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  • Distractions

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun 11, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 19,996 views

    This sermon was written to be preached by our young people in the church on youth day 2002. It deals with distractions which hinder our progress in life and if God.

    Distractions Youth Day 6/8/2002 Proverbs 3:5-12 Hebrews 12:1-3 1 Samuel 13:1-6 Aaron Our theme for Youth Day is Distractions. LaDawn and I will share this sermon together. I’ll start it and she will finish it. What is a distraction. A distraction is anything that takes ...read more

  • Dealing With Distractions Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 275 ratings
     | 87,832 views

    Do you have any unfinished projects lying around collecting dust? It’s so easy to get sidetracked isn’t it? It takes tenacity to finish what we start because there are always so many competing distractions.

    Dealing with Distractions Do you have any unfinished projects lying around collecting dust? It’s so easy to get sidetracked isn’t it? It takes tenacity to finish what we start because there are always so many competing distractions. One thing that clearly emerges from our study in the Book of ...read more

  • In Danger Of Distraction Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 24,056 views

    This sermon was part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

  • Dealing With Dangerous Distractions Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,231 views

    The leader must know how to deal with distractions that would hinder the Lord's work.

    Dealing With Dangerous Distractions Nehemiah 6:1-19 I. INSINCERE DISCUSSIONS (1-4; 17-18) A. ‘They thought to do me mischief’ (2) B. Persistent resistance (4) C. Behind the scenes correspondence (17-18) D. Don't have anything to do with foolish and stupid ...read more

  • "Managing The Inevitable Distractions" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Mar 23, 2003
    based on 87 ratings
     | 6,493 views

    How do we learn to handle the many distractions that come to all of us--especially at the Christmas season?

    Iliff & Saltillo United Methodist December 8, 2002 Managing the Inevitable Distractions Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 INTRODUCTION: This week I had difficulty getting this sermon ready. I was distracted by many things. Maybe you have felt this way too, especially during the Christmas season. ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Sisters

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 160 ratings
     | 3,600 views

    In Christian life, it is easy to be distracted. As we consider the story of Jesus at Mary and Martha's, we see the causes and cure for distraction.

    Introductory Considerations 1. Opening dialogue from person of Martha showing anticipation and excitement of Jesus coming to town, desire to give best, the work and the anger she felt - the story from her perspective. Teaching 1. I wonder if Martha were here to today, would this be how she ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Cope With Pain Using Godly Distractions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,146 views

    The Holy Spirit gives us supernatural empowerment to cope with our suffering. Paul wrote, "Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in ha

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us to set our minds on things above rather than on things that bother us. Paul wrote, "Since, then you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things." ...read more

  • Cares Of This World

    Contributed by Eugene Sowers on Dec 4, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,489 views

    We sometimes let the cares of this world distract us from the spiritual battle.

    John 13:33-37 Intro: As believers, the cares of this world should be left in this world, not carried around with us. When I talk about cares of this world I am not talking about the caring for the salvation of others. I am talking about the troubles of this world that cause pain, ...read more

  • Elijah: Out Of The Comfort Zone – Into The Battle Zone Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
     | 5,002 views

    We have too much distracting us from God and not enough attracting us to God. We often speak of all the worldly distractions we face as believers, but let me tell you about the greatest distraction I ever faced.

    We have too much distracting us from God and not enough attracting us to God. We often speak of all the worldly distractions we face as believers, but let me tell you about the greatest distraction I ever faced. This distraction kept me from truly knowing God and loving God for the first 10 ...read more

  • The Full Armor Of God

    Contributed by Dennis Jones on May 19, 2003
    based on 135 ratings
     | 100,142 views

    To live in this world of evil, sin, and temptation you need all the protection and help you can get. The bible says we need the whole armor of God. The spiritual warfare that we face day in and day out can ware down your defenses. Spiritual strength an

    To live in this world of evil, sin, and temptation you need all the protection and help you can get. The bible says we need the whole armor of God. The spiritual warfare that we face day in and day out can ware down your defenses. Spiritual strength and courage are needed for our spiritual ...read more

  • How Jesus' Concern For Details Did Not Distract Him From His Main Goals

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,014 views

    It is not uncommon to find people who get so wrapped up in details that lose sight of more important goals. Similarly, it is common to find people who are only interested in taking on jobs that will earn big rewards while spurning smaller jobs. Jesus’ min

    It is not uncommon to find people who get so wrapped up in details that lose sight of more important goals. Similarly, it is common to find people who are only interested in taking on jobs that will earn big rewards while spurning smaller jobs. Jesus’ ministry balanced the macroscopic with the ...read more

  • What's Your Focus

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 30, 2002
    based on 173 ratings
     | 11,620 views

    The storms of life distract us from focusing on God – learn what Jesus focused on in times of trouble.

    Most of the time in our lives we focus on what to do if things go wrong. We come up with contingency plans in case we are late for a flight. We sometimes even have redundant systems in place in case of failure. In fact, on the space shuttle, most of its systems are backed up by quadruple ...read more

  • Prepare For Christmas By

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,516 views

    Don’t let yourself get too distracted this Christmas. Remember who you are, and what it means to be a witness for Christ.

    John 1:6-28: PREPARE FOR CHRISTMAS BY “LOOKING THE RIGHT WAY” What is the number one cause of car accidents today? There are lots of causes. Obviously, weather and drunk driving are causes. Cell phones. Eating. Adjusting the radio or CD player. Some people shave, or do their hair, or ...read more

  • Praying In Good Times Series

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Dec 10, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,928 views

    Prayer is harder during good times than bad, because the good times distract us from God

    Nov. 23 Praying when things are going great Boy fell out of bed because he was sleeping too close to where he got in (my spiritual walk) History of the world - briefly Adam and Eve - dominion over the earth - have it all less one thing Abraham - through you all nations will be ...read more

  • How To Approach Problematic Preaching Pardoxs

    Contributed by Michael Blankenship on May 14, 2001
    based on 49 ratings
     | 904 views

    Peter needed to clear aaway all things that distracted his view of Christ. When we put Christ First there are countless blessings that will come.

    First Baptist Church 545 South Main Street Jellico, Tennessee. 37762 Bro. Michael Blankenship www.jfb.faithsite.com/default.asp May 14, 2001 "Peter put all of them outside, and then he knelt down andprayed. He turned to the body and said, ’Tabitha, get up.’ Then she opened her eyes, ...read more