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  • Opposition Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jan 5, 2011
     | 1,161 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

  • Unbelief And Opposition

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Apr 17, 2012
     | 1,716 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

  • Responding To Opposition Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 5, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,362 views

    THE PASSAGE BEFORE US THIS MORNING IS THE RESULT OF ACTIVITIES IN THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER. IF YOU WERE TO FLIP THE PAGE BACK INTO CHAPTER 3, YOU WOULD SEE THAT PETER AND JOHN, WHILE WALKING UP TO THE TEMPLE, ENCOUNTER A MAN WHO CANNOT WALK, AND THROUGH THE

    RESPONDING TO OPPOSITION ACTS 4:16-22 Proposition: OUTWARD OPPOSITION NEEDS TO BE RESISTED AS A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST. Introduction: THE PASSAGE BEFORE US THIS MORNING IS THE RESULT OF ACTIVITIES IN THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER. IF YOU WERE TO FLIP THE PAGE BACK INTO CHAPTER 3, YOU WOULD SEE THAT PETER ...read more

  • Opposition Comes

    Contributed by J.d. Tutell on Feb 28, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,883 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

  • Opportunity And Opposition

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,433 views

    Does your witness stand up in the face of opposition?

    Pastor J. H. Crowell, when about sixteen, sailed on a shipping vessel, where he was the only Christian in a crew of twelve. Before leaving his mother, he promised to meet her three times a day at the throne of grace. So regularly, he went below and prayed aloud. He thought he must. His fellow ...read more

  • Enduring Opposition

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,406 views

    Are the winds and waves of life crashing in on your boat? Discover truths that will enable you to endure the storms of opposition and enable you to experience the Peace of Christ.

    There are two prisoners shackled to a deep dark dungeon. Spread-eagled, they are securely lashed by manacles and chains and actually hanging suspended, side by side, a few feet above the dungeon floor. There is only one small window high above their heads, maybe thirty, or forty feet up. They ...read more

  • The Reality Of Opposition Series

    Contributed by Matthew Sullivan on Mar 30, 2008
     | 1,707 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

  • The Reality Of Opposition Series

    Contributed by Scott Hippler on Feb 6, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 3,530 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

  • Dealing With Opposition

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,302 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

  • Defeating The Opposition

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Jul 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,031 views

    Don’t allow the oppositions of this world to interrupt your relationship with God.

    One thing that oftentimes stops the spiritual growth, and stops the walk of many believers is the opposition that we encounter in this world. This is especially true when we receive a calling from the Lord. But, what is an opposition? An opposition is everything that looks to distance us from ...read more

  • Introducing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Feb 14, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,131 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

  • Opposition At Paphos Series

    Contributed by A. David Hart on Aug 22, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,077 views

    To get the listener to understand that although we will face opposition from many, we are still on the winning side.

    OPPOSITION AT PAPHOS Acts 13:6-12 My brothers and sisters life is full of opposition. Even in the smallest of things such as playing your favorite game or choosing a place of worship there will always be someone who will oppose you. Even in nature we ...read more

  • Living With Opposition Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,244 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

  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Robert Robb on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 7,976 views

    Further opposition to be faced before the inheritance is gained

    Study 13 Chapter 10&11 Introduction I suppose, like me, many of you have turned your hand to a little bit of decorating at some time or another. Maybe you decided it was about time that your living room was freshened up a bit and so you got your tins of paint, your emulsion for the ceiling ...read more

  • In The Face Of Opposition Series

    Contributed by Dean O'bryan on Oct 29, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,778 views

    Part 3 of a series; When Christ grows the church, we can expect opposition both inside and outside the church, illustrated in Acts 4 and 5.

    Trinity Baptist Church October 27, 2002 How Christ builds His Church In the Face of Opposition Acts 4:32-5:42 I’ve used it with you before and I will again because it’s a zinger. It’s one of Chuck Swindoll’s: "Where there’s light, there are bugs." The point is, where truth, or light, ...read more