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  • The Road To Calvary

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Apr 2, 2007
    based on 91 ratings
     | 23,092 views

    Christ’s road to Calvary: The plot. The betrayal. The supper. The denial. The garden.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A tired hunter out in the wilderness stumbled into a camp. “Am I glad to see you,” he said. “I’ve been lost for three days.” “Don’t get too excited, friend,” the other hunter replied. “I’ve been lost for three weeks.” Have you ever been lost in the woods? How about on the ...read more

  • Are You Confused?

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,610 views

    Did Jesus make a mistake during His three temptations? This message examines these three temptations.

    ARE YOU CONFUSED? Matthew 4:1-11 INTRO: Did Jesus make a mistake during His three temptations? The Grand Inquisitor in Dostoevski’s novel “The Brothers Karamazov”, tells Jesus that he made a serious mistake in that encounter with Satan. Jesus came to set people free, but the Inquisitor insists ...read more

  • The Temptation Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,746 views

    In this sermon we look at the temptations of Jesus and learn how to overcome our own.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a minister who parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city because he was short of time and couldn’t find a space with a meter. 1. So he put a note under the windshield wiper that read: “I have circled the block 100 times. If I don’t park here, I’ll ...read more

  • To Be Tempted

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 6, 2008
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,551 views

    A sermon for the first Sunday in Lent the Temptation of Jesus

    1st Sunday in Lent Matthew 4:1-11 "To be tempted" "Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And he fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterward he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command these ...read more

  • The Temptation Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Feb 9, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,419 views

    Part 7 in preaching through the book of Matthew. Looking at the temptation of Jesus.

    Sermon-2/4/07-Matt. 4:1-11-The Temptation of Christ Intro. 2 examples of How to avoid temptation: 1) Joke 2) Benedict of Nursia (c. 480-543 AD) sought to avoid temptation by wearing a rough hair shirt and living in a cave for 3 years, where his food was lowered to him on a cord. He once threw ...read more

  • A Journey Through The Valley Of Temptation Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,914 views

    Jesus was tempted in the same way we have, but He made it without sin!

    INTRODUCTION  Bobby desperately wanted a new bicycle. His parents told him he would have to save his money and buy it himself. Not terribly surprised or disappointed, Bobby vowed to save his nickels, dimes and quarters until he finally had enough to buy a bicycle. His plan began well ...read more

  • The Tempted Jesus

    Contributed by Michael Demastus on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,543 views

    Deals with the temptations of Jesus in the desert.

    “THE TEMPTED JESUS” Matthew 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION: Read text ILLUSTRATION: “Cocoon” The cocoon of the Emperor moth is flask like in shape. To develop into a perfect insect, it must force its way through the neck of the cocoon by hours of intense struggle. Entomologists ...read more

  • The Longest Night

    Contributed by Chris Mccarthy on Oct 19, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,898 views

    Focusing on the power of prayer and what the disciples may have missed out on in the Garden of Gethsemane.

    LUKE 22:39 Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. 40On reaching the place, Luke assumes his readers knew that “the place” was the garden of Gethsemane. Why is that? Probably the same reason he added “as usual” to the fact that ...read more

  • Temptations Of Christ

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 13, 2011
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,535 views

    Jesus being tempted in three important areas of life 1. Our need for food 2. Our need for identity and 3. Our need to worship The choice is how we respond

    Introduction Leo Tolstoy tells this story: A young Russian inherits his father’s small farm. He immediately starts dreaming of how to expand his property when one morning a well-dressed stranger visits him and makes him an offer that is too good to be true. He could have free of ...read more

  • Rocks & Rolls

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 15, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,950 views

    Was Jesus really tempted? Was it possible for him to sin? Did he have free will?

    Many people encounter a dilemma when they think of the idea of Jesus being tempted. They question whether Jesus was really tempted. Did he feel temptation the way we do? Could he have given in to temptation? Was it possible for him to sin? The Bible gives a pretty clear answer when it says, ...read more

  • Trusting Him Lent 1 Year C

    Contributed by Jim Pye on Feb 21, 2001
    based on 110 ratings
     | 7,352 views

    Jesus’ obedience led to our salvation an is a pattern for when we are tempted.

    4/3/01 6 p.m. Luke 4:1-13 Lent 1 ( Romans10:8b-13) 4 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. 3 The devil said to ...read more

  • Winning Your Immunity Challenge Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Feb 21, 2001
    based on 130 ratings
     | 1,534 views

    A look at temptation of Christ and what we can learn about our temptation

    Forty days, in the wilderness. Forty days, not four, not fourteen but forty. And all he took with him was what he was wearing. He wasn’t part of a tribe, had nobody to build an alliance with, it was just him, a rugged terrain and God. What did he eat? Did he hunt, or fish, he didn’t do either, ...read more

  • Three Temptations

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 5, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 1,789 views

    Learning the strategy and intentions behind Satan’s temptations placed on Jesus.

    IT HAS HUMOROUSLY BEEN SAID THAT, "IT’S EASIER TO ASK FOR FORGIVENESS THAN IT IS TO ASK FOR PERMISSION." WHEN IT COMES TO THE CHRISTIAN LIFE THIS IS DANGEROUS. DANGEROUS, BECAUSE IT IMPLIES THAT ONE WOULD RATHER GO ON JUSTIFYING LIVING WRONG THAN FACE THE ACCOUNTABILITY OF ADJUSTING THEIR ...read more

  • "You Can Be So Great!"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 8, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,398 views

    As sermon about saying "no" to self and "yes" to God.

    Luke 4:1-13 “You Can be so Great!” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN Lisa went for a long walk in the woods. It had been an exhausting 6 months, and she needed time to think. She had worked so hard on the campaign. Ever ...read more

  • Opportune Times Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 4,049 views

    FAITH TO STAND (part 5) Satan knows when to advance and when to retreat. This message presents five opportune times for the enemy to attack. Regardless of the enemy’s schemes we can overcome!

    Before you pick a fight you ought to be sure you can win the war. President Roosevelt appeared before a joint session of Congress the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed, and declared, “Yesterday, December 7, 1941–a date which will live in infamy–the United States of America was suddenly and ...read more