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.
Those who knew and can know the wisdom of the Holy Spirit Why not Moses? Moses had wordly education of the highest degree at the time. But it did not seem to be enough. God wanted obedience and not excuses, even after having his identity questioned. 14 The man said, “Who made you ruler and judge over…
Adding to Our Faith
Jason Ritchie • Sermon • • 137 views
A discussion of the source of truth...as Christians, where do we get our knowledge of the truth? A brief refresher on the topic of revelation. An emphasis on Biblical knowledge, as complemented by the Holy Spirit's leading and illumination, the advice and admonishment of pastors, teachers and fellow believers as well as the glory of God which is seen in creation.
Today we come to a passage that is Paul’s prayer for the Colossian believers in light of what he has has heard reported to him from Epaphras. In it we see the heart of the Apostle shine through. Paul’s prayer for the church in Colossae that is fighting a false doctrine that purports to be true “knowledge,”…
A closer walk with thee
A Closer walk with thee. . . God has given us some great tools to have a reconciled, eternal life that is full and abundant in Him and for Him. We want to be transformed from the inside out and we will continue our series on a closer walk and our transformation process today. (Risen Savior Picture inserted…
Be Resolved! Book of Daniel
Hey Lord did you hear me? Heart of the prayer warrior has been displayed (Dan9:17-19) and now God is going to answer the prayer in our passage today. 17 “So now, our God, listen to the prayer of Your servant and to his supplications, and for Your sake, O Lord, let Your face shine on Your desolate sanctuary.…
Wisdom Literature for application
Wisdom’s Voice God because of His mercy continues to cry out, to call out to sinners because of His long-suffering (2Pt3:9). She cries out in the streets, in the squares and at the gates (Pro1:20-21). She cries out to the Naive, simple, scoffer and the fool (Pro1:22). 9 The Lord is not slack concerning…
Jesus: The sum of all things
Just a closer walk with thee. . . Jesus is the sum of all things. In knowing that, don’t we want to have a closer walk with thee? OK, so that is a rhetorical question. So how do we get a closer walk with thee? Today we are looking at growing in a closer walk with Jesus. ________________________________________________…
Identity, Testimony, Purpose The mystery of 3 is proof of finding God (Trinity) and our true identity. Righteousness, Peace, Joy Faith, Hope, Love Wisdom, Understanding, Knowledge Identity, Testimony, Purpose 3 Through wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established; 4 By knowledge the…
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 33 views
Malachi 4. Can we turn, once again, to the book of Malachi? [P] Those of you who were here last time I spoke, if you are astute, may have noticed that I skipped over a verse. You may recall that Malachi was delivering a heavy message from יהוה to the priests. He was giving them a right royal telling…
Sufficiency of Christ: Book of Ephesians
Know your enemy! ____________________________________________ Playground or battleground? According to the scripture we face spiritual battles in this world, so this world is a battleground, a spiritual battle ground. This morning we are looking knowing our enemy, our enemies abilities and the enemies…
It is not that the pursuit of wisdom is completely pointless or useless. Wisdom has many advantages and can result in many positive outcomes. But… If your pursuit of wisdom is in order to find life’s ultimate “profit” or “advantage” or “value,” then your pursuit is misguided and will ultimately leave you disappointed.
Part 1 of a three part message on Colossians 1:9-14. This part of the message covers verse 9. At the end we sing "Be Thou My Vision" an ancient Irish melody; ancient Irish translation: Mary Burne (in the public domain).
Building Blocks for a Growing Church
Pastor Mitch • Sermon • • 14 views
Believers are to “add to” or supply with (epichorēgēsate) their faith “goodness” (aretē). In Greek culture a benefactor (chorēgos) furnished what was necessary for choruses. Those who did such were known as generous and lavish benefactors. Couplet style of this passage and the Stoic concept of knowledge…
Pastor Scott McGraw • First Baptist Church of Belmont • Sermon • • 10 views • 47:24
Introduction Information / Education A New Start Series: We began a new series a couple weeks ago on the first Sunday of the new year called ‘New Beginnings’. In that first message we started at the beginning. In that in order to have a true new start, it has to begin somewhere, and that somewhere is…
Part 3 of a three part message on Colossians 1:9-14. This part of the message covers verses 12-14. At the end we sing "Thank You" by Reuben Morgan & Ben Fielding (©2009 Hillsong Publishing; CCLI Song#:5637487 - used by permission - CCLI streaming license: 20654530)
Omar • Sermon • • 9 views
INTRO VERSICULOS James 3:13–18 (NBLA) 13 ¿Quién es sabio y entendido entre ustedes? Que muestre por su buena conducta sus obras en sabia mansedumbre. 14 Pero si tienen celos amargos y ambición personal en su corazón , no sean arrogantes y mientan así contra la verdad. 15 Esta sabiduría no es la que viene…