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  • Words - Toxic Talk

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 120 ratings
     | 16,731 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

  • Overcoming Anger Toward Belligerent People

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,939 views

    Belligerent people often struggle to control their anger. Their harsh words and sharp tone of voice tend to escalate feelings of hostility in some situations. 70% of arguments are caused by a harsh voice tone. "A harsh word stirs up anger, but a soft ans

    HOW TO DEAL WITH YOUR ANGER TOWARD BELLIGERENT PEOPLE Eph. 4:28-32 Illustration:Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. B. Franklin. Belligerent people often struggle to control their anger. Their harsh words and sharp tone of voice tend to escalate feelings of hostility in some ...read more

  • Worship From The Cave Of Danger Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 50 ratings
     | 4,823 views

    IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH

    BIG IDEA: IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH I. (:1-3) GOD’S KINDNESS AND TRUTH WILL SHELTER ME FROM DESTRUCTION A. (:1) Take Shelter in God "He hideth my soul in the cleft of the rock" 1. God’s Shelter is Gracious 2. God’s Shelter is Safe "under ...read more

  • How To Get Angry [taming Your Temper]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 5, 2004
    based on 85 ratings
     | 5,887 views

    It is possible to be angry and yet not sin. These Biblical and practical helps will cool ’hot heads’ and yet are great for all believers in some way or another. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    How to Get Angry Eph. 4:26, 27 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/HowToGetAngry.html -Andy came to work one day, limping something awful. One of his co-workers, Josh, noticed and asked Andy what happened. Andy replied, "Oh, nothing. It’s just an old hockey injury that acts up once in a ...read more

  • Looking Through God's Eye's

    Contributed by Joseph Bachman on Nov 27, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 11,181 views

    We need to look at people not through the worlds eye’s but through God’s eye’s

    Looking through Gods Eyes By Pastor Joe Bachman 11/28/2004 How many times have we heard this statement? You need to look at things and people the way God looks at them. You have heard people say just ask yourself wwjd What would Jesus Do? Or when some one does something to you ...read more

  • Responding To Criticism

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,690 views

    Thesis: Sometimes the best response to criticism is no response at all. Introduction: 1. It was a great moment in the history of Israel--God was going to select Israel's first king. a. Samuel gathered all Israel at Mizpah. b. Selection process began (20-24). c. Everybody was happy ...read more

  • You Can Fool Some Of The People Some Of The Time

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Feb 2, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 2,042 views

    Are we really and truly trying to please God with our communication, customs and conduct, or are we trying to please man?

    COMMUNICATION - Our words will be kind and not foolish KINDNESS IN SPEECH V. 1 Matthew Henry said that “if wrath rises like a threatening storm, then a soft answer will turn it away like the winds.” The Speech Research Unit of Kenyon College has proved that when a person is shouted ...read more

  • Ru-Acc The Tongue

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on May 30, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,758 views

    RU-ACC stands for rise up and choose Christ. This message deals with the wrong and the right ways to use our tongues.

    RU-ACC The Tongue GNLCC 5-2007 Proverbs 6:16-19 James 3:1-13 I want you to act a couple of scenes with me. Suppose your teacher has said something that really has hurt your feelings in front of the class. You are so angry and you want to get back at her. You remember that her son ...read more

  • How To Not Over React

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,171 views

    One Italian man became so frustrated with his wife’s badgering that he had himself arrested just to have one night’s peace in a jail cell. However, ten minutes after being securely locked away for the night because of pretending to be publicly intoxicated

    Avoid Over-reacting to Provocations (James 1:19) We all have a tendency to over react when provoked. Some have more difficulty than others controlling their emotions. Illustration: One Italian man became so frustrated with his wife’s badgering that he had himself arrested just to have one ...read more

  • Part 2 Of 6: Idle Speech Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 12,795 views

    Five ways our tongues get us into trouble, and two correct responses

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 2 of 6: Idle Speech "The tongue has the power of life and death." Proverb 18:21 (NIV) Introduction: Brief recap (Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day, Part 1 of 6: Idle ...read more

  • Let The Joy Of The Lord Overflow In Your Marriage

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 2, 2003
    based on 173 ratings
     | 16,869 views

    Today, too many couples scarcely relate to each other, after years of marriage. Many other activities, responsibilities and interests seem to crowd out the importance of a happy marital relationship for millions in America.

    Let the Joy of the Lord Overflow in Your Marriage (Eph. 5:20-25) Quote: Let the wife make the husband glad to come home; and let him make her sorry to see him leave. Martin Luther Today, too many couples scarcely relate to each other, after years of marriage. Many other activities, ...read more

  • Biblical Principals For Strengthening The Family

    Contributed by Glenn Robinson on May 24, 2002
    based on 249 ratings
     | 33,293 views

    This is a message on how to use God’s word to build stronger relationships with all members of the family (even with those who don’t know the Lord).

    2 Samuel 13:24-31 Tells of one of the most dysfunctional families in the Bible. Consider this family : The husband commits adultery. His son (Amnon) raped his half-sister (Tamar, the sister of Absalom). The husband did not implement discipline. The full brother (Absalom) killed his ...read more

  • A Woman's Words

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on May 14, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,388 views

    The influence of Christian wives and mothers is immeasurable and irreplaceable. One area of great influence that a woman has is through her words.

    A WOMAN’S WORDS PROVERBS 31:26 INTRODUCTION: Proverbs 31 gives us one of the most beautiful descriptions of Christian womanhood. Verses ten through thirty-one provide a list of virtues and characteristics that exemplify the Christian wife and mother. Someone has said, "The hand that rocks the ...read more

  • Harnessing The Heat Series

    Contributed by James Stewart Jr. on Jul 14, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,779 views

    This is the third message in the Series on the Seven Deadly Sins "ANGER"

    Tonight’s message is dealing with the area of Anger With the message entitled, “Harnessing the Heat.” We live in an, “Age of Rage.” Expressions say it all, “that makes me so mad," and "I can’t stand that person." Anger is a far reaching characteristics, it is a frequent guest in our ...read more

  • What Every Spouse Needs Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 114 ratings
     | 41,136 views

    Based on ’His Needs Her Needs’ by Dr. Willard Harley. The top 5 needs of men & women are investigated in an eye-opening way. We compliment one another perfectly when we follow this formula. Link included to formatted text, handouts, & Powerpoint Template

    What Every Spouse Needs, Pt. 2 [Desperate Households] Matthew 7:12 This message is for presentation to adults, due to subject matter. Why learn to understand, appreciate, and fulfill one another’s needs? • First, because you have an obligation to do so. Your spouse has made a vow to ...read more