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  • Temptation

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 197 ratings
     | 9,504 views

    A sermon for the First Sunday in Lent Temptation

      1st Sunday of Lent Matthew 4:1-11 "Temptation" What is a sinner? Let me repeat that question, what is a sinner? Pascal says: "There are only two kinds of people, the righteous who believe themselves a sinner and the sinner who believes themselves righteous". Mary Wilson Little put it this ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Tim Parsons on Jul 7, 2006
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,313 views

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

    TEMPTATION LUKE 4:1-13; MATTHEW 4:1-11 1 And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 2 Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Sep 22, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,301 views

    truths on temptation

    Temptation Luke 4:1-13 Oscar Wilde said, “I can resist anything but temptation.” He also said, “The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.” As Christians we must learn how to overcome temptation. Josh Billing was right when he said, “One-half the trouble of this life can be ...read more

  • Temptation Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,710 views

    The basics of temptation have never changed. By looking at Satan’s original temptation of Eve in the Garden, we can recognize temptation when it comes and be better equipped to resist it.

    1. What is the source of temptation? a. Satan not God b. Our willingness to give an audience (foothold) 2. What is the appearance of temptation? a. Close to the truth b. Good, pleasant, desirable 3. What is the result of temptation? a. Succumbing i. Putting our desires ahead of God’s ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Mark D. Stetler on Mar 23, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,502 views

    I. A peek at the past -----II. Get a picture of the present ---------III. A fight in the future

    Temptation I Corinthians 10:1-13 As an introduction to my message this morning I want to get you thinking in a certain direction! Consider with me this morning, these questions related to sexual purity out of Kent Hughes’ book “Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome:” 1. Are we being ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Linda Hewett on Apr 18, 2001
    based on 175 ratings
     | 2,471 views

    This sermon is geared toward youth regarding the subject of temptation and ways to fight it.

    TEMPTATION Have you ever been tempted to steal? To take drugs? To do something you know is wrong because a friend or someone you know dared you to? If you haven’t, you may just be and anomaly – which is something not ordinary or normally seen. (Kinda like that person sitting next to you ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Nov 16, 2013
    based on 10 ratings
     | 20,294 views

    Temptation is something we face each and every day. It is possible to have victory over temptation. in this message, Jesus shows us how.

    Temptation Matthew 4:1-11 DENVER POST: "Like many sheep ranchers in the West, Lexy Fowler has tried just about everything to stop crafty coyotes from killing her sheep. She has used odor sprays, electric fences, and 'scare-coyotes.' She has slept with her lambs during the summer and has ...read more

  • "Temptation"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,576 views

    This message looks at the temptation of Christ ... and the process of temptation in James 1:12-16.

    “Temptation” INTRODUCTION: Have you been tempted lately? Personally, I’m not tempted to sin very much … only 40-50 times a day! There are 2 words in the Greek that the Bible uses for “temptation”. 1.- PEIRAZO – this is a testing for the purpose of seeing what is good OR evil in something ...read more

  • Temptation Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,905 views

    In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war (2 Sam 11:1 NIV)

    Talk on Temptation Introduction: When Robert asked me to talk about temptation – I wondered if he had asked me because he thought that I might be some sort of expert in the field!!!! Have you ever thought what is meant in the Lord’s Prayer when Jesus said: “Lead us not into ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Jan 11, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,301 views

    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 ...read more

  • Overcoming Temptation

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Sep 27, 2001
    based on 235 ratings
     | 45,467 views

    Shows the fallacies about temptation that often cause believers to succumb to it, demonstrating the total victory that we can find in Jesus Christ.

    Temptation is a fact of life for all of us. As we know, even Jesus was tempted in the wilderness. So, the question arises, why are some people able to withstand the temptations while others are not? Why do some people come through temptation unscathed while others are completely ruined by ...read more

  • The Greatest Temptation

    Contributed by Richard Wilson on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 111 ratings
     | 6,369 views

    Jesus faced his greatest temptation as he struggled with the cup in the garden of Gethsemnae.

    The Greatest Temptation Luke 22:39-46 Heb 4:15 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are-- yet was without sin. Jesus faced many temptations. We know of the temptations he faced in ...read more

  • Tackling Temptation Series

    Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Jan 7, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 7,214 views

    In Matthew 5 Jesus gives us some steps we can take to root out sin in our life

    Tackling Temptation Matthew 5:27-30 Thomas Costain’s history, The Three Edwards, describes the life of Raynald III, a fourteenth-century duke in what is now Belgium. Grossly overweight, Raynald was commonly called by his Latin nickname, Crassus, which means "fat." After a violent quarrel, ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Temptation

    Contributed by Chris Smith on Jul 21, 2001
    based on 239 ratings
     | 8,436 views

    Our immediate reaction to a heartache, or a successful achievement that took years to overcome, must be one of getting ready for the next hurdle. If you don’t have any hurdles to jump in your life – if there aren’t any goals set for you right now – if yo

    The Purpose of Temptation Chris Smith Matthew 4:1-2 Oscar Wilde once said that he could resist everything except temptation. An old cartoon had the two characters looking at each other with a caption below them saying, “How come opportunity knocks only once, but temptation beats the ...read more

  • The Terror Of Temptations

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 73 ratings
     | 1,722 views

    Temptation- To be enticed, incited or attracted to do something wrong or a forbidden thing 1. Where Do Temptations Come From - Each person is enticed by his own lusts.(James 4:1-4) 2. God may give Satan permission to tempt some of us like in the case of Job. (Job 1:12) 3. Satan may tempt ...read more