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  • Enduring Temptation And Overcoming Sin

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on May 18, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Temptation is the enticement of our natural, God-given desires to go beyond God-given bounds. We can blame our failure to resist temptation on others, Satan, or God Himself, but in reality, we are the ones who choose to indulge.

    ENDURING TEMPTATION AND OVERCOMING SIN Study Text: James 1: 12 – 16 Introduction: - One of the greatest challenges of living the Christian life is dealing with temptations. This is especially true for new Christians: For it can be frustrating to know that your sins have been forgiven, only to more

  • Same Three Plays

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Apr 28, 2011

    Jesus endured temptations, and so can we with His help.

    All right, let me ask you a question. If the team that you’re rooting for-- if they knew the other team’s plays, in other words all this week they knew exactly what play the other team was going to run every time. It was all scripted out right there for you. Do you think that your team more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Nov 14, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    DO YOU BELIEVE THE DEVIL HAD THE ADACITY TO TEMPT CHRIST? The devil came after Jesus. He had the Guts to come after Jesus – Emmanuel – God with Us. You better believe devil has no problem coming after us and Tempting us

    This sermon is not an original thought for key points. Some points used from multiple sources found on Sermon Central. The points have been expanded upon and added too in this manuscript preached at First Baptist Church, Ardmore, OK TITLE: TEMPTATION SCRIPTURE: ST. MATTHEW 4:1 I recall more

  • Fruit Of Our Lives

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Apr 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    The Jews consecrated their first-fruits to God as His in a special sense. All Christians are meant to be the first-fruits, the promise and earnest of better work (Romans 8:23). What are the fruits being manifested from your lives?

    Opening illustration: In the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Kerri Strug faced the trial of her life. She had injured her ankle on the vault and was in great pain as she approached her final attempt to determine whether the U.S. gymnastics team would win the gold medal. She moved the crowd with an more

  • Victory Over The Flesh Series

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Oct 22, 2016
    based on 2 ratings

    In the temptation of our Lord Jesus Christ we learn that not matter what the physical or emotional temptation one faces, doing the will of God will always lead to manna from heaven.

    SIN OR GOD? Matthew 4:1-11 Online Sermon: Ever since creation Satan has been tempting humanity to sin against God. With names such as the Enemy (Matthew 13:39), Evil One (John 17:15), Father of Lies (John 8:44), Lawless One (2 Thessalonians more

  • You Can See God Series

    Contributed by Kranthi Kumar Medida on Dec 26, 2006

    But now, because of Jesus, his heart is crying out loudly without ceasing, “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty”. This was and is and will be the first encounter of any human being in this world with the true God of Holiness.

    Scripture portion: Matthew 5:8- “BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART: FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD” Introduction: In the previous chapter, we have seen that mercy and holiness are the two qualities which prepare us for our ministry. We meditated deeply about being filled with mercy. We also learned that more

  • How To Defeat Temptation Series

    Contributed by Clark Frailey on Apr 15, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    Sermon 1/2 in the Introduction to James Series

    How to defeat Temptation Scripture: James 1:12-18 Introduction: I am reminded of a little boy and his mom. She had just baked some fresh cookies and placed them on the counter to cool. The little boy made the comment to his mother about how good the cookies smelled. The mother told him more

  • Temptation Island Series

    Contributed by Daniel Colvin on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    Learning to say no in the face of temptation and learning to keep Satan from getting a foot hold in our lives

    Temptation Island James 1:12-15 Introduction (Hand out Hawaiian leis when people come in) Watching TV one night a commercial came on for a new type of game show while showing an exotic island the announcer says: “6 couples put true love to the ultimate test on Temptation Island.” I thought to more

  • Trials And Testings

    Contributed by Shawn Williams on Jun 19, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Trust God and believe in your heart, God cares about loving who you are.

    Trials and testings produce understanding – They help us to see what God is up to in our lives. Trials and testings purify faith – They prove our faith is genuine. Trials and testings produce endurance. Trials and testings perfect character – make mature, whole, no defects. Therefore, more

  • Doing The Word Can Fix It!

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on May 14, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Second in the teaching series in the book of James

    Doing the Word Can Fix it! Text: James 1:9-27 9 Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation, 10 but the rich in his humiliation, because as a flower of the field he will pass away. 11 For no sooner has the sun risen with a burning heat than it withers the grass; its flower falls, and its more

  • Faith Under Pressure Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Apr 15, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    James simply states in Chapter 1 what a Christian has: Real Christians have a real faith that can stand under pressure. James could not be considered as a modern television evangelist because his message is too confrontational. His message is that the pow

    Subject: What a Christian Has - Faith That Can Stand Under Pressure Text: James 1:1-12* Introduction: In this short book of James composed of 108 verses, James the brother of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Pastor of the first church at Jerusalem, addresses the subject of Christianity from a more

  • A Promise For Testing Times Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 17, 2009
    based on 54 ratings

    James closes this section on times of testing with a promise for the believers who are suffering under trial by reminding them that God rewards those who remain faithful.

    JAMES 1:12 A PROMISE FOR TESTING TIMES [Hebrews 12:1-2] Chippie THE PARAKEET never saw it coming. One second he was peacefully perched in his cage. The next he was sucked in, washed up, and blown over. The problems began when Chippie’s owner decided to clean Chippie’s cage with a more

  • Timing Is Everything

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Mar 8, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    As the Son of God, Jesus came to accomplish everything well for our salvation -- all at the right time

    Most of us have heard the famous "Who’s on First" routine by Abbott and Costello. The sense of timing is what has made that to be one of the funniest routines in American entertainment. Timing is important in most everything. The right timing affects the outcome of an event – timing dictates more

  • How Can I Be Happy When Life Is So Hard? Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on May 16, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    How can we be happy when life is hard? When we remember that God is good, and that every trial can cause us to grow and become more like Jesus.

    JOURNEY THROUGH JAMES #2: HOW CAN I BE HAPPY WHEN LIFE IS HARD? INTRO TO TOPIC: Discuss the song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. • Happy reached the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending March 1, 2014. • The song has remained at the No. 1 position longer more

  • What Do We Own? Series

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    sermon series number 3 on James

    What do we own? James 1:9-14 At first glance this may sound irrelevant, but it is actually complimentary to the original text at the beginning of the book. Money is one of the things that cause trials and double mindedness in a person. Remember we are still on the theme of temptation. 1 Timothy more