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  • Tested By Broken Relationship Lesson 4 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 21, 2017

    Escape from spiritual failure

    A. ESCAPE FROM SPIRITUAL FAILURE 1. You have to leave your place of trouble. “Abram went up from Egypt” (Gen. 13:1). 2. Remove your loved ones from trouble. “His wife . . . and Lot with him” (13:1). 3. Get by yourself. “Into” the Negev (desert) (13:1, NLT). God usually puts people more

  • "How To Fail Successfully"

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 17, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Taking a look at how we should respond to times of spiritual failure...a look at Peter.

    “How to Fail Successfully” Matthew 14:25-33 MT 14:25 During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. 26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. "It’s a ghost," they said, and cried out in fear. 27 But Jesus immediately said to more

  • A Contrast Of Character

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jan 11, 2009

    We find in Jesus the secrets to spiritual stamina and we see in the disciples the elements that lead to spiritual failure.

    A CONTRAST OF CHARACTER Mark 14:27-72 Sermon Objective: We find in Jesus the secrets to spiritual stamina and we see in the disciples the elements that lead to spiritual failure. Supporting Scripture: Isaiah 55:6; Romans 5:3-5; 2 Peter 1:1-10; Read the full text: I want you to notice more

  • Countering Drip-By-Drip Change...

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Jun 10, 2016

    Sometime change in our, and our churches, Christian perspective is so slow that we fail to recognize what is happening. It is like the drip-by-drip change, which Nazi ideology brought to Germany.

    Countering Drip-by-Drip Change... Illustration We need to take the time to question how the German people could have allowed Nazi fanatics to turn their country into a Satanic tool that killed Jews by the millions? While it is true that early on some Germans openly adopted pagan and irreligious more

  • On Guard!

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Nov 11, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Paul warns us about the dreadful and severe consequences of sin. He is also challenges us to avoid sin and persevere in our Christian lives. Paul will argues that many Christians will not finish their Christian lives well.

    Opening illustration: A man whose company provides data security for military space operations told me how vulnerable computers are to outside attack. During a training exercise, hackers shut down a highly protected system without stealing a password or cracking a code. They simply accessed the more

  • God’s Early Warning System Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 9, 2014

    The truth is, sometimes committed Christians stumble and fall into sin. The Bible reads like a Who’s Who of spiritual failures. Abraham was a liar; Moses was a murderer; David committed adultery and murder; Peter denied the Lord three times.

    INTRODUCTION This is the 28th message in this series called “Finding Hope in a Hopeless World.” As we come to the end of Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians, let’s review what we’ve learned. The main theme of these two letters is that Jesus Christ is coming more

  • Spiritual Success Faithfulness Series

    Contributed by Joe Hayes on Nov 25, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Faithful in word deed and service you can also Listen at

    FAITHFULNESS "General Booth of the Salvation Army was once asked the secret of his success, He hesitated a second, then with tears in his eyes, said, ’I will tell the secret. God has had all there was of me to have," BIBLICAL SUCCESS Success is simply to succeed in whatever you are doing, as more

  • Giving Out Doesn't Mean Giving In

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Nov 24, 2000
    based on 124 ratings

    Have you ever wanted to just give up? Sometimes, wouldn't it seem easier to simply give in? If you have ever felt this way in life, then this message is for you.

    I. Text: Galatians 6:9 “And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap, if we do not lose heart.” A. God expects us to give of ourselves, give of our time, give of our finances. But one thing He doesn’t require of us, and that is to “give in!” 1. God is not in the more

  • The Day Of Prosperity And Adversity

    Contributed by Joe W. Theus on Aug 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    To encourage beliver's in spiritual prosperity

    Text: Ecclesiastes 7:14 The writer intends to instruct us regarding understanding prosperity and adversity in the light of spirituality. Prosperity is no indication of spiritual accomplishments, neither is adversity a sure sign of spiritual failure in life. Beware of teachings of prosperity and more

  • Paralysing Satanic Dogs

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jul 8, 2009
    based on 34 ratings

    In modern day Christianity, Egypt can be interpreted as the world and Pharaoh as the god of the world holding God’s people from worshipping God in Spirit and in truth. But with a strong hand, God’s people have to be delivered. My prayer today, is that all

    PARALYSING SATANIC DOGS Dr. D. K. Olukoya Our message this week is entitled “Paralyzing satanic dogs.” I encourage you to read it prayerfully. Exodus 11: 4 -7 says, “And Moses said, “Thus saith the Lord, about midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt. And all the first born in the more

  • Guarding Against Spiritual Leaks

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    losing out with Christ

    Intro: visiting with my Grandmother in Maine she began to list all the ministerial failures and laity fallings throughout the local churches in the Bangor area. It was amazing that some of the spiritual giants of that area had fallen into terrible sins. We need to be on the guard of our spiritual more

  • The Ways Of A Man

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Oct 2, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    This message deals with the way the Lord works with the inner motives of a man and how that ultimately all have to stand the test of time.

    THE WAYS OF A MAN TEXT: Proverbs 16:2 Proverbs 16:2 KJV All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits. I. INTRODUCTION—THE DEATH OF OSAMA BIN LADEN -The pursuit of this terrorist. Came about because of a tip the CIA received from a prisoner in more

  • Words Of Comfort For Shattered Hearts Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    After Judah had been told of future disaster and exile, Isaiah now tells them of the LORD’s comfort. When faced with trials of life how do we find the strength to go on? Listen to what Isaiah had to say...

    WORDS OF COMFORT FOR SHATTERED HEARTS “Comfort my people.” What brings you comfort? We speak of food as “comfort food”; food that reminds you of the growing up years when Mom filled the house with the fragrance of baking. For others comfort food is roast beef with potatoes smothered in more

  • Broken: How God Uses Defective People

    Contributed by John Beukema on May 1, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    The Bible is filled with stories of fractured lives and messy situations. From these we can learn truths about how God works.

    Bob Dylan wrote a song called “Everything is broken.” Here are some of the lyrics. Broken bottles broken plates Broken switches broken gates Broken dishes broken parts Streets are filled with broken hearts Broken words never meant to be spoken Everything is more

  • Samson: It's Time To Flex Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Jun 17, 2019

    Judges 16:23-31

    SUPER MEN - Samson: It’s Time to Flex June 23, 2019 Judges 16:23-31 (p. 177) Introduction: I did a study for this sermon on some of the strongest men in history and here are some of them. Pierre Gasnier - The French Hercules. He was born in 1862 and lived until 1923. He more