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  • The Purpose Of Temptation

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 239 ratings
     | 7,528 views

    Our immediate reaction to a heartache, or a successful achievement that took years to overcome, must be one of getting ready for the next hurdle. If you don’t have any hurdles to jump in your life – if there aren’t any goals set for you right now – if yo

    The Purpose of Temptation Chris Smith Matthew 4:1-2 Oscar Wilde once said that he could resist everything except temptation. An old cartoon had the two characters looking at each other with a caption below them saying, “How come opportunity knocks only once, but temptation beats the ...read more

  • In The Beginning (Part Ii) Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Oct 19, 2000
    based on 69 ratings
     | 1,398 views

    In this part we will examine the purpose of our creation, satan’s deception and the process of temptation. We can clearly observe that nothing has changed since the beginning. Will we learn from history or relive it?

    Part II. Why did God create us? Why does it matter whether God used evolution or creation to form man? There are two major reasons this is a foundational issue. We are created in the image of God. Because we are the reflection of God, we have been created for the purpose of glorifying God. Unlike ...read more

  • Satanic Devices

    Contributed by Chuck Cochran on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 99 ratings
     | 1,371 views

    Explains how Satan opperates.

    “Satan’s Devices” Mat. 12:22-50 1) His Devices are Merciless Ill. Job 2) His Devices are Motivated They are attacks on The Fruits of The Spirit. 3) His Devices bring about Madness or Miracles 3A) Madness leads to Panic 3B) Miracles leads to Praise Every Christian can ...read more

  • Sin In The Camp

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on May 18, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 3,103 views

    This sermon displays the dangers of allowing things in our life that God is displeased with.

    Scripture: Joshua 7:1 – Title: “Sin In The Camp” Introduction: Joshua and the people of God were experiencing victory. They had come out of the wilderness, crossed the flooded Jordan River on dry ground. They had seen the walls of Jericho fall down after they had walked around them for seven ...read more

  • Shoud I Help My Brother Or Sister

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun 3, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 2,047 views

    This sermon deals with what happens when our Christian Liberty leads another person into temptation.

    Should I Help My Brother Or My Sister GNLCC 5/20/2001 2 Sam. 11:1-5 1 Corin. 8:1-13 Suppose you had invited someone over to your home. Let’s suppose there was a skunk outside and something scared it so that it gave off it’s scent. The smell begins to enter the home. You ...read more

  • Agents Of Change

    Contributed by Todd Goodwin on Jun 8, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 8,988 views

    The Church can effectively change the world around it by avoiding three negative attitudes that can make it ineffective.

    S-ubject: Change C-entral Theme: The church changing the world O-bjective: The Church can effectively change the world around it by avoiding three negative attitudes that can make it ineffective. R-ationle: Attitude #1: COMPLACENCY Attitude #2: ...read more

  • Do I Really Have A Choice?

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 4, 2000
    based on 61 ratings
     | 1,624 views

    When we are offered great choices, although we think we have no real freedom, we can choose to live emotionally, we can choose to give and affirm life for the most vulnerable in our society, and we can always choose to receive God’s gift of eternal life.

    “Do I really have a choice?” That question was posed the other day by one of our teenagers. She was talking about whether she had to go to school. She felt cornered. She felt boxed in. She was speaking for a great many of us. We feel as though we really do not have any choice about many ...read more

  • What A Tragedy!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 120 ratings
     | 4,020 views

    In 2 Kings there is an interesting story about a Syrian general, a Jewish prophet, & his assistant. It is about a pagan who finds God, & a Jew who finds that he hasn’t fooled God.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX ILL. The Gallup Poll organization took a survey a few years ago on the church habits of American people & came up with an interesting statistic. They reported that 6 out of every 10 people surveyed said that they ...read more

  • Change & Newness Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Mar 13, 2001
    based on 143 ratings
     | 5,472 views

    Change and newness are integral our Christian life and faith.

    Sermon for 5 Lent, Year C Based on Isa. 43:18-19 & Phil. 3:8-14 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “Change and Newness” In our first and second lessons today, we are grasped by a reality which many people have great difficulties accepting. The reality I am referring to is change and ...read more

  • Dancing With Delilah

    Contributed by Randy Santiago on Jan 10, 2001
    based on 276 ratings
     | 7,794 views

    How to keep from dancing with the devil

    Samson was the superman to the Israelites. He was handsome and strong, tall, tan, and terrific. Samson was born in the time of Judges where a new generation of those who didn’t know God did evil because they did what was right in their own eyes. Very much like the new millennium. “Just Do ...read more

  • If You Can't Stand The Heat... Series

    Contributed by Simon Rundell on Jan 19, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 2,054 views

    Given in a young adult’s prison, this sermon challenges the temptation to violence and intimidation and take the braver option: to walk away and come to Christ

    Given at HM Prison Moorland, Doncaster, 27th August 2000 In the name of the +Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. You have probably heard the saying “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. Now, this is not a reference to the way I cook, but if you like things done ...read more

  • When Honesty Takes A Holiday

    Contributed by Charles Clary on Jan 9, 2002
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,089 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

  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer: A Matter Of Good Vs Evil Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,654 views

    The first in a five part series based on current television shows.

    Psalm 10:1-14 "In every generation, there is a chosen one! She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness! She is the Slayer!" I’ve got bad news Buffy; one is not going to be enough. If we are going to stand against the forces of darkness it is going to ...read more

  • Demas The Defector

    Contributed by Danny Thomas on Oct 17, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 1,752 views

    A look at spiritual defection.

    Demas the Defector 2 Timothy 4:9-12 2 Timothy 4:9-12 9 Be diligent to come to me quickly; 10 for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and has departed for Thessalonica-- Crescens for Galatia, Titus for Dalmatia. 11 Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, for ...read more

  • Demons--Dominions Of Darkness

    Contributed by David Anderson on May 7, 2001
    based on 113 ratings
     | 2,963 views

    Demons are real and can tempt believers or take over unbelievers. Christ is our only sure defense against their power.

    Sermon: "DOMINIONS OF DARKNESS" Anderson Deut. 18:15-20; 1 Co. 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28 + + + We’re going to listen again to some provocative words as they are recorded in our Gospel text for today: 23 "Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an ...read more