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  • The Achilles Heel Syndrome

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Jun 27, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,851 views

    A sermon using the story of the ungurarded areas in a person’s walk with the Lord that can cause defeat or death spiritually.

    Scripture: Ephesians 6:11 – 20 Title: “The Achilles Heel Syndrome” Introduction: There’s a mythological legend of a warrior named Achilles whose mother dipped him into the river Styx in order to make him invulnerable. The ONLY part of his body that didn’t receive the mysterious protection ...read more

  • Samson's Achilles' Heel

    Contributed by Raymond Lu on Aug 9, 2010
     | 3,511 views

    The truth is, we have our own “Achilles’ heel.” These are areas of the enemy’s favorite target points. We may fall like Samson (only He knows) except when we lean on God’s grace in the spiritual battle. When God gives special abilities, the more we shall

    Those who are familiar with Greek mythology sure read about Achilles. Achilles was the bravest, and the most handsome warrior in the army of Argamemnon. It was said that when Achilles was still a child, he was held by the heel, and upside down was dipped in the river call Styx. From then on, ...read more

  • "Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Apr 10, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,629 views

    The question we are tackling this morning has been referred to as The Achilles Heel of Christianity – the question that often keeps people from becoming believers in Christ.

    “Why do bad things Happen to Good People?” James 1:1-12 The question we are tackling this morning is asked perhaps more than any other question about God. It has been referred to as The Achilles Heel of Christianity – the question that often keeps people from becoming believers in Christ. ...read more

  • "Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?” Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Apr 16, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,995 views

    The question we are tackling this morning is asked perhaps more than any other question about God. It has been referred to as The Achilles Heel of Christianity – the question that often keeps people from becoming believers in Christ.

    “Why do bad things Happen to Good People?” James 1:1-12 The question we are tackling this morning is asked perhaps more than any other question about God. It has been referred to as The Achilles Heel of Christianity – the question that often keeps people from becoming believers in Christ. ...read more

  • "Dueling With The Devil"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Mar 10, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,191 views

    a sermon about overcoming temptation.

    Matthew 4:1-11 “Dueling with the Devil” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN www.eastridgeumc.com Immediately after Jesus is baptized, He is compelled by the Spirit of God into the desert or wilderness. The wilderness is a metaphor for ...read more

  • Satan's Strategy For Temptation

    Contributed by Tim Huie on May 6, 2009
     | 1,564 views

    How does Satan tempt? 1) He distorts the moral instruction of God. 2) He misrepresents the consequences of sin. 3) He appeals to our point of weakness.

    SATAN’S STRATEGY FOR TEMPTATION GENESIS 3: 1-6 1. Illus. of pastor on “weighdown” diet • Came to church office one day with dozen donuts. • When coworkers got onto him, he said it was all right. God wanted him to have donuts. • “Was detoured by old donut shop. Asked God to leave him a park ...read more

  • "Dueling With The Devil"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,404 views

    Only through Christ can we have victory in life.

    Matthew 4:1-11 “Dueling With The Devil” By: Kenneth Emerson Sauer Pastor, Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA If I recall correctly through my very limited knowledge of Greek mythology, Achilles was the guy who was dipped head first into the River Styx, and this made ...read more

  • From Fear To Courage Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Mar 10, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,448 views

    We face difficult temptations throughout our lives, but through the grace of God in Jesus Christ, we cannot only be forgiven of our past mistakes, but empowered to overcome future temptations.

    A young man was sent to Spain by his company to work in a new office they were opening there. He accepted the assignment because it would enable him to earn enough money to marry his long-time girlfriend. The plan was to pool their money and, when he returned, put a down-payment on a house, and get ...read more

  • Giving God Our Weaknesses

    Contributed by Jay Robison on Nov 6, 2012
     | 1,915 views

    As we give God even our weaknesses we find a new depth to God's love for us and we also discover that God can use those weaknesses for God's glory

    What is your Achilles’ Heel? Achilles warrior in ancient mythology Believed to be invincible in battle Except for one weakness in his heel, touch it Achilles helpless What are your weaknesses? What is your Achilles’ heel? Weaknesses or vulnerabilities that hold us back May be ...read more

  • The Prayer Of Agur

    Contributed by Shawn Miller on Oct 31, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,843 views

    Agur was a mysterious man, mentioned in Proverbs who prayed a humble prayer that should be a model for all Christians.

    The Prayer of Agur Introduction: ABC news in Alabama reported this week that Piedmont High school in Piedmont Alabama would no longer say prayers over the loud speakers at football games because they received a letter from the atheist organization called Freedom from Religion Foundation, out of ...read more

  • Temperance: A Fruit Of The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Aug 13, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 10,783 views

    Have you noticed that our current generation (especially of Americans) has no concept of control. We are out-of-control. The recent rise in credit card induced bankruptcies, divorce attorneys, and mini-riots are skyrocketing. Road rage, impulse spendin

    Have you noticed that our current generation (especially of Americans) has no concept of control. We are out-of-control. The recent rise in credit card induced bankruptcies, divorce attorneys, and mini-riots are skyrocketing. Road rage, impulse spending, and all sorts of addictions are seen as ...read more

  • How Great Is Our God Series

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jan 6, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 17,323 views

    As in many other places in the Bible, Isaiah 40 gives us a glimpse into God's greatness. He is strong as iron and tender as a shepherd (10-11). Adjectives like enormous and wise fall so short when we consider His creation and counsel (12-13). Not only tha

    It's not a question, it's a statement. I probably should add an exclamation point: How Great is Our God! As in many other places in the Bible, Isaiah 40 gives us a glimpse into God's greatness. He is strong as iron and tender as a shepherd (10-11). Adjectives like enormous and wise fall so short ...read more

  • Scoundels Included

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 2, 2013
     | 1,116 views

    Jacob obtains a blessing by trickery, but is still included in God’s chosen people.

    Genesis 27:1-4, 15-23, 28:10-17 “Scoundrels Included” INTRODUCTION Today’s society has an interest in the “anti-hero hero.” Usually our heroes have been upstanding people. For example, we have Clark Kent the mild manner reporter, or James T. Kirk the ...read more

  • How Can I Draw Near To God?

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Aug 6, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,981 views

    Jesus is our only hope of drawing near to God in everyday life.

    “How Can I Draw Near To God?” Hebrews 7:1-19 Laurie grew up going to church sporadically as a child. Her mom and dad didn’t participate, but some of her friends did. Whenever Laurie would spend the night with one of her friends she would often end up going to church with them the next morning. ...read more

  • The Fox Out-Foxed

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Aug 15, 2016
     | 1,836 views

    If there is one trait of Jacob that stands out, it is his craftiness. Our chapter presents another crafty fellow who will out-fox Jacob.

    Genesis 29:1-30 The Fox Out-Foxed 8/7/16 D. Marion Clark Introduction When I moved to Lake Oconee and learned that I was living in the land of Br’er Rabbit, I decided I should read Uncle Remus. It doesn’t take long to size up the primary character of Br’er Rabbit. He is ...read more