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  • How To Handle Temptation Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Nov 29, 2000
    based on 184 ratings
     | 2,425 views

    God’s strength is available in our times of temptation.

    How To Cope with Life’s Struggles (Part 8) HOW TO HANDLE TEMPTATION Luke 4:1-13 Introduction: An EXAMPLE of Temptation; How JESUS handled it. I. THE FACT OF TEMPTATION. A. Its Nature: Two ways the word "tempt" is used in the Bible. ·"God did tempt Abraham" (Genesis 22:1) ·"God ...read more

  • Winning Over Temptation

    Contributed by Gregory Kirk on Nov 2, 2000
    based on 62 ratings
     | 1,163 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

  • Please Help Me, I'm Falling!

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Apr 28, 2001
    based on 62 ratings
     | 2,420 views

    Don’t fall!!

    Please Help Me, I’m Falling! The title of this message comes from an old C&W song. It is the lament of a man caught between his conscience and his desire. His marriage is not doing well and there is a woman that finds him attractive. He also finds her to be desirable, but he reminds himself ...read more

  • You Can Get Out!

    Contributed by Scott Voss on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 1,547 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
     | 2,420 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

  • The Kenneled Dog

    Contributed by David Tijerina on Nov 30, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,114 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

  • Life On The Edge Series

    Contributed by Susan Blader on Mar 18, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,052 views

    Our world lives life on the edge, and Christians can also push the limits of the acceptable and court temptation when they think their faith is strong enough to handle anything.

  • God's Choice & Our Choices Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 2,848 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

  • A Tale Of Two Sins Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Feb 1, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,414 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

  • Victorious! Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,695 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

  • How To Overcome Temptation

    Contributed by Ray Searan on Nov 15, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,303 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

  • The Devil Made Me Do It? Series

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,442 views

    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

  • Beware

    Contributed by Gerry Pratt on May 29, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,362 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

  • Soup Of The Day

    Contributed by Dean Meadows on Mar 29, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,878 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

  • 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