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  • Peer Pressure Series

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Aug 7, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 26,759 views

    The youth of this generation face incredible peer pressure. How can they combat it?

    Peer Pressure (NIV) (How Ungodly Friends Lead You Astray) INTRO The youth of our generation faces incredible peer pressure and dangers every day in the world. Every day: 1,000 unwed teenage girls become mothers 1,106 teenage girls get abortions 4,219 teenagers contract sexually transmitted ...read more

  • Test & Trial, Why God Allows Them Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Jeff Budzinski on Aug 22, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,261 views

    Have you every asked the question, why must I go through test and trials as a Christian? Why does God allow trials to take place? This morning, we will uncover some reasons why God allows things to transpire in our lives. God allows test and trials becaus

    Introduction • Have you every asked the question, why must I go through test and trials as a Christian? • Why does God allow trials to take place? • This morning, we will uncover some reasons why God allows things to transpire in our lives. • God allows test and trials because He is trying to ...read more

  • Test & Trials, Why God Allows Them Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Jeff Budzinski on Aug 22, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,010 views

    As we discussed last week, God will allow us to go through test and trials in order to perfect Christ’s character in us. When we are tempted, God has already determined we are able to resist the temptation. Many times we go through afflictions because we

    Introduction • As we discussed last week, God will allow us to go through test and trials in order to perfect Christ’s character in us. • When we are tempted, God has already determined we are able to resist the temptation. • Many times we go through afflictions because we are disobedient to ...read more

  • Hanging In There Through Temptation Series

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 765 views

    Temptation comes to all of us. But, like Christ, we can counteract temptation and resist it in the power of the Holy Spirit.

    James 1:2-4, 12-17 Is there anyone who has not been tempted to sin this week? If so, you may leave now. You can go straight to Braums. One of the truly great historical characters was Mark Antony. He was known as the “silver-throated orator of Rome.” He was a brilliant statesman, magnificent ...read more

  • Guarding Against Idols

    Contributed by Dr. Keion Parrish on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 743 views

    Guarding against idols

    Sermon I John 5:21 Guarding against idols Introduction: We learn here that this is the apostle John writing this letter. The letter is untitled and was written to no particular church. It was sent as a pastoral letter to several Gentile congregations. It was also written to all believers ...read more

  • You Can Say "No" To Temptation

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jan 3, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,006 views

    When we are tempted and fall it is easy to offer excuses or to blame others for our poor actions. James is showing us that there is another way which comes by taking responsibility for our actions and trusting in Jesus for spiritual strength.

    James 1:12-18 You can say “no” to temptation Scripture Readings:- Job 1:6-22 James 1:12-18 Congregation of the Lord, As Christians we are called to walk in the footsteps of Jesus. Sometimes that is not so easy. But, tonight, we are going to focus on an issue that makes us walk ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Jan 12, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,432 views

    Jesus teaches us to pray that we are not tempted.

    A guy had a dream he had went to heaven and saw many clocks. As is customary with these stories St. Peter is attending the gate. When asked what the clocks were for Peter replied that every person on earth has a clock here, and each time one sins, the hand on their clock moves just a bit. The ...read more

  • Why Not Take The Bait? Series

    Contributed by Tim Stutler on Mar 30, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 781 views

    Resisting temptation is the only way to go

    Title: Why Not Take The Bait? Text: James 1:12-15 Topic: Temptation / overcoming verses giving in Sermon Purpose: -I want the congregation to think about the ways giving into temptation has negatively impacted their lives. -I want the congregation to think of the ways that overcoming ...read more

  • Get Out! Series

    Contributed by Terry Kemp on Feb 10, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,293 views

    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 ...read more

  • Guarding Our Whole Being From The Attacks Of The Devil

    Contributed by Jose Cabajar on Nov 6, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,372 views

    Biblical way of guarding our unique existence from Satan’s attacks.

    <PRE> The Bible has been and always will be the best source of spiritual knowledge. The devil is not happy about it because the Bible teaches us on how to guard our whole existence from his subtle attacks. He hates the Bible because it exposes his unnoticed ways of destroying ...read more

  • Obedient Faith Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Nov 8, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 867 views

    This sermon questions the traditional interpretation of the phrase "lead us not into temptation..." and challenges us to endure trials in order to prove and improve our faith.

    Lessons on Faith from the Lord’s Model Prayer Obedient Faith Matthew 6:13 November 9, 2003 Intro: A. [Three Thieves Who Couldn’t Quit, Citation: http://www.newsoftheweird.com/archive/, Kevin A. Miller, Wheaton, Illinois] Eduardo Rivera, 43, was in court awaiting a hearing on a charge of ...read more

  • Temptation--Lessons From Kobe Bryant

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Jul 23, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,140 views

    What can we learn when a role model falls? How can we avoid the same in our lives

    Where have all the good role models gone? From accusations of questionable moral behavior for Alabama coach Mike Price who was thought to have a squeaky clean record to the recent accusations of rape against LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant, it seems role models have hit the skids. Kobe will have ...read more

  • No Comparison Series

    Contributed by Jim Heidebrecht on Sep 11, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,119 views

    Sermon #21 in Galatians series. Danger of self-deception, losing touch with reality of our sin.

    08/26/07 “NO COMPARISON” GAL 6: 3-6 INTRODUCTION: EMPERORS NEW CLOTHES: WELL KNOW SELF CENTERED, ADVANTAGE TAKEN BY DECEIVERS CLOTH SO SPECIAL / BEAUTIFUL ONLY HIGHLY INTELLIGENT, MORALLY IMPECCABLE CAN SEE SIMILAR TENDENCIES BY MOST OTHERS SAID THEY COULD SEE IT, KING ...read more

  • What You Lose If You Neglect

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,676 views

    Anything that you own of value must be cared for. That is called maintenance. We are commanded to take care of our salvation. If not, there are at least 5 precious things we could lose.

    What you lose. Salvation is free, but the maintenance is what will cost you. Anything of value needs to be cared for, if it is to keep or gain value. God is more than willing to help us, but we have to do our part. Hebrews 2:1-3 1 ¶ Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the ...read more

  • The Trap Of Temptation

    Contributed by Dr. Keion Parrish on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,174 views

    This passage teaches how great the consequences of temptation really are and the necessity of resisting it.

    Sermon Scripture: Joshua 7:1­26, especially verse 12b The Trap of Temptation Introduction: Do you realize that a single sin can potentially ruin your success, your family, a lifetime friendship, or a reputation? Temptations are all around us, waiting to destroy us if we give in (Gen. ...read more