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  • The Cycle Of Settling Series

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Mar 24, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Have you settled for the wrong things lately? Have you found yourself sitting on your lazy boy of life too often? Have you settled for ungodly things? Have you settled for less than God in your prayer life? In your Bible study? In your walk with God?

    THE CYCLE OF SETTLING Gen. 11:31-12:1, Cor. 14:3, I love Sunday afternoon. There is something special about having worshipped God, going out to eat with your family, and then coming home to this!!! Can I get a witness? What would happen though if I did this (point to chair) all of the time? more

  • What Will It Take?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Feb 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Looking at the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness, we can ask ourselves, "what will it take to lead me into temptation?"

    What Will It Take? – Mt 4: 1 - 11 Intro: Drew Anderson from Tucson, Arizona wrote of his experience in Readers’ Digest. He was shopping in the mall with his wife when a shapely young woman in a short, form fitting dress walked by. He said as she walked by his eyes followed her. Without more

  • Temptation Avenue Series

    Contributed by Michael Karpf on Oct 28, 2008

    Temptation is not from God, who gives us good and perfect gifts and the resources to resist temptation

    TEMPTATION AVENUE John 1:13-18 I think it is very clear that when we face trials, they are for are own good? Anybody question that? Because if you do, you will not face them the way God wants you to face them and the result is that you will never be the kind of mature Christian He wants you more

  • Mending The Mind Pt 4 Series

    Contributed by Joe Hayes on Nov 25, 2008

    Finding and Keep the Mind of Christ you can also listen at

    We have seen in past studies the importance of the mind, how it affects every aspect of our lives even when it comes to accepting or rejecting Jesus. Also there are many pressures seeking to possess our minds, Satan makes the mind his chief point of attack upon our lives that he may blind and more

  • Temptation Study

    Contributed by Jerry Stepp on Nov 24, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Being aware of the temtations that await you

    Temptation Study I Corinthians 10:13 “Unger’s Bible Dictionary” This is generally understood as the enticement of a person to commit sin by some seeming advantage. The sources of temptation are satan, the world, and the flesh. We are exposed to them in every state, in every place, and all the more

  • Confidence In Criticism Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 11, 2006
    based on 65 ratings

    The way Paul stood his ground before the council is how we can take our stand in the world today. Link included to formatted text, handout, and PowerPoint Template.

  • Fighting Temptation

    Contributed by Scott Carroll on Mar 8, 2008
    based on 5 ratings


    FIGHTING TEMPTATION I Jn 2:15-17 15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, more

  • Tempting Good News

    Contributed by Ricky Johnson on Mar 11, 2007

    A sermon expounding upon the Good News in Temptations.

    When I first returned to the Church I found a reading schedule which allowed me to read through the Bible in one year. I had never read through the Bible so I decided to challenge myself to complete this task. While involved in this pursuit I would make notes of certain verses or thoughts I had more

  • How Not To Deal With Temptation Series

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Mar 23, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    David’s failure when temptation came shows us how NOT to deal with this thing called temptation. God has provided a way of escape, not a way of excuse.

    How NOT to Deal with Temptation 2 Samuel 11-12 1) ESCAPE, not EXCUSE While God has provided an ESCAPE route, He has not given you an EXCUSE route! 1 Corinthians 10:13 13 No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be more

  • The Simple Truth About Temptation Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Jul 11, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    All Christians can overcome temptation by taking the way out that is provided.

    There’s a real benefit to the ability to resist temptation... especially in the realm of sin. For some, it will be easier than others – but if any of us wants to succeed in our spiritual lives – let alone the rest of our lives – we must come to grips with how to overcome temptation. That’s more

  • Mugged By The Mirror Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Mar 20, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

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

    Identity Theft March 19, 2006 Mugged by the Mirror Intro: We’re in a series entitled Identity Theft. I.D. theft is the fastest growing crime in the U.S. w/ some 27 million people getting ripped off at the tune of $9.9 billion in the past 5 years. Yet as big as a problem as this is, it more

  • The Struggle Within

    Contributed by Dr. Keion Parrish on Jun 9, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    the struggles of life

    Sermon Romans 7:18, 19 The struggle within Introduction: We learn that this is Paul writing to the Christians in Rome and believers everywhere for the purpose to introduce Paul to the Romans and to give a sample of his message before he arrives in Rome. The same wind that will blow on more

  • The Alpha And Omega Of Temptations

    Contributed by Naveen Balakrishnan on May 31, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    This passage of scripture deals with the birth, fruition and the conclusion of temptations.

    “THE ALPHA AND OMEGA OF TEMPTATIONS” JAMES 1:13-15 1. Temptations do not COME from God. (v. 13) Genesis 3:12; 18:25; Isaiah 63:17; Habakkuk 2:12-13; James 1:2, 12; Exodus 8:32; 1 Chronicles 21:1; 2 Chronicles 32:31; Job 8:3; 34:10; 36:23; 37:23; Psalm 92:15; 101:3; Proverbs 12:26; Matthew more

  • Is The Price Really Right? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 25, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    When it comes to marketing Christianity, Peter had it all wrong. But he tells it as it is, and maybe we need to refresh our memories: Christianity is not a bed of roses –not yet.

    Is the Price Really Right? (I Peter 4:1-6) 1. Back in 1889, Sid and Leah’s bull took sick and died, so they needed to go to the auction to buy a new one. Sid couldn’t leave the farm because he was busy starting a farming equipment business, so Leah took the train to the city to buy a bull. If more

  • Shame: The Shame Of It All

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Christians and shame - couldn’t find the shame catagory - what a shame. also Rom 9:30-31

    Last Week, several people asked a question about temptation in last weeks sermon. In our James Scripture we learned that God does not tempt us nor can he himself be tempted. We found the word used in James to mean that God cannot seduce us, draw us into sin, nor can God be drawn into sin. The more