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  • Vigilance Not Overconfidence

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Oct 17, 2013
     | 2,497 views

    This sermon says that today's believers should learn from past experiences of God's people when resisting with temptation.

    VIGILANCE NOT OVERCONFIDENCE 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 (NIV) This passage says that today's believers should learn from past experiences of God's people and be warned. One of the past experiences of God's people that we need to learn from is in the area of resisting temptation. Paul reminded ...read more

  • Prayer Failure Lesson 7 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 4, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,050 views

    All our failures are prayer failures

    A. INTRODUCTION “Joshua sent his soldiers to spy out the small village of Ai. They returned saying, ‘It is a small town, only send two or three thousand soldiers.’ They went and were defeated; they ran from battle and 36 soldiers were killed” (Joshua 7:2-5, ELT). 1. Six weaknesses of ...read more

  • Peter's Denials

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Mar 12, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,269 views

    With Easter being a few weeks away our focus begins to shift to Jesus' death and resurrection. When Jesus told his disciples about this one of them became a little upset. You know about Peter denying that he knew Jesus but that's just one of his denials.

    PETER'S DENIALS With Easter being a few short weeks away our focus begins to shift to Jesus' death and resurrection. When Jesus began to inform his disciples about this one of them became a little indignant. You may be wondering if the sermon title has a typo. You know about Peter denying that ...read more

  • Our Way Out Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 22, 2014
     | 2,051 views

    1) The Assets of Liberty (vv. 1–4), 2) The Abuse of Liberty (vv. 5–10), and 3) The Application of Liberty (vv. 11–13).

    One amazing part of first person video is watching amazing daredevil accomplishments. Seeing a cyclist, climber or skier using a go-pro camera in first person detail is exhilarating. However, the blooper reels are full of daredevil's who pushed the envelope one step too far and tumbled. Often their ...read more

  • Preparing For Pride

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,235 views

    Can you relate to Peter’s overconfidence that led to failure? Let’s find some red flags so we can eliminate some opportunities in our lives to fall.

    Tell your neighbor, “My God knows!” Look to you other neighbor and tell them, “My God knows all about my sins.” Tell the person behind you, “My God knows all about my sins, and He has forgiven me and loves me.” If you don’t hear anything else today, hear that! A newly promoted colonel had ...read more

  • Peter's Slow Fade

    Contributed by Victor Ramlall on Dec 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,791 views

    Our failure does not happen suddenly but is the result of a continuous gradual process of self will, arrogance, overconfidence and a refusal to listen to the Lord often preferring to remonstrate with Him and give Him advice!

    Mark 14:27-31 KJV And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. 28 But after that I am risen, I will go before you into Galilee. 29 But Peter said unto him, Although all shall be ...read more

  • Road Tests For Freedom Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 1, 2015
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,698 views

    First Corinthians chapters 8-10 give us 3 road tests to use so we don't misuse our freedoms. Love is better than knowledge. Rewards are more important than our rights. And Obedience is better than over-confidence.

    Road Tests for Freedom (1 Corinthians 8-10) INTRODUCTION: We’re in a series called Road Trip with Paul and today we’re looking at a part of a letter Paul wrote to the church at Corinth. Paul had spent about a year and a half in Corinth, establishing a church in that thriving ...read more

  • Not Me, Lord

    Contributed by Kenneth Tankersley on Apr 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,439 views

    OLD SAYING: “DON’T EVER SAY NEVER.” IT WAS ONLY FITTING THAT SATAN SHOULD DESIRE TO HAVE SIMON PETER, TO SIFT HIM LIKE WHEAT***, TO SHOW WHAT OVERCONFIDENCE CAN DO TO A PERSON. 1. OF ALL THE DISCIPLES, SIMON PETER WAS THE MOST ARROGANT. 2. HE WAS

    NOT ME LORD 4/27/08 CBC MATHEW 26: 31--35 INTRODUCTION: OLD SAYING: “DON’T EVER SAY NEVER.” IT WAS ONLY FITTING THAT SATAN SHOULD DESIRE TO HAVE SIMON PETER, TO SIFT HIM LIKE WHEAT***, TO SHOW WHAT OVERCONFIDENCE CAN DO TO A PERSON. 1. OF ALL THE ...read more

  • Failure Isn't Fatal Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Jan 29, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,440 views

    When it comes to failure and sin in your life, you have two options. You can try to hide it, or you can admit it.

  • After The Victory

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Nov 27, 2015
     | 2,572 views

    You can win the battle, but lose the victory.

    This message is an outline of the short essay “After the Victory” , pg 63-66 in Warren W. Wiersbe’s book, The Bumps Are What You Climb On, 1993. AFTER THE VICTORY Intro: Andrew Bonar a Presbyterian minister in Scotland who was a close friend to D. L. Moody: "Let us be as ...read more

  • Over Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 24, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,130 views

    This is the 27th study in the study "The Hebrew Hymnal".

    Series: The Hebrew Hymnal (Psalms) HYMN #30: OVER… Psalm 30 Is you spiritual life like one gigantic roller coaster? One moment things are good; the next, they are terrible. Psalm 30:1-12 Overconfident “When I felt secure, I said, “I will never be shaken.” Have you ever felt like ...read more

  • Promises For Believers Only Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,144 views

    Belivers must stop making excuses for lives of spiritual weakness and use God’s power for living by laying down their weaknesses and exchanging them for His strengths

    And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God ? 1 Samuel 6:20 Many things had to take place to make the people of Bethshemesh realize that God deserved special attention. Some believers today show God by their actions that they have better things to do than ...read more

  • Fight With Confidence

    Contributed by Clay Ledford on Nov 14, 2018
     | 277 views

    God is with us on the mountain tops and in the valleys.

    Fight with Confidence 1 Kings 20:1-30 It should be quite obvious and apparent to us today that we all face different trials, struggles, temptations, and even battles in our lives. One of the greatest tools that we have in our disposal in spiritual warfare is confidence. Confidence: Firm belief, ...read more

  • When God Offers A Blank Check

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 1, 2004
    based on 80 ratings
     | 4,400 views

    A message on how to live a Christian life in today’s world.

    WHEN GOD OFFERS A BLANK CHECK 1 Kings 3:3-15 INTRO: ILLUS: When I was an adolescent, my family would go to Daytona Beach, Florida for vacation. We would have a convoy of cars making the trek. When we reached the Florida state line, we would begin to see Orange Juice stands along the highway. ...read more

  • Jesus, At Your Cross-Roads Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,811 views

    This is the 5th sermon in the series "When Jesus Comes To Your Town". This series is based on the "Passion Week".

    Series: When Jesus Comes To Your Town [#5] JESUS, AT YOUR CROSS-ROADS Mark 14:32-52 Introduction: This year I did something that I have never done before, I went deer hunting. (Don’t worry the deer were not in any danger.) My dad decided this year he was going to hunt close to home ...read more