Good News For Fools

The Book of Proverbs

The Wise Family

August 22, 2021 • Drake Osborn

Proverbs 3:11-12; 11:29; 13:22; 14:26; 15:20, 27; 18:22; 20:20; 22:6, 15; 23:22; 29:15, 17; 31:10-11, 28-31 // The wise family is marked by honor, discipline, and a legacy of wisdom. The good news is that we have been welcomed into God's family through Christ.

True Friendship

August 15, 2021 • Drake Osborn

Proverbs 13:20; 17:17; 18:19, 24; 20:6; 25:17-20; 26:18-19; 27: 5-6, 9, 17 // True friendship is rare, valuable, and difficult. But lest we think it is impossible, we remember that True Friendship arises from the good news of the true suffering friend, Jesus Christ.  **Due to a technical issue, no recording is available for this sermon, but you can access the sermon manuscript.**

Taking Back Your Heart

August 8, 2021 • Drake Osborn • Proverbs 15:30

Proverbs 10:11-12; 14:29-30; 15:15, 30; 16:32; 24:19-20; 25:28; 27:4; 29:22 // Our problem is we've got wicked hearts—and from our hearts flow all sorts of anger, rage, wrath, and jealously. How do we take back our heart and walk in self-control? The Proverbs show us it is by enlivening our hearts anew with good news.

Wisdom vs. Folly

August 1, 2021 • Keith Schubert • Proverbs 9

Lady Wisdom is calling out from her high place, inviting us to a feast of life. Lady Folly calls out too, full of chaos and enticing promises. Choosing the right path is a matter of embracing the upward call of God in Christ.

Present, Past, Future Wisdom

July 25, 2021 • Drake Osborn

Proverbs 6:20-8:34 // Chapters 7-8 of Proverbs present two startling figures. One, Lady Folly, points us to the pervasiveness of sin in the present. The other, Lady Wisdom, pulls us back to the past wisdom of Eden. Only Christ can give us hope for wisdom in the future.

Respectable Sins

July 18, 2021 • Drake Osborn

Proverbs 6:1-19 // It's often the "respectable" sins that sneak up and ensnare us, like gullibility, idleness, and divisiveness. The wisdom of the Son of God, however, presents a better way.

The Forbidden Woman

July 11, 2021 • Scott Rabine

Proverbs 5:1-23 // In his kindness, God is calling out a word of warning to us before it's too late. Do not be enticed by the lust of the flesh and in sin commit adultery before God. In his warning he also provides a way out: in Christ, he has given us a cistern of living water that is more worthwhile than any temptation.

Joy In The Journey

July 4, 2021 • Buck Rogers

Proverbs 4:1-27 // The road to wisdom is paved with three strategies of the heart: Seek Knowledge for the Journey (1-9); Stay True to the Plan & Press Ahead (10–19); and Stay on the Safe Path (20-27).

The Good Life

June 27, 2021 • Drake Osborn

Proverbs 3:1-35 // The Good Life we seek is found in the commands and discipline of God, and is given to us when we become sons and daughters of God in Christ.

The Benefits of Wisdom

June 13, 2021 • Chase Strickland

Proverbs 2:1-22 // When we listen to wisdom, God himself protects our paths, delivers us from deception, and establishes our eternity. Due to a technical issue, the audio and video is not available, but you can find the content from the sermon in the manuscript.

Trembling, The Beginning of Wisdom

June 13, 2021 • Drake Osborn

Proverbs 1:1-33 // To get wisdom, we must first learn to tremble before God as Redeemer and listen to his beloved Son, King Jesus.