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  • Beware

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on May 29, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,350 views

    When things seem to be going well.....BEWARE....this is exactly the time when satan lulls us into a sense of false security...only to spring his wicked traps.

    BEWARE ILLUSTRATION: Look at the beautiful bird sitting on the tree limb...soaking in the sunshine...singing such a beautiful song. This bird seems so, at peace, with everything. She seems to have a full belly and a beautiful day awaits her...BAM...CRASH! 1. The lights go out...the cat ...read more

  • Victorious! Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,666 views

    Faith to Stand (part 6) Unlock the mystery of the incarnation to see how Jesus overcame Satan’s deceptive temptation and discover how you too can be VICTORIOUS!

    · Perhaps you have seen them at the mall or at your favorite discount store. None of them will be hard to find; retailers want you to buy these impulsive gift items. With catch phrases like, “One size fits all” or “The perfect gift for everyone Santa’s list” we are led to believe that these ...read more

  • Truth Or Consequences

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 593 views

    Consequences faced by characters in the first half of Genesis

    “Truth or Consequences” Genesis 1-24 Intro: What memories do you have of growing up and watching TV as a family? In our home, I remember Saturday night at 7PM was a sacred time -- Dad faithfully watched Hee-Haw. If he couldn’t watch it, he would set up a little tape recorder in front of the ...read more

  • The Battle For The Mind

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Mar 24, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,963 views

    Explains the importance of the thought life, our accountability for our thoughts, and how to win victory--by winning the battle for our minds.

    The Battle for the Mind I. We are responsible not only for our actions, but also for our thoughts. A. God has judged people based on thoughts in the past. Acts 8:22 Repent of this wickedness and pray to the Lord. Perhaps he will forgive you for having such a thought in your heart. [Simon ...read more

  • Temptation--Lessons From Kobe Bryant

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Jul 22, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,287 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

  • How To Say "No"

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Nov 20, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,109 views

    We can say "no" to temptation.

    HOW TO SAY “NO” Genesis 39:1-23 S: Temptation C: Purity in the face of temptation Pr: WE CAN SAY “NO.” Type: Narrative PA: How is the change to be observed? • Don’t blame others (including the devil). • Make the choice to say “no.” • Don’t play around with sin. Version: ...read more

  • Becoming A Champion

    Contributed by Doug Morrell on Dec 5, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,041 views

    World-class athletes see winning in their mind’s eye. They win the event before it even begins. They see themselves crossing the finish line, overcoming obstacles, fighting the good fight. Likewise, you are in a race, too (1 Cor. 9:24). Here’s how you can

    “Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.” (Matthew 4:1) World-class athletes see winning in their mind’s eye. They win the event before it even begins. They see themselves crossing the finish line, overcoming obstacles, ...read more

  • When Temptation Strikes

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Dec 5, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,462 views

    When we find ourselves facing temptation we have a Saviour who will bring us through, even when we fall into temptation.

    Scripture Readings Luke 15:1-10 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Congregation in the Lord, What is it about temptation which makes us so vulnerable? Think about it for a moment. We are not that far away from Christmas. Christmas time is a wonderful and joyful time of the year; a time to be ...read more

  • The Three Little Pigs--Bible Version

    Contributed by Steve Severance on Nov 29, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 12,232 views

    You’ve heard the story of the three little pigs. They all choose different building materials to built their houses. But when the big bad wolf came the quality of the building materials was seen. Only the pig who chose the best materials survived. The

    You’ve heard the story of the three little pigs. They all choose different building materials to build their houses. But when the big bad wolf came the quality of the building materials was seen. Only the pig who chose the best materials survived. There is a battle raging for the control of ...read more

  • Abraham In Gerar.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jan 19, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,416 views

    Prayer is a wonderful thing. But prayer is not just to be used to get us out of trouble; it is to be used to keep us from getting in trouble.

    Abraham in Gerar. Genesis 20. 01/19/05 We find in our text another great failure on the part of Abraham. Actually, this is the third major failure of Abraham recorded in scripture after he came into the land of Canaan. The first of these failures was his lie in Egypt that Sarah was his ...read more

  • Instructions For Life Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on May 2, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,466 views

    When do we run and when do we stand firm and fight, Paul offers some insight to Timothy.

    If you had to write to a young pastor giving him instructions for pastoring his church and for keeping his spiritual life intact what would you say to him? What spiritual and theological truths would you try to impart in order that he would be able to do his job effectively. Would your ...read more

  • El Despertador

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Dec 17, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,004 views

    A nadie le gusta un despertador. Muchas veces es para nuestro benefecio, y puede hasta salvarnos de lo malo.

    a Llamada al Pueblo de Dios **Somos Unicos- que no seamos como los demás. Romanos 13:9-14 I. DESPIERTATE IL: el hombre en su cama nueva. una cama alta. durmió a gusto y pasó la hora de levantarse. brincó de la cama, pensando que era la de antes y casi se mató, cayendo hacia la ventana ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Sins Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Feb 1, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,413 views

    Adam and Eve face temptation and fall pray to two present and powerful sins. Notice each and also notice how this affects their relationship with God.

    From the Very Start A Look at the Ancient Text of Genesis that speaks with Amazing Present-day Relevance A Tale of Two Sins This is one of those stories which everyone seems to know a little about. Yet it amazes me how skewed of a picture we sometimes have. Let’s walk through this story ...read more

  • How To Overcome Temptation

    Contributed by Ray Searan on Nov 15, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,295 views

    This is a sermon that explains how christians can overcome temptation.

    How to Overcome Temptation Text: Matthew 4:1-11 Subject: Temptation Theme: How to overcome temptation Introduction: Lead Sentence: There are many temptations in life that we must overcome. 1. For example, when we go out fishing we must overcome the temptation to ...read more

  • Soup Of The Day

    Contributed by Dean Meadows on Mar 29, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,872 views

    This sermon takes a story from the old testemant and deals with different sins that tempt us and how to handel that temptation.

    SOUP OF THE DAY 6/22/02 Have you been to a restaurant where the waiter tells you the soup of the day? It could be vegetable or potato (tater) or the fancier restaurants it could be broccoli or clam chowder soup. All of us have our favorites and the waiter entices us with our favorites. I have ...read more