Wisdom-Proverbs

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Self Control, or Holy Spirit Control?

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Self-Control or Holy Spirit Control (click to listen, right click to download) The wise person knows how to stay calm, cool, and collected in difficult situations.  But is this attribute a power of the mind, the heart, or just good training?  In this message, Self-Control, or really Holy Spirit control, is contrasted with the behavior of […]

Poverty and Wealth in Proverbs

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Wealth and Poverty in Proverbs (click to listen, right click to download) “Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.” Proverbs 11:28 ESV Whether we are rich or poor, we all face the same difficulties in life.  All of us will meet the Lord, and someone else will get the goods […]

Dealing Honestly in Business and Relationships- Proverbs 28:1-14

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Proverbs 28:1-14 Dealing Honestly in Business & Relationships (click to listen, right-click to download) Integrity matters. Trust matters.  Honesty matters.    So why is there so much mistrust and corruption in business and relationships?  Greed, jealously, and pride are certainly common factors.  This message explains the connection between our standards, our obedience, and our decisions, that […]

Building a Legacy of Faith- Proverbs 22:1-16

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Building a Legacy of Faith (click to listen, right-click to download) We are called to pass the Christian faith on to the next generation- what a privilege and a responsibility!  This message explains how to be a parent in the family, (as well as being a spiritual parent) with our eyes are on Christ and not […]

“Live Faithfully!” Proverbs 6.20-35

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Live Faithfully (click to listen, right click to download) What will it take for you to live faithfully in all your relationships?  The personification of wisdom as the faithful woman in the book of Proverbs, as well as the personification of folly as the foreign woman, or adulteress, provide plenty of warnings about the dangers […]

Using Our Words for Good- Proverbs Week 4

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Using our Words for Good (click to play, right click to download) Words have tremendous power.  Our words can bring wonderful emotional healing to others or do great harm (James 3:1-12 ESV).  In this sermon we learn the importance of measuring our words, and using our words with the goal of building others up.  We all […]

“You Don’t Know it All!”- Proverbs 3:1-12

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“You Don’t Know it All”-Proverbs 3.1-12 (Click to Listen or Right-click to download) This message on Proverbs 3:1-12 will explain how humility is the foundation of a wise person’s outlook.  Not only humility before God, but humility before other people. How do you handle correction or criticism?  Are you eager to seek out advice? Listen […]

“The Wise and the Foolish”

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 “The Wise and the Foolish”. (Click to listen in new window or right-click to save). We begin a series on Proverbs with the goal of following Jesus with more intention and purpose.  The Scripture make clear that Christ is “the power of God and the wisdom of God.” Proverbs says that “the fear of the […]