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Sermons on Proverbs

The Incomparable Credentials of Wisdom

Proverbs 8:22-36  Wisdom Is Older Than, And Fundamental To, the Created Universe – Vs 22-31 .       Exodus 22:11 .    A. Wisdom’s existence before creation – Vs. 22-26 .              Is ‘Wisdom’ Christ?  (Jehovah’s Witnesses) .                   Colossians 2:3, John 1:3, Colossians 11:16-17, Hebrews 1:2 .     …

The Appeal And Awards Of Wisdom

Proverbs 8:1-21  The Appeal Of Wisdom – Vs. 1-11 A.  Her Invitation – Vs. 1-5 .          Proverbs 14:15 B.  Her Virtues – Vs. 6-9 .         Philippians 4:8, Psalm 19:9-10, Hebrews 4:12, Psalm 119 C.  Her Promise – Vs. 10-11 .         Proverbs 3:14-15, Psalm 19:10-11 The Awards Of Wisdom A.  Godly Discernment –…

How To Fail In The Pursuit Of Purity

Proverbs 7:1-27 Recipe for sexual disaster – 7 ways to fail in the Pursuit of Purity  Ignore God’s Clear Instructions – Vs. 1-5.     Deuteronomy 6:1-2   Expose Yourself To Temptation – Vs. 6-9   Excuse Your Sinful Cravings – Vs. 10-15.      Leviticus 7:14   Live For Temporary Pleasure – Vs. 16-17.       Hebrews 11:25, Romans 6:1-2   Assume…

Warnings Against Sexual Sin and Its Disastrous Consequences

Proverbs 6:20-35  The Admonition To Avoid Sexual Sin – Vs 24-25 .   Compromises internally will eventually result in compromise externally .          Matthew 5:28, James 1:14-45   The Reasons To Avoid Sexual Sin – Vs 26-35 .   A.  Its consequences are severe – Vs 26 .   B.  Its consequences are inevitable – Vs 27-29 .   C.   Its consequences are…

A Faithful Attraction

Proverbs 5:15-23            Sexual expression is to be found solely in the context of marriage.              1 Corinthians 7:8-9, Hebrews 13:4, Song of Solomon Three Antidotes to Sexual Sin1.  To Revel In The Pleasures Of Your Spouse – Vs. 15-20.       A. Companionship.       B. Children.       C. Custodianship.   …

A Fatal Attraction

Proverbs 5:1-14 Three Characteristics of Sexual Sin1. It Is Deceptive – Vs. 3-42. It Is Deadly – Vs. 5. Matthew 5:27-30, 1 Corinthians 6:18, 2 Timothy 2:22, Genesis 39:7-123. It Is Destructive. 1 Corinthians 6:15-20 Consequences of Sexual Sin1. Loss of Strength Vs. 9a. Psalm 32:3-42. Loss of Years – Vs. 9b3. Loss of Resources – Vs. 104. Loss of Health –…

A Spiritual Medical Examination

Proverbs 4:20-27  Check Your Heart – Vs. 23.     People do what they do on  the outside because of what is on the inside.          Proverbs 23:7, 27:19.     Wicked: Genesis 6:5, Jeremiah 17:19, Luke 5:43-45, Matthew 15:17-20, Romans 1:28-32.     Godly:  Ezekiel 36:26, Romans 12:2, 2 Corinthians 10:5, Ephesians 4:24, Philippians 4:8 Check Your Mouth – Vs. 24. …

The Blessings of Wisdom

Proverbs 3:1-12 Notice:      All odd verses (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) are commands      All even verses (2, 4, 6, 8, 10) are blessings1.  The Blessing of Trusting God – vs. 5-6.            Trusting the Lord.            A.  Entirely.            B.  Exclusively – Jeremiah 17:9.     …

Bad Company Corrupts Good Morals

Proverbs 1:8-19 Pursue wisdom at all costs – in choosing your friends you are effectively choosing your character Proverbs 17:17, 18:24, 27:6; Proverbs 13:20, 24:1-2, 1 Corinthians 15:33 1.  There Is A Temptation To Follow Unsound Influences – vs. 10-11 .          A.  An appeal to the desire for acceptance .          B.  An appeal to…

The Purpose of Proverbs

Proverbs 1:2-7 The purposes for Proverbs 1.  To give moral skillfulness .        .         Exodus 31:1-6, Daniel 5:11 .         To Know wisdom and instruction – vs. 2a 2.  To grant us mental discernment .        .         Mental maturity is essential to spiritual maturity .         To discern…