Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 1,305 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.
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 815 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease When Abraham Lincoln was a young lawyer in Springfield, he was approached by a man of wealth, who wanted to hire him to collect a debt. It seems that the poor man who owed him the two dollars and fifty cents denied the debt and refused to pay. Lincoln did not like the job, but after…
Casey Gray • Sermon • • 686 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…
John Murphy • Sermon • • 668 views
God Knows you Completely Introduction When Eli Gabriel Conklin went into the Doctor this week for his checkup with his mother, the doctor said he was doing very well. Eli is the son of Cherie's niece, Randi. The doctor said that his heart was beating very strongly. He was eight months old and would be…
Pastor Wilbur Winborne Sr. • Sermon • • 594 views
BBC SEPTEMBER 2, 2007 GOD KNOW ME INSIDE OUT” PSALM 139 SUMMER IN PSALMS. PSALM 139:13-18 13/ FOR YOU FORMED MY INWARD PARTS; YOU COVERED ME IN MY MOTHER'S WOMB. 14 I WILL PRAISE YOU, FOR I AM FEARFULLY AND WONDERFULLY MADE; MARVELOUS ARE YOUR WORKS, AND THAT MY SOUL KNOWS VERY WELL. 15 MY FRAME WAS…
Jon Brokke • Sermon • • 516 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,…
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…
Prayer As we make our way through this book of Ecclesiastes, as I said last week... …we’re going to continue to see this phrase: The Vanity of... Again, the purpose of the author of this book (Solomon)... …is to search out the MEANING of LIFE... to see whether different aspects of life - JUSTIFY our…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 134 views
Dr. Harold Bryson tells of the two boys who went to their pastor to request his advice on what they could do to help people. The pastor told them of a blind man who would love to have someone come and read the Bible to him. The man was delighted when the boys came and told him of their plan. "Where do…
Aaron S Sturgill • Sermon • • 124 views
Introduction Introduction Duncan McColl. Two towns, Calais, ME and St. Stephen, N.B. share an amazing history. There is one anecdote that most residents will happily share. During the war of 1812 we ran out of gunpowder for the fourth of July. Calais asked St.Stephen and St. Stephen let us borrow their…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 111 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.
And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,…
In Christ... we are blessed we are chosen we are holy and blameless before God we are redeemed we are forgiven we are rich we are predestined we are sealed Who is God? Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 67 views
Careful, wise discernment; the avoidance of rash behaviour or speech; the good management of talents and resources and the showing of tact and wisdom in relationships with other people.