Posts by Jay Ditty

Lessons from Proverbs: Warning against Immorality

Proverbs 5 A lifeguard told a mother to make her young son stoppeeing in the pool.“Oh, what’s the big deal?” The mother replied “all kidspee in the pool from time to time.”“Oh really?” Asked the lifeguard.“ From the diving board?” Do you remember back in chapter 2 of Proverbs?Solomon was teaching his son about wisdom…

Lessons from Proverbs: Benefits of Wisdom Part 2

Proverbs 3:1-12 pt. 2 vv.7-12 One day an auto mechanic was working under acar and some brake fluid dripped into his mouth,“Wow” he thought. “That stuff tastes good!”The next day he told a friend about his amazingdiscovery. “I think I’ll have a little more today.”His friend was concerned but didn’t say anythingThe next day the…

Lessons from Proverbs: Benefits of Wisdom

Proverbs 3:1-12 pt. 1 vv.1-6 A taxi passenger tapped the driver on the shoulder to askhim a question. The driver screamed, lost control of thecar, nearly hit a bus, drove up onto the sidewalk, andscreeched to a halt just inches from a show window. Fora second everything went quiet in the cab. The driversaid,“Look, don’t…

Value of Wisdom

Proverbs 2 What’s the difference between George Washingtonand a duck?One has a bill on his faceThe other has his face on a bill. What did the colonists wear to the Boston Tea Party?Tea-Shirts How come there aren’t any knock-knock jokes aboutAmerica?Because freedom rings Today we are going to continue our Proverbs series.We will be looking…

Lessons from Proverbs: Introduction

Proverbs 1:1-7 What do you call sad coffee? Despresso Teacher: “Which book has helped you the most inyour life?” Student: “My father’s checkbook.” Today we are going to transition from our series onfaith to a series on wisdom.We will spend the next 10 weeks discussing thewisdom of Proverbs. Today, we will take a look at…

3 Do’s of Dadhood Father’s Day ‘21

Ephesians 6:1-4 In honor of Father’s Day I’ve compiled of fewDad jokes Did you know the guy who named the umbrella meantto call it brella, but he hesitated. People who take care of chickens are literallychicken tenders If you ever get locked out of your house,Talk to your lock calmlyBecause communication is the key. Our…

Reasons to go to Church

Romans 1:8-13 An engineer who was unemployed for a longtime decided to open a medical clinic. He puts asign outside the clinic: “A cure for your ailmentguaranteed at $500; we’ll pay you $1,000 if wefail.” A Doctor thinks this is a good opportunity toearn $1,000 and goes to his clinic. Doctor: “I have lost my…

Righteousness by Faith

Romans 10:1-13 It was Saturday morning as Jake, an avidhunter, woke up ready to go bag the first deer ofthe season. He walks down to the kitchen to geta cup of coffee, and to his surprise he finds hiswife, Alice, sitting there, fully dressed incamouflage. Jake asks, “What are you up to?”Alice smiles and says,“I’m…

3 Exhortations for Believers

Hebrews 10:19-25 I saw an ad that read: TV for sale, $1, volume stuckon full.I thought to myself, I can’t turn that down! Did you know muffins spelled backwards is what youdo when you take them out of the oven? Sniffum This morning our text is found inHebrews 10:19-25 Let’s start out with a little…

Reminders for Graduates

Colossians 2:6-7 For those of my generation who do not, and cannot,comprehend why Facebook exists: I am trying to make friends outside of Facebook whileapplying the same principles. Therefore, every day I walkdown the street and tell passers-by what I have eaten, howI feel at the moment, what I have done the night before,what I…