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  • What Can I Do When I Am Tempted To Do What I Don't Want To Do

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on May 15, 2002
    based on 165 ratings
     | 15,865 views

    Many new Christians think getting saved will make all lust for sin to go away; some new Christians will suffer more severe temptation than ever.

    WHAT CAN I DO WHEN I AM TEMPTED TO DO WHAT I DON’T WANT TO DO? (I Corinthians 10:13) By Jerry Falwell I. INTRODUCTION A. Many new Christians think that getting saved will make all lust for sin to go away. Actually, some new Christians will suffer more severe temptation than ...read more

  • Beware

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on May 29, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,486 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

  • Survivor 8: How To Survive Your Immunity Challenge Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,165 views

    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

  • Victorious! Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,944 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

  • Getting Even, Isn't Even Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 12, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 12,472 views

    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
     | 1,264 views

    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

  • How To Overcome Temptation

    Contributed by Ray Searan on Nov 15, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,362 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

  • Overcoming Satan's Deception Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 11,074 views

    FAITH TO STAND (part 2) What’s wrong with a little bread for lunch? This message cuts through the layers of Satan’s deception and shows how we can follow Christ’s example and overcome the firey darts of the enemy!

    Our nation again stands poised for war against the nation of Iraq and Saddam Hussain. Our fear is that Saddam has rearmed his nation with weapons of mass destruction. On the evening of January 16, 1991, the then President George Bush Sr. announced to the nation that Operation Desert Storm, an ...read more

  • Contagious

    Contributed by E.t. Cummings on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,522 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

  • Warning This World Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

    Contributed by Cedric Portis on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,426 views

    We tend to get so tied up in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives that we can become idolatrous without even realizing it. Make God’s will a priority in your life to aviod the traps of this world.

    Warning!! this world can be hazardous to your health John I 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. John I 2:16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Sins Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Feb 1, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,494 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

  • The Kenneled Dog

    Contributed by David Tijerina on Nov 30, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,192 views

    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

  • House Of Secrets Series

    Contributed by Bob Groves on Mar 16, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,314 views

    Looking at the cost of sin in the home.

    The HOUSE of SECRETS Somewhat of a Different Subject @ the Home - Yet 1 I’m sure that you will understand it’s relevance in today’s society NEXT Week - THE HOUSE of HONOR… Today - The House of Secrets… Not @ Personal Secrets (Another Subject) Specifically - HOUSEHOLD SECRETS… i.e. ...read more

  • "Thyatira-Spiritual Purity And Adultery" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 6,397 views

    Avoid the pollution of the world--strive for a Christian worldview and lifestyle

    "Thyatira-spiritual purity and adultery" Rev 2:18-29 The Letters to the 7 Churches Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Located 40 miles southeast of Pergamum, Thyatira started out as a Greek outpost, founded by a General of Alexander the Great, in order ...read more

  • Living With Purpose

    Contributed by Benjamin Sharpe on Aug 16, 2002
    based on 164 ratings
     | 9,768 views

    God has a specific goal and purpose for his Church and for each individual Christian. Satan’s intention is to cause the Church and the individual Christian to deviate from that destiny and, in so doing, to thwart the will and design of God.

    Luke 4:1-13 Living With Purpose The temptation of Jesus was for the purpose of distracting him from his ultimate goal and purpose in life. And that goal, that destiny, was to go to the cross as the atoning sacrifice for humanity. Satan’s intent in the wilderness was to defeat God’s purpose for ...read more