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  • Abimelech, A Bad Example Series

    Contributed by Todd Catteau on Oct 31, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    Abimelech is a classic example of how selfishness and godless ambition lead us from God’s will for our lives.

    Possessing the Promises Abimelech (Judges #5) There is a music group called The Bad Examples • Abimelech would be a likely member of that group • He is an example of what not to do to possess the promises of God • This guy’s all bad • No victory for God’s people, no deliverance from false more

  • A Good Example Of A Bad Example

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 2, 2010
    based on 8 ratings

    We are to resist the influence of the world in the church.

    Title: A Good Example of a Bad Example Text: 1 Corinthians 3:1-17 Truth: We are to resist the influence of the world in the church. Aim: to identify and correct worldly behavior in the church. Life ?: What’s the evidence of the world in the church? INTRODUCTION In 1989 the more

  • Seven Bad Examples: Cain Series

    Contributed by Bret Hammond on Jan 10, 2015

    Paul says in 1 Corinthians 10, "These things took place as examples for us, that we might not desire evil as they did." There is much we can learn from bad examples in the Bible.

    INTRODUCTION A. Growing up it seemed to me that there were two ways to learn something 1. On rare occasions –someone of exemplary character pointed out –more like him? 2. But more often than not –my parents would observe a friend of mine doing-wrong 3. Point, “You more

  • 7 Bad Examples: The Golden Calf Series

    Contributed by Bret Hammond on Jan 10, 2015

    Idolatry isn't about the idol itself. It's about what's happening inside us.

    INTRODUCTION A. If you spent any time working in offices over the past 10 years – motivational posters 1. The format is pretty typical. Black background – Picture nature – Word –Phrase 2. Purpose was to motivate you –give you something to reach for – push more

  • Good Lessons From A Bad Example Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Oct 15, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Let us use our present resources to influence, to make a great impact, to make a lasting difference for our future, for eternity.

  • Setting A Good Example

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Aug 23, 2005
    based on 60 ratings

    Are you a good axample to others?. Without a doubt many have been a bad example to others at one point or another, sometimes to someone who is weaker or a new brother or sister in the faith.

    “Command and teach these things. Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity”. 1. Paul was talking to Timothy who was a Pastor and also a young man. Everyone who is a leader, whether at church more

  • Setting A Good Example (Part Three) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Oct 8, 2018

    In week one we looked at the example of Jesus. In week two we looked at the example of Paul. Today, we'll see that it's not only the good examples we can learn from but the bad examples too.

    SETTING A GOOD EXAMPLE (part three) We have learned from the good examples of Jesus and Paul and we learned some ways that we can be good examples. However, it's not just the good examples we can learn from; we can learn from the bad examples too. On September 19, 1997, a drivers-ed teacher gave more

  • Lessons From Levi Series

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Nov 3, 2016

    Good and bad examples of priests

    Malachi 2 - 10/23/16 Turn with me this morning to Malachi chapter 2.  If you aren’t sure how to find Malachi, simply turn to Matthew 1 and go three pages to the left.  Malachi is the last book of the NT, and the events here take place about 100 years after the Jews have returned to Jerusalem more

  • Champions Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Aug 6, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    As champions of the cross we are to lift high the cross of Christ.

  • Really, I Know What I'm Doing . . .oops! Sorry! Series

    Contributed by Tony Klinedinst on Aug 14, 2002
    based on 75 ratings

    A sermon on learning from our mistakes using Cain’s "mistake" with his sacrifice as a bad example.

    “Really, I know what I am doing . . . Oops, Sorry!” Growing through our Mistakes. Introduction: Learning from our mistakes: 1. Coors put its slogan, "Turn it loose," into Spanish, where it was read as "Suffer from diarrhea". 2. Clairol introduced the "Mist Stick", a curling iron, into more

  • The Bad Dad Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 12, 2006
    based on 124 ratings

    Eli failed his son in 3 very distinct ways. What can we learn from his "bad" example?

    OPEN: Have you ever had something go “bad” in your refrigerator? How can you tell when food is spoiled? Well, one of the first hints might be – when you open the door - it smells like something has died inside. But someone has come up with a list of ways in which we can determine whether our more

  • Focus On Time Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on May 30, 2003
    based on 31 ratings

    It takes time invested to raise children. King David is a bad example of how to raise children

    INTRODUCTION A group of expectant fathers were in a waiting room, while their wives were in the process of delivering babies. A nurse came in and announced to one man that his wife had just given birth to twins. "That’s quite a coincidence" he responded, "I play for the Minnesota Twins!" A few more

  • Do You Have The Courage?

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Nov 6, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    David showed us a good example of courage and bad example of being a coward. Which one will you follow?

    David Do You Have the Courage? Or Are You a Coward? Introduction A. Remember back in 1995 we had this Young QB on the Steelers names Stewart B. In 95 we made him Slash C. And Slash was great D. Everyone loved slash E. Well eventually he became the starter F. And well now, everybody does more

  • A Disciplined Life Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 24, 2018

    Message 27 in our exposition of 1 Corinthians. This message continues the bad example of Israel in the wilderness and the exhortation to not follow it.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “A Disciplined Life” Part Two Review I. Reproof for fleshly behavior 1-6 II. Responses to specific inquiries A. Concerning marriage 7 B. Concerning the voluntary limitation of Christian liberty 8-11:1 1. To avoid ruining a weaker more

  • An Example For Us

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Oct 4, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    We should use Israel’s bad example to keep us from making the same mistake.

    An Example for Us October 2, 2016 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: We should use Israel’s bad example to keep us from making the same mistake. Focus Passage: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Introduction: Give a personal experience of following more