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  • Avoiding Temptation's Trap Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jun 23, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    In this sermon we learn how Joseph was able to resist the challenging temptation he faced from Potiphar's wife.

    Introduction: A. Let me begin by asking you: “What is it that is most tempting to you?” 1. I think it is funny to watch cats stare at a fish bowl or a bird cage – it is so representative of temptation’s attraction. 2. When I was a kid we had cats and they would sit and ...read more

  • David: "I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up" Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Aug 14, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Avoiding Temptation & Sin, Decisions, Confession

    OUT OF WEAKNESS…STRENGTH - David: “I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up” 2 Samuel 11:1-5 (p. 214) August 20, 2017 Introduction: Have you ever met someone who looks for a reason to say, “Gotcha.” Someone who finds some weird happiness in catching you in something? I heard ...read more

  • Say Yes To The Dress Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 12, 2018

    Like CJ Mahaney, I speak because the glory of God is at stake in the way women dress.

    Text: 1 Timothy 2:9-10, Title: Say Yes To The Dress, Date/Place: WHBC, 3.25.18, AM A. Opening illustration: Simplicity and complexity of the gospel/bible: deep enough to baffle, confound, and drown the greatest theologians, yet simple and shallow enough for a child to understand B. Background to ...read more

  • He Will Show You How To Escape From Your Temptations

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    How to avoid temptation and recover from temptation

    God will show you how to escape from your temptations. Wow! What an incredible insight by Paul. Not only will He never give us more than we can bear, He will show us the way out of those situations and conditions in life that we use to separate ourselves from the love of God. How many times ...read more

  • Don't Look Back!

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 71 ratings

    A call to avoid temptation and stay focused on God.

  • When Temptation Strikes Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Apr 30, 2018

    Temptation is not an irresistible force. Through prayer we are given all that we need to avoid temptation.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/listen-to-a-sermon-series/the-lords-prayer/ Message When Temptation Strikes – Lord’s Prayer Series A sermon on 1 Corinthians 10:13 Stop and think for a moment about the week that you have just had. How much ...read more

  • I Can Beat This Temptation

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun 18, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    This message deals with what we need to do to avoid temptation and to see it for what it really is.

  • Radical Obedience

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Sep 30, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    When we're truly saved, we will always belong to Jesus. So what does he mean when he says to lose an arm or a leg or gouge out an eye of it's keeping you from heaven? Jesus calls us to radical obedience.

    Mark 9:43-48 Radical Obedience What kind of dedication does it take to be a terrorist? Seriously, think about this for a minute. How dedicated would you have to be to fly an airplane into a skyscraper? Or to strap explosives to your body and walk into a market? We certainly don’t condone these ...read more

  • Lessons For The Materializing Church -- Part 4 Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 11, 2010

    Last week we looked at the topic of temptation, focusing in on the result of yielding to temptations and some ways to avoid temptations taking hold over our life. One of the key principles was the God is and always will be above temptation. Yet, God doe

    THE BOOK OF JAMES LESSONS FOR THE MATERIALIZING CHURCH -- PART 4 James 1:16 - 20 – GOD’S INVOLVEMENT WITH TEMPTATION INTRODUCTION: Last week we looked at the topic of temptation, focusing in on the result of yielding to temptations and some ways to avoid temptations taking hold ...read more

  • How To Gain More Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Sep 20, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    This is a sermon on self-control. It is one of the fruits of the Spirit. 1. Admit You Have A PROBLEM 2. Put The Past BEHIND You 3. Master Your EMOTIONS 4. Believe You Can CHANGE 5. Avoid TEMPTATION 6. Depend On Christ’s POWER

  • Temptation: Samson's Downfall

    Contributed by William Jones on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    A Message on how to avoid falling into temptation.

    Temptation: Samson’s Downfall How to avoid yielding to temptation Good morning! Thank you Pastor for giving me this opportunity to teach God’s Word this morning. I would like to talk about a familiar character in scripture this morning. Samson is name of this man. I am sure that most ...read more

  • Facing Temptations Head-On

    Contributed by Beth Garrod-Logsdon on Mar 1, 2010

    Drawing the opening verses of this passge, we are reminded that through the power of God's Holy Spirit, we can face our temptations head-on, rahter than avoid them which is our first inclination.

    Facing Temptations Head-On Luke 4:1-13 & Romans 10:8-13 (Lent 1C) Rev. Beth Garrod-Logsdon Wilmore Presbyterian Church Well, here we are again – the first Sunday of Lent. The day when the mood and emotions of worship seem to take a downhill slide – the hymns become more ...read more

  • The Temptation Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Feb 8, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    Part 7 in preaching through the book of Matthew. Looking at the temptation of Jesus.

    Sermon-2/4/07-Matt. 4:1-11-The Temptation of Christ Intro. 2 examples of How to avoid temptation: 1) Joke 2) Benedict of Nursia (c. 480-543 AD) sought to avoid temptation by wearing a rough hair shirt and living in a cave for 3 years, where his food was lowered to him on a cord. He once threw ...read more

  • Temptation Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Powell on May 15, 2007

    The beginning of a seven part series on Living the Christian Life - based out of the book of James.

    Living the Christian Life Temptation!!!! James 1:1-20 I hate temptation. I hate it when it comes my way. It may be temptation to blow up on someone. It may temptation of saying something that I should not say, doing something that I should not do. However, temptation comes my way, every ...read more

  • Pray Like This Series

    Contributed by Jerry Owen on Apr 17, 2017

    Jesus teaches us how to pray

    PRAY LIKE THIS! MATTHEW 6:9-15 Mt 6:9a “Pray, then, in this way: In vs 5-8, Jesus told us “how not to pray.” * Wrong to call it “the Lord’s prayer”- Jesus never prayed it. Couldn’t. * He did not say “pray this”. He already said to not “recite prayers”. Here He is saying that we are to ...read more