How Do You Handle Anger, Prov 14:29

Anger is a natural emotional response, as are other emotions like sadness, and joy, and loneliness, and fear, etc.  According to Paul, it is possible to be angry and sin not, Eph 4:26.  However, more times than not, anger is a loss of temper, and therefore sin.  And because it...

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Stirreth Up Strife, Prov 10:12

In four verses in Proverbs, we find the expression, “stirreth up strife”.  Strife is agitation, contention, opposition, or quarrel in your relationship with someone else. Whenever you find strife in any relationship, you should look for the underlying cause.  You can have strife in your marriage, in your family, among...

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Emotions That Lead To Sin, Prov 7:18

Some emotions lead to sin.  Of course, there are all kinds of ways to get into sin.  You can be enticed by lust [Jas 1:14] or you can be enticed by others [Prov 1:10].  But sometimes you get into sin as a result of an emotion.  Common emotions that often...

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Put Away, 1 Cor 5:13

There are some things that don’t go away on their own and God doesn’t deliver you from them.  You have to put away these people or things in your life.   Put away: A wicked person – 1 Cor 5:13.  In the context of v.11, we are not to keep...

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Don’t Choose Sin as the Remedy, Eph 4:26

Don’t Choose Sin as the Remedy Eph. 4:26 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Eph 4:26 Paul says, “Be ye angry, and sin not.”  So there is an allowance for anger.  The point is that at times anger is an appropriate response to something wrong.  Look at Jesus in Mark 3:5.  He...

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His Own Soul, Prov 6:32

His Own Soul Prov. 6: 32 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Eight times is Proverbs, we find a reference to a man’s “own soul.”  What he does in his life has either a beneficial or detrimental effect on his soul.  We’ll study the references in this broadcast. A person who commits adultery...

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Controlling Anger, Prov 16:32

Controlling Anger Prov. 16:32 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Controlling anger is something that you must do so that it doesn’t control you.  You must learn to control your anger.  Prov 25:28 says, “He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without...

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The Multitude Rose Up, Acts 16:22

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON We learn much about human nature and the reactions of people from reading the Bible.  And we shouldn’t ignore these things when we’re preaching just because they don’t move us to a particular response at the time.  The inspiration of...

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Control Your Emotions, Matt 14:25-31

In Matt 14:25-31, when the disciples were in a ship in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves, Matt 14:24, Jesus went to them walking on the sea.  When they saw him, they were troubled and they cried out for fear.  Jesus responded, “Be of good cheer; it is...

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Put Off the Old, Put On the New, Eph 4:20-32

In Eph 4:20-32, Paul gave us very practical instructions about the Christian life.  He told us to put off the old man and to put on the new man.   We must put off the old man because he is “corrupt according to the deceitful lusts,” Eph 4:22.  We are...

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