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  • When Faith Falters Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 12, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 10,480 views

    David’s spiritual slump can be very helpful to us:encouraging to those of us who have fallen, to see that a great man like David wasn’t immune to failure and also a warning to us of the danger that comes from drifting away from God.

    WHEN FAITH FALTERS 1 SAMUEL 27 INTRODUCTION: I remember the day my daughter, Marlo let me know what she thought of the ministry. She was 10 years old and talking to her Mom about school and Deb asked her if anything new was happening and she said with excitement, "Oh, we’re going to have ...read more

  • Craving Evil And The Lottery

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Oct 12, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,057 views

    Israel’s history helps us understand the dangers of sinful patterns today. Craving evil is a root that bears bad fruit. Only the cross can deliver us.

    Bill Cosby once said, “I’m proud to be an American, because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth, as long as he has two pieces of bread.” As Paul approaches eating meat offered to idols here in chapter 10, he gets a running start by pointing to ancient Israel’s history. For ...read more

  • The Perfect Storm

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Oct 17, 2002
    based on 77 ratings
     | 3,245 views

    When Storms beat against the boat of your life whaat do you have to hold to?

    THE PERFECT STORM Place: Allendale Baptist Date: October, 14,2001 Read Mark 4:35-41 Introduction October 1991 a fishing boat named the Andrea Gail sailed from a New England port to fish for swordfish. On their return, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean they faced a hurricane named Grace. ...read more

  • Living A Focused Life - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 21, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,356 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

  • La Loca, El Cobarde Y El Dormilon

    Contributed by Lauro C Hernandez on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 243 ratings
     | 3,894 views

    Viendo como hubo en la Biblia jovenes con dificencias y aun asi las sobrellevaron para ser lideres.

    LA LOCA, EL COBARDE Y EL DORMILON Tito 2:6, 7 INTRO:Hubo una pelicula de vaqueros hace años atras que se llamaba:”The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” (El bueno, el Malo y el Feo). Estas tres palabras tratan sobre las caracteristicas humanas. Hablan en como es una persona. Hoy en dia, muchos ...read more

  • What A Tragedy!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 120 ratings
     | 6,174 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

  • Temptations And Growth Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Mar 1, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,072 views

    Temptations have a very positive side to them, that we often overlook.

    Temptations and Growth Purpose Driven Life #26 Cornwall/Montreal February 14, 2004 "My temptations have been my masters in divinity." So said one theologian, who recognized the important place of temptations in the process of Christian growth. Most of us are not too keen on being tempted and ...read more

  • The Way Through Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Mar 1, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,620 views

    Temptations will come and God is right there with us when they do.

    The Way Through Purpose Driven Life #27 Cornwall/Montreal February 21, 2004 Sometimes, in spite of what we considered together last week, temptations seem overwhelming and seem that the only answer is to give in to them. Even though we might know that each temptation provides and equal ...read more

  • A Warning Against Worldliness

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,651 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

  • Dig A Ditch

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 10,199 views

    God never wants us to align ourselves w/ wickedness in a common goal. Instead, our relationships with the lost are to be a one way street w/ the goal of reaching them. God saved the day when His people separated themselves. Link inc. to text and PowerPoin

    Dig a Ditch! II Kings 3:16-20 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/DigADitch.html Dig a ditch so God can fill it! That is a clear lesson from this passage. Our God specializes in FILLING things which are EMPTY. In the next chapter we will see the familiar story of the widow woman and her empty ...read more

  • When You're Tempted, God Is Faithful

    Contributed by Jeffrey Samelson on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,526 views

    Encouragement for us in the face of temptation.

    March 14, 2004 — Third Sunday in Lent Christ Lutheran Church, Columbia, MD Pastor Jeff Samelson 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 When You Are Tempted, God Is Faithful Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. The Word of God for our study this Sunday is our ...read more

  • The Two Wolves Within Us

    Contributed by Dennis Casanova on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,467 views

    It would seem that each of us possess two wolves within us. Wolves are stealthy creatures so beware.

    The Two Wolves An old Grandfather, whose grandson came to him with anger at a schoolmate who had done him an injustice, said, "Let me tell you a story. I too, at times, have felt a great hate for those that have taken so much with no sorrow for ...read more

  • Dealing With Temptation

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Jan 12, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,092 views

    The sermon discusses the problem of temptation and how Christians can learn to deal with temptation.

    Sermon for January 11, 2004 - Deal with Temptation 1 Corinthians 10:1-15; Acts 2:1-5; Psalm 139:7-12 A survey in a Christian magazine asked readers a very personal question. What in life presents you with the greatest spiritual challenge? So those who answered ranked areas of greatest ...read more

  • Slaying Goliath

    Contributed by Larry Lasiter on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,211 views

    We all come face to face with "Goliaths" in our lives. Like David, we too can conquer them and be victorous!

    POINTS OF TRUTH Christian Ministries Crusade Church of God www.pointsoftruth.com The battle lines were drawn. Across a great valley, the army of the Lord faced their enemy, the Philistines. The mighty army of the Lord was in full battle array, shouting the war cry, and waiting ...read more

  • Las Tres Voluntades Satanicas

    Contributed by Fernando Ramirez De Arellano on Feb 5, 2004
    based on 296 ratings
     | 11,457 views

    Una vez más tenemos una palabra que nos habla de las áreas que como cristianos debemos asegurarnos que están cerradas y muertas para que el enemigo no entre a robar, matar y destruir.

    INTRODUCCIÓN: Una vez más tenemos una palabra que nos habla de las áreas que como cristianos debemos asegurarnos que están cerradas y muertas para que el enemigo no entre a robar, matar y destruir. Creemos que vivimos en los postreros tiempos en los que Dios está restaurando, sanando y ...read more