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  • The Duties Of Dads Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 7, 2021
     | 274 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.

    A teacher took her class of young boys and girls to the zoo where they were seeing many animals for the first time. They came to one large enclosed area, and the teacher pointed to the graceful inhabitants and said, "Children, that is what your mother always calls your father." One ...read more

  • Are All Sins Equal? Series

    Contributed by Dennis King on Nov 9, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,478 views

    Many of us have heard (and accepted) that all sins are equal. But is that statement Biblically correct?

    What Are Sins and What does the Bible say about sin? Genesis 4: 7. “If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it.” Deuteronomy 9:7 “Remember this and never forget how you ...read more

  • Poverty Can Be Caused By Excessive Consumption Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Apr 9, 2017
     | 2,584 views

    Part 14 of the Sermon Series, "Rich Man Poor Man in Proverbs"

    "Hear, my son, and be wise, and direct your heart in the way. Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat, for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags" (Prov. 23:19-21). The wise writer particularly addresses his words to a young ...read more

  • Chutes And Ladders Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 21, 2015
     | 3,174 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

  • Food And Spirits Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on May 8, 2015
     | 1,788 views

    a word to the wise

    Food and Spirits Proverbs 23:20-21 1. The disturbing acknowledgement we cannot escape A. Food was involved in the fall of the human race - Genesis 3:6 B. Food is involved in the fellowship of God and people - Acts 2:42, 46; Matthew 26:216 C. Food is involved in the ...read more

  • Gluttony Series

    Contributed by Aneel Aranha on Dec 8, 2014
     | 2,974 views

    The third part of The Seven Deadly Sins looks at the sin of gluttony

    Gluttony Evagrius of Pontus, a Christian monk and ascetic whose ideas may have inspired St. John Cassian’s list of eight sins, gives us a very poetic, but comprehensive definition of the sin of gluttony: “Gluttony is the mother of lust, the nourishment of evil thoughts, laziness in ...read more

  • Counterfeit Christ Of Alcohol And Drugs Series

    Contributed by Brandon Nealy on Sep 2, 2014
     | 6,125 views

    A Christ centered, hopeful look at addiction

    The Counterfeit Christ of Alcohol & Drugs Idols of the Heart By Brandon Nealy Bible Text: Proverbs 23:19-35 Preached on: Sunday, May 15, 2011 Northside Baptist Church 800 Jefferson Blvd Lafayette, LA 70501 Website: www.wearechristchurch.com Online Sermons: ...read more

  • Proverbs 23 - Godly Instructions Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jun 14, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,441 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

  • Children At Play Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on May 14, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,913 views

    Parenting, obedience, mothers, children

    CHILDREN AT PLAY Proverbs 23: 19-23 (p 464) May 13, 2012 INTRODUCTION: My Mom will be 86 years old on her birthday in July…She still leads 2 Bible studies at her church…she still wakes up and goes to sleep reading her Bible every day….she still meets with the minister of ...read more

  • Life Skills That Men Can Teach

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 26, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,995 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
     | 3,942 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
     | 14,188 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
     | 5,855 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

  • Social Ethics: Drinking Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 18, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,663 views

    There is great debate on whether Christians should consume alcohol. Here is why I choose not to drink, even though this is a matter of Christian liberty.

    “Drinking” Introduction: In the Bible there is much ambiguity involved with the topic of drinking. In fact it is so ambiguous that it falls under realm of a matter of opinion. However, I think it is important for us to determine whether a Christian should drink. Before I begin it is ...read more

  • Old Fashioned Christianity [old Paths / Landmarks]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 237 ratings
     | 37,226 views

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