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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 26, 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

  • The God Of Second Chances Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Feb 28, 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.

    Jonah 3:1 (NLT) Then the Lord spoke to Jonah a second time: Not Disqualified • Jonah was invited to participate in God’s work – Even though he had run – Even though he had been disobedient • Serving God is not based on our past achievements or failures – Based on God’s grace – Our more

  • Get Up Or Give Up?

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Oct 21, 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?

    Opening illustration: A young gentleman walked into the church that we were attending and ministering at in Massachusetts. He had decided to finish his life that night. His life had been in the fast lane, nothing had come out of it. He had been in numerous relations and being a lorry driver he had more

  • Hit The Stop Button And Get Off The Merry-Go-Round

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Apr 8, 2016
    based on 45 ratings

    Jesus will meet us at what ever level our love and commitment. It is time for us to hit the stop button and to get off of the "Guilt" Merry-Go-Round. It is time to move forward in the faith and to be conformed into the image of Christ.

    For those unfamiliar with an Anglican Service there are four Scripture readings before the message. Today’s readings were: Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14 and John 21:1-19. The Prairie Home Companion tells a story ... of a man ... from Lake Wobegon. He would come to the altar time more

  • A Living Hope Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 29, 2013
    based on 15 ratings

    The Living Christ is the source of our new birth & our living hope. If you have a living hope in the living Christ you can deal with your past failures & present difficulties because of your future blessings. God’s glorious best for you lies ahead.

  • Starting New All Over Again

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jun 10, 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 28, 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

  • Reaching For The Goal

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    4 Steps to reach your full potential in Christ based on Philippians 3:12-14

    Reaching for the Goal Philippians 3: 12-14 12 Not that I have already attained this -- that is, I have not already been perfected-- but I strive to lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus also laid hold of me. 13Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself to have attained this. Instead more

  • Doing One Thing

    Contributed by Darrell Jones on Jan 8, 2005
    based on 28 ratings

    The secret to success is to find our true calling in life and pursue it with all our heart. We always find time to do what is important to us.

    Doing One Thing Psalms 27:4 Phillipians 3:13 In business, Orville Redenbocker sought to do one thing and to become the best at it. He cultivated the best popcorn, studied on the best methods of popping and packaging, years after his death his popcorn still noted as being the best. As a more

  • When Your Memories Become Your Enemies

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Sep 3, 2009
    based on 46 ratings

    Do you live in the past? Jesus said, "No one who has put their hand to the plow and looking back is fit for the kingdom of heaven." Why is looking back dangerous? Let’s explore it together.

    When Your Memories Become Your Enemies: Learn To Look To Jesus INTRODUCTION I want to talk with you today on the subject: WHEN YOUR MEMORIES BECOME YOUR ENEMIES Did you know that your mind is one of God’s greatest creations? That’s why the mind is a terrible thing to waste, because more