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  • A Way Of Escape

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Nov 25, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,647 views

    There is at least one thing that is common to every human being who has lived regardless of race, age, or culture: temptation.

    A Way of Escape I Corinthians 10:12–14 There is at least one thing that is common to every human being who has lived regardless of race, age, or culture: temptation. Unfortunately, victory over temptation is far less universal. There is a key to unlocking the secret of victory—a key ...read more

  • Resisting Resistance Makes You Strong Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Sep 3, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,225 views

    This is the second of six on James. Tony Miano (Sermon Central contibutor) is quoted and several of his points incorporated. James speaks about temptation and how it is used by God and Satan to accomplish totally different ends. Let me clarify. We cho

  • Facing Temptation Series

    Contributed by Thomas Hensley on Nov 5, 2000
    based on 172 ratings
     | 2,349 views

    Handling temptation

    WHAT WOULD JESUS DO When Facing Temptation? In the Broadway Play, My Fair Lady, one of the characters sings a memorable song. The Lord above made liquor for temptation, To see if man could turn away from sin, The Lord above made liquor for temptation, BUT, with a little bit of luck, ...read more

  • How To Recognize The Source Of Temptation

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Dec 11, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 3,586 views

    We know from our study of God’s Word that the promised result of persevering through trials is the reception of blessings from God. But what is the outcome when we blow it, when we fail?

    How To Recognize The Source Of Temptation James 1:13-18 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church December 10, 2000 Introduction: Let’s pray. Turn in your Bibles, if you will, to James 1. We’re going to be studying verses 13-18 this morning. Our study of James to ...read more

  • Creating An Ishmael

    Contributed by David Dailey on Jan 23, 2001
    based on 207 ratings
     | 6,208 views

    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 Devil Didn"T Make You Do It Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 243 ratings
     | 9,261 views

    James in these verses teaches us how to overcome temptation (real faith For The Real World - part two)

    "The Devil Didn’t Make You Do It" James 1:13-18 A mother told her son not to go swimming. However, when he came into the house his mother noticed that his hair and bathing suit were wet. "Johnnie," his mother scolded, "I told you not to go swimming." "I couldn’t help it mom," he ...read more

  • It's Not My Fault!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 19, 2001
    based on 137 ratings
     | 9,819 views

    Most of us, when our sins are found out, are quick to look for a scapegoat. So let’s look at some of the ways we use to blame someone else for our sins.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Folks, as you can see in the bulletin, the subject of my sermon is "How Do You Determine What is Right & What is wrong?" But as I worked on it this week it became obvious to me that the subject is just too big ...read more

  • How To Conquer Temptation Series

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 244 ratings
     | 3,864 views

    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

  • Warning This World Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

    Contributed by Cedric Portis on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,308 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

  • "How To Fight Temptation" Part 2

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Nov 10, 2001
    based on 82 ratings
     | 2,619 views

    I talk about some practical ways to successfully fight against temptation.

    Last week we began a two part series on how to fight temptation. I shared last week that Jesus died to set us free from the power of sin in our lives. So, when temptations come we are able to say no to it because we are not enslaved to it. Before someone gives their life to Christ they are enslaved ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Tim Parsons on Jul 7, 2006
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,104 views

    This sermon deals with Temptation and look at how Jesus Handle It, and what we can Learn from it.

  • Bite Your Tongue Series

    Contributed by John Visser on Feb 20, 2006
    based on 22 ratings
     | 4,070 views

    It’s easy to start a fire, much harder to put it out. So let us by faith in Christ learn to zip it up, rein in our tongues.

    Bite Your Tongue The story is told of a young man who had just started his new job in the produce department of a grocery store, when a woman came up to him asking to buy a half head of lettuce. As politely as he could, the young man said that “In this store, we don’t sell half heads of ...read more

  • Will It Be Door Number 1, 2 Or 3?

    Contributed by James May on Jul 27, 2005
    based on 73 ratings
     | 4,872 views

    The devil loves to play "Let’s Make A Deal". Don’t fall for his tricks.

    Will it be Door Number 1, 2 or 3? By Pastor Jim May Matthew 7:13-14, "Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, ...read more

  • Overcoming Temptation God's Way Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 23, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,607 views

    In James 1:13-18 James gives you four facts about temptation that you must understand if you are going to overcome temptation.

    Scripture The death of Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal this week has reminded us of the heroes of the Holocaust. Therefore, I was disappointed to read a postwar account of Oskar Schindler, whose exploits during World War II were made famous in the movie titled Schindler’s List. Oskar Schindler was ...read more

  • Training A Healthy Conscience

    Contributed by Clarence Peters on Jul 23, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,913 views

    Conscience is a gift of God to keep us morally safe, at peace, and connected to Him.

    Text: topical Function: The listener will pay heightened attention to conscience, confessing where needed. You may know the feeling. You tell your parents you’re going one place, when really you’re going to another. You take cash to avoid taxes. You spread a story about someone. You break ...read more