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  • Making Something Good Out Of Something Bad

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Aug 15, 2016

    God is never responsible for evil acts, but he is so wise that he uses evil acts to accomplish his good purposes. God oversees our wicked actions. No sin happens that God does not deliberately allow.

    God can take something evil and use it for his glory. Does that seem strange to you? Well, it is strange, but we must remember that God works in ways that may seem to be strange to us. In the reading we heard from the Book of Judges a few minutes ago, we heard an example of how God takes more

  • Empowered But No Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Manny Salva Cruz on May 16, 2016

    Samson was a man who was gifted with supernatural strength but has not much with regards to his moral character. He was greatly empowered by God but he was not able to control his desires. We will learn several life lessons from this story.

    Samson was the strongest man alive, yet something went wrong along the way that has changed his life's direction. The four D's of Samson's downfall - His Desire, His Disrespect, His Disobedience and His Deception. First, he was overwhelmed by his desire for the woman. When he went to Timnah, he more

  • Warning Signs Of A Failed Marriage Series

    Contributed by Manny Salva Cruz on May 9, 2016

    There were warnings signs that Samson's marriage was bringing him down but he did not take heed instead continued to allow his desires, his disrespect, his disobedience and his his deception to overcome him. We can learn many things from his life.

    Warnings signs are set up to give precautionary notice of possible occurrences. But there are signs I saw in the internet that are so funny that I want to share with you today. Have you seen these kinds of signs? 1. "Do not Breathe under the water" - of course, you cannot breathe under the more

  • What Makes Strong Men Weak? Series

    Contributed by Ken Ritz on Mar 6, 2016

    Part 1 of series on Samson

    What Makes Strong Men Weak? SAMSON Part 1 If you’re a follower of Christ, then you have within you a potential for supernatural greatness. God wants to raise up some spiritual leaders from people right in this room who he can use to make a tremendous difference in this world. more

  • He Dipped His Hands In Honey

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Jul 30, 2013
    based on 6 ratings

    A lion suddenly roared at Samson, but God turned it into a marvelous testimony. Samson's sharing of the honey with his parents shows that the trials God causes us to pass thru become blessings for ourselves and others.

    He dipped his hands in Honey (Note to pastor's: spurgeon has an excellent message upon this text. It is, "Hands full of Honey," no. 1703, dated January 28th, 1883. He being dead yet speaketh!) I have included at the end of this text some thoughts I collected from around the web that helped me with more

  • The Riddler Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Aug 31, 2012

    A study of the book of Judges chapter 14

    Judges 14: 1 – 20 The Riddler Now Samson went down to Timnah, and saw a woman in Timnah of the daughters of the Philistines. 2 So he went up and told his father and mother, saying, “I have seen a woman in Timnah of the daughters of the Philistines; now therefore, get her for me as a more

  • Lion Tamers - Pt. 1 Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on May 6, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    Lions are loud. They are scary. All we see are teeth. So how do you tame the lions in your life?

    Lion Tamers - Pt. 1 I. Introduction The king of the jungle. Fierce. Loud. Teeth bared. Claws sharpened. Ready to pounce. Ready to destroy. Infinitely powerful. Striking fear in everyone! Lions. One of the top attractions at zoos and circuses! We don’t mind watching them when they are caged up more

  • Your Struggle Can Turn Sweet

    Contributed by Brian Detalente on Apr 28, 2011
    based on 8 ratings

    Trusting God in the time of trials and struggles.

    Judges 14:5-14:9 5 Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnath, and came to the vineyards of Timnath: and, behold, a young lion roared against him. 6 And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and [he had] nothing in his more

  • When Heroes Fail Us Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Samson had all the resources to be a great hero, except for one thing, a powerful lust. What makes this man a candidate for the hall of fame in Hebrews 11:32? What makes us potential heroes for God?

  • Stupid Is As Stupid Does Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Judges, Pt. 3

    STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES (JUDGES 14) Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger asked an assistant to prepare an analysis on a special assignment. The assistant worked day and night. An hour after he gave it to Kissinger, he got it back. There was a note attached that said redo it. The assistant more

  • The Size Of The Soul

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    A man must have a vision that is bigger than all the obstacles that persists in his life.

    THE SIZE OF THE SOUL TEXT: Judges 14:6-15 Joshua 14:6 15 -- “Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite said unto him, Thou knowest the thing that the LORD said unto Moses the man of God concerning me and thee in Kadesh barnea.” “Forty more

  • On The Edges Of Timnah Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Sep 11, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    How close to the world can you get without getting into trouble? Samson finds out and the results are less than pleasant. Learn about how to keep your purpose pure as you live in the world as a Christian.

    There’s an old saying that goes: "when you journey through the vineyards, you’ll eventually eat the grapes." I’ve wandered through a vineyard or two, watched them harvest the grapes about this time of year. They sure do taste sweet. But what if along with the sugar came warfarin, an anticoagulant? more

  • Be Careful What You Ask For... Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Sep 18, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    We must be careful what we seek after b/c we may get it...

    Sermon Brief Date Written: September 13, 2006 Date Preached: September 13, 2006 Where Preached: OZHBC (Wed - PM Service) Sermon Details: Series Title: Basic Bible Study Sermon Title: Be Careful what you ask for… you may get it! Sermon Text: Judges 14:1-3 Introduction: In the more

  • The Weak Strong Man #4.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on May 23, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Samson’s conduct was anything but commendable in this text. His was a conduct of a rebellious spirit.

    The weak strong man 4. Judges 14:5 -- 9. 05/18/05 This passage we have before us records two trips which Sampson and his parents made to Timnath to bring about the marriage of Sampson to his Philistine girlfriend who lived there. The first trip was to make arrangements for the wedding. more

  • The Weak Strong Man #3.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on May 5, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    The entire biblical record of Sampson’s activities, except the two introductory verses chapter 13:24, 25, revolves around and is a result of his infatuation with unholy women.

    The weak strong man 3. Sampson’s romance. Judges 14:1 -- 5. 05/04/05 The entire biblical record of Sampson’s activities, except the two introductory verses chapter 13:24, 25, revolves around and is a result of his infatuation with unholy women. There are three women involved in Sampson more