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  • Poverty Can Be Caused By Excessive Consumption Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Apr 9, 2017
     | 1,687 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
     | 2,274 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.

  • Food And Spirits Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on May 8, 2015
     | 1,336 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
     | 2,139 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
     | 4,434 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
     | 6,799 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
     | 3,146 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
     | 6,009 views

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

    Sermon for 6/20/2010 Father’s Day Proverbs 23 Introduction: A. My family attended a home school conference near Baton Rouge and one workshop from that really stuck with me. It was exclusively for fathers. The workshop leader is the father of a home school family. His wife teaches his ...read more

  • Thirty Wise Sayings- Those Who Hunger

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 17, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,135 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
     | 12,401 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
     | 4,633 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
     | 3,859 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
     | 34,234 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
     | 13,944 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.

  • Mother's Day

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 19, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,153 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