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  • Gideon Prudently Pacifies The Offended Ephramites Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 20, 2019
     | 1,489 views

    They were angry with Gideon because they were left out and did not share in the glory. Gideon tactfully gave them the “soft answer” that healed the wounds and prevented division. Better to do that than to start another war.

    Chapter 27 Gideon Prudently Pacifies the Offended Ephramites [Judges 8.1-8.4] Scripture 1 And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus, that thou calledst us not, when thou wentest to fight with the Midianites? And they did chide with him sharply. 2 And he said unto them, ...read more

  • How Hard Is Your Tongue?

    Contributed by B H Grace on Aug 15, 2016
     | 1,657 views

    Are you trying to break bones of resistance or break relationships?

    Pro 25:15 By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone. Ouch! This smacks pretty much all of us. Sometimes it takes real patience when dealing with someone that is not of like persuasion, especially politicians. Note we are to speak with a soft tongue. I have ...read more

  • How's Your Tounge?

    Contributed by Daryl Grimes on Oct 17, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 3,719 views

    How are you using your tongue--to destroy or edify?

    "A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievious words stir up anger" Proverbs 15:1. This has been one of my most recent quoted Bible verses of late. In counseling with some precious people in our church that have gone through some difficulties of late I have encouraged them to remember this ...read more

  • Thirteen Ways The Holy Spirit Helps Resolve Conflicts

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 78 ratings
     | 6,229 views

    The Holy Spirit gives us God’s secret wisdom to handle any conflict in our personal lives or ministries. Paul wrote, "We speak of God’s secret wisdom, a wisdom that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began...but God has reveal

    Thirteen Ways the Holy Spirit Helps Resolve Conflicts (I Cor. 2:1-16) Illustration: Many years ago a speech research unit at Kenyon College conducted a test in cooperation with the US Navy. The purpose was to discover how the tone quality of the voice affected sailors when they were given ...read more

  • Loose Lips Sink Ships

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 23, 2003
    based on 168 ratings
     | 17,532 views

    The tongue is a powerful instrument for good or for evil. James illustrates the signigicance of our words. This sermon provides reminders for how to nurture a wholesome tongue.

    Loose Ships Sink Ships James 3:1-12 Intro During WWI, enemy spies used to hang around the British pubs to hear loose talk about ship movements. Sailors would talk about their next assignments, where they were going, when they were leaving—vital information for the German submarines. Just a ...read more

  • Strife Tears Down

    Contributed by Michael Cotie on Mar 17, 2014
     | 3,158 views

    We should be working in accordance to the Spirits leadership not out of Strife. Strife tears down Love and Peace build up.

    Title: Strife doesn’t tears down 03/23/14 Introduction: In the movie back to the future the Biff was George McFly’s boss. Biff was a taker and a bully he didn’t know how to treat anybody with compassion, but all of that changed the night of the night of the Enchantment under ...read more

  • The Fires Of Anger Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 30, 2015
    based on 15 ratings
     | 19,863 views

    God hates it when we lose our temper. But how do we stop doing that? What does God tell us we can do to get rid of our anger?

    There’s a story about an actor who was playing the part of Christ in a Passion Play.As he carried the cross up the hill a tourist began to heckle him,and make fun of him, and shouted insults at him. Finally, the actor had taken all of it he could take. He threw down his cross, walked over ...read more

  • What Does The Bible Say About: Anger Series

    Contributed by Michael Monica on Jan 12, 2020
     | 1,184 views

    What does the Bible have to say about anger?

    Proverbs 14:29 ESV Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly. James 1:20 ESV For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Ephesians 4:26 ESV Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, Proverbs ...read more

  • Words Are Killers!

    Contributed by Donnie De Loney on Nov 15, 2014
     | 1,719 views

    A message to Singles on how words can either heal or hurt in relationships and in life.

    Words are Killers! Prov. 12:18 and 15:1 Introduction Suppose a grocer was looking into his meat cooler and at the bottom finds 2 packages of hamburger meet that was so rotten that they had turned green. What should he do with the rotting meat? He should get rid of it immediately and make ...read more

  • #5seasons Of Testing Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on May 7, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,883 views

    We close the series on testing, and look at anger and how it adds to the testing process.

    #5 of a 5 part series: SEASONS OF TESTING By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com If you lack any part of the series, have a comment or a point to add contact me: Kyfingers@aol.com This is part #5 on Being tested. TEXT: Gal. 5:15 warns of this testing process -- But if you bite and ...read more

  • Words - Toxic Talk

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 121 ratings
     | 20,168 views

    A message to Singles on how words can either heal or hurt in relationships and in life.

    Words - Toxic Talk Prov. 12:18 and 15:1 Introduction Suppose a grocer takes inventory of his store. Buried in the bottom of his meat section he finds a package of "over ripe" hamburger. It had somehow set there for weeks turning green. What should he do with the rotting meat? He should get ...read more

  • Are You A Peacemaker?

    Contributed by G Buie on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,106 views

    “PEACEMAKER” eirenopoios {i-ray-nop-oy-os'} One that love peace; one that practices peace; one that brings about peace.

    “PEACEMAKER” eirenopoios {i-ray-nop-oy-os'} One that love peace; one that practices peace; one that brings about peace. ++++++ 1. Make Peace among family members and other associates. A). THE PEACEMAKER IS ONE THAT: 1. HAS AN ATTENTIVE HEART: (Matt 5:8) “Blessed are the pure in heart: ...read more

  • The Attitude Of Spoken Words

    Contributed by Joel Carwile on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 1,818 views

    How our words speak to others around us and to ourselves.

    The Attitude of Spoken Words 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. 30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 31 Let all bitterness, ...read more

  • Listen My Heart, Change My Mouth

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Aug 12, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,190 views

    We must teach communication skills. Leadership is about communication. Communication is about speaking, but maybe it is more about LISTENING...

    LISTEN MY HEART, CHANGE MY MOUTH PAGE 1 By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com WHAT WOULD YOU DO? COMMUNICATION IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SKILLS WE CAN DEVELOP IN ...read more

  • The Power Of Words Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jul 24, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,054 views

    Wise people learn words have power... The conjuction and --- The power of life and death? Learn to release life words not poison.

    THE POWER OF WORDS... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com This is several part message. I. DO WE DESIRE OUR WORDS TO PLEASE GOD? DO WE REALIZE THE WORDS WE SPEAK COULD BRINGTHE VERY PRESENCE OF GOD? DO WE KNOW OUR WORDSCOULD RELEASE DIVINE WRATH AGAINST OUR FAMILIES? COULD ...read more