Summer Series in Proverbs
The Value of a Day
July 23, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • Proverbs 27:1, James 4:13–17
In this life, there are two big dangers to avoid with regard to how we see each day: First, arrogance and the thought that we are in charge. Second, apathy and the idea that nothing matters. What does the Bible say about how we are supposed to view the days we have on this earth? Listen to this final message of the Walking Wisely series to learn three truths we can hold fast to each day.
The Slacker & The Ant
July 16, 2023 • Matt Longworth • Proverbs 6:6–8, Proverbs 26:13–16
What does the Bible say about laziness and what is the remedy to this negative feeling that we all have at some point in our lives? And, what do ants have to do with it? Listen to this practical and convicting message from Matt Longworth, our Minister to Young Adults, and be encouraged today!
Totally Forgiving People
July 9, 2023 • Ben Mandrell • Proverbs 17:9
One of the key differences between Christ and the world (and therefore Christians and the world) is the way he forgave people. Forgiveness is essential in the life of a Christian, and yet many find it incredibly difficult to do. In this compelling and convicting message, Ben Mandrell, President & CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources, speaks about his personal journey of forgiveness and identifies three ways we can know when we have totally forgiven someone.
Revelation & Blessing
July 2, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • Proverbs 29:18
Proverbs 29:18 is an often misunderstood passage, but it is incredibly pertinent to us as we pray for our leaders and exercise the leadership we each have. The question isn't "is God revealing Himself?" but "what is God revealing about Himself and how can I follow it?"
Building a Godly Home
June 25, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • Proverbs 24:3–4
The Bible has a lot to say about the family, or the home, and a healthy home is imperative for a healthy church. But what can we do to position our families to best be built up by God? Take a listen to this sermon from the book of Proverbs!
Guard Your Heart
June 18, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • Proverbs 4:20–27
As Christians, we must pay close attention to what we allow into our hearts, as what takes root there then flows out into the rest of our lives. Our hearts are naturally wicked, but God recreates our hearts when we are saved. Listen to this important message the wisdom found in Proverbs regarding the heart.
Trust the Lord
June 11, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • Proverbs 3:1–12
Trusting God in the midst of trials and tribulations can be one of the most difficult things we are called to do. And yet, the book of Proverbs calls us to trust the Lord and His Word despite what might be going on around us. How are we to do this? Listen to this message from Pastor Jay and be encouraged as you seek Him in your own life.
The Best Way
June 4, 2023 • Kenneth Bonnett • Proverbs 1:20–33
The book of Proverbs offers much wisdom on the topic of the right way to live, but it doesn't find its attainable completion until Jesus arrives as "the way, the truth, and the life." Listen to this message from Connections Minister Kenneth Bonnett and hear about the true security and peace you can find through this Best Way.
Beginning of Wisdom
May 28, 2023 • Chad Mize • Proverbs 1:1–7
In this first sermon of our summer series in Proverbs, Associate Pastor of Missions & Mobilization, Chad Mize, speaks about the book of Proverbs as a whole – How do you read it? What is its purpose? How is it still relevant today? Watch or listen to this message and learn more!