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  • Victory Over Temptation

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Apr 19, 2017

    Temptation on its own is not the same as sin. Sometimes being tempted makes us feel dirty, but temptation is not sin. Jesus was severely tempted, but that does not mean he was contaminated with the sin.

    VICTORY OVER TEMPTATION Study Text: James 1:12 – 16 Introduction: - We are living in a day of relentless temptations by Satan. Never before has our adversary had such powerful technology with which to glamorize sin. - Temptation on its own is not the same as sin. Sometimes being tempted makes more

  • Don't Blame God For Temptation Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 3, 2018

    Message 10 from James exploring James' admonition not to blame God for temptation but look within ourselves.

    Chico Alliance Church April 22, 2018 Pastor David Welch “Don’t Blame God for Temptation” James provided instruction to his reader that would serve as a test of their faith. True faith manifests in specific ways. James tells us how a person who claims to live by faith should be living. One of more

  • Cultivating Our Spiritual Passions Crucifying Our Fleshly Passions Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 22, 2018

    Message 6 in our exposition of Paul's first letter to the Corinthians continuing a discussion of what it means to live by the power and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Cultivating our Spiritual Passions -- Crucifying our fleshly passions” I Corinthians 2:6-3:4 Every one of us has witnessed the war between two opposite views. Lies, brainwashing, fear, intimidation, bribery, power and control are a way of more

  • Defeating Temptation Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 2, 2018
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    Temptation is everyone's battle, James gives some very practical advice on how to defeat it.

    Defeating Temptation #makingitreal (3) Real Faith is grounded in the resurrection of Jesus and it results in a new life, a new purpose and a new identity (as a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ)! Real Faith turns trials into triumphs. When tempted, no one should say, “God more

  • The Ten Commandments Part 6 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Jul 1, 2018

    Part six of this series discusses the seventh commandment pertaining to adultery. This message focuses on the natural and the spiritual aspects of adultery.

    The Ten Commandments Part 6 Scriptures: Exodus 20:14; Romans 13:13; Gen. 2:18, 21-25; James 1:12-15; Proverbs 5:18-20 Raise your hands if you know and believe that God knows your heart. Raise your hand if you know and believe that God looks at and evaluate your heart. This is part six on my more

  • The Devil Made Me Do It??? Series

    Contributed by Eric Grenier on Apr 26, 2018

    Temptation has more to do with following our flesh then following the devil. Satan can ONLY tempt us to do what we WANT to do.

    James 1:9-18 9 Believers who are poor have something to boast about, for God has honored them. 10 And those who are rich should boast that God has humbled them. They will fade away like a little flower in the field. 11 The hot sun rises and the grass withers; the little flower droops and falls, and more

  • Holding On, Not Out Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Mar 1, 2010
    based on 15 ratings

    God wants us to keep holding on to Him while trusting that He is not holding out on us!

    Holding On, not Out James 1:12-18 12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. 13 When tempted, no one should say, "God is tempting me." For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor more

  • Lessons For The Materializing Church -- Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 11, 2010

    as we proceed in our study of the book of James, we come to a section here in Chapter 1, verses 12 through 15 where James gives us some simple truth. Truth about trials and truth about temptations. James looks at the origins of both, the results of both

    THE BOOK OF JAMES LESSONS FOR THE MATERIALIZING CHURCH -- PART 3 James 1:12-15 – TEMPTATIONS James 1:1-7, 12-15 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face more

  • Temptation (Its Evidence) Series

    Contributed by Darin Gary on Feb 23, 2010


    Temptation (Its Evidence) There are three fundamental reasons why a careful study of the Biblical evidence of temptation is vital to a Christian’s very existence. I. Temptation is common to everyone; saved and unsaved. Scripture tells us that God cannot be tempted. However, it more

  • Authentic Life Part 3 - James 2:14-Ff Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Aug 19, 2010

    James is a no nonsense leader speaking to the church. Those words are still relevant today as the same issues continue to arise.

    Study of James: Wisdom and Practical Christian Living JAMES 1: 9-14 The Book of James is probably the oldest book of the New Testament, written perhaps as early as A.D. 45, before the first council of Jerusalem in A.D. 50. James was martyred in approximately A.D. 62, according to the historian more

  • Authentic Life Part 2 - James 1: 9-14 Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Aug 19, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    James is a no nonsense leader of the church. His letter speaks to specific issues in the church, and those issues are still around today.

    Study of James: Wisdom and Practical Christian Living * as a long time participant in Sermon central... there will be spliced material and illustrations in from the site. If not cited I apologize. JAMES 1: 9-14 The Book of James is probably the oldest book of the New Testament, written more

  • The Devil Made Me Do It!

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jun 23, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    When we disobey God by sinning, let’s not shift the blame or justify our actions with the faulty “the devil made me do it” theology. Instead, let’s take full responsibility for our actions, confess our sins to a gracious and forgiving Father, and pursue r

    Opening illustration: In March 2009, a 62-year old woman was charged with stealing more than $73,000 from her church in the state of Washington. When the detectives interrogated her, she told them: “Satan had a big part in the theft.” It sounds like she was saying that the devil made more

  • Growing Old Gracefully Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 22, 2017

    Pass the tests of life when you revel in your losses, receive Christ into your heart, and take responsibility for your own sin.

    Richard S. Halverson, the former U.S. Senate Chaplain, used to challenge people with the following image: You're going to meet an old man [or woman] someday down the road – ten, thirty, fifty years from now – waiting there for you. You'll be catching up with him [or her]. What kind of old man more

  • The Four “p’s” Of Tribulation Series

    Contributed by Dan Proctor on Oct 24, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    When encountering a tribulation, it is a great opportunity to grow as a believer. I want to focus on four key words that hopefully will cause us all to view problems and tribulations with a little different perspective.

    The Four “P’s” of Tribulation James 1:1-12 Introduction: 1. What is the purpose of a thermometer? It is used to take the temperature of something. What if someone gave you a spiritual thermometer to take your spiritual temperature (1 to 10)? Would it show you red hot, on more

  • Divine Providence Part 2 - God’s Plan From The Beginning Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Nov 2, 2018

    Part 2 of an 8-part series on Divine Providence. This part examines the requirements of God's original plan.

    DIVINE PROVIDENCE This is Part 2 of an 8-part series, which was originally developed for a 13-week adult class, with some of the parts taking more or less than a 45-minute class period. I am starting to post the series on SermonCentral, and plan to post the remaining parts over the next few days more