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  • Down But Never Out

    Contributed by James May on Jan 31, 2010
    based on 18 ratings

    Peter's sifting was no match for Jesus' prayer. God's plan is for His people to always overcome every trial and every test that the devil can send against us.

    Down But Never Out Sunday a.m., January 31, 2010 By Pastor James May This has been a week that I will long remember. There are some things that come along in life that will tend to stretch, bend, twist and break your faith. For the Reed Family in particular, this has been one of those more

  • Knocked Down But Not Knocked Out

    Contributed by Vernon L Caruthers on Nov 27, 2009
    based on 151 ratings

    We all are ATTACKED SPIRITUALLY & at times we are KNOCKED DOWN but we don’t have to STAY DOWN. The STRENGTH & GRACE of the LORD is always there to enable us to GET UP.

    Knocked Down But Not Knocked Out: November 29,2009 2 Corinthians 4: 8-9 ‘We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed.’ Introduction: From a newspaper article: CHIPPIE the PARAKEET more

  • Knocked Down But Not Knocked Out

    Contributed by Stuart Blount on Apr 20, 2001
    based on 144 ratings

    How often have we felt the blows of life and needed to know that we are ultimately victorious in Christ? Whatever comes our way we are more than conquerors.

    KNOCKED DOWN BUT NOT KNOCKED OUT 2 Corinthians 4:7-9 (Living Bible) ….. But this precious treasure – this light and power that now shine within us – is held in a perishable container, that is in our weak bodies. Everyone can see that the glorious power within must be from God and is not our more

  • Knocked Down But Not Knocked Out

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 140 ratings

    Never Give Up!

    I. SURELY, YOU WILL HAVE TROUBLE! A. The Bible promised it, "Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble." Job 14:1. B. The Psalmist promised it, "The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their more

  • Knocked Down But Not Knocked Out

    Contributed by Karl Perry on Dec 31, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    It’s good to know that it does not matter how many times we get knocked down, just as long as we get up again? And the good thing about this is the fact that when we do get back up, we may not have our full balance and composure, but just the mere effort

    “KNOCKED DOWN, BUT NOT KNOCKED OUT!!” II CORINTHIANS 4:8-9 8. We may be troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; 9. Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed. In the sport of boxing there are all kinds of ways that a boxer can be more

  • "Knocked Down,not Knocked Out"

    Contributed by Joseph Conrad Edpao on Nov 12, 2004
    based on 41 ratings

    Many Christians who experience great trials in life often think that there is no hope. Here are 3 reasons why there is hope even in the midst of the most hurting trial that we experience.

    INTRODUCTION: Life on earth is a test. Sounds familiar? Yes, this is a statement from Rick Warren¡¦s The Purpose Driven Life. ¡§You are always being tested. God constantly watches your response to people, problems, success, conflict, illness, disappointment, and even the weather!¡¨ We must more

  • Pleas, Please & Salvation By Grace Series

    Contributed by Ed Mcneely on Oct 13, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    When God has you down you tend to look up, and if God has you down, there is a way out--his way. Faith and not pleas is the key.

    PLEASE, PLEAS & SALVATION BY GRACE: Undeserved delivery Jonah 2, Psalm 100, Hosea 2:19-20 This morning… let your mind go back to about the time of Christ in Jerusalem. You are going into the temple to celebrate Yom Kippur—the Great Day of Atonement. This is the day that your sins will be more

  • Contrasting A Defeatist Versus An Overcomer's Attitude

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 58 ratings

    As pressed but not crushed, as perplexed but not in despair, as persecuted, but not abandoned, as put down but not put out. Always carrying about in our body the death of the Lord Jesus that the life of Christ may be made manifested in our body. (2 Cor. 4

    Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. (Rom. 12:21) I can do everything God asks me to do with the help of Christ who gives me the strength and power. (Phil. 4:13) Faith is the victory that overcomes the world. (I John 5:4,5) As unknown, yet well known, as dying yet behold more

  • It's All Edge

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Jun 14, 2006
    based on 12 ratings

    The Bible – a two-edged sword – has no dull edges (never dull or boring). It cuts in every direction (left & right politically; up & down socially; in & out spiritually) and can slice to the depths of any soul.

    I. TWO-EDGED MEANS IT HAS NO BLUNT SIDES – No Dull Edges! A. No Part Of It Is “Dull” - No Part Of The Bible Is Useless To The Believer Today 1. The New Testament and Old Testament together contain… a. 3,586,483 letters b. 773,693 words c. 31,373 verses d. 1,179 chapters e. and 66 more

  • A Lion In A Den Of Daniels Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 24, 2000
    based on 25 ratings

    When you feel you are the only one who's wrong in the crowd of acceptable people, see how faith teaches us to find a shred of dignity in reaching out for help, and how complete faith gives us wholeness despite our past.

    This message is dedicated to the memory of my deceased great-aunt, Adelia Miller. Aunt Dedie loved to tell how, when she was a little girl going to the Sunday School at the Cloverport Baptist Church in Breckenridge County, Kentucky, the pastor had all the children in Sunday School one day. He more

  • Positive Perspective

    Contributed by Bishop(Dr) Sola Adetunji on Nov 14, 2009
    based on 20 ratings

    A powerful treatise of a rare type,this exposition analysed the effects of both positive and negative perspective on destiny

    Life is to be lived once, if you have correct information, once is enough! Ø To enjoy continuous progress, there must be continuous change Ø The kind of thinking that brought you to this place is not the kind that will take you to your destiny Ø The road to success is always under more

  • Being Wise With Your Money Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Nov 11, 2008
    based on 34 ratings

    This sermon looks at three ways in which handle money. I. The Method In Which We GET Our Money II. The Reason We SAVE Our Money III. The Way We SPEND Our Money

    Being Wise With Your Money Today we are going to continue our sermon series – “Living Life Wisely”. We have been going through the book of James – I have said it is a very practical book – perhaps the most practical book in the Bible. Today James is going to tell us how to be wise with our more

  • Supernatural #7: Why Sometimes People Don’t Get Healed Series

    Contributed by on Aug 22, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    In the midst of the glorious, powerful church of Acts, where signs and wonders were frequent, not all of the people were healed all of the time. Why? Let’s consider that question as we look at the story of Stephen.

    SUPERNATURAL #7: WHY SOMETIMES PEOPLE DON’T GET HEALED INTRO TO THEME: • The theme of the Book of Acts is found in Acts 1:8: “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me.” • That word power comes from a Greek word, dunamis, which more

  • Down But Not Out

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 24, 2010
    based on 75 ratings

    There was hand-to-hand combat in the corners, but he still could turn to God. When you can't look this way or that you can always look up! Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    Down But Not Out 2 Corinthians 4:8-18 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair [2Cor. 4:8]. Paul is making a comparison here. He says, "We are troubled." That is a comparative degree. But he more

  • Two Things We Need To Know In Times Of Trouble

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Oct 6, 2005
    based on 153 ratings

    Everyone goes through tough times. Although we may never know the answers or the "why’s" to our problems there are some things we can know which will bring us great strength in times of trouble.

    TWO THINGS WE NEED TO KNOW IN TIMES OF TROUBLE Job 19:25-27 From the day sin entered the world man has faced hard times as sin has corrupted not only the hearts and minds of man, but also corrupted creation itself. Admittedly, some have faced tougher times than others, and the more