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Contributed on Oct 16, 2017
Tom Petty sang 'I won't Back Down' probably referring to earthly challenges.This mini sermon encourages Christians not to back down when facing spiritual challenges. It is based around the life-threatening challenge faced by the Prophet Daniel.
Don’t Back Down When Facing Trials Popular singer/songwriter Tom Petty passed away recently after a highly successful career. One of Petty’s most loved songs was titled ‘I Won’t Back Down’. Some of the lyrics go like this: Well, I won't back down No, I won't back down You can stand me up at ...read more
Contributed on Oct 14, 2017
This sermon highlights 4 insights given by Jesus to win the battle over worry and to overcome anxiety.
Winning the Battle Over Worry (Matthew 6:25-34) A man was constantly worrying that somebody was under his bed. He went to a Counselor who was willing to help him, but at a high fee, over many months. A few weeks later the Counselor met the man on the street and asked him why he had not returned. ...read more
Contributed on Apr 3, 2017
This Sermon from Genesis 39, shows 6 possible areas of temptation Joseph faced because of Potiphar's wife. It also includes some strategies for overcoming temptation.
(This is a brief outline of a sermon that was preached at the Peoples Church, Sri Lanka, on 16th October 2016.) Every child of God faces temptation. That’s a given fact! As we look at the scriptures, we see that Esau gave up his birthright for stew, Ananias and Sapphira made shipwreck because ...read more
Contributed on Feb 9, 2017
This sermon gives guidelines as to how we should respond to the wilderness experiences we go through at times.
Wandering in the Wilderness Introduction – I had just started working and was looking forward to building a career in the secular world. I was 24 at that time. About a year into my job, I started developing a pain at the back of my left leg, which kept getting progressively worse. Pain killers ...read more
Contributed on Sep 30, 2016
Part 3 and the last in a series of sermons studying Nehemiah's prayer life, as he set about the great task of rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. The band Starship sang, 'We built this city on rock 'n roll'' but Nehemiah built the city walls on prayer!
Building a City on Prayer - Part 3 So far in this series, we have discussed the following prayer strategies of Nehemiah. He prayed fervently He focused on the greatness of the One he was praying to He prayed for favor He prayed the promises of God He prayed against resistance He prayed ...read more
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Contributed on Apr 3, 2017
Take it to the Lord in prayer My mobile phone crashed a few months ago and I had to switch to my wife's old one as a temporary measure. On the first day of using the phone, there was one particularly important feature that neither I nor my wife could grasp, though we tried to figure it out for ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2016
"I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly" (John 10:10 NKJV) As Christians we are recipients of Divine life that is both eternal and abundant. Isn’t it strange therefore as to how often we speak about death in our vocabulary? For instance, when our job or ...read more