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  • Managing Temptation

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jun 1, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,432 views

    Satan is in no hurry to destroy us! He would rather be successful than speedy. We must manage the temptations that lure us towards destruction.

    A STORY WAS ONCE TOLD A BOUT THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD LINE AS IT WAS BEING CONSTRUCTED. AT ONE LOCATION ALONG THE ROUTE AN ELABORATE TRESTLE BRIDGE WAS BUILT ACROSS A LARGE CANYON IN THE WEST. WANTING TO TEST THE BRIDGE, THE BUILDER LOADED A TRAIN WITH ENOUGH EXTRA CARS AND EQUIPMENT TO ...read more

  • Temptation: Samson's Downfall

    Contributed by William Jones on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,196 views

    A Message on how to avoid falling into temptation.

    Temptation: Samson’s Downfall How to avoid yielding to temptation Good morning! Thank you Pastor for giving me this opportunity to teach God’s Word this morning. I would like to talk about a familiar character in scripture this morning. Samson is name of this man. I am sure that most ...read more

  • How To Handle Temptation

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on May 30, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 992 views

    This sermon examines three attitudes that will help you handle temptation.

    If we are to handle temptation there are three attitudes we must adopt. 1. The first attitude is to see the cause of the temptation. Apparently some people, to whom James wrote, were blaming God for their temptation. James says “No one, when tempted, should say, “I am being tempted by God”; ...read more

  • Count It All Joy

    Contributed by John Gant, Jr. on Jun 25, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,656 views

    Your deliverance is on the way

    “Count It All Joy” James 1:2-4 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work , that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. You know the grass withered and the ...read more

  • When Temptation Comes

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Feb 8, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,397 views

    Do not be surprised when temptation comes at times when you are growing in Christ and when it comes remember that you are a child of the King. Let us commit ourselves to allowing our Father’s words dwell in our hearts so that we might be prepared when tem

    When Temptation Comes, Matthew 4:1-11 Introduction Our family pet, Happy the Saint Bernard, really doesn’t eat as much food as one might think she would for such a large dog but just because she doesn’t eat as much food as one might think doesn’t mean she does not have good taste! Happy is ...read more

  • Winning Over Temptation

    Contributed by Gregory Kirk on Nov 2, 2000
    based on 62 ratings
     | 1,165 views

    How do we conquer temptations in our life

    WINNING OVER TEMPTATION I COR 10:13 I. Introduction A. Why temptation troubles us all 1. All are targets of the tempter 2. All feel the lure of the world 3. All experience the appetites of the flesh B. A Text to bring the Victory of the Tempted II. Body A. The Tempter we ...read more

  • You Can Get Out!

    Contributed by Scott Voss on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 1,548 views

    With the Holy Ghost infilling, you will have power to overcome every obstacle in your life.

    You Can Get Out! Children of Israel in Egyptian bondage. New pharaoh did not know Joseph and his family. Viewed them as a potential threat to his kingdom. Placed them under strenuous rule and service. The more oppression he put upon them, the greater they grew. Moses. Raised up to be ...read more

  • Contagious

    Contributed by E.t. Cummings on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,423 views

    This sermon is to let believers know that there is a contagious spirit in the church that will cause the people of God to fall into the sin of rebelliousness.

    This sermon is to get people in general to understand that there is a contagious spirit operating in the atmosphere. I did this particular sermon at a Youth Anniversary, but I feel this sermon is for all ages of living. The word contagious is define this way; a widely spreaded epidemic. I ...read more

  • Temptation--Lessons From Kobe Bryant

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Jul 22, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,288 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

  • Truth Or Consequences

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 595 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 Agony Of Defeat

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Mar 31, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,481 views

    This sermon deals with temptation and the fact that God doesn’t want us to experience the agony of defeat, but wants us to enjoy the thrill of victory.

    Introduction: You may not recognize the name but Vinko Bogataj, but in a few minutes those of you over the age of 35 will remember him, and those of you who are younger than that will be able to identify with him more than you might think. On March 21st, 1970, Bogataj was competing at the ...read more

  • The Storms Of Life Series

    Contributed by Josh Reich on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,807 views

    This is the first part of our series on James. We talked about the difference between trials and temptations and how to handle them.

    We are starting a brand new series today called a search for what is real. Between now and the end of June we are going to be walking through one of my favorite books of the Bible, and one of the most controversial ones, the book of James. When I was in college, I led a small group of high ...read more

  • How To Handle Temptation

    Contributed by Doane Brubaker on Apr 20, 2007
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,905 views

    Five principles for dealing with the temptations we face.

    Ronald Meridith described in Hurryin’ Big for Little Reasons a quiet evening when he heard the sound of wild geese approaching in flight. He noticed the tame geese on his pond. “They heard the wild call they had once known. The honking… sent little arrows of prompting deep into their wild ...read more

  • God's Choice & Our Choices Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 2,853 views

    Temptation offers us many choices that might distract us from serving God. We have the choice to follow God because of one ultimate choice God made on our behalf.

    Recently I heard about a middle school in Oregon that faced a unique problem. It seems that a number of girls there were going into the bathrooms and putting on their lipstick. After they put it on their lips, they pressed their lips to the mirrors leaving dozens of little lip prints. I guess they ...read more

  • How To Overcome Temptation

    Contributed by Ray Searan on Nov 15, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,305 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