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  • The Gift That Is Squandered!

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 1, 2018

    Why did God allow us to have today? How soon do we forget a life time is made one second, one minute at a time? AS WE STAND IN THE PRESENT, WE BUILD OUR OWN PAST FOR THE FUTURE.

    THE GIFT THAT IS SQUANDERED By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. BE HONEST DO WE REALLY APPRECIATE TODAY? TODAY IS A GIFT FORM GOD… Psalm 118:24 This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Would you buy a 300 year old rare antique piece of more

  • Squandering The Blessings Of God

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Nov 25, 2001
    based on 73 ratings

    WASTING GOD’S BLESSINGS STUNTS CHRISTIAN GROWTH. Here are three Facts regarding Christian growth.

    SQUANDERING THE BLESSINGS OF GOD Hebrews 6:1-12 INTRODUCTION: 1. This morning the bananas in the fruit bowl were just ripe-right for making bread. Tomorrow they’d have been too soft. So I took the time to sift and stir, and now a special fragrance fills the air. Soon I’ll take from more

  • Pro-Vision Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Nov 15, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    God’s provision is provision for the vision... not for our squandering or hoarding.

    Pro-Vision. James 5:1-6 WBC 16/11/03am Paul Harvey told about a 3-year-old boy who went to the grocery store with his mother. Before they entered the grocery store she said to him, "Now you’re not going to get any chocolate chip cookies, so don’t even ask." She put him up in the cart & he more

  • Part 1 Of 6: Idle Living Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jan 31, 2003
    based on 63 ratings

    A look at how we squander our lives and what to do about it.

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 1 of 6: Idle Living Psalm 102:11 "My life is passing swiftly as the evening shadows." Time line of inventions 1837 - Telegraph invented 1876 - Telephone invented 1885 - 1st invented combustion automobile 1893 - 1st more

  • The Power Of A Second Chance

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 74 ratings

    A sermon on Peter’s three denials: It is a call to understand that God gives us second chances in life and we aren’t to squander them.

    The Power of a Second Chance April 2, 2003 Pastor Lynn Floyd Introduction: Read Mark 14:27-31, 66-72 “You will all fall away,” Jesus told them, “for it is written: “’I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.’ But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.” more

  • Balancing Privilege And Responsibility

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 27, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    Have you ever wondered to what degree privilege brings responsibility? In this age of great privilege people need to know something about their responsibilities or they will squander great opportunities.

    Privilege Brings Responsibility (Rom. 3:1,2) Illustration:When Queen Victoria was a child, she didn’t know she was in line for the throne of England. Her instructors, trying to prepare her for the future, were frustrated because they couldn’t motivate her. She just didn’t take her studies more

  • Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 Old People

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Oct 18, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    Solomon explains that, youth is too brief and precious to be squandered in foolishness or evil, and that a person should live well in the fullness of each day before God, and acknowledge Him early in life.

    Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 OLD PEOPLE 10-5-13 In this last chapter of Ecclesiastes the wisest man to ever live, Solomon, according to; 1 Kings 4:31 For he was wiser than all men; - -- urges young people to consider God, and to more

  • Snare Of Money

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Mar 10, 2013

    God cannot bless butter fingers! If you are allowing money to slip effortlessly through your fingers for extravagant spending, squandering and lavish living, mark it, God cannot trust you with His money!

    Snare of money! Ezra 7:15”…and whereas you (Ezra) are to carry the silver and gold which the king and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem..” God cannot bless butter fingers! If you are allowing money to slip effortlessly more

  • Don't Take God's Grace For Granted Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 30, 2015

    God chose, blessed and empowered Samson, but he squandered the grace of God for most part of his life. he lived an unhappy, messed up life. Don't take the grace of God for granted.

    Judges 13:1-14 - Don’t Take God’s Grace for Granted 30 Aug 2015 It’s easy for us to take things for granted, and take people for granted, when they are there for us all the time. We fail to appreciate them when they are with us. Sadly most people tend to realise the more

  • Stewardship Of Blessings

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Nov 21, 2006
    based on 23 ratings

    Three principles I can learn from Jesus - the ultimate model of stewardship: (1) He didn’t abuse what He had; (2) He didn’t squander what He had; and (3) He didn’t keep what He had.

    I. THREE INTERESTING PASSAGES (Dan 7:14) “Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom…” . (Matt 28:18) “Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me…’” (1 Cor 15:24-26) “Then comes the end, when He delivers the kingdom to God the Father…” 1. A more

  • "Planting Is Wise" Ecc Pt 12 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 6, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Solomon tells us to plant seeds of wisdom even when we are young because then we will reap a great eternal harvest with our life. Invest now with your life and reap eternal dividends – squander your life now reap anxiety and physical trouble later.

    “Planting seeds of wisdom is wise.” Ecclesiastes pt. 12 Opening Illustration: Clip from Blue Fish TV “Super Bowl Sunday” Thesis: Solomon tells us to plant seeds of wisdom even when we are young because then we will reap a great eternal harvest with our life. Invest now with your life and more

  • The Unrighteous Steward

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Aug 1, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Today Jesus is going to challenge us on our understanding of material wealth through the decisions of a unrighteous steward who was: 1. SQUANDERING HIS MASTERS POSSESSIONS (v.1) 2. SCARED OF HIS MASTERS PRONOUNCEMENT (v.2-3) 3. SHREWD IN LIGHT OF HIS

    “THE UNRIGHTEOUS STEWARD” Luke 16:1-9 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Illustration: Have you ever watched the tv show where people bring in antique items and they are appraised. After evaluating an item an expert will say something like – “This is a fine piece, worth $5,000.00 but if you get more

  • A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 2, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Martin Luther King Birthday 1989: Solomon began with promise, but lost his identity and squandered his gifts. African-Americans and the church must recommit to solid teaching, to evangelizing, and to fighting the scourge of drugs, lest we waste a whole

    There is a kind of presumptuousness involved when a white preacher stands to offer any words on this the anniversary of the birthday of Martin Luther King. It is audacious indeed, as Janice Williams pointed out when she was teaching our foreign mission study on South Africa about a month ago, for more

  • The Rich Man And Lazarus

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 14, 2013
    based on 7 ratings

    Death is the great leveler. Not all rich men go to hell, nor do all poor men go to heaven. It was how Lazarus lived his life before God, and how the rich man squandered his opportunities, that determined their differing destinies.

    THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS Luke 16:19-31 It was against the Pharisees who were lovers of money that Jesus spoke the parable of the rich man and Lazarus. It is a sad story, which shows two men in quite different lifestyles in this life, and the fate of each of them in the life to come. 1. more

  • Why Would You Lie? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 11, 2017
    based on 7 ratings

    According to a surveys, people lie a lot... especially to their families. Why would they do that, what are the consequences, and what can God do to help them stop?

    OPEN: In our brotherhood we had a great preacher named Wayne Smith who was something of a cutup on stage. He mentioned once that in English Class they taught him that using 2 negatives in a sentence made a positive statement. And he said that, since that was true “The way I figure it, if I know I’m more