Knowing What to Laugh At

Proverbs 10 31) The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom,    but the perverse tongue will be cut off.32The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable,    but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.

· 1 Your unbelief is rapped up in non-belief about who God is.

· 2 Belief requires knowing who God is.

· 3 Few believe what they say, because few act like they talk.

· 4 More unbelievers live like they believe, than do believer.

· 5 Few are willing to commit their living to a belief in God.

· 6 To go outside your realm of personal understanding and live in the realm of God forwardness

· 7 Our belief is bound up in our personal belief, not in the belief in God.

· 8 Belief: Mental acceptance of the truth or actuality of something.

· 9 Belief: Conviction, feeling, mind, notion, opinion, persuasion, position, view.

· 10 Believing in the Naves is “faith.”

· 11 Belief: “A conviction respecting God and His Word.

  •  John 8:46, John 14:6, Acts 13:48, Gal 3:1

· 12 Foolishness does not believe the truth.

  •  James 1:8 No spiritual stability a result of unbelief.
  • So he makes light, or a game, or a sport of doing wrong
  • Proverbs 10:23, Gen 17:17, Numbers 11:21-23, Matt 17:19-20 Luke 1:20

· 13 The Unsaved man will make sin a laughing matter.

  •  Proverbs 14:9, Eccl. 8:11

· 14 “I am of the belief that it’s OK.” Foolish belief or wise

· 15 “That is your belief, not mind.” Foolish or cool.

· 16 “I don’t really see it that way.” Foolish or cool.

· 17 Most live as a result of personal belief.

  •  Matthew 26:39, John 5:30, John 5:30, John 14:31

· 18 The Saint is going to smile in doing God’s will, vs. the sinner is going to laugh at doing God’s

· 19 Proverbs 10:23 “But a man of understanding will have wisdom. Matthew 5:33

· 20 Wisdom has the idea of doing God’s will, knowing Him, and understanding what He wills

· 21 Christ never found it wise to make sport of sin.

· 22 A saint has a hard time in finding amusement in

  • Doing wrong of oneself.
  • The wrong doing of others.
  • Making a game of wrong doing.

· 23 A wise man know sin is folly

· 24 Not giving to light hearted silliness

· 25 I find little humor in wrong behavior, attitudes, actions, talk, jokes of bad taste.

· 26 I find little laughter in sin. Eph. 5:4

· 27 Wayne Martin, Prof. of BBS/ABC, Arlington, TX said. Where Charles Whisnant attended.

  • “A man’s character is known: “At what he laughs at.” And Bob Temple, Sr. attended ABC also

About Charles e Whisnant

Youth Pastor since 1964.Pastor/Teacher 1971-74, 1980-2001, 2008-2015. Seminary, College, On line training, 50 years of study. A student of of the Bible. Expositional in my teaching. Married for 45 years. Four children and three granddaughter. Currently pastor - teacher in Minford, Ohio. No published books. No TV program. Favorite preachers Spurgeon, Calvin, MacArthur, Lloyd-Jones, Packer, Edwards, Baxter, Puritans.
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