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Wise Words

Wise Words

added May 1, 2008
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scripture Proverbs
topics Friendship, Parenting, Sin
type Series
id 24301

"My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God." Proverbs 2:1-5 Derek Kidner, in his wonderful little commentary, says the book of Proverbs "performs the function of putting godliness into working clothes." In other words it’s not a very "churchy" ...

The Source of Wisdom

The Source of Wisdom

preached May 13, 1984
added September 3, 2011
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scripture Proverbs 1:7
type Sermon
id 1044
Portrait of a Fool

Portrait of a Fool

preached July 1, 1984
added October 15, 2011
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scripture Proverbs 1:20-33
topic Wisdom
type Sermon
id 1057

Resisting reproof and reveling in wrong doing is foolishness. A foolish person is quick to quarrel, mocks at making amends for sin and has no fear for the Lord. God’s Word provides ample instruction with regards to foolishness and wisdom. Turning from trusting in our self and accepting Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior is wisdom. Proverbs 1:23 states “If you turn at my reproof behold, I will pour out my spirit to you; I will make my words known to you”. Join us as Alistair explains the biblical definition of foolishness and wisdom.

Fatherly Advice from a Friend

Fatherly Advice from a Friend

preached June 3, 1984
added September 17, 2011
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scripture Proverbs 4:1-27
type Sermon
id 1049
Warning Against Adultery

Warning Against Adultery

added August 11, 2002
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scripture Proverbs 5:1-23
topics Christian Thinking, Forgiveness, Marriage, Power/Effects of Sin, Sexuality, Temptation, Wisdom
type Sermon
id 2282

In this study of Proverbs 5, we are warned against the dangerous enticement of a seductress and the temptation of adultery. Noting that no one is immune to sin, Alistair Begg offers biblical wisdom so that we may preserve passion within marriage and be prepared to resist the allure of infidelity.

Pulling Weeds: Repairing Marital Messes

Pulling Weeds: Repairing Marital Messes

preached October 30, 2010
added November 2, 2010
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scripture Hebrews 13:4, Proverbs 5:15-23
topic Marriage
type Sermon
id 2771

No one enters into marriage with the intention of failing or growing apart. Each person who says “I do” hopes for a long and beautiful life together with their spouse. But as time passes, couples forget the basics. Too often, they become so wrapped up in their own lives they neglect the essentials critical to a healthy marriage. Hear a reminder from God’s Word of some important building blocks for ensuring that your marriage is one that will last a lifetime.

A Passion for Purity

A Passion for Purity

preached September 20, 1995
added July 3, 2012
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scripture Proverbs 6:20-29
topics Obedience, Spiritual Warfare, Temptation
type Sermon
id 0171
Why Good People Do Bad Things

Why Good People Do Bad Things

preached January 15, 1995
added January 15, 1995
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scripture Proverbs 7:1
type Sermon
id 1773
How to Avoid Sin

How to Avoid Sin

preached January 15, 1995
added January 15, 1995
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scripture Proverbs 7:1
type Sermon
id 1774
Words

Words

added August 4, 2002
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scripture Proverbs 13:3
topics Christian Thinking, Faith, Loving Others, Power/Effects of Sin, Wisdom
type Sermon
id 2281

Words are powerful tools that can be used to build up or break down individuals or relationships. Alistair Begg considers the characteristics and consequences of words as they are used to harm, to help, or to hide a deficient spiritual life. He cautions that every word spoken is heard by God and should, therefore, be wisely guarded.

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