Sermon Series
  • 1. Step One - Our Relationship With God

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 66 ratings

    Our relationship with God is the foundation everything else is built upon. Many people try to live out Christianity and never understand the relationship we can have with God.

    First Step - Relationship with God The first step in living a lifestyle that overcomes temptation is a relationship with God. You were created by God to have a loving, intimate relationship with God. Out of that relationship we find our purpose in life and the power to live a fulfilled life. more

  • 2. Step Two - The Power To Resist

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 36 ratings

    Submission to God is the key and reshaping our desires is the result. Then, instead of fighting off what we desire, we are able to pursue our desires.

    Step Two - The Power to Resist Resistance is Futile This may sound odd at first glance, but resistance is not the key to resisting. The Bible gives the key to resisting temptation in James 4: 6 But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: "God resists the proud, But gives grace to the more

  • 3. Step Three - Pursuing Your Purpose

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 48 ratings

    Someone who sits idly without a purpose is an easy target for temptation. We are easily drawn away when we don’t have a purpose we are reaching for. When we are reaching ahead, we have to stop and change directions in order to sin.

    Step Three - Pursuing Your Purpose The final step I want to focus on in overcoming sinful habits is your purpose. Each of our lives has been created by God for a purpose. As long as we are living outside of that purpose, there will be emptiness and a desire to crowd our lives with pleasures and more