Tim Haveman – Can’t We All Get Along

This sermon is on the contention between Paul and Barnabas over John Mark traveling with them on their second journey. Barnabas Was Stubbornly Determined. Acts 15:37 Paul Wouldn’t Let Go Of The Past. Acts 15:38 They Were Both Proud. Acts 15:39 Only by pride cometh contention. Conclusion We could all...

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The Contentious Woman, Prov 21:16

We have been studying women in the Book of Proverbs.  If you have been following this series for the past few days, we have already discussed the strange woman, the adulterous woman, and the foolish woman.  Today we are going to preach on the contentious woman.  Tomorrow, as we conclude...

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Contention, Prov 13:10

Contention is strife in words, which include debates, arguments, tumults and the like.  From whom do contentions arise?  The people responsible for contentions are usually:  Proud squabblers – Prov 13:10 only by pride cometh contention.  They are motivated by the need to be right.  They are usually guilty of not...

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Contending with the Foolish Prov. 29: 9

Contenting with the Foolish Prov. 29: 9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus Christ was filled with wisdom (Luke 2:40). Even the people in Jesus own country recognized his wisdom (Matt 13:54). Jesus declared that the Pharisees were fools (Matt 23:17 & 19). So, in the scripture, we find some instruction about...

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Contentious Wife Prov. 21: 9

A Contentious Wife Prov. 21:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Read Prov 21:9 with Prov 21:19 and Prov 19:13b. The trouble in many marriages is caused by the man – but it takes two to make a marriage and often the trouble is caused by the wife – others rarely know her...

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Meddling Prov. 17: 14

Meddling Prov. 17:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Meddling is to interfere or busy one’s self improperly with another’s affairs. Meddling is connected with: Contention – a dispute where there is strong disagreement, you see this in sports when teams are competing – they’ll say they were in strong contention for the...

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Contentious Pride Prov. 13: 10

Contentious Pride Prov. 13:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Contention often comes when one of two parties is insufficiently advised due to pride.  If there is someone with whom you have an ongoing contention then pride is likely involved.  There are some elements to contentious pride that will help you to understand...

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