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  • The Survival Instinct

    Contributed by Mark Mccool on Apr 23, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 8,395 views

    Sometimes life gets demanding! Satanic temptations assail us! Before long, in moments of weakness we want to give up. That is when we need the Survival Instinct to press on in those pressing times!

  • Natural Instincts Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 1, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,417 views

    The book of Jude has for us a message about perseverance in the faith

    CALL TO PERSEVERE: NATURAL INSTINCTS JUDE 17-21 INTRODUCTION The book of Jude is one of those that we skip over most of the time. Now, it is not because we disagree with anything that it says, its just that the book is so short that when you blink as you turn the pages in your Bible you miss ...read more

  • Paternal Instincts Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,910 views

    A topical look at God’s characteristics as found in the Apostles’ Creed, that is, that He is our Creator and He is our Father.

  • Killer Instinct (Anger) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 11, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,815 views

    Anger is a powerful sin that destroys relationships and adversely affects our relationshipo with God. God invites us not only to control our anger, but to be transformed by the Holy Spirit.

    Proverbs 29:11, James 1:19-21 “Killer Instinct” (Anger) INTRODUCTION Many of the seven deadly sins appear to be harmless at first glance. Pride can be downgraded to simply having an “attitude.” Envy is such a common “sin,” that can’t be all that bad, besides it is what fuels our ...read more

  • Idolatry, Man's Natural Instinct Series

    Contributed by Robert Baldwin on Aug 26, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,087 views

    Natural man is an idolator, he will create a god in his mind if he has no other

    Idolotry, Man’s Natural Instinct Jonah 1:6 Intro. The philosopher speaks of a god shaped vacuum in man’s heart. Many modern preachers preach about man seeking God. Through out history we read of men worshipping idols and gods of their own making, many today worship a god created in their own ...read more

  • Beware Of The Drum Major Instinct

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 23, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,989 views

    This is a sermon preached on Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday. It deals with the desire to be first and the problems it can cause

    Beware Of The Drum Major Instinct GNLCC 1/18/04 Micah 6:6-8 Mark 10:35-45 Our daughter Anita had been part of the Mighty Shaw High Band for four years. But something leaped inside of me, when she came home that fifth year and announced that she was going to be the head drum major her ...read more

  • God's Universally Known Standard Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 4, 2011
    based on 37 ratings
     | 9,133 views

    The lack of the written Law is not the problem, the issue is sin. All have inner knowledge of God's law & some have the external law. It is not so much which law you have, the one written in everyone's inner being or the one written in God's book.

    ROMANS 2: 12-16 GOD'S UNIVERSALLY KNOWN STANDARD [James 1:22-24 / Galatians 1: 6-12] The principle stated in Romans 2:11 that "there is no partiality with God" would shock the Jews. They considered themselves worthy of special treatment by God. Does God's impartiality exclude His taking into ...read more

  • #1 Joy Is Essential Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 11, 2014
     | 1,556 views

    Where am I today? Joy is not an instinct, it is a learned behavior... You set your moods...

    #1 REJOICE IN THE LORD ALWAYS, JOY IS ESSENTIAL By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I. DO WE UNDERSTAND HOW WE DEVELOP BEHAVIORAL PATTERNS? ARE DID I JUST ONE DAY WAKE UP --- AND HERE I AM? A. SOME TEND TO BLAME WHO THHEY ARE AND THE WAY THEY ARE ON OTHER PEOPLE? My Mom, My ...read more

  • The Persuit Of Happiness

    Contributed by Robert Bravo on Jul 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 901 views

    One of the basic instincts in people is to pursue after happiness. Or a better word would be to look for joy in life. The problem is that we look for it in all the wrong places.

    The pursuit of happiness John 15:9-11 (NIV) 9 "As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. 11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in you ...read more

  • God Gave You And Me A Conscience, Why?

    Contributed by David Leach on Jan 9, 2014
     | 1,386 views

    The second is the evidence of an inner voice or conscience that instinctively knows the difference between right and wrong, a moral compass, that none of the rest of His creation has.

    God gave you and me a Conscience, why? God wants every human being to enter and live forever in His kingdom. However His kingdom is one of righteousness meaning there is no sin there, that is, there is never any disobedience to God there. Because Adam and Eve chose to believe Satan’s ...read more

  • Trade In "Self-Life" For "Servant's Heart" Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Feb 10, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,369 views

    Self-pleasing is the most natural human instinct there is -- we want to climb the ladder. But it will stifle your growth! If you want this year to be different, trade in that attitude for a servant’s heart. *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    Trade in “Self-Life” for “Servant’s Heart” “Son of man came not to be served, but to serve...” Life is essentially a series of trade-offs. . . everything plateaus when you’re unwilling to make the next trade-off. Brief REVEW OF - Trade in “Guilty Conscience” for “Guilt-free living”. . ...read more

  • Don't Be A Survivor

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Apr 16, 2004
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,973 views

    It is our most natural instinct, our strongest desire, the basic fabric of human existence, - the will to survive! As Christians we are supposed to have been crucified with Christ and now living our lives in and for Him. This is a conflict for most of us

    18, January 2004 Dakota Community Church Don’t Be A Survivor It is the theme and title of the most popular television series at this time. It is our most natural instinct, our strongest desire, the basic fabric of human existence, - the will to survive! As Christians we are supposed to have ...read more

  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken?

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Feb 16, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,599 views

    Jesus' teaching and commands in the Sermon on the Mount strike at the root of our personalities and stand in contrast to our most basic instincts. But if we are to break the cycles of violence and persecution, and experience God's kingdom fully, we have t

    So, perhaps you've heard. When Jesus came to earth, the whole point was so that people could see and learn about this "new thing" that God was doing. When our Lord took flesh and walked among us as Jesus Christ, it was so that God's kingdom might be established on earth! And as we've been learning ...read more

  • Jehovah Shalom - God Is Peace Series

    Contributed by Paul Basehore on Feb 12, 2015
     | 5,546 views

    Fear is a self-preservation instinct -- it's designed to protect us from something that may cause us real or imagined harm. But Jesus says in Matthew not to fear death, but to fear God. What's the difference?

  • The Urge To Cling

    Contributed by John Vella on Feb 5, 2007
     | 1,694 views

    We instinctively know that clinging behaviour in an adult is not a good thing. Jesus knew that very well. He knew that the urge to cling could even cause us to lose our life. We could end up not really alive. Instead of being free in Christ, our clinging

    Seeds for Sowing, Vol. IV, Issue 3, No. 20 Fifth Sunday of Lent (Year B) April 9, 2000 Readings: * Jeremiah 31:31-34 * Hebrews 5:7-9 * John 12:20-33 The Urge to Cling Mother Attachment Have you ever seen a little boy clinging to his mother’s leg? He’s afraid that he’ll be ...read more