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  • Do Not Enter: Resisting Temptation Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    Jesus shows us ways we can be successful in resisting temptation.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches First Sunday of Lent March 9, 2003 “Do Not Enter: Resisting Temptation” Matthew 26:36-46 INTRODUCTION: How many have seen a “Do Not Enter” sign on the highway or somewhere in town? How many of you have deliberately driven into such an area anyway? How many ...read more

  • The Devil Made Me Do It? Series

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    Sermon #4 NEVER blame God for tempting you or leading you to sin! God is not capable of sinning nor can He tempt you to sin!

    The Devil Made Me Do It? James 1:13-15 NEVER, under ANY circumstances, blame God for tempting you or leading you to sin! God is not capable of sinning nor can He tempt you to sin! 1st John 1:5 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and ...read more

  • What Would Jesus Do ... About Temptation Series

    Contributed by David Hughes on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 285 ratings

    This sermon seeks to encourage teenagers (and, indeed, adults) to consider ’What Would Jesus Do’ when they are faced with temptation.

    WHAT WOULD JESUS DO ... about temptation? Do you wear one of these Christian bracelets which have become quite popular over the last ten years, or so? You can get so many different ones with different acronyms on them, words in which each letter stands for something else: so, for instance, FROG ...read more

  • Getting Even, Isn't Even Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 12, 2002
    based on 94 ratings

    Revenge is a subtle temptation but we can see how we can submit to God’s will, instead of succumbing to it.

    GETTING EVEN - ISN’T EVEN 1 SAMUEL 24:1-13 INTRODUCTION: “Have you been wronged, mistreated, annoyed or ignored? Is someone tormenting you beyond what you can bare? Are you ready for some PAYBACK?! Explore our site and find piles of good ideas and novelties.” Thus begins the description ...read more

  • Temptation Island Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    In part 4, we see how God gives us help to not harm others.

    First Baptist Church 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 Temptation Island June 16, 2002 Out of the four sermons on the prayer of Jabez, I must admit this has been the most difficult to write. The reason is actually kind of strange. I looked at the NIV, RSV, NKJV, NLT, and the NASB. Unfortunately they ...read more

  • Survivor 8: How To Survive Your Immunity Challenge Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 59 ratings

    This is the eighth message in my SURVIVOR series, focusing upon following Jesus’ pattern for resisting temptation (11-03-02).

    Living Illustration Before the sermon, arrange for a helper to make several calls to you as you begin to speak. Carry a cordless phone to the stage, and answer it when it rings. Prepare to ad lib the dialogue as it would relate to dealing with telemarketer calls. Begin the sermon by ...read more

  • How To Conquer Temptation Series

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 244 ratings

    Temptation is a reality that we all face, this sermon will instruct believers on how to conquer it.

    HOW TO Conquer TEMPTATION Growing Up Rather Than Giving - Part 4 James 1:12-18 We have looked at the reality of trials in our daily lives and the fact that we must make up our minds if we are to grow stronger and deeper in our faith and relationship with God. Decision determines destiny. Today ...read more

  • God's Choice & Our Choices Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    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

  • Creating An Ishmael

    Contributed by David Dailey on Jan 23, 2001
    based on 207 ratings

    Don’t settle for a substitute.

    CREATING AN ISHMAEL In Gensis chapter 15 verses 16-17 we have the account of God dealing with Abraham about the promise of God to make him the father of nations. About the covenant that God made with him, and about some of the struggles that Abraham had with the promise. Abraham’s own body and ...read more

  • The Kenneled Dog

    Contributed by David Tijerina on Nov 30, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    There are dogs in the kennel of the heart of men raging to escape.

    The Kenneled Dog II Ki 8:13 13 So Hazael said, "But what is your servant-- a dog, that he should do this gross thing?" And Elisha answered, "The LORD has shown me that you will become king over Syria." 1. The Hidden Dog A. Elisha’s Glory a. Elisha here in our text is at the height of ...read more

  • Victorious! Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 11 ratings

    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

  • The End Is Just The Beginning Series

    Contributed by Craig Cramblet on Mar 23, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    Diligence and vigilance mark the life of an effective Christian. It’s not enough to make a "one time commitment"- God calls us to a marathon of faith.

    “The end is just the beginning” Nehemiah 6:15 through 7:3 Last weekend...just one week ago...60 of our men were up on a mountain for a retreat. We were planning and had our ideas of what the weekend would look like. HOW we would keep the men busy and active and engaged…and then came the ...read more

  • Soup Of The Day

    Contributed by Dean Meadows on Mar 29, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    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

  • The Gestation Of Sin

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Mar 6, 2006
    based on 22 ratings

    This sermon gives "ultrasound" picture of the development of life-controlling sins and shows how God has given us all that we need to overcome them.

    The Gestation of Sin James 1:12-18 So, how far along are you? I know, that’s not really the kind of question you would expect to hear a pastor utter at the beginning of his sermon. It’s really the kind of question that one pregnant lady would ask another as they wait to see the ...read more

  • Unsinkable People

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 27, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    Joseph Said: 1. Yes To All His Responsibilities 2. No To Temptation 3. No To Depression & Despair 4. Yes to God’s Control In His Life

    Sun. July 4/93 Gen. 39 UNSINKABLE PEOPLE - They called her the "Millionaire’s Special". - Four city blocks long. Eleven stories high. - Powered by triple screws. - Protected by the latest most ingenious safety devices. - Luxurious and beautiful beyond ...read more