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  • Abstaining For God

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Oct 22, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,726 views

    Fasting is appropriate in the believer's life when mourning over sin or seeking clear direction from God.

    Abstaining For God Matthew 6:16-18 INTRODUCTION A. Story of a financially depressed American couple in Switzerland. 1. Involved in program of study that lasted three years. 2. No grants or scholarships to fall back on if they ran out of money. 3. Learned of an Asian student in the ...read more

  • Abstaining From Worldly Associations

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Nov 23, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,618 views

    Paul taught that the corrupt ways of the world was totally incongruent with the life that is in Christ. The Apostle Paul asks some searching questions to point out the absurdity of Christians trying to straddle the spiritual fence in their daily life.

    Abstaining from Worldly Associations Text: 2 Cor. 6:14, 17-18 Intro: Though Second Corinthians 6:14 & 15 “…are often applied to various sorts of alliances (e.g., mixed marriages, improper business associations), Paul’s primary association was probably ecclesiastical." Though the ...read more

  • Abstain From Evil

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Nov 6, 2008
     | 2,019 views

    LEARNING TO REFRAIN FROM EVIL.

    ABSTAIN FROM EVIL 1 THESSALONIANS 5:14-22 INTRO: DECISIONS 1: PERSONAL CHOICES A) EVERYONE HAS AN OPINON B) WE BASE A LOT OF OUR EVERYDAY CHOICES ON WHAT WE BELIEVE OR FEEL PERSONALY C) EX: ELECTION, BIGGEST VOTER TURN OUT IN HISTORY, TWO SIDES, TWO VIEWS, THE VOTE FOR MOST CAME ...read more

  • Alcohol - Should A Christian Drink Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on May 13, 2008
    based on 109 ratings
     | 19,223 views

    Sermon on what the Bible says about alcohol and whether a Christian should drink

    Alcohol – Should a Christian Drink? We are continuing our series entitled, “Too Hot to Handle” and today we are going to be talking about the Hot Topic of Alcohol and the Bible and whether a Christian should Drink. Slide Even as we did last week, we see a wide discrepancy between what some ...read more

  • Lesson 10: To Abstain From Sexual Immorality Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 20, 2018
     | 436 views

    The apostle believed that there were certain subjects and doctrines in which they needed further guidance and instruction. Chief among these was the misunderstanding that had arisen concerning the second coming of the Lord Jesus.

    7/8/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 10: To Abstain From Sexual Immorality (1Thessalonians 4:3-8) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 (NIV) 3 It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; 4 that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is ...read more

  • Why The Christian Should Abstain From Alcohol And Drugs

    Contributed by Bruce Ferris on Jan 14, 2006
    based on 49 ratings
     | 8,963 views

    Sunday, March 16, 1997 is Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Sunday. It is biblical to abstain from using alcohol and drugs. Alcohol and drug abuse has reached a frightening level. Recent statistics indicate 105,000 Americans die each year in alcohol re

  • Santifícame Señor

    Contributed by Craig Benner on May 11, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,698 views

    Somos hechos en la imagen de Dios. El es santo, y debemos de ser santo en todo aspecto de la vida. A Dios le importa la santidad external igual a la internal. Eso no es legalismo. Es un anhelo para agradar a Dios en todo.

    Santifícame, Señor El Cuerpo Humano tiene que ser sujeto. Ro 6:19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto ...read more

  • Called To Serve In Lent

    Contributed by Thomas Wilson on Feb 4, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,381 views

    Designed to challenge those who abstain, instead of giving up something, take something up!

    Each of us in our daily lives, succumbs to some form of temptation, be it by overeating, drinking too much, smoking too much. Some of us are even tempted by the famous seven deadly sins; sloth, lust, gluttony, pride, envy and anger. Think about it, how many of us are so used to using a remote ...read more

  • You Shall Be Holy!

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Nov 4, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 154 views

    Holiness is devotion to the service of God, sharing in God’s purity and abstaining from earth’s defilement.

    You Shall Be Holy! 1 Peter 1:14-16 holds truth that gives a child of God knowledge and at the same time sets him on a pathway in this life which enables him to achieve God’s best. “As obedient children; do not be conformed to the passions of former ignorance, but as He who called you is holy, ...read more

  • #6 Walk In The Light Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Mar 22, 2016
     | 2,776 views

    This sermon speaks about how as Christians we need to live a righteous life. We need to walk in love, and not in the darkness of sin. We are live a life much different life from what we were like before we came to Christ.

    Walk in the Light 10/4/15 Introduction: How many were able to see the lunar eclipse this last week? Here are some pictures. What causes a lunar eclipse? The shadow of the earth comes across the moon. A spiritual comparison, the world’s darkness of evil can block out the light of ...read more

  • The Power Of Fasting

    Contributed by Chris Mccall on Feb 5, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,825 views

    Did you ever realize that it was food that caused the fall of man? Fasting therefore involves abstaining from food that caused our fall and the receiving of a sinful nature.

    The Power of Fasting Ministered by Pastor Harold F. Weitsz – Sunday 14 January 2007 Gen 3:1-10 NKJV Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Has God indeed said, ’You shall not eat of every tree of the garden’?" 2 And ...read more

  • Keeping Promises

    Contributed by Neal Gracey on Apr 3, 2010
    based on 22 ratings
     | 4,804 views

    In O.T. times some Israelites made vows to God. Definition: Vows are commitments to God to perform some duty or abstain from some activity.

    Gal 3:15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto. Gal 3:16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is ...read more

  • Fighting Temptation (The Impala Christian)

    Contributed by Kayode Omotoso on May 18, 2016
     | 1,398 views

    Fighting temptation is foolish. The Bible does not enjoin any to resist temptation but the devil while we abstain from every appearance of evil.

    Sometimes in the month, I saw a documentary involving the animals, jackal and impala. Jackal with an average weight of 10kg is a carnivore belonging to the same family as wolf and dog while impala is an African antelope having two long horns and an average weight of 60kg. Both of them live in the ...read more

  • Provoking And Revoking The Curse Of Sin!

    Contributed by Victor Ramlall on Feb 25, 2014
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,650 views

    Sin, whether secret or public endangers not only the individual but those around as well. A person, a family, a community, a nation can fall under the curse of sin with grievous consequences. Abstain from all appearances of evil!

    But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the Lord was kindled against the children of Israel. Joshua 7:1 Israel hath sinned, and they ...read more

  • Joseph - The Hero That Ran Away Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 9, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 16,269 views

    We often think of heroes as those who run to the fight... but often heroes are those who engage in "organized retreats".

    OPEN: One of my favorite stories from Revolutionary war involves the "Battle of the Cowpens". Toward the end of the Revolutionary war, the British General Cornwallis had captured Savannah, Charleston and Camden in South Carolina - and in the process he had defeated and imprisoned much of the ...read more