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  • The Foolish Blind Spot Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 2, 2022
     | 1,850 views

    Foolishness is in our blind spot. I think we all have a ‘foolish blind spot’ when it comes to ourselves and because we don’t see it, we think we are not foolish.

    WISE LIVING: THE FOOLISH BLIND SPOT Ecclesiastes 10:1-20 #wiseliving2022 READ ECCLESIASTES CHAPTER 10:1-20 [person from the congregation] INTRODUCTION…Donkey in Lion’s Skin (fablesofaesop.com/the-ass-in-the-lions-skin.html) There is an old story about how a donkey found a lion’s skin left in the ...read more

  • The Journey From The Intellectual To The Foolish Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,627 views

    2nd of 4 messages: Wise men traveled a great distance to worship Jesus, yet there were important intellectuals who wouldn’t go six miles out to see if the rumors were true... Today intellectuals find it difficult to embrace the foolishness of a God who i

    12/15/2002: The Journey from Intellectual to Foolish Wise men traveled a great distance to worship Jesus, yet there were important intellectuals who wouldn’t go six miles out to see if the rumors were true... Today intellectuals find it difficult to embrace the foolishness of a God who is born a ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 18, 2021
     | 2,515 views

    Paul's whole battle with the Corinthians was to get them to stop being wise before the world and fools before God, and to reverse that to being fools before the world, and wise before God.

    The mayor and other dignitaries were looking into the vast pit dug for the new hospital to be built. The town half-wit came up and gazed into the pit, and asked the mayor what he was going to do with this big hole. The mayor decided to humor him and said, "We are going to round up all the ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of The Cross

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 7, 2021
     | 2,370 views

    Paul wrote about the foolishness of many things, but the most shocking is that he wrote about the foolishness of the cross.

    The mayor and other dignitaries were looking into the vast pit dug for the new hospital to be built. The town half-wit came up and gazed into the pit, and asked the mayor what he was going to do with this big hole. The mayor decided to humor him and said, "We are going to round up all the ...read more

  • Which Virgin Are You?

    Contributed by Boniface Simiyu on Feb 3, 2022
     | 3,103 views

    Jesus gave us a clear description of the characteristics of two distinct types of Christians. By the characteristics mentioned which one are you?

    1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Christians are so used to not reading their bibles that they quickly fill up their heads with many versions of this ...read more

  • Wise And Foolish Virgins (Christians)

    Contributed by James Kevin Bachmann on Nov 3, 2011
     | 5,859 views

    Our primary duty as Christians is to persevere diligently in the faith, despite mixed motivations, temptations to procrastinate, to fail to prioritize, or to wisely interpret daily invents in terms of the permanent rather than the temporary.

    Wise and Foolish Virgins/Christians In Wisdom 6: 12-16 it tells us that wisdom is of such great importance,it ultimately determines our destiny.And we know that the beginning of wisdom is fear of, or obedience to and respect for the Lord God. We know also that Jesus is the Word and Wisdom of ...read more

  • Show A Fool How Foolish He Is

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Oct 17, 2016
     | 2,766 views

    To show that GOD knows a fool from a wise person and GOD already laid down the characteristics of a foolish person from His WORDS.

    I. EXORDIUM: How are you going to handle a fool? Show him from GOD'S WORDS how foolish he is. II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers/unbelievers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that GOD knows a fool from a wise person and GOD already laid down the characteristics of a foolish person from His WORDS. IV. ...read more

  • Characteristics Of A Fool Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Apr 11, 2018
     | 4,009 views

    5th in a series of sermons on James dealing with the characteristics of a fool.

    “Characteristics of a Fool” Trials stand as the primary test to affirm the reality and stability of our trust in God. James addresses genuine faith’s response to trials in verse 2-18. I. Faith’s response to trials 1:2-18 Instruction #1 : Consider it all joy when encountering trials Insight: ...read more

  • Preparation

    Contributed by James Powell on Dec 29, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,245 views

    Preparing for the return of Christ

    August 20, 2006 Mt 25:1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. Mt 25:2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Mt 25:3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: Mt 25:4 But ...read more

  • Things That Make Christians Different From The World: Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Terry Frazier on Aug 18, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,229 views

    The world thinks that they have the market cornered on wisdom and intelligence but Christians know that wisdom comes from God and no where else. The world calls us foolish for believing that wisdom begins with reverence for the Lord but it is the world th

    Things That Make Christians Different From The World: Godly Wisdom As we continue this series this morning, I want to look at something that is very important to every Christian and that thing is wisdom. We are going to look at what Christians call wisdom and what the world calls wisdom and we are ...read more

  • A Word To The Wise

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Mar 6, 2015
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,352 views

    The wisdom of the wise versus the foolishness of preaching.

    A WORD TO THE WISE. 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. The common consensus in the world of Paul’s day was that God exists. The Jews knew the identity of the true and living God from their past encounters with Him; but the Greeks were floundering about in the dark, seeking ways of access to God through the ...read more

  • Wise Or Otherwise

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Apr 27, 2022
     | 1,995 views

    We often hear of the dumb things that people have done that are reported on the news media.

    Illus: Let me share with you some true stories that have been reported on the news, such as: • In Chicago: A man was wanted for throwing bricks through jewelry store windows and making off with the loot. He was arrested last night after throwing a brick into a Plexiglas window...the brick bounced ...read more

  • Throwing A Raw Potato Aginst The Wall

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Mar 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,238 views

    God gave me a dream about throwing raw potatoes against the wall. God will use things and people in ways we might not think that He will.

    Throwing a Raw Potato Against the Wall 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the ...read more

  • The Ten Virgins

    Contributed by Grady Henley on Nov 5, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 14,871 views

    A brief study of the Ten Virgins and the need to be ready

    The Ten Virgins 1997 Grady R. Henley INTRODUCTION: Much has been stated and said over the years concerning the parable of the 10 virgins of Mat. 25. On the whole, and speaking from my personal opinion, probably more false teachings are proposed as truths in this one parable than any of the others ...read more

  • Five Were Wise And Five Were Foolish

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 20, 2007
    based on 84 ratings
     | 17,319 views

    This parable is about foolishness, wisdom and preparation.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A black American Baptist preacher from Richmond was attending a Baptist convention in Mississippi. A Mississippi preacher, reading the Scripture lesson for a morning session, read: “Now the Kingdom of Heaven was likened unto ten Virginians which took their lamps and went forth to meet ...read more