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  • Deliverence From Temptation

    Contributed by Philip Trent on Nov 19, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    This sermon helps people understand that God has promised us deliverence from temptation...if only we will allow Him!

    “God Promises Deliverance from Temptation” I Corinthians 10:13 Tonight we talk about temptation. And lets begin by understanding temptation. Being tempted is not a sin. In the gospels we learn that even Jesus was tempted, so temptation cannot be a sin. It is the giving in to more

  • The Progressive Nature Of Sin

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    James teaches us that big sins begin with small temptations.

    The Progressive Nature of Sin James 1:13-15 “Great oaks from little acorns grow.” The mustard seed “is smaller that all other seeds, but when it is full grown...becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches.” (Matt. 13:31) In this life we can all think of many more

  • Gear Up

    Contributed by Don Jones on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    The message focuses on the believer gearing up for battle. Veteran’s day message.

    Gear Up Ephesians 6:10-18 Pastor Don Jones Introduction We know what we are to do. The past two weeks we looked at the core commands of the Bible, the Great Command. It tells us what to do and to whom. Seems simple enough, love God and love others. Then why do we fail so often if it more

  • When The Devil Knocks, Keep Pressing On Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Powell on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    No matter the opposition in life, keep pressing on to the High calling of Christ Jesus! - Sermon 5 in Under Construction series

    When the Devil Knocks, Keep Pressing On! Nehemiah 6:1-19 Construction Series # Nehemiah is the perfect Old Testament example of the Energizer bunny, he keeps going and going and going, despite all types of different distractions. Some from inside sources, some from outside sources. more

  • Overcoming Temptation

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    How to overcome temptation

    INTRODUCTION: Jesus is the ultimate Christian We can learn how to overcome anything in life if we pay close attention to His life. By listening to what He says and by watching what He does. The greatest test that we all face as Christians is temptation. After Jesus was baptized, more

  • Winning Your Immunity Challenge Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Feb 20, 2007

    This is a look at what temptation is and how to overcome it.

    How does an Inuit kill a wolf? I know it’s a question many of you have struggled with for years, so let me tell you the answer. First, the Inuit coats his knife with animal blood and allows it to freeze. Then he another layer, and another until the blade is completely concealed with blood. Then more

  • How To Overcome Temptation Series

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Feb 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    We are all tempted, but how do we overcome.

    Introduction I. Temptation A. It doesn’t matter how much your pray. B. It doesn’t matter how “good” you think you are. C. Your family history doesn’t matter, your family present doesn’t matter. D. It doesn’t even matter how committed to God and to living for Christ you more

  • Don't Take The Bait Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    This is the 3rd sermon in the series "Momma Says..."

    Series: Momma Says… (James)[#3] DON’T TAKE THE BAIT James 1:12-18 Introduction: [Items needed: Mousetrap.] (Hold up the mousetrap as you ask the question.) What is this? That’s right, it is a mousetrap. And, what do you do with a mousetrap? Right again. You catch mice. Now can you more

  • Hearing The Rooster Before It Crows

    Contributed by Dan Mahan on Dec 14, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Wouldn’t it be great if we had a warning signal before we said something or before we did something? How can we hear the rooster BEFORE it crows?

    Hearing the Rooster Before it Crows By Rev. Dan Mahan Luke 22:60 But Peter said, "I don’t know what you are talking about." And as soon as he said these words, the rooster crowed. There’s a commercial I really like on television. Have you seen it? It’s a Chevy commercial. The sun is rising more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Jan 11, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Jesus teaches us to pray that we are not tempted.

    A guy had a dream he had went to heaven and saw many clocks. As is customary with these stories St. Peter is attending the gate. When asked what the clocks were for Peter replied that every person on earth has a clock here, and each time one sins, the hand on their clock moves just a bit. The more

  • Our Real Struggle

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Dec 27, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    We are tempted so many times to go by the way things seems to us, or "the seems like", but a believer knows not everything is as it seems. There are other factors involved non-believers are not aware of. We need help in understanding how to deal with thes

    Illustration: The Mafia Game “Not everything is at it seems.” One thing we learn quickly as a believer is you cannot live life by the way things SEEM! When Paul writes to the Ephesian believers, “We wrestle not with flesh and blood” [KJV] Or Our “struggle” is not against flesh and more

  • How To Handle Temptation Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Nov 29, 2000
    based on 184 ratings

    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 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 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 more

  • How To Recognize The Source Of Temptation

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Dec 11, 2000
    based on 79 ratings

    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 more