King Solomon, the wisest man in all of history, gives us practical principles for daily living. Prudence, integrity, discretion and godly passion should permeate all of our relationships.
Type: Bible Study
RESOLVING HYPOCRISY: Most of us are unaware of how hypocrisy controls our lives. Here is a list of symptoms that will identify areas you need to address in your integrity in relationships toward others, toward God and in your morality. Neil Anderson, president of Freedom in Christ Ministries, has provided this powerful, helpful tool. LIST each way, either in the...
Author: Neil Anderson
Criticism sticks. Compliments slide right off our backs like water off a puffin. (Ducks have had their day.) It’s a sticky substance, like great wads of gum that will bond you to the street if you’re not careful, preventing you from moving forward. It would be easy to say, “Screw the haters!” or “Ignore all criticism!” That’s the type of rhetoric that helps you build an...
Author: Jon Acuff
Have you ever known someone who tends to say everything he thinks? There is no filter between thoughts and speech. It is a flawed type of communication that reasons, “If I think it, I should say it.” Verbal diarrhea. Before you turn your thoughts into sound waves, send them through filters that will snag the detritus and let the worthy thoughts pass through. Filters like...
Author: Don McMinn
Invest time and energy in your children. Build them up according to their needs. The goal is to be adult friends when they leave home.
Scripture: Ephesians 6
Solomon is one of the most intriguing characters of the Old Testament. You might even say he was the 'most interesting man in the world' before our present day commercial created that character. His life is one that is filled with incredible wisdom, courage, strategic planning, boldness and yet some faults as well. We can learn wisdom, insight, goals and warnings that enable...
Dear Roger, What are the key truths that guide your life? What words define you as a husband, Christian and pastor? Love, Rachel Dear Rachel, These are the words that have guided my spiritual life, ministry and family. They are my my life-messages. I would write them on my tombstone. Love, Roger Spirituality Everyone is just as spiritual as he/she wants to be. ...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Paul teaches the secret of contentment in his letter to Philippians. Paul's thorn is revealed and grace is described as the release of power to sustain you in every circumstance.
What is the secret to life, according to Solomon: the fear of God. Fear is not terror. Rather it means, "I am going to bend to God's better way. I am not going to trust my feelings, or my will, or my instincts. I am going to be open to what God says and put that into practice, even if it isn't what feels right at the time." it's a decision to be open, to be teachable, to...
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Topic: Fear of God
This is one of the most common and most important questions people ask about God. The answer is bigger than we sometimes think, and, while it is not always easy, the way to find the answer is simpler than we sometimes think. Be like Jesus. Be with Jesus. Read God's Word. Listen to God's people. WATCH SERMON VIDEO HERE. Preached at Southeast Christian Church. Used...
Speaker: Dave Stone
Scripture: Matthew 5:10-12, John 15:18-20
Topic: Will of God