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  • The Dishonest Manager Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Oct 10, 2020
     | 2,653 views

    Through this puzzling parable Jesus teaches disciples to act shrewdly by taking worldly examples bold and decisive action and learning from them. With the purpose of making a greater contribute towards eternity.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/sermons/The%20Parables%20of%20Jesus/ Message Luke 16:1-9 The Dishonest Steward The parable we are about to read is universally considered to be the one of the most puzzling parables of Jesus. Let’s read the parable first and then ...read more

  • What Do You Value?

    Contributed by Dr. David Wesner on Jun 1, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,786 views

    There are two kinds of wisdom: Wisdom of the world and Wisdom of the Kingdom of God.

  • We Are To Get Wisdom From God Not From Man. Series

    Contributed by Shaila Touchton on Nov 13, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 542 views

    Wisdom is supreme - so get wisdom. And whatever else you get, get understanding," says Proverbs 4:7

    "Wisdom is supreme - so get wisdom. And whatever else you get, get understanding," says Proverbs 4:7. The Bible talks a lot about gaining wisdom and defines it by giving examples and then showcasing what happens when we don't act wisely. The book of Proverbs contrasts the wise and the ...read more

  • Wise Guys Finish First

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 6, 2013
     | 2,310 views

    In this message I will define the difference between real and false wisdom. There is definitely a shortage of wisdom in our world right now.

    "Real Wisdom VS False Wisdom¡¨ James 4:13-18 If you had the chance to ask for whatever you wanted, what would it be? The OT gives us the story of a man named Solomon. We find the record that Solomon showed his love for God by walking according to God¡¦s law. God rewarded him by coming to him ...read more

  • Sermon On Who Or What Created God?

    Contributed by William Meakin on May 6, 2022
     | 98 views

    We, as humble mortals, are probably well aware that God in His infinite wisdom made the world in which we live.

    Christopher James Gilbert, otherwise known as Criss Jami, an American author and musician once remarked: “For God to prove himself on demand, physically, would be a grave disappointment, and the strongest Christians should be considerably grateful that he chooses not to do so. The sceptic endlessly ...read more

  • Jesus The Sage Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 28, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
     | 22,615 views

    Jesus as a teacher of wisdom, and how God’s wisdom is "upside down" compared to the wisdom of the world.

    Jesus The Sage – “Portraits of Christ” series Steve Simala Grant - Feb. 2/3, 2002 Intro: I have a picture here taken in Disney World, outside of the “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” pavillion. I want you to look at it closely: What’s wrong with this picture? Look closely at the ...read more

  • 02 Known By Our Delights

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 20, 2013
     | 1,340 views

    Meditation: What is it? How I respond to it according to the Word. Plus the promise results of meditation

    Jodie Foster In 29 TV shows - 27 Movies - Produced 7 – Directed another 4 12 Actress Awards - Nominated for 17 more Golden Globe awards, lifetime honoree "Jodie Foster was here, I still am, and I want to be seen, to be understood deeply, and to be not so very lonely." Lance ...read more

  • Godly Men Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on May 19, 2014
     | 3,918 views

    Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.

    Last week we looked at godly instructions for women. As promised, it is our turn today guys. As we study the Letter to Titus, which is really a letter from God to all Christians, how can we men be better for the glory of God and to be of help to many? Please open your Bibles to ...read more

  • Part 12 - Matthew 9:36-37 - Where There's Smoke There's A Harvest! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 1, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,503 views

    Jesus cleans away the rubbish in my life with fire and I have the opportunity to harvest the field only by coming under His authority. He is the Lord of the harvest.

    Part 12 - Matthew 9:36-37 - WHERE THERE'S SMOKE THERE'S A HARVEST! In the Whitsundays in Australia on the mainland sugar cane is the main crop. Around harvest time you will see a whole field set on fire, flames reaching into the sky at night. It is quite spectacular. The fire is not an accident ...read more

  • Take The Risk And Grow Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 27, 2016
     | 5,127 views

    Take the risk; take the challenge; take the grace and grow.

    Thursday of 21st Week in Course St. Paul’s words to Corinth today are like a commentary on the Gospel. Simon and the boys have been fishing all night, casting and pulling, casting and pulling. All they got was garbage. But at the word of Jesus, they put out into deep water–not the ...read more

  • Where Do You Get Your Wisdom

    Contributed by Jody Vansickle on Sep 22, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,308 views

    There are two kinds of wisdom to be attained in this world, which one do you choose?

    WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR WISDOM FROM? James 3:13-18 We can find wisdom in a lot of places if we’ll just look for it: • My of us have heard the phrase, “Out of the mouths of babes…” (Psalm 8:2) I want to share with you some wisdom from kids: • No matter how ...read more

  • Dealing With What Is, Not What Should Be

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 20, 2013
     | 2,000 views

    We have to live life in the real world, not the ideal world. We need real help, not idealistic theories.

    Dealing With What Is, Not What Should Be (Proverbs 21:9-11) Tom, Dick and Harry returned to the hotel. Their room was on the top floor of a skyscraper hotel 99 stories high. Unfortunately for them, the elevator was not working. They came up with a plan to make their climb less painful. For ...read more

  • Ye Are Gods

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 20,650 views

    What does the Bible mean, ‘You are gods’?

    What does the Bible mean, ‘You are gods’? One of the pet phrases in scripture that world religions use to support their doctrine is ‘you are gods’. This is found several places in scripture and in context the intent is clear. However, this can and often is twisted into unbiblical meanings and used ...read more

  • Election Debrief 2008

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,268 views

    The presidential election is now over. As Christians, how do we respond to the election of a new president.

    Opening A president met w/president elect- gave him 3 numbered envelopes w/instructions to open when great difficulties arise. After- new president- in office for a short time- economic crisis arose- He opened envelope #1. The note said, “Blame me.” Which he did. Some time later- domestic crisis ...read more

  • Choosing The Right Gift Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Jul 27, 2009
     | 2,799 views

    2nd in a series on James for summer 2009

    During my undergrad years at Cal State Hayward I read about an experiment to determine if rats would seek out new places of safety when faced with danger. It involved random low-level shocks to the cage and a random "shock free" zone. After a while, instead of seeking a place that was free from the ...read more