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  • Forbidden Pleasures

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Feb 7, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,148 views

    This sermon takes a look at the false advertisement of forbidden pleasures and the consequences associated with them. It also looks at the deterrent Solomon gives in Proverbs for steering clear from the adulterous and wayward wife.

    Forbidden Pleasures 2/6/05, Sunday a.m. service Ridgeway Assembly of God Pastor Greg Tabor Introduction I was at someone’s house one day when I noticed on a shelf in the bathroom a container of lotion from Victoria’s Secret with the title ‘Forbidden Fantasy.’ If you think about ...read more

  • Pleasure While They Perish

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,156 views

    The need to consider the plight of the unsaved

    “Pleasure While They Perish” Jonah 4 Intro: Can I make a confession to you? I am not the most patient person in the world. There are some areas where I can be extremely patient. But there are some times I tend to have very little patience. For example, am I the only one who gets upset ...read more

  • Praise God For His Pleasures

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 1, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,436 views

    Too many times we look for pleasure in the wrong places. There are millions of Americans who have more TV channels than ever before and are still searching for new ways to pleasure themselves. Recently, Petsmart, reported that $31 billion dollar was spent

    Praise God for His Pleasures (Psa 16:9-11) Too many times we look for pleasure in the wrong places. There are millions of Americans who have more TV channels than ever before and are still searching for new ways to pleasure themselves. Recently, Petsmart, reported that $31 billion dollar was ...read more

  • Planned For God's Pleasure Series

    Contributed by Anthony Seel on May 22, 2004
    based on 86 ratings
     | 10,147 views

    First Sermon of Purpose Driven Life series.

    THE SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT March 7, 2004 St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church The Rev. M. Anthony Seel , Jr. 1 Peter 2:4-9 “Planned for God’s Pleasure” Let us pray. Heavenly Father, we bow in your presence. May your Word be our rule, Your Spirit our teacher, and your greater glory our supreme ...read more

  • Planned For God's Pleasure Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Oct 13, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,303 views

    One of the 40 Days of Purpose sermons, in the program based on Rick Warren’s book "The Purpose Driven Life."

    Not long ago I read an amazing story. A man named Bill Mallory traveled to India to discover the purpose of life. But he didn’t find the answer there. So after returning to the United States, he noticed a sign at Chevron gas station that simply said, “As you travel, ask us.” So ...read more

  • Fullness Of Joy And Rivers Of Pleasure

    Contributed by on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 106 ratings
     | 58,732 views

    There’s something missing in the lives of so many of God’s people, and it’s called JOY. God’s desire is that we would experience fullness of joy, and rivers of pleasure.

    FULNESS OF JOY AND RIVERS OF PLEASURE: By Pastor Chris Jordan This morning when you woke up, I hope that your heart was the same as mine, and that you said as the Psalmist David did, “I was glad when they said unto me, let us go to the house of the Lord!” (Psalm 122:1). I hope that you ...read more

  • Chosen For His Pleasure Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jan 14, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 25,384 views

    Second in a series from Ephesians. God has chosen us because it gives Him pleasure.

    Last week, we entered into spiritual basic training as we began to dig into our training manual – Paul’s letter to the church at Ephesus. In the first three verses of that letter, we discovered that God has set his followers apart for salvation, for service and for spiritual blessings. Let’s see ...read more

  • #12remove The Weight:pleasure As A Goal. Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,355 views

    This is the conclusion of the illustrated sermon: Remove the Weight, we look at Pleasure seeking as a goal.

    12 of a 12 part series. #12 REMOVE THE WEIGHTS ... Pleasure as a goal. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Hebrews 12: 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, LET US LAY ASIDE EVERY WEIGHT AND SIN WHICH DOTH SO EASILY BESET US, AND ...read more

  • Far Too Easily Pleased

    Contributed by Rusty Davidson on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,470 views

    The sermon shows how we can exchange the temporal pleasures of this life for the eternal pleasures of God.

    Far Too Easily Pleased Text: Psalm 36:5-8 I. Introduction Quote: C. S. Lewis - If we consider the unblushing promises of reward and the staggering nature of the rewards promised in the Gospels, it would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted ...read more

  • How Jesus Gave His Disciples A Goal Greater Than Their Own Pleasures

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 144 ratings
     | 13,529 views

    How Jesus Gave His Disciples a Goal Greater than Their Own Pleasures - John 14:12-16

    How Jesus Gave His Disciples a Goal Greater than Their Own Pleasures - John 14:12-16 Many people lack motivation because they do not have a higher goal than merely pleasing themselves. Jesus gave His disciples a purpose that would transcend their earthly worries and pleasures. Jesus said, "If ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Does A Better Job Than People Do

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,500 views

    How to let the Spirit work in and through you both to will and to do of His good pleasure

    1. The Holy Spirit teaches in perfect ways that are relevant, appropriate, and persuasive. Paul wrote, "This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words." (I Cor. 2:13) Ask the Lord for greater reliance ...read more

  • Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave Series

    Contributed by Mark Connelly on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 133 ratings
     | 10,819 views

    When we take pleasure in sinful things we weave the very web that ensnares us

    Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave! Mark 6:14-29 In our undergraduate years at the University of Maryland I was taking classes like business law and statistics, while my wife Kay was a philosophy major. It got to the point that we spoke two different languages. Kay just sounded a lot smarter than ...read more

  • Prepare To Meet Thy God

    Contributed by Rick Kallstrom on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,200 views

    Today, we live in a world full of sin and corruption. It is a world that seems to focus more on the pleasures and material things that surround us than on the spiritual things of God!

    Today, we live in a world full of sin and corruption. It is a world that seems to focus more on the pleasures and material things that surround us than on the spiritual things of God! All across this wonderful place called planet Earth, a land created for us by God, men, women, boys and girls, ...read more

  • Praise

    Contributed by George Rennau on Mar 22, 2003
    based on 312 ratings
     | 61,011 views

    The purpose of my message this morning is to encourage us to praise the Lord that we might enjoy the benefits and pleasure of this aspect of our worship toward God

    Title: Praise Text: Isaiah 43:21 This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise. Psalm 107:8 "O that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men" Rev. 3:15 "I know thy works, that thou art neither cold or hot, I ...read more

  • Ever-Flowing Life Of Easter

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 22 ratings
     | 8,330 views

    The Easter Story is God taking a life which was being spent on self, the pleasures of this world and was blinded by the devil, and turning it around to achieve all of His good purposes.

    Turn your Bibles to 2 Corinthians 5: 14-15 Title: Ever-Flowing Life of Easter Theme: Restoring Spiritual Life This Easter Introduction: When Jesus was crucified on the Cross, and was raised again on the third day, He got victory over sin and death and that purchased the abundant life in ...read more