Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 4,104 views
Perfect discernment is displayed by God and Jesus Christ. Evil spirits also have discernment, about the person and work of Christ. Discernment has been evident in the rulers and spiritual leaders of God’s people, but Israel, like children and the foolish who lack judgment, failed to discern God’s purpose and truth.
Jon Brokke • Sermon • • 3,486 views
13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. 15 This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual,…
Casey Gray • Sermon • • 3,355 views
How to be Shrewd The word shrewd is only used in one place in the Bible. It means Astuteness or craftiness in dealings with others, especially in using one’s understanding and judgment to one’s own advantage. Manser, M. H. (2009). Dictionary of Bible Themes: The Accessible and Comprehensive Tool for…
Introduction 1. The Struggle of Two Kingdoms a. A changed heart, but not a changed reality In my early years of faith I battled with living my faith. I thought I could believe, but still live the way I wanted to live. I loved God, and wanted to live my life for Him, but didn’t really understand what…
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without…
The Way of Wisdom
God-given perception of the nature and meaning of things, resulting in sound judgment and decision-making; in particular the ability to discern spiritual truth and to apply it to human disposition and conduct.
John 1 : 29 - 34
Prayer As we continue this week making our way through the 1st chapter of the gospel of John, …we come today to - basically - the second part to last week’s sermon... Last week we looked at John the Baptist being sent BY GOD to water baptize... with the purpose of REVEALING Jesus to Israel... And what…
Rusty Russell • Sermon • • 388 views
ATTENTION For all of you fathers who have daughters about to leave home out there, I want to give you something to give them. Having handed my own stradaverius to a gorilla, I offer these up as pieces of advice to share with your daughters: Number 1: Don't imagine you can change a man - unless he's in…
ASKING & RECEIVING 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. 9 “Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? 10…
Galatians 5:14-2 1 A man was sitting at a stop light one morning. The lady in front of him was going through papers on the seat of her car, and when the light changed, she ignored the fact that it had turned green. She sat there until the light turned red again. So, the man behind her began screaming…
Philip G Layton • Sermon • • 313 views
The Duty of Discernment and Judging in our Tolerant “Judge Not” World Preached by Pastor Phil Layton at Gold Country Baptist Church on August 17, 2008 www.goldcountrybaptist.org If I were to ask you what was the most quoted Bible verse in America through the middle part of the 20th century, what would…
Love Your Neighbor
Love Your Neighbor - Part 3 14 For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Confession of Faith I am not moved by what I see or by what I feel. I am moved by what I believe. I believe the WORD of God! The victory is mine! I have it now! I can see it through…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 299 views
The ability to see beneath the outward form to the underlying, often hidden, reality. It is a necessary gift in dealing with people, understanding spiritual teaching and interpreting events. Perception is important for effective service, though is often lacking, even among God’s people.