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  • Be A Mighty Warrior

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    What is spiritual warfare really about and how as a believer do you defend yourself from attack while not giving ground to Satan?

    How many of you have read Frank Peretti’s books like "This Present Darkness?" Peretti changed the Christian idea of spiritual warfare forever by his descriptions of sliming slithering demons plotting to tempt and attack Christians and keep pre-Christians from giving their lives to Jesus more

  • What To Do When Falsely Accused Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Feb 18, 2018

    How should a believer respond when falsely accused? Paul's response to false accusations gives us a template for how to respond to such situations in our lives.

    What to Do When Falsely Accused Series: Acts Chuck Sligh February 18, 2018 NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon by request at TEXT: Turn to Acts 24 INTRODUCTION Have you ever been falsely accused? If so, I bet it was one of the hardest more

  • When Dirty Politics Are Played

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Maybe you have dealt with dirty politics in church, work, or in the community. People have gone on a campaign to hurt you. How do you deal with these situations? Jesus provides the answers in defending yourself against dirty politics.

    WHEN DIRTY POLITICS ARE PLAYED THEME: DOING RIGHT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE WINNING THE FIGHT. TEXT: MATTHEW 26: 47-56 One day a father who was in his study reading, and he heard a commotion outside the window. It was his daughter who was playing with her friends. And it got louder and more

  • Gloria In Excelsis -- Deo

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 15, 2004
    based on 46 ratings

    Ordination of a woman named Gloria; glory not in your achievements but in helping others seek God; glory not in defending yourself against predators but in receiving God’s protection; and let yourself feel passion.

    Over the years I have developed the habit of focusing on a person’s name whenever it is time to do a message that relates to that individual. For example, I have done funerals for people named James, using something from the New Testament letter of James. I did a funeral service once for a woman more

  • I Dare You To Just ’turn The Other Cheek’ Series

    Contributed by David Diyanni on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    This is another popular spiritual urban legend. A Christian cannot defend himself since he has to turn the other cheek.

    Urban Legends Part 5 “Just turn the other cheek” Matt 5:38-39, Luke 4:28-30, John 18:12, Matt 21:12, John 2:13, Matt 26:53 Urban Legend Debunked A. Today is the last sermon in our ‘urban legend’ series. Next week we are going to start a new sermon series called ‘Character Sketches.” We are more

  • A Study Of The Book Of Romans Lesson 34 Series

    Contributed by James May on May 20, 2015

    Continuation of the expository study of the Book of Romans

    Book of Romans Study Lesson # 34 – Romans 12:17-21 By Rev. James May We live in a world where it is so easy to suddenly find yourself in a position of having to defend yourself against something or someone that will come against you without any probable cause. I was watching a video a more

  • Good Friday

    Contributed by Craig Smee on Jul 6, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    A good friday sermon

    Did you sleep well? Have a good nights rest? Jesus didn’t – he had not been to sleep! Good Friday: a day of How do you live like he’s risen when you feel dead yourself? How do you dance for Joy when you’re knocked down to the floor? How do you celebrate Easter when you’re living more

  • The Shepherd And His Sheep

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on May 2, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    Easter 4: Good Shepherd Sunday - Jesus fulfills his role as the great shepherd of the sheep. He knows them, cares for them, gathers them from all over the earth, dies for them and raises them to new life.

    Hey, I want you to do something for me. I want you to pretend to be a sheep. No, not a sheep in a metaphorical sort of way – but I want you to put yourself in the position of a real, four-legged, wooly sheep. Your task over the next few minutes will be to look at life and look at the world from more

  • God Loves Everyone And Expects Us To Do The Same

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    What the story of Jonah teaches us about God’s love and how we should love even our enemies.

    X-men video clip: Jean Gray in front of the senate to Magneto’s comments while walking away from Prof. X. OK, so mutants don’t exist, but the attitudes are real. There are no cases of people being persecuted for being able to walk through walls or having adamantium claws that project through more

  • War And Iraq: My Undersatnding Of The Bible's Teaching About War

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 63 ratings

    War can be in accord with the will of God. Although particular wars may be controversial, we must start with the premise that war is an option.

    My Undersatnding of the Bible’s Teaching About War (topical) INTRO: 1. The Bible is a book filled with War. 2. Yet anybody who has fought in the trenches will tell you, without hesitation, that War is like Hell of Earth. 3. I think before we begin this brief presentation, we need to more

  • Are You The Warrior Your Meant To Be?

    Contributed by Jeffrey Smith on Jun 8, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    God is a Warrior--we see it from cover to cover in the Bible--Your who was created in his image--also are called to be a Warrior for Him in this world! Are you taking a Stand!

    Are You Warrior Your Meant To Be? Show clip from a discovery Channel animal hunt! Your in a battle tonight also¡Xjust as this animal was! The things that your generation is facing on a daily basis¡Xare just overwhelming! „Ï Drugs! „Ï Sex! „Ï Pornography¡Xjust a click away! „Ï more

  • Spiritual Birth Defects

    Contributed by Sheldon Friesen on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 54 ratings

    Things that can disqualify one from coming into the Holy of Holies.

    Spiritual Birth Defects There are many things that disqualify one from coming into the Holy of Holies. We must understand those things that will keep us from coming before the throne to receive God’s direction. Spiritual birth defects: [LEV 21:16] And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, more

  • Strike The Rock Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 110 ratings

    Moses dealt with a difficult situation and prevailed because he kept his eyes on the right things.

    OPENING: A small boy dialed "O" and asked the operator to call a number for him. He didn’t speak clearly, so she couldn’t understand him. After repeating it four times, he blurted out, "You operators are dumb," and slammed down the receiver. Hearing this, his mother was shocked. She called the more

  • Are You Pressing Or Dragging?

    Contributed by Jay Patton on Jul 7, 2002
    based on 30 ratings

    A sermon calling us to Christ-likeness

    Introduction: Fastest Dog Illustration Read Scripture/Pray Purpose Statement: Christlikeness is our goal, therefore... I. Don’t Ever Quit Trying (v. 12a, b) A. This should serve as a note of encouragement to the genuine 1. The old bumper sticker – Christians aren’t perfect, just forgiven 2. more

  • How To Handle Criticism

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    The Bible tells us how to handle the criticism that we receive from other people.

    MATTHEW 5:11-12 “HOW TO HANDLE CRITICISM” A) Criticism has had as much adverse effect on the body of Christ as anything that has ever come up against it! * Someone has said, “Christianity is the only army that shoots their own wounded.” * We have far too many in the body of Christ that more