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  • Past Failures

    Contributed by John Eldridge on Feb 19, 2009
    based on 13 ratings

    Stop letting past failures control your future victories.

    Past Failures Micah 7:8 (KJV) Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me. It is time to put your past failure and falls in their proper place… under your feet!!! Get over it: How? 1. Get a Word more

  • Future Faith Versus Past Failures Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    The fourth in a series exploring victory and freedom in the Christian walk. The message wrestles with the burden of past failures in our life.

    (Extensive inspiration for this message, and this series taken from Francis Frangipane’s "This Day We Fight".) Here we go. 2 minute drill. A high speed recap of where we left off two. Okay. . .Joshua is hanging out, looks up, and sees standing before him a being with a sword drawn, ready more

  • Repentance: Breaking Free From Past Failures Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Feb 23, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Repentance is key to the adjustments we make daily to stay on course.

    IS THERE A H.E.R.O. IN THE HOUSE? SERIES Repentance: Breaking Free From Past Failures 3 OF 4 Exodus 20.5-6 February 15, 2009 Chester FBC, Chester, IL Dr. Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: A The last few weeks we have seen our share of airplanes in the more

  • Failure: Learning What Not To Do

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jan 17, 2001
    based on 96 ratings

    Never let the sense of past failure defeat your next step with God.

    "Failure: Learning What Not to Do" Matthew 14:22-32 INTRO: "The life of Jesus Christ was an absolute failure from every standpoint except God?s. But what seemed to be failure from man?s standpoint was a triumph from God?s standpoint, because God?s purpose is never the same as man?s purpose." more

  • Forgetting The Things That Are Past

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 282 ratings

    Some are held hostage by past failures or present disappointments. This message offers positive hope for freedom.

    email: FORGETTING THE THINGS WHICH ARE BEHIND Phil. 3:13 Introduction: I’ve tried very hard for the past week to find a suitable text for this service. Because we are here to talk about the beginning of a New Year, I wanted to say something that is meaningful, something more

  • How Can I?

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 27, 2003
    based on 56 ratings

    God expands and uses the abilities he has already built into us. He can use us in spite of our weaknesses, limitations and past failures.

    Again, the Israelites did what was evil in the Lord’s sight. The Lord handed them over to the Midianites for 7 years. They were so curel, the Israelites went into hiding. At harvest time these marauding hordes, as thick as locusts, arrived on droves of camels too numerous to count. They more

  • Get Up Or Give Up?

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Oct 22, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    When we articulate our past, we are getting ready for a repeat performance. The choice is ours ~ rehearse the past failures OR the past victories. David chose not to continue living in the past. Will you also take that step?

  • The God Of Second Chances Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 1, 2006
    based on 34 ratings

    Can God still use you in spite of your past failures? This message examines Jonah’s usefulness in spite of his past, God’s mercy in light of Nineveh’s repentance and the influence of obedience.

  • Finding Your Way Back To God (Part 4 Of 4) Series

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Aug 31, 2011

    In this 4th and final segment, we discuss the importance of resting in God's grace. Once we have repented, received forgiveness, made restoration and rejected the causes of past failures, we must learn to rest in God. It is He Who will perform the work in

    Please see the other sermons in the series to give the overall picture. If God uses these sermons in your life, why not leave a rating? Study guides and handouts for this series are available on request. VII. Rest in God’s Sustaining Grace NOTE: THIS POINT PREACHED more

  • Starting New All Over Again

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 59 ratings

    New beginnings are a gift from God, not based on our past actions, but upon His present Character.

    STARTING NEW ALL OVER AGAIN EZEKIEL 36: 16-32 JUNE 9, 2001 INTRODUCTION: In his book Enjoying God, Lloyd Ogilvie writes: One of the most astounding achievements in ophthalmological surgery is the implanting of lens in a human eye. After a friend of mine had this surgery in both eyes, and the more

  • Winning The War Before The Battle Begins Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 306 ratings

    Joshua had a giant called Jericho to face but first he had to win the war in his own heart. There were two things that had to happen for Joshua to win that war before the battle began.

    “And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, a Man stood opposite him with His sword drawn in His hand. And Joshua went to Him and said to Him, “Are You for us or for our adversaries?” So He said, “No, but as Commander of the army of the Lord I more

  • Today Is Yesterday's Tomorrow—2 Series

    Contributed by David King on Aug 29, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    This series of teachings is to help us focus on God’s promises as we face challenges on the way to our destination in life.

    TODAY IS YESTERDAY’S TOMORROW—2. Josh. 1:1-9 We started last week by looking at the different seasons and eras of life namely Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. We noticed that today is the tomorrow spoken of by our yesterday. Every man somehow will pass through these important seasons. To enter more

  • Pressing On

    Contributed by Robbie Shivar on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    As we look back over the passed year and our failures, we can do better in the current one by Pressing On!

    Introduction: Some years ago, Isaac Stern, the famous violinist, was performing at Lincoln Center in New York. He was playing Mozart’s “Violin Concerto No 3 in G.” Zubin Mehta was directing the New York Symphony. Everything was going beautifully, until suddenly Isaac Stern, this musical genius, more

  • The Necessity Of Forgetfulness

    Contributed by Steven Shubert on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Loss of memory has been often been looked at as a weakness, a failure; however, in our walk with Christ, forgetfulness is often an absolute necessity.

    The Necessity of Forgetfulness Phil. 3:13 Luke 9:62 1) Introduction a) We have often maligned forgetfulness, as being a weakness, a problem area, and it is true that, often, being unable to remember can be a frustration to us. However, there is a time when forgetfulness becomes an more

  • A New Beginning

    Contributed by Henry Tolbert on Oct 4, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    This was our New Year's sermon for 2011

    A New Beginning Today marks the start of a new year. Today signifies the passing away of 2010 and the grand entrance of 2011. Today is the first day of the rest of your life and you have just received A NEW BEGINNING. As I read the 1st chapter of John, I realized some great truths about more