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  • In Defense Of Marriage

    Contributed by Carlton Coon on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,250 views

    An effort to promote the concept of commitment to marriage.

    In Defense of Marriage Matt 19:1 (KJS) And it came to pass, [that] when Jesus had finished these sayings, he departed from Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judaea beyond Jordan; 2 And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there. 3 The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, ...read more

  • God's Defense Of Marriage Act

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,587 views

    Jesus takes us back to God’s design for marriage. What attitude and actions do we take toward those struggling with divorce or any of the other many sins surrounding sex?

    Text: Mark 10:2-16 Theme: God’s Defense of Marriage Act Season: Pentecost 20b Date: October 11, 2009 Web page: www.caughtbyjesus.net/sermons/God_s-Defense-of-Marriage-Act-Mark10_2-16.html Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The Word from God ...read more

  • Job's Final Defense

    Contributed by Maurice Brown on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 2,876 views

    Job examines his life carefully for hidden sins. We must regularly ask ourselves some hard questions.

    INTRODUCTION A. Apostle Paul exhorts us to examine ourselves - II Cor.13:5 1. This is something the faithful Christian must do everyday. 2. We must look into the mirror of God’s Word, and see the truth about ourselves, no matter how unpleasant it might be - Jas.1:23-25 3. ...read more

  • Defensive Strategies For Dealing With Difficult Superiors

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,554 views

    Be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger while showing a Holy Spirit given wisdom.

    Defensive Strategies For Dealing with Difficult Superiors (James 1:19-22) ILlustration:Formula for handling people: 1. Listen to the other person’s story. 2. Listen to the other person’s full story. 3. Listen to the other person’s full story first. Gen. George Marshall, Bits & Pieces, April, ...read more

  • War: What Is It Good For? Series

    Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Mar 11, 2003
    based on 165 ratings
     | 3,829 views

    This sermon addresses the issue of war. It discusses the three main views on war held by Christians: holy war, pacifism, just war. It also gives some practical ways we can react to these stressful times.

    War: What Is It Good For? Various Passages The front page of Sunday’s Cincinnati Enquirer carried a story about 7 boys from the village of Cleves (which is just down the road from our church building) who graduated from Taylor High School last year and joined the military and will all be ...read more

  • The Hedge Of God

    Contributed by Ronnie Grizzle on May 26, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,501 views

    This message shows the gaps that are in the hedge or defense around the nation, based upon the gaps in the defenses around Jerusalem. This message shows the need for men and women of God to take a stand and call sin, sin.

    The Hedge of God Ezekiel 22.23-31 (text—30) The main aspect of the ministry of Ezekiel was that of exposing the sins, the immorality, and the injustice of the people where he lived. This is not a very enviable assignment for a servant of God. We need Ezekiel’s today! We need men and ...read more

  • How To Make Yards After Contact Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Oct 24, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,514 views

    Failure to understand elementary insights about how to engage the enemy will leave gaping holes in our defenses.

    After a worship service at First Baptist in New Castle, Kentucky, the mother of a fidgety 7-year-old boy told Pastor Dave Charlton how she finally got her son to sit still and be quiet. About halfway through the sermon, she leaned over and whispered, “If you don’t be quiet, Pastor Charlton is going ...read more

  • The Gracious Heart Of God

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 4, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,581 views

    In this long defense, Stephen reveals the gracious heart of God as He worked with the nation of Israel for centuries to reveal Himself to them.

    Passage: Acts 7:1-60 Intro: You may be familiar with the famous short story titled “The Gift of the Magi” 1. story of young married couple, very poor, at Christmas 2. Stella had beautiful hair, Jim had a fabulous watch 3. Stella sold her hair to buy Jim a watch fob, Jim sold his watch to ...read more

  • Why The Holy Spirit Wants Us To Be More Offensive Than Defensive Minded In Spiritual Warfare

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 6,612 views

    1. The Holy Spirit wants us to take full advantage of the fact that Christ has already declared us conquerors through His redemption. Paul wrote, "We are more than conquerors through Him who love loved us." (Rom. 8:37) Ask the Lord to help you to appropriate all the resources that you enjoy as a ...read more

  • Truth About Islam

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Aug 3, 2005
    based on 128 ratings
     | 0 views

    This message delivers the distinguishing marks between Christianity and Islam; Mohammed and Jesus. In a day of constant Islamic Terrorist Threats this message will seek to prepare the believer for a biblical defense.

  • The Armor Of God

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 150 ratings
     | 20,222 views

    Explains the necessity of preparing for spiritual warfare, with emphasis on defensive armor. Explains some of the ways that Satan tries to make us ineffective and gives help for victory over these assaults.

    The Armor of God Last month, I preached about prayer and I issued a challenge for us to wage warfare on Satan’s kingdom in Boston. And it seems that we were all ready to accept that challenge. We have accepted the orders from our master to wage war, but now we need some practical instruction ...read more

  • The Great White Throne Judgment - Judgement

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 9, 2005
    based on 379 ratings
     | 36,886 views

    The Courtroom, the Judge, the Accused, the Evidence, the Defense, the Verdict, the Sentence. Link included to Formatted Text Version and Powerpoint, as well as links to "The Judgment Seat of Christ" and "5 Bible Judgments".

    The Great White Throne Revelation 20:11-15 [Link at bottom...] These verses describe the final event of all of human history. God is putting the last period on the last sentence of the last paragraph of the last page. This is the final judgment of all who die lost, never having repented ...read more

  • Bondage Verses Freedom Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 12, 2009
    based on 40 ratings
     | 21,656 views

    The proposition that only those who by faith accept God’s promise are children of God is given its last defense with an appeal to Scripture interpretation. It appeals to Scripture to again prove that Christians are not under law.

    GALATIANS 4:21-31 BONDAGE VERSES FREEDOM [Genesis 16:1- 4; 21:8-12] How you interpret the facts is important. A worldly young Southern Baptist went to the racetrack for the very first time. He saw a priest in the paddock give a horse a blessing. The boy took the horse’s number, placed ...read more

  • People Know You By Your Character Series

    Contributed by Joel Curry on Nov 4, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,133 views

    When some people in the church at Corinth accused Paul, he built his defense on the Christlike character by which they knew him. The people who know us best know our character.

    <b><center>Introduction & Background</b></center> In our studies in 1 Corinthians, we saw that Paul had been pretty tough on the Christians in Corinth about their need to correct a lot that was wrong in the church. This included theological error, selfishness, their relationships with God ...read more

  • Job's Condemnation

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Apr 13, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,501 views

    Job’s defense of himself and his disturbing questions about God’s justice upset his friends. In their eyes such impious thoughts proved that Job must be numbered with the wicked.

    JOB’S CONDEMNATION JOB 22–27 “Is not your wickedness great? Are not your sins endless?” (Job 22:5) Job’s defense of himself and his disturbing questions about God’s justice upset his friends. In their eyes such impious thoughts proved that Job must be numbered with the ...read more