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  • How Hard Is Your Tongue?

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Aug 20, 2016
     | 976 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
     | 2,648 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
     | 4,562 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 25, 2003
    based on 168 ratings
     | 13,568 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
     | 1,649 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

  • Faithfulness - Faith Series - Message One Series

    Contributed by Daniel Darling on Feb 8, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,772 views

    This series covers five topics in raising children so that they develop a relationship with Jesus. A helpful acrostic for FAITH - Faithfulness, Accountability, Integrity, Truth, and Hope.

    “Faithfulness” Building a Culture of FAITH in the Family – Part One Gages Lake Bible Church Sunday, May 21st, 2010 Pastor Daniel Darling Intro: I fully intended for this to be one message on Building a Culture of FAITH in Your Family. But as I worked through this, I quickly realized ...read more

  • The Fires Of Anger Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 30, 2015
    based on 13 ratings
     | 14,171 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

  • Words - Toxic Talk

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 13, 2002
    based on 120 ratings
     | 16,539 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

  • #5seasons Of Testing Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on May 9, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,122 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 Are Killers!

    Contributed by Donnie De Loney on Nov 15, 2014
     | 1,198 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

  • The Attitude Of Spoken Words

    Contributed by Joel Carwile on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 1,091 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

  • How To Kill Love?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 29, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,683 views

    We ponder "How to kill love?" Does anyone plan on killing love? Not planning will kill love everytime.

    HOW TO KILL LOVE? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I. INTRODUCTION: A. What is happening around us? What duties do I have to God and to others? Do we care? No one in their right mind would kill love, for killing love comes by accident and a lack of effort and planning. B. Are we ...read more

  • Overcoming Anger Toward Belligerent People

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 4, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,797 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

  • Listen My Heart, Change My Mouth

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 13, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,280 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 M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 24, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,269 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