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  • In Pursuit Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul 16, 2015
     | 2,357 views

    Though more precious than gold, wisdom is not hidden like gold is. Wisdom is all around us and is easily accessible for all who seek it.

    Proverbs 1:1-7, 3:1-8. "In Pursuit of Wisdom" INTRODUCTION Sometimes people post pictures on their refrigerator or bathroom mirror in order to help them reach a goal, for which they are striving. A picture of a Tahitian thatched hut might help them save for an exotic Polynesian vacation. ...read more

  • Who Is Wise And Understanding Among You? Series

    Contributed by Lalachan Abraham on Aug 7, 2013
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,154 views

    “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.”(James 3:13)

    “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.”(James 3:13) "Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. ...read more

  • Why All The Hubbub, Bub? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Sep 2, 2016
     | 3,565 views

    A study of the book of Job 28: 1 – 28

    Job 28: 1 – 28 Why All The Hubbub, Bub? 1 “Surely there is a mine for silver, and a place where gold is refined. 2 Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore. 3 Man puts an end to darkness, and searches every recess for ore in the darkness and the shadow of death. ...read more

  • Get Smart! James 3

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 29, 2013
     | 2,072 views

    James tells us that there are two different wisdoms trying to control of our lives – one originates from Heaven above and the other is an earthly unspiritual wisdom. We need to “Get Smart” with God’s Wisdom from above!

    Series: Let’s Do This! Summary of sermon 1 and 2 Sermon 3: Get Smart! Question – There are Two Wisdoms in this World- Which one do you follow? Video Clip: You Tube Get Smart clips http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8amXSGAtd0 cut at 4:03! Thesis: James tells us that there ...read more

  • Power Of Friends Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 12, 2011
     | 7,116 views

    THE CULTIVATION OF GOOD PROVERBS-DRIVEN FRIENDSHIPS ENHANCES OUR PURSUIT OF WISDOM, LIFE SIMPLIFIED.

    Life Simplified THE Power of Friends November 13, 2011 INTRODUCTION IN 2005 the average American watched 28 hours per week of Television. In 2009 that had risen to 34 hours a week. +6 hours surfing the internet +1.3 hours watching video on mobile devises We now spend 40.3 hours a week ...read more

  • Worldly Wisdom Verses Heavenly Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Jan 6, 2015
     | 6,329 views

    Looking at how worldly wisdom has inched its way into what we consider to be normal and Godly.

    A minister, a Boy Scout, and a computer expert were the only passengers on a small plane. The pilot came back to the cabin and said that the plane was going down but there were only three parachutes and four people. The pilot added, “I should have one of he parachutes because I have a wife ...read more

  • The Skill Of Living Series

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jul 10, 2014
     | 4,761 views

    In the Old Testament one of the meanings for wisdom was skill. This sermon begins a trec on learning the skills for proper living.

    In his book "Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life", the author Charles Swindoll tells a story about the 19th Century agnostic Thomas Huxley. Huxley was in Dublin and was rushing to catch a train. He climbed aboard one of Dublin’s famous horse drawn taxis and said to the driver -“Hurry, ...read more

  • Too Smart For Our Own Good Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jan 18, 2009
     | 3,564 views

    3rd in a series from Ecclesiastes. The only profitable wisdom is God-centered.

    In preparing for this week’s message, I was taken back to one of the most profitable learning activities that I ever experienced during my seminary training. As part of my Old Testament introduction class, we were required to find articles from scholarly journals and write a three page evaluation ...read more

  • Grant Us Wisdom

    Contributed by Jim Keegan on Feb 22, 2021
     | 504 views

    We live in the Information Age, a time in which entire libraries of knowledge are available to us. And that’s a blessing. But as followers of Jesus, let’s also remember that wisdom and understanding are even more crucial to making a difference for God in our generation.

    Read Luke 2: 39-52 When I was a young boy, I had what should have been a teachable moment. My mother, siblings and I were just returning home from being out for the afternoon, and as she pulled in the driveway she said, “I want everyone to come straight into the house. We’re going to eat very ...read more

  • Life And Light Series

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 15, 2013
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,574 views

    Jesus as the source of life and light.

    LIFE AND LIGHT. John 1:4-5. “In Him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.” We have here four propositions: 1. The Word of God is the source of all life. 2. His life illuminates all men. 3. The light appears ...read more

  • Essential Equipment, Purpose

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Nov 30, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,484 views

    Do you know what your purpose is? What is it that drives you, what motivates you?

    ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT, PURPOSE Ecclesiastes 2:1 – 26 & Philippians 3:7-14 Do you know what your purpose is? What is it that drives you, what motivates you? Last week while Sara was at the quartet convention Jonathan was feeling sympathetic toward me and decided we’d get take out from either ...read more

  • Pursue Wisdom

    Contributed by Jody Vansickle on Sep 19, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,988 views

    We are to pursue the wisdom that is "from above" not that which is of man.

    WHAT IS THE POINT of pursuing wisdom? To become wise. • Gaining wisdom is its own reward. Or is it? • Philosophers might think so, but James has other ideas. • James challenges us to think differently about wisdom. • James lived during a time of great philosophers: The ...read more

  • A Word To The Wise

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Mar 7, 2015
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,547 views

    The wisdom of the wise versus the foolishness of preaching.

    A WORD TO THE WISE. 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. The common consensus in the world of Paul’s day was that God exists. The Jews knew the identity of the true and living God from their past encounters with Him; but the Greeks were floundering about in the dark, seeking ways of access to God through the ...read more

  • Practical Faith Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 9, 2013
     | 3,065 views

    The way of wisdom is a marathon that requires endurance, balance, perspective, and nurturing good relationships.

    Practical Faith (Proverbs 21:16-19) 1. We all do silly things. On blogger recalls, “A couple years back my debit card expired. Of course, the bank sent me a replacement card ahead of time. Once I received it, I called the number to activate it, and stuffed it into my wallet after cutting ...read more

  • Solomon, A Man Who Grew To Hate Life

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,704 views

    As we approach the book of Ecclesiastes, we get a profound glimpse into the later years of the life of Solomon, King of Israel, and gifted by God with intelligence far beyond his contemporaries. Yet, as Solomon aged, his focus changed, he was drawn away

    KING SOLOMON A Man Who Grew To Hate Life Ecclesiastes 2 INTRODUCTION: As we approach the book of Ecclesiastes, we get a profound glimpse into the later years of the life of Solomon, King of Israel, and gifted by God with intelligence far beyond his contemporaries. Yet, as Solomon aged, his ...read more