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  • The Worst Sluggard

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 18, 2005
    based on 205 ratings
     | 16,426 views

    The worst sluggard of all is the spiritual sluggard.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A teacher gave a subject for composition class. The subject given was the word, “WHAT?” For an hour, the whole class busily expounded and defined this word. One boy, however, submitted his paper in only 1 minute and left the class. On his paper, he had written: “SO WHAT?” Was he ...read more

  • Sluggards/Laziness

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Jun 24, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 10,886 views

    Man is not born lazy, it is his circumstances that make him lazy. Man basically becomes lazy because of the lifestyle he chooses and because of his circumstances. God hates his children being lazy. The proverbs has some inputs on lazy life. Let us look wh

    Sluggards Introduction: Man is not born lazy, it is his circumstances that make him lazy. Man basically becomes lazy because of the lifestyle he chooses and because of his circumstances. God hates his children being lazy. The proverbs has some inputs on lazy life. Let us look what the Bible has ...read more

  • Learn From The Ant, Oh Sluggard!!

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on May 20, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 7,370 views

    God often compares us to the best of His creation to teach us principles for a victorious life.

    "Go to the ant, o sluggard, observe her ways and be wise, which, having no chief, officer or ruler, prepares her food in the summer, and gather’s her provision in the harvest. How long will you lie down, o sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little ...read more

  • Lazy Bones Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 2, 2009
    based on 69 ratings
     | 15,006 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

  • Real Life Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 7, 2016
     | 1,511 views

    It is the simple things of the Christian life that determine our spiritual success. It is often the simplest wisdom that also pays the greatest dividends. It’s not rocket science!

    Real Life Wisdom (Proverbs 24:27-34) 1. Everyone has to make judgment calls, using what wisdom they have. 2. Take an event that happened this week. It raises the question “Where’s the Beef?” PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A bull escaped from a Philadelphia slaughterhouse ...read more

  • Are You Living With Idle-Ness?

    Contributed by Wendell Blackburn on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,755 views

    Speaks against Laziness..(The sluggard)

    IDLE-NESS PROVERBS 6:1-15 Are you idling tonight??? Are you living falsely?? If you are then I have bad news for you tonight!! YOU AIN’T THE ONLY ONE!!! There are three types of people in this world!!! 1-Those who don’t know whats happening! 2-Those who only watch what’s ...read more

  • Laziness Excused Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 14, 2013
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,297 views

    We can all benefit from a study of the sluggard because too much of him lies in too many of us. Though we may not exhibit his characteristics to such a full extent we can certainly profit from a gentle but straight forward thrust the Holy Spirit sends in

  • A Warning Against Laziness & Procrastination Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 6, 2011
    based on 13 ratings
     | 12,007 views

    Ants are used as models of industrious workers whose diligence provides for the present & prepares for the future. Laziness keeps one from fulfilling their physical & spiritual responsibilities & realizing the potential of their earthy & eternal future

    PROVERBS 6: 6-11 A WARNING AGAINST LAZINESS AND PROCRASTINATION [John 4:31-38] God speaks to us most clearly and directly through His Word, but if one does not trust the wisdom of His Word, then he can extract wisdom from observing nature and fallen man. Nature teaches us to be prepared ...read more

  • Sound Advice Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on May 15, 2014
     | 2,658 views

    A study of Proverbs 6 verses 1 through 11

    Proverbs 6: 1 - 11 Sound Advice 1 My son, if you become surety for your friend, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger, 2 You are snared by the words of your mouth; You are taken by the words of your mouth. 3 So do this, my son, and deliver yourself; for you have come into the hand ...read more

  • When Foolishness Becomes Creative Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 10, 2014
     | 1,487 views

    Foolishness is not just a general concept, it shows itself in concrete situations, like the three we will examine this morning.

    When Foolishness Becomes Creative (Proverbs 22:13-14, 16) 1. Sometimes you wonder how some creative people could have such little sense. 2. A New York fugitive that jumped bail and fled from one of upstate New York’s biggest pot busts in history has been caught in Oregon after 20 ...read more

  • Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 14,157 views

    Focuses on the sin of Sloth

    The Seven Deadly Sins Part 6: Sloth Scripture: Proverbs 6:6-9; 10:26; 13:4; 20:4; 26:14-16; Ecclesiastes 10:18 Matthew 25:26,30 Introduction This is part six of the “Seven Deadly Sins”. This morning we will cover several scriptures that will hopefully give you a ...read more

  • Hi Ho, Hi Ho, . . . Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 12, 2011
     | 2,070 views

    A proverbs driven life--the simple life requires practicing a faithful work ethic.

    Life Simplified Hi Ho, Hi Ho, . . . October 16, 2011 INTRODUCTION Sing with me Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, it's. . . Did you now that the actual lyrics are Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho It's home from work we go (Whistle) Many people mistakenly believe the song is about going to work when it is ...read more

  • What God Won't Bless Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Jan 13, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,174 views

    By God’s grace we have been called to Christ, it is by the blood of Christ He purchased His church and it is by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit of Christ that the children of God have gifts for the purpose of building and edifying the Body of Christ. A

    Turn Your Bibles to 1 Corinthians 3:6,8-9 Title: What God Won’t Bless Theme: Beware of Slothfulness Series: Laboring Together With God Introduction: The church of Jesus Christ has a great privilege in working with God on the “Great Commission” as long as she is a God-loving, ...read more

  • Get Busy

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 4, 2018
     | 173 views

    This message tackles the problem of laziness.

    Chico Alliance Church “Get Busy” INTRODUCTION We spent some time last week on the place of service (work) for the Lord. Romans addresses both sides of the issue. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Romans 12:11 One can recognize fervency by the amount of time ...read more

  • The Deadly Sin Of Sloth Series

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Mar 30, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,370 views

    This is the final message in the series on The Seven Deadly Sins with the thesis that God’s ministry is never to be done slothfully by His people.

    The Deadly Sin of Sloth --Proverbs 6:6-11 and Mathew 25:14-30 James S. Hewett, former pastor of Saratoga, California’s Presbyterian Church, tells this story: “A class of high school sophomores had been assigned a term paper. Now the day of reckoning had come, the papers were due. The ...read more