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Summary: There are food that can't be eaten but will make our stomach sick and vomit it up. There are sweet words that need to be hidden and not say it to others.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Are you saying the right words?

No, only GOD'S WORDS are right.

Proverbs 10:19 (Amplified Bible)

In a multitude of words transgression is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is prudent.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers/unbelievers

III. OBJECTIVES:

There are food that can't be eaten but will make our stomach sick and vomit it up. There are sweet words that need to be hidden and not say it to others.

IV. TEXT:

Proverbs 23:8 (Amplified Bible)

The morsel which you have eaten you will vomit up, and your complimentary words will be wasted.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You taught me how to guard my heart with Your WORDS so that when pressed I will say Your WORDS and not mine.

Proverbs 4:23 (Amplified Bible)

Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life.

VI. TITLE:

Vomit the morsel, Lose the sweet words

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Solomon

B. Chief Purpose: to give moral instruction

C. Key text: Proverbs 1:4 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

These proverbs will give insight to the simple, knowledge and discernment to the young.

D. Key thought: fear of the LORD

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Proverbs 23:8 (Amplified Bible)

The morsel which you have eaten you will vomit up, and your complimentary words will be wasted.

Proverbs 23:8 (New King James Version)

The morsel you have eaten, you will vomit up, And waste your pleasant words.

A. The morsel you will vomit up

"The morsel which you have eaten you will vomit up,"

The context is if you eat the food and drink the drink of a stingy person, a person whose heart is not with you but is in the cost.

The morsel or meal you have eaten will be vomitted up by you. So I usually asked a person if he/she wants to treat me food, "Is your heart with me?" If his heart is not with me, then I will not bother anything that is put in my front by him. I'm a weird person I know, but I know Someone's weirder than me, that is the LORD JESUS CHRIST. He's totally out of this world, and He's teaching us not to get sick in the stomach.

One of the characteristic of a godless (unbeliever) man is he will vomit up all the things that he got here on earth.

"he has swallowed down [his ill-gotten] riches, and he shall vomit them up again; god will cast them out of his belly. "

Such is the future of an ungodly man.

Job 20:5-17 (Amplified Bible)

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the godless and defiled is but for a moment?

Though his [proud] height mounts up to the heavens and his head reaches to the clouds,

Yet he will perish forever like his own dung; those who have seen him will say, Where is he?

He will fly away like a dream and will not be found; yes, he will be chased away as a vision of the night.

The eye which saw him will see him no more, neither will his [accustomed] place any more behold him.

The poor will oppress his children, and his hands will give back his [ill-gotten] wealth.

His bones are full of youthful energy, but it will lie down with him in the dust.

Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, though he hides it under his tongue,

Though he is loath to let it go but keeps it still within his mouth,

Yet his food turns [to poison] in his stomach; it is the venom of asps within him.

HE HAS SWALLOWED DOWN [HIS ILL-GOTTEN] RICHES, AND HE SHALL VOMIT THEM UP AGAIN; GOD WILL CAST THEM OUT OF HIS BELLY.

He shall suck the poison of asps [which ill-gotten wealth contains]; the viper’s tongue shall slay him.

He shall not look upon the rivers, the flowing streams of honey and butter [to enjoy his wealth].

Proverbs 25:16 (Amplified Bible)

Have you found [pleasure sweet like] honey? Eat only as much as is sufficient for you, lest, being filled with it, you vomit it.

There are things in life that we enjoy because they are only a few. Too much of it will be vomitted up, waisted away , not being enjoyed. In the opposite, GOD'S command to us is:

Luke 12:15 (Amplified Bible)

And He said to them, Guard yourselves and keep free from all covetousness (the immoderate desire for wealth, the greedy longing to have more); for a man’s life does not consist in and is not derived from possessing overflowing abundance or that which is over and above his needs.

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