Sermons by Cecil May (Page 2)

Sermons by Cecil May (Page 2)

Drink the Wine of Wisdom

Proverbs 23:19-35 Wisdom for Living Well with Others All of Proverbs 23 is a warning about gorging and gluttony whether the thing being consumed is food (vs. 1-2), riches (vs. 4-5), or land (vs. 10-11). Then, beginning in verse 19, a heartfelt appeal is made, as from a loving parent to a child, to not gorge or be a glutton of wine and strong drink. “Listen my child and…

Watch Your Words

Proverbs 16:20-33 Wisdom for Living Well – Class 7 The book of Proverbs is full of sayings about the tongue and our choice of words. This section is especially rich in proverbs on that subject. The first step to good speech is good listening, especially to the words of the Lord (16:20). For definition and discussion, here are some positive descriptive words and…

Justice and Your Neighbor

Generous Justice, class #8 Justice and Your Neighbor From Chapt. 4. Pg. 62-77 This chapter is all on the Good Samaritan Parable, Luke 10:25-37 Keller opens the chapter with some comments on the questioner. He was “testing” Jesus with the “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” question. Being a lawyer and no doubt coming from a salvation by merit background, perhaps the…