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  • Temptation - A Sin?

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    What can we learn from Jesus’ tempatations in Mt 4?

  • When Temptation Becomes Sin

    Contributed by James Bryant on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 78 ratings

    How far can you go before you actually sin? Discover what the truths of the bible are in this sermon.

    WHEN TEMPTATION BECOMES A SIN? 1st Corinthians 10:13 (13) There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear more

  • Temptation, Trust, Sin Series

    Contributed by Bradley White-Findeisen on Mar 1, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    How do we deal with temptation?

    Think how many temptations you and I face in an ordinary day. Staying in bed late - the temptation to laziness. Growling at the breakfast table - the temptation to unkindness. Arguing over who should change the baby this time - the temptation to selfishness. Starting work 10 minutes late - the more

  • Passing The Test Series

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Mar 4, 2017

    A single brush with temptation may lead to an act or decision that ruins families, devastates churches and incapacitates our fellowship with God. Prove yourself faithful in the midst of temptation.

    One sagging electrical line near Cleveland, Ohio, connected with a tree branch at 3:32 p.m. on August 14, 2003, beginning a chain of events that led to the largest blackout in American history. According to a comprehensive study, the failure of this single transmission line caused a utility more

  • Dealing With Temptation

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    We have an advocate who understands our weakness, and is able to carry our burden of temptation and sin.

    TEXT: HEBREWS 4:15-16 15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses since he had the same temptations we do, though he never once gave way to them and sinned. 16 So let us come boldly to the very throne of God and stay there to receive his mercy and to find grace to help us in our more

  • Narnia: The Joys Of Turkish Delight Series

    Contributed by David Selleck on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    Turkish Delight creates addiction and represents temptation and sin from which we need redemption.

    Narnia II Dec 4, 2005 Template for worship planning David Selleck Lakeside United Methodist, Muskegon, Michign Felt Need: How is sin similar or different in Narnia, than what we deal with in our daily lives. Hoped for Results: Each person would receive the awareness that, anything more

  • "An Achan, Breakin' Heart"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jul 19, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    Through the sin of Achan, and the defeat at Ai, we learn some valuable lessons on the process of temptation to sin, and dependence on God.

    “An Achan, Breakin’ Heart” Joshua 7:1-26 INTRODUCTION: This morning, we are going to take a look at “An Achan, Breakin’ Heart”. Turn with me to Joshua 7:1-26 – (READ in NLT). Israel had just come from 40 years of watching God work: • God led them out of the bondage of Egypt. • God opened more

  • Where The Victory Is Won

    Contributed by Brian Credille on Feb 7, 2001
    based on 185 ratings

    This event in Jesus’ life (Garden of Gethsemene)illustrates the process we should use in order to overcome temptation to sin and choose to do the will of God.

    “Where the Victory is Won” Matthew 26:36-56 INTRODUCTION An event in the life of Jesus illustrates for us that victory over sin day by day is not so much accomplished in the moment of action itself, but in the silent moments of inner turmoil and wrestling that occurs prior to the event. This more

  • "David - Be A Giant Killer" Part 3 Of 12 Series

    Contributed by Dave Martin on May 28, 2003
    based on 25 ratings

    Everyone faces “Giants” in their lives: Impossible situations, people, relationships or differences, Irresistible temptations or sins, Possible haunting memories of the past - Giants.

    Pastor Dave Martin, Cross Creek Community Church, June 1, 2003 “David – Be a Giant Killer” Part 3 1Sam 17 (Be reading & studying 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles, 1Kings 1-2) Review from Previous weeks: ** Prerequisite for God’s blessing is being a person after God’s own heart! ** Proof of more

  • Dead Or Alive

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 29, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    This message is part of an 8 sermon series on the book of James. Taken from James 1:13-18, this message focuses on the problem of temptation and sin.

    Dead or Alive James 1:13-18 CHCC: October 10, 2010 INTRODUCTION: Illustration: One day God was looking down at Earth and saw all of the evil that was going on. He decided to send an angel down to Earth to check it out. So he called one of His best angels and sent the angel to Earth for a more

  • How Can We Resist Temptation?

    Contributed by Mark H. Stevens Thd on Jan 4, 2017
    based on 3 ratings

    Flip Wilson the famous Comedian used to say "The Devil Made me Do 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 more

  • Overcoming Temptation

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Feb 15, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Temptation is NOT SIN - It is rather an opportunity for spiritual growth and greatness. In today’s sermon we will see: Temptation from God’s Perspective Temptation from Satan’s Perspective And How To Overcome Temptation

    “Overcoming Temptation” 02/17/2008 by Dcn. Chris Nerreau Text: Matthew 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION: May the words of my lips and the meditation of my heart be always acceptable in thy sight, giving praise, glory and honor to Your name our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen! Webster’s more

  • Satan's Tactics

    Contributed by Riley Turner on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 79 ratings

    Satan is no different today than he has ever been; the nature of temptation and sin is really no different. Christians can better fight against evil by going back to Genesis and discovering how Satan operates.

    Satan’s Tactics Do you ever get the feeling that Satan has changed? When I look at how evil our world has become and consider the temptations that people are faced with, I am tempted to say that Satan has changed. I’m tempted to say that the nature of sin has changed. Sometimes it more

  • My Body And Me Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jun 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    In this sermon we look at Paul’s arguments in 1 Corinthians 6 about the damaging effects of sexual sin. Then we discuss how to overcome sexual temptation and sin.

    Introduction: A. One Sunday morning, the preacher began his sermon by telling the congregation that he was going to say a series of words, and he wanted them to sing the song that came to mind when he said each word. 1. The first word he said was "rock" They immediately started singing "Rock of more

  • Victory Over Temptation

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Apr 19, 2017

    Temptation on its own is not the same as sin. Sometimes being tempted makes us feel dirty, but temptation is not sin. Jesus was severely tempted, but that does not mean he was contaminated with the sin.

    VICTORY OVER TEMPTATION Study Text: James 1:12 – 16 Introduction: - We are living in a day of relentless temptations by Satan. Never before has our adversary had such powerful technology with which to glamorize sin. - Temptation on its own is not the same as sin. Sometimes being tempted makes more