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  • Are You Confused?

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 12, 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

  • Part 5 - The Temptation Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Jul 7, 2007
    based on 3 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

  • The Temptation Of Christ

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    An example from the life of Christ on how to deal with temptation every day.

    THE TEMPTATION OF CHRIST Matthew 4:1-11 INTRO: We are all faced with many temptations each day. It seems like the harder we try to live for Jesus, the more temptations that we endure. Today, we want to look at the temptations of Jesus, and see if we more

  • Led By The Spirit, Still Tempted

    Contributed by Betty Johnson on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    We can repent and believe, but we will never grow if we don’t overcome temptation by God’s Word.

    Lead by the Spirit - still tempted Scripture: Matthew 4:1-17 As we start our message this morning, I want you to look at Matthew 3, verse 2. “John said, ‘Change your hearts and lives because the kingdom of heaven is near.’” Jesus’ first message as he began his preaching ministry was the more

  • Failed Plans

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Sep 6, 2008
    based on 19 ratings

    This word will teach believers not to trust in their feelings, but only in God’s word!

    Failed Plans Text: Matthew 4: 1-11 1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterward He was hungry. 3 Now when the tempter came to Him, he said, “If You are the Son of God, more

  • Ego : Edging God Out Through Busyness Series

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Nov 5, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    When was the last time you had a one on one time of Solitude with the Lord? Are you too busy and thus Edging God out?

  • Yes Or No

    Contributed by Tom Tarpley on Feb 26, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Sometimes, there are only two options in life, "Yes" or "No'.

    Matthew 4:1-11 Mark 4:17-22 "Yes or No" You Decide. A few years ago Gloria and I were traveling on one of the freeways our on our way home from vacationing some place in the south, I can't remember exactly where we were coming from. All of a sudden, all I could see ahead of us were braking more

  • The Cross Of Temptation Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Feb 28, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    When we understand teh nature of temptation we can fully appreciate and share in the suffering of Christ.

    Title: The Cross of Temptation Text: Mark 1:9-15 (Matthew 4:1-11 and Luke 4:1-14) Thesis: When we understand the nature of temptation we can fully appreciate and share in the suffering of Christ. Lenten Season: The Season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and culminates with the celebration of more

  • Dealing With Temptation

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 24, 2012

    A talk at the start of lent that considers the temptation of Christ and the temptations that come our way. God always offers a way out for us to take, but we don’t always take it.

    A native-American elder once described his own inner struggles like this: “Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time.” After being asked which dog wins he thought for a moment and replied, “The one I feed more

  • Tempted And Tried. (Hix)

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Oct 7, 2011

    We are almost like the sign i seen...Don't lead me not into temptation, because I know a short cut. Let's learn from Jesus how to fight temptation.

    The Full Fly A fly was buzzing along one morning when he saw a lawn mower someone had left out in their front yard. He flew over and sat on the handle, watching the children going down the sidewalk on their way to school. But one little boy tripped on a crack and fell, spilling his lunch on more

  • La Importancia Del Desierto Series

    Contributed by Pastor: Jose Luis Dejoy on Jun 26, 2013

    Muchos miramos el desierto como algo desagradable, como algo difícil para vivir, un lugar con mucho calor. Pero hay algo que hace del desierto un lugar muy importante para el hombre. Sin los desiertos la tierra sería muy fría ellos son los que guardan cal

    Muchos miramos el desierto como algo desagradable, como algo difícil para vivir, un lugar con mucho calor. Pero hay algo que hace del desierto un lugar muy importante para el hombre. Sin los desiertos la tierra sería muy fría ellos son los que guardan calor. De los desiertos se extraen muchos more

  • Keeping Balance

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    The importance of being balanced.

    Keeping Balance Matthew 4:1-11 This is the time of year when we make new resolutions about things we are planning to do this year. Although we start out with good intentions, most of our resolutions fall by the wayside soon after the year begins. The temptation to return to what is normal and 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

  • 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

  • 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