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  • The Dangers Of Success

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 7,303 views

    This sermon looks at the lives of King Saul and King Uzziah to examine how success can lead to negative behavior on our part.

  • When People Are Big And God Is Small

    Contributed by Ervin Kimrey on Jun 20, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,478 views

    What happens when we fear men more than God? Sounds silly doesn’t it. Why do people buy stuff they can’t afford, Why do we lie, Why don’t speak up agains wrong and the list goes on and on. Many times it is because we fear what someone will think of us.

    WHEN PEOPLE ARE BIG AND GOD IS SMALL Jeremiah 17:5-8 Intro: When people are big and God is small we face continual defeat in our lives. When God is big and people are small we will have victory over satan. Even true worshipers can have what the Bible calls “the fear of man” “FEAR” in the ...read more

  • Hidden Sins, Damaged Lives Series

    Contributed by Jerry Fenter on May 24, 2002
    based on 301 ratings
     | 40,625 views

    The impact of one person’s sin has an effect on the whole nation.

    Hidden Sins, Damaged Lives Joshua 7 Nobody likes problems. The fact is, though, that problems and struggles make us more dependent on God. They force us to turn to Him for help. When my finances are low, I pray for help. When my body is broken by illness or injury I ask the Lord for healing, or ...read more

  • Against Christian Pride And Arrogance

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,398 views

    Christ instructs the seventy to have correct priorities as Christians and in so doing takes a stand against Christian pride and arrogance

    In Luke 10:1-16 instructions are given by Jesus to his seventy followers as he prepares them for ministry. Verses 17-20 describe the debriefing that took place following their return. In this debriefing, Christ instructs the seventy to have correct priorities as Christians and in so doing takes a ...read more

  • A Forbidden Purpose

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 126 ratings
     | 21,827 views

    This is about understanding God’s will.

    A young lady attended a missionary service several years ago. As she heard the missionary share the stories of danger and success, she knew that God was calling her to be a missionary. She prayed about it, and talked to several people about this. She just knew that God was calling her to be a ...read more

  • Can Personal Sin Have A Corporate Effect?

    Contributed by Richard Berry on Jul 12, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,442 views

    Personal sin does not effect you alone, it effects many more people, including innocent people, family, church, nation.

    CAN PERSONAL SIN HAVE A CORPORATE EFFECT? I doubt that there is anyone here who doesn’t want to succeed in some way or fashion. If there was someone like that, I’d be suspicious. I would have to think hard about becoming good friends with someone who wouldn’t want to succeed. However, there is a ...read more

  • If Only...

    Contributed by Vincent Oliver on Feb 26, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,552 views

    A sermon to observe Black History Month.

    “If Only…” Pastor V. P. Oliver 2 Samuel 23:13-17 “And three of the thirty went down at the start of the grain-cutting, and they came to David at the strong place of Adullam; and the band of Philistines had taken up their position in the valley of Rephaim. And at that time David had taken ...read more

  • The Power Of Secret Sin

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Apr 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,641 views

    The failure at Ai

    The Power of Secret Sin The failure at Ai - Joshua 7 A man purchased a white mouse to use as food for his pet snake. He dropped the unsuspecting mouse into the snake’s glass cage, where the snake was sleeping in a bed of sawdust. The tiny mouse had a serious problem on his hands. At any moment ...read more

  • Prayer Works When Life Is Good

    Contributed by Adrian Warnock on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,361 views

    How to avoid the dangers of things going well.

    Audio is at - http://www.adrian.warnock.info/2006/01/prayer-works-when-life-is-good.htm The sun and the wind were arguing who’s power was greatest the wind proposed this test "See the man walking on that road the one who can take his cloak shall be determined most powerful." Since the wind ...read more

  • Too Good For God Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,449 views

    A look at King Uzziah and the way that success must be handled with care lest we allow it to replace our perceived need for God in our lives.

    1. Title: Too Good for God 2. Text: 2 Chronicles 26 II Kings 15:1-7 3. Audience: Villa Heights Christian Church, AM crowd, 6-11-06, 4th in the series “The Kings and I” 4. Objectives: -for the people to understand the dangers of success, its typical cycle, and how to break the cycle -for ...read more