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  • Avoiding Sexual Temptations

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on May 13, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,316 views

    Various proverbs

    Avoiding Sexual Temptations - Assorted Proverbs Turn with me if you would to the book of Proverbs, chapter 5. We have been going through the Old Testament together, and we are looking at the period of the unified kingdom: God brought the Jews as His chosen people into a land that he had ...read more

  • Robbed By Relationships Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,376 views

    The first of four messages on the threats to spiritual identity theft.

    Identity Theft March 12, 2006 Robbed By Relationships Intro: I need a volunteer. Did you ever take the ACT/SAT? This will be kind of like that. Have you ever seen one of these? I want you to take a few seconds to put these shapes into the canister. According to our Vandy alumni this ...read more

  • Five Lies That Open The Door To Temptation's Trap

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 114 ratings
     | 8,315 views

    This message analyzes the things that we say to justify giving in to temptation and then looks at the biblical truth on each issue.

    Five Lies That Open The Door For Temptation’s Trap: 1. “It couldn’t happen to me.” - v. 12. - Often we are the most vulnerable when we believe we are the strongest. We don’t take the proper precautions against sin and soon we find ourselves deeper into a mess than we ever imagined we ...read more

  • Identity Theft Prevention

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 12, 2006
    based on 57 ratings
     | 10,564 views

    God has given to us a wonderful identity in Christ; but the Accuser will attack our thinking and try to rob us of the full realization of it.

    Identity Theft Prevention Luke 3:21-4:41[1] 1-9-05 Intro This morning I want to talk with you about “Identity Theft”. According to the Federal Trade Commission, last year alone, approximately 10 million Americans were victims of identity theft. The cost was nearly $ 50 billion.[2] There ...read more

  • Dealing With Temptation

    Contributed by Clay Hallmark on May 5, 2006
    based on 53 ratings
     | 10,076 views

    Temptation is something that we battle on a daily basis. What is temptation? Temptation is a pivotal moment in time when we have the choice to do right or to do wrong based solely on our own choices. Temptation does not come from God. James tells us in 1:

    Temptation is something each of us faces everyday! Temptation is something that we battle on a daily basis. What is temptation? Temptation is a pivotal moment in time when we have the choice to do right or to do wrong based solely on our own choices. Temptation does not come from God. James tells ...read more

  • The Frog In The Kettle

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on May 8, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,757 views

    The parable of the boiling frog gives us great insight into how we gradually move into places and attitudes that are dangerous. We don’t dive right in. We slowly wade in. We start at the shallow end of the pool. And slowly we find ourselves getting in dee

    INTRODUCTION / SERMONIC THEME Opening Statement: Some time ago a book was written on church life called, "The Frog In The Kettle." It was an interesting title designed to call to mind how it is so easy to gradually drift into trouble. Perhaps you could subtitle the book "How To Boil A Frog." ...read more

  • #1learn To Identify And Thrive During The Tests. Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Mar 17, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,320 views

    We need to identify seasons of testing, then expect the tests, and then learn how to thrive during the testing processes of life. Why are you tested?

    #1 LEARN TO IDENTIFY AND THRIVE IN THE TEST! Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com This lesson one and will be done in several sittings, there is a lesson two, of two more parts. I. DO YOU REALIZE GOD DOES HIS BEST WORK IN THE TESTING PROCESS? A. WE OFTEN HEAR QUESTIONS LIKE: WHY ARE WE ...read more

  • "By Faith Moses .....refused”

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Mar 22, 2007
    based on 73 ratings
     | 20,776 views

    Temptation comes from three sources: world, flesh, and the devil. There are three words to remember when facing temptation: Flight, Faith, and Fight

    Moses ranks along with Abraham, David, and Daniel as one of the truly great men of Old Testament times. His shadow lies on 1500 years of Hebrew history. His influence is felt in our courts of justice in the western world to this day. It all stemmed from a choice he made when he ...read more

  • Temptation Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,142 views

    The basics of temptation have never changed. By looking at Satan’s original temptation of Eve in the Garden, we can recognize temptation when it comes and be better equipped to resist it.

    1. What is the source of temptation? a. Satan not God b. Our willingness to give an audience (foothold) 2. What is the appearance of temptation? a. Close to the truth b. Good, pleasant, desirable 3. What is the result of temptation? a. Succumbing i. Putting our desires ahead of God’s ...read more

  • Temptation--Only A Question, Not An Answer

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Apr 7, 2007
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,512 views

    Temptation comes in varied and subtle ways. But we can resist in rather than give in.

    April, 2007 “Temptation--Only a Question, Not an Answer” Matthew 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION: Desserts have sometimes been named “seduction” or “temptation” because there is something “delicious” and full of promise offered. Oscar Wilde said, “The only way to get rid of temptation is to ...read more

  • Let's Make A Deal!

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,778 views

    A message about sin, using the old ’Let’s Make a Deal’ TV show. Text at www.sermonlist.com/2008.html. Communion message will be at www.sermonlist.com/communion.html.

    We all love to take chances, don’t we? Well, I should say that we all love to take chances as long as there is no perceived danger to us. The problem is that we cannot always see the outright danger that exists. For instance, many people love to go to the casinos and gamble a little of ...read more

  • Could You Become Another Demas?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Sep 26, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,628 views

    Using an important historical event in our nation as the illustration, this sermon deals with the dangers of allowing ourselves to be tempted with the things of this world.

    Could You Become Another Demas? 2 Timothy 4:1-10 1 I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: 2Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and ...read more

  • You Wanna Bet?

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Nov 21, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,980 views

    I sometimes feel so vulnerable to the attacks of Satan but Jesus says that NO ONE will be able to snatch Jesus’ sheep out of His hand. That is extremely comforting, especially when I’m at my lowest.

    -The high school that I went to was a big football, track and wrestling school -All of the best athletes played football -The coach of the team highly encouraged his best players to not play basketball anymore but to concentrate during the winter on lifting weights instead of shooting a ...read more

  • Don't Let Me Fail Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Nov 25, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,234 views

    God is in control, therefore we can pray for Him to not lead us into temptation and deliver us from evil.

    Tonight we come to the end of our study in the Lord’s Prayer. And we end right back where we started. We end with recognizing God for who He is. We end with praising Him for His kingdom. For His power. And for His glory. But before Jesus takes us there, He takes us to a much more difficult ...read more

  • Breaking The Chain - Part I Series

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Mar 1, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,869 views

    Lent 1: Why is it important for the Christian to be aware of Temptation? How does the Bible talk about temptation? What are the sources of temptation? How can we break the chain of events that take us from temptation to sin? (This is Part 1 of 3)

    There’s an old saying, “You can’t keep the birds from flying over your head, but you can sure keep them from building a nest in your hair!” The truth behind that little aphorism – that little saying - varies depending on how it’s used. Listen to how this old guy applies it: “...temptation can ...read more