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  • Part 5 - The Temptation Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Jul 8, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Looking at what happen when we make a public confession for the Lord and receive the Holy Spirit, taking our first step into ministry.

    The Commission Part 6 – The Temptation of Jesus Pastor Bruce A. Shields House of Faith – WELCOME INTRODUCTION TO SERMON PRAYER FOR HOLY SPIRIT AND UNDERSTANDING SCRIPTURE READING Matthew 4:1 – 11 “1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted more

  • Are You Confused?

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    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 more

  • A Man Of The Spirit, A Man Of The Word, A Man Of God

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on May 28, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    The importance of this narrative to the individual Christian is quite clear. Christ being the example for the church today, we as the body should exemplify similar characteristics. We need to be people of the Spirit, people of the Word and people of the

    Mathew 4:1-11 This is a powerfully written story, where Matthew creates an atmosphere of suspense, irony, artistry, and realism. It is an ideal romantic narrative, which unfolds in the center of a character foil and temptation plot motif as its primary literary construction. The suspense unfolds more

  • Five Things I Learned From My Forty Day Fast

    Contributed by David Diyanni on May 7, 2007

    God lead me on the most incredibel journey as I fasted for forty days. I learned some valuable lessons along the way

    Five Lessons Learned From My Forty Day Fast Introduction 1. Today I am finishing a forty day fast. When we started this stewardship campaign, I felt in my spirit that God was calling me to fast for forty days. I have never done anything like this. I have never desired to anything like this, but more

  • Victorious Foundation Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Apr 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    The foundation to living a victorious life in Christ is to have the risen Savior open your mind so you can understand the Holy Scriptures.

    Turn your Bibles to Matthew 4:1-11 Title: Victorious Foundation Theme: Walking on the Winning Side Series: Easter Season Messages Introduction: This is the day that I like to refer to as “Resurrection Sunday Celebration.” It was on the first day of the week, very early in the more

  • Temptation--Only A Question, Not An Answer

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Apr 7, 2007
    based on 34 ratings

    Temptation comes in varied and subtle ways. But we can resist in rather than give in.

    April, 2007 “Temptation--Only a Question, Not an Answer” Matthew 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION: Desserts have sometimes been named “seduction” or “temptation” because there is something “delicious” and full of promise offered. Oscar Wilde said, “The only way to get rid of temptation is to more

  • Dealing With Temptation Series

    Contributed by Stephen Colaw on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The way in which Jesus faced temptation teaches us how we can deal with it too. We are all tempted. However, like Jesus, we can resist temptation

    NOTE: The strategies for resisting temptation at the end of this sermon were taken from a sermon entitled "Claiming the Victory – Strategies for Resisting Temptation" by Keith Manry -Foun here on Introduction: What tempts you? I’m not talking about the ice cream and chocolate more

  • The Agony Of Defeat

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Mar 31, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    This sermon deals with temptation and the fact that God doesn’t want us to experience the agony of defeat, but wants us to enjoy the thrill of victory.

    Introduction: You may not recognize the name but Vinko Bogataj, but in a few minutes those of you over the age of 35 will remember him, and those of you who are younger than that will be able to identify with him more than you might think. On March 21st, 1970, Bogataj was competing at the more

  • The Ongoing Temptation Of Christ

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Feb 24, 2007

    A look at Jesus’ time in the wilderness and how it relates to our struggle to resist temptation.

    Dakota Community Church February 25, 2007 The Ongoing Temptation Of Christ Introduction: Read Matthew 4:1-11 The kind of Jesus you follow says a lot about your beliefs concerning Christianity. Do you serve a happy face Jesus, or have you met the Jesus of the Bible? I am just saying more

  • Overcoming Temptation

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    How to overcome temptation

    INTRODUCTION: Jesus is the ultimate Christian We can learn how to overcome anything in life if we pay close attention to His life. By listening to what He says and by watching what He does. The greatest test that we all face as Christians is temptation. After Jesus was baptized, more

  • Winning Your Immunity Challenge Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Feb 21, 2007

    This is a look at what temptation is and how to overcome it.

    How does an Inuit kill a wolf? I know it’s a question many of you have struggled with for years, so let me tell you the answer. First, the Inuit coats his knife with animal blood and allows it to freeze. Then he another layer, and another until the blade is completely concealed with blood. Then more

  • Discovering Our Future

    Contributed by Ronnie Grizzle on Feb 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Exhorts Christians and the church to look at the future and develop a plan to work with God for the Kingdom. Is shows how the Devil will try to hinder this progress.

    DISCOVERING OUR FUTURE MATTHEW 4:1-11 February 11, 2007 Thompson Creek Baptist Church As I was trying to put together the thoughts for today, I kept thinking about the team that has been put together by God in our church. We all want to know what the future holds. I feel it is very more

  • Overcoming Temptation Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Feb 12, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    When you are physically and emotionally wore out, you are more vulnerable to attacks of the enemy. When you are feeling low and depressed, watch out and be on your guard for the devil is ready to pounce on you as a lion does its wounded prey. The good n

    Overcoming Temptation The Life of Christ By Greg Johnson February 11, 2007 Matthew 4:1-11 God’s Word says (Matthew 4:1-11 NIV) "Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. {2} After fasting forty days and forty more

  • The Temptation Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Feb 9, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    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 more

  • Getting To The Bottom Of It All

    Contributed by John Vella on Feb 5, 2007

    Lent is a time for us to renew our identity as Christians

    Seeds for Sowing, Vol. VI, Issue 2, No. 13 First Sunday of Lent- Year A February 17, 2002 Readings: * Gen. 2:7-9, 16-18, 25; 3:1-7 * Rom. 5:12-19 * Mt. 4:1-11 Getting to the Bottom of it All What to do? Once again, we find ourselves at the beginning of the Lenten season. And more