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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.

  • 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 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 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 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.

    Don’t Look Back! Genesis 19:1-29 Introduction: In Gen 13, Abraham and Lot part company. Abraham chooses God, Lot chooses the world. Though it came disguised as something beautiful (choice fruit in Eden), it was truly ugly and was his downfall. I. The edge of temptation A. Choosing for more

  • 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:- 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 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.

    I Can Beat This Temptation 6/12/05 Proverbs 23 29-35 I Corinthians 10:9-13 Is there anyone here who faced temptation this past week? You may have found yourself in the ring, ready to give that knockout punch, only to discover that temptation was a little stronger and a little more

  • Victory Series

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on Jul 30, 2020

    Is being tempted a sin? Why is temptation so powerful? What’s the root cause of temptation? What are some practical ways of avoiding temptation? Can we actually have “victory” over temptation in this life?

    Victory! Matthew 6:13 First Baptist Chenoa Pastor Jefferson M. Williams 3-31-19 Marshmallow Test Video This morning, we come to the end of our series on what we call The Lord’s Prayer. Like the disciples, we have sensed our need to grow in the area of prayer and intimacy with the Father. more

  • Radical Obedience

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Sep 30, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    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 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

    Fruit of the Spirit – Self-Control How to Gain More Self-Control Today we finish up the characteristics of the fruit of the Spirit. We are looking at self-control. Next week we will deal with the phrase – “against such things there is no law.” Let’s go ahead and 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 more

  • Overcoming Temptation 2

    Contributed by Donny Granberry on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The second part of a message on overcoming temptation. This message deals with how the Holy Spirit helps us to overcome temptation.

    Overcoming Temptation 2 “How the Holy Spirit Helps us Overcome” by Pastor Donny Granberry Last Sunday night we studied: • How to cope with temptation • That Victory over temptation is possible • The sources of temptation o Our own carnal nature o The world o Evil Spirits • The more

  • 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 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 more

  • The Temptation Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Feb 8, 2007
    based on 11 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 more