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  • Two Battles With Different Results

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Aug 16, 2002
    based on 102 ratings
     | 10,212 views

    The battle of Jericho was successful but sin kept the battle of Ai from being a victory.

    Introduction: When it comes to contests of any sort, we like to be on the winning side. If we’re on a ball team or if we have favorite ball team, we don’t like for them to be defeated. But defeats will come from time to time. And I think it’s a great coach who can gather his team around him ...read more

  • Victory In Disguise

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,130 views

    The battle of Ai is an exampleof how God often uses what seems like defeat to bring ultimate victory

    Introduction: Graphic Illustration of the Battle with people acting out the parts The battle of Ai is a perfect example of a biblical theme that I call "Victory in Disguise." What looked like defeat, set the stage for a stunning triumph over the enemy--it was in fact the retreat that made the ...read more

  • God's Victory In Defeat

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Mar 18, 2008
    based on 157 ratings
     | 19,514 views

    What looked like defeat, set up Victory over the enemy

    God’s Victory In Defeat Joshua 8:1-8:7 Josh 1 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear not, neither be thou dismayed: take all the people of war with thee, and arise, go up to Ai: see, I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, and his city, and his land: ...read more

  • 5 Rewards To Pain

    Contributed by Jamie Wright on Dec 8, 2004
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,800 views

    God does not cause painful experiences in our lives, however, He allows them. Why? To test our faith, to mature us and to bring us into a closer relationship with Him.

    Rewards to Pain Pastor Jamie Wright * MFC * Pain- to hurt, wound, damage, offend, upset, insult, impair, and cause suffering! Types of pain: Physical pain- arthritis, from abuse Emotional wounds- grief, depression, anger, revenge (brought on by words) Mental anguish- paranoid, ...read more

  • Victory In Disguise Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,043 views

    Closed doors are not signs of "defeat" but rather promises that 1) God has a plan 2) A Purpose and will always accomplish His purpose.

    I. INTRODUCTION A. Series “ACCOMPLISHING THE VISION” 1. Part 1 looked at Nehemiah’s vision to rebuild and “the Journey” we will go through.. 2. Part 2 looked at Mary showing us “We Must Offer Our Best” 3. Part 3 looked at that awkward subject of the Tithe asking the question: “Are You ...read more

  • How To Be Your Own Worst Enemy At Home Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 177 ratings
     | 24,377 views

    First sermon in series on encouragement for the home.

    Once upon a time a rat looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package. What food might it contain? He was aghast to discover that it was a rat trap. Retreating to the farmyard the rat proclaimed the warning; "There is a rat trap in the house, a rat trap in ...read more

  • How To Ambush Your Ai Series

    Contributed by William Morris on Feb 2, 2004
    based on 35 ratings
     | 6,058 views

    The 7th in a series of messages from the book of Joshua dealing with living a victorious Christian life.

    Sermon by: Dr. Todd Morris Text: Joshua 8:1-35 (read 1-2) Title: How To Ambush Your Ai Date: February 1, 2004 Introduction: Chapter 8 of Joshua finds Israel facing the same city that it faced in chapter 7, the little city of Ai. The first time Israel went to battle with Ai, they lost, ...read more

  • Dealing With Despair

    Contributed by Greg Cooper on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 5,733 views

    WHEN YOUR LIFE IS FALLING APART, GOD IS THERE TO SEE US THROUGH.

    Title: Dealing with Despair Text I Samuel 30:1-6 Intro: We all have crisis in our lives. Times when we feel there is neither hope nor anywhere to turn for relief. Many of us feel that we are living in a perpetual state of crisis and that God himself has turned a deaf ear toward us. This ...read more

  • Strongholds In The Promised Land

    Contributed by Eric Amundson on Nov 30, 2000
    based on 118 ratings
     | 2,697 views

    Faith that God will bring down the walls inhibiting the promise

    There are strongholds in the Promised Land. All of us, in our lives, have impossible situations. Every hope that we have that has any value at all has obstacles to it. Every promised land has strongholds that must be dealt with to truly claim the land as our own. The Israelites have been ...read more

  • Sometimes Our Obedience Hurts Others Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 7, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,371 views

    5th in long series on Joshua. After doing a recap of the events so far, this shows the little-spoken truth: Sometimes, in order for us to obey God, we must hurt other people.

    Joshua 3:1-17 – Sometimes Our Obedience Hurts Others It was testimony night in the church. A lady got up and said, "We are living in a wicked land where sin is on every hand. I have had a terrible fight with the old devil all week." Then, her husband, who was sitting glumly by her ...read more

  • What I Would Not Do In Church

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,139 views

    There are some things we shouldn’t do in church.

    1 TIM. 3:15 “WHAT I WOULD NOT DO IN CHURCH” A) I love my church … I look forward with joy to attend it … Why do I love it? * Attending the services is like a shower of rain after a dry spell ……. * Like a table of food when I’m hungry … Like a bath when I’m dirty … * Like a cool drink when I’m ...read more

  • There Is No Such Thing As A Secret Sin Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 124 ratings
     | 15,986 views

    This story has much to teach us about the devastating effects of sin.

    A Study of Joshua Sermon # 6 “THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A SECRET SIN” Joshua 7:1-26 The seventh chapter of Joshua opens with the ominous word “but.” The use of the little conjunction of contrast is designed to ...read more

  • Sin In The Camp

    Contributed by Niles Lloyd on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 155 ratings
     | 30,072 views

    WHEN SIN IS PREVALENT IN THE LIVES OF CHURCH MEMBERS - THE WHOLE CHURCH SUFFERS AS A RESULT!

    TITLE: SIN IN THE CAMP 6/23/02 TEXT: JOSHUA 7:1 - 13 INTRO: THERE IS NOTHING SO DAMAGING, NOTHING SO HURTFUL AS WHEN A PERSON (ESPECIALLY A CHRISTIAN) IS LIVING IN SIN. TONIGHT WE ARE GOING TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED TO THE NATION OF ISRAEL AS THE RESULT OF ONE MAN’S DISOBEDIENCE TO THE LORD. ...read more

  • The Loving Act Of Discipline: Part One

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Jun 25, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,361 views

    This is the first of three sermons on Church Discipline, fo provide a positive foundation on the issue, and later to restore a fallen member. It deals with misconceptions on Church Discipline, and the importance of church discipline.

    The Loving Act of Discipline INTRODUCTION: Today we look at an issue within the church, that we all would dearly love not to have anything to do with, but unfortunately at times we must come face to face with. That issue is church discipline. I believe part of the reason that we avoid ...read more

  • An Unlikely Harvester

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Aug 20, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,460 views

    In the account of the woman at the well in John 4, we will see that she serves as a good example, to all who truly desire to be a Harvester for God.

    "AN UNLIKELY HARVESTER" INTRODUCTION As she walked over and looked out the window, she saw the sun high in the sky and she knew it was near the sixth hour (12 noon). It was going to be another hot day and there wasn’t even a small breeze to break the heat. She knew ...read more