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  • The Duties Of Dads Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 7, 2021
     | 303 views

    This is a big area, and it involves giving your children a wise and biblical perspective socially, economically, educationally, and morally. It is no wonder that it is so easy to fail as a father. You have to know how to live wisely and godly yourself in order to be an effective teacher and guide.

  • Chutes And Ladders Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 21, 2015
     | 3,176 views

    We want to be a disciplined people, and we want to be wary of the destructive evils that we find so easy to embrace. Discipline is like a ladder that slowly leads us upward; foolishness is a chute that can make us drop quickly.

    Chutes and Ladders Proverbs 23:15-35 1.These are actual complaints received from dissatisfied customers by Thomas Cook Vacations (based on a Thomas Cook/ABTA survey): a. "It's lazy of the local shopkeepers in Puerto Vallarta to close in the afternoons. I often needed to buy things during ...read more

  • Joined At The Hip Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 14, 2015
     | 2,172 views

    Life — including the Christian life — is best lived in a context of reasonable discipline and solid instruction. Balanced discipline and love are not adversarial, they are joined at the hip.

    Note: I preach 30 to 35 minutes, but only made it through the first point. Joined At the Hip (Proverbs 23:13-17) 1. Andrew Chan illustrates how many (not all) moms are so perfectionistic, doting, and idealistic with their first child and lower standard drastically with their ...read more

  • Proverbs 23 - Godly Instructions Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jun 14, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,451 views

    This is a verse by verse look at Proverbs chapter 23.

    Pearls From Proverbs – Chapter Twenty Three We will now look at chapter 23. 1 When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you, Proverbs 23:1 (NASB) The point of this proverb is to be careful when eating with an important or influential person because he ...read more

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 24, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,413 views

    Envy is destructive, & if it is unchecked, it becomes invasive & can even become a dominate emotion. Let's look at this powerful force, this hostile emotion, this destructive enemy through some selected verses in Proverbs

    PROVERBS 23: 17-18 ENVY [Genesis 37:1-11; 30:1- ] Envy is universal or possible in any person. Each of us has experienced the desire to have the achievements, excellences, or possessions of another person that we feel are missing in our life. It is destructive, and if it is unchecked, it ...read more

  • Life Skills That Men Can Teach

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 26, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,018 views

    There are some skills that are talked about in Proverbs 23 that men can teach their children.

  • Thirty Wise Sayings- Those Who Hunger

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 17, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,944 views

    Verse upon verse teaching from the book of Proverbs. Wise sayings that will bring victory unto you.

    Thirty Wise Sayings- Those Who Hunger Text: Proverbs 23:1-34 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you; 2 And put a knife to your throat If you are a man given to appetite. 3 Do not desire his delicacies, For they are deceptive food. 4 Do not overwork to be ...read more

  • The Deadly Sin Of Gluttony Series

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Feb 24, 2008
    based on 17 ratings
     | 14,192 views

    Christians are often quick to condemn alcoholics and drug addicts for their sin, but the Bible also denounces gluttony as a dangerous sin against our bodies which are God’s temple.

    The Deadly Sin of Gluttony --Proverbs 23:1-3, 20-21; Deuteronomy 21:18-21; I Corinthians 6:15-20; John 4:27-34 A column entitled “Lite Fare” that appeared in The Christian Reader shares this story by Sherrie Murphree of Odessa, Texas: “My husband has an almost boundless appetite for ice ...read more

  • Self Control In An Addicted World Series

    Contributed by Adrian Warnock on Feb 14, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 5,857 views

    How to break free form that which controls you.

    Prov 23, Jer 2:13, Prov 14:27, 1 Cor 6:9-20, Eph 5:15-18, John 7:37 Audio is available at http://www.adrian.warnock.info/2006/10/proverbs-sermon-self-control-in.htm This chapter is about discipline – children mentioned in there but we can only discipline our kids to the extent that we ...read more

  • Old Fashioned Christianity [old Paths / Landmarks]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 237 ratings
     | 37,231 views

    from old fashioned day--3 areas where we need more old fashioned preaching: AGAINST SIN, ABOUT HELL, ON SACRIFICE!

    Old Fashioned Christianity Prov. 22:28 Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website: http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons.html Perhaps the most applicable verse to the 21st Century! We like to talk about the good ole’ days…and sometimes we long for them! Game: Remember ...read more

  • Buy The Truth And Sell It Not

    Contributed by David Parks on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 18,805 views

    The Truth is so imporant we should be willing to pay any price to obtain it and refuse to sell it for any price.

    BUY THE TRUTH TEXT: Proverbs: 23:17-23. INTRODUCTION: There are several great principles in our text. However, this morning, we wish to emphasize only two of them. The two principles are, “ BUY THE TRUTH AND SELL IT NOT” (Proverbs 23:3). This is such an important principle that you will hear ...read more

  • Envy

    Contributed by Peter Parry on May 16, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,465 views

    For the Christian who wants to overcome the temptation of envy learn to fear the Lord.

    The Christian’s Answer to Envy (Rom.9:14-18; Prov.23:17) Envy has been called the third deadly sin and for good reason. You see its evil consequences everywhere. Envy is defined as “a painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another person that you lack and ...read more

  • Mother's Day

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 19, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 13,572 views

    This sermon was a challenge to paarents to live out their faith.

    Mother’s Day May 13, 2001 When we come to Mother’s Day each year there are two things that concern me. 1. After five years of mother’s day messages, what do you say that is different than before? 2. Having never been a mother, I am careful about doing any criticizing. Sorry men, but being ...read more