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  • Backsliding Series

    Contributed by Dan Buis on Feb 26, 2001
    based on 59 ratings

    Abraham’s lack of faith in God’s care for him leads him to sin

    We started out this series on the life of Abraham using the illustration of the “trust walk.” A “trust walk” is a game we played at camp where we’d have kids partner up, blind-fold each other, and lead their blind-folded partners on a trust walk through the woods. Abraham began his trust-walk more

  • The Backslider

    Contributed by James R. Rice on Feb 2, 2014

    This message covers the leading causes to backsliding and the full-blown manifestations of backsliding in the life of a child of God. There is a cure for backsliding and it is simple and it is sure.

    BACKSLIDER Jeremiah 14:7 A. Biblical Interpretation of Backsliding. 1. Means “to flinch, to go back, it has the idea of going back, being stubborn like a heifer.” For Israel slideth back as a backslidden heifer.” Sometimes a stubborn heifer stands with extended forelegs pressed more

  • Backsliding

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    Gradually backsliding is gradually dying,which can be avoided.

    BACKSLIDING Luke 9:62 62 And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. 2 Peter 2:20-22 20 For if after they have escaped the pollutions of more

  • Backsliding

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 54 ratings

    Backsliding is not losing one’s salvation according to John 5:24. It is breaking fellowship with God, it is becoming at ease in the things of God. It can be out of Church or in Church. A backslider is a saved person who falls backwards into sin. We have the examples of Noah, Abraham, Peter, Lot, more

  • Backsliding

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Aug 23, 2004
    based on 71 ratings


    BACKSLIDING Jeremiah 8:1-7 Backsliding is not losing one’s salvation according to John 5:24. It is breaking fellowship with God, it is becoming at ease in the things of God. It can be out of Church or in Church. A backslider is a saved person who falls backwards into sin. We have the more

  • Backsliding

    Contributed by Gene Escoe on May 4, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    To encourage those who have allowed their relationship with Jesus Christ to become lukewarm to repent and return.

    INTRODUCTION: Play the video on refinishing furniture. Discuss backsliding and the comparison between it and refurbishing furniture. I. There are steps we take when we move away from JC. A. Self confident. Vss 27-31 1. Peter became extremely self confident. 2. The Christian is in more

  • Backsliding Series

    Contributed by Andrew Stringer on Jan 12, 2003
    based on 141 ratings

    A Sermon on Backsliding

    BACKSLIDING Hosea 4:16 Introduction: ILL: What’s a Backslider? "Dad, what’s a backslider?" the boy asked. "Well, Son, that’s a man who leaves our church and goes to another." "But Dad, then what do you call a man who leaves his church and joins ours?" "He’s a convert, Son, a more

  • A Call To Backsliders

    Contributed by John Wesley on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    1. Presumption is one grand snare of the devil, in which many of the children of men are taken. They so presume upon the mercy of God as utterly to forget his justice. Although he has expressly declared, "Without holiness no man shall see the Lord," yet t

    "Will the Lord absent himself for ever? And will he be no more entreated? Is his mercy clean gone for ever? And is his promise come utterly to an end for evermore?" —Psalm 77:7, 8 1. Presumption is one grand snare of the devil, in which many of the children of men are taken. They so presume more

  • The Backsliding Believer

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Nov 24, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon that details the drift that many experience at times in their Christmas experience.

    "THE BACKSLIDING BELIEVER" Zechariah 3:1-10 Zec 3:1 And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him. 2 And the LORD said unto Satan, The LORD rebuke thee, O Satan; even the LORD that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke more

  • Reclaiming A Backslider

    Contributed by George Bannister on Oct 31, 2002
    based on 62 ratings

    Instruction from the book of James on reclaiming a wayward believer.

    TEXT: James 5:19-20 19 Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; 20 Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins. ETS: James emphasizes the importance of reclaiming wayward more

  • Rx For Backsliding

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 26 ratings

    The danger of backsliding is just as real today as ever. The Hebrew writer offers us encouragement and a perscription to overcome!

    Rx for Backsliding Hebrews 12:12–17 INTRODUCTION The book of Hebrews is an encouraging word to Christians that contains strong warnings against falling from God’s grace. In the first part of Hebrews 12 the writer encourages them to put off everything from their life that would hinder them more

  • What Is Backsliding

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 27, 2005
    based on 68 ratings

    The Case & Cure For Blacksliding

    2/23/97 Jer. 3:6-18 WHAT IS BACKSLIDING? Jer. 3:6-10 compared with todays news BORN-AGAIN MAKES LITTLE DIFFERENCE IN BEHAVIOR ------->:A ROPER poll National & International Religion Report -- Oct 8 1990 - The behavior of born-again Christians after more

  • Characteristics Of A Backslider

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jan 3, 2007
    based on 20 ratings

    The gradual falling away from God

    CHARACTERISTICS OF A BACKSLIDER 1 John 5:9, Galatians 4:9, Hebrews 10-29 &38 Text: Jeremiah 3:1-7 Intro: There has been much debate down through the years over the subject I am going to preach on this morning. However, I will not debate this morning. I will let the Word of God speak for more

  • Restoring The Backslider Series

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on May 20, 2008
    based on 11 ratings

    Here is a clear plan of action to help people get right with God and continue to walk with Him after having gotten off track.

    RESTORING THE BACKSLIDER APRIL 2, 2000. Pastor Eric J. Hanson This is the fourth in a series which has included the following previous messages. 1. When people backslide. 2. Hidden in the Body. & 3. Hidden in the Body part 2. I. If we are to really care about restoring those who more

  • The Backslider's Prayer

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Mar 4, 2010
    based on 11 ratings

    A sermon examining the need for a backslider to return to the Father.

    The Backslider's Prayer Judges 10:10-16 When you see a tree broken over in a windstorm, it’s easy to think that it was the wind. If you look closer, you will often see that insects have been at work a long time on the tree, making it weaker and weaker. It really wasn’t the wind that more