Sermons tagged with ‘Proverbs’

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Humility – Proverbs Part XXVIII

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Holman Bible Dictionary defines humility as the personal quality of being free from arrogance and pride and having an accurate estimate of one’s worth. A humble person knows who he is and the value he has in this world, especially as a child of God. Humility is a learned quality and must be put into practice in pleasing God. It is very important since is key in knowing what God expects from us, key in knowing and following Christ and key in rescuing for Christ a lost person and restoring a brother in Christ.

Scriptures referenced in chronological order:
Proverbs 16:18-19; 22:4; Psalm 51:17; Micah 6:8; Matthew 18:1-4; Galatians 6:1; Philippians 2:3-8; 3:8-11; 2 Timothy 2:24-26

Troubled Hearts – Proverbs Part XXVII

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With the advances in medicine and the wealth we have in our country, more and more people are experiencing anxiety and depression mostly caused by discontentment, insecurity, instability, doubt, unrest and uncertainty. A heart dealing with these issues struggle finding peace and assurance. Everyone can find it in Christ and Christians can find it in godly community and the assurance that Christ and the Holy Spirit dwell in them.

Scriptures referenced in chronological order:
Proverbs 4:23; 12:20; Jeremiah 17:9; Mark 7:21-23; 2 Corinthians 1:20,22; Galatians 2:20

Encourage, Instruct, Laugh – Proverbs Part XXVI

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Using out tongue as an instrument of grace, peace, love and kindness is what God expects from us.  It would please Him if we choose to use words that encourage others, teach them His love and ways and lift their spirit by using cheerful words and laughter.  I know I need them; how about you?

Scriptures referenced in chronological order:
Proverbs 10:11, 20-21; 11:30; 15:13, 15, 23; 16:24; 17:22; 29:11; Ecclesiastes 3:4

What Will It Be, Death Or Life? (Part IV) – Proverbs Part XXV

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Learning how to use our words to produce life, to encourage others and strengthen our relationships is challenging.  Using our tongue as and instrument of grace, peace, love and kindness is what God expects from us.  It would please Him and edify others if we choose to give wise counsel, sound advice, loving reproof and rebuke.  It’s all good when done with the right motive, discernment and discretion.

Scriptures referenced in chronological order:
James 3:2; 5:20; Proverbs 10:32; 15:2,5,7,10,22,31-32; 16:24; 18:21; 25:11-12; 27:6; 28:23; Job 32:9; 1 Timothy 5:1-4

What Will It Be, Death Or Life? (Part III) — Proverbs Part XXIV

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Deep inside, boasting is about pride; it’s a matter of the heart that craves attention and thirsts to take center stage.  Beware: it is sinful and will lead you to destruction.  Someone said:”It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than speak up and remover all doubt”.   So follow God’s advice: “Too much talk leads to sin.  Be sensible and keep your mouth shut”. (Proverbs 10:19, NLT)

Scriptures referenced in chronological order:
2 Timothy 3:16-17; Colossians 2:1-3; Proverbs 10:8, 19; 16:18; 17:27-28; 25:14; 26:12; 27:1-2; Romans 12:3; Hebrews 3:15