Youthful Pride, 1 Ki 12:6-11

Youthful Pride 1 Ki 12: 6-11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There is a cockiness in young people, ordinarily.  We’ll call it youthful pride.  As you can see from 1 Ki 12:6-11, Rehoboam had it, even though he was 41 years old when he ascended to the throne [1 Ki 14:21].  Youthful...

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A Fool’s Delight, Prov 19:10

A Fool’s Delight Prov. 19:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO A Fool’s Delight Solomon said that delight is not seemly for a fool.  Delight is something that gives great pleasure or satisfaction.  See Ecc 2:8.  Seemly means “suitable or fitting.”  So, something that gives great pleasure or satisfaction is not suitable or...

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The Foolish Man, Prov 29:11

This week we are preaching on the men in the Book of Proverbs.  Today we will be discussing the foolish man.  The foolish man:  Speaks foolishly – Prov 29:11 – a fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.  The foolish man has no...

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Prating Fools, Prov 10:8-10

A prating fool is a person lacking wisdom who talks long and idly.  His or her talk is vain, lacking worth or basis.  It’s just chatter.  Solomon said in Ecc 10:12-14, “The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. ...

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The Foolishness of Fools Prov 14:24

The Foolishness of Fools Prov. 14: 24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Every child starts out from childhood with a fair amount of foolishness in him [Prov 22:15].  The Lord gives parents instruction on how to deal with their foolishness.  The idea is to drive this foolishness away from them so that...

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Bad-mouthing Your Neighbor Prov 11:9-12

Bad-mouthing Your Neighbor Prov. 11: 9-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are Christians who, with their mouths, attempt to disparage their neighbors.  The Proverbs have much to say about this problem.  So, we are going to study it carefully today with this purpose in mind.  If you are one of those...

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Abigail’s Good Understanding 1 Sam 25:2-38

1 Sam 25 2-38 Abigail’s Good Understanding CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Sam 25, we read about Abigail.  She is described in 1 Sam 25:3 as “a woman of good understanding and of a beautiful countenance.”  Before we consider how her good understanding was manifested in this chapter, let’s look...

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Character Test From Proverbs

Character Test From Proverbs  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Proverbs Chapter one there are four types of people listed, the wise, the simple, the scorner and the fool. These same four people are mentioned all throughout the book of Proverbs. In this lesson we are going to let the word of...

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Hurt Speech

Hurt Speech Ecc.7:21-22 Social media is the perfect tool to “take heed unto all words that are spoken”. Hurt speech has always been part of the human experience. Folks have always allowed cursing’s to leave their mouth and hurt others. Today with social media it is far easier to not...

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