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  • Things Christians Struggle With

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jan 7, 2007
    based on 25 ratings

    Even though a person is saved there are still some things they may deal with concerning their conversion. This message explains some of the struggles Christians may encounter.

    THINGS CHRISTIANS STRUGGLE WITH Romans 7:15-21 Intro: Paul uses the word “flesh” in several different ways. In this particular passage Paul denotes the flesh as the personality of man controlled by sin and directed to selfish pursuits rather than to the service of God. Often times I find more

  • Relying Or Are You Lying?

    Contributed by Kevin Hall on Feb 9, 2012

    Why Christians struggle with Depending and Relying on Jesus

    “Relying? or Are You Lying? ” Matt 6: 25-33 Matt 6:30-33 Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? 31 “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we more

  • Judged By My Own Actions Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Oct 15, 2017

    A study of the continual struggle each believer faces as the Spirit confronts the flesh.

  • Sometimes I Don't Want To Obey Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    5 of 5 messages. This message deals with the battle between the carnal nature and the spiritual nature that every Christian struggles to win.

    Sometimes I Don’t Want to Obey 15 I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. Romans 7:15 You’re absolutely right! Two men who lived in the same village got into a terrible dispute that they could not resolve. So they decided to talk to the town more

  • Is It Possible That Christians Are Not Sinners Saved By Grace? Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Sep 30, 2018

    This is the third message in the series. This message examines Romans 7 to see if it is talking about a Christian struggling with a sin nature.

    In the first six chapters of Romans the Apostle Paul repeatedly contrasts what it means to live under the law and what it means to live by faith. He says a person will either have a nature that is governed by the law or a nature that is governed by grace. He will not have both at the same more

  • The Home That Was Cursed By The Bg

    Contributed by Eric Smith on May 14, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    The very thing that Achan brought into his home was symbolic of what Christians struggle with today...tithing and separation.

    The Home That Was Cursed By The B.G. By Rev. Eric D. Smith Josh 6:16-19 16 And it came to pass at the seventh time, when the priests blew with the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; for the LORD hath given you the city. 17 And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are more

  • Getting Where You're Going Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 25, 2007
    based on 37 ratings

    There are other shepherds out there, and even the most Godly Christian struggles with making the LORD his trued shepherd. Find out why.

  • He Overcame Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Oct 20, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    I gleaned this from a book by RC Sproul by the same title "12 Promises Christians struggle with". The question is Do we believe God or Not?

    He Overcame John 16:33ff One of the main reasons we have a problems accepting the promises of God is SIN. Sin comes so naturally to us that our default position is not to believe God. Adam and Eve failed to believe God, when the Father of lies told them “You will surely not die, more

  • Pray Great Prayers Series

    Contributed by David Whitten on Aug 3, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Prayer is an activity that most Christians struggle with. Our challenge is to pray great prayers but admittedly most would be challenged to simply pray period.

    dsw@gbcc07-17-2011 Pray Great Prayers Matthew 6:9-13 Prayer is an activity that most Christians struggle with. Our challenge is to pray great prayers but admittedly most would be challenged to simply pray period. Thankfully There's an app for that! (show "Thy Phone" video from more

  • Mary: Pure, Prepared, & Privileged Series

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Dec 15, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Today, many Christians struggle with submitting and yielding to the will of God for their lives. Through Mary’s courage, we find what can happen when we believe and follow God’s Word.

    This morning, we are continuing in our series entitled, "What We Have Learned From the Christmas Story." Today’s message is the third in this series that will take us up to Christmas. In the first message, God revealed to us His sovereignty in Matthew 1:18-25. The second message brought to light more

  • A Ministry For All

    Contributed by Matthew Stidham on Jan 23, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    Many Christians struggle with the idea that they aren’t talented, or aren’t capable of serving the Lord through ministry. Here I try to show that every does have a place and a way to serve in the kingdom of God.

    A Ministry for All Sunday June 10, 2007 AM Rudy Meoli was an average baseball player at best. With a measly career batting average of just over .200, Rudy was definitely not known for his ability at the plate, and with 27 fielding errors during the 1973 season, he certainly was not someone you more

  • Creation Or Evolution?

    Contributed by Pierre Naude on May 6, 2011

    Many Christians struggle with Evolutionary Science apparently contradicting the Bible. As we look at the evidence again, as some scientists reach what they think is the pinnacle of their achievement and knowledge, we find that the theologian has been sit

    Creation or Evolution? Gen 1 “In the beginning, God …” says the Bible. “In the beginning, goo …” say the evolutionists. Scientist Harold Hill, rather tongue-in-cheek, suggests that we have come “from goo to you by way of the zoo”! Our school more

  • Released To Bless

    Contributed by Jeff Ecklund on Jul 28, 2011

    This message is about the truth that we are called to bless. From the promise to Abraham, Jacob and 1 Peter reminding us of that call. Many Christians struggle with the call on their life. We sometimes have an overemphasis on mission/goals etc and forg

    Released to Purpose Series III HOTL 2011 Recap Series: Gathering the lost and broken to Christ Restoring Wholeness Releasing to Purpose It’s frustrating in life to walk without knowing your purpose. Good news is that God does not want to keep you in the dark! Peter more

  • Every Man Stood In His Place

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 7, 2007
    based on 31 ratings

    Helping people find their place in God’s plan is one important part of the church’s responsibility.

    EVERY MAN STOOD IN HIS PLACE Judges 7:21 INTRO: A speaker to youth did a takeoff on the story of Gideon, presenting Gideon as a modern-day Rambo. The experiences of Gideon are indeed exciting and adventurous. I read about a minister who used the story of Gideon in speaking to a group of more

  • The Hope And Struggle Of Being Christian

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 30 ratings

    THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IS A CONSTANT STRUGGLE WITH SIN INVOLVING TENSION, CONFUSION AND CONTRADICTION BUT WITH THE SURE HOPE OF COMPLETE DELIVERANCE THROUGH CHRIST 1. The Christian Life is a Constant Struggle Between Two Opposing Natures -- the old persisting sin nature and the new inner man a) more