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  • Living A Focused Life - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,309 views

    How to stay focused when tempted - Joseph vs. David

    Living a Focused Life – Part 2 November 10, 2002 This week as we continue our series, living a focused life, we will be talking about how to focus on what can’t be seen. Read about the Titanic from pages 1-2 of “Beneath the Surface”. Just as the sinking of the Titanic is reality, sadly ...read more

  • What Do We Own? Series

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,236 views

    sermon series number 3 on James

    What do we own? James 1:9-14 At first glance this may sound irrelevant, but it is actually complimentary to the original text at the beginning of the book. Money is one of the things that cause trials and double mindedness in a person. Remember we are still on the theme of temptation. 1 Timothy ...read more

  • A Warning Against Worldliness

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,730 views

    To note the importance of drawing close to God.

    A Warning Against Worldliness Text: James 4.1-10 Thesis: To note the importance of drawing close to God. Introduction: (1) Have you ever been wanted “your way”? (2) We live in a culture where we are taught to “have it your way, right away.” Discussion: I. The Curse of ...read more

  • 3 Questions About Testing? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,977 views

    We teach that the testing process is part of daily living.

    THREE QUESTIONS ABOUT TESTING By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: James 1: 2 My brethren, COUNT IT ALL JOY when you fall into many tests and trials. 3. Knowing that the trying of your faith works PATIENCE. Proverbs 24:10 If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength ...read more

  • "Christ Speaks To His Churchs--Ephesus" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 7, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,929 views

    Introduction to the series, then Ephesus--in spite of their orthodoxy, the spiritual vitality of the church at Ephesus was gone.

    Christ Speaks to His Churchs--Ephesus Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts We all dread performance appraisals; they can often make or break a career. In the Book of Revelation we read our Lord’s spiritual evaluation report to His churches. While specific ...read more

  • Pay The Price

    Contributed by Richard Crow on Sep 14, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 1,799 views

    Being a disciple of Christ is one of the most important aspects of a Christian. However, temptation is Satan’s way of keeping us from being a "true" disciple of Christ.

    Pay the Price James 1:12 Sept 8, 2002 James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. What is temptation? Why are we tested? Can I avoid temptation and testing? Are these ...read more

  • God Does Not Tempt With Evil Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,325 views

    5th message in a series on the book of James

    A Life Of Works Produced by Faith Part 5 “God Does Not Test With Evil” Date: September 22, 2002 Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: James 1:13-15 Introduction This is the 5th message in of series “A life of works produced by faith”, a study of the book of James. I have said this is a ...read more

  • Common Areas In Which Satan Will Work Hard To Trip Up Christians (Part I)

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on May 27, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,114 views

    A look at the different ways employed by the devil to trip up the Christian.

    Eph. 6:10-13 - 10Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the ...read more

  • Common Areas In Which Satan Will Work Hard To Trip Up Christians (Part Ii)

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on May 27, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,236 views

    Continuation of Part I.....Same description.

    In my previous message on this topic, I attempted to point out some of the most common traps that satan lays for us. A. We are relatively safe from obviously gross temptations. 1. satan works in the areas in which we are the most susceptible. a. According ...read more

  • Common Areas In Which Satan Will Work Hard To Trip Up Christians (Part Iii)

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on May 27, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,066 views

    Continuation of part II.

    In the past two messages, I believe that I have made the case for the fact that Christians must be prepared properly to guard against satan’s deadly arrows. Eph. 6:18 - 18praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and ...read more

  • Temptation - A Blessing Or A Curse

    Contributed by Joseph Wallis on Jan 23, 2002
    based on 149 ratings
     | 5,511 views

    Sermon on Temptation from the Temptation of christ

    TEMPTATION - A BLESSING OR A CURSE TEXT - Luke 4: 1 - 15 INTRO. - I want to speak on one of the inescapable facts of life and something that fills the pages of Scripture. I want to speak on the subject of temptation. Temptation is something that we all must face and was something that our ...read more

  • When Honesty Takes A Holiday

    Contributed by Charles Clary on Jan 9, 2002
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,308 views

    Someone has said, "Honesty is the best policy." This sermon will show that honesty is the only policy.

    Recently, a story broke in the media concerning George O’Leary, who had just been appointed as the new football coach at the University of Notre Dame. Some untrue statements were found in his resume that forced him to resign his new position. What a tragedy! The old-fashioned virtues of honesty ...read more

  • Victoriously Living Over The Flesh Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Sep 30, 2005
    based on 77 ratings
     | 11,740 views

    Before a battle can be won, there must be the recognition of an enemy. The most continual aggressive enemy the Christian has is the “sinful nature” or rather the “flesh.”

    Title: Victoriously Living Over the Flesh Theme: Mortifying the Flesh Introduction: Donald Ballar, Reader’s Digest, shared this story of an instructor of student truck drivers. The instructor gave this scenario to his class. “You are in an 18-wheeler with a heavy load, barreling down a ...read more

  • Giving Birth To Death

    Contributed by David Watters on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,300 views

    In this life we have the opportunity to create a world around us of darkness and death...or...we have the opportunity of creating a world of light. With our Lord’s help, we can become ’Light to a Dark World’.

    Sermon: Giving Birth to Death Scripture: James 1: 14-15 Good morning! First...this morning, I would like to start out with a little story. Once upon a time there was a man who thought he was dead. His concerned wife and friends sent him to the friendly neighborhood psychiatrist. ...read more

  • The Nature And Purpose Of Suffering Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 3, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,946 views

    How many times do you question whether God causes suffering as a judgment? There are really four causes for suffering. Find out how God uses them for good.

    Luke 13:1-5 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And he answered them, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way? 3 No, I tell ...read more