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  • America The Good

    Contributed by Russ Adams on Jul 3, 2013
     | 2,090 views

    We must resist three temptations for America to remain good.

    America the Good Joshua 24:11-15 Joshua 24:11-15 11 “‘Then you crossed the Jordan and came to Jericho. The citizens of Jericho fought against you, as did also the Amorites, Perizzites, Canaanites, Hittites, Girgashites, Hivites and Jebusites, but I gave them into your hands. 12 I ...read more

  • Breaking The Powerful Pull Of Temptation

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,519 views

    A treatise on how to recognize the devil’s deceptive ways and how to resist these temptations.

    This is a message that we can all identify with. A. We are all subject to temptations, on a daily basis. 1. I know that it cuts us to the heart when we give in to those temptations. a. We feel like we have failed God, self, and those around us. 1.) Those who ...read more

  • Vigilance Not Overconfidence

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Oct 17, 2013
     | 5,194 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

  • Times Of Refreshing

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Mar 29, 2018
     | 3,750 views

    A message on the need for and benefit of spiritual refreshing. Revelation 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

  • True Love Waits Series

    Contributed by Nick Hodges on Jan 4, 2016
     | 4,400 views

    In a relationship, we have a #1 Desire For One Another but we must #2 Resist Sexual Temptation and #3 Protect Our Virginity.

    Intro • We live in a world today that has truly given itself to its lustful desires. • Think about it, one cannot go a day without being confronted with the sexual lusts of this world. • When you turn on the TV, good luck finding something to watch that doesn't have scantily ...read more

  • In The Wilderness

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Aug 1, 2015
     | 3,915 views

    In man's heart and in his mind, there is the love of God that gives us the strength to resist all temptation campaigns launched by Satan to draw us further and further away from God, our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus.

    IN THE WILDERNESS by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (July 29, 2015) "The Lord knowest how to deliver the godly out of temptations and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished (2 Peter 2:9 King James Version [Temptation]). Greetings In The Holy Name of Jesus, ...read more

  • When The Valley Comes

    Contributed by William Rushing on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,984 views

    Jesus was tempted by the devil but he resisted. From Jesus, we can see the three temptations that Jesus resisted and learn how we can resist our temptations.

    I. Introduction (1) a. Ill. Thetis held the young Achilles by the heel and dipped him in the river Styx; everything the sacred waters touched became invulnerable, but while she was dipping him in the water she had to hold him by the heel so the heel remained dry and therefore unprotected. ...read more

  • When Temptation Strikes Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Apr 30, 2018
     | 2,326 views

    Temptation is not an irresistible force. Through prayer we are given all that we need to avoid temptation.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/listen-to-a-sermon-series/the-lords-prayer/ Message When Temptation Strikes – Lord’s Prayer Series A sermon on 1 Corinthians 10:13 Stop and think for a moment about the week that you have just had. How much ...read more

  • Overcoming The Temptation Of Desperation

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on May 12, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,246 views

    The midst of desperation, Satan entices men with evil desires, wrong motives, & doubt. This lesson teaches us that if we steadfastly resist his temptations by refusing to conform to them, and instead follow the directions of Scripture, the tempter will flee from us.

    Introduction: Overcoming the Temptation of Desperation is important because desperation will cause men to act out of character. The desperation of the pandemic and the fear it brings has caused many to hoard up supplies, buy additional guns and ammo, purchase additional alcohol and others ...read more

  • Test & Trials, Why God Allows Them Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Jeff Budzinski on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,771 views

    As we discussed last week, God will allow us to go through test and trials in order to perfect Christ’s character in us. When we are tempted, God has already determined we are able to resist the temptation. Many times we go through afflictions because we

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Mature In Faith

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,646 views

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us grow in our trust of the Lord’s reliability instead of doubting God’s ability to care for our every need.

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us grow in our trust of the Lord’s reliability instead of doubting God’s ability to care for our every need. David wrote, “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.” (Psalm 37:5) Just as a child implicitly trusts his or her mother, so a growing ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Mature In Faith

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 65 ratings
     | 9,210 views

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us grow in our trust of the Lord's reliability instead of doubting God's ability to care for our every need.

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us grow in our trust of the Lord's reliability instead of doubting God's ability to care for our every need. David wrote, "Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this." (Psalm 37:5) Just as a child implicitly trusts his or her mother, so a growing ...read more

  • Temptation And The Reality Of The Devil

    Contributed by Simon Rundell on Feb 16, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,907 views

    Exegesis of the Temptation in the Wilderness and an examination of the reality of the Devil from a non-fundamentalist perspective. "The greatest achievement of the devil was to convince people he no longer existed."

    Sermon: 1st Sunday of Lent, Year A: 17th February 2002. Text: Matthew 4:1-11 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “I can resist anything… except temptation!” So said the great wit, Oscar Wilde. Of all things in this world, temptation is something ...read more

  • Thy Kingdom Come Series

    Contributed by Joseph Marshall on Mar 8, 2020
     | 1,068 views

    When we pray "Thy Kingdom come", what do we mean by this? Jesus spends much time teaching on the kingdom that is to come and how we can be involved in it. In order to understand your role in the kingdom, we must first understand what the "Kingdom" is.

    What are we saying when we pray, “Thy kingdom come”? 1. “I know this world’s system is not your kingdom.” JOHN 18:36 2. “I know you have a greater kingdom.” LUKE 17:21 3. “I know that your purposes are eternal.” MATTHEW 6:33 4. “I know I must resist the temptation to live for the here and ...read more

  • Stop Grumbling!

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jul 25, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,352 views

    Griping and complaining are contrary to the Spirit of God.

    Stop Grumbling! October 4, 2009 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: Griping and complaining are contrary to the Spirit of God. Focus Passage: Philippians 2:13-16 Supplemental Passage: Number 11:1-10 Introduction: I. Complaining is ...read more