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  • Idolatry Is The Issue Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 15, 2018
     | 2,553 views

    In this introduction to the series, we discuss what idolatry is and how it is still a problem in our modern times.

    A. Can you guess what is the number one problem in the Bible? 1. It is the problem that more than 1,000 verses speak of? a. It is the problem that more than 50 of the laws in the first five books of the Bible are directed against. b. In Judaism it was one of only four sins to which the death ...read more

  • The God Of Power Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Nov 7, 2014
     | 2,319 views

    Part 1 of 5 in a series on the false gods of this world (i.e. of our own creation) that vie to be the ultimate object of our worship.

    INTRODUCTION: It is the number one problem in the Bible—more than 1,000 verses speak of it. More than 50 of the laws in the first five books of the Bible are directed against it. In Judaism it was one of only four sins to which the death penalty was attached. Yet we skip over it as an ...read more

  • The God Of Food Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 29, 2018
     | 1,943 views

    In this sermon, we discuss the way that food can become an idol for us as we allow food to do for us what only God should do.

    A. A certain Texas rancher had a pair of boots made, and they turned out to be too tight. 1. The bootmaker insisted on stretching them, but the rancher wouldn’t let him. 2. The rancher explained to the bootmaker his reason for wanting the boots to be too tight: “There is little in my life that is ...read more

  • The God Of Money Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Nov 7, 2014
     | 1,638 views

    Part 4 of 5 in a series on the false gods of this world (i.e. of our own creation) that vie to be the ultimate object of our worship.

    INTRODUCTION: For every good thing that God gives us, Satan attempts to create a counterfeit. God gave us his word and Satan tries to produce a counterfeit. God gives revelation and Satan created false revelation. God gives, and Satan attempts to counterfeit. What is one thing we think about when ...read more

  • The God Of Me Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jan 7, 2019
     | 930 views

    After discussing the god of me, this sermon explores how two biblical people finally found in God what they had previously been looking for in the wrong places.

    A. One cold evening during the holiday season, a little boy was standing out in front of a store begging. 1. The little child had no shoes on and his clothes were mere rags. 2. A woman passing by saw the little boy and could read the longing in his dark eyes. 3. She took the child by the hand ...read more

  • The God Of Pleasure Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Nov 7, 2014
     | 2,353 views

    Part 2 of 5 in a series on the false gods of this world (i.e. of our own creation) that vie to be the ultimate object of our worship.

    INTRODUCTION: When our kids are little we take them to visit a pediatrician for “check-ups.” How are their eyes, their ears, and their growth rate? If anything is wrong with their physical health, we are glad to discover it, and move toward healing, though perhaps more infrequent, we ...read more

  • The God Of Me Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Nov 7, 2014
     | 1,971 views

    Part 5 of 5 in a series on the false gods of this world (i.e. of our own creation) that vie to be the ultimate object of our worship.

    INTRODUCTION: Monsters… just say the word and images of mummies, vampires, zombies and things that go “bump” in the night fill our heads, but believe it or not there’s a monster out there that is even more dangerous than the ones brought to us by Hollywood, or our dads ...read more

  • The God Of Success Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Nov 19, 2018
     | 904 views

    The god of success does not offer lasting meaning and purpose, but when we give our lives to God and are saved by grace, we have peace as we look forward to hearing Jesus' words, "Well done, my good and faithful servant."

    A. Welcome to Friend Day, if you are visiting with us, we consider you an honored guest and hope that your experience here with us today is encouraging, inspiring, and helpful. 1. Today’s sermon is the sixth sermon in our series called “Counterfeit Gods – Defeating the Idols that Battle for Our ...read more

  • Counterfeit Christianity

    Contributed by Brian Gilbert on Aug 3, 2005
    based on 159 ratings
     | 34,482 views

    This message was preached at a Christian School "Revival" during their Chapel service.

    ARE YOU FOR REAL? EXPOSING COUNTERFEIT CHRISTIANITY INTRODUCTION: For every good thing that God gives us, satan attempts to create a counterfeit. God gave us music, and satan has created an industry that ruins the blessing of music. God gave us his word and satan tries to produce a ...read more

  • Exposing Spiritual Pride

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 126 ratings
     | 2,705 views

    What is Spiritual Pride ? How to overcome it ? This sermon looks at these questions and how the 5 I Wills of Satan show five aspects of spiritual pride.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: How does this passage of Scripture apply to us if it talks primarily of the fall of Satan ? (a) It’s actually written about an earthly man - the King of Babylon (v4). (b) Satan tempted man to go a similar way as him (Gen 3:5) (c) Throughout Scripture we are ...read more

  • (Pt2) How Satan Operates Series

    Contributed by Ladonna Omobude on Sep 8, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,741 views

    SATAN IS A LAIR AND HIS BREATH STINKS. LETS STOP LETTING HIM HAVE VICTORY AFTER VICTORY. HE HAS NO POWER AND AS CHRISTIANS HE BELONGS ONE PLACE, AND THAT IS UNDER OUR FEET. TOGETHER WE CAN KEEP HIM THERE BY PULLING THE COVERS OFF HIS WHOLE OPERATION, A

    THAT SATAN SURE IS ONE SMOOTH OPERATOR. THE WAY HE HE CAN SPOT A VULNERABLE AREA IN YOUR LIFE, AND DEVISE A WILE. THAT IS WHY I HAVE SUCH A PASSION FOR EXPOSING HIM, I HAVE SEEN SO MANY CHRISTIANS (INCLUDING MYSELF) GET TRIPPED UP BY HIS CRAFTINESS AND TREACHERY. I WANT TO SHARE SOME EXPERIENCES ...read more

  • He Is Jealous For Me Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 22, 2018
     | 2,070 views

    Why is God jealous for us and how is that a good thing?

    Introduction: A. If you like to listen to contemporary Christian music, then when you see the title of today’s sermon, “He is Jealous for Me,” you probably think of the David Crowder Band’s song “How He Loves,” because the song begins with that sentence. 1. The beginning of the song goes like ...read more

  • When The Fire Falls

    Contributed by Greg Smart on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,347 views

    Ahab and Elijah meet face to face. Ahab thought he had the true god, but only a counterfeit. Elijah knew he had to one and only True God, and knew what it took for God’s fire to fall.

    WHEN THE FIRE FALLS There are certain times when God moves in a very special way that brings the fire upon people. Fire as we know does something special. It purifies, consumes, motivates and shows final judgment. Here the fire is the symbol, evidence and manifestation of God’s Presence and ...read more

  • Satan Is A Defeated Foe

    Contributed by Charles Jones on Sep 3, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,262 views

    Satan's reasons for doing what he does • To discredit God • To deceive Christians • To blind as many as he possibly can to truth • To cast aspersions on the word of God • To adulterate God's salvation plan by making the sacrifice of the Lord Jesus

    Thanks to the Lord Jesus Christ we have escaped the devil's influence As we look at the world today we will find that mankind has a great fascination of and appreciation for those who are able to remove themselves from perplexing and troubling situations. The world has a great romance with ...read more

  • Daniel Chapter 7 Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Nov 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,677 views

    Daniel Chapter 7 Outline

    Daniel 7 Kingdoms in Collision 1 - God turns defeats into triumphs - The temple was attacked 2 - God reveals the future - God is King of all 3 - God is the redeemer of His people - Counterfeit God 4 - God Rules over all - Reminds Nebuchadnezzar He is King 5 - God of Justice and Judgment - ...read more