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  • Resisting Temptation

    Contributed by Wendell Blackburn on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    How we may fight the temptations of satan.

    RESISTING TEMPTATION MATT.4:1-11 Right after John the Baptist Baptised Jesus In the River of Jordan, He spent 40 days in the Wilderness near Jericho where he was tempted By Satan – much like We are tempted Today!! MARK 1:12 & 13 SAYS: And immediately the spirit driveth Him into The ...read more

  • Resisting Temptation Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Temptation is defined as. “something that seduces or has the quality to seduce; the desire to do or have something you know you should avoid; the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire.

  • Do Not Enter: Resisting Temptation Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    Jesus shows us ways we can be successful in resisting temptation.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches First Sunday of Lent March 9, 2003 “Do Not Enter: Resisting Temptation” Matthew 26:36-46 INTRODUCTION: How many have seen a “Do Not Enter” sign on the highway or somewhere in town? How many of you have deliberately driven into such an area anyway? How many ...read more

  • How To Resist Temptation

    Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on Feb 12, 2016

    Jesus' temptation teaches how to handles life temptations.

    Luke 4:1-13 How to Resist Temptation Welcome on this Valentine’s Day. It is ironic that this is also the First Sunday in Lent. Lent is generally that season of the year when people have chosen a favorite treat or some vice to give up for these six weeks. One man said his children ...read more

  • Claiming The Victory – Strategies For Resisting Temptation Series

    Contributed by Keith Manry on May 7, 2003
    based on 25 ratings

    This sermon is part IV in a series on overcoming the power of sin in our lives and deals with strategies to resist temptation.

    For the past four weeks we’ve been dealing with this topic of overcoming the power of sin in our lives. We initially came to the conclusion that we are sinners and that we are in need of intervention from an outside source. We reviewed the fact that Christ came and died on our behalf so that we ...read more

  • How Can We Resist Temptation?

    Contributed by Mark H. Stevens Thd on Jan 4, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    Flip Wilson the famous Comedian used to say "The Devil Made me Do it!".....it was funny but not true, The Devil cannot MAKE YOU do anything! (James 4:7)

    Our response to Satan's lies (Eph 2:8-9; 1 John 4:1; James 4:7): • We are to submit to God's will (2 Cor. 11:3, 14-15). Satan's ways look good and appealing, but God's way is the way that is best; Satan's way is death. It is better to be poor and honest than rich and dishonest! • We ...read more

  • Motivation

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 45 ratings

    What is our motivation to resist temptation?

    Motivation! When the circulation of the Pravada (formerly the official mouthpiece of the Communist party) fell, it was the “church” of the Communist party. The editors remarked wistfully that Christianity and Communism have many of the same ideals: equality, sharing, justice and racial harmony. ...read more

  • Why Not Take The Bait? Series

    Contributed by Tim Stutler on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    Resisting temptation is the only way to go

    Title: Why Not Take The Bait? Text: James 1:12-15 Topic: Temptation / overcoming verses giving in Sermon Purpose: -I want the congregation to think about the ways giving into temptation has negatively impacted their lives. -I want the congregation to think of the ways that overcoming ...read more

  • What Is Victory Over Sin And Temptation?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 15 ratings

    How can we resist temptation?

    David Durey tells the story of small boy’s father who would occasionally sneak into a neighbor’s orchard and take some of the best fruit. He was always careful, however, to make sure that “the coast was clear.” One day while the son was tagging along, after carefully looking in every direction, ...read more

  • Yield Not To Temptation

    Contributed by Tom Tarpley on Mar 11, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    God gives us the power to resist temptation

    Matthew 4:1-11 A mother walked into the kitchen one day and interrupted her 3 year old, who was on top of a chair eating cookies. When she asked what he was doing, the toddler explained: “Mom, I just climbed up here to smell them but my tooth got caught. When we give in to temptation we ...read more

  • Desperate Houswives In Real Life

    Contributed by Tom Oliver on Jan 26, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    A Concise outlined sermon on how Joseph Resisted Temptation.

    Introduction: Description of how the prime time show Desperate Housewives has depicted our society with schemes, complex family problems and sexual temptation. Transition: A man and his wife were once in a shopping mall when a young attractive woman in short dressed walked by. The husband ...read more

  • Short Cuts

    Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 65 ratings

    We can resist temptation by refusing to take short cuts

    I am told that one of the hottest shows on Television these days is called "Temptation Island." It is a ’reality’ show like "Survivor". Four unmarried couples, who are in long-term relationships, are taken to a Caribbean island for two weeks to test and explore the strength of their commitment. ...read more

  • Temptation! How Can I Resist Series

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 81 ratings

    sermon on how to resist temptation by pastor norval koch for our sermon series

    Joseph Sermon 2 Genesis 39: 5-10 Imagine what Hollywood could do with the story of Joseph. A man of exceptional qualities... dreams from God...able to interpret the dreams of others...handsome...a victim of his brothers’ rage...able to rise from the depths of despair to power in a foreign ...read more

  • The Ongoing Temptation Of Christ

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Feb 22, 2007

    A look at Jesus’ time in the wilderness and how it relates to our struggle to resist temptation.

    Dakota Community Church February 25, 2007 The Ongoing Temptation Of Christ Introduction: Read Matthew 4:1-11 The kind of Jesus you follow says a lot about your beliefs concerning Christianity. Do you serve a happy face Jesus, or have you met the Jesus of the Bible? I am just saying ...read more

  • The Great Escape

    Contributed by Perry Anderson on Apr 25, 2014

    Temptation is real and it’s a part of our life here on earth It’s Satan’s invitation to live his kind of life…a life of wickedness. God offers us a way to escape the devil's snares and live a life of peace & joy. We can enjoy spiritual prosperity.

    1 Corinthians 10:12-13 “Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall. No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of ...read more