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. Judges July 2011 September 2013 August 2015 October 2016 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!). 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. April 2016 What to wear, eat, drive, who to see, to answer or not, etc. September 2012 More Restoration And Less Condemnation. 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. July 2017 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. April 2013 Fruit Of The Spirit August 2019 Read Luke 14:31-32. Sometimes disease impacts our body, and we have little choice about those consequences. 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. January 2010 July 2012 January 2014 June 2019 Isaiah Because choices have consequences. Consequences affect not only the one making the choice, but also families, friends, acquaintances, and the Body of Christ. April 2019 August 2018 December 2010 Learn more about how we make money.Last edited April 26, 2017. Who you become will be the cumulative result of the daily choices you make. September 2011 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. Messy House also i’m not sure if the topic is exactly accurate either. On the other hand, consequences are circumstantial. My words are an attempt to understand and apply the Bible to our daily living. Weigh the Consequences. September 2015 January 2013 June 2015 Jesus says that there is a big issue of profit and loss in life. Trusting that you have made choices pleasing to Him, put them in His hands - Ps 37:5-6, 23-26 2. Amos 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. At SACC we believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God. We cannot escape the consequences of them and those consequences impact our families far into the future. ~. June 2013 April 2010 It is not easy. Romans (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. Looking at consequences through the understanding of our choices being a response to God. December 2019 June 2014 May 2013 Even if we refuse to make a choice or a decision, that is a choice and a decision! Therefore, we don’t need help to make choices and decisions, we need help in making better or good choices and decisions. Here’s a cute story (I am making this up!) September 2016 December 2018 October 2018 March 2020 John Schmidt. January 2011 September 2017 June 2012 When I Am Weak (Samson) February 2016 January 2019 October 2020 February 2018 God Without Disguise Good or bad, there are always consequences. November 2016 February 2020 It is a commitment of your whole life; your whole way of being. February 2010 May 2012 May 2014 What are we going to do with Jesus? October 2009 Sometimes there are unintended consequences. When I Am Weak (Samson), January 2021 March 2017 Galatians 6:9-10 (KJV) 9 And let us not be weary … 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. We are where we are today because of the choices and decisions we made yesterday. August 2020 To strengthen your decision-making muscles: a. April 2020 December 2014 Our choices and decisions determine our direction and destiny. 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. 1. October 2017 I want to suggest that if we feel unable to make … November 2010 April 2015 Easter Work to achieve our decisions. September 2010 #3 in Choices and Consequences, God has ANOTHER PLAN, search for His Will. Audio (MP3) 46 MB; Previous. “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 … July 2014 My Messy House Since choices often result in eternally significant consequences, we must choose in line with God’s principles. Job 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. July 2013 Unless man chooses to accept Jesus Christ as Lord, he is dead. God told us that He set before us the choice of life or death, and He left the decision up to us. Christmas 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. June 2020 2. August 2010 Good or bad, there are always consequences. A Front Row Seat Leave "Making the Right Choices" sermon and go to "Free Sermons" page. March 2014 Tagged with Choices. UCG.org / Sermons / Choice and Consequence. 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. 1 Timothy Make your choices with the understanding, "if the Lord wills" - Jm 4:13-15 3. February 2019 Proverbs Many people do not exercise the power of choice and allow life, circumstances, and other people to make choices and decisions for them. Learn how your comment data is processed. All choices have consequences. Daniel Thank you for your visit. February 2012 Jesus confronts us with a choice - He invites and we must make a choice to receive or reject Him. July 2020 May 2018 The American Psychosis: A Quasi-Psychoanalysis of America’s Racial Roots and Practice. To decide not to decide is a decision! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It is a change in orientation and oftentimes a full reversal of what the world holds as important or as valuable. Ecclesiastes March 2018 December 2011 If you want to make your own choices, and you want the right consequences for your choices, be sure to make the right choices. April 2014 Always choose the Spiritual over the carnal, the eternal over the temporal, God's will over man's, and commitment over convenience. October 2013 Esther The Church: Some Assembly Matthew March 2013 Now, He encouraged us to choose life; nevertheless, He left the choice up to us. November 2011 Leave a comment to ask questions or inspire others with your insights. The woman who had an affair realizes, deep in her heart, that her ruined marriage was a direct consequence of her sinful choice. Choice and Consequence. July 2015 This particular drama not only shows the price of uncontrolled actions, but also incorporates the role every responsible Christian has in the problem. John Audio (MP3) Previous. October 2011 September 2014 Haggai ~ Shake Up Your Life March 2015 The herdsmen of Lot and of Abram were quarreling because there wasn’t adequate land to support all their flocks. Daniel 6:13-28 ~ Choices Have Consequences ~ Carl Crouse. I also created an “I Have, Who Has” as a closing activity. Making choices and moving on with our lives seems increasingly difficult. He might frustrate the carrying out of the choice b. Consequences (illustration) Maturity is recognizing that the choices we make carry consequences. May 2015 February 2011 and it is also meant for all ages. 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. The consequence of Adam’s choice in Genesis 2:16–17 has not changed. 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. November 2015 Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It’s not a matter of not having a choice; it’s a matter of not liking the available choices! June 2016 July 2019 December 2020 Given on Aug 10, 2013 by Ed Dowd Listen. Your comment will be posted after it is approved. September 2009. James Let’s make choices and invest in our future! This sermon is about the choices we make in our daily lives, especially thos that are both for and against God. All choices and decisions cost something: time, energy, finances, emotional investments, etc. God sets before us today the same choice that was before Elimelech: the choice between life and death, blessing and cursing. Gospels The greatest choice and decision we must make is: “What are we going to do about God’s call to salvation? June 2011 January 2012 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. The first chapter of Ruth tells of choices made and their consequences. September 2018 The consequences of our choices live far beyond the moment. Nobodies Of The Gospels The second sermon in the eight sermon series on Making Spiritual Connections is: Connecting Choices and Consequences. August 2017 April 2011 What we will learn from 2 Thessalonians Chapter 1, is that choices have consequences and that God will keep His promises. The Choices We Make Have Consequences. 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. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! March 2010 July 2018 I know the story, but digging into it for a relevant interpretation was a good learning experience for me. THE PRINCIPLE OF A WILLING CHOICE (Ruth 1:1-2) We are free to choose. November 2020 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. October 2015 October 2010 Resolve to be proactive in making decisions in even the smaller things that might not matter as much. So Abram gave Lot his choice of where to settle. What is true in the physical realm is also true in the spiritual realm. I post weekly sermons and other biblical messages on this page. May 2010 Tagged with Choices. Ed Dowd. 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. 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. May 2019 He chose Brazil. Commitments lead to Consequences. 1 & 2 Kings June 2018 August 2014 Every Sunday the worship service includes a message from the Bible. November 2018 Snippets from the sermon: “Decision: The Power of Choice” Text: Deuteronomy 30:19. To choose not to choose is a choice! I am quite sure I have never preached about Philemon. October 2012 December 2013 Paul was sure that the Galatians would make the right choices. All choices and decisions cost something: time, energy, finances, emotional investments, etc. If we keep our promise to be faithful to God, then He will keep His promise to reward us. Let’s remember the choices we make have consequences. 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. January 2017 February 2013 We are not free not to choose. January 2020 March 2019 Daniel did not try to escape the consequences of his decision to obey God. Change Your Life One Decision At A Time. March 2016 He did not make a deal with God to save himself. June 2017 At SACC we believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God. “I don’t have a choice!” is a fallacy: That is erroneous thinking! August 2011 My words are an attempt to understand and apply the Bible to our daily living. November 2012 “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. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. November 2009 It costs something to have a good and meaningful life. December 2015 March 2011 Every situation is a choice. April 2018 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. God created everyone with the power to choose between good and evil. We find ourselves paralyzed: unable to make choices about relationships, dating, marriage, money, family, and career. January 2016 Snippets from the sermon: “Decision: The Power of Choice” Text: Deuteronomy 30:19. Let’s make choices and invest in our future! Well, life has a bottom line as well. May 2020 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 2015 May 2017 September 2019 “The path of the righteous is like the first light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until day” (Proverbs 4:18). c. Count the cost of your decisions ; weight consequences and options. December 2016 76,650 others have been my guests. Choices and consequences – we cannot escape either! Oh, how we need more Christians making the right choices. I. “I just wasn’t thinking” is a very common excuse … February 2017 November 2017 Psalms How you choose to live each day is up to you, but you have to live with the consequences. May you find meaning and hope as you read through each message and seek to hear God's voice. October 2014 Acts Home Sermons Choices And ... We need to live by the leading of the Holy Spirit. What consequences will your choices have? Teenage drinking often brings with it painful, irreversible consequences. Seeds Of Hope Luke May 2016 June 2010 July 2016 Every chance in life is an opportunity to choose, but once choice is made, the consequence will automatically follow. Ephesians December 2017 We make our choices and our choices turn around and make us. Let’s remember the choices we make have consequences. May 2011 I post weekly sermons and other biblical messages on this page. July 2010 Before most decisions can be fulfilled, some effort must go into the … August 2012 And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. More Restoration And Less Condemnation. 2 Corinthians 1. August 2013 December 2009 James Maciver Choices and Consequences Mark All January 2018 One might even ask the Lord that if a choice is not according to His will... a. April 2017 Every Sunday the worship service includes a message from the Bible. January 2015 August 2016 We literally make thousands of choices and decisions everyday. CHOICES HAVE CONSEQUENCES HAVE ANOTHER PLAN By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Part #3 of 3 The Choice? I had originally planned on students matching specific consequences to a few different scenarios. when it comes right down to it everything is a choice. Where we will be tomorrow is being determined by the choices and decisions we are making today! And this isn’t a decision you can make half-heartedly. All choices have consequences. We all have the God-given authority and right to make choices and decisions. A Bruised Heart Other sermons in this series - 1 / 2 / 3 Theme: In business everything comes down to the bottom line. Making the right choices is not difficult when we follow God's Biblical principles. Marriage 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. b. Deuteronomy 30:19; God desires us to choose life. The main question for today is directed toward the youth. Likewise, if we are honest and given the opportunity, we would have made different choices somewhere in our life. September 2020 November 2019 Home Sermons Choices And ... We need to live by the leading of the Holy Spirit. April 2012 October 2019 February 2014 We have little choice about the consequences of that. 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