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  • No Failure

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 19, 2008
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,774 views

    In our text, it appears that Paul was a failure but only in the eyes of the world, not in the eyes of the Lord. 1- He was insulted but daring 2- He was accused but pure 3- He was displeasing but pleasing

    INTRO.- ILL.- Pete walked up to his teacher’s desk, holding a report card with a big red F. "If I were you," said Pete, "I would change this while you still can." "Why is that?" asked the teacher. "Because my daddy told me that if I brought home one more failing report card, someone was ...read more

  • Failure

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 31, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,408 views

    What failure can do in the hand of God

    INTRO: Here is the biography of a failure. -A man who had less than three years of formal education. -Failed in business in ’31, was defeated for the legislature in ’32. -Failed in business in ’33, elected to the legislature in ’34. -Defeated for the speaker in ’38, defeated for the ...read more

  • Failure

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,698 views

    why we feel like a failure

    Intro: Did you get the chance to watch the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” over Christmas or New Years? I did - we have it on video and we normally watch it every year. Remember the story - God sends Clarence Oddbody, angel 2nd class, down to help George Bailey. George is about to take his life, ...read more

  • Failure

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Apr 30, 2017
     | 752 views

    You can have Victory over failure

    Failure Intro: REMBER MY FIRST THOUGHTS OF FAILURE Dad was in the navy; and mom didn't love me The embarrassment of failing the first grade Not being able to swim My life was full of failures THE DEVIL WOULD MAKE ME THINK I WOULD ALWAYS FAIL The sun ...read more

  • Saul's Failure Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 16,060 views

    Saul’s mistake was that he was more worried about his success than God’s glory. God became for him a means to an end, rather than an end in himself. So this is both warning and a challenge to us. Make sure that God is at the centre of our focus in everyth

    On the surface, the story of Saul’s life is one of wars against his enemies, mostly victorious. But that’s just the setting for a much more significant drama that unfolds as his life as king progresses, a drama that involves his relationship with the God of Israel. It’s ironic that as the story ...read more

  • Failure Is Temporary

    Contributed by John Beehler on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 184 ratings
     | 12,385 views

    Failure is temporary; giving up is what makes it permanent. God never gives up on us, so why should we give up on ourselves?

    Failure is Temporary How many of you here remember the first time you tried to ride a bike? Did any of you hop right on and just take off without falling down, skinning up your knees, or worse? Probably not. You probably fell off your bike many, many times before you got the hang ...read more

  • Overcoming Failure Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 5,566 views

    We must have the courage to overcome failure.

    OVERCOMING FAILURE Judges 13-16 S: Courage Th: Profiles in Courage Pr: WE MUST HAVE THE COURAGE TO OVERCOME FAILURE. ?: Inductive KW: Component TS: We will find in our study of Judges 13-16 how Samson overcame his failures. The _____ component of Samson’s story is ...read more

  • Failure To Satisfy Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 30, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,957 views

    Exposition of Mark 11:12-26 about Jesus’ condemnation of hypocrisy and affirmation of genuine faith

    Text: Mark 11:12-26, Title: Failure to Satisfy, Date/Place: NRBC, 6/1/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Hypocrite: Someone who complains there is too much sex and violence on his VCR. One of the subjects I taught was physical science for learning disabled kids. It was hard to get them motivated to ...read more

  • Dealing With Failure

    Contributed by Larry Finley on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,276 views

    Failure never needs to be final

    DEALING WITH FAILURE 9/14/08 Exodus 2:15-25 1. REQUIRES A TIME OF EXTRICATION – Moses Fled A. Cut your Losses! 1. Moses could have stayed – would have died 2. Could have tried to start a rebellion of slaves B. Or as Kris Kristoferson says ‘know when to fold em” 1. Can’t do much ...read more

  • Failure Into Favor!

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,261 views

    This message will encourage others that their not all that different from Mary!

    Failure Made Into Favor Text: Luke 1: 26-38 26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And having come in, the angel said to ...read more

  • Failures Of The Foolish

    Contributed by David King on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,612 views

    Left behind when I was so sure I would go.

    Text Matthew 25:1-13 Matt 25:13.. Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh. KJV INTRO: The parable concerning the ten virgins isn’t a new one to the church world. It has been preached upon many different times and many different ways. I ...read more

  • A Threefold Failure

    Contributed by Ervin Kimrey on Jul 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 877 views

    It is only when one realizes that all their own efforts have failed them in wining favor with God. Only then will one turn to the Lord in true repentance and ask for mercy.

    A THREEFOLD FAILURE Mark 10:17-27 The rich young ruler; a man with NO PEACE in his heart. A man who had failed to win favor with God His Religion had failed to give him peace with God His Riches had failed to give him peace in his heart His Righteousness had failed to give him ...read more

  • Fear Of Failure Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Apr 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,467 views

    Ever feel discouraged that life is too much? Fear of failure is common, but God has a secret weapon to deploy on your behalf!

    Atychiphobia is the fear of failure. While I don’t subscribe to their philosophy, PsychologyToday.com posed an interesting question recently: “What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?” Fear of failure is closely associated with the fear of criticism and the fear of rejection. This is ...read more

  • Failure And Rejection Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Oct 4, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,225 views

    How do we live fearless lives as Christians? God’s heart is that we not just survive, but thrive (adapted from a series taughty by Pastor Larry Osborne, North Coast Church).

    Part 5- Fearless (adapted from a series by Pastor Larry Osborne/Chris Brown from North Coast Church). Review How do we master our fears/respond properly to life? I want us as a church to understand … who we are and the high calling on our lives. Jn 15:15-16 Many times we look at the ...read more

  • Restoration Of A Failure

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 20, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,748 views

    A look at several (from entertainment and science) who started out as failures but became great successes. Samson is our model of one who started well, failed miserably, but was restored.

    The Restoration of a Failure Judges 16:20-22 Today I want to start by looking at some Famous Failures. 1. He was fired by a newspaper editor for lack of creativity and imagination. 2. He did not speak until he was 4 and didn’t read til 7, his teacher called him "Slow" 3. He went broke 5 ...read more