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  • The Real Spiritual Power Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 55 ratings

    Learn to tell the difference between real spiritual power and fake power. Paul tells us that being impressive doesn’t mean you are effective. Learn too how to take your very thoughts captive.

    For more Bible studies visit: Real Spiritual Power 2 Corinthians 10 Pastor Tom Fuller A man’s grandfather worked in a blacksmith shop when he was a boy, and he used to tell his grandson how he had toughened himself up so he could stand the rigors of more

  • How To Overcome Temptations

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 17, 2004
    based on 220 ratings

    Jesus taught us to pray, "Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil." Discover the key components, the reasons for and the means for overcoming temptations.

    The Terror of Temptations 1 Corinthians 10:13: "For no temptation (no trial regarded as enticing to sin, no matter how it comes or where it leads) has overtaken you and laid hold on you that is not common to man (that is no temptation or trial has come to you that is beyond human resistance more

  • Facing Temptation

    Contributed by David Seeley on Mar 5, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    God has promised to provide a way of escape for every temptation we face. Because of this there is no need for us to fall repeatedly into sin. We must learn to lean on His strength to keep us strong during temptation.

    Facing Temptation Text: Luke 22:31-32 “And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.” I. Realize that Jesus was tempted (Hebrews more

  • How Satan Works

    Contributed by Carl Kolb on Feb 2, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    Shows 3 ways Satan tempts us to sin.

    GENESIS 3:1-6 “How Satan Works” How many of you have never been tempted? Temptation is Satan’s way of trying to get us away from God. Temptation itself is not sin. We are all tempted, but what is important is how we respond to the temptation to sin. We have not sinned until we give more

  • No Exceptions

    Contributed by Bobby Hawk on Mar 13, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    God has called each of us to live a life with no exceptions. This is an expository sermon about the exception in David’s life found in 2 Samuel 11.

    “No Exceptions” 1 Kings 15:5 & 2 Samuel 11:1-27 What will you be remembered for? Will people consider you a man or woman of God? Will people remember you as an effective minister of the gospel? After all is said and done, what will people remember about your life and ministry? The Bible more

  • Facing Temptation Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 148 ratings

    This sermon is about dealing with temptatoin. It is based on Rick Warren’s The Purpose-Driven Life.

    Someone once said, “I wouldn’t be tempted if temptation wasn’t so tempting.” Sam Levenson said, “Lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we’ll find it.” Flip Wilson said, “The devil made me do it the first time, but ever since then I’ve been doing it on my own.” Oscar Wilde said, more

  • It's All Your Fault Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Feb 17, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Don’t give in to sin; take authority over it in Jesus name

    IT’S ALL YOUR FAULT Text: Gen. 4:1-7; James 1:13-18 Introduction A. Read Gen. 4:1-7 1. Have you ever said to God, "Forgive me, but I just couldn’t help myself!" 2. God’s response to that is "Fooey!" 3. If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is more

  • After The Fall Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on May 21, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    Part 4 in a 4 part series on the temptations we face and how to deal with them.

    AN APPLE A DAY The Temptations We Face Part 4, “After the Fall” May 21, 2006 Pastor Brian Matherlee Do you ever wonder if you have sinned too much or too badly for God to forgive you? Tell the story of David and Bathsheba from 2 Samuel 11 At what point did David’s temptation become more

  • Bite Your Tongue Series

    Contributed by John Visser on Feb 20, 2006
    based on 23 ratings

    It’s easy to start a fire, much harder to put it out. So let us by faith in Christ learn to zip it up, rein in our tongues.

    Bite Your Tongue The story is told of a young man who had just started his new job in the produce department of a grocery store, when a woman came up to him asking to buy a half head of lettuce. As politely as he could, the young man said that “In this store, we don’t sell half heads of more

  • Get Out! Series

    Contributed by Terry Kemp on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    No. 3 in the series, "The Story God is Telling," this sermon focuses on Israel’s Exodus for proof that "it’s easier for us to get out of Egypt than it is to get Egypt out of us."

    Series: THE STORY GOD IS TELLING Title: “Get Out!” Text: Exodus 12:29-31 29 And it came to pass at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the more

  • Integrity - Remove Your Price Tags Series

    Contributed by Don Jones on Jul 14, 2006
    based on 20 ratings

    Sixth and final in the series Integrity. Asks the question, "What’s your price?

    7-16-2006 Integrity - Remove Your Price Tags Daniel 6:1-28 Pastor Don Jones West Glendale Baptist Church We are coming to the end of our series in Daniel. We have explored a great deal concerning integrity in Daniel’s life. Integrity involves many aspects of life. It has to do with more

  • Even A Little Can Hurt

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on May 30, 2006
    based on 37 ratings

    We cannot play around with temptation because we are not strong enough to resist it for long, and when temptation is taken, it will always lead us into sin - away from God.

    Have you ever noticed how opportunity only knocks once, but temptation seems to keep banging away until you answer the door? It’s always there waiting to entice us, and unless we are constantly on guard against it, we will slip and succumb to it. It might be the temptation of fear; the temptation more

  • Defeating Temptation Series

    Contributed by David Beirne on Aug 19, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    Part 2, if we are going to obtain the dream God gives us, we must overcome temptation lest it destroy that dream.

    Joseph: One Man Makes A Difference Part 2: Defeating Temptation Genesis 39:1-20, James 1:14-21 If there’s one thing that will keep us from achieving the dream God has for our lives, it’s scandal. We love to read about scandal, but rest assured they are a nightmare for the participants. What more

  • Overcoming Temptation God's Way Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 23, 2005
    based on 35 ratings

    In James 1:13-18 James gives you four facts about temptation that you must understand if you are going to overcome temptation.

    Scripture The death of Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal this week has reminded us of the heroes of the Holocaust. Therefore, I was disappointed to read a postwar account of Oskar Schindler, whose exploits during World War II were made famous in the movie titled Schindler’s List. Oskar Schindler was more

  • When You Play With Fire Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Jan 5, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Joseph provides a great example for us in how to deal with temptation. If you flirt with temptation, sooner or later, you are going to get burnt.

    If you have been reading your children’s Bible Story books you might have read the story about Joseph and the coat of many colors. Joseph was a favorite of his father Jacob and because of the favoritism his 10 older brothers despised him. But to make matters worse, Joseph also had a miraculous more