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  • Fighting Temptation

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on Mar 11, 2004
    based on 50 ratings

    There is an old saying that goes “Opportunity knocks once, but temptation beats on the door everyday.” What a true statement, for we live our lives constantly surrounded by temptations. There is no place on earth that we are able to go and escape tempta

    “Fighting Temptation” By Elder Melvin L. Maughmer, Jr. INTRODUCTION: There is an old saying that goes “Opportunity knocks once, but temptation beats on the door everyday.” What a true statement, for we live our lives constantly surrounded by temptations. There is no place on earth more

  • Fighting Temptation

    Contributed by Scott Carroll on Mar 8, 2008
    based on 5 ratings


    FIGHTING TEMPTATION I Jn 2:15-17 15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, more

  • Fighting Temptation Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 13, 2006

    The Devil does not appear to us in a red suite with a pitchfork. In fact, Satans temptations are often attractive and fill legitimate needs - or seem to. Learn how Jesus fought these temptations and how we can as well.

    Temptation An attorney was sitting in his office late one night, when the Devil appeared before him. The Devil told the lawyer, /’I have a proposition for you. You can win every case you try, for the rest of your life. Your clients will adore you, your colleagues will stand in awe of you, and more

  • How To Fight Temptation

    Contributed by Scott Maze on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    This message is aimed to help people fight temptation.

    How to Fight Temptation James 1:12-18 Mark Anthony was known as the silver-throated orator of Rome. He was a brilliant man, strong leader, and a courageous soldier. But the one thing he lacked was the strength to say ‘no’ to temptation. On the outside he was impressive and more

  • Fighting Temptation (The Impala Christian)

    Contributed by Kayode Omotoso on May 18, 2016

    Fighting temptation is foolish. The Bible does not enjoin any to resist temptation but the devil while we abstain from every appearance of evil.

    Sometimes in the month, I saw a documentary involving the animals, jackal and impala. Jackal with an average weight of 10kg is a carnivore belonging to the same family as wolf and dog while impala is an African antelope having two long horns and an average weight of 60kg. Both of them live in the more

  • "How To Fight Temptation" Part 2

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Nov 10, 2001
    based on 83 ratings

    I talk about some practical ways to successfully fight against temptation.

    Last week we began a two part series on how to fight temptation. I shared last week that Jesus died to set us free from the power of sin in our lives. So, when temptations come we are able to say no to it because we are not enslaved to it. Before someone gives their life to Christ they are enslaved more

  • "How To Fight Temptation" Part 1

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Nov 10, 2001
    based on 42 ratings

    Temptations will come to us but the power of Christ through the cross enables us to say no.

    Temptation: An enticement or invitation to sin with the implied promise of greater good to be derived from following the way of disobedience. Think how many temptations you and I face in an ordinary day. Staying in bed late - the temptation to laziness. Growling at the breakfast table - the more

  • The Battle Within

    Contributed by Kelly Benton on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 13 ratings

    Fighting Temptation/ Keeping your faith

    (James: 2-8 :) 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance, 4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, he more

  • "If"

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Sep 8, 2011

    How do you fight temptation? This lesson will show you that no one is immune to the devils schemes.

    “If I could just get this job things would be good.” “If I could be smarter I could get ahead.” If I could make just _____ more a month we would have no worries. If, If, If. Have you ever fallen for this temptation? Yesterday we talked about the temptation of Jesus by Satan. more

  • Remember To Whom You Belong Series

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Mar 10, 2019

    The strength to fight temptation is found only in Christ. Satan uses every effort to convince us to sin. We must remember to whom we belong.

    World-acclaimed illusionist Roy Horn goes to work on Friday evening, October 3, 2003, amid a celebrative atmosphere. It is his 59th birthday, and more than a thousand friends have just thrown him a party. And now an audience of fifteen hundred people waits excitedly inside the Mirage Hotel for a more

  • In Your Face ... Series

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Jan 30, 2019

    Christians have the external world, the internal flesh, and the infernal Devil to deal with every day. If you have been a Christian for any length of time, then the Tempter is no stranger to you.

    How do seeds give birth? Seeds. Seeds are baby plants. One of Jesus’ most well-known parables is the parable about the Sower. Jesus describes God as a farmer who liberally sows seeds. He casts seeds where other farmers wouldn’t waste their time and seed … pathways, rocky places, weed patches. more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Aug 7, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    Many battles are won in our minds! Temptations are first overcome in our minds because that is where the battle is and that is where the victory also is. Hiding God’s Word in our hearts is a great weapon to fight temptations.

    Matthew 4:1-17 ILLUSTRATION: My wife is a consummate shopper and she once saw this cart with variety of rugs being sold near our home. When she asked how much it was, the guy said, Rs. 17,000/-. She managed to bargain and bring the price down and she got the rug. Later another day, the same more

  • Tempted And Tried. (Hix)

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Oct 7, 2011

    We are almost like the sign i seen...Don't lead me not into temptation, because I know a short cut. Let's learn from Jesus how to fight temptation.

    The Full Fly A fly was buzzing along one morning when he saw a lawn mower someone had left out in their front yard. He flew over and sat on the handle, watching the children going down the sidewalk on their way to school. But one little boy tripped on a crack and fell, spilling his lunch on more

  • How To Successfully Succumb To Sin Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    This message tells how temptation can be toppled. 2 of 12

    How To Successfully Succumb To Sin Book of James Series 2 of 12 June 16, 2002 FBC, Chester, IL Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: A A young was struggling with their finances and in an effort to get a better handle on their spending, they agreed that whenever more

  • "Tempation"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Feb 12, 2016

    The sermon helps us to deal with temptation with the truth of Gods word that's how Jesus overcame the temptations of Satan in the wilderness.

    Temptation Luke 4:1-13 1. Jesus is tempted by Satan 1Jesus was led by the Spirit in the desert, 2where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days • So, what is temptation? Some people see Temptation more