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  • Handling Temptaion Series

    Contributed by Mark Jones on Jan 10, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,753 views

    We all face temptation. How we respond to that temptation will determine who we are following. We will discuss Jesus' temptation, Satan's method of operation, God's promise, and our biblical strategy in the face of temptation.

    RED LETTERS PT 1 – HANDLING TEMPTATION The Setting: Wilderness. Reflection: Israel and their wilderness “testing”. Illustration: As the Union Pacific Railroad was being constructed, an elaborate trestle bridge was built across a large canyon in the West. Wanting to ...read more

  • Choice And Testing

    Contributed by Jyoti Banerjee on Nov 27, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,080 views

    Testing and temptation: Jesus’s encounter with the Devil was a shadow of the cross in the wilderness.

    We just heard the reading from Matthew 4. When Matthew wrote his book, he had no idea that there was going to be a chapter break right at that point of his book. So I suggest we take a look at a few verses before Matthew 4 to get a sense of Matthew’s thought pattern. At the end of Chapter 3, we ...read more

  • What Must I Do To Be Saved

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 881 views

    · With all the religions from Buddhism to Islam to Christianity our world it seems is covered in a cloud of confusion, and even when a person finds the truth of Christianity... knowing and understanding that it is Christ... and Christ alone in which salva

    What Must I Do To Be Saved Listen as I read today’s text: Acts 16:16-33 And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: 17The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, “These ...read more

  • What Is The Bible?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,801 views

    God has given us the Bible to know how to love, follow, trust, and obey God.

    Just before I moved here a friend of mine took me up in a single engine aircraft that he jointly owned with several other persons. It was a clear and warm August day in 2000 and we flew over downtown Grand Rapids and made several circles around our home in NE Grand Rapids as I took pictures of it ...read more

  • What Must I Do To Be Saved

    Contributed by John Baggett on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,761 views

    Straight Forward Salvation- Shows the greatness of Jesus and the simpleness of salvation. Simple enough for the unchurched and powerful enough for the long time Christian

    What Must I Do To Be Saved Acts 16:27-34 Turn if you will to Acts 16 With all the religions from Buddhism to Islam to Christianity our world is seemingly covered in a cloud of confusion. When one finds the truth of Christianity... knowing that it is Christ... and Christ alone in which ...read more

  • Temptation--Only A Question, Not An Answer

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Apr 7, 2007
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,643 views

    Temptation comes in varied and subtle ways. But we can resist in rather than give in.

    April, 2007 “Temptation--Only a Question, Not an Answer” Matthew 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION: Desserts have sometimes been named “seduction” or “temptation” because there is something “delicious” and full of promise offered. Oscar Wilde said, “The only way to get rid of temptation is to ...read more

  • Temptation Of Jesus

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Apr 25, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,298 views

    Temptation is probably the most familiar experience of the Christian. While some may be tempted more than others, all will be tempted.

    THE TEMPTATION OF JESUS Matthew 4:1-11 Temptation is probably the most familiar experience of the Christian. While some may be tempted more than others, all will be tempted. I believe there is a great deal that we can learn from the temptations of Christ as found in ...read more

  • Jesus Begins His Ministry

    Contributed by James Snyder on Mar 18, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,101 views

    The focus of the Holy Spirit is a ministry that accents the Jesus-factor in our daily life.

    Ministry is a very common topic among us who are Christians. We talk about it and believe that we are doing ministry for the Lord. Yet, very few people understand the dynamics involved in spiritual ministry. It is not like doing a job out in the world, although we have somehow made it like that. ...read more

  • The Beast From The Sea Part Iii Following The Lie Series

    Contributed by Pastor Jeff Hughes on Jan 10, 2014
     | 761 views

    What Satan has always wanted: worship of men and angels

    Seventy five years ago this October, in 1938, masses of people were duped across the United States. Orson Welles, radio actor and director of Mercury Theater, unintentionally created the greatest case of mass hysteria ever seen. What Welles did that was so unusual was that he intentionally made ...read more

  • Watch Your Feet

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2000
    based on 173 ratings
     | 2,671 views

    A look at walking in obedience to God

    Let me start this morning by asking you a question: What route did you use to get here today? How many people arrived via the Bedford Highway from either direction? Ok, how many came straight in from Hammonds Plains along the Hammonds Plains Rd? What about via the Bi-Hi again from either ...read more

  • Halloween Sermon

    Contributed by Rev. Randy Barker on Oct 29, 2014
     | 2,807 views

    no halloween

    Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. my sermon ideas and illustrations are often taken from many sources including those at Sermoncentral.com, there could be instances where other ...read more

  • Dealing With Temptation Series

    Contributed by Stephen Colaw on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,329 views

    The way in which Jesus faced temptation teaches us how we can deal with it too. We are all tempted. However, like Jesus, we can resist temptation

    NOTE: The strategies for resisting temptation at the end of this sermon were taken from a sermon entitled "Claiming the Victory – Strategies for Resisting Temptation" by Keith Manry -Foun here on sermoncentral.com Introduction: What tempts you? I’m not talking about the ice cream and chocolate ...read more

  • "Keep Going!"

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 8,115 views

    Speaking to those who are ’sure’ in their faith (not mature, but sure), Paul directs our attention to the Israelites in the wilderness who thought the same thing. We are invited to examine our faith journey.

    Bibliography: Finding Christ, Finding Life: covenant & community Tonight I am speaking to those who are sure in their faith. Notice I said those who are sure in their faith, not those who are mature in their faith. Although sometimes the two terms go together, tonight we make a distinction ...read more

  • Highway Of Holiness

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Feb 1, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,719 views

    A look at the characteristics of the Highway of Holiness

    Let me start this morning by asking you a question: What route did you use to get here today? How many people came down the Hammonds Plains Road from Tantallon? How about the other direction from Bedford? Ok, how many came straight in from Kingswood Dr.? Did anyone just drive straight up ...read more

  • Living In The Light! "What's Wrong With Halloween?”

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Oct 29, 2009
    based on 45 ratings
     | 9,970 views

    Halloween is one of those days that is viewed by different people in different ways. Within every church there are different views and opinions. This message is not about opinion, it is about truth, the truth contained in God’s Word the Bible, the truth

    Ashingdon AM 25 10 2009 Living in the Light - What’s Wrong with Halloween? Ephesians 5:11-5:17 Deut 18:9-12 Late one dark night, two men were walking home after a party. They were tired and desperate to get home So they decided to take a shortcut through a cemetery. They got to about the ...read more