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  • Inadequacy Encountering Sufficiency Series

    Contributed by Scott Spencer on Jan 31, 2016

    There is an idea in our culture that recognizing our inability or insufficiency is somehow contrary to the principles of success. Self-confidence and high-powered, aggressive personalities seem to be what takes the day.

    A Tour Through Acts ~ part 2 Inadequacy Encountering Sufficiency Acts 2:1-4, 14 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be more

  • Overcoming Feelings Of Inadequacy Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 21, 2003
    based on 68 ratings

    Here are some self-help principles for overcoming feelings of inadequacy from Daniel chapter five.

    What makes people behave badly? We partially answered that question last week in the sermon, "Putting an End to Self-defeating Behavior" based on Daniel chapter four, but the Word of God is going to expand our understanding this week. The Bible gives us an example of some very bad behavior more

  • The Inadequacy Of The Old Covenant ( Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Oct 27, 2020

    Although the first-century Jews felt such a fascination with the Mosaic covenant, they didn't understand the covenant to be the proclamation of the gospel that it was intended to be (4:1-2).

    3/13/20 Tom Lowe Title: The Inadequacy of the Old Covenant (Heb. 8:7-9) Text: Hebrews 8:7-9 (NIV) 7For if there had been nothing wrong with that first covenant, no place would have been sought for another. 8But God found fault with the people and said: “The days are coming, declares the more

  • How To Overcome Any Feelings Of Inadequacy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 56 ratings

    How To Overcome Any Feelings of Inadequacy (Judges 3:12-20)We all need to find better ways to overcome our feelings of fear, timidity and inadequacy. Here are a few timeless insights from Ehud.

    How To Overcome Your Feelings of Inadequacy (Judges 3:12-20) So many people fail to live up to their potential because of their fear of failure. Millions are gripped by the fear of being laughed at, misunderstood or being embarrassed. When a person feels inadequate they are unable to harness more

  • The Coverings We Make For Ourselves

    Contributed by Dove Inspirations on Feb 22, 2022

    The various ways we try unsuccessfully to hide from The MOST HIGH

    The inadequate and false coverings we make for ourselves. Adam and Eve never fail to fascinate. They were the very first human beings. They were covered in the light and glory of The MOST HIGH. They never had to worry about HIS presence and absence. They knew that HE would PERSONALLY visit more

  • We Mix A Lot Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 11, 2020

    Why do we feel inadequate to be pure in heart... we mix a lot.

    BEATITUDES SERIES: WE MIX A LOT MATTHEW 5:8 #Beatitudes INTRODUCTION… Today we are focusing on Matthew 5:8 (turn there if you like) which introduces the idea of “pure.” I was thinking about the word “pure” and “purity” and more

  • Coming Up Short

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Jul 24, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Jesus’ disciples come up short when they come up with solutions for the lack of food. Jesus never comes up short.

    -Have you ever come up short in your attempts to get something done? -Have you ever tried to pull something really cool together and it didn’t quite work out? -You are in good company. The disciples come up short, way short in their attempts to feed the thousands of people in today’s Gospel more

  • Announcement Of Jesus' Birth Series

    Contributed by Rob Woodrum on Oct 23, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Resolving feelings of inadequacy by observing God's ability to use the marginalized for service

    Luke 1:26-38 “Announcement of Jesus’ Birth” All of us probably wish that there were something special about ourselves. Sure, there are those who seem to be gifted with a strong confidence in life and an intense sense of purpose, but the vast majority of us struggle with more

  • An Encounter With The King Series

    Contributed by Sterling Franklin on Jun 22, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Isaiah encounters the King of Kings, Jesus, and in this Christophany, we see some amazing things from his commissioning. May we be obedient when He calls!

    New Hope Christian Fellowship Wednesday Night Service Given on February 13, 2008 "An Encounter with the King" Isaiah 6:1-13 Sterling C. Franklin Handout: When God commissions us, these things often follow: (1) An encounter with God (1-4 -> 5) a. We see our own inadequacy (cf. John more

  • Setting The Stage For The Spirit Of God-5 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Apr 16, 2010

    Luke recorded for Theophilus an account of those acts which preceded the coming of the Holy Spirit in Jesus’ physical absence. How is the stage set for the acts of the Holy Spirit? Setting the stage for the Spirit of God are acts of...

    B-SETTING the STAGE for the SPIRIT-V—Acts 1:4-8 Luke recorded for Theophilus an account of those acts which preceded the coming of the Holy Spirit in Jesus’ physical absence. How is the stage set for the acts of the Holy Spirit? 14 acts setting the stage for the Spirit of God are... 1. more

  • You Feel Inadequate Because You Are Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 2, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    God’s work is primarily about God, secondarily about us.

    You Feel Inadequate Because You Are (Jeremiah 1:1-10) 1. Thu Feb 26, AP DENVER – A good Samaritan who helped push three people out of the path of a pickup truck before being struck and injured has gotten a strange reward for his good deed: A jaywalking ticket. Family members said 58-year-old more

  • We Shall Behold Him!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 8, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    Moses faced three great obstacles – feelings of inadequacy, difficult people, & his own stubborn will. And yet God helped him through it all. (PowerPoints Available - #426)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (PowerPoints used with this message are available at no charge. Just email me at and request PP#426.) TEXT: Matthew 25:21; 2 Timothy 4:7; Matthew 7:20-23 ILL. more

  • The Gospel Inspires Boldness

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 16 ratings

    THE EFFICACY OF THE GOSPEL INSPIRES BOLDNESS IN PROCLAMATION (overcomes our feelings of reluctance and inadequacy) 1.

    THE EFFICACY OF THE GOSPEL INSPIRES BOLDNESS IN PROCLAMATION (overcomes our feelings of reluctance and inadequacy) 1. Because the Gospel is the Power of God unto Salvation to Everyone Who Believes (both Jew and Gentile) (:16) a. The Content of the Gospel Message = Good News (not mixed with any more

  • Go Tell Your World Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 20, 2019

    Jesus will help us overcome: 1. our inadequacy. 2. our inhibitions. 3. our inexperience. 4. our indifference.

    Go Tell Your World The Gospel of John John 4:24-42 (Reading vs. 24-30) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - October 26, 2014 (Revised July 20, 2019) BACKGROUND: *Last week we looked at this great story of a Samaritan woman whose life had been wrecked by sin. Her own sin and the sin of more

  • Who Is Worthy? Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 26, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    The Throne and The Lamb, part 6 Revelation 5:1-14 Universal Challenge (vs. 1-2) Universal Inadequacy (vs. 3-4)

    The Throne and The Lamb, part 6 Who is Worthy? Revelation 5:1-14 November 16, 2014 We are in the middle of our series, “The Throne & The Lamb,” based on Revelation, chapters four and five. We finished chapter four last week and are starting five today. In chapter four we saw the more