Sermons tagged with ‘Character’

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Loss for our Learning – Genesis 19

Loss for our Learning 11 July 2021 PM – Genesis 19 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: Romans 15:4 states, “For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.” About four thousand years ago, God destroyed the cities of Sodom and […]

Abram’s Character – Genesis 14:1-24

Abram’s Character 16 May 2021 PM – Genesis 14:1-24 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: The chapter opens with the description of the first war mentioned in the Bible. Four kings from the Fertile Crescent in Mesopotamia (i.e., the area of Babylon) fought with cities in Canaan. They smote the Rephaims near Damascus, the Zuzims […]

Quality Character – Ruth 2.1-23

Quality Character 29 November 2020 PM – Ruth 2:1-23 – Ru20 – Scott Childs Introduction: Character is an inner determination to do right. “Character is being, doing, and pursuing what is right simply because it is the wise thing to do.”—Unknown Charles Spurgeon once spoke these wise words, “A good character is the best tombstone. […]

Ruth’s Commitment – Ruth 1:14-18

Ruth’s Commitment 15 November 2020 PM – Ruth 1:14-18 – Ru20 – Scott Childs Introduction: God has kept silent many of the details of Naomi’s character. We only see a glimpse here and there. As we noted in the previous section, Naomi’s family appeared to be a prodigal family running away from God’s will for […]

Better Choice – Humility – Proverbs 16.19

Better Choice – Humility 25 October 2020 PM – Proverbs 16:19 – BC20 – Scott Childs Introduction: Consider some of the voices in our world. Appetite says, “Be sensuous, enjoy yourself.” Education says, “Be resourceful, expand yourself.” Materialism says, “Be satisfied, please yourself.” Psychology says, “Be confident, fulfil yourself.” Pride says, “Be superior, promote yourself.” […]

Better Choice – Integrity – Pro 19:1

Better Choice – Integrity 27 September 2020 PM – Proverbs 19:1, 28:6 – BC20 – Scott Childs Introduction: Whenever I buy wood for a carpentry project, I carefully examine it for knots, and cracks, but especially for straightness. If it is twisted or bent, it lacks integrity. It is not right or suitable for use. […]

Better Choice – Hermit – Pro 21.9

Better Choice – Hermit 20 September 2020 PM – Proverbs 21:9 – BC20 – Scott Childs Introduction: Our text this evening is not alone in the book of Proverbs. Proverbs 25:24 is identical except for an added word “and”. Also, Proverbs 21:19 is very similar. Thus, we will consider all three of these verses together. […]