November 2011 August 2018 September 2016 When you make it a practice to consciously make a decision with little things that don’t matter as much, you will be better able to make better decisions with the big things that matter more. December 2009 We literally make thousands of choices and decisions everyday. Let’s remember the choices we make have consequences. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Snippets from the sermon: “Decision: The Power of Choice” Text: Deuteronomy 30:19. September 2020 December 2015 #3 in Choices and Consequences, God has ANOTHER PLAN, search for His Will. December 2013 when it comes right down to it everything is a choice. June 2016 Now, He encouraged us to choose life; nevertheless, He left the choice up to us. February 2017 also i’m not sure if the topic is exactly accurate either. July 2010 If we keep our promise to be faithful to God, then He will keep His promise to reward us. Sometimes there are unintended consequences. December 2018 We all have the God-given authority and right to make choices and decisions. August 2019 It is a commitment of your whole life; your whole way of being. March 2015 Since choices often result in eternally significant consequences, we must choose in line with God’s principles. Sometimes disease impacts our body, and we have little choice about those consequences. June 2018 February 2010 January 2016 Consequences (illustration) Maturity is recognizing that the choices we make carry consequences. October 2020 It is not easy. Luke March 2013 March 2014 A Front Row Seat Nobodies Of The Gospels On the other hand, consequences are circumstantial. The American Psychosis: A Quasi-Psychoanalysis of America’s Racial Roots and Practice. December 2016 Because choices have consequences. But when it comes to the responsibility that we have to live life and to do what life asks us to do, it's probably true to say that life is a series of choices. Every situation is a choice. Hopefully the adults in the room have learned that lesson, and I would say to the young people to learn this lesson through information and not through a bad experience. June 2011 Every Sunday the worship service includes a message from the Bible. I am what I am, where I am, doing what I do, as a result of thousands of choices made over a long period of time. b. January 2012 How you choose to live each day is up to you, but you have to live with the consequences. 2. The second sermon in the eight sermon series on Making Spiritual Connections is: Connecting Choices and Consequences. January 2019 At SACC we believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God. August 2014 I had originally planned on students matching specific consequences to a few different scenarios. (1) "There is a story about a man named Fred who inherited $10 million, but the will required that he had to accept it either in Chile or Brazil. As I ponder the situation, I realize that at the age of 61, I am nothing more than the sum total of all the choices I have made over all the years of my life. This particular drama not only shows the price of uncontrolled actions, but also incorporates the role every responsible Christian has in the problem. The first chapter of Ruth tells of choices made and their consequences. Unless man chooses to accept Jesus Christ as Lord, he is dead. July 2011 Jesus confronts us with a choice - He invites and we must make a choice to receive or reject Him. ~. May 2016 Esther Christmas September 2019 May 2017 Since I couldn’t post this w/o indicating a primary passage, i put the first passage i use in this sermon so i could post it. To strengthen your decision-making muscles: a. November 2020 All choices and decisions cost something: time, energy, finances, emotional investments, etc. Isaiah My Messy House September 2011 This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. What to wear, eat, drive, who to see, to answer or not, etc. Fruit Of The Spirit All choices and decisions cost something: time, energy, finances, emotional investments, etc. October 2012 April 2020 What is true in the physical realm is also true in the spiritual realm. God desires for you to stay focused on Him; to make choices that aligns you with His Kingdom. Bible Passage Ruth 1:1-14 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. One wise and insightful person in this room told me a few days ago, “You can’t buy a life at the dollar store.” What that means: when life is out of control you have to make hard choices, stick to doing the right thing, be faithful in your commitments. Let’s make choices and invest in our future! November 2019 The Church: Some Assembly Audio (MP3) 46 MB; Previous. May you find meaning and hope as you read through each message and seek to hear God's voice. The man who drank for many years and developed cirrhosis of the liver knows that his disease has a direct link to his alcohol abuse. More Restoration And Less Condemnation. Even if we refuse to make a choice or a decision, that is a choice and a decision! When confronted with a choice, never default by saying; “It doesn’t matter.” Make a decision; make the choice between grits or hash browns, coffee or tea, etc. March 2019 December 2017 May 2011 Positive or negative, good day or bad, angry not angry, all are choices. January 2013 March 2010 “I don’t have a choice!” is a fallacy: That is erroneous thinking! March 2011 Who you become will be the cumulative result of the daily choices you make. God told us that He set before us the choice of life or death, and He left the decision up to us. Acts March 2016 March 2020 January 2017 September 2012 June 2012 We are where we are today because of the choices and decisions we made yesterday. July 2016 The woman who had an affair realizes, deep in her heart, that her ruined marriage was a direct consequence of her sinful choice. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. September 2017 July 2017 Commitments lead to Consequences. July 2020 Weigh the Consequences. May 2014 December 2014 Given on Aug 10, 2013 by Ed Dowd Listen. At SACC we believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God. Ephesians John October 2013 And this isn’t a decision you can make half-heartedly. One might even ask the Lord that if a choice is not according to His will... a. February 2020 I post weekly sermons and other biblical messages on this page. February 2015 Sermon: "Tough Choices, Tough Consequences" Third in the Series "God and the Workplace" Delivered May 9, 2004 by Rev. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. August 2013 September 2013 February 2016 We find ourselves paralyzed: unable to make choices about relationships, dating, marriage, money, family, and career. Learn how your comment data is processed. Before most decisions can be fulfilled, some effort must go into the … December 2012 Work to achieve our decisions. A Bruised Heart Where we will be tomorrow is being determined by the choices and decisions we are making today! c. Count the cost of your decisions ; weight consequences and options. April 2018 This is why Scripture continually warns us against wrong choices: “Do not enter the path of the wicked and do not walk in the way of the evil. Good or bad, there are always consequences. January 2010 Every chance in life is an opportunity to choose, but once choice is made, the consequence will automatically follow. Job Teenage drinking often brings with it painful, irreversible consequences. October 2019 My words are an attempt to understand and apply the Bible to our daily living. February 2013 Other sermons in this series - 1 / 2 / 3 Theme: In business everything comes down to the bottom line. December 2011 January 2018 CHOICES HAVE CONSEQUENCES HAVE ANOTHER PLAN By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Part #3 of 3 The Choice? Many people do not exercise the power of choice and allow life, circumstances, and other people to make choices and decisions for them. Thank you for your visit. 1. One wise and insightful person in this room told me a few days ago, “You can’t buy a life at the dollar store.”  What that means: when life is out of control you have to make hard choices, stick to doing the right thing, be faithful in your commitments. Jesus says that there is a big issue of profit and loss in life. UCG.org / Sermons / Choice and Consequence. November 2018 The consequences of our choices live far beyond the moment. I know the story, but digging into it for a relevant interpretation was a good learning experience for me. December 2010 May 2013 Easter Haggai ~ Shake Up Your Life July 2019 To choose not to choose is a choice! Home Sermons Choices And ... We need to live by the leading of the Holy Spirit. September 2018 Tagged with Choices. August 2012 What we will learn from 2 Thessalonians Chapter 1, is that choices have consequences and that God will keep His promises. March 2017 1 Timothy January 2015 No, it’s not so much about making poor choices as it is about making a certain kind of choice, a choice made in the moment, for the moment, with little or no thought to consequences. God sets before us today the same choice that was before Elimelech: the choice between life and death, blessing and cursing. What consequences will your choices have? By Peter Anderson 9 Comments-The content of this website often contains affiliate links and I may be compensated if you buy through those links (at no cost to you!). To decide not to decide is a decision! November 2016 November 2013 September 2010 August 2020 Daniel 6:13-28 ~ Choices Have Consequences ~ Carl Crouse. Resolve to be proactive in making decisions in even the smaller things that might not matter as much. Choice and Consequence. It’s not a matter of not having a choice; it’s a matter of not liking the available choices! Read Luke 14:31-32. Tagged with Choices. He chose Brazil. All choices have consequences. Messy House Judges Making choices and moving on with our lives seems increasingly difficult. The herdsmen of Lot and of Abram were quarreling because there wasn’t adequate land to support all their flocks. I want to suggest that if we feel unable to make … N o matter who we are, all of us have made choices in our lives that have had consequences: some good, some not so good. God created everyone with the power to choose between good and evil. Therefore, we don’t need help to make choices and decisions, we need help in making better or good choices and decisions. and it is also meant for all ages. We have little choice about the consequences of that. Matthew December 2019 Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Always choose the Spiritual over the carnal, the eternal over the temporal, God's will over man's, and commitment over convenience. October 2017 November 2017 May 2015 February 2019 The main question for today is directed toward the youth. 76,650 others have been my guests. I also created an “I Have, Who Has” as a closing activity. 1 & 2 Kings Seeds Of Hope May 2012 This is not a post about making bad choices, though you’d be forgiven if that’s the lesson you’ve drawn from it so far. February 2014 The consequence of Adam’s choice in Genesis 2:16–17 has not changed. October 2015 Daniel did not try to escape the consequences of his decision to obey God. April 2015 Paul was sure that the Galatians would make the right choices. Teachers had said 80%+ of their students could identify the consequences of their choices and I thought the activity would deepen some of that understanding and connection. Deuteronomy 30:19; God desires us to choose life. “The path of the righteous is like the first light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until day” (Proverbs 4:18). Oh, how we need more Christians making the right choices. Likewise, if we are honest and given the opportunity, we would have made different choices somewhere in our life. Leave a comment to ask questions or inspire others with your insights.In general, the previous Sunday's sermon will be posted by Tuesday afternoon. Amos We are not free not to choose. My words are an attempt to understand and apply the Bible to our daily living. Looking at consequences through the understanding of our choices being a response to God. Galatians 6:9-10 (KJV) 9 And let us not be weary … Proverbs He might frustrate the carrying out of the choice b. May 2019 June 2013 Here’s a cute story (I am making this up!) April 2019 July 2013 November 2010 He did not make a deal with God to save himself. October 2011 Your comment will be posted after it is approved. September 2014 Well, life has a bottom line as well. February 2012 I had a good laugh at a story in the newspapers sometime back about a teacher who found a great way to make students pay for their crimes. If you want to make your own choices, and you want the right consequences for your choices, be sure to make the right choices. February 2011 When I Am Weak (Samson) Home Sermons Choices And ... We need to live by the leading of the Holy Spirit. I am quite sure I have never preached about Philemon. January 2011 September 2015 We make our choices and our choices turn around and make us. June 2017 February 2018 April 2014 1. April 2011 I post weekly sermons and other biblical messages on this page. August 2015 December 2020 This is one of the distinctive qualities of humanity that separates us from the animal kingdom; animals live instinctively, humans live by choices and decisions. I. “I just wasn’t thinking” is a very common excuse … The Way of Jesus is all about you making good choices, the right commitments, and experiencing “blessed consequences.” Even when Jesus says very challenging things to you, it is always for one purpose—that you would flourish as you abide in his grace and love. July 2014 “The Consequences of Choice” Jeremiah 17:1-18 Oftentimes a hard lesson to learn but a valuable lesson to learn is that each and every choice that we make has consequences. April 2010 Daniel Making the right choices is not difficult when we follow God's Biblical principles. September 2009. Our choices and decisions determine our direction and destiny. The Choices We Make Have Consequences. May 2020 What are we going to do with Jesus? June 2010 June 2014 This sermon is about the choices we make in our daily lives, especially thos that are both for and against God. This sermon was the 6th of a 7-sermon series on “Dealing With the D’s.” ... c. Count the cost of your decisions ; weight consequences and options. It is not easy. May 2010 July 2015 June 2015 November 2012 Snippets from the sermon: “Decision: The Power of Choice” Text: Deuteronomy 30:19. October 2010 James Consequences affect not only the one making the choice, but also families, friends, acquaintances, and the Body of Christ. Choices lead to Commitments. April 2016 Trusting that you have made choices pleasing to Him, put them in His hands - Ps 37:5-6, 23-26 2. October 2009 Every Sunday the worship service includes a message from the Bible. Let’s make choices and invest in our future! Good or bad, there are always consequences. More Restoration And Less Condemnation. Mark Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. James Maciver Choices and Consequences Choices and consequences – we cannot escape either! Audio (MP3) Previous. It is a change in orientation and oftentimes a full reversal of what the world holds as important or as valuable. Gospels Romans August 2016 April 2012 May 2018 August 2010 So Abram gave Lot his choice of where to settle. It costs something to have a good and meaningful life. August 2017 October 2014 “YOU HAVE ONLY ONE LIFE TO LIVE, BUT IF YOU DO IT RIGHT, ONLY ONE IS ENOUGH” In other words, every individual has only one chance to … John Schmidt. Make your choices with the understanding, "if the Lord wills" - Jm 4:13-15 3. This sermon was the 6th of a 7-sermon series on “Dealing With the D’s.” Preached at the New Hope Baptist Church / Covington, GA. December 9, 2018. March 2018 March 2012 June 2020 Leave "Making the Right Choices" sermon and go to "Free Sermons" page. April 2013 Learn more about how we make money.Last edited April 26, 2017. 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