I had originally planned on students matching specific consequences to a few different scenarios. 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. 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. January 2019 Good or bad, there are always consequences. Before most decisions can be fulfilled, some effort must go into the … September 2011 THE PRINCIPLE OF A WILLING CHOICE (Ruth 1:1-2) We are free to choose. Audio (MP3) 46 MB; Previous. 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. January 2011 March 2011 Christmas August 2018 July 2019 October 2017 January 2010 Now, He encouraged us to choose life; nevertheless, He left the choice up to us. All choices and decisions cost something: time, energy, finances, emotional investments, etc. Sometimes there are unintended consequences. 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 cannot escape the consequences of them and those consequences impact our families far into the future. December 2017 December 2019 Well, life has a bottom line as well. April 2015 Nobodies Of The Gospels 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. Let’s remember the choices we make have consequences. March 2013 God sets before us today the same choice that was before Elimelech: the choice between life and death, blessing and cursing. June 2012 Snippets from the sermon: “Decision: The Power of Choice” Text: Deuteronomy 30:19. Always choose the Spiritual over the carnal, the eternal over the temporal, God's will over man's, and commitment over convenience. November 2020 January 2014 1 & 2 Kings January 2015 A Bruised Heart October 2011 November 2010 Leave a comment to ask questions or inspire others with your insights. December 2018 Other sermons in this series - 1 / 2 / 3 Theme: In business everything comes down to the bottom line. The Choices We Make Have Consequences. Every Sunday the worship service includes a message from the Bible. Learn more about how we make money.Last edited April 26, 2017. To choose not to choose is a choice! October 2013 James 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. June 2015 2. October 2010 January 2020 February 2013 More Restoration And Less Condemnation. Given on Aug 10, 2013 by Ed Dowd Listen. And this isn’t a decision you can make half-heartedly. Leave "Making the Right Choices" sermon and go to "Free Sermons" page. Snippets from the sermon: “Decision: The Power of Choice” Text: Deuteronomy 30:19. March 2015 2 Corinthians All choices and decisions cost something: time, energy, finances, emotional investments, etc. Oh, how we need more Christians making the right choices. February 2014 Choice and Consequence. December 2011 June 2011 I post weekly sermons and other biblical messages on this page. My Messy House June 2019 December 2012 He did not make a deal with God to save himself. We are not free not to choose. If we keep our promise to be faithful to God, then He will keep His promise to reward us. I post weekly sermons and other biblical messages on this page. Home Sermons Choices And ... We need to live by the leading of the Holy Spirit. Job Good or bad, there are always consequences. He might frustrate the carrying out of the choice b. February 2017 June 2018 Audio (MP3) Previous. Teenage drinking often brings with it painful, irreversible consequences. Fruit Of The Spirit (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. July 2015 January 2016 John Schmidt. What are we going to do with Jesus? January 2017 June 2014 October 2016 May 2019 Many people do not exercise the power of choice and allow life, circumstances, and other people to make choices and decisions for them. August 2016 May 2010 UCG.org / Sermons / Choice and Consequence. Let’s make choices and invest in our future! August 2017 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. May 2016 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. February 2012 July 2016 Esther February 2020 Choices lead to Commitments. We all have the God-given authority and right to make choices and decisions. I am quite sure I have never preached about Philemon. My words are an attempt to understand and apply the Bible to our daily living. On the other hand, consequences are circumstantial. Acts Post was not sent - check your email addresses! December 2009 May 2011 Ed Dowd. October 2014 What is true in the physical realm is also true in the spiritual realm. August 2012 April 2016 February 2010 April 2019 July 2013 We are where we are today because of the choices and decisions we made yesterday. God created everyone with the power to choose between good and evil. October 2018 Your comment will be posted after it is approved. September 2014 May 2017 April 2012 A Front Row Seat The greatest choice and decision we must make is: “What are we going to do about God’s call to salvation? Consequences (illustration) Maturity is recognizing that the choices we make carry consequences. 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. Matthew July 2014 #3 in Choices and Consequences, God has ANOTHER PLAN, search for His Will. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. Unless man chooses to accept Jesus Christ as Lord, he is dead. November 2009 Mark Proverbs Galatians 6:9-10 (KJV) 9 And let us not be weary … November 2019 It is not easy. At SACC we believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God. Sermon: "Tough Choices, Tough Consequences" Third in the Series "God and the Workplace" Delivered May 9, 2004 by Rev. To decide not to decide is a decision! Since choices often result in eternally significant consequences, we must choose in line with God’s principles. September 2009. Looking at consequences through the understanding of our choices being a response to God. December 2016 May you find meaning and hope as you read through each message and seek to hear God's voice. Easter and it is also meant for all ages. Learn how your comment data is processed. June 2017 My words are an attempt to understand and apply the Bible to our daily living. November 2011 July 2010 November 2015 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. March 2014 c. Count the cost of your decisions ; weight consequences and options. Weigh the Consequences. September 2010 February 2018 June 2010 Home Sermons Choices And ... We need to live by the leading of the Holy Spirit. It’s not a matter of not having a choice; it’s a matter of not liking the available choices! April 2010 Messy House Paul was sure that the Galatians would make the right choices. Daniel did not try to escape the consequences of his decision to obey God. Commitments lead to Consequences. “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 … 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. 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!). What consequences will your choices have? July 2017 Tagged with Choices. It is not easy. March 2010 May 2015 December 2013 The Church: Some Assembly March 2016 One might even ask the Lord that if a choice is not according to His will... a. September 2018 I want to suggest that if we feel unable to make … June 2020 Thank you for your visit. May 2020 September 2015 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. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Daniel Jesus confronts us with a choice - He invites and we must make a choice to receive or reject Him. August 2015 July 2018 It is a commitment of your whole life; your whole way of being. Even if we refuse to make a choice or a decision, that is a choice and a decision! November 2012 The second sermon in the eight sermon series on Making Spiritual Connections is: Connecting Choices and Consequences. Who you become will be the cumulative result of the daily choices you make. August 2010 Romans March 2019 December 2020 So Abram gave Lot his choice of where to settle. Isaiah November 2013 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. 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. The woman who had an affair realizes, deep in her heart, that her ruined marriage was a direct consequence of her sinful choice. He chose Brazil. Making the right choices is not difficult when we follow God's Biblical principles. February 2019 To strengthen your decision-making muscles: a. b. Amos September 2017 September 2012 May you find meaning and hope as you read through each message and seek to hear God's voice. God told us that He set before us the choice of life or death, and He left the decision up to us. “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. God desires for you to stay focused on Him; to make choices that aligns you with His Kingdom. The consequences of our choices live far beyond the moment. 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. Consequences affect not only the one making the choice, but also families, friends, acquaintances, and the Body of Christ. How you choose to live each day is up to you, but you have to live with the 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 2012 Because choices have consequences. Read Luke 14:31-32. 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. Daniel 6:13-28 ~ Choices Have Consequences ~ Carl Crouse. November 2018 This particular drama not only shows the price of uncontrolled actions, but also incorporates the role every responsible Christian has in the problem. September 2020 Resolve to be proactive in making decisions in even the smaller things that might not matter as much. Psalms October 2009 Deuteronomy 30:19; God desires us to choose life. October 2012 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 2020 Choices and consequences – we cannot escape either! Let’s remember the choices we make have consequences. May 2012 June 2016 August 2014 October 2020 God Without Disguise The main question for today is directed toward the youth. November 2014 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. Tagged with Choices. “I don’t have a choice!” is a fallacy: That is erroneous thinking! CHOICES HAVE CONSEQUENCES HAVE ANOTHER PLAN By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Part #3 of 3 The Choice? ~. Marriage Therefore, we don’t need help to make choices and decisions, we need help in making better or good choices and decisions. February 2015 July 2011 October 2019 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. 76,650 others have been my guests. July 2012 January 2018 Change Your Life One Decision At A Time. Likewise, if we are honest and given the opportunity, we would have made different choices somewhere in our life. April 2017 I know the story, but digging into it for a relevant interpretation was a good learning experience for me. Where we will be tomorrow is being determined by the choices and decisions we are making today! December 2015 May 2014 Seeds Of Hope Positive or negative, good day or bad, angry not angry, all are choices. April 2013 November 2017 Gospels Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. June 2013 At SACC we believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God. We literally make thousands of choices and decisions everyday. John I also created an “I Have, Who Has” as a closing activity. When I Am Weak (Samson) If you want to make your own choices, and you want the right consequences for your choices, be sure to make the right choices. It costs something to have a good and meaningful life. December 2010 March 2012 I. “I just wasn’t thinking” is a very common excuse … We find ourselves paralyzed: unable to make choices about relationships, dating, marriage, money, family, and career. All choices have consequences. March 2020 More Restoration And Less Condemnation. Jesus says that there is a big issue of profit and loss in life. October 2015 Every situation is a choice. James Maciver Choices and Consequences When I Am Weak (Samson), January 2021 December 2014 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. February 2016 Luke Ecclesiastes Our choices and decisions determine our direction and destiny. Making choices and moving on with our lives seems increasingly difficult. November 2016 Here’s a cute story (I am making this up!) Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The American Psychosis: A Quasi-Psychoanalysis of America’s Racial Roots and Practice. We make our choices and our choices turn around and make us. April 2011 April 2020 Trusting that you have made choices pleasing to Him, put them in His hands - Ps 37:5-6, 23-26 2. when it comes right down to it everything is a choice. Every chance in life is an opportunity to choose, but once choice is made, the consequence will automatically follow. It is a change in orientation and oftentimes a full reversal of what the world holds as important or as valuable. also i’m not sure if the topic is exactly accurate either. Work to achieve our decisions. September 2016 “The path of the righteous is like the first light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until day” (Proverbs 4:18). Ephesians August 2019 March 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. The consequence of Adam’s choice in Genesis 2:16–17 has not changed. Let’s make choices and invest in our future! September 2013 March 2017 May 2013 We have little choice about the consequences of that. 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.” ... c. Count the cost of your decisions ; weight consequences and options. This sermon is about the choices we make in our daily lives, especially thos that are both for and against God. April 2014 April 2018 All February 2011 Every Sunday the worship service includes a message from the Bible. August 2011 What to wear, eat, drive, who to see, to answer or not, etc. All choices have consequences. 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