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  • Desirable Desires

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 17, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,731 views

    Desires can be good or bad. This message suggest three godly desires that Christians need to have rekindled in their hearts.

    DESIRABLE DESIRES Text: Ps.27: 4; Ps.73: 24 Intro: Paul the apostle dealt with the same “tug of war” from his desires that we deal with from ours. Speaking of the bodily appetites, Paul said, “But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have ...read more

  • Desire

    Contributed by John Vella on Feb 5, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,537 views

    In our Scriptures today, we see that thirst really means desire. And we all know the power of desire in our lives. Desire moves us to work, to love, to even kill.

    Seeds for Sowing, Vol. VI, Issue 2, No. 15 Third Sunday of Lent- Year A March 3, 2002 Readings: * Ex. 17:3-7 * Rom. 5:1-2, 5-8 * Jn. 4:5-42 Desire Thirst The overwhelming image that we are faced with today is one of thirst. Jesus’ meeting with the woman takes place around a ...read more

  • A Wandering Desire

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,413 views

    We like to think of God’s blessings as being rewards for good behavior. That is not always the case. In many cases they are given so that we can benefit the kingdom of God, whether through giving to Him or to others and so strengthening other believers.

    A Wandering Desire Ecclesiastes 2:10 Ecclesiastes takes us on a journey through Solomon’s life and pursuits. A survey of Solomon’s life shows us that he tried many things in his life. These pursuits are discussed in the historical books of 1 Kings, 2 Chronicles and Ecclesiastes. In the ...read more

  • Desires Of The Heart

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 16,936 views

    Of all the desires to have in this world it should be to know, love and serve God.

    WHEN IT COMES TO THE DESIRE OF THE LORD, I BELIEVE MATTHEW HENRY, MAY HAVE SAID IT THE BEST ON HIS COMMENTARY OF PSALM 37:4.HE WROTE, “TO DELIGHT IN GOD IS AS MUCH A PRIVILEGE AS A DUTY. HE HAS NOT PROMISED TO GRATIFY THE APPETITES OF THE BODY, AND THE HUMORS OF THE FANCY, BUT THE DESIRES OF THE ...read more

  • Desired By The People Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on May 4, 2017
     | 3,179 views

    As Jesus' ministry grew in popularity, He often was forced to minister in the outlying areas to accommodate the crowds that gathered. The church needs to capture this passion and desire to be in the presence of the Lord.

    Desired by the People Mark 3: 7-12 The rapid pace we have become accustomed to in Mark’s Gospel continues. Jesus seldom stays in one place for extended periods of time. He is continually on the move, ministering to different people, with varied needs, in different places. Such is the case ...read more

  • Desiring The Wilderness

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Mar 16, 2017
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,342 views

    A sermon looking at the topic of having the courage to leave the wilderness and move into the promises of God. This message looks at the areas of compromise, contentment, and God's purpose verses His promise, and stepping out by faith and risking it all.

    Desiring the Wilderness Joshua 1:10-18 This week I was looking at the topic of courage and I read God’s word to Joshua as the Israelites were preparing to cross over the Jordan River to enter and possess the Promised Land. When I think about this I see our own journey of faith, our journey to ...read more

  • My Desire

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on May 3, 2015
     | 5,018 views

    What are you seeking after? What is the desire of your heart?

    John 1:35-39 (NKJV) 35 Again, the next day, John stood with two of his disciples. 36 And looking at Jesus as He walked, he said, "Behold the Lamb of God!" 37 The two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. 38 Then Jesus turned, and seeing them following, said to them, "What ...read more

  • Inner Desire Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul 29, 2014
     | 1,708 views

    Coveting—our envy of another’s possessions and blessings has the potential to destroy our relationship with God and with others. A life of thankfulness and gratitude is commanded instead of coveting.

    Exodus 20:17 “Inner Desires” INTRODUCTION One of the most popular arguments to persuade parents is, “But mom, dad, everyone’s doing it.” How did this work for you when you were young? This is the excuse that we use when confronted by the ninth and tenth ...read more

  • Deepening Desire Series

    Contributed by Kyle Idleman on Jul 28, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,372 views

    In love, if we start by asking God what he wants, chances are we will find a love like the one in Song of Solomon, and it will become its own song.

    The Song of Solomon, or Song of Songs, is one of the most interesting, unique books in the Bible. Nothing else is like it. Psalms has poetry, but not like this. Ruth and Esther have love stories, but not like this one. Paul talked about marriage, but not as Song of Solomon does. This book of the ...read more

  • The Desire For Approval

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Jun 10, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,449 views

    We must never let our desire for the approval of others become the major force is determining who we are or what we think.

    ILLUSTRATION As a very young child, one of my greatest fears was going to the hen house and gathering eggs. My grandmother had hundreds of chickens and she traded eggs at the local store for things like salt and pepper and fabric. Normally she was the one who gathered the eggs, but if I failed ...read more

  • A Desire To Reproduce Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Apr 30, 2012
     | 3,680 views

    Evangelism, discipleship, winning the lost

    A DESIRE TO REPRODUCE John 15:1-9 June 6, 2010 Introduction: I have a really difficult question I want to ask you this morning. And it’s not one of those rhetorical ones, but one I would really like you to consider deeply. Here it is… “Can you become a Christian and have ...read more

  • Desiring God

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Aug 29, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,330 views

    Desiring God in Spiritual darkness.

    Desiring God Pastor Allan Kircher Shell Point Baptist Church 26 August 2013 "With my soul have I desired thee in the night."—Isaiah 26:9. Night appears to be a time peculiarly favorable to devotion. Its solemn stillness helps to free the mind from the perpetual sin which the cares of ...read more

  • Misplaced Desire Series

    Contributed by Jim Erwin on Dec 14, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,268 views

    Being in lust is like eating eye candy and playing in the pig pen. God can help us overcome our misplaced desires for someone else.

    Misplaced Desire Responsible Love with Others Part 5 Matthew 5:27-30 "You have heard that it was said to those of old, "You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes ...read more

  • Desire And Faith

    Contributed by Don Baggett on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,348 views

    This is a passage that is filled with promise. It promises the things that people want most in life: long life, peace of mind, favor with God and man, direction for life, health and strength, and fulness of provisions.

    This is a passage that is filled with promise. It promises the things that people want most in life: long life, peace of mind, favor with God and man, direction for life, health and strength, and fulness of provisions. In John 5:6, Jesus asked the man at the pool of Bethesda if he wanted to ...read more

  • Conflicting Desires

    Contributed by John Harper on Dec 3, 2008
     | 1,347 views

    God’s desire is that no one will perish, but ungodly men desire to escape judgment apart from Christ.

    II Peter 3:1-10 December 3, 2008 Pastor John L. Harper Warden Assembly of God “Conflicting Desires” Introduction: Reason for writing (vs. 1-2) • To recall the words spoken in the past by the prophets • To recall the command of our Lord and Savior given by the apostles. I. DESIRES LEAD ...read more