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  • Opposition Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jan 5, 2011
     | 2,727 views

    Humankind has always opposed God's will and sought to limit God's movement among us. God's hand is upon his people and he is with them as they faithfully do God's will.

    Matthew 2:13-23 “Opposition” INTRODUCTION The warm, cuddly scene of a baby wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger and surrounded by his parents, shepherds, and the Magi, is theologically called the incarnation. Jesus shed his godliness and became human. From another ...read more

  • Polar Opposites Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 10, 2015
     | 3,140 views

    Paul teaches the Ephesians that what we learn in Christ is polar opposite of what we naturally do in the flesh.

    I was studying wisdom this week, reviewing some of the resources I had recently received. One defined wisdom as, “The ability to look at things that look very similar, but the nature of them is quite different.” This is the focus of our message today. Eph 5:1 Therefore be imitators ...read more

  • The Leader And Opposition Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 20, 2015
     | 3,854 views

    Despite opposition Nehemiah keeps them building. He organises the work to go on. We too experience opposition but can trust God to help us to persevere.

    Sermon by Rev George Hemmings Sometimes you read these stories from the Old Testament and they seem so remote, so removed from our modern world that you wonder whether they can have any relevance for us. I mean, as George pointed out last week, we wouldn’t even think of getting out and ...read more

  • Attracting The Opposites

    Contributed by Jody Vansickle on Mar 3, 2016
     | 2,073 views

    A brief message on accepting all who need Jesus

    Attracting the Opposites Luke 15:1-2 I think it’s amazing when we look at the people who followed after Jesus. • I’m not talking about the disciples that He called to follow Him ~ I’m talking about the other people that we see around Him most ...read more

  • Opposition To Faith Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jun 3, 2014
     | 3,588 views

    There will be opposition to the christian faith and so how do we handle them?

    Please open your Bibles to Titus….. All Christians are to pursue godliness; and godliness is pursued through His Word and through Jesus Christ! And as we noted last week, God calls on godly leaders to encourage others and refute false teachings. Let us note a little background of ...read more

  • Unbelief And Opposition

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Apr 17, 2012
     | 2,777 views

    We are going to look at unbelief and opposition to Christ. It’s a lesson that needs to be studied in detail. How tragic it is that religious positions sometimes become political. How tragic it is that men reject Christ for the things of this world. How

    Tonight we are going to look at unbelief and opposition to Christ. John 11: 47-57 gives a good lesson on this. It’s a lesson that needs to be studied in detail. Let’s begin in v. 47. READ v. 47. Jesus has just raised Lazarus from the dead. Scripture tells us that some believed ...read more

  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jun 6, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,686 views

    You will find that doing God's work, in God's way, will bring God's provision.

    Facing Opposition Text: Acts 5:17-42 Introduction 1. In episode 5 of the A.D. series, we see how even in the midst of persecution, the apostles of the early church continued to be obedient in declaring the Gospel. They faced opposition from the religious and political leaders of the time, ...read more

  • The Reality Of Opposition Series

    Contributed by Matthew Sullivan on Mar 30, 2008
     | 3,270 views

    In any good and worthwhile project Satan will throw opposition our way

    Visioneering The Reality of Opposition Nehemiah 4 Matthew Sullivan A Quaker farmer was having a hard time with his mule. No matter what he tried the mule would not get up. He told the mule I am a Quaker and you know I cannot hit you and I cannot curse you. However, I can sell you to my ...read more

  • Introducing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Feb 14, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,625 views

    Anytime you step out in leadership, you will face opposition. Since that is the case, it’s important to know what you’re up against and how to overcome it.

    http://brushforkbanner.blogspot.com/ Some people will tell you that there are no guarantees in life. Well, I’m not going to do that. I will make you an iron-clad guarantee tonight. This guarantee is as sure as I’m standing here. I’m not a betting man and I wouldn’t want you to make bets. ...read more

  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Oct 21, 2018
     | 3,804 views

    When we do God's work, we can expect opposition. We don't have to be discouraged. God will finish what He has started.

    We started Ezra 1 with the move of God and the edict of King Cyrus, and the start of a long and difficult journey for the exiles returning back to Jerusalem. • In Ezra 2 we have the list of the returning exiles, by families and towns, and the various roles they play. • In Ezra 3 we saw the altar ...read more

  • Opposing The Opposition

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Sep 21, 2015
     | 5,183 views

    These are hard times for the churches across North America. We have the greatest message the world could ever hope to hear but people shut their ears and hearts to it. So what are we to do?

    Opposing the opposition - Jeremiah 11:18-20 This week I was drawn to the book of Jeremiah. God called him to a difficult task at a difficult time. Jeremiah was calling out to the people of God but they wanted none of it. In fact they had enough of Jeremiah and planned to kill him ...read more

  • Dealing With Opposition

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Nov 25, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,653 views

    All change, even good change, even godly inspired change will receive opposition. How will you deal with it?

    Introduction I. I would like to commend every person in this room this morning. A. For the past few years, and especially the last few months we have been 1. Praying for 2. Planning for 3. And implementing changes in our church, that B. We believe will better allow God to make ...read more

  • Living With Opposition Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,760 views

    Paul teaches us how to endure opposition

    Philippians 1:27-30 April 13, 2008 Living With Opposition When Paul first visited Philippi, he and Silas were arrested and beaten for setting a young girl free from a demon and for preaching the Good News of Jesus. Although they were released, for a traveling missionary, Paul saw the ...read more

  • Opposition Comes

    Contributed by J.d. Tutell on Feb 28, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,034 views

    When we do things for God we will face opposition.

    Three contractors were touring the White House on the same day. One was from New York, another from Missouri, and the third from Florida. At the end of the tour, the guard asked them what they did for a living. When they each replied that they were contractors, the guard said, "Hey we need one ...read more

  • The Reality Of Opposition Series

    Contributed by Scott Hippler on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 5,121 views

    3/5 - Anytime that we attempt great things for God, oppostion is going to come

    The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and also to love our enemies; probably because the are generally the same people. This was certainly true in Nehemiah’s time. His arrival in Jerusalem was a threat to those leaders and tribes and nations around him. A strong Jerusalem would endanger ...read more