSTERY OF HIS WILL; AND THE UNIFYING PRINCIPLE OF THE WILL OF GOD IS THAT CHRIST SHOULD HAVE THE PREEMINENCE 1. God Has Blessed Us With Insight Into the Mystery of His Will a. This blessing of wisdom and insight is practical wisdom = insight into the ...read more

  • Give It A Rest

    Contributed by George Casady on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,910 views

    Encouagement for God’s people to take a God-given sabbath rest.

    Give It A Rest Exodus 23:10-12 What advice can I give you for the New Year? I pondered this as I anticipated this morning worship service. What practical friendly pastor-like advice might I give that would be helpful and apply to pretty much our entire church as we look ahead to a New ...read more

  • Wisdom Vs Strength

    Contributed by Gregory Baskin on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,129 views

    Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength. Eccl 9:16a

    WISDOM VS STRENGTH ECCLESIASTES 9:13-18 INTRO: HOW IMPORTANT DO YOU THINK WISDOM IS IN EVERYDAY CHRISTIAN LIFE? I AM SURE MOST OF US HERE WOULD SAY VERY IMPORTANT. THEN LET ME ASK THIS QUESTION. HOW MANY OF YOU PRACTICE WISDOM EVERYDAY IN YOUR LIFE? IN THE EVERYDAY COMMON STRUGGLES WE ALL ...read more

  • How To Become Wise

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 9 ratings
     | 555 views

    Introductory Considerations 1. We need it to become mature Christians. We need it to deal with the trials and testings of our faith. We need it to knowhow to respond to various situations. We need it to make the important decisions that affect our lives, our families and our church. 2. We ...read more

  • Sagacity Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 140 ratings
     | 2,599 views

    A Sermon Series on the Parables of Jesus. This is on the parable of the dishonest steward in Luke 16.

    What's In It for Me? - Sagacity Introducing new sermon series We love to hear stories and we learn best from stories Fairy Tales. Aesop's Fables. Mother Goose Rhymes. Prairie Home Companion - Garrison Keiler Jesus was the best story teller of all. He told parables. Parables have been ...read more

  • Do What You Are

    Contributed by John Roy on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 188 ratings
     | 5,827 views

    God has called and equipped us to do what we are.

    DO WHAT YOU ARE Once upon a time the animals decided they should do something meaningful to meet the challenges of the new world. So they organized a school. They developed an activity curriculum of climbing, swimming, running, and flying. To make the administration easier all the animals took ...read more

  • Wisdom From Above Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Sep 12, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,503 views

    A comparison and contrast of worldly wisdom and wisdom from above.

    Sermon for 15 Pent Yr B, 21/09/2003 Based on James 3:13-18 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson When a dog wags its tail and barks at the same time, what end do you believe? When a sick florist goes to the hospital, what do you send her or him? Why ...read more

  • 12 Pentecost, Year B

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Aug 24, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,277 views

    A sermon on James 1:19-20.

    Sermon for 12 Pent Yr B, 24/08/2003 Based on James 1: 19-20 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson Some of you may remember the group exercise of whispering a piece of information in one person’s ear and then having that person whisper the same ...read more

  • Four Models Of Counseling

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 19, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,537 views

    Four Models of Counseling

    Four Models of Counseling Col. 1:27,28 Case Study - Pastor Baro is fresh out of seminary. He realizes that several Pastors in his district use different styles of counseling. He sees strength in the prophetic type of counseling approach as he likes to challenge people with the commands of ...read more

  • One Mind Is Better Than Two Series

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,260 views

    Wisdom that produces a single-minded determination to do what’s right can only come by asking in Faith

    James starts with an assumption: that there will be those among the listeners who need some wisdom Meaning of SOPHIA: Not just “smarts” Not just “someone who knows a lot” It is a practical wisdom It was sometimes used for the kind of “knowledge” a skilled craftsperson has, someone whose ...read more

  • Dr. Solomon

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jul 7, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,027 views

    God desires that we lovingly revere Him as we find His wisdom

    #2005-27 Title: Dr. Solomon Text: Proverbs 1:1-19 Truth: God desires that we lovingly revere Him as we find His wisdom. Aim: To help them know how to find God’s wisdom for living. Life ?: How do we find God’s wisdom? INTRODUCTION There are many proverbs that sound like they come from ...read more

  • The Perfect Church

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Jun 16, 2005
    based on 134 ratings
     | 29,633 views

    Many people are looking for the perfect church - yet they don’t have a clue where to find it. These three verses from Colossians give us a snapshot of the perfect church - and it might be the church your at.

    The Perfect Church Colossians 3:12-14 In my time in ministry, I have heard more than once the statement, “If you find the perfect church don’t join it because it will no longer be perfect.” I’m not sure, but I have a suspicion that something was being hinted at in that statement. What do you ...read more

  • Choosing Your Battles Wisely

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Dec 19, 2000
    based on 136 ratings
     | 11,547 views

    How can we as Christians decide when to discuss or not discuss what we believe with a fellow believer, especially one who differs with us?

    CHOOSING YOUR BATTLES WISELY (1 Cor. 2:14-14; Mark 8:11-13; Matt. 10:11-15; 2 John 9-11; Col. 2:4-10) [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at: http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/battles.html] PREPARATION THRU REBOUND Jesus Himself tells us in John 8:31-32: 31 "... If you ...read more

  • Be Good For Something Get Wisdom!

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 11, 2004
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,438 views

    Many want to be good at something in their life but the greatest way to be good for something is to attain wisdom. Wisdom is defined by the Bible as that which is true and right combined with good judgment.

    “Be Good for Something, Get Wisdom!” Thesis: Many want to be good at something in their life but the greatest way to be good for something is to attain wisdom. Wisdom is defined by the Bible as that which is true and right combined with good judgment. On the Lighter side: The Wisdom of ...read more