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  • Ecclesiastes: Wisdom For Postmoderns 3 - Is Wisdom Enough? Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,144 views

    HOw do gain wisdom? Sometimes we find that what works in one situation backfires in another. But ecclesisastes helps us to see that the only source for wisdom is God himself.

    Wisdom is one of those things we all aim for as we go through life. We try to teach it to our children from an early age. We want them to avoid the mistakes that we or others have made. So what do we do? We teach them the same way people have done it for millennia: through the use of proverbs. You ...read more

  • Lost And Found Proverbs

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 2, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,303 views

    This collection of 137 proverbs was spoken by Solomon and most likely copied into a collection during the reign of Judah’s king, Hezekiah. These proverbs were added to the collection of Proverbs. King Hezekiah tried to bring revival to Judah, he elevated

    Lost and Found Proverbs Proverbs 25:1-28 These also are proverbs of Solomon which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied:2 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter. 3 As the heavens for height and the earth for depth, So the heart ...read more

  • Thirty Wise Sayings- Those Who Hunger

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 17, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,652 views

    Verse upon verse teaching from the book of Proverbs. Wise sayings that will bring victory unto you.

    Thirty Wise Sayings- Those Who Hunger Text: Proverbs 23:1-34 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you; 2 And put a knife to your throat If you are a man given to appetite. 3 Do not desire his delicacies, For they are deceptive food. 4 Do not overwork to be ...read more

  • Living A Wise Life Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 19, 2011
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,920 views

    Proverbs is a guide book that teachings its readers how to lead wise, godly lives and how to avoid the pitfalls of unwise, ungodly behavior.

    PROVERBS 1:1 LIVING A WISE LIFE [Proverbs 10: 17] The book of Proverbs is sound sense for successful living. It is so needed today because as late British poet T. S. Eliot asked; "Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" We ...read more

  • Happy Birthday America – Remember The Landmarks!

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 559 ratings
     | 39,987 views

    Wise King Solomon composed many short, wise sayings called “proverbs” to help the reader know how to best get along in life. He shares one of these proverbs in Proverbs 22:28 that I think is appropriate that we look at on this “Happy Birthday America!” ce

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: I am deeply grateful to be a citizen of the United States. I consider my United States Citizenship to be one of my most prized possessions. It is a privilege to be an American. I love the 4th of July. The corn is usually “knee-high.” The watermelons are juicy. The ...read more

  • Warnings, For The Wise

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Mar 24, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,915 views

    This is a verse upon verse teaching on the book of Proverbs. The text is in NKJ and then it's broken down from the NLT.

    Warnings, for the Wise Proverbs 24:1-34 Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them; 2 For their heart devises violence, And their lips talk of troublemaking. 3 Through wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established; 4 By knowledge the rooms are filled ...read more

  • Pursuing Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Daniel Villa on Feb 10, 2003
    based on 210 ratings
     | 56,919 views

    Pursuing Wisdom encourages people to seek God’s wisdom for life.

    WISE LIVING SERIES 1. PURSUING WISE LIVING Proverbs 1:1-7 All of us carry with us the collective wisdom passed on to us by the people who’ve been most significant in our lives. We’ve picked this wisdom up from parents, friends, teachers, leaders, relatives, barbers, and just about ...read more

  • Wise Up About Your Life Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 33,199 views

    An introduction to wisdom, proverbs, and four prerequisites to wising up about our lives.

    All of us carry with us the collective wisdom passed on to us by the people who’ve been most significant in our lives. We’ve picked this wisdom up from parents, friends, teachers, coaches…all the people who shaped and molded us as we were growing up. Some of this wisdom is very helpful. But some of ...read more

  • As Iron Sharpens Iron

    Contributed by Brad Rigney on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 60 ratings
     | 53,203 views

    This sermon takes the wise principle of being sharpened by one another and develops what it means to be sharpened? What it takes to be Sharpened? and what are some different models to be Sharpened?

    As Iron Sharpens Iron Proverbs 27:17-19 Intro.: A. Have you ever tried to use a knife or pair of scissors only to find that they wouldn’t cut? It was probably frustrating – the problem: They needed to be Sharpened! B. Our passage today has a Biblical principle that teaches us how ...read more

  • Caution: We Are In The People Zone Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 23, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,216 views

    In order to grow in social and relational wisdom, we must understand what is likely; fortunately, Proverbs gives us a divine perspective.

    Caution: We Are In the People Zone (Proverbs 18:1-4) 1. Wisdom not valued much in modern society, so wisdom literature not popular in our culture; In the past, Aesop’s fables–which are amazing– used to be a common resource for popular wisdom. But in the ancient near east, wisdom literature ...read more

  • The Wisdom Of God

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Apr 16, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,220 views

    This is an introduction to the book of Proverbs.

    The Wisdom of God Introduction to the Book of Proverbs Today we are beginning a brand new study of God’s Word. The Book of Proverbs is a gold mine for those who desire to live life to its fullest in the will of God. Proverbs has been studied, memorized, quoted, and applied to life for thousands ...read more

  • Proverbs: Wisdom For Daily Living Series

    Contributed by on May 1, 2011
    based on 11 ratings
     | 11,184 views

    Getting wisdom is the most important thing you can do. This wisdom for daily living can be found in the Bible Book of Proverbs.

    PROVERBS #1: WISDOM FOR DAILY LIVING OPENING SCRIPTURE: “Getting wisdom is the most important thing you can do! And whatever else you do, get good judgment. If you prize wisdom, she will exalt you. Embrace her and she will honor you.” (Proverbs 4:7-8, NLT). INTRO TO TOPIC: Socrates Wisdom ...read more

  • Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by David Mcnally on Jul 2, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,813 views

    Having an education and intelligence is good, as is common sense, but we need godly wisdom to get through the challenges of life, and this is only obtainable by faith and trust in Almighty God.

    1 Kings 3:4-15 Mark 6: 2b. Wisdom If God gave you a wish, what would you wish for? Money? Good health? To be young again? In the Old Testament, God rarely appeared to people, but once He appeared to King ...read more

  • The Practice Of Your Finances... Series

    Contributed by Doug Gregory on May 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,384 views

    Part three in a four part series on handling your finances.

    God promises to meet our NEEDS! Matthew 6:24-34 Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be CONFORMED to this world, but be transformed by the RENEWING of ...read more

  • Wise Up In 2002 Series

    Contributed by James Westervelt on Jan 17, 2002
    based on 78 ratings
     | 2,644 views

    "Everyone is invited to enroll in the ’School of Solomon.’ These words are written over its doors: ’The young, the simple, the foolish - welcome!’

    WISE UP in 2002! Have you ever done something, and then, almost as soon as you did it, wonder how you could have acted so foolishly? Have you ever had a disagreement with someone then gotten into a full-blown argument because you lost control of your temper and said things that were ...read more