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  • Sloth. Series

    Contributed by John Morris on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,237 views

    Laziness is a core issue for most of us.

    We started a few weeks talking about what is called “the 7 deadly sins”. An ancient list of core sins that are appetizing to all people everywhere. It was constructed by early Church leaders in the sixth century. Great Christians over the ages have recognized that these particular sins can ...read more

  • Aggressive Or Slothful

    Contributed by John Mccurry on Aug 15, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,572 views

    Encouraging believers to be more aggressive in our witness for Christ

    Tuesday, May 29, 2001 AGGRESSIVE OR SLOTHFUL 1 Samuel 30:7 & 8 It is time for the Pentecostal Church that has been the witness of Holy Ghost fire in this world to become aggressive in reaching the soul the clock is ticking. In your Bible the Children of Israel crossed the Red Sea, Moses ...read more

  • The Landmine Of Slothfulness Series

    Contributed by Charles Stanley on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 170 ratings
     | 22,438 views

    Some people go about their work with energy and joy, giving their best effort to every detail. Others do as little as they can, as slowly as they can, as indifferently as they can. What about you? Do you work with intensity or indifference—or somewhere i

    Landmines in the Path of the Believer Part 2: The Landmine of Slothfulness Summary: Some people go about their work with energy and joy, giving their best effort to every detail. Others do as little as they can, as slowly as they can, as indifferently as they can. What about you? Do you ...read more

  • Working The System (Sloth) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 23, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,452 views

    Even with full calendars we can be lazy. God calls us to service and away from activities that are not a part of God’s will

    II Thessalonians 3:6-15 “Working the System” (Sloth) INTRODUCTION In a world of PDA’s, Day Planners, and refrigerator calendars with no white space left, we have difficulty believing that sloth, or laziness, is a sin that we need to seriously deal with in our lives. We will admit to ...read more

  • Sloth - A Deadly Sin

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,685 views

    Introductory Comments 1. It may well be the most dangerous sin for both society and the church. It is so prevalent and accepted that we may not even think of it as a sin. It has become a way of life. In fact, if we do not commit this sin, people think there is something wrong with us. For we ...read more

  • Getting It Into Gear Series

    Contributed by James Stewart Jr. on Dec 17, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,382 views

    This Message deals in the area of Sloth. This is the Sixth message in the series.

    • Intro; have you ever heard of an animal called the Sloth? This I an animal that does absolutely nothing, if threatened it emits a low plaintive cry, but this hardly ever happened since it seldom comes to the ground and rarely is ever in danger. Most people have more in common with this ...read more

  • Lazy Bones Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 1, 2009
    based on 69 ratings
     | 15,070 views

    Several jokes and illustrations on how to know if you are lazy--then what the Bible says about it and how to be diligent as a servant of the Lord. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    Lazy Bones II Thessalonians 3:6-18 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/LazyBones.html If a problem is not dealt with is usually doesn’t go away...instead it gets worse. Ill.—small splinter in finger is just irritating at first, but eventually it will become infected and much more serious over ...read more

  • Wake Up

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Aug 12, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 12,772 views

    It is time for Christians to awken from the slumber of indifference, complacency, and slothfulness in light of Christ’s coming.

    WAKE UP! ROMANS 13:11-14 INTRODUCTION: It is amazing how time has changed through the years of my life. Someone wrote: What Happened to Time  When as a child I laughed and wept, time crept.  When as a youth I dreamed and talked, time walked.  When I became a ...read more

  • Busy Or Busybody Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 13, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 7,632 views

    II Thess #3: Work is worthy; and those who don’t work get into trouble or cause trouble

    Busy, or Busybody II Thessalonians 3 SCRIPTURE READING: II Thessalonians 3:6-13 INTRODUCTION: This is the last sermon in a series from the book of II Thessalonians. It’s a short series because it’s a short book: just 3 chapters. II Thessalonians is the second letter to the ...read more

  • Perhaps Today

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 1, 2009
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,280 views

    Matthew Henry said, “Our Lord’s coming will be happy to those that shall be found ready, but very dreadful to those that are not. Those who choose the world for their portion in this life will have hell for their portion in the other life.”

    Perhaps Today Matthew 24:36-44 36 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but My Father only. 37 But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. 38 For as in the days before the flood, ...read more

  • Awake From Your Slumber

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Dec 6, 2015
    based on 7 ratings
     | 14,801 views

    A sermon examining the danger of spiritual negligence.

    Awake From Your Slumber!! (The Peril Of Spiritual Negligence) Proverbs 24:30-34 Almost 20 years ago, as a 13 year old boy our family moved from my childhood home. When my parents sold that house it had been completely renovated. It was like new. The kitchen and bathroom had been remodeled. The ...read more

  • Procrastination's Garden Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Feb 21, 2013
    based on 13 ratings
     | 9,943 views

    Noting carefully the slothful man & his field can teach us how to avoid more than poverty. Learning diligence from the depicted wall & vineyard's condition is not the only lesson offered here for the far greater concern is the condition of a soul whose o

    PROVERBS 24: 30-34 PROCRASTINATION'S GARDEN [Isaiah 28:24-29; 5:1-6] We have idleness portrayed before us by the master sage, Solomon, the wisest man that ever lived (1 Kings 3:12). The true to life picture is of negligence and the consequences it brings. To the observant eye, the results ...read more

  • What Keeps You From Being Involved

    Contributed by John Deaton on Sep 19, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,805 views

    Looking at three things found in various text in Proverbs that keep a child of God from being involved.

    Today we are going to look at three things found in Proverbs that keep a child of God from being involved. The first is being a.... 1. Slacker (Proverbs 10:4) Pro 10:4 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. A.) Pro 10:4a - He becometh ...read more

  • Getting Into Action Series

    Contributed by Jay Patton on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,285 views

    Part four of a series on solving problems God’s way. This is a particularly good series for pastor’s/leaders instituting change within a congregation.

    Introduction: New Coke Read Scripture/Pray Background: Nehemiah is headed into unfamiliar territory-four months and 8000 mi. Purpose Statement: to be effective change agents for God it is essential that we... I. Use the authority given you (v. 9) A. Nehemiah went forth in the Kings Name 1. ...read more

  • Undertaker Or Risk-Taker?

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 79 ratings
     | 7,361 views

    Every good thing in our lives is a gift from God. We are all accountable for management of the resources God gave us: We either pass or fail.

    Undertaker or Risk-Taker? Matthew 25:14-30 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION Even though kids are small, that doesn’t mean they aren’t smart. Today’s children are smarter than any previous generation. Children in a Boston school system were asked to write down some of the wisdom they ...read more