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  • Taming The Tongue

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 765 ratings

    Thesis: A focal point of discipleship is controlling the tongue. Intro.: 1. Illust. General Robt. E. Lee was once asked what he thought of a fellow officer in the Confederate Army--an officer who had made some mean-spirited remarks about him. Lee thought for a moment, then rated him as being ...read more

  • "Taming The Tube"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 59 ratings

    A strategy for controling TV in your home

    "Taming the Tube" Colossians 3:1-10 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus I found out, too late to inform you, that this past week was National Turn Off TV Week. You probably didn’t hear about it on the 6 O’Clock Evening News! I heard about it from Fr Joe Hennessey of ...read more

  • Taming The Tongue Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 16, 2003
    based on 477 ratings

    our words have the same power -- they can bring joy or cause despair. Proverbs 18:21 puts it this way: “The tongue has the power of life and death...”

    Taming the Tongue Several years ago, Beth and I went to someone’s house for a party. After we were done eating, a group of adults starting playing volleyball while the kids had a scavenger hunt. After their hunt, the kids divided into 3 different groups. Each group picked up a bed sheet and ...read more

  • Taming The Temptation

    Contributed by Ohm Kevaley on Sep 5, 2003
    based on 36 ratings

    how to overcome temptation

    Taming the Temptation:By Pastor Ohm Prakash M.TV! No way it won’t affect my mind," the teenager barked back at his mother as he slammed the door to his room and picked up the magazine filled with images and pictures that contain the power to shape his life in a direction far from what God has ...read more

  • Taming Temptation

    Contributed by Erik Estep on May 18, 2004
    based on 77 ratings

    It’s important to know the fact about temptation, because the more you know the easier it is for you to be prepared to deal with it.

    “Taming Temptation” 1 Corinthians 10: 13 May 16, 2004 Intro: I love to watch baseball and one of the best baseball books is George F. Will’s book, Men at Work. In the book Will takes a close look at four baseball players. One of the players he wrote about was Orel Hershiser, who pitched ...read more

  • Taming The Tongue Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Feb 10, 2003
    based on 54 ratings

    James tells us the tongue is impossible to tame, and then tells us to tame it! Here’s how God helps us do the impossible.

    James 3:1-12 February 9, 2003 Taming the Tongue The Power of Words I love you, you’re important to me, thank you so much, how can I repay you, you look really nice today, I like your new haircut, great job, this place wouldn’t be the same without you, I’m proud of you, you are ...read more

  • Taming The Tongue

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 55 ratings

    James tells us that the tongue is one of the most needed areas of life to be tamed and also the most difficult

    Taming the Tongue James 3:1-12 October 29, 2006 Evening Service Introduction A cartoon from leadership magazine shows a line of pews and the same sentence being passed from pew to pew. 1st pew: My ear kind of hurts 2nd pew: The pastor has an earache 3rd pew: The pastor got a hearing ...read more

  • Taming The Tongue Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 29, 2005
    based on 61 ratings

    Sixth in a series on the book of James. James give three observations about the tongue.

    A Study of the Book of James Sermon # 6 “Taming the Tongue.” James 3:1-12 When was the last time your mouth got you in trouble? Have you ever said some-thing that you wish you had not? Or have you have been on the ...read more

  • Taming The Troublemaker Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jan 20, 2006
    based on 12 ratings

    3rd in a 5 part series from the book of James on making practical application to real problems.

    RELIGION THAT REALLY WORKS - Week 3 TAMING THE TROUBLEMAKER JAMES 3:1-12 INTRODUCTION: Finish this statement for me. "Sticks and Stones may _____ __ _____, but _____ ____ ______ ____ ___." How long did it take you to learn that little saying may be the dumbest..and the most untrue ...read more

  • Taming A Fiery Tongue

    Contributed by Reggie Corfield on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 30 ratings

    The tongue that is itself set on the fire of hell can be tamed and quenched by the refining and sanctifying fire of the Holy Spirit, if we will only allow the Lord to do so.

    Text - James 3:1-12, RSV 1. Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2. For all of us make many mistakes. Anyone who makes no mistakes in speaking is perfect, able to keep the whole body in check ...read more

  • Taming The Giants In Your Life

    Contributed by Robert Garrett on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 91 ratings

    When we encounter difficult situations or giants they try to discourage, defeat, and steal the joy out out of our living. There are four principles that we can gain from the story in I Samuel 17 that can help tame the many giants in our lives.

    INTRO.Don’t you just love to hear a good story? I think everyone loves a good story. Where is the best place to go to get a good story?? Movies or TV! Name some of your favorite movies or TV shows. There are a couple big differences between these movies and tv shows and the stories we find ...read more

  • How To Tame Temptation Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 5, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    While we will never be pefect, we can learn to avoid sin by controlling temptation

    HOW TO TAME TEMPTATION JAMES 1: 12-16 1. Illus. of Cliff Head of a charitable organization who handled hundreds of thousands of $$$ each year. Unexpected audit turned up the fact that he had embezzled thousands of $$$ Wife told him, “you’ve broken my heart, ...read more

  • "Joseph In Potiphar's House" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 88 ratings

    Taming temptation

    "Joseph in Potiphar’s House" -Pastor Bob Leroe Joseph moves from the status of favorite son to slave; yet we hear no cry of despair, no accusation or complaint from him. His silence indicates character—he is trusting in God’s higher plan. We’re often quick to accuse God of being unfair or not ...read more

  • Taming The Beast - Practical Guidelines For Controlling Your Tongue

    Contributed by Keith Manry on Sep 19, 2003
    based on 196 ratings

    The tongue poses perhaps the greatest threat to the kingdom of God and the church today. It is as serious if not more serious than any other problem we face for it is the tongue that reveals what’s inside of us. Controlling the tongue isn’t a luxury! Acco

    It seems that over the past several months the media has had a heyday with the church. For some time you couldn’t turn on the television without hearing about some new development in the decay of the Catholic Church. More and more accusations have been made against priests around the area of sexual ...read more

  • How To Get Angry [taming Your Temper]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 5, 2004
    based on 85 ratings

    It is possible to be angry and yet not sin. These Biblical and practical helps will cool ’hot heads’ and yet are great for all believers in some way or another. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    How to Get Angry Eph. 4:26, 27 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/HowToGetAngry.html -Andy came to work one day, limping something awful. One of his co-workers, Josh, noticed and asked Andy what happened. Andy replied, "Oh, nothing. It’s just an old hockey injury that acts up once in a ...read more